If finding an affordable apartment with the perks you need that’s in a neighborhood you love feels like searching for a unicorn in the wild, don’t fret. Trulia is here to help, with a selection of six stylish one-bedroom apartments in Houston, TX, Chicago, IL, and more. After all, who says comfort and closet space have to come at a premium? Each of these options is well-stocked and ready for you to make your own.
Go big and go home: $710/month, Lakeside Place Apartments in Houston, TX
Lakeside Place Apartments in Houston, TX, manage to include tons of amenities — not to mention 800 square feet! — in a pretty sweet monthly rent price. For just $710 a month, you and your pet can enjoy that ample space, as well as a private patio or balcony, four on-site swimming pools, playgrounds, an in-unit washer and dryer, and green amenities like water-saving showerheads and high-efficiency air conditioning. Plus, a prime location across from Lakeside Country Club (and less than 20 minutes from downtown) provides convenient access to the big thoroughfares.
All the necessities in NoDa: $998/month, Highland Mill Lofts in Charlotte, NC
Calling all homebodies: Let us tempt you with ultrahigh ceilings, exposed beams, gorgeous finishes, insulated concrete floors, and ecofriendly appliances, all within a pet-friendly apartment. (You’ll never want to leave!) There’s also an on-site restaurant and brewery, dog park, grilling area, and community Wi-Fi in the atrium. But considering you’ll be right at the heart of Charlotte, NC‘s historic arts district, filled with lots of cultural fun from restaurants to live music, hitting the town might be hard to resist.
Germantown gem: $1,340/month, Rittenhouse Hill in Philadelphia, PA
If you’re longing to trade the concrete jungle for slightly greener pastures — but still live at the edge of Philadelphia’s bustling city life — Rittenhouse Hill is the place for you. Located in lovely and historic Germantown, these pet-friendly apartments combine environmentally sound features with high style (and extra-large soaking tubs). Hit the on-site gym for an energy boost, or soak up some vitamin D at the pool and the ample grassy areas for grilling and chilling.
So Cali: $1,455/month, Mission Pacific in San Diego, CA
Dive into the SoCal lifestyle with quintessential San Diego, CA, cool at Mission Pacific in the trendy Kensington/Talmadge district. The newly renovated apartments feature sleek finishes, custom lighting, and stainless steel appliances. Fun in the sun abounds in the outdoor lounge area with games and a gas barbecue, a pet park, and a pool and spa with sauna. You can also enjoy a weight-training and cardio center, and just a few minutes away from nightlife fun in the Gaslamp District.
Georgia chic: $1708/month, Fulton Supply Lofts in Atlanta, GA
The historic Fulton Supply Lofts have been completely restored to bring modern attitude to the vintage charm of this building, in the heart of the classic Castleberry Hill neighborhood. The Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Phillips Arena are a stone’s throw from the new units, which feature unique floor plans, exposed beams, original hardwood floors, and industrial-style finishes.
LEED-certified luxury on the Loop: $2,003/month, MILA Chicago in Chicago, IL
Whether you take in sweeping views of the city from your perch at the corner of Michigan and Lake or feel the breeze from the building’s outdoor terrace, you’ll be sure to enjoy the Windy City at MILA Chicago. The building’s numerous amenities emphasize luxury: There’s a sun deck with a barbecue area and urban garden, pool, spa, and a dog run on the roof. Inside, residents can gather at the game room with tech bar, 41st-floor study, and social lounge. And the Loop has some of the most fun Chicago destinations, like the Chicago Riverwalk and Millennium Park.