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Last updated May 7 at 3:17 PM

1,106 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in El Cajon, CA

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in El Cajon offers a variety of choices and price points. 1 bedroom apartments allow more privacy than living with a roommate, and gives you mor... Read Guide >
1 Unit Available
800 North Mollison Avenue #59 - 1
800 North Mollison Avenue
El Cajon, CA | El Cajon
1 Bedroom
$1,595
460 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 2:54 PM
Beautiful condo in the gated community of Villa Grigio in El Cajon. This one bedroom/one bath unit has a newly painted interior, energy efficient stainless steel kitchen appliances, granite counter tops, kitchen back splash, crown molding, and a new stackable washer + dryer. Complex has an attractive pool and tiki style barbecue area that makes already beautiful community truly charming.
Results within 1 mile of El Cajon
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21 Units Available
The District
8727 Fletcher Pkwy
La Mesa, CA | La Mesa
1 Bedroom
$2,035
616 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:58 PM
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.
Verified
5 Units Available
Central Park La Mesa
5636 Amaya Dr
La Mesa, CA | El Cajon
1 Bedroom
$1,925
602 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:53 PM
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.
Verified
2 Units Available
Parkway Club Apartments
1237 Graves Ave
Bostonia, CA | Bostonia
1 Bedroom
$1,710
650 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:50 PM
Situated in a quiet residential area with access to shopping malls, schools and grocery stores. All-electric kitchens for easy entertaining. On-site laundry, BBQ/grill area and swimming pool and hot tub.
Verified
9 Units Available
eaves La Mesa
5679 Amaya Dr
La Mesa, CA | El Cajon
1 Bedroom
$1,913
602 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:04 PM
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.
Results within 5 miles of El Cajon
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3 Units Available
The Palms of La Mesa
7481 Mohawk St
La Mesa, CA | La Mesa
1 Bedroom
$1,733
552 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:58 PM
Nestled in a mature residential community just minutes from I-8 & accessible via the San Diego Metro Transit System, The Palms of La Mesa offers you the perfect mixture of convenience & location. Located just one block from the tree lined streets and quaint shops and restaurants along El Cajon Blvd, minutes from the Grossmont Shopping Center, San Diego State University and San Diego's world famous beaches, The Palms of La Mesa puts you in close proximity to the best San Diego has to offer in a location you'll be proud to call home. With professional management, spacious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, two sparkling pools, on-site laundry & excellent customer service, you'll understand why The Palms of La Mesa should be your new home.
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2 Units Available
Carlton Heights Villas
9705 Carlton Hills Blvd
Santee, CA | East Elliott
1 Bedroom
$1,679
565 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:58 PM
Welcome home to Carlton Heights Villas Apartments, a pristine rental community perfectly situated in a freeway-close, peaceful enclave of western Santee! Our community offers an irresistible combination of modern upgrades, attractive amenities, and professional management to make sure your every need is met. With our central location just 4 minutes from the 125 or the Mast Boulevard exit on the 52, as well as walking distance from Santee Lakes and local retailers, you're conveniently close to everything!
Verified
4 Units Available
Celsius
100 Citronica Ln
Lemon Grove, CA | Lemon Grove
1 Bedroom
$1,903
629 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:56 PM
Experience a future-forward lifestyle that challenges the ordinary at Celsius - apartments in Lemon Grove for rent. Dwell in the hottest eco-savvy one, two, or three-bedroom apartment homes for rent that fuse modern design elements and a vibrant lifestyle. Enjoy amenities such as energy-efficient stainless steel appliances, nine-foot ceilings, and private balconies. Celsius apartments deliver a full spectrum of smart living choices. Our smoke-free, pet-friendly community provides our residents with a state-of-the-art fitness center, lounge with 75” TV and pool table, charging stations, and wi-fi in all common areas. Celsius elevates this comfortable, laid-back San Diego locale with a current vibe. Our apartments are within walking distance of local grocers and conveniently located near the 94 and 15 freeways. Call today to schedule a tour of your new home at Celsius Apartments.
Verified
3 Units Available
Mission Trails
6975 Golfcrest Dr
San Diego, CA | Lake Murray
1 Bedroom
$1,998
670 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:56 PM
Pet-friendly apartment complex with outdoor BBQ kitchen, pool, spa and public clubhouse for entertaining. Located near Lake Murray and Cowles Mountain. Full size washer and dryer in unit, plus private patios and balconies.
