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Rock Creek Apartments

100 Rock Haven Road, Carrboro, NC 27510
90%
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90%
Apartment Rating
66%
City Average
06/28/14
Resident

I've lived here for a year. Hands down, this place has the best management I have ever experienced. I've lived in a lot of different apartment complexes over the past 10 years, and the management here is the best, without a… Full Review ▶

05/02/14
Resident

My husband and I have lived at Rock Creek for nearly three years and we have been very pleased with the overall quality of the apartment complex. The staff is excellent to work with and are quick to respond to any… Full Review ▶

02/25/14
Resident

I have lived at Rock Creek Apartments for almost 2 years and I just resigned my lease. The location is the best part about living here. It is right next to downtown Carrboro and you can easily bike there. The complex… Full Review ▶

02/03/14
Resident

I have lived at Rock Creek for about seven months and love it in every way. The best part is the management... they are always polite and professional. They're always in the office to answer questions, cut you a spare key,… Full Review ▶

07/22/13
Resident

Great customer service here! Phone calls and emails are always answered by staff the same day. Maintenance requests and pest services (rarely utilized, but I have called) are handled promptly. Pros: 1)apartment layouts - several ground-floor apartments w/ no neighbors above… Full Review ▶

04/24/13
Resident

I have lived here in Rock Creek for close to 2 years now. I love it! The staff is super friendly, and it is a very friendly and convenient community, particularly for graduate students. It is quiet and allows me to… Full Review ▶

04/23/13
Resident

I have been living here since 2010. It's a nice pet friendly apartment complex. The staff are nice and helpful. I use the the pool and workout room. Equipment in the workout room is adequate. The clubhouse is nice and I… Full Review ▶

04/23/13
Resident

Will be moving out in July after 2 years here. Really enjoyed living here: good price, good apartment and good staff. Full Review ▶

04/05/13
Resident

I just moved out of Rock Creek after four years there. I'm thankful to be gone. I used to recommend the property because it was fairly inexpensive and well maintained. That is no longer true. In the time I lived there,… Full Review ▶

09/21/12
Resident

I have tried lots of apartments before, and Rock Creek is the one I like the most. I have recommended lots of my friends move to here. here is the reason why i like here: 1.It is on the J bus… Full Review ▶

09/21/12
Resident

I moved into Rock Creek a little over a year ago and made that decision based upon that fact that it had the lowest rent of places I was considering yet, and I was also pleased it had a high rating… Full Review ▶

09/19/12
Resident

I reviewed this apartment complex on 7/4/2009 after living at Rock Creek for a year; it's now September 2012 and I'm still living in the same apartment and would like to give an update since I've now been a resident for… Full Review ▶

09/19/12
Resident

I have been happy with my stay here at Rock Creek so far. I've been living here for a little over a year with my girlfriend, and we recently renewed our lease. So, details... The management is great. They are nice… Full Review ▶

09/19/12
Resident

Parking is rather tight, but not terrible, neighbours are quiet and generally the complex is clean. The heating system is not that efficient, so expect over hundred dollar bills during winter months for not so big one-bedroom easily. The maintenance, however… Full Review ▶

09/19/12
Resident

The apartments are not bad at all, close to the bus and with ample parking. It seems very safe and very quiet. The only problem I have with the place is that it's pretty dark (I call my apartment "my cave")… Full Review ▶

08/26/12
Resident

Before I moved to Chapel Hill, I thought I wanted to live here. It seemed nice - close to the bus line, well lit, etc. I notice that, over the years, the ratings on this place go down - and for… Full Review ▶

05/07/12
Resident

Rock Creek is a great apartment complex - I had a single level apartment which was great to not have anyone above me. I never heard my neighbors and the whole complex was quiet in general. The gym and pool were… Full Review ▶

04/13/12
Resident

I love Rock Creek Apartments, lived here for four years and have been to different apartments and this one is exceptional. Staff and Maintenance are great and are always onsite. Facilities are well kept and available for use. Chapel Hill Bus… Full Review ▶

04/04/12
Resident

I love Rock Creek! My apartment (1BR/den) is nice and roomy with plenty of storage space (a huge plus), and the on-site amenities (swimming pool, clubhouse, fitness center, tennis court, etc) are great. The staff could not be friendlier--they even offered… Full Review ▶

04/04/12
Resident

I moved to Carrboro from DC for grad school and rock creek apartments was such a nice change from the inpersonal and often rude management found in a larger city. Also, I've lived here for almost a year and have had… Full Review ▶

03/11/12
Resident

Too noisy, always annoyed by the noise from upstairs, A lot of break-in, not sate at all, Staff is nice only sometimes. Full Review ▶

