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Last updated September 30 at 8:41 AM

902 Short-term Apartments for rent in Santee, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Santee takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job... Read Guide >
Cresta Bella Photo Gallery 1
1 of 42
Verified
10 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,033
899 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,311
1239 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,685
1533 sqft
CRESTA BELLA... a new, luxury rental community with Mediterranean-inspired architecture and spacious, flexible floor plans. A collection that is honored to call Rancho Penasquitos home, Cresta Bella blends together outstanding in-home conveniences, such as full-size washers and dryers, with thoughtful appointments like designer trim, state-of-the-art kitchens, and direct-access garages with remotes. The end result is an elegant living experience that is second to none.
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Results within 5 miles of Santee
The Villas at Camino Bernardo Photo Gallery 1
1 of 25
1 Bedroom
$2,598
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,735
969 sqft
Welcome to The Villas at Camino Bernardo Beautiful and Spacious Floor Plans in the Award Winning Poway Unified School District The Villas at Camino Bernardo offers gracious apartment homes in a resort style community in a beautifully landscaped tranquil setting in the heart of Rancho Bernado. Our well designed community offers one and two bedroom apartment homes, emphasizing on comfort and livability featuring upgraded kitchens, bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, modern hard-flooring, and other popular features such as full size washer and dryer. As a resident of The Villas you will enjoy two heated pools, two soothing spas, lighted tennis court, state of the art fitness center, community clubhouse, dog park, tot lot, onsite storage is available.
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3644 Indiana Street Photo Gallery 1
1 of 10
Verified
1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,995
825 sqft
Find your new home at 3644 Indiana St in San Diego, CA. Based in the 92103 area of San Diego on Indiana St., renters have easy access to enjoyable highlights in the surrounding area. Here at this community, the professional leasing team will be ready to help you find the perfect fit. Be sure to view the available floorplans. Stop by to schedule a tour.
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eaves Rancho Penasquitos Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,465
625 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,040
1000 sqft
Interstate 15 is nearby, but residents can typically find whatever they need along Rancho Penasquitos Boulevard. Residents enjoy garage parking, a hot tub, clubhouse and 24-hour gym. In-unit fireplaces, walk-in closets and hardwood flooring.
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eaves Mission Ridge Photo Gallery 1
1 of 29
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,810
830 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,515
1350 sqft
Minutes from I-805 and Highway 163. Updated interiors with a fireplace, in-unit laundry, hardwood floors and extra storage. On-site amenities include a playground, grill area, garages, gym and luxury pool.
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Mission Pacific Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,420
641 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,895
965 sqft
From the moment you enter Mission Pacific, you’ll find yourself surrounded by lush tropical landscaping and unbeatable amenities. Our pet-friendly community boasts striking interiors with all the features you need for a comfortable lifestyle. Choose an upgraded floor plan with vaulted ceilings for a lofty feel or enjoy the wood-style floors and cable-ready bedrooms of a standard layout. Throughout our beautifully landscaped grounds, discover resort-inspired amenities for ultimate relaxation. Take your furry friend to the on-site dog park for some fresh air and exercise. When it’s your turn for a workout, take advantage of the indoor and outdoor fitness center. Afterward, cool off in the shimmering, tree-lined pool or grill some lunch at the outdoor lounge. The central location of our Talmadge apartments gives you easy access to local restaurants, shopping centers, and entertainment. Whether you’re catching a show in the historic Gaslamp Quarter or heading to a cafe on a relaxing Saturday morning, there’s something for everyone around the neighborhood. Contact us today to schedule your tour of Mission Pacific.
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Vora Mission Valley Photo Gallery 1
1 of 84
Verified
16 Units Available
Studio
$2,714
571 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,852
721 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,232
988 sqft
Great location, close to airport and Grantville Trolley Station. Luxurious homes have 9-foot ceilings, hardwood-style floors and quartz countertops. Community includes state-of-the-art fitness club, pool and cabanas.
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Gravity Photo Gallery 1
1 of 27
Verified
24 Units Available
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,506
795 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,066
1135 sqft
Grantville is truly in the center of it all, providing easy access to all other areas of San Diego, including coastal and inland communities. Whether you’re commuting for work or meeting a friend at the beach, Gravity Apartments’ superb location makes it easy to get to your destination quickly. Gravity takes convenience to a whole new level with its location in Grantville. Near many award-winning eateries and breweries, lively nightlife entertainment, premiere fitness studios, beautiful hiking trails and outdoor parks, the area’s offerings are as various as they are plentiful.
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Purl Photo Gallery 1
1 of 60
Verified
7 Units Available
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,611
693 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Stylish living in the award-winning master-planned community of Civita in Mission Valley. Just a short walk from your luxury apartment you'll be in the midst of a 14-acre oasis of parkland with walking trails and playgrounds. From the two swimming pools, spas and sauna to the music lounge, you’ll love coming home to one of our studio, 1, 2, or 3-bedroom luxe apartment homes. Whether you’re looking for nearby shopping or dining opportunities, or a place to walk your furry friends, Purl near downtown San Diego has it all. Call for a personalized tour today.
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Jefferson at Carmel Mountain Photo Gallery 1
1 of 45
Verified
10 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,577
615 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,003
841 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Fully appointed homes with custom features and finishes. Full-size washer and dryers with other upgradeable features like hardwood flooring, garden tub, single-car garage, and more. Luxury clubhouse with media room and access to I-15 Freeway.
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Metro Mission Valley Photo Gallery 1
1 of 44
Verified
18 Units Available
Studio
$2,581
399 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,676
726 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,931
1105 sqft
