31 Amazing Raleigh Apartments

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Raleigh is a prime living destination for young families, young professionals, and students for a multitude of reasons. Not only is it one of the largest points on the famous Research Triangle and home to many growing companies, but it also has fantastic dining, shopping, and entertainment options. On top of everything else, rents are fairly priced. It’s not unusual to find a large apartment under $1,000 a month that offers resort-style amenities like pools and private balconies.

Of course, it’s still essential to find the perfect Raleigh apartment for you. Luckily, ABODO has so many listings in the Raleigh area that it will be almost impossible for you to not find something perfect for your lifestyle! Here’s our list of favorite properties, plus our favorites for college students and a few great steals!


Luxury Apartments in Raleigh


These apartments cater towards young people who are just beginning to launch their careers. They are convenient to major highways and are right near many of Raleigh’s finest dining, shopping, and entertainment. Of course, the exact location of each apartment depends on the neighborhood, which you can learn more about in our Raleigh Neighborhood Guide. Many of these homes could also be fantastic options for grad students who want to live a little further away from the roaring college life near campus. However, keep in mind that many of these areas will require some form of transportation, preferably a car.

Central Raleigh

West Morgan Apmt

Sun-washed West Morgan bedroom

927 West Morgan Apartments is one of the best apartment buildings that Downtown has to offer. The clean, modern apartments are perfect for young professionals looking to start their life off on a luxurious note. Each home is filled with new fixtures, lovely cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets, and a washer and dryer. This building has all of the amenities you could possibly wish for, including an elevator, two swimming pools, outdoor grills, fine courtyards, parking garage, two fitness centers, two lounges, and a media room. It’s great downtown location – near some of the best nightlife and cultural institutions in Raleigh – is just another thing to love about this fantastic building.

Cameron Park

Refined Oberlin Court Living Room

Refined Oberlin Court living room with patio doors

Oberlin Court Apartments is a fabulous building. Despite its hoppin’ Cameron Park location, this building has so many amenities that you’ll never want to leave! Each 1-3 bedroom apartment has its own interesting layout and in-unit laundry. The building’s amenities are so varied that there are almost too many to name (keyword there being “almost”)! If you’re looking for some entertainment, enjoy the private theater room, and two recreational clubhouses. Relaxation can be found in the serene sauna, pool, three courtyards, or Zen garden. Need to stick to business? Enjoy the business center, 24-hour conference room, and clubhouse WiFi. If you need a bite, stop at the coffee bar or outdoor grilling center on the rooftop terrace. You can also enjoy one of the many restaurants right nearby.

Open Crescent Cameron Village apartment plan

Open Crescent Cameron Village apartment plan

Crescent Cameron Village Apartments is a lovely building located near some of Cameron Park’s nicest shops and restaurants. These refined studio-2 bedroom apartments are sleek and clean, with a variety of dynamic floor plans and granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and oversized windows. In-unit laundry is also included in each space. Crescent Cameron Village offers a few amenities, including fitness center, communal wine cellar, shuffleboard, community social areas, and a saltwater pool. The building allows both cats and dogs. You won’t be disappointed, if you make one of these amazing apartments your new home.

Glenwood South

Lovely living room in St. Mary's Square

Lovely living room in St. Mary’s Square

St. Mary’s Square is a fantastic building that offers open studio-2 bedroom apartments right near some of Glenwood South’s best restaurants, shopping, and entertainment venues. These apartments offer gorgeous high ceilings, amazing city views, oversized windows, hardwood flooring, lovely countertops, and an in-unit washer and dryer. St. Mary’s Square is the one of the most sophisticated apartment buildings in the neighborhood, with a number of desirable amenities including secure access, a large fitness center, parking garage, gorgeous saltwater swimming pool with a city view. Pets are accepted. This building’s close proximity to the airport and various Raleigh highways makes it an excellent option for young professionals.

