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Find Houses for Rent in Lake Charles, LA

Located west of Lafayette, this city in Calcasieu Parish is the fifth-largest in the state and one of the most important in the region of Acadiana. Families interested in homes for rent in Lake Charles will benefit from the community's prime location in southwestern Louisiana.

Important Facts About Lake Charles for New Renters

  • The original settlement of Lake Charles was largely cut off from the rest of Louisiana by large forests to the north and the Atchafalaya Swamp in the east. From its inception, the community was a melting pot of ethnicities and religions.
  • With both English and northeastern Americans in Lake Charles, the city was divided in its participation in the Civil War. However, young men from local families wound up fighting for the South despite the city's mixed feelings on slavery.
  • While the city has been modernized over the years, many 19th- and early 20th-century houses made of pine and cypress remain standing. They act as living museums of the region's history in the lumber industry.

Useful Resources for New Lake Charles Residents

  • The city library is managed by the Calcasieu Parish Public Library system, which provides many beneficial services to the community. It offers free computer classes to the public and early literacy courses for children between the ages of 2 and 8.
  • The Lake Charles Police Department serves the community with experienced law enforcement that protects the quality of life for the city's residents. It uses social media to provide citizens with up-to-date information and news.

What to Do in Lake Charles

This city benefits from its rich cultural background in Louisiana history, serving as one of the most important areas of the state. Year-round activities such as fishing and hunting mean there's never a dull day in Lake Charles.

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Beautifully renovated Live Oak Place!

Beautifully renovated Live Oak Place!

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (1.27 miles) (#786873)

Price: $695

(877) 583-5646

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
The Verandah At Graywood (55 and Older)

The Verandah At Graywood (55 and Older)

Lake Charles, LA 70605 (6.62 miles)

Price: $1,195-$4,428

(337) 656-0833

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Country Club Pointe

Country Club Pointe

Lake Charles, LA 70605 (4.98 miles)

Price: $942-$1,638

(337) 409-0917

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Suffolk Manor Apartments

Suffolk Manor Apartments

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (1.90 miles)

Price: $550-$840

(877) 687-4295

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Emerald Point Apartments (Maximum Income Restrictions Apply)

Emerald Point Apartments (Maximum Income Restrictions Apply)

Lake Charles, LA 70607 (3.58 miles)

Price: From $527

(337) 214-4076

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Nelson Pointe

Nelson Pointe

Lake Charles, LA 70605 (4.51 miles)

Price: $816-$1,373

(337) 214-4977

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Embers Apartment Homes

The Embers Apartment Homes

Lake Charles, LA 70605 (2.69 miles)

Price: From $520

(877) 790-2107

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Fleur De Leis

Fleur De Leis

Lake Charles, LA 70607 (2.97 miles)

Price: $520-$900

(337) 419-2646

Beds: 1 - 4, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Lake Charles

Furnished Studio - Lake Charles

Sulphur, LA 70665 (6.69 miles)

Price: From $672

(888) 919-2063

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
978 Goodrich, Carlyss - Two BR

978 Goodrich, Carlyss - Two BR

Sulphur, LA 70665 (11.81 miles) (#OODLERENT3599604879)

Price: $600

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Carriage House for C.A.s - One BR

Carriage House for C.A.s - One BR

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (0.45 miles) (#OODLERENT3494100459)

Price: $2,400

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

NEW 3/2 trailer in quiet area - Three BR

NEW 3/2 trailer in quiet area - Three BR

Iowa, LA 70647 (12.27 miles) (#OODLERENT3646979289)

Price: $800

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

607 Woodland, Sulphur - Three BR

607 Woodland, Sulphur - Three BR

Sulphur, LA 70663 (10.44 miles) (#OODLERENT3633210401)

Price: $800

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

1524 Anita, Sulphur - Four BR

1524 Anita, Sulphur - Four BR

Sulphur, LA 70663 (7.87 miles) (#OODLERENT3609724968)

Price: Please Call

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

Little C.A.'s House - Lake Charles - Two BR

Little C.A.'s House - Lake Charles - Two BR

Lake Charles, LA 70601 (0.47 miles) (#OODLERENT3494100438)

Price: $2,440

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

House for Rent North of Delta Downs, secluded in woods

House for Rent North of Delta Downs, secluded in woods

Vinton, LA 70668 (22.08 miles) (#OODLERENT3636792854)

Price: $400

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

401 N Kinney - One BR

401 N Kinney - One BR

Iowa, LA 70647 (12.18 miles) (#OODLERENT3608937455)

Price: $400

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

308 Quelqueshue, Sulphur - Three BR

308 Quelqueshue, Sulphur - Three BR

Sulphur, LA 70663 (6.68 miles) (#OODLERENT3633210253)

Price: Please Call

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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