The fastest growing of the largest 50 U.S. cities, Austin has become the center of a new high-tech area — the Silicon Hills — with many technology company offices settled here. Blending with this trend are Austin’s variety of live music, love of the outdoors, and its Texas-style sense of independence. Living in Austin means enjoying hot summers and mild winters, and staying fit in Austin’s Greenbelt while rock-climbing, kayaking, swimming, mountain biking or hiking.
With so many outdoor options, you want to make sure you rent an apartment in a good location, with great amenities, and especially easy access to all the cool activities this city has to offer. Here are our best rental finds in Austin, from studios to 3-bedrooms:
Monthly rent for a studio: $825 (compare to $1,015 average price for studios for rent in Austin, TX)
Just minutes from downtown Austin, TX, The Current is located within walking distance from restaurants, unique shops and venues. The property has lots of amenities oriented towards a healthy lifestyle (fitness center, swimming pool, sand volleyball court) and it supports conscious living (electric vehicle charging station, recycling).
Monthly rent for a 1BR/1BA: $920 (compare to $1,188 average price for one-bedroom apartments for rent in Austin)
The Ridge at Barton Creek is part of Austin’s Greenbelt and it offers the best of green living. Rent one of the 5 layouts that fit your style and spend relaxed afternoons either by the best pool in town right in your backyard, or growing your own fresh produce in the community garden. With public transportation just minutes away, you can leave your car behind in the covered parking area.
Monthly rent for 2 bedrooms: $1,325 (compare to $1,390 average price for two-bedroom apartments for rent in Austin)
Bouldin Creek apartments is located just steps away from St. Edwards University and the Texas School for the Deaf, downtown, and the SoCo district, a stylish strip with galleries and eclectic restaurants. Two-bedroom floor plans feature large kitchens with a dishwasher and large closets throughout the unit. As part of the community, you can take advantage of the outdoor seating and cooking, and on-site laundry amenities.
The Arrangement in South Austin (Check Availability)
Monthly rent for three-bedrooms: $1,424 (compare to $1,578 average price for three-bedroom apartments for rent in Austin)
Set on top of a hill with a city view, this amazing Riverside Corridor property has been recently updated with contemporary fixtures and design. Those choosing a roommate or looking for a family size unit, will find these three-bedroom units very spacious, with closets in the common walls between bedrooms and two large bathrooms. The Arrangement has something for everyone: fitness center, swimming pool, dog park and wash station, sport courts, or barbecue areas.
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