See our COVID-19 updates for Residents, Guests, and Associates. Learn More.

Is It Better To Rent An Apartment Or A Townhouse in Fishers?

You've made the call between renting and buying. Still, now you have another tough choice: should you rent an apartment or townhouse in Fishers?

While you can scope out a spacious two-bedroom or a three-bedroom apartment in Fishers, you opt to foot the extra rent for the increase in privacy a townhouse brings. After all, a townhouse is almost always guaranteed to feature separate entryways, a personal garage, and two or more floors. But those benefits also come with an increase in rent.

Read on for a few key considerations to debate to help you make the best decision.

Townhomes Generally Cost More To Rent Than Apartments

Exterior view of a Fishers apartment.

While you don’t have any definite rules for rents, a townhome will usually cost more per month. With a townhome, you will probably get a small yard in the front and back and a personal garage. Townhouses also come with a two- or three-story floor plan.

That being said, there are many apartments within one building. You may have an outside patio or balcony, but most likely won’t have a private unit entrance. Those townhouse benefits of an attached garage, private yard, and private entrance could have a larger monthly rent. 

Get More Stories With Your Townhome 

Square footage comparisons use the same standard when looking at an apartment or townhouse in Fishers. In regards to floor space, a 10’ x 10’ bedroom can be found in both living options. And it's not uncommon to find some apartments that are laid out with more space than the townhouse option. However, apartments will normally have a one-story layout. Townhomes utilize a multi-level layout.

The discrete floors allow for increased privacy and no upstairs neighbors. With multiple stories, it can be easier to determine what is your entertaining level and what is your private space. For instance, you can hang out on the first floor after your roommates go to sleep on the second level. And if your office is at your kitchen table, you can fix an office space downstairs while your top level becomes a no work zone.

Both Get All The Complex Amenities

Laundry room in a Fishers townhome.

Townhomes are going to come provided with washer/dryer hookups. Different apartments might also have hookups like their townhouse cousins. Other apartment units have a washer and dryer included, or else you’ll have community laundry rooms instead. Your townhome might also have more closets and has a better chance for features like a bay window.

The general community amenities come standard no matter what you rent. You'll receive entry to the pool, gym, and everything else your community has available. And every unit gets maintenance calls and appliances, too.

Privacy Can Be the X Factor On Apartment Vs. Townhouse in Fishers

Fishers townhomes with separate entrances.

Shared entryways are an ordinary part of apartment living. This can be a fun way to greet your building mates, but you might want to avoid a common walkway. Townhouses are solitary units reminiscent to a house and may even have small patio areas, allowing you to do meet and greets on your own schedule.

Both townhouses and apartments use common side walls, but a lot of apartments share a ceiling, floor, or both. You'll want to be more aware about noise when you’re in an apartment. The lack of noise from floors and ceilings in a townhome could also be a more pet-friendly living arrangement.

Ready To Tour Your New Home?

As your start touring for your new place to rent in Fishers, don’t forget to visit Pullman Pointe Apartments. We have roomy floor plans, friendly staff, and excellent amenities. Call (765) 534-2129 or tap the “schedule a tour button” to start your apartment hunt.

View Floor PlansSchedule a Tour