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Washington District of Columbia 20012 United States of America

Listing # 124836


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Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sunny Studio Apartment in Lovely Washington DC neigh

Our newly renovated garden apartment in our Victorian home in Takoma, DC is available September 1. A short walk to Farmers Market, Vegan, Thai, Busboys and Poets chainlet with bookstore cafe, Takoma red line DC metro and sweet DC library. The apartment has a private entrance and large southern and western facing windows. The kitchen is renovated with granite counters and new solid wood cabinets. Laundry is shared in the main part of the house. The unit has its own A/C to keep you comfortable in the summer. Heated by electric baseboards in the winter. Ample space to garden.

More about the Neighborhood
Takoma: Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park, MD

You can say a lot of things about Takoma. You can call it "eclectic," a catch-all for the liberal, vegan-friendly vibe that persists there; Takoma is beloved by its residents, many neighbors for decades and others part of an influx of young, first-time home buyers. They praise the community spirit and proximity to the District's hot spots, even if the restaurant and retail scene is moving along a bit slowly.

The "Delightful Shade" of Northwest
Takoma sits at the northeastern tip of the District, with Eastern Avenue separating it from Maryland. To the west, Georgia Avenue separates it from Rock Creek Park, and somewhere between Tuckerman and Van Buren Streets marks Takoma's southern border.


Established in 1883, Takoma was the first railroad suburb of the city, promoted as having "no malaria," "pure air," and "delightful shade." The neighborhood originally stretched across the state line, and even after the Maryland General Assembly incorporated Takoma Park in 1890, the two communities continued to share a name and a common identity. After the arrival of the Seventh Day Adventists in 1903, businesses were closed on Sundays and alcohol sales were prohibited. The teetotaling, community activism, and vegetarianism popularized by the Adventists all linger in Takoma today.

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
1
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
0

 
Suited for
1 people
Property Type
Studio or Loft

Availability:

Available from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 onward
Minimum Stay
3 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes
Comments on Dates
We'd prefer 6 months or longer
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Washington
Postal Code - State or Province 20012 DC
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Takoma
Closest University Catholic
University nearby Howard, Georgetown, University of Maryland, American




Rental Price:

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USD 1475 Monthly
Rental Fee Comments
One person only please.
Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
Yes
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Near Shops
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Available for Long Term
  • SemiFurnished

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wireless Network
  • Reserved Parking
  • Garden
  • Other:

Considerations:






Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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We are a family of 4 living in a large renovated Victorian home on the border of Washington, DC, and MD. My husband and I both work in education. I run a global citizenship program for a network of public charter schools. We have a large garden and live close to a sweet library where we reserve books for us and our 9 and 11 year old to read, making many trips weekly to pick them up. I have lived in the Middle East and in Spain and as a family, we've travelled to Israel and Italy. I completed a PhD in Political Science writing about social movements and then spent 10 years at the U.S. State Department working on human rights policy and grantmaking to activists around the world. We love to meet new people from different places. My kids have studied two other languages and like to learn new words in others.

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