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Horizons at Fossil Creek

5800 Sandshell Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76137
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03/26/14
Resident

T H E I N T E R N E T I S A W F U L! So now that we have that out of the way I will tell you the good parts of the property. My wife and… Full Review ▶

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03/25/14
Resident

too many things to add and not enough time...already spent way too much time dealing with this dump, I'm ready to move on. First of all, the positives on here come from either workers or tenants getting discounts on their monthly… Full Review ▶

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03/07/14
Resident

I have been a resident at Horizons since 2009, and I can recommend the complex without hesitation. The majority of the residents are friendly and respectful of others, and the community manager is friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive to details; the office… Full Review ▶

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02/12/14
Resident

I moved to this property form the sister property in Keller. My unit was apartment 45103. The rugs were nasty, the paint was horrible and there was a constant lingering smell. This unit was disgusting all around and will never give… Full Review ▶

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12/02/13
Resident

Earlier this year I had an opprotunity to review this property with my son who was in the market for an apartment for him and his wife to be. Though his job changed his decission on where he would live, I… Full Review ▶

09/28/13
Resident

It all depends on what you want in a home. This place was perfect for me because I happen to like what they offer. Other people I know wouldn't have liked it for other reasons (no stainless steel, no fios, no… Full Review ▶

05/03/13
Resident

Lived here 3 years from 2010 to 2013. Nice place to live but there is a few things you need to know before moving here. First thing is CATS. Yes, cats that will sit on your clean car and dig through… Full Review ▶

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03/02/13
Resident

I am heartbroken to have to leave such a great complex. It rare that you find a place with great staff, beautiful ground, and great apartment interiors. The one and only reason that I am leaving is the internet company Ygnition.… Full Review ▶

02/26/13
Prospective Resident

Me and my fiance loved the apartments and were so excited about moving in. We got approved and set up our electricity and gas to be turn on, then went to schedule our internet and come to find out you can… Full Review ▶

01/26/13
Resident

I have lived here for 5 months and am very satisfied. I moved here from out of state and the staff could not have been more helpful. Amanda made arrangements for my utilities to be hooked up and set the appointment… Full Review ▶

01/17/13
Resident

enjoyed my time here. nice and quite place. nice rooms, good AC and heater. never had an issue with parking. Christina and the manager (forgot her name) are friendly and accommodating. overall satisfied with my stay Full Review ▶

01/11/13
Resident

BEWARE!!! Please dont go with this complex's review ratings, it is written by the management. It is a horrible place to live Full Review ▶

12/19/12
Resident

I have lived here for the past 13 months and am only leaving because I was offered a job in another city. Everyone in the administration office was extremely helpful and went out of their way to help me. The quality… Full Review ▶

11/02/12
Resident

I have lived here for the past two years and love it. My mother and a few friend have moved in after I told them about it and about the staff. All of the staff are great and will go out… Full Review ▶

10/17/12
Resident

I have lived at this property for almost three years and I have been very happy with my apartment. I have recently had to transfer to a smaller unit and the staff has been extremely accomidating in this process. Not only… Full Review ▶

09/26/12
Resident

This is the first apartment we have lived in for 45 years. We searched for a year before selecting this one. We have been pleased with evrything from the leasing agent, management to maintainence. We would select this complex again. Full Review ▶

09/26/12
Resident

I am currently living here after my return from Afghanistan and I must say, it was a very nice apartment complex. Of course you have idiots from time to time who feel the need to turn the bass up way to… Full Review ▶

09/25/12
Resident

Ad hominem attacks have no place in reviews, so here is one that is as objective as possible. Having lived here for a full year, I have decided to re-up my lease. The complex is pet friendly and many tenants have… Full Review ▶

09/18/12
Resident

HAVE PICTURES. SO WHERE TO BEGIN??? So I live in NY and my boyfriend is in Texas. I'm moving there so we can be closer and also for school. He came upon this apartment complex and showed it to me right… Full Review ▶

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07/15/12
Resident

When we moved in to these apartments we had just finished cleaning our old apartment spotless, so it was very frustrating to come here and have to do a lot of cleaning before we could get settled. When I opened up… Full Review ▶

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06/26/12
Resident

I love it here. Been here 3.5 years. Only reason I'm moving is to get beyond the traffic on 35 and find something a little cheaper. I work in Burleson and the commute is getting to be too much, especially with… Full Review ▶

05/19/12
Resident

When I moved in I noticed that there was mold on the outside of my vents. When I notified the office they told me I was wrong. After months of coughing, sneezing and hacking stuff up I went and purchased a… Full Review ▶

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04/10/12
Resident

I have live in these apartments for about a year now. Coming from a 2 story home, and downsizing, these are very nice and roomy apartments. The parking is not so great if your apartment is located in the middle of… Full Review ▶

03/23/12
Resident

I want to HIGHLY recommend Horizons at Fossil Creek for many reasons. Christina took my call from day one and helped accomodate me and my baby girl within 4 days. Leaving a home of many years was a big step for… Full Review ▶

03/12/12
Resident

This was my first apartment. I moved in late April 2011, into one of the efficacy apartment for $606 a month. My apartment came with a garage and washer and dryer already connected to it and also a microwave included with… Full Review ▶

10/31/11
Resident

Those are not gun shots. The Coke bottling center across the street lets it's CO2 off early in the morning. It does should like a gun shot but it isn't anything but the CO2 release after filling the trucks. Call over… Full Review ▶

10/30/11
Resident

I heard gunshots at 5am dont Feel safe here. Full Review ▶

09/11/11
Resident

I've lived here for several years (2007-2011) and I hope to renew in another month or so. To those who badmouth this community I say "There is no place to live that doesn't have issues. Get over it." Yes, if you… Full Review ▶

07/11/11
Resident

I've lived in the complex for over 2 years. I've been very happy here. The apartment is roomy and overlooks the golf course. The maintenance guys have been extremely prompt when I've needed repairs. One flaw -- the condensation pan for… Full Review ▶

04/26/11
Resident

I am surprised to hear any bad things about Horizons. My children and I have been here for approx. 3 years now and have loved it! The staff, including the manager, has been absolutely wonderful! Dawn, in the office, is always… Full Review ▶

03/29/11
Resident

To start off when we went to sign our lease the manager was the one doing it, she was pretty condescending most likely because we were a young couple and kept making rude comments about pretty much everything we had filled… Full Review ▶

12/16/10
Resident

I live here now, and its ok just like any other apartments out there you have something