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09/29/14
Resident

I moved in here at the beginning of June 2014. I lost my 5 bedroom home during the beginning of the economic downturn and have been looking for a place to call home ever since. I feel as though I found… Full Review ▶

08/27/14
Resident

I moved in July 22 and it was the worst decision ever. I have had several maintenance issues that have not been fixed. There is a mold issue, i actually have to threaten to call environmental services for them to even… Full Review ▶

08/04/14
Resident

Our living space is quite large for the price we're paying. With the two rooms and the 1&1/2 bathrooms we find that we have adequate room for our small family. There is plenty of space for hanging pictures and the dining… Full Review ▶

07/18/14
Resident

I've lived here for almost 4 years and the management has changed like maybe 4 times since i lived here. I am in this apartment that has flooded like 5 times and not to mention when the bridge collapsed and the… Full Review ▶

02/25/14
Resident

DANGER DO NOT LIVE HERE I REPEAT DO NOT LIVE HERE!!!! the apartments are filled with black mold ... They are not suitable for occupation the office staff is rude and uncaring the have no idea what goes on at the… Full Review ▶

02/17/14
Resident

I have only been here months but I love the staff. They are professional and always available to help with any problems that may arise. They go out their way to be of help and are accommodating. I wish I would… Full Review ▶

01/16/14
Resident

The apartments are fine...yes they need a little upgrading but so does all the apt around here. Management is doing the best they can. First of all, it is the tenants...the people that sign the lease are not the people living… Full Review ▶

12/11/13
Resident

Let me start by saying that I've lived in several apartments before and this is by far the worst apartment complex that I've ever lived in...the apartments are extremely old and need to be renovated immediately...of course the model is beautiful...I… Full Review ▶

11/26/13
Resident

Where do I START!!! Hmmmm let's just start by saying since I've been here since March I have not been happy. Management change more than you change your draws. When I say that I want to break my lease everyday, I… Full Review ▶

11/14/13
Resident

There are so many reasons not to live here. My mail is repeatedly stolen, the unsupervised kids have dinged up my car, there are several drug dealers, my neighbor let himself into my apartment while strung out on meth, management only… Full Review ▶

10/14/13
Resident

I am a current resident here and everything that COULD go wrong HAS gone wrong here. The management is awful. There has been multiple problems go wrong in my apartment alone and EVERY time I have called management about the issues… Full Review ▶

08/24/13
Resident

The Falls has fallen off exponentially in only the 4 1/2 months I've lived here. Since I moved there has been a VERY poorly handled natural disaster which they use as an excuse for other maintenance/upkeep delays. Y'all ain't got insurance?… Full Review ▶

08/23/13
Resident

This is my first apartment and it has to be the worst apartment experience, I had to move to 3 apartments because of Roaches!!! The staff is nice but new and don't know much about anything. The maintenance staff is terrible… Full Review ▶

08/19/13
Resident

This is the worst apartment experience that I have ever had. The leasing office staff are all brand new and pass over major problems as if they are no big deal and basically, no one is held accountable for problems not… Full Review ▶

07/11/13
Resident

ROACH INFESTATION & POOR STAFF!!! I moved here in the fall of 2011. I was pleased with the spacious layout and proximity to dining, shopping and downtown. The leasing staff at the time was pleasant and quick to respond to all… Full Review ▶

09/21/12
Resident

I will start with the staff very professional!!! I've been staying here for about 5yrs and the change of the staff has bothered me, I'm glad that Ruth came back she is the sweetest person that I have met she moved… Full Review ▶

07/16/12
Resident

--SECURITY-- While moving in, ~15 other tenants all came out to watch me move my things in. Once they realized I wasn't a rich kid, people started to trickle off, making me believe I was being scouted for my belongings. A… Full Review ▶

06/09/12
Resident

Let me start off saying that we are current tenants. We moved in September 2011 sight unseen due to a job transfer. The first week we were here a 12 year old girl was raped in the complex. I have lived… Full Review ▶

