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Last updated October 21 at 10:28 PM

530 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Columbia, MD

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Columbia 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 >
Lakehouse Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
Lakehouse
10201 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD 21044
Downtown Columbia
1 Bedroom
$2,150
685 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 10:28 PM
These pet-friendly apartments include on-site laundry, granite counters and carpet flooring, along with several other features and amenities. The housing complex is also located near U.S. Route 29.
Preserve at Cradlerock Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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4 Units Available
Preserve at Cradlerock Apartment Homes
6531 Quiet Hours, Columbia, MD 21045
Owen Brown
1 Bedroom
$1,350
704 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 10:09 PM
Apartments feature a private patio or balcony, all appliances, air conditioning and in-unit laundry, plus on-site laundry facilities. Wheelchair accessible, carport, BBQ area, playground, courtyard and coffee bar. Dogs and cats allowed.
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Verified
2 Units Available
The Elms at Kendall Ridge
8399 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
Long Reach
1 Bedroom
$1,605
750 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 10:08 PM
This stunning community sits in a tree-lined street area near shopping and dining. On-site amenities include a resort-style pool and lighted tennis court. Updated interiors feature lots of functional space and a patio or balcony.
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Verified
8 Units Available
The Gramercy at Town Center
10601 Gramercy Pl, Columbia, MD 21044
Downtown Columbia
1 Bedroom
$1,935
685 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 10:07 PM
Located across the street from the Mall in Columbia. Residence offers seven different floor plans, ranging from one- to three-bedroom apartments. Some units have lofts and nine-foot ceilings. All include air conditioning and in-unit laundry.
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25 Units Available
Juniper
6000 Merriweather Drive, Columbia, MD 21044
Downtown Columbia
1 Bedroom
$2,065
577 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 10:07 PM
Introducing Juniper. The centerpiece of the new Merriweather District. Studios, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments available.
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6 Units Available
Poplar Glen
11608 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
Hickory Ridge
1 Bedroom
$1,678
792 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 10:07 PM
Just a short distance away from the Mall of Columbia, shopping, and dining. Newly renovated units feature hardwood floors, fireplace, and patio/balcony. Resident have access to pool, clubhouse, 24-hour gym, media room. Pet friendly.
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5 Units Available
Beech's Farm
7260 Eden Brook Dr, Columbia, MD 21046
Kings Contrivance
1 Bedroom
$1,553
735 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 10:06 PM
We are now accepting in-person tours via scheduled appointments only. Our virtual tours are also available. Please call or email to schedule today!Nestled in a lush wooded setting, Beech's Farm provides residents with a peaceful and luxurious living experience in the heart of Columbia, MD. Our apartments near Village of Kings Contrivance features a unique selection of one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes with thoughtful amenities throughout each unit. Residents love the warmth that hard surface wood-inspired flooring brings to each room. Cozy up to the charm of a wood burning fireplace (in select units). Make a meal in our highly-appointed kitchens with stainless-steel appliances fit for a chef. Every one of our Columbia, MD apartments is spacious enough to accommodate a full-sized washer and dryer, as well as large closets. Enjoy the outdoors on your very own patio or deck at our Kings Contrivance apartments. Beech's Farm also features excellent community amenities such as walking and jogging trails that connect to public parks, a business center, and an on-site playground. Our pet-friendly apartments in Columbia, MD even have a dog park for your pet to roam.
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14 Units Available
Clarys Crossing
11311 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
Hickory Ridge
1 Bedroom
$1,615
695 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:47 PM
Close to The Mall in Columbia. Open-concept floor plans featuring private patios. Wood-burning fireplace, walk-in closets and black appliances in every apartment. On-site Wi-Fi lounge, coffee bar, fitness center and outdoor swimming pool.
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6 Units Available
Columbia Glade
5029 Columbia Road, Columbia, MD 21044
Fairway Hills
1 Bedroom
$1,660
770 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:46 PM
Trends will come and go, but value and location are evergreen. If you're looking for affordable apartments in Columbia, then look no further. Value means spacious 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments with comfortable kitchens and bright rooms. Easy access to public transportation, shopping, and dining. Nestled among mature trees, a high canopy, and well-maintained plantings. Pet-friendly! Columbia Glade offers a little bit of everything — for a price that won't break the bank.
Results within 5 miles of Columbia
The Greens at Columbia Photo Gallery 1
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6 Units Available
The Greens at Columbia
12215 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
Hickory Ridge
1 Bedroom
$1,770
655 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:46 PM
Close to all major routes, including 1-70 and I-95, these apartments are located in Columbia, Maryland -- voted the eighth-best place to live in MONEY magazine. Beautiful amenities, including ceramic-tile bath, lofts and skylights.
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8 Units Available
Tamar Meadow Apartments
8600 Cobblefield Dr, Columbia, MD 21045
Long Reach
1 Bedroom
$1,712
896 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:46 PM
Sophisticated colonial style in a complex next to Long Reach High School and Long Reach Park. Recently renovated units have washers and dryers, as well as fireplaces and extra storage. Pool and 24-hour gym.
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2 Units Available
Hamilton at Kings Place
7525 Murray Hill Rd, Columbia, MD 21009
Kings Contrivance
1 Bedroom
$1,690
755 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:45 PM
Conveniently located between Baltimore and Washington, DC, this apartment community features a dog park, fitness trails and a grilling area. The garden-style homes boast upgraded kitchens, intrusion alarms and closets with built-in organizers.
