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Ashton Oaks (formerly Northcliffe Apartments)

2030 Northcliffe Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
69%
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Apartment Rating
69%
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06/14/14
Resident

Moved here from an apt complex down the road and hate that I didn't find them sooner! The complex is off of a major road, but you'll never know it! The maintenance crew is great and do the best they can,… Full Review ▶

03/08/14
Resident

Moved here from Crowne Park and LOVE it. First off it's about $300 cheaper a month for the same 2 bed/ 2 bath layout. This property isn't as new as Crowne, but is well maintained and very quiet. Should have moved… Full Review ▶

02/27/14
Resident

I will start off by saying I lived in two apartments complexes in this area (North Point) before. This is by far one of the best most affordable apartment complexes. Not only are the leasing consultants resourceful but the management is… Full Review ▶

02/01/14
Resident

Quick review: Nice staff Nice Units GREAT location. Need I saw more...??! Full Review ▶

01/20/14
Resident

...very down to earth staff that made me feel at home.....odds and ends promptly fixed during my move-in period..........the staff is doing there best to turn this complex around from previous management..... Full Review ▶

01/11/14
Resident

great complex. spacious layouts. great staff. very close to wfu Full Review ▶

01/09/14
Resident

I love Ashton Oaks. The complex was the best in the area in price and location by far! I rented a studio apt that included some utilities. The office and maintenance staff was great and always willing to help with anything.… Full Review ▶

12/02/13
Resident

Clean apartment complex, courteous staff and prompt maintenance. Full Review ▶

11/27/13
Resident

I have been here for 2 years and I absolutely love the surrounding. It is quiet and peaceful, and feel safe. The new management is awesome! They will help you out as much as they can, and they will get whatever… Full Review ▶

11/22/13
Resident

My boyfriend and I have been living in Ashton Oaks for 6 months and we absolutely love the Managers they are always having events to try and get the complex involved. They also are very friendly to everyone. Kenneth and Lindsey… Full Review ▶

11/19/13
Resident

I recently moved into Ashton Oaks Apartments in October and my time here has been a surprise but in a good way. I came to Ashton Oaks while looking around at many different places back in March. Due to other priorities… Full Review ▶

11/10/13
Resident

I moved in May 2013. Looked at the unit on a Thursday ... Had my keys & moved in that Saturday. I've had 2 minor maintenance issues that were handled quickly. I have great neighbors no issues w/ them. I have… Full Review ▶

11/09/13
Resident

Coming from someone who was never big on apartment living. The new staff are clearly committed to ensuring the residents and community are treated well. I immediately noticed a difference on the grounds after the new manager began lots of much… Full Review ▶

11/09/13
Resident

I just recently moved into the apartment complex in September, 2013 and from the initial contact, I was very pleased with the way the manager made himself known and assisted me every step of the way with my move. He worked… Full Review ▶

11/09/13
Resident

Ashton Oaks is a nice place to live. The manager and staff are friendly and they are responsive to maintenance needs. It is centrally located which is very convenient for students. Full Review ▶

11/02/13
Resident

LIARS!! NO DEPOSITS ARE RRETURNED BUT THEY WILL WRITE U A FAKE CHECK!! HIRE U A LAWYER TO GET YOUR DEPOSIT BACK, I AM TAKING THEM TO COURT!! Full Review ▶

07/12/13
Resident

I lived in apartment 613. One bedroom one bathroom. And it was horrible. So many loud people stomping, loud music and horrible staff. I move out July 5th 2013. The apartment was too crowded and stuff in there was just crappy.… Full Review ▶

07/09/13
Resident

I lived in a 1BD apt for a year and just moved out recently. Initially when I moved in the staff was very friendly. Donna was the only decent manager who knew what was going on, but most of the times… Full Review ▶

11/09/12
Prospective Resident

Wow. I just read the reviews to this company. That definately explains why they haven't paid a $170.00 bill from my company where we did service for them. Donna is nothing but a liar and the poor lady (Mary I think… Full Review ▶

