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Last updated February 9 2023 at 3:15 AM

406 Apartments for rent in Winter Haven, FL with Balconies

Balconies are a coveted amenity for many renters looking for high-rise views and opportunities for fresh air. However, you should keep in mind that balconies often come with... Read Guide >
RainDance Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
62 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,475
645 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,045
1058 sqft
Live life elevated at RainDance, a brand new apartment community in the heart of Downtown Winter Haven coming in winter 2023. Featuring upscale one, and two bedroom apartment homes, our pet-friendly floor plans are finished with style, and our luxurious community amenities make coming home easy. Lounge in a cabana by our resort-style pool, get competitive with friends in our game room, or curl up with a good book inside the comfort of your own home. You also can step outside our community and indulge in all of the shopping, dining and entertainment options that are within walking distance. Located off 1st Street and a few blocks away from 3rd Street, RainDance is where you want to be.
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Briarcrest at Winter Haven Photo Gallery 1
1 of 20
1 Bedroom
$1,120
884 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,387
1236 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,453
1300 sqft
Close to Winter Haven Citi Center and Route 17. Residential community has a tennis court, a dog park, a pool and a playground. Homes have patio/balcony, dishwasher, garbage disposal and walk-in closets.
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Haven at Lake Deer Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,185
450 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,336
636 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,585
871 sqft
Haven at Lake Deer is located at 350 24th St. NW Winter Haven, FL and is managed by RAM Partners, LLC, a reputable property management company with verified listings on RENTCafe. Haven at Lake Deer offers Studio to 2 bedroom apartments ranging in size from 450 to 871 sq.ft. Amenities include BBQ/Picnic Area, Carpeting, Clubhouse, Fitness Center, Large Closets and more. This rental community is pet friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs. Property is located in the 33880 ZIP code. For more details, contact our office at (863) 299-4467 or use the online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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Madison Lake Ned Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,523
761 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,833
1066 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,086
1290 sqft
This newly renovated community is near I-4 and the area's best shopping. This pet-friendly community features a new dog park, a resort-style pool, fitness center and a playground. Homes offer new appliances and a patio.
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2500 21ST STREET NW Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1184 sqft
Ready for move-in on February 1st!!! Located in the Winter Haven community of Casa Del Sol, this 2 bedroom, 2½ bath condo is ready for move-in. As you enter the main gate to your unit (or exit the one-car garage) you find yourself on an open, tiled patio. The patio offers a bit of privacy from the condo setting and is perfect for patio furniture and a relaxing evening. From there you enter the home and are welcomed by the wood staircase and the formal living room. Moving through the unit, you find the ½ bath downstairs between the formal living room and great room/dining room combination, perfect for your guests. Also located downstairs is the kitchen, equipped with dishwasher, microwave, range, and refrigerator. Upstairs offers the master suite with ample and efficient closet space, private sitting area, and shower/tub combination. In addition, the second bedroom with private bath is located upstairs, as well as the laundry closet. This home includes amenities such as a community clubhouse, pool, and tennis courts…and grounds care and water are included in the rent. Sorry, smoking is NOT permitted.
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2921 DAYTON DRIVE Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,875
2109 sqft
READY TO MOVE IN! Come and see this immaculate 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with 2,109 SqFt located in the gated community of Traditions at Lake Ruby. This home offers the perfect space for entertaining; with separate formal living and dining rooms with spacious kitchen. Kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, range, microwave and dishwasher. Also, the home features a huge family room with oversized sliding doors with access to the screened porch. The master suite features two walk-in closets and a large sitting room, along with a private bath with garden tub. Traditions at Lake Ruby, offers residents a luxury community with clubhouse, heated pool, sauna, fitness and aerobics rooms, billiards, craft and hobby rooms, library and much more. Call your agent to schedule your showing today, Won't last long!!! * Cable Tv, Internet and Lawn Maintenance included* // ** 55 AND OLDER COMMUNITY**
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2016 CARNOSTIE ROAD Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$1,875
1828 sqft
