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Last updated February 6 2023 at 7:13 AM

356 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in West Des Moines, IA

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in West Des Moines offers a variety of choices and price points. 1 bedroom apartments allow more privacy than living with a roommate, and... Read Guide >
92 West Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,075
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
1062 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
1262 sqft
At 92West Apartment Homes in West Des Moines, you're just minutes away from everything you want: great food, amazing entertainment, incredible shopping options, and plenty of nearby nature and bike paths. Our spacious 1,2, and 3 bedroom apartment homes are available for immediate move in with flexible lease terms to meet all your needs.
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Park 88 Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$975
518 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,115
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,605
1341 sqft
Park88 in West Des Moines offers luxury amenities with your active lifestyle in mind. Our spacious floor plans fit every stage of life from studio apartments, 1-3 bedroom apartment homes and 1-3 bedroom townhomes. (RLNE7302711)
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Cambridge Court Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$905
723 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$965
957 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,295
1340 sqft
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, an indoor spa, a playground, and a dog park. When you're on the go you'll appreciate being near I-235 and I-35, major employers, schools, shopping, and local eateries. Stop looking and start living. Call us to schedule a tour today.
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Renew Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,145
698 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,405
1049 sqft
Experience all that West Des Moines, IA has to offer with ReNew Jordan Creek! Located just 2 miles from the junction between Interstates 35, 80, and 235, you’ll have convenient access to Drake University and Des Moines Community College and specialty shops and eateries at the Galleria at Jordan Creek. Our spacious one, two, and three bedroom apartments feature large windows that bring in plenty of natural light, fully equipped kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, wood burning fireplaces, and vaulted ceilings. Community amenities include a bark park and paw spa, 24-hour fitness studio, cyber café, and community pool. Contact us today to learn more about calling ReNew Jordan Creek home!
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The Flats Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 35
Studio
$732
392 sqft
1 Bedroom
$864
483 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,039
672 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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BelleMeade Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,470
848 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,675
1390 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,175
1700 sqft
Minutes from Jordan Creek Town Center. Updated interiors with walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances. Available furnished. Outstanding amenities include a dog park, 24-hour gym and a pool. Internet cafe and garage available.
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Mansions at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,100
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,320
1080 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,660
1415 sqft
A modern community located near the park and area schools. Tucked into a residential area. These homes are larger with ample storage and nine-foot ceilings. On-site pool, fire pit and gym. Pet-friendly.
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Colonial Village Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$855
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$900
1050 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,190
1400 sqft
Nestled into a garden-like area, this pet-friendly community is only minutes from parks and schools. On-site amenities include a dog park, tennis court, fitness center and large pool. Each apartment features walk-in closets.
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Robin Hill Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$845
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$910
850 sqft
Near I-235. This pet-friendly community offers ample green space. Each apartment features a private balcony or patio. Controlled access provided. On-site pool and sundeck, three-hole disc golf and courtyard provided. Fireplaces available.
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TurtleCreek Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,035
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,620
1436 sqft
Furnished units with walk-in closets, ceiling fans, and in-unit laundry. Amenities include a 24-hr gym, hot tub, and bike storage. Pet-friendly. Easy highway access, near Jordan Creek Town Center and minutes from downtown.
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Broadmoor at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,005
521 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,045
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,555
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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Cascades at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,190
793 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,225
1066 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,715
1348 sqft
The home of your dreams is waiting for you in West Des Moines, Iowa. Cascades at Jordan Creek is a contemporary apartment home community located in a newer residential area. Residents are mere moments from fabulous dining, shopping, and ample entertainment. If being outdoors is more your style then take a stroll and explore the nearby Jordan Creek Trail or Brookview Park. It's your time to discover all that we have to offer! We offer ten spacious and inviting floor plans with one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent. Each apartment home has been created with your comfort in mind and features a semi-attached or detached garage, air conditioning, balcony or patio, ceiling fans, high ceilings, maintenance-free flooring, walk-in closets, and in-home washer and dryer. Entertaining is a breeze with energy-efficient appliances, designer cabinetry, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Elegant apartment home living extends beyond your front door. Take advantage of our community amenities such as 24-hour emergency maintenance, business center, beautiful landscaping, clubhouse with fireplace, play area, recycling center, shimmering swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, tanning bed, walking trails, on-site management, and online rental payment services. We are a pet-friendly community and feature a dog park. Call us today and see why Cascades at Jordan Creek apartments in West Des Moines, IA is a great place to call home! (RLNE6473508)
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304 5th St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,090
546 sqft
DEPOSIT ONLY $500! Income Restricted(see below) These brand new 1 bedroom lofts are the first mass timber residential units in the state of Iowa. Mass timber is a new construction technology meant to reduce waste, help spare larger trees, and reduces the carbon footprint. These loft style apartments feature polished concrete floors, tall exposed wood ceilings, granite countertops, stainless steel and energy efficient appliances that include a fridge, stove, microwave, and dishwasher, subway tile backsplash, barn door style bedroom doors, washer and dryer in every unit, Juliette balcony with sliding door, and a large walk-in closet. Off street parking available. Income Restriction: Maximum yearly income of $55,200 for one person, and a combined income of $63,050 for two people. Tenant pays all utilities. Small pets under 25lbs welcome with a $250 pet fee and $25/month pet rent. There is a $50 application fee per adult, deposit is $500, and if approved there is a one time administrative fee of $150. Location: 304 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265. Walkthrough Video Button Below.
