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Shady Lane Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
422 Shady Ln, El Cajon, CA 92021
El Cajon
1 Bedroom
$1,943
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Shady Lane Apartments delivers easy access to main locations. We are blocks away from Sprouts, Walmart Garden Center, Grocery Outlet, Walgreens, Valley Foods, Food Land, and Big Lots. Not to mention all of the restaurants and specialty stores right around the corner. School drops and pickups; as we are right next door to El Cajon Schools. Need to run some errands? No problem, unwind from the daily grind with a visit to El Cajon's beautiful Wells Park; which is right across the street. Come on by and see for yourself why Shady Lane is the place for you!
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Casas Nuevas Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
1 Unit Available
233 N Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
El Cajon
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,000
687 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Casas Nuevas offers one and two apartments ranging in size from 687 to 1000 sq. ft. Amenities include cable ready, carpet floors, ceiling fan, assigned parking, access to freeway, and more.
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The Woods Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
2 Units Available
480 Jamacha Road, El Cajon, CA 92019
El Cajon
2 Bedrooms
$2,608
913 sqft
Welcome to The Woods Apartment in El Cajon, California! You'll find our pet-friendly community perfectly situated about 17 miles east of vibrant Downtown San Diego, You’ll have easy access to public bus routes, Interstate 8, Highways 125 and 52, and outdoor adventure is always right around the corner at Mission Trails Regional Park and Harry Griffen Park! From our convenient location to shopping, local events in both Downtown El Cajon and San Diego, you'll find The Woods Apartments an ideal place to call home. Our leasing staff is ready to help you find your new place. Schedule a tour and come by and see today!
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Sunset Gardens Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
2 Units Available
848 N Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
El Cajon
1 Bedroom
$2,099
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Welcome to Sunset Gardens located in the heart of El Cajon. We're conveniently located near schools, local parks & freeways. We are also close to popular shopping centers & restaurants. Our lushly landscaped grounds provide a beautiful backdrop as you walk from our large 7 foot pool or laundry area to your updated apartment. Both our 1 and 2 bedroom apartments homes feature a dishwasher, refrigerator, range hood, stove/oven and outdoor space. Whether you chose our comfortable 1 bedroom with a patio/balcony or you chose our 2 bedroom 1.5 bath two story oversized townhome with patio, you will feel at home. Additionally each apartment comes with one dedicated parking spot and an opportunity to rent 1 covered carport when available. We welcome cats and dogs up to 25 lbs for just a small nominal rental amount. Come by, call or e-mail us for a private tour today.
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Park Pointe Photo Gallery 1
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26 Units Available
2450 Hilton Head Pl, El Cajon, CA 92019
Rancho San Diego
1 Bedroom
$2,479
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,751
900 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,742
1095 sqft
Furnished apartments with stainless steel name-brand appliances in a complex offering a pool, hot tub and gym equipped with both resistance and cardio equipment. Just off Route 54.
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Talavera Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
1 Unit Available
575 Graves Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020
El Cajon
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
950 sqft
Featuring one-level apartment homes and split-level townhomes, these apartments include walk-in closets, washers and dryers, and plenty of storage space. Just blocks from downtown El Cajon and close to freeways and shopping.