09/24/12
Resident

To all who are looking for an apartment community, before you decied or sign and agreement with Ashton Oaks, STOP! I lived at Ashton Oaks for 9 months. I paid my rent on time, my children never caused any problem, but… Full Review ▶

08/01/12
Resident

Worst staff to deal with. New management "Donna Saunders" have cause agony to all tenants living there. They will be nice while you come to rent and sooner you move in or move out will show their color. I wasted my… Full Review ▶

07/01/12
Resident

They suck and I'll never ever stay there again, i don't care who buys the property Full Review ▶

06/06/12
Resident

The management is inextricably incorrigible. My bathroom ceiling fell in and they didn't fix it instead they merely stopped the leak with tape and used my things to clean up. My air was broken for all of May and I finally… Full Review ▶

01/29/12
Resident

I have been living at Ashton Oaks since the summer and have been pleased. Yes, there have been some issues, however, the new management seems to be working very hard to change things. I see the police patrolling at different times… Full Review ▶

11/18/11
Resident

When I first moved in the painted this pretty picture for me. Since they recently purchased the Apartment complex, they said that they were fixing things and making it better. It's all a lie. They hate to fix anything around here.… Full Review ▶

11/06/11
Prospective Resident

I do not live here put I do know what the problems are. The problems with all the nasty trash laying all in the streets , Is not that the compactor is broken. It is that even though you pay your… Full Review ▶

10/29/11
Resident

I move here in Jan 2010. Very Quite at first we had no Problems, until 2 months after. We noticed a lot of Dudes hanging out in front of the Parking Lot, Passing Drug Transactions. We actually witnessed this with our… Full Review ▶

09/07/11
Resident

Never had much to complain about. Sure there are some iussues with fixtures and the building is not state of the art. But overall good value for money and close distance to Wake Forest campus. Police frequent the property from time… Full Review ▶

01/29/11
Resident

We moved in here December 2010 and the first week they had to come in and replace all the windows because they were not done right---Christmas week; we had NO hot water at all--they kept telling me they were getting the… Full Review ▶

03/18/09
Resident

I been having problems ever since I moved in. I've been living here for a year, and I'm moving soon as my lease is up. My hot water doesn't stay hot. My water heater stop working, and it didn't get fixed… Full Review ▶

02/19/09
Resident

I have been living in Ashton Oaks for almost two years and it is not terrible like some people seem to believe. The staff is very nice and polite, my apartment is fine, and the complex in general is cool. My… Full Review ▶

02/05/09
Resident

I love Ashton Oaks Apartments! The community is well kept and the living area was beyond my expectations. The swimming pool was very ejoyable! Very clean! Living in Ashton Oaks Apartments was a bargain!!!! The management was very respectful and nice!… Full Review ▶

01/26/09
Prospective Resident

I placed a deposit at Ashton Oaks looking to move in. To start my apartment wasn't ready for my scheduled move in date. The day it was as they call "move in ready" I signed my lease expecting that being it… Full Review ▶

11/14/08
Resident

Former maintenance man was not so good. New maintenance man seems much better. All in all, a reasonable place to live. Full Review ▶

09/17/08
Resident

I moved here in the beginning of July and my experience has been wonderful. The office staff is always polite and cheerful and maintenence always comes when I put an order in. Our apartment is clean and the buildings are so… Full Review ▶

07/03/08
Resident

If they keep your deposit! Take them to court don't stay quiet. They have continued to rip people off with their deposits. If you don't take them to court you will not get your money. You need to teach them a… Full Review ▶

06/27/08
Resident

This apartment complex has the absolute most rediculous management I have ever seen. I have lived here for almost a year now and it has been horrible. The grounds are never kept up and most of the time the pool is… Full Review ▶

04/30/08
Resident

Folks.. please don't waste your time moving here...what a dump !!! I have lived here for a while and get NOTHING done!!.. I've put in several work orders, and still maintenance hasn't shown up???..I mean what the HECK?? I have had… Full Review ▶

04/29/08
Resident

I agree with all the other tenants or former tenants. I noticed the overwhelming garbage and unkept grounds that are prevalent here in this community. I have been here for a little over a year now and the situation has not… Full Review ▶

