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Chimneys of Oak Creek

1848 Chimney Lane, Dayton, OH 45440
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06/26/14
Prospective Resident

I was very interested in this complex at first. I was told the apartment I would be getting did NOT have a fireplace. A day before my move in date, I got a chance to walk through and was very displeased!… Full Review ▶

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05/14/13
Resident

I moved in the Chimneys in September of 2011, and stayed until April of 2013, when I moved into a house. After an unfortunate situation in my personal life, I was unexpectedly looking for a place to live with very little… Full Review ▶

04/09/13
Resident

I've been at the Chimneys of Oak Creek since September of 2012. I was lied to multiple times by the staff, when I signed my lease it was for a 2 bedroom apartment with NO CHIMNEY. Then I get my apartment… Full Review ▶

02/27/13
Resident

I have only been at the Chimneys for a couple of months and i absolutely love it here! I have a beautiful view of one of the ponds and i love my apartment! My utilites are very cheap also. The office… Full Review ▶

01/28/13
Resident

I've lived in the Chimneys for 9 years. The reviews you read that are negative from last year are NOT current! Why? This community is under new ownership, which had the daunting task of fixing a lot of neglect from the… Full Review ▶

12/03/12
Resident

I have only lived at Chimneys of Oak Creek for approximately 3 months but from my 3 months experience with them. The Front Office service has been great. They have kept me abreast of current and future events involving the tenants… Full Review ▶

11/28/12
Resident

I have lived in the Chimneys for several years. The maintenance crew generally are quick to respond to needs as they arise. The office staff are very nice and welcoming. I would recommend the Chimneys. Full Review ▶

11/26/12
Resident

I lived in the apartment for a little over a year. I never had any major problems. The maintenance guy was always great. He was there when you needed him. The front office people were always really nice and will always… Full Review ▶

11/20/12
Resident

Where can I even start? Here is my list of reasons NOT to move here. 1. I called the office to put in a maintanance request because I noticed a water spot on my ceiling that was gradually getting larger. Called… Full Review ▶

09/08/12
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE! Living here was the worst decision I could have made for my year in Kettering for graduate school. When I did my initial walk through a few weeks prior to moving in, there were a few leaks… Full Review ▶

07/24/12
Resident

We lived at the Chimney's a total of 6 years together. It was fantastic! Best overall apartment that I have lived in. We wouldn't have stayed that long if it wasn't so. I never felt unsafe living here. The people in… Full Review ▶

03/27/12
Resident

I have lived here for about six months. During that time I have noticed many improvements in the exterior and in the staff. I was pleasantly surprised to have someone from the office call me after I had a work order… Full Review ▶

03/07/12
Resident

I have rented at these apartments for a year now and I have had mixed feelings. The positives are that the buidings are fairley well kept and maintainace is really good. It is also very affordable if you are on a… Full Review ▶

11/10/11
Resident

I moved in a few months ago, and quite honest I was hesitant. I have heard that there is a lot of rif-raf here and being a single mom with a young daughter I wasn't sure if I was making the… Full Review ▶

07/24/11
Resident

DO NOT MOVE HERE! I'VE HAD A LEAK IN MY ROOF AND A HOLE IN MY CEILING FOR OVER A MONTH NOW! THEY KEEP TELLING ME THEY WILL FIX IT, YET NOTHING GETS DONE. I'VE SPOKE TO THEM 3 TIMES CONCERNING… Full Review ▶

04/02/11
Resident

We moved in over the summer. the women showed us the apartment and hold us to report anything that is broken and it will be taken care of . Well in the summner you need a A/C and once we got… Full Review ▶

01/10/11
Resident

I just read some of the other reveiews written and the bad ones seem like they may be overreacting. I know some cases are bad and you get the short end of the stick but for the most part, my time… Full Review ▶

10/26/10
Prospective Resident

I am considering moving here, I have read all of the negative comments but it seems that most apartments have the same type of comments and complaints. Despite negative experiences with staff or maintenance... is this a generally safe area? Full Review ▶

08/17/10
Resident

I wrote a review on how this complex freely gave away my info and endangered my and my family' lives. Read it, it is titled "think twice about giving them your info" or something like that. This complex is sneaky and… Full Review ▶

07/02/10
Resident

My fiance and I have lived at the chinmneys for 2 years now with our 2 year old son. This past year has been the worst year of anywhere I have lived! These people do not care about you what so… Full Review ▶

