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St. Johns Plantation Apartments

7595 Baymeadows Circle West, Jacksonville, FL 32256
38%
114
Reviews
38%
Apartment Rating
61%
City Average
05/18/14
Resident

The location is nice but be ware! The Managment has no consideration for the impact of repairs and up grades on the people currently living there. Our AC unit was OLD and caused very high bills but instead of replacing it,… Full Review ▶

02/15/14
Resident

I been living here for 2 years it's ok. I don't like how dark the apartment is or I don't have a window in the Master. I hate walking up & down the stairs when I enter my place! Who the… Full Review ▶

12/17/13
Resident

I have been living here since May and I love it. It's cheaper than Aqua and Villages of Baymeadows, and it's hidden further back which in my opinion prevents crime. It's always pretty quiet, and I have a location with extra… Full Review ▶

12/12/13
Resident

Apartments are clean and nice location. Maintenance is quick to respond to service orders. Rent is too high. They took standard apartments, made some upgrades and tenants pay through the nose. Fees are ridiculous. $100 late fee if rent is not… Full Review ▶

09/03/13
Resident

Welcome home! This apartment complex is beautiful on the inside out. If you love nature, this is the place for you. You walk up to birds chirping and your surrounded by tall trees. This area is secluded and safe. Very pet… Full Review ▶

07/31/13
Resident

St Johns Plantation worked out great for us in the two years we were there. It's location relative to work and shopping wasn't bad at all for us, once you get used to the access road that runs parallel to Southside… Full Review ▶

07/02/13
Resident

I lived in St. John's Plantation for two years. The first year was great. In my second year of living there, a new management company (Bell) bought the apartments and since then, my living experience tremendously decreased. As a result, I… Full Review ▶

06/24/13
Resident

I have had a fantastic experience in my year and half living here. Nicole goes above and beyond to make sure we are happy and works with our needs to make sure they are met. We are about to sign our… Full Review ▶

05/15/13
Resident

My experience in St. John's Plantation has been a very nice one. I love it there. I decided to write a review because usually people write reviews only when they have something negative to say. I've been living there for 6… Full Review ▶

04/20/13
Resident

I have been living here for 7 months. I really like it here. There is minimal noise, and maintainence is great. Anytime something needs to be fixed it is done the next day. However, it is very expensive. There is other… Full Review ▶

02/27/13
Resident

My husband and I have lived at St Johns Plantation for a little over 3 years. We started out in a one bedroom and then moved into a two bedroom after our first lease was over. We absolutely love living here.… Full Review ▶

02/10/13
Resident

We moved in thinking this was a nice quiet community. We were mislead in billing procedures and they used us a guinea pig on our first bill because they didn't even know their billing procedures. They also charge you to give… Full Review ▶

02/07/13
Resident

They will wait, not at their desks, but in their dark lair, for the moment you foolishly decide to walk through their front door. They will coax you with free bottles of water or soda. They will chauffeur you to what… Full Review ▶

01/30/13
Resident

This apartment complex is terrible and has continued to fall short of expectations. Be aware that the new management is not only incompetent but they continue to blame everything on the fact that the complex was recently acquired. During recent maintenance… Full Review ▶

01/18/13
Resident

After moving to St John's plantation from other communities in the southside area I realized that I found a place to call home. I have lived here now for around 4 months and I have not one complaint. The staff here… Full Review ▶

11/30/12
Resident

There was a time that this apartment was a nice place to live. Then they sold the property to bell, management stopped having any regard for their residents quality of life and the construction has been non-stop ever since. I personally… Full Review ▶

09/12/12
Resident

Let's See, Where to begin. Every new lease period has a rent increase. In three years we have had no less than 9 water leaks from the A/C unit upstairs. Once their washer leaked and flooded our living room and the… Full Review ▶

08/23/12
Resident

I have lived here for a couple years and I intend to leave as soon as my lease is up again, as things have escalated to the point where I cannot live here healthily and happily anymore. I can't believe I… Full Review ▶

