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Last updated March 2 2021 at 1:39 AM

1,137 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 >
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Mira Bella Apartments
3455 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego, CA | Kearny Mesa
1 Bedroom
$2,240
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,680
1173 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,225
1558 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 01:38 AM
1-3 bedroom apartments with air conditioning, granite worktops and walk-in closets. The pet friendly community has a gym with yoga studio and pool. Cabrillo Heights Park is on one side, I-805 the other.
Results within 5 miles of Santee
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3 Units Available
Ascent at Campus of Life
10785 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA | Scripps Ranch
1 Bedroom
$1,766
897 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,416
1160 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated March 2 at 01:07 AM
Ascent residences at Campus of Life. Ascent is the residential housing at Campus of Life, for those who aim higher. Set in the desirable residential locale of Scripps Ranch amid a mature Eucalyptus grove, Ascent offers exceptional finishes and desired amenities.
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3 Units Available
Skyline
8513 Paradise Valley Rd
Spring Valley, CA | La Presa
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,895
496 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated March 2 at 01:07 AM
Skyline Apartments features one, two, and three-bedroom pet-friendly apartments in Spring Valley, CA. Designed with your comfort and style in mind, our fully renovated apartments include premium features such as stainless-steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and a custom backsplash. Perched atop a ridge with breathtaking views of Sweetwater Reservoir, Skyline is just minutes from Bonita and provides easy access to Hwy 125, Hwy 54, and Hwy 97. Call us today at Skyline and find the lifestyle you're looking for in Spring Valley, CA!
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19 Units Available
Domain San Diego
8798 Spectrum Center Blvd
San Diego, CA | Kearny Mesa
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,964
768 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,486
1164 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 01:07 AM
Convenient to the Vista Balboa Center and Centrum Park, this lovely property offers an outdoor fireplace, elevator access, fitness center and playground. Apartments are pet-friendly and have in-unit laundry, hardwood-style flooring and high ceilings.
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15 Units Available
Olympus Corsair
8583 Aero Dr
San Diego, CA | Kearny Mesa
1 Bedroom
$1,941
743 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,487
1113 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 01:06 AM
Located across from Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport, near freeways, schools, and parks. Sleek, modern, 1-2 bedroom apartments with high-end finishes plus stainless steel appliances and walk-in closets. Community amenities include pool, golf simulator, and gym.
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3 Units Available
Park Genesee
5550 Genesee Ct E
San Diego, CA | Clairemont Mesa East
1 Bedroom
$1,673
550 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 01:06 AM
Living here means living in the heart of the best of San Diego. Spacious, airy floor plans create a tranquil atmosphere. Sundeck, clubhouse and fitness center provide the best amenities for SoCal living.
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4 Units Available
Barclay Square
6363 Beadnell Way
San Diego, CA | Clairemont Mesa East
1 Bedroom
$1,700
738 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,010
868 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated March 2 at 01:06 AM
Apartments feature ceiling fans and plush carpeting. Community features multiple swimming pools, a laundry facility, and green space. Get all your errands done and enjoy a meal at Balboa Mesa Shopping Center. By I-805.
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8 Units Available
Cresta Bella
11035 Via Livorno
San Diego, CA | Rancho Penasquitos
1 Bedroom
$2,105
893 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,502
1227 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,456
1428 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 12:31 AM
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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1 Unit Available
Aldea at Mesa College
7322 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA | Clairemont Mesa East
1 Bedroom
$1,550
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated March 2 at 12:15 AM
Great location just minutes from San Diego Mesa College. Apartments include bathtub, patio or balcony, and garbage disposal. Community offers e-payments, on-site laundry, a pool, and parking.
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17 Units Available
The Villas at Camino Bernardo
11203 Paseo Montanoso
San Diego, CA | Rancho Bernardo
1 Bedroom
$1,876
703 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,204
969 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 12:09 AM
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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11 Units Available
The Hills at Rancho Penasquitos
15095 Via Hondonada
San Diego, CA | Glens
2 Bedrooms
$1,734
963 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,479
1141 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 12:07 AM
The Hills at Rancho Penasquitos offers beautifully remodeled two and three bedroom apartment homes for rent located off Carmel Mountain Road in Rancho Penasquitos. We have beautiful valley views nestled in a wooded landscape and are located next door to Rolling Hills Elementary School which is in the Award Winning Poway School District.
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1 Unit Available
Elán Poway Hills Apartments
13635 Cynthia Lane
Poway, CA | Poway
1 Bedroom
$1,875
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated March 2 at 12:03 AM
Quiet community with landscaped grounds located close to shopping, schools, local museums and parks. Units have open floor plans and come in a variety of layouts. Community features on-site maintenance.
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1 Unit Available
Balboa Plaza
6699 Beadnell Way
San Diego, CA | Clairemont Mesa East
1 Bedroom
$1,550
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated March 2 at 12:01 AM
Close to I-805 and Lindbergh Neighborhood Park. Smoke-free community features a hot tub, BBQ grill, and pool. Cat-friendly, smoke-free apartments with ceiling fans, a range oven, and bathtubs.
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10 Units Available
eaves Rancho Penasquitos
10024 Paseo Montril
San Diego, CA | Ridgewood
1 Bedroom
$1,875
663 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,273
933 sqft
Last updated March 1 at 01:09 PM
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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12 Units Available
eaves Mission Ridge
2745 Meadow Lark Dr
San Diego, CA | Birdland
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,886
850 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,760
1383 sqft
Last updated March 1 at 01:09 PM
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.
