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36 Cheap Apartments for rent in San Clemente, CA

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Pacific Pointe Photo Gallery 1
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Pacific Pointe
2459 Corte Merlango, San Clemente, CA 92673
Marblehead Inland
Studio
$2,275
493 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,005
891 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
1033 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 1:08 AM
This community has a view of the ocean and is located moments from I-5. This smoke-free community has a hot tub, garage parking, gym and pool. Apartments are recently renovated and have in-unit laundry.
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34507 Calle Carmelita Photo Gallery 1
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34507 Calle Carmelita
34507 Calle Carmelita, Dana Point, CA 92624
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
1264 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:11 PM
An outstanding opportunity to lease a 2 bed 2 bath upstairs unit in the Capo Beach area. With an open floor plan, you are welcomed into the heart of the home with the kitchen, dining, and living area. This home offers a fireplace, newer floors, anf bar seating area. There are two bright, spacious bedrooms with an en suite attached to the Master bedroom. A fantastic opportunity to be located between the San Clemente Pier and Dana Point Harbor and Lantern District! This home offers 1 driveway spot. Absolutely no pets and outstanding credit required.
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24671 La Hermosa Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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24671 La Hermosa Avenue
24671 La Hermosa Avenue, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Studio
$2,000
500 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:11 PM
Newly build Studio in the pristine Pacesetter Neighborhood at the end of a cul-de-sac. Never lived in with a large living area, full kitchen and laundry area and a frieplace. Great opportunity to live in the best area in the world for such a low price. The beach is just a few miles away and the shopping and restaurants are very close. There is a park right next door and one a few steps down the street as well. Call Tony English to see it... (949) 463-1085
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Apex Laguna Niguel Photo Gallery 1
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Apex Laguna Niguel
27960 Cabot Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Studio
$2,300
600 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,635
759 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,050
1053 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 2:41 PM
Deluxe apartments with fully equipped kitchens. Bike storage and parking available. Enjoy the on-site yoga center, fitness zone and game room. Right near I-5. Close to Saddleback College.
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Sycamore Lane
25162 Charlinda Dr, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Studio
$2,200
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,400
720 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 2:38 PM
This gated community has a two-story fitness center, pool and cabana-equipped spa. It's just steps away from the Shops at Dos Lagos and the Crossings at Corona. Units feature walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances.
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City Lights at Town Center
5000 City Lights Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
1 Bedroom
$2,303
598 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,137
1028 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 2:38 PM
Located near shops and restaurants, with Aliso and Woods Canyon Wilderness Park nearby. One- and two-bedroom apartments feature air conditioning, granite counters, and all kitchen appliances. Community amenities include clubhouse, gym, pool, and internet cafe.
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Idyllwillow Resort Apartment Homes
28032 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Studio
$1,950
525 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,186
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,842
960 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 1:23 PM
Great location for commuters, on Marguerite Parkway, close to I-5. Units have laundry, Nest technology, and patio or balcony. Community features pool, playground and parking.
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25805 Marguerite Photo Gallery 1
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25805 Marguerite
25805 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
1 Bedroom
$2,300
780 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:16 PM
Very Best Location in the complex! Views of trees, park and Oso Creek! This spacious condo is conveniently centered in the heart of Mission Viejo with easy access to freeways and major streets for a quick commute! Open the door to the Great Room attached to the Dining Room and Kitchen. Abundance of windows makes it so Light and Bright! Dining area has corner windows to view the tranquil Green-Belt along the tree-lined Oso Creek. Huge Master Bedroom fits a Cal-King Bedroom set with lots of room to spare. Wall to wall Closet space with large mirror wardrobe doors & a Linen Closet. Two separate patios give outdoor space! Newer AC and heat system keeps this condo cozy on warm and cold days! Easy maintenance Beachwood Flooring. Granite counters in Kitchen and Bath. Kitchen has a pantry & stainless appliances. One covered Carport space is beneath the unit and a second assigned parking space is available. Located along Oso Creek with lovely green belt views, Casa Loma Community offers a Pool and Spa, covered carports, Laundry rooms in each building and Guest Parking. HOA includes Water, Sewer and Trash. Enjoy the very best location in the complex and so many amenities Mission Viejo has to offer with Lake Mission Viejo privileges, Library, Montanoso Recreational and Fitness Center, Community pools and Recreation Centers. Easy walking to great shopping centers, restaurants, bowling, hiking trails, and freeway close!
