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Somerset Apartments

12800 Vonn Road, Largo, FL 33774
72%
84
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72%
% Recommended
61%
City Average
11/07/14
Resident

I would highly recommend somerset to anyone and everyone. The office staff has been very helpful as well as maintenance has been on point. I have lived here for 2 years and it was one of the best decisions I have… Full Review ▶

10/29/14
Resident

This place is a s***hole. We've lived here five years now and just got a new washing machine this year. It's taken them that long to replace it. The apartment above us had a water heater leak and leaked to our… Full Review ▶

06/22/14
Prospective Resident

Found this place for my parents as they were looking to downsize from their house as they are getting older and had a hard time maintaing their house. This is a great apartment complex, neighbors are extremely friendly very nice community… Full Review ▶

03/10/14
Resident

So far so good! Brandon helped me move out of state which made the transition very easy. It's hard to judge your new place just from pictures and conversation but I was reassured I would be satisfied. Great place in a… Full Review ▶

12/13/13
Resident

Love the apartments and the grounds. More of a community feel than any other apartment I've lived in, and the staff are all accommodating. Full Review ▶

11/26/13
Resident

Very pleased with the apartment that Brandon picked out for us before we arrived in Florida. When you move from out of state to an apartment complex that you have only seen online could be scary, but we are very happy… Full Review ▶

10/09/13
Resident

Love living here and it is the best group of people that work here!!! Full Review ▶

09/28/13
Resident

I looked at a lot of different apartments before I decided on moving here and I couldn't be happier...the property looks clean and for this area it's really the best price for the size of the apartment. Whenever I need maintenance… Full Review ▶

09/25/13
Resident

We moved here from out of state sight unseen and I just wanted everyone to know that it is great here. Very quiet and clean complex and we are only 5 minutes from the beach, which was a great surprise. Our… Full Review ▶

09/21/13
Resident

I read the below reviews. I know wonder if the bad ones where deleted? Please don't move into Somerset. It is not all about you as they say. The place is infested with wood boring or carpet beetles. If anybody knows… Full Review ▶

07/23/13
Resident

Love the new manager, she really is friendly and the people in the maintenance area is so nice and gets things done FAST. I had Brandon as my leasing person and he was very nice and knew all of the answers… Full Review ▶

07/22/13
Resident

GREAT change in the office staff! Very professional presence and looking, so needed for about 3 years! Thank you for the new mulch and flowers. Full Review ▶

04/29/13
Resident

Very professional staff. Very attentive maintenance crew. All service calls have been dealt with in less than 36 hours - usually in a couple hours. Perfect location. Pool, tennis court, dog park, putting green. Seconds from the beach. Right next to… Full Review ▶

04/27/13
Resident

The walls and floors here as so thin you can here everything. Like the neighbors yelling and fighting or slamming doors at all hours of the night and it doesn't matter the day. There are so many people that do drugs… Full Review ▶

04/12/13
Resident

I have lived at Somerset Apts for the past 18 months and just renewed my lease. While apartment life is far from perfect, and they all have their share of problems (I've been in my fair share), my stay at Somerset… Full Review ▶

03/25/13
Resident

We have always been satisfied with repairs that needed done. Always courteous Full Review ▶

03/21/13
Resident

Maintenance: We have had several maintenance problems, and they were attended to promptly. We even received a free toilet plunger in place of our "cheapo" plunger, so now we can get the toilet plunged ourselves. When we renewed our lease, we… Full Review ▶

03/08/13
Resident

Love this place! Great area! Great People! Full Review ▶

02/08/13
Resident

had a great thing happen yesterday and i wanted to share. My dog got away from me and he ran through the parking lot and one of the maintenance people stopped what they were doing aand helped me catch my pooch.… Full Review ▶

02/04/13
Resident

I loved living in Somerset, you got the best for the price. It was enough space for me and my two big dogs which was awesome so I could have space from them. Also having a huge dog park I could… Full Review ▶

01/10/13
Resident

The complex is mediocre. Seen better and seen worse. Close to beaches. Grocery store down the street. Maintenance responds. Office knows your name. They have been through changes with staff but that's the business. Hopefully the changes are for the best.… Full Review ▶

01/08/13
Resident

Been here for a few years now. This place does need some TLC in certain areas, but not planning on moving anytime soon. People are friendly. My dog has friends at the bark park. My apartment is just right for me.… Full Review ▶

