Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various D.C. neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio another person’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $2,300 a month.
This two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom house in Congress Heights is renting for $2,200 a month. The home was recently updated and is located three blocks away from the neighborhood’s Metro station. It is also near the St. Elizabeths campus, home to the District’s Entertainment and Sports Arena and being transformed into a mixed-use development. The lower level is finished and includes a laundry room. There are two parking spots at the back of the house.
A two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Kingman Park is available for $2,295 a month. At roughly 800 square feet, the home features wood floors and crown molding. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and several cabinets. A private deck in the back offers storage and relaxing space. Located about a 10-minute walk away from the Stadium–Armory Metro stop, the apartment has a washer/dryer. It is also near the RFK Stadium site redevelopment.
In Georgetown, a one-bedroom, one-bathroom English basement unit is listing for $2,200 a month. The living space has a brick fire place, built-in shelves, and wood floors. Included in the unit is a washer/dryer. The home is about a five-minute walk from the shops on M Street NW and about a 10-minute walk from the waterfront area. Cats and small dogs are allowed.
A 600-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in Kalorama is now rentable for $2,300 a month. The unit is on the ground floor of its building and will come unfurnished. It boasts a private terrace, a large bedroom, and an updated kitchen. Within walking distance are both the Woodley Park Metro station and the 18th Street NW commercial strip in Adams Morgan. While the building has a bike room and storage, utilities aren’t included in the rent.
A one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo unit in Mount Vernon Triangle is renting for $2,295 a month. The home has hardwood floors, expansive windows, and high ceilings. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and granite counters. The bathroom is made of marble and there is a second room that can be used as a den or an office. The unit also has a small outdoor terrace, while the building features a heated pool on the roof, a clubroom, and a library. The Mount Vernon Square–Convention Center Metro station is two blocks away.
Which D.C. home would you rent for around $2,300 a month?
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Two-bedroom Congress Heights house
Two-bedroom Kingman Park apartment
One-bedroom Georgetown English basement unit
One-bedroom Kalorama apartment
One-bedroom Mount Vernon Triangle condo unit