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Bluffs at Town Lake (formerly Longhorn Station)

2005 Willow Creek Drive, Austin, TX 78741
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15%
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63%
City Average
10/14/14
Resident

Horrible. First they took a month and a half to even put cabinet doors and drawers in my kitchen and bathroom after I moved in. The management is bloody insufferable, I needed to sign a paper and asked the woman to… Full Review ▶

09/19/14
Resident

This email is regarding the property "Bluffs at Town Lake" specifically calling out the Manager ----------. on how horrific she is running this property. If you Lighthouse Management does not take in consideration that she is putting this property to hell… Full Review ▶

06/03/14
Resident

Who hires these people? -------- is the rudest, most unprofessional, immature person I have ever had to deal with. Anything that she has been confronted with has been legitimate complaints about MY WELL BEING in this apartment. I have lived there… Full Review ▶

02/22/14
Resident

The office staff here is incredibly rude and disrespectful to the residents, They dont care about the well being of the people that live in their establishment I dont feel safe living here, the main gate is always broken drifters come… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Resident

The staff is completely incompetent and unfriendly. The women in the office can barely even spell, and they don't seem to read anything they have you sign. You can't get them to fix a single thing and then they'll try to… Full Review ▶

01/13/14
Resident

Here's an honest review. I'll tell you the goods and bads. Bads first. The staff is young and seemingly immature, as well as very unprofessional. I don't as much blame them as I do the company for hiring people that aren't… Full Review ▶

01/03/14
Resident

Been living here for a few months. We got brand new wood laminate floors that look awesome and new carpet. We have a great view of what has to be the coolest pool I've ever seen at any apartment. They've done… Full Review ▶

01/03/14
Resident

Bluffs at Town Lake is a great place to live. I dont understand why some of you are putting bad reviews about this property. I have lived here going on 3 years and I love it, not to mention the location… Full Review ▶

01/03/14
Resident

I lived at the Bluffs for years and I Didn't have any problems at all. I have no problems with the maintenance. When I had a work order they did it right away. The office was very nice and sweet. I… Full Review ▶

12/31/13
Resident

Hello from one of the worst places to rent from, Bluffs at Town Lake now ran by Lighthouse Property Management out of CA. where they don't care about you or your belongings!!! If you don't believe check all of the review… Full Review ▶

12/27/13
Resident

Please stay away from Bluffs at Town Lake Apartments. Management is by far the worst people you will ever deal with in your entire life. Their attention to detail, compassion, and overall friendliness and attentiveness is non-existent. If professionalism is graded… Full Review ▶

12/21/13
Resident

This is without a doubt the worst, most dangerous, and costliest apartment I've ever lived in in my life. Cars break-ins are a regular thing here. There is constant noise, partying all night almost every night and some tenants spend a… Full Review ▶

12/17/13
Resident

rampant infestations of bedbugs, absurd water bills, heroin traffic, indifferent maintenence and rampant crime. i wouldn't wish this pile of incompetence on an enemy. run away. Full Review ▶

Manager Response
12/16/13
Resident

All the folks on here who have given this place a bad review are 100% correct in their assessment of this apartment complex and their accurate discription of the abhorrent attitude of the office staff, the indifference of the maintenance men,… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
10/02/13
Prospective Resident

This apartment complex is poorly run by management that does not know what they are doing and are not knowledgable in tenant rights and landlord responsibilities. The management company/owner is absent and located in California (Lighthouse Group) and never reply to… Full Review ▶

07/25/13
Resident

I lived at The Bluffs for one year, and I absolutely loved it! My apartment was spacious, and clean, with a huge front balcony. The gym was great, and the pool area, when open, was generally alive with music and cookouts,… Full Review ▶

06/03/13
Resident

I have lived in these apartments for two years. When I moved in the management was less than stellar, but not awful. SInce then I've seen a change in management and it's been severely down hill. There is no security and… Full Review ▶

05/11/13
Resident

I would NOT move here unless you want your apartment door kicked by strangers or have your apartment broken into or your car. The office here knowns about the crime that goes on here, but since they don't live here they… Full Review ▶

03/14/13
Resident

I have never written a bad review on any place as I have always found it tacky. NOw, I know why people do after living here! These people are crooks: Before you decide to move here you might want to go… Full Review ▶

