Columbia Hts-Shaw

$ 1700/month

Townhouse for Rent
1 Bedroom

1 Bedroom

1 Bathroom

Furn or Unfurn Rental


Historic home in Washington, DCs Columbia Heights. Tree-lined street. 5 minute walk to metro-rail, 2 minute walk to express bus to downtown (3 stops). Walk to: high-end restaurants, neighborhood bars shopping and entertainment in Columbia Heights, U Street- Shaw, Mt. Pleasant, and Adams Morgan!; super-markets and a shopping mall, all within 10-30 minutes walk.

Share this distinctive home with 2 other housemates. Built in early 1903, the house is totally renovated, and designed by an art collector. The first floor has a cozy fireplace, monastery door, an antique transom over french doors transitioning from living room to dining room; powder room, and pillars entering the modern kitchen, and deck with outdoor grill. The second floor has 2 bedrooms (occupied), each with their own modern full baths, shared entertainment and sitting room, and laundry room.

The third level awaits you. It is the master suite with jacuzzi and separate shower, with views looking south from the bedroom, and unobstructed views from the third floor deck supported by a wet bar off the deck. The pictures only tell a partial story of the design sense of the owners.

Luxury Town Living at affordable prices. Remodeled historic home with thoughtful appointments. Was Columbia Heights Show Home in 2000.

Owners are fine art patrons and gallerists: home functioned as a high-end art space and gallery.

New dishwasher (12 months old). New stove and new laundry center. Master Suite staged well, with some furniture and artwork to leave as required or desired. Hardwood floors throughout.

Superior architectural details including: Roman Pillars; Moorish Archways; French Doors; Leaded Glass and Stained Glass Transoms; Monastery Doors; Jacuzzi, wet bar, and private deck in master suite level. Home was used for video recording, documentaries, and artists presentations. Art program outgrew the space.

Each bedroom with private bath. Live fireplace in second bedroom. Living Room has live fireplace also. Modern kitchen with deck off the kitchen.

House share includes: first level - living room with live fireplace, dining room, powder room, and well appointed kitchen including (new) stove, dishwasher, fridge, corian countertops, and siting bar, deck off kitchen; second level - common lounge space shared with 2 other housemates, each with their own private quarters and baths.

Offered as house share excellent credit. The present house share patrons (2, each occupy 2nd floor bedrooms) are restaurateurs and are under separate leases. They are very clean and superior persons. The images shown are as the owners lived there. The images of the Third Floor Master Suite shows possibilities under the owners design sense as they lived there, and the present Master Suite is presently staged for your viewing. Discussion is open about the present furnishings.

Your visit is staged with a king sized bed, a friendlys chest, an end table, and lamp. Suite is newly painted with new sink.

Call for details and interview. Available immediately.

Property Details

Listing ID 2987362
Townhouse for Rent
Furnished or Unfurnished Rental
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom
Total Sq ft: 450
$ 1700/month
1 Month Security Deposit
No Rental Rebate 
Girard Street, Nw,13th
Start: Open (flexible)
Lease Term: Minimum 1 Year
Renew: Maybe
Summer: No    Holiday: No  
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  • Parking
  • Pets OK
  • Handicapped access
  • Doorman
  • Smoker OK
  • Elevator
  • Utilities included
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