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Rent comparison: what $925/month gets you in Austin right now

A grab bag of apartments in St. Edward’s, Pleasant Valley, Steiner Ranch, Windsor Park, and East Riverside

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: $925.

The Element, 1500 Royal Crest Drive, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 657 square feet, $925/month. An East Riverside apartment in a newish complex, this place has a washer and dryer, faux wood flooring, kitchens with granite countertops, black appliances, and oversized sinks with filtered water. The resort-style complex has pools, cabanas, a fitness center, and a pet park.

3451 Willowrun Drive, Apt. A, one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo apartment, 2,352 square feet, $925/month. If the listing is correct, this two-story apartment near St. Edward’s University is quite large, as these things go. It also looks like it has a 70s floating fireplace a fenced backyard. Small dogs allowed.

Ballpark West 1600 Wickersham Lane, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 510 square feet, $925/month. This Pleasant Valley unit is in a fairly large complex heavily marketed to students and has numerous community facilities as well as cable and wifi.

Bell Steiner Ranch, 4800 Steiner Ranch Boulevard Apt. 12305, studio apartment, 670 square feet, $925/month. Located in a large luxury complex in the Steiner Ranch planned community, this place is large for a studio and offers high-end fixtures and appliances as well as the expected community amenities.

1313 East 52nd Street, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, square footage unknown, $925/month, plus $40 for gas, water, and hot water. A first-floor unit 1/1 first floor unit in small, gated Windsor Park, this apartment features stainless appliances, granite countertops, and a walk-inn closet. The complex has gated parking and a common laundry room.


Which $925 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 4%
    Pleasant Valley
    (2 votes)
  • 34%
    Steiner Ranch
    (15 votes)
  • 9%
    Windsor Park
    (4 votes)
  • 37%
    East Riverside
    (16 votes)
  • 13%
    St. Edward’s
    (6 votes)
43 votes total Vote Now