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1,479 Apartments for rent in San Mateo County, CA

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Check out 1,479 verified apartments for rent in San Mateo County, CA with rents starting as low as $1,000. Some apartments for rent in San Mateo County might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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19 Units Available
Riva Terra Apartments at Redwood Shores
850 Davit Ln
Redwood City, CA | Redwood Shores
1 Bedroom
$2,631
551 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,827
775 sqft
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Great for commuters, with easy access to the 101 and 92. Units feature laundry, patio or balcony, and granite counters. Luxury community has BBQ grill area, pool table and sauna.
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24 Units Available
Park Place at San Mateo
1101 Park Pl
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
1 Bedroom
$2,909
651 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,777
1066 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,229
1367 sqft
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Great location, close to Highway 101 and I-280. Residents enjoy units with fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and chef-caliber kitchens. Community offers 24-hour gym, clubhouse, game room and sauna.
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17 Units Available
Schooner Bay Apartment Homes
300 Timberhead Ln
Foster City, CA | Neighborhood 7
1 Bedroom
$2,953
712 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,519
963 sqft
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Prime location close to the Belmont and Hillside Caltrain stops as well as Highways 101 and 92. Homes are well-appointed and feature private garages and in-home washer/dryer. Green community!
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31 Units Available
Northpark
1080 Carolan Ave
Burlingame, CA | Burlingame Gardens
Studio
$2,102
520 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,085
520 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,738
806 sqft
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Resort-like community near Bayside Park. Community amenities include two heated swimming pools, an updated fitness center and a gym. Recently renovated apartments include walk-in closets, energy-efficient appliances and updated cabinetry.
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15 Units Available
South City Station
101 MC Lellan Dr
South San Francisco, CA | Sunshine Gardens
Studio
$2,545
640 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,817
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,331
1103 sqft
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Near South San Francisco Station and San Bruno Mountain Park. Apartments feature eco-friendly carpets, oversized windows, and Juliet balconies. Tenants have access to a clubhouse, spa, and 24-hour fitness center. Elevator, bike storage, 24-hr gym.
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11 Units Available
Lantern Cove
244 Rock Harbor Ln
Foster City, CA | Neighborhood 8
1 Bedroom
$2,582
730 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,303
986 sqft
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Scenic apartment community in the San Mateo School District. Each apartment has its own private entrance and patio or deck. Select homes offer lake and fountain views. Residents enjoy living near biking and walking trails.
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3 Units Available
Avenue Two
1107 2nd Ave
Redwood City, CA | Friendly Acres
Studio
$2,144
483 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,308
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Upscale building with access to 101 freeway. Community amenities include media room, 24-hour gym, game room, clubhouse, pool, parking and pool table. Recently renovated units feature granite counters, hardwood floors and walk-in closets.
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13 Units Available
55 West Fifth Apartments
55 W 5th Ave
San Mateo, CA | Beresford Park
1 Bedroom
$2,458
722 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,865
955 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,200
1381 sqft
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This community is adjacent to Peninsula Golf and Country Club. It features a sauna, gym, hot tub and garage parking for residents to utilize. Apartments feature in-unit laundry, hardwood flooring and walk-in closets.
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6 Units Available
Huxley
1355 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA | Staumbaugh-Heller
Studio
$2,940
574 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,475
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,080
898 sqft
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Huxley Apartments brings a modern touch to Redwood City. Our studios, one-, and two-bedroom apartment homes feature stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops and in-home washers and dryers. Throughout the community, enjoy the rooftop deck with scenic mountain views, a fitness center and more.
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11 Units Available
88 Hillside
6543 Mission St
Daly City, CA | Hillside
2 Bedrooms
$3,080
1052 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Upscale style and incredible views star in one- to three-bedroom flats and townhouses. Units feature stainless steel appliances, granite counters and walk-in closets. Extremely walkable community with nearby shopping, entertainment and easy access to I-280.
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8 Units Available
La Terrazza
7800 El Camino Real
Colma, CA | Colma
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1 Bedroom
$2,600
693 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,137
1065 sqft
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Located close to US-280, 380 and 10. Minutes away from SFSU and nearby shopping. Spacious apartments with a variety of floor plans, washer and dryer in unit, granite counters, and hardwood floors.
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8 Units Available
Creekside
1600 E 3rd Ave
San Mateo, CA | Shoreview
1 Bedroom
$2,386
646 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,766
808 sqft
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Apartments are close to Caltrain and 101 freeway. Building features 24-hour gym, clubhouse, pool and sauna. Units have in-unit laundry, bathtub, dishwasher and hardwood floors. Pets are welcome for an additional fee.
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67 Units Available
Azara
1650 South Delaware Street
San Mateo, CA | Hayward Park
1 Bedroom
$3,600
773 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,350
975 sqft
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Experience a complete departure from the usual.
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3 Units Available
The Morgan
2901 East Kyne Street
San Mateo, CA | Hillsdale
2 Bedrooms
$5,430
1509 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$6,894
1707 sqft
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AT THE MORGAN, AMENITIES SEDUCE AND DELIGHT INSIDE AND OUT FROM THE MOMENT YOU ARRIVE. YOUR PRIVATE SANCTUARY OPENS THE DOOR TO A LIFESTYLES DESIGNED FOR GATHERING AND RETREATING WITH A SOPHISTICATED FLOURISH OF SPACES AND LUXURIES FOR RESIDENTS ONLY.
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1 Unit Available
Alrod Apartments
352 Caprino Way
San Carlos, CA | Beverly Terrace
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,450
1000 sqft
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Alrod Apartments is located on a beautiful tree lined street in San Carlos and boasts: studio, one and two bedroom apartments. Take a quick stroll down the road to Highlands Park to play tennis, baseball or jog in the wonderful and open green space. Alrod Apartments is profesionally managed by Prodesse Property Group. Who is Prodesse Property Group? We are a dedicated team of property management professionals working together to manage residential properties throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. We take great pride in creating wonderful living spaces that feel like home. In addition to working hard Monday through Friday, we have team members standing by ready to help outside of normal work hours –24 hours a day 365 days a year.
