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    $510+

    Canvas Townhomes Columbia

    3217 Old 63 S, Columbia, MO 65201

    1–4 Beds • 1–4 Baths

    Contact for Availability

    1 Bed, 1 Bath

    $960

    650 Sqft

    1 Floor Plan

    2 Beds, 2 Baths

    $740

    1,300 Sqft

    1 Floor Plan

    3 Beds, 3 Baths

    $510

    2,000 Sqft

    2 Floor Plans

    4 Beds, 4 Baths

    $585

    500-2,000 Sqft

    2 Floor Plans

    Top Amenities

    • Washer & Dryer In Unit
    • Air Conditioning
    • Deck
    • Dishwasher
    • Washer & Dryer Connections

    Pet Policy

    Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

      Neighborhood

      Sixth Ward

      Columbia Apartment for Rent

      Canvas Townhomes Columbia is a student apartment community catering to students of the University of Missouri. You can say goodbye to long commutes! Our location off Old 63 provides students easy and quick access to campus. At Canvas Townhomes Columbia, we make living look good. We have gone above and beyond to bring you the best living experience possible! We are revolutionizing what student living near Mizzou should be by offering you the best-valued apartments at an affordable rate. Lease today to lock in your spot at our apartments near Mizzou and get the best value for the most space!

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      (573) 970-9295
    • $1,031+

      Forest Village Apartments

      3001 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203

      2 Beds • 1 Bath

      10+ Units Available

      2 Beds, 1 Bath

      $1,031-$2,565

      735-820 Sqft

      4 Floor Plans

      Top Amenities

      • Air Conditioning
      • Dishwasher

      Pet Policy

      Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

        Neighborhood

        Fifth Ward

        Apartment for RentView All Details
        (573) 970-9552
      • $2,500

        2014 Wes Milligan

        2014 Wes Milligan, Columbia, MO 65201

        3 Beds • 2 Bath

        1 Unit Available

        3 Beds, 2 Baths

        $2,500

        1,650 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Top Amenities

        • Dishwasher

        Neighborhood

        Downtown Columbia

        Columbia House for Rent

        Beautiful brand new home in east Columbia. Just a short drive down E Broadway, this new house is located near The Club at Old Hawthorne. This brick exterior house is a must see. Two car attached garage. Gorgeous wood flooring in main living areas. Carpet in bedrooms. Ceiling fans and high ceilings throughout. Large closets provide plenty of storage. Dedicated laundry room with washer/dryer included. The kitchen features an island with sink, dishwasher, and under counter roll out trash can. French door refrigerator. Pantry directly next to fridge for easy access. All new stainless steel appliances. Master bedroom has recessed ceiling with ceiling fan, and a very large walk-in closet. The master bathroom has double sinks and a spacious walk-in shower. Water and lawn care are included in rent price. Pets considered with refundable pet deposit. Schools Elementary - Cedar Ridge Middle - Oakland High- Muriel Battle See our application requirements: amax-como.com/screening-criteria

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        (888) 391-2664
      • $2,000

        217 Orchard Ct

        217 Orchard Ct, Columbia, MO 65203

        3 Beds • 2 Bath

        1 Unit Available

        3 Beds, 2 Baths

        $2,000

        2,000 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Top Amenities

        • Dishwasher

        Neighborhood

        Fourth Ward

        Columbia House for Rent

        3 Bedroom/2 Bathroom house for rent. Close to downtown. Lawn care/snow removal is tenant's responsibility. Section 8 Housing Vouchers not accepted. Schools: Elementary - Russell Boulevard Middle - West High - Hickman See our application requirements: https://www.amax-como.com/screening-criteria

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        (855) 717-7909
      • $1,515

        Jenne Hill Townhomes

        3101 Jenne Hill Dr, Columbia, MO 65202

        4 Beds • 2 Bath

        1 Unit Available

        4 Beds, 2 Baths

        $1,515

        1,500 Sqft

        1 Floor Plan

        Neighborhood

        Jenne Hill

        Columbia Apartment for Rent

        Welcome home to Jenne Hill Townhomes, located in Columbia, Missouri! We offer beautiful three and four bedroom townhome apartments, along with amenities and well-managed landscaping. If you want to get out and about, you will find fantastic dining and shopping options very close by. We are also located near Interstate 70 and Highway 63, so your commute in the area is quick and easy! Come home to Jenne Hill Townhomes today!

