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422 apartments for rent in Alexandria, VA

Last updated September 28 at 11:29AM
Parc Meridian at Eisenhower Station
750 Port St
Updated September 28 at 11:03AM
Studio
$1,615
1 Bed
$1,815
2 Bed
$2,405
Riverside Apartments
5860 Cameron Run Ter
Updated September 28 at 9:08AM
Studio
$1,146
1 Bed
$1,243
2 Bed
$1,420
Modera Tempo
520 S Van Dorn St
Updated September 28 at 11:07AM
Studio
$1,529
1 Bed
$1,680
2 Bed
$1,945
The Parker
2550 Huntington Ave
Updated September 28 at 9:06AM
Studio
$1,735
1 Bed
$1,785
2 Bed
$2,305
Arbor Park of Alexandria
6340 Wingate St
Updated September 28 at 11:29AM
1 Bed
$1,441
2 Bed
$1,706
3 Bed
$2,231
Morningside Apartments
6200 Lachine Ln
Updated September 28 at 11:05AM
1 Bed
$1,304
2 Bed
$1,493
3 Bed
$1,920
Sussex at Kingstowne
6050 Edgeware Ln
Updated September 28 at 11:05AM
1 Bed
$1,593
2 Bed
$1,565
Meridian at Eisenhower Station
2351 Eisenhower Ave
Updated September 28 at 11:03AM
Studio
$1,650
1 Bed
$1,540
2 Bed
$1,935
BLVD2801
2801 Park Center Dr
Updated September 28 at 2:48AM
1 Bed
$1,612
2 Bed
$1,817
3 Bed
$2,622
Newport Village
4757 W Braddock Rd
Updated September 28 at 11:29AM
1 Bed
$1,444
2 Bed
$1,611
3 Bed
$2,117
Seminary Towers Apartments
4701 Kenmore Ave
Updated September 28 at 11:06AM
Studio
$1,175
1 Bed
$1,315
2 Bed
$1,520
Cameron Court
2700 Williamsburg St
Updated September 28 at 9:06AM
1 Bed
$1,570
2 Bed
$2,121
The Edgemoore
7150 Rock Ridge Ln
Updated September 28 at 11:07AM
1 Bed
$1,680
2 Bed
$1,775
3 Bed
$2,520
Eaton Square
801 Four Mile Rd
Updated September 24 at 12:08AM
1 Bed
$1,408
2 Bed
$1,579
Town Square at Mark Center
1459 N Beauregard St
Updated September 27 at 10:09PM
1 Bed
$1,445
2 Bed
$1,720
3 Bed
$2,455
EOS-21 Apartments
140 S Van Dorn St
Updated September 28 at 11:07AM
Studio
$1,136
1 Bed
$1,310
2 Bed
$1,544
Reserve at Potomac Yard
3700 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Updated September 27 at 10:09PM
1 Bed
$1,610
2 Bed
$1,960
The Mark
100 S Reynolds St
Updated September 28 at 11:07AM
Studio
$1,233
1 Bed
$1,436
2 Bed
$1,777
Post Carlyle Square
501 Holland Ln
Updated September 28 at 12:52AM
Studio
$1,700
1 Bed
$1,730
2 Bed
$2,235
South Port
6112 Edsall Rd
Updated September 26 at 5:28PM
1 Bed
$1,395
2 Bed
$1,640
3 Bed
$1,964
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City Guide
Alexandria
So you’ve set your sights on Alexandria, Virginia. Here, you’re bound to get an eyeful of beautiful parks and historic architecture. Alexandria celebrated its 250th anniversary in 1999. Nowadays, it’s a relaxed suburb. Just a quick metro ride from D.C. You can expect to find high-quality rentals, and a lively, historic downtown. Let’s get started and see what we can find to kick off your hunt.
An Overview of Alexandria Living

Alexandria has a high population of renters, so finding your place won’t be too difficult. The most common types of rental housing you’re likely to find are large high-rise apartments and town houses, many of which are newly built or in vintage buildings that have been heavily renovated. These places are pristine and condo-like, with nice kitchens, new appliances, and luxury unit or building amenities thrown in. Units are likely to have central heat and air, and most have a washer and dryer in the unit or have laundry facilities on site. Most places here are equipped for living and entertaining.

Utilities and Other Expenses

Because so many of Alexandria’s dwellings are more luxurious and updated, it’s a bit more unusual to find all or any utilities included in your rent, especially in new places and townhouses. Be forewarned that deposits here are usually the standard same-as-first-months’-rent. What we mean is you might want to plan ahead when looking.

