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Rent comparison: What $1,400/month gets you

What’s on offer in five Austin neighborhoods

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy 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: $1,400/month.

Belara, 1500 Crossing Place, Apt. 213, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 796 square feet, $1,400/month. This unit is in a Pleasant Valley complex built in 2000 and offers community amenities including a big pool, a volleyball court, and dedicated Car2Go parking. The apartment features granite kitchen counters, faux wood plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, and high-end fixtures.

313 Blackson Avenue, two-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 786 square feet, $1,395/month. A single family home in the St. Johns neighborhood on the west side of I-35, this house has laminate wood and hard tile floors, a patio, and dedicated off-street parking.

714 East Oltorf Street Apt. 102, one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo apartment, 923 square feet, $1,400/month. Designed by the owner-architect, this apartment in South Austin’s St. Edwards neighborhood features new appliances, granite countertops, slate floors, and custom bookshelves, The unit is in a small, gated community on a creek and includes a covered parking spot.

Lotus Village, 3000 Ferguson Drive Apt. 08404, two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 1,000 square feet, $1,400/month. Located in the North Lamar neighborhood near Braker Lane and the Domain, this apartment has an open floor plan, 9-foot ceilings, wood plank floors, black-on-black GE appliances, and a full-sized washer and dryer. Lotus Village has a resort-style pool, picnic areas, barbecue areas, and a pet park.

6011 South First Street, three-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 1,168 square feet, $1,400/month. Located in the Far South neighborhood of Sweetbriar Village, this single-family home has two living areas, washer/dryer connections, a large yard, and two off-street parking spaces.


Which $1,400 Austin rental would you choose/

This poll is closed

  • 37%
    Pleasant Valley
    (21 votes)
  • 16%
    Sweetbriar Village
    (9 votes)
  • 26%
    St. Johns
    (15 votes)
  • 12%
    North Lamar
    (7 votes)
  • 7%
    St. Edwards
    (4 votes)
56 votes total Vote Now