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1 Bedroom Apartments in Santa Monica, CA

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Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $3,185-5%
1 Bed - $3,470-14%
2 Beds - $5,145+1%
Last updated 3/20/2023

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Overview of Santa Monica

The vibrant Pacific coast community appeals to many who are in the market for one bedroom apartments as the area is surrounded by Los Angeles and has 3.5 miles of pristine golden beaches. Some of the popular pastimes include cycling or skating along the beach path that ventures north to Malibu or south to Redondo Beach. Prime surfing locations are found between Pico Boulevard and Bay Street and between Ashland Avenue and Pier Street. Just a block from the California beachfront lies Main Street, which offers many opportunities for dining, shopping and evening entertainment in the way of bars and pubs. The 3rd Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place are also busy entertainment and shopping locations. The California Heritage Museum offers a glimpse into the story of the Los Angeles County area. The Museum of Flying contains artifacts and aircraft once manufactured by the Douglas Aircraft Company.

Commuting into L.A. or other destinations throughout the state is made easy by U.S. Route 1, which runs north/south, and I-10, which travels east/west through the city. Take the burden out of locating one bedroom apartments for rent by visiting Rent.com.

Searching for One Bedroom Apartments in Santa Monica

Students attending Santa Monica College or young professionals employed in the film, music or gaming industries are often interested in finding one bedroom apartments for rent here. The community is home to Lionsgate Films, the Universal Music Group and Activision Blizzard, among others. Just north of Santa Monica lies Topanga Canyon State Park, which appeals to fitness and outdoor sports fans who enjoy biking and hiking the many different trails. Nearby Temescal Canyon is another often-frequented recreation area. The Santa Monica Pier offers amusement rides, an aquarium, fishing, dining and shopping options.

The cost of one bedroom apartments in Santa Monica depends on whether accommodations are located in the downtown region or one of the outlying neighborhoods. However, you can expect low-end rents to be about $1,450 to $1,750 a month. As moving day approaches, check the Rent.com blog for helpful tips that could save time and money.

Typical Layout for One Bedroom Apartments in Santa Monica

The size of one bedroom apartments in the city are not all the same and vary depending on individual complex facilities. In general, you will find that spaces encompass anywhere from 400 to 900 square feet of space. Floor plans often feature open and connecting kitchen, dining and living spaces with spacious bedrooms. Complexes differ in exterior design from art deco to Spanish-style or modern high-rise structures.

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