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302 Apartments for rent in Sterling, VA

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Last updated December 16 at 7:49pm UTC
Reserve at Town Center
20723 Reserve Falls Terrace
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 6:11pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,464
2 Bedrooms
$1,869
3 Bedrooms
$2,138
45500 Baggett Terrace
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 8:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
405 Williamsburg Road
Sterling Park
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 7:49pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,995
46030 Bayswater Terrace
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated December 15 at 10:21am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,995
100 N ALDER AVENUE
Sterling Park
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,700
45488 LOST TRAIL TERRACE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
21216 McFadden Square
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated December 12 at 6:09pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
20596 Marsh Court
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated December 10 at 12:05pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,900
21714 CALAMARY CIRCLE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
101 N DUKE DRIVE
Sterling Park
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,350
405 POPLAR ROAD
Sterling Park
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
169 EDINBURGH SQUARE
Sterling Park
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
126 N STERLING BOULEVARD
Sterling Park
Sterling, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
3 Sugarland Square Ct
Sugarland Run
Sterling, VA
Updated December 7 at 11:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
169 Edinburgh Sq
Sterling Park
Sterling, VA
Updated December 7 at 11:01am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
46240 Milthorn Terrace
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated November 15 at 12:03pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
Results within 1 miles of Sterling, VA
45776 SMOKETREE TERRACE
Dulles Town Center
Dulles Town Center, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
46801 Vermont Maple Ter.
Sugarland Run
Sugarland Run, VA
Updated December 16 at 7:49pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
21102 JOSEPH TERRACE
Dulles Town Center
Dulles Town Center, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:43pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,290
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.