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Parke Laurel (formerly Larchdale Woods)

13178 Larchdale Road, Laurel, MD 20708
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Apartment Rating
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City Average
07/28/14
Verified Resident

Parke Laurel has been amazing. It is wonderfully maintained. The office staff has been nothing but great to deal with! I have only needed to ask for maintenance twice. When I did so, the issue was fixed within hours, and it… Full Review ▶

07/28/14
Verified Resident

I am impressed with the amount of space there is at this apartment and for a very reasonable price. The property managers are also incredibly helpful! The maintenance staff was also very responsive and helped me out in a very timely… Full Review ▶

07/27/14
Prospective Resident

I recently applied to this community and I was denied but my credit was fine. I asked to speak to manager but never got too. I saw the individuals who live at this community I know some folks credit isn't good.… Full Review ▶

06/02/14
Resident

I hate this place it is the ABSOLUTE WORSE! I regret my decision this is my first time living on my own and lord knows I wish my lease was up tomorrow! The asst property manager is so unprofessional and tells… Full Review ▶

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05/15/14
Resident

I used to love this place. Now I am living in hell. I have gone through so much here I could write a book.. The staff is rude as ever. They are never on the same page. You are always told… Full Review ▶

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04/14/14
Resident

I am a current resident here at Parke Laurel. I have been through many managment team, and so far this is the worst. Parke Laurel office staff are rude and do not respond in a timely manner. This past month I… Full Review ▶

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04/03/14
Resident

I selected this apartment complex because of the proximity to my employment location as I am a resident of Virginia and my work was too far to commute. The rent cost when I first moved in was acceptable and that was… Full Review ▶

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03/04/14
Resident

I am currently a resident at Parke Laurel. This is my first apartment experience; and unfortunately, I can't say it's been great. What attracted me to Parke was the fair pricing for a one bedroom, the size of their apartments, as… Full Review ▶

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02/24/14
Resident

I decided to move to the property because a friend recommended it. In the beginning it was just okay. Although i always had insects... jumping spiders in my bath tub scared me the most...Even thought I'm a single woman living in… Full Review ▶

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02/14/14
Resident

I lived here for a year and I liked it! My apartment was a good size and. I lived by myself, but never once felt unsafe walking my dog around the property at night. The new office staff is friendly and… Full Review ▶

01/31/14
Resident

I used to like my apartment before Morgan Properties came. Now I have to walk on icy sidewalks when it snows and pray that I don't slip and fall. When I take out my trash, I have to dodge crazy raccoon… Full Review ▶

01/11/14
Resident

I have been a resident here for over 7 years. In that time frame I have seen the property purchased at least 3 times.I have seen a significant change from this recent purchase. Starting with the staff at the rental office.Its… Full Review ▶

01/11/14
Resident

I've been living on this property for almost two years..im really happy about the improvements being made... I will definitely be renewing my lease Full Review ▶

01/11/14
Resident

I love my neighborhood, I have a peace of mind ,I don't have to fight no one to get out my building, its a great location i will refer my whole family here, I had a issue and it was respond… Full Review ▶

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01/04/14
Resident

Ever since Morgan properties have take over managements of Parke Laurel Apartments, I have experienced more issues, fees and had more complainants about the living experience at these apartments. During the snow the parking lots are bad, ice on the sidewalks,… Full Review ▶

10/14/13
Resident

This community is great! I enjoy taking walks around the neighborhood. My neighbors are friendly. The office staff is very helpful and patient. They answer all of my questions. Looking forward to the brand new fitness center! Full Review ▶

09/30/13
Resident

I move in June 2011- at the time it was managed by Lane and then by august Greystar took over and recently Morgan Properties is now managing the community-- i swear ever since Greystar's contract to manage the community ended or… Full Review ▶

09/25/13
Verified Resident

The quality of our apartment was below average. Our bathroom sink had exposed plywood and the counter was MacGyver-ed to stand up. The walls were very thin and our neighbors were less than average people. The quality of the paint on… Full Review ▶

09/24/13
Verified Resident

This place started out pretty nice. Generally peaceful, but you can hear absolutely everything through the walls, floors, and ceilings. Renovations looked nice, until I noticed the paint splatters in the new carpet, poorly grouted floor tile in the bathroom, laminate… Full Review ▶