05/21/12
Resident

Let me say first I am a current resident, lived here 6 months, and pay my bills on time; we have had no issues with any fees...so my review is NOT based on that. My Husband and I were forced to… Full Review ▶

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05/02/12
Resident

I like my apartment at The Falls. It has a large living room and its all electric. I have no problem with the office. They have never been anything but wonderful to me. I know some of the people that write… Full Review ▶

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05/02/12
Resident

Horrible community!!! I am a current tenant that is moving at the end of May (Thank God)and has had major issues while living here. The office staff seem totally disinterested in handling problems regarding my unit, and has consistent attempted to… Full Review ▶

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04/25/12
Resident

I would have to say I have very few complaints. Anything other than the usual problems you would have at any community living doesnt really occur. The apartment has an awesome location to anything in Atlanta and all of the surrounding… Full Review ▶

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04/20/12
Resident

On weekend summer mornings they have a Spanish speaking clown with a microphone singing and playing kid games on the deck outside, that does not bother me. But when its so loud it sounds like they are in my living room… Full Review ▶

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11/04/11
Resident

Lived here for almost a year and its great! The location is so convenient to 285, 400 and Buckhead. I travel alot so it helps.. The rent price is crazy affordable! Most importantly, the size of my apt is so huge!… Full Review ▶

11/03/11
Resident

Please read all reviews of the hole in the wall apartments. Managers here are known for coming on this site and posting amazing stories. Management dont even live here, so that alone speaks for itself. Your rent will never be the… Full Review ▶

10/23/11
Resident

The complex is cheap for what it's worth, and it's awesome to live there as long as you like listening to mariachi music 24/7. There are so many kids that for a month straight, there was a birthday party every weekend… Full Review ▶

09/21/11
Resident

This place appears to no longer be owned by LYON Management, as LYON had it on their Website last week, and this week LYON took it off their Websire. This complex now has its own independent website located at: http://www.fallsatsandysprings.com The… Full Review ▶

06/15/11
Resident

I lived at the Falls for 5 years, and I loved the fact that it had the following features: Large Rooms, Sun Room, Microwave, and Dining Room. They were quick to respond to maintenance and pest control. The management was always… Full Review ▶

05/14/11
Resident

Living here has been a complete nightmare! Everything breaks, neighbors are loud and inconsiderate and did I mention everything breaks??!! Even when it gets fixed, it breaks within the next week. A/C doesn't work, loud parties every weekend. My assigned parking… Full Review ▶

03/22/11
Resident

the Falls is the best value for the money on Roswell Rd. The location and proximity to the highway cannot be beat. I love living in the middle of it all. My apartment is huge. For the price you cant beat… Full Review ▶

03/10/11
Resident

I have been living here for a few years and have experienced many management changes. I've met the new management and they are pretty nice...very responsive...100 times better than the last. They inherited a mess and are working as fast and… Full Review ▶

01/03/11
Resident

This place is a dump. We were shown a nice model and them rushed into a well used one. The appliances were older than hell. The exercise room would be best suited for people who workout once a year. I was… Full Review ▶

12/05/10
Resident

Being here was a nightmare! The rent was affordable. Location GREAT! However, they didn't tell me about the gate code, a next tenant had to tell me. You have to have a card to do laundry, that you can only load… Full Review ▶

08/30/10
Resident

This complex has a great location: shopping center across the street, minutes from Buckhead, and right off I-285. However... when you call the office, no one answers the phone, and the apartments are old!!! Old carpet, old paint, and old problems.… Full Review ▶

08/20/10
Resident

I cannot speak badly enough regarding this property, and Lyon Management Group in general. For starters, the noise problems are terrible; parking lot noise carries throughout the whole complex, and if your neighbors do anything other than tiptoe around, you'll hear… Full Review ▶

04/29/10
Resident

I actually love the space-1,000 sq feet for a 1 bedroom. The problem comes with your neighbor's loud music and bad kids that are left unattended to play in the stairwells making more noise. Also there is constant litter and trash… Full Review ▶

