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    385 Creekstone Ct., Athens, GA 30601
    8 Units available
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    2 BEDS $1,488+

    Surrounded by nature near the center of the city – this is the canvas of your new lifestyle at our apartments in Athens, GA. When you add a host of attractive amenities and our friendly staff, you know why residents love our community. So, breathe in the fresh air, admire the lush landscaping, and make Serene at Creekstone Apartments your tranquil haven. Each day has something to offer inside our Downtown Athens apartments. Light rushes in through the trees outside your window as you wake up in your spacious bedroom. Enjoy refreshing mornings on your private patio or balcony. Large closets and a washer and dryer help you conveniently prep your outfit for the day. While the upgraded kitchen offers your inner foodie a creative outlet. Plus, the electronic thermostat keeps you comfortable through any type of weather.  Take joy in the thoughtful community features that put your comfort first through a stroll in the courtyard. Then, catch up on your studies or work in the business center—lounge in the stylish clubhouse with neighbors. Next, make strides in your workout at the state-of-the-art fitness center without the expense of a gym membership. Finally, end the day by treating yourself to an online shopping run, knowing that our apartment complex also provides package receiving services. A quiet area is not often minutes away from the heart of the city, but you get the best of both worlds with our Athens, Georgia, apartments near UGA. You're a short drive away from employers like St. Mary's Health Care System and within a 16-minute walk of Sandy Creek Nature Center. Contact us now for a tour. Let us welcome you home to Serene at Creekstone! Read more

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    Kitchen at The Fairways at Jennings Mill, Athens, Georgia Bedroom at The Fairways at Jennings Mill, Athens, 30606

    355 Jennings Mill Pkwy, Athens, GA 30606
    29 Units available
    1 BED $1,365+
    2 BEDS $1,455+
    3 BEDS $1,870+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Nov 30, 2023

    I have been living here for ahout two months and have had the best experience. Staff and maintenance staff are terrific and kind, and Layne has gone above and beyknd to make my move in and experience seamless. My apsrtment is beautiful and was pristine upon move in. Any tiny issues I have had were resolved quickly. I have no complaints!

    5/5 Steve B. on Aug 4, 2023

    Great so far !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    an open kitchen and dining area with stools in front of a kitchen counter top at Twenty35 at Timothy Woods, Athens, GA, 30606 a bedroom with a bed and a large window at Twenty35 at Timothy Woods, Athens, Georgia

    2035 Timothy Rd, Athens, GA 30606
    12 Units available
    1 BED $1,382+
    2 BEDS $1,701+
    3 BEDS $2,011+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Mar 18, 2024

    Great Community and staff. We are enjoying our stay!

    5/5 Elaine K. on Feb 9, 2024

    These are some of the most affordable apartments in thr area. The grounds are nice and clean and well kept. All of the neighbors are nice a quiet minding there on business. This is a lovely place to live and call home.

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    Pendant Lighting Large Living Spaces

    225 Jennings Mill Parkway, Athens, GA 30606
    17 Units available
    1 BED $1,650+
    2 BEDS $1,710
    3 BEDS $1,900

    Live in Athens, GA at Lullwater at Jennings Hill. Luxurious Apartments to Call Your Home. Convenient Living With Pet Spa Swimming Pool, and Pet-Friendly Community. Schedule a tour today!

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    157 Talley Crossing, Athens, GA 30601
    1 BED $1,595+
    2 BEDS $1,799+
    3 BEDS $1,995+
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    625 US Hwy 29, Athens, GA 30601
    2 BEDS $1,650+
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    150 The Preserve Dr, Athens, GA 30606
    2 BEDS $1,800+
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    1287 Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens, GA 30605
    1 BED $1,517+
    2 BEDS $1,596+
    3 BEDS $1,520+
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    385 Creekstone Ct., Athens, GA 30601
    1 BED Ask for Pricing
    2 BEDS $1,488+
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    700 Mitchell Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30606
    1 BED $1,404+
    2 BEDS $1,487+
    3 BEDS $1,675+
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    100 Prince Avenue Suite 104, Athens, GA 30601
    1 BED $1,832
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    700 4Th Street, Athens, GA 30601
    2 BEDS $1,250+
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    355 Jennings Mill Pkwy, Athens, GA 30606
    1 BED $1,365+
    2 BEDS $1,455+
    3 BEDS $1,870+
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    200 Crane Drive Apt. #61, Athens, GA 30606
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    805 Zelkova Ridge, Athens, GA 30606
    2 BEDS $1,447+
    3 BEDS $2,174+

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Average rent in Athens, GA

$1,680/mo Athens, GA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Athens, GA is $1,680.