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901 Ronda Sevilla
901 Ronda Sevilla, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
1009 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:16 PM
Ready for occupancy- Casa Contenta Light Bright & Airy Two bedrooms 2 baths no steps close to carport. Laguna Woods Village is active adult senior community offering full range of cultural and recreational experiences within a resort setting, The community offers a full range of cultural and recreational experiences within a resort setting. Features include 2 championship golf courses, tennis, pickle tennis, 5 swimming pools, fitness centers, bridge club, garden centers, ceramics studio, glass lab, jewelry making center, photography lab, sewing center, wood shop, 2 garden centers, horseback riding, archery, 2 computer labs, And Free Bus Service.
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562 Thalia Street
562 Thalia Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
The Village
1 Bedroom
$1,800
350 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:14 PM
FANTASTIC LAGUNA STUDIO IN IMMACULATE CONDITION. This very private gated apartment is deeply set back off the street. Full kitchen equipped with refrigerator, electric stove, oven and granite counters. Luxurious shower. Living area with wall air conditioning unit, ceiling fan and clean ceramic tiles. Enjoy the large courtyard with serene fountain just outside the door. This is a great location from which to enjoy all Laguna has to offer with its many charming shops, great restaurants, world renowned art galleries, cultural events and spectacular beaches. This is the one you've been looking for!
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119 VIA ESTRADA
119 Via Estrada, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
1040 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:12 PM
SENIOR COMMUNITY-MAJORCA MODEL-EXCEPTIONALLY CLEAN HOME-VINYL DUAL PANE WINDOWS-LAMINATE FLOORING-PATIO OVERLOOKS GREEN BELT-KITCHEN HAS DISHWASHER AND GLASS COOK TOP-NEWER COUNTER TOPS-GROUND FLOOR-NO STEPS FROM CARPORT CLOSE BY-ALL CLOSETS ARE HIGH END MIRRORED SLIDERS-EXTERIOR OF BUILDING RECENTLY REPAINTED-INTERIOR PAINT IS LIKE NEW- CAR PORT HAS 4 STORAGE COMPARTMENTS-QUIET AREA-RENT INCLUDES HOA DUES,CABLE TV WITH 40 MUSIC CHANNELS, GARDNER, POOL, SEWER, TRASH COLLECTION AND WATER-
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866 Ronda Mendoza
866 Ronda Mendoza, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
1010 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:12 PM
This unit is fully furnished with everything that you need and is located close to Laguna Beach and surrounding Orange County areas! Plus you can enjoy Laguna Woods Village a SENIOR Community with 2 golf courses, pools, spa, pickle ball, walking trails and so much more. This clean and comfortable 2 bedroom/2 bath unit offers an ELEVATOR for your convenience, WASHER/DRYER IN THE UNIT and is nicely furnished with everything that you might need. And if you just feel like relaxing at home it has a wonderful balcony with a BBQ to enjoy dinner or to entertain. Enjoy California's outdoor living and it available NOW for short term from September 2021-the end of April 2022!
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451 Avenida Sevilla
451 Avenida Sevilla, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
2 Bedrooms
$2,350
850 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:12 PM
One level home with no stairs and 2 bedrooms and 1.5 Jack and Jill bathrooms with a tub. Well-sought after La Corona Model home with Cathedral ceilings with a private walkway to a gated front private patio with a wonderful view. Bathrooms have a solar tube for additional lighting during the day. Amenities include 27-hole golf course, 5 swimming pools, 2 fitness gyms, 7 clubhouses, art studio, equestrian center, workshop and over 200 clubs and organizations to join. Free bus transportation for community and nearby shopping areas. Located just 6 miles from Laguna Beach. 55 years or older community only with gated/guarded entrances. 1 year lease available.
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211 Avenida Majorca
211 Avenida Majorca, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
1 Bedroom
$1,900
770 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:12 PM
What a Lovely and Comfy Home! Sun-filled with Lots of Newer Dual Pane Windows, just waiting for a Special Someone to Love it. Upper end unit Cadiz with Beautiful Green Views. New Countertops, Kohler Sinks, Designer Tile, and Smoother Ceilings, Split AC/Heat unit. Private Balcony for enjoying Breakfast, perhaps a glass of wine or snack, gaze at the Greenbelt Views and Trees, or just to listen to the Birds. True Resort-Style Living in this Premier 55+Senior Community which offers so much to do: Pools, Concerts, Clubs, Golf, Tennis, Transportation, and more. Buyer must meet Laguna Woods financial requirements, pay $160 application fee to HOA.