03/05/12
Resident

I love my apartment! The rooms are identical in the 2 bedroom/private bath, so it is an ideal situation for two students to rent. Lots of other fellow graduate and professional school students as well as families and young professionals. First… Full Review ▶

01/09/12
Resident

My husband and I moved to Rock Creek knowing little about the facility have been very happy with our choice. The community is quite and professional, just the type of home we were looking for. There are so many different choices… Full Review ▶

12/21/11
Resident

Having been here a few months I have to say that this is a very great apartment community and a great place to live. The staff is very helpful and friendly, and do their best to try and fix or correct… Full Review ▶

10/14/11
Resident

This apartment is perfect for those wanting something to fit the budget. Although the apartments are a bit older, they are the perfect size and the management and maintenance is great! They are very quick to respond and take care of… Full Review ▶

10/13/11
Resident

It is a nice place to live. Quiet and safe community, and nice,friendly office staff. Very close to bus stop. They also have a good recreation room. I hope they can do it in this way all time. G206 Full Review ▶

10/13/11
Resident

I've been living here since the fall of 2010. The apartment overall is a nice, quiet place to live. If there are any issues with the apartment, the maintenance is good about promptly and effectively fixing the problem. Along the same… Full Review ▶

02/10/11
Resident

I have lived at Rock Creek for almost two years. The staff are friendly and accommodating-- the maintenance staff is quick to fix things that are broken, and the office staff is always nice and helpful. Staff respond to emails quickly,… Full Review ▶

12/08/10
Resident

I've lived at Rock Creek since the late summer of 2007. The staff has experienced some turnover since I've been here, but over all I'd say I've been pleased. If I ever need anything fixed, it gets fixed within a few… Full Review ▶

10/12/10
Resident

I've lived in Rock Creek Apartments since the summer of 2008. Thus far, I've been very happy here. The staff has undergone some changes over the past two years, but everyone has been very friendly and professional. They take a genuine… Full Review ▶

10/12/10
Resident

Set outside of Carrboro and just in front of the high school, this is a really nice place to live. The apartments aren't sparkling new or glitzy but they are well kept and the buildings placement around the tiny Rock Creek… Full Review ▶

10/12/10
Resident

I moved here in 2009 and have decided to stay another year. Like I said, it is not perfect but worth the price. You get what you pay for definitely applies. Actually I probably get a little more than what I… Full Review ▶

07/24/10
Resident

Honestly, for the price and location you cannot beat this place. The office staff is awesome! Friendly, helpful and solution oriented. I recently had a problem with my internet (not their responsibility) and the manager helped me find a computer to… Full Review ▶

07/04/09
Resident

I will preface this review by mentioning that, yes, this is an apartment complex which was built several decades ago. As a result, the appliances are not brand new, and insulation of apartments could be better. If you are expecting something… Full Review ▶

01/31/09
Resident

I have been living at Rock Creek Apartments since June of 2007. The administrative staff has always been helpful and pleasant, whether it's dealing with a maintenance request, or a lease question. The maintenance staff is timely, congenial, and easy to… Full Review ▶

01/29/09
Resident

there are nasty cats living everywhere, crappy trash pickup services (the smell emanating from a 2 week old, overflowing dumpster is not pleasant), the people that work in the office are rude and inconsiderate, the dryers work about half the time,… Full Review ▶

12/05/08
Resident

I currently live at Rock and have been here for 2 year, and I've never had a problem with the staff. I think they are very nice and always work to help with any problems I might have. The maintenance staff… Full Review ▶

12/05/08
Resident

the management is absolutely terrible, they waited nearly two years to tell me that i owed them money for a water bill that I am positive I paid back when I moved out. They are rude and ridiculous, in addition the… Full Review ▶

11/22/08
Resident

I have lived at Rock Creek apartments since July 08 to present and I can't even come up with one complaint. I do not have animals or bugs in my apartment and the maintenance staff is AMAZING. The most responsive, fast,… Full Review ▶

11/05/08
Resident

I lived in Rock Creek from Feb 2007 to Aug 2008 and had an overall good time. These are the least expensive apartments in Carrboro that have (a) nice layout (b) w/d hookups, and (c) are not ghetto. The apartment management… Full Review ▶

11/04/08
Resident

Like cats? Learn to, there are stray cats all over this place. You're bound to have one follow you to your door 1/3 of the time you're going back to your apartment. Like bugs, cockroaches, crickets, and mice? This place is… Full Review ▶

05/02/08
Resident

What makes this place great is the staff- Richard and Rachel are awesome, and Mark and James on the Maintainance crew are great. It's pretty quiet, and I felt safe all the time. Full Review ▶