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        (573) 970-8802
      • $950+

        1612 Anthony St.

        1612 Anthony St., Columbia, MO 65201

        2 Beds • 1 Bath

        3 Units Available

        2 Beds, 1 Bath

        $950-$1,000

        2 Floor Plans

        Top Amenities

        • Dishwasher

        Neighborhood

        East Campus

        Apartment for RentView All Details
        (573) 970-6716
      • $850

        1410 Anthony

        1410 Anthony St, Columbia, MO 65201

        1 Bed • 1 Bath

        1 Unit Available

        1 Bed, 1 Bath

        $850

        1 Floor Plan

        Pet Policy

        No Pets

          Neighborhood

          East Campus

          Apartment for RentView All Details
          (573) 970-6734
        • $950

          1416 Rosemary Ln.

          1416 Rosemary Ln., Columbia, MO 65201

          2 Beds • 1 Bath

          1 Unit Available

          2 Beds, 1 Bath

          $950

          1 Floor Plan

          Top Amenities

          • Washer & Dryer In Unit

          Neighborhood

          Hawthorne

          Apartment for RentView All Details
          (573) 970-6743
        • $1,700+

          Rolling Rock

          1401 Rolling Rock Drive, Columbia, MO 65201

          4 Beds • 2–3 Baths

          6 Units Available

          4 Beds, 2-3 Baths

          $1,700-$1,850

          1,656-1,823 Sqft

          6 Floor Plans

          Top Amenities

          • Balcony
          • Dishwasher

          Pet Policy

          Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

            Neighborhood

            Sixth Ward

            Columbia Townhome for Rent

            Welcome to Rolling Rock, a stunning townhouse community located in the heart of Columbia, MO with a serene and peaceful living environment. At Rolling Rock, we understand the importance of your furry friends, which is why we have a dedicated Bark Park where your four-legged companions can run and play to their heart's content. No need to worry about parking, as each townhouse comes with its own garage, providing you with the convenience and security you deserve. The scenic Rock Quarry Road offers breathtaking views and a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat after a long day. Whether you enjoy taking leisurely walks or simply admiring the beauty of nature, you'll find it all right outside your doorstep. With its close proximity to downtown, you'll have easy access to a wide array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Whether you're in the mood for a delicious meal at a local restaurant or a night out on the town, you'll find plenty of options to suit your taste. For those attending or working at MU, our townhouses provide a quick and easy drive, ensuring you can make it to campus in no time. Say goodbye to long commutes and hello to more time to focus on what matters most. Come and experience the charm and convenience of Rolling Rock. With its prime location, top-notch amenities, and beautiful surroundings, our townhouses offer the perfect place to call home. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity - schedule a tour today!

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            (573) 970-6712
          • $2,400

            10 N Tenth St

            10 N Tenth St, Columbia, MO 65201

            4 Beds • 2 Bath

            1 Unit Available

            4 Beds, 2 Baths

            $2,400

            1 Floor Plan

            Pet Policy

            Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

              Neighborhood

              First Ward

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              (573) 970-6695
            • $1,450

              402 S Ninth St.

              402 S Ninth St., Columbia, MO 65201

              3 Beds • 1 Bath

              1 Unit Available

              3 Beds, 1 Bath

              $1,450

              1 Floor Plan

              Top Amenities

              • Dishwasher

              Neighborhood

              Sixth Ward

              Apartment for RentView All Details
              (573) 970-6672
            • $1,549+

              Cross Creek Villas

              4912 Alpine Ridge Dr, Columbia, MO 65202

              3–4 Beds • 2 Bath

              5 Units Available

              3 Beds, 2 Baths

              $1,549-$1,699

              2,000 Sqft

              2 Floor Plans

              4 Beds, 2 Baths

              $1,649-$1,799

              2,000 Sqft

              3 Floor Plans

              Top Amenities

              • Balcony
              • Dishwasher

              Pet Policy

              Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

                Neighborhood

                Forest Ridge

                Columbia Apartment for Rent

                Welcome to Cross Creek Villas, located in the vibrant city of Columbia, MO. Our apartments offer a perfect blend of comfort and convenience, ensuring a delightful living experience. Renovations are underway, bringing brand-new granite countertops, fixtures, floors, and more! Take a dip in our refreshing pool on a sunny day or relax on your private patio, enjoying the beautiful surroundings. With an attached garage, parking will never be a hassle. The spacious eat-in kitchen is perfect for those who love to cook and entertain. Stay connected with our high-speed internet, allowing you to work or stream your favorite shows effortlessly. Our onsite management and maintenance team is always available to address any concerns or requests promptly. Say goodbye to the hassle of writing checks with our convenient online rent payment system. Cross in delightful, stress-free living at Cross Creek Villas today!