The Hoods

On the whole, Alexandria is considered a place for D.C.-dwelling folk who need a little more space, and a relaxed atmosphere. Alexandria’s neighborhoods are all pretty different, and worth looking into when searching for your perfect pad. Let’s take a look at a couple of the well-known neighborhoods.

Old Town: This is the historic downtown area, which sits along the Potomac River. The main attractions for tourism are here, as well as a lot of local shopping, art galleries, antique stores, bars and restaurants, and many small parks. Two big pros for living here, apart from being at the center of everything, are its walkability and beautiful historic look.

Rosemont: One of Alexandria’s oldest residential neighborhoods, large parts of Rosemont are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Here you’ll find more old, historic architecture and mostly single-family homes. This area is close in proximity to Old Town and the King Street Metro station, meaning it’s easily accessible, and is also close by the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.

Del Ray: Del Ray is sort of a blanket term used for many small communities on the north side of Alexandria, including the actual Del Ray neighborhood. This part of the city contains the Potomac Yard Shopping Center, a large, popular mall. There are many smaller rental homes and cheaper townhouses. New construction and condos are popping up more and more.

Arlandria: A little neighborhood on the far northeast side of the city, so named because it’s close to the border of neighboring town Arlington, but is still part of Alexandria. Arlandria has a lot of cheaper rentals and smaller low-rise apartment buildings.

Seminary Hill/West End: The west-side neighborhoods, such as Seminary Hill, are more suburban and residential that the northern and downtown portions of the city. Seminary Hill is more spread out, with long, winding streets and single-family homes. As far as rentals go, large apartment complexes and town homes are abundant in some areas on the west side, and units are a little more spacious. This part of the city has more malls and shopping centers.

The Issue of Getting Around

Transportation is always something to consider, especially if you’re one of the lucky people who gets to commute to work every day. Luckily, Alexandria is a pretty connected burg with transportation to satisfy your every need.

By Car: Not essential for all parts of the city, but definitely useful. A car is more helpful for some of the suburban or outlying areas, and still the most popular way to commute to work in Alexandria. Parking may be more expensive in some parts of the city, but in others, finding a place with ample parking isn’t much of a task.

By Metro: The blue and yellow lines of the Washington Metro pass right through Old Town at King Street, and also Braddock Road, north of downtown. Both go straight into the heart of D.C.

By Bus: The Washington MetroBus operates many routes within Alexandria’s city limits and downtown area. In addition, the city of Alexandria has its own DashBush that operates ten routes around the city to popular destinations.

By Train: The Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a commuter rail line, passes right through Alexandria and continues on into D.C.’s Union Station.

By Et Cetera: Alexandria has other small, miscellaneous forms of transportation, such as free trolleys that ferry tourists along historic King Street in Old Town, and quaint water taxis that trolley citizens to and from the National Harbor in nearby Maryland. For bikers and joggers, the Mount Vernon Trail is a popular path that follows the Potomac River for almost 18 miles.

So no matter what part of Alexandria you settle on, you’ll be able to travel wherever you need to go, and you’re bound to be close to everything you need. With the range of living styles, housing types, and neighborhoods in the city, you’re likely to find a match and settle in to become part of the greater D.C. area. Happy hunting!

Alexandria Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter confidence in the economy, homeownership, and cities
Here's how Alexandria ranks on:
B- Overall satisfaction
A- Safety and crime rate
B+ Jobs and career opportunities
B Recreational activities
C- Affordability
D Quality of schools
B Weather
C+ Commute time
B State and local taxes
A- Public transit
C+ Pet-friendliness
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Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released results for Alexandria from the second annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which drew on responses from over 30,000 renters, provides insight into what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the 105 million American renters nationwide.

“Renters in Alexandria seem satisfied with the city,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “They gave many categories average or above-average scores.”

Key findings in Alexandria include the following:

  • Alexandria renters give their city a B- overall for satisfaction.
  • The highest-rated categories for Alexandria were its access to public transit and safety, which both received an A- score.
  • Alexandria renters are also satisfied with local job and career opportunities (B+).
  • Some areas of concern here included affordability/cost of living (C-) and the quality of local schools (D).
  • Compared to larger cities in the area, Alexandria ranks higher for renter satisfaction than Baltimore, MD (F), but didn’t do quite as well as Washington, DC (A-).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction included Arlington, VA; Lincoln, NE; Pasadena, CA; Boston, MA; and Madison, WI. The lowest rated cities included Newark, NJ; Bronx, NY; Bridgeport, CT; Baltimore, MD; and Salinas, CA.