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Last updated October 22 at 6:58 AM

272 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Johnston, IA

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Johnston offers a variety of choices and price points. 1 bedroom apartments allow more privacy than living with a roommate, and gives you mor... Read Guide >
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22 Units Available
Cadence
6300 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131
East
1 Bedroom
$1,020
737 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:50 AM
With 30 different floor plans to choose from, you're bound to find just what you're looking for in Cadence apartments. Whether you're looking for a 1, 2, or 3 bedroom apartment, we have something for everyone. Come browse our photo gallery and see our contemporary, open-concept apartments or book a tour so that you can get a better feel of how our community and apartment amenities will fit your lifestyle.
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7 Units Available
Crescent Chase
8650 Crescent Chase, Johnston, IA 50131
Southwest
1 Bedroom
$925
735 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:42 AM
A stunning community with several floor plan options available. On-site pool with a sundeck, playground and community room provided. Apartments feature walk-in closets and washers and dryers.
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Winwood
5913 Greendale Circle Apt. 107, Johnston, IA 50131
Central
1 Bedroom
$750
590 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:19 AM
Just off I-80 and I-35 near Jordan Creek Town Center, Saylorville Lake, and the Iowa Event Center. Vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and private entrances. Certified crime-free housing community.
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Residences at 62W
6000 NW 62nd Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
Central
1 Bedroom
$1,275
769 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:06 AM
Features convenient community amenities, including a poolside cabanas and bike rentals. Enjoy upscale apartment amenities in every unit, including a private balcony, quartz countertops and gourmet kitchen. Located near I-35 and Merle Hay Road.
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2 Units Available
Allure at 141
725 SE Gateway Dr, Grimes, IA 50111
Grimes
1 Bedroom
$930
870 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:21 AM
Discover exceptional apartment living at The Allure at 141. Our luxury apartments are now open in Grimes, Iowa. Our ideal location will put you in the heart of everything you need, with shopping, eateries, and local parks just minutes away. With easy access to IA-141, The Allure at 141 will provide limitless opportunities to experience the history and excitement of Polk County. Our apartments are being designed with contemporary features to enhance your lifestyle. Residents will be able to choose from a selection of studio to three bedroom floor plans. A modern touch will distinguish every home with sleek plank flooring, energy-efficient layouts, walk-in closets, and elegant kitchens complete with black appliances. A unique blend of refined style and quality will make The Allure at 141 the perfect place to call home. Indulge in the riches of life at The Allure at 141 apartments in Grimes, IA. We are crafting our community to be a place of relaxation and enjoyment. Our team is dedicated to catering to all of your needs. Your furry friends will be welcome, so be sure to bring them along to our pet-friendly community. Be a part of the excitement and join our interest list today! Your new home will be waiting at The Allure at 141.
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5 Units Available
Legacy Apartments
3610 Twana Dr, Des Moines, IA 50310
Lower Beaver
1 Bedroom
$705
650 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:07 AM
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4 Units Available
Cambridge Court Apartments
1225 11th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265
1 Bedroom
$885
723 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 6:58 AM
Cambridge Court blends a convenient location with a relaxing community offering the amenities you are sure to enjoy with all the comforts of home. We offer eight spacious one, two, and three-bedroom floor plans to select from. Our community amenities include a new 24-hour fitness center, resident package lockers, indoor and outdoor pools, indoor spa, a playground, and a dog park. When you're on the go you'll appreciate being near I-235 and 35, major employers, schools, shopping, and local eateries. Stop looking and start living. Call us to schedule a tour today.
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8 Units Available
The Sterling Apartments
2325 Southwest Plaza Parkway, Ankeny, IA 50023
1 Bedroom
$985
775 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:50 AM
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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4 Units Available
Soll
2301 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
Woodland Heights
1 Bedroom
$887
498 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:45 AM
Community has bike storage, electric car charging, and outdoor pool. Apartments feature large closets, quartz countertops, and nine-foot ceilings. Close to the Raccoon River and Chamberlain Park.
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6 Units Available
Walnut Lake
4454 NW 142nd St, Urbandale, IA 50323
Walnut Creek
1 Bedroom
$983
610 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:43 AM
Enjoy quiet living with easy access to I-80. New, modern complex has homes with walk-in closets and granite counters. Air conditioning. Community features include a game room, gym and garage parking.
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18 Units Available
The Village at Westchester
5413 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
Beaverdale
1 Bedroom
$755
600 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:42 AM
A unique space on 23 acres of park-like land. Onsite amenities include a pool and sundeck. Fireplaces available. Within the Johnston School District. Apartments offer large closets and spacious layouts.
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12 Units Available
Sherwood Glen
8825 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$785
619 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:42 AM
Located just minutes from shopping and recreation centers, and 10 minutes from Downtown. On-site amenities include a pool and sundeck. Each apartment features large closets and a full kitchen package.
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11 Units Available
Plaza Manor
3821 66th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$725
527 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:42 AM
Located near I-35, schools and shopping. This community is only a half a mile from Merle Hay Mall. On-site amenities include ample storage and private laundry. Green space and kids area provided.
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4 Units Available
Woodland West
