House Hunting? Here’s What A $1,300 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 forever home, but more the perfect home for right now? The Columbus housing market is insane right now, with tons of incredible options for renters.

We’ll be checking out how far a $1,300 budget will get you from downtown to the suburbs. A modern luxury apartment? Yep. An adorable single-family home? Got that too. Seriously, let’s just get into it because these places are amazing and your new home may just be waiting for you.

River & Rich | Harmon Apartment

via River & Rich

Neighborhood/Community: Franklinton
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 673 square feet
Price: $1,209 to $1,309/month
What we love: The apartments at River & Rich have all of the high-end finishes you want, plus open floor plans and big windows! But none of that awesomeness compares to the location and amenities. Franklinton is a great place to live, with a vibrant community and close proximity to downtown Columbus. Plus the clubhouse, pool, and gym aren’t too shabby!

via River & Rich
via River & Rich
via River & Rich

313 S 4th St. | Luxury Loft Apartment

via The New USCC

Neighborhood/Community: Downtown Columbus
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 700 square feet
Price: $1,199/month
What we love: Holy Exposed Brick, Batman! This apartment gets a 10/10 when it comes to charm! The New USCC, which used to be The United States Carriage Company building, is an industrial, elegant space. Each unit has hardwood floors, exposed bricks and beams, and high-end finishes.

via The New USCC
via The New USCC
via The New USCC

1115 S 22nd St. | Charming Double

via Michaud Properties

Neighborhood/Community: Southern Orchards
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,200 square feet
Price: $1,150/month
What we love: This recently renovated double is beautiful. The home not only has close proximity to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Parsons North Brewing, and restaurants like The Crest and Comune, it also has a bit of space. But the thing we love best is the incredible kitchen. From subway tile to stainless steel appliances, you’ll be in heaven.

via Michaud Properties
via Michaud Properties
via Michaud Properties

2964 Mount Holyoke Rd. | Retro Ranch

via The Trinity Group at HER Realtors

Neighborhood/Community: Upper Arlington
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,200 square feet
Price: $1,225/month
What we love: This adorable ranch is located in the heart of Upper Arlington, within easy walking distance of shopping, dining, the library, the Tremont Pool, and more. The house definitely has a retro vibe, but trust me, the location is what it’s about with this beauty!

via The Trinity Group at HER Realtors
via The Trinity Group at HER Realtors
via The Trinity Group at HER Realtors

4918 Fuller Dr. | Hand-Restored Flat

via 4918 Fuller Dr.

Neighborhood/Community: Clintonville
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,000 square feet
Price: $1,245/month
What we love: Everyone loves a good come back story, and this Clintonville cutie is just that. It underwent an extensive renovation and came out looking like a shiny new penny! The kitchen has been upgraded with Italian porcelain tiles and stainless steel appliances. And the rest of the house is a blank slate, waiting for the right renter.

via 4918 Fuller Dr.
via 4918 Fuller Dr.
via 4918 Fuller Dr.

The Charles at Bexley | Spacious Townhome

Neighborhood/Community: Glenbrook
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,450 square feet
Price: Starting at $1,299/month
What we love: So. Much. Space. The Charles at Bexley is a great little community, just a quick drive from downtown Columbus with amazing amenities like tennis, basketball, pickleball courts, a fitness center, swimming pools, and best of all? A dog park. If you’re looking for room to stretch your legs a bit, you’ve found it! #sponsored

Ready to live exceptionally? You can get all the details you need about setting up your move-in date at The Charles right here. 🏡🐶