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Last updated October 22 at 10:23 PM

81 Studio Apartments for rent in West Des Moines, IA

Studio apartments could offer the best of West Des Moines living at a less expensive price tag than larger units. Look for the best buildings near entertainment, dining, ... Read Guide >
Park 88 Photo Gallery 1
Verified
7 Units Available
Park 88
595 88th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Studio
$868
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,075
776 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:44 PM
Park88 is a new apartment and townhome community in West Des Moines offering luxury amenities with a relaxed vibe that will make you feel at home. We offer spacious floorplans to fit every stage of life from studio apartments, 1-3 bedroom apartments and 1-3 bedroom townhomes. Our community 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. We’re sure you’ll never want to leave home, but when you do, Park88 is close to I-80, Waukee schools, and Jordan Creek Mall. Give our property manager a call to schedule a tour today and come home to Park88!
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Verified
6 Units Available
The Flats Apartments
3000 University Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Studio
$668
435 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$967
672 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:41 PM
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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Verified
17 Units Available
Broadmoor at Jordan Creek
6565 Wistful Vista Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Studio
$945
583 sqft
1 Bedroom
$995
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,325
1083 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:39 PM
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.
PrairieGrass at Jordan Creek Photo Gallery 1
Verified
10 Units Available
PrairieGrass at Jordan Creek
8655 Bridgewood Blvd, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Studio
$895
616 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,055
855 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,185
1115 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:01 PM
We are open to welcome you with tour options that address your comfort and health concerns during the pandemic. PrairieGrass at Jordan Creek is a beautiful, pet-friendly apartment community located adjacent to Valley View Park in West Des Moines, Iowa. You will love the peaceful setting and easy park access. The location within the Waukee Community School District is convenient to everything. Great shopping and dining are minutes away in Jordan Creek Town Center, and downtown Des Moines is just a 15 minute drive. Many large employers are within a short commute. Within our community we invite you to enjoy the resort-style pool, work out in our 24-hour fitness center and exercise your dog in the leash-free dog park. Stop in the clubhouse to use the WiFi or for a cup a coffee from the free coffee bar. Each apartment is designed for your comfort with private, ground-level entries to every home, open kitchen layouts, 2" faux wood blinds, washer and dryer, spacious closets and black appliances. Private balconies and patios are available, as are attached and detached garages.
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Verified
9 Units Available
Wakonda
1800 Watrous Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
Watrous South
Studio
$661
465 sqft
1 Bedroom
$703
530 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$837
660 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:38 PM
**We are currently operating with a heightened sensitivity to social distancing. We would still very much love to show you our community and discuss available options for touring. Please contact us to learn more.**Come home to Wakonda Village and Manor located in Des Moines, Iowa. We are located just minutes from Downtown Des Moines, the Des Moines International Airport, Wakonda Golf and Country Club, Wakonda Shopping Center, Waterworks Park and Grey’s Lake, yet our quiet, neighborhood-like setting is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day.Wakonda's pet friendly community offers a bark park, 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, picnic areas and garages. Residents enjoy studio, one and two bedroom floor plans with spacious closets, garbage disposals, accent wall color options and private patios or balconies in select homes.
PrairieGrass Apartments Photo Gallery 1
Verified
19 Units Available
PrairieGrass Apartments
500 NE Horizon Dr, Waukee, IA 50263
Studio
$850
623 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,120
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,110
1185 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:21 PM
We are open to welcome you with tour options that address your comfort and health concerns during the pandemic. PrairieGrass offers a new level of lifestyle in Waukee. Nestled off the beaten path and surrounded by a sea of prairie grasses, yet close to a neighborhood of top schools and shopping. We have something for everyone! Studios, 1, 2 and 3 Bedroom homes, many with attached private garages. High end finishes throughout each apartment home including private washer/dryer. The community offers a long menu of fabulous amenities, including a Community Clubhouse with Coffee Bar, Resort-style Outdoor Pool, Outdoor TV Lounge and Grilling Station, 24/7 Fitness Facility, Car Wash Station, Pet Park and Pet Wash. Top it off with our "service-centric" on-site team of professionals, ready daily to make your home its best! Please call for an appointment today.
Four Seasons Apartments Photo Gallery 1
Verified
6 Units Available
Four Seasons Apartments
3003 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
Woodland Heights
Studio
$675
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$730
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$855
850 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:08 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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Verified
5 Units Available
Legacy Apartments
3610 Twana Dr, Des Moines, IA 50310
Lower Beaver
Studio
$675
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$705
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$765
800 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:07 AM
The Village at Grey's Lake Photo Gallery 1
Verified
9 Units Available
The Village at Grey's Lake
2270 Bell Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321
Southwestern Hills
Studio
$1,300
1 Bedroom
$999
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
800 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:07 AM
Windsor Terrace Photo Gallery 1
Verified
