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316 Apartments for rent in Sterling, VA

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Last updated October 23 at 7:28am UTC
Reserve at Town Center
20723 Reserve Falls Terrace
Sterling, VA
Updated October 23 at 3:29am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,417
2 Bedrooms
$1,672
3 Bedrooms
$2,138
22611 MARKEY CT #112
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 23 at 6:50am UTC
Studio
$2,000
402 AUTUMN OLIVE WAY
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 23 at 2:56am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
20770 BRIDALVEIL FALLS TERRACE
Great Falls Chase
Sterling, VA
Updated October 23 at 2:55am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
46836 TRUMPET CIRCLE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 23 at 2:55am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,350
46030 BAYSWATER TERRACE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 22 at 11:02pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,150
46398 MONOCACY SQUARE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated October 22 at 2:51pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
402 Autumn Olive Way
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 22 at 12:49pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
22020 BOX CAR SQUARE
Dominion Station
Sterling, VA
Updated October 22 at 10:27am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
21980 AMIN COURT
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 22 at 2:06am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,900
20920 TRINITY SQUARE NW
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated October 22 at 2:04am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
20388 CENTER BROOK SQUARE
Cascades
Sterling, VA
Updated October 21 at 2:54am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,449
42626 DRAZENOVICH EPOCH TERRACE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 21 at 2:54am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
125 WESTWICK COURT
Countryside
Sterling, VA
Updated October 21 at 2:51am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,595
24676 FOOTED RIDGE TERRACE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 20 at 2:42pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
20677 MUDDY HARBOUR SQUARE
Cascades
Sterling, VA
Updated October 19 at 10:46pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
46812 BACKWATER DRIVE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 19 at 10:46pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,950
46909 BACKWATER DRIVE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 19 at 10:46pm UTC
10 Bedrooms
$4,000
46148 AISQUITH TERRACE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated October 22 at 10:30am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,450
46271 PORTER TERRACE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated October 21 at 2:55am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,150
46028 BAYSWATER TERRACE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated October 20 at 10:34pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,100
City Guide
Sterling
Here, There, and Everywhere 

While Sterling is roughly 30 miles out from Washington, D.C., many residents choose to commute into the city for work. The task is made somewhat easier by the amount of highways that run through the area. Route 28, Route 7 (or Leesburg Pike), and the Algonkian Parkway are all nearby and provide reliable access to major thoroughfares like Route 66. Bus service is available in the area, and used by those who work in Sterling proper, but, as is common in most of northern Virginia, the primary—not to mention most practical—means of transportation remains your car. The D.C. Metro is developing plans to extend its current rail system all the way to Dulles Airport, a project they hope to finish by 2018 and which will allow Sterling residents unprecedented ease of access to D.C.

The great thing about Sterling is that, more so than many of the surrounding areas like Ashburn and Great Falls, it still remains one of the more affordable options for recent northern Virginia transplants. You can comfortably rent a three bedroom townhouse for under $1,600 a month and find yourself spending the weekends picnicking and playing soccer in the gorgeous Algonkian Regional Park. Of course, moving into some of the town’s newer housing developments, like Lowes Island (a segment of the Cascades neighborhood which is half private golf course) may cost a little more, but even as you approach the water, a neighborhood like Sugarland Run can offer two bedroom townhomes for just under $2,000 a month, many of which are pet friendly.

Sterling manages to straddle its history and its modernity quite comfortably, proving itself to be a place where a major international airport and the Heritage Farm Museum can peaceably coexist. Since the 1960s, the town has made it a point to integrate new and compelling businesses into its community and in doing so has created countless thousands of jobs. That, coupled with its proximity to Washington D.C., is enough to persuade most people.