Apartment Hunting? Here’s What An $1,100 Rental Budget Gets You Around Columbus

We talk a lot about the search for the perfect house.

But what if you aren’t looking for your perfect house? What if you’re on the hunt for the perfect apartment?

Luckily for you, this is a great time to be apartment shopping in Columbus. There are new builds going up all the time, and classic properties are getting amazing renovations.

We’ll be checking out how far a $1,100 budget will get you from downtown to the suburbs, with all of the amenities your little heart can dream of.

Worthington Gardens | One Bedroom

Worthington Gardens

Neighborhood/Community:
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 700+ square feet
Price: Starts at $899
What we love: Worthington Gardens may be the most peaceful apartment complex I’ve ever been to. It’s nestled in this beautiful ravine with a little creek bubbling through the property. Every apartment has a 100 square foot patio and beautiful sliding glass doors, letting in nature and giving you a great place to entertain outside!

Worthington Gardens
Worthington Gardens
Worthington Gardens

Lincoln Pointe | The Crossroad Apartment

Lincoln Pointe

Neighborhood/Community: Worthington/Crosswoods
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 710 square feet
Price: $1,099
What we love: If high ceilings, large rooms, walk-in closets, and updating kitchens sounds too good to be true, I’m here to tell you that it isn’t. You can get all of that plus a 24-hour fitness center, a 2nd-floor pool courtyard, a lounge, and more.

Lincoln Pointe
Lincoln Pointe
Lincoln Pointe

Austin Place | The Jefferson

Austin Place

Neighborhood/Community: Southwest Side
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 950 square feet
Price: $995
What we love: This apartment feels spacious and open. That probably has a little something to do with the 9-foot ceilings. We’re also pretty big fans of the amenities at this community, which include a 24-hour fitness center, a pool with a large sundeck and covered dining area, a movie screening room, billiards, and more.

Austin Place
Austin Place
Austin Place

The Normandy |

The Normandy

Neighborhood/Community: Discovery District
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 580 square feet
Price: Starting at $1,120
What we love: What are the three most important things in real estate? Say it with me fam: location, location, location. This apartment is located right in the heart of downtown Columbus, plus it has a killer rooftop patio.

The Normandy
The Normandy
The Normandy

The Charles at Bexley |

Neighborhood/Community:
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,100 square feet
Price: $1,099
What we love: Looking for a little extra room to spread out? This apartment comes in at a whopping 1,100 square feet, which is amazing. You can also choose which kind of kitchen design you’re most interested in: either espresso, white, or oak cabinets with complimenting granite counters and stainless steel appliances. #sponsored

Fox & Hounds |

Fox & Hounds

Neighborhood/Community: Olentangy Commons
Specs: 2 BRs, 1 Bath, 700 – 912 Sq Ft
Price: $1,008
What we love: Soft-close cabinets, quartz countertops and a modern, inviting paint job? What’s not to love about this place. Not only are the apartments super cute, but you can also play shuffleboard, do yoga in the yoga studio, hit up the swimming pool and hot tub or get a little work done in the cyber cafe.

Fox & Hounds
Fox & Hounds
Fox & Hounds

Station 324 | Sinclair Apartment

Station 324

Neighborhood/Community: Italian Village
Specs: 1 Bed, 1 Bath, 512 Sq Ft
Price: $1,050 – 1,095
What we love: Want to be the first person ever to live in your apartment? Head to Station 324. A historic industrial setting has been transformed into premium city living, with great views and incredible amenities like the 5,000 square foot clubhouse, the outdoor pool, and of course, a rooftop terrace. What can I say? I’m a sucker for a good rooftop.

Station 324
Station 324
Station 324