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Forest Hills Apartments

505 Alpine Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403
65%
68
Reviews
65%
% Recommended
66%
City Average
10/06/14
Resident

I love my apartment, it is a great use of space. I wish I had found Forest Hills when I first moved to wilmington so I would not have moved around so much. All the staff has been very helpful, so… Full Review ▶

09/19/14
Resident

We like it here. Our place is really big and a better price than we found in other places. It is always clean and I like all the open areas to walk. Also I like that there is the place to… Full Review ▶

09/03/14
Prospective Resident

My husband and I are in the process of locating a new place to live and we are considering Forrest Hills. We like the area and the grounds are well maintained. However, after reading the reviews by tenants and former tenants… Full Review ▶

09/01/14
Resident

I would pass if I were you Full Review ▶

08/07/14
Resident

I loved living at Forest Hills. It is close to Forest Hills Elementary school so I walked my daughter to school all the way through elementary. The office staff is nice and the maintenance men know their stuff and they always… Full Review ▶

05/13/14
Resident

I was blessed to only live @ forest hills for one year. I moved in May 2013 and moved out May 2014 they had the nerves to charge me 138.00 for 4 days, when ask why they told me that's their… Full Review ▶

10/07/13
Resident

i hate this place, very poorly built apartments allows for many cockroaches and bugs to come inside whenever they please, very bad service, and they screw you out of every dime possible. there are only like 3 washers and driers and… Full Review ▶

02/23/13
Resident

I felt it necessary to write a more accurate review after being duped by these reviews and lied to by the office about the state of the apartment. Unless you are a heavy smoker and/or own pets, you will not enjoy… Full Review ▶

10/29/12
Resident

I love Forest Hills apartments! I lived in the community in 2009/2010 and moved back in Feb 2012! I haved lived in 3 other apartments in the wilmington area and forest hills is best hands down!!! My apartment is very spacey… Full Review ▶

10/27/12
Resident

I ve called Forest Hills Apartments my home for over a year now, and I m very happy here. Overall the buildings and grounds are well kept, and anything that arises is most often dealt with promptly. The office staff has… Full Review ▶

10/24/12
Resident

We've lived at Forest Hills apartments for about 17 months. We are very happy here, however like any apartment complex there are pros and cons. For us there are more pros. We love the Forest Hills area, the apartments are tucked… Full Review ▶

10/11/12
Resident

Forest Hills Apartments are a wonderful place to live in a beautiful part of Wilmington. There is plenty of green space for walking, biking and your pets. We feel safe and is stays quiet during the night. There are plenty of… Full Review ▶

10/10/12
Resident

I am an older single woman, living alone here at Forest Hills - with my small chihuahua and I have been here for three years now. I have never felt unsafe or insecure while living here. It is peaceful and quiet,… Full Review ▶

10/10/12
Resident

My fiancee and I have loved our time at Forest Hills. They have been nothing but wonderful helpful people. We recently bought a house and are moving to Leland and with our abrupt house purchase they have been VERY understanding. If… Full Review ▶

10/09/12
Resident

My husband and I have lived at Forest Hills Apartments for almost three years now. We moved over the bridge from Leland to Wilmington because we wanted to be closer to work and we were tired of dealing with the bridge… Full Review ▶

10/06/12
Resident

Hi! My name is Heather Schlarb. My husband Jonathan, and roomate, Brian Whitlock moved to Forest Hills Apartments in April 2012. Prior to our move, Vivian Roman, leasing consultant of Forest Hills Apartments showed us the lovely apartment. She kept asking… Full Review ▶

10/05/12
Resident

I have been in wilmington for 4 years now have lived at forest hills apartments the whole time i must say i havent had any problems with this property the ladies in the office are always in a good mood and… Full Review ▶

10/02/12
Resident

i enjoy living here. the ladies in the front office are a joy to know. I never lived in an apartment complex before now and i am glade I chose Forest hills. the ladies are friendly and very perfessional. No matter… Full Review ▶

10/01/12
Resident

We are new to the Wilmington area since January and the staff of Forest Hills was our first "experience" of the community and became our first home here. We looked at ALOT of properties and did alot of research. We are… Full Review ▶

10/01/12
Resident

When I first moved to Wilmington, I looked at a lot of appartments and homes for rent. When I found Forest Hills apts I knew I wanted to live here. My son attends Forest Hills Global School, he is able to… Full Review ▶

10/01/12
Resident

We just wanted to say thank you to office and maintenance staff at Forest Hills for resolving the needed repairs in our apartment so efficiently. We have only had three occasions where we required the assistance of the maintenance team at… Full Review ▶

08/23/12
Resident

I have lived in several apartment complexes in Wilmington, and I can hands down say the worst living experience was at Forest Hills Apartments! I was excited at first, very nice spacious apartment....but it all went down hill from there. The… Full Review ▶

