53 Apartments for rent in Merritt Island, FL

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Last updated November 22 at 12:01pm UTC
1 Artemis Boulevard
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 3 at 2:30am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
3110 Water Oak Drive
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 18 at 1:34am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
1273 Potomac Drive
Island Crossings
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 4 at 2:13am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
3392 Tipperary Drive
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 16 at 10:20am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,000
3043 Glenridge Circle
Palmetto
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 12 at 9:15am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,995
4065 Savannahs Trail
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 3 at 5:43pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
1233 Lynne Drive
Sunny Acres
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 9 at 10:31am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
1185 Colby Lane
Harborview Cove
Merritt Island, FL
Updated October 20 at 2:07am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
300 S Sykes Creek Parkway
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 18 at 9:44am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
240 Riverside Avenue
Hampton Homes
Merritt Island, FL
Updated September 19 at 2:18am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
225 S Tropical Trail
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 8 at 1:43am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,199
780 Sandgate Street
Barony Estates
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 8 at 1:43am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
5810 Eagle Way
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 17 at 2:07am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,900
965 Date Avenue
Surfland Palms
Merritt Island, FL
Updated October 31 at 2:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
134 Starboard Lane
Island Pointe
Merritt Island, FL
Updated August 23 at 3:40am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
420 Moore Park Lane, #204
Merritt Winter Homes
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 19 at 11:21am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
1565 Salmon St
Surfside Estates
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 22 at 12:01pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
200 Bonita Drive
Rivers Edge Estates
Merritt Island, FL
Updated October 13 at 2:26am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,995
250 N Banana River Drive
Merritt Island
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 22 at 9:34am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
Sundoro Ct
Catalina Isle Estates
Merritt Island, FL
Updated November 22 at 8:31am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
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City Guide
Merritt Island
Living in Merritt Island

Don't think low rents and high vacancies mean paradise. Looking for one-bedroom apartments for rent? Just be sure to look around the neighborhood at night to see how it is before you sign.

You will need a car for getting around the community. It's not exactly rich anymore, and it's pretty spread out, so buses are few and far between. Also, leaving the the town requires a car, boat or plane, unless you want to squeeze yourself onto an overcrowded bus.

Moving to Merritt Island

Moving here is actually really, really easy. Landlords are desperate to find tenants. As long as you don't tell the landlord you enjoy lighting fires, plan on holding regular raves, or want to use your three-bedroom apartment as your base for taking over the world, you can demand quite a bit.

The Apartment Search

As long as you have cash (or check) and a pulse, you can get an apartment in as little as a day or two. But considering that you have time to shop around, be sure to give yourself a week or two to tour apartments for rent in Merritt Island. Try to get an all utilities paid apartment (more bang for your buck). This shouldn't be too hard, especially if you have your credit report, a good reference from a past landlord, and proof of employment. If you don't have these, you can still get in. Just don't expect to get quite as good a deal.

Neighborhoods on the Island

The community was created in the 1960's by combining a lot of little towns throughout the area, so there are many little neighborhoods, which really aren't that distinctive from each other, except for their history. North Banana River Dr/Sykes Creek Dr: This is the elite part of Merritt Island. It's very desireable and the rent is comparable to Miami, so have cash ready.

Angel City: One of the oldest neighborhoods in town, this area is pretty popular with young people and families just starting out.

Indianola: With a vacancy rate of 22 percent, this is the place to go for a good deal. Houses and apartment complexes are basically here for the taking.

Footman:The most southerly neighborhood in this town, Footman is another expensive place to live. But the cafes, restaurants and boutiques make it worthwhile, right?

N. Courtenay Pkwy: This community offers the best prices for renting. It also has a nice collection of inexpensive but comfortable cafes. Spend the money you save on lattes.

What to Do in Merritt Island

Merritt Island is full of small businesses, quiet yet trendy restaurants and cafes, and some nice boutiques. It's not quite big-city living; it's more like imitation city for budget renters. This community is surrounded by clean, sparkling water and almost untouched nature, so you can spend the day getting in touch with nature and the night getting close to your wild side, even if you have to drive someplace else to do it.