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Rent comparison: What $1,800/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: $1,800.

House for rent in North Austin Via Realtor

2123 Elysian Fields, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,184 square feet, $1,800/month. Located in the Far North Austin neighborhood of Lamplight Village (near the Domain, the tech business corridor, and other work and shopping locations), this remodeled 1979 house has hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances and can be rented furnished or unfurnished. Rent includes landscape service. No pets.

1430 Redbud Cove #12, West Lake Hills, two bedrooms, three bathrooms, 1,600 square feet, $1,800/month. This space in a community of 15 townhomes spread across five forest acres in West Lake Hills allows pets and has a laundry in unit.

605 Kingfisher Creek Drive, three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, 1,860 square feet, $1,860/month. A two-story, single-family home on a large lot in the Texas Oaks South neighborhood of Far South Austin, this home backs to 300-acre Mary Moore-Searight Park, has solar panels, and allows pets.

Apartment for rent in Austin Via Zillow

Skyhouse Austin, 51 Rainey Street Apt 1607, one-bathroom studio, 585 square feet, $1,815/month. This Rainey Street apartment is in a high-rise overlooking the lake and the popular entertainment area. It has a rooftop amenity deck with pool as well as other expected luxury amenities. Pets are allowed.

3214 Larry Lane, two bedrooms, one bathroom, 800 square feet, 1,800/month. This petite Cherrywood house has a nice, shaded backyard and allows pets.


Which $1,800 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 17%
    Lamplight Village
    (7 votes)
  • 25%
    (10 votes)
  • 35%
    Rainey Street
    (14 votes)
  • 7%
    Texas Oaks South
    (3 votes)
  • 15%
    West Lake Hills
    (6 votes)
40 votes total Vote Now