02/18/08
Resident

I have lived at Ashton Oaks for a couple of years, and love it. The friendly office staff is great, and always willing to help me with any problems or concerns. I find the maintenance team to be great as well...… Full Review ▶

10/04/07
Resident

Unless you've moved into town and are out of options, this would probably be the best that you could do without further research, but if you have more than a few hours to spare, AVOID THIS PLACE!!! It is not worth… Full Review ▶

08/20/07
Resident

I haven't received my $300 deposit for more than 55 days. I am heading to the small claims court. If I were you, I would make sure they don't owe you when you move out! Full Review ▶

07/28/07
Resident

As you can see many of us currently living here are disgusted with the current unsanitary conditions here at Ashton Oaks. Please don't let the pretty flowers at the road fool you. When you drive in, please look to the left… Full Review ▶

07/26/07
Resident

When I first moved to the complex....I thought, nice people, affordable price, seclusion....within the past year my thoughts have drastically changed! I absolutely hate coming home now. The grounds have not been kept up prior to this week. The hedges had… Full Review ▶

02/27/07
Resident

My college student daughter rented an apartment without our premission but we have been supportive and made sure that the rent was paid on time, etc. We have had had all kinds of problems, even being accused of being responsible for… Full Review ▶

01/22/07
Resident

I recently graduated from a University in Winston-Salem. I stayed in Ashton Oaks for a year and a half (While it was still called NorthCliffe/One management change). I was in a rush to look for a cheap but safe apartment to… Full Review ▶

11/03/06
Resident

We lived here for a while. I can't comment on the old guard because I never met them. As for the new people, they always seemed nice to me.
We got the apartment we were promised, and we thought the rent was… Full Review ▶

09/15/06
Resident

I never rented from Ashton Oaks and never will after I encountered the rudeness of the management staff. I visited the Ashton Oaks property with an interest in leasing a one bedroom apartment. On this date I was only able to… Full Review ▶

09/10/06
Resident

I lived at Ashton Oaks since it was Northcliffe Apartments. If there is one thing that I would change about my experiance there, I would have fought to keep the old staff. This new staff is horrible. They can't keep anyone… Full Review ▶

07/19/06
Resident

Let me first begin by saying I used to apart of the management team at Northcliffe and I have also been a resident from 2002-2003 and then again from 2003-present. I understand the ins and outs of the property management business… Full Review ▶

06/26/06
Resident

I think the name of the management company is Bridlewood Realty, not Birchwood. Anyway, I am having the same problem as the person who wrote the review about their deposit. I have called the office every week for the past 2… Full Review ▶

06/03/06
Resident

Don't believe anything that the people in the office say to you. They lie about everything, including saying that you didn't pay a deposit! The last lady that came here stayed all but about 4 months and left! Janet is still… Full Review ▶

05/23/06
Resident

I moved out of Ashton Oaks over 2 months ago and I am still waiting to get my deposit back. I did a walk threw with them before i left and they said everything was fine. I haven't received anything in… Full Review ▶

04/13/06
Resident

I'll admit that I wrote reviews on the previous managers that were here. But, now that I've met the new people, the old were heaven sent.
The last managers that was here was firm about paying rent on time, but she didn't… Full Review ▶

02/17/06
Resident

I don't know if anyone has noticed, but the new manager is hiring family to work there. Her husband is the maintenance guy, and her son is doing all the painting. I wonder if the managment company knowes about this.Kinda shady… Full Review ▶

02/11/06
Resident

Just in case anyone is wondering. The new name is now Ashton Oaks. Full Review ▶

12/29/05
Resident

I have been living at Northcliffe Apartments for the past six months. And I can honestly say that the previous management is like heaven comparing to this new management. She doesn't know how to communicate with residents. She has a very… Full Review ▶

12/13/05
Resident

Everyone has their own opinion. I happened to like the manager. She never did anything to me. Most of the problems here came from the people who 1) play rap music very loud 2) throw trash around the place 3) make… Full Review ▶

12/11/05
Resident

Let me tell you, I am so glad that the previous manager from Northcliffe is gone. I bet she got fired with the way she was running this place!

