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Starting at $1,842
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Casa Grande Apartments
4455 Casa Grande Circle
Cypress, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,842
2 Bedrooms
$1,952
3 Bedrooms
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Within a 20-acre, forested area minutes from area businesses, schools and parks. On-site business center, resort-style spa, fitness area and complimentary refreshments. Gourmet kitchens and fireplaces in some units.
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Starting at $4,000
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9614 Weybridge Ct.
9614 Weybridge Ct.
Cypress, CA
4 Bedrooms
$4,000
Starting at $2,900
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10291 SAINT ALBAN ST
10291 SAINT ALBAN ST
Cypress, CA
4 Bedrooms
$2,900
Starting at $4,200
Updated 18 hrs ago
4209 Banyan
4209 Banyan
Seal Beach, CA
4 Bedrooms
$4,200
Starting at $3,200
Updated 1 day ago
5231 Acacia Avenue
5231 Acacia Avenue
Garden Grove, CA
4 Bedrooms
$3,200
Starting at $3,400
Updated 8 days ago
3441 Lilly Ave
3441 Lilly Ave
Long Beach, CA
4 Bedrooms
$3,400
Starting at $3,295
Updated 8 days ago
1826 Nipomo
1826 Nipomo
Long Beach, CA
3 Bedrooms
$3,295
Starting at $4,200
Updated 9 days ago
11332 Donovan Road
11332 Donovan Road
Rossmoor, CA
3 Bedrooms
$4,200
Starting at $2,850
Updated 9 days ago
9855 Via Sonoma
9855 Via Sonoma
Cypress, CA
4 Bedrooms
$2,850
Starting at $6,500
Updated 2 months ago
11801 Kensington Road
11801 Kensington Road
Rossmoor, CA
5 Bedrooms
$6,500
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Starting at $1,460
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Casa Madrid
6191 Orange Ave
Cypress, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,460
2 Bedrooms
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Minutes from Cypress High School and College, and close to I-405, 22 and 91. Pet-friendly community. Master suites with walk-in closets and updated appliances. Hardwood floors and carports available. Central location.
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Starting at $1,960
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Cerritos Apartments
18944 Vickie Ave
Cerritos, CA
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1 Bedroom
$1,960
2 Bedrooms
$2,159
Near local elementary school and parks, and close to Highway 91. One- to two-bedroom apartments come with hardwood floors and carpeting, air conditioning, walk-in closets and open floor plans. Community pool, gym, playground and laundry.
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Starting at $1,995
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The Residences at Bella Terra
7521 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Studio
$1,995
1 Bedroom
$2,109
2 Bedrooms
$2,566
Luxury apartment complex with salt water pool, private cabanas, entertainment lounge and formal dining room. Units have gourmet kitchens and master suites. Close to the Bella Terra Shopping and Entertainment Center.
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Starting at $2,015
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Hathaway
3500 Hathaway Ave
Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,015
2 Bedrooms
$2,165
Just minutes from Long Beach. Pet-friendly apartment community boasts stunning mountain and city views. Floor plans feature spacious closets and private balconies. On-site amenities include two swimming pools, reserved covered car parking and laundry facilities.
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Starting at $1,860
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Boardwalk at Windsor
7461 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Studio
$1,860
1 Bedroom
$2,050
2 Bedrooms
$2,420
A luxury, upscale community in the heart of the community. Near I-405 Freeway. Each apartment features a washer and dryer, walk-in closet, and stainless steel appliance. On-site fresh water pool and fitness center.
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Starting at $2,059
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Aria
12611 Artesia Blvd
Cerritos, CA
Studio
$2,059