01/04/13
Resident

I am not the type of person to write a bad review. I constantly give people and places the benefit of the doubt. Having said that, I absolutely detest this place. The staff is impossible to contact, my maintenance requests rarely… Full Review ▶

12/07/12
Resident

Absolutely horrible experience. These people are criminals! Know your rights as a tenant! Give a two month move out notice, TAKE PICTURES of your clean apartment and have the office staff sign a paper stating that the apartment is in serviceable… Full Review ▶

08/31/12
Resident

So this is a very late review, but I finally got around to writing it. I lived here sometime between 2011 and 2012. It seemed like a great place right away. Huge pool. cool people hanging around, and some really nice… Full Review ▶

07/03/12
Resident

I have never been one to review apartments or badmouth properties because I try to take everything at face value for what it is. But I would honestly not recommend you sign a long-term lease here. I have been here since… Full Review ▶

12/16/11
Resident

I have been here for 1yr and 7 mths and I still can't believe I let them talk me into renewing for 9thm after my first year of problems after problems! I moved in when they were just getting started. yeah,… Full Review ▶

11/15/11
Resident

I've found real mushrooms growing out of the carpet, people from the office said its a minor thing, there's one thing after another, on top of that here's a lot of mold, we called inspector from health department, we'll see what's… Full Review ▶

10/13/11
Resident

I just moved here on monday but I am already regretting it. I think they pulled a total bait and switch on me. Of course the model they showed me was really nice. I asked the leasing agent if the apartment… Full Review ▶

09/06/11
Resident

The Staff Kept losing our lease. These apartments are run by a company called BH management that don't know how to run an apartment complex at all !!! They've lost our paper work and never give out reciepts and don't keep… Full Review ▶

08/12/11
Resident

This is the worst place I have ever lived. They never fix the items wrong with your apartment, even after going to the office more than 5 times to complain. My a/c stayed broke for over a week. My daughter had… Full Review ▶

06/23/11
Resident

I moved out of Bluffs at Town Lake one month ago, and I still can t believe I made it the entire year without breaking my lease. The only way they are renting these units are through bait and switch tactics.… Full Review ▶

06/21/11
Resident

I never had a worst experience living in an apartment complex. My car was broken into in front of my apartment. There is little grass for pets and dog feces everywhere was a problem for months every time I walked to… Full Review ▶

06/17/11
Resident

My lease is about up and I am looking forward to moving out. I have to say that I have been lucky and in the overall scheme of things have had only minor problems for the most part, however I can't… Full Review ▶

04/24/11
Resident

This is my second attempt to write this review and the very issue I'm about to discuss is why. There is free wi-fi here at Bluffs, but there is a catch to it. Part of the reason we wanted to sign… Full Review ▶

04/22/11
Resident

Hmmm.... where to I start after all the crap i've gone through here. Well, me and my husband first moved in here in August they promised free wi-fi and that was CRAP. I'm a college student and I cant sit around… Full Review ▶

03/03/11
Resident

STAY AWAY...I cannot stress this enough. My lease is coming to an end and I cannot be packed and moved quick enough. Whoever is running the show, well I have secured a spot in the insane asylum for them. The only… Full Review ▶

11/30/10
Resident

IVE BEEN LIVING HERE SINCE APRIL AND I HATE IT!!! YA ITS REAL NICE WHEN U LOOK @ THE MODEL BUT ONCE YOU MOVE IN YOU GET WHAT ITS REALLY LIKE!!!! MY BATH NEEDS TO BE RESURFACED IT STARTED PEALING THE… Full Review ▶

11/13/10
Resident

Great location, cool neighbors, but everything else about this place is crap. The fact that I am writing this only a few months into my stay here should say something. I see now why they call it The Bluffs . They… Full Review ▶

10/04/10
Resident

My roof was leaking 3 weeks ago and still nothing has been done to fix it, and I've gone to get it resolved multiple times. All my other requests for maintenance have fallen on death ears after multiple assurances it would… Full Review ▶

09/24/10
Resident

When you first see the model with all the paint colors (which you can buy for an upgrade) you think "very nice" because ovesly its a freakin model. When I moved in in June nothing was totally wrong at first. But… Full Review ▶

