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Castle Pointe (formerly Brandywine Creek Apartments)

3075 Endenhall Way, East Lansing, MI 48823
65%
173
Reviews
65%
% Recommended
61%
City Average
09/04/14
Resident

hands down WORST place ever. Staff do not care about your safety!! Someone broke into my place TWICE and the first time I went the manager did not even offer to move me to another unit. Instead she told me pay… Full Review ▶

08/19/14
Resident

HORRIBLE!! where do it start? Briefly...... My original apartment was not prepared on my move in date and I had to move into a different apartment that they had available and ready for move in. My furnace had stopped working in… Full Review ▶

07/24/14
Resident

I can't say anymore bad about this apartment complex. First, they have the worst maintenance staff, that you not only have to call multiple times to get things done. They don't fix your problem and will actually leave your apartment a… Full Review ▶

06/09/14
Resident

I agree with 8/19 post. HORRIBLE! Castle Pointe treats you like crap - even on moveout. I was aked to move a few days early which I did. No monetary accommodation for that. Always paid everything on time. Get a statement… Full Review ▶

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04/14/14
Resident

Very nice place to live. i am sorry i am moving since the staff is great and so are the residents. i would recommend this place to anyone moving to the east lansing area. Full Review ▶

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04/03/14
Resident

Lived here for two years during law school. Moved out last summer after taking the Bar Exam. Was happy with management, my apartment itself, and maintenance the entire time. Also felt that rent was really reasonable, though I think the practice… Full Review ▶

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02/17/14
Resident

It's our third year here and we are very happy. The Maintenance Team is very responsive and professional. The fitness center is large with lots of treadmills. We love the indoor pool and new sauna's. Tennis Courts are great in the… Full Review ▶

01/27/14
Resident

My wife and I have leased an apartment for the past 7 months. We have had no problems and everything is as advertised. They overbooked on apartments when we leased but they upgraded us off ground floor for a good price.… Full Review ▶

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01/26/14
Resident

I've been a tenant at CP for almost two years, and I've been extremely pleased. Service is fast and efficient. Yes, it's an older complex, but it's well maintained. The office staff are super friendly, and always willing to help. Full Review ▶

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01/22/14
Resident

My wife and I have been here for over 2 years. We have absolutely 0 complaints about the apartment and the staff. The ladies and Jakob in the office are extremely friendly and helpful. We have had some maintenance issues over… Full Review ▶

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01/20/14
Resident

I am a student at Michigan State and I moved to Castle Pointe in August 2013. My plans fell through with another apartment complex in the area, and I needed to find somewhere to live quickly before school started. I saw… Full Review ▶

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01/19/14
Resident

20 years ago I was living with my family at Brandywine,renting a 2 bedroom apartment,and last year,looking again for an apartment close to work,I choose again the same community.Reasons to return are multiple: close to work,downtown E Lansing,close to shopping centers.Also… Full Review ▶

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01/18/14
Resident

They always have new rules. Be careful if you plan on having a roommate here. visit this link for the latest "rule" to paying rent. They expect only 1 payment per apartment starting March 31, 2014. https://plus.google.com/112195588286044993264/about?gl=us&h Ever since the new… Full Review ▶

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01/17/14
Resident

We have lived in Castle pointe since 2011 and I'm very pleased with the experience so far. It is very conveniently located, close to bus lines, within walking distance to some public schools and within a few miles from the university… Full Review ▶

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01/17/14
Resident

I love living at Castle Pointe Apartments. My neighbors are very friendly and quiet. The pool is beautiful and the leasing center is always spotless. The maintenance staff is great! My apartment is so spacious. It feels like home, not just… Full Review ▶

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01/14/14
Resident

I am very happy at castle point. I have a big 1 bedroom with a balcony and the bus stop is 40 feet from my building. The price is great considering all they have to use. The gym and sauna is… Full Review ▶

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01/08/14
Resident

Honestly, I thought this place would be much better than it is. Since it is old, the trim around the windows leaks water, the pipes above our shower busted, the curtain brackets fell down, the windows are drafty, and so much… Full Review ▶

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10/14/13
Resident

I have lived at Castle Pointe for the last 4 years and it has been wonderful. I really appreciate the pools and the gym. The staff is always helpful.....I have no complaints. Full Review ▶

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09/26/13
Resident

We have been at Castle Point from July 2011 to present (lease is up July 2014). The first 2 years we had no major issues and everything went overall very well. Problems started happening when right after we resigned our lease… Full Review ▶

08/06/13
Resident

Moving out soon! I have been here one year and I can definitely say its had more downs than ups. the downs: * Master Bedroom is ALWAYS cold in the winter. I even tried keeping my door open and nothing worked… Full Review ▶