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53 Units Available
Anson
1008 Carolan Avenue
Burlingame, CA | Burlingame Gardens
1 Bedroom
$3,432
793 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,837
1094 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,243
1413 sqft
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Anson strikes the perfect balance between the buzz of San Francisco, the convenience of the Peninsula, and the quiet charm of Burlingame. With a stunning collection of apartments and rich premium amenities, this is a place where picture-perfect dreams come to life. Welcome to Anson – timeless appeal conveniently close to the Caltrain and all the city has to offer.In-person tours now available! Schedule yours today!
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5 Units Available
Skyline Terrace
3133 Frontera Way
Burlingame, CA | Mills Estates
1 Bedroom
$3,074
932 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,534
1300 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,361
1679 sqft
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Mid-rise community near I-280. Fantastic upgrades including granite countertops, hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances. Floor-to-ceiling windows and gourmet kitchens included. A gym, hot tub, pool and grill area available.
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3 Units Available
Aperture
400 San Mateo Ave
San Bruno, CA | San Bruno Park
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$3,075
731 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,827
1139 sqft
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Aperture, a sensational new apartment community in San Bruno on the San Francisco Peninsula, offers contemporary urban 1-, 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom homes for rent. Discover curated finishes and fixtures that reflect a fine-tuned vision for style as well as comfort. Partake in amenities including a state-of-the-art fitness studio, a clubroom, courtyard decks, outdoor BBQ and gathering areas, bike storage, and EV charging.
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1 Unit Available
948 Rose Avenue
948 Rose Avenue
Redwood City, CA | Friendly Acres
2 Bedrooms
$2,850
1056 sqft
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Where do you want to live? Why not call one of the remodeled 2-bedroom cottages on Rose Avenue in Redwood City your new home. These stylish cottage units have been updated and are professionally managed by Prodesse Property Group. The renovated units feature brand new kitchens cabinets, granite countertops, oak hardwood floors throughout and so much more. Each unit includes a hookup for a full size washer and dryer and your living space extends outside to a private yard. The property is close to restaurants, a microbrewery, and a grocery store. In addition, you will have easy access to Highway 101. Feel free to contact us for more information.
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26 Units Available
Blu Harbor by Windsor
1 Blu Harbor Boulevard
Redwood City, CA
Studio
$2,870
588 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,270
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,504
1111 sqft
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Centered around a marina in Redwood City. Waterfront apartments and penthouse suites with contemporary amenities and high-end finishes. Tenants enjoy access to complimentary paddle boards and sea kayaks.
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28 Units Available
Franklin 299
299 Franklin St
Redwood City, CA | Staumbaugh-Heller
Studio
$2,805
553 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,006
722 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,666
1082 sqft
Last updated June 13 at 12:45 AM
Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and in-unit laundry. Amenities include a grill, media room, car charging and concierge service. Near Downtown Redwood City. Easy access to the bullet train.
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4 Units Available
Sofi Redwood Park
1212 Whipple Ave
Redwood City, CA | Oak Knoll-Edgewood Park
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,397
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,592
875 sqft
Last updated June 13 at 12:44 AM
Community offers BBQ grill, clubhouse, pool, gym and on-site laundry. Units include granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and patio or balcony. Located close to Bair Island and San Carlos Airport.
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19 Units Available
Cadence
400 Cypress Ave
South San Francisco, CA | Downtown South San Francisco
1 Bedroom
$3,638
801 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,565
1079 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Cadence is an exciting new pet-friendly apartment community with an iconic rooftop lounge, elevated courtyards, state-of-the-art fitness center, expansive club room, and more. Have your choice of modern townhomes and 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments for rent with designer finishes. Enjoy views of San Francisco Bay and San Bruno Mountain and convenient walkability to artisan breweries, South San Francisco’s historic downtown, and Caltrain. Cadence is where life, style, work and play come full circle.
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131 Units Available
Woodland Park
5 Newell Road
East Palo Alto, CA | East Palo Alto
Studio
$1,500
248 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,534
582 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
811 sqft
Last updated June 13 at 12:44 AM
Great location halfway between San Francisco and San Jose. One-, two- and three-bedroom apartment homes, duplexes and single-family homes. Community has controlled access, playground, 15 swimming pools and is pet-friendly.

Average Rent in San Mateo County

Last updated June 11
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in San Mateo County is $2,986, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,913.
Studio
$2,437
1 Bed
$2,986
2 Beds
$3,913
3+ Beds
$5,285
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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The average rent in San Mateo County is $2,437 for a studio, $2,986 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,913 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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How much is rent in San Mateo County?
In San Mateo County, the average rent is $2,437 for a studio, $2,986 for a 1-bedroom, $3,913 for a 2-bedroom, and $5,285 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in San Mateo County, check out our monthly San Mateo County Rent Report.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in San Mateo County?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some San Mateo County properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How much should I pay for rent in San Mateo County?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in San Mateo County.
How can I find off-campus housing in San Mateo County?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around San Mateo County. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include California College of the Arts, University of California-Hastings College of Law, Golden Gate University-San Francisco, California Institute of Integral Studies, and University of San Francisco.

Average Rent in San Mateo County

Last updated June 11
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in San Mateo County is $2,986, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,913.
Studio
$2,437
1 Bed
$2,986
2 Beds
$3,913
3+ Beds
$5,285
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List