03/18/12
Resident

I didn't intend to write a review, but felt the need to when I saw all the negativity. I actually was looking for an apartment complex for my roommate's father, was discouraged by all the low ratings, and decided to get… Full Review ▶

03/25/11
Resident

I have lived in Forest Hills for 2.5 years so I feel I can give a VERY accurate review of this complex. The ONLY thing positive I have to say about them is that the maintenance staff is very nice. Other… Full Review ▶

08/05/10
Resident

i stayed in crosswinds, a steven bell property, and it was horrible, the staff at the office were apathetic, lazy and heartless, problems that were reported took forever to be dealt with. the apartment was run down and things broke all… Full Review ▶

02/18/10
Resident

No place is perfect but you need to look at the whole picture when writing a review. It s easy to just write about negative stuff. Everyone does but how many people actually sit down to write something positive? It s… Full Review ▶

01/19/10
Resident

Lived here for 7 years, yeah you read right, 7 years, and found a great job out of town, went to tell them that I would not be renewing, and it was a month and a half in advance, and they… Full Review ▶

11/03/09
Resident

1.The apartments are not updated so they had to drop the rent. 2.Your visitors car will be towed if you don't park at the very back of the complex. 3.The trash compactor is not big enough to support the entire community… Full Review ▶

07/26/09
Resident

The presentation is good but after moving in you you have more problems than what you had before you moved in,the service is horrible, the office staff is not what they appear to be... just do yourself a favor and stay… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
07/18/09
Resident

Pros: These apartments are very cheap until you try to renew your lease. They are very spacious compared to others in the same price range. They are located near everything so you never have to go far for food or entertainment.… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
05/29/09
Resident

I have been in Forest Hills for 8 months...but my roommate has been here since 2007. Let us tell you how TERRIBLE Forest Hills apartments are. First of all, the actual layout of the apartments and the square footage may seem… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
05/15/09
Resident

Seems the Management Team is writing themselves some good reviews everyday lately. Renter Beware !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Full Review ▶

Manager Response
02/06/09
Resident

NICE WORK Forest Hills management staff... you guys continue to impress me!! Come to find out, you have been allowing a murdering (double homicide, killed his parents) felon to live here. Don't even try to say you didn t know that… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
01/27/09
Resident

There are always problems living in a apartment complex as opposed to your own home, and Forest Hills is a great complex. I've lived here, in a garden apartment for the past 7 years, and have loved living here. The staff… Full Review ▶

11/02/08
Resident

I just signed my new lease for the next. I can't believe it is that time already again. Like they say time flies when your having fun. It has now been my home for 4 years and it has been great.… Full Review ▶

10/29/08
Resident

I am just moving out of my wonderful home here at Forest Hills. It has been so great. The neighbors, office staff are so nice and professional, my apartment is awesome. I really hate to move but I just bought a… Full Review ▶

10/15/08
Resident

We use to live here a year or so ago and we just moved back in. We loved it here the first time and so that is why we came back. We have now been back a couple of months and… Full Review ▶

10/06/08
Resident

I just moved in a couple of months ago and my apartment is great. It is huge, very clean, and my neighbors are great. I don't know what all those other people are winning about. Maybe it has to do with… Full Review ▶

02/12/08
Resident

This place was horrible!!! People living next to us were criminals.. and growing pot. Most repairs I did myself. At move out, our ENTIRE deposit was taken over stupid crap that we had nothing to do with. We even shampooed the… Full Review ▶

02/04/08
Resident

Thankfully! My stay at Forest Hills was miserable. My apartment was filthy when I moved in- urine on the toilet seats, gum stuck to the walls (instead of removing the gum, the Forest Hills staff painted over it), mold and rust… Full Review ▶

10/15/07
Resident

Not quite sure where i should start...we've only lived here for a couple of months and had one problem after the next. We took our time when we were making the decision to move, we visited the property numerous times and… Full Review ▶

10/06/07
Resident

I actually took the time to read through various apartment ratings after posting a response to the previous posters comments. It seems like every apartment complex in Wilmington, spare fewer than 5 NEW ones, have the same problems that previous residents… Full Review ▶

10/05/07
Resident

I lived in Forest Hills Apartments for 3 and a half years! It was me a two others originally and I can tell you that we moved from far away and were very excited to be in Wilmington. The first year… Full Review ▶

04/17/07
Resident

Horrible!!! my apartment pipes burst and flooded entire bottom floor! to FIX the problem they ripped up the apartment and brought in an industrial fans to dry it. that was it. we asked for the carpet to be replaced and they… Full Review ▶

01/26/07
Resident

Not only do I live nearby, but I've shopped the property also. The obvious intent of the management company is to meet their numbers instead of filling the property with leasees that care about the neighborhood is apparent.
The fact that I… Full Review ▶

