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D.C. rent comparison: What $2,500/month rents you

See your options in neighborhoods like West End and Kalorama

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: $2,500/month.

↑ For $2,500 per month, renters can live in this furnished, 1,800-square-foot single-family home. Located in Manor Park, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom rental comes with updated appliances, a fenced-in yard, and off-street parking. No pets are allowed, but there is a washer and dryer inside as a plus.

↑ In Marshall Heights, this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom townhome is on the market for $2,495 per month. It includes a one-car garage, washer and dryer, and a fenced-in yard. In the kitchen, there is a pantry. Pets are allowed on a case-by-case basis, according to the listing. The rental spans 1,632 square feet.

↑ This West End duplex comes with one bedroom, a den, and one and a half bathrooms across 847 square feet of space. The price is a touch under budget at $2,450 per month. According to the listing, the kitchen has been renovated, but the listing photos of the kitchen are pretty meh, to be honest. There does seem to be lots of countertop space, though. Other need-to-know details include that there is a washer and dryer and a wood-burning fireplace.

↑ Spanning nearly 1,100 square feet, this one-bedroom, two-bathroom rental in Mt. Vernon Square offers two gas fireplaces, a balcony with a grill, and a pet-friendly environment. The monthly rent totals $2,500.

↑ Last on the list is this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in Kalorama. This is the smallest rental on the list, spanning 688 square feet. According to the listing, the unit offers a washer and dryer and a quick walk to the Dupont Circle Metro station. The price is $2,500 per month.


Which listing would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 10%
    Manor Park three-bedroom
    (14 votes)
  • 6%
    Marshall Heights three-bedroom
    (9 votes)
  • 11%
    West End one-bedroom
    (16 votes)
  • 45%
    Mt. Vernon Square one-bedroom
    (62 votes)
  • 25%
    Kalorama one-bedroom
    (34 votes)
135 votes total Vote Now