Austin apartments fit for the rich and famous

West Riverside Drive and Barton Springs Road. | Photo: Zumper

News flash: The priciest rental listing on the market in Austin costs $4,002/month. As absurd as it may seem, it's not the only luxury residential listing in the city. But just how top-tier are the features, given these huge price points?

We examined local listings in Austin via rental websites Zumper and Apartment Guide to unearth the city's most extravagant listings.

Read on to see the select listings currently on the market. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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West Riverside Drive and Barton Springs Road (Bouldin Creek)

Right off the bat, check out this apartment situated at West Riverside Drive and Barton Springs Road in Bouldin Creek. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it's a whole 724 square feet. Whereas the average price for a one-bedroom rental in Austin is roughly $1,250/month, this stately home is currently listed at $4,002/month. What, exactly, makes it so costly?

In the apartment, you'll find a walk-in closet, a dishwasher and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. The building comes with a gym. Pets too are welcome in this opulent house.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is very walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and has good transit options.

(Click through to the complete listing here.)

1401 Eva St. (Bouldin Creek)

Then, here's this condo situated at 1401 Eva St. in Bouldin Creek. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it spans 972 square feet. This living space is currently priced at $3,000/month.

The building boasts a roof deck and garage parking. You can also expect to find large windows, a balcony, air conditioning and a dishwasher in the condo. Pets too are welcome in this palatial villa.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is very walkable, is very bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

301 Brazos St. (Downtown)

Next, take a look at this apartment situated at 301 Brazos St. in Downtown Austin. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it's a sprawling 864 square feet in size. This spot is currently priced at $2,913/month.

The building boasts garage parking. In the apartment, the listing promises a dishwasher, hardwood flooring, a walk-in closet and a deck. Both cats and dogs are allowed in this opulent home.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and has excellent transit.

(If you want to daydream, see the complete listing here.)

6107 E. Riverside Drive (Pleasant Valley)

And finally, here's this apartment located at 6107 E. Riverside Drive in Pleasant Valley. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, and it's a voluminous 1,188 square feet in size. This rental is currently priced at $2,850/month. What makes it so costly?

The apartment has a balcony, both air conditioning and central heating, a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and a walk-in closet. Dwelling in this deluxe house is a human-only thing: Pets aren't allowed.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address isn't very walkable, is fairly bikeable and has good transit options.

(If you want to daydream, see the complete listing here.)


This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Additionally, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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