Southwest Raleigh

Links Apartment living room with gas fireplace

Links Apartment living room with gas fireplace

The Links Apartments stands in a great area that is convenient to both NCSU and Downtown. The 1-3 bedroom apartments overlook the gorgeous Raleigh Golf Association courses. A great location is only a small slice of what these homes have to offer. Each apartment comes in four spacious floor plans, each including gas fireplaces, oversized windows, high ceilings, and private balconies. Central air and a dishwasher are included for your convenience. Some even have in-unit laundry. The building offers residents numerous amenities, such as the fitness center, outdoor pool, indoor pool, volleyball court, tennis court, putting green, executive center, car center, and community lounge. Pets are allowed. Come home from work and kick up your feet in front of a cozy fire with a furry friend.

North Raleigh

Modern and luxurious Northridge Crossings living room

Modern and luxurious Northridge Crossings living room

The Northridge Crossings Apartments may be located in a gorgeously landscaped, natural setting, but the beltline is only a few minutes away for easy access to all of Raleigh! These opulent apartments 1-3 bedroom apartments have unique floor plans that will cater to all of your space needs. They also have a number of other great features, such as modern kitchens, plush carpeting, spacious closets, washer/dryer hookups, and private patios. These apartments also come fully furnished. The Northridge Crossings community also offers residents many amenities, including fitness center, laundry facilities, disability access, swimming pool, clubhouse, business center, basketball court, and playground. 2 pets are permitted per apartment.

Open and airy Creast at Brier Creek apartment floor plan

Open and airy Creast at Brier Creek apartment floor plan

The Crest at Brier Creek is conveniently located within 1 mile of North Raleigh’s fantastic shopping, dining, and entertainment. These 1-3 bedroom apartments boast eco-friendly features that will have any resident taking one step closer to going green. High ceilings, gracious kitchens with serving bar, Energystar appliances, washer/dryer, and energy efficient windows are only some of the lovely touches these apartments have. Crest at Brier Creek also offers many amenities to their residents, including clubhouse, lounge, theater room, coffee bar, outdoor pool, fitness center, and outdoor grilling/gaming area. Pets are also allowed.

Open Hunting Ridge Apartment living room with fireplace and oversized windows

Open Hunting Ridge Apartment living room with fireplace and oversized windows

The Hunting Ridge Apartments offer luxurious modern apartments in a wonderful location near the North Ridge Country Club. Enjoy top-notch living near some of Raleigh’s best shopping and dining destinations. The 1-3 bedroom apartments have open floor plans that emphasize the roominess of each home. These homes contain many desirable features, including designer kitchens, dishwashers, fireplaces, washer/dryer hookups, energy efficient lighting, and private patios. Screened porches are also available. The community also offers great amenities, such as clubhouse, outdoor pool, fitness center, clothes care center, dog park, storage, and playground. If you prefer not to use a vehicle, you’re in luck! The Hunting Ridge Apartments are conveniently located along a city bus line.

Open and elegant Mayfaire Apartment living room and dining area

Open and elegant Mayfaire Apartment living room and dining area

Though the Mayfaire Apartments are located near Crabtree Valley Mall and other shopping centers, the neighborhood where it stands is quiet and decidedly residential. The 1-3 bedroom apartments have unique floor plans with features that only increase the comfort level of these lovely homes, including high ceilings, walk-in closets, updated kitchens, laundry hookups, central air, and private balcony. Some homes even include disability access, vaulted ceilings, and gas fireplaces. Homes can come furnished or on shorter leases, should you so desire. The Mayfaire Apartment community insists on providing some of the best amenities for residents, such as clubhouse, swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, and free car wash. Pets are also allowed.

Large Arden Woods dining room with patio entrance

Large Arden Woods dining room with patio entrance

The Arden Woods apartments convenient to all of the great features Raleigh has to offer, while still being immersed in a natural environment. Walk along the tree-lined paths that this wonderful community has to offer. Arden Woods’ 1-3 bedroom loft-style apartments with dynamic floor plans that balance openness with privacy. Each apartment includes a private patio, where you can sit and enjoy the beautiful scenery. In-unit laundry and dishwasher is also provided for resident convenience. Units can come furnished at resident request. The Arden Woods community boasts several fabulous amenities that encourage an active lifestyle, including fitness center, outdoor pool, tennis courts, and playground. This community is pet friendly.