04/12/13
Resident

These apartments appear very nice, and are quite large (ours is 1000 sq. ft.) However, there seems to be very little insulation. Our bedrooms are always significantly colder in winter than the main areas. Also, I have often heard the people… Full Review ▶

03/14/13
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE!!! Castle pointe was ok in the beginning but has now become very dangerous to live at. There was an individual stabbed to death and multiple car break-ins. I don t feel safe here anymore and will be… Full Review ▶

03/12/13
Resident

It's really unsafe. They broke into 13 cars one time and felony happened 2 weeks ago Full Review ▶

02/27/13
Resident

The apartments themselves are nice inside. Very spacious for a decent price especially in comparison to other apartments near campus. I've lived here since July and haven't had issues with management or repairs or anything like that. HOWEVER...I am beginning to… Full Review ▶

02/17/13
Resident

I enjoyed living at Castle Pointe. Pluses: Apartments were very quiet because of thick walls and ceilings; they're like new when you move in; vast open areas (great for your dog) with trimmed lawns and old trees; management responds almost immediately… Full Review ▶

12/20/12
Resident

I've been here several years and don't have many complaints. The staff is always very helpful. Maintenance sometimes needs a reminder to finish up work that isn't an emergency. Overall, the place is clean. Snow removal is always prompt...in time for… Full Review ▶

12/02/12
Resident

I have just recently moved to Castle Pointe Apartments, last minute for a new job. The staff has been absolutely phenomenal to me and did what they can to get me into an apartment that met all of my needs as… Full Review ▶

11/21/12
Resident

I moved into my apartment in August and have been very happy. I needed a quiet place to study and Castle Pointe has been perfect. I recently went to their Halloween party and had a great time. The best part of… Full Review ▶

07/19/12
Resident

Lived here for almost 3 years... will NEVER recommend. The management is incompetent. High turnover among staff. Only a couple of them are reliable, others downright rude. Prices continue to go up for less and less service. Pet fees are a… Full Review ▶

07/18/12
Resident

This place a pile of garbage, thieves, especially the maintenance staff! Full Review ▶

04/25/12
Resident

Pet friendly, but maintenance will leave the dog waste bin full well beyond overflowing and won't refill dog bags. We actually had to ask what our monthly pet fee paid for...when they said dog waste bags and removal of the old… Full Review ▶

04/21/12
Resident

If it was up to me, I would live here for the rest of my college education, but unfortunately I am moving out of the city and cannot live here anymore. I have had no problem with the leasing office, the… Full Review ▶

01/30/12
Resident

When every there is a problem, maintenance or staff are there to fix it that day or the next! :) Full Review ▶

01/30/12
Resident

We have lived at Castle Pointe for four years and have been quite pleased. We chose this apartment complex because it is pet friendly and allows most breeds of dogs. The grounds are well maintained and the facility has a gym… Full Review ▶

01/28/12
Resident

I have lived at Castle Pointe for going on 8 years now. I like the area I am in, the maintenance work and crews are pleasant. I see constant efforts to keep everything in good repair and clean. I have plenty… Full Review ▶

01/27/12
Resident

Overall a great place to live! I have lived here now in three different apartments with various friends spread out across the community because of referrals from myself. Maintenance staff is friendly and knowledgable, and always quick to solve problems. Office… Full Review ▶

01/19/12
Resident

My fiance and I really loved living at Castle Pointe. The rent was reasonable and they do allow pets for an extra fee. That was a big bonus for us because we really wanted to get a dog. They also provided… Full Review ▶

01/19/12
Resident

I moved in in July 2011. My kids love coming to the indoor/outdoor pool that is open 24/7. I enjoy my neighbors and I like the location. It is very convenient. Office and maintenance staff are always helpful and friendly. No… Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

I've been a resident since 2006, and have the experience of living in several apartments as a point of comparison. Very satisfied with this complex, only wish I had moved here a year before. Secluded location set back off a main… Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

"OUTSTANDING"! That's all I have to say. Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

I have really enjoyed my time at Castle Pointe apartments. The staff and maintenance are very accommodating and seem to genuinely care about the people who rent from them; they are willing to work with you on things such as rent… Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

Castle Pointe apartments are a real good place to live. I've lived in several apartment complexes in the East Lansing area over the years, and this is one of the better ones. The Good Things: The staff and maintenance are very… Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

I was so lucky last year to find Castle Pointe. I love living here, It was the best pricing I found in the area and we have a comfy 2 bedroom, 2 bath for 630/m. Utilities can get high and cable… Full Review ▶

01/18/12
Resident

Very friendly and great maintenance staff! Full Review ▶

01/16/12
Resident

While these apartments are pretty reasonably priced, you will seriously compromise quality and customer service. I had few problems until the tenant above my apartment got a new dog who barked all day and urinated on the balcony above mine. I… Full Review ▶

