Today’s Rental “is the attic” (reader request)

by Prince Of Petworth April 25, 2017 at 2:15 pm 32 Comments


This rental is located in 16th Street Heights. OP writes:

“Weirdest rental I’ve seen recently…”furnished” also seems like a generous term here.”


The Craigslist ad says:

“$1125 Huge Furnished Room Available (700+ s/f) – Utilities Included (16th Street Heights)

Large furnished bedroom with newly installed carpet. The bedroom is the attic so you will have an entire level to yourself!
($1125 /including utilities). A queen memory foam mattress can be provided if needed.

Utilities are included in rent (Verizon Quantum internet, water, electric, gas). The house has central air/heat, dishwasher, fully furnished and includes a 60 inch television and a beautiful wooden hand-made dining room table. Street parking is available.

The house would be shared with myself (owner) who lives in the basement and three other tenants. We are all low key, working professionals.

The house has four finished levels with a wrap-around porch, fenced yard, large deck and sun room. Features original/ newly refinished hardwood floors , pocket doors, woodwork. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, Two individuals will each share a bathroom.

The house is .6 miles (13 minute walk) to Georgia ave/Petworth Metro and is within 2 blocks to several bus lines (S1, S2, S4, 50, 52, 70, 79) which go all over DC/Silver Spring. Easy commute to downtown DC, Arlington via Rock Creek Parkway & revitalized downtown Silver Spring. Neighborhood boasts detached homes & unique amount of space. City living with suburban qualities.

We are looking for a clean, responsible and respectful tenant. Single occupancy only.

Please send an email with a little about yourself and let me know if you have any questions.

Bonus: The house comes with a dog and cat who reside in their owner’s bedrooms. Sorry, we cannot accept any additional pets.”


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