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    3260 Commodore Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
    6 Units available
    1 BED $1,367+
    2 BEDS $1,520+
    3 BEDS $1,692+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Jun 21, 2023

    Office staff is so quick to help! Elizabeth and Kennedy will always make sure that any maintenance request gets fixed and help online.

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    Modern Updated Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances at Patchen Oaks Apartments, Lexington, Kentucky 40517 Spacious Master Bedroom with Natural Light at Patchen Oaks Apartments, Lexington, Kentucky 40517
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    251 Chippendale Circle, Lexington, KY 40517
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    1 BED $1,113+
    2 BEDS $1,325+
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    5/5 Lisa R. on Apr 1, 2020

    Nice place to live.

    4.5/5 Lois E. on Feb 10, 2022

    We have been here 10 years and counting Love it Very quiet management is great Maintenance is great everyone is great just a little problem with the parking lol we love it

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    3522 Creekwood Dr, Lexington, KY 40502
    1 BED $1,200+
    2 BEDS $1,309+
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    2021 Cambridge Drive, Lexington, KY 40504
    1 BED $755
    4 BEDS $1,200
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    1999 Fair Oaks Dr, LEXINGTON, KY 40504
    2 BEDS $1,250
    4 BEDS $750
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    1143 Centre Parkway, Lexington, KY 40517
    1 BED $795
    2 BEDS $865
    3 BEDS $1,090
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    3260 Commodore Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
    1 BED $1,367+
    2 BEDS $1,520+
    3 BEDS $1,692+
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    3099 Kirklevington Dr, Lexington, KY 40517
    1 BED $899+
    2 BEDS $1,199
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    2070 Garden Springs Dr., Lexington, KY 40504
    1 BED $925
    2 BEDS $1,059
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    2785 Polo Club Blvd, Lexington, KY 40509
    1 BED $1,375+
    2 BEDS $1,797+
    3 BEDS $2,151+
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    3751 Appian Way, Lexington, KY 40517
    1 BED $1,090+
    2 BEDS $1,163+
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    251 Chippendale Circle, Lexington, KY 40517
    1 BED $1,113+
    2 BEDS $1,325+
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    3601 Brookewind Way, Lexington, KY 40515
    1 BED $1,179+
    2 BEDS $1,566+
    3 BEDS $1,785+
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    3650 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40517
    1 BED $1,075
    2 BEDS $1,175
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    522 Hollow Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40511
    1 BED $717+
    2 BEDS $835+
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    4030 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40517
    1 BED $1,330
    2 BEDS $1,570
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    2220 Devonport Drive OFC, Lexington, KY 40504
    2 BEDS $805
    3 BEDS $1,000
    4 BEDS $1,220
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    2504 Larkin Rd, Lexington, KY 40503
    1 BED $975
    2 BEDS $999+
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    3543 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY 40517
    1 BED $1,180+
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    1346 Village Drive, Lexington, KY 40504
    2 BEDS $1,000
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    2170 Ft. Harrods Dr. Office, Lexington, KY 40513
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    2 BEDS $1,224
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    1909 Cambridge Drive #1, Lexington, KY 40504
    1 BED $755
    2 BEDS $845
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    1040 Cross Keys Road #36, Lexington, KY 40504
    1 BED $700+
    2 BEDS $845
    3 BEDS $1,050
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    1100 Horsemans Ln, LEXINGTON, KY 40504
    3 BEDS $1,500
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    3640 Bold Bidder Drive, Lexington, KY 40517
    Studio $875
    1 BED $1,099+
    2 BEDS $1,360+
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Average rent in Lexington, KY

$1,245/mo Lexington, KY average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Lexington, KY is $1,245.

Lexington, KY apartment rent ranges

About 45% of apartment rents in Lexington, KY range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 15% of apartments. Around 33% of Lexington’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Lexington, KY rent trends

Getting around in Lexington, KY

49 /100
Car-Dependent
33 /100
Some Transit
32 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 49, Transit Score®: 33, Bike Score®: 32

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Lexington, KY last updated?

Prices and availability in Lexington, KY were last updated on 23 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Lexington, KY?