11/09/12
Resident

STAY THE HECK AWAY!!! RUN RUN RUN!!BUILDINGS FALLING APART. HORRIBLE STAFF. HORRIBLE MAINTENANCE. FLOORS SEPARATED BY WOOD, NOT CONCRETE. LOTS OF NOISE. OLD AND FILTHY. PEOPLE SPEEDING THROUGH COMPLEX. UNSAFE FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES. THEY CAN KISS MY A**!!!! Full Review ▶

11/08/12
Resident

OMG....this is the worst place I've ever lived. I'm a single woman, and it is not safe here at all! The police are here at LEAST once a day arresting someone. Drunks, drugs, domestic violence, meth labs, gangs of kids stealing… Full Review ▶

10/25/12
Resident

RUN RUN RUN RUN!! WALLS ARE PAPER THIN. 1ST AND 2ND FLOOR SEPARATED BY WOOD NOT CONCRETE. HAD A NOISY NEIGHBOR AND HAD TO MOVE APTS AT MY OWN EXPENSE JUST TO WIND UP IN AN EVEN NOISIER ONE RIGHT OFF… Full Review ▶

09/29/12
Resident

Pros: - Very easy to get in to. Took me with no credit, just the past bank statements verifying my income. - Parking has never been an issue for me. Always ample spots, I haven't ever had to fight for parking.… Full Review ▶

08/28/12
Resident

UPDATE: MOVE OUT process was horrible! I did everything as directed in the lease, followed it to the letter and did not get the full refund due back. Beware. This place will take you for a ride. The management made up… Full Review ▶

07/29/12
Resident

I lived in this hell hole for over 4 years. What a difference 4 years make? Cant keep a property manager to save their lives, they move in people without any standards. The Apartments are falling apart,the 2nd floor apartments are… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

Sommerset has been here for at least 25 years, nothing has changed. No updates the countertops are same as they were from the 80's. aswell as cabinets, doors. Pot holes are large from removing Palm trees,and never filled in.Post around the… Full Review ▶

02/16/12
Resident

Going to make this quick and painless. 1. Floors are separated by wood not concrete. You will hear LOTS of noise. 2. Chris the "new leasing agent" is a hard ---.. Don't expect niceness. 3. Great living environment, minus the above.… Full Review ▶

08/09/11
Resident

Great staff, always attentive. A maintenance crew that get the job done right in a timely fashion. Good location, near the beaches, golf, quiet neighborhood. Smallish 1 bedroom, but comfy. Full Review ▶

08/05/11
Resident

I am in a corporate unit, and I looked all over the area for an apartment willing to do short term lease. In this area, there is just not anyone willing to work with you. The Somerset Staff is superb. And… Full Review ▶

07/11/11
Resident

Moving into Somerset Apartments in Largo, Fl was seamless. The staff is excellent; and I have great neighbors. My apartment was clean. The maintance people did an excellent job preparing my apartment for move-in. I would recommend Somerset Apartments to others.… Full Review ▶

07/07/11
Resident

lived at Somerset for 1 yr.....apartments are very small,so i am moving to a 2bedroom. I have dealt with maintence,and office staff, have found them caring and respond quickly. My one complaint is that "my neighbors" don't always pick up after… Full Review ▶

07/07/11
Resident

I lived at Somerset for 3 1/2 years as a single mother, the pricing was great and having a washer ,dryer connection made life easier. They always had actvities planned so it made things fun cause it was free lol. The… Full Review ▶

07/06/11
Resident

I've lived at Somerset for two years and have had very few problems. The office staff is always friendly and professional. The maintenance crew (Mike) has been great. Very fast and efficient. Always! Lately I had a big snake in front… Full Review ▶

07/02/11
Resident

The electrical wiring is not up to code and from the 70's there has been fires due to this problem. Thankfully no one has been hurt. most of the reviews are sent in by paid employees to cover up the true… Full Review ▶

06/20/11
Resident

Slopy maintenance. the office staff is very rude Jo looks like rocky and the other lady looks like Bullwinkle our advice is never to rent here talk to some of the people at the pool they will agree. Electric bills on… Full Review ▶

12/23/10
Resident

I really don't have a problem with my apartment. My fiancee and I moved into our apartment at Somerset in March of 2010. We have been there since. Over the last few months, we have noted the following: Parking - There's… Full Review ▶

09/18/10
Resident

I was at this Apartment during this time when we had a leak from the upstairs apartment from a loose Ice maker water line, and we get water through the ceilings at times, we then repair the leak "its always a… Full Review ▶

