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The relaxing lifestyle of the countryside, with D.C. just a short hop away

  • Suburb
  • Commuter
  • Safe
  • Low Crime
  • Schools
  • Lake
  • Golf
  • Nature
  • Outdoors
  • Upscale
  • Family Friendly

Gainesville is a small suburban community located about 35 miles west of Washington, D.C. Boasting terrific schools and an exceptionally low crime rate, Gainesville has become popular with D.C.-area commuters seeking the tranquility of the countryside, with upscale apartments, townhomes, and houses dominating the rental market. Residents enjoy close access to several large malls and retail centers in town, which have made Gainesville one of the region’s most popular shopping destinations.

The area surrounding the community is rich with natural attractions and historic landmarks, including Manassas National Battlefield Park and Lake Manassas. To the east, the Jiffy Lube Live amphitheater hosts major concerts and other special events throughout the year, attracting thousands from all over the region.

Rent Trends

As of October 2018, the average apartment rent in Gainesville, VA is $1,696 for one bedroom, $1,906 for two bedrooms, and $2,304 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Gainesville has increased by 3.0% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
1 BR 916 $1,696
2 BR 1,161 $1,906
3 BR 1,424 $2,304


31 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
1 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
38 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable

Top Apartments in Gainesville

  1. Somerset Pointe, 1-3 Bed, $1,236 - 1,711
  2. Somerhill Farms, 1-3 Bed, $1,540 - 2,565


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Apartments for Rent in Gainesville, VA

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