09/23/13
Verified Resident

The office staff gives excellent service and is very helpful when questions and/or concerns arise. They always respond immediately. Keep up the good work! Full Review ▶

09/22/13
Verified Resident

I wish 2 visitor passes where available instead of one. Full Review ▶

09/21/13
Verified Resident

Remind tenants about cleaning behind their pets. Full Review ▶

09/20/13
Verified Resident

It is a pet friendly community. The pet owners do have areas to walk their pets outside. The apartment do supply the pet clean up bags for you in those areas. Full Review ▶

09/19/13
Verified Resident

Wish the kitchen was wider but still it is still beautiful. Full Review ▶

09/18/13
Verified Resident

A great place to live... I'm glad I choose Parke Laurel Full Review ▶

09/17/13
Verified Resident

I love being able to walk my dog around the neighborhood but I am not too happy that I have to avoid large piles of dog feces while doing so. (Especially at night) Many owners do not pick up after their… Full Review ▶

09/16/13
Verified Resident

Overall a nice place to live! Full Review ▶

09/15/13
Verified Resident

All in All i am enjoying my time here Full Review ▶

09/14/13
Verified Resident

Good price for the location and animal friendly. Maintenance staff is very responsive. Full Review ▶

09/13/13
Verified Resident

This is my first place on my own, and so far it's been a great experience! Full Review ▶

09/13/13
Resident

This place started out pretty nice. Generally peaceful, but you can hear absolutely everything through the walls, floors, and ceilings. Renovations looked nice, until I noticed the paint splatters in the new carpet, poorly grouted floor tile in the bathroom, laminate… Full Review ▶

09/09/13
Resident

ive lived here for a few months and so far so good..everything is quiet peaceful. the only problem is when its super hot outside my air doesnt pump that well Full Review ▶

08/19/13
Resident

This is not the most terrible place to live, but it certainly isn't one of the best. I have been here for about 3 months and I'm ready to leave. I have had several maintenance issues that took days to repair.… Full Review ▶

07/22/13
Resident

I have submitted over 3 requests to have things fixed in my apartment. It took maintenance a month to fix the items. You can hear everything in your apartment, above you and beside you. I had guest the other day and… Full Review ▶

07/19/13
Resident

Parke Laurel's Maintenance is terrible! Whenever I need something fixed, they send me a ticket saying it was fixed even thought they've fixed nothing. i.e. one of my blinds keep falling out and I have put 3 maintenance calls in but… Full Review ▶

07/11/13
Resident

PARKE LAUREL.. I WANNA SAY WAS BUY FAR ONE OF THE WORSE APARTMENTS I EVER LIVED IN!!! PLEASE DO NOT BE FOOLED BY THAT NEW REVONATED KITCHENS AND ETC. IT IS ALL A FRONT I LIVED THERE FOR A YEAR!! AND… Full Review ▶

06/22/13
Resident

Terrible!!! I've been at Parke Laurel for 5 mos. I have had several issues. My toilet doesn't flush properly. My refrigerator went out I lost my food management did nothing to compensate. My air does not cool properly and they will… Full Review ▶

01/10/13
Resident

I lived here at Parke Laurel for 7 months so far. I have no issues with this place. PROS; nice size apartment (I have a 1 bedroom)770 sq Affordable-not as cheap as it is if you lived inside 495,(Laurel is a… Full Review ▶

11/29/12
Verified Resident

I have only been at Parke Laurel for a few months, I settled right in, and I call it HOME sweet HOME! I love it here.... Full Review ▶

11/28/12
Verified Resident

Its very kool...no one bothers u...i enjoy staying here at park laurel...every thing i ask for.. they meet the need..an i think they are fair and kind people as well...i feel at home. Full Review ▶

11/20/12
Verified Resident

poor management Full Review ▶

11/20/12
Verified Resident

Like it! Full Review ▶

11/17/12
Verified Resident

I love the landscaping it is always well kept. Theres no place like home-- Full Review ▶