Available now, this brand new 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home ready for tenancy in the Villamar subdivision. Community features, community pool, and playground. Property features a large open floor plan with Island kitchen, microwave, range, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Inside laundry room with washer and dryer hook-ups. 2 car garage and Covered patio. Property is 2 miles from Lego Land and in close proximity to shopping. This could be your new place to call home, schedule an appointment today. No pets permitted. ** See realtor remarks for application instructions. HOA Fees, rules and regulations, home square footage, and lot sizes should be independently verified. Tenants are solely responsible for the cost of obtaining gate passes, amenity passes, and mailbox keys.
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751 AVENUE D SW Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,525
1000 sqft
HALF OFF 1ST MONTH RENT IF RENTED BY DECEMBER 1, 2022.WATER AND LAWN MAINTENANCE INCLUDED! Featuring a beautiful front porch area, two beds and 2 full baths unit. Large living and dinning room area, kitchen with new appliances and plenty of storage. New roof, A/C, Floorings and Bathrooms. Washer and Dryer hookups. Water and lawn care included. Share parking and backyard. Minutes to the South Lake Howard Nature Park perfect for a walk or bike ride, while observing wildlife interacting along the shorelines. Nearly 1000 feet of boardwalk provides a nice vantage point to fish, observe wildlife, and overlook Lake Howard which is on the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes. The winter haven area between Tampa and Orlando, is home to beautiful lakes, a majestic tower, a world-class collection of vintage aircraft and the largest LEGOLAND in the world – plenty of places to play, explore and reflect. One small pet will be considered with Owners Approval.
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103 25TH STREET SW Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,295
913 sqft
Check out this wonderfully renovated unit. This home has been completely updated! New Kitchen with wood cabinets and granite countertops, New stainless steel appliances, closet pantry and breakfast bar, new LVP flooring throughout the home (no carpeting), freshly painted throughout the home, updated Jack and Jill bathrooms. This home has new fixtures throughout. New energy efficient windows. Front porch, plenty of parking, and lawn care is included. Inside laundry room with washer and dryer connections.
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1876 Avenue Q SW Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,295
992 sqft
This 2/1.5 Townhouse is available soon. All living areas are downstairs, bedrooms and full bath are upstairs. Home has a patio on the back of the unit. Washer dryer hookups inside. Unit is currently occupied. Showings available upon request. Upon approval tenants will be subject to a $150 one-time tenant set up fee. Tenant Benefit Package: $35 monthly Tenant benefit package which includes- Monthly Filters, $1M Identity Theft Protection, Credit Building, and a Resident Rewards Program, Utility concierge and much more
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968 Sunshine Way SW Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,595
1137 sqft
This 2/2 with a bonus room is available now. This home features tile floors and a fenced yard. Screened porches on both the front and the back of the home. Single car garage. Galley style kitchen. Separate dining room. Pets will be considered with an approved pet screening. Upon approval tenants will be subject to a $150 one-time tenant set up fee. Tenant Benefit Package: $35 monthly Tenant benefit package which includes- Monthly Filters, $1M Identity Theft Protection, Credit Building, and a Resident Rewards Program, Utility concierge and much more.
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2207 9th Street Northeast Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,633
1092 sqft
To self-tour this Property, copy and paste this link in your browser: homes.rently.com/homes-for-rent/properties/4145211 Please ask about our Rhino deposit program. Pay a fraction of the normal deposit amount! Come tour this spacious 3 bed, 2 bath home today! This home has 1092 square feet of space that has been freshly painted with features that include central air, ceiling fans, and a washer/dryer hookup. With access to a porch! Enjoy the peaceful neighborhood while also living just minutes from tons of shopping and major highways such as US-17 for a quick commute. Take advantage of our self-showing tour with our Rently app. Click the Schedule a Tour or Check Availability button on this page and you’ll be able to see this home ASAP. BONUS: Have peace of mind in knowing this property is professionally managed by Great Jones Property Management. With a fully staffed' 24/7 'tenant support hotline, all of your requests will be addressed immediately and all maintenance repairs are performed by licensed and insured vendors. Rent can be paid in cash, online through our portal system, or by check. BE AWARE: Scams are operating in this region. Email leasing.tampa@greatjones.co to contact an official Great Jones representative about this property. Great Jones will never advertise on Craigslist, ask you to wire money, or ask you to keep the key to the home for move in. This property comes in as-is condition. If this property is part of a homeowner’s association, additional fees may apply. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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1727 2nd Street Northwest Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,795
1421 sqft