7 Units Available
Windsor Terrace
3333 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
North of Grand
Studio
$595
390 sqft
1 Bedroom
$720
700 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:07 AM
Ingersoll Square Photo Gallery 1
Verified
4 Units Available
Ingersoll Square
1900 High Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Sherman Hill
Studio
$975
520 sqft
1 Bedroom
$950
662 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,575
1050 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:06 AM
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1 Unit Available
1071 23rd St
1071 23rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50311
Drake Park
Studio
$550
450 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 10:23 PM
This studio apartment sits at on the second floor of a multi-family residence, which makes it nice and quiet living. The bedroom/living room area is decently large and has new carpet. There is a good sized kitchen with gas stove and room for a table. Located on a quiet street just minutes from the interstate and right next to Drake Park, this is a great location. Front and back entrance. The property does have a big front porch. Pets allowed up to 50lbs with a $250 pet fee and $25/month pet rent. There is a $50 application fee per adult, deposit is $550, and if approved there is a one time administrative fee of $125. Location: 1071 23rd St, Des Moines.
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Verified
14 Units Available
R & T Lofts
717 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
$925
717 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,175
988 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,425
1157 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 10:03 PM
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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Contact for Availability
District at 6th
201 Southeast 6th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
East Village
Studio
$920
524 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,058
747 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,255
1052 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:50 PM
District @ 6th offers high-end studio, 1- & 2-bedroom apartments in the vibrant & eclectic East Village neighborhood of downtown Des Moines. Residents enjoy easy access to many great eateries, art galleries & entertainment spots!
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Verified
18 Units Available
Rowat Lofts
601 E Vine Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Studio
$1,000
476 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,123
544 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,576
778 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:47 PM
NEW EAST VILLAGE APARTMENTS! 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.
The Scott at East Village Apartments Photo Gallery 1
Verified
12 Units Available
The Scott at East Village Apartments
700 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
East Village
Studio
$714
357 sqft
1 Bedroom
$876
525 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$760
723 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:43 PM
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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Verified
3 Units Available
The Randolph
200 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
$873
327 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,074
658 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:27 PM
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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Verified
5 Units Available
The Edge at Gray's Landing
406 SW 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
$890
439 sqft
1 Bedroom
$976
663 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,162
842 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:22 PM
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.
Des Moines Building Photo Gallery 1
Verified
21 Units Available
Des Moines Building
405 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
$875
394 sqft
1 Bedroom
$953
576 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
1014 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:20 PM
The Parker at Seventh Photo Gallery 1
Verified
6 Units Available
The Parker at Seventh
615 Park St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
Studio
$775
495 sqft
1 Bedroom
$799
525 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$960
727 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 8:07 AM
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.
350 E Locust Street Photo Gallery 1
1 Unit Available
350 E Locust Street
350 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
East Village
Studio
$850
600 sqft
Last updated October 22 at 10:23 PM
Studio bedroom loft is located 350 E Locust Des Moines, Iowa. Secured building holds commercial and residential living on main drag. The unit is located on the second level. The unit has exceptional open space , bright tall windows, high quality appliances and fixtures. Pets okay, NO additional fees required but limited to number of pets for approval. Laundry , elevator, and private roof top on-site. Pay all utilities. Deposit $500.00 Please contact me for more information.Renterswarehouse
3810 SW 9th St Photo Gallery 1
1 Unit Available
3810 SW 9th St
3810 Southwest 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
Grays Lake
Studio
$1,200
Last updated October 22 at 5:29 AM
3810 SW 9th St Available 11/01/21 Three bedroom house with large garage and huge basement - Located on the southside of Des Moines. This three-bedroom house is very large and the garage is the same. Huge basement offers ample storage or recreation space. Please call us today for additional information! 515-334-3345 (RLNE6965450)
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1 Unit Available
80 Hwy 5
80 Iowa Highway 5, Carlisle, IA 50047
Studio
$1,100
1000 sqft
Last updated October 15 at 9:14 AM
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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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is a studio apartment in West Des Moines?

The average rent for a studio apartment in West Des Moines is $929.

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

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in West Des Moines is $1,012.

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

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in West Des Moines is $1,246.
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 studio apartments in West Des Moines, IA

Studio apartments could offer the best of West 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 West 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.