01/13/12
Resident

The office staff and maintenance people are really nice. I have a Great Dane dog and this is one of the only places I found that would take him. The complaint I do have is that someone keeps parking in my… Full Review ▶

01/13/12
Resident

My experience at Castle Pointe Apartments has been great. I am a student, so the fact that it is quiet and a reasonable distance from campus is great. There is easy access to the bus, and it is a convenient distance… Full Review ▶

01/12/12
Resident

I've lived here since 2006. The Maintenance Supervisor, Mike, has been here longer than me. I love how responsive they are whenever we need them. They really take care of the place. They have tulips all over in the spring and… Full Review ▶

04/04/11
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE!!!!! SCUM OF THE EARTH. Management lies and charges unreasonable fees. Gas is shared amongst all apartments (how that is possible is not even thinkable) Place is full of trash, dangerous people, and is not maintained. They get… Full Review ▶

09/14/10
Resident

We lived in this community for nearly three years. Without question it is one of the most shady businesses we ever encountered. It changes it's name and ownership often as a method of hiding assets/losses. Everything you see at first is… Full Review ▶

06/16/10
Resident

Let me start off by saying all of the things that I didn't like about the complex. I lived on a top floor apartment, so I never had problems with flooding that others have complained about, but there was one time… Full Review ▶

02/06/10
Resident

When I first moved in, I really enjoyed it here. It was quiet, seemed to be safe, and my maintenance requests were answered promptly. However, as time goes on, I'm growing quite tired of this complex. I had neighbors above me… Full Review ▶

10/10/09
Resident

lived there for 2 years had drug dealers living in same building. police called many times. Management didn't give a crap. our cars were broken into many times. cops didn't care neither did the management moved in to 3 year old… Full Review ▶

09/09/09
Prospective Resident

I started my apartment search a couple weeks back. This place was one on my list. They seemed ok looking and priced well. I was headed to see them the other night. Drove 25 minutes to get to them. Traffic was… Full Review ▶

08/24/09
Resident

Maintenance Sucks. I can't believe someone has not come through here an bulldozed this place of the face of the planet. Full Review ▶

08/20/09
Resident

The staff was nothing but friendly to me so I don't understand why a lot of people have given them such poor ratings. They're not awesome but they certainly aren't terrible. The parking situation was definitely an issue. In our all… Full Review ▶

03/05/09
Resident

Overall, Castle Pointe isn't a bad place to live. The location, however, isn't the greatest unless you're an MSU student or work nearby (neither applies to my husband and I). The closeness to Meijer is convenient, but Lake Lansing is terrible… Full Review ▶

01/10/09
Resident

It was my first apartment, seemed decent enough. It was a newly remodeled unit...new bathroom stuff, new appliances in the kitchen. Not bad. I know that my building had a good mixture of people...MSU students, grad students, families, etc. It's a… Full Review ▶

08/31/08
Resident

Initially this place was wonderful - maintenance men were quick and efficient and office staff was helpful. When I moved in there was a patch in the ceiling over my toilet. A few months later, the patch broke trough and water… Full Review ▶

08/26/08
Resident

It has only gotten better with time. At first there were alot of problems but I just reupped my lease for this year and was really excited to do so it made me happy to stay and see this place develop… Full Review ▶

08/09/08
Resident

I have lived her for 1.5 years now and have been pleased. It's not as luxurious as some apartments in the area, but the price is right. I pay 265.00 a month for my share and am very pleased. The office… Full Review ▶

06/10/08
Resident

Overall office staff has the rudest and just plain meanest people I have met, yet alone drop off a check for $700 to every month. They're inefficent and lazy. They call and tell me I own money(a late fee from a… Full Review ▶

06/04/08
Resident

For those of you who have read the previous peoples complaints such as there late rent payment that it was the offices fault. Or the fact that there pet pees everywhere and they dont want to pay for it, well thats… Full Review ▶

06/01/08
Resident

I moved into this apartment building thinking I've finally found my dream place. My roommate and I were so excited about moving in we couldn't wait. Before you move in everyone in the office is very polite, helpful, and professional. Our… Full Review ▶

03/31/08
Resident

This apartment was flooded 3 times in the last 6 months! This is insane. The flood two months ago was due to a blown water pump that flooded the whole basement, laundry room, and eliminated hot water to all three buildings… Full Review ▶

03/10/08
Resident

This place is terrible. To pay online for rent there is a 50 dollar convenience fee. In the winter months my utilities went up more than $50 - utilities are split among everyone with an apartment with the same amount to… Full Review ▶

03/10/08
Resident

When my fiance and I first moved in we were told that the exterior doors were to be kept unlocked at all times. However, we frequently come home to find that someone has managed to unlock the door with a key… Full Review ▶

01/20/08
Resident

I've lived here for a little under 2 years with my spouse while I complete an advanced degree at Michigan State University. Thus far, I have not had much to complain about at the apartment complex, save it for the neighbors.… Full Review ▶

06/14/07
Resident

I've been living here for two years - right about the time of a change in management. Overall, it has been an excellent experience. My unit wasn't ready to view when I first visited the property due to a recent move… Full Review ▶

05/08/07
Resident

I lived here awhile ago and it was the worst living experience I have had in my life. Some friends of mine moved after the change in ownership and swore things were better.