2 months free on a 13-mo. lease Move in by 2/28/2023 and receive April 2023 and January 2024 free OR 3 months free on an 18-mo. lease receive April 2023, January 2024 & June 2024 free. Owned and Managed by Sylvan Homes. Sylvan Homes does not advertise on Craigslist or Social Serve or Facebook Marketplace. We will never ask you to wire money. Application for this property is only through Sylvan Homes website. Please read the requirements and qualifications here: https://sylvanhs.com/apply/tenant-requirements/ The living is easy in this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in the charming community of Winter Haven. Inside, sleek flooring sweeps through the spacious living area and extending throughout the home. The kitchen is sure to impress boasting beautiful white shaker cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and an expansive center island. The primary bedroom will serve as your private oasis, featuring an expansive closet and an en suite bathroom. You will enjoy your morning coffee on the spacious covered patio overlooking the lush green space in the backyard. Schedule a showing today; this one won't last long! Deposit determined by credit score. Applicant to verify school. Renter insurance is required. Landscaping and pest control are Tenant responsibilities. The property allows self-guided viewing without an appointment. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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5748 Lakeside Landings Boulevard Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,095
1711 sqft
Apply today with our MOVE IN SPECIAL!! Receive 50% off your first month's rent! This home is available for NO CONTACT showings 7 days per week. 3 bed, 2 bath ranch home in Lakeside Landings Ph 01. It's completely updated with new carpet, updated appliances, lighting, and fixtures throughout. This home offers a spacious open layout with lots of natural light exposure. You will love to see tile floors throughout the living space. Cook in your kitchen with a large island, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. The master suite includes walk-in shower, dual vanities and walk-in closet. Gather your loved ones in the fabulous backyard offering a covered patio, green grass, and picturesque blue skies! Application Criteria: https://renupropmgt.com/application-criteria/ Applicant FAQ: https://renupropmgt.com/applicant-faq/ AVOID FRAUD: We do not advertise for rent on Craigslist. We do not accept wired funds via 3rd party cash sharing services like cash app, Venmo, or Zelle. The monthly rent listed is based on a 12-month lease. Properties are leased on a first-come, first-served basis decided by lease signing and move-in dates. Property photos and descriptions are representative. Lessee responsible for viewing premises to verify before lease signing. Complete a rental application online at www.RenuPropMgt.com. By expressing interest in a property, you agree to RENU Property Management's Privacy Policy [https://renupropmgt.com/privacy-policy/]. You also agree that RENU Property Management and affiliates may email, call or text you regarding inquiries you submit through our services, which may involve the use of automated means and prerecorded/artificial voices. You do not need to consent as a condition of renting any property. Message/data rates may apply.cation online at www.RenuPropMgt.com This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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1751 Elbert Acres Court Northeast Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,845
1426 sqft
Move in by February 24th with a lease start date within 7 days of being approved and receive ONE MONTH of Rent FREE! Now offering 12 or 15 month lease terms! Located at the end of a cul-de-sac, this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Winter Haven is ready for you to move in! Wonderful fully fenced backyard, with fruit trees (Mango, Passion fruit, and Guanabana!) Enjoy your morning coffee or tea in the spacious screened-in porch. Shed located in the backyard for your storage needs. Location is fantastic, centrally located between Tampa and Orlando. Close to everything, shopping, restaurants, hospital, very short drive to Legoland, Downtown Winter Haven, Polk State College! Make this house your home today! Conrex now offers washer/dryer rentals! Click link to find out more https://conrex.site This home is professionally managed by Conrex Property Management. Schedule a showing at your convenience with our self-showing feature. We are a pet-friendly company allowing 3 pets per home. To help ensure our residents understand our pet and animal related polices, we require all applicants to register and complete a profile on www.petscreening.com indicating: No Pet, Pet(s), or Service Animal/ ESA. This process ensures a formalized animal-related policy acknowledgment and accurate records. Contact us to find out more information regarding our pet policy. We offer a First Responder Discount, Contact our Leasing staff for more information. This information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Conrex is committed to compliance with Fair Housing laws. Applicants must meet our financial and background criteria. Visit our website to learn more about our rental criteria and our application process. Your security matters to us, avoid a rental scam. Conrex does not advertise on Craigslist, Social Serve or Let Go. Conrex would never ask you to wire money or take the key after your showing to move-in. All measurements are approximate. Actual product and specifications may vary in dimension or detail. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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66 Winter Ridge Road - 1 Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,595
