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A Little Peace of Home

Our 11-story community brings a unique silhouette to Southeast DC with a signature floating double-height glass bridge fitness center and a plethora of indoor-outdoor amenties. Vela provides residents with tranquil, expansive water views of the Anacostia River through floor-to-ceiling windows inviting high levels of natural light into every corner.


Apartment Features

  • 1- and 2-bedroom apartments, townhomes, and penthouses
  • Modern/gourmet kitchen with stainless steel Whirlpool appliances: fridge, electric range, and microwave
  • Caesarstone® quartz countertops, ceramic-tile backsplashes, and under-cabinet task lighting
  • Kitchen islands*
  • Front-loading Whirlpool washer and dryer*
  • Balconies
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows*
  • Hardwood flooring*
  • Water views*
  • Baths with integrated vanity lighting, and porcelain tile shower walls and flooring
  • Spacious walk-in closets
  • Latch keyless apartment and building entry system
  • Pet friendly 


  • *select apartments

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We’re waiting to hear from you and answer any of your questions about our great services.

1300 Yards Place SE

Washington, DC 20003


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