Roomy Millbrook Green master bedroom with oversized window

Roomy Millbrook Green master bedroom with oversized window

The Millbrook Green apartments stands on a beautifully manicured green lawn, located only minutes from the Triangle Town Center Mall. However, if you’re more of a homebody, then these apartments are a fantastic option for you. Each apartment has its own unique, spacious layout containing some desirable features, including a large private patio, two-tone paint, and washer/dryer hookups. This community caters to the fitness freak in all of us, with great amenities like a fitness center and outdoor swimming pool. The Millbrook Green also offers other conveniences like a pool cabana, car care center, covered garages, and cyber cafe with in-house Starbucks. You don’t even have to leave your apartment community to access some of the very best in activity, relaxation, and gourmet coffee!

Bright Northcity 6 living room emphasizing open layout

Bright Northcity 6 living room emphasizing open layout

The NorthCity 6 Apartments are located in the lovely North Hills area, only minutes away from two major highways and the North Hills Luxury Shopping Center. Enjoy some of the finest shopping, food, and entertainment in the area (if you ever want to leave home, of course!) These 1-3 bedroom apartments are the epitome of modern elegance, with designer features like high ceilings, crown molding, walk-in closets, fully-equipped kitchens, and private balcony. In-unit laundry is also provided. Residents of this upscale community can take advantage of the many building amenities, including fitness center, cabana, pool, parking garage, billiard lounge, coffee bar, cyber cafe, and game room. You are also permitted to live in luxury with your best canine or feline companion.

Large living room in Colony Townhome

Large living room in Colony Townhouse

The Colony Townhomes are only a short drive away from some fabulous shopping malls and restaurants in the area. Downtown Raleigh is also only a short drive away. These 1-2 bedroom townhomes have dynamic floor plans with generous square footage. They also have a number of desirable features, including washer/dryer hookups, central air, dishwasher, and private balcony. Water and trash are even included with the rent!  The community is friendly, offering amenities like a playground, laundry facility, and on-site maintenance services.


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Spacious Madison Glen Apartment with fireplace and breakfast bar

Gracious Madison Glen Apartment with fireplace and breakfast bar

The Madison Glen Apartments are surprisingly affordable for their convenient North Raleigh location and comfortable homes. Their 1-3 bedroom apartments are located close to shopping and dining destinations, as well as a short commute to downtown. Despite the nice price, these apartments contain great features such as gracious layouts, wood burning fireplaces, breakfast bars, private balconies, central air, dishwashers, and washer and dryer hookups. The Madison Glen Apartments community also provides a generous number of amenities that cannot be ignored, such as a clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool, all-sports court, clothing care center, business center, and playground.

Open and airy Village of Pickwich apartment

Open and airy Village of Pickwich apartment

The Village of Pickwick offers many different types of apartments on 20-acres of gorgeous tree-lined lawns. The community is quiet, but is convenient to many of the top shops and restaurants that Raleigh has to offer. Though the layouts of each studio-2 bedroom apartment varies, they all have several fantastic features in common: private balconies, walk-in closets, gracious kitchens with serving bars. Some apartments also include washer and dryer hookups. The Village of Pickwick also provides several fantastic amenities to their residents, including clubhouse, outdoor pool, playground, and clothes care center. If you’re hoping some furry friends can join you, you’re in luck. Pets are a possibility, by they are treated on a case-by-case basis.

Newly renovated Grand Arbor Reserve apartment

Newly renovated Grand Arbor Reserve apartment

Grand Arbor Reserve apartments enjoy a convenient location tucked away in a beautifully wooded area, but only a short drive away from some of the city’s best features. Each space has been newly renovated and has a sense of freshness that is difficult to find elsewhere. Each apartment is quite spacious and includes central air, dishwasher, and balcony. The community amenities are to die for! Aside from the lovely grounds – which contain 30 acres of wooded land, a pond, and charming gazebo – Grand Arbor Reserve also offers a clubhouse, swimming pool, 24 hour fitness center, internet cafe, business center, playground, sand volleyball, and a little dog park. On top of all this, water is included in the rent. This community is also pet friendly.

