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Austin rent comparison: What $2,700/month gets you

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,700.

While rental rates in Austin have been dropping slightly overall, there are still plenty of homes to be found in this week’s range. Some are luxury residences; some are in ridiculously convenient locations or offer amazing views, and some are simply the size needed for a large family or group of people who want to live together for whatever reason.

We start out up north, at with a large house is located in Far Northwest Austin in the Canyon Creek neighborhood, which puts it fairly close to tech businesses and the Domain community. The traditional two-story features colorfully painted rooms, high ceilings, a granite island in the kitchen, and a fenced back yard, deck, and grill.

10513 Brimfield Court, a five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom house that measures 3,190 square feet and rents for $2,650/month.

1333 South Shore District Drive, Apt. 2203, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 1,251 square feet, $2,739/month. Located in the hopping South Shore area of the East Riverside-Oltorf neighborhood, this apartment is in a fairly new, gated complex that advertises itself as a “lifestyle center” and is conveniently located to the lake and many entertainment options.

806 Stillwood Lane, three-bedroom, two-bathroom house with studio guest house, 1,208 square feet, $2,750/month. A renovated home in North Shoal Creek area, this space has wood and tile flooring, stainless steel appliances, new cabinets, quartz counter tops, and an also renovated, detached guest space with full bath.

603 Texas Avenue, three-bedroom, two-bathroom house,1,980 square feet, $2,700/month. This house in the central Hancock neighborhood comes furnished or unfurnished, depending on the renter’s preference. It has a screened-in porch, back yard, fireplace, hardwood floors, and a two-car garage.

4016 Berkman Drive, three-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse, 1,806 square feet, $2,750/month. This townhome in the Mueller neighborhood has high ceilings, a two-car garage, a spacious master suite with a balcony, and a deck and fenced back yard.