townhouse w/d in unit no smoking street parking no private bath private room
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The bedroom: approximately 10 x 12 feet, plus a closet (and chalkboard wall!). Located on the second story. Nothing larger than a full bed will fit up the stairs. You would share a bathroom with two other roommates.
Rent: $950/month with utilities currently included (electric, water, internet, cable & HBO)
First floor - living room, dining area, and galley kitchen on the first floor.
Second floor - 3 bedrooms and a bathroom
Basement - bedroom, bathroom and a washer and dryer
Outdoor deck out back with a couch, table, and chairs.
Front yard - we have a garden, which all the roommates take care of and contribute to financially. We are currently growing tomatoes, beets, peppers, basil, broccoli, oregano, and kale.
The house is about a 12-minute walk from Columbia Heights Metro Station. There are several bus stops within a block. Street parking is available.
The 3 roommates:
S: queer, cis, white woman in her mid-twenties, spends most of her free time doing anti-racist grassroots organizing and attending Spanish and Korean language exchanges; democratic socialist; vegetarian; enjoys cooking and baking; regular attendee of the Columbia Heights Farmers Market.
S: 31, male, enjoys cooking, reading, and playing soccer and guitar (are you a musician??). Recently started working for the government.
M: 26, male, enjoys reading, baking, running, hiking, and meditating. Works in international development and interested in foreign affairs. Currently learning French and will be moving abroad in the Fall.
-We have quiet hours Sunday to Thursday from 10 pm - 8 am and Friday to Saturday from 11 pm - 9 am.
-We all have weekly chores that rotate among everyone. The upstairs bathroom is also cleaned on a weekly basis, rotating among the 3 people upstairs (which would include you).
-We split the cost and share some basic household items, including toilet paper, paper towels, dish detergent, etc.
-This is a weapons free household
You would be a good fit if:
You enjoy group living
You are politically progressive
You want to participate in the shared garden
You don’t have furniture/large possessions besides anything for your bedroom
You are very clean
You identify as a woman, trans person of any gender, or non-binary
You’re 25-35 years old
You would be interested in splitting a CSA/farm share (not required - 2 of the 3 roommates currently split a weekly CSA)
You would not be a good fit if:
You have furniture or a lot of possessions that you want to have in a common space
You want to host house parties
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