Featuring spacious floor plans, upscale amenities, an ideal location and environmentally-conscious values, Metro Mission Valley is the place to live in San Diego. Our contemporary atmosphere encourages an active and social lifestyle to ensure you experience the most out of your luxury home and the thriving, trendy city. At The Metro Mission Valley, our friendly team delivers the extra degree of service to create a community living experience unlike any other.
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Results within 10 miles of Santee
Park Pointe Photo Gallery 1
1 of 24
Verified
38 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,279
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,787
900 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,601
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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The Missions at Rio Vista Photo Gallery 1
1 of 58
Verified
18 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,712
706 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,230
1082 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Centrally located apartment community close to freeways, shopping centers and movie theaters. All-electric gourmet kitchens, breakfast bars and private patio/balcony. Community features media room, pool, hot tub and business center.
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Circa 37 Photo Gallery 1
1 of 29
Verified
10 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,949
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,582
1079 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Located near the Fashion Valley Mall and area freeways. Green community of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments with hardwood flooring, in-suite laundry facilities and walk-in closets. Parking included in rent. Pool and 24-hour gym.
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Sofi Canyon Hills Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
Verified
6 Units Available
2 Bedrooms
$3,222
900 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,341
1230 sqft
Quiet apartment complex with two and three bedroom units. Spacious floor plans, in-unit laundry and private patio/balcony. Community features a swimming pool, parking, community garden and coffee bar.
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Elan Loma Highlands Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,495
675 sqft
Beach community in Point Loma, CA, with scenic ocean views. Large equipped kitchen spaces with spacious living rooms and mirror panel closet doors. Pet-friendly facilities with on-site staff and 24-hour maintenance.
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Loma Portal Photo Gallery 1
1 of 33
Verified
1 Unit Available
2 Bedrooms
$3,550
1000 sqft
Great location, close to shopping destinations like Target. Units feature stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets, and a patio or balcony. Community includes pool, BBQ grill, and 24-hour maintenance.
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Market Street Square Photo Gallery 1
1 of 7
Studio
$2,331
575 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,631
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Pet-friendly, downtown apartments in historic neighborhood near the bay. Within walking distance to the San Diego Trolley line, PetCo Park and the Gaslamp district. Features include rooftop sundecks, Jacuzzi and swimming pool.
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Terraza La Jolla Photo Gallery 1
1 of 14
Verified
3 Units Available
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,995
1025 sqft
Elan Terraza La Jolla apartment homes residing just blocks to University Towne Center in San Diego offers 60 spacious pet-friendly apartment homes. The Property is surrounded by UTC'S finest amenities, including the University of California (UCSD), several of San Diego’s leading medical / research facilities, walking distance to shopping and restaurants and Westfield University Towne Center Mall, and the city’s Largest Class A office market home to over 135,000 jobs. Elan Terraza La Jolla is nestled in a relaxing lushly landscaped hillside, providing its residents a serene ambiance while still located in the heart of the city. The community is made up of 48 two-bedroom, two-bath units and 12 one-bedroom, one-bath units, all boasting 10-foot ceilings. Other amenities include private patios and balconies, an on-site laundry facility, SPARKLING heated pool and spa, carports and garages, plus newly remodeled interiors with new cabinets and countertops, wood plank flooring, new lightening and ceiling fans and much more! Washers and dryers in select units!
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Renew Alpine Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,375
850 sqft
This community is just minutes from the Pacific Ocean and near state parks. On-site amenities include a basketball and volleyball court, pool, and recreational areas. Pet-friendly. Homes feature updated kitchens and large closets.
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Luma Photo Gallery 1
1 of 74
Verified
15 Units Available
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$3,698
756 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,230
1256 sqft
Choose the type of leasing experience that works best for you! 1. By Appointment or Walk-in 2. Self-Guided Tours Contact us to schedule your appointment today. Experience a life lived well at Luma. Custom design and signature San Diego views add a shimmering quality to every day. Each studio, one-,two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes and penthouses offer front-row access to the vibrant energy of downtown. From hardwood-style flooring to modern two-tone cabinetry, Schlage keyless entry, Nest WiFi thermostats and expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. There is a sleek and airy freshness to each Luma designer home and a floor plan guaranteed to suit your style. LMC LIVING, INC. CA DRE #01983707
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Shift Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 101
Verified
40 Units Available
Studio
$2,723
605 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,787
925 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,483
1194 sqft
With a rooftop pool and sundeck, a sky terrace, a fitness/yoga studio and a dog park, high-rise living in East Village has a new address. Interiors feature hardwood floors, granite counters and smartphone-controlled lighting.
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Arrive Mission Valley Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
Verified
13 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,217
678 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,757
1029 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,657
1323 sqft
Just steps away from the SD Trolley and downtown. Luxury amenities featuring a 24-hour gym, refreshing pool and game room. Relax inside your spacious apartment with in-unit laundry, oversized closets and air conditioning.
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Dylan Point Loma Photo Gallery 1
1 of 29
Verified
1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$4,888
1223 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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The Midway Towne Center and Point Loma Plaza are easily accessible from this community. Community amenities include an onsite gym, pool, playground, and game room. Units feature stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.
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City Guide for Santee, CA