Verified
10 Units Available
Park Pointe Rancho San Diego
2450 Hilton Head Pl
Rancho San Diego, CA | Rancho San Diego
1 Bedroom
$1,845
670 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:55 PM
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.
Verified
1 Unit Available
Shasta Lane
5560 Shasta Ln
La Mesa, CA | La Mesa
1 Bedroom
$1,750
750 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:54 PM
Modern apartments have electronic thermostats and high-speed internet. Complex has a resort-style pool and spa. Located near Mission Trails Regional Park. Several public transit options nearby.
Verified
4 Units Available
Adagio
5427 Lake Murray Blvd
La Mesa, CA | La Mesa
1 Bedroom
$1,890
619 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:51 PM
Located close to Grossmont Center, San Diego State University and Regional Park. Luxury rentals feature newly remodeled kitchens and private patio/balcony. Community has resort-style pool, playground and clubhouse.
Verified
2 Units Available
Santee Villas
10445 Mast Blvd
Santee, CA | Santee
1 Bedroom
$1,800
700 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:50 PM
Lush lawns and charming architecture. Apartments have double sink in kitchen and stackable washer/dryer. Minutes to Highway 52, where many restaurants and night spots can be found. Short drive to Mission Trails Regional Park.
Verified
7 Units Available
Villa Del Sol Apartments
5474 Reservoir Dr
San Diego, CA | College East
1 Bedroom
$1,675
743 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:27 PM
Welcome to Villa Del Sol Looking for a new home in San Diego, California? Look no further than Villa Del Sol. We don't just rent apartments, we cater to your lifestyle. From the moment you walk through the front door, you'll feel the comfort and security that makes our residents happy to call us home. Cutting-edge amenities, meticulously-groomed grounds, and a dedicated staff contribute to a higher standard of living. Conveniently located near San Diego State University, you're next to trendy bars and restaurants, shopping, and parks. With easy access to I-8 you can be in Downtown San Diego or the white-sand beaches in minutes. Welcome home!
Verified
6 Units Available
Lakeview Village
3115 Sweetwater Springs Blvd
Spring Valley, CA | Spring Valley
1 Bedroom
$1,932
775 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:16 PM
Quiet, private community with two swimming pools, complimentary internet access, fitness center and tennis courts. Apartments feature in-home washer/dryer, designer accent walls, patio/balcony and dishwasher. Pet-friendly!
Verified
4 Units Available
Elán Avante Apartment Homes
8515 Chloe Ave
La Mesa, CA | La Mesa
1 Bedroom
$1,695
700 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:14 PM
Gated community minutes away from Grossmont Center. Spacious apartments homes with designer amenities, private balconies and fully equipped kitchens. Full-time emergency maintenance and friendly on-site staff. Launch facility, open parking and available carports.
Verified
7 Units Available
Hillside Terrace
3262 College Pl
Lemon Grove, CA | Lemon Grove
1 Bedroom
$1,496
616 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 12:09 PM
Spacious and recently renovated apartments with fireplace, patio and air conditioning. The pet-friendly community has a dog park plus a gym, pool and hot tub for their owners.
1 Unit Available
4722 Dauer Avenue
4722 Dauer Avenue
La Mesa, CA | La Mesa
1 Bedroom
$1,600
Last updated May 7 at 9:43 AM
C Available 06/01/21 This private one bedroom home in a quiet triplex is a must see! The unit only shares one wall and is located behind the front house. It includes a large fully fenced yard with low maintenance astro turf. Great layout with open kitchen and spacious living room. The kitchen has an island with plenty of space for dining. The living room is spacious and has a large closet for bonus storage. The bedroom features an en suite bathroom and sliding doors the yard. Convenient laundry on site and window a/c provided! Water, SDG&E, internet and trash included for additional flat rate. One small pet considered with increased deposit. Application: https://www.hemlane.com/listings/4722-dauer-ave-la-mesa-ca-91942-usa-unit-c/c184e23f-3fe0-4ddb-a4ef-7e6e759b2a0f (RLNE6618300)
1 Unit Available
8914 Troy St
8914 Troy Street
Spring Valley, CA | Spring Valley
1 Bedroom
$1,695
Last updated May 7 at 9:43 AM
Remodeled 1 Bedroom 1 Bath in New Apartment Building with Amazing Amenities $500 Off First Months Rent - Remodeled 1 Bedroom 1 Bath in New Apartment Building with Amazing Amenities $500 Off First Months Rent Brand New Gated Community in Spring Valley! Building Newly Remodeled Throughout! Brand New Luxury Plank Flooring New Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances Brand New Huge Bathroom with Luxury Tile Tons of Closet Space Private Outdoor Patio with Sliding Door Air Conditioning Discounted Electricity Bills Amenities Included: New Swimming Pool and Jacuzzi Gated Community Assigned Parking BBQ Area Large Indoor and Outdoor Common Areas Spacious Laundry Room Additional Storage Available for Rent Extra Parking available for Rent San Diego Famous Cali Comfort BBQ Restaurant Right Out Front Call/Text Blair to view at (858) 997-7365 (RLNE6612699)
