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57 Studio Apartments for rent in Des Moines, IA

Studio apartments could offer the best of Des Moines living at a less expensive price tag than larger units. Look for the best buildings near entertainment, dining, and public... Read Guide >
R & T Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
38 Units Available
Studio
$875
576 sqft
1 Bedroom
$930
689 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,360
1148 sqft
Loft-style apartments with 18- to 20-foot ceilings in historic Register and Tribune building. Walking distance to the Des Moines Civic Center or Iowa Events Center in Downtown Des Moines, with nearby public transit options.
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The Ridges Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$650
415 sqft
1 Bedroom
$785
624 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$765
875 sqft
Come home to The Ridges and discover what sets us apart from the rest! Our community blends the comfort of home with the conveniences you deserve, all within our beautifully manicured grounds. We offer a variety of amenities that include a swimming pool, recently renovated apartment homes and the perfect location. Come home to the apartment home that fits you, with a variety of spacious floor plans that we have available. Plus, we're within walking distance to a variety of nature trails, shopping centers and only minutes from the Des Moines international airport.
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District at 6th Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$962
582 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,198
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,640
1052 sqft
The Scott at East Village Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$786
357 sqft
1 Bedroom
$951
525 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$964
723 sqft
A charming community near I-235 and Downtown Des Moines. Open-concept apartments with larger kitchens and on-site laundry. Newly renovated. Walk to area shopping and dining. Smart home tech packages available.
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Rowat Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$779
329 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,055
498 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,581
798 sqft
Housed on the former site of the Rowat Cut Stone and Marble Factory, Rowat Lofts celebrates the tradition and innovation unique to Des Moines' East Village. Here, ambitious trendsetters enjoy bright open-concept apartments. Modern-industrial common spaces include rooftop decks, a fitness center, and an outdoor courtyard. Rowat's central location offers walkable access to entertainment and nightlife, award-winning restaurants, and riverfront events. Come dwell on the edge at Rowat Lofts.
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The Edge at Gray's Landing Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
2 Units Available
Studio
$966
488 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Located in the downtown area. Onsite amenities include a coffee bar, outdoor grill area, fitness center, and community garden. Homes offer large windows, beautiful cabinetry, low flow toilets, and energy efficiency throughout.
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The Parker at Seventh Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
10 Units Available
Studio
$850
495 sqft
1 Bedroom
$920
525 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,180
727 sqft
Downtown apartments with views of the Des Moines skyline. Stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors and microwaves. Cable television included. Community area with Wi-Fi. Close to public transportation.
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Canary Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,092
460 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,100
540 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Experience modern living in the brand new Canary Lofts, located at the heart of the energetic Drake neighborhood. Based on a design-led aesthetic and commitment to modern simplicity, our apartments are functional, luxurious and bathed in natural light. Surrounded by great bars, restaurants and retail, Canary Lofts is more than a place to call home. Our convenient location has something for everyone, with dining, unique shops and entertainment just a short walk away.
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Cityville on 9th Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$895
453 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,075
595 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
1161 sqft
With quick access to hot spots like Gray’s Lake and Principal Park, Cityville on 9th is your premium choice of Des Moines apartments. Each of our studio, 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments puts the energy of Des Moines right at your front door without making you sacrifice the space or amenities you’d find in the suburbs. Set up a tour today to see how Cityville fits into your lifestyle.
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The Randolph Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
2 Units Available
Studio
$940
434 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,285
706 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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A restored historical building. Onsite amenities include a fitness center, WiFi community spaces, and a grand restored lobby. Apartments offer in-unit washer and dryers, black appliances, large historic windows, and designer cabinetry.
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The Maxwell Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
7 Units Available
Studio
$1,008
462 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,359
732 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,542
960 sqft
