According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in West Seattle are hovering around $1,554, compared to a $1,642 one-bedroom median for Seattle as a whole.
So how does the low-end pricing on a West Seattle rental look these days—and what might you get for the price?
We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is friendly for those on foot, is convenient for biking and has some transit options.
Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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3046 S.W. Avalon Way, #D
Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 3046 S.W. Avalon Way, #D, which, at 547 square feet, is going for $1,350/month.
The building offers assigned parking and secured entry. In the apartment, expect in-unit laundry. Pet lovers, you're in luck: both cats and dogs are permitted. Expect an application fee of $45 and a security deposit of $1,350.
(See the full listing here.)
3035 64th Ave. SW
Then there's this 495-square-foot with one bedroom and one bathroom at 3035 64th Ave. SW, listed at $1,395/month.
In the unit, expect garden access, a stainless steel refrigerator and ample closet space. Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry and storage. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: this spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.
(See the listing here.)
5200 Fauntleroy Way SW
Also listed at $1,395/month, this 615-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom is located at 5200 Fauntleroy Way SW.
When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking, on-site laundry and on-site management. In the unit, you're promised hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.
(Here's the listing.)
4857 Fauntleroy Way SW
This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 4857 Fauntleroy Way SW, is listed for $1,399/month.
In the apartment, you're promised in-unit laundry, quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Building amenities include a fitness center. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats and dogs are welcome on this property. There's no leasing fee required for this rental, but there is a $1,000 security deposit.
(See the listing here.)