1 Unit Available
9425 Barbic Lane
9425 Barbic Lane
Spring Valley, CA | Spring Valley
1 Bedroom
$1,695
700 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 9:43 AM
9425 Barbic Lane Available 06/01/21 Private Unit over Garage w/Pool View - This is a MUST see! Large upper unit above the garages on a lovely tree-lined street. The unit can be taken furnished or unfurnished. It features: * Private Entrance * High Vaulted Ceilings * Ceiling Fans * Wall Heater/A/C and Window A/C * Appliances Included: Refrigerator & Gas Range -- Shared Use of Washer/Dryer in Garage * Bathroom has Corner Shower (being renovated) * All utilities are an additional $75 a month (per person) which includes water, trash, electric and internet! * Freeway Close-- only 15 minutes to downtown!! * No Pets Please * Beautiful Landscaping * Security Deposit Same as the Rent * $40 Application Fee / Tenants Must have at least 700 credit score/ Good Rental History and No Evictions * apply on www.thomasrealtors.net * Owners w/no kids live in the main house and will be showing/managing unit * Email or Call to Set Up Viewing. * Agent: Tiffany Patton - CalDRE Lic. #01800423 No Pets Allowed (RLNE6596808)
1 Unit Available
12726 Lindo Lane
12726 Lindo Lane
Lakeside, CA | Lakeside
1 Bedroom
$1,300
400 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 9:43 AM
1 Bed-1 Bath Quaint Single Story Granny Flat in Lakeside - Quaint single story Granny Flat located in Lakeside. Property is close to Lindo Lake County Park and within minutes to dining, shopping and freeway access. There is tile flooring throughout. The kitchen has a stove and refrigerator. Ample amount of cabinet space for kitchen storage needs. There is wall heating, sorry no laundry facility. Utilities that are included are water, sewer, trash and electricity. Rental Insurance required upon move in, this is a non smoking unit, a small pet is okay on approval (under 30 lbs.) with an additional $250 deposit. Lease PLEASE DO A NEIGHBORHOOD VISIT OF THE PROPERTY FIRST, to make sure the location suits your needs, THEN give us a call at (619) 464-6444 for an appointment to view the inside of the property. Rental Requirements: Income = 2 1/2 times the rental amount (must provide proof of income) Credit = FICO scores 600+, no legal evictions (no exceptions) Positive Rental References from current and previous landlords Application Policy: We DO NOT accept/process applications and fees PRIOR to you viewing the property with one of our agents. Once you have personally viewed the property, each adult (18 yrs or older) who will be living at the property must submit a separate application. Failure to upload the required documents or payment will delay the application process. Visit www.mtmrentals.com for a complete listing of available rentals Information provided is deemed reliable, though not guaranteed. (RLNE4865200)
1 Unit Available
4679 Esther Street
4679 Esther Street
San Diego, CA | Eastern San Diego
1 Bedroom
$1,650
500 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 7:10 AM
Spacious and detached private apartment with 1 bathroom in quiet College Area neighborhood bordering El Cerrito. This 500 sq. ft. unit is less than 1 mile from SDSU, minutes from both I-8 and I-94, and sits in front of and below a main house which will remain owner-occupied. The unit is a bright and light space, modern with new construction. This unit has recessed lighting, vinyl-plank flooring, separate entranceway, and air conditioning. Laundry is shared with the house owner in a separate area. Utilities (water/sewer, trash, gas/electric, WiFi) are included with rent and will continue to be paid by the owner. Street parking is always available. Flexible leasing options available, and prospective renters will be subject to background, credit and reference checks. Photos shown include staged furniture. Available now.Please submit the form on this page or contact Josh Wharf at 858-205-8763 to learn more. This property is managed by a responsible landlord using Avail landlord software.
1 Unit Available
3635 Grove St. Unit 165
3635 Grove Street
Lemon Grove, CA | Lemon Grove
1 Bedroom
$1,595
767 sqft
Last updated May 9 at 11:50 AM
Coming Soon! Great opportunity to rent this fabulous apartment in Lemon Grove! - This 1 bedroom 1 bath apartment enjoys peace and quiet while being just steps away from all the conveniences of Lemon Grove. Located a short walk from the Lemon Grove Depot trolley station and a short drive to the 94 freeway. This apartment offers access to the community pool and gym. With a simple open concept, everyone would love. *More Pictures to come soon* No Section 8 or Pets, please. No Pets Allowed (RLNE4770795)
Results within 10 miles of El Cajon
Verified
3 Units Available
Willow Creek Apartments
13546 Hilleary Place
Poway, CA | Poway
1 Bedroom
$1,906
640 sqft
Last updated May 7 at 3:17 PM
Residential community with swimming pool, hot tub and gym, as well as on-site laundry. Units feature plenty of extra storage, walk-in closets and stainless steel fixtures. Credit card accepted for rent.
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City Guide for El Cajon, CA