04/27/10
Prospective Resident

Me and my friend are graduating college and moving to the falls at sandy springs on june 18th. My question is it really that bad as people on the review make it sound..Are there really gangs and roaches and not safe… Full Review ▶

04/20/10
Resident

After waiting one year to have my HVAC unit replaced, dealing with an inconsiderate neighbor that loves to sing every song in soprano at 3am, to being scared to walk to my door, to waiting 10 days to have the bedroom… Full Review ▶

04/13/10
Resident

Clearly I should have gotten more acquainted with this site before I searched for an apartment and landed here. I have learned so many lessons from living here as far as what to look for when searching for an apartment. I… Full Review ▶

11/27/09
Resident

My mother lives at this property and I'm scared for her life! There was a murder in this complex earlier this year after a robbery gone bad that left the hallways littered with bullets and police markers. The apartments are antiquated… Full Review ▶

11/15/09
Resident

apartments are big and spacious. very bad bug problem maintenance does NOT come when you need them to. there are lots of --------- with LOTS of kids. loud music being played at 3am very thin walls AND windows. been here 2… Full Review ▶

08/10/09
Resident

Horrible roach infestation. Im a guy and can usally tolerate bugs very well, but this was unlike anything Ive ever saw. Soon as I turned the kitchen lights off there where literally hundreds roaches running everywhere. It was just sicking, I… Full Review ▶

05/17/09
Resident

i have lived here about a year and just renewed by lease for another year. when i first moved there were many items i didnt like bout the place but there is a good deal here and now things better. i… Full Review ▶

05/16/09
Resident

not sure what the deal is with the last post but if she is getting kicked out you gotta wonder why? sounds like she is bitter abotu something. i have lived here about 4 months and i have to say that… Full Review ▶

05/12/09
Resident

There is new management in the office and they have actually been pretty helpful. I have had a few work orders that took a few days to repair but they were always communicating with me and even called to make sure… Full Review ▶

04/26/09
Resident

obviously erin2008 has a very poor standard of living otherwise I rest my case.. I mean yeahh I am so sad I got kicked out?? If I got kicked out, I'd be on cloud 9 my friend. DON'T LIVE HERE!! Mexican… Full Review ▶

07/06/08
Resident

I thought that I had found the perfect apartment with a great deal. I've only been here a little less than two months and I've had so many issues with the apartment. Because I've had so many request the staff seems… Full Review ▶

01/21/08
Resident

After reading what others have posted about this complex, I am glad to see that I am not alone. I thought maybe I was getting bad treatment because I am WHITE, however, it seems as though management doesn't care about anyone.… Full Review ▶

12/06/07
Resident

Just become a resident of Mission Sandy Springs Apartments (formerly Fountain Lake Apartments). Have your car towed with little or no notice because they rescheduled their paving project and couldn't be bothered to provide more than a days notice. Want a… Full Review ▶

10/31/07
Resident

I moved in at the beginning of June this year. My room mate and I chose this place because the apartments are spacious and affordable (2 br/2 bath , 1300 sq ft for $759/mo) and really convenient to 75, 285 and… Full Review ▶

09/03/07
Resident

I live in a spacious,inexpensive (under $700) 1BR/1BA apartment convenient to I-285. Sounds like a good deal but I wish I hadn't signed a year contract! Here are some of the problems I've had only in a year's time: 1. The… Full Review ▶

06/07/07
Resident

I moved in last summer and only have had air conditioning for three months since we moved in. There are gang markings all over. Now we have to have an armed (yes I said armed) guard here. The gates work sometimes… Full Review ▶

04/02/07
Resident

Things are finally improving at this place. The gates are finally working and the office staff seems much nicer. The new manager is the best one since I have lived here. She seems like she knows what she is doing and… Full Review ▶

10/25/06
Resident

When I first moved in the place was a little messy the driveway from the entrence needs to be repaired and the picture of that fountain is not the way it really looks that water is dirty. The apartments have been… Full Review ▶

