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Apartments for Rent in Boone, NC
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Getting around in Boone, NC

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20 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 41, Bike Score®: 20

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Boone, NC last updated?

Prices and availability in Boone, NC were last updated on 8 Dec 2023.

What are the best apartments in Boone, NC?

The best apartments in Boone, NC are: Mountaineer Village, Studio West Apartments and Daniel Boone Condos (Rental Spaces).

What type of rental buildings are in Boone, NC?

In Boone, 77% of the residents are renting compared to 23% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 7% of Boone’s rentals, 78% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 13% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Boone, NC?

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 Boone are about 14 years old, on average. Of these, 84% 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 4 stories. About 87% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 23% 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 Boone, NC?

Studio apartments in Boone are around 12% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 12% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 37% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Boone, NC

Boone is a small North Carolina town that’s known for its beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, as well as its rich pioneer history. The town is named after famous explorer Daniel Boone, who camped in the area during the 18th century. It’s also home to Appalachian State University, which attracts student renters from throughout the country. In particular, the campus is known for its beautiful visual arts center and mountain nature preserves. Boone has also become a very popular tourist destination due to its proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Some of the most notable attractions in the area include the Hickory Ridge History Museum and the Daniel Boone Amphitheater. Bluegrass music has a long tradition in Boone, as well. Many local renters move to Boone for its outdoor attractions: There are many incredible places to go hiking, fishing and camping in the surrounding area.

Renting in Boone, NC

Many rental properties in Boone cater to tourists or students at Appalachian State University. This means that many apartments in the area offer short-term leases. Plus, because many long-term residents own their homes, the rental selection is relatively limited when compared to towns of a similar size. However, there are still plenty of viable options for those who do want to rent long-term. Here, most apartments are in mid-rise apartment complexes with traditional mountain architecture styles. Some communities offer amenities like hot tubs, fire pits and rooftop decks so that renters can take advantage of the area’s beautiful outdoor atmosphere. Because of Boone’s hilly terrain, many rental properties are not located in walkable areas and are only accessible by car.

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Shopping in Boone, NC

Although Boone is a small town, it does have many shopping options that renters can take advantage of. For instance, the Boone Mall is a small, but reliable mall with a variety of shops and eateries. In the surrounding area, renters will find a variety of other shops, including Walmart, Goodwill and Lowe’s. There are also many independent outdoor retailers in the area to cater to visitors who are exploring the surrounding mountains. Renters also have access to many different grocery stores in Boone. These include Publix, Food Lion, Harris Teeter and Lowe’s Foods, as well as multiple natural food markets and traditional Mexican markets. Local renters will also find many pharmacies and drugstores in Boone, including CVS and Walgreens.

Transportation in Boone, NC

There are many ways to get around in Boone. Most renters opt to drive, as it’s the easiest way to navigate the town’s mountain terrain. And, while many long-term rentals in the area offer parking, not all student rentals do, so this is an important factor to consider when choosing a place to live. Boone and the surrounding areas are also very bike-friendly, with many bike paths and trails to choose from. However, the area’s hilly terrain may make biking difficult for beginners. Alternatively, Boone does have its own bus network, which can be a good alternative for renters who don’t drive. Most bus routes run to and from Appalachian State University, although there are also some routes that provide service to nearby rural areas.

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