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Austin rent comparison: What $1,100/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: $1,100.

3204 Manchaca Road, Apt. 303, one-bedroom, one-bathroom townhouse, 420 square feet, $1,100/month. This South Lamar neighborhood townhouse is available furnished for $1,100/month unfurnished and $1,300/month furnished, which is kind of unusual. It has bamboo flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, updated lighting, travertine tile in the kitchen and bathroom, and stackable washer/dryer connections.

2904 Pearl Street Apt. C, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 575 square feet, $1,100 /month. Located in the Heritage neighborhood just northwest of the UT campus, this unit is one in a fourplex unit has a vaulted ceiling in the living room and a front patio. There’s also parking and a coin-operated laundry facility onsite.

Juniper Springs Concierge Community, 3500 Greystone Drive, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 765 square feet, $1,115/month. Pretty sure the name of this Northwest Hills complex means renters have access to concierge services, not that it’s only for people with in that profession (heh). In addition to that perk, tenants get plentiful parking, recycling stations, and a nine-hole putting green.

Zilker Place, Apt. 213, 2017 Bluebonnet Lane, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 500 square feet, $1,125 /mo. A unit in a small complex surrounded by green space in South Austin’s Zilker neighborhood, this apartment has large windows, wood floors, lots of closet space, and a combination washer/dryer in the unit.

8305 Garcreek Circle, Apt. B, three-bedroom, two-bathroom condo, 4,066 square feet, $1,050/month. Renting in the North Point neighborhood near Decker Lake affords the opportunity for a rather dramatically larger space for a little less rent. This first-floor unit opens to a shared fenced backyard and has hard tile floors throughout.


Which $1,100 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 49%
    (43 votes)
  • 10%
    (9 votes)
  • 19%
    Northwest Hills
    (17 votes)
  • 11%
    South Lamar
    (10 votes)
  • 9%
    North Point
    (8 votes)
87 votes total Vote Now