Maxwell offers urban, modern luxury in the heart of Downtown Des Moines. Maxwell's sophisticated apartments feature an impressive suite of finishes, and the impeccably designed micro, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units come in array of unique floorplans. Live Well when you come home to Maxwell.
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Velocity Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
12 Units Available
Studio
$1,298
525 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,825
711 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,897
1141 sqft
Welcome to Velocity, our community of gorgeous apartments in the East Village neighborhood of Des Moines, IA. Between our studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, there’s a floor plan tailored just for you. We’ve designed our apartments with large windows - perfect for checking out the city views and letting in a plethora of natural light.
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622 Euclid Ave Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$780
600 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Located in the heart of the emerging Highland Park Neighborhood, within 1 block of The Slow Down Coffee Shop, Des Moines Mercantile, Highland Park Bakery, and right off 6th Ave, this large studio will be unlike any other in the area. The entire building has been completely renovated with custom finishes! All Units will include refinished original hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, new windows, brand new bathrooms with large showers, new efficient heating and AC systems, and completely new kitchens that include a stainless steel stove, fridge, microwave, and dishwasher. The building will include a new security system with cameras and a secured keypad entry for visitors to be buzzed in, new laundry on the main floor. These units are a 5 minute uber ride to Court Avenue, a 1 mile bike ride that connects you to hundreds of miles of trails in Central Iowa and a 1/2 mile walk to the Riverview Amphitheater which will feature live music concerts throughout the Spring/Summer months. Parking is included in the rental rate. No pets. No assistance programs. Location: 622 Euclid Ave, Des Moines. There is a $50 application fee per adult, deposit is $750, and if approved there is a one time administrative fee of $150. Resident Benefits Package (RBP): All Renters Warehouse Iowa residents are enrolled in the RBP which includes HVAC air filter delivery, utility concierge service making utility connection a breeze during your move-in, our best-in-class resident awards program, and much more! More details upon application.
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350 E Locust Street Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$875
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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The Historic East Village is located in downtown Des Moines on the east side of the Des Moines River near the the Iowa Capitol building. The East Village business district is easily accessible by exiting I-235 at E. 6th Street (Exit 8B) and heading south two blocks. The East Village is an easy stroll to most downtown attractions. It's approximately a 15 minute walk from the core of downtown at 6th and Locust to the heart of the East Village at East 5th and Locust. Secured building holds commercial and residential living on main drag. The unit is located on the second level with overlooking the village. The unit has exceptional open space , bright tall windows, high quality appliances and fixtures.Pets okay, no additional fees required but limited 1 number of pets for approval. Laundry , elevator, and private roof top on-site. Pay all utilities. Administrative fee will apply $150.00. Renterswarehouse
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1131 42nd Street Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,180
608 sqft
Results within 5 miles of Des Moines
The Flats Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$667
435 sqft
1 Bedroom
$905
483 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,032
775 sqft
Great location close to Valley West Mall, I-235, I-80 and I-35, and plenty of great shopping and entertainment. On-site management and on-site maintenance to address any issues right away.
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The Sterling Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,006
553 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,292
775 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,490
1135 sqft
Our neighborhood community includes townhomes and apartments with high-quality amenities you’ll likely not find anywhere else. Our team has thought of everything to make your living space as convenient and enjoyable as possible. Each home automatically includes lightning-fast High Speed Fiber Internet, white Carrera style quartz counter tops, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances, in-unit washers and dryers, and designer finishes like soft-close kitchen cabinets, and an island for entertaining. We’ve built our apartments with you in mind -- you’ll find a truly modern space, a young, thriving community, and high-quality rental housing. Finding a pet-friendly home isn’t always easy – but we know pets are your family. We welcome you and your fur babies! Both cats and dogs are welcome with a small pet rental fee. Our properties have on-site management and an attentive maintenance staff. Even though the Des Moines-area suburb of Ankeny has a low crime rate, we take pride in your security and access to help at any time. All of our buildings and garages have secured access. Take advantage of our beautiful, spacious clubhouse! Free for all of your gatherings and get-togethers, our clubhouse has a media room, full kitchen, beautiful gas fireplace, ample seating, and a very long island/bar. For most of the year, Iowa’s weather is absolutely gorgeous. You’ll really get to enjoy the Iowa climate at our Vegas-style luxury pool, covered cabana with outdoor cooking options, free lounge chairs, and cozy fire pit. Party all summer with us as we host entertaining events in the courtyard. Save money and cancel your gym membership! The Sterling at Prairie Trail offers private access to a full gym, complete with regularly maintained cardio and strength training equipment.
