For those who love to gaze at real estate eye candy and those who live to jeer at tacky listings, here are the top 10 most expensive rentals on the Washington, D.C. market. The listings range from Dupont Circle to West End to Woodley Park with monthly rents reaching the double digits. After browsing through the District's most expensive rentals, vote for which one you would be willing to rent if money were no object.
↑ 1. This nine-bedroom, eight-bathroom townhome is asking for a whopping $17,500/month, making it the most expensive rental on the Washington, D.C. market. It's located on Embassy Row and totals to 6,967-square-feet. The listing indicates that it features a sunroom, powder room, and private garden space. Inside, you can also find built-in bookcases, bay windows, and an elevator.
↑ 2. In Spring Valley, you can rent this six-bedroom, seven-bathroom single-family home for $12,500/month. In short, the 6,835-square-foot abode is sunny, spacious, and lavishly landscaped. The biggest highlight of this listing: the heated swimming pool.
↑ 3. With three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, you can rent this Dupont Circle townhome for $12,000/month. The 2,400-square-foot listing comes fully furnished and sports exposed brick walls, skylights, a spiral staircase, and an outdoor patio. Despite the weighty asking price, pets are still only "considered."
↑ 4. Is $10,900/month worth living in a castle? Why not? This French Normandy chateau is located in Woodley Park and comes with six bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms. Some of this listing's most stunning features include its stone balcony and incredibly high, beamed ceilings. Other additions include an au pair suite and a total of three kitchens.
↑ 5. In Washington, D.C.'s West End neighborhood, you can find the city's fifth most expensive rental in the luxury apartment building, WestEnd25. The listing totals to $9,980/month for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment. The listing totals to 1,928-square-feet and comes with amenities like an organic coffee service, zen garden, and rooftop pool with a sundeck.
↑ 6. As Foggy Bottom's most expensive rental on the market, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment boasts amenities like a fitness center, rooftop pool with a BBQ area, and a community room. The 1,416-square-foot apartment comes with a walk-in closet and den. The asking price is $9,850/month.
↑ 7. Live on the height of luxury in this Cathedral Heights apartment. With an asking price of $9,750/month, this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom rental comes with white Shaker cabinetry, a private two-car garage, and a short walk to the gym and grocery store.
↑ 8. This pricey rental is located in Cathedral Commons, the same development as the above listing. The development just recently hosted its grand opening on May 27. This Cathedral Heights rental comes with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms and an asking price o $9,500/month.
↑ 9. This two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom apartment is the most expensive rental at The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton in the West End neighborhood. It comes with a 24-hour concierge, paneled library, and one assigned parking space. The 1,859-square-foot apartment is fully furnished. The asking price is $9,500/month.
↑ 10. A block from U Street, this 2,500-square-foot townhome is priced at $9,000/month. It comes with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 17-foot-high ceilings. The kitchen has been renovated and includes stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and "all the tools needed for cooking," according to the listing.
· Renters Week 2015 coverage [Curbed DC]