If you're looking for the great outdoors, Santee is home of Mission Trails Regional Park, which is among one of the largest urban parks in the U.S.

Santee is a suburb of San Diego in the East County area, and it is bordered by El Cajon to the south and Lakeside to the east. This city has about 55,000 residents, but there is still lots of room for growth, since there is more vacant land here than in most other Southern California cities. That means that even if you don't move to Santee now, you can expect to see lots of new residential and commercial developments the next time you decide to come back around. And with the Pacific Ocean and downtown San Diego only about a half hour away, it makes sense to check out your rental options in this clean, affordable city. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Santee, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Santee takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job, a relationship change, or to explore a new city before committing to staying. Whatever the reason, short-term apartments can provide the flexibility that traditional leases don’t.

Before signing a rental agreement or short-term apartment lease, study all of the details thoroughly. Renters usually have more restrictions and rules to follow when renting a short-term apartment. For starters, you usually can’t make modifications like painting or hanging pictures.

Short-term apartments are ideal for flexibility, but also don’t protect the renter long-term. You could face the possibility of rent increases on a monthly basis. The landlord could also decline to renew your lease and leave you looking for another short-term rental.

If your main priority is flexibility, a short-term apartment is an ideal situation. However, ensure that you fully understand the rental agreement terms before signing.