09/11/10
Resident

Was extreamly rude to my neighbors and I have seen my friend leave in tears from the office. Extreamly NON professional and has a I do not care what your saying attidue. Full Review ▶

05/06/10
Resident

I moved into Somerset almost three years ago, in July 2007. I was very impressed at that time and loved living here. The neighborhood has definitely gone downhill since then. It's not uncommon to look out your window and see one… Full Review ▶

04/10/10
Resident

unless you want high electric bills rude nosey loud dirty neighbors dog crap everywhere a property manager that calls you a liar our buliding is filthy the tenants for the most part loud and rude dirty with unruly dogs tenants look… Full Review ▶

03/05/10
Resident

I love my apartment and the people are great. Dog lovers are usually kind and friendly. I believe the people who wrote derogatory things about the apartments such as the maintenance crew not doing their job and the electricity being high… Full Review ▶

10/03/09
Resident

I am a current resident and have lived here for a little over a year. It wasn't too bad in the beginning, but things rapidly started going downhill. I live in the 1 bedroom floorplan(640sq ft.)and my electric is steadily $240.… Full Review ▶

09/30/09
Resident

Beware which building you move into. I would recommend you knock on some tenants doors and ask about noise in the building after you meet with the leasing office people or come back after hours when they are home from work.… Full Review ▶

05/15/09
Resident

I moved here in August of 2008 and have been blown away by the service and cleanliness of the property. The dog park was a great idea....I LOVE IT. Office & maintenance people are always friendly and when ever I need… Full Review ▶

01/14/09
Resident

I currently live there now and have only been there for a year. The place is awful, they will let anyone move in. The cops used to be there almost every night. Now they have a Largo PD officer living there… Full Review ▶

11/12/08
Resident

My review, Somerset is s place I feel safe to live and some of the leasing consultants at the office I adore. I often come home late from work around 10-11pm and always feel safe walking to my apartment. My apartment… Full Review ▶

11/11/08
Resident

I moved into one of the newly updated units in August and absolutely love it. The rent is very reasonable (we signed the lease during one of their specials) and the pet fee is substantially cheaper than most of the places… Full Review ▶

05/14/08
Resident

Former tenant. Horrible management/employees. Very unprofessional. Deferred maintenance evident. Unreasonable/exorbitant utility costs. Full Review ▶

04/21/08
Resident

I have lived in Somerset apartments almost 3 years now. At first all was well and good, I was just happy to have my own place... but recently they have had lots of changes in staff, property ownership, rent increases and… Full Review ▶

03/24/08
Resident

My apartment had mold in the ceiling, the heating unit, the a/c system. BLACK TOXIC MOLD CONFIRMED BY PINELLAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT. All I asked management to do was to move me to another apartment that was not affected by the… Full Review ▶

03/12/08
Resident

I lived at Somerset from 2002 to 2008. For the first two years I lived there it was great. For the next 3 years after that it was ok. For the last year it was terrible. In the last year the… Full Review ▶

02/19/08
Resident

To all of those who post crappy stuff about Somerset, you chose to live there for one reason or another. I lived there for two years and left only because I was getting married and we were buying a house or… Full Review ▶

01/26/08
Resident

I moved to Somerset in June of 07, and i must say that of all the places i have lived, this place is the cruddiest place yet!! They did a nice job making the outside look nice, but the inside of… Full Review ▶

10/25/07
Resident

Watch out for extraneous and fraudulant charges. Full Review ▶

05/11/07
Resident

we have lived here for a little over a year and i must say i love it here. parking can be a pain sometimes but it just depends on which building your located in since we live on kind of a… Full Review ▶

12/11/06
Resident

I Lived at Somerset for three years and once the new staff arrived several years ago, I saw a huge positive difference. Had I not moved out of state I would still be there. It is not a perfect neighborhood but… Full Review ▶

11/15/06
Resident

My husband lived at the Somerset Apartments from June - December 2005. My husband was laid off in September 2005, and stayed down in FL to look for work. In late November, he returned to SC for the birth of our… Full Review ▶

10/17/06
Resident

Recently called in some work orders for my apartment & its been over 2 weeks now since something has been done. you would think that you would only have to call it in one time to get things done, but I… Full Review ▶

10/09/06
Resident

I have lived at this place for a year now and can't wait to get out now, Alot of work needs to go into this complex to make it look nice, You get a good impression when you first drive in,… Full Review ▶

