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Carlton Arms North

6400 Markstown Dr, Tampa, FL 33617
80%
102
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80%
% Recommended
59%
City Average
08/05/14
Resident

I've been living here about a year now in a 2-bedroom townhome. Overall a great place to live but has a few issues just as any place. Pros -Maintenance is very quick to fix any issues -Friendly office staff -Great prices… Full Review ▶

05/20/14
Resident

My husband and I were sad to have to move. We lived there for two years and we loved it. Office staff was very pleasant except for maybe one person. Ask for Linda she is AWESOME! Office staff even treated our… Full Review ▶

03/13/14
Resident

I've been living here roughly two weeks now, and I must say that I agree with the fact that sleeping in is impossible here. But, that's a double- edged sword, as the reason for the noise is that maintenance is always… Full Review ▶

01/17/14
Resident

One of the best and most beautiful community I have ever lived in. And to add to it, the staff is very courteous and helpful. The maintenance people clean the community and leaves every single day, apartments are well maintained and… Full Review ▶

01/16/14
Resident

I recently broke my lease with CAN so for the short time I was there I can give you my experience. First, If you are younger stay away from this place. This property is geared more towards older people. I was… Full Review ▶

12/12/13
Resident

The place is well maintained, like they mow the yard, oe trim the hedges, or put out mulch every week. and they blow thru there with the leaf blowers every other week. But if your a DIY, (do it your self)… Full Review ▶

11/14/13
Resident

I lived there in 09. I wasn't thrilled at the time, but since moving out have realized what a nice place & good deal it was. I had no issues. Nothing exciting, but no issues in retrospect again is a huge… Full Review ▶

10/09/13
Resident

They're TOO strict when it is time to terminate leasing!!!! Especially for early termination, they try to make the most from you!!! They don't explain the things neatly but when they need to protect themselves, they're very careful...The complex is super… Full Review ▶

08/25/13
Resident

I have been living in Carlton Arms North for 6 months now. Its a nice place; maintenance comes in a recently amount of time if you need something fix. My only complain is the office staff, actually is only one lady… Full Review ▶

07/24/13
Resident

The staff is great they are always available whenever I need them and they take care of my concerns very quickly. I also love the security that comes along with living at Carlton Arms its just such a friendly place to… Full Review ▶

04/04/13
Resident

Ok so my partner and I have been living here for awhile and are pretty satisfied with the place. We are USF students who wanted a safe, quiet place to live (aka not party type college people) and since we live… Full Review ▶

11/29/12
Resident

This was the best apartment complex I have ever lived at. For the price and service you here it is well worth it. If only you guys had washer and dryer's in the apartment I would stay. But due to scheduling… Full Review ▶

11/21/12
Prospective Resident

My Mom has been living here for over 26 years and she loves it. She is very pleased. They even mode a special handicapped ramp for her outside her door in the from and in the back. They also marked off… Full Review ▶

10/19/12
Resident

I would like to express my honest opinion that by far Carlton arms north was my best experience living in an apartment complex. The staff is very polite and professional always gave me great customer service and maintenance were always there… Full Review ▶

09/19/12
Resident

I have lived at Carlton Arms going on 4 years now. I started out in a one bedroom apartment and now live in a two bedroom townhouse. I have washer/dryer hook up in my apartment which is so nice have. Most… Full Review ▶

08/06/12
Prospective Resident

Since 1997 I have been living here and it is excellent. The security level here is great and helps to make me feel really secure. I've recommend to friends already and they are living here too! Full Review ▶

07/24/12
Resident

The apartments are extremely overpriced. They are plain, you are paying for the scenery not the apartment itself. If you work midnight shift do NOT live here. The grounds workers spend all morning and afternoon leaf blowing and other extremely LOUD… Full Review ▶

07/19/12
Resident

I have been living in these apartments for roughly eight months..... The whole time we have been here, our direct next door neighbors have been slamming their front door all hours of the day and night..... I have been woken up… Full Review ▶

06/19/12
Resident

I spent a year at CAN, had a great river view. Maintenance was fast and good. Landscaping was great. Pros: -dog friendly! -great view if you get near water -helpful office staff, friendly gate workers -got all my security deposit back… Full Review ▶

06/06/12
Resident

Overall, I'd say this place is great. The rent and apartment is nice. You can sometimes hear the neighbors, but it is an apartment after all. The maintenance is quick and efficient. Yes, they can come in without prior warning other… Full Review ▶

