What You Can Rent for $1500 a Month in Wash West Right Now

Not ready to commit? Don't want to be tied down to a house? Here are some rentals that would be ideal for a single adult or couple.

317 S. Juniper St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19107 | Image via Zillow

Not everybody looking for a place to live is looking to buy a home or condo. They may see themselves moving again in the near future, or they may not want to take on the responsibilities of maintaining a home. In either case, renting an apartment is the superior choice.

This initial rental roundup focuses on units that might appeal to a young adult or childless couple looking to get a foothold in Washington Square West, one of the most eclectic neighborhoods in the city. With so many dining, nightlife and shopping options close at hand, it’s a great place to launch oneself into the thick of urban life.

317 S. Juniper St. (above) | 2 beds, 1 bath, 700 square feet, $1,495 per month

This condo unit features classic historic detailing, a modern kitchen with full-size appliances, hardwood and tile floors, and a washer and dryer in the unit. You can rent it furnished or unfurnished. Pets are welcome.

317 S. Juniper St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19107 [Call Iris, 267-800-4155, if interested]

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302 S. 10th St., Apt. 2 | 1 bed, 1 bath, 800 square feet, $1,450 per month

This apartment features large windows that let in lots of light, ample closet space, a kitchen with a serving bar open to the living room, an ample bedroom and central air conditioning. There’s a coin-operated laundry in the basement. Unfurnished. No pets.

302 S. 10th St., Apt. 2, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107 [Elyse LeMay | OCF Realty via Zillow]

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720 Lombard St., 2nd floor | 2 beds, 1 bath, 800 square feet, $1,500 per month

The listing states this building was built in 1940, but it’s clearly gotten both a facelift and interior work since then. The kitchen includes a dishwasher, the unit has central air, and there are shared laundry facilities in the building. Unfurnished. No pets.

720 Lombard St., 2nd floor, Philadelphia, Pa., 19147 [Call Zahi Hananel, 215-768-8224, if interested]

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303-305 S. 11th St., #11 | 1 bed, 1 bath, 398 square feet, $1,350 per month

This modern unit in a classic townhouse has central air and a stylish kitchen with a tile backsplash and breakfast bar. It comes with a storage unit in the basement, where you’ll also find the laundry. The building has a community patio in the rear. Unfurnished. Contact manager regarding pets.

303-305 S. 11th St., #11, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107 [Jonathan Silva | The Condo Shop | Keller Williams Realty]

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1118 Lombard St. (unit unspecified) | 2 beds, 1 bath, square footage unavailable, $1,500 per month

This unit is in the well-maintained Washington Mews condominium, a restored complex of townhouses that includes the converted house of worship shown here. The bi-level units in this building are striking and stylish, and they’re convenient to neighborhood shopping as well as the local nightlife. Unfurnished. Contact manager regarding pets.

1118 Lombard St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19147 [Call Edwin Barrett, 215-469-1126, if interested]