03/11/08
Resident

I have lived in rock Creek for over a year. I really have no complaints. The office staff are nice, The rent is reasonable, the apartment is great, the neighbors are quiet, and there is a cheerful and woodsy ambience to… Full Review ▶

08/08/07
Prospective Resident

I have never lived here but the person I spoke to, when inquiring, was very rude and very discouraging. The man I spoke to said that there wasn't anything available until, at least, the first of the year. I asked if… Full Review ▶

04/15/07
Resident

Pros:
For the price, it's pretty spacious, and I liked the vaulted ceiling in our villa style, 2 br apartment. The office staff is very friendly and accomodating, as is the maintenance staff. Noise hasn't been an issue, and I don't really… Full Review ▶

02/13/07
Resident

I have been living here since July 06 and it's fantastic! i have a 1-bedroom villa with great vaulted ceilings. i did fear that would be a problem with my electric bill, only it hasn't so far. the management staff here… Full Review ▶

02/12/07
Resident

recently moved in -mid November- and love it here. i looked at other communities off of smith level rd and rock creek's staff were the only one who said the utility bills were going to be more expensive. i have friends… Full Review ▶

02/08/07
Resident

We moved into Rock Creek 8/06. We are very lucky because we got an end unit and our balcony faces the creek and the woods. We have a beautiful wooded view in teh sprin summer and fall, now that it is… Full Review ▶

08/26/06
Resident

i just recently moved in and love my one bedroom apartment. my neighbors are friendly and all have been here for a few years which makes me happy to know that they like where they live. some of the office staff… Full Review ▶

07/29/06
Resident

The apartment are nice enough, but they have no storage space. You have to choose between a washer and dryer and a pantry. We used the space to build a tempory pantry. This means that I have to use the apartments… Full Review ▶

03/16/06
Resident

Rock Creek has some ups and some downs. The Downs...When I first moved in my apartment smelled like cigarettes and the apt staff didn't really seem to care. Whoever put the linoleum down in the kitchen and the bathroom did a… Full Review ▶

03/05/06
Resident

My wife (grad student) and I (pilot) have lived here almost 2 years. We love the management & maintenance staff. If something brakes down at 03:00am in the morning, they will come and fix it. (they do ask if they could… Full Review ▶

02/21/06
Resident

I have lived at Rock Creek for about a year now. I wnated to post this in response to some of the other postings regarding the utility bill. I, too, have a two bedroom apartment with a roommate. We are home… Full Review ▶

01/16/06
Resident

When I found Rock Creek I was so very pleased, the rate was great and so was the location. I've been here six months and COMPLETELY love the management, staff and maintenance crew...everyone has been delightful, extremely nice and very helpful.

The… Full Review ▶

01/14/06
Resident

While rock creek is decent and reasonably priced there are a few things you ought to know before moving into this complex.
1. electric bills are very high, i live in a 2 bedroom apartment and our monthly bills have never been… Full Review ▶

11/23/05
Resident

I've lived in Rock Creek for four months now and and relatively satisfied. The complex is located in a nice area and is very conveniently located at the beginning of the J route bus line. The office and maintenance staff are… Full Review ▶

10/03/05
Resident

The service is incredible. Everyone involved at Rock Creek is polite and considerate. The bus line is also a plus because Rock Creek is the first stop every day. Full Review ▶

08/19/05
Resident

Getting ready to move next week and have to leave positive feedback about Rock Creek. The office staff has been great,always willing to listen and help with whatever issues arise. The maintenance and grounds crews are always hard at work keeping… Full Review ▶

08/08/05
Resident

after moving a couple of months ago,im still being impressed. the company and staff has lived up to all promises which is a rare find. i plan to stay my whole school term which is 8 years. Full Review ▶

04/23/05
Resident

I lived in a 1 BR apartment for 10 months. When I moved in I was told by the leasing agent to expect $45-75/month for utilities. But when winter came, it shot up like crazy...I was out of the country for… Full Review ▶

02/17/05
Resident

rockcreek is one of the best kept secrets in the carrboro/chapel hill area. ive been here for alittle over a year now. no other place ive ever rented has taken care of me the way the staff here has. cindy always… Full Review ▶

02/16/05
Resident

ive been here for several months now and i love it. the office staff is super and the maintenance is untouchable. things are fixed right the first time ,everytime. Full Review ▶

01/22/05
Resident

I have lived at Rock Creek for almost 2 years, which indicates that I did renew my lease. I found the complex to be perfect for the young professional or graduate student. I would add that location is the key, some… Full Review ▶