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30 Groveside Drive
30 Groveside Drive, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Kensington
1 Bedroom
$1,095
150 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:12 PM
ROOM FOR RENT. 1 bedroom downstairs with shared dual sink bathroom. Beautiful 5 bedroom home in gated community on a view lot. Rent plus shared utilities. Deposit required.
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913 Ronda Sevilla
913 Ronda Sevilla, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
1009 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:11 PM
EXCELLENT LOCATION in this amazing 55+ Community! Enjoy views of Nature Preserve /Creek /Green Belt & Tree Walk. Easy access for morning & evening strolls. VERY peaceful and serene . "Casa Linda" model ONE LEVEL-with no steps. Central Air Conditioning, Inside Laundry, Dual Pane Windows and Sliding Doors from the Living Room and Guest Bedroom to the Extra Long Balcony, Newer Anderson Entry Door with Beveled Glass , Light & Bright with Skylights, Extra Kitchen Cabinets, Microwave. Easy Parking in front of the building. Walking trails and SO MANY amenities! Community offers 7 Clubhouses Including 800 Seat 'Performing Arts Center' Plus a World Class Golf Clubhouse with Spectacular Views & Dining. 27 Hole Course , Driving Range and another 9 Hole 'Executive' Par 3 Course. Full Equestrian Center. 5 Swimming Pools, 4 Hot tubs, Lighted Tennis & Pickle Ball Courts. 3 State of the Art Fitness Centers. 2 Computer Centers (Mac & PC ), Card rooms, Video Lab, Digital Photography Studio, Wood Shop, Sewing Rooms, 2 Ceramics Studios, Art/Painting rooms, Jewelry Making & Lapidary. Example- Club House 1 has a Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Hot Pool, Volleyball, Basketball, Bocce, Billiard Room, Indoor Archery Range, Bus Station, Drop-In ( Coffee ) Lounge, and all activities like Yoga, Tai Chi, Chi Gong, Painting, Shuffle Board, Line Dancing, Badminton. Multiple Walking paths, Free Local Bus service, Cable TV System & Broadcasting Studio. 2 Garden Plot areas for growing your own, only 7 miles to the Pacific Ocean in Laguna Beach.
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174 Avenida Majorca
174 Avenida Majorca, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
1 Bedroom
$1,800
770 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:11 PM
1st FLOOR CADIZ IS ORIGINAL BUT CLEAN, BRIGHT AND CONVENIENT TO GATE 2, ALSO CONVENIENT TO CARPORT AND LAUNDRY. FRESHLY PAINTED AND FAIRLY NEW CARPET. COMPLETELY FURNISHED, TWIN BEDS, 2 TV's ONE IN THE LIVING ROOM AND A SMALL ONE IN THE BEDROOM. THE KITCHEN IS FULLY EQUIPPED. AVAILABLE 8/18/16, PREFER A ONE YEAR LEASE, MAY CONSIDER LESS. 55+ COMMUNITY. CAN'T BE VIEW UNTIL 7/18/16. ENJOY ALL THE WONDERFUL AMENITIES THAT LAGUNA WOODS 55+ COMMUNITY HAS TO OFFER. 5 POOLS, 7 CLUB HOUSES,2 FITNESS CENTERS, 3 GOLF COURSES IMAGE PLAYING A BEAUTIFUL 18 HOLE COURSE FOR LESS THEN $10.00, AND ENJOY LUNCH AND FABULOUS VIEWS FROM THE 19TH RESTAURANT.THERE IS A EQUESTRIAN CENTER, ENJOY A TRAIL RIDE.THERE ARE OVER 250 SOCIAL CLUBS,CRAFT STUDIOS, A STATE OF THE ART THEATER WITH GREAT ENTERTAINMENT, FREE BUS SERVICE THAT GOES TO LOCAL SHOPPING CENTERS AND MEDICAL BUILDINGS AND HOSPITAL. ALL THIS AND ONLY 5 MILES TO LAGUNA BEACH. List Price Excludes:
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1185 Glenneyre Street 1/2
1185 Glenneyre Street, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
The Village
Studio
$1,775
345 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:11 PM
Delightful first floor Studio with spacious private backyard in well sought after Village location. This compact studio offers a separate kitchen with gas range and refrigerator as well as a full bathroom with shower over tub. Street parking only.
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Vista Del Lago
21622 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Vista del Lago Apartments
1 Bedroom
$2,356
692 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,701
928 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:47 PM
Nestled in a lush setting just minutes from award-winning schools Del Lago Elementary, Los Alisos Intermediate, and Trabuco High. Units features include laundry, hardwood floors, and dishwasher. Residents enjoy community with pool, tennis, and clubhouse.
