59 Apartments for rent in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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Last updated July 23 at 10:55AM
Arium Emerald Isle
214 Racetrack Rd NW
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 11 at 6:00PM
1 Bedroom
$978
2 Bedrooms
$1,137
3 Bedrooms
Ask
236 Miracle Strip Parkway
Seabreeze
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated June 24 at 2:52AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
974 Scenic Oak
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated June 3 at 9:22AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,095
1111 Santa Rosa Boulevard
Santa Rosa Island
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 16 at 5:43PM
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
203 Alconese Ave. SE 203
East Miracle Strip
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated June 30 at 9:10AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,300
15 Cambridge Ave NE
Kenwod
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 16 at 9:52AM
4 Bedrooms
$1,900
409 Heritage Court
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 20 at 1:46PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
1331 Green Acres Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 9 at 3:45AM
2 Bedrooms
$875
2815 Old Carriage Lane
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 23 at 10:55AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
308 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW
Seabreeze
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 22 at 10:38AM
2 Bedrooms
$850
827 Fairview Dr.
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 21 at 4:16AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
619 Emerald Lane
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 23 at 10:55AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,375
619 Schneider
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 12 at 2:42AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,195
1855 Norwood Court
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 2 at 1:26AM
2 Bedrooms
$900
840 Stonegate Court
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 7 at 2:08AM
2 Bedrooms
$875
104 Church Avenue
Beal Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 4 at 2:45AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
896 Silverwood
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 15 at 10:11AM
2 Bedrooms
$900
1842 WHISPERING OAKS Lane
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 21 at 10:50AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
111 TOOKE Street
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 14 at 5:23PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
Alabama Ave NW
Northwest
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Updated July 22 at 8:03AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
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Fort Walton Beach
Moving to Fort Walton Beach: The Nitty Gritty

How Much Will it Cost?

Everyone knows that opening your search for apartments will eventually end with you opening up your wallet. In tourist hubs it's not unusual to see people pay through the nose for the "privilege" of living in a shoebox. So, financially speaking, future Fort Walton Beach residents are in for a pleasant surprise with median rent consistently remaining below state average.

Getting Started

When scouting for rental properties, it doesn't hurt to have your paperwork ready. References, proof of employment, a solid credit score or possibly a co-signor will likely be needed even if you start off applying online. That being said, all successful house rentals begin with money and whether or not you have enough. Many of the landlords in charge of these rental houses will ask for a deposit as well as possibly your first month of rent. If you want to get out of paying those deposits, you can join the military. No, seriously. Military discounts are a real thing in this city.

Know What You're Looking For

Is an all bills paid arrangement your personal non-negotiable? Does a lack of furniture have you more focused on finding furnished apartments in Fort Walton Beach? Answering these questions early can save you a lot of tears and heartache later on.

A Word on Timing

How well do you think the Red Hot Chili Peppers would have done if Chad Smith was unable to keep tempo? Imagine Michael Jackson's dance routines done by someone with no rhythm. Poor timing has ruined many a cover song and has singlehandedly ruined some politicians. With apartment hunting, coming in when everybody's busy could end with you settling for less.

According to oh well everyone, summer is the craziest time of year in Fort Walton Beach with Spring Break getting an honorable mention. As a general rule, you'll want to avoid apartment-hunting during these peak times.

Fort Walton Beach Neighborhoods

Fort Walton Beach is so easy to navigate that even the directionally-challenged will have a hard time getting lost. Basically, all you need are the names of 3 highways so that you can keep track of 3 neighborhoods. The US 98, SR 189, and SR85 highways not only make travelling faster in this city, they also define Fort Walton Beach's major areas.

Downtown Fort Walton Beach: You can find this part of the city by looking at the spot where the 85 and the 98 meet on the map. Everything to the south of that intersection is what people are talking about when they say "downtown this" or "downtown that". Here you'll discover all kinds of one-of-a-kind shops. Sporty types who have every intention of catching a wave can drop by the Fluid Surf Shop on Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast; meanwhile there are top-notch clothes to be bought at places like Shangri-La Vintage Boutique in the same area.

In addition, the food is excellent downtown. If you're still on Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, you can sit down to some Asian cuisine at China Taste or visit a historic family operation in Staff's Restaurant. At the same time, places like Luxe Sports Grill, Caffe Italia, and Momma Goldberg's Deli ensure that you're able to have a variety of food experiences.

Midtown Fort Walton Beach: If instead of going southward you opt to go above the aforementioned 85 and 98 intersection, you get into Midtown. This is another area that has a number of businesses operating from it. When all is said and done, chances are you'll know at least one person who has interviewed there. Places like Ferry Park provide an opening for residents who want to stretch their legs while spots like Attitudes Food & Spirits as well as Hungry Howie's Pizza and Subs do their part to keep things interesting.

Uptown Fort Walton Beach: When you keep going further north, you eventually run into what's known as Uptown Fort Walton Beach. The major draw for this area (other than the beaches of course) is the shopping and local events. Restaurants like Five Guys Burgers and Fries make it easy for visitors and residents alike to grab a bite while other places such as Kim's Korean & Sushi offer the type of variety that people are used to seeing downtown.