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D.C. Rent Comparison: What $5,000/Month Rents You

See your options in Columbia Heights, Capitol Hill, and Penn Quarter

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $5,000/month.


↑ In Capitol Hill, this fully furnished townhome is up for grabs for $4,950/month. With 1,650 square feet of space, there are a total of two bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms in this rental. There are also two living rooms with pull-out sofabeds for guests. Other highlights include a washer and dryer, stainless steel appliances, and a deck off the kitchen. There is also enough parking for one car in a rear garage.


↑ This Forest Hills single-family home has been renovated and remodeled. According to the $5,000/month listing, the kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances. There is also a separate dining room with French doors that lead to a rear yard. The basement has been finished, and an attic offers extra storage. There are a total of four bedrooms and three bathrooms in the 2,500-square-foot property.


↑ In Burleith, renters can nab this four-bedroom, two-bathroom townhome at the cost of $4,950/month. The rental comes with two parking spaces, a front deck, and a washer and dryer. Similarly to the former listing, there is a separate dining room and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The space totals 2,145 square feet.


↑ For $5,000/month, renters can live in this three-bedroom, two-bathroom townhome, right across from Rose Park. The Georgetown abode offers built-in closets, skylights, and a washer and dryer. For extra storage, there is also a small cellar. According to the listing, the rental also comes with a wine fridge, two mounted flat screens, and a back patio.


↑ This corner row house in Columbia Heights has been completely renovated with granite countertops, two separate HVAC systems, and a washer and dryer. There is also a private back patio and two fridges. Utilities are not included in the $4,950/month rent. Also, sorry pet owners, but no cats or dogs allowed. There are a total of five bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms in this unit.


↑ Looking to live a little closer to Downtown? This Penn Quarter apartment is asking $4,950/month with two bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms in 1,200 square feet of space. There is a six month stay requirement for this rental that is only a short walk away from the nearest Metro. The unit is fully furnished and located on the sixth floor. It offers a washer and dryer and amenities like a seasonal swimming pool, fitness center, and movie screening room.