07/05/12
Resident

Listen...Don't move here. 1. Maintenance is thee worst. Our electric bill should be between $17-$40 a month. Dealing with a A/C-Heating unit in this apartment has made out bill anywhere between $200-$375. We complain and complain about the A/C, they come… Full Review ▶

06/25/12
Resident

This is an update to another of my reviews on here (I was the lucky one with the gallons of water pouring through the ceiling). Well, they couldn't trace the leak, and they had to rip out our bathroom and bedroom… Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

I've lived in the Parke Laurel for the last six months. The apartment itself is fine: the kitchen is nice, the rooms are decent. The walls are incredibly thin. It would be nice if neighbors were respectful, but generally they're not.… Full Review ▶

11/05/11
Resident

I have lived here less than a year and nothing has been easy about it. The first three months I lived here I had to fight to get a working air conditioner. That was under the old management,(but same maintenance staff).… Full Review ▶

10/30/11
Resident

I moved to Parke Laurel 2 months ago. Now let m begin by saying my moving in experience was not great. I was suppose to move in a month earlier, and the day of my move in, I notice the model… Full Review ▶

09/22/11
Resident

Ok so don't rent here unless you want an apartment with no water, no AC and no maintenance service. I mean water should not be a privilage! They don't care about people here. I understand that some apartment buildings shut off… Full Review ▶

09/06/11
Resident

I thought my last apartment (Laurel Square) was bad, Parke Laurel makes that place look like the Ritz hotel in comparison. I've only been here for 3 months and it has been the worst 3 months of my rental life. To… Full Review ▶

08/15/11
Resident

Im real. and I have to agree, Parke Laurel is not a bad place to live. No one hangs out outside of the building. Its back up in the woods almost so people are just wondering around, I feel safe as… Full Review ▶

08/09/11
Resident

PARKING: Parking was fine becuase I lived on the right side of Larchdale Road where there tends to be more parking spaces than units. However, if you live on the left side of Larchdale Road (especially in the last court on… Full Review ▶

04/15/11
Resident

#1 - My car was towed and they NEVER informed me. I assumed it got stolen. $200 later, I got it released from the compound 45 MINUTES AWAY. #2 - Car window busted out in the middle of the night. #3… Full Review ▶

03/24/11
Prospective Resident

I applied here after viewing a model apartment and talking with the property manager who was really really nice. Gave them $100 to hold an apartment for me and FOUR DAYS before my move in date was contacted by Parke Laurel… Full Review ▶

02/04/11
Resident

I have been here for a year and a half. I love that I have a washer and dryer in my unit (which is tough to find a decent price). Yes, I have seen new faces at the front office, but… Full Review ▶

02/04/11
Resident

the Management is very Rude and they change management every year, also i can here the person that lives over top my unit walk on night. the Buildings common area's are dirty and the pool doesn't have a life guard on… Full Review ▶

01/30/11
Resident

I've lived here for 1 year, and I haven't had any problems. The apartments are nice and affordable, and I've only had one issue so far and that's when they were switching the AC to Heat, my heater wasn't working properly.… Full Review ▶

12/12/10
Resident

Where do I begin I'll start with the staff(which seems to change semi-annually) with each staffing change the employees are still extremely RUDE. One property manager (who was replaced at the beginning of the summer)would never come out of her office… Full Review ▶

11/27/10
Resident

This place is disorganized and horrible with customer service. The maintenance is the worst there is no emergency line you have to place maintenance requests through the rental office who knows if they actually put in the request? The maintenance never… Full Review ▶

10/31/10
Resident

THESE APARTMENTS ARE HORRIBLE. I CAN NOT WAIT TO GET OUT OF HERE WHEN MY LEASE IS UP IN FEB. THE APTS ARE "NICE" I GUESS, BUT AFTER YOU LIVE HERE FOR ABOUT A WEEK YOU SEE THE TRUTH! I DO… Full Review ▶

10/07/10
Resident

20 fbi agents raided my place looking for a tenant who moved 2 months before! Seriously! Maintenance comes when they feel like if at all and does next to nothing when they show. The staff is slow responding. I'll call you… Full Review ▶