Sunlit living room in a Lexington on the Green apartment

Spacious living room in a Lexington on the Green apartment

Lexington on the Green apartments enjoy a lovely location with finely landscaped surroundings that will have you spending a lot of time on your balcony! This community offers sophisticated 1-3 bedroom apartments that combine lovely views with appealing interiors. Each apartment comes with some luxurious amenities, such as private balconies, walk-in closets, central air, and dishwashers. Some apartments even include laundry hook-ups. Water is included in the rent costs. The community also offers a number of desirable qualities, including a business center, clothes care center, swimming pool, tennis court, and playground. Each apartment is allowed 2 pets.

Classy Pinnacle Apartment living room with oversized windows

Classy Pinnacle Apartment living room with oversized windows

The Pinnacle Apartments are located just minutes away from the highway, making it a great option for young professionals who don’t crave Central Raleigh living. You are also so close to Crabtree Valley Mall that you could easily walk there for a little afternoon shopping. However, don’t let the proximity fool you! These apartments are tucked away in the woods and supply the maximum amount of privacy. The apartments have generous floor plans and come fully furnished. They have updated kitchen fixtures, large windows that wash the rooms with light, private balconies to lounge on, and luxurious wood burning fireplaces. You also get the conveniences of central air, a dishwasher, laundry hookups, and handicap access. The community provides extra storage for residents.

Sunlit dining room in an Alexan North Hills apartment

Sunlit dining room in an Alexan North Hills apartment

Alexan North Hills are located right outside of the Raleigh Beltline in the neighborhood of North Hills. Enjoy the comforts of Midtown, while still being within easy driving distance to some of Raleigh’s most active neighborhoods. Alexan North Hills boasts 1-2 bedroom apartments with luxurious features, including oversized windows, private balconies, island kitchens, GE appliances, and in-unit laundry. 2 pets are permitted per apartment. The building’s amenities cannot be underplayed, as they offer a fitness center, clubhouse, swimming pool, courtyard garden, media center, and game room. The main highway is close by, making it a prime location for young professionals.

Duraleigh Woods living room with private deck

Duraleigh Woods living room with private deck

Duraleigh Woods Apartments offers affordable 1-2 bedroom apartments and located only minutes away from Route 70 and Delta Lake. All apartments have been recently re-designed, so they come with many top-of-the-line features like  private balcony, wood burning fireplaces, elegant appliances, granite counter tops, in-apartment laundry, and designer paint schemes among other. All apartments are pet friendly. The building has many wonderful features, such as disability access, fitness center, storage, lounge, sunny communal deck, game room, and 2 swimming pools. Duraleigh Woods Apartments is located  near I-540, the Raleigh-Durham airport, and many popular entertainment areas. This makes it a great building for young professionals.

Montecito Apartment living room with oversized window

Montecito Apartment living room with oversized window

The Montecito Apartments are located just minutes away from many major highways, making it a top choice for commuters and those who want easy access to every point of the Research Triangle. Each 1-2 bedroom apartment strives to give residents a relaxing amount of space and the comforts of home without breaking the bank. Each apartment includes fully-equipped kitchens, dishwasher, central air, private balconies, and generous amounts of walk-in closet space. Some homes even include built-in shelving and washer/dryer hookups. If you should desire, you can request these apartments to be fully furnished. The Monecito community also offers a number of amenities, including finely landscaped grounds, clubhouse, fitness center, 3 outdoor pools, laundry centers, car wash, and playground. Pets are allowed, but breed restrictions apply.

Spacious Montecito West apartment with elegant hardwood flooring

Spacious Montecito West apartment with elegant hardwood flooring

The Montecito West apartments are located right by many major highways, as well as a number of great retailers and restaurants in the area. However, these apartments are so lovely, that you’ll be struggling to leave! Each 1-2 bedroom home contains many charming features, including hardwood floors, spacious closets, thermo pane windows, arched doorways, private balconies, central air, and dishwasher. Some homes even contain washer/dryer hookups. The Montecito West community offers its residents many fantastic amenities, including laundry care center, disability access, fitness center, clubhouse, lighted tennis court, dog park, and community lounge room. Pets are allowed, but require a nonrefundable deposit.

