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646 Cheap Apartments for rent in Walnut Creek, CA

Finding cheap apartments in Walnut Creek takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements... Read Guide >
North Main Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,325
900 sqft
Vinyl flooring, walk-in closets, and plush carpeting characterize these cable-ready homes. Community amenities include on-site laundry, a swimming pool, and courtyards. Less than a mile from Pleasant Hill BART station.
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15Fifty5 Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
6 Units Available
Studio
$2,395
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,153
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,822
850 sqft
Apartments in highly-walkable neighborhood. One- and two-bedroom floor plans. Community amenities include 24-hour gym, clubhouse, pool and hot tub, and package receiving service. Recently renovated units feature stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors.
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Carmel House Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
2 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,049
580 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Boutique apartments with ceiling fans and walk-in closets. Cats and dogs allowed. On-site laundry available. Swim in the pool when free. Close to Civic Park. Near shops and restaurants downtown.
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Ygnacio Village Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,947
640 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,502
770 sqft
Modern apartments with expansive layouts and wood-burning fireplaces. Tenants get access to a pool. Run or cycle along Iron Horse Regional Trail during free time. Near Walnut Creek BART station.
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The Retreat Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,877
497 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,200
657 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,415
936 sqft
NOW OFFERING $500 Off** The Retreat is situated in lush natural surroundings, including towering trees and a rippling creek. This beautifully landscaped community in Walnut Creek, California is nestled within a cozy neighborhood just moments from bustling downtown, Broadway Plaza, Iron Horse Trail, Interstate I-680, Highway 24, and the BART station. Our community is within the prestigious Walnut Creek school district. At The Retreat, you will find that our homes offer spacious fully renovated studio, one, and two bedroom floor plans designed for a variety of lifestyles complete with in-home washers and dryers, heating and air conditioning, and private balconies or patios. The large refreshing swimming pool and spas are surrounded by lush landscaping and the soothing sounds of our fountains. The Retreat at Walnut Creek is a pet friendly community and we can't wait to meet your fur-baby! *The Retreat is a Smoke Free Community **Applicants must move in by 10/17. Valid on Select home
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Avalon Walnut Ridge Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,079
603 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,768
955 sqft
Located just off I-680, close to the Diablo Foothills Park, as well as numerous parks, schools, shops and restaurants. Well-appointed studio, 1-2 bedroom units come with a washer and dryer, fireplace and walk-in closets.
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The Meridian Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,999
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,299
3 Bedrooms
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Storage units, firepits and a pool are some amenities at the pet-friendly apartment community. Homes feature wood floors and spacious closets. Easy access to I-680 and less than a mile from downtown Walnut Creek.
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2562 Walnut Blvd Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,200
658 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Emanuel Sakkis - Agt: 925-3890835 - Nice complex near BART, downtown Walnut Creek, WCI school, Heather Farms and Iron Horse Trail. Gas fireplace and cathedral ceilings in living room, balcony overlooking pool, charming dining area, updated kitchen with granite counters, refreshed bathroom with newer vanity and decorator mirror, large bedroom with sunny window, great light, laminated wood floors, refreshed paint, large closet.
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1441 Marchbanks Drive #1 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,895
665 sqft
1 Bed 1 Bath Condo In Walnut Creek - 1 bed 1 bath, apx 665 sq ft. Dowstairs unit located in Diablo Hills Condominiums. Community pool and clubhouse with outdoor gas bbq. Great location, walking distance to Heather Farms Park, Diablo Hills golf course, and bike trails. Close to downtown Walnut Creek, with easy access to BART and freeways! (RLNE3208197)
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101 Kinross Drive, #1 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,875
550 sqft
Single story unit in desirable development - Open house Saturday, Oct. 8th, 11:30-12:30 or call Dina at 935 584-8799 to schedule a private showing. To view video tour and photos, please go to www.goldengateteam.com and click on Homes for Rent. Remodeled kitchen, featuring granite counters, recessed lighting, granite breakfast bar with pendant lighting. Refrigerator included. New paint and carpeting throughout. Private patio area off living room. (Sorry, outside storage closet does not belong to this unit). Complex amenities include pool, clubhouse & gym. Water and garbage included in rent. One assigned parking space is provided. Great commute location with easy access to freeways. Close to shopping, restaurants, parks, schools and more. Owner may consider one small pet, under 30 lbs, with pre-approval and additional $500 deposit. This is a smoke-free, drug-fee property. One year lease. For questions or to schedule a private showing, call Dina at 925 584-8799. Golden Gate Real Estate CA DRE #01357702 Note: Unit is on the left side of Kinross. Look for the single story building on the left. When visiting you may park in any of the unassigned spaces on the street. (RLNE2247923)
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Retreat Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,278
2 Bedrooms
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Results within 1 mile of Walnut Creek
IMT Pleasant Hill Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
Studio
$1,975
415 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,085
601 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,545
962 sqft
Just minutes from I-680 and near BART station. Modern apartments featuring hardwood flooring, patios or balconies, and updated appliances. A pool, a 24-hour gym and a clubhouse are available. Dog- and cat-friendly.
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Villa Montanaro Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$2,250
566 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,625