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                (573) 970-6669
              • $1,500

                Trailside Apartments

                1312,1314 White Oak Ln, Columbia, MO 65203

                3 Beds • 3 Bath

                2 Units Available

                3 Beds, 3 Baths

                $1,500

                1,512 Sqft

                1 Floor Plan

                Neighborhood

                Fourth Ward

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                (573) 970-6675
              • $895

                440 NE Park Ln

                440 NE Park Ln, Columbia, MO 65201

                2 Beds • 1 Bath

                1 Unit Available

                2 Beds, 1 Bath

                $895

                840 Sqft

                1 Floor Plan

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                (573) 447-2146
              • $1,300

                6108 E O'Rear Rd

                6108 E O'Rear Rd, Columbia, MO 65202

                3 Beds • 1 Bath

                1 Unit Available

                3 Beds, 1 Bath

                $1,300

                1,152 Sqft

                1 Floor Plan

                Top Amenities

                • Washer & Dryer In Unit

                Pet Policy

                Dogs Allowed & Cats Allowed

                  Columbia House for Rent

                  Located in northeast Columbia off of N Brown Station Rd. This home is in the Hallsville school district. This is a 3 bedroom/1 bathroom house with a fenced in back yard. Washer/dryer included. Pets considered with refundable pet deposit. See our application requirements: amax-como.com/screening-criteria

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                  (573) 639-0925
                • $800

                  211 Snead Dr

                  211 Snead Dr, Columbia, MO 65202

                  2 Beds • 1 Bath

                  1 Unit Available

                  2 Beds, 1 Bath

                  $800

                  800 Sqft

                  1 Floor Plan

                  Neighborhood

                  Fairway Meadows

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                  (573) 639-0925
                • $740+

                  The Links at Columbia

                  5000 Clark Lane, Columbia, MO 65202

                  1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

                  Contact for Availability

                  1 Bed, 1 Bath

                  $740-$1,700

                  544-665 Sqft

                  4 Floor Plans

                  2 Beds, 1-2 Baths

                  $905-$2,000

                  889-1,093 Sqft

                  3 Floor Plans

                  Top Amenities

                  • Washer & Dryer In Unit
                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Balcony
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Cable Ready

                  Pet Policy

                  Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

                    Neighborhood

                    The Links of Columbia

                    Columbia Apartment for Rent

                    Welcome to The Links at Columbia Apartments in Columbia, Missouri. Living in this beautifully developed apartment community provides everything you want right at home, in your own neighborhood. We are located near The University of Missouri and convenient to I-70 and HWY 63. Whether your preference is upstairs with added views or downstairs for convenience, your spacious apartment is well-designed for maximum space efficiency and comfort. Private bedrooms and baths offer the optimum layout for singles, families, or roommates. Enjoy the convenience of a full-size washer and dryer in each apartment and full-size appliances in the kitchen including refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, and disposal. Every community should feel like home, and you will have access to the best in community amenities when you live in our Columbia, Missouri apartments. Live on a 9-hole regulation golf course with unlimited golf with no green fees or monthly dues. Our clubhouse features a fitness center, game room, clubroom, tanning beds, business center, whirlpool/sauna area, and a resort-style swimming pool with sundeck & cabana. Need short-term fully furnished accommodations? Our Executive Suites offer all the comforts of home at an affordable rate! Contact us today for a tour and let us show you why you will LOVE where you LIVE and PLAY at The Links at Columbia!

