Today’s Rental was chosen for the Porch, Deck, AND Patio

This rental is located at 3rd Street NW near Shepherd Street NW. The Craigslist ad says:

“$3,450 / 3br – 1672ft2 – Stunning renovated townhouse w/ private deck and backyard patio (Petworth)

The stunning three-story property sits on a substantial lot in the historic ‘Petworth Heights’ section of Petworth, a quiet and peaceful community nestled in the tree-lined foliage of the Soldiers’ Home National Monument, steps from President Lincoln’s Cottage and Grant Circle and the surrounding triangle parks which radiate through the neighborhood.

Porch, Deck, AND Patio:

The home has 1,000+ square feet of lushly landscaped outdoor space, including a front yard with a miniature orchard of fruit trees and berry bushes and a breezy covered porch, perfect for participating in Petworth’s famous “porch culture”. In addition, the property includes a private rear deck and a garden patio and fire pit for barbecues and secluded relaxation, both lit by overhead lighting for late-night enjoyment.

First Floor:

The home opens to a front foyer, giving way to a grand entry hall with soaring 11 foot ceilings accented by visible beams. The main floor has four rooms with beautifully restored original antique hardwood floors. These include a dining room with a chandelier and decorative fireplace and mantle, a living room with an enormous bay window and overhead fan, a recently updated kitchen with new appliances and cabinets, a refinished tile flooring and a built-in pantry, and a half bathroom with new fixtures. The house has central heating and air conditioning, with registers in every room.

Second Floor:

The stairwell is lit up by an enormous skylight, giving way to the second story with 10 foot ceilings, three sizable bedrooms, and a completely renovated full bathroom with a brand new stacked washer/dryer. All bedrooms have transom windows, ceiling fans, and curtain rods. The master bedroom is a sprawling 215 square feet, with two closets and enormous windows. The other two bedrooms are 177 and 120 square feet respectively, and each bedroom has large closets and beautifully restored hardwood floors.


Based on the amenities in this area, places Petworth in the top 5% of walkable neighborhoods in the entire U.S.:

Walk Score: 85 – Very Walkable – Most errands can be accomplished on foot
Transit Score: 72 – Excellent Transit – Transit is convenient for most trips
Bike Score: 80 – Very Bikeable – Biking is convenient for most trips

-1 block from H8 bus stop on Rock Creek Church: Service to Columbia Heights, Mt Pleasant, & Brookland
-2 blocks from Capital Bikeshare Station
-3 blocks from 60 and 64 bus stops: Service to Fort Totten, Georgia Ave Metro, Columbia Heights, U St, Logan Circle, Chinatown, & Penn Quarter
-5 blocks from Georgia Ave Petworth Metro Station, Green/Yellow Line
-7 blocks from 62/63 bus stop on Georgia Ave: Service to Takoma and Federal Triangle
-10 blocks from Fort Totten Metro Station, Red Line
-10 blocks from 52/54 bus line on 14th St
-10 blocks from D8 bus line: Service from Hospital Center to Eckington, Trinidad, & Union Station
-13 blocks from S2/S9 bus line: Service to Silver Spring & Downtown

Petworth is a Great Community:

-Relaxing Nightlife – Hitching Post, El Limeno, Reliable Tavern, Looking Glass Lounge
-Excellent restaurants – Upshur Street, Hong Kong, Taqueria Habanero, Menya Hosaki, Timber Pizza Company, Tsehay Ethiopian, Pho Viet, Pantry, Cinder BBQ
-Local cafes and bakeries – Flip It Bakery, Petworth Cafe, Qualia Coffee, Call Your Mother Deli
-Grocery store variety: Safeway, Yes! Organic, Buxton Glory International Market
-Kid and family friendly: Petworth Playground, Petworth Library, Raymond Recreation Center & Playground, Upshur Park, Dog Park, & Outdoor Pool

Multiple time champion voted “Best of the Best Neighborhood in the City”

Available August 15th. Tenants are responsible for all utilities, including electricity, gas, water, and internet. The minimum credit score for consideration is 620 (per DC statute, approval is not based solely on credit score). Minimum annual income for applicants is 30 x monthly rent. One (1) year lease is required. Multiple roommates will be treated as a single household. Pets are permitted with a pet fee and pet deposit.”

Ed. Note: PoPville is not affiliated with any ‘Rental of the Day’ properties. Rent at your own risk and proceed with caution as you would with all Craigslist listings.

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