Thursday, December 27, 2012




Three bedroom, two bathroom, unfurnished semi-detached rowhouse in NW Washington's historic Brightwood community. This recently renovated home includes the latest in kitchen amenities and an open floor plan on the main floor, as well as a fully finished basement with plenty of interior and exterior storage space.

This home has central heat/AC, Brazilian cherry wood floors on the main level and original pine wood flooring on the bedroom level, a finished basement, cable and satellite hook up, washer/dryer, dishwasher, convection oven, flat-top stove, microwave, refrigerator/freezer with ice maker, garbage disposal, and off-street parking for two cars. The city provides garbage and recycling pick up. On-street parking does not require a permit.

Located less than a mile from Metro's Red Line (Takoma Station) and less than two miles from the Green/Yellow Lines (Fort Totten). Four blocks from the No. 70 Express bus on Georgia Avenue and seven blocks from the S2 and S4 buses on 16th Street, as well as the 54 on Butternut Street. Twenty minutes from downtown by car. Access the Woodley Park/American University/Embassy Row area via Military Road and Rock Creek Parkway. Access to Capitol Hill and Eastern Market via North Capitol Street. Easy access through beautiful Rock Creek Parkway for quick getaways to 1-66/Virginia/George Washington Parkway as well as Kensington/Bethesda/Rockville. Accessible to all airports: IAD via Rock Creek Parkway to 66 or the GW Parkway to the Dulles Access Road; DCA via Rock Creek Parkway to the GW Parkway; and BWI via the Beltway or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Within walking distance of a full-service Safeway, doctors' offices, U.S. Post Office, gas stations, CVS Pharmacy. Minutes from downtown Silver Spring, including restaurants, movies theaters, and Whole Foods. If you're a church-going person, this home is close to the many churches and religious offerings on 16th Street NW. If you enjoy nature, the house if within minutes of Rock Creek Park/Woodley Park; access to the C&O Canal; kayaking on the Potomac River; and many nature trails in neighboring Silver Spring. Blocks from a DC Branch Library. Near Calvin Coolidge H.S. and several elementary and charter schools.

This home is available for rent immediately for a minimum 12-month lease. Rent is $2,700.00/month (not including utilities: electric and water) + a month's full rent as deposit. (Second month's rent will be prorated if the move-in date is not the first day of the month.) Cable, satellite, phone, and internet are also the tenants' responsibility. Credit check, proof of renters' insurance policy, and application required. Please bring a copy of your credit report and renters' insurance policy.

An open house to view the home will be held on Saturday, 5 January from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Or, to make an appointment to visit the home and submit an application, please contact Janell Kincaid at (703) 255-6521, at or Janet Kincaid at Agents welcome.

Note of disclaimer: Photos of the interior were taken in 2009 and are provided merely to give prospective renters an idea of how the main floor can be furnished. They are purely representative and do not reflect the current color of the walls, which were recently painted white. The house is available unfurnished.

 View on the main floor from the front door: living room, dining room, kitchen.

 Similar view also showing the staircase to the upper level.

View from the kitchen looking back into the dining room and living room. 
The door on the left leads out to the back alley where off-street parking is available.

Additional descriptions:

Master Bedroom -- Large room will fit a King-sized bed, a dresser, and night stands. Large closet with additional storage space on top.

Middle Bedroom -- Will fit a double bed and a dresser. Also has a closet.

Back Bedroom -- Will fit a twin bed/crib and free-standing armoire or may be used as an office. This room is south-facing and is sunny and bright.

These three rooms are located on the upper level and share a full bath and linen closet.

Basement -- Includes a 3/4 bath, large closet, and could be furnished as a family room or used as a bedroom. The washer/dryer and HVAC are located in the basement. The back parking area is also accessible through the basement.

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