282 Apartments for rent in Lakeside, FL with Parking
"Small, but mighty" may very well be the rallying cry for the residents of Lakeside, Florida. The city boasts a population of over 30,000. Lakeside is a place holds that tight to its own identity.
A short drive separates Lakeside from the states largest city of Jacksonville. Considered a suburb of the metropolis, it sits just west of the beautiful St. Johns River and encompasses around 17 square miles. This area of Clay County showcases wild Florida, with gator-filled lakes and plenty of flora and fauna to experience in the areas parks. The scenery is only missing Marlin Perkins chasing reptiles through the swamp in an airboat to complete the 1960s television show adventure. However, there are still modern big city conveniences in nearby St. Augustine and Jacksonville, offering a variety of job opportunities for those willing to commute. See more
Parking can be at a premium in some cities where spaces are challenging to find. Some Lakeside apartments offer parking options, either outside in a common area or within a private garage.
Ask about the stipulations around the parking. Those may include how many guests are allowed and where tenants park.
Some apartments may only allow parking in front of your own unit. Guest parking may be in a common area for up to one person.
If parking is scarce, look around the area before you sign a lease. Ample street parking in a neighborhood championed for its safety is probably fine. However, it’s probably not worth signing a lease if it means battling for daily parking for you and your guests.
Research whether you need a city permit to park in the neighborhood. Look into the associated costs and what to do about visitors who need parking.
Some tenants prefer garage parking near their units. However, an open-air lot may prove cheaper.
Keep in mind that the cost of wear and tear from parking outside can add up. It may be less expensive, in the long run, to look for an apartment with garage parking.