08/27/10
Resident

Please read this entire review! Take my advice and do not move to Parke Laurel! I just recently moved here and I am going to tell you the bad comments are the truth, every bit of it! The apartment homes are… Full Review ▶

08/19/10
Resident

First let me say i pay rent on time every moth...I have had numerous issues with the unit i am currently in. The management staff is horrible. This includes Maintenance as well as Property Managers. I havent even been in this… Full Review ▶

07/26/10
Resident

I have lived at Parke Laurel for just under a year, and I will not be renewing my lease. Parke Laurel is not the worst place to live in Laurel; however, the development is far from "excellent" as the incompetent leasing… Full Review ▶

06/03/10
Resident

Hello..I lived at Parke Laurel for a little over year.. Just recently left..The apartments are very spacious and very classy inside. I would have still been there but back in April when I paid my rent...weeks later, I had a notice… Full Review ▶

04/20/10
Resident

As a previous resident of Parke Laurel I would not reccomend this place to anyone. The walls are paper thin,and if you live on the second or first floor,and have someone living above you, everytime they walk around it sounds like… Full Review ▶

03/24/10
Resident

Whoever wrote this review must not have been here as long as they claim. I have been here for over 5 years and i have to say the management office is full of the most incompetent, classless, uncultured and inexperienced people… Full Review ▶

03/20/10
Resident

I am writing this review for two reasons: The first is because there haven't been any recent reviews and therefore any up-to-date information on Parke Laurel posted on this site. And the second is because I am getting tired of isolated… Full Review ▶

06/16/09
Resident

I believe this property is actually known as Parke Laurel Apartments...FYI This apartment complex is nothing but trouble. I have dealt with several WEEKS worth of garbage piling up around the dumpsters (yes, all of the complex's dumpsters), rude management and… Full Review ▶

09/21/08
Resident

I have no complaints. I recently moved here from New York and am quite happy. The AC stopped working and the very same day someone came and looked at it. ######I retract this statement, Sadly I have grown unhappy. The raise… Full Review ▶

06/10/08
Resident

This apartment complex was re-named as Parke Laurel. The new management is not good. They change hands from Donaldson group. Doughlas group or something. They have maintenance problem. A/C repairs takes 4 days in 100 Deg C. Frequent water issues. Apt's… Full Review ▶

07/20/07
Resident

I lived at Larchdale Woods now Parke Laurel from 2005-2007 and I must say I enjoyed my time there. When I first moved in it was rather shady but as time went on and the new owners took over they made… Full Review ▶

07/13/07
Resident

We moved here in March 2006 and it was the cheapest place, which could not be called a "getto" around. I like the setting and nice wooden areas. Neighbors are relatevly quite. Since new property managment company bought the complex we… Full Review ▶

06/12/07
Resident

I feel that in a apartment community you have to communicate your issues with the property management and staff. Since I've been here of course I've had some issues, however the staff has acted in an efficient amount of time to… Full Review ▶

11/13/06
Resident

When I resided here from 10/2004 until 9/2006, I never had any problems. My neighbors were pretty friendly, parking was okay, and whenever I had an issue, maintenance was quick in assisting me. If you show the property manager that you… Full Review ▶

06/22/06
Resident

During my two years occupancy, the roof has collapsed in rainy day and my carpet has peeled because the floor is not even and it made noise. You might interest of their first month free special, but they will make you… Full Review ▶

02/22/06
Resident

I have lived at Larchdale since December 2003 and it is time to go. At first, everything was awesome, however, the young people started to move in. Don't get me wrong, I am young too, but there is a difference when… Full Review ▶

01/23/06
Resident

I moved to Larchdale in Nov. 2004 and stayed only one year. The parking lot is like a war zone. First of all if your car is out side when you get up to go to work in the wee hours… Full Review ▶

12/05/05
Resident

I have lived here for 2 years and the conditions have only gotten worse. I plan on moving out the beginning of next year. I agree with all that have said the gas bill is ridiculous since you split with the… Full Review ▶

12/03/05
Resident

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10/14/05
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09/22/05
Resident

Larchdale Woods is a good community until you move-in.The ladies in the rental office gossip too much and your business suppose to be private when you talk to them and it's not the case. The front-line staff is NOT PROFESSIONALS but… Full Review ▶

