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Valley Stream Village Apartments

110 Valley Stream Drive, Newark, DE 19702
51%
79
Reviews
51%
% Recommended
45%
City Average
09/21/14
Resident

I moved in June 1, 2012 into one of the renovated (newer) apartments. Renovated meant newer appliances (stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, and microwave). The apartment was freshly painted, and had new padding and carpet installed. There were very few minor things… Full Review ▶

03/24/14
Resident

Moved in a week ago. Prior to move in staff has been great. So far after we got in we had a couple times we needed to call maintenance they came out within a day or two. They have been great.… Full Review ▶

02/24/14
Resident

My Roommate and I Live in this apartment complex for 2 year. In that Time we have 12 instances of water flooding our apartment, 3 of which where major instance of water (over 3" of water). The average length of time… Full Review ▶

02/19/14
Resident

I moved in last month and it is a nice place to live. It has been quiet so far. some aged appliances in my apartment and trash containers seem to get full very quickly. When my roommate and I were looking… Full Review ▶

10/16/13
Resident

Apartments are spacious but the complex is really old for the rent they charge. Maintenance is quite poor. Before move-in, the staff is really helpful and kind. But once you are there, they totally ignore you. When we moved out, they… Full Review ▶

06/26/13
Resident

I don't understand, how this apartment is getting good reviews, I still live in this apartment, planning to move out soon. AC broke down 3 times in the past 3 weeks maintenance guy comes and fix it and after 2 days… Full Review ▶

03/24/13
Resident

Only outside ambiance is good, squeaky floors, frequent water shutdowns, water leaks not just leak your whole apartment would be flooded. I never had such an bad experience in my past 5 years of living in different apartment communities across different… Full Review ▶

03/24/13
Resident

My wife and I (along with our almost 2 yr old) have lived here issue free from 12/11, until present. This is the 3rd place for my family (the formers being a 1 bedroom apt when we first got married, and… Full Review ▶

03/10/13
Resident

piping was done poorly for these buildings major/minor water leakages, squeaky floors, maintenance/management is just ok. I would suggest these apts only if u would like to enroll your kids to the school near by and you must be lucky to… Full Review ▶

02/10/13
Resident

I've only been here a couple of weeks but so far a thumbs up. Noise was a concern for me when moving into any apartments but not an issue in these apartments so far. The staff made the moving in an… Full Review ▶

10/29/12
Resident

I highly recommend these apartments. I moved into a two bedroom in 2011 and had no problems. If any maintenance was needed, it was received with no problems and the maintainance staff was highly helpful. The office staff was attentive and… Full Review ▶

10/08/12
Resident

I moved here in July 2012! The apartments are very spacious with nice closet space. After doing my initial move in walk through (check list) I found several items that needed to be addressed. It did take a week to get… Full Review ▶

09/08/12
Resident

Since applying to live here in March 2012, I have received really good service. The office manager and other office workers have all been really professional, nice, and respectful towards me. I like how they actually know my name when I… Full Review ▶

08/30/12
Resident

the hot water pipe was broken twice, flooding the whole apartment. and because they cant rent out all the apartments, they will do everything to get money out of your pocket, like charging a high fee for the small stains on… Full Review ▶

08/07/12
Resident

I was a recent tenant of Valley Stream Village Apartments for about 4 years. I enjoyed my residency there and I recommend this place to anyone who is looking to rent. I felt very safe at all times, never did I… Full Review ▶

07/12/12
Resident

I would not recommend this apartment complex to anyone!!! First of all, I had a roof leak that took the better part of 6 months to fix and their reasoning was "It's an old building and these things happen". Secondly, READ… Full Review ▶

06/20/12
Resident

The apartments are nice. I grant you that. The service and maintenance are TERRIBLE. If you have a maintenance request, when they finally get to it that only do minimum, and often insufficient repairs. My ceiling had a leak and all… Full Review ▶

12/07/11
Resident

When you first walk into this place, you think hmmm not bad. A nice pool, nice layout of the floor plans, very friendly staff, ect. How can I go wrong. I moved in here about a year ago and since getting… Full Review ▶

