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Starting at $1,550
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Hillside Terrace - Vista
322 Hillside Terrace
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,550
2 Bedrooms
$1,775
Close to dining, parks and public transit. This newly remodeled community features large closets, private balconies or patios, and spacious interiors. Hardwood floors throughout. On-site fire pit and covered parking.
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Starting at $2,025
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Avalon Vista
701 Breeze Hill Rd
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,025
2 Bedrooms
$2,258
3 Bedrooms
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Kitchens have granite counters, garbage disposal and space-saving, built-in microwaves. Recreational amenities include shuffleboard, a pool table, a hot tub and a swimming pool. Located within walking distance of Breeze Hill Park.
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Starting at $1,725
Updated 6 hrs ago
Elan Vista Alta
173 Durian Street
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,725
Lush landscaping near the beaches and parks. This gated community offers a pool, on-site laundry and covered parking. Apartments include a private oversized patio or balcony, large closets, and modern appliances.
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Starting at $1,604
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Shadowridge Woodbend
1500 Shadowridge Dr
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,604
2 Bedrooms
$1,947
Shadowridge Woodbend Apartment Homes is located in North San Diego County, just minutes from the Tri-Cities. Units offer hardwood floors, extra storage, fireplaces, and stainless steel appliances.
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Starting at $1,805
Updated 9 hrs ago
Skye Apartments
501 W Bobier Dr
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,805
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
3 Bedrooms
$2,720
Numerous recreation opportunities at the nearby Vista Sports Park. Smoke-free units have laundry machines and dishwashers. Enjoy use of a basketball court and a 24-hour gym.
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Starting at $1,902
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Preserve at Melrose
1401 N Melrose Dr
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,902
2 Bedrooms
$2,221
3 Bedrooms
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Near Vista Sports Park. Apartments feature living areas with hardwood-style floors, bathrooms with soaking tubs and kitchens with Whirlpool appliances. On-site community garden, swimming pool, spa, clubhouse and 24-hour fitness center.
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Starting at $1,388
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Softwind Point
881 Soft Wind Rd
Vista, CA
Studio
$1,388
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,659
Communal amenities include gym, pool and parking. Residents enjoy units with air conditioning, ceiling fans, dishwashers, extra storage, bathtubs and more. Located close to major freeways, convenient for commuters.
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Starting at $1,471
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Bella Terra
365 Pomelo Dr
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,471
2 Bedrooms
$1,772
3 Bedrooms
$2,002
Just minutes from Route 8. On-site amenities offer everything needed, including a pool, playground, media room and gym. Patio and balcony options available. On-site laundry, garage parking and grilling area. Pet-friendly.
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Starting at $1,825
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Elán Shadowridge Meadows Apartments
1515 S Melrose Dr
Vista, CA
2 Bedrooms
$1,825
3 Bedrooms
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Excellent location close to major retailers, restaurants, and schools. Residents enjoy communal pool, spa, and basketball courts. Homes include fireplaces, private balconies and patios, and more.
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Starting at $1,769
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Waterleaf Apartment Homes
333 N Emerald Dr
Vista, CA
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1 Bedroom
$1,878
2 Bedrooms
$1,769
Located close to the 78 freeway and College Blvd and minutes away from shopping, dining and entertainment. Community has pool and spa. Units feature A/C, extra storage and private patio/balcony.
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Starting at $1,706
Updated 9 hrs ago
Rancho Hills Apartments
915 Brooktree Ln
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,706
2 Bedrooms
$1,802
Designed for comfort, these apartment homes feature plenty of cabinet space in the kitchen, plus open and inviting floor plans. Community amenities include a pool, spa and barbecue grills. Moments from Ronald Packard Parkway.
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Starting at $1,515
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Las Ventanas
1280 N Citrus Ave
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,515
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
Large apartment homes with washer/dryer in unit, private patio/balcony with a view, hardwood floors and ceiling fans. Community has a swimming pool, media room, playground and open BBQ/grill areas for entertaining.
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Starting at $2,261
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Sycamore Greens
1982 Wellington Ln
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,261
3 Bedrooms
$2,425
Upscale apartments with built-in microwaves, central air, and custom finishes. Community includes a coffee bar, fitness center, and pool. Close to LEGOLAND California and California State University San Marcos. By Ronald Packard Parkway.
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Starting at $2,013
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Sofi Shadowridge
1850 Thibodo Rd
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,013
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Energy-efficient appliances and windows. High ceilings, private balconies and large walk-in closets. Residential amenities feature resort-style swimming pool and spa, playground, and business center. Pet-friendly.
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Starting at $1,475
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Elan Pointe Vista
1260 Calle Jules
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,475
Close to the golf courses and minutes from recreation. This community features lush landscaping, carports, green space and even motorcycle parking. Homes feature updated layouts, a balcony or patio, and courtyard views.
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Starting at $1,300
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Civic Park Apartments
700 Alta Vista Dr
Vista, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,300
2 Bedrooms
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Gated community close to the Ronald Packard Parkway and convenient to beaches, dining, and entertainment. Units with carpeting, bathtubs, fully equipped kitchens, and extra storage. Smoke-free community with pool and on-site laundry.
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Starting at $2,595
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714 Berkeley
714 Berkeley
Vista, CA
2 Bedrooms
$2,595
Starting at $1,825
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367 N. Melrose Dr. #H
367 N. Melrose Dr. #H
Vista, CA
2 Bedrooms
$1,825
Starting at $1,650
Updated 20 hrs ago
124 Camino Corto
124 Camino Corto
Vista, CA
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
Starting at $2,750
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1164 Casa Bonita Way
1164 Casa Bonita Way
Vista, CA
3 Bedrooms
$2,750
Starting at $2,800
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28718 Vista Valley Dr
28718 Vista Valley Dr
Vista, CA
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
Starting at $2,350
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1753 Cottonwood Dr.
1753 Cottonwood Dr.
Vista, CA
3 Bedrooms
$2,350
Starting at $2,595
Updated 2 days ago
1862 Morning View Drive
1862 Morning View Drive
Vista, CA
3 Bedrooms
$2,595
Starting at $1,795
Updated 2 days ago
753 Rincon St
753 Rincon St
Vista, CA
2 Bedrooms
$1,795