04/30/12
Resident

I am living here since 2yrs...Greater service and people who works there. And response to the complaints is real quick. Advantages: Nice maintaince Good crowd of ------- population.I am an indian.So i liked it muchchchch.. Nice lake views. Glass stove top.… Full Review ▶

03/04/12
Resident

I was at Carlton Arms North, Fletcher Ave./Temple Terrace, FL for over two years and I have to say by far this is the best place I have lived at. What I notice first is the attention to detail when it… Full Review ▶

02/13/12
Resident

The staff is horrible!! To get out in the morning is horrible n they nickle n dime u for everything when u move out ..... I have never met such rude ppl.... They charging me for rugs when they weren't even… Full Review ▶

01/10/12
Resident

I have recently moved in (summer 2011) and since been in hog heaven. Me and my boyfriend live in the BL-3 with the back patio and I seriously could not be any happier with my apartment and the complex!! My last… Full Review ▶

12/08/11
Resident

I lived here for two years, and I had no complaints at all. I was so happy living here; it is the perfect place to live if you are renting around the USF area. Only issues I see for some USF… Full Review ▶

11/22/11
Resident

Its really been a wonderful and memorable stay here in Carlton Arms (more than 2 years). I will have to move out to a different place shortly due to change of job, and I am already sad to think of leaving… Full Review ▶

10/26/11
Resident

I already started to miss Carlton Arms North. I am getting a new job offer near airport and looking to move to a some not-that-bad community nearer to airport. I do a lot of research for anything and everything. I personally… Full Review ▶

10/26/11
Resident

I was so sad to leave Carlton Arms North when I moved out of state for my new job a few months ago. I had a GORGEOUS view of the lake from my apartment, and it was so relaxing to sit… Full Review ▶

08/23/11
Resident

Keep in mind that my review may be slanted because I moved from California to Florida and am used to low quality landlords/facilities. I lived at Carlton Arms North for 2 years, and I really don't have a significant complaint. CAN… Full Review ▶

07/25/11
Resident

It is a very nice place to live especially for those who have a child. It is usually quite and a lot of fun to spend time in the swimming pool with only few people. Maintanence is great and people at… Full Review ▶

06/09/11
Resident

Good place to be. For the price and in comparison to the other apartments complexes in the area, I'd be willing to bet this is #1. I feel very safe at all hours of the day and night and as a… Full Review ▶

06/08/11
Resident

I have lived in there in one of the apartment on the River bank for almost an year before I am transffered back to my own country. It has been 2years but still I love the place. Though they are not… Full Review ▶

05/31/11
Resident

I have lived these years at Carlton Arms North with great peace and comfort. I feel safe and taken care of, as the staff is always pleasant and helpful, especially the Resident Manager, Barbara. Whenever I call with a concern it… Full Review ▶

05/15/11
Resident

I loved living in this apartment and only left because I got a new job out of state. The office staff is very nice and helpful whenever you need anything. The apartments are super quiet. I once ever heard my neighbors… Full Review ▶

05/13/11
Resident

Great place..No issues ....Cheap and best.....850$ includes water and Cable....what else we can expect.....with Security 24hrs Full Review ▶

04/23/11
Resident

I relocated from up north in October and I must have looked at EVERY apartment in my price range in 4 days, using this site's ratings for anything over 60%. This is the ONLY place I would live in my zipcode;… Full Review ▶

12/27/10
Resident

The office staffs in CAN are too RUDE...........Not sure if they are RUDE only to ------- or NOT !!!! Full Review ▶

10/04/10
Resident

I just moved out-of-state but I lived at CAN for 13 years, I prefer apt living to owning. I have lived in many apartments but none as long as my tenure at CAN. It filled all my needs. CAN rental staff… Full Review ▶

06/04/10
Resident

Good place. Always very prompt on any maintenance issues. Always working to keep the grounds clean. Full Review ▶

05/21/10
Resident

I'd like to say first off that if you're looking for a brand spanking new place, this is not the apartment complex for you. My roomie and I searched for almost a year for our future apartment while living at collegiate… Full Review ▶

04/18/10
Prospective Resident

Upon arriving at Carlton Arms excited to view their models, I was greeted by a very rude and disrespectful office personnel. With a very bad attitude she approached my daughter and myself to find out what we wanted. She abruptly proceeded… Full Review ▶