09/23/10
Resident

The management here is very friendly and always working hard. They always get your problems dealt with promptly. They take an initiative to learn your name and take care of you personally. The living spaces are newly remodeled and look great.… Full Review ▶

08/22/10
Resident

Please do not move here! this place is horrible! i moved in on april 1st 2010 since then they changed the apartment number on my lease and gave me a different apartment then the one promised to me because the maintenance… Full Review ▶

07/11/10
Resident

They advertise this place as "newly renovated" um yeah, not so much. They checked the appliances to see if they worked then put in new carpet and painted. They do have renovated amenities but who cares about that if your apartment… Full Review ▶

07/11/10
Resident

So I see they've raised prices again and I can't imagine why. The so-called 'fabulous' renovations they've done to this place are anything but, plus they are nowhere near completed as stated above. The units are updated only after being leased… Full Review ▶

06/21/10
Resident

My poor fiance has moved into building one - when we got there , not only was the air conditioner broken, but there was no FAUCET on the shower, the toilet was filthy (urine on the seat and crusty in the… Full Review ▶

06/20/10
Resident

This complex was recently remodeled, and they do have a beautiful swimming pool, new washer/dryer laundry rooms, new fitness center, cypercafe, and new carpet in the units. Unfortunately, the appliances in my unit are super old and broken! When I moved… Full Review ▶

06/16/10
Resident

I've only been living here for about 3 weeks, but so far things have been going pretty well. Pros: - Quiet neighborhood. Willow Springs is not a bad street, but when you turn the corner onto Riverside, it is a little… Full Review ▶

06/03/10
Resident

Staff members are slow to fixing things due to the fact that they have to fix EVERYTHING the apartment complex already. If you lived in this area before you would know what I'm talking about. They don't take any of the… Full Review ▶

05/12/10
Prospective Resident

What a great deal this remodeled property is! Where else can you live 5 min's from downtown Austin and pay so little! Not to mention they just built a brand new HEB plus in walking distance from this place!!! The staff… Full Review ▶

03/25/10
Prospective Resident

I'm fixing to move in here and I can't wait. The place as you can see on here was a mess before but who ever bought this and is fixing it up did a great job. All the staff is super… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
03/24/10
Resident

This building is incredible. I've been recommending it to everyone I know. I have had ZERO problems in the past two weeks i've been here. Some of the major things: 1) the staff are all very friendly and always helpful. If… Full Review ▶

Manager Response
08/22/08
Resident

I lived here for 3 years (2001-2004) and watched the decline back then. When I first moved in there were many students living around me, but unfortunately the low rent prices attracted not only starving students but ghetto folk. there were… Full Review ▶

08/05/08
Resident

When I moved in my apartment was filthy. Cockroaches everywhere, urine all over the toilet. Very unsafe. They told me a police officer patrolled every night. That stopped after 2 weeks of living there. A man tried to break in through… Full Review ▶

05/12/07
Resident

Spent a year there when I was in school, and I essentially paid rent for an apartment I wasn't using that whole summer. The apartment was filthy when I moved into it, the dishwasher didn't work, and the thermostat had broken… Full Review ▶

10/30/06
Resident

I was mugged. But the manager didn't change anything for the security. So I request him to change something for me. But he said nothing he can do for me. And that's the policy of these apartment. Do not try this… Full Review ▶

10/27/06
Resident

Unsafe, dirty, loud fights, gun shots, neighbors drug addicts. Don't be fooled by the price. This place is AWFUL. I lived her a year & thee has been a change in management 5 times! Each one claims they are "cleaning up… Full Review ▶

09/02/06
Resident

I managed longhorn years ago and I am so sad to see what has happened there. I am not sure if BNC still owns this property or not, but doubt it, the renovation about put them under. Which makes this even… Full Review ▶

08/30/06
Resident

These apts are crap! Every person that I know that has ever lived here (including me) has had the worst living experience right here at Longhorn Station. Everyone knows they wont fix anything. They do a half --- job on everything… Full Review ▶

06/20/06
Resident

This apartment community has done nothing right since my signature landed on the lease. I'm going to give a chronological listing of the major problems that have been encountered.