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9527 University Ave Unit 13 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$850
One bedroom one bath condo available in Clive! - First floor, one bedroom one bathroom condo. Walk-in closet Tile flooring in kitchen and dining Tile shower Patio. Call for more details or schedule a tour 515-334-3345 Or visit our website at Www.stanbroughrealty.com (RLNE7100370)
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Results within 1 mile of West Des Moines
Bricks at Waukee East Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,041
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,379
941 sqft
Now Leasing The Bricks Waukee East apartment homes, a brand new way of thinking and style of living in Waukee, Iowa. The Bricks Waukee East homes offer a new way of living in Waukee, Iowa. The Bricks Waukee East features pet-friendly one and two-bedroom apartment homes crafted with the imaginative combination of modern interior finishes and a vintage brick exterior.
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Windsor Square by Broadmoor Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,050
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,215
1031 sqft
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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Autumn Ridge Apartments - Casual Spaces. Luxurious Perks. Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,136
845 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,341
964 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
1217 sqft
Casual Spaces. Luxurious Perks. An enviable location. When it comes to upscale living, convenience and comfort are essential. That's why Autumn Ridge offers a gaming lounge, two resort-inspired swimming pools, a 24-hour fitness center with Peloton bikes, and controlled access garage parking, Longing to connect with nature outside of your pet friendly one, two, or three bedroom home? Our perfectly landscaped community is surrounded by tree-lined streets, rolling golf courses, lush parkland, and wag-worthy dog walking trails. Get one step closer to calling Autumn Ridge home with a private tour of upscale, suburban bliss. (RLNE7760632)
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1151 65th St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$650
645 sqft
APPLICATION AND ADMIN FEES WAIVED FOR APPROVED APPLICANTS. Located in the heart of Windsor Heights, the upper unit of this duplex includes updates such as a new bathroom vanity, new kitchen countertop / sink, new paint, and a new range that is soon to be installed. There is a spacious living room with two closets, good size bedroom, eat-in kitchen, bathroom with clawfoot tub, and charming built-in cabinets in the hallway. There is a utility program that goes with the house that runs $75/month added to the rent that takes care of all utilities except heating gas. Small pets allowed with a $250 pet fee and $25/month pet rent. Off-street parking in the driveway. There is an $85/month utility fee added to the rent that covers electric, cooking gas, and water/trash. Tenants are responsible for the heating gas. There is a $50 application fee per adult(this will be reimbursed if you move in). Deposit $650. If approved there is a one time administrative fee of $150(waived if you move in). Renters Insurance Required. Location: 1151 65th St, Windsor Heights, IA. Resident Benefits Package (RBP) $30/month: 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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Results within 5 miles of West Des Moines
Affordable Housing - Norwalk Park Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Affordable Housing
1 Bedroom
$664
600 sqft
Norwalk Park Apartments is an affordable housing community, with rental assistance provided by the USDA for those who qualify. Rent amounts will vary, based on income. Norwalk Park Apartments are located just 25 minutes southwest of Des Moines, IA in Norwalk. Norwalk offers great parks and recreation facilities, an aquatic center, and family-friendly neighborhoods. It was recently named the Best Affordable Suburb in Iowa. Modern convenience and large city dining, shopping, and entertainment are a short drive into Des Moines. Pictures are representative of units and may not be a specific unit available.
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Flux Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
17 Units Available
Studio
$1,067
380 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,155
542 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,770
952 sqft
This newly constructed community features open layouts, nine-foot ceilings, and lots of storage. Cool, modern kitchens with stainless steel appliances. On-site rooftop lounge, outdoor courtyard, and stunning views of the city.
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Weston Park Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
12 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$768
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$810
913 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,038
1065 sqft
The ever-affordable Weston Park Apartments in Des Moines, IA is now offering comfortable one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes with a full suite of in-unit features, like private patios, renovated kitchens with sleek black appliances, and granite counters. Live here and take advantage of our 24-hour fitness center, resident clubhouse with coffee bar, or the abundant community green space; all minutes from historic Valley Junction, Gray’s Lake, and Downtown. Weston Park is more than a home, it’s a space where you can thrive.
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Plaza Manor Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$735
527 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$735
525 sqft
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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Wakonda Photo Gallery 1
1 of 24
Verified
10 Units Available
Studio
$658
465 sqft
1 Bedroom
$760
530 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$857
660 sqft
The ever-affordable Wakonda Village and Manor Apartment Homes in Des Moines, IA is now offering practical studio, one-, and two-bedroom apartment homes with a full suite of in-unit features, like stainless steel appliances and ceiling fans. Live here and take advantage of our wonderful dog park, swimming pool, and so much more. Wakonda Village and Manor Apartment Homes is more than a home, it’s a space where you can truly thrive.
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Walnut Lake Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,108
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,121
859 sqft
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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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in West Des Moines is $1,142.

How expensive are two-bedroom apartments in West Des Moines?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in West Des Moines is $1,290.

How much would I have to pay for a studio apartment in West Des Moines?

The average rent for a studio apartment in West Des Moines is $932.
City Guide for West Des Moines, IA

Named after the Des Moines River, the French_"des Moines"_translates literally to "from the monks".

Located at the center of Iowathe Corncob Stateis the attractive city of West Des Moines. Home to 59,000 people and still counting, this medium-sized city has been attracting residents with its eye-catching real estate development. West Des Moines doesn't just happen to be the second-largest suburb in Des Moines, its also the tenth-largest in Iowa, thanks to the wealthy investors who saw the areas potential. West Des Moins boasts thriving businesses and institutions that offer lots of opportunities for employment, so if you are planning on moving to West Des Moines, give yourself a pat on the back. It was a good decision. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for 1 bedroom apartments in West Des Moines, IA

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in West Des Moines 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 West Des Moines, 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.