Comfortable Fairgate Apartment dining area

Comfortable Fairgate Apartment dining area

The Fairgate Apartments are convenient to every major location in Raleigh, including the Raleigh-Durham airport, Crabtree Valley Mall, Research Triangle Park, and a major highway that makes commuting no problem. Choose one of our single story garden apartments or a two story town homes, depending on your needs. These homes are built with warmth and comfort in mind, offering many pleasant features like private entrance, balcony, and walk-in closets depending on which home you tour. Central air, dishwasher, and laundry hookups are also provided for your convenience. The gracious, but more closed layout emphasizes spaciousness while maximizing privacy. The Fairgate community makes many amenities readily available to its residents, including clubhouse, swimming pool, tennis court, playground, and charming picnic areas. This community is also pet friendly.

Open floor plan in Courtney Estates apartment

Open floor plan in Courtney Estates apartment

Courtney Estates Apartments are located right outside of the beltline, allowing for quiet, resort-style living within easy reach of Downtown Raleigh, the Raleigh-Durham airport, and Research Triangle Park. These 1-3 bedroom apartments have designer features like sky-high ceilings, vaulted ceilings, washer/dryers, granite counter tops, abundant closet space, and private balconies. Basic cable is also included in the rent costs. If you’re looking for a building with amenities that will make you feel like you’re staying in a five star hotel, then you’ve found the right place. Check out the Courtney Estates’ heated pool, theater room, garage parking, picnic areas, basketball court, racquetball court, and car care center! These apartments are pet friendly, so bring your furry friends along!

Cary

Sleek and modern Lodge at Crossroads apartment

Sleek and modern Lodge at Crossroads apartment

Lodge at Crossroads is a magnificent luxury apartment community located in a scenic, green area overlooking a small pond. This community offers 1-3 bedroom apartments with gracious layouts, knockout looks, and great features. Each home includes elegant crown molding, oversized windows, private balconies, and top-notch kitchens. Dishwashers, central air, and laundry hookups are provided for your convenience. Residents can also enjoy the many community amenities, including a parking garage, clubhouse, fitness center, game room, business center, conference room, outdoor pool, and theater room. This is all in addition to the lovely landscaping and gorgeous surrounding area. Pets are permitted.

Open Park at Crossroads floor plan

Park at Crossroads apartment with updated kitchen and living space

Park at Crossroads is located in close proximity to some of the best retail and restaurants in the area. The main highway is also close by, putting everything the Research Triangle has to offer right at your fingertips! Each 1-3 bedroom garden apartment is designed with a touch of sophistication, including classy elements like crown molding, high ceilings, and built-in bookshelves. In-unit laundry hookups are provided, while covered garage and sunroom are optional. The community itself also offers residents many desirable amenities, including clubhouse, fitness center, both indoor and outdoor pools, business center, and game room. If you’re looking to bring a furry friend into your home, pets are allowed!

Sun-washed Weston Lakeside apartment

Sun-washed Weston Lakeside living room

The Lofts at Weston Lake enjoy a fantastic location only minutes away from Crabtree Lake, where you can revel in the beautiful scenery and water sports all day long. If being one with nature is not your thing, not to worry! There are many upscale shops and restaurants close by. This community boasts sunny 1-3 bedroom apartments with superior features, including hardwood flooring, granite countertops, fully equipped kitchens, unique floor plans, private balconies, and large windows. In-unit laundry is also provided. Residents get to enjoy the many amenities this community offers, such as rooftop lounge, private garage, secure access, fitness center, media center, pet grooming salon, clubhouse, outdoor pool, business center, billiards, and car wash. The Lofts at Weston Lake are also only two miles away from a major highway, making it a fantastic option for commuters.

Gracious master suite in a Williamsburg Manor townhome

Large master suite in a Williamsburg Manor town home

The Williamsburg Manor community stands right in the center of finely landscaped lawns and charming pathways. These 2-3 bedroom town homes are designed to ooze modern luxury. Enjoy gracious layouts with modern kitchens, private patios, and an abundant amount of closet space. Laundry hook-ups are also offered in select apartments. The community offers a few great amenities for those who enjoy outdoor living, including on-site laundry centers, a swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, tennis courts, basketball courts, dog park, and a playground. 2 pets are permitted per home. If you’re looking to take a lovely stroll, head on over to the nearby Walnut Park right across the street! This community’s convenience to major highways makes it a great option for young professionals.