1) The apartment we were given was not the one we were shown,… Full Review ▶

05/05/06
Resident

These apts are horrible...I hate em...i live there now and thank God my lease is up this month. My car got broken into 3 days after I moved in, the maintanance sucks (you have to call and complain constantly to get… Full Review ▶

08/10/05
Resident

Don't know about some of these posters but the people I know here and myself are all happy to live here. Its awesomely close to school and the maintenance are good and staff too. There's nothing wrong with Longhorn. Especially great… Full Review ▶

07/27/05
Resident

If you want to live with crackheads or illegals move here. I lived there for about a year and our neighbor was busted with a meth lab, if your a girl you cannot go outside without almost getting raped, the pool… Full Review ▶

04/14/05
Resident

Yippee ki yi yay, thank you people in the office for making this place so much better than it was back in the day. Seriously though, I can super duper see the improvements ya'll have done. Full Review ▶

03/23/05
Resident

I would recommend this apartment if they would email me in regards to my request to pay off my delinquent account....its as if they could care less....kind of messed up Full Review ▶

03/08/05
Resident

Longhorn is a pretty cool. I referred a few guys from school...they're now roommates and I got some extra cash in my pocket! Looking forward to the summer BBQ's/parties now that I have more friends here. Mostly people my age so… Full Review ▶

08/26/04
Resident

So glad the office is taking care of us. The outside of the apartments is presentable and makes you happy to come home. Hope to see more improvements.

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08/10/04
Resident

I understand there have been many problems and issues. It seems though since the new management has taken over that the people in the office actually care about what is going on.

I also have seen that my workorders are getting… Full Review ▶

04/30/04
Resident

I live here surrently and im warning you not to try it. There is always freaks walking around my neighbors all around me play there music until 3 o clock in the morning EVERY NIGHT. Also theres always people walking by… Full Review ▶

04/15/04
Resident

My one advice is to stay away.

My roomate and I had to break our lease early because our aparment had mold and both of us were constantly sick (but according to our lanlord it wasnt the mold!) and the… Full Review ▶

03/18/04
Resident

This place is ridiculous. We should have known when we first signed the lease that this was going to be an interesting experience. There is always a turn-over in staff so you can never know what to expect and if you… Full Review ▶

01/15/04
Resident

When I moved in we had an awesome manager, very nice, very accomadating and she cleaned out all the scary people, she left and the place went to ----. Once again all the drug addict thieves moved in. What happened to… Full Review ▶

09/23/03
Resident

first off, we were promised a bunch of stuff and then didn't get it. management has changed like 3 times. they are unorganized, do not listen to your concerns, take for ever or never fix your stuff. the apartment itself was… Full Review ▶

09/18/03
Resident

I moved in on May 10 and it´s not the best but it´s not the worst either. The pool seemed to be closed half the time but it´s a good size. The laundrymat ran out of hot water making the whites… Full Review ▶

09/10/03
Resident

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08/20/03
Resident

They have really cleaned up this place...We have a great bunch of people who live here and it is a student apartment. They hire students and work with students. South Austin is a little wierd but it is a great place… Full Review ▶

08/15/03
Resident

This place is so bad I can´t believe they have new tenants moving in. Would you like some examples of how bad it is?
1. There was a meth lab busted in March
2. Just last week there was an APD… Full Review ▶

07/31/03
Resident

This is the WORST apartment complex I have ever lived in. The staff and management have turned around at least 3 times since I have lived there. They are incompetent crooks. I have also had problems with theft and car break-ins.… Full Review ▶

07/30/03
Resident

High crime on the grounds and crooks in management. Single females should definitely not live here, as it is dangerous to walk in the parking lot after dark. Full Review ▶

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Property Description

Newly Renovated! We are proud to announce that the Bluffs at Town Lake's first phase of renovation has just been completed and is now ready for occupancy! This multi million dollar renovation has turned what was once Longhorn Station Apartments into an amazingly beautiful community with all that you are looking for in apartment home - and more. We welcome you to visit and see The Bluffs at Town Lake for yourself and tour one of our studios, one bedroom apartments, or two bedroom apartments that are now ready for immediate move-in as well as we are also pre leasing for Fall. Be one of the first new residents to enjoy the best community in the Riverside area! Bluffs at Town Lake! Visit Website

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

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