So, you’re coming to UEI Bakersfield, you’ve picked a program, what else is there left to do? Well find a place to live, of course. The rental market can be tricky no matter where you are. With misleading apartments, high prices, and other restrictions, we could all use a hand out in the hunt. Luckily Bakersfield avoids a lot of these issues -- and offers a good selection of places to live.
Some things you should take into consideration before settling on an apartment are location, price, and amenities. First of all, if you’re an hour away from campus, it will turn into a nightmare for everyone. Walking distance is of course the best option, but that’s not always possible. Just make sure to consider your commute to and from classes in your decision.
One of the most important factors that go into this decision is of course price. It is an unavoidable factor, but luckily with the options in Bakersfield, you can get some serious bang for your buck. We’re talking open concept apartments in a great location: bang for your buck.
We have compiled some of the best apartments around campus in Bakersfield to help you on your search.
1100 Mondavi Way
Bakersfield, CA 93312
This gated apartment community is minutes from great shops and restaurants like Trader Joes and Target. It is also in a renowned school district, Fruitvale. The apartments are contemporary in design, with updated appliances and granite countertops. On the property, there is also private parking, a community BBQ, a pool, and even a spa. Living here will be like coming home to a vacation every day. With three different configurations available (a loft, a one bedroom, and a two bedroom) this complex can fit families or individuals. Living here you will also become part of the community, which is the key to any great living environment. The complex promises clean, quiet, and convenient, and they deliver.
4930 Gosford Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93313
The Watermark in Bakersfield is the premiere new apartment complex with an accessible price. Sleek is the word that comes to mind when looking at the design of these one, two, or three bedroom apartments. With open concept plans and high ceilings, you can tell the developers care as much about detail as you do when you are choosing a new apartment. One of the most attractive amenities of the complex is the resort style clubhouse and pool. You can sit in the beautiful California weather, in a private cabana, sipping an iced coffee from the coffee bar, with free WiFi. Doesn’t that sound tempting? It even has a state of the art fitness center and covered parking. The apartments come with upgraded appliances and granite countertops, among other amenities. This complex also allows pets with approval, so if you’re bringing your best friend to school, this may be the place for you. There is also 24/7 surveillance on the property, and its ultra-convenient location puts you within minutes of everything you could ever need.