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                    (573) 970-9377
                  • $981+

                    Woodlake Apartments

                    2609 Eastwood Dr, Columbia, MO 65202

                    2 Beds • 1 Bath

                    7 Units Available

                    2 Beds, 1 Bath

                    $981-$1,489

                    755-835 Sqft

                    3 Floor Plans

                    Top Amenities

                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Cable Ready
                    • Hardwood Flooring

                    Pet Policy

                    Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

                      Neighborhood

                      White Gate

                      Columbia Apartment for Rent

                      Consider Forest Village And Woodlake Apartments for your next home. This highly rated property offers apartments for rent in Columbia, MO, that meet the needs of any household size. Bringing a vehicle? There's plenty of parking available at this property. Community grills offer an opportunity for outdoor cookouts. If you're looking to get out, there's a park nearby. Some units contain attractive views and balconies. Need to do some quick shopping? This rental community is located within walking distance to a grocery store. Public transit options are a short walk from this complex.

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                      (573) 970-8251
                    • $1,499

                      Furnished Studio - Columbia - Stadium Blvd.

                      2000 W.Bussiness Loop 70, Columbia, MO 65203

                      Studio • 1 Bath

                      Contact for Availability

                      Studio, 1 Bath

                      $1,499

                      300 Sqft

                      1 Floor Plan

                      Top Amenities

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Cable Ready
                      • Elevator

                      Pet Policy

                      Dogs Allowed & Cats Allowed

                        Neighborhood

                        Second Ward

                        Columbia Apartment for Rent

                        NOTICE: You can now easily reserve our lowest rates available online! To unlock these rates, click "Visit the property's management website" under the Helpful Information section below, and reserve today! Welcome to Extended Stay America, your solution for short-term housing. Enjoy a furnished studio at a great price with free utilities, free cable, free Wi-Fi, no lease to sign, and no credit check! Staying at our hotel means you won't have to pay extra monthly bills for electric, gas, water, cable, or internet; that could mean a savings of several hundred dollars each month! Each of our furnished, pet-friendly studios comes equipped with a refrigerator, stove top, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. You'll also enjoy our convenient on-site laundry facilities and free grab-and-go breakfast every morning. Housekeeping services are also available. Additional fees may apply. Booking restrictions and taxes apply. Rates and availability are subject to change without notice.

                        Apartment for RentView All Details
                        (573) 970-9198
                      • $2,500

                        2018 Wes Milligan

                        2018 Wes Milligan, Columbia, MO 65201

                        3 Beds • 2 Bath

                        1 Unit Available

                        3 Beds, 2 Baths

                        $2,500

                        1,650 Sqft

                        1 Floor Plan

                        Top Amenities

                        • Dishwasher

                        Neighborhood

                        Downtown Columbia

                        Columbia House for Rent

                        Beautiful brand new home in east Columbia. Just a short drive down E Broadway, this new house is located near The Club at Old Hawthorne. This brick exterior house is a must see. Two car attached garage. Gorgeous wood flooring in main living areas. Carpet in bedrooms. Ceiling fans and high ceilings throughout. Large closets provide plenty of storage. Dedicated laundry room with washer/dryer included. The kitchen features an island with sink, dishwasher, and under counter roll out trash can. French door refrigerator. Pantry directly next to fridge for easy access. All new stainless steel appliances. Master bedroom has recessed ceiling with ceiling fan, and a very large walk-in closet. The master bathroom has double sinks and a spacious walk-in shower. Water and lawn care are included in rent price. Pets considered with refundable pet deposit. Schools Elementary - Cedar Ridge Middle - Oakland High- Muriel Battle See our application requirements: amax-como.com/screening-criteria

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                        (833) 461-2091
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                      • $1,725

                        1616 Anthony St.

                        1616 Anthony St., Columbia, MO 65201

                        3 Beds • 2 Bath

                        2 Units Available

                        3 Beds, 2 Baths

                        $1,725

                        1,500 Sqft

                        1 Floor Plan

                        Top Amenities

                        • Washer & Dryer In Unit
                        • Dishwasher

                        Neighborhood

                        East Campus

                        Columbia Apartment for Rent

                        Pets allowed - $300 Pet Fee.

