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Southwind Village Apartments

15001 Greenhaven Drive, Burnsville, MN 55306
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Apartment Rating
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City Average
05/31/14
Prospective Resident

I'm not a resident yet, but what I can say is I have never received such good customer service at any other place I have toured. Brianna and Ramsey were such a delight today when I came in to tour. When… Full Review ▶

05/25/14
Resident

I moved in to my apartment right when the new management was taking over, I have seen the great changes I'm happy with the new management I think it's village green. The underground garages got swept and the outdoors are already… Full Review ▶

05/24/14
Resident

I love living at Southwind. The maintenance staff and office staff are very knowledgable. At times, you can hear your neighbors but that is to be expected in community living such as this. Full Review ▶

05/23/14
Resident

Southwind Village in Burnsville is a great place to live. It is one of the best by far available for people with pets!! I thought since it was open to pets the whole property would be different but its very well… Full Review ▶

05/23/14
Resident

Southwind Village is a great place to call home. Having lived here for a couple years now, I don't have any desire to leave. The community is friendly, inclusive, and involved. The staff is fantastic and they're always professional and welcoming.… Full Review ▶

05/21/14
Resident

Southwind has been a Fantastic place to live! We love the feel of townhomes living with apartment prices! Definitely a hidden gem! Full Review ▶

05/13/14
Resident

My only real complaint is that our neighbors above us are RIDICULOUSLY noisy. I don't feel like complaining to them, because it sounds like they just have a dog or kid that is on the wood floors...so it isn't as if… Full Review ▶

05/07/14
Resident

I loved living at Southwind Village in Burnsville and only moved because of job relocation. My apartment had beautiful hardwood floors, stainless kitchen appliances, and updated lighting. A MUST HAVE having laundry machines in unit, and nice capacity.Great views of Burnsville… Full Review ▶

04/12/14
Resident

My roommate and I used to love living at Southwind Village. The location is great. The management team used to be great before it was taken over by a new company. The management does not know what they are doing. During… Full Review ▶

03/25/14
Resident

This apartment complex has a great staff. One of my favorite things living here is that the underground parking is very close to your apartment, so carrying groceries in is much easier than other apartments that I have lived in. And… Full Review ▶

03/20/14
Resident

Great upgrades to the apartments! Good neighborhood and very well maintained property grounds and apartments. Would highly recommend Southwind Village to others. Full Review ▶

01/19/14
Resident

I have lived here since august of 2013 and I have to say this place is a great place to live. My old apartment I could never get work orders to get done, and the property was not up kept. Here… Full Review ▶

11/27/13
Resident

I have lived here for almost two years. The walls and ceilings are very thin and I can hear everything my neighbors are doing. I even hear their phones vibrating, at least I hope it's their phones. Loud kids galore, stomping… Full Review ▶

05/10/13
Resident

Do not even consider living at this place unless you have kids. The noise level is beyond ridiculous here, you can't have any windows open until about 10pm unless you want to hear screaming. (Which you can still hear even with… Full Review ▶

04/01/13
Resident

I lived here for a year and a half. The only reason why I lived here that long was because I didn't give enough notice so I decided to stay another six months. Right after I renewed the six month lease… Full Review ▶

01/06/13
Resident

I'm so much enjoying living at Southwind. The office people are great and easy to work with and I consider then more "friends" than leasing folks. Recently i recieved a letter from the leasing office that SouthWind would like to re-model… Full Review ▶

09/07/11
Resident

If you like dealing with loud ------ kids and bad parents and loud neighbors feel free. You will never have a quiet moment here your car is not safe no matter where you park it the matinence people ate extremely rude… Full Review ▶

05/06/11
Resident

So, I have almost lived here for a year, and I CANNOT wait to get out. Not a place for kids, NOW no bikes, rollerblading, side walk chalk, scooters, little kid ride on toys. NO PARENTS around there watch their kids,… Full Review ▶