08/02/11
Resident

I have lived at Valley Stream Apts for the past 2 months. As with any apartment complex, there are pros and cons. Pros 1) Accessible Pool on daily basis 2) Friendly staff and maintainence crew 3) Amazing cookies in the Leasing… Full Review ▶

07/10/11
Resident

Alright, I am a current resident. For the most part, people who take the time to write reviews are usually the people who have had terrible experiences, so I will give my honest opinion of my current situation(I am bored at… Full Review ▶

07/07/11
Resident

I moved in about 3 months ago and I have to say that so far it's been fine.I had a real time crunch for my move and the staff helped me get in quickly and was very nice. Everyone that has… Full Review ▶

06/14/11
Resident

First things first. We've had three leaks in this apartment in the 6 months we've lived here. The first one was from a ceiling that ended up discoloring our carpet. The next two occurred within a day of each other. The… Full Review ▶

05/24/11
Resident

Grounds are well-kept, price is right. That's the good stuff. Nothing in my apartment was "as promised." The office person swore we would be happy and love it here. I hate it. The carpet is dingy, appliances worn and filthy, leaks… Full Review ▶

03/27/11
Resident

Here is the good, the bad and ugly about this apartment. 1) The model is absolutley nothing like your apartment/ NOTHING! 2) That being said it's not horrible, just very outdated but clean 3) On the plus side, the maintence guys… Full Review ▶

10/07/10
Resident

When I came to Valley Stream, I was desperate with little time, and having a horrible day. When I walked in that day turned completly around, and has never changed since then. I moved in to the apartment last October, and… Full Review ▶

09/19/10
Resident

This place doesn't live up to its name. I can tell you that there are reasons why this is not a good complex, but due to certain restrictions, I cannot go into details. Trust me when I say that the reasons… Full Review ▶

09/08/10
Resident

When I first walked into my apartment on moving day, i was honestly embarassed. It was not at all what they have shown me, compared to the model, mine was a dump. It's so outdated the bath tub doesn't match the… Full Review ▶

06/29/10
Resident

I just renewed my lease for the 5th year. I personally love living in this neighborhood. I live on the top floor and have a beautiful cathedral ceiling which makes my living room look huge. Everytime I have had a problem… Full Review ▶

05/20/10
Resident

I have lived at Valley Stream Village Apartments for almost a year!!! The apartment complex is always kept clean there is little noise!!! The maintence guy Kalman is really nice and a very hard worker!! Any time I have any problems… Full Review ▶

03/18/10
Resident

Valley Stream Village is neither wonderful nor horrible. A lot of people refer to it as Valley Slum on these review boards, and that has not been my experience at all, but it isn't the top of the line either. I… Full Review ▶

03/02/10
Resident

When me and my roommate decided to move into valley stream village apartments we thought we were making a great decision. Lets just say we made a huge mistake. At first the office staff seemed extremely nice and outgoing. There is… Full Review ▶

01/15/10
Resident

So we moved out in early 2009 and it has been the best decision ever. Decided to drive through today "just for kicks"...and yes, it is still a ---- HOLE...broken down cars, trashy looking apartments, horrible surroundings. I just guess that… Full Review ▶

12/14/09
Resident

I was a little skeptical after seeing the reviews on here, but my fiance and I moved in back in June. We had a very pleasant experience with the girls in the office and our move went very smoothly. Our neighbors… Full Review ▶

11/16/09
Resident

I've been searching for an apartment for a couple of weeks now. I've based alot of my decisions on where to go based on the feedback and comments on this website, (whether that's smart or not is another issue.) So I've… Full Review ▶

07/16/09
Resident

At first this seemed like a nice place to live. Then at about 2 am the screaming started. It sounded like someone was being killed. I wasn't sure if I was hearing things or dreaming so I ignored it for one… Full Review ▶

03/24/09
Resident

Most days, I'm as busy as a bee! But I will make time to meet with you! No matter what your concerns may be and because that's the kind of person I am. It's an honor to hold such a position… Full Review ▶

12/28/08
Resident

My fiance and I moved in here after we had our first child and our old apartment was too small. I could honestly care less about the trash piling up outside in the streets (hey it's not in my apartment). What… Full Review ▶

10/01/08
Resident

valley stream village apartments are a joke. the staff is by far the rudest people ive met in my life not to metion they really could care less about you or whats wrong with your apartment. dont get me wrong the… Full Review ▶

