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Pebblebrook Apartments

46 Brittany Farms Road, New Britain, CT 06053
25%
87
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% Recommended
37%
City Average
08/11/14
Resident

If I could give this place straight ZEROS at this point, I would. The staff here are rude, incompetent and the residents above me or across from me are loud and always have suspicious looking guest over. 10 reasons why you… Full Review ▶

04/21/14
Resident

DO NOT come here ...fking black ppl won't stop playing loud music , bad area Full Review ▶

02/08/14
Resident

I have been here for a while- still living here. Good: Nice area, close to grocery store, mall and banks. Few chain restaurants are here. Close to university, as I went to school there. Staff has been nice. At times I… Full Review ▶

12/21/13
Resident

Im writing to save new residence. I lived one year But I hate every day I spend in this building. First its not safe the building front door has access without keys,and the elevator is not working so I had to… Full Review ▶

12/17/13
Resident

My fiance and I lived in Pebblebrook when we first started to live together. It was a wonderful couple of years. I agree with my fiance that Pebblebrook is not perfect, but considering how expensive safe housing is in the Hartford… Full Review ▶

07/29/13
Resident

UNTRUSTWORTHY AND GREEDY!!! I am writing to save any future resident!!! I lived in Pebblebrook for two years in a two bedroom. Despite them loosing my rent check twice, and the filthy conditions of the buildings, and my car windows getting… Full Review ▶

05/21/13
Resident

I have lived in Pebble brook Apartments for two years now and every day I seem to hate it even more! The people who live above me are so loud and the office did nothing about this matter no matter how… Full Review ▶

01/29/13
Resident

I have stayed here for 6 months as I am a young (24) working professional who moves around a lot (which is the reason I am moving out after 6 months). I have lived in college apartments, and I have attempted… Full Review ▶

09/29/12
Resident

A little overpriced, $959 for a one bedroom average quality apartment? Everything is old and outdated. My balcony screen and bedroom window screen is not placed properly--anytime I open the door/window I have bugs and mosquitoes coming thru. I reported this… Full Review ▶

09/04/12
Resident

Around 25 Car Break-ins and 2 apartment break-ins in last 2-3 weeks (Aug- Sept 2012). You can verify this at Local Police Station. This says it all. I don't think this needs any more comments. Full Review ▶

08/12/12
Resident

I totally agree with all of the bad reviews on Pebblebrook! I am very upset with the minimal professionalism they have. I have called numerous times to get an issue resolved and it seems to me that they are blowing me… Full Review ▶

03/09/12
Resident

The apartment itself was fine. I liked that there was a balcony, and it was in good repair when I moved in. However, It was a total nightmare to move in. They made me get about 5 different money orders for… Full Review ▶

12/16/11
Resident

First of all: I'm REALLY perplexed by some of these other reviews. Just remember: people are 3 times as likely to report a bad customer experience than a good one, so don't be overwhelmed by these isolated nightmare stories. I'm sure… Full Review ▶

12/05/11
Resident

Very good place to Live. very near to all shopping places Staff is very friendly and attend to your needs Maintenance is very good. complaints are addressed on time and first time. During my 4 years we have seen no issue… Full Review ▶

06/06/11
Resident

Maintenance is of poor quality. Local mgmt. is no help when trying to resolve tenant issues. I've called & left 3msgs. to speak with the manager about the increase in rent and no one has returned my calls. Every so often… Full Review ▶

02/11/11
Resident

This is how bad the experience has been with pebblebrook... First month, roof collapses in on me... no help from management or maintenance to move all of my stuff down three flights of stairs... couple months later, my room is broken… Full Review ▶

01/13/11
Resident

I've lived here for four years and I'm getting ready to move out. It's been okay for the most part. Location is great. Right across the street from Target, down the street from the mall and other shopping plazas, close to… Full Review ▶