10/09/06
Resident

I have been a resident at Somerset for 10 years, first in a one bedroom then I moved to a 2 bedroom. I have seen alot of managers come and go, but the one thing stays the same Somerset is a… Full Review ▶

09/28/06
Resident

These apartments are old, The cost of power to keep the units cooled is outrageous. Even though the office claims it is not "Balance water billing" you will have a $60 a month water bill, even if you are not at… Full Review ▶

09/21/06
Resident

I love living at Somerset. I live by myself and I feel very safe here. Its very quiet and has a very "home" feeling about it. I have never had a problem with maintenance coming to fix anything in my apartment.… Full Review ▶

09/08/06
Resident

If your a person that doesn't have standards!! My friend lives there & I was going to also. After what they have gone through, I won't. I'll go somewhere where they actually stick to the rules!! Full Review ▶

09/07/06
Resident

Staff lost my 60 day notice and now are trying to charge me $1700. I can't believe these idiots. I have been renting since I was 18 and have never been treated so unfairly. They can't seem to find my letter,… Full Review ▶

09/04/06
Resident

I enjoy living at Somerset. Water, sewer and garbage is more reasonable here than at the last apartments we lived in. I've not had any problems getting things fixed when I needed them fixed. The lawn is taken care of every… Full Review ▶

08/30/06
Resident

They raise the rent significantly every time your lease is up (ours is going up $30 per month, for the 3rd time now.) They give you absolutely no incentive to renew. They want turnover so they can make more money on… Full Review ▶

07/31/06
Resident

Somerset is an awesome community. Not only are they trying to do upgrades, but the activities are cool, you who made the comment that they suck --- the lawn gets cut every week, maybe you are smoking the funky stuff. If… Full Review ▶

07/31/06
Resident

The management/staff are horrible people...They arent friendly at all...They never cut the damn grass...The maintence people all smoke weed (they offered me some one time) they barge into your apartment without knocking....A bunch of old ratty men live there....dont move in....for… Full Review ▶

04/09/06
Resident

I had to post about this place, even though I moved out close to a year ago, I couldn't be happier that I did. Maintanaice is absolutley pathetic, like the super sayin that it's normal for a dishwasher to overflow, RIGHT.… Full Review ▶

09/24/05
Resident

I've lived here for 3 years now - and I may end up living here for even longer. When you first see the property, you will see that the buildings are older. However, you get more than what you're paying for… Full Review ▶

05/03/05
Resident

I Love Somerset Full Review ▶

04/29/05
Resident

My Beautiful Home Full Review ▶

09/06/04
Resident

Nice staff, nice neighborhood, but they need to pour some money back into this place. It was built in the 1970s, and it doesn't look like they have done much upgrading since then. The windows are a joke. They are dirty,… Full Review ▶

01/12/04
Resident

I lived in Somerset for a year and would not even consider re-signing a lease. I have never had so many maintanance problems, I do admit most were fixed right away. Couldnt get rid of the ants though.The grounds are quiet… Full Review ▶

11/01/03
Resident

Like another reviewer, I read the negative comments of some others and conclude that it´s their lives that are disordered, and not Somerset´s facilities and staffing. Your apartment manager could be Mother Theresa but if you´re Jack the Ripper you´ll still… Full Review ▶

09/05/03
Resident

We have had such a wonderful experience at the Somerset Apartment Complex. Both Joanne and Lil, have made us feel a part of this community, from the moment we arrived from Massachusetts. The work crew was also so friendly and always… Full Review ▶

09/04/03
Resident

We lived at Somerset. We bought a house but still visit friends there often. Great pool parties and activities. Quiet complex with free boat storage. Our experience was great. The service was excellent and maintenance problems were fixed promptly. The office… Full Review ▶

07/22/03
Resident

I read the other comments and cannot believe that anyone would say that about the staff at Somerset. I have lived here for 4 years and they have always been helpful and friendly. They do tons of activities for us, and… Full Review ▶

06/09/03
Resident

My boyfriend and I are currently living in this particular apartment and we absolutely hate it. The maintenance staff is less then adequate and the staff is unfriendly and unhelpful. They make you believe that they are helping and really they… Full Review ▶

04/16/03
Resident

moved in & withing 1 week my apartment flooded! Staff didn´t help me, Iam single and had to hire people to help move my items. can´t wait to move! Full Review ▶

03/09/03
Resident

Somerset Apartment is extremely quiet for the amount of people that call it home. There is a wonderful staff that does a great job of hosting activities for it?s residents. It overlooks Largo golf course and the landscaping within the complex… Full Review ▶

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