02/03/11
Resident

After living at Southwind, I am now a firm believer that Edwin Starr did not, in fact, write the funk classic "War" about actual war. Somehow, perhaps with the help of Doc Brown and a Delorean, Mr. Starr traveled into the… Full Review ▶

10/20/10
Resident

Have only lived here for a few months, but staff have been incredibly nice and helpful. No noise at all - live in studio at 'garden level'. Only hear my upstairs neighbor when they're vacuuming, so insulation is good. When I… Full Review ▶

06/16/10
Resident

I lived at Southwind four years ago and like it. I bought a house and moved out. After losing my house because of an ARM, I have moved back into Southwind. They welcomed me back and didn't make me feel foolish.… Full Review ▶

03/16/10
Resident

I lived in this apartment complex from 2003-2004. At that time our one bedroom apartment was $695/month which seemed appropriate for our 700 square feet. The kitchen was fairly outdated to say the least. The layout wasn't bad and the usage… Full Review ▶

02/19/10
Resident

I have asked 3 times to have my bathroom tub fixed no one cares or does anything. Every winter the sidewalks are covered in ice, because the office apparently has never heard of salt. I fell last year and bruised my… Full Review ▶

11/29/09
Resident

This is the loudest place I have ever lived in my life. When things need to be fixed it either takes forever to get fixed OR it simply doesn't get fixed at all. This place was not very clean when I… Full Review ▶

10/19/09
Resident

I have lived at Southwind for 6 years and I am very happy. 2 years ago I had a problem with my water heater, but the fix it guy fixed it right away. My boyfriend moved in last year and he… Full Review ▶

09/12/09
Resident

Let me first start by saying that if you do not ABSO-FRIGGIN-LUTELY LOVE children, you will hate living here. Everyone's front window faces a common area where the idiot parents allow their children to run and scream for about twelve hours… Full Review ▶

08/29/09
Resident

Southwind Village is a nice place! Neighbors are super nice, usually quiet, any problems we've had have been fixed really fast. Once our furnace went out in the middle of winter - we called the emergency maintenance at 8pm and they… Full Review ▶

06/02/09
Resident

Southwind is a great place to live, I have lived here for 4 years in 2 different apartments. I like having a washer dryer, airconditioning, warm parking, and the views are beautiful. I think that the leasing women are nice and… Full Review ▶

11/25/08
Resident

This place is nice and charming on the outside - but they WILL SCREW YOU in the end! We lived there for almost 3 YEARS!! and these people decided to make us pay for the carpet to be replaced... the blinds… Full Review ▶

08/26/08
Resident

The townhome style is very appealing. That's about the only things that is nice about these overpriced apartments. There are many kids under 10 years old running around screaming outside your window (sometimes they break the windows). My "yard" was always… Full Review ▶

08/18/08
Resident

We moved in about 6 months ago. yeah, I would love to get a bigger place, but we moved in in December and I refuse to move during the winter again. Do I really want to pay the double rent for… Full Review ▶

06/30/08
Resident

I moved here at the start of the June. So far it has been a good place. I had few issues with neighbors but management took care of it. One I had to take care myself because I live on the… Full Review ▶

05/23/08
Resident

We are living here for almost a year and we are planning to stay longer. Great place if you compare to other rentals around here. Really nice working stuff, always helpful. We had some problems first (not working dishwasher etc.) but… Full Review ▶

02/15/08
Resident

I have lived at Southwind for 2 years and I really like it. My apartment was spotless when I moved in and I am very happy with the upkeep. I have called for maintenance twice and they fixed my problems right… Full Review ▶

01/30/08
Resident

When we moved in the carpet was FULL of cat hair and the apartment smelled faintly like litterbox. My boyfriend is allergic to cats and was having troubles breathing. We asked them to deep clean the carpets, they offered us a… Full Review ▶

09/27/07
Resident

I moved to Southwind after living at the Atrium because I thought it was bad there. BIG MISTAKE!!!! Things were pretty good at first, then all went down the you know what. My car along with four other cars were broken… Full Review ▶