05/31/10
Resident

My roommate and I came up short for the rent. We talked to the manager and they said if we talk to them about it they can work something out. Rent is due on the first with a 5 day grace… Full Review ▶

02/23/10
Resident

I have only lived here for a year and a half and have now had 3 ceiling leaks. The first 2 were small, but took weeks to get fixed. The last one is huge. I have a chunk of drywall missing… Full Review ▶

01/14/10
Resident

I lived here at the Chimneys for 3 long years. I had very little problems during that time, other than hearing my neighbors because the walls are a little thin. I accepted a new job and had to move to another… Full Review ▶

12/02/09
Resident

I lived in this complex for 2 years. I had my moment of not wanting to live there with noise, parking issues but then again you are living in an apartment complex. When I first moved in I had great upstairs… Full Review ▶

05/02/09
Resident

We are moving! Two weeks ago I put in a maintenance request to fix a leak. Two weeks later dry wall is falling into my food. I have a whole in my kitchen ceiling. I had 4 buckets of water yesterday.… Full Review ▶

01/29/09
Resident

I have only lived at The Chimneys since last year but I have recommeded them to several of my friends. The 1st thing I noticed about this Apartment Complex is that the staff is always friendly and willing to help. For… Full Review ▶

01/28/09
Resident

Well today did it. I have lived here for over 8 years and over the past several its seems as if things are going down hill, or should I say down the chimney and I made the decision that its time… Full Review ▶

10/22/08
Resident

Like other people have said in the beginning it was ok, but after a while everything went downhill. I cant wait to be out of here; our lease is almost up! We have had problems with getting things fixed, a lot… Full Review ▶

09/26/08
Resident

Trust the bad reviews. Too many problems to list. DO NOT MOVE HERE!!!! Full Review ▶

09/23/08
Resident

So far I have been treated fine. I hope that what ever has been done in a negative light is changed. Since the storm, two Sundays ago, they have been painting and redoing the roofs. Mrs. Sue Holly is very nice.… Full Review ▶

08/11/08
Resident

My husband and I were excited to move into what seemed like a quiet, lovely, apartment complex. The staff were very friendly with us during our move in. All this was a fascade. We had crazy neighboors who fought all the… Full Review ▶

07/25/08
Resident

I have absolutely nothing good to say about this complex nor its staff. Save yourself the trouble later on and take my word for it: DO NOT MOVE HERE. -Maintenance her is laughable they ride golf carts around all day and… Full Review ▶

07/21/08
Resident

Horrible! If you choose to believe the MANAGER who posts here disguised as happy residents.. check the better business bureau !! they have an UNSATISFACTORY record with them and have been sued countless times in the past few years.. they don't… Full Review ▶

07/20/08
Resident

We moved in last year and were very excited to live here. However, 2 months in 1 of our cars has the back window show out, another 3 months after that my car was broken into. Management did nothing and we… Full Review ▶

05/21/08
Resident

The first several months were fine. The staff was nice and the neighborhood great. Then when we started having major issues with maintenance problems in our unit. Now the unit is full of serious maintenance issues which have not been fixed… Full Review ▶

02/25/08
Resident

I don't know what you people expect from an apt. complex, but I have lived in 7 different places all over the country and this is one of the best. Do you need them to wipe your --- for you? Go… Full Review ▶

01/17/08
Resident

to be honest here i lived in the one bedroom for a year and it was ok. however toward the end it seemed my air conditioning going out they could never fix it at all..oh sure they came out and replaced… Full Review ▶

11/25/07
Resident

Having lived at the Chimneys of Oak Creek for nearly two years, I would like to give them my whole-hearted recommendation. Their pricing is very reasonable, and I have been impressed by their responsiveness to maintenance calls. The management is also… Full Review ▶

10/16/07
Resident

The truth of the matter is that I could sit here and write some epic post about all my bad experiences in the months that I've lived here, but what would that really tell you? The facts are that this place… Full Review ▶

10/07/07
Resident

For your pleasure, presented is my family s experience with The Chimney s at Oak Creek. My family moved into "The Chimney's in late 2006. We were greeted warmly by the staff and by our neighbors as we made our new… Full Review ▶

09/27/07
Resident

I have lived here for almost 2 yrs now, I am getting ready actually to sign my 2nd lease renewal (in Nov). I like that they offer a Student Discount since I am on a tight budget, every little bit helps.… Full Review ▶

09/21/07
Resident

I have lived at the Chimenys since April 2004, so over three years, and I've had a great experience living there. The staff is nice. The maintenance responses to my problems have been very quick and effective. I have had good,… Full Review ▶