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1496 Oakdale Ave. Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1496 Oakdale Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021
El Cajon
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
850 sqft
* 2 bed / 1 bath upstairs apartment in small complex * Just renovated with gorgeous upgrades * New luxury plank laminate flooring throughout * New energy-efficient dual pane windows * Window coverings throughout * Recessed lighting and ceiling fans throughout * Large layout with dining area * All newer Stainless Steel Appliances included: - Full size Fridge / Freezer with water and ice dispenser - Dishwasher - Microwave - Electric Stove / Oven * Brand new cabinetys * New marble-looking quartz counter tops * Bonus storage in hallway * In unit Washer and Dryer * Large bedrooms with huge closets * Large walk in closet in master * Sliding mirrored closet doors * On site parking * Trash Included * Resident pays all other utilities * Water contribution fee $75 up to dual occupancy * 11 month lease Central location is walking distance to local eateries and culture! Easy freeway access close to Military Bases, Restaurants, Public Transportation, Schools, and More. Renters Insurance Required for all residents. One small Pet under 25 lbs. with Petscreen application, owner Approval, and additional deposit. Pet Rent $65 mo. No Aggressive Breed Dogs-Please Read Tenant Rental Criteria on website before applying. PETSCREENING IS A REQUIRED PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL APPLICANTS: https://sdrentpros.petscreening.com/ Professionally Managed by SDRentpros- McDade Realty Group-Ca. Dre#01247165 To request a showing or see other properties we have available visit this link: https://app.tenantturner.com/listings/mcdaderealtygroup For questions or more information, please email us at sdrentprosleasing@gmail.com or give us a call at (619) 330-0114 Amenities: Recently Renovated, Recessed Lighting, Ceiling Fans, Upstairs Unit, Laundry In unit, Large Closets, All Appliances Included, Walk In Closet, Assigned Parking
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1024 Leslie Rd Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1024 Leslie Road, El Cajon, CA 92020
El Cajon
2 Bedrooms
$2,495
1020 sqft
* 2 bed/ 2 bath downstairs apartment * Small, quiet complex * Luxury plank flooring throughout * Newly Refreshed Paint throughout * Window a/c unit included * Furnace heat * Full size washer and dryer provided * Sliding glass door to large fenced yard * Large and Private fenced backyard * Cement patio in backyard * All appliances included - Electric stove / oven - Fridge/ freezer - Sink with pull out faucet * Gorgeous wood-looking cabinets * 2 Full bathrooms with tub/shower * Vanity style sinks * Large bedrooms with lots of light * Large closets * Ceiling fans throughout * Window coverings throughout * Two car Tandem off-street parking * 11 month lease * Resident pays all utilities except trash * Water contribution fee based on occupancy Central location is walking distance to local eateries and culture! Easy freeway access close to Military Bases, Restaurants, Public Transportation, Schools, and More. Renters Insurance Required for all residents. One small Pet under 25 lbs. with Petscreen application, owner Approval, and additional deposit. Pet Rent $65 mo. No Aggressive Breed Dogs-Please Read Tenant Rental Criteria on website before applying. PETSCREENING IS A REQUIRED PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR ALL APPLICANTS: https://sdrentpros.petscreening.com/ Professionally Managed by SDRentpros- McDade Realty Group-Ca. Dre#01247165 To request a showing or see other properties we have available visit this link: https://app.tenantturner.com/listings/mcdaderealtygroup For questions or more information, please email us at sdrentprosleasing@gmail.com or give us a call at (619) 330-0114 Amenities: Fully Fenced Yard, All Appliances Included, Freezer, Refrigerator, Freshly Renovated
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876 N 3rd St #3 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
876 North 3rd Street, El Cajon, CA 92021
El Cajon
2 Bedrooms
$1,895
876 N 3rd St #3 Available 06/10/22 2 bedrooms upstairs apartment in El Cajon - 2 bedrooms 1 bath New kitchen New paint A/C unit Water and trash are included Parking available Available June 10 2022 Requirements: Credit 650 or above, no pets, income 3x the monthly rent. (RLNE7401125)
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1362 N. Cuyamaca Street #2 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1362 North Cuyamaca Street, El Cajon, CA 92020
El Cajon
2 Bedrooms
$2,050
1362 N. Cuyamaca Street #2 Available 06/01/22 2 Bedrooms 1 bath single level apartment in El Cajon - 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Parking space available. Water & trash included. AVAILABLE: June 1st, 2022 Requirements: No pets, Income 3x the monthly rent, Good credit, 650 or above on your fico score. CALL OR TEXT (619) 240-4282 during normal working hours. No Pets Allowed (RLNE7369175)
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1364 Naranca Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1364 Naranca Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021
El Cajon
3 Bedrooms
$3,650
1250 sqft
Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath single story home - This gorgeous home features 3 generous bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Upgraded throughout with beautiful wood floors. Open concept floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Custom kitchen with stainless appliances, drop-down range hood, and quartz counters. Modern features include sliding barn doors and designer lighting. Upgraded bathrooms with high-end vanities, sleek tile & designer fixtures. Newly installed dual pane windows. Large two-car garage, gated with electronic remote entrance. Plenty of parking and room for an RV, boat, or trailer. Large, fully fenced back yard with an extra-large custom deck, perfect for entertaining. The front and back yard feature artificial turf for those low water bills and no maintenance. Visit https://www.Blankpagesandiego.com to submit an application. A $42 non-refundable application fee per adult will be charged. Every person over 18 who will be residing at the property must complete and submit a rental application. BlankPage Property Management 7317 El Cajon Boulevard Suite #117 La Mesa, CA 91942 (844) 477-4700 Ext.4 DRE License #01962696 Listing information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Copyright © 2022 BlankPage Property Management, an MNSP Corporation. All rights reserved. (RLNE7295953)
