A pool is more than just an amenity. For many people looking for a rental during the summer, it’s a lifestyle. From early-morning swims to evening dips (and some midday sunbathing in between), poolside is the place to be when the weather is warm. These rentals for under $2,000 with a pool turn every day into an affordable vacation.
High-rise apartment in a hot spot
Midtown Atlanta is a prime spot for enjoying the arts, nightlife, and even outdoors in the city’s popular Piedmont Park. It’s also a key area for jobs, with corporate headquarters and professional firms filling its skyscrapers, and an education and technology hub thanks to Georgia Tech. Midtown Atlanta continues to evolve, with grocery stores such as Whole Foods Market, food halls, and bars, and you can experience it all from this one-bedroom, one-bath apartment in Nine15 Midtown. The community pool is just one of the outdoor treats. You’ll also get to enjoy a brick pizza oven and a half-acre private park.
One-bedroom rental near sand and shopping
Beach bound? You could be every day if you rent this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in sunny Naples. It’s a furnished unit with a remodeled bathroom in Bonaire Club, a complex with a pool located just a couple of blocks from the city’s beloved beaches. But the beach isn’t the only appeal: The complex is in the city’s Old Naples area, home to boutiques, bistros, and art galleries. There’s guest parking, which will be handy if you have friends looking for fun on the water. After all, you’ll be saving money—the rent is below Naples’ median monthly rent of $2,500.
Sleek apartment in a walkable neighborhood
Pearl Street Mall is a local favorite in Boulder, Colorado. It’s an outdoor destination with blocks of shops, restaurants, and bars, plus a regular lineup of concerts and festivals. This one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental in the University Hill neighborhood is walkable to Pearl Street and near the University of Colorado campus. Plus, it includes a great community pool, balcony, and community picnic area. Bonus: You’ll have a little extra money in your pocket to enjoy central Boulder because the apartment is less than the city’s monthly median rent. You’ll also have bike storage, so you can easily explore Boulder’s many parks and trails at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Charlotte, North Carolina
Pet-friendly studio in the heart of the city
Convenience and a sense of community are yours with a Wesley Village studio in Charlotte’s Wesley Heights neighborhood the city center. When you’re not in the pool, you can walk to work, restaurants, and museums, such as the Levine Museum of the New South and Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Or you can enjoy a minor league game at BB&T Ballpark with city views or see a show at the nearby Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. The Charlotte rental comes with amenities such as a community pool and clubhouse with a game lounge and fitness center, plus perks like personal training services for swimsuit season.
The Nashville’s Hillsboro West End neighborhood is a bustling place, with bars, boutiques, and baristas. It’s also near both Vanderbilt University and Belmont University, which contributes to the energetic vibe. A one-bedroom apartment with hardwood floors in Hayes House gives you a spot to soak up all Nashville has to offer, and with rent below the city’s monthly median. When you’re not appreciating the scene in Music City or popular Hillsboro West End spots like Pancake Pantry and the Belcourt Theatre, you can enjoy the pool and fitness center in the complex.
One bedroom in an urban setting
In the area known as Encanto Village, you’ll find plenty of businesses, places to eat and hang out, and of course, residential choices including a one-bedroom apartment in Alta Midtown Phoenix. You’ll be close to Central Avenue, the heart of Encanto Village, which is home to landmarks like Steele Indian School Park and soon-to-be repurposed Park Central, which was Phoenix‘s first mall. Encanto Village’s modern flavor pairs well some of the complex’s amenities, like a pool with cabanas, spin and yoga rooms in the fitness center, bocce ball, a beer garden, and a bike shop.