1073 sqft
MOVE IN READY VILLA! This three bedroom, two bath Winter Ridge condo has tile throughout, new kitchen and bathrooms, the interior has just been painted. This end unit offers no neighbors to the left and has a large screened porch at the rear. All kitchen appliances including the washer and dryer. At Winter Ridge there is a community pool, clubhouse, and a dock on Lake Smart which is part of Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes. This is a convenient location, minutes to Highway 27 and shopping, dining and medical facilities both in Winter Haven and Haines City. LIGHT, BRIGHT, MOVE IN READY! This three bedroom, two bath Winter Ridge all tile condo, interior just been painted. This end unit offers no neighbors to the left and has a large screened porch at the rear. All kitchen appliances including the washer and dryer. At Winter Ridge there is a community pool, clubhouse, and a dock on Lake Smart which is part of Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes. This is a convenient location, minutes to Highway 27 and shopping, dining and medical facilities both in Winter Haven and Haines City. This is not an age restricted community.
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202 Plover St Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$2,500
2438 sqft
Hamilton West - Corner Lot! - Stunning must see Adams Home on a nice CORNER LOT! Featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, a formal dining room, extra family room or flex room, screened in rear patio, all ceramic tile flooring and carpet in the bedrooms. Upon entering this beautiful home, you arrive in the long foyer with the formal dining room to the left and large family room to the right. 4th bedroom with French doors and walk-in closet off the family room. The heart of this home is the spacious kitchen which opens up right into the living room, easy for entertainment. Kitchen is equipped with granite countertops, plenty of cabinets, all appliances, breakfast bar, and TWO closet pantries. Master bedroom includes an bonus 5x6 window bay area, perfect area for those who work from home. Master suite has TWO separate bathroom areas, both sides include a walk-in closet, vanity sink, toilets (yes 2 toilets) with one side having a garden tub and the other with a walk-in tile shower. Split bedroom plan, with the other 2 large size bedrooms, guest bath, and utility room on the other side of the living room. Come tour this home today! No Pets Allowed (RLNE7810700)
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4694 Osprey Way Photo Gallery 1
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4 Bedrooms
$1,899
1827 sqft
This home offers everything you need located in the St James Crossing Community in Winter Haven with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a 2 car garage, a large kitchen with pantry that opens up to your living and dining rooms. Separate master suite from the other bedrooms gives privacy. Beautiful patio outback and all appliances including your washer and dryer! Most pets welcome! Call 407-495-4744, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To set an appointment or get more info on this house, 407-495-4744 or email us at rental@citravest.com or visit us online at www.citravest.com
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610 Orange Blossom Dr Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$2,200
1407 sqft
Welcome to Chain of Lakes Living at its finest! This stunning 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom end unit townhouse is located on the shores of Lake Lulu and offers the ultimate in Florida living. As you enter the first floor, you'll be greeted by a spacious kitchen and open living/dining room with a cozy fireplace. The half bath on this level adds convenience for guests. Upstairs, you'll find three bedrooms, including a master bedroom with an en suite bath and private balcony overlooking the lake. The additional two bedrooms share a full bathroom. Step outside onto the back patio, which is screened to enjoy beautiful sunset views and just steps from the lake where you can fish or boat. This townhouse also features a single car garage with a garage door opener, washer and dryer, and smart home technology doorbell/thermostat. There's also a monitored alarm system for added peace of mind. The Waters Edge community offers maintenance-free living, including yard care, a community pool, dock, and boat ramp. The community is conveniently located in the desirable SE Winter Haven area, near grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, and LEGOLAND theme park. Cats and small dogs (less than 20 lbs) are welcome. If you're interested in applying for this rental, there is a $75 application fee, which will be applied towards your deposit if your application is accepted. Don't miss out on the opportunity to call this stunning end unit townhouse on the shores of Lake Lulu your new home .
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208 E Lake Howard Dr Apt 104 Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,700
1152 sqft