10/21/06
Resident

Forest Hills is an older property. It is quite older than many other properties in town. I have lived here for 4 years (I am planning on being here for much longer) and I live right down from a wonderful woman… Full Review ▶

10/05/06
Resident

I have lived here for three months now. My husband and I moved in here because we moved from Chicago and really could only look up apartments online. This was the only place available during the time we needed to move… Full Review ▶

08/24/06
Resident

Here are the addresses that flooded October 8,2005: 2401,2403,2405,2407,2406,2411,2413& Confederate Drive and 402,404,406,408,410,412,414,416 Alpine Drive.
There was a combination of sewage and water that came inside. Some townhomes had about 3.5 feet of the mixture in them. The homes are currently being… Full Review ▶

08/22/06
Resident

My family & I moved in to Forest Hills in July of 2005. On October 8, the back 4 buildings FLOODED, I believe that included 20 apartment homes. Personally, ours literally had 3 feet of water. I have photos to prove… Full Review ▶

07/12/06
Resident

I recently moved into the community due to relocating back into Wilmington. After moving in, we found there are no outlets in any of the bathrooms, the windows are from 1970 (or earlier) and the only employees that are nice is… Full Review ▶

07/06/06
Resident

It is a great place to live if you are looking for a quite place. I have enjoyed my three years here. I am only leaving because I bought a house. I had great neighbors. I don't know what those other… Full Review ▶

05/25/06
Resident

This place sucks. I have lived here for almost 2 years and I can say that the people who live here have no respect for anyone else. Every night there are people outside being loud and drunk, and they don't even… Full Review ▶

11/02/05
Resident

I have lived here for several months and am greatly upset. Office staff is EXTREMELY unprofessional. I do not even think that some know the meaning of the word professional. I am not the only resident that I know of at… Full Review ▶

02/14/05
Resident

I lived at Forest Hills for 9 mos. and I loved it! I am moving due to my job, but I hate to leave Wilmington. I really enjoyed living at Forest Hills. It is very quiet and private. My apartment was… Full Review ▶

01/31/05
Resident

The Management is not so nice. Especially Renee. They are not timely with maintanance, and the rest of the staff is rude. Full Review ▶

01/06/05
Resident

The story on the news is correct. I have lived here for 10 months and I am moving as soon as my lease is up if not sooner!

The reviews of the past few days have been done by the office… Full Review ▶

01/05/05
Resident

Short staffed, unhelpful,buildings old and falling apart.Apts in a general state of disrepair. Full Review ▶

01/05/05
Resident

We've been here almost a year...there are some problems...yet the unit we moved into was clean neat and somewhat newly renovated. To some degree you get what you pay for. The neighborhood is excellent...tree lined streets moderately safe (I've had something… Full Review ▶

01/04/05
Resident

We have lived in Forest Hills for a little over a year, and have recently renewed our lease. There are a few maintenance problems, but you have to think about the age of these houses. Any where you go is going… Full Review ▶

01/04/05
Resident

I just read the newspaper article and clicked on this link. I hardly think it is a fair story. After living here for 7 months, I have had nothing but good experiences. It is a shame that it is only one… Full Review ▶

01/04/05
Resident

After talking with my neighbors last night, I wanted to write a quick note and let readers know that we do enjoy living at Forest Hills.

While it is an older property, I selected it over the newer ones cause there… Full Review ▶

09/23/04
Resident

I lived there for 5 months, and during that time, my boyfriend's bike was stolen from inside our locked patio, his car was broken into once, and my car was broken into twice and everything was stolen! The office staff was… Full Review ▶

07/07/04
Resident

Forest Hills Apartments is the worst place I have ever lived, by far. The apartment complex was constantly noisy, occasionally violent, and police cars were a common sight. Our apartment was in constent disrepair, due to the callous indifference of the… Full Review ▶

04/21/04
Resident

Forest Hills Apartments are spacious (especially the 2 and 3 bedroom townhomes). However, the apartments are in need of much repair, internally and externally. My husband and I lived there for a year and the entire year, when we flushed the… Full Review ▶

03/22/04
Resident

loved it here. lived at 3 dominion rental properties. this is my favorite. absolutely love Renee. She is a doll. She will take care of you. lived at mill creek and crosswinds too. all are okay. Full Review ▶

05/16/02
Resident

They need to update the older apartments. Everytime a nieghbor moves in the wiring for my phone gets messed up and I am out of phone service for a week most often. This has happen 5 times in a year in… Full Review ▶

05/14/02
Resident

Location is great.

Train is annoying but not bad if you live close to the creek, like me.

Space is okay.

Parking is awful. Although the sign says, there is no reserved parking.

Maintenance is a joke.… Full Review ▶

08/26/01
Resident

the train is obnoxious

the maintenance could be better

bugs weren´t a problem and there was a great pool Full Review ▶

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  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

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  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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