12/31/10
Resident

I lived in Pebblebrook for 4 years because of its convenience and price. During my last year,however, management changed hands and everything went downhill. In the winter months, snow plowing is terrible (cars are never moved and snow mounds take up… Full Review ▶

09/18/10
Resident

I had very bad experience when I stayed here. -- Water leakage in Bath room. -- A/C is total waste but you have to pay 150$ per month only for A/C. I requested many times with Management to change the machine.… Full Review ▶

09/07/10
Resident

These apartments are just a bad experience, when you come in the first time to get information about them, everybody is just so nice....then when you move in , they change. All they care about is the money, they are not… Full Review ▶

09/02/10
Resident

I am writing this review for my experience after staying in Pebblebrook for 21/2 years. I use to think this is very good apartment up until I knew that they will make you write a contract which will set you up… Full Review ▶

08/03/10
Resident

My experience with Pebblebrook has been sub par. The apartment itself is so-so. The walls here are very thin, and you can hear everything including neighbors footsteps. Many residents are college students that stay up late having parties. My experience with… Full Review ▶

05/05/10
Resident

The Place is OK kinds to live. I have lived here for 3 years and found nothing great. The appartements do not have enough storage space. The residents are loud and noisy. Few appartments had a major bug problem. The staff… Full Review ▶

08/24/09
Resident

For how much they are asking is a bit much for the bottom level but they do have heat, hot water, and gas included. There is not much noise but there is a strong smell of marijuana in parts of the… Full Review ▶

11/29/08
Resident

I've been living here for about 6 months and I think it is a great place to live. For the price you pay this place is pretty good, yes there is noise but anyone who understands the concept of an APARTMENT… Full Review ▶

08/05/08
Resident

The rent is too high for what you get, as the apartments are small and not too nice. The only perk about living here is the outdoor pool in the summer. Full Review ▶

07/09/08
Resident

I lived here for two years. I grew up in Farmington and dont consider this place a dump. The carpets were new. There are a lot of college kids but the building is literally right down the street to central. My… Full Review ▶

06/10/08
Resident

Now that our one year lease is up, my girlfriend and I are moving out of this dump. The only good thing is the fact that you get a mini porch and acceptable parking. Other than that, you cant grill on… Full Review ▶

01/14/08
Resident

I have been here for 4 years and it is very quiet. Full Review ▶

10/29/07
Resident

I really can say I've never had a problem with the college people at PebbleBrook. It makes the area a little more dynamic. This was an improvement for me since the last apartment complex I lived in felt like a Nursing… Full Review ▶

10/18/07
Resident

I've lived here for almost a year now and haven't had any problems with the place itself. I'm happy with the size of a one bedroom and my neighbors seem nice. The only real problem I have is, I come home… Full Review ▶

10/11/07
Resident

WOW! Where should I start???? All my neighbors are 20 or under and do not ever leave their apartment. They are mostly CCSU students who do not go to class but spend their days and nights playing video games or listening… Full Review ▶

10/09/07
Resident

Apartment is HOT LIKE A SAUNA in the summer. A/C is built into the living room wall, but does not circulate unless you leave on 24/7... I don't recommend this because electricity bill more than triples! You are stuck living uncomfortably… Full Review ▶

10/03/07
Resident

There was always noise from the neighbours partying every night. The apartment people would give away packages to others without even checking them and would not clean the parking lot or driveways duing the snow. The maintenace is very bad and… Full Review ▶

08/04/07
Resident

My fiance and I lived at PBA for 2 years. It was horrible! I am a CCSU student and I even complained about the awful noise and parties some of the other students would have. I think it is an embarassment… Full Review ▶

04/20/07
Resident

This place wouldn't be that bad if it wern't for the MICE! They set snap traps and sticky traps in our apartment and we have caught two mice (1 alive, 1 dead) and I have seen one run into the radiator!… Full Review ▶

