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81 Apartments for rent in Sterling, VA

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Last updated September 22 at 7:28AM
46541 HOLLYMEAD PLACE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated September 22 at 2:38AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
47333 MIDDLE BLUFF PL
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated September 12 at 10:26AM
5 Bedrooms
$4,000
112 SENECA RIDGE DRIVE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated September 22 at 2:40AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,700
19355 YOUNGS CLIFF ROAD
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated September 16 at 6:43PM
3 Bedrooms
$2,325
46359 PRYOR SQUARE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated September 21 at 7:43PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
20900 Cosworth Terrace
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated September 16 at 10:32AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,099
46370 MONOCACY SQUARE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated September 21 at 4:26PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
45687 PADDINGTON STATION TERRACE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated August 31 at 3:39AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
47011 BAINBRIDGE PLACE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated September 1 at 11:20AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,850
45456 TIMBER TRAIL SQUARE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated September 21 at 2:53PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
47379 WESTWOOD PLACE
Great Falls Chase
Sterling, VA
Updated August 15 at 5:22AM
4 Bedrooms
$3,000
107 VICTORIA PLACE
Sugarland Run
Sterling, VA
Updated August 30 at 3:16AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,150
46628 DRYSDALE TERRACE
Potomac Lakes
Sterling, VA
Updated September 17 at 2:29AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
45531 LAKE HAVEN TERRACE
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated September 16 at 6:44PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
43588 WARDEN DRIVE
Loudoun Valley Estates
Sterling, VA
Updated September 4 at 7:14PM
1 Bedroom
$1,400
Baggett Ter
Sterling
Sterling, VA
Updated September 22 at 7:28AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
124 HAYLOFT COURT
Sugarland Run
Sterling, VA
Updated September 22 at 2:49AM
7 Bedrooms
$1,900
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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.