Finely designed Landmark at Watercrest interior

Finely designed Landmark at Watercrest interior

Landmark at Watercrest  is a gorgeous, recently renovated apartment community located only a few minutes away from downtown Cary. These 1-3 bedroom apartments have been redesigned for versatility and a luxurious feel. Each home has a dynamic floor plan that can accommodate many different types of people, from young professional to young family to multiple roommates. The sumptuous details cannot be ignored, such as the 9 foot ceilings and fireplaces. Conveniences such as washer and dryer hookups, central air, dishwashers, and fully equipped kitchens are provided. Private balconies allow you to enjoy the sun in every home! Landmark at Watercrest offers a fantastic community with great amenities, including clothes care center, fitness center, clubhouse, dog park, playground, and 2 outdoor pools. 2 pets are permitted per home.

Landmark at Eagle Landing living room with fireplace

Landmark at Eagle Landing living room with fireplace

Landmark at Eagle Landing is a lovely apartment community that stands right in the midst of lush green woods, but is still only a few minutes from downtown Cary. This fine community has  1-3 bedroom apartments that contain opulent features, such as wood burning fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, private balconies, and walk-in closets. For resident convenience, central air and dishwasher are provided. Laundry hook-ups can only be found in some homes. In addition, the community offers a generous number of amenities, including clubhouse, fitness center, business center, clothes care center,  tennis court, volleyball court, and playground. There is a 2 pet maximum per apartment.

Oversized windows illuminate this Arboretum apartment

Oversized windows illuminate this Arboretum apartment

Apartments at the Arboretum enjoys a prime location right across the street from an upscale shopping center that contains magnificent retail outlets, restaurants, and various other businesses. The 1-3 bedroom apartments in this community feel just as upscale, with elegant touches like hardwood flooring, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, private balconies, and high ceilings. In-unit laundry is provided and pets are allowed, though breed restrictions apply. Apartments at the Arboretum is a thriving community that offers amazing amenities, including fitness center, saltwater pool, courtyards, parking garage, elevator, clubhouse, billiards, and business center. You can’t beat the location and you can’t beat the beauty!


Raleigh Apartments for Students


All of the apartments in this section are a great for college students because of their proximity to Raleigh’s finest institutions of higher education, student-friendly amenities, easy access to public transportation, and/or furnishing options. Though most of these apartments are catered towards undergrads, a select few would also be fantastic for graduate students who want to live close to campus. It’s time to live off campus in style with these fabulous apartments!

Lovely bedroom at a U Raleigh apartment

Lovely bedroom at a U Raleigh apartment

The U of Raleigh is an affordable, but luxurious apartment building for NCSU students in Southwest Raleigh. The 2-4 bedroom apartments are fairly priced considering the stylish units and number of building amenities. Each spacious apartment comes fully furnished, with air conditioning, in-unit laundry, dishwasher, and private balcony. All utilities are included in the rent price and pets are accepted. U of Raleigh apartment buildings have all the amenities a student could ever desire, including storage, secure access, disability access, and maintenance hotline. If you’re a workout junkie, then this is the building for you! Each resident has access to the building’s swimming pool, basketball court, volleyball court, and 24-hour gym. This building is also conveniently located on a bus line.

Bright bedroom at a Campus Crossings apartment

Bright bedroom at a Campus Crossings apartment

Campus Crossings in Southwest Raleigh is located just around the corner from NCSU. Rent even includes internet and cable! All of the apartments are lovely 2-4 bedrooms with nicely sized rooms and spacious common rooms. Each apartment features in-unit laundry and private patio. The building has many desirable amenities, including a computer lab, clubhouse, study  room, business center, fitness center, basketball court, and sand volleyball court. This building puts students in the lap of luxury, while still enjoying the college experience!