They mostly are - maintenence requests are completed quickly,… Full Review ▶

04/29/07
Resident

It is true that there is pet feces all over the grounds, but really we can thank our neighbors for not cleaning that up. It took maintenance a solid 5 weeks to take care of the maintenance requests I submitted the… Full Review ▶

03/27/07
Resident

If I was homeless and Branywine was giving away free apartments, I still would not live there. They just don't get it. THIS PLACE IS THE WORST. Black mold.Feces, inside and outside.Loud.Lousy Matinece perverts. Ignorant lazy office workers.

This place sucks.… Full Review ▶

01/09/07
Resident

I agreed to rent the mid-level upgrade here. On move in day, instead of the white trimmed, newly painted, new appliances I was expecting, I got brown trim, a different floor plan, a mustard yellow bathtub and appliances from the 80's.… Full Review ▶

01/03/07
Resident

I find living at Castlepointe (Brandywine Creek) to be a pleasant experience. I just signed my third lease to live here. Maintenance is spectacular. The office staff is friendly and helpful. Full Review ▶

01/01/07
Resident

My wife and I have lived here for a couple of months now, and honestly it's a good place. We've only needed one maintenance call, and that was to replace the deadbolt on our door. We called at about 4:00PM, and… Full Review ▶

10/27/06
Resident

They are shady & theifs. DO your self a favor and stay clear of this pile. Maint stole from my apt, staff lied. They had to change their name b/c of the bad rep. DOG CRAP EVERYWHERE!!!! Full Review ▶

10/22/06
Resident

If you love life, don't toture yourself by living at the Crack. Don't waste your time with these --- monkies / butt pirates.
RUN FOREST RUN Full Review ▶

10/18/06
Resident

It is true what they say about the mold.
I left there in 2004 due to mold that
was inthe basement. I was actually onthe third
floor, but the spores must have traveled.
I had itchy spots on my arms and body, they
went away after… Full Review ▶

08/24/06
Resident

it needs some work. you do pay for everything. consumers, bwl, trash, maintenance. for 2 of us water, heat, electricity, cable,...and rent was a battle every month. unless you get laid by your neighbors and get free beer from the leasing… Full Review ▶

08/15/06
Resident

I do NOT recommend this company. I moved into a two-bedroom apartment at Brandywine in 2004 and stayed there for two years. I will lay out my concerns with this facility by issue area:

MANAGEMENT

The staff at Brandywine Apts. are bureaucratic and… Full Review ▶

07/01/06
Resident

I chose this apartment complex because it accepted animals and I thought it looked nice. Well it took over four months for them to come and fix my garbage disposal and curtains...but that was nothing compaired to when my apartment flooded… Full Review ▶

05/06/06
Resident

worst place ever. bad service, damp/dirty apts, and loud neighbors. do not move here. then again certain units are better than others so make sure you inspect your apt thoroughly before moving in. Full Review ▶

05/02/06
Resident

I lived in a two bedroom one bath with an updating kitchen. I knew three people in the apartment complex who were paying $150 less than I was for a two bedroom two bath with an updated kitchen. When it was… Full Review ▶

04/28/06
Resident

I lived in a 2 bedroom apt. I had some issues with the sink. Maint. came and fixed it within 2 or 3 days. I paid cheap rent, my place was huge. My water and electric bill was cheap, there was… Full Review ▶

04/22/06
Resident

maintance paints over the black mold and all lower level apts. have the most of it.Go look up your local Air Quality Control Specialists in Lansing for free information on all apartment dwellings for your healths safety.It's worst than smoking actually.
For… Full Review ▶

04/08/06
Resident

I moved in here July 2005 and I seriously cant wait to leave. Looks nice from a distance but its definitly not what I expected. Even the "creek" is gross

The model is perfect, but tha actual apartment is crap. The walls… Full Review ▶

04/06/06
Resident

The office staff changes appx every 2 months, and they are invariably useless as well as dumb. Maintenance requests take for ever. It took them 4 1/2 months to fix the ceiling in the bathroom where the upstairs neighbor???s shower leaked… Full Review ▶