07/18/07
Resident

I bought a town home last year and moved out. I was happy for the four years that I lived there. I really miss being able to call Maintenance for any little problem. I miss having my packages being delivered to… Full Review ▶

06/21/07
Resident

Hey move here if ya want to loose your mind, management that does not care, want to loose your deposit and like to have loud party every night. This place is horrible. Had multiple hit and runs in parking lot and… Full Review ▶

03/20/07
Resident

I thought this was a nice place and never had any problems with my car being broken into and noise. Yet when I moved out is when all the problems began. They withheld my deposit and tried to make me pay… Full Review ▶

12/28/06
Resident

My neighbors and I are happy at Southwind. There are great homes and people. I have a dog. In the morning we can walk right out my front door and go for a walk around the park. It's great! Full Review ▶

10/24/06
Resident

This is my third year living at Southwind, and I enjoy living here. I really like my apartment and the beautiful view from my front window. I like the staff, they are helpful and friendly. Two years ago they even drove… Full Review ▶

10/23/06
Resident

Living here was a nightmare!!! the price that you have to pay for what you get is crazy!! our cabinets fell of the hinge the first time that we opened them, the cabinet shelves felll as soon as we put something… Full Review ▶

10/06/06
Resident

This morning I had my coffee on my patio and watched two squirrels battle over a nut among the fall leaves. I have a bit of paradise here and I am happy. Full Review ▶

09/19/06
Resident

I have lived here for many years and as my family grows, I move to larger homes here. I love the set up and the heated garage. The office staff has alway been so nice and helpful too! dont take my… Full Review ▶

08/22/06
Resident

okay, I am here because of the closet in my apartment. It is seven feet by eleven feet with a vanity sink and mirror. I LOVE IT! Full Review ▶

08/02/06
Resident

It's good we only have three months left. I didn't think I'd living in a place where there were onsite mechanics. There's grubby men lying on the garage all the time, it's a wonder they havne't been run over yet. Eye… Full Review ▶

06/08/06
Resident

I have lived in other apartments and so far this is the best, but all apartments ahve good and bad. They are in a nice looking neighborhood if you get one on top of Buckhill as opposed to the bottem (right… Full Review ▶

04/24/06
Resident

I have lived at southwind in 3 different homes for 5 years and have been so much more than happy! Obviously I have looked as I found this site, but I have ended up making Southwind my home every time my… Full Review ▶

04/07/06
Resident

I just signed a new lease at Southwind, I like living here alot. I have lived here for almost 4 years. I moved in because I liked all the trees, but I stay here because I like the way that I… Full Review ▶

03/29/06
Resident

My car got broken into 3 times in just 2 months, WHEN IT WAS PARKED IN THE GARAGE! And I wouldnt suggest living here especially if you have children because the whole place is filled with drunk people and crazies who… Full Review ▶

03/15/06
Resident

Bear in mind this is 4 years ago. These are the reasons why my husband and I left:

We had to convince management we had maintenance issues and the assistant manager didn't take us seriously and it was apparent she thought we… Full Review ▶

02/20/06
Resident

I am a single mom and have practically raised my daughter here at Southwind. I would do it again. I feel safe and secure. My daughter has a lot of friends here. Southwind gives me peace of mind. I am very… Full Review ▶

02/12/06
Resident

It must be management, caretakers or maintenance people writing all the good reviews on here. I too would be able to deal with all the crap that goes on here if I was paying 1/2 or no rent at all and… Full Review ▶

02/12/06
Resident

I can't wait to get out of here. The other reviews that liked it here must have been deaf, drunk or both. Management is hopeless, they seem sympathetic until you move out and then they try to screw you out of… Full Review ▶

02/10/06
Resident

I have moved 9 times in the past 12 years for my work and I have to say that living at Southwind has been a pleasure. I like the design of my town home and everyone that I have met has… Full Review ▶

02/08/06
Resident

I sincerely had a great experience living at Southwind while my house was being built. The rental agents were friendly and helpful. I never needed to call maintenance but my walkway was always shovelled right away. I would recommend Southwind. Full Review ▶