10/02/06
Resident

My husband and I decided to visit Mission Sandy Springs in June as a part of our apartment search. My husband called one day prior to our visit and scheduled a meeting for June 19th at 3pm. We arrived and waited… Full Review ▶

09/12/06
Resident

good price nice layout equals roaches roaches roaches. if you like roaches you have found paradise. Full Review ▶

08/21/06
Resident

On the advice of a friend, I decided to make Mission Sandy Springs my new home. I was moving from California, and rented the apartment without seeing it first. I was amazed when I moved in. My apartment was huge. How… Full Review ▶

06/13/06
Resident

Not sure why but things seem to be getting better. Maybe the manager is finally figuring out who pays the rent, or maybe he just finally gets it period. They are finally spending some money on this place and I've seen… Full Review ▶

05/11/06
Resident

THis community is changing but I decided to rent an apartment when there was an excellent assistant to the manager in the office. She has since moved on and now the residents have to deal with an obviously over worked, snotty,… Full Review ▶

12/29/05
Resident

even though this rent is cheap, you're still paying too much for what you get. which is basically nothing. this is a low rent community filled with neighbors who are quite frankly, trashy. there is better out there! Full Review ▶

09/29/05
Resident

Ok...time for a fair review of this place, as i havent read one yet. The apartments are big and inexpensive, i live in a 1250 sq. ft. 2 bed 2 bath for $675 (up $25 due to renewal, most neighbors pay… Full Review ▶

08/07/05
Resident

Anything you can imagine about living in the jungle you can find here. All the different bugs and critters such as roaches,centipedes,fruit flies,ants,possums and the biggest rodents the Atlanta Art Institute students. It is loud all of the time. Screaming doors… Full Review ▶

07/10/05
Resident

Ive worked in the area for about 6 years and havnt come accross a worse apartment complex in the area. Its managable in the summer when the AIU students arent there, but when they are....watch yourself and your property in the… Full Review ▶

07/09/05
Resident

I lived in Fountain lake apartments over a year and I have to say this was this most horrid place I have lived in. The rent is way to high for what it's worth, I mean if you're going to pay… Full Review ▶

04/15/05
Resident

Ok, I came here with my fiance because the management sounded very nice, and the pictures looked good. I told them we would only take an apartment above the first floor (I hate ground level apartments) Kelly was really sweet and… Full Review ▶

12/28/04
Resident

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i lived in fountain lake for a year. It's not as bad as everyone is making it out to be. I stayed in the horeshoe (the side for the AIA students)...Everyone's apartment looks like ----, because students don't take care of… Full Review ▶

12/06/04
Resident

I will post photos shortly!! keep an eye out for my next post!!

This place is something to avoid!! I came here since it looked great in the photos and the staff acted so friendly to me when we were considering it,… Full Review ▶

10/13/04
Resident

I have been in this apartment for several months now and the only place that I see a problem is in the art institute of atlanta housing. The kids are spoiled, loud, and obnoxious. I have yet to see any SHOOTINGS,… Full Review ▶

10/09/04
Resident

I was one of the many Art Institute students thrown into Fountain Lakes. I can honestly say that I HATED that place! I would not at all recommend that place to anyone but -------- (there were five of them living noisily… Full Review ▶

09/18/04
Resident

I attend the art institute of atlanta...Instead of providing students with regular dorm housing, they stick us in Fountain Lake (a cesspool of drunk --------). Everyday i experience these gomez' stab and rape each other in the parking lot like it's… Full Review ▶

09/10/04
Resident

The hoodlum children that live there ruin every possibility of a quiet evening at home. The unpleasant "management team" they have working there is as unprofessional and insensitive as you can possibly imagine. THE NOISE LET'S NOT LEAVE OUT THE NEVERENDING… Full Review ▶

08/27/04
Resident

The only thing nice about these apartments are their spacious floor plans.
If you don't mind roaches, trash on the grounds, vandalism, fires, shooting, and bodies being found in cars, loud music, etc., this place might not be so bad for… Full Review ▶

07/07/04
Resident

I used to live in Fountain Lakes, under student housing. What a joke. That place sucks. I ran as fast as I could to a lovely Post property. Right now, with my previous lease having run out, I have two choices:… Full Review ▶

06/29/04
Resident

Where to begin...