Surrounded by mountains, this valley city in San Diego County is home to over 100,000 residents. Located 12 miles from San Diego, El Cajon, or “the box”, “the drawer” or “the bin” as it translates to (due to its shape), is regarded for its great climate and relaxed way of life. It is the perfect spot to settle in and get tucked away, if you will.

Full of exciting things to do (the Boardwalk, Lake Murray) and a great setting to do them in, El Cajon is a middle class city based on community values and active lifestyles. Though it may not be as frequented by tourists as its big sister city, San Diego, El Cajon’s laid back attitude is its biggest selling point. The great local eateries and small sports bars are also part of the appeal of this friendly California town. Residents live here for peace of mind and prime location. Thinking of relocating? Think inside “the box.” See more

What to keep in mind when looking for 1 bedroom apartments in El Cajon, CA

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in El Cajon offers a variety of choices and price points. 1 bedroom apartments allow more privacy than living with a roommate, and gives you more flexibility to find the perfect space for yourself or with a significant other.

There are a few things to consider when touring 1 bedroom apartments, including the square footage and layout. In some cities, small 1 bedroom apartments may cost nearly the same as a studio apartment. Decide whether cost, amenities, or location are the most important to help guide your apartment search.

If cost is a factor while searching for 1 bedroom apartments in El Cajon, consider which floor you will live on. The bottom floor is often cheaper than top floor units, or there may be a unit with undesirable views or with an outdated kitchen that rents for less.

Remember to come prepared during your apartment hunt with pay stubs, a letter of employment or recommendation, identification, and a checkbook to act quickly. The best 1 bedroom apartments require fast action, so come ready to sign.