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All great things begin in light. This is Vela. Contemporary residential living located at The Yards in Washington, DC. A unique community that embodies qualities of warmth, comfort, and the nurturing atmosphere of home combined with a modern minimalism energizing us to live purposefully.

All great things begin in light. This is Vela. Contemporary residential living located at The Yards in Washington DC. A rental property that embodies qualities of warmth, comfort, and the nurturing atmosphere of home combined with a modern minimalism energizing us to live purposefully.

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A modern high-end fitness center with gray workout equipment and floor to ceiling windows
Wooden table and chairs in outdoor terrace with fireplace
Rooftop pool deck atop an amenity fitness bridge at dusk.

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Thoughtfully designed one- and two-bedroom apartments and townhomes rooted in Scandinavian design promoting calm and balance.

  • A comforting reprieve surrounding you with good nature.
  • Well-designed home layouts capturing the best of contemporary living.
  • Modern floor-to-ceiling walls of windows bring the outdoors in with an abundance of views and light.
An open apartment living space and kitchen island with floor-to-ceiling windows.
Kitchen area with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances.
Open shared club room with gray seating and natural lighting

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A rooftop furnished game room with green chairs, brown couch and a shuffleboard table
A modern lobby with comfortable white chairs and floor to ceiling windows, looking out onto the outdoor terrance
A furnished apartment with a white couch, chairs, floor to ceiling windows and a finished kitchen

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Designed by Perkins Eastman, Vela brings a unique silhouette to Southeast DC with a signature floating double-height glass bridge fitness center and tranquil water views of the Anacostia River. Vela’s floor-to-ceiling and wraparound windows invite high levels of natural light into every corner combining functionality and beauty.

Centrally located

at The Yards

 

To be at The Yards is to be part of an authentic neighborhood where never-before-seen concepts launch and uniqueness is celebrated with local favorites and world-class brands. Be surrounded by a curated mix of local and national retailers, restaurants and green space right outside your door; a next-generation neighborhood with a true day-to-night lifestyle with endless options.

 

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The Yards DC foot bridge at dusk looking out at the Anacostia river
Apartment exterior view of building from the street

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1300 Yards Place SE

Washington, DC 20003

OFFICE HOURS

Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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