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Prairie West Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
Prairie West
2330 Prairie View West Drive, Ames, IA 50010
Prairie View
2 Bedrooms
$968
930 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Discover the peace-of-mind that comes with our well-maintained landscape, exceptional management, and unbeatable location in Ames' most charming and accommodating neighborhood. We are proud to offer completely renovated apartment homes at Prairie West, and with community features such as a covered picnic pavilion with grilling stations, children’s playground, and spacious dog park, our property has everything you need to feel right at home. Call to schedule an appointment today!
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4415 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014
Edwards
1 Bedroom
$895
531 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,398
1035 sqft
An upscale community within a short drive to area businesses, restaurants, and shops. On-site fitness center, business lounge, and community room. Open interiors with modern kitchens, and hardwood floors.
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204 State Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
204 State Avenue
204 State Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
State Ave
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
740 sqft
206 State Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
206 State Avenue
206 State Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
State Ave
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
827 sqft
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116 South Maple Avenue - 1 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
116 South Maple Avenue - 1
116 South Maple Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Oak-Riverside
3 Bedrooms
$750
900 sqft
Very nice triplex, close to ISU, shopping, downtown, green spaces and parks, and on a bus route. Steel siding with newer windows and heating and cooling systems. All utilities are included except the internet and cable. Schedule a showing today for more detailed infomation.
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4406 Castlewood Pl, Unit 4 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
4406 Castlewood Pl, Unit 4
4406 Castlewood Place, Ames, IA 50014
Ontario
2 Bedrooms
$750
735 sqft
2 Bedroom 1 bath apartment, located on a quiet cul-de-sac. An easy bus ride to ISU and located on the west side of Ames. Newly remodeled throughout with new kitchen counters, cabinets, flooring, and updated bathroom **Pictures are of similar unit** 2 Bedroom 1 bath apartment, located on a quiet cul-de-sac. An easy bus ride to ISU and located on the west side of Ames. Newly remodeled throughout with new kitchen counters, cabinets, flooring, and updated bathroom **Pictures are of similar unit** Owner pays water/sewer, garbage, lawn care and snow removal. Tenant responsible for electric, gas, cable, and internet.
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2204 Melrose Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2204 Melrose Avenue
2204 Melrose Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
5 Bedrooms
$2,000
1269 sqft
Beautiful 5-bedroom House Near North Grand Mall and Walmart. Super safe and quiet neighborhood. Big front and back yard. 1 car garage, the driveway can park up to 3 cars, on-street parking. Spacious living room, kitchen, and dining room. 3 bed 2 baths on the main floor. 2 bed 1 bath in the finished basement. Laundry on the main floor. Lawn mowing and snow removal are included. 5-10 minute walk to fast-food restaurants (B-Bop's, Fazoli's, Papa John's) and stores (North Grand Mall, Cinema, Kohl's, T.J. Maxx, and other stores). 2 bus routes (#2 Green & #14 Peach) are a 5-minute walk away. **WE DO NOT ACCEPT SECTION 8** Beautiful 5-bedroom House Near North Grand Mall and Walmart Super safe and quiet neighborhood Big front and back yard 1 car garage, the driveway can park up to 3 cars, on-street parking Spacious living room, kitchen, and dining room 3 bed 2 baths on the main floor 2 bed 1 bath in the finished basement Laundry on the main floor Lawn mowing and snow removal are included 5-10 minute walk to fast-food restaurants (B-Bop's, Fazoli's, Papa John's) and stores (North Grand Mall, Cinema, Kohl's, T.J. Maxx, and other stores) 2 bus routes (#2 Green & #14 Peach) are a 5-minute walk away. Tenants are responsible for everything (utilities, trash, internet, lawn care, and snow removal) **WE DO NOT ACCEPT SECTION 8**
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3008 West Street - 1 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
3008 West Street - 1
3008 West Street, Ames, IA 50014
Westside N.A.
2 Bedrooms
$800
1000 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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4 Bedrooms
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Lower Level Apartment: 2 bedrooms are available in the basement apartment. This apartment is within walking distance to ISU Campus and State Gym.