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eaves Santa Margarita
111 Via Serena, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
SAMLARC
1 Bedroom
$2,192
676 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
907 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 8:07 AM
Located near Robinson Mall and Santa Margarita Parkway. Sun-filled units have hardwood floors and in-unit laundry. Plenty of closet space. Community amenities include bike storage and a 24-hour fitness center.
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22222 Caminito Mescalero
22222 Caminito Mescalero, Laguna Hills, CA 92653
North Laguna Hills
1 Bedroom
$1,300
1368 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:16 PM
LOCATION, LOCATION! ROOM FOR RENT -Very clean ROOM available in a spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath townhome. Looking for a professional responsible person(only 1) to rent room and share the kitchen, family room, balcony, bathroom in unit laundry area and all HOA amenities. Credit score must be 600+. The interior is freshly painted. This beautiful townhome is located on the tree lined green community of Laguna Village. You will be just a few steps to spa and heated pool, sport courts, workout room and numerous walking and biking trails. Close to UCI, freeways, shopping areas, hospitals and dining. Close to Irvine Spectrum and downtown Irvine. This is an ideal location for someone looking for a relaxed living atmosphere and easy going roommates. Owner resides in property, renter must be okay living with a small very friendly dog. A small storage space for a few items may be provided. No cigarette smoking. Charge for all utilities is $100 a month. High speed internet is included.
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2366 Via Mariposa E
2366 Via Mariposa East, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
953 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:16 PM
Attractive single story condo with very easy and convenient access. Located off the street on a cul-de-sac with plenty of guest parking close. Nice floor plan with pretty laminate type flooring throughout. Dual pane windows. Back door access to common area. Covered front patio with gate and built-in storage. Resort-style living at its finest in 55+ community of Laguna Woods Village - 7 clubhouses, 2 golf courses, driving range, pools, equestrian center, transportation system and more. Clubhouse 4 in the area of the property is "arts and crafts" clubhouse, also with pool.
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254 CALLE ARAGON
254 Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
1009 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:16 PM
FIRST FLOOR 2 BEDROOM BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED MANOR FACING LOVELY GREENBELT AREA. GREAT LOCATION NEAR CLUBHOUSE 1, POOL & LIBRARY. BRAND NEW VINYL WOOD LIKE FLOORING THRU-OUT. NEW PAINT. KING SIZE BED IN MASTER BEDROOM. WALK IN SHOWER. COMMUNITY LAUNDRY ROOM & CARPORT ON SAME LEVEL AS HOME. NO STAIRS. ENJOY ALL THE AMENITIES OF THE RESORT STYLE LIVING IN LAGUNA WOODS VILLAGE. GOLF, TENNIS, POOLS, CLUBHOUSES, FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION THRU OUT THE VILLAGE. ONLY 8 MILES TO LAGUNA BEACH.
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74 Calle Aragon
74 Calle Aragon, Laguna Woods, CA 92637
1 Bedroom
$1,900
950 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 3:16 PM
What a Lovely and Comfy Home! Sun-filled with Lots of Newer Dual Pane Windows, just waiting for a Special Someone to Love it. Upper end unit Cadiz with Beautiful Green Views. New Countertops, Kohler Sinks, Designer Tile, and Smoother Ceilings, Split AC/Heat unit. Private Balcony for enjoying Breakfast, perhaps a glass of wine or snack, gaze at the Greenbelt Views and Trees, or just to listen to the Birds. True Resort-Style Living in this Premier 55+Senior Community which offers so much to do: Pools, Concerts, Clubs, Golf, Tennis, Transportation, and more. Buyer must meet Laguna Woods financial requirements, pay $160 application fee to HOA.
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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in San Clemente, CA

Finding cheap apartments in San Clemente takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, letters of recommendations from landlords or employers, and identification. The more proactive you are about your search, the easier it will be to score a deal.

Look for cheap apartments in San Clemente by regularly scouring listings and looking during slower renting seasons, like winter. You can still find a deal if you move during the summer months when apartment hunting is more competitive.

You may be able to find cheap apartments in San Clemente in neighborhoods that are located away from attractions, restaurants, and entertainment. You may need to look farther out than you would prefer, but access to highways or public transportation can get you into the heart of San Clemente.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in San Clemente. Older buildings that need some updating are more likely to have better deals. Walk-up apartments without elevators, on-street parking and few amenities like on-site fitness centers can also signal affordable rents in San Clemente.