02/20/10
Resident

We've lived in Carlton Arms for almost 3 years now. The outside is absolutely beautiful and well maintained. We've never had any sort of bug problem, and we have a dog in the apartment. However, we can never get a parking… Full Review ▶

12/12/09
Prospective Resident

I recently moved to tampa from NJ.I have no friends here and googled for good apartments near brandon and temple terrace. Finally saw this apartment in apartmentratings and found interesting and visited once. Also visited sabal park ( sabal park drive)… Full Review ▶

09/01/09
Resident

I have lived in many different apartments in Tampa, Fl throughout my life and this apartment complex is by far my favorite. I used to live here when I was a teenager and moved back in with my wife and first… Full Review ▶

07/26/09
Resident

I have been and am enjoying living at Carlton Arms North. It is an older property, but my rooms are huge, and I have been able to decorate them the way that I want, without worrying about being charged some ungodly… Full Review ▶

07/22/09
Resident

I live at Carlton Arms North and it is the best place in Tampa to live. The office staff is very pleasant and accommodating. Maintenance is quick and professional and the grounds are very well kept. You get garbage picked up… Full Review ▶

07/18/09
Resident

If you like to live with ------, CUBANS and ARABS this place is great. Full Review ▶

06/27/09
Resident

I have been living in Carton Arms North for a year. First thing that really bother me is that my apartment is right next to the main road (Fletcher) and it is NOISY! I though I would get used to it… Full Review ▶

06/19/09
Resident

I usually only take time to write reviews if I'm upset, but not this time. I love these apartments. The walls are thick/my neighbors are quiet. Parking is great for my guests and I at whatever time I arrive home. Maintenance… Full Review ▶

04/22/09
Resident

Lived here for about a year, love it. Very clean and quiet, I think they weed out the crappy tenants. The only problem I see is with jerks not picking up after their dogs. Idiots! I have a child and don't… Full Review ▶

01/28/09
Resident

We lived here for a year and we loved it! There is plenty of parking. Maintenance was quick when we called. The rent was cheap! The apartments were 20 years old and they were very well put together. We never heard… Full Review ▶

01/15/09
Resident

I have lived at Carlton Arms North for about 6 months, and I am definitely planning on renewing my lease. The rent is inexpensive for what you get - the apartments are nice, I rarely hear my neighbors (thick walls), free… Full Review ▶

10/18/08
Resident

is because Management is so tough. Think about it. This complex is at least 20 years old and isn't overpriced. Yet it is quiet here and family friendly while being really diverse, which is great for my kids. Normally it is… Full Review ▶

10/01/08
Resident

We have lived here for two months and so far everything has been great. Parking is plentiful, grounds is eye pleasing, and maintenance is prompt. The apartment themselves are old fashioned but functional and we were lucky to have a new… Full Review ▶

07/28/08
Resident

This is the 3rd time I've moved back to these apts. The staff is 5*, professional, diligent, courteous. The landscapers r working everyday and do an outstanding job, r very organized and seem to have outlined duties. Maintenance, courteous and r… Full Review ▶

05/04/08
Resident

I have lived in many apartments and this complex is the worst. The appliances in my apartment are old and needed to be replaced 5 years ago--the oven timer is not functional. The worst part was right after I moved in… Full Review ▶

04/25/08
Resident

I lived at Lake Carlton for 9 years. I did love the view of a canal off the lake and loved having the washer/dryer which was extra. I also loved the fact that the place was designed for walking with sidewalks… Full Review ▶

04/25/08
Resident

I just renewed my lease again for my SIXTH year now. I LOVE THIS PLACE!! I rent a two bedroom one bath for $889 per month, you just can't beat what you get for that price. Where can you rent a… Full Review ▶

03/25/08
Resident

I've lived in Carlton Arms North for almost one year, and while I am switching to a different complex, I had a relatively good experience while here. The staff has has been friendly whether I've called with a question or had… Full Review ▶

01/02/08
Resident

This is my first apartment of my own, without my parents. I am very young for a tenant. I am only 20 years old and the staff of Carlton Arms was very kind and didn't show lack compassion because of my… Full Review ▶

12/23/07
Resident

I've been a resident for more than 5 years. The property is kept up outside, but the interiors and appliances are antiquated, yet the management thinks large rent increases are justified, and there is no grandfathering for long term residents, who… Full Review ▶