08/21/05
Resident

A TENANT ASSOCIATION IS COMING SOON TO YOUR COMMUNITY. LOOK FOR NEWSLETTERS WITH MORE INFORMATION. TOGETHER WE WILL WORK TOGETHER TO SOLVE SOME OF THESE VERY SERIOUS ISSUES THAT CONCERNS US. IN THE MEANTIME IF YOU HAVE SOME MAINTENANCE PROBLEMS THAT… Full Review ▶

08/09/05
Resident

New property manger is racsist BEWARE!! Ghetto Fabolous.Too expensive, a 3 bedroom is the price of a town house,so look for a town house. Full Review ▶

06/22/05
Resident

I currently reside at Larchdale Woods. I came in on a special, but I would not recommend anyone to live there. I moved in the apartment December 1, and for the most part my gas bill was just too high as… Full Review ▶

06/14/05
Resident

Where do I begin???? Maintenance is horrible. You wait one year or more for a patio screen, and you constantly have leaks in your apartment. You contact the fake ---, supposed to be Assistant Manager, Miss Utonga, who is also in… Full Review ▶

03/17/05
Resident

I have a three bedroom top floor apartment in the summer time my ac runs constantly because the apartment doesnt seem to cool. I called the office and was told all the top floor apts. have this problem. So your electric… Full Review ▶

03/02/05
Resident

I have been at Larchdale Woods for 3 years now and I must say that I have had no major problems. The rent is reasonable and the management is nice. The gas bill would be my only complaint. As other tenants… Full Review ▶

10/04/04
Resident

The neighbors in the community are great for the most part. On the other hand, I've been a tenant for six years and have grown tired of constant management changes. The managers are not consistent and appear to have their own… Full Review ▶

09/14/04
Resident

Yeah, the rent is low and yeah, the sq. footage is nice, but the gas bill is astronomical! my gas bill averaged $120-140 per month. The gas: #1- is considered as rent- so if your gas payment is late- you will… Full Review ▶

06/09/04
Resident

Hi Everybody,

If you have any problem(s), that you understand that the "leasing office" is not resolving/handling, you may want to mail the property Owner at:

LARCHDALE OWNERSHP CO LTD PARTNERS
MARVIN F POER & COM DEPT RAV
FOUR… Full Review ▶

06/04/04
Resident

I have lived in Larchdale for 3.6 years and all I can say, is SEE SUBJECT LINE. From the vey beginning, the property management staff was rude and unprofessional (Lana (the old property manager), Vivian (the new manager)& Utonga, the baby-oiled,… Full Review ▶

05/25/04
Resident

I have lived her for almost three years and for the most part I have had very few problems. But don't let the complex fool you. First and foremost lets address the gas bill problem. Because the complex is over 30… Full Review ▶

05/17/04
Resident

Larchdale Woods is not place to live the maintenance is terrible I only lived here for 6 mos and this was the worst choice ever they kill me how they tell new tenant's about the "beautiful view of a lake" which… Full Review ▶

03/23/04
Resident

Hey "Nice Place" what building do you live in because the view at Larchdale Woods Apartments in Laurel is some garbage!!! Sorrry had to go there ~!!! Full Review ▶

03/20/04
Resident

Please if you are the owner of Larchdale Woods Apartments in Laurel, MD please email me at baylorl@netzero.net regarding your property.

I have a situtation that needs immediate attention and the rental office do not want to provide me with… Full Review ▶

03/15/04
Resident

These apartments are a rip off the appliances are pretty cheap the neighbors are noisey the bottom floor apartments stay cold all the time the toilet gets stop up all the time also if you decide you want a one bedroom… Full Review ▶

03/05/04
Resident

I have 5 months living here, and I have nothing to complain about. It is quite and I love the view. The laundry and surrounded areas are always clean. There are no bugs or insects, and I like that.

As… Full Review ▶

09/03/03
Resident

The apartment complex is nice. I´ve lived there for the past 5 years. Lots of woods/trees for peace and quiet. However, I have had some problems with water leakage for the past 5 years and have not had it resolved. Manager´s… Full Review ▶

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