04/10/07
Resident

As of 2003 (ask for new owner numbers if these no longer work}
Owners of Pebblebrook:
Harbor Realty Advisors 1177 Kane ConcordSE
Bay Harbor,FL 33154---------------
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Emergencies: 911
New Britain Police Department
125 Columbus Blvd. New Britain, CT 06051
1-860-826-3000 www.newbritainpolice.org

New Britain Fire Department
27 West… Full Review ▶

03/02/07
Resident

I live at Pebblebrook apartments and let me tell you between the rotten smell in the hallways or Murphy's security knocking on your door because they think your alitte long is not worhth paying over $1000. a month
The management staff changes… Full Review ▶

12/14/06
Resident

I stumble accross this site. I lived at 44 Brittany Farms way back in 1985-1986 when I was 20. Hated it! All the CCSU kids first time away from home and Mommy and Daddy paying their rent. Lots of noise and… Full Review ▶

10/08/06
Resident

I am seeing that a lot of people are having problems living here and I honestly feel bad that you had to endure that experience. But I have lived at Pebblebrook for over a year now and I will only move… Full Review ▶

09/06/06
Resident

For the price each resident pays for rent it would be nice to get new cabinets and not have to pay $25.00 each month for them for as long as you live at Pebblebrook.
I would settle for new "brown" ones inside… Full Review ▶

07/07/06
Resident

From the outside, the apartments aren't that nice to look at, but they aren't bad either. I found that any key can open the door entrance to the building, so it's not very safe. The hall ways smell constantly of urine,… Full Review ▶

07/06/06
Resident

Having lived there for 2 years, moving out in November 2005, I can honestly say the place wasn't all that great, but then again I wasn't expecting it to be. Keep in mind, it is in New Britian, and in very… Full Review ▶

04/19/06
Resident

Parking is horrible here late at night, my ceiling in the bathroom leaks constantly and someone held me up at knifepoint in the parking lot and took all my cash. All this and more can be yours if you choose to… Full Review ▶

04/12/06
Resident

First let me say this : Management is horrible! Make sure you get absolutely everything in wiritng and signed! Do not take anyone's word on anything.

My two roomates and I moved to Pebblebrook because of its close location to CCSU, which… Full Review ▶

01/24/06
Resident

I used to live in Pebblebrook, and this place sucks. The maintenanace was awful, and they took their time in responding. The rent seems to go up every year, and they make it difficult to get your security deposit back.
I… Full Review ▶

12/05/05
Resident

living here is okay...but they allow CATS and BIRDS but they won't allow me to have a 2lb dog...but the screaming baby next door is fine? doesnt make any sense to me. birds are way louder than dogs, especially when a… Full Review ▶

11/17/05
Resident

I currently live here, and this is no place you want to be. My rent went up $32 last year, and $50 this year. That makes NO SENSE at all. An extra $600 a year?? I think NOT!!! They can take… Full Review ▶

10/24/05
Resident

This apartment ranks the worst on the family for parking for any resident, and not recommended for families with children or the elderly.

There is a serious mice infestation in the building.

Poor snow removal during the winter months. Full Review ▶

05/02/05
Resident

They suck so bad they have to have their employees write reviews......PATHETIC!! Full Review ▶

12/27/04
Resident

no you have never lived here, but if you did you would understand the messed up reviews this place gets.....dont talk unless you have lived here..IF IT WAS SO GREAT THE REVIEWS WOULD BE GOOD!!! FAIRWAY DOWN THE STREET GETS GOOD… Full Review ▶

12/13/04
Resident

Its difficult to recommend staying away versus signing a lease here. The staff is serious (though not courtious as their job ends when people sign the contract-no joking) and the maintenance staff are good, though one guy seems to blame tenants… Full Review ▶

11/30/04
Resident

I have never lived at Pebblebrook or even heard of it before I recently graduated from College. I am merely viewing this site as a guide in my apartment hunt. I have one question for Pebblebrook...