06/30/12
Resident

Quick run down for you for our experience here at St. Johns Plantation. for starters very year there was a price increase, A man in our building (may still live there) was shooting and killing nutria and squirrels while drinking late… Full Review ▶

06/15/12
Resident

My wife and I have lived in apartment for going on a year, but our lease is up in August, and unfortunately we will not be renewing due to the price increase. We live in a 1 bedroom with a solarium… Full Review ▶

06/02/12
Resident

lived here for over a year, had no parking, tons of fees, problems with ac and apt, then i move out and clean the place perfect and they keep my deposit and want more moeny, stay far away Full Review ▶

05/04/12
Resident

As I traveled often during my first couple of years here, I did not see many of the flaws with the apartment, complex and staff. Travelling slowed and I became blantanly aware of the issues. The walls are incredibly thin, thus… Full Review ▶

03/21/12
Resident

We lived at Saint Johns Plantation for 3 years. At first we were excited to live there until the neighbor's apartment door got kicked in in broad daylight & their flat screen and gun stolen. We were never notified of this… Full Review ▶

12/12/11
Resident

The maintenence is good. But the appliances are old and outdated, the parking is terrible, the girls in the office are THE WORST I have ever had to deal with, and the Manager is unreasonable and not helpful in ANY way.… Full Review ▶

11/15/11
Resident

I am sitting in my apartment at St Johns Plantation and feel compelled to write something after reading a few of these terrible reviews. I moved in here a year and a half ago from out of state because I am… Full Review ▶

10/03/11
Resident

So this is going to be a book that i should publish because it will be long and excuse my language but I could not explain better how infuriated I am right now. This is my first apartment I've ever rented… Full Review ▶

07/07/11
Resident

Buyer beware... The apartment complex seems like a nice neighborhood but looks can be deceiving...Be prepared for dramatic increases in your rent, completely unreasonable management and office staff, noisy neighbors, and your "deposit" might as well be considered a move-in fee… Full Review ▶

05/24/11
Resident

We have been living here since Aug.2009 and everything has been wonderful. Every time I put a request it takes less than 24 hours. We thought about moving closer to the beach...but did not find a place like this!!Absolutely LOVE IT!!… Full Review ▶

03/17/11
Resident

St. Johns Plantation really sucks!! I'm living in this community since Aug 2010. The office staffs don't treat us properly. Racists!! They charge us a lot! Make your mind while moving in into this apt b'coz someday or the other you… Full Review ▶

01/12/11
Resident

I don't live at saint johns plantation but stay for extended periods since my boyfriend lives there, and in the 6 months I've been around, St. Johns Plantation has been nothing short of horrible. They sent my boyfriend a letter saying… Full Review ▶

12/27/10
Resident

I moved into St. Johns Plantation in December of 2009. I was fortunate enough to land one of the nicer two bedrooms that had been renovated. At the time of this writing, my 14mo lease will be up in February. At… Full Review ▶

10/29/10
Resident

This place is a complete joke. They used to be ok, but sunk to the depths when the new people started working in the office. Frankie was the only decent person and she disappeared around the same time the new ones… Full Review ▶

05/04/10
Resident

I've enjoyed living here for the past year and I plan to renew for the next year. Any time I have had a maintenance issue it was promptly taken care of within 24 hours of the complaint. The staff is friendly… Full Review ▶

04/25/10
Resident

I have enjoyed living here so far, about 6 months. The leasing staff and maintenance staff is very nice. For a 1 bedroom this is a big apartment and the included full size washer and dryer is great! I don't have… Full Review ▶

04/04/10
Resident

I've lived here going on a year and I love this place. I have a 1 bedroom upgraded apartment w/ den and I have plenty of space. I love my balcony which over looks the lake. I enjoy sitting out there… Full Review ▶

01/31/10
Resident

I love the area and the fact that it is not on a major road. It has everything we need - workout room, two pools, laundry facilities and a peaceful surrounding backed up to a golf course. There is even a… Full Review ▶