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9 Units Available
The Madison at Eden Brook
7310 Eden Brook Dr, Columbia, MD 21046
Kings Contrivance
1 Bedroom
$1,627
695 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:45 PM
Convenient to Columbia between Washington and Baltimore, this apartment home community boasts a 24-hour gym, a pool and fitness trails. Interior features include intrusion alarms, wood-burning fireplaces and in-home laundry.
The Brook at Columbia Photo Gallery 1
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11 Units Available
The Brook at Columbia
5361 Brook Way, Columbia, MD 21044
Wilde Lake
1 Bedroom
$1,792
725 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:44 PM
Homes with high ceilings, walk-in closets, wood cabinetry and modern cooking appliances in the kitchen. A gated community with landscaped gardens, a children's play area and outdoor grilling stations, located close to I-95.
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21 Units Available
TENm.flats
10101 Twin Rivers Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
Wilde Lake
1 Bedroom
$2,171
819 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:44 PM
Modern apartments located right in the heart of Downtown Columbia close to shops and dining. Choose from a variety of floor plans and enjoy the large swimming pool and business cyber center.
The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia Photo Gallery 1
Verified
24 Units Available
The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia
10000 Town Center Avenue, Columbia, MD 21044
Downtown Columbia
1 Bedroom
$1,917
646 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:43 PM
The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia is Silver LEED Certified and its interiors are as modern as you expect in an urban home. Wood-style flooring with updated kitchens.
Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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19 Units Available
Columbia Pointe Apartment Homes
5764 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
Oakland Mills
1 Bedroom
$1,450
576 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:43 PM
Recently renovated units with an elegant kitchen including all appliances and in-unit laundry. Patio or balcony. Swimming pool, playground, 24-hour gym, 24-hour maintenance, parking and elevator. Pet friendly.
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1 Unit Available
Club Merion
12290 Green Meadow Dr, Columbia, MD 21044
Hickory Ridge
1 Bedroom
$1,712
850 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:41 PM
Comfortable units with large walk-in closets, breakfast bars, wall-to-wall carpeting, in-home washers/dryers and private patios/terraces. Close to Wilde Lake High School and Swansfield Elementary. Furnished apartments available.
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12 Units Available
Alister Columbia
8909 Early April Way, Columbia, MD 21046
Kings Contrivance
1 Bedroom
$1,744
735 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:27 PM
Luxury features abound: recently renovated with quartz counters, unique wood flooring, elegant lighting and cozy fireplaces. Minutes from I-95 and exclusive resident access to 24-hour gym, refreshing pool, clubhouse and car wash.
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10 Units Available
Vista Wilde Lake
5421 Lynx Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
Wilde Lake
1 Bedroom
$1,868
736 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:23 PM
1-3 bedroom luxury apartments with open kitchens, granite counters, walk-in closets, in-unit laundry and private patio/balcony. Pet-friendly community with pool, bbq/grill area, car charging and fitness center. Wilde Lake near US-29 and Howard Community College.
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1 Unit Available
The Verona at Oakland Mills
9650 Whiteacre Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
Oakland Mills
1 Bedroom
$1,205
591 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:10 PM
Apartment amenities include air conditioning, hardwood floors, laundry and walk-in closets. Community offers bike storage, playground, parking and courtyard. Close to schools, parks and highways.
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12 Units Available
Cedar Place
5458 Harpers Farm Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
Harpers Choice
1 Bedroom
$1,693
815 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:06 PM
Recently renovated apartments with extra storage and private laundry. Community has a dog park and sparkling pool. Just minutes from Harper's Choice and the local skate park.
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3 Units Available
Harpers Forest
5980 Turnabout Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
Harpers Choice
1 Bedroom
$1,464
700 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:02 PM
Pet-friendly complex with on-site laundry, playground, 24-hour maintenance, and ample parking. Air-conditioned units boast energy-efficient appliances and wall-to-wall carpeting. Close to Highway 29, I-70, and I-95.
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3 Units Available
Monarch Mills
7600 Monarch Mills Way, Columbia, MD 21046
Savage - Guilford
1 Bedroom
$1,100
657 sqft
Last updated October 21 at 8:13 AM
Eco-conscious living in Monarch Mills, close to Fort Meade and I-95. Garden-style apartments feature fitted kitchens, Energy Star appliances, fireplaces, and luxury wood flooring. Resort-style pool, volleyball court, putting green, and fitness center on-site.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much does it cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment in Columbia?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Columbia is $1,921.

How expensive are two-bedroom apartments in Columbia?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Columbia is $2,149.

How much would I have to pay for a studio apartment in Columbia?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Columbia is $1,738.
City Guide for Columbia, MD

"One may wonder why a city only 40 years old needs a history, but Columbia, Maryland, is no ordinary place." (-- Joseph Rocco Mitchell and David L. Stebenne, "New City Upon a Hill: A History of Columbia")

The planned community of Columbia, Maryland began with a vision. Today, Columbia is Maryland's second most popular community with 10 distinct villages comprising a population of nearly 100,000. Columbia has for the most part lived up to the promising vision of its celebrated founder, James Rouse: the city consistently holds a place on Money Magazines list of "Top Ten Places to Live," most recently appearing in 2012 in the 8th slot. So come on over!

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What to keep in mind when looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Columbia, MD

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Columbia 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 Columbia, 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.