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Runaway Bay

8242 Runaway Bay, Charlotte, NC 28212
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City Average
11/07/14
Resident

On the outside, this complex appears to have it all. Great location, close to everything, affordable, maintained nicely. A BUNCH OF --------!!!!!!! If you don't mind roaches, this is the place for you. If you don't mind disrespectful staff, you'll love… Full Review ▶

09/02/14
Resident

Runaway Bay has been a great location for me. I have lived there for a year now and just renewed my lease. The leasing agent Ivory Barber is awesome. Always willing to help and the maintenance staff takes care of any… Full Review ▶

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08/18/14
Resident

I am a new resident to Runaway Bay. I have encountered health issues that require I nolonger am able to climb stairs an as a result I am selling my home. A friend referred me to Runaway Bay. Best decision I… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
08/17/14
Resident

Just wanted to let you know that I am happy with my place and the best staff member always help me with any questions I have, any problems with my place all gets taken care of. MS. IVORY you are the… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
08/16/14
Resident

Let me just say I LOVE IVORY!! I just move in at Runaway Bay Homes and I must say I love it. I was a little scared by all of the reviews written but. I am happy that I did move… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
08/14/14
Resident

I was looking for an apartment in Runaway Bay I encountered conversations with Miss Monique, all I can say is that's the best customer service I have ever received. she was very professional and very courteous on giving me the help… Full Review ▶

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04/21/14
Resident

I don't even know where to start with this place! If you need an affordable place, I can't lie, this is the place. But, you definitely get what you pay for! Unfortunately, I have been here for two long years and… Full Review ▶

04/10/14
Resident

I moved here about 6 months ago and I love it so far! My home is cozy and comfortable. The people in the front office are super welcoming and this one girl that works in the office Sold me on everything!… Full Review ▶

03/17/14
Resident

To start the gated community should not be listed on the apartment complex website. The gate has only worked 10% of the time. The parking lot has multiple big pot holes which management choose not to notice and gives excuses of… Full Review ▶

01/30/14
Resident

Its an ok place to live if you don't have any maintenance problems. Maintenance staff fix one problem but they leave another problem alone even when its located in the same spot. I'm getting really urked with the poor service they… Full Review ▶

12/11/12
Resident

WORST APARTMENT COMPLEX EVER! I regret the day that I signed that lease. It seemed sketchy just from the surroundings but the inside looked nice and the staff seemed friendly. Not only did the dishwasher break and fill with water, it… Full Review ▶

04/02/12
Resident

We already called the number to speak to corporate and talked to Matt and Marsha. All that has been done is that they agreed today to take off $130.26 from the total charges. We are very disappointed with our service at… Full Review ▶

10/17/11
Resident

Runaway Bay Apartments, the perfect name for a pathetic property. I am a new tenant @ this location and I am counting the days until my lease up. In which they requires a 60 or 90 day notice. When I moved… Full Review ▶

08/20/11
Resident

Heard gun shot couple times in my apartment called the maintenance person to fix the beeping fire alarm 4 times and still beeping they require you to give 60 DAYS NOTICE before your lease is up, yeah right, like everyone's going… Full Review ▶

08/01/11
Resident

Ive been living in Runaway Bay apartments for a few months now. Management is always respectful, helpful, pleasant to be around, and always willing to listen to anything you have to say. The apartments are well kept, if any issues arise,… Full Review ▶

07/24/11
Resident

Simply put, "Do not move to Runaway Bay Apartments"! All within the last 5 months I have witnessed a dead body lying in the middle of the parking lot, breaking and entering into a unit, breaking into a residence's car, the… Full Review ▶

07/23/11
Resident

first off let me start by saying that i do not work for the runaway staff as that will be the assumption by most after reading this review. this property is a decent place to live at. as far as i… Full Review ▶

06/22/11
Resident

I have lived here for about 6months, due to a drastic change in income I had to find living quarters considerably cheaper than what I've had in the past. The maintenance issues here are horrid. They have a huge bug problem...I'm… Full Review ▶

10/18/10
Resident

I have lived at Runaway Bay for over 3 years. This place is nice and quiet compared to the other communities in the neighborhood. I would recommend this community to future residents. Full Review ▶