01/30/10
Resident

This place is wonderful. It is very peaceful and that is always. The grounds are well kept and the staff is awesome. We are newly weds so being in a place that is so convenient to everything is a plus and… Full Review ▶

12/23/09
Resident

I just moved in recently and I must say that this place is amazing. I haven't had any issues at all.. everyone is really nice and helpful and I actually enjoy coming home! Everyone that I've met here so far has… Full Review ▶

10/13/09
Resident

I've lived in two other apartment complexes and this is by far the best. Normally within the first month of moving into an apartment is when I know whether or not I'm going to like it. First impressions are HUGE for… Full Review ▶

10/13/09
Resident

We were there for a whole year and we had pets (two little dogs actually) and when my husband received orders to PCS (relocation) we had to leave on the spot as soon as possible. We paid a deposit for "having… Full Review ▶

10/01/09
Resident

The way i feel the staff is arrogant,They push their weight around and they are very rude.This make the community a horrible experience,with the military their awful!!! Look elsewere. Full Review ▶

08/18/09
Resident

I'm signing my third lease with St. John's today ... I have been there 2 years and 9 months. (I sign the extended leases.) I love it. it's quiet. It's clean. The neighbors are nice. We haven't had police issues or… Full Review ▶

07/24/09
Resident

I've only lived in one other apartment complex, which I hated. So when my now former roommate informed me she had to move back in with her parents (because of job loss and not being able to meet her bills), I… Full Review ▶

07/16/09
Resident

Very noisy neighborhood; have complained about neighbors and their loud music, but the Management won't do anything about it. The police have come out and told them to stop, so now they take their music to the day shift. Was intruded… Full Review ▶

07/14/09
Resident

First, let me say I am a VERY picky individual. When I make a decision involving this much money, I do not take it lightly. I recently moved down to Jacksonville from Macon, GA, as I just finished college and started… Full Review ▶

04/23/09
Resident

I had lived in a bunch of different apartments near Southside and Baymeadows. For the most part, they were unsafe with a staff that just didn't care, but SJP was AWESOME! The apartment cost a little more than others around the… Full Review ▶

02/24/09
Resident

My boyfriend and I moved into St Johns Plantation in Nov 08. The staff have been so helpful to us. We got our first JEA bill and it was over $249 for a one bedroom apartment. We thought it was a… Full Review ▶

12/05/08
Resident

They upgrade the main office with a flat screen so when they are not busy they can watch TV. They spend thousands on a new plastic fence which looks cheap and is already dirty. But they market this great workout facility… Full Review ▶

10/25/08
Resident

Nice looking property for an older apartment complex, doesn't appear old from looks. Upgraded apartment insides look great. Located back away from main roads, feels private. Good for pets, lots of grass. Any problems have gotten fixed right away. Friendly staff.… Full Review ▶

07/16/08
Resident

I love it here, i lived for 2 years so far so good ad the sevice is awsome i really recomend this place.The pepole are nice and wounderful neighbors.It is clean and i have not see many bug maybe 1 or… Full Review ▶

03/14/08
Resident

I am a current resident at St. Johns Plantation and CAN NOT BELIEVE what has happened to my neighbor. He paid his rent with a money order and mistakenly forgot to put his apartment number on it. Instead of management contacting… Full Review ▶

03/11/08
Prospective Resident

I was looking to upgrade not only my amount of living space, but also my surrounding community area...I came across this place on Rent.com and was really excited that the rent price range was affordable to me. I got all excited… Full Review ▶

02/14/08
Resident

Note to all residents: Do not park in the car wash area overnight as your car will be defaced with a sticker on your window or towed at your expense. I can completely understand their reasoning; late at night, even though… Full Review ▶

05/22/07
Resident

I cannot believe that i have to be questioned about why do i need the pest guy to come here and spray? Oh and the fax machine in the business center never works.......im a student i need it...... so i went… Full Review ▶

