This week in What X Rents You, UrbanTurf looked in the $1,800 a month range for the DC area to see what that price point gets you. We tried to feature a variety of properties (that offered good photos), but Craigslist was pretty lacking in decent options other than one-bedrooms today, perhaps an indication of our area’s rising rents.
Space and New Fixtures in Alexandria
This Old Town apartment is the most spacious option on our list today. At 900 square feet, the one-bedroom unit comes with a big kitchen, a comfy living room and a bedroom with lots of floorspace. There are shiny floors, granite counters and a nice looking bathroom, and the listing claims that it’s well located, a few blocks from the King Street Metro and the shops in Del Ray (although no exact address is provided). The unit is available starting July 1st.
- Full Listing: Commonwealth Ave, Alexandria, VA
- Rent: $1,850 per month
- Bedrooms: One
- Bathrooms: One
- Square Footage: 900
Summer Sublet in Logan Circle
For those willing to share their common spaces with a roommate, a master suite is available in a Logan Circle condo for the summer. The subletter would have the larger bedroom and a private bathroom in what looks to be a two-bedroom unit. The room is mostly furnished and has two closets, and comes with an underground parking space (invaluable for those with a car in notoriously packed Logan Circle). With the prime location and temporary lease, this seems like a good option for a new DC resident still getting their sense of the city. The sublet is available starting May 15th, and the roommate would prefer a young professional or grad student.
A Little Higher Rent Than Normal in Bloomingdale
The monthly rate is a little steep for this Bloomingdale one bedroom that is renting for what something in a neighborhood several blocks to the west might fetch. The unit appears to be recently renovated and is around the corner from Big Bear Cafe, Boundary Stone and Yoga District. It comes with large closets, a washer/dryer and a large kitchen. If our summer is as unusually warm as our winter was, the lack of central AC may make things tough, though.
- Full Listing: 1st Street NW and Rhode Island Ave (map)
- Rent: $1,800 per month
- Bedrooms: One
- Bathrooms: One
- Square Footage: 700
This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/what_1800_rents_you_in_the_dc_area/5396
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
UrbanTurf has compiled virtual looks at large new developments around the DC region.... read »
The project would replace a concrete plant and would deliver the neighborhood's first... read »
Loan recasting is a growing practice- so what is it?... read »
The 25-acre array will produce a quarter of the university's current annual energy co... read »
This year will likely go down as the year that prices for houses in DC reached new he... read »
The preferred mortgage product among most home buyers is the fixed-rate mortgage. How... read »
STAY DC provides rental aid and utility payment grants to at-risk District residents ... read »
The planned 8-unit development would be located on K Street right along the Potomac R... read »
Landmark Theatres is in the final stages of negotiations that would have it operating... read »
The 12,000 square foot replica of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue went under contract last w... read »
With this weekend's DC houseboat tour a day away, UrbanTurf thought it only fitting t... read »
President Obama travels to Denver this morning to sign the stimulus bill that has bee... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader wonders if there is a rule for h... read »
As The Wharf prepares to begin construction, DC's houseboat community heads to its ne... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader asks a fairly common question th... read »
DC Real Estate Guides
Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market
We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!
Intro guides for first-time home buyers
Awesome and unusual real estate from across the DC Metro