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Last updated January 27 2023 at 3:36 PM

1,620 Short-term Apartments for rent in Ellicott City, MD

Finding a short-term apartment in Ellicott City takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment du... Read Guide >
Orchard Meadows Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,025
860 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,095
1000 sqft
1-2 bedroom apartments in Ellicott City with easy access to Baltimore and Washington, DC, via major thoroughfares. Pet-friendly community with pool, fitness center, fire pit and yoga studio. Access to Columbia Pike and Kaiser Park.
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Kaiser Park Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,223
1015 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,017
1920 sqft
Near Highway 40, shops and restaurants. Community features two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom townhomes. Residences come with air conditioning, in-unit laundry and GE kitchen appliances. Common amenities include a coffee bar, clubhouse, pool and playground.
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Plum Tree Photo Gallery 1
1 of 13
1 Bedroom
$1,361
629 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,714
879 sqft
Plum Tree Apartments is a fantastic Howard County apartment community where you can enjoy a sparkling swimming pool, Fitness Center, and Bark Park for your pets, all with easy access to excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Plum Tree has a great family feel with a playground on site and is nestled within the renowned Centennial School District. Choose from nine (9) apartment sizes and styles, where a king-size bed fits easily in the main bedroom, with generous walk-in closets, an eat-in kitchen, large sliding glass doors, and a balcony or walk-out terrace. •Brand-new full-sized washers and dryers recently installed in our upgraded Laundry Rooms •Modern Fitness Center on-site •Updated kitchens •Balconies and patios •Brand new bright entryways and more! •On-site Property Management office for your convenience •A&G Management Company's 24/7 Blue Ribbon maintenance service provided •Swimming Pool •Playground •Picnic area •Grilling area •Storage options •Pet Friendly "Bark Park" for your dog to run and play •Ample parking •Convenient online rental payment option •Flexible lease terms •Planned community events •Excellent location just minutes from Baltimore, Columbia, and Ellicott City •Minutes to retail, entertainment, and dining options •Pet friendly
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Renaissance Hills at Ellicott City Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,795
2 Bedrooms
$2,025
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
One- and two-bedroom renovated apartments with rich, mocha maple cabinetry. Located between I-70 and I-95 in the historic, close-knit community of Ellicott City. Complex boasts clubhouse and fitness center overlooking the pool.
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The Elms at Falls Run Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,851
826 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,070
922 sqft
The beautiful and secluded community offers residents a tennis court, hot tub, clubhouse, pool and 24-hour gym. Apartments equipped with fireplaces and in-unit laundry. Route 100 also provides easy access to just about everything.
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The Elms at Montjoy Photo Gallery 1
1 of 36
1 Bedroom
$2,083
980 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,962
965 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,307
1390 sqft
Modern living within minutes of Highway 100. Planned community with a pool, fitness center and clubhouse. Pet-friendly property. In-unit amenities include fireplace, walk-in closets and laundry. Garages available.
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Ellicott Grove Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,795
1005 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,865
1005 sqft
Near downtown Baltimore, these apartment homes boast spacious layouts, in-home laundry and plentiful closet space. Community amenities include a pool, a gym and a fire pit. Just off Baltimore National Pike, minutes from Columbia Pike.
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Results within 1 mile of Ellicott City
Alister Town Center Photo Gallery 1
1 of 27
Verified
13 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,767
713 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,138
983 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,280
1107 sqft
The Mall in Columbia and Town Center Village are easily accessible from this property. Residents can play a round at Fairway Hills Golf Course. Units have fireplaces and walk-in closets. Onsite clubhouse and gym provided.
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Avalon at Fairway Hills Photo Gallery 1
1 of 37
1 Bedroom
$1,585
715 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,905
1147 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,464
1413 sqft
Located a short drive from Route 29 and on the edge of the Fairway Hills Golf Course. Apartments have a fireplace, dishwasher and private laundry facilities. Community includes racquetball court, pool and tennis court.
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Results within 5 miles of Ellicott City
Azure Oxford Square Photo Gallery 1
1 of 43
3 Bedrooms
$3,325
1471 sqft
Close to Baltimore-Washington Pkwy for ready access to the big city. Abundant parks nearby. LEED certified community with pool, children's splash deck, fitness center, movie theater. In-unit W/D, walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances.
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The Hills at Milford Mill Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,360
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,325
1024 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,615
1024 sqft
At The Hills at Milford Mill, the convenience of city life meets the comfort of the suburbs. Our peaceful, pet-friendly community offers 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom townhomes. Our community is close to a large shopping center with groceries, restaurants and entertainment and since we’re situated Located next to Interstate 695, your commute to work in Baltimore City and the surrounding areas will be a breeze. From work to play, we’re confident our community will suit your needs.
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Queens Ridge Photo Gallery 1
1 of 15
Verified
9 Units Available
2 Bedrooms
$1,420
1000 sqft
Located in Baltimore County on the Northeast side of Downtown Baltimore in Windsor Mill, MD, you will find Queens Ridge Apartments! Our 2-bedroom apartments are designed to meet your everyday needs. Enjoy the comforts of spacious closets, individual A/C and heating, on-site parking and a private patio or balcony. Located conveniently near transportation, shopping and awesome entertainment, you’ll find your home at Queens Ridge Apartments!
