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Kensington Station (formerly Oak Tree)

3465 Kensington Road, Decatur, GA 30032
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57%
City Average
03/25/15
Verified Resident

The apartments have improved very well I have been here for a year and 4 months big difference. That's a positive thing. When I first moved over here I was very unhappy being under a new management has been a blessing… Full Review ▶

03/23/15
Verified Resident

I really do not like this community. The security was really rude to guests and residents. Hardly any of the amenities they told me about are available. Things go unfixed for as long as I've lived here. There is no grace… Full Review ▶

03/14/15
Verified Resident

Overall my apartment is okay. The hot water in my apartment is terrible. The stairs & breezeway needs to be pressure washed. The people in business office never answer the phones. The gate into the apartments are hardly ever working. The… Full Review ▶

03/13/15
Verified Resident

I think it's very nice. Fairly quiet, the office staff are very helpful, and we as a community treat each other like family. I enjoy working out in the gym, sitting by our beautiful pool, and I am very much looking… Full Review ▶

03/05/15
Verified Resident

They were supposed to be at my apartment Monday morning. I went to the office at 930 am.. Here it is 330 pm... No maintenance yet!!!!!!!! Was supposed to get a call from the maintenance office... No call yet!!!.. .Just horrible...… Full Review ▶

03/03/15
Verified Resident

The community is kept very clean and the maintenance staff are very quick to fix any problems. There are a lot of amenities like the gym and laundry mat that are very convenient. The only negative is that people ride with… Full Review ▶

02/25/15
Verified Resident

All maintenance issues have been handled quickly and most professionally. The staff seem to be on a mission to improve the quality of life for residents. We are encouraged to report ANY issues that we see and response by staff is… Full Review ▶

02/20/15
Verified Resident

Very affordable and maintenance is always there whenever I send a email request or call. I have no problems with my neighbors and enjoy the quiet atmosphere. the people here are very friendly and it is the opposite of what I… Full Review ▶

02/20/15
Verified Resident

Very affordable and maintenance is always there whenever I send a email request or call. I have no problems with my neighbors and enjoy the quiet atmosphere. the people here are very friendly and it is the opposite of what I… Full Review ▶

02/20/15
Verified Resident

I live in Oak Tree Villas and enjoy being a part of this community.There is new growth taking place the office staff and maintenance staff work well to achieve the best response to a residents problem with the apartments. I was… Full Review ▶

02/20/15
Verified Resident

So far ive been here 2Wks and its been great!!?? no violence no loud nouse or hanging out late at night so im extremely satisfied bc i had doubts about this place and it has been everything but that so i… Full Review ▶

02/20/15
Verified Resident

So far ive been here 2Wks and its been great!!?? no violence no loud nouse or hanging out late at night so im extremely satisfied bc i had doubts about this place and it has been everything but that so i… Full Review ▶

02/20/15
Verified Resident

The paint job in my apartment is subpar at best and the materials used in the bathroom are poor quality. I understand based on rent price I wouldn't be in a place super lavish but attention to detail and using decent… Full Review ▶

02/20/15
Verified Resident

Its great place to raise family.Great schools nearby.If your goal is to create a place (which we think it should be), a design will not be enough. To make an under-performing space into a vital ?place,? physical elements must be introduced… Full Review ▶

02/18/15
Verified Resident

The community is nice and quiet. I feel safe within the apartment complex and my neighbors are friendly, helpful, and relatively quiet. There is plenty of parking around all of the buildings and the leasing office staff is extremely friendly and… Full Review ▶

02/18/15
Verified Resident

Wish they would have told me the truth on placement. Being that im new to the area i feel like i was lied to just to get me in. ihate being in the back of any apartments. She assured me that… Full Review ▶

02/17/15
Verified Resident

I've been living in Oak Tree Villas for a little over a month. Majors issues that I've had, have been dealt with in a timely manor. Staff are friendly and helpful. I loved the idea of the new bus transportation system.… Full Review ▶

02/17/15
Verified Resident

My experience has been an up and down experience. Upon my move-in I was very disappointed with both my apartment and with the level of service I was getting. After I complained regularly, I was moved to a better apartment and… Full Review ▶

02/04/15
Verified Resident

SO FAR IT HAS BEEN OK, BUT ALSO HAD A PROBLEM WITH PEOPLE COMMING IN THE APT TO PAINT AND LEFT ME WITH A 29,000 PHONE BILL , WELL NOT ITS MORE CELL PHONES THAN HAVING HOME PHONES ANY MORE, ALSO… Full Review ▶

02/03/15
Verified Resident

good place only been there for a week nice a quite. friendly staff answer question quickly. need more light near wood area. cut down some tall bushes. so people can't hide behind them. but most of all nice place to live.… Full Review ▶

01/26/15
Verified Resident

This is my first apartment, I am satisfied currently as I am able to manage all of my bills and budget as I learn how to live on my own. I have experienced a break in, but fortunately my neighbors were… Full Review ▶

01/21/15
Verified Resident

Oaktree Villas needs to more prompt to peoples's needs and request. Also, the security should be upgraded. I believe the whole complex should be renovated not just certain spaces. Overall, i appreciate my place but some spaces need upgraded. Full Review ▶

01/20/15
Verified Resident

Ehh it's cool Comments - Answer Required Millions of people use ApartmentRatings.com when searching for a new apartment home. Your feedback will be read to help make educated rental decisions. To support that, we ask that your review contain a minimum… Full Review ▶

01/19/15
Verified Resident

I would like to commend mr. Greg for good job very well done job.he is faithful to his work. I am proud to be a resident here.the staff has never been anything but nice. They do a great job to keep… Full Review ▶