09/09/07
Resident

We have been in a townhome for about 4 months now. We are paying roughly what we would have in our previous place just up the road, but are getting 400 more square feet, a great patio, parking right outside our… Full Review ▶

07/15/07
Resident

When I moved in four years ago, Carlton Arms North was by far the best place to live in this area, especially for the price. Since I have been here the price has gone up (20% in my first three years),… Full Review ▶

06/29/07
Resident

An individual of any form. Individuality is not encouraged by Carlton Arms North and is considered as "not being good for the community" If you have a visitor make sure they don't stay the night or they will consider them an… Full Review ▶

05/16/07
Resident

I am a current resident.
I do enjoy living at Carlton Arms, I love our back patio and the apartment itself. The appliances are quite dated, and the kitchen decor is horrible. But the insulation is good and the building quality… Full Review ▶

05/07/07
Resident

I am currently a resident and cannot wait until my lease is up. This was the only place that I had wanted to move to when my lease was finished at my old apartment complex. My mother lives in another Carlton… Full Review ▶

04/05/07
Resident

My husband and I absolutely loved this place! We've bought a house now, but i still miss Carlton Arms North sometimes. I would recommend the place to anyone. Full Review ▶

02/20/07
Resident

I think this place is a good deal considering what you're getting.

Pro's -

Lots of square footage for your money.
Brick townhomes, well insulated.
Patios or balconies
Prompt maintainance calls
Quiet community
Nice jogging area with well-kept sidewalks
Heated pool

Con's -

No Washer/Dryer connections available… Full Review ▶

01/21/07
Resident

Having stayed in rental apartments in northeast this seemed like a beautiful resort.I lived there for 4 years.Had an excellent view. Maintenance is excellent.Staff was good esp Sandy and Nancy.Heated pool ,Sauna.
Fitness room needs to be upgraded. Full Review ▶

11/09/06
Resident

It is a pretty apartment complex with lake view and well maintained. People who come here 1st time find it awesome. Its also cheap and well located compared to many other places.
I moved to this apartment 5 years ago, and have… Full Review ▶

10/19/06
Resident

I have lived here with my husband and 3 children and dog for 2 years and it has been an absolute dream compared to other complexes I've lived in. First off, the price is better than any in the area, considering… Full Review ▶

10/17/06
Resident

I have lived here since December of 05. My lease will be expiring in 2 months. I went to the office to see about upgrading to a one bedroom. I was put on a waiting list...which apparently costs 250 dollars if… Full Review ▶

09/06/06
Resident

First of all, the apartment complex is very nice, it is true that there are beautiful views, and the lansdcaping is nice. However, none of this is worth the horrible experience of living in that place. The manager is barely there,… Full Review ▶

08/10/06
Resident

I have been living here for over a year and i love it. Rent is inexpensive and it is very quiet. There is plenty of parking and lots of nice things to do here. ALthough this place is older than others… Full Review ▶

07/30/06
Resident

I've never had anyone on the office be rude to me. I've gone there once or twice a month to pay rent, pick up packages, request maintenance, etc.

I love the lakes (even if elsewhere they would be called ponds) and walking… Full Review ▶

07/19/06
Resident

The place is a hole, the office staff personnel are rude as well as very stupid. I dreaded any day I had to walk through those doors and speak with them. They also charge you extra for living on the bottom… Full Review ▶

06/01/06
Resident

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05/27/06
Resident

The complex was nice overall, the apartment (I had a 1/1 on the second floor) was well constructed and I never experienced any major issues maintenance-wise. The entry gate is pretty much pointless, as several of my neighbours had their cars… Full Review ▶

05/19/06
Resident

The staff in the office are down right nasty! They offer no assistance in any manner and are quick to refuse people away. The grounds are kept nice and the view is nice. The ponds are a bit scuzzy because the… Full Review ▶

05/07/06
Resident

Parking is decent and the lawns are kept up on a regular basis.