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2156 Estela Drive Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2156 Estela Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020
El Cajon
5 Bedrooms
$4,600
2366 sqft
2156 Estela Drive Available 06/27/22 5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 2 Story Home in Fletcher Hills El Cajon - This 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom home will meet all of your needs. It has a beautiful back yard and a 3-car garage. On the side of the house there is room to park your small RV and/or boat (fenced in). There is a bedroom downstairs with a bathroom, closet and entrance from the garage. The other 4 bedrooms are upstairs. The primary bedroom is huge, with an en-suite bathroom and walk in closet. The 3 guest rooms are on the opposite side of the house and have their own designated bathroom. Centrally located on the border of El Cajon and Santee. Rental Requirements: -Credit: FICO scores 650+ (otherwise co-signer necessary) -NO legal evictions (no exceptions) -Income: You must provide proof of income at least 3 times the current rent (must provide at least 4 current pay stubs) -Insurance: You will be required to carry a current renter’s insurance policy -There is NO smoking permitted at the home -Please ask about our pet policy -Lease Term: 1 Year You are not required to apply before viewing the home but if you would like to get a head start on the process you can find our applications at: http://www.parkerproperties.net/rental-application.asp (RLNE5403180)
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1160 E. Lexington Avenue #12 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1160 East Lexington Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92019
El Cajon
Studio
$1,495
450 sqft
Great, Large Studio in Quiet Gated Community - Large, upstairs studio condo, move-in ready in small gated community! Plush landscaping and a peaceful fountain in the courtyard. *Close to SR67, I-8 and SR94 *Close to schools, shopping & restaurants *Cold A/C *Remodeled kitchen with black appliances & dual stainless steel sink *Appliances include gas stove/oven, side-by-side fridge, dishwasher & under cabinet microwave *Walk-in closet with ample space; includes a custom cabinet with shoe rack *Assigned parking *On-site laundry *Water, sewer & trash included *Good Credit Required. *1-year lease. *Rent $1495 *Deposit $1495 *Renters Insurance Required. *No pets. *No smoking. Call agent John Collins @ 619-722-0040 to schedule a viewing. Access our application at: www.rentals-sd.com/app+cover.pdf (RLNE2012809)
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Highline Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
8729 Graves Ave, Santee, CA 92071
Santee
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,175
865 sqft
Highline Apartments resides in sunny Santee, California, a beautiful city that offers a small-town feel. Highline Apartments provides access to multiple freeways such as Highway 52, Highway 67, and Interstate 8. Highline is also located within close proximity to Trolley Square for public transportation, restaurants, and shopping. Floor plans feature one and two-bedroom designs with comfort and style in mind. Fully remodeled interiors include premium features such as stainless steel and black appliances, wood-style flooring, white cabinets, glass tile kitchen backsplash, mirrored closet doors, and modern lighting. Love where you live when you come home to Highline Apartments.
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The District Photo Gallery 1
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25 Units Available
8727 Fletcher Pkwy, La Mesa, CA 91942
La Mesa
1 Bedroom
$2,610
616 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,600
1050 sqft
Peaceful community just steps from the Grossmont Trolley Station and close to Grossmont Shopping Center, Interstate 8 and Highway 125. Units have French doors, double sinks and modern kitchens.
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Central Park Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
5636 Amaya Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942
El Cajon
1 Bedroom
$2,444
602 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,913
925 sqft
Close to Highway 125 and Northmount Park. Peaceful community living includes a pool, playground, and media room. Homes feature stainless steel kitchen appliances, furniture, and a fireplace.
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Navajo Bluffs Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
Lake Murray
Studio
$1,946
450 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,208
748 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,846
961 sqft
Just off Highway 125. Park-like setting near shopping. On-site amenities include large pool, gym, hot tub, grill area, and laundry. Walk-in closets, hardwood floors, and patios or balconies in each unit.
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eaves La Mesa Photo Gallery 1
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10 Units Available
5679 Amaya Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942
El Cajon
1 Bedroom
$2,545
602 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,770
947 sqft
Near Parkway Middle School, Northmont Park and Highway 125. Modern community with on-site amenities such as a pool, gym and basketball court. Balconies and patios on suites. In-unit laundry and updated appliances throughout.