01/09/15
Verified Resident

Mr. Alfonso and his staff are very professional and courteous, the only concern I have is notification of inspection of the apartment, you are given a one to two day notice that your apartments will be inspected, more notice should be… Full Review ▶

01/05/15
Verified Resident

The maintenance men were on time n on point. Very friendly I didn't feel uncomfortable around them at all. Also, vee efficient and fast. Always had a smile on their faces and interact well with my family. Iii uuuuuuu initial lllkk… Full Review ▶

12/22/14
Verified Resident

I enjoyed the move in process. Friendly helpful staff. I began my rental process with someone else, who took another job opportunity. It was a seamless transition. Love my new apartment. I would recommend this community, simply because I live there.… Full Review ▶

12/17/14
Verified Resident

My time at Kensington station apartments has been nice they have nice floor plans affordable prices its a quiet area the staff always welcome you home when you here friendly neighbors they have play areas for the kids pools for the… Full Review ▶

12/10/14
Verified Resident

Just moved in and satisfied so far. A few issues that must be addressed. However, it has not been enough time to say I'm totally in love. This is a good start-up apartment. The only thing that I really do not… Full Review ▶

12/02/14
Verified Resident

I feel that this is a very safe place to live. There have been no issues on safety or problems with any of the other people living in this community. When the store on site opens it will be even better… Full Review ▶

11/26/14
Verified Resident

Very peaceful,the staff is very friendly and honest, they make you feel at home ,im enjoying my home and would recommend someone for sure, havent had time to meet anyone yet because i work but so far i have some pretty… Full Review ▶

11/25/14
Verified Resident

I appreciate the new management and all the improvements. Previously I was concerned about crime and drugs. I would like more programs gfor the youth, because if idle problems will happen. Really would like the bus service since I am a… Full Review ▶

11/24/14
Verified Resident

I moved in on November 14, 2014 and so far everything in the community has been fine. Everything looked good in the apartment. The only problem was the heat unit, but they came out and fixed it with no problems. Over… Full Review ▶

11/19/14
Verified Resident

I got holes in my walls that they have not came and fixed all my phone is they have not came and fixed and it's cold I'm paying for an apartment that is cold and I've been waiting for 3 weeks… Full Review ▶

11/18/14
Verified Resident

Very quiet and clean alot to offer for the kids been her for six months have no problems other then the pest problem the staff is very great on time with anything i call for overall the premises is very clean… Full Review ▶

11/18/14
Verified Resident

It has been said that "A man's home is his castle," and, I can truly agree with this consensus at Oak Tree Villas. During my tenure here, formerly known as Kensington Station, my assessment have experience a rise since new management.… Full Review ▶

11/15/14
Verified Resident

I really appreciate the staff and their efforts with making this community the best that it could be. I was referee by a friend Ms. Antiqua Walker and I was not disappointed by my move, I will be more than happy… Full Review ▶

11/12/14
Verified Resident

The community is very clean and quiet. The staff here is great. The laundry facility is very efficient and I like that there are different size washing and drying machines. The apartments are affordable and close to shopping areas and the… Full Review ▶

11/10/14
Verified Resident

I like this place now because of the major improvements that has been made and The complex seem like they really care about the tenants and they have so many things goin on for the residents and especially the children here!… Full Review ▶

11/07/14
Verified Resident

Do not live here! The people in the office handle maintenance men sucks. They will not take you seriously until you speak to the manager!! Also, there is a guy name Chris, he is a maintenance tec. He always lies on… Full Review ▶

11/06/14
Verified Resident

In the intial state of relocating in the apartment we had quite a few repair issues. However since the new community manager came on, we have got ton the things repaired and so far not much to complain about. We are… Full Review ▶

11/03/14
Verified Resident

I am satisfied with the living situation because the maintenance and employers in the office help me when I need help and are always available. The staff are nice and always helpful to me. Living by myself I feel safe and… Full Review ▶

11/03/14
Verified Resident

The leasing staff were polite and professional. Easy move-in, hassle free. I was giving assistance whenever I was in need. Everyone seems to be cheerful and optimistic. Helped me every step of the way and very patient with the whole process.… Full Review ▶

10/15/14
Verified Resident

we lived in such deplorable conditions in my life in Kensington station apartments now called the oaktree villas I would never remove recommend this place to anybody until your fix of the property like you should be.is not right that you… Full Review ▶

10/14/14
Verified Resident

This is a great community. The office staff answer all your problems on hand. The new manager is building this community for residents and their families can live. Its close to stores and train station. Im loving the quietness of my… Full Review ▶

10/02/14
Verified Resident

Grounds are very clean. Maintence is excellent and fast. The staff is very helpful with any needs that you may have. Would recommend everyone to live here. Really feels like a quiet and small community that help and cares about everyone… Full Review ▶

10/01/14
Verified Resident

The community has lots of hidden potential that needs to be out.I like my place but its the residents that sometimes make you want to move.Don't fill the apartment just because they make 3x's the rent , fill the apartment because… Full Review ▶

09/26/14
Resident

I am a resident at Kensington Station aka Oak Tree Villa's. The apartments have been without hot water for a week now. The owner of the complex nor the new management seems to care about the return of the hot water.… Full Review ▶

09/17/14
Verified Resident

I hated it. Worst mistake I ever made in my life. They are only concerned with money and how the community looks. Not the actual people. Someone broke into my house twice and they would not even change my locks. It… Full Review ▶