4403 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$1,050
1000 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:42 AM
A quiet community that's close to area schools and parks with woodland surrounding it. On-site fitness center, pool, sundeck and playground provided. Easy access to area amenities. Spacious interiors with sliding glass doors.
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3 Units Available
The 31st Street Apartments
500 31st St, Des Moines, IA 50312
Arbor Peak
1 Bedroom
$870
828 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:42 AM
A charming home near the downtown area and several universities. Large balconies and spacious layouts provided. On-site parking and laundry facilities. Pet-friendly. Near entertainment and shops.
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11 Units Available
SaddleBrook Apartments
8301 Colby Pkwy, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$940
620 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:40 AM
Modern apartments in a friendly residential community. Located between the Urbandale Public Library and North Karen Acres Park. Furnished homes have ovens, laundry facilities and garbage disposals. Media room, parking and swimming pool. Near I-80.
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1 Unit Available
Windsor Square by Broadmoor
900 65th St, Windsor Heights, IA 50324
Windsor Heights
1 Bedroom
$990
720 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:40 AM
Tucked away in one of Des Moines' most attractive neighborhoods, Windsor Square by Broadmoor puts you just minutes to everything: Drake and Des Moines Universities, shopping, entertainment, restaurants and I-235. For successful professionals, on-the-go students and empty nesters alike, Windsor Square is the place to be. With a sparkling pool and clubhouse, spacious floor plans, super-sized closets and a washer and dryer in every apartment, Windsor Square offers all the amenities of home — and more — without the headaches of homeownership. And thanks to the big trees, shady sidewalks and surrounding parks, you can enjoy a real sense of community and privacy in your new neighborhood.
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Country Club Village
1200 Office Park Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
1 Bedroom
$770
800 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:19 AM
Apartments and townhouse with full appliance packages, heat and air, fireplaces, and eat-in kitchens. Close to Sacred Heart and Dowling Catholic High School. Pool with sundeck for residents.
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6 Units Available
Four Seasons Apartments
3003 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
Woodland Heights
1 Bedroom
$730
650 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:08 AM
Four Seasons is located in the middle of Greater Des Moines which means we are about 10 minutes from anywhere in the Greater Des Moines area. In addition, we are 5 minutes from downtown, 3 blocks from Des Moines University (highly-accredited medical school), and 6 minutes from West Des Moines. This unit is in one of our newer buildings, at Four Seasons II. This building has a dishwasher, central air conditioning, private deck, is in a limited-access building, is nearly sound-proofed between apt's for privacy, with 1-1/2 baths. Any 1 bedroom can be furnished for an additional $200 per month and any 2 bedroom can be furnished for an additional $250 per month. That would include two complete bedroom sets, a dining room set, and a complete living room set. Come visit our apartment community. It really stands head and shoulders above the others in Des Moines and West Des Moines. We are situated on 6 acres, have plenty of off-street parking, and the property is beautifully landscaped. We also have an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool and a full 2000 sq. ft. clubhouse. The clubhouse has free wireless Internet, cardiovascular exercise equipment, pool table, game room, fireplace, wet bar, men's and women's saunas, showers and changing rooms, and more! Note: Each unit is unique, please inquire for more information!
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1 Unit Available
University Avenue Apartments
4314 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
Waveland Park
1 Bedroom
$825
595 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:07 AM
Amazing One Bedroom on University in the heart of it all! Literally shopping, dining and social is just steps away.
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1 Unit Available
Castle Apartments
743 19th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
Sherman Hill
1 Bedroom
$625
600 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:07 AM
One Bedroom with Hardwood Floors in Sherman Hill!! - One Bed/One Bath with Hardwood floors and unique features available now in Sherman Hill! Near the interstate, many local restaurants, nightlife, grocery stores, and more. (RLNE5430034)
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7 Units Available
Windsor Terrace
3333 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
North of Grand
1 Bedroom
$720
700 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:07 AM
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6 Units Available
Urban Green
7715 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$740
750 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:06 AM
A unique community in a quiet location, this beautiful development features balconies or patios on each unit, complete appliance packages, cable connections, and granite countertops in some unit. Walk to nearby trails and public transit.
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1 Unit Available
The Drake
1260 34th Street #1101, Des Moines, IA 50311
Drake
1 Bedroom
$716
625 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 5:06 AM
The Drake Apartments is Des Moines, Iowa’s choice for convenient living. We offer a wide choice of rental options including one, two, three and four bedroom floor plans. We even have individual rooms that can be leased separately in select four bedroom units. The Drake Apartments are conveniently located within walking distance to campus. Shopping and entertainment choices are nearby. We are close to interstates and located on a bus line. We have responsive on-site management and our own maintenance team. Our community has shared amenities like a community pool, sun deck and picnic area. The Drake offers secure package receiving and an on-site laundry. We have off-street parking and have optional garages available for covered parking or additional storage. Each apartment is cable-ready and comes with window coverings. We accept secure, online rent payments in a selection of payment option. We offer flexible leases, depending on circumstances, and encourage you to contact us with your questions. If you are interested in becoming a resident of The Drake Apartments, schedule a visit or fill out an application today. We look forward to assisting you in finding the right apartment for you.
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How much does it cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Johnston?