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702 Carroll Avenue, Unit 3 Photo Gallery 1
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702 Carroll Avenue, Unit 3
702 Carroll Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Brandshell
1 Bedroom
$900
700 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Remodeled historic house walking distance from Main Street and Band Shell Park Newly renovated with new carpet update kitchen and new bathroom! Pet friendly! Owner pays: Heat, gas, water, trash, lawn care, snow removal Tenant pays: Electricity and internet
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3722 S Duff Ave Photo Gallery 1
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3722 S Duff Ave
3722 South Duff Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Mitchel
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
832 sqft
2 bed 1 bath house located just south of Ames. This property is great for the outdoor enthusiast with 1 acre of land surround in timber and your own private creek! The house features 1 car attached garage lots of storage and hardwood floors. Laundry is included. Pets allowed with $50 pet fee per animal 2 bed 1 bath house located just south of Ames. This property is great for the outdoor enthusiast with 1 acre of land surround in timber and your own private creek! The house features 1 car attached garage lots of storage and hardwood floors. Laundry is included. Pets allowed with $50 pet fee per animal. Owner Pays lawn care and snow removal. Tenant pays: electric, gas, water, trash, internet and cable.
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424 Jeffrey Lane Photo Gallery 1
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424 Jeffrey Lane
424 Jeffrey Lane, Ames, IA 50014
Edwards
2 Bedrooms
$950
1000 sqft
Renovated Duplex in West Ames, Walking distance to HyVee and the Ames Middle School Spacious 2 bedroom duplex, with brand new flooring through. Updated kitchen including new counter tops, new sink, refinished cabinets. Laundry included in unit. Off street parking for 4 cars. Extended lot making for an oversize back yard. Tenant is responsible for all utilities and lawn care.
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122 South Franklin Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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122 South Franklin Avenue
122 South Franklin Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
Edwards
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
1184 sqft
Single Family home with single stall detached garage. Within walking distance to CyRide bus stop and near local grocery stores. Tenants are responsible for electric, natural gas, internet, lawn care and snow removal. **WE DO NOT ACCEPT SECTION 8** Single Family home with single stall detached garage. Within walking distance to CyRide bus stop and near local grocery stores. Tenants are responsible for electric, natural gas, internet, lawn care and snow removal. **WE DO NOT ACCEPT SECTION 8**
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710 Carroll Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
710 Carroll Avenue
710 Carroll Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Brandshell
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
1010 sqft
Remodeled historic house walking distance from Main Street and Band Shell Park Video tour: https://youtu.be/fqc8_oVTU2o 2 bed 1 bath Refinished unit with new flooring cabinets flooring and appliance 3 years ago. Enjoy you half acre lot right in the middle of town! Tenant pays for electric, water, gas, and internet/cable if needed. Landlord pays for trash, lawn and snow.
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2810 Grand Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2810 Grand
2810 Grand Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Northeast
1 Bedroom
$625
2810 Grand - 2810 Grand Avenue Available 08/01/22 Amazing Location 1 bedroom! - All utilities are included except electric! These apartments are ideal for serious students and working people. Updated, clean and quiet one bedrooms in great location! Available August 1st! Just across the street from North Grand Mall and Walgreens, half a block from Wal Mart, and minutes from CyRide stops. Secure storage closet, off-street parking, on site laundry, and Google wifi super fast internet included! All for only $625 per month! Must have good credit and good rental references. Phone calls only! Call Dan at 515-291-2090. If no answer, please leave message. No Dogs Allowed (RLNE7449845)
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3326 Emerald Drive Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
3326 Emerald Drive
3326 Emerald Drive, Ames, IA 50010
Mitchel
3 Bedrooms
$1,795
2058 sqft
FINISHED BASEMENT!! 3 Bed, 3 Bath Townhome in Ames - Conveniently located minutes from Iowa State University, this roomy three bedroom townhome is the perfect place to call home! The entrance leads into an airy open floor plan. Hardwoods cover the living room and continue into the dining and kitchen area. A bar top counter gives extra seating and looks into the kitchen. All the appliances will be staying with the home and the extensive cupboard storage makes the space functional. The master bedroom is also on the main level and includes an en-suite bath and walk-in closet. The second bedroom and full bath are just down the hall. A staircase in the living room leads down to a finished basement featuring another living space, the third bedroom, another full bath and an additional room that can be used for a den or office. Toss in the private back patio and 2 car garage, and this home is a steal!! Please no smoking. To submit an application please visit www.rpmiowa.com. Click “Apply Now” and follow the “before you begin” instructions on the landing page. Make sure to have income statements, a photo ID, and any other relevant information ready. APPLICATION TURNAROUND TIME: 2-3 business days PETS: All pets are subject to owner approval GUARANTORS: Co-signers are accepted, but must apply separately LEASE LENGTH: 12-Month Standard SECTION 8: Unavailable at this time SMOKING: Smoking is not permitted on the property ADDITIONAL FEES NOT INCLUDED IN RENT: Tenant Management Fee: $9.95/month Lease Origination Fee: $199 one time Application: ONLY $39! For consideration, please note that all applicants 18 and over will be subject to credit, criminal, and eviction background checks. Also, please note that if you take possession of a property after the 20th of the month the remaining prorated till the end of the month will be due on the move-in date. *All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and is subject to change. (RLNE7345201)