This place has pretty much become a ghost town over the past few… Full Review ▶

12/04/05
Resident

Just when we were getting used to the people in the office their all gone! I've lived here for five years now and I can say that I'll miss the last set of people that were here... Oh well, good luck… Full Review ▶

11/22/05
Resident

I live at Northcliffe and I too agree that the rent is toooo expensive for the size. But, come on is it really the managers fault that people are having sex in the apartment and you can hear them? What does… Full Review ▶

10/31/05
Resident

I have lived here for almost 5 months, and I absolutely despise it. It's ridiculous to pay 500 for a crappy little cramped apartment, and not only does the person above me play their music SO LOUD that the walls vibrate,… Full Review ▶

10/16/05
Resident

This place has turned into the slums!!! There is trash everywhere!!! It takes 4 or 5 requests to get something fixed. The roof will leak at the first sign of rain and it will never get fixed. I don't know what… Full Review ▶

09/19/05
Resident

Well, I like it here. I don't like it when people driving on the property wake me up while playing their loud music in their cars. I don't agree with firing all the management, I've never had a problem, although, I've… Full Review ▶

06/26/05
Resident

Horrible place to live! Full Review ▶

06/14/05
Resident

I just started renting an apartment here but I will be moving into the apartment on the 26th after I get married. In the time that I have been moving my things...I haven't noticed anything bad, although above us, there was… Full Review ▶

05/11/05
Resident

New to the area,I applied basically via. the telephone, hoping that once I arrived the apartment would look just as advertised. Once I arrived everything was in order for me. It only took a few minutes to sign all the papers… Full Review ▶

01/20/05
Resident

I have only lived at Northcliffe for a couple of months, but everything seems to be okay. The only problem that I really have are the occasional people who come through the parking lot blaring their music so loud that I… Full Review ▶

12/27/04
Resident

One doesn't have to look too far when one enters the driveway to go up to Ashton Oaks to start figuring out that this is one complex that isn't well cared for. Perhaps the first clue would be the massive tree… Full Review ▶

09/23/04
Resident

Since new management has taken over, in my opinion, they are the best. Whenever I have a problem with anything in my apartment, it's always taken care of promptly. Management are trying to get all tenants together on a monthly basis… Full Review ▶

09/16/04
Resident

Okay, Okay, Okay, I too must admit that a great effort has been taken and progress "big" progress has been made. The staff here has really tidied things up. I have noticed that the grounds have been well maintained, and yes,… Full Review ▶

09/08/04
Resident

I must admit, that after my previous statement (entitled insert profanity here) things are slowly starting to get better. I really never had any beef with management. They do what they can with what they have. Let's give them credit for… Full Review ▶

09/01/04
Resident

Judge for yourself, but notice how after detailed concerns and complaints a general glowing review follows. The office staff are writing the good reviews, plain and simple. Who else would write things like "filling a void in my life." Wow, I… Full Review ▶

08/27/04
Resident

I've lived in this community for over one year. What I like most is the overall quiet nights. I don't worry because I feel safe when I come and go (day or night.)I attended a community meeting last month and saw… Full Review ▶

08/25/04
Resident

OBVIOUSLY the Grad student is an office employee. While I do agree that Management had TRIED to clean the place up by kicking out a few troublesome tenants, they are in such a rush to fill empty apartments that they don't… Full Review ▶

08/04/04
Resident

I live at Northcliffe. And the review by the graduate student at Wake Forest was done by the office staff. Or either the grad student works for them plugging it. All I can say is that safety is the biggest issue… Full Review ▶

08/02/04
Resident

I totally disagree with the last two comments listed.

