Even in Austin's hottest neighborhoods you can still find a few gems that won't break the bank. Here's a roundup of the coolest rentals currently available, courtesy of rental website Zumper, that can be yours for around $1,500 per month. If you see a place that strikes your fancy, act quick — these won't last long in Austin's scorching real estate market.
This one-bedroom East Austin bungalow on Rosewood Avenue near Pleasant Valley Road includes updated appliances, a covered patio, hardwood floors, and extra storage. The charmer also comes dressed in a muted burnt orange with a beautiful blue door that adds a pop of color — all yours for $1,450 per month.
Relish the easy access to Zilker Park and the greenbelt with this two-bedroom apartment off of MoPac Expressway near Bee Caves Road for $1,400 per month. In addition to the usual upsides of apartment living, you'll have fun Austin-y touches like an outdoor volleyball court, a dog park, and a private balcony to enjoy your wonderful location.
Old West Austin
You'll get a townhome feel at this beautiful apartment complex in a historic neighborhood at West Sixth Street and MoPac Expressway. The $1,510 monthly rent comes with all of the must-have amenities: granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, tons of lighting (both natural and artificial), and even more apartment perks.
Located at Blanco Street and West Sixth Street, this property is the most expensive in our roundup, but worth the splurge. The $1,600 per month remodeled condo is within walking distance to downtown.
Stake your claim in the '04 with this two-bedroom apartment on South First Street. The complex boasts modern touches while maintaining its wooded charm. You'll be right at the crossroads of South Austin and downtown for $1,446 per month.
Central East Austin
You know those cute apartments on the east side of I-35 on San Marcos Street? A one-bedroom unit with granite countertops and faux wood floors can be yours for $1,445 per month. You'll not only have easy downtown access, but amazing views of Austin as well.
East Cesar Chavez
This one-bedroom unit on Chicon Street and East Sixth Street is slightly over budget at $1,556 per month, but the fact that it's within walking distance to one of the hottest entertainment districts around makes it worth mentioning. The unit makes the most of its small square footage with a kitchen island and warm features that don't crowd the space.