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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: $2,500.

2609 South Third Street, two bedrooms, one bathroom, 1,176 square feet, $2,500/month. A renovated 1947 house on a large, tree-covered lot in the South Lamar neighborhood with a living room that opens to private deck and a sweet backyard.

6502 Shadow Valley Drive # A, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,417 square feet, $2,495/month. This high-end duplex condo is located in the generally high-end and pretty Northwest Hills neighborhood. It’s on half an acre and has all-new, also high-end features and finishes, as well as a shared carport and laundry room.

Rosewood rental Photo of gray bungalow

4312 Marathon Boulevard, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,512 square feet, $2,450/month. A 1950 Rosedale bungalow with a sweet front porch, off-alley parking, a storage shed, and a private backyard.

1109 Euphoria Bend, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,626 square feet, $2,550/month. Located in East Austin’s Govalle neighborhood, this three-story townhome has a bottom-floor garage and a second-story balcony as well as a master bathroom with a big, walk-in shower.

1507 Northwood Road, three bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms, 1,358 square feet, $2,450/month. This quite quaint cottage in Old West Austin has the pictured vivid amenities, a detached one-car garage for storage, and washer and dryer included.


Which $2,500 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 18%
    (10 votes)
  • 18%
    Old West Austin
    (10 votes)
  • 38%
    South Lamar
    (21 votes)
  • 12%
    (7 votes)
  • 12%
    Northwest Hills
    (7 votes)
55 votes total Vote Now