09/12/14
Verified Resident

I was only able to make it this far with the 2 people I befriended. My first 6 months here, I was afraid to go to sleep at night and to walk out my apartment. The activities going on around me… Full Review ▶

09/10/14
Verified Resident

security very very bad. maintenance work and reponsiveness very poor but that is if they ever come that is. there are so much short cuts to get in the community i dont know why they have a security gate in the… Full Review ▶

08/13/14
Resident

I've been a resident here going on 3 yrs. I must say Kensington Station apartments has to do better!!!! There are so many negative things to say about these apartments. The relevant things that make apartments as we all know consist… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
05/15/14
Resident

While the complex officials show no sense of urgency on repairing apartments and while continuously going up on rent ... this is not a situation I recommend to those with options. I now have options to live better with the same… Full Review ▶

03/13/14
Resident

ROACHES, CRIME, and MOLD ??? OH MY! Back in the day EVERYONE wanted to live at Oaktree. Right across the street from the train station, it was the place to be. The whole area has gone down over the years. The… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/11/14
Resident

I love living here - its clean and quiet, across the street from MARTA and right next to downtown Decatur. Apartments are spacious and have a lot of lights - mine was completely remodeled when I moved in about four months… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/11/14
Resident

I lived here for over a year and see the improvements daily. I like the feeling of the place and how close it is to MARTA. The rents are cheap and the management is doing a great job taking care of… Full Review ▶

02/22/14
Resident

I have been here 2.5 years now and Kensington Station apts. has (and still is) making a HUGE transformation for the better. Removing the bad elements and a lot of the maintenance crew who never did anything and the new management… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
02/07/14
Resident

I moved into Kensington station in the spring of 2013 it was horrible to start I didn't feel safe coming in at night with a young child it was men loitering around the front of the apartment smoking marijuana not to… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/22/14
Resident

All these complaints are crap, NO rats and beautiful trees, I have never had a management issue since I been here ( summer of 2012). Its not perfect but its not as bad as these "residents" are posting, also this place… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/13/14
Resident

Kensington Station got much better in last couple years, the place is clean and well maintained, the apartments are nice and parking is convenient. Security and gates keeps all the unwanted elements outside, I do not think we had any problems… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/06/14
Prospective Resident

Kensington Station is a large place with many tenants. I have always enjoyed the feel of the complex with large trees and rolling hills. I have not had any problems with theft or anything like that. The guard gate helps to… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/02/13
Verified Resident

I truly don't feel safe in this environment the gate security let people on the grounds without resident buzz visitor in... My door been broken since 0ct 20th and it's now dec 2nd. And the individual in the leasing office are… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/02/13
Verified Resident

The property needs more security & better pest control. Other than that it's fine. The fence needs to be fixed at the back where 3570 clubhouse Cir E is. Anyone can just come in from the back. Full Review ▶

Manager Response
11/27/13
Resident

The complex recently changed its name to Oak Tree Villa and provided Xfinity wifif around the pool and laundry room. I really feel that for me to refer someone here they will have to do more than that. Opening the back… Full Review ▶

11/26/13
Verified Resident

So Far I have no problems. Office staff was extremely nice. Very quiet.The only issue maintenance needs to come by and fix my balcony door and I have been waiting for almost four days. I like the convenience of the store… Full Review ▶

11/26/13
Verified Resident

Ok, considering the city's crime rate. Quiet, the grounds are well kept. Some renovating is needed, such as the bath tub and bathroom sink. Most maintance calls are in a timely manner. This year had to make more than one call… Full Review ▶

11/19/13
Verified Resident

There has been a lot of improvement to t his complex since 2011. There is still a lot to be done with professional management who care about the tenants. A lot of the 'bad elements' are now gone, so hopefully there… Full Review ▶

10/05/13
Resident

These apartments are not safe,full of mold,roaches and un-level floors.The Appliances are old as my (Grandmother).Majority of the downstairs apts are boarded up and full of mold.This is not the place I would ever call home.I have felt sick the whole… Full Review ▶

09/14/13
Verified Resident

Contrary to the many horrible stories I have heard about apartments here, it is relatively quiet and peaceful and I have not really had any serious problems concerning neighbors and or traffic. Would definitely recommend to friends. Full Review ▶

09/12/13
Resident

TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE PLACE TO LIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This place is totally unsafe, please don't be fooled by the gates and the armed security. Supposedly, a background check and criminal check is done on all prospective renters but that's a lie! Kensington Station is… Full Review ▶

09/11/13
Verified Resident

I have only just moved in, so I don't really have much to say. I'm not sure what you expect here, since I haven't had time to form an opinion, so I'm just going to type random stuff until I fill… Full Review ▶

09/11/13
Verified Resident

first when i moved in i was suprise, because they are not as nice as the one up front apartment i'm doing my very best to repair some of the this i need on my own, i really don't have enough… Full Review ▶

09/11/13
Verified Resident

No better than anywhere else that I've lived, nothing sets this community apart from the others..even with 1 security officer manning the gate post I still do not feel safe. Many undesirables are allowed to move in this affecting the quality… Full Review ▶

09/10/13
Verified Resident

My experience has not been the best. I originally asked for an apartment near the front of the complex because I am a young woman living alone. They gave me an apartment in the far back by what used to be… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
09/10/13
Verified Resident

The property has really went down and there should be better screening of the tenants to keeps drug dealers out. The maintenance staff is nice especially Coretta and I absolutely love Alonzo Grant. However, the grounds and the outside of these… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
07/16/13
Resident

Any articles written here showing this place in a good light, must be written by management or associates/friends of them. This place is simply a ghetto/hood safe haven for Roaches, Rats, Bed Bugs, Criminals and other Shady types of individuals. Please… Full Review ▶

