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Rent comparison: what $1,450 gets you

Apartments, duplexes, and houses, north, south, and central

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: $1,450.

Home for rent in Far South Austin

3515 Elijah Street, two-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 864 square feet, $1,450/month. This little pink house in Far South Austin is located south of William Cannon Boulevard near Brodie Lane and has a big backyard with a screened-in porch, hardwood and hard tile floors, and washer and dryer.

4611 Rosedale Avenue #A, two-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex apartment, 800 square feet, $1,450/month. A remodeled unit in a 1941, stone-and-brick Rosedale duplex, this apartment features porcelain tile in the kitchen and bathroom, granite slab in the kitchen, Kohler cast iron tub in the shower, stainless steel Whirlpool appliance in the kitchen.

San Marin apartments, 3625 Duval Road Apt. 21-2118, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 1,190 square feet, $1,450/month. Located in a wooded area of Northwest Austin near just outside of Mesa Park, this apartment is in a large, pet-friendly complex with amenties including pool, gym, spa, and barbecue area.

1428 Webberville Road, three-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 800 square feet, $1,450/month plus $150/month for utilities. While this freestanding home in the MLK-183 neighborhood is no larger than some of the apartments here, it has more bedrooms, as well as Saltillo tile and hardwood floors, an updated bathroom and kitchen, and a number of other new features. It also has a fenced backyard and allows pets.

703 Harris Avenue #A, two-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex apartment, 800 square feet, $1,450/month. A no-frills unit in a Central Austin duplex, this place looks well-kept and updated. It’s close to campus and to neighborhood amenities.


Which $1,450 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 30%
    (8 votes)
  • 30%
    Northwest Austin
    (8 votes)
  • 3%
    (1 vote)
  • 7%
    Far South
    (2 votes)
  • 26%
    Central Austin
    (7 votes)
26 votes total Vote Now