Get the Most Bang for Your Buck in the Mile High City: 5 Apartments for Rent in Denver for $1,000/Month
Whether you’re aiming to hit the slopes on weekends or boost your chances of landing a great job, Denver is your go-to destination. The Mile High City balances work and play like no other. On the job front, it leads the nation as the best place for business and careers, according to Forbes. Add in Denver’s high marks for livability, education, and local economy, and you’ll see just why it’s also one of the most popular cities to call home.
Mile High City’s Average Rent
Average rent in Denver – $1,387 a month, according to Yardi Matrix – is just a little above the national average. Not bad for a city of its growing size and popularity. Well, how about paying even less? Let’s knock a few hundred dollars off that price and see what’s available out there. We’ve gone ahead and selected five great apartments for rent in Denver, going for around $1,000/month:
Villages at Gateway, Montbello – Northeast Denver: $971/month for a two-bedroom apartment, 775 sq. ft.
The family-oriented community at Villages at Gateway comes decked out with an abundance of sought-after features for a comfortable and peaceful feel. You can choose between one- and two-bedroom units, both under $1,000/month. Each apartment comes with carpeting, large closets, window coverings, private patios/balconies, and more. Select units even include dishwashers.
The pet-friendly complex boasts an amazing array of leisure activities. With 5 pools, 3 playgrounds, a clubhouse, a fitness center, and monthly social functions, you’ll never run out of things to do around your home. For maximum convenience, there are 8 laundry centers on-site. Plus, Denver International Airport is just minutes away. There’s easy access to I-70, E470, and I-225 so you can commute rapidly to the Denver Tech Center or downtown. Anyone else ready to sign a lease?
Cedar Run Apartments, Washington Virginia Vale – Southeast Denver: $925/month for a one-bed apartment, 793 sq. ft.
Southeast of downtown, and near some of Denver’s best shopping and dining options (Cherry Creek retail corridor is just to the west), you’ll find the spacious and newly renovated homes at Cedar Run Apartments. Set against the backdrop of lush landscaping, trees, and ponds, these 1-bedroom units offer park-like views and modern decorator kitchens. Apartments also boast new wood-plank flooring, brushed-nickel fixtures & lighting, and stainless steel appliances.
Whether enjoying the indoor racquetball and basketball courts, playing volleyball in the sandpit, hitting the fitness center, or lounging in one of the heated pools, the community is well equipped for all kinds of active lifestyles. Kids will enjoy the playground and the three courtyards with picnic/BBQ area.
Mint Urban Infinity, Virginia Village: $1,050/month for a 2-bed apartment, 950 sq. ft.
With 2-bedroom apartments starting at $1,050 a month you get a whole lot of space and just as much bang for your buck at Mint Urban Infinity – a pet-friendly community that is undergoing a complete renovation. These completely remodeled apartments boast new designer kitchens and bathrooms, complete with stainless steel appliances and modern fixtures throughout, as well as new tile backsplashes and LVT wood flooring. You can whip up a feast for your friends in the new gourmet outdoor kitchen or take a dip in one of the two renovated resort-style pools. There are also two fitness centers and a brand new yoga area for your convenience, and the dog park will keep your furry friends happy, too.
Parliament Apartments, Hampden South: $955/month for a 1-bed apartment, 679 sq. ft.
Hardwood floors and walk-in closets, washer/dryer combos, a roaring fireplace, and built-in bookshelves (in select units) – are you feeling cozy yet? These desirable features are just some of the perks of the newly renovated Parliament Apartments. Residents enjoy access to an elegant clubhouse, a 24-hour fitness center, a heated pool with hot tub and sundeck, and a business center. This mid-rise community is conveniently located at the I-25 and I-225 intersection, with easy access to anywhere in the metro area. It’s also just seconds away from the Denver Tech Center.
Uptown Square Apartments, North Capitol Hill: $1,005/month for a studio apartment, 478 sq.ft.
For those looking for urban living in the heart of Denver, the Uptown Square Apartments might be the thing for you. These centrally located studios pack a big punch with 9-14 foot vaulted ceilings, oversized windows, and private balconies for amazing panoramic views. They also come conveniently equipped with in-home washers and dryers, eat-in kitchens, and gas fireplaces. Speaking of convenience, residents have access to a 24-hour fitness center with a climbing wall, a swimming pool, and a coffee bar. In the community courtyard you’ll find a dog run as well a few grilling areas. Not to mention you’re just steps away from excellent downtown restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.
From fun outdoor activities to ample job availability, the Mile High City tops the charts in many lifestyle categories. To find the home that’s right for you and your family, check out more amazing and affordable apartments from all over Denver.
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Online content developer Nicky Iudean loves writing about real estate, interior design, and lifestyle topics for RENTCafé. She gets inspiration for a healthier and happier way of living from her 4-year old son. You can reach Nicoleta by email or Twitter.
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