Athens, GA apartment rent ranges

About 37% of apartment rents in Athens, GA range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 26% of apartments. Around 14% of Athens’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Athens, GA rent trends

Getting around in Athens, GA

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Very Walkable
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Walk Score®: 78, Bike Score®: 68

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Athens, GA last updated?

Prices and availability in Athens, GA were last updated on 20 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Athens, GA?

The best apartments in Athens, GA are: Serene at Creekstone, Twenty35 at Timothy Woods, Lullwater at Jennings Mill, Classic City Flats | Luxury Apartments and Pointe Grand.

What is the average rent in Athens, GA?

The average rent in Athens, GA is $1,680. Start your search for apartments in Athens, GA now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA is between $1,336 and $4,050. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Athens, GA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA is between $1,250 and $5,765. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Athens, GA is between $1,447 and $4,980. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Athens, GA.

What type of rental buildings are in Athens, GA?

In Athens 59% of the housing is rented out compared to 41% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 9% of Athens’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 67% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 21% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Athens, GA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Athens are about 32 years old, on average. Of these, 39% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 95% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 11% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Athens, GA?

Rental apartments in Athens come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% 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 25% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 44% of all rentals in Athens. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Athens, GA

Athens is the sixth largest city in Georgia, but it still retains a small town feel of neighbors who look out for each other. That’s mainly due to the fact that Athens is a college town, with the University of Georgia being located here. Situated about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, he city is part of Athens-Clarke County. Athens is densely populated, with beautiful tree-lined streets and several parks available for renters and visitors. A variety of businesses, restaurants and bars cater to the college-aged crowd of renters, but there is a fair amount of young families who renting in the area. The public schools are above average, but the real appeal is the affordable cost of living in this city.

Renting in Athens, GA

Most people living in Athens — mainly young families and college students enrolled at the University of Georgia — rent their homes. Athens’ rental market can be a little competitive, since many of the students live in rented apartments off campus. There are many traditional apartment buildings that have amenities for families and students to enjoy, like playgrounds, pools, grilling areas and walking parks for dogs. The average size of a one-bedroom rental apartment in is 1,034 square feet. The best part is that for outdoor activities and nightlife there is never a shortage of things for renters to do there.

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Shopping in Athens, GA

The Athens Promenade and the Georgia Square Mall are located close to each other, featuring brand names such as Belk, Barnes & Noble and other chain-based retailers. There is also a large Publix grocery store and a Target for home goods, along with a Walmart Supercenter in Epps Village Shopping Center. Most renters like shopping local at the quaint downtown area in Athens all along West Clayton Street. There are art galleries, jewelry stores, fashion boutiques, home accessories and unique items that renters won’t find in the average mall. This is an area that sees increased foot traffic during the weekends. In addition, the popular Athens Farmers Market is open from April until November.

Transportation in Athens, GA

Athens Transit is the main bus system serving the city. If you are a University of Georgia student, there is a specific bus system called the UGA Campus Transit. Athens is very bike-friendly, with a multitude of bike lanes that run throughout the city, offering easy access to just about anywhere. Around the university campus, there are many places renters can walk to, including stores and restaurants. The main highway route that goes through Athens is U.S. Route 29. For airline travel, the closest airport is Athens-Ben Epps Airport. International travelers use the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, which is about an hour and a half away by car or shuttle. It’s easy to catch an affordable airport shuttle since many students fly out of Atlanta to go home on breaks. Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are available for renters who prefer more convenient transportation options.

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