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11 Apartments for rent in Bastrop, TX

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Last updated August 13 at 06:03 AM
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Walnut Ridge
1900 Walnut St, Bastrop, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,088
723 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,143
1000 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Located off of Highway 95, between highways 21 and 71. Residents enjoy in-unit laundry, hardwood floors and dishwasher. Community features pool, parking and dog park.
Last updated August 13 at 10:49 AM
1 Unit Available
1201 Farm ST
1201 Farm Street, Bastrop, TX
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
1206 sqft
Built in 1895, lovingly restored in 2017, ready for you in 2020! Come experience the WOW factor - vintage Wedgewood stove, SS farm sink and granite countertops.
Last updated August 13 at 10:36 AM
1 Unit Available
237 Hidden Springs Drive
237 Hidden Springs Dr, Bastrop, TX
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,495
1265 sqft
237 Hidden Springs Drive Available 09/01/20 LUXURY TOWNHOME LOCATED IN PECAN PARK, BASTROP, TEXAS! - Luxury Townhome located in Pecan Park just west of the Colorado River! High end features include granite kitchen countertops, tiled backsplash,
Last updated August 13 at 10:36 AM
1 Unit Available
253 Hidden Springs Drive
253 Hidden Springs Dr, Bastrop, TX
3 Bedrooms
$1,495
1265 sqft
LUXURY TOWNHOME LOCATED IN PECAN PARK, BASTROP, TEXAS! - ****CURRENTLY OFFERING 50% OFF 1ST FULL MONTHS RENT**** Luxury Townhome located in Pecan Park just west of the Colorado River! High end features include granite
Last updated August 13 at 10:36 AM
1 Unit Available
101 Calm Water Loop
101 Calm Water Loop, Bastrop, TX
3 Bedrooms
$1,595
1265 sqft
LUXURY TOWNHOME LOCATED IN BASTROP, TEXAS! - Luxury Townhome located in Pecan Park just west of the Colorado River! High end features include granite kitchen countertops, tiled back splash, recessed lighting in kitchen as well as pendant lighting
Results within 1 mile of Bastrop
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Last updated August 13 at 06:32 AM
5 Units Available
Hunters Crossing
1006 Home Depot Way, Bastrop County, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,115
704 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,245
945 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Are you looking for superb living in Bastrop, Texas? Let me introduce to you a brand new community that is coming to our neighborhood.
Results within 5 miles of Bastrop
Last updated April 7 at 10:59 AM
1 Unit Available
106 Ponderosa Street
106 Ponderosa Street, Bastrop County, TX
5 Bedrooms
$1,400
2625 sqft
106 Ponderosa Street Available 04/10/20 Large 5 bedroom home on Huge Corner Lot - NO SHOWINGS BEFORE JANUARY 1ST - Large home on large with fenced backyard near North Shore Lake Bastrop. Home has 5 large bedrooms with the master bedroom downstairs.
Results within 10 miles of Bastrop
Last updated August 13 at 10:44 AM
1 Unit Available
146 Farm to Market Road 2571
146 Farm-to-Market Road 2571, Bastrop County, TX
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
1475 sqft
Be the first one to live in this terrific new construction home in Smithville.
Last updated August 13 at 10:36 AM
1 Unit Available
Circle D Country Acres
115 Comanche Dr
115 Comanche Drive, Circle D-KC Estates, TX
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
1440 sqft
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Median Rent in Bastrop

Last updated Dec. 2014
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Bastrop is $904, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,116.
Studio
$746
1 Bed
$904
2 Beds
$1,116
3+ Beds
$1,512
City GuideBastrop
Bastrop is almost as old as America itself! Founded in 1803, Bastrop was recently named a Main Street City by the state of Texas.

A small town with a huge heart, deep in the heart of Texas, Bastrop is an infectious blend of old and new. The National Register of Historic Places called Bastrop the "Most Historic Small Town in Texas!" Sitting astride the Colorado River, this town has charm to spare, with over 100 historic homes, a wonderful downtown, the wondrous Lost Pines State Park, and proximity to the cultural hotspot of Austin, its neighbor to the west, Bastrop has something for everyone! From the wondrous preservation of the historic downtown to the lush Lost Pines State Park to the Colorado River snaking its way through town, Bastrop has been a draw for over 200 years, and just seems to be hitting its stride.

Moving to Bastrop

The Housing Market

With such close proximity to Austin, San Antonio, and Houston, you can get a serious "taste of Texas" here in Bastrop. This city has roots that run deep. Much of Bastrop's civic life runs along Highway 71, which connects Austin and Houston through the beginnings of the beautiful East Texas piney woods. Abutting the highway, you will find lots of shopping and rental places, but for the real taste of Bastrop, scoot back from the highway and get into the "heart" of things.