03/25/07
Resident

What a joke, !!!!!!!!!! -------- the manager WOW no words, does not return phone calls, she is very rude, and unprofessional, i hate it here, cannot wait to move, Full Review ▶

01/11/07
Resident

I moved in February 2006, felt like the rent was a bit high but the complex came highly recommended. Since moving in I have had many noise problems. When I approached the office I was told that moving to another unit… Full Review ▶

01/08/07
Resident

Lived here for about six months and enjoyed it. They renovated the place about a year ago and I was the first to live in one of the refurbished units. The rooms are huge, the closet space is great, and the… Full Review ▶

09/14/06
Resident

This place is adequate at best. Much nicerp laces in the area. Be carefull of the management and what you sign. Read and document everything as they do not remember what is said especially when signing a lease.. Full Review ▶

07/26/06
Resident

I am not quit sure why everyone is giving bad reviews. I have been here for a year now and just renewed for another year. As far as I am concerned this is the place for me. It is right down… Full Review ▶

05/26/06
Resident

Apartments look nice overall inside and out, but mostly a face job. Nice high ceilings and wall moldings, fireplaces a nice touch, downstairs entrances for upper apartments.

HOWEVER -
SERIOUS issues here!!!! Specifically, with noise as others have said. Must be some cheap… Full Review ▶

05/09/06
Resident

I have lived in St John's Plantation since February '06 and I have found it to be very pleasant. Yes, it is a little pricey, but that is the cost of living in a nice community. The maintenence staff are very… Full Review ▶

05/07/06
Resident

We are living in St Johns while we build a house in another state. To put things in perspective, this is the first apartment we have lived in since 1975. However, the neighborhood is nice and we like the apartment. The… Full Review ▶

05/03/06
Resident

The apartments are overated and over priced. The noise level in the apartments from other tenants are unreal. The floor squeak with every step and nothing is done about occupants disturbances at all hours of the night. The outgoing mail box… Full Review ▶

04/10/06
Resident

I do have to admit ever since the apartment complex has been taken over by a different company, the complex has been turning over a new leaf. They are repainting the outside and renovating the inside from bottom up except for… Full Review ▶

03/30/06
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01/06/06
Resident

I just moved here from Colorado for my first year at Florida Coastal Law School back in August. I really needed a quiet home because we are worked to death our first year. This place has been awesome. When I need… Full Review ▶

01/03/06
Resident

I really don't think it's that bad living in St Johns Plantation. I guess I've lived in some other terrible places and this seems like paradise in comparison. I agree we should have been notified if someone tampered with the outgoing… Full Review ▶

12/30/05
Resident

I can't believe some of these accusations. I enjoyed my 6 month stay back in 2004. I only left this place because I was transferred to another state with my job. Comparing the reviews from my top list because I was… Full Review ▶

12/22/05
Resident

First let me agree with everything written in the 12/19/05 review. The mailbox was broken into and everything was taken out and no the APT staff will not do anything to get it fixed. I now have all my outgoing mail… Full Review ▶

11/02/05
Resident

My current complex (Heritage at Deerwood)is going condo. In late October, I came home from work to find solicitation brochures from St Johns on all the doors in the complex. My current complex has a No Solicitation policy, and I confirmed… Full Review ▶

11/01/05
Resident

I really liked my apartment here. The staff were always extremely nice and maintenance always responded same day if not within the hour. The only problem I ever had was a little sugar ant invasion. The staff were more than happy… Full Review ▶

10/24/05
Resident

I just moved into St. Johns Plantation over 3 months ago. I don't know what all the hype is about but I couldn't be happier. The Staff is very friendly and all of my requests for maintainence are handled promptly. Overall… Full Review ▶

10/19/05
Resident

First of all, yeah I've already written one of these. But as I look back on these ridiculous comments and allegations, I feel like I need to share some more points with potential residents.
The staff is by no means unfriendly or… Full Review ▶