1 Bedroom
$2,328
2 Bedrooms
$3,011
Close to Los Cerritos Center. Apartments feature entryways with seating, gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances, living areas with plank flooring and bathrooms with large soaking tubs. On-site karaoke room, fitness center and sky lounge.
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Starting at $2,190
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Bay Hill Apartments
3801 E Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,190
2 Bedrooms
$2,765
Yards from Los Alamitos Circle and Community Hospital of Long Beach. Modern apartments with luxury kitchen, furniture, patio/balcony, and private laundry. Residents have use of a pool, sauna, and hot tub.
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Starting at $1,820
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eaves Seal Beach
333 1st St
Seal Beach, CA
Studio
$1,820
1 Bedroom
$2,080
2 Bedrooms
$2,653
Beautifully landscaped apartment community near Seal Beach. Also within easy reach of Pacific Coast Highway. Apartments offer conveniences such as fireplaces, linen closets, kitchen pantries and private patios. On-site community center, gym and swimming pool.
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Starting at $1,910
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eaves Cerritos
11421 186th St
Artesia, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,910
2 Bedrooms
$2,120
Located near I-605 near the Cerritos Center for the Arts and Los Cerritos shopping center, these one- and two-bedroom apartments all feature fireplaces, patio/balconies and walk-in closets. Community amenities include a pool and gym.
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Starting at $1,960
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Avalon Huntington Beach
7400 Center Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
Studio
$1,960
1 Bedroom
$2,025
2 Bedrooms
$2,510
Great location, minutes from Whole Foods, restaurants and retail stores. Units include walk-in closets, garbage disposal, granite counters, and patio or balcony. Luxury community features trash valet, 24-hour gym and 24-hour maintenance.
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Starting at $1,655
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Huntington Highlander Apartment Homes
16162 Sher Lane
Huntington Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,655
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
Conveniently located just off 405 close to the beach, restaurants, and entertainment. Interior features include carpeting, walk-in closets, and private patios. Pool and BBQ facilities for residents.
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Starting at $2,000
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Patio Gardens
4874 E Los Coyotes Diagonal
Long Beach, CA
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
Renovated two-bedroom flat and townhome apartments near I-405 and California State University, Long Beach. Open floor plans with modern kitchens, hardwood floors, large windows, private patio. Pet-friendly, with on-site laundry and garage parking.
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Starting at $2,115
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Luce Apartments
7290 Edinger Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
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1 Bedroom
$2,115
2 Bedrooms
$2,725
A brand-new development on the cutting edge of comfort and luxury, these units feature amenities including a 24-hour fitness center, game room, al fresco kitchen and sculpture gardens.
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Starting at $1,725
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Ocean Breeze Villas
6401 Warner Ave
Huntington Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,725
2 Bedrooms
$1,825
3 Bedrooms
$2,340
Located on Warner Avenue with easy access to the 405 Freeway and PCH. One-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans with gourmet kitchens, huge closets and vertical blinds. Community features a pool and gym.
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City GuideLos Alamitos