First of all Maggie, the old manager is not there anymore. There is a new manager who seems really nice and very professional. I, myself, a grad student student at Wake Forest, and… Full Review ▶

07/23/04
Resident

I've lived in several apartment complexes, and most of them were in college towns. This isn't even a college town apartment complex and it is the worst place I've lived. They truly have no concern for their community. They only clean… Full Review ▶

06/17/04
Resident

Now that Northcliffe is managed by a new company "Lane," and the management itself has been changed, Northcliffe seems to be a great place to live. I would recommend this community to anyone who is looking for a wonderful place to… Full Review ▶

06/15/04
Resident

It seems that whenever you have a question, complaint, or concern the office refuses to call you back. But yet, be a day late paying your rent and all heck brakes lose! They do not enforce pool rules, parking, or noise… Full Review ▶

06/06/04
Resident

My husband and I have lived here for a month. The office misled us into signing a 1 yr. lease stating 6 mo. leases cost more each month. We were also told there was a 24 hr. Courtesy officer, monthly in… Full Review ▶

01/05/04
Resident

There have been a few occasions when there were multiple police officers on site and it seems that the office workers do not seem to have a clue about what happened. I pressed once to find out that one night an… Full Review ▶

11/19/03
Resident

The reason Northcliffe stays so messy, is becuase I see my neighbors throughing down trash all the time. I've seen people at the pool who just do not care and leave garbage everywhere. I know that the staff is suppose to… Full Review ▶

07/29/03
Resident

what a sorry place

wfu law student

whole place ought to be razed --- and most importantly, the staff ought to standing on top of the building when it happens Full Review ▶

06/24/03
Resident

Where as the apartments are comfortably large with wonderful kitchens, and huge windows, when it comes down to it they are just not safe. Cars are frequently broken into. Recently my soon to be roommate was assulted with a gun and… Full Review ▶

02/28/03
Resident

I first moved to Northcliffe in 1996. Excellent staff. Moved thinking I would save some money. Moved back in 2000. Northcliffe was still the place, until Ram Properties took over. The staff is not friendly, they don?t give timely notices of… Full Review ▶

02/07/03
Resident

Northcliffe is not a bad place to live, it a great place to live and at a great price! As far as safety I don´t think they can ensure our safety. Crime happens everywhere! I´m sure if there was a fulltime… Full Review ▶

12/17/02
Resident

1) Moved in with a rate special that expired after one year, at which time my rent went up $100 per month. I was told when I signed the lease that the rent would only slightly increase. I was only given… Full Review ▶

06/15/02
Resident

what a sh*tty place this is...how so? the fake and lying office staff plus the horrible maintenance fools. not to mention...the guy´s review about the smell...he´s right...my apartment included one that also was no phased by nuclear weaponry, and certainly not… Full Review ▶

04/22/02
Resident

The apartments are rather old, which is why they are relatively cheap. Being a student I can live with that. However, the management is pretty inept. I have had several maintenance requests that have only been attempted half-heartedly. The drain in… Full Review ▶

04/15/02
Resident

My car was broken into within two months of living there. So was my roommates. Unbelievable that it can be this common -- this is NOT a safe place.

Also, workmanship of the apartments is poor. Both my roommate and… Full Review ▶

04/11/02
Resident

I was brand new to the area last year and was not familiar with how bad Northcliffe was. Ditto to all the service problems that other people have been mentioning. I could go in to a dozen of my own, but… Full Review ▶

04/04/02
Resident

My roommate and I lived at Northcliffe Apts for 2 years while attending Wake Forst Universtiy, from 1998-2000. We absolutely loved it. After reading other reviews, though, it seems to me that they must have come under new management since we… Full Review ▶

01/24/02
Resident

I lived here because of the proximity to Wake Forest University and the cheap prices. I was in for trouble.

These people refuse to fix any problems in your apartment, and they will make up a bunch of problems so… Full Review ▶

12/06/01
Resident

My wife and I have lived at Northcliffe for nearly six months now. When we moved in, we notified them of some problems which have yet to be fixed. They keep saying they?ll come or they want us to sign something… Full Review ▶

08/13/01
Resident

This Apt. community has a "care-free" attitude toward its current and past residents. Simply put, they don´t care. At first they appear nice and such a great place to rent, but if you ever encounter a problem GOOD LUCK!!! I have… Full Review ▶

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