One-bedroom apartment rentals in Johnston start at $750 per month.
City Guide for Johnston, IA

The oldest person in the entire world lived in Johnston, Iowa. Dina Manfredini was born in 1898, and lived in Johnston until she died in December 2012 at the age of 114. 

Johnston is in the Des Moines metropolitan area, located just six miles northwest of the city and about 120 miles east of Omaha, Nebraska.  Although Johnston was established as a city in 1905, it wasn’t incorporated until 1969. There wasn’t much in Johnston in 1969 and it was mostly just a little agricultural town. But since 1980, the population has doubled every ten years. In 2011, _Money _magazine ranked Johnston the 13th best place to live.  As the home of the Camp Dodge military base, the Pioneer Hi-Bred seed company and Iowa Public Television, it’s easy to see why this once small town is quickly becoming one of the most popular suburbs of Des Moines. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Johnston, IA

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Johnston offers a variety of choices and price points. 1 bedroom apartments allow more privacy than living with a roommate, and gives you more flexibility to find the perfect space for yourself or with a significant other.

There are a few things to consider when touring 1 bedroom apartments, including the square footage and layout. In some cities, small 1 bedroom apartments may cost nearly the same as a studio apartment. Decide whether cost, amenities, or location are the most important to help guide your apartment search.

If cost is a factor while searching for 1 bedroom apartments in Johnston, consider which floor you will live on. The bottom floor is often cheaper than top floor units, or there may be a unit with undesirable views or with an outdated kitchen that rents for less.

Remember to come prepared during your apartment hunt with pay stubs, a letter of employment or recommendation, identification, and a checkbook to act quickly. The best 1 bedroom apartments require fast action, so come ready to sign.