Los Alamitos means "the little cottonwoods" in Spanish, and the area takes its name from the clusters of cottonwoods Spanish explorers found here over 200 years ago. Don't let the diminutive name fool you -- this city is small but part of the vast LA-OC metropolitan area.

A city with plenty of military history (and present), Los Alamitos is home to over 11,400 residents and is hugged by the 405, 605, and 22 freeways. South of Cypress, north of Seal Beach, Los Alamitos is perfectly situated to take advantage of the best of Orange County and Los Angeles. If you're looking for an apartment to rent, Los Alamitos might be the place for you.

Moving to Los Alamitos

The greater Los Angeles-Orange County area's housing rat race is pretty well known. A lot of people live here. A lot of people still want to move here -- and that includes Los Alamitos. That said, while this is a popular, well-established city, you shouldn't need to plan too far ahead to secure your new digs.

The weather is typically SoCal, in that it's warm except for when it's hot. Natives will say it's cold in the winter and Midwesterners will work to resist the urge to slap them silly. There will always be traffic on the surrounding freeways and people will always be headed to the OC's theme parks (you'll be just about 20 minutes from that mouse's house in Anaheim).

As in any city, landlords in Los Alamitos will expect to see your credit history, proof of insurance, references, and enough cash to cover your first and last months' rent and the security deposit (and pets usually up the ante).

Neighborhoods in Los Alamitos

The classic California ranch style home was born here and still dots the landscape with amazing frequency. Of course, there are also plenty more modern developments here and rental homes or rental apartments are widely available. Here are some neighborhoods to check out:

Carrier Row: Thanks to the concentration of military industry and personnel in the area, this neighborhood features streets named after World War II aircraft carriers. This neighborhood lies just south of Katella Avenue and features nearly exclusively detached homes, so this is a great place to look for rental houses. Bonus: there's a golf course conveniently located for links-lovers.

Royal Oak: Located along the northwestern edge of town. this neighborhood is close to great parks, has easy freeway access, and is a good place to look for condo rentals or an apartment to rent.

Old Ranch: Situated along highway 22 on Los Alamitos's southern border, Old Ranch provides residents with easy coastal access and is next door to the popular and large Old Ranch Golf Course. Rental properties here are typically detached homes or townhouses.

Living in Los Alamitos

As with most land in Southern California, Los Alamitos was once part of a sprawling Mexican land grant, Rancho Los Alamitos. Sugar beets were the prime agricultural output of the area until insects killed the industry in the first half of the 20th century. The next industry to move in: aviation.

The Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base is a major feature of this city. You probably shouldn't hate airplanes if you want to live here: the base is home to the Los Alamitos Army Airfield. In fact, 48% of Los Alamitos's area is occupied by the base. What's left is a pleasant balance of residences and amenities.

You should never be bored, have trouble finding somewhere to eat, or be unable to find a desired store when you live in Los Alamitos. This city is very much part of a greater region with everything you could ever possibly need.

Within city limits, retail confines itself mostly to Katella Avenue -- a major Orange County artery that will take you all the way to Disneyland if you keep heading east. Big box retail is just outside city limits in the community of Rossmoor, at the aptly named The Shops At Rossmoor.

Pack the clubs if you're moving to Los Alamitos; for a city this small there is a surprising amount of land occupied by golf courses. Old Ranch Golf Course is in the southern end of the city, and the appropriately named Cruiser Course and Destroyer Course are part of Navy Golf Course -- open to the public -- which features a full-service golf club that's been recently updated.

Aside from those greens, Los Alamitos offers plenty of other open space as well. The city boasts nine parks, ranging from a tiny quarter-acre in Soroptimist Park to the sprawling 14-acre Oak Site with its lit sports fields (baseball and soccer), volleyball and basketball courts. If you need something even bigger, El Dorado East Regional Park in neighboring Long Beach is just a few blocks from Los Alamitos city limits. With docks for both model boats and real boats, a train ride, tree groves, water features, picnic areas, shelters, and playgrounds, it's a shady oasis in the midst of this suburban jungle.

When the shopping and golfing and recreating make you hungry, head to one of the many local dining options -- mostly concentrated at Katella Avenue and Los Alamitos Boulevard. Self-described "mellow spot" Polly's Pies offers classic American fare. Seafood lovers should try the Original Fish Company. The Rossmoor area offers more dining options -- plenty of chains, fast food, and local joints from which to choose.

When this slightly inland city gets too hot, the beach is a short 11-minute drive south. Seal Beach is the only thing between Los Alamitos and the water and offers quintessential beachfront amenities: a pier, restaurants, boutique shops, and great people-watching.

Residents of Los Alamitos have a relatively easy commute to major Orange County cities like Irvine and Anaheim, as well as into Long Beach and Los Angeles to the north. The nearest major airport is Long Beach (though LAX gives you the full array of national and international destinations). Los Alamitos gets decent walkability scores within its boundaries, but realistically, this is car country; you'll need your wheels while you're here and not just while you're looking for rental properties.

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