03/05/06
Resident

I like Brandywine. I've lived here two years and I thought the office staff was very helpful and maintenance was very prompt. For those who write raging reports on this site-- read what they're writing! "I can't believe they charged me… Full Review ▶

03/02/06
Resident

I've lived here 4 years. Two years ago, the office staff was un-responsive. Since Sterling bought the place, the entire office and maintenance teams are great. They respond quickly and finally fix things right. I love all the things to do… Full Review ▶

02/24/06
Resident

Maintenance has been super responsive. and Management always makes me feel welcome. They invite us to events all the time in the clubhouse, and I've made some great friends this way. The apartment is decent and spacious. utility bills are a… Full Review ▶

02/14/06
Resident

I think this place is great. The staff is very helpful and I love my apartment. I painted the walls which made it feel like home. I would recommend this place to anyone. Full Review ▶

02/09/06
Resident

don't move here. they rip you off and show you nice models and the apt you move into is a ---- bucket. paint started to chip after first day of move in, dirty carpet, pet funk everywhere (even if you dont… Full Review ▶

02/02/06
Resident

I would not recommend living here at all! The management staff has always been very nice and friendly to me, however nothing ever gets done. I don't know how many maintenance requests I've made that just never get resolved. And when… Full Review ▶

12/30/05
Resident

I like all the grass at this place. I got an apartment that faces the middle courtyard, so I don't see any parking lots outside my windows.

Utilities (electricity, water) are pretty cheap. they have some wierdo cable company that doesn't offer… Full Review ▶

12/12/05
Resident

I've lived here for 6 years, and can not say enough GOOD things about the management team. They are attentive, responsive, and really CARE about you. They've planned social activities for us to meet our neighbors. They've really moved in some… Full Review ▶

12/07/05
Resident

I know everyone is pissed at the office staff (what do you want, they probably make eight bucks an hour, seriously guys.) But I never had an issue with maintenance and they always let me know when I had something owing… Full Review ▶

10/17/05
Resident

i dont know what everyone's bitching about, but this place has been great, especially considering the relatively affordable rent. office staff was always friendly and helpful, maintenance was always speedy, and the place is always as quiet as a ghost-town after… Full Review ▶

10/06/05
Resident

Brandywine has changed since I moved in, and they have been positive. The staff has been great and I couldn't be happier. Full Review ▶

09/12/05
Resident

This place has a nice atmousphere...but when things go wrong..and they do....you have to wait forever to get anything fixed. The management tell you next week...and six months later...still not fixed. Management blames the maintenance or contractors, never takes blame.

If they… Full Review ▶

08/01/05
Resident

I lived there for over two years and atleast half that time with ants. No matter how many times I complaimed the ants did not leave until I took matters into my own hands. Also one of the most un friendly… Full Review ▶

07/31/05
Resident

Jezz, anyone think the office staff has to much time on their hands to write these amazing reviews. Let the truth be known, Brandywine and the Sterling Group smell as bad as the sest pools they call ponds. Do not waste… Full Review ▶

06/15/05
Resident

WOW! this place is fantastic. The Sterling Group is putting NEW everything in. AND the office staff has been so helpful and friendly. Full Review ▶

05/25/05
Resident

I've lived here for 2 years. everything was fine at first. At one point I didn't have hot water in my shower for 6 months unless I showered at an odd time like 5am. I've been waiting 2 weeks to get… Full Review ▶

05/19/05
Resident

Maintenence? What maintenence. Things fall apart in this place on a daily basis. Dryers are a rip off, don't fully dry, but LOVE to eat all your money! don't ever expect your screen doors to work either...look around, TONS of people… Full Review ▶

05/01/05
Resident

I lived in Brandywine for a year, in a 2 bedroom/ 2 bathroom. They do charge each apt different (we were paying about 800/mo while our neighbors were paying 650/mo for a 2bdrm.), but I still thought it was a good… Full Review ▶

04/10/05
Resident

The apartment is ok...I mean we were lucky to get a good location with plenty of sunlight and, thankfully, nothing much goes wrong in the apartment. Because if it does, the new management (Sterling) keeps promising to take care of it… Full Review ▶

03/15/05
Resident

I lived at Brandywine Apartments from 2000 to 2002. I am not a college student. I have lived in apartments for close to 30 years and never had an experience like the one I had at Brandywine Apartments. The office staff… Full Review ▶

02/17/05
Resident

I have lived at Brandywine Creek for 1 1/2 years and will soon be moving out to buy a house. It has been by far the best apartment community I have ever lived in. I live in a building right next… Full Review ▶

02/14/05
Resident

I would never recommend this place to anyone. The management tricked us into paying for a month and a half extra rent because there was supposedly only one apartment available (we found out there was around 40) We pay more than… Full Review ▶