07/08/13
Resident

DO NOT STAY HERE!!!! This is management's leasing office personell will smile and be so nice while deceiving you at the same time to just get you in the door and a sign a lease. READ MY WORDS VERY CLEARLY, I… Full Review ▶

04/25/13
Resident

If you love roaches, crime, bad management, and ignorance all around you, this is the place for you. If you want to live in an environment where education has value, safety is important, and roach free this is not the place… Full Review ▶

04/24/13
Resident

This is my second time here. I came back when the bottom fell out. I lost my house and all. I have been leaving here for 4 years now.I have never had a problem with work orders, I may have had… Full Review ▶

03/17/13
Resident

ALL I HAVE TO SAY IS RATS RATS MOTHER----ING RATS! THIS ----- IS INFESTED WITH ------- RATS INSIDE AND OUT. YOURS IS MOST LIKELY SO IS YOURS. The rent offic act like the rats pay rent Full Review ▶

12/09/12
Resident

OMG WHERE DO I START?! First, maintenance sucks. My air conditioner broke during the hottest weeks of the summer and it took them weeks to fix it. The only reason they fixed it was because I slept in a hotel and… Full Review ▶

11/29/12
Resident

Inside of apartment is nice! Other than is BADLY INFESTED with cockroaches, baby roaches, biggest roach i ever seen roaches. Rodents in rats in hallways! Im very clean! Park is holie dirty. One pool is available, no Community Transportation as adveetised.… Full Review ▶

08/27/12
Resident

My lease is finally up in September. It it infested with roaches!! no matter how much they spray no matter how clean you are the roaches are not going anywhere!!!!. on top of that it was super super hot this summer… Full Review ▶

08/05/12
Prospective Resident

Okay,I'll admit first off that Kensington Station has had a bad history within the last decade.But the place is getting better because I believe the current management is trying to change things there for the better.Really think they are trying to… Full Review ▶

08/01/12
Resident

I live here now, and when first moved in, i asked if there is a Roach problem. The lady said no. I knew she wasn't gonna tell me the truth. So, im gonna tell u the truth. They are infested. If… Full Review ▶

08/01/12
Resident

Just had lunch with some friends over at Kensington Staton yesterdsy,so I had a chance to see their two bedroom unit.It's called The Avondale,it was nice they have a huge living room and a balcony.I was there on the property for… Full Review ▶

04/15/12
Resident

NO, don't do it, No don't do it, No don't do it. I can't say that enough. I started renting here June 2011 and can't wait for my lease to be over. Trust the disgruntled tenants, they are telling you the… Full Review ▶

02/26/12
Prospective Resident

Upon moving to decatur,georgia i encounter Keinsington station at that time i thought everything would workout and that i would enjoying getting my new place in georgia,but i was wrong the lady kenya who says she the manager of the facality… Full Review ▶

02/25/12
Resident

I lived here for three years and I kept hearing the negative things about Kensington Station, but I don't see any problems. If I have a issue it gets resolve fast, the staff is wonderful, friendly, and like family I have… Full Review ▶

02/24/12
Resident

I HAVE BEEN LIVING HERE FOR A YEAR NO I AM NOT RENEWING MY LEASE. IF THIS PLACE IS AS BAD AS THE PREVIOUS REVIEW I WOULD HAVE GONE BY NOW HOWEVER IT'S OKAY HERE. THE POOL IS GREAT, THEY HAVE… Full Review ▶

10/19/11
Resident

If you are looking for Roaches,Spiders,Raccoons,and Rats Kensington Station will have welcoming arms as the roaches had for my family as I just relocated and Regret relocating w/every inch of my body..WELCOME TO ATLANTA ..as someone stated above I have NEVER… Full Review ▶

07/21/11
Resident

I've never lived in a place worse than this. At first glance I thought Kensington Station was going to be ok, not top notch but workable, I couldn't have been more wrong. I moved in as a single female college student.… Full Review ▶

06/28/11
Resident

THIS PLACE IS AWFUL THEY ARE FULL OF ---- THE PEOPLE IN THE LEASING OFFICE JUST RECEIVED 2.5 MILL TO REMODEL AND RENOVATE THEY AREN'T DOING IT THEY ARE POCKETING THE MONEY. I REPORTED TO THESE PEOPLE SINCE DAY ONE THAT… Full Review ▶

06/25/11
Resident

WHEN YOU SIGN YOUR PAPERS TO MOVE IN YOU GET A PEACE OF PAPPER THAT SAYS .. THIS COMPLEX IS DRUG FREE.... HUH... YEAH RIGHT WALK AROUND AND PEOPLE WILL ASK YOU IF YOU WHANT TO BUY DRUGS... THAT ONE THANG...… Full Review ▶

06/21/11
Resident

I MOVED IN IN APRIL IT IS JUNE 21,2011 AND MY APT THERE ARE RATS, I COMPLAINED TO MANAGEMENT THEY CAME OUT AND PUT DOWN POISEN, I SAW MORE RAT DROPPINS AFTER THAT AND COMPLAINED THEY HAVENT DONE ANY THING AND… Full Review ▶

06/21/11
Resident

I don't know what to say about this complex. And Kensington should be glad that the police department can't lock them up for lying on these types of websites because I would've made sure they were prosecuted. They won't come and… Full Review ▶

06/21/11
Resident

Signed lease end of February, moved in March 2011, the bus takes you to the Marta, store on site, you can do your laundry on site that is a plus, Bingo nights, lunch service for the kids until school reopens,No Bugs,… Full Review ▶