08/12/10
Resident

Runaway Bay Apartments is a slum. Crime infested nightmare! If you are considering moving here, you need to seriously reconsider! Cars are vandalized, gunshots at least 2-3 times per week, home invasions, violent volatile tenants, trash scattered everywhere, extremely unsafe place… Full Review ▶

05/26/09
Resident

This place simply sucks. Full Review ▶

04/27/09
Resident

i really like it here is very nice and quiet. all the people in here is friendly and if you have problems the office always help you out i really like it here. Full Review ▶

03/02/09
Resident

From a distance all looks well. Get a little closer. This place is awful. We moved here almost two years ago and have had problems since. Maintence is a huge joke. They barley speak English and have no idea what they… Full Review ▶

10/05/08
Resident

This place is a slum. The office staff is ignorant and incompenent, plus one is crooked. She is doing illegal things against some of the residents of the community and no one stops her! Crime is terrible here, it is unsafe… Full Review ▶

04/08/08
Resident

Stay away from this place. I've lived here two years and it has been a terrible experience. The buildings look okay from the outside, thanks to new shingles and paint, but they are falling apart on the inside. The cabinet doors… Full Review ▶

02/22/07
Resident

When we moved here two years ago we thought it was going to be the perfect spot to live. The first year was ok, no major problems, however that all changed in the second year. There seem to be no standards… Full Review ▶

10/19/06
Resident

Number one complaint...office staff.
-Most of the time they give you less than 24 hours notice on things that they plan on doing in or around your apartment, whether it be routine maintenence, spraying for the excessive amounts of roaches for the… Full Review ▶

08/28/06
Resident

I originally moved here from Nashville, so I didn't know the area when I found this apartment. It looks nice, lots of big trees, pretty pond, decent looking buildings. It really wasn't all that bad when I moved here. I've been… Full Review ▶

08/26/06
Resident

You may have seen this complex on the news. Yes, one of runaway bay buildings caught on fire by a subcontractor who hit a gas line. The building blazed for hours.

My brand new (2 Days old) car was scraped by… Full Review ▶

08/12/06
Resident

Did not feel comfortable living here. Seemed to be going downhill. I had no difficulty with office staff, but I didn't ask them to do much. Noise level was generally OK in my apt but my neighbor faced the other parking… Full Review ▶

06/21/06
Resident

This property is aweful. Maintenance is terrible. The office management are beyond help and you have to make several calls to get anything done or fixed. Roaches are part of living here, and the manager needs to retire. The area is… Full Review ▶

04/10/06
Resident

I lived here for slightly over a year. On the positive side, management is courteous, maintenance is efficient, grounds are well kept and it is fairly quiet.

Now time for the negative---rent is reasonable, but keep in mind residents are responsible… Full Review ▶

04/07/06
Resident

Office staff will take your UPS shipments and rely on the policy that they are not responsible and do this as a courtesy. Full Review ▶

02/15/06
Resident

Facilities are great but again office personnel makes you think twice about renting there. Personnel was extremely rude. They are nice when trying to get you to sign but once you get in it's a whole different ball game. BEWARE!!! Full Review ▶

01/22/06
Resident

Recently lived here when moved from new york. I moved with my family, husband, infant and one on the way along with my sister and her family. ( in seprate apartments) Hated it here management was terrible. They had no idea… Full Review ▶

12/08/05
Resident

My fiance moved in mid-October 2005 awaiting my arrival upon completing my bachelors the upcoming semester. He bragged about the place and the neighbors, and the couple of times I went there I was pretty impressed as well expect for seeing… Full Review ▶

02/17/03
Resident

I loved my apartment here - good lighting, good heat/air conditioning, and maintenance/office staff is outstanding. the only reason I moved is that the neighborhood is rapidly declining where it is unsafe. One of the only few that will allow very… Full Review ▶

07/11/02
Resident

These apartments are okay if you like the woodsy feel. Full Review ▶

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Property Description

Runaway Bay Apartments is a peaceful, lakeside community located in the heart of Charlotte. Shopping, dining, entertainment and major interstates are just minutes away from Runaway Bay. With seven floorplans to choose from, we are certain you will find a home that perfectly fits your lifestyle. Living at Runaway Bay is much more than living in an apartment community?it?s a way of life! Call or stop by today to meet our friendly staff and take a tour of your new home. Visit Website

Amenities

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pool

  • Gym

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Controlled Access

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