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Cozy suburban city just a stone’s throw from Washington, D.C.

  • Commuter
  • D.C.
  • Suburb
  • Beltway

A quick 20 miles northwest of the Washington, D.C. Beltway sits Sterling, Virginia. The perfect commuter town, Sterling is a quiet and family-friendly community that offers the comfort you’re looking for when you get home. This suburban gem is quaint and charming, featuring a tranquil atmosphere of tree-lined neighborhoods and that sought-after feel of ease and coziness. Choosing your next apartment in Sterling affords you the tranquility of the Virginia suburbs, while allowing you to reside just a quick drive away from the beltway of our nation’s capital.

There are plenty of options for adventure and relaxation when you live in Sterling, Virginia. Soak up some Virginia heritage at Heritage Farm Museum, or cool off at Volcano Island Waterpark. Scale the walls at Sportrock Climbing Center, and enjoy the cultural arts at Waddell Art Gallery. The easygoing mix of atmosphere and local character makes Sterling a charming and relaxing place to call home. When looking for your next apartment, let Sterling’s commuter charm bring you right to the door of your new home.

Rent Trends

As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in Sterling, VA is $1,510 for one bedroom, $1,787 for two bedrooms, and $2,082 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Sterling has increased by 2.3% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
1 BR 781 $1,510
2 BR 1,092 $1,787
3 BR 1,340 $2,082


32 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
2 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
41 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable

Top 10 Apartments in Sterling

  1. Potomac Garden, 1-3 Bed, $1,240 - 1,800
  2. Commons at Potomac Square, 1-2 Bed, $1,484 - 1,900
  3. Chase Heritage Apartments, 1-3 Bed, $1,378 - 2,400
  4. Reserve at Town Center, 1-3 Bed, $1,481 - 2,039
  5. Cascades Overlook, 1-3 Bed, $1,375 - 2,375
  6. Village at Potomac Falls, 1-3 Bed, $1,495 - 2,485
  7. Lerner Parc Dulles, 1-3 Bed, $1,492 - 2,222
  8. Lerner Remington, 1-3 Bed, $1,401 - 2,284
  9. Lerner Windmill Parc, 1-3 Bed, $1,646 - 2,271
  10. Muirfield Woods Apartments, 1-2 Bed, $1,400 - 1,740


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