According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Zilker are hovering around $1,799, compared to a $1,165 one-bedroom median for Austin as a whole.
So how does the low-end pricing on a Zilker rental look these days—and what might you get for your money?
We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments to find out what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is friendly for those on foot, is quite bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.
Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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2121 Dickson Drive
This studio , situated at 2121 Dickson Drive, is listed for $850/month for its 400 square feet of space.
In the unit, you're promised air conditioning, a balcony and a fireplace. On-site laundry, storage space and a swimming pool are offered as a building amenities. Pet lovers are in luck: cats and dogs are welcome.
(See the complete listing here.)
2406 Bluebonnet Lane
Then there's this 450-square-foot at 2406 Bluebonnet Lane, listed at $1,005/month.
In the unit, expect a balcony and in-unit laundry. The building boasts outdoor space. Pet lovers are in luck: cats and dogs are permitted. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.
(See the listing here.)
Kinney Avenue and Collier Street
Check out this 600-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at Kinney Avenue and Collier Street, listed at $1,035/month.
In the unit, expect hardwood flooring. When it comes to building amenities, expect on-site laundry and outdoor space. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.
(Here's the listing.)
1200 Treadwell St.
At 1200 Treadwell St., you'll find this 450-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom going for $1,150/month.
The building features a swimming pool, on-site laundry and storage space. In the unit, look for stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a walk-in closet. Both cats and dogs are allowed.
(Check out the complete listing here.)
South Lamar Boulevard and Barton Springs Road
To round things out, there's this 600-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at South Lamar Boulevard and Barton Springs Road. It's being listed for $1,299/month.
In the unit, you'll get tile flooring and a ceiling fan.
(Here's the full listing.)