01/07/05
Resident

I moved into BWC because it was the only place in EL that accepted dogs. I had just moved from Chicago and thought that 800 dollars a month was pretty standard for an apartment in this area. It was only after… Full Review ▶

12/12/04
Resident

I have mold growing in my toilet, I even used bleach to clean it out still not working. My counter is unlevel water builds up on top of it. My counters, top of the stove are painted with enamel that scapes… Full Review ▶

11/09/04
Resident

Those fat, nasty, incompetent bastards lie. They tell you anything to sign the lease. (the crime) Then you get stuck living in this hole (the time)On top of that, you have to listen to that dirt bag maintenance ---- rev his… Full Review ▶

10/23/04
Resident

Brandywine is an okay place to live other than that the utilities really...really expensive. I paid over $100 for one bed room and the staff never admits that the utilities cost are divided among people living in the building. Now that… Full Review ▶

10/17/04
Resident

I wish I never would have come to Brandywine! I read a couple bad reviews before I came here and thought it was just a couple complainers, but I was soooo wrong. I should have run away when I read the… Full Review ▶

10/12/04
Resident

We are fairly new here, but have experienced nothing but nice things. Neighbors are relatively quiet and very friendly. Office staff has been nice and had our maintenence requests filled immediately. We love the fact that our dog is welcome here… Full Review ▶

09/19/04
Resident

I'm still living at Brandywine, but plan to move on soon. The lease is under my roommates name, and she wants out only after 6mths!

Ok, I will say for the fellow dog owner, this is a great place if you… Full Review ▶

07/18/04
Resident

When you first visit this community you feel great.The leasing staff will say whatever they can to get you to move in here. After you move in watch out. The girls lie to you about service requests and are very rude… Full Review ▶

07/14/04
Resident

I have had good and bad experiences. The pain in my neck was the poor insulation these guys have. I lived in the second floor. The Floor rrrrumbles when u walk. Now add a 50 pound dog, I should say a… Full Review ▶

07/10/04
Resident

I moved from Maine to Michigan to complete a Ph.D. program at MSU, and Brandywine Creek was my apartment choice. Apparently I am easily fooled by first appearances, as I found this apartment complex charming at first glance; however, things change,… Full Review ▶

06/23/04
Resident

There are a few good things about this apartment community. If you have a unit that has been remodeled then you really have a nice apartment. But there really is a lot of noise. I could hear every footstep that was… Full Review ▶

04/30/04
Resident

The one good thing about the apartment is the space. Besides that it is not worth it. They overcharge you on the rent. The apartments are old, and no matter how how hard you scrub they never feel clean. My building… Full Review ▶

03/21/04
Resident

So I lived in this place for 1 year. I was attending MSU so I thought bringing up my motorcycle would be a great idea for getting to class. Not having to worry about parking was the plan. Within 1 week… Full Review ▶

02/18/04
Resident

The staff is completely irresponsible. The management lacks leadership skills. This has been the worst apartment experience I´ve ever had. Full Review ▶

02/15/04
Resident

Where to start? I actually recieved a subpeona to testify at my downstairs neighbor's sexual assualt trial, my charming neighbor across the hall constructed a makeshift dumpster in the hallway (and it took me two months to get the leasing office… Full Review ▶

02/11/04
Resident

The Brandywine staff feels subordinate to college students because they are uneducated incompetent fools and they will try to make up for it by screwing you over. My apartment was flooded with raw sewage and they never paid for me to… Full Review ▶

02/02/04
Resident

I have been reminding the office for the last seven months of repairs they promised me when I first moved in. Garbage disposal doesn´t work and the windows are not only drafty but there is actually ice and frost built up… Full Review ▶

01/27/04
Resident

Living at Brandywine was the biggest mistake of our lives. My roomates and I left Capstone in hopes to save money at Brandywine. The rent looks nice, but little do you realize how HUGE the bills will be. Most of the… Full Review ▶

01/17/04
Resident

I loved Brandywine when we lived there but ended up having to move due to the fact they were raising our rent by $50 and no longer including utilities. I am sadden to hear that it has gone so down hill.… Full Review ▶

12/10/03
Resident

OK, so I have only been at Brandywine a few months...but long enough to know the gist of the place. I must say...the apartments are quite large. But they are not worth the $800 some of you people are paying a… Full Review ▶

09/08/03
Resident

First of all I am surprised to see so manu negative comments about this apartment complex. I have lived here for a year now and am going to renew my lease again. Here are some of the positive and negative things… Full Review ▶

09/04/03
Resident

I have lived at Brandywine for one year, and I am now renewing my lease. If it was that bad, would I be doing this? Granted...the staff sucks, especially in the office. But where can you go where they don´t suck?… Full Review ▶

