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    941 Pocahontas Dr., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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    1 BED $1,338+
    2 BEDS $1,619+
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    4.5/5 Jessica on Feb 8, 2023

    The property may be older BUT it is only ten minutes from the beach! They are renovated once someone moves out. They offer plank flooring, dishwasher with either white appliances or SS. They have a dog park that works for me, and a very large pool great for lap swimming since it never gets crowded. The rent is comparable to other apartments in the area. The manger and leasing consultant are very friendly as well as the Maintenace guy Warren. Highly recommend for the area and price.

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    5 Sandalwood Dr. NW - Office, Ft. Walton Bch, FL 32548
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    1 BED $1,035
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    317 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    1 BED $1,380+
    2 BEDS $1,640+
    3 BEDS $2,080+
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    214 Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    1 BED $1,365+
    2 BEDS $1,575+
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    Unit B, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    2 BEDS $1,650
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    941 Pocahontas Dr., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    1 BED $1,338+
    2 BEDS $1,619+
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    422 Bear Road Unit B, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    2 BEDS $1,650
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    418 Bear Road Unit B, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32433
    2 BEDS $1,600
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    Fishbein- Viking Plaza, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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    302 Dates Avenue NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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    940 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
    1 BED $1,800
    2 BEDS $2,150
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    924 Whelk Ct, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
    1 BED $2,250+
    2 BEDS $2,200+
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    500 Kelly Mill Road, Valparaiso, FL 32580
    2 BEDS $1,295
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    160 South Mattie M Kelly Blvd, Destin, FL 32541
    1 BED $1,775+
    2 BEDS $2,250
    3 BEDS $3,000
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    4211 Commons Drive, Destin, FL 32541
    1 BED $1,630+
    2 BEDS $2,125+
    3 BEDS $2,700
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    1800 Shay-Lin Court, Niceville, FL 32578
    2 BEDS $1,695
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    Fishbein- Niceville, Niceville, FL 32578
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    1900 Reserve Boulevard, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
    1 BED $1,682+
    2 BEDS $1,829+
    3 BEDS $2,213+
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    1899 Reserve Boulevard, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
    1 BED $1,392
    2 BEDS $1,510+
    3 BEDS $1,659+
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Average rent in Fort Walton Beach, FL

$1,687/mo Fort Walton Beach, FL average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Fort Walton Beach, FL is $1,687.

Fort Walton Beach, FL apartment rent ranges

About 46% of apartment rents in Fort Walton Beach, FL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 19% of apartments. Around 29% of Fort Walton Beach’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 6% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Fort Walton Beach, FL rent trends

Getting around in Fort Walton Beach, FL

24 /100
Car-Dependent
33 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 24, Bike Score®: 33

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Fort Walton Beach, FL last updated?

Prices and availability in Fort Walton Beach, FL were last updated on 13 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

The best apartments in Fort Walton Beach, FL are: Colony House, Holly Sands, Elan Apartments by ARIUM, Coastline by ARIUM and 424 Bear Road Unit B.

What is the average rent in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

The average rent in Fort Walton Beach, FL is $1,687. Start your search for apartments in Fort Walton Beach, FL now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fort Walton Beach, FL is between $1,035 and $2,354. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Fort Walton Beach, FL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Fort Walton Beach, FL is between $1,035 and $2,582. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Fort Walton Beach, FL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Fort Walton Beach, FL is between $1,338 and $3,012. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Fort Walton Beach, FL.

What type of rental buildings are in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

In Fort Walton Beach, 41% of the residents are renting compared to 59% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 15% of Fort Walton Beach’s rentals, 54% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 31% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

The average age of rental buildings in Fort Walton Beach is 33 years old, with 31% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 96% are garden-style apartment communities, 11% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Fort Walton Beach, FL?

Rental apartments in Fort Walton Beach come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.7% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 31% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 52% of all rentals in Fort Walton Beach. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Fort Walton Beach, FL

If you are looking for an apartment for rent in a location featuring gorgeous beaches, beautiful weather year-round, and an affordable cost of living, you should enquire about rental properties in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Located in the Florida Panhandle, this small sunny community abuts Destin and is situated between Pensacola and Panama Beach City. It attracts renter households as diverse as military families posted in one of the surrounding bases, retirees, and young professionals. Fort Walton Beach benefits from its pristine environment of preserved white sandy beaches and crystal blue waters that bring tourists and spring breakers in strove. Fort Walton Beach is decidedly Southern, with a welcoming community. Renters will also appreciate the well-rated school and the crime level below the national average. However, as is common in the Florida Panhandle, it is best to check that your apartment for rent is not in a floodable area and keep an eye on evacuation instructions during hurricane season.

Renting in Fort Walton Beach, FL

There are slightly fewer renter households in Fort Walton Beach than homeowners. Renters relocating from more expensive areas, such as major cities on the coast, will be pleasantly surprised by how affordable it can be to find an apartment for rent in Fort Walton Beach. The average rental fees are slightly below the average for the Crestview – Fort Walton Beach – Destin metropolitan area, making it one of the most affordable places to rent in Florida. The housing stock is eclectic, ranging from humble ranches and trailers to waterfront multimillion-dollar properties: you will have no difficulties finding a rental property that fits your budget and your lifestyle. There is no set maximum amount for a security deposit in the Sunshine State, but most landlords in Fort Walton Beach charge renters the equivalent of one and a half to two months’ rent.

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Shopping in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Renters who enjoy a good shopping spree may be disappointed in Fort Walton Beach: It is a coastal city turned towards the beach more than a “shop ‘til you drop” destination. Shopping options are limited in town, although nearby Destin offers many options less than 30 minutes away. However, you will have no issues finding the essentials within easy driving distance of your rental apartment. Grocery stores abound, with several Publix and Winn-Dixie locations. In addition, renters looking for more exotic fares will appreciate the presence of several Asian and Mexican grocery stores. Fort Walton Beach is also home to two shopping malls, where renters can find a variety of national and local retailers and dining options: Uptown Station and Sun Plaza. Finally, local renters who love to shop should also check out the boutiques and a weekly farmer’s market in Downtown Fort Walton Beach.

Transportation in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Renters who prefer leaving their cars safely parked in their rental apartments will appreciate that Fort Walton Beach offers several walkable neighborhoods, particularly Beal Parkway, Elliott's Point, and Garniers Beach. However, people renting in Fort Walton Beach will still need a car to run most errands. In addition, the OCT (Okaloosa County Transit) bus services provide five transit routes servicing popular shopping destinations such as uptown station, midtown and downtown Fort Walton Beach, as well as stops at educational institutions and medical centers. Traffic can be a concern in Fort Walton Beach, particularly during high season around the beach area and during rush hours between Fort Walton Beach and Destin.

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