                        Apartment for RentView All Details
                        (573) 970-9382
                      • $800+

                        1507 Wilson Ave.

                        1507 Wilson Ave., Columbia, MO 65201

                        1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

                        4 Units Available

                        1 Bed, 1 Bath

                        $800

                        1 Floor Plan

                        2 Beds, 1 Bath

                        $1,200

                        1 Floor Plan

                        Neighborhood

                        Hawthorne

                        Apartment for RentView All Details
                        (573) 970-6704
                      • $1,500

                        1415 Wilson Ave.

                        1415 Wilson Ave., Columbia, MO 65201

                        2 Beds • 1 Bath

                        1 Unit Available

                        2 Beds, 1 Bath

                        $1,500

                        1 Floor Plan

                        Neighborhood

                        Hawthorne

                        Apartment for RentView All Details
                        (573) 970-6707
                      • $1,595+

                        The Menser Building

                        1015 E Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201

                        2–4 Beds • 1–2 Baths

                        5 Units Available

                        2 Beds, 1 Bath

                        $1,595

                        1,200 Sqft

                        1 Floor Plan

                        4 Beds, 2 Baths

                        $2,400

                        1,600 Sqft

                        1 Floor Plan

                        Top Amenities

                        • Dishwasher

                        Pet Policy

                        Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

                          Neighborhood

                          First Ward

                          Apartment for RentView All Details
                          (573) 970-6692
                        • $1,450

                          400 S Ninth St

                          400 S Ninth St, Columbia, MO 65201

                          3 Beds • 1 Bath

                          3 Units Available

                          3 Beds, 1 Bath

                          $1,450

                          1 Floor Plan

                          Top Amenities

                          • Dishwasher

                          Neighborhood

                          Sixth Ward

                          Apartment for RentView All Details
                          (573) 970-6740
                        • $950+

                          Hyde Park Townhomes & Apartments

                          1000 Cooper Dr. North, Columbia, MO 65201

                          2–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

                          7 Units Available

                          2 Beds, 1-2 Baths

                          $950-$1,070

                          900-1,400 Sqft

                          5 Floor Plans

                          3 Beds, 2 Baths

                          $1,088-$1,109

                          1,400-1,500 Sqft

                          2 Floor Plans

                          Top Amenities

                          • Washer & Dryer In Unit
                          • Dishwasher

                          Neighborhood

                          Sixth Ward

                          Columbia Apartment for Rent

                          Hyde Park Townhomes & Apartments offers spacious 2 and 3 bedroom homes in a gorgeous area of south Columbia. As soon as you walk in the door you will be blown away by the large living room with vaulted ceilings and open concept gathering space. Every home has at least 2 bathrooms along with a washer and dryer. Our residents enjoy cooling off in our refreshing swimming pool. We also have not one, but two, lakes on property that our residents can fish at whenever they please! We're perfectly located within walking distance of Walmart, Kohls, Hyvee, Big Lots, Dollar Tree, Gamestop, Going Bonkers, and many, many more!! Stop by or call today to make Hyde Park Townhomes & Apartments your new home.

                          Apartment for RentView All Details
                          (573) 970-6699
                        • $1,499+

                          The Falls of Columbia

                          136 E Old Plank Rd, Columbia, MO 65203

                          2–4 Beds • 2 Bath

                          7 Units Available

                          2 Beds, 2 Baths

                          $1,499-$1,599

                          1,000 Sqft

                          2 Floor Plans

                          3 Beds, 2 Baths

                          $1,649-$1,799

                          2,000 Sqft

                          2 Floor Plans

                          4 Beds, 2 Baths

                          $1,749-$1,899

                          2,000 Sqft

                          3 Floor Plans

                          Top Amenities

                          • Balcony
                          • Dishwasher

                          Pet Policy

                          Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

                            Neighborhood

                            Fifth Ward

                            Columbia Apartment for Rent

                            Welcome to The Falls of Columbia, located in the vibrant city of Columbia, MO. Our community offers a range of apartment specifications that cater to your modern lifestyle. Renovations are underway, bringing brand-new granite countertops, fixtures, floors, and more! Enjoy the refreshing pool on hot summer days, perfect for a quick dip or lounging with friends. The patio provides a serene outdoor space where you can relax and unwind after a long day. With an attached garage, you'll have the convenience of parking your vehicle right at your doorstep. The eat-in kitchen is ideal for those who love to cook and entertain, providing ample space for dining. Washer/dryer hookups are available in each unit, making laundry day a breeze. Stay connected with our high-speed internet, ensuring you're always connected to work, friends, and entertainment. Our onsite management and maintenance team is dedicated to providing exceptional service, ensuring your needs are met promptly. With online rent payment, you can conveniently pay your rent from the comfort of your own home. Experience the best of COMO living at The Falls of Columbia.