07/12/08
Resident

Valley Stream is atrocious. The manager is a two-faced, power hungry witch. She treats the tenants like pond scum. Of course, many of them are low-lifed pieces of crap anyway. Many of the tenants have no respect for anybody. People park… Full Review ▶

06/12/08
Resident

This has been the worse experience renting ever. Here's the condition of the unit when we first moved in: -had to scrub urine off of floor and toilet in bathroom -no hot water -soap scum (i hope) in shower -window screens… Full Review ▶

04/02/08
Resident

I have lived at VSV for nearly 6 years. The property manager ----- --------- is a cyborg. She will smile and act polite to get you in the door but once you are there she is rude,obnoxious and unprofessional. Did I… Full Review ▶

03/28/08
Prospective Resident

We went to see this place and wow it was bad.... as usual the model was nice but we poked around and yuck.... the actual apartments and the grounds was like living in the ghetto. Dirty, poorly kept, etc. Hey if… Full Review ▶

12/16/07
Resident

this place is not the best put together place to live. very drafty, not insulated at all. also i read the earlier comment about the dumpsters prior to me coming here and i tell you its the absolute truth. many times… Full Review ▶

09/24/07
Resident

Im new to this area and I'm extremely happy to be here. Where I used to reside is no where near as nice an apartment. The men who do the maintenance are very helpful and I cannot think of anything bad… Full Review ▶

08/02/07
Resident

I have lived here for one year and i can't wait until my lease is up! The street lights on the main Valley Stream Drive have been out for several weeks. Upon numerous complaints to the leasing office, nothing has been… Full Review ▶

07/17/07
Resident

If you try to take trash to the dumpster it will likely be full. Complain to office they say to use another dumpster, oh but its full as well. So people just leave trash next to or on top of the… Full Review ▶

03/17/07
Resident

I moved to Delaware for the first time and have been living here for over six months now. I did have some issues and needed maintenance to come out, but they always showed up within a day or two to fix… Full Review ▶

01/26/07
Resident

I LIVE AT VALLEY STREAM APARTMENTS AND I'M VERY HAPPY. THIS IS MY THIRD APARTMENT EXPERIENCE AND THE FIRST ONE THAT I CAN ACUTALLY SAY WAS GOOD. I'VE RECOMMENDED THIS COMPLEX TO MY FRIENDS. Full Review ▶

09/29/06
Resident

Currently I live at Valley Stream Apartments and really like it. The building I live in is quiet and nice. Office keeps the area clean. Looks good! Full Review ▶

09/19/06
Resident

I moved in mid-March and have never had any real problems. The people are really nice and friendly to deal with. My apartment backs to the woods and is so quiet. I never even really see anyone out and about. They… Full Review ▶

08/09/06
Resident

if anyone looking for an apartment thinks this review is real they are out of their minds.. Almost no one provides a 5.0 rating for any apartment. We are searching for an apt. and this rating screams "office staff written" its… Full Review ▶

08/07/06
Resident

I moved in July 14 and so far i have not had any major issues. the apt is nice, my neighbors keep to themselves. manintenence work is done quickly and the office staff is nice. The only issue i have had… Full Review ▶

08/04/06
Resident

This one is so obvious (5.0 c'mon ladies) that it is laughable. It's pretty bad when the rental office has to put something good about the place on here. Why are you pretending to be a tenant? Why not say who… Full Review ▶

08/02/06
Resident

I moved into valley stream village apartments almost a year ago and i absolutely love it. I read a few of these reviews speaking of how the staff is so "rude". I have found the staff to be incredibly helpful and… Full Review ▶

07/14/06
Resident

I just found out about this website and wanted to post a comment. In reading some of the past comments, I would have to disagree. I've live at Valley Stream and have for several years. Over the past two years I… Full Review ▶

06/22/06
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04/19/06
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03/29/06
Resident

The negative reviews are way to harsh. I have been hear for 5 years and although its got its issues (maintanance is way under staffed and over worked)its a nice place.