08/24/03
Resident

I lived here for about 6 months. That was it. Had to get the hell out as fast I could. Let me tell you about some of the main attractions at Brandywine Creek...this is the place for you if you like:… Full Review ▶

07/23/03
Resident

I just moved out of Brandywine Creek Apartments and am going to take them to Small Claims Court soon. They have failed to give me my security deposit back months later, and refuse to communicate with me whatsoever. If you have… Full Review ▶

07/22/03
Resident

While no this apartment community is not perfect, I have yet to be at one who is, the grass is always greener on the other side, with an apartment community as large as this one it has got to be ridiculously… Full Review ▶

07/08/03
Resident

I have lived there for the past year and can?t stand it. I have had trouble with the office and the maintenance. We had an emergency situation and no one was there to take care of it. We have had nothing… Full Review ▶

06/23/03
Resident


There have been a lot of negative reviews of this apartment complex on this site. This is intended to be an objective review:





I lived at Brandy Wine twice: 2000-2001, and 2002-2003. My two experiences were quite different:

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06/14/03
Resident

After reading some pretty bad reviews I realized that the management must have changed since I lived there. My roommate and I were there 1999-2001 and we never had any problems. Anytime we had a maintenance problem they were there within… Full Review ▶

06/04/03
Resident

I lived here from 99-00 and don´t have many complaints at all. Well they didn´t give me all of my deposit back for no reason and our car got broken into without regret from the complex....BUT the apt was awesome, I… Full Review ▶

03/19/03
Resident

Brandywine is just another greedy, money hungry place that is out to screw people, mostly college students who they know they can take advantage of. The problems never end! They have demonstrated again and again that money is more important than… Full Review ▶

03/13/03
Resident

I have lived in a number of apartment complexes, including a number here in East Lansing. I do NOT recommend living here. One would be far better off to select Melrose or Chandler´s Crossing, possibly even look at some of the… Full Review ▶

03/11/03
Resident

Dont be fooled by the smiling faces in the office they will screw you as often and for as much as they can. The lease is confusing and you will pay more than they let you think. "Recomend a friend and… Full Review ▶

02/26/03
Resident

I stayed here for over a year and had nothing but problems. I had a huge leak in my apartment near the air conditioning that soaked my entire floor and carpet, which is still probably not fixed. More problems with return… Full Review ▶

02/20/03
Resident

My husband and I searched for apartments over the phone and 600 miles away from East Lansing. We were living in a house outside of Tampa, Florida when we decided to move back to Michigan. Neither of us had ever lived… Full Review ▶

02/18/03
Resident

They have had 5x community directors in less than a year a buch of incompetence in the front off office a nightmere come true. Just aviod at all cost. Full Review ▶

01/06/03
Resident

I have never had to deal with so many unprofessional people as I have had to with Brandywine Creek Apartments staff. They take weeks to fix anything. They lose fix it orders over and over. They rig things instead of fixing… Full Review ▶

01/05/03
Resident

I moved into Brandywine Creek last September and I am now counting down the days until my lease is up. The newest problem now is that cars are being broken into. In my parking lot alone 5 cars have had their… Full Review ▶

01/05/03
Resident

I have seen compost heaps. I have smelled dirty dumpsters. I never thought that I would be living in a combination of both. Brandywine Creek is a bubbling cess pool of incompetent staff, run down apartments, and criminal tennants. My girlfriend… Full Review ▶

12/28/02
Resident

Basically, my wife and I lived here up until this month. First off, we signed our inital lease for 12 months at 650/month for 1 bed/1 bath, 3rd floor apartment. When we renewed our lease for 6 months, the rent spiked… Full Review ▶

12/07/02
Resident

As a resident of this apartment who has been here through 2 management changes, it has been a Nightmare. I don´t know any other apartment complex that would charge their tenants for Water and they keep adding things to the lease… Full Review ▶

12/06/02
Resident

Office personnel friendly until there is a problem. They are more about money than keeping residents happy. Maintenance slow to fix problems. Do not keep proper records. Noisy atmosphere with unsafe lights around complex. Full Review ▶

11/22/02
Resident

We have had critters in our walls for THREE MONTHS now and they haven´t done anything about it. Also, it takes them about TWO WEEKS after you make a maintenence call before they even come out to check it out! Halls… Full Review ▶

11/04/02
Resident

I chose to live here b/c I needed a 9 month lease and a place to keep my dog. I lived in Capstone commons for the past two years paying $375 per person. Everyone knows how nice it is there. Coming… Full Review ▶

10/15/02
Resident

I read many forums throughout the day, and see what kinda problems every community has. Let me remind everyone, that this community is 30 years old. That means that there are going to be issues that are going to need taken… Full Review ▶

10/14/02
Resident

If you move into the "upgraded" kitchen, make sure you don´t try to use the microwave & dishwasher at the same time, unless you like resetting every clock in your apartment. It will blow not only the fuse that they are… Full Review ▶

