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    Furnished Studio - University Parkway
    7910 N. Point Blvd., Winston-Salem
    • 1 Bedroom
      $693
    (336) 802-1685
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    3510 Glen Lyons
    3510 Glen Lyons, Winston-Salem
    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,000
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    922 Carolina Avenue
    922 Carolina Avenue, Winston-Salem
    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,800
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    Chamberlain Place Apartments
    6220 Chamberlain Place, Winston-Salem
    • 1 Bedroom
      $775
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $925
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,150
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    TwinCity Townhomes
    1500 Zuider Zee Drive, Konnoak
    • 1 Bedroom
      $495
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $585
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $720
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    TwinCity Apartments
    1805 Franciscan Drive, Winston-Salem
    • 1 Bedroom
      $499
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $599
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $739
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    The Lofts at Little Creek
    1315 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem
    • 1 Bedroom
      $915
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,125
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    Villas at Peacehaven
    5395 Villas Drive, Winston-Salem
    • 1 Bedroom
      $950
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,095
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,285
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    Wallburg Landing
    4825 Wallburg Landing Street, Winston-Salem
    • 1 Bedroom
      $690
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $790
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,020
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    Sedgefield Apartments
    4755 Country Club Rd, South Fork
    • 1 Bedroom
      $3,999
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    (701) 786-1965
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    Regency Apartments
    3401 Old Vineyard Rd, Winston-Salem
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $715
    (336) 765-6101
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    Pines at Bethabara
    511 Bethabara Hills Dr, Windsor Estates
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $750
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    3283 Ridge Hollow Dr
    3283 Ridge Hollow Dr, Winston-Salem
    • 4 Bedrooms
      $1,300
    (855) 973-6863
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    The Pointe at Robinhood Village
    1689 Mallory Circle, #302, Winston-Salem
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $880
    (484) 639-3579
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    Lincoln Manor
    1639 Lincoln Avenue, Old Cherry
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $525
    (336) 748-3199
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    Hunt Club
    103 Echo Glen Dr, Windsor Estates
    • 1 Bedroom
      $509
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $609
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    Towergate Apartments
    2501-5 Towergate Court, Winston-Salem
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $495
    (336) 922-4041
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    Ashton Oaks
    2030 Northcliffe Drive, Winston-Salem
    • Studio
      $420
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    • 1 Bedroom
      $460
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $580
    (336) 759-0823
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    Oak Manor Townhomes
    4301 Grove Ave, Ogburn Station
    • 4 Bedrooms
      $575
    (704) 287-1705
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    S Stratford Road & Hanes Mall Blvd
    Stratford & Hanes Mall, Winston-Salem
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All the Basic Know-How

Pricing and Quality Some housing types here are more prominent than others. Detached single-family houses are very common, with apartment complexes and larger apartment or condominium buildings plentiful, as well. Smaller apartment buildings and town homes are also present, though not as abundant. In most areas of the city, apartments rarely go over $700 - $900 a month for a 2 or 3 bedroom, and can be as little as $300 - $400 a month depending on where you’re renting. Houses of the same caliber are slightly more expensive, going from $500 to the mid-1000s, again depending on location. As far as quality goes, what you’ll find depends on where you’re looking and whom you’re renting from:

  • Appliances and Amenities: Complexes or larger, newer apartment buildings often have a pool, patio, or other recreational facilities, and will usually have a parking lot or covered parking area. Some apartments come with a washer and/or dryer already installed, but many of them simply have hook-ups for you to provide your own. Similarly, most places will provide kitchen appliances such as a stove and refrigerator, but anything beyond that isn’t always standard.

  • Utilities: Air conditioning is a given in any apartment for the hot summer months. Central and window A/C units are plentiful, and heating comes in a variety of types, including electric, central, or oil-pump. It isn’t common to have many utilities included, except for water or trash, especially in smaller buildings.

  • Pets: Some places will allow pets (and yet many don’t). A deposit of up to $200 is often required, but watch out for breed or weight restrictions. If you have a lovable furry member of the family, always ask about the building’s pet policy to make sure they’ll be able to come with you.

Jump In!

Websites (Like the one you’re already on) and apartment listings both on and offline are your best bet for finding your place. Luckily, it’s not uncommon to find rent specials and low security deposit deals in Winston-Salem, especially in larger complexes and communities or buildings that are owned by larger management companies.

A Taste of the Terrain

Winston-Salem has a population of over 200,000, brimming with families, married young professionals, and college students attending the city’s many universities. The neighborhoods range from high-class historic neighborhoods to quaint, tree-lined streets, to more urban rental territory. On the whole, the west side is statistically more desireable and thus, more expensive. Here’s a taste of some of the many communities around the city:

Downtown/ Arts District:

The center of the city, rather unsurprisingly, sports mostly renters. Condos and apartment complexes of all kinds stack upwards in the hip, urban downtown area. The arts district along Trade Street, full of galleries, studios, and shops for every craft, is dotted with colorful murals.

West End: One of the most expensive areas, West End was once home to the wealthy tobacco and textile families, including R.J. Reynolds, himself! Its range of historic houses date back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with many apartments in the area, as well. Motorized trolleys take folks to West End’s abundant shopping and dining in this section of Winston-Salem.

Ardmore: This is the largest historic district in the city. It’s a neighborhood of old cottages and bungalows, with some smaller apartment complexes. Ardmore is bordered by two of the city’s regional medical centers, which employ a large portion of the population. If you move here and don’t have a job in the medical sector, don’t worry about it too much, the only possible issue would be not getting a medical joke, should one come up.

Old Salem: The site of Salem’s original settlement, with 70% original-construction houses and buildings dating back to the 1750s. This area has mostly single-family homes with some apartments, and contains many museums and historic cultural or tourist attractions. If you ever find yourself complaining about said tourists, we’ll try to refrain from dropping a “We told you so” bomb.

Buena Vista: Wealthy and suburban, this neighborhood sports beautiful streets lined in oak trees, and we all know how cool those look. The area deals mostly with houses and smaller apartment buildings, so if you’re a family looking to relocate, kids and all, this is probably your best bet, assuming it fits your price range. The dwellings here aren’t as old as many other parts of the city, but are more on the expensive side.

Peace Haven: A quiet area (with a name like “Peace Haven,” who would’ve guessed?) with an equal number of homes and apartments. Here, you’ll get some easy access to downtown and the nearby shopping districts, including Hanes Mall, one of the largest in North Carolina.

Getting Around

As a whole, Winston-Salem is a very suburban city. Most inhabitants travel by car on a daily basis, though the Winston-Salem Transit Authority does run 27 weekly bus routes that operate from early morning hours to midnight Monday through Saturday and serve hundreds of patrons a day.

Winston-Salem is a charming little city of many talents and trades. So whether you’re moving there to settle down in a quiet area with your family, jump on the industrial train, or just sit on the porch in your rocking chair and soak up the North Carolina charm, you’re bound to find your new digs in no time.

-By Kera Zacuto

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