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4115 Ontario Street Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
4115 Ontario Street
4115 Ontario Street, Ames, IA 50014
Ontario
5 Bedrooms
$1,995
1799 sqft
4115 Ontario Street Available 08/30/22 CONVENIENT AMES LOCATION!! 5 Bedrooms - Come check out this five bedroom home! This home features plenty of living and entertaining space, with three full-size bedrooms and a full bathroom on the main level. The kitchen comes with a refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher - with a dining area big enough for all five residents. In the basement, a large living space is accompanied by two extra bedrooms as well as another bathroom with shower access. In-unit washer and dryer are in the basement for your convenience as well. This homes location allows for convenient access to all of the amenities of Ames and consists of a CyRide stop across the street. It is just minutes from Iowa State's campus, the Somerset area, and Highway 30. To submit an application please visit www.rpmiowa.com. Click “Apply Now” and follow the “before you begin” instructions on the landing page. Make sure to have income statements, a photo ID, and any other relevant information ready. APPLICATION TURNAROUND TIME: 2-3 business days PETS: All pets are subject to owner approval GUARANTORS: Co-signers are accepted, but must apply separately LEASE LENGTH: 12-Month Standard SECTION 8: Unavailable at this time SMOKING: Smoking is not permitted on the property ADDITIONAL FEES NOT INCLUDED IN RENT: Tenant Management Fee: $9.95/month Lease Origination Fee: $199 one time Application: ONLY $39! For consideration, please note that all applicants 18 and over will be subject to credit, criminal, and eviction background checks. Also, please note that if you take possession of a property after the 20th of the month the remaining prorated till the end of the month will be due on the move-in date. *All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and is subject to change. (RLNE7330090)
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221 Campus Ave Photo Gallery 1
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221 Campus Ave
221 Campus Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
Oak-Wood-Forest
4 Bedrooms
$1,580
Available 08/01/22 This main floor unit on Campus Ave offers 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, along with a spacious living room and kitchen! Enjoy walking to class and the property comes with 4 parking spots in the lot behind the house. (RLNE7142055)
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2625 Knapp Street Photo Gallery 1
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2625 Knapp Street
2625 Knapp Street, Ames, IA 50014
7 Bedrooms
$3,500
2800 sqft
2625 Knapp Street Available 08/10/22 CAMPUSTOWN SEVEN BEDROOM HOME!! 7 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Home in Ames - This home is conveniently located on Knapp Street within walking distance of Iowa State's central campus! The front entrance opens up to a spacious living room. The kitchen provides extensive cupboard storage and modern stainless steel appliances. The main level includes four bedrooms and one bathroom. The basement includes three bedrooms and an additional bathroom with a washer and dryer. The basement also comes with a kitchenette providing a sink, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Parking is available in the driveway, as well as, behind the home in the gravel lot. To submit an application please visit www.rpmiowa.com. Click “Apply Now” and follow the “before you begin” instructions on the landing page. Make sure to have income statements, a photo ID, and any other relevant information ready. APPLICATION TURNAROUND TIME: 2-3 business days PETS: All pets are subject to owner approval GUARANTORS: Co-signers are accepted, but must apply separately LEASE LENGTH: 12-Month Standard SECTION 8: Unavailable at this time SMOKING: Smoking is not permitted on the property ADDITIONAL FEES NOT INCLUDED IN RENT: Tenant Management Fee: $9.95/month Lease Origination Fee: $199 one time Application: ONLY $39! For consideration, please note that all applicants 18 and over will be subject to credit, criminal, and eviction background checks. Also, please note that if you take possession of a property after the 20th of the month the remaining prorated till the end of the month will be due on the move-in date. *All information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and is subject to change. (RLNE7384523)
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4511 Twain Circle #204 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
4511 Twain Circle #204
4511 Twain Circle, Ames, IA 50014
1 Bedroom
$875
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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4511 Twain Circle #204 Available 08/01/22 1 Bedroom Apartment Available August 1st, 2022 - This 1 bedroom condo is located in West Ames close to restaurants, entertainment, and Cy-Ride routes. Snow removal, lawn care and trash are included in the rent. Washer and dryer in unit and a garage are also included. A secured entrance, a patio and an on-site fitness room are valuable amenities that will make you feel right at home. No undergrads. (RLNE7312312)
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3112 West St Photo Gallery 1
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3112 West St
3112 West Street, Ames, IA 50014
Westside N.A.