Renting

For Bastrop rentals, you'll definitely want to keep in mind that much of the rentals homes is either historic or brand new, which means very different things in terms of repair costs and utility bills. A full inspection of the property is in order when you move in, and you should take careful note of each and every blemish for which the landlord might hold you responsible. This will ensure full receipt of your security deposit upon moving out. And if you're purchasing a home? A good pre-purchase inspection should do the trick. An inspector will tell exactly what's wrong with the house, inside and out. Just make sure he's licensed and certified!

For rentals, you'll need your full credit history. One of these reports can be found online for not too much money. Last year's tax return is a good thing to have as well, just to show you're capable of paying your rent. Previous landlords' contact information should be provided too, so they know you're not gonna destroy their rental property! Not saying you would, but, well, you can never be too careful these days.

Bastrop, in other words, has plenty of apartments for rent, as well as houses. And the houses in Bastrop aren't just your normal houses. With over 100 certified historic homes, it's got that old time Texas feel that's disappeared in so many other parts of the state. Frankly, this is the small town Texas experience you're looking for. Often, this doesn't include utilities, so make sure to pay attention to the fine print when signing your lease. A drafty old house will surely stack up the gas bills come winter time! Much more so than one bedroom apartments or condo rentals, of course.

Bastrop Neighborhoods

Since Bastrop is a largely historic community surrounded by towering pine wood forest, much of its homes rent tends to focus either on the historic downtown area or the surroundings areas with their proximity to the Colorado River and the pine forests. The rental market is strongest running along Highway 71, where you'll find apartments in such esteemed complexes as Walnut Ridge, Arbors of Bastrop and, notably, the Lodge at Lost Pines apartments, which directly abuts the Lost Pines State Park, a favorite amongst locals for recreation of all kinds.

Downtown: The downtown area has charm for miles! Although it might be a bit more pricey than outlying areas, it could be worth it if you are interested in beautiful historic homes and feeling like you're living inside history! The homes are certainly there and ready for you, if you're interested. Restaurants in the area include Baxter's on Main, the Grace Miller Restaurant, and Maxine's. If you're a coffee fiend, as many of us are, you'll love the Coffee Dog Roastery and Coffee House. They roast their own beans for purchase and also make high-octane drinks (decaf is available if absolutely necessary). Fisherman's Park runs right along the banks of the Colorado River and is a nice green space in the heart of downtown.

Tahitian Village: This neighborhood is right alongside the Colorado River. Need a few acres to spread out the old homestead? They can do that for you. There are homes available as well as lots, if you prefer to design your own abode. Many people do, in order to take full advantage of the nature right at your doorstep. The Tahitian Village even features a special area for hiking, canoeing and fishing, right along the Colorado River.

Living in Bastrop

For a small town, Bastrop has a pretty high quality of life. In fact, the National Register of Historic Places gave Bastrop the distinction of being the "Most Historic Small Town in Texas" with the Jerry Fay Wilhelm Center for the Arts and the Bastrop Opera House attracting fantastic musical and theatrical productions.

There's plenty of shopping in Bastrop without having to head into the larger cities. The major stores like Walmart, Home Depot and Best Buy line Highway 71 and there are also local gems like Mom and Pop's Resale Shop, Piney Creek Candles, and Larryland Music.

The First Friday Art Walk sees downtown businesses opening their doors, providing snacks and drinks, while pedestrians are treated to live music. They can peruse the art galleries and enjoy the Bastrop night air. Throughout the year, other events include the Patriotic Festival, Homecoming & Rodeo, Halloween Festival, the Veterans' Day Car Show and the Holiday Homes Tour and Lost Pines Christmas Parade. Bastrop definitely knows how to party. And when you're done partying, head down to the Bastrop County Museum for a fascinating look at the area. Knowing the area will really help deepen your appreciation for this true central Texas gem.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Bastrop?
In Bastrop, the median rent is $746 for a studio, $904 for a 1-bedroom, $1,116 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,512 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Bastrop, check out our monthly Bastrop Rent Report.
What colleges and universities are located in or around Bastrop?
Some of the colleges located in the Bastrop area include Huston-Tillotson University, Saint Edward's University, Texas Lutheran University, Austin Community College District, and Concordia University-Texas. If you are looking for off-campus housing near your school, follow the links above to see apartment listings in the area.
What cities do people live in to commute to Bastrop?
Some of the nearby cities that people commute to Bastrop from include Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, and Georgetown.

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