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Dunhill North Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 5
1 Bedroom
$1,255
724 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,420
842 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,755
1067 sqft
A beautiful community just minutes from grocery stores, the library, and area parks. On-site amenities include free parking, a pool, and laundry in each building. Separate dining rooms and larger patios and balconies.
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Clarys Crossing Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,519
823 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,997
1100 sqft
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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Tamar Meadow Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,648
896 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,947
940 sqft
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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Carriage Hill Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 33
1 Bedroom
$1,260
893 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1136 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,880
1363 sqft
A charming community with nice updates including breakfast nooks in the kitchen and large closets. On-site amenities include a tennis and basketball court, pool with sundeck, and fitness center. Close to I-695, I-70, and I-95.
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TENm.flats Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
Verified
40 Units Available
Studio
$2,135
597 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,018
738 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,637
963 sqft
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.
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St. Charles At Olde Court Photo Gallery 1
1 of 26
1 Bedroom
$1,312
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,635
1100 sqft
St. Charles at Olde Court Apartments is located at 7900 Brookford Circle Pikesville, MD and is managed by David S. Brown Enterprises, a reputable property management company with verified listings on RENTCafe. St. Charles at Olde Court Apartments offers 1 to 3 bedroom apartments ranging in size from 750 to 1188 sq.ft. Amenities include Availability 24 Hours, BBQ/Picnic Area, Business Center, Cable Ready, Carpeting and more. This rental community is pet friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs. Property is located in the 21208 ZIP code. For more details, contact our office and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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The Townhomes at Diamond Ridge Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,320
1028 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,610
1062 sqft
Conveniently located near I-70 and I-695. Spacious two- to three-bedroom apartment homes and townhomes featuring contemporary kitchens and spacious living rooms and bedrooms. Residents have access to a fitness center, swimming pool and clubhouse.
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The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,765
646 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,750
983 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,512
1431 sqft
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.
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Brompton House Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,852
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,348
1248 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,258
1598 sqft
Smoke-free community offers 1-2 bedroom apartments with modern kitchens, granite counters, wine rooms, fireplaces, hardwoods, in-unit laundry and walk-in closets. Pet-friendly community with pool, playground, gym and conference room. Easy access to public transit.
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Mount Ridge Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,390
677 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,580
829 sqft
This community is convenient to the Short Line Trail, South Paradise Avenue and I-695. Units are recently renovated and feature either a patio or balcony. Community features include volleyball court and on-site laundry.
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Penniman Park Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,823
1068 sqft
Nestled between Rockburn Commons and West Elkridge. Contemporary units with private laundry and walk-in closets. Tenants have access to a dog grooming area, gym and swimming pool.
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Cedar Gardens & Towers Apartments & Townhomes Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,080
432 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,195
645 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,425
790 sqft
Enjoy your own private patio and fully furnished apartment with air conditioning and walk-in closets in this ideally located community with close links to good local schools and the I-695. Lobby and internet cafe onsite.
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How much is rent for a short-term apartment in Ellicott City?

Rental prices for short-term apartments in Ellicott City range from $1,350 to $4,300 per month.

How many short-term apartments are available for rent in Ellicott City?

Currently, there are 7 short-term apartments available for rent in Ellicott City.

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City Guide for Ellicott City, MD

Ellicott City: George Washington slept here. So did Henry Clay, Davy Crockett, Robert E. Lee, H.L. Mencken and Washington Irving. Scores of historical figures have stopped by Ellicott City; whos next?

Consistently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the "Top 10 Best Places to Live" along with its sister city, Columbia, Ellicott City is lauded for its rich history, charming downtown, arts and cultural offerings, variety of housing options, and thriving job market. A diverse demographic of workers from the Fort Meade Army base and National Security Agency are joined by commuters to Baltimore and Washington, D.C., both of which are within an hours drive or train ride. Throw in affordable housing and excellent schools, and Ellicott City, one of the nations most prosperous towns, becomes an ideal living environment for its population of nearly 70,000. Why not become a part of it?

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What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Ellicott City, MD

Finding a short-term apartment in Ellicott City 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.