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: $1,650.
↑ 2401 East Sixth Street # 5, one-bathroom studio apartment, 785 square feet, $1,595/month. If it’s minimalism you crave, this unit in the Pedernales Lofts, located in the Holly neighborhood, might be for you. It’s a second-floor unit with north- and west-facing windows, 12-foot ceilings, concrete floors, stainless steel appliance,s and a gas range. HOA pays for water, gas, and internet.
↑ 5813 Wellington Drive B, two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex, 1,617 square feet, $1,650/month. A newly renovated, roomy Windsor Park rental with stainless appliances, granite counters, and new paint.
↑ 2302 East Side Drive Apt. 11, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 964 square feet, $1,595/month. This charming unit in a brick 1970s apartment complex in Travis Heights has all the basics—plus what could be a stripper pole (or just an awkwardly placed ceiling support)—in a complex with pool and lots of greenery all around.
↑ 8604 Mesa Drive A, three-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex, 3,182 square feet, $1,650/month. A quite large Northwest Hills duplex, this two-story unit has vaulted ceilings, an open floor plan, a wood-burning fireplace, and a private fenced yard and patio. Lawn maintenance is included in the rent.
↑ 4703 Rosedale Avenue, two-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex, 900 square feet, $1,595/month. Another recently remodeled duplex, this one in Rosedale, has granite counters, stainless appliances, hardwoods and hard tile throughout, a brick fireplace, fenced yard, and a one-car carport.
Which $1,600/month Austin rental would you choose?
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