10/03/05
Resident

There was a murder and a lot of rapes in this area. Do not live here for your own safety Full Review ▶

09/09/05
Resident

If you read the reviews that are numbers 6,7,8,9,10, and 12 starting from the oldest (all dated 7/13 thru 7/16) they are all written by the same person. They are all "anonymous" and all say basically the same thing over and… Full Review ▶

09/06/05
Resident

The office staff is very friendly and helpful, from the moment I was interested to now living there. The maintenance staff responds to maintenance requests usuallly within a few hours and is very nice. The apartments are well kept up and… Full Review ▶

07/12/05
Resident

I have thoroughly enjoyed my stay at St. Johns Plantation. These negative reviews are inaccurate. The office staff is, indeed, very courteous and prompt in response to any maintenance issues. The maintenance staff is very approachable and helpful in answering your… Full Review ▶

07/03/05
Resident

There is currently a female office person who was entirely rude about a package that was dropped off and signed for but they cannot locate it. Was unwilling to try to call other staff or even deal with the matter although… Full Review ▶

06/29/05
Resident

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING LIVING HERE LOOK ELSEWHERE!!!!. THE OFFICE STAFF IS USELESS, THE APARTMENTS ARE OLD AND NOT MAINTAINED AND OVERPRICED. THE TERMS OF THE LEASE ARE UNCONSCIONABLE AND SHOULD BE LITIGATED AGAINST FAIR HOUSING LAWS. NEW MANAGEMENT WILL TAKE… Full Review ▶

05/27/05
Resident

Buildings are falling apart the place is 10 years old.. and the office staff is rude and inconsiderate. Full Review ▶

05/25/05
Resident

The appliances are antiquated. The amenties are often closed for repair, There is no security and the office staff is not very helpful Full Review ▶

05/22/05
Resident

Very poor construction, bad management. If you are looking for a safe and quiet place to live...look elsewhere! Full Review ▶

05/09/05
Resident

I recommend this place to anyone looking for somewhere cheerful and quiet! I am now buying a house, but I enjoyed my time here. Everyone was great. The office is always movtivated and the maintenance is always quick. The floorplans are… Full Review ▶

04/08/05
Resident

I love it here.. Everyone is so friendly and kind I really feel that I made the right choice! I am brand new to the apartments but I have to say the front office staff were wonderful - very professional and… Full Review ▶

04/05/05
Resident

I have only been here for seven months. I moved here from another state too... Everyone here has been great. The staff has been very nice to me. The maintenance always shows up the same day I have called anything in,… Full Review ▶

03/04/05
Resident

The only comment is that some items are old, such as wood siding and weight room carpet - only negative down below. Full Review ▶

02/23/05
Resident

It may look nice from the outside, but don't be fooled. The walls are paper thin, managment is not friendly. I have also heard that it is not very safe. Full Review ▶

02/07/05
Resident

I lived here 20 months and have enjoyed each day. I have had a couple of issues that needed help from the front SJP employees. The first was dealing with a repair and the maintenance came out the same day as… Full Review ▶

01/25/05
Resident

I feel confident about my decision to live at St Johns Plantation. Everyone is really nice and my apartment is really cute. Moving in was easy, and compared to other places I spent looking at these were the best kept up… Full Review ▶

01/05/05
Resident

I only had the pleasure to enjoy Jacksonville for three months because of temporary work here. I turn in my keys next week. I can not stress enough how efficient the girls in the office are. Moving in could not have… Full Review ▶

12/30/04
Resident

I have been here for three years now. I love my apartment, the quiet neighborhood, and friendly tenants. Every staff member is efficient to completing any sort of request that I may have. If I can't make it during office hours… Full Review ▶

12/01/04
Resident

I am so at home here. Everyone is really nice. It is very quiet and I like to walk my dog around the golfcourse. Every time I have ever had a problem maintenance came out the same day. The girls in… Full Review ▶