The place is not perfect but its a good place… Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

I;ve lived here with my girlfirend for over 3 years and it had been a good experience for us. The staff have always been friendly towards us and the property has improved over the past year or so. I was reading… Full Review ▶

01/25/06
Resident

I am still living here only because my husband and I are moving to another state this summer and really don't feel like moving again in the meantime. This apartment complex is an empty shell of a place to live. Basically,… Full Review ▶

01/23/06
Resident

The apartments are -at best- OK. It isn't that I don't feel safe here...I guess my biggest problem is some of the office staff...including the property manager who is, to put it politely, not very capable and definitely not nice (unless… Full Review ▶

01/16/06
Resident

I am expecting to be moving from the apartment becauase I am building a home. Otherwise I would continue to rent from here. I've lived here since 2002 and I must say that the apartments have come a long way from… Full Review ▶

11/17/05
Resident

I moved into Valley Stream 7 months ago and I can say that it is a very nice apartment. I am very happy that the staff keeps the complex clean. That was very important to me when I moved in. It… Full Review ▶

04/24/05
Resident

I will be moving soon only because I am buying a house. The apartment is very nice and quiet. Prior to the new manager I did have some maintenance repairs that we not completed right away. Full Review ▶

04/03/05
Resident

the staff wrote the last comment. its a ghetto. Full Review ▶

02/24/05
Resident

I have lived here for 2 years and just signed-up for another. The property manager and girls in the office are great and resolve any of my problems right away. The highly skilled maitnence staff are quick to fix anything thats… Full Review ▶

08/19/04
Resident

The amount of money that one pays for rent here should not include the amount of problems that I have had. Too many too list. Take my advice and stay away. Full Review ▶

08/12/04
Resident

I moved to Valley Stream a few months ago...the staff was nice and my apartment was in pretty good condition...my carpet was not new, but that seems pretty typical for an apartment complex...I looked at a lot of places...some were a… Full Review ▶

06/21/04
Resident

This place is a dump and way overpriced - not to mention the arrogant and lying staff they put into that office. They will tell you anything you want to get you to sign a lease. Then they try to change… Full Review ▶

06/14/04
Resident

You can tell which review on this site was written by the Staff.
The apartment complex is filling with trash, there is alot of "independently rich" people living here selling what ever substance they sell. Quality OF people are were getting… Full Review ▶

04/28/04
Resident

Wasn´t that a phrase in a Clint Eastwood movie? Yeah, High Plains Drifter... Anyway, it applies to this complex. When I first drove through the complex I liked the area, and they appeared to be fairly clean apartments. Do not be… Full Review ▶

02/10/04
Resident

From the day we moved in we had nothing but problems. It was obvious that our "new" apartment had been broken into prior to our occupancy. We asked the management staff to fix the damage and they instead offered to paint… Full Review ▶

02/06/04
Resident

The first thing to know about Valley Stream Village Apartments is that it´s on the far side of a college town. This means that during the school year, this place fills up with college kids. Now, granted, the population of them… Full Review ▶

02/02/04
Resident

I´ve lived in my apartment for a year and love the space. Maintenance men respond as normal. I do not like the fact the maintenance men sometimes arrive at your apartment in the morning and do not give you ample time… Full Review ▶

01/16/04
Resident

This is the worst apartment complex I have ever stayed in. If the walls are made of paper here, than the floors must be made out of rice paper, because you can hear everything, and I mean everything.
The landscaping was… Full Review ▶

12/17/03
Resident

I have lived at Valley Stream for a few years. I have NEVER had ANY problems with ANY of the staff. They are always nice to me and my family. When I have a service call they are out here within… Full Review ▶

05/30/03
Resident

Hi,

I have just got off the phone on an air condition trouble call... here the call its friday.. keep in mind its 80 degrees here "I don´t think we can get anyone out there today, and we don´t have… Full Review ▶

04/10/03
Resident

valley dirty stream, just like the projects noise city not the tenants the buildings,repairs multiple vists, don´t do it, you´ll be sorry, capano owns this one. ther may be a body burried unde your building........... Full Review ▶

12/23/02
Resident

Bring an oil can or WD/40. They know they have squeaky ceilings, squeaky floors and squeaky entrance steps, you can hear neighbors thru paper thin walls, but the Property Manager acts like they dont squeak.
The maintainance dept must be from… Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio2 $ 1393
11 $ 980
21 $ 741
22 $ 1141
22.5 $ 1810

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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