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While Vista may just be a road sign for commuters between L.A. and San Diego, the few and the smart have chosen to make this city their permanent home. Not ready for the commitment? That's o.k. That's what apartments are for... and duplexes, and fourplexes, and rental homes, and garage apartments. There are tons of rental options in a variety of locations with their own unique characteristics.

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Transportation. Vista has public transportation, but no one uses it. A ten minute drive to the beach takes at least an hour by bus. You could get there quicker on a bike. In fact, Vista is such a small city, you can get just about anywhere on a bicycle. So, save your bus fare money and hop on your bicycle. It's always a nice ride in this sunny southern California weather.

Neighborhood Breakdown

North

Look for apartments in the northern neighborhoods if you’re a fan of camping, fishing and horseback riding at the nearby Guajome County Park. It's a large, beautiful park with marshes and lakes, campsites, and green, grassy hills for day time picnics. There is also a bit of a night life at the neighborhood bars. You can shoot some pool at Jim's Vista Lounge, or try some handcrafted brews at the Prohibition Brewing Company.

Central

Here you can spend your days watching live theater under the stars, enjoying the Wave Waterpark, meandering through the shops and eateries of the city center, and enjoying a relaxing walk through one of the neighborhood parks. Enlighten your body with yoga and dance classes by day, and then hop between karaoke bars and brewpubs by night. For bowling, dancing, laser light shows, arcade games, beers, and cocktails, check out the Vista Entertainment Center.

South

On the south side, you can find the big and beautiful Buena Vista Park, as well as a country club, a shopping center, and tons of live music just a little farther south in the City of San Marcos.

East

There are few apartments on the east side of Vista. It's a very suburban area, with a few gated communities, a country club to the north, and tons of open space. Look for rental homes in these neighborhoods, and be sure to take frequent visits farther east to Dixon Dam, Hellhole Canyon Preserve, and way out to the Palomar Mountain State Park.

West

Live on the west side for a location near the San-Shi Judo classes, and the live music and beaches in nearby Oceanside, Carlsbad, and Encinitas. Not feeling the Zen lifestyle? Well, head south to Majestic Farms for some horseback riding.

Whether you are moving from across town, the state, the country, or the border, there are plenty of apartments ready and waiting to be your new home.

-By Katy Comal

August 2018 Vista Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Vista Rent Report. Vista rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Vista rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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