As an Art Institute student, I know that I should be glad about living in an apartment instead of a single dorm room with other girls. However...this place is not as great as it's cracked up to… Full Review ▶

06/12/04
Resident

There have been shootings not only around this appartment complex but also inside the grounds on what is becoming a regular basis. This area is not safe. DO NOT MOVE HERE! Full Review ▶

06/04/04
Resident

There are so many shootings going on around here. Every week someone is getting shot. The place looks like a dump. Bugs are everywhere. It would be better to stay at the Marta station than here. It is not worth the… Full Review ▶

11/05/03
Resident

Okay so you may feel somewhat unsafe at this place but I never had a problem with someone attacking me physically...I did however, have to call the police one night at 3:30am when a very loud drunk was playing very loud… Full Review ▶

05/02/03
Resident

I used to live in Fountain Lake, what a joke, when I was there they had a Maintenance Supervisor that would get drunk and ride around on the golf cart, the manager was this little short spikey haired troll with tattoos… Full Review ▶

02/13/03
Resident

First and foremost I am single middle-aged woman with two kids. So the most important thing to me is a place that is nice and safe and secure. Upon viewing this place is very well kept and gives you a sense… Full Review ▶

01/23/03
Resident

RIGHT NOW I AM RELOCATING BACK TO THIS PLACE, I ACTUALLY LIVED HERE A FEW YEARS AGO. I MUST SAY THEY HAVE COME A LONG WAY NOT ONLY DID A RECIEVE A GREAT SPECIAL BUT ALSO WITH THE NEW MANAGEMENT A… Full Review ▶

01/06/03
Resident

Well I´ve searched high and low but where else can you find 1000sq ft in a one bedroom with an outstanding price of $625. Not only does my new home come with a sunroom but also bookshelves, built-in microwaves, and for… Full Review ▶

12/26/02
Resident

I must say I couldn´t have chosen a better place to call home. Not only is it a great location but it is accessible to all parts of town. But enough of the small talk, my apartment is huge, where else… Full Review ▶

12/26/02
Resident

WELL TODAY WHILE AT WORK I DECIDE TO TAKE A LOOK AT THIS WEBSITE THAT EVERYONE AT WORK HAS BEEN TALKING ABOUT. WHAT MANY PEOPLE DON´T REALIZE IS THAT THESE ARE APARTMENTS NOT HOMES SO EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE THERE… Full Review ▶

12/18/02
Resident

These apartments suck. I feel like i´m in Mexico. There are so many --------. Not to mention that it is the Dorm for the Art Institute of Atlanta. These kids party all the time and are very messy. Do not live… Full Review ▶

12/01/02
Resident

HMM! Where should I start? For this apartment to be located in the heart of Sandy Springs you would think you were living in Section 8 housing! First of all the leasing agent never explained that this complex would be student… Full Review ▶

11/17/02
Resident

1. The three hour toilet: the toilet runs for three hours and they have yet to fix it. You must wait three hours to use it again. The problem was reported a month ago.
2. Heating: There is little to none.… Full Review ▶

08/08/02
Resident

The apartment I´m in has centipedes, millipedes, and fruit flies. It was like this before I moved in, and I am a clean person so I know I didn´t bring them in. I also saw some type of scorpion looking bug… Full Review ▶

08/06/02
Resident

1. Trashy complex and the pool was "out of service" for most of the summer
2. We had a water leak in the living rm that took 5 days for maintenance to come fix. When we complained to mgmt for the… Full Review ▶

07/24/02
Resident

Countless bad experiences living at this complex, including being forced to call the police on several ocassions for noise problems. Very unsafe. People loitering in the parking lots at all hours of the day and night. Very poor maintenance. Full Review ▶

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11 $ 846
21 $ 921
21.5 $ 997
22 $ 833
32 $ 1269
41 $ 2029
42 $ 1029

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