9 of the Most Amazing Apartments in SE DC

Everyone wants to live in the nation’s capitol but for many it can be too expensive. Southeast DC is a great place to live because you’ll still get the feel of living in DC, and downtown is just a short Metro ride away, but the price-tag is usually much easier to swallow. Check out our picks for the best apartments in SE DC in no particular order.

  1. Parc Riverside

Parc Riverside Building in Southeast DC

Parc Riverside is an extremely high-end apartment property that’s within walking distance of the U.S. Capitol, Eastern Market, the Metro, and more. One upscale amenity provided by this community is a rooftop lounge with a pool, fire pits, BBQ grills, and an amazing view of DC. You’ll also have access to a fitness center, a pet salon, and beautifully landscaped outdoor courtyards. Luxury living starts here.


  1. ORE 82


Kitchen and Living Area in an ORE 82 Apartment

This industrial style apartment property is unlike many others in the area. These modern apartment homes have features like hardwood plank flooring, track lighting, and huge windows that fill the homes with natural light. You’ll also enjoy the location in the Navy Yard area and the community features that come with many upscale apartment communities like a rooftop pool and lounge and a fitness center.


  1. Meadowbrook Run

Adorable Green Apartment Bedroom

Meadowbrook Run is a great affordable option for those who want to experience living in DC. Located in the Congress Heights neighborhood this apartment community won SatisFact’s Resident Satisfaction award in 2015. This was probably because of all the great apartment features like the hardwood floors, walk-in closets, and free heat in select homes.


  1. Washington View

Washington View Living Room

Washington View is a perfect choice for families because you can get affordable 5 and 6 bedroom townhomes. The apartments are in a lovely residential neighborhood surrounded by estate fencing. There’s a picnic and grilling area, a playground, and a pool for residents. The apartment homes have large windows, ceiling fans, plush carpeting, and the option of a balcony.


  1. Townhomes on Capitol Hill

The Townhomes on Capitol Hill in Southeast DC

These townhomes are in a prime location in between the Capitol Hill and Navy Yard neighborhoods. The apartment property is actually a co-op where monthly carrying charges are based on your income. You’ll have the option of homes with washers and dryers, breakfast nooks, dining rooms, and even a yard. There are also unique community features like a daycare, a spa area, a pet park, and a sunroom.


  1. Naylor Gardens

Living Room in a Naylor Gardens Apartment

Located in the Hillcrest neighborhood, the Naylor Gardens apartments have great one, two, and three bedroom floorplans to choose from. The apartment homes have gorgeous hardwood floors, 9 foot ceilings, huge windows, and walk-in closets. Best of all, the rent is very affordable especially when considering all utilities are included in the price.


  1. Worthington Woods


Worthington Woods Bedroom in SE DC

The Worthington Woods apartments have recently been renovated so you’ll enjoy updated kitchens and bathrooms. You’ll also enjoy the spacious floorplans with ceiling fans and hardwood floors. Gas heat and water are included in the rental price so that’s a big money saver. Plus, you’re nearby Eastover Shopping Center which will make running errands a breeze.

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  1. Royal Courts

Royal Courts Apartment Building in Southeast Washington DC

The super spacious Royal Courts apartments are in the Congress Heights neighborhood, which means shopping, dining, and the Metro aren’t far away. You’ll enjoy the separate living and dining rooms and even have the option of a loft! The kitchens are updated, the windows are big, and the floors are hardwood. Everything about these apartments are superior so make sure to check them out!


  1. Savannah Heights

Savannah Height Apartment Building

Considering their location in the Congress Height neighborhoods, these apartments are especially roomy. Between the dens, lofts, and balconies you’re sure to have plenty of storage space. Every home has a washer and dryer, an alarm system, plush carpeting, and central air conditioning.


Any of these apartment communities would make a great home so rent one today!

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Jamie Schoshinski

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