208 Lake Howard Dr NW, Unit 104 - IMMACULATE DOWNSTAIRS END UNIT OVERLOOKING LAKE HOWARD AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE MOVE-IN!!! This unbelievable 2 bed/2 bath condo has been completely redone and has BRAND NEW EVERYTHING. New tile flooring, new granite countertops, new stainless steel appliances, new paint, this place has it all! CABLE/WATER INCLUDED, no carpet, 2 covered parking spaces, oversized closets, tastefully updated bathrooms, a screened-in balcony spanning the entire width of the condo, all with an INCREDIBLE view of Lake Howard! Conveniently located minutes away from Downtown, this is a can't miss opportunity to live in one of the premier condos in Winter Haven. Don't wait, call us today! ***FINANCIAL INFORMATION*** The move-in cost is as follows: 1. $1,700 Security Deposit 2. $1,700 Last Month’s Rent 3. Prorated First Month’s Rent 4. One-time $250 Pet Fee Per Pet No Pets Allowed (RLNE6844425)
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2900 WHISPERING TRAILS DRIVE Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,750
1320 sqft
Price reduced! Wonderful very well-kept 3 bed, 2 bath home at gated community Whispering Trails, built in 2017 and centrally located nearby HWY 27. Great open floorplan with a large kitchen offering plenty of cabinet space and stainless steel appliances. This home has beautiful easy to maintain contemporary concrete flooring. Spacious bedrooms and the main bedroom offers an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower. A separate laundry room right off the kitchen also includes designated office space for those working from home and needing a home office set-up. 2-car garage right off the laundry room. Spacious fenced-in backyard with a paved patio where you can enjoy those beautiful Florida nights. Book your appointment to view this property! Please don't wander around the property without an appointment.
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941 EAGLE ROCK TERRACE Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,890
1313 sqft
Be the first to live in this Beautiful newly built home. Granite countertops, Tile floors, washer and dryer included. Hurry while it is available.
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2865 Whispering Trails Drive Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,865
1253 sqft
Apply today with our MOVE IN SPECIAL!! Receive 50% off your first month's rent! This home is available for NO CONTACT showings 7 days per week. Lovely 3-bed, 2-bath home in Winter Haven. Completely updated flooring, lighting, and fixtures throughout. A bar counter by the living room is perfect for a quick breakfast. The eat-in kitchen has new granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The home offers a 2-car garage with laundry hookups and a private yard with a paved patio. Application Criteria: https://renupropmgt.com/application-criteria/ Applicant FAQ: https://renupropmgt.com/applicant-faq/ AVOID FRAUD: We do not advertise for rent on Craigslist. We do not accept wired funds via 3rd party cash sharing services like cash app, Venmo, or Zelle. The monthly rent listed is based on a 12-month lease. Properties are leased on a first-come, first-served basis decided by lease signing and move-in dates. Property photos and descriptions are representative. Lessee responsible for viewing premises to verify before lease signing. Complete a rental application online at www.RenuPropMgt.com. By expressing interest in a property, you agree to RENU Property Management's Privacy Policy [https://renupropmgt.com/privacy-policy/]. You also agree that RENU Property Management and affiliates may email, call or text you regarding inquiries you submit through our services, which may involve the use of automated means and prerecorded/artificial voices. You do not need to consent as a condition of renting any property. Message/data rates may apply. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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850 Lake Elbert Park NE Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,795
1781 sqft
This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom rancher by Lake Elbert is the home you are looking for! It has a beautiful open and split floor plan, with a large family room and fireplace! It has gotten a beautiful facelift over the past 2 years with new tile floors in the main living area, resurfaced front & back patio, new roof and freshly painted exterior. Professionally managed by Pathlight Property Management, the exclusive property manager for Home Partners of America, offering excellent customer service, 24/7 emergency maintenance service, online application and payments, and pet-friendly options. The listing agent offers competitive rental co-broke commissions depending on the standard in the metropolitan area. To make your move-in smooth, trash, sewer, and water services are maintained in the owner’s name and are available at the time of move-in. A utility service charge will be charged monthly, along with a one-time fee; all other utilities, such as electricity and gas, need to be maintained in the resident’s name.  To better serve our residents, Pathlight is pet-friendly with no breed restrictions. The lease agreement outlines applicable pet fees. In most states, there is a one-time $300 non-refundable pet deposit and $30 monthly pet rent. Service and assistance animals are exempt from any restrictions or pet fees with proper documentation. If your home has a pool, there is a $150 monthly pool fee. To ensure the best care for your HVAC system and, in turn, the air quality in your home, a monthly $15 fee for bi-monthly filter service applies. Broker participation welcome, so please contact your leasing agent for more information. For additional information on our application process and lease fees, please visit our online help center. Advertised rental prices and promotions are subj (RLNE7731372)
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent for an apartment with a balcony in Winter Haven?