713 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,960
1028 sqft
Minutes from I-680 and walking distance to the BART. Resort-style pool with clubhouse, views of Mount Diablo, and large fitness center with cardio theater. Modern architecture, trendy feel.
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eaves Walnut Creek Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,931
601 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,369
933 sqft
Great location, close to Iron Horse Regional Trail, BART and 680 freeway. Units feature laundry, patio or balcony and hardwood floors. Community offers BBQ grills, pool, gym and courtyard.
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1035 Mohr Ln, Unit A Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,200
861 sqft
Updated Del Rio Court Condo - Move in ready - PRICE REDUCED - Don't miss out on this updated 2 bed, 1 bath located in the Del Rio Court Condo complex. Community pool with green belt area for picnic and kids to run around. Single car garage. In unit laundry. EZ access to freeways, BART, shopping & public transportation - Laundry onsite. - Tenants must acknowledge community rules - Tenant must provide proof of renters insurance - Security deposit due at signing lease. - Lease duration 1 year. - No smoking allowed - Small dogs only, no more 20 lbs, 1 cat, pet deposit required - No subletting allowed (RLNE7610126)
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1036 Oak Grove Rd 83 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,000
671 sqft
Lovely Single Bedroom Unit Oasis - Property Id: 996626 Lovely remodeled one bedroom, one bathroom unit that is close to shopping and within walking distance to all the amenities that the Concord/Walnut Creek area has to offer! This unit features stainless steel appliances, expanded quartz countertops, a step-in shower and all duel-pane windows throughout. There is a covered patio with an outside peaceful fountain feature and waterway - only steps away from the living room area. The outdoor space is perfect for sipping your morning coffee and meditating on the day before you. This special unit features a covered parking area, secure gated complex, and much more! Call to view this unique and beautiful space now! Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/1036-oak-grove-rd-concord-ca-unit-83/996626 Property Id 996626 No Pets Allowed (RLNE7711962)
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Results within 5 miles of Walnut Creek
City Walk Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
Verified
4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,875
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,095
750 sqft
Just off highway 242, this beautiful development offers a series of unique amenities. Attractions include new carpet, walking access to the BART station, two onsite pools, and public laundry rooms.
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Adelaide Pines Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,050
645 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Great location, close to BART, multiple freeways and the "Park and Stop" Mall. Units include carpeting, ceramic tiles floors, and dining rooms. Community has lush landscaping, recent renovations, and more.
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Castilian Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,150
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,275
750 sqft
A mile from Concord BART Station, a gated community that has a sparkling pool, exquisite landscaping, and on-site laundry. Homes are cable-ready, with private patios and fully equipped kitchens.
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Broadway Towers Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
4 Units Available
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,100
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,600
1000 sqft
Situated just off of 242 and Market Street, these units are comfortable and affordable. Amenities include garbage disposals, on-site laundry, patios and balconies, refrigerators, and ceiling fans.
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Adobe Lake Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
3 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,050
643 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Offering lake views and beautiful, green grounds, this development is close to downtown and the luxury of local shopping and dining. Amenities include open floor plans, storage space, and new kitchens.
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Laguna Ellis Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
3 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,050
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Half a mile from Concord BART Station, these newly renovated homes feature large closets, private patios, and state-of-the-art kitchens. The gated community has a sparkling pool and on-site laundry, among other amenities.
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Palace Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,200
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,375
920 sqft
Minutes away from downtown Concord, these cable-ready homes feature fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces, and tiled floors. Residents enjoy access to a swimming pool and on-site laundry, among other amenities.
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TrailView Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,950
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,475
1060 sqft
Welcome to TrailView! Find true comfort in Concord's best kept secret! TrailView is where nature meets modern living. From its quiet, tranquil setting to our sparkling pool, newly renovated apartments and easy access to BART, "Just Right" Living™ is steps away.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Walnut Creek?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Walnut Creek is $2,357.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Walnut Creek?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Walnut Creek is $2,812.

How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Walnut Creek?

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Walnut Creek is $3,291.
City Guide for Walnut Creek, CA

This song goes out to a good friend of mine /He lives life to the fullest, (yeah) every single day /Down in Oakland /I'm gonna find them /I'm gonna get them -- From "Down in Oakland" by the Transplants

Walnut Creek is in the East Bay part of the San Francisco Bay Area, just 15 minutes away from Oakland in Northern California. It serves its purpose as an Oakland suburb for those who want to work in a big city but live in a smaller area. If living life to the fullest sounds good to you, check out the rental options here before you decide whether you want to join the growing number of residents who call Walnut Creek home. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Walnut Creek, CA

Finding cheap apartments in Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek 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 Walnut Creek.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in Walnut Creek. 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 Walnut Creek.