02/02/06
Resident

Southwind village is a great place...until you move in; the office mangement is great until you move in - then everything goes down the pooper. Within a month of moving in there were serious issues. First, the maintenance/caretakers continued to park… Full Review ▶

12/23/05
Resident

I lived there for one year in a one bedroom, and I loved that it had a washer/dryer and had central air and heat. Private entry was nice except for when people came to visit and had to walk all the… Full Review ▶

12/20/05
Resident

Love the sound of a leaf blower at 5AM, can you sleap through a bomb. Come one come all to the nastyland of Burnsville. Great for apartment for the deaf, ignorant, or people who enjoy substance abuse. People in these buildings… Full Review ▶

12/09/05
Resident

I moved into a three-bedroom apartment a few weeks ago and I have to say, so far this place is great. I always take apartment ratings with a grain of salt because you usually get two extremes: 1) People that work… Full Review ▶

10/09/05
Resident

I cant understand what the whining is about? Wait until you live in a "historic area" of Saint Paul. Right now the apartment has no heat as the boiler is being replaced and no caretakers for the past year.

Southwind would have… Full Review ▶

09/07/05
Resident

My stairwell to the garage NEVER got cleaned, I told management of this issues several times and nothing ever happened. The People who lived upstairs had paint and drywall all over the stairwell and noone cared. The ceilings leak because the… Full Review ▶

03/28/05
Resident

I just wanted to say that the landscapers did a great job clearing snow and ice this year.
I like my home. The parking is good too. Southwind should get new dishwashers now that they got new washers and dryers. Full Review ▶

03/22/05
Resident

I am a single woman with MS. I have lived at Southwind for almost 3 years. I have good days and bad days. On my bad days I can't go out and the caretaker brings my packages and mail to me.… Full Review ▶

03/19/05
Resident

Between the peeping tom and our naked neighbor and the multiple calls to police it's more like a college dorm or a trailer park than the townhome style apartment living.
Management says that any maint. requests will be dealt with within 24… Full Review ▶

01/09/05
Resident

Sandy, Pam and the office staff was the best. When I first moved there my rent for a one bedroom was 799 for a 12 month lease. I loved it so much that I renewed my lease and got a bigger… Full Review ▶

01/05/05
Resident

Living at Southwind was much better than many of the other apartment complexes I have resided in before!

I have been in the metro area for the past 10 years and lived at three various locations. Southwind was the most enjoyable with… Full Review ▶

12/05/04
Resident

I recently completed a one year lease at Southwind and just cannot believe why people are so negative on their writings. Like they have not lived in other parts of the world when you are lucky just to have a roof… Full Review ▶

12/03/04
Resident

I lived in Saint Paul for 6 years and NEVER had as much drama in those six years as I have in 8 months.

Our dryer does not work, does not heat up the clothes and it leaks. The walls are paper… Full Review ▶

12/03/04
Resident

I've had to call the Police multiple times for loud neighbors, I've had two cars vandalized, the siding falls off and isn't fixed for months! I was given a parking spot in the garage that I is so tight I have… Full Review ▶

12/01/04
Resident

nice to walk out your front door instead of a hallway.Friendly and assorted age group,nice pool and party room.Over all good. Full Review ▶

12/01/04
Resident

Southwind is a well maintained comunity that the staff cares about. I have nothing but good things to say about the office staff who seem to truely care for everyone who walks through the door. The maintenance staff on sight know… Full Review ▶

11/30/04
Resident

I live in Southwind still. I received a notice that I had to renew my lease. Odd because I just signed a lease 3 months prior for a 15 month lease(because I have been happy so far in the last 3… Full Review ▶

11/16/04
Resident

We experienced a total burn out of our house in Lakeville this past June and needed immediate housing for our two cats, dog, and newborn baby. Another problem was that I wanted to be involved with the cleanup and rebuild of… Full Review ▶

11/15/04
Resident

I have been a renter at Southwind for the past 4 years and now need to relocate closer to my new job on the north side of Minneapolis. Renting at Southwind has been exceptionally good with the underground parking and interior… Full Review ▶

10/28/04
Resident

I've lived at Southwind for two years and have really enjoyed it. I am very surprized by the overall score because I love my home and the staff has always treated me well. I would only add screen doors to the… Full Review ▶

10/28/04
Resident

If you like being woken up in the middle of the night because you can hear everything that is happening above you..... move to Southwind.