09/16/07
Resident

I have lived at The Chimneys for about 6 months now and I simply love it! The grounds are beautiful! The maintenance does a great job keepin the property in great shape. Every time I have a maintenance call, they ALWAYS… Full Review ▶

09/10/07
Resident

Geez, I feel really compelled to voice my own personal experiences after some of the negative reviews I just finished reading. I can't speak to the motives of the posters, I can only say that what they are saying is totally… Full Review ▶

09/06/07
Resident

I'm easy to please. Do what you say you're going to do and I'm a happy camper. The staff at The Chimney's lied through their teeth. They make it sound like you just snap your finger and maintenance will be there… Full Review ▶

08/27/07
Resident

The chimneys has the worst management and maintence team I have ever experianced. When you get no response from the office and try to call the regional supervisor, you still get no response. You will never get the same answer twice… Full Review ▶

08/26/07
Resident

The good: -Swimming pools -Work out room -Nice grounds -Fairly good size floor plan -Clubhouses for rent -Attractive exteriors -On the bus line -Allow cats & dogs (see below) The Bad: -Price is high for the area -They raised my rent… Full Review ▶

08/21/07
Resident

The grounds are well kept. The exteriors are nearly beautiful. The maintenance was as good as non-existent. The management always seemed to want to help, but NEVER did in the end. I left after only one year, despite the fact that… Full Review ▶

08/19/07
Resident

When I first moved to the Chimneys, everything was just great. Then management changed and it became impossible to communicate with anyone in the office. Light posts were broken and lying on the ground, compromising safety of residents. The pool last… Full Review ▶

07/18/07
Resident

I have been here since 2000 and couldn't be happier. I have read some of the reviews and stunned by some of them. Whoever says The Chimney's is bad has not been out looking at the other apartments in the Kettering… Full Review ▶

07/17/07
Resident

Since this seems to get a quicker response from management than actually going to the office or calling I thought I'd come here. Do not bring a motorcycle into Chimney's!!!!!!!! Six motorcycles in this complex have been vandalized, and what has… Full Review ▶

06/10/07
Resident

The Chimney's are definitely the best deal for your dollar. The staff is curteous and quick to solve problems or issues that arise. The area is safe and quiet, never had any problems. Promotes a community atmosphere with organized picnics and… Full Review ▶

05/01/07
Resident

I think the staff is great and highly diversified in their approach to people of all nationalities. They present a 'village' approach in accentuating the philosopphy of feeling a sense of 'community' living. I just wish having a pet only required… Full Review ▶

04/24/07
Resident

We are new to the Chimneys, but can say one thing beyond a shadow of a doubt- the office staff was incredibly friendly and helped us feel comfortable with our decision to move to this community.
The property is upkept very well,… Full Review ▶

03/27/07
Resident

they are awesome! great place to live ; ) Full Review ▶

03/27/07
Resident

I've been leaving here for 7years now. I lived in to other apartments complex round the area. This is the best round. They've got one of the best staffs round. They're always willing to help you in anyway they can. They… Full Review ▶

03/04/07
Resident

My fiance and I moved in here about 7 months ago, and we love it, so far. We moved from Van Buren apts. and I hated it there! I mean, they were very inexpensive, which was nice, but the staff were… Full Review ▶

10/26/06
Resident

Our 3rd floor 1 bedroom is working out great. It's definitely a much needed change from the dump we moved from (Fox Hunt). We've been here for half a year so far and have no major grievences. The office staff is… Full Review ▶

09/27/06
Resident

Simply Superior Service! Full Review ▶

09/01/06
Resident

I've lived here 5 years and I am leaving as soon as my lease is up for a number of reasons. Several years ago I was promised a ceiling fan if I renewed my lease. Despite reminders (and promises), I still… Full Review ▶

08/15/06
Resident

The Chimneys of Oak Creek is pretty much a "you get what you pay for" situation. The rent on my one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is certainly cheap but cheap rent equals extremely trashy neighbors. The ceilings are so thin that I can… Full Review ▶

07/10/06
Resident

I have had nothing but bad experiences from The Chimney's of Oak Creek. The staff is incompetent, poorly trained and uncooperative. The review by David is clearly a contrived piece of advertising produced by their management office. Their response to every… Full Review ▶

06/26/06
Resident

I've lived here for a year and a half. When I first moved here I was planning on being here for quite some time.

I was looking for a place in the Dayton area on the nicer side after living in two… Full Review ▶

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