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What $3,500 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Southwest and Georgetown

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: $3,500 a month.


In Truxton Circle, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom rowhouse is available to rent for $3,500 a month. It boasts hardwood floors throughout, a fireplace, and abundant natural light. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances as well as granite countertops. It walks out to a fenced backyard and garden with a patio. Located upstairs, the bathrooms have been updated. The home features off-street parking and is about a 10-minute walk from the Shaw Metro station.

Kelley Artz

A two-bedroom, two-bathroom Capitol Hill rowhouse that lies within walking distance of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol is renting for $3,400 a month. The living room comes with a fireplace and an original tin ceiling while the kitchen has wood cabinets. One of the bedrooms includes built-in shelves, and the master bathroom features a granite vanity. The basement has a washer/dryer unit. Meanwhile, the backyard is both fenced and landscaped.

TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This fully furnished two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo unit on the Southwest Waterfront is rentable for $3,500 a month. The finishes are modern, and the unit includes a balcony. The building features a central courtyard, gym, and concierge service. It is located close to the Wharf development and is just over a five-minute walk from the neighborhood’s Metro stop. A garage parking space is included with the rent and the unit is more than 800 square feet.


For $3,400 a month, you can rent a three-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Southeast’s Fairlawn neighborhood. The home includes more than 1,700 square feet and gets lots of natural light throughout. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances. There are two rear decks, plus a front porch and parking. Anacostia Park and the Anacostia Library are nearby.

Bernstein Management Corp.

In Georgetown, a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at the Kew Gardens community across from Dumbarton Oaks is renting for $3,391 a month. The apartment has renovated hardwood floors and tall ceilings. The building boasts a central courtyard and a gym. It is walkable to the M Street NW commercial strip, Dupont Circle, West End, and Foggy Bottom.


Which D.C. home would you rent for around $3,500 a month?

This poll is closed

  • 31%
    Truxton Circle two-bedroom rowhouse
    (32 votes)
  • 18%
    Capitol Hill two-bedroom rowhouse
    (19 votes)
  • 20%
    Southwest Waterfront two-bedroom condo unit
    (21 votes)
  • 6%
    Fairlawn three-bedroom house
    (7 votes)
  • 22%
    Georgetown two-bedroom apartment
    (23 votes)
102 votes total Vote Now