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1 bedroom apartments

Portsmouth, VA 114 1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent

Prices shown are base rent prices and may not include non-optional fees and utilities.
Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Portsmouth offers a variety of choices and price points. 1 bedroom apartments allow more privacy than living with a roommate, and gives you... Read Guide >
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Portsmouth is $1,482.

How expensive are two-bedroom apartments in Portsmouth?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Portsmouth is $1,493.

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

The average rent for a studio apartment in Portsmouth is $1,280.
City Guide for Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth, Virginia is home to the largest naval shipyard in the world. Don't let the name confuse you, though. It's named after the neighboring city of Norfolk.

Portsmouth is a city that forms a piece of what seems like a seamless community surrounding the Chesapeake Bay. The Seven Cities of Hampton Roads include Norfolk, Hampton, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Newport News. The first official successful settlement in the Americas, Jamestown, lies only a few miles up river. Colonial era homes still line the streets mixed with modern advancements and the skyscrapers of downtown Norfolk. The military has a strong presence in the city and makes for the majority of the local infrastructure. Unemployment is remarkably low and cost of living is more reasonable in this area than adjacent cities. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Portsmouth, VA

Looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth, 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.