The Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA is unique in that about half the residents were born in a country other than the U.S. This ethnically and culturally diverse community offers a wide variety of social scenes including places to sit back and have a coffee or just watch the people go by and listen to the beautiful array of different languages. Atwater Village got its name due to its proximity to the Los Angeles River. The Glendale-Hyperion Bridge is a landmark around which residents orient themselves when getting around. If you're seeking a place with rich community ties and opportunities to socialize with your friends and family, this is an ideal place to rent a cozy apartment.
The average cost to rent studio apartments in Atwater Village is $1,550 monthly. One-bedroom units average $1,775 monthly, while two-bedroom Atwater Village apartments run for an average of $2,300 per month. The majority of rental units and apartments in Atwater Village offer amenities such as air conditioning; oversized closets; balconies; assigned covered parking; fitness and business centers; clubhouse; swimming pool; playground; washer and dryer connections; and on-site maintenance.
While your new Atwater Village apartment is likely to be outfitted with a great kitchen in which to cook and entertain for your friends, you'll probably want to get out now and then to enjoy some of the local restaurants and other fun places around town. Like many areas of Los Angeles, Atwater Village is home to many independently owned ethnic eateries and small grocers with exotic ingredients. You'll also find locally owned wine shops with California and international wines. Pay a visit to the equestrian district to enjoy some horse riding or horse shows. Take a morning walk to the farmer's market to get some fresh produce, honey, eggs, and other goods. Catch a show at the method acting dramas at the Atwater Playhouse.
The majority of apartments available to rent are friendly to pets. If you have a large breed dog, you may find that a deposit is required. Some places may also ask for a monthly animal fee in case of damage to flooring or window coverings. To keep your pet healthy, you can book an appointment at The Village Vet or T.H.E. Westside Cat Practice. Your dog or cat will be looking ready for a walk through Hollywood after a visit to Darla's Dog Wash or a house call with Doggie Stylin' Mobile Dog Grooming. You and your dog will be able to maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular visits to Silverlake Dog Park or let your pooch run free at the Whitnall Off-Leash Dog Park.
Los Angeles has a problem with sprawl, so most people have to use a car to commute to work. Public transportation is definitely doable if you live close to work, but if you live across town from the places you need to be, you'll need a car. Apartments in Atwater Village have easy access to the 5 and 2 freeways, so commuting south into both the west and east sides of Los Angeles is relatively easy.
Children who live in Atwater Village are able to attend the Los Angeles Unified School District for public school. Schools in the neighborhood include Glenfeliz Boulevard Elementary School, Atwater Avenue Elementary School, Washington Irving Middle School and John Marshall High School. There is also a private school, Holy Trinity Elementary School, which serves kindergarten through 8th grade.