12/03/04
Resident

Recently moved here and its a decent place. They dropped the rents so you can get a good price right now, i guess maybe december months or something, but i got a really good deal. Full Review ▶

11/08/04
Resident

Moved here from the villages. People were really nice at move in. They are havinga social event before thanksgiving. Hopefully I can meet neighbors. Some kind of potluck dinner. Apartments pretty nice, rent is alright too. Its well maintained property and… Full Review ▶

11/03/04
Resident

Rock Creek Apartments is everything you are looking for in a home! We are conveniently located in scenic Carrboro, North Carolina. There are several reasons to choose Rock Creek when considering location. We are just a little over two miles from… Full Review ▶

10/30/04
Resident

I really like living here. I just moved in in August. They have a great management, who really cares about us. Its been the first real holiday since I moved in, but in part for Halloween they gave us candy bags… Full Review ▶

10/22/04
Resident

ive been here awhile but i dont understand why people are talking about noise and the buses. I live near the bus route and it never bothers me. It is a relatively quiet neighborhood throughout the entire apartment complex. As far… Full Review ▶

10/21/04
Resident

I recently moved here and i love it. I have lived in other apartment complexes where they only care about collecting rent, but like one person said here, the people in the office know me by name. I really like that.… Full Review ▶

10/15/04
Resident

I have been a resident at Rock Creek for the past 5 years and don't know understand what all of the bad emails are about. I do agree that the utilities are a bit high but it is becasue of Piedmont… Full Review ▶

10/15/04
Resident

I just moved here a little bit ago, didnt know the area but its really close to everything like banks and grocery and stuff. Not too far from UNC which is good for me, since parking sucks i can take the… Full Review ▶

09/27/04
Resident

just started unc this year. shopped several places and picked the rock. not brand new. they were painting when i moved in. girls in the office are cool and the girls by the pool are hot. met my whole building already… Full Review ▶

09/25/04
Resident

I moved in last year & a friend who's shopping now asked about Rock Creek after reading the reviews. I was surprised and felt the need to post my thoughts. I didn't know a lot about the area (came over from… Full Review ▶

06/03/04
Resident

I lived here for 3 years, and can honestly say I loved it. I am NOT employed by Rock Creek and I thought it was quiet, grad student friendly, and affordable. I liked that there wasn't much drive-through traffic. Yes, the… Full Review ▶

03/04/04
Resident

I moved into Rock Creek in Sept. 2003 after my other condo was burglarized. They were very nice about getting us in and giving us a deal on the rent. We live in a 1 BR & Den apt. and it… Full Review ▶

02/03/04
Resident

In a nutshell, I was placed next to a SEVERE noise disturbance in the form of a turnaround point for a city bus line. Bus backup alarms and engine idling are my constant companion for more than 13 hours every day… Full Review ▶

02/02/04
Resident

Lived at Rock Creek for two years. Management was completely clueless, but this could work in your favor--in the second year, because the manager quit, they lost our paperwork and they lost track of the rent increase they were supposed to… Full Review ▶

01/11/04
Resident

We lived at Rock Creek for over a year, and have never had such an unpleasant living experience.
For starters, we were shown an apartment model that was very light and airy. Then on the day of move-in, we were leased… Full Review ▶

05/02/03
Resident

My roommate and I got bumped from Laurel Ridge to Rock Creek, and it couldn´t have been a better turn of fate. The two bedroom where we live is perfect for sharing, as the bedrooms are the same size and each… Full Review ▶

10/04/02
Resident

I´ve lived in Rock Creek for over 18 months. Along with other reviewers, I TOTALLY agree that the electrical bill is extremely expensive. I have a one bedroom apartment that never gets warm in the winter. The apartment has terrible natural… Full Review ▶

05/12/02
Resident

I´ve lived in Rock Creek for 4 years and I love it here. I´ve seen lots of other apartment complexes around here, and this is among the best. There are only a couple others that have all of the amenities that… Full Review ▶

05/03/02
Resident

I lived in Rock Creek for a year, and I can´t wait to move out.

1)Overly priced. You can find a better place at a cheaper price.
2)Management is not helpful. Even during office hours, the office is locked.
3)VERY… Full Review ▶

04/23/02
Resident

I lived in Rock Creek from 1994 to 1997 in two different apartments (one bedroom villa and a two bedroom villa.) The nicest feature of these apartments is the option to have a "villa" apartment. This prevents anyone from being above… Full Review ▶

04/17/02
Resident

I lived at Rock Creek for a year and found it generally quiet and convenient to take the J bus to and from campus, especially for late classes. However, the maintenance of the second laundry room in the G building left… Full Review ▶

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