If you like your apt. smelling because the pipes are sweating causing water to drip in your… Full Review ▶

09/14/04
Resident

Like to Call the Police ! Then its a great place for you to suffer Full Review ▶

07/14/04
Resident

My roommate and I are in our mid 20s and both had stable and professional jobs when we lived for 3 years at Southwind and were never even a day late on rent. Overall, it was wonderful -- the management seemed… Full Review ▶

06/10/04
Resident

When we moved in the carpet had not been shampooed. There were popcorn seeds and plant leaves on the carpet. We had many problems with management not responding to our requests to the point of flat out denying we had ever… Full Review ▶

06/09/04
Resident

I've lived at SouthWind for 2 years now and I have mixed feelings about the place. I agree management is rude at times and only concerned about is renting the empty apartments not current residents. However we have had some issues… Full Review ▶

06/07/04
Resident

I live at Southwind temporarily until my new house is complete. I originally signed a 3 month lease with the understanding I could extend my stay month to month (as needed) there after. Please be aware you can extend your stay… Full Review ▶

12/10/03
Resident

It feels like home when you live at Southwind! I have raised my daughter here for the last 6 years. The Maintenance are the best, even helped me start my car after I left my lights on over night. The buildings… Full Review ▶

10/03/03
Resident

There is no place for the kids to play. They resort to the sidewalks and bother others around the area. Not their fault, Just no "playground".
Cars are broken into weekly INSIDE the secure garage.
Thin walls. I had 3 single… Full Review ▶

06/03/03
Resident

Horrible place to call home. Poor management, no appreciation for your rental dollars! More cionsired about renting empty apartments than keeping current resident happy enough to stay! Rude rude and more rude....wouldn´t recommend to my worst enemy!! Healey Ramme should be… Full Review ▶

02/26/03
Resident

I first moved into Southwind due to a fire by a careless resident that burned down my old apartment building. I was in shock and upset. Southwind was helpful and kind from my first day. Any requests that I have had… Full Review ▶

12/17/02
Resident

DO NOT RENT HERE THE MANAGEMENT NEED GET A LIVE, VERY RUDE, ANT´S ARE A BIG PROBELM, VERY EXPENSIVE TO HEAT, CAR HAS BEEN BROKEN INTO 2 TIMES, DOG ---- EVERY WHERE,WALL´S ARE TOO THIN,NEED MORE LIGHTS IN PARKING LOT,NO RULES… Full Review ▶

12/01/02
Resident

We´ve lived here for three years and absolutely love it. All of our maintence requests have been taken care of within forty-eight hours. The office staff has always been pleasant, they remember names and apartment numbers from the moment you move… Full Review ▶

11/25/02
Resident

After living there for 1 1/2 years, I feel that living in a cardboard box would of been better than Southwind.

My car was broken into in the "secured" underground parking lot and to find out from neighbors and talking… Full Review ▶

08/29/02
Resident

This apartment is extremely overpriced for what looks like a peaceful community on the outside is the exact opposite. Nothing works! Repeated requests to fix the dishwasher, the front door, the stained carpet. Nothing is ever done just excuses. We upgraded… Full Review ▶

05/01/02
Resident

WoW! If you would like to live with loud base music and teenagers who like to party, this is the place. Neighbors on both sides play their base music loud enough that you can hear the words. Or maybe it is… Full Review ▶

02/04/02
Resident

Extremely thin walls.

Upstairs neighbor?s plumbing runs through middle of apartment causing chronic noise, interfering with sleep.

Maintenance failed to properly fix weather stripping around front door after repeated requests - insects have entered through cracks around door, heat and A/C… Full Review ▶

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