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Rent comparison: What $1,800/month gets you

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Homes for lease in Hyde Park, Montopolis, Wooten, Central East Austin, and Wooten

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.

AMLI Eastside, 1000 San Marcos Street, Apt. 436120, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 984 square feet, $1,800/month. The “B420” floor plan in this Central East Austin apartment offers nine-foot ceilings, wood and floors, walk-in closets, and in-unit laundry facilities. The complex, which has the requisite pool and parking, is basically across the street from Franklin Barbecue and a walk over I-35 from Downtown.

1501 Villanova Drive, three-bedroom, two-bathroom house, 1,482 square feet, $1,795/month. Built in 1959, this single-family home in the Wooten neighborhood has Also, two living rooms, a covered back patio and fenced back yard, and a washer/dryer included. Cats and small dogs allowed.

3901 Knollwood Drive B, two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment townhouse, 1,020 square feet, $1,800/month. The listing for this Northwest Hills home indicates that it’s a single-family home, although the “B” on the address signals otherwise. Likely a townhouse or detached condo, the two-story home was built in 1977 but has been remodeled and features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and frameless glass doors in the bathroom. There’s also a large, fenced back yard and a one-car garage.

1101 Grove Boulevard Apt. 606, two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom condo apartment, 1,208 square feet, $1,800/month. This two-story, townhouse-style is located in a new, gated Montopolis complex with a private pool, a fitness center, and a dog park. Water, trash, and Google Fiber are included in the rent.

4300 Harmon Avenue, two-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex, 943 square feet, $1,800/month. This one-story Hyde Park duplex unit was built in 1949 and features ample counter space in the kitchen, wood floors, and a large, tiled shower with a tub. It has a single-car, attached garage and a yard with a sprinkler system.


Which $1,800 Austin rental would you choose?

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  • 24%
    (8 votes)
  • 3%
    Northwest Hills
    (1 vote)
  • 33%
    Hyde Park
    (11 votes)
  • 27%
    (9 votes)
  • 12%
    Central East Austin
    (4 votes)
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