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Large Single Room in Mt. Pleasant-$1,140 per month

Large single room available. Townhome located off Newton St, NW.  Room will be available for move in starting October 1

Location/House executive summary: Historical, diverse, quiet neighborhood near a bunch of public transit options. House was recently renovated and is furnished (by current housemates) with pretty much everything you could want. Rent $1,140. Security Deposit $1,140

Location details:

  • Mount Pleasant (near intersection of 17th St. NW and Newton St. NW)

  • 10 minute walk to Columbia Heights Metro.  

  • 10 minute walk to Giant / Target / Best Buy at Columbia Heights shopping center.  

  • 5 minute walk to slew of delicious, independent restaurants at Mount Pleasant St. (e.g., Don Juan’s, Angelico’s Pizza, Pollo Sabroso, Beau Thai, Purple Patch, Elle)

  • 5 minute walk to scenic Rock Creek Park off 17th St.  

  • 3 min walk to H3/H4, H8, 42, S2/S4/S9 buses.

House details:

  • Marble and hardwood flooring

  • In-home washer/dryer (2nd floor)

  • Gas Stove

  • Back porch with grill and awesome outdoor lights

  • Front porch / front yard

  • 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath

  • Utilities (Electricity, Water, Gas, and Internet/basic cable) run ~$70/month/person, depending on the season

About the room

  • Large private room (~140 square feet; Full Bed is ~28 sq feet)

  • On 3rd floor of the house

  • Shared bathroom with two other people

  • Large closet with folding doors (about 9 feet long)

  • Misc items* available for purchase from housemate who is moving out

  • Windows face quiet alley (with the exception of a few birds in the morning) a brick wall. Shades can be kept open all day.


  • Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Christian, Inclusive, LGBTQ-friendly, and racially diverse.

  • House bonding / team-building activities have included AYCE Korean BBQ, hiking Old Rag, setting escape room records, making big meals that barely fit on the dining room table, game nights, movie nights, handing out halloween candy on Halloween, hosting low-key parties to bring all of our favorite people together.

  • You’ll be sharing the house with:

    • C: Master of Counseling & van living. Likes camping and being outdoorsy.

    • F : Mgmt and tech consultant during the day. Mgmt and tech consultant during the night. He spends most of his extra time thinking about ways to not be a mgmt and tech consultant for the rest of his life. Other than that, enjoys playing and watching sports, listening to good music, travelling, eating out and making innovative cereal dishes.

    • J :  PhD student at UMD, plays volleyball, likes to cook, drink, watch netflix, and eat. Usually, busy with graduate-related responsibilities, but enjoys being social and having fun. ENFP; I think I’m a Type 2 or 3 on the Enneagram.

    • V : Does cool things. Is a cool person. Requires cool housemates. Not willing to compromise on this.

    • D : Makes people coffee and stares at a computer screen. Enjoys bicycling, hiking, and good conversations. Volunteers with Collective Action for Safe Spaces & Jewish Voice for Peace. 9w8 on the Enneagram.


  • Runs through June 30, 2019 (A one year lease)

  • If you cannot stay through the end of the lease, there is a $350 fee (by the landlord) to remove you from the lease agreement. But you will get your security deposit back immediately (via the person who moves into your room).  You will also be responsible to fill your spot

Pictures of room and house

*Misc Items for sale

  • Dresser

  • Bed & Bed Frame

  • Shoe Rack

  • Alarm Clock

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