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Austin rent comparison: what $1,600 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: $1,600.

Monarch by Windsor, 801 West Fifth Street, a one-bed room, one-bathroom apartment, 888 square feet, $1,575/month. Perhaps the archetypal Downtown residential bulding, the 29-story Monarch is, of course, convenient to all the urban action, night and day.

1503 West Ninth Street #106, one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo apartment, 600 square feet, $1,600/month. This end unit is located in a small Clarksville complex. It’s been remodeled and includes a washer/dryer.

1207 Leona Street, two-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 832 square feet, $1,595. This home in Central East Austin was built in 1948 and has hardwood floors throughout and lots of windows and a large fenced yard with huge pecan trees for shade. A washer and dryer are included and are in a detached metal shed that also has room for some storage. Pets allowed.

925 Rowlands Sayle Road, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom house, 1,346 square feet, $1,575 /month. Located in the Bluff Springs area of Far South Austin, this two-story home is close to Southpark Meadows shopping and entertainment. It has a large backyard and a detached two-car garage.

The Rosedale, 2211 West North Loop Boulevard, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 1,262 square feet, $1,599/month. This apartment is, in fact, located in north central Austin’s Rosedale neighborhood and is convenient to the shopping and dining on bustling Burnet Road. Pets are allowed.


Which $1,600 rental would you choose?

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  • 65%
    (32 votes)
  • 4%
    Bluff Springs
    (2 votes)
  • 8%
    Central East
    (4 votes)
  • 14%
    (7 votes)
  • 8%
    (4 votes)
49 votes total Vote Now