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What $1,200 Rents You in the DC Area

  • March 13, 2013

by Shilpi Paul

This week in What X Rents You, UrbanTurf looks in the $1,200 a month range to see what the DC area rental market has to offer.


What $1,200 Rents You in the DC Area: Figure 1

Lofted Room in a Cathedral Heights House, With a Catch

For those willing to live in a group house, this Cathedral Heights rental offers big windows, a peaked roof and charming wood paneling. However, in addition to sharing a bathroom with roommates, it has a feature that cuts into the tenant’s privacy: the lofted room lacks typical walls and is open to the staircase. The current renter vouches for the appeal despite this aspect, and encourages the use of a screen to create a bit of a division.


What $1,200 Rents You in the DC Area: Figure 2

Attic Apartment in a Brookland Victorian

The next option is also an attic apartment, though there is one big difference: this one is private. Located on the top floor of a Brookland Victorian, this two-bedroom has its own entrance and comes with a kitchen, a clawfoot bathtub and quiet reading nooks. With its location adjacent to Catholic University, we’re betting that life in this apartment would be quiet and peaceful.


What $1,200 Rents You in the DC Area: Figure 3

Basement Studio in Petworth

This studio takes up the lower level of a Petworth rowhouse, and it is long enough that the space can be divided into several room-like areas. The current renter appears to have a bedroom, an office-like space, a living room and a dining room, along with several bookshelves. The renter will also have access to a shared backyard.

See other articles related to: petworth, cathedral heights, brookland

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_1200_rents_you_in_the_dc_area/6780

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