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Should I Get A One-Bedroom Or Two-Bedroom Apartment In Bloomington?

Whether you’re finding a place fresh out of college, are an empty nester downsizing from a single-family home, or anything in between, you have to make a choice. Do you lease a one-bedroom or a two-bedroom apartment in Bloomington? How you choose what’s best for you depends on these factors.

What Can You Afford?

Many renters can find a use for a second bedroom, but can you afford the added cost compared to a one-bedroom apartment in Bloomington? The added room might be useful, but if want to use it for storage, you might want a detached garage instead.

The extra cost isn’t just about your monthly rent. You may have higher utility costs With an extra room to keep up.

Where Will You Store Your Stuff?

Model bedroom in a Bloomington apartment.

While you’re choosing between a one-bedroom apartment or a two-bedroom apartment, don’t forget about all your things. If you own a lot of large furniture pieces, you may want the extra space. After all, a separate room may be the perfect space for Grandma’s china cabinet or your sports memorabilia you’d like to display. When you only have one bedroom, it’s more difficult to decide what’s essential, and you’ll have to choose which items to give away, sell, or throw in the trash.

A Spare Bedroom May Mean Visitors

Model bedroom in a Bloomington apartment.

If you have friends or family stay the night, they may be more comfortable sleeping in a bedroom instead of crashing on your pull-out couch. Out-of-town guests who stay over can enjoy a private space they can relax in within the extra bedroom. (Of course, a one-bedroom might persuade out-of-town visitors to stay at a hotel). And if you need, you can use the extra bedroom for a dog crate or cat palace.

Extra Space For Entertaining

Living room in model apartment.

Speaking about your friends: Are you known for entertaining? It is often harder to comfortably fit lots of people in a one-bedroom apartment in Bloomington than in a two-bedroom unit. You can even convert the spare bedroom into an enviable game room.

Use The Second Bedroom As A Home Office

Home office in a Bloomington apartment.

When choosing between a one-bedroom apartment or a two-bedroom apartment in Bloomington, the tipping point may be finding an area to work. Home offices are becoming more and more important, and it’s a bonus when you don’t need to spread out your laptop and paper so they cover your living room coffee table. You can have a nice futon or couch for guests and use the extra bedroom for a workspace. When the work is finished, just shut the door and leave your work stuff on your desk and you’re ready for the next workday.

An Apartment Tour From City Flats on Tenth Can Help You Choose Between A One Bedroom Or Two-bedroom Apartment In Bloomington

Choosing between a one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartment in Bloomington is an important choice. You might not know what an apartment is like without seeing it in person. Call City Flats on Tenth at 812-561-1974 to schedule a tour or you can book a tour online.

City Flats on Tenth
3821 E. Barrington Dr. , Apt. C
BloomingtonIndiana 47408
Phone: 812-561-1974
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City Flats on Tenth
City Flats on Tenth is a luxury apartment community located at E 10th St. and N Smith Rd. in Bloomington. Owned and managed by the J.C. Hart Company, we're dedicated to helping our Residents feel at home. We offer several different floor plans and amenities to fit any lifestyle, and our Residents love living near Indiana University Campus.
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