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80 Hwy 5 Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,100
1000 sqft
Unit is 50 feet long and 20 feet wide. Natural gas forced air heat. The tenant will be able to create a customized space as needed. This unit offers free parking.
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The Summit at Heritage Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$976
552 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,099
745 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,320
1027 sqft
The Summit at Heritage lifestyle is deeply intertwined with Grimes, Iowa’s legacy of easy living. Enjoy sunset vistas from expansive patios and decks or prepare gourmet dinners in your designer kitchen. The perfect blend of luxury and convenience awaits with thoughtful amenities like our coffee bar and lush, resort-inspired pool lounge. https://summitatheritage.com $50 Application Fee $150 One Time Administration Fee $400 Deposit Additional Pet Information: $300 Non Refundable Pet Fee/ Pet $50 Doggie DNA Poo Prints Fee $35 Pet Rent Detached Garages: Single $100 Double $180 Utilities not included. (RLNE7002611)
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Park 88 Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,000
518 sqft
Park 88 is West Des Moines’ newest apartment community offering luxury amenities with a relaxed vibe that will make you feel at home. There are spacious floor plans to fit every stage of life from studio apartments, 1-3 bedroom apartments, and 1-3 bedroom townhomes. Park 88 was designed with your lifestyle in mind. With spacious layouts and exceptional amenities, our apartments and townhomes will feel like coming home. Your time will feel more like your own with the convenience of our fitness center, dog park and nearby shopping and dining. And when it’s time to unwind, our outdoor pool, playground, and bike-friendly trail system await. (RLNE7302711)
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360 at Jordan West Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$990
468 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,320
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,540
1084 sqft
Join our Priority List to receive first access to upcoming apartment homes across any three CIP communities of your choice and an automatic cash savings of $150 off your first month's rent. Contact us for more information!
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Broadmoor at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$985
521 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,135
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
1204 sqft
Live the luxe life at Broadmoor at Jordan Creek in West Des Moines. You’ll fall in love with the top-of-the-line finishes in every apartment home, from custom cabinetry and granite countertops to super-sized closets, nine-foot ceilings and sleek ceramic tile bathrooms with deep oval soaking tubs. While each apartment boasts its own list of luxe features and amenities, the community as a whole has even more to offer: two resort-style outdoor pools, a hot tub, 24-hour fitness center, movie theater, club room and so much more. And with Jordan Creek Town Center just a few more steps away, you’ll never have to travel far for shopping, dining or entertainment.
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Parkside Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$795
606 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,175
933 sqft
Come home to one of the most desirable and prestigious places in Bondurant, IA. Parkside Apartments will put you in the center of everything with immediate access to Hwy 65 and close proximity to I-35/80. Our perfect location provides easy access to Des Moines. Our brand new apartment community is close to great shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Pre-leasing has begun! Reserve your newly built apartment at Parkside today. Parkside Apartments has created breathtaking studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes for rent, with some paid utilities and furnished apartments available. Our spacious floor plans allow the perfect fit with extra storage, walk-in closets, balcony or patio, and garage. Our standard features include an all-electric kitchen, ceiling fans, and washer and dyer in each apartment. We are pet friendly! Our newly constructed apartment community is designed with beautiful landscaping, guest and garage parking, and high-speed internet access. We will provide more than just a place to live, but a lifestyle. Tour our brand new apartments and see what makes Parkside Apartments the best in Bondurant, IA!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is a studio apartment in Des Moines?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Des Moines is $935.

How much would it cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Des Moines?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Des Moines is $1,100.

How much do two-bedroom apartments go for in Des Moines?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Des Moines is $1,110.
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Des Moines, Iowa

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What to keep in mind when looking for studio apartments in Des Moines, IA

Studio apartments could offer the best of Des Moines living at a less expensive price tag than larger units. Look for the best buildings near entertainment, dining, and public transportation or highway access.

Ask about the square footage of studio apartments in Des Moines during your tour. Even a little extra space in another building can offer more room for storage or an additional chair. Consider the layout and what you can accomplish before you sign. You should have enough room for your bed, a small sitting area, and a dining table. You can always get creative and loft your bed to save on space underneath or install a fold-down table or desk that tucks away.