                            Apartment for RentView All Details
                            (573) 970-6701
                          • $1,465+

                            Westbury Flats LLC

                            4401 Faurot Drive, Columbia, MO 65203

                            1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

                            4 Units Available

                            1 Bed, 1 Bath

                            $1,465

                            945 Sqft

                            1 Floor Plan

                            2 Beds, 1 Bath

                            $1,500-$1,700

                            880-1,152 Sqft

                            1 Floor Plan

                            Top Amenities

                            • Dishwasher

                            Pet Policy

                            Cats Allowed & Dogs Allowed

                              Neighborhood

                              Fourth Ward

                              Apartment for RentView All Details
                              (573) 970-6721
                            • $895

                              430 NE Park Ln

                              430 NE Park Ln, Columbia, MO 65201

                              2 Beds • 1 Bath

                              1 Unit Available

                              2 Beds, 1 Bath

                              $895

                              1,176 Sqft

                              1 Floor Plan

                              House for RentView All Details
                              (573) 447-2146
                            • $875

                              744 Demaret Dr

                              744 Demaret Dr, Columbia, MO 65202

                              2 Beds • 1 Bath

                              1 Unit Available

                              2 Beds, 1 Bath

                              $875

                              800 Sqft

                              1 Floor Plan

                              Top Amenities

                              • Air Conditioning

                              Neighborhood

                              Fairway Meadows

                              Columbia Apartment for Rent

                              Property Id: 831429 Spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, apartment available now. Completely remodeled/updated (kitchen/bathroom cabinets, vinyl flooring, appliances). Central air and heat. Ceiling fans in bedrooms and living room. Large family room, galley kitchen with stove, refrigerator. Washer/dryer hookups in unit. Large shared back yard. Owner supplies lawn care and trash. Tenant pays for all other utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water). No smoking or pets. Section 8 accepted. $875/mo, $875 deposit, 1 year minimum lease. Requirements: Income 3x No Evictions Minimum credit score of 600 All adults must fill out application Property Id 831429 Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/744-demaret-dr-columbia-mo/831429

                              Apartment for RentView All Details
                              (909) 222-7649

                            Average Rent in Columbia, MO

                            Avg. RentAnnual Change
                            Columbia Studio - $1,499-6%
                            Columbia 1 Bed - $850+6%
                            Columbia 2 Beds - $1,100+22%
                            Last updated 4/19/2024

                            About

                            Columbia, MO

                            Overview of Columbia

                            Nestled in the heart of Missouri, Columbia is a unique town with regional charm. The city's visitors bureau describes Columbia as "The smart, innovative, artsy, eclectic, clever, savvy, brilliant, too-dynamic-to-fit-into-a-short-tagline city," which explains just how much the area has to offer. More than 110,000 people live in Columbia, filling the streets with diverse backgrounds and Midwestern hospitality. Look for Columbia apartments for rent, and find one of Missouri's most famed communities.

                            Living in Columbia, MO

                            In the early 1800s, Columbia grew as a trading post on the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails. Since it was created, the city has always had the three important economic foundations of education, medicine and insurance. The 1840s saw the birth of the University of Missouri after Boone County residents out pledged six other counties to build the university.

                            Today, the university is the source of intense local pride. Columbia is a center for education, research and innovation, but still fosters a unique southern flavor. The city is very safe, has a good public school system and is also very bike friendly. With a number of public parks, interesting trails and easy access to the Ozarks, apartments in Columbia are a great home for people who love to spend time outdoors.

                            Columbia Attractions and Special Events

                            Columbia is home to Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, allowing visitors to experience Missouri's finest natural attractions. With some of the most popular hiking and biking trails in the state, a large cave system, sinkholes and an underground stream, the park has something to offer all nature enthusiasts. The city hosts the annual Rock N Blues N BBQ Festival, bringing distinctive southern flavor to the streets of Columbia. In addition to live music and delectable barbecue, the festival features a half marathon, storm drain art project and New Belgium Roots Ride bike parade. The Missouri Beer Festival is also here, with the best flavors from micro breweries, brew pubs, local craft beers and national brands. Attendees can sample beers, learn about beer and food pairings and enjoy live music.

                            To find a Columbia apartment or rental, check out our apartment listings. Rent.com® is happy to help you find your next home.

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