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689 Short-term Apartments for rent in Windsor Heights, IA

Finding a short-term apartment in Windsor Heights takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartmen... Read Guide >
Windsor Square by Broadmoor Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
Windsor Square by Broadmoor
900 65th St, Windsor Heights, IA 50324
Windsor Heights
1 Bedroom
$1,000
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,185
1031 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:45 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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SaddleBrook Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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13 Units Available
SaddleBrook Apartments
8301 Colby Pkwy, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$940
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,165
1035 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:46 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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Country Club Village
1200 Office Park Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
1 Bedroom
$770
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$780
800 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,120
900 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:14 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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Hamlet Photo Gallery 1
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12 Units Available
Hamlet
2210 Ep True Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265
1 Bedroom
$716
623 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$778
875 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$991
1063 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:23 PM
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of West Des Moines, find your home at Hamlet. These apartments sit back among the trees and nearby to several parks and bike trails, accentuated by a rustic silo and antique-style barn that has been converted into a community clubhouse with exciting amenities. Located just minutes from Jordan Creek Town Center and Historic Valley Junction, Hamlets selection of one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments are sure to fit your needs.
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1 Unit Available
Plaza 50
640 South 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Southwoods Knolls
2 Bedrooms
$1,001
1140 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:18 PM
Plaza 50 has something for everyone in West Des Moines' hottest neighborhood: West Glen. Our studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom lofts celebrate urban living at its finest.
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6 Units Available
Ashford Ridge
3650 Patricia Dr, Urbandale, IA 50322
2 Bedrooms
$790
934 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:17 PM
Come home to Ashford Ridge, an apartment community that offers affordable living in Urbandale, Iowa. Enjoy living in Central Iowa just minutes away from Des Moines. Head to our website to view our floor plans, photos, and amenities to see why Ashford Ridge is the perfect choice for you!
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3 Units Available
Mansions at Hemingway
6701 Hemingway St, Johnston, IA 50131
North District
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1070 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:10 PM
Mansions at Hemingway offers all the comforts of home in a pristine setting that can't be beaten. It's time you pampered yourself with the lifestyle you have always deserved. Our warm and inviting apartments for rent are nestled in beautiful Johnston, Iowa, where everything you love is just a short drive away. We are conveniently located near local shopping, dining, and recreational parks. We offer six floor plans with one, two, and three bedroom options that are creatively designed with luxurious amenities to enhance your style of living. Our fully-equipped kitchens, breakfast bar, central air and heating, fireplace, personal balcony or patio, in-home washer and dryer, and walk-in closets are just some of the fantastic features you will find at Mansions at Hemingway. These residences are sure to inspire and delight, and we are a pet-friendly environment, so bring the whole family! Become a resident and gain access to all the wonderful community amenities and services we provide. Enjoy some fun on the basketball court, shimmering swimming pool, tanning salon, on-site dog park, clubhouse, and fitness center. We also offer online rent payments, business center, corporate housing, attached garages, on-site management, and beautiful landscaping. Call us today and see why Mansions at Hemingway apartments is the best-kept secret in Johnston, IA!
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8 Units Available
Bristol Ridge
4435 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
2 Bedrooms
$798
804 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,030
1004 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:08 PM
Living in Urbandale means having access to all of the best events downtown Des Moines and surrounding suburbs have to offer, including the annual Urbandale celebration! With connections to bike trails, interstates and all of the extra amenities, it will be easy to call these apartments home. Combine quality and affordability when you choose Bristol Ridge.
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8 Units Available
Renew Jordan Creek
210 S Prairie View Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$960
640 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,385
1049 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 1:07 PM
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, youll 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 caf, and community pool. Contact us today to learn more about calling ReNew Jordan Creek home!
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18 Units Available
Cadence
6300 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131
East
1 Bedroom
$1,020
737 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,275
1040 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,470
1347 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:55 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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6 Units Available
Soll
2301 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
Woodland Heights
1 Bedroom
$1,202
