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43 Apartments for rent in South Portland, ME

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Last updated October 18 at 2:06am UTC
267 Preble St
Willard Square
South Portland, ME
Updated October 16 at 12:57pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,500
79 Vincent St
Willard Square
South Portland, ME
Updated October 16 at 12:54pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
9 Latham St
Pleasantdale
South Portland, ME
Updated October 12 at 1:13pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
Results within 1 miles of South Portland, ME
270 Brackett St Unit 3
West End
Portland, ME
Updated October 12 at 1:12pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,200
134 Neal Street
West End
Portland, ME
Updated October 10 at 9:46am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
108 Spurwink Ave
, ME
Updated October 7 at 9:19am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
11 Sheridan St #3
East End
Portland, ME
Updated October 5 at 10:42am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
62 India St
East End
Portland, ME
Updated October 3 at 10:35am UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,500
117 Sheridan Street
East End
Portland, ME
Updated October 1 at 1:58pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
76 Washington Ave
East Bayside
Portland, ME
Updated September 27 at 6:11pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
21 Buttonwood Lane Furnished Loft
Stroudwater
Portland, ME
Updated September 26 at 9:48am UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,400
236 Eastern Promenade Unit 2
East End
Portland, ME
Updated September 26 at 9:45am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
197 Pine St #34
West End
Portland, ME
Updated September 21 at 1:01pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,895
15 Middle St
East End
Portland, ME
Updated September 19 at 12:30pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,650
12 Gilman St
Valley Street
Portland, ME
Updated August 24 at 2:41am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,100
Island View Apartments
151 North Street
Portland, ME
Updated October 16 at 7:31pm UTC
1 Bedroom
Ask
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
3 Bedrooms
$2,075
Results within 5 miles of South Portland, ME
196 Maine Ave
North Deering
Portland, ME
Updated October 12 at 1:15pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,300
9 Madison St
Westbrook
Westbrook, ME
Updated October 10 at 9:47am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
23 Maggie Lane - 23 Maggie Lane
Riverton
Portland, ME
Updated October 10 at 9:46am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
36 Mitchell Hill Rd
Scarborough
Scarborough, ME
Updated October 5 at 10:40am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,675
560 Main st, 1
Ligonia
South Portland, ME
Updated October 1 at 1:59pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,800
City Guide
South Portland

Despite its name, South Portland has a completely different feel than the more famous city to the north. Until the establishment of the Casco Bay Bridge, some of the nicer areas of the city remained underdeveloped and unconnected to downtown Portland, except by ferry. Now the city consists of strong, thriving communities within close proximity to Portland’s urban and historical attractions.

The main difference between Portland and South Portland is that South Portland is more suburban-feeling and commercialized. In fact, many nearby residents commute to SoPo for the Maine Mall, Mill Creek, and the Waterfront Market. You’ll find plenty in terms of shopping, dining, and entertainment in and around these large shopping centers.

You’ll also find great, safe neighborhoods throughout most of South Portland. Overall SoPo has a slightly lower crime rate than Portland, and is generally more affordable. So as far as great values go, South Portland is the Maine city.

By and large, the most desirable areas of South Portland are to the far east on the coast near the scenic Willard Bay Beach. Here you’ll find a lot of new development in upscale condominiums, apartment complexes, and townhomes that offer everything from studio apartments to three bedroom apartments for rent. Many of these complexes also have great amenities, such as a gym, swimming pool, and clubhouse. Oh, yeah, and they have fantastic ocean views! Two bedroom rental properties in these developments generally range from $1,000 - $1,200.

You’ll find Southern Maine Community College just north of Willard Beach. There are frequently cheap apartments with short term lease options around the college campus. Two bedroom apartments for rent here range from $900 - $1,100.

South Portland’s city center is located slightly west of Willard Beach and SMCC, adjacent to the Casco Bay Bridge. This area, frequently referred to as Ferry Village, is full of great apartments in small complexes and old homes that have been converted into duplexes. Two bedrooms rental properties in this area range from $900 - $1,100.

The farther west from the city center and coast that you go, the more suburban and rural feeling South Portland will feel. The area around the Portland Airport and the Maine Mall has a few smaller, older apartments for rent a great price. Additionally, you can find plenty of rental homes in this area. Two bedrooms here are quite affordable, generally ranging from $800 - $1,000.

If you’re moving to South Portland with a four-legged friend, you’re in luck. South Portland’s rental market is fairly pet friendly. Though some complexes may require an additional pet deposit, you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding a great new home for Fido and Fluffy.

So welcome to South Portland! Enjoy all that this affordable, scenic, coastal Maine city has to offer!