Who got fired in 2002 and… Full Review ▶

11/18/04
Resident

DON'T YOU NOTICE AFTER EVERY BAD RATING THERE WILL BE A YES POST ALONG WITH A RATING OF 5 HA!!!!!

I'M SURE IT'S THE OFFICE STAFF TRYING TO MAKE THIS PLACE LOOK GREAT
NOTICE HOW MANY BAD RATINGS COMPAIRED TO THE ACTUAL… Full Review ▶

11/18/04
Resident

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09/22/04
Resident

I have lived at pebblebrook for 1 year and I do plan on moving when me lease runs out. It is reasonable place to live for students, however, I found the units to be a bit too small. It lacked adequete… Full Review ▶

08/30/04
Resident

I've lived here well over a year and can't wait till my lease is up again. I'm getting out of this hell hole.
As regards to the previous comments about not being child friendly, I agree 100% about that. Where are… Full Review ▶

07/07/04
Resident

well i have been here 6 days and i thought I should give my first experiences. I think Diana is doing an excellent job. She has always been very prompt in everything. Right from faxing me info sheets (which give the… Full Review ▶

06/06/04
Resident

I lived there from 1996-2003 and I tell you it was great for the first 2 years then downhill. They started to let anyone live there. I know you have to be fair in the housing business, but there should be… Full Review ▶

04/17/04
Resident

I lived in this complex for two years and it was aweful. I was so happy to leave because management were aweful. They were rude and degrading to their tenants. And if there was a problem, maintanence was very slow to… Full Review ▶

04/06/04
Resident

I´ve lived in Pebblebrook for almost 2 years now. I chose these apartments because of their proximity to the medical school (I have a two year position there) and knew that I would be leaving after two years. While the living… Full Review ▶

03/29/04
Resident

I agree with some of the other posters - considering the town, Pebblebrook is a good value. There´s not much else in the New Britain area that has the facilities or neigborhood of Pebblebrook. Plus the location is great - a… Full Review ▶

02/23/04
Resident

most of the complaints concerning pebblebrook have either been with the management or the condition of the hallways, lobby, etc. however, none of those are updated and i have been living here since 2003 into the year 2004. whenever there has… Full Review ▶

12/16/03
Resident

I am a college student who shares a two-bedroom unit with a couple. Under these circumstances, the rent is managable, and even with two roommates, there is plenty of space to go around. What really sets this complex apart from some… Full Review ▶

11/14/03
Resident

I lived here for three years. The apartments are overpriced. Although they are big, the balconies nice, and the neighborhood safe to walk/run in, they are not worth the $$$. Management is horrible. Completely unresponsive to tenants. 24 hour security is… Full Review ▶

08/14/03
Resident

I lived here for two years and that was long enough. It was convenient becasue it was right between work and school (CCSU), but now I´ve graduated. As with the other reviews, the management is horrible. They show you the model… Full Review ▶

08/04/03
Resident

I am a student at the Health Center in Farmington, and I chose Pebblebrook because it was close to the campus...plus I only had a few days to decide. I lived there for one year and had no problems; that is,… Full Review ▶

06/17/03
Resident

I am resident of Pebblebrook Apartments, I am also one of the Residents that called management about about the Children playing in the parking lots, In the letter written by the Property manger it unmistakably states that the children should not… Full Review ▶

06/03/03
Resident

I have lived here for almost a year and I can honestly say that this past year has been a disappointment. When I applied, I was shown a beautiful and upkept model home, and the apartment I was given was far… Full Review ▶

06/02/03
Resident

LOOK IF YOU DONT LIKE THE NOISE OR HAVE OTHER COMPLAINTS, THEN YOU NEED TO MOVE TO YOUR OWN HOUSE. THIS IS APARTMENT LIVING!