12/01/04
Resident

I have lived at this complex since last spring. I absolutely love it. The location is perfect. It's about 12 minutes from downtown and like 10 from the beach! Friends of mine have actually rented here after their leases were up… Full Review ▶

10/27/04
Resident

I'm not sure what world you live in, but I don't believe that two people would feel the need to "bully" tenants of that crappy apartment to get their way, get their way with what exactly!!?? We lived in our own… Full Review ▶

10/25/04
Resident

Many of the girls working in the office are rude and stuck up. There was one fundraiser even that was being held at the pool. The girls made signs around the apt complex. They got the date wrong for the fundraiser… Full Review ▶

10/20/04
Resident

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10/19/04
Resident

I would like to tell you the real truth about these tenants. They were a living hell and should have been evicted long before being asked to do so. They had no consideration for others as long as they got their… Full Review ▶

10/18/04
Resident

I love my new home. I think everyone who works here is nice and thoughtful. I would recommend these homes to anyone looking for a quiet, peaceful environment. Full Review ▶

10/14/04
Resident

I was so excited to move in this complex. And everyone was so nice right up until I signed my lease...then it went to hell. The staff is really snobby and rude, they make you feel like you aren't good enough… Full Review ▶

09/30/04
Resident

My fiance and I moved into these apartments. The office staff was very helpful and kind to us when we were turning in our money before we signed our lease, but after two months of living there it was almost like… Full Review ▶

09/10/04
Resident

The most recent reviews sound just like an partment complex manager's comments. Usning this add to help even score.
Nice complex but expense Full Review ▶

08/28/04
Resident

Hi I am a resident here. I just moved in 1 week ago and It has been great. The staff was very pleasant to work with. When I first moved in I lost my dog. I was broken hearted. I went… Full Review ▶

08/05/04
Resident

It has been a wonderful place for me to live for the past year and a half, despite the recent incident. In the light of the recent incident, the management was very pro-active with informing the complex on the recent event.… Full Review ▶

07/16/04
Resident

if you don't live at st. johns plantation there's something seriously wrong with you! i moved here from new york, nervous because i had no family and moving to jacksonville with my daughter without having any idea where i was going.… Full Review ▶

07/15/04
Resident

I have lived here for 2 years and have been nothing but happy and satisfied from day one. I'm now in my second apartment on this property because I couldn't stand the thought of leaving such a nice place. The Office… Full Review ▶

07/15/04
Resident

I'm a bit skeptical about the recent reviews... I may have been born at night, but I wasn't born last night. I find it very curious that there have been no reviews since March, and then over a two day period… Full Review ▶

07/14/04
Resident

I have lived here for about a year, and have had great service. I don't think the office staff is rude at all. If people come in and start yelling and cursing at the staff, what do you expect them to… Full Review ▶

07/13/04
Resident

Hi there. I have lived at this property for 4 years and I have never heard of the management staff being rude. They are always helpful. The maintance staff is 24hrs and they always take care of you. Not like my… Full Review ▶

07/13/04
Resident

I was kinda surprised at the comments about the staff. In my experience they have always been helpful. I've gotten papers notarized, they've sent faxes and made copies for me. All free of charge. I get tons of packages and they… Full Review ▶

07/13/04
Resident

I just renewed my lease. I'm happy here. It's an ideal location; tucked away on a gulf course. Yet it's in the "heart of the city". The community isn't oversized either, so you learn quickly "who's who". Everybody has always been… Full Review ▶

03/14/04
Resident

I´ve only been here for a few months. I can say I enjoy the pad, layout is nice. If complaining about snobs, at least they are hoties. Full Review ▶

03/08/04
Resident

I love the look of the property and I love the upgrades they have done. But the office management can be rude and really snobby. The walls are thin- so you can hear the neighbors and the neighbors can hear you.… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

This used to be a wonderful place to live. However,since Lincoln Property purchased these apartments,things have changed drastically! I have lived here since these apartments were built (1990) So, I should know what I am talking about.The office staff is rude… Full Review ▶

01/14/04
Resident

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