3 Bedrooms
$1,095
950 sqft
3112 West St Available 08/10/22 3112 West - Three bedroom, one bathroom duplex within 4 blocks from campus. Easy access to State Gym, Engineering, Design, and multiple bus routes. Rent is $1095/month and tenants are responsible for electric, water, gas, and cable. We will pay for your internet, garbage, lawn care, and snow removal. Back yard available for tenant use that has a fire pit. Apartments come with a 1 car garage, driveway parking and street parking are also available. Laundry can be found across the street at 312 Hillcrest. No Pets Allowed (RLNE7300066)
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807 Grand Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
807 Grand Ave
807 Grand Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Hodge
2 Bedrooms
$700
807 Grand Ave Available 08/05/22 AVAILABLE 08/05/2022 - 807 Grand Ave - Don't miss your opportunity to call this warm 2 bed 1 bath home. Located on Grand Ave you are never too far from anywhere you need to be in Ames. 3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=ZkuCumYTtiZ No Dogs Allowed (RLNE7186174)
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320 S 4th St Unit 3 Photo Gallery 1
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320 S 4th St Unit 3
320 South 4th Street, Ames, IA 50010
South Ames Business
4 Bedrooms
$1,200
1194 sqft
Available 08/15/22 4 BR 2 BA close to Cyride and ALDI. Unit is being remodeled with hardwood flooring. Available Aug 15, 2022 for a 1-year lease. Up to 2 small pets are free. No smoking is allowed in the unit. Visit braunproperties.com to see all available floorplans and options. (RLNE6527337)
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316 Sunflower Photo Gallery 1
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316 Sunflower
316 Sunflower Drive, Ames, IA 50014
Edwards
3 Bedrooms
$1,775
316 Sunflower Available 08/01/22 3 Bedroom Townhome Available August 1st, 2022 - 3D Tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=6NZRcR2hFQL *this is a tour of a similar unit Beautiful, newly renovated 3-bedroom and 3-bathroom townhome available for lease. Great location -- within walking distance to West Hyvee and Cyride stop. Amenities include in-unit washer and dryer, stainless steel kitchen appliances and a beautiful granite-top island, dual-sink master bathroom, walk-in closets, 2-car garage, back patio, plenty of street parking, etc. Both basement bedrooms also feature daylight and its own bathroom. With one bathroom for each bedroom, you will never have to fight for the bathroom again! Check us out if you are tired of living in a big apartment building and come see the beautiful building for yourself! Dogs and cats are welcome- pet fees will apply. (RLNE6399607)
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1207 Lincoln Way
1207 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010
Oak-Riverside
4 Bedrooms
$1,780
This 4 bedroom 1.5 bath house is located just east of Campus. Enjoy riding your bike to campus or jump on the Red bus that picks up in your front yard. This house is in the perfect location for football and basket ball fans, as it's just an 8 minute walk to Hilton Coliseum. The house has 3 bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. Main floor has the fourth bedroom and half bath. Also, on main floor is a spacious living room, dining room and eat-in kitchen. The basement is unfinished with washer/dryer hook-ups and storage space. House comes with a one car garage and ample off street parking. (RLNE6152814)
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