This two-bedroom, one-bath in Alexandria has character—from the brightly-painted accent walls to the arched windows. The apartment, which has wall-to-wall carpeting throughout, has separate living and dining spaces as well as a large balcony off the living room. Both bedrooms have large closets; the one in the master bedroom is a walk-in. The apartment comes with two parking spaces, plus a guest parking permit, as well as pool access.
Address: Canterbury Square and Duke Street, Alexandria
Rent: $1,500, which includes heat, air conditioning, electricity, gas, and water.