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160 Apartments for rent in Darien, IL

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Last updated October 20 at 12:10am UTC
8002 Windsor Drive
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated October 19 at 6:48am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,195
1600 Darien Club Drive
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated October 18 at 2:22pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
9453 Waterfall Glen Boulevard
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated October 12 at 7:13am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
7425 BROOKDALE Drive
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated October 12 at 7:11am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
7216 Leonard Drive
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated September 21 at 4:51pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
8221 PINE BLUFF Court
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated September 16 at 5:44am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,850
9 Elm Street
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated September 14 at 11:12am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,650
1907 Darien Club Drive
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated September 1 at 10:49pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
7723 Gail Avenue
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated August 19 at 3:14am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,375
Results within 1 miles of Darien, IL
6 Kane Court
Willowbrook
Willowbrook, IL
Updated October 19 at 10:34pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
8538 Washington Street
Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL
Updated October 19 at 2:53am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,499
309 Memory Lane
Westmont
Westmont, IL
Updated October 18 at 11:48pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
6340 Americana Drive
Willowbrook
Willowbrook, IL
Updated October 18 at 11:48pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
6108 Knoll Valley Drive
Willowbrook
Willowbrook, IL
Updated October 18 at 2:23pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,175
20W538 Elizabeth Drive
Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL
Updated October 16 at 6:16am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,700
6176 Knoll Lane Court
Willowbrook
Willowbrook, IL
Updated October 16 at 6:16am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
8100 Woodglen Lane
Downers Grove
Downers Grove, IL
Updated October 15 at 2:59am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,275
248 Deming Place
Ashford of Westmont
Westmont, IL
Updated October 14 at 12:02am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
689 KENSINGTON Way
Bolingbrook
Bolingbrook, IL
Updated October 12 at 7:11am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,875
1408 Carriage Ln Apt 5
Westmont
Westmont, IL
Updated October 10 at 9:48am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
6174 Knoll Lane Court
Willowbrook
Willowbrook, IL
Updated October 3 at 2:43am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
8801 Lake Ridge Drive
Darien
Darien, IL
Updated August 23 at 10:37am UTC
6 Bedrooms
$3,900
City Guide
Darien
Moving to Darien

In most cities of this size you will find that neighborhoods are primarily real estate designations formed along school or taxing zones. Darien is rather unique here in that the neighborhoods grew up around specific families. Largely comprised of agricultural land, the original families divided it among their children or worked it as a family. This is of course no longer true and those families are mostly just a fond memory for the town. That said, there are some interesting characteristics of certain neighborhoods that are mostly a result of changing times and demographics. Many large older homes were made into duplexes or townhouses, apartment complexes rose and became a great way to house the population.

Darien Denizens

There are a few distinct neighborhoods within the city of Darien. Check out some of the neighborhoods and get to know the locals.

Fern: If you are looking for a place with more outdoor space, hiking trails and a lower population density, Fern might be a great place to look. There are apartment homes here along with single family homes and duplexes. This probably won't be the place to find places with all utilities paid in Darien.

Clarendon Hills: This is an older part of town and encompasses the original city center. You will find several walk-ups here along with a few apartment complexes. This area is also where the shops and restaurants are quaint and trendy. Look here for hi rise apartments.

Lace: This was one of the first areas to expand outside the city proper. Here you can find 3 bedroom apartments, restaurants, malls and grocery stores. Basically everything you could need in a small area. If you want to be in the thick of things then this is the place to be.

Washington: One of the largest neighborhoods in Darien, Washington is a little more relaxed and laid back than the rest of the neighborhoods owing entirely to the size and amenities. This is the primary residential area of Darien and you will find subdivision here that house single family units (beware of the HOA and their fees!) as well as apartment complexes and duplexes. Places for rent are bountiful in Washington!

Most Illinois towns suffers from an inferiority complex that they aren't Chicago. Darien doesn't care and prefers to do things their own way. Renting here is a breeze compared to Chi-Town! You will submit an application but as long as you have first and last months rent, a security deposit and maybe a reference or two, you will be fine. Credit and background checks happen but they are generally cursory. You may need a pet deposit at some places and their might be a breed restriction but even pets are usually welcome in Darien.

Living in Darien

Once you get moved in and all settled you are going to want to venture out and have a look around your new community. No problems here, as there is plenty to see and do! Restaurants are always popular and you might think that the size of the city would limit you -- it doesn't. You have great options from Mi-Hacienda for Mexican food to Thai O'Cha for Thai food and Chiba for Japanese food. The best Italian beef you will ever eat is found at Teddy's Red Hots in Darien and The Patio Ribs has mouth-watering barbecue! The yearly Darien Fest brings out people from all over to enjoy the sporting events, carnival and various booths set up. If you are looking to get out and meet your fellow citizens then this is the perfect time to do so!