Intimate and spacious Shamrock Apartment

Intimate Shamrock Apartment living space

Shamrock Apartments is a lovely community that is fantastic for college students. Feel at home in beautiful intimate apartments and a fully staffed building. All of the apartments in this building are large, one bedroom garden apartments that are spacious with large windows. These spaces are best for one person or two roommates. Each apartment has air conditioning, private storage, and covered balcony. This building provides storage for its residents, has laundry on-site, and allows a maximum of two pets. Shamrock Apartments have a fine location in Cameron Park.

Eye-popping Brookview Apartment Bedroom

Eye-popping Brookview Apartment Bedroom

The Brookview Apartments are freestanding  1 bedroom homes or duplexes in Oakwood, a neighborhood convenient to downtown Raleigh. These lovely apartments are centralized like a community, but still provide the freedom and privacy of a house. Their intimate layouts and individualized front porches adds a little extra charm to these already lovely homes. There is a clubhouse where the community can come together and on-site laundry. Pets are also allowed. The Brookview Apartments are conveniently located near William Peace University and St. Augustine’s University. If you’re an outdoorsy type, enjoy the nearby Oakwood Park.

Spacious Sumter Square Apartments

Spacious and bright Sumter Square Apartment

The Sumter Square Apartments are located near major city highways, USC, downtown, the airport, and Research Triangle Park. These 1-3 bedroom garden apartments and town homes are beautiful and affordable. The homes in this community are spacious, including great features like patios, dishwashers, and central air. The community itself is quite friendly to the athletic, offering fantastic amenities like a fitness center, tennis courts, sand volleyball, and playground. There is also a great clothes care center for those who do not have in-unit laundry. Pets are allowed. The scenic community is finely landscaped and wooded, making it the  perfect place for a morning stroll. It is important to note that this is a family-oriented community that may be more suitable to a grad student or mild-mannered undergrad.


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Designer styling shows through in this Shellbrook Apartment

Designer styling shows through in this Shellbrook Apartment

The Shellbrook Apartments are concealed among towering trees and the soothing sounds of the community pond fountain, yet just minutes away lie all the conveniences of North Raleigh. It is also located just minutes away from William Peace University and NCSU. These 1-2 bedroom apartments are intimate and homey, while still carrying a few luxury features, such as two-tone paint, accent walls, private balcony, walk-in closet, and central air. Enjoy the Shellbrook Apartment community’s many amenities, including community room, fitness center, sauna, putting green, and beautiful gazebo. Apartments can come furnished at your request. If you don’t own a vehicle, the community is located right on a bus line.

South Ridge Apartment living room with shining wood floor

South Ridge Apartment living room with shining wood floor

The South Ridge Apartment Homes are cute little homes located right outside of the belt line in Southeast Raleigh. This community offers garden style 2-3 bedroom apartments at $630-990 per month. Each apartment has many fantastic amenities, such as central air, dishwasher, WiFi, cable, patio, and washer and dryer hookups. The South Ridge Apartment Home community offers 24 hour maintenance. Pets are also allowed. These apartments are relatively close proximity to USC, without being right in the middle of all the action. These apartments are a great option for undergrads or graduate students who want a quieter taste of college life. If you’re short a car, you’re in luck! 3 main bus lines are located right near this community. Just south, enjoy all the amenities of the city park, such as a basketball court, baseball field, and playground.


Great Values


The title says in all. If you’re looking for affordable housing in Raleigh that will get you the most bang for your buck, then this is your section! All of these apartments are below $850 a month, but still provide great floor plans, nifty features, and attractive amenities. These homes are proof that “cheap” doesn’t always mean sacrificing comfort and class!

Open living room with patio in The Lakes

Open living room with patio in The Lakes

The Lakes, located in North Raleigh, love to boast about their affordable resort-style living. With studio-2 bedroom apartments ranging from $528-$828 a month, they certainly do have something to brag about. Each home has updated kitchens with stainless steel appliances, oversized windows, washer/dryer hookups, and a private balcony to enjoy the lake view. Some apartments even include walk-in closets. The Lakes community also offers a number of amenities to its residents, including clubhouse, complimentary WiFi, car care center, 24 hour fitness center, swimming pool, racquetball court, tennis courts, basketball court, and sand volleyball court. On top of all this, they are also located only minutes away from downtown and William Peace University. NCSU is only slightly further away as well.