IVE BEEN THERE FOR 13 YEARS NOW AND I GREW UP IN A HOME. APT LIVING IS… Full Review ▶

04/26/03
Resident

I applied for an apartment 3 months prior to the date I was planning to move in. My concerns rose when I read the point of views of former residences in this website. Finally I decided to cancel my application in… Full Review ▶

04/17/03
Resident

I´m impartial to this place. It´s decent but really, people are right about it. There are CCSU students here but what does management care? Their still getting roughy $1k a month from those kids´ parents! The noise is a problem. I´ve… Full Review ▶

03/03/03
Resident

i also have had problems with the brown water for several months. i do have a couple bottles of the brown water i kept for evidence. cold air comes through spaces by the windows. the walls are cracking and the bathroom… Full Review ▶

02/25/03
Resident

Everything that everyone has written is absolutely true about this place and then some. The last review on 2/21 that claimed it was a pretty good place to live must have been written by someone on the front office staff. The… Full Review ▶

02/25/03
Resident

Parking is the biggest problem i´ve encountered during my three years here. if you ever come home any later than 8 or 9 p.m., you´ll be circling for some time trying to find a space remoetly near your apartment. furthermore, it… Full Review ▶

02/21/03
Resident

I have read the other reviews of this complex, and I am confused. I have lived here for three years, and had no real problems. I have had issues throughout my stay here, but the WHOLE staff here has always taken… Full Review ▶

02/20/03
Resident

DON?T LIVE HERE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! THE PROBLEMS ARE AWFUL AND CONSTANT! WE?VE LIVED HERE FOR THREE YEARS BECAUSE WE HAD TO DUE TO PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES NOT BY CHOICE! TWO OF THOSE REASONS ARE I AM DISABLED AND THIS WILL BE… Full Review ▶

02/19/03
Resident

if you want to live in an apartment building whose management actually does something this is not the place.
my ceiling has sprung over five leaks, flooding my apartment since i have i´ve here.
when i have complained about the many… Full Review ▶

11/20/02
Resident

There is nothing good about this establishment. The management use a beautiful "model apartment" to misrepresent what the actual apartments look like, and will not allow you to view the real apartment before signing your lease. When I moved in, the… Full Review ▶

10/05/02
Resident

The landlord/manager ia a lying nasty women. she will do every thing she can to suck money out of you. Diana the manager tells so many lies i do not know how she keeps anything straight. She told me that I… Full Review ▶

09/17/02
Resident

The biggest problem would have to be the "service" that is provided by the staff. They are very rude, condesending, and either they don´t care or they are not that intelligent, it is hard to tell. They signed for a package… Full Review ▶

09/03/02
Resident

I live in a one bedroom apartment at Peeblebrook. The apartment itself is in very good shape (new rugs and paint job). The apartment is also about 750 sq ft and has a nice set-up. The grounds are kept very clean… Full Review ▶

09/03/02
Resident

Let´s see...
- Car alarms going off all hours of the night.
- Glass broken all-over the parking lot.
- Mysterious cars driving through the parking lot and not parking.

But...
The bus line is right there if anything should… Full Review ▶

08/22/02
Resident

The management of this establishment leaves a lot to be desired. In my 12 months of occupancy I talked to at least 4 tenants who had had their cars either stolen or broken into. There is no security and really poor… Full Review ▶

07/16/02
Resident

Grounds are ok..they are kept up nice. Appliances are somewhat new. Unexplainable rules (only white or off-white curtains at the windows?) Dont like the fact you can walk in the first set of doors without a key or the lighting in… Full Review ▶

04/01/02
Resident

My car has been broken into three times at Pebblebrook. For the amount of rent people pay for these apartments in New Britain, there should be some sort of security, but there is none. The management company refuses to listen to… Full Review ▶

06/06/01
Resident

For this kind of money (over $900/mo. for a 2-bedroom), I´d like to see an
apartment offering more privacy (like a townhouse) rather than this
dormitory-like arrangement. These apartments have the look and feel of
Towers at UConn, for those familiar… Full Review ▶

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