612 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,505
955 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:50 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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3 Units Available
Flux
1400 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Downtown Des Moines
1 Bedroom
$1,234
659 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:50 AM
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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11 Units Available
Sherwood Glen
8825 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322
1 Bedroom
$785
619 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$850
832 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:47 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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3 Units Available
The 31st Street Apartments
500 31st St, Des Moines, IA 50312
Arbor Peak
1 Bedroom
$870
828 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:47 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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3 Units Available
Ingersoll Towers
3662 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
North of Grand
2 Bedrooms
$980
901 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:47 AM
A beautiful community near the area's best dining and shopping. On-site amenities include an outdoor pool, sundeck and clubhouse. Apartments feature a private balcony and patio, large kitchen and updated appliances.
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9 Units Available
Crescent Chase
8650 Crescent Chase, Johnston, IA 50131
Southwest
1 Bedroom
$935
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$985
950 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:47 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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17 Units Available
The Village at Westchester
5413 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
Beaverdale
1 Bedroom
$770
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$805
748 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:47 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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7 Units Available
Weston Park Apartments
4200 Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50321
Southwestern Hills
1 Bedroom
$862
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$915
1012 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,275
1065 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:46 AM
**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.**Welcome home to Weston Park Apartments in Des Moines, Iowa! Our ideal Southwest Des Moines location is perfect for people who enjoy a short commute to downtown Des Moines, but still treasure a quiet, comfortable atmosphere. Weston Park is less than a ten-minute drive to the metro, historic Valley Junction and The Des Moines International Airport.Weston Park offers newly renovated one, two and three bedroom apartments with granite countertops, black appliances, private patios or balconies and microwaves. Our community amenities including a 24-hour fitness center, two relaxing swimming pools, picnic areas, playground, bark park, basketball court and garages are well maintained throughout the year.
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19 Units Available
TurtleCreek Apartments
225 Prairie View Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266
1 Bedroom
$895
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,255
1035 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 11:45 AM
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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Residences at 62W
6000 NW 62nd Ave, Johnston, IA 50131
Central
1 Bedroom
$1,275
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,565
1025 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,150
1484 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 5:07 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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8 Units Available
Sterling Pointe
10509 Dorset Drive, Johnston, IA 50131
Southwest
2 Bedrooms
$1,170
990 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,370
1295 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 5:01 AM
Sterling Pointe 2 spacious bedroom, 2 bathroom coming open. Enjoy having your own full size washer and dryer! We are pet friendly and under new management.
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3 Units Available
The Drake
1260 34th Street #1101, Des Moines, IA 50311
Drake
1 Bedroom
$608
505 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$747
693 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$1,300
1088 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 5:01 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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1 Unit Available
Chetwynd Place
3517 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
Drake
2 Bedrooms
$809
900 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 5:01 AM
Live in the heart of the Drake neighborhood in these large and unique 2 bedroom units. The community features onsite parking and direct access garages all for an affordable price.
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4 Units Available
Ingersoll Square
1900 High Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Sherman Hill
1 Bedroom
$950
662 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 5:01 AM
What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Windsor Heights, IA

Finding a short-term apartment in Windsor Heights takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job, a relationship change, or to explore a new city before committing to staying. Whatever the reason, short-term apartments can provide the flexibility that traditional leases don’t.

Before signing a rental agreement or short-term apartment lease, study all of the details thoroughly. Renters usually have more restrictions and rules to follow when renting a short-term apartment. For starters, you usually can’t make modifications like painting or hanging pictures.

Short-term apartments are ideal for flexibility, but also don’t protect the renter long-term. You could face the possibility of rent increases on a monthly basis. The landlord could also decline to renew your lease and leave you looking for another short-term rental.

If your main priority is flexibility, a short-term apartment is an ideal situation. However, ensure that you fully understand the rental agreement terms before signing.