10/02/02
Resident

never move here. It was the worst experience of my life. They screwed us into paying over a thousand dollars because we didn´t give a 30 day notice even though we had a lease. Lawyers thought it was insane what they… Full Review ▶

09/30/02
Resident

Brandywine is a horrible,horrible,horrible place to live. The office staff is about as competent as a three year old with head injurys, to put it nicely. My apartment flooded, mildewed, and it ruined everything in my closet. We had a bug… Full Review ▶

09/19/02
Resident

Maintenance is weak, office staff is often unprofessional, lease termination policy favors the landlord, not the tenant. Full Review ▶

09/18/02
Resident

Alright I admit the staff sucks, but thats about it, where else in E. Lansing can u look out your window and see a huge pond with fountains ducks, cranes, geese etc.
Not to mention an indoor/outdoor pool with unlimited parking!!!… Full Review ▶

08/29/02
Resident

At first Brandywine seemed nice, but than again so did Ted Bundy! And like a crazy serial killer Brandywine lured us in repeately screwed us and threw us in a ditch, so to speak. We had an ant problem, the maintenance… Full Review ▶

08/29/02
Resident

Hands down the worse place I have ever lived. The staff is unfriendly and good luck finding someone that has a clue what´s going on.Apartment was crappy, tons of problems, appliances are outdated, service slow Full Review ▶

08/11/02
Resident

I HATE THIS PLACE!!!
Don´t believe the "good" reviews about "Brandywine"! They are most likely written by the management here. DO NOT TRUST THEM, THEY ARE SCAM ARTIST!

Smell the hallways and look at the buildings
closely before you move… Full Review ▶

08/09/02
Resident

I have recently moved into Brandywine Creek Apartments. I have moved a lot and experienced a lot of different apartments. Brandywine Creek has been one of the best.
My apartment though older, has an updated kitchen, and brand new carpet.
I… Full Review ▶

08/09/02
Resident

I am a new resident at Brandywine, and the apartment I moved into is great! It is spacious and my updated kitchen is awesome. The office staff is pleasant and was very helpful in helping me find the perfect apartment. As… Full Review ▶

08/09/02
Resident

I complained to management about the security door being broken FIVE TIMES..and they never fixed it! The management is very poor and very rude! They tried to charge me $600 dollars moving without giving 60 days notice...but they knew when I… Full Review ▶

08/03/02
Resident

As a long-time resident, I´ve seen various management eras. The problem with the current era, starting two years ago, is the focus on cost-cutting above all else.

Now perhaps the complex previously wasn´t managed to maximum fiscal efficiency--but they had… Full Review ▶

05/28/02
Resident

Brandywine hired a new manager a couple of months ago and since then maintenance and upkeep of the facility has greatly impoved. Before the new manager arrived it literally took weeks to get the simplest repairs done. I found myself repairing… Full Review ▶

05/17/02
Resident

Update: My air conditioning was not working and I put a service call in. It took a week and a half almost 2 weeks to have someone fix it. The problem is that it´s not really fixed and it does not… Full Review ▶

04/12/02
Resident

I´ll have to agree with everyone elses comments for most things. I live on the third floor, so noise isn´t a problem. But moving into this place was a terror. They didn´t have our apartment ready on the date they promised,… Full Review ▶

02/11/02
Resident

I have lived in Brandywine for about 1 year and I have to say that if its service you want, don?t come here. The maintainence staff is incredibally slow. For example, my roomate and I went the entire month of August… Full Review ▶

02/08/02
Resident

This is by far the worst place to live in the area. The rent is over-priced and the management is poor. The community is noisy and the apartments are not keep up. They have a lot of amenities to offer, but… Full Review ▶

11/06/01
Resident

the place is really old, and they take there sweet time about cleaning things, but I think it is a decent price for what you get. But the rent increase is crazy for this place.
But the rent before of 975… Full Review ▶

11/02/01
Resident

THESE APTS ARE REALLY OLD AND THEY DONT SEEM TO HAVE ANY INTENTION OF REPAIRING THEM. THERE ARE INSECTS IN THE APTS. THE CLEANING SERVICE IS NON EXISTANT. AND THEY HAVE INCREASED THEIR RENT NOW. Full Review ▶

10/25/01
Resident

I think the apartment was nice but over priced a great deal. For what we paid we could have gotten a town home. The management system was piss poor. The time I submitted a request to get something done was never… Full Review ▶

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Studio1 $ 702
11 $ 556
11.5 $ 1182
21 $ 656
21.5 $ 1000
22 $ 827
31 $ 1115
31.5 $ 1871
32 $ 383

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  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

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  • Some Breeds Restricted

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