Handsome studio with Wi-Fi is ultra-convenient for visiting Washington. The apartment lies opposite DC's trendy Georgetown cafe and shopping area, minutes from Rosslyn metro station. Huge in-house gym, resort-style pool, sauna, onsite grocery!
High-end studio in leafy, resort-style complex, two blocks from Rosslyn metro. It's one of several upscale studios for rent in the ulta-convenient, resort-style complex called River Place, only minutes from DC.
The apartment features gleaming bamboo hardwood floor, tiled kitchen, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances (including a dishwasher), 32-inch wall-mounted flat panel TV, L-shaped desk and Cararra marble bathroom vanity among other fine features.
It also includes its own, dedicated, high-speed Wi-Fi network -- separate from the slower, building-wide network.
The next long-term opening starts on or about May 1, 2015.
The popular River Place South building provides an in-house fitness center with late-model cardio and strength equipment, large stretching area, sauna and steam room.
The apartment itself is sunny with a new double-paned wall-to-wall picture window; four closets, including a walk-in closet; and built-in oak-clad bookcases. It's fully furnished in contemporary style and fully equipped with all kitchenware and linens. The 6th floor unit is 406 square feet and features a view of the Iwo Jima Memorial National Park.
From the apartment, you may walk across the picturesque Key Bridge in 10 minutes or so to D.C.'s trendy Georgetown neighborhood of ethnic restaurants, lively bars and busy nightlife. Everything is at your fingertips here -- it's ultra convenient for touring Washington D.C. and surrounding areas. Also in walking distance is Theodore Roosevelt Island, an 88.5-acre nature preserve in the Potomac crisscrossed by nature trails and boardwalk that transports you from the urban environment.
The building, known as River Place South, is part of a gated community. A concierge is on duty in an upscale lobby. Community amenities include a resort-style outdoor pool with lap lanes and Jacuzzi-like hot whirlpool. Also featured: an in-house health club with cardio and strength equipment; an on-site grocery store open until at least 11 pm seven days a week; a hair salon and dry cleaner/tailor shop.
On-site parking may be available by special arrangement. Spots typically rent for $120 to $125 per month.
Early check-in also may be available. If so, we're happy to accommodate.
Washer/dryers are on the building's first floor, operated with a credit or debit card. The machines are capable of sending a text message when a load is finished.
This apartment overlooks the Iwo Jima Monument National Park -- home to the huge sculpture by Felix de Weldon based on the iconic photo Raising the Flag, taken during the Battle of Iwo Jima by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal. The property also lies close to jogging and biking trails along the Potomac, trendy shopping in nearby Clarendon and acclaimed restaurants. You may want to try the successor to Ray's Hell Burger, where President Obama treated then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to a fat, juicy sampling of what many still deem the area's best hamburgers.
For touring, the apartment's location is unsurpassed: 5 minutes' walk to the Rosslyn Metro station, an intersection of three metro lines -- Orange, Blue and the (new) Silver line to Tyson's Corner. Only one stop away on the Orange line is DC's Foggy Bottom Metro stop, which serves George Washington University, the World Bank and the State Department. Separately, a $1 shuttle bus whisks you over the Key Bridge to Georgetown and then to DuPont Circle, the heart of DC's intellectual life (home to some of the nation's most prestigious think tanks and research institutions, including the Brookings Institution, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the German Marshall Fund, The Eurasia Center, the Peterson Institute and the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University).
Restaurants, shops, post office, bank, CVS drug store and Arlington's art showcase Artisphere are all just around the corner from River Place, either on or next to Wilson Boulevard, Arlington's main road.
Notes: The Iwo Jima Marine Corps War Memorial adjacent to River Place is a major D.C. landmark, visited by more than 1 million annually. It's home to the Sunset Parade, a rivetting free performance Tuesday evenings during the summer months by the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps with the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. Crowds also gather at the Memorial on the 4th of July to watch the national fireworks display.
The D.C. Circulator bus runs between Dupont Circle, Georgetown and Rosslyn. For just $1, you can hop on the Circulator at the corner of 19th St. N. and N. Moore St. -- about five minutes' from River Place -- and zip across the Key Bridge into D.C. For the return trip, pick up the bus in Dupont or Georgetown. Buses run every 10 minutes from 7:00 a.m. - midnight Sunday through Thursday and 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on weekends. Seniors over 62 ride at half price.
There are two private bus companies that run between Rosslyn and New York City. Vamoose Bus provides service several times daily from 1801 N Lynn Street in Rosslyn -- about five minutes' walk from River Place -- to Penn Station/Madison Square Garden in midtown Manhattan. The cost ranges from $20.00 to $30.00, depending on the time of day. Tripper Bus provides daily service from nearby 1901 N. Moore Street to the Macy's flagship store on 34th Street in Manhattan, for a similar charge (as of February 2015).
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Jim is a caring host who went out of his way to show me all the specifics of the apartment and the amenities of the complex, and even drove me to the bus stand to make sure I knew where to catch it. He has a special touch - he left a bottle of wine in the room as a welcoming gift, and took a personal interest in me and my work. The apartment at River Place is ideal - close to everything, clean, well appointed, and bright. Thanks Jim for a great experience overall.
I stayed in this lovely apartment for one month and really enjoyed my stay there. The apartment is located in Rosslyn just five minutes away from the Rosslyn Metro station and just two stops away from DC. You just have to walk about 10-15 minutes to Georgetown. So it is located very central.
The Apartment itself was fantastic. It has everything what you need (towels, hair dryer, linens, tv, books, walk-in closet, kitchenware, etc.). The landlord Jim is a perfect host. He even welcomed me with flowers and a bottle of wine. The communication was perfect. He always answered within a few minutes and was very helpful .
I really recommend his apartment for a stay in Virginia/ DC.
I really felt at home during my extended stay here. The apartment itself was fantastic - it both looked amazing, and was comfortable and had everything I needed. It is also in a great location. Jim himself was wonderful, easy to get in touch with, quick to respond, friendly, approachable, and clearly keen to ensure I had the best stay possible, going above and beyond to accommodate my needs. I highly recommend both him and his lovely apartment/
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