Results within 10 miles of Santee
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Club River Run
10041 Rio San Diego Dr
San Diego, CA | Mission Valley East
1 Bedroom
$1,845
628 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,255
945 sqft
Last updated February 25 at 09:55 PM
This is an all-inclusive community where we provide all the following; you can enjoy our heated lap pool, Jacuzzi, 24 hour fitness center, free fitness classes, business center, rentable clubhouse, free cooking classes, 3 tennis courts, NBA size basketball court, off leash dog park, tanning salon, dog wash station, electronic car charging stations, free gift wrapping station and monthly resident events! Like to travel throughout the county? Walk to Fenton Pkwy trolley stop from your apartment! Club River Run is located in the heart of Mission Valley! Venture out to Mission Valley, Fashion Valley, or Downtown for some of the best San Diego shopping, dining and entertainment. Beautiful San Diego beaches are only 15 minutes away. Easy access to the freeways (15, 163, 8, 805), and walking distance to Fenton Pkwy trolley stop which takes you straight into Downtown or even SDSU! Walk to Qualcomm Stadium, Starbucks, Subway, Oggi's, Ikea, IHOP, Playa Grill (best happy hour ever), the Public Library and Costco! (RLNE2023488)
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3 Units Available
Solterra EcoLuxury Apartments
9865 Erma Rd
San Diego, CA | Scripps Ranch
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,695
721 sqft
Last updated September 18 at 08:03 AM
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BLVD North Park
2020 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA | University Heights
Studio
$1,950
506 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,400
581 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,690
955 sqft
Last updated December 12 at 12:04 AM
YOUR LIFE. YOUR STYLE. YOUR WAY. YOUR LIFE IS ON YOUR OWN TERMS, AND AT TIME OUTSIDE THE NORM. THE BLVD WAY OF LIVING IS WHATEVER YOU SAY IT IS. If you’re looking to live in a meaningful space, outside the fringe, BLVD just might be your kind of place where the floor plans are unique…just like people. Steeped in the heart of North Park, BLVD is the soul of urban living. PRE LEASING FOR DECEMBER! RESERVE TODAY AND TAKE A HARD HAT TOUR!!! Life is just better when you surround yourself with people that get you, in a place that just kind of gets it. It's not a curated Instagram feed. It's an authentic way of living and doing what matters to you. It's the little things: the rooftop dog park, 99 walk score, space to grow your own hops, steps away from the best coffee shops in the city, and craft everything all around.
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Portofino
2500 Northside Dr
San Diego, CA | Mission Valley East
1 Bedroom
$2,085
887 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,725
1152 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,300
4373 sqft
Last updated February 25 at 09:55 PM
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6 Units Available
Scripps Landing
9970 Erma Rd
San Diego, CA | Scripps Ranch
1 Bedroom
$1,995
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
938 sqft
Last updated February 8 at 04:56 PM
Visit Scripps Landing today to fully grasp the beauty of this notable community. The central location of Scripps Ranch, along with its character and easy access to shopping, make it a prime destination. Built on 8 acres with beautiful greenbelts and mature landscaping, we offer the relaxed suburban feel with a city lifestyle. Our one and two-bedroom floor plans range from 600 to 950 square feet, offering convenient in-house washers/dryers and a large private patio/balcony that adds a welcoming natural light to the home. Our pledge to you is personal, responsive service that is honest and caring, along with a continuous investment into the community so our residents are proud to call Scripps Landing home (RLNE2682274)
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6 Units Available
Aquatera Apartment Homes
5777 Mission Center Rd
San Diego, CA | Mission Valley
1 Bedroom
$2,395
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,795
1144 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated February 26 at 08:40 PM
Life at Aquatera, truly is coming home and getting away all at once. Enter the gates and you know youve escaped. Waterfalls, fountains and beautiful, natural plants soothe your eyes. The private clubroom is your playground, unwind in the refreshing saltwater pool and spa, retreat to the private cabanas or energize yourself with a complete workout indoors. Invite friends to gaming nights featuring XBOX1 and PS4, enjoy the impressive observation deck or join a chef led cooking demonstration. The possibilities are limitless; mix, mingle, stretch and breathe deeply. Youre home.
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8 Units Available
The Overlook at Bernardo Heights
15909 Avenida Venusto
San Diego, CA | Rancho Bernardo
1 Bedroom
$1,814
632 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,154
928 sqft
Last updated October 23 at 04:02 PM
Interior features include walk-in closets, separate dens and dining rooms, vaulted ceilings, and private patios/balconies. Close to the San Diego Liberal Arts Academy and Highland Ranch Elementary School.
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10 Units Available
CasaLago Eastlake
2816 Cielo Circulo
Chula Vista, CA | Otay Ranch
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,816
585 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,965
671 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 01:39 AM
1-3 bedroom apartments in park-like setting beside the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Eastlake. Residents have access to a tree-ringed playground, two clubhouses with fitness rooms and two swimming pools with whirlpool spas.
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14 Units Available
La Jolla Blue
7039 Charmant Dr
San Diego, CA | University City
1 Bedroom
$1,934
697 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,477
944 sqft
Last updated March 2 at 01:39 AM
Apartments with high-end amenities such as dark cherry kitchen cabinets, brushed nickel hardware and wood plank vinyl flooring. Located just 12 miles from downtown San Diego and close to Interstate 5.
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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.