Property of the Week

Walnut Ridge Apartments in Bastrop, TX — Small-Town Charm with a Big City Twist

Walnut Ridge Apartments

Just 30 minutes from booming Austin lies our property of the week — Walnut Ridge Apartments, one of the prettiest residential communities that Texas has to offer.

With its picturesque waterfall pool, manicured landscape, and gazebo with grills, this well-curated property is the reason they say that you really can have the best of both worlds. It’s a perfect combination of modern resort-style and pastoral beauty. Plus, it holds the charm and serenity of a quaint suburb, while offering renters all the cool perks of living in the greater Austin metropolitan area.

So, let’s take in the Southern hospitality as we step inside Walnut Ridge’s apartments for rent and find out more about what makes them so special.

Walnut Ridge Apartments

  • Property name: Walnut Ridge
  • Full address: 1900 Walnut Street, Bastrop, TX 78602
  • Floor plans available: 1-bedroom, 2-bedrooms, 3-bedrooms,
  • Price range: $1,069 to $1,220
  • Pet-friendly: Yes

Walnut Ridge Apartments

Community amenities

  • Resort pool with a flowing waterfall
  • Cold-water spa & lounge areas
  • Gazebo with grills & picnic areas
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Business center
  • Clubroom
  • Playground
  • On-site storage facilities

Walnut Ridge Apartments

Apartment amenities

  • 9-foot ceilings
  • Full-size washer & dryer connections
  • Wood-style flooring
  • Walk-in closets in select apartments
  • Garden tubs in select apartments
  • Efficient appliances: dishwasher, disposal, built-in microwave, side by side refrigerator with ice dispenser

Walnut Ridge Apartments

Bragging points

Browsing for apartments for rent in Austin, you might stumble across the gated community of Walnut Ridge, a popular choice for families with kids, as well as couples and young professionals alike. Here, the kids can enjoy the community playground while you indulge yourself with 24-hour access to the club room and state-of-the-art fitness center.

The community also takes pride in putting residents and their families first — and that includes their pets. The furry residents are more than welcome in these pet-friendly apartments and can even play leash-free in their very own Bark Park.

Walnut Ridge is all about perks and the residents’ comfort. Apartments here boast nine-foot-tall ceilings, open floor plans and huge, double-pane windows, with select units enjoying large, walk-in closets and garden tubs to make the experience even more worthwhile. There are also detached garages and covered parking is available. And, don’t forget that the lounge areas, cold-water spa, sparkling pool and flowing waterfall are all at your disposal, as well, in addition to the gazebo with grills! Living at Walnut Ridge also comes with fully equipped kitchens, up-to-date, energy-efficient appliances, washer and dryer connections and central air conditioning.

They don’t call the city of Bastrop “the Heart of the Lost Pines” for nothing. If the charming location in this historic city near Austin isn’t enough, perhaps the picturesque greenery surrounding the community might do the trick: just a few minutes away are Bastrop State Park, Lost Pines Forest and Bastrop Lake.

Walnut Ridge Apartments


Walnut Ridge is the community for you if you’re looking for something quiet, but still want to be close to the action. Plus, the location in Bastrop is not only charming and historic, but it’s also highly convenient. A commuter’s dream come true, Walnut Ridge is just 30 minutes from downtown Austin and 20 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Located on Highway 95 and with easy access to highways 21 and 71, residents here are easily connected to everything that matters in the area. For starters, the likes of Chili’s Grill & Bar, Buc-ee’s Bastrop, Academy Sports + Outdoors and the Bastrop YMCA Pool offer plenty of shopping, dining and recreation options to go around.

The area also boasts entertainment options for all ages, and the Bastrop River Company and Hero Water Sports are some of the most popular local adventure hangouts. Or, if you’re looking for something more laid-back, catch a performance at the Jerry Fay Wilhelm Center for the Performing Arts and/or a movie at the Film Alley Bastrop. On the lookout for some nightlife? Walnut Ridge is also near several drinking establishments and local favorites, like the Bastrop Beer Company, Colorado River Winery and Copper Shot Distillery.

Walnut Ridge shows that it’s possible to enjoy small-town charm while also having all the cool city amenities at your feet. But, don’t take our word for it! Check out these amazing photos:

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Alexandra Ciuntu

Alexandra is a creative writer and researcher for RENTCafé. With a background in e-learning content writing and a passion for knowledge-sharing platforms, she has previously covered topics from prop-tech to renters insurance. She now enjoys researching and writing about the renting lifestyle, renter demographic shifts, and residential real estate market trends and news. You can connect with Alexandra via email.

Alexandra’s work includes collaborations with financial and business publications. Her articles have been featured in several national and international online publications, including the New York Times, Barrons, Inman, Marketwatch, Bisnow, Curbed, and Her educational background includes a B.A. in Japanese and English and an M.A. in Journalism and Cultural Studies.

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