The pond view is poor. The ponds are covered with algae most of the time and the fountains don't work. One of the fountains has been our of… Full Review ▶

04/23/06
Resident

The place is good but the management is very rude and un friendly. They send evacuation notices even if the rent is due by 2 days. Very poor management Full Review ▶

04/17/06
Resident

we have been here for 2 years. it is a great place to live. I feel safe, it's quite and the maintenace is great. a couple of bad things the
laundry room is busy and people like to leave there done… Full Review ▶

04/02/06
Resident

I just moved in and I'm enjoying myself so much. The ladies in the front leasing office where so good about calling me about which place I wanted and keeping me updated about whats going on. One girl even met me… Full Review ▶

03/28/06
Resident

I been here for a year and don't want to leave. The maintenace is the best and with a awesome managemet. Is so quiet and peaceful. Beautiful lakes and well care landscape and the best of all the rates. I love… Full Review ▶

03/09/06
Resident

No, it's not the best place in town, but it's quiet, clean and simply beautiful. The rent is reasonable, although the rent does rise about $18-$20 per year and you don't get anything new to show for it. No washer/dryer hookups… Full Review ▶

02/12/06
Resident

Its not a safe place..my apt. was broken twice by some teenagers (thats what cops told me). Mgmt. doesn't take any responsibility to make sure this doesn't happen..Two months they broke my car and again I made a complaint to the… Full Review ▶

10/31/05
Resident

I lived at Carlton Arms about 3 years ago. I lived here for 2 years and then moved into another complex. I hated it there and moved into another complex. Finally I am back at Carlton Arms and happy. I like… Full Review ▶

10/26/05
Resident

You should definetly not live here if you are under 25, unless you are prepared to take the blame for everything that happens around your building. The neighbors are not welcoming or nice at all in some areas and don't think… Full Review ▶

10/07/05
Resident

(The Good)Quiet community, the maintanence was pretty good, pretty safe and you can BBQ in your padio.

(The Bad)The staff can be very rude, no washer and dryer hook-up, no assinged parking (people are always parked in the spot right in front… Full Review ▶

09/29/05
Resident

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06/08/05
Resident

I LIVED IN THIS APARTMENTS FOR TWO YEARS. IT WAS QUIET AND VERY NICE PLACE TO LIVE AT BUT THE MANAGER OMG SHE SUCKS AND I HATE HER . THE GAURD ARE NICE BUT NASTY TO PEOPLE WHO VISIT . I… Full Review ▶

05/05/05
Resident

I thought the personnel was very nice, especially a woman named Sandy. My apartment was great and if I had a problem, maintenance took care of it right away. I did get my full deposit back interest and they definitely could… Full Review ▶

03/19/05
Resident

The office personnel here are very rude Especially one lady is so rude that she doesn't even care to listen to you. Initially I thought she was like that because she had a bad day at home on that day. But… Full Review ▶

08/10/04
Resident

I did not enjoy my stay here. The apartments are very old and the tenants are very rude. My only mistake was moving to this apartment community. I should of paid a little more some place else. Don't be fooled by… Full Review ▶

07/23/04
Resident

I totally enjoyed my time at Carlton Arms. The people were great, the apartment was a perfect size for your money, great location (near major roads, but somewhat secluded) and an overall great experience. I would highly recommend Carlton Arms North.… Full Review ▶

07/13/04
Resident

This is the best usf community to live in. It feels more like a home and the residents all seem happy to live there, The guard at the gate always stops guests and checks where they are going. The night rover… Full Review ▶

05/13/04
Resident

Hi, If anyone posts anything here, would you please let everyone know if you got your deposit back, and if not, was it the complexes fault? Id like to know for when I move out if they try anything with me,… Full Review ▶

01/24/04
Resident

There are pros and cons and you must seriously decide what you can and cannot handle before living here.

PROS: 24-hour guard; quick response to maintenance requests; lovely lake view

CONS: If you´re turning left when you leave, be… Full Review ▶

01/13/04
Resident

I´ve lived at Carlton Arms North for 2 years now, and in April of ´04 I will be moving to a new apartment. To be honest, the only reason I´m leaving is because of the unavailability of washer/dryer hookups in the… Full Review ▶

11/08/03
Resident

Great place to live, roaming security, 24hour manned guard shack for the only entrance into the complex and a heated pool. The office staff may be curt at times but we have had no problems with them or maintence, in fact… Full Review ▶

04/02/03
Resident

I must disagree with the other person that gave there opinion. The apartments are not bad but the office personel can be very rude, maintenance sucks you get tired of calling and calling they come and act like their doing something… Full Review ▶

03/07/03
Resident

The staff is excellent; the units are spacious and very good for the price. Maintainence calls are handled very quickly.

Laundry services available onsite and are large enough that there is almost never a wait for a machine (or three)… Full Review ▶

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