Open Millbrook Run living room with fireplace

Open Millbrook Run living room with fireplace

Millbrook Run is a community of fairly priced 2 bedroom homes right near some of best dining and shopping in Northeast Raleigh. Each home costs only $695 per month! These homes boast lovely open floor plans with sunny interiors, fireplaces, private patios, dishwashers, built-shelving, gracious breakfast bars, and washer/dryer connections. The Millbrook Run community is quite quiet and serene, offering you a great place to relax after work or school. Because each home is separate from one another, you get to enjoy having friendly neighbors, while also maintaining your privacy.

Spacious master bedroom in a Brentwood West Apartment

Spacious master bedroom in a Brentwood West Apartment

Brentwood West Apartments are affordable apartments located in the lovely Brentwood Hills neighborhood in Northwest Raleigh. These 1-3 bedroom apartments range from $615-820 a month. This is a steal considering some of the fantastic features in these homes. Each home has a spacious floor plan with flexible areas that can be used for multiple purposes, depending on your personal needs. They also have large windows, private balconies, central air, and abundant amounts of closet space. Brentwood West Apartments also offer a few great amenities to residents, including fitness center, outdoor pool, and playground. This community is also a fantastic option for those without a vehicle, as the apartments are located right on a bus line.

Roomy kitchen/dining room in a Water Garden Village apartment

Roomy kitchen/dining room in a Water Garden Village apartment

Water Garden Village in Northwest Raleigh is an elegant apartment building that offers fantastic amenities for the affordable price of $525-675 per month. These spaces offer a variety of dynamic floor plans with air conditioning, dishwashers, and a private porch. Some apartments even include in-unit laundry. Water Garden Village provides many amenities, including disability access, storage, clubhouse, business center, swimming pool, and playground. For those spaces without private laundry, an on-site laundry room is provided. The natural, spacious look of these apartments is quite versatile, making is a great building for either college students, young professionals, and young families. It is also located near many great restaurants and retail shops.

Spacious Tryon Village Apartment bedroom

Spacious Tryon Village Apartment master bedroom

The Tryon Village Apartments offers homey steals at an incredibly affordable price in Southwest Raleigh. These 1-2 bedroom apartments range from $570-750 per month. There are two different kinds of layouts: the 1 bedroom garden apartment and the 2 bedroom townhouse-style apartment. Each apartment has dishwashers, chef style kitchens, central air, large closets. Some apartments even include in-unit laundry. The rent price also includes water and trash. This community includes storage and laundry care center. Two pets per home is permitted. This community is a dream for pets, with plenty of open green space to run and play. There is also playground for young families. Though it’s located outside of the city, the fantastic amenities of Central Raleigh are only a short drive away.

Intimate Grove living room with fireplace

Intimate Grove living room with fireplace

The Groves is a lovely apartment building nestled in Northwest Raleigh. These intimate 1-2 bedroom apartments are priced between $685-825 and are a must-see for those looking for modern coziness at a great price! Each home has a rustic charm to it, with features like a wood burning fireplace, private screen porch, and oversized windows. However, it also offers modern comforts like air conditioning, laundry hook-ups, and a dishwasher. Two pets are permitted to each apartment. The building offers several services to their residents, such as 24-hour maintenance, controlled access, storage, and on-site office. The Groves also have a number of community amenities, such as swimming pool, tennis courts, and a communal lounge.

Spacious Sailboat Bay apartment master bedroom

Spacious Sailboat Bay apartment master bedroom

The Sailboat Bay apartments are a quiet community located right along Lake Lynn, but is also located near popular shopping, retail, and entertainment destinations in Northwest Raleigh. These 1-2 bedroom apartments are incredibly well priced at $670-830 a month. Each apartment has an intimate floor plan with disability access, washer/dryer hookups, large windows, modern kitchens, and high speed internet. Some apartments may also include bay windows, wood burning fireplaces, breakfast bar, built-in bookcases, and stunning lake views. The Sailboat Bay community offers more than just a prime location. The amenities here are definitely something to boast about, including pool, clubhouse, 24-hour fitness center, tennis courts, clothes care center, outdoor grilling area, and easy nature trail access. Pets are also allowed.

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