The best apartments in Lexington, KY are: Merrick Place, Patchen Oaks Apartments, Chinoe Creek, Ironwood Apartment Homes and Fair Oaks Dr Duplex.

What is the average rent in Lexington, KY?

The average rent in Lexington, KY is $1,245. Start your search for apartments in Lexington, KY now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a studio apartment in Lexington, KY is between $670 and $1,224. View all studio apartments in Lexington, KY.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is between $700 and $3,003. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Lexington, KY now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is between $670 and $4,456. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is between $1,000 and $3,713. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lexington, KY.

What type of rental buildings are in Lexington, KY?

In Lexington, 46% of the residents are renting compared to 54% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 9% of Lexington’s rentals, 65% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 26% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Lexington, KY?

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 Lexington are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 27% 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 97% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 2% are mid-rises, and 2% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Lexington, KY?

Studio apartments in Lexington are around 4% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 42% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 45% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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Living in Lexington, KY

Living in location

Located in the Bluegrass Region, Lexington is Kentucky's second-largest city. Home to the Kentucky Horse Park and the University of Kentucky, Lexington is known as the Horse Capital of the World, boasting renowned horse farms and historic landmarks. With its picturesque landscapes and rich cultural heritage, Lexington attracts renters looking for a comfortable and engaging lifestyle, while its strong economy, quality educational institutions, and affordable cost of living make it an appealing choice for students and families looking to rent.

When it comes to the climate, Lexington renters can expect warm and humid summer months with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the low 90s, as well as mild winters with temperatures averaging in the mid-20s to high-40s. However, renters should be aware of occasional weather risks, such as severe thunderstorms and the possibility of heavy snowfall during the winter months. Precipitation and cloudiness are also common in Lexington during the spring and autumn months. Beyond the weather, Lexington is a hub for arts and culture, boasting a lively downtown area with theaters, galleries, and music venues. The city is also known for its southern hospitality, making it a warm and welcoming place for all who choose to call it home. With its blend of tradition and modernity, Lexington truly offers the best of both worlds.

Renting in Lexington, KY

Lexington offers renters various housing options, from charming, single-family homes in historic neighborhoods to modern apartments for rent in urban areas. Affordable rental homes are available throughout the city, particularly in neighborhoods on the outskirts or in suburban areas, like Cardinal Valley, Meadowthorpe and Gardenside. Or, for more spacious rental options, Chevy Chase, Ashland Park, and Beaumont Centre neighborhoods feature well-maintained properties with elegant architectural designs, spacious yards and proximity to luxury amenities. Note that landlords in Lexington may require a security deposit, usually one or two months' rent, which is kept in a separate account. Although landlords will cover installations and systems in the rental unit, renters are responsible for the utility expenses, including electricity, water and gas. Additionally, termination of a lease agreement usually requires written notice from either party following local regulations.

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Shopping in Lexington, KY

Lexington is home to Kentucky's largest mall - Fayette Mall - where renters can find major retailers like Hot Topic, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Bath & Body Works, as well as department stores like JCPenney and Macy's. Other popular shopping hubs in Lexington are Hamburg Pavilion and The Summit at Fritz Farm. Likewise, neighborhood public markets, such as Giulietta Market, can satisfy renters looking for a distinct shopping experience. Of course, renters can visit big grocery and home goods chains like Kroger, Whole Foods Market, Walmart, The Home Depot, Trader Joe's and Target, which are conveniently located throughout the city for everyday items. Additionally, the Lexington Farmers' Market and Bluegrass Farmers' Market allow renters to purchase fresh produce and homemade products to support the local community.

Transportation in Lexington, KY

Although the easiest mode of transportation for renters is by car, there are several transportation options available for those who rent in Lexington. First, the city is well-connected by major roadways, including interstates 75 and 64, as well as U.S. Highway 27, thereby facilitating easy travel within and to neighboring areas. Alternatively, public transportation is provided by the Lextran bus system and offers renters routes that cover various parts of the city and the University of Kentucky campus. Or, bike lanes and walking paths throughout Lexington allow renters to accomplish errands on foot or by bike, while rideshare services (like Uber and Lyft) are readily available for those needing private transportation. Finally, the Blue Grass Airport, located just a short drive from Lexington, serves as the primary airport for domestic and international travel.

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