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Should I Rent A One-Bedroom Or Two-Bedroom Apartment In Indianapolis?

Whether you’re just starting your first job away from home, are downsizing later in life, or anything in between, you have to make a decision. Do you lease a one-bedroom or a two-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis? How you decide what’s right for you depends on many things.

What Can You Afford?

Some people may want an additional bedroom, but can you afford the extra cost when contrasted to a one-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis? The additional space might be helpful, but if plan on using it for storage, consider a detached garage instead.

The cost isn’t just about your monthly rent. You may pay more in utility bills With an extra room to keep up.

How Will You Handle Your Stuff?

Model bedroom in a Indianapolis apartment.

When you’re deciding between a one-bedroom apartment or a two-bedroom apartment, you should also consider everything coming with you. If you’re coming with a lot of large furniture pieces, you may want the extra space. If anything, a separate room may be the ideal space for an oversized bookshelf or your sports memorabilia you’re looking to show off. Without the second bedroom, your decision on what’s kept is more difficult, and you’ll have to choose which pieces to give to a friend, sell, or toss.

A Spare Bedroom Makes It Easy To Have Company

Model bedroom in a Indianapolis apartment.

If you have an occasional overnight guest, it’s easier for them to be in a bedroom rather than crashing on your pull-out couch. Out-of-state family or friends who stay overnight have a cozy space they can relax in with the guest bedroom. (Then again, a one-bedroom might convince out-of-town visitors to get a room at a hotel). If anything, you can use the spare room for a dog crate or cat palace.

Additional Space For Entertaining

Living room in model apartment.

Speaking of your friends: Do you like to entertain? It may be trickier to comfortably fit lots of people in a one-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis than in a two-bedroom unit. You can even change the second bedroom into a fun gaming room.

Change The Extra Bedroom Into A Home Office

Home office in a Indianapolis apartment.

When deciding on a one-bedroom apartment or a two-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis, the deciding factor may be finding a place to work. Home offices are getting to be very common, and it’s helpful when you don’t need to pile your computer and paper all over the dining table. You can set up a comfy fold-away couch or futon for guests and use the second bedroom for a workspace. When your workday is done, just close the door with your stuff out and you’re prepared for the next workday.

An Apartment Visit To Penrose on Mass Can Help You Choose Between A One Bedroom Or Two-bedroom Apartment In Indianapolis

Deciding between a one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment in Indianapolis is an important call. It can be hard to know what’s right for you without taking a tour. Call Penrose on Mass Apartments at 317-661-4399 to book a tour or schedule a tour online.

Penrose on Mass Apartments
530 Massachusetts Ave.
IndianapolisIndiana 46204
Phone: 317-661-4399
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Penrose on Mass Apartments
Penrose on Mass Apartments is a luxury apartment community located at Massachusetts Ave. and New Jersey Ave. in Indianapolis. Owned and operated by the J.C. Hart Company, we're dedicated to making a place our Residents can call home. We offer several different floor plans and amenities to fit any lifestyle, and our Residents love living near Mass Avenue.
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