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1618 Summertime Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1618 Summertime Dr, Bostonia, CA 92021
Bostonia
3 Bedrooms
$2,900
1136 sqft
Great 3 bedrooms 1.5 baths townhome rarely on the market. Townhome offers 2 parking spaces - 1 inside the garage and 1 outside the garage. There is additional storage closet in the garage area as well. Impressive by the huge living room space offered. Laundry closet inside the exclusive use backyard area. Well equipped kitchen with great counter spaces. 3 spacious bedrooms are on the 2nd floor. Linen closet is in the 2nd floor hallway. Well maintained community with sparkling pool. Easy to maintain Laminated flooring thru out the unit.
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4858 Butterfly Lane Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
4858 Butterfly Lane, Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA 91941
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix
4 Bedrooms
$8,750
2394 sqft
INCREDIBLE opportunity to live like Frank Sinatra himself in this stunning Mid-Century Mount Helix estate. This is a true entertainer's dream home, whether you are hosting a hundred, or just yourself, it will look and feel like a Palm Springs vacation. Soak up the sun and cool off all summer in this Resort-sized pool which sits next to outdoor kitchen and bar. Prefer a night-time dip under the stars? Then dip into the sunken jacuzzi! Enjoy Views beyond the palm trees! This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime spot for living.
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8635 Mellmanor Dr C Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
8635 Mellmanor Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
La Mesa
2 Bedrooms
$2,850
1050 sqft
Unit C Available 06/01/22 Upgraded townhouse, private yard - Property Id: 102453 Beautiful 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, townhouse features many upgrades. Cool 2 story design, great for professionals, small 4 unit complex in a residential neighborhood and a non-smoking campus. There are 2 similar units coming available on approximately 6/1 & 6/15. Easy short walk or casual bike ride to Grossmont Center, Trader Joe's, Starbucks, theaters, Barnes & Noble and more. Centrally located with close I-8, Hwy 125 and Trolley station all close by. Plank flooring downstairs, upstairs is carpeted. Central heat and A/C; high end appliances including washer/dryer; remodeled designer kitchen with large Dacor electric oven, gourmet Kitchenaid gas cooktop stove and large refrigerator. A real chef's cooking experience. Spa-like shower. Animal lovers, we'll consider most pets--private yard has high fences, gate and storage. Minimum 1-year lease. Inquiries or showing appointments contact; Robert 619-770-7060 Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/8635-mellmanor-dr-la-mesa-ca-unit-c/102453 Property Id 102453 (RLNE7383519)
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Results within 5 miles of El Cajon
The Parker Residences Photo Gallery 1
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12 Units Available
5295 Kona Springs Lane, San Diego, CA 92120
Allied Gardens
2 Bedrooms
$3,730
1127 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,090
1345 sqft
Townhome apartments located near Mission Valley with outdoor fireplace and lounge, swimming pool and spa and fitness center. Two and three bedroom homes with gourmet kitchens, private balconies and garages.
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Vela Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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4 Units Available
7847 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, CA 92071
Santee
1 Bedroom
$3,230
1006 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,435
960 sqft
Welcome to Vela Apartments, a brand new apartment community located in Santee, CA. Our spacious one and two-bedroom apartments come standard with 9-foot ceilings, and our third-story homes have gorgeous vaulted ceilings that keep your home open and airy. With premium interior packages and custom features such as quartz counters and stainless steel appliances, you can be the first to live in the best apartments that Santee has to offer. We understand that the right amenities in the perfect location make an apartment feel like home, and our deluxe features are designed to enhance your lifestyle. You can work up a sweat with our fitness center, relax at the coffee lounge, enjoy a day on the patio or a swim in our 40-foot pool. Our location provides you with incredible access to the local natural and urban scenes. You will love being within walking distance of Carlton Oaks Country Club and Resort and just moments away from Mission Trails Regional Park and Cowles Mountain Summit. Contact us to schedule your tour of Vela Apartments today!
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Jefferson La Mesa Photo Gallery 1
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87 Units Available
4949 Baltimore Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
La Mesa
Studio
$2,338
483 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,621
705 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,320
1038 sqft
WELCOME Jefferson La Mesa Live brighter in vibrant La Mesa. Our modern community offers a comfortable home base in the middle of a revitalized downtown district. This brand-new building features luxury finishes, designer touches, and lively community spaces and amenities. Enjoy easy access to highly sought-after entertainment, dining and more from this stylish, centrally located gem.
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