Rental prices for apartments with balconies in Winter Haven range from $1,100 to $2,500 per month.

How many apartments with balconies are available for rent in Winter Haven?

Currently, there are 24 apartments with balconies available for rent in Winter Haven.

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City Guide for Winter Haven, FL

With a name like Winter Haven, you just know that living here is going to be pleasant. With year-round warm weather, long, sunny days on the lake, and plenty of affordable apartments for rent, this little city is bound to make any renter happy. So, read on my friends, and I'll tell you all about the Winter Haven renter's life.

A typical day in the life of a local Winter Havenian? Well, first of all, you've got to start your day out on the water, when the wind and party boats are still sleeping, and the lake is as smooth as butter. In these wee hours of the morning, it is perfect for fishing, skiing (or barefoot skiing), and wakeboarding. Oh, and the sights are oh so beautiful! Mornings are also a great time for a round of golf, before that hot sun starts playing tricks on your golf game. After a hard day on the lake or the golf course, there are plenty of great restaurants, BBQ joints, taverns, and pubs to socialize, talk golf, or tell your fish stories to friends, neighbors, and friendly bartenders. It's an easy going life, so get ready to kick back and enjoy it.

Budget-minded renters will be happy to know that Winter Haven has plenty of inexpensive apartments for rent, as well as some affordable rental homes and duplexes. A typical apartment rental costs between $500and $750. There are lots of amazing rental properties in this price range, many with lakefront or lake views. Lakeside villa-style apartments can be rented for as little as $470! And, you can even find some nice, big duplexes near a lake for around $500. If you can spend more than $900 a month on housing, then get ready to live large. Houses for rent with nice, big yards, lakefront, and a dock can be had for $1,200 to $2,000, depending on the size and extravagance of the rental. There is also a nice retirement community of mobile homes on Lake Henry in the Swiss Golf and Tennis Club. If you are 55-years-old or better, then these lakeside rentals on the golf course can be rented for just $900.

As far as amenities go, there are many different varieties. Nearly all apartments for rent come with a swimming pool, some with a heated swimming pool. A gym, laundry room, clubhouse, volleyball court, and tennis courts are also common. However, there are a few apartments for rent around town with no amenities at all, so if you are in desperate need of a laundry room or a swimming pool, just have a look at the amenities in our listings.

Pets are more than welcome in this little city. Most places advertise "cats allowed" alongside "dogs allowed", with a few apartments and houses for rent allowing larger breeds. However, if you are bringing along a dog that weighs more than 50 pounds, then don't hesitate to seal the deal, as these big-dog-friendly landlords can be few and far between.

So, that's the life of the Winter Haven renter. Good luck on the apartment hunt!

-By Katy Comal See more

What to keep in mind when looking for apartments with balconies in Winter Haven, FL

Balconies are a coveted amenity for many renters looking for high-rise views and opportunities for fresh air. However, you should keep in mind that balconies often come with restrictions.

Before signing a lease, ask about how many people can be on the balcony at once. Also, ask about whether you’re allowed to store a bike or other items.

You’ll also want to know about any maintenance schedules. Using your balcony as storage could result in fines and intervention from your property management.

Keep in mind that not all balconies are created equally. You may discover the views of the parking area are less than optimal or reduce your overall privacy.

Balconies can also get messy with debris, foliage, dirt, and pollen depending on your location. Renters are typically responsible for any clean-up and basic balcony upkeep.

Regardless of the issues to keep in mind, balconies are usually a big win for Winter Haven renters. Ask about apartments on higher floors for the best views.