06/13/11
Resident

All I have to ay is that you have to be an employee This place is a hell hole Full Review ▶

06/13/11
Resident

Moved in February, Staff are very Professional. They always address me by my name which is a good feeling. Maintenance- work very hard to correct any problem you have- Security- very Professional. Grounds- well kept. Construction- on going. Full Review ▶

03/23/11
Resident

I am very please with the staff an all they do for me here at Kensington Station Apartments. Full Review ▶

03/17/11
Resident

THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT LIVE IN KENSINGTON STATION IS THE PEOPLE THAT ARE FROM THE AREA.. THEY RAISE THE RENT ON YOU UNEXPECTEDLY! GUN SHOTS, CRACK HEADS, DRAG QUEENS PROSTITUTING, AND DRUG DEALERS. WINDOWS ARE BOARDED UP!! BUILDINGS ARE BURNED DOWN… Full Review ▶

03/16/11
Resident

I've been living here about 3 months. So far, I have not had a single problem. My apartment is quiet, my neighbors are cool, and the inside of the apartments are nice and spacious. The shuttle takes us to the MARTA… Full Review ▶

01/29/11
Resident

Wow, two good reviews about the new managers in the same day. Yeah I say that the management is responsible for those! Don't be fooled by their post, Kensington Station is a crime ridden trap. The sound of gunshots every night… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

Well, things are really looking up. I am very pleased with the new management. It seems that they are here to make a change and Crystal was very pleasant to talk to. She addressed my issues immediately and then did a… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

I have lived at this community for over 5 years now. I have seen many managers come and go with no change made. It reaally look like the new managers we have are looking to turn things around for us!! Im… Full Review ▶

11/05/10
Resident

Well its so many cons about kensington station and well no pros at all. The security is whack the gates are always broken which means anyone is allowed in. The leasing staff is very rude and do not care about you… Full Review ▶

10/06/10
Resident

I'M FROM NEW YORK CITY, I'VE LIVED IN EVERY "GHETTO" AREA NEW YORK CITY HAS TO OFFER BUT, NOTHING COMPARES TO KENSINGTON STATION APARTMENTS. I HAVE NEVER EXPERIENCE ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE. MOLD GROWING IN THE CLOSET, KITCHEN CABNET DOORS FALLING… Full Review ▶

09/28/10
Resident

If you like getting abused by the security then come here, if you like paying for over priced goods from the mini mart then move here, if you like to have Ammenities that your children cant use unless you are present,… Full Review ▶

08/17/10
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE!!! THEY ONLY WANT YOUR MONEY TO TRY AND BEAUTIFY THE OUTSIDE OF THE PROPERTY WHEN WHAT REALLY MATTERS (THE ROOF OVER YOUR HEAD) LOOKS LIKE SCUM!!! THERE ARE SO MANY BURNT DOWN BUILDINGS IN THE COMPLEX BUT… Full Review ▶

07/29/10
Resident

DO NOT LIVE HERE! This place is scary! Many of the people living here are into shady activities and there is gunfire within the complex many nights along with loud people at all hours. I even had people throw rocks at… Full Review ▶

07/25/10
Resident

Management has been posting several great reviews of this place!! Do not believe them! This has got to be one of the WORST apts in the ATL area. My suggestion is that you would be better off buying a TENT &… Full Review ▶

07/21/10
Resident

I think that Kensington Station Apartments is a great place to live. I just move in two months ago and I love my apartment, it's very clean and everything works in the apartment. The shuttle bus is starts soon, and I… Full Review ▶

06/30/10
Resident

I would recommend that no one move in here. Not only is there some weird little loophole in their lease about water payment, (I now have to pay an extra mandatory $15, or else they won't take my rent check), but… Full Review ▶

06/25/10
Resident

PLEASE EMAIL ME AT JOINTHEFIGHT10@YAHOO.COM!!!!!!PEOPLE PLEASE THEY ARE GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER LEASING THESE APTS TO PEOPLE BY TELLING LIES TO GET THEM TO LEASE.. I MOVED HERE FROM OUT OF TOWN AND MADE THE MISTAKE OF LEASING THESE APTS ONLINE..… Full Review ▶

06/21/10
Resident

I lived there two years. The first 6 months was ok because it was mostly families there. Then the families started moving out. The drug boys started moving in. Everyone in the complex seemed to own a gun but me. Gun… Full Review ▶

05/22/10
Prospective Resident

I use to visit my sister and a friend back when it was Oak Tree Apts a few years ago and even then it was hell. Single ladies don't move here...several women have been brutally raped. People have robbed at gun… Full Review ▶

04/30/10
Resident

I woke up this morning and my neighbor's air conditioner was gone! That is amazing! Then mamagement acted as if they could care less. And when I called to asked them AGAIN for the second month, to please fix the light… Full Review ▶

03/30/10
Resident

If you enjoy gardening, you will enjoy gardening at Kensington Station Apartments. Living in a home with a backyard, I never imagine that I would miss gardening so much until I moved to Kensington Station and joined their Garden Club, which… Full Review ▶

03/17/10
Resident

I must say that since I have lived here 3 years Kensington Station it is a wonderful place to stay. The Kensington Station Marta is across the street from the complex, the complex has a very nice pool, laundry facility, 2… Full Review ▶

03/17/10
Resident

I moved into the community about 3 months ago and am glad I made my choice. The rent seemed too good to be true, but I have not regretted doing so. The grounds are clean and the little mini mart comes… Full Review ▶

03/17/10
Resident

I live here in Kensington Station and I think it is great. They call me each month to check on me. They are always doing things for the community and I get to save money. The office staff is always friendly… Full Review ▶

12/20/09
Resident

OK. THE ARE WRITING LIES. ONCE AGAIN THESE APTS SUCK. I MOVED TO GA FROM OUT OF TOWN. I HAVE A NICE CAR. WOKE UP AND SOMEONE WAS TRYING TO GET IN IT. THEY WERE SHOOTING ALL THE TIME. YOU CANT… Full Review ▶

10/21/09
Resident

I was a college student going to Georgia State and living at Kensington from 2007 to 2008. I stood out around the complex I'm sure because I think I was the only white/Spanish girl living out there. I had white blonde… Full Review ▶

08/09/09
Resident

me my son and my fiance moved here summer of 2008. the management showd us a cute apartment close to the front of the complex, the pool, the laundry room. we liked the place. it took us awhile to move in… Full Review ▶

08/08/09
Resident

I currently live in Kensington Station and I would say my overall view on the apartment is that you know what to expect by looking at the apartment and talking to the staff. If you wouldn't categorize this neighborhood as ghetto,… Full Review ▶

06/03/09
Resident

my husband and i have been living in Kensington station since 2007 and the entire time has been very unplesant. To start the day before i was supposed to move in i went to pick up my keys and they forgot… Full Review ▶

06/03/09
Resident

Much less move there don't even visit its a shame when a place is less than a minute from a police precient can so many crimes can go unpunished or be stopped thats why they give people $500.00 referrals and $400.00-$500.00… Full Review ▶

05/13/09
Resident

I just first off want to say this is worst than being in Iraq!! It was good for the first couple of months..... and then all hell broke loose. I was walking home from a long days work at night and… Full Review ▶

03/06/09
Resident

I've been living in this apt since June 2006 and I'm still living here. The apartment is kinda of rough due to its location. I had a burglary last October and my neighbor downstairs had one one month later. The virtue… Full Review ▶

07/31/08
Resident

I have lived in Kensington Station for 28 days. Since being there, I have had my outside unit airconditioner stolen. I had to live elsewhere as a result for 2 weeks until they repaired it. My toilet leaks water all over… Full Review ▶

06/01/08
Resident

Who ever wrote the last 3 reviews about this place are the BIGGEST liars in Atlanta metro. DO NOT BELIEVE THEM!! Full Review ▶

05/13/08
Resident

I've lived in this hellhole for 3 years-not because I wanted to, but because we had to in order to save money. It's been the worst experience I've ever had in my life-and I used to live in the projects!!! Management… Full Review ▶

03/24/08
Resident

They could change management companies 50-11 times and it wouldn't make a bit of difference. This was my welcome to Atlanta apartment when I moved here in the summer of '05. Needless to say I was gone come summer of '06.… Full Review ▶

02/18/08
Resident

The apartments themselves are not that bad if you can overlook the ever-present roaches and spiders. Even the grounds are acceptable, as long as you don't look at the beer bottles and shell casings. That said, even as you come into… Full Review ▶

02/06/08
Resident

The sample apartment they show you is fantastic, but the one you actually get is cheap. My furnace was a death trap, roaches are abundant, neighbors are crazy. Maintenace only does the job if you hound them and they probably only… Full Review ▶

12/11/07
Resident

Well I am finally rid of this shifoolishness they call an apartment complex. I moved out as of June 20, 2008 (of course still awaiting my deposit) and have been happy ever since. I want to let all of you know… Full Review ▶

11/15/07
Resident

Kensington Station Apartments is horrible place to live!!! I do not recommend for anyone to live there. They may affordable apartments but who wants to live with ROACHES DAILY. The buildings are infected and something needs to be done about it… Full Review ▶

08/07/07
Resident

I moved in Kensington Station May, 24 2006. It wasnt the best looking apartments but it was good for a first apartment. Or at least I thought so. I was in my livingroom one night watching tv and I hear gunshoots… Full Review ▶

07/01/07
Resident

As long as I keep my apartment clean, I have seen only 2 (two) waterbugs and NO roaches. Spiders outside are still outside. When they re-appear I will wash the screens and spray the window area again to keep them away.… Full Review ▶

06/14/07
Resident

I use to live in Kensington Station Apartments (formerly Oak Tree) and just recently moved out of there last year; I orginally was in the apartments for 5 years. I eventually joined what was the apartment association, I was the secretary,… Full Review ▶

05/26/07
Resident

I USE TO LIVE IN KENSINGTON WHEN I FIRST MOVED TO ATLANTA. I MUST SAY IT IS REALLY REALLY BAD. THEY HAVE SHOOTINGS AND ALOT OF PEOPLE LIKE MY SELF HAVE BEEN ROBBED OUT THERE IN THERE OWN APARTMENT. I WOULD… Full Review ▶

05/12/07
Resident

This was my first apt on my own the first 6 months of living there I cried everyday I made the mistake of moving in before visiting I found it online which was a bad choice my apt was ROACH infested… Full Review ▶

03/08/07
Resident

Since the new manager Carlos took over things are better. If there is a problem it is taken care of quickly. Many of the trouble making people have been moved away and good people are moving in.

I just moved to a… Full Review ▶

02/24/07
Resident

have lived here since 2004 previous management companies were slow to your needs but with the previous company its much better it doesnt feel as if your worries are falling on deaf ears.Also a lot of the unruly and disrepectful tenants… Full Review ▶

02/13/07
Resident

At first when the new management took over I was not going to renew my lease here.

I decided to stay becouse of all of the nice changes in both the complex and staff.

The prior management never cared about the tenants but… Full Review ▶

02/09/07
Resident

I lived in this community about ten years it was fine it was gated and the gates working if they weren't they were repaired in two weeks...maintance calls were handled within three days if not that day theres so much to… Full Review ▶

01/31/07
Resident

I have lived here for 5 years since the new management things are getting better.

There is alot of work going on and the manager seems to care.
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01/29/07
Resident

Here is the corporate office number that they will not give you in the office. Make sure you call constantly or nothing will get done, because this place is the DUMPS!!! I lived here from 03'-05', & didn't get my deposit… Full Review ▶

01/25/07
Resident

Can someone plz help me to get the corporate number to make numerous complaints PLEASE! Full Review ▶

12/16/06
Resident

They got me with a nice model as well, I never really had a roach problem, however, my first night, I saw what looked like to be mice droppings on my kitchen counter, I saw that the first few nights, then… Full Review ▶

11/07/06
Resident

This apartment was ok when I first moved. Then I started getting roaches, which I dealt with, because I really did not have a choice. I ended up breaking my lease when I walked into my kitchen one night and saw… Full Review ▶

10/28/06
Resident

when i first moved in it was ok then the gunshots came. my son actually saw a guy shooting his gun. this is definitely not a place to have children if you are trying to raise them right. i have only… Full Review ▶

10/07/06
Resident

I don't have anything major,but I have noticed gun shots being fired,bugs and a major slow problem with maintence coming to fix things. I will be breaking my lease to go to somewhere more safe and comfortable.If you can't afford to… Full Review ▶

09/07/06
Resident

With the advent of the recent change in management, the entire complex is far worse than it was before. Customer service is deplorable!! Full Review ▶

08/02/06
Resident

This was my first apartment community on my own: living with no roommate. I have lived here since 2002 and in that time have had to deal with pot smoke in the hallway,"traffic" to the apartment below me at 2 and… Full Review ▶

07/13/06
Resident

As I read the reviews, it is the same story for the some of the Stone Mountain and Decatur apartments. IT IS THE AREA! If you don't want an inner city experience, then don't move in these areas!! (Other areas as… Full Review ▶

07/12/06
Resident

I moved in Nov 04 ??? thing seems nice. By Nov 05 I started to hear noises from inside my bedroom walls. I thought it may be a rat, turns out it were bats and one came out and was flying… Full Review ▶

06/20/06
Resident

I have been here for about 2 years... The Mangement company has change 3 times. However, the new company GFI seem to be sinking a lot of time and money into this complex. Something it needs along with a little TLC.… Full Review ▶

06/05/06
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05/27/06
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05/23/06
Resident

My mother and I did the walk through and the application process, and thinks didn't look bad at all. The day we moved in, by night fall there were hundreds of ROACHES EVERYWHERE!!!! The apartments are totally GHETTO!!!! My daughter wakes… Full Review ▶

05/18/06
Resident

Entering Kensington Station, You wouldn't know about bad management,unkept apartments/ grounds,drug problems,and violence,just by looking, But go further back, and the whole scene starts to change. My daughter lived in this God forsaken place, If it ain't heaven it must be… Full Review ▶

05/08/06
Resident

When I first moved into these apartments(about 3 months ago), I was in love. I had searched all around and could not find an apartment that met my size and price requirements.

First, let me say the apartment its self is… Full Review ▶

05/07/06
Resident

I lived her for 6 years and have found the managers to be very professional Full Review ▶

05/06/06
Resident

before moving here i was not looking to closley because of in need to move quickly. I overlooked the apartment before signing papers and discovered the front of the apartments were quit but apartment unfinished. living here for 2 years was… Full Review ▶

05/06/06
Resident

Kensington Station was my first apartment, at the time i was just looking for somewhere convenient. So at the time i took what i got, because i needed a place ASAP. As a first time renter i didnt really know what… Full Review ▶

04/20/06
Resident

I must say that this is a nice apartment when you look at the size of the unit and the cost. I have not had any problems with the staff thus far and maintenence is okay. Staff is actually really nice.… Full Review ▶

03/28/06
Resident

I have had the worst experience in Kensington Station than in any other apt complex. The noise is unbearable, people are outside talking loud and playing the car radio as loud as it can go while 5 to 10 people stand… Full Review ▶

03/16/06
Resident

First of all, ALL of the negative reviews on here are TRUE. If you gave this place a positive review you are just GHETTO FABULOUS, a drug dealer, a gang banger, a -----, or you work in the office!!

These people are… Full Review ▶

03/09/06
Resident

I can not even explain how many letters, voicemail messages and phone calls I've had to make regarding all the pot smoke in our particular building. I can not believe that they actually screen and allow such people to live here.… Full Review ▶

02/24/06
Resident

Why did I go to do my laundry last weekend & a couple was having sex on the washing machine?! Full Review ▶

02/14/06
Resident

I'm a broke college student and was looking to move out of my parents. I looked all around and could find anything convient, spacey and reasonably priced until I went to Kensington Station. I read the reviews and thought that it… Full Review ▶

02/14/06
Resident

If you're an average everyday working person, don't move here. Full Review ▶

01/24/06
Resident

I know this is not the best place on earth to live, but it is far from what alot of you are making it out to be. In my opinion every place is what you make it out to be. I… Full Review ▶

01/09/06
Resident

OK Where do I start. I hear that you can get the best weed in Dectaur here. Just knock on a window or go to the laundry rooms and you can get served up. The gate doesn't work, but they give… Full Review ▶

01/09/06
Resident

I am a NEAT freak! But after coming home 4 months after I moved in & finding the biggest roach I had ever seen in my bathtub, I broke my lease & moved out the next week . Also about a… Full Review ▶

01/08/06
Resident

I lived there all of a month. The (very short-lived) new manager allowed me to move out with my deposit and all as the place is such a hovel. Drugs, violence, loud stereos and the stereotypical characters from a Mtv video… Full Review ▶

12/27/05
Resident

I saw the apartment after I had them do the background/credit checks & everything. The day I went to go sign the lease & pick up my keys, I had to BEG to see the apartment I was going to be… Full Review ▶

12/24/05
Resident

I have lived here for 2 months. My home was destroyed Florida after the Hurricane. Yhe staff was so friendly and helped me get an apartment right away. I can say the complex is not the newest one I have seen… Full Review ▶

12/23/05
Resident

When you come to Kensington Station they show you these wonderful model apartments. I know from previous experience that the model 9/10 does not look like the actual apartment. I asked the leasing agent what the other apartments looked like and… Full Review ▶

12/02/05
Resident

This is the WORST place I have ever lived. These are the reasons:

1. I heard gunshots almost every night I lived there.
2. People would still be outside of my window at 3am talking & hanging out.
3.No one wants to… Full Review ▶

11/29/05
Resident

I have lived here for one year and all of a sudden in the last 4 months the place went crazy. I have been robbed twice at gun point walking home. Some one stoled my rent money order from the drop… Full Review ▶

10/03/05
Resident

WHEW!!! I am so happy to be moving out of this complex!!! Only 1 month left!! I am actually moving to another complex where the gates actually work, & they have 24 hour courtesy patrol. Since I've lived here, I've had… Full Review ▶

10/01/05
Resident

The Gables mission is Taking Care of the Way People Live .. Yeah Right!!!!!

I thought that Kensington Station would be a reasonable starting point for a young and newly married couple. I wish I never turned to this page of the… Full Review ▶

09/12/05
Resident

I have not had a very serious problem at this location. I live here with my daughter and I love it. It is convenient to just about everything. I may see a roach every now and then, but what do you… Full Review ▶

09/05/05
Resident

This place has a bug problem, and the apartments are not safe Full Review ▶

09/02/05
Resident

This place is da bomb yo. They got the kewlest staff. Not one person made me and my fiance uncomfortable. They tell it like it is. If you qualify you get the apartment. We have been to other apartments and they… Full Review ▶

06/16/05
Resident

Who else would take the time to take pictures of the nice parts and leave out truth of their apartment complex. That's a bogis lie and you should be ashamed of yourself. Full Review ▶

05/05/05
Resident

Although the complex is near the jail that makes me feel safe. Across the street is Marta for me to get to work. Where else can you get a 2 bedroom for such a great price. They pay my water, and… Full Review ▶

04/25/05
Resident

I lived at Oaktree (now Kensington Station) for 6 months. We moved across the U.S. so we had to sign the lease before seeing the apartment. Big mistake. The agent (Tony) told us every week for 2 months that our apt.… Full Review ▶

10/21/04
Resident

The whole staff pulled through in a time of need. With all the turnover what a difference. We had a fire and everyone was so helpful. They treated everyone with dignity and respect especially the white guys. I was so impressed… Full Review ▶

08/18/04
Resident

I lived at OakTree for 3 years, and I loved my unit and its proximity to everything.

The only time I had problems was with the office staff. Once they lost my rent check and threatened to evict me and refused to… Full Review ▶

06/24/04
Resident

The name has changed, but not much else has. We are moving out b/c of the crime rate. A bullet whizzed through our apartment last weekend after a driveby targeting our crackhead neighbors. The SWAT team is at the complex at… Full Review ▶

02/22/04
Resident

You should be kidding if are telling me that you are thinkin of staying in these apartments. I would prefer to stay on the streets (I mean it). I would feel safer. I was mugged inside the compound. When I asked… Full Review ▶

10/17/03
Resident

I put a deposit down on this place, because I wanted something reasonable, economical, and close to marta. And yes it was all of those things and more... First off you realize the amount of people whom in the broad daylight,… Full Review ▶

09/27/03
Resident

If you ever want to know what it feels like to live in the GHETTO move here!
First of all , you gotta wonder if some EMPLOYEES of oaktree are reviewing this apartment because this place is full of crime: Rape,… Full Review ▶

06/23/03
Resident

I really love Oaktree Apartments. I have been living there for the past 6 months and I have not had anything major to worry about.

Prior to my moving in I viewed at least 4 vacant apts. and at least… Full Review ▶

05/01/03
Resident

While my husband and I were living herre for 5 months therre were 3 homocides. We gunshots at least once a week, sometimes every day. Apartments had some problems but mainly it´s just a bad location. Full Review ▶

04/14/03
Resident

Not safe it has declined Full Review ▶

03/19/03
Resident

The apartment I moved in was much different from the model I was shown. They wouldn´t even let me see the apartment until I moved it. I know why - they put me in the "ghetto" part so that they could… Full Review ▶

02/14/03
Resident

You will see at least 1 palmetto bug (the big flying roches) everyday in the spring and summer. I did everything to stop this.(Taped up windows, constantly bombed and sprayed, put boric acid on the balcony,kept apt. meticulously clean). It might… Full Review ▶

12/22/02
Resident

Ok first of all they have security gates with curved forks coming out of the ground to prevent the "rift raft" froim coming in.

You can drive in, but if yu back out - your tires will get popped. The… Full Review ▶

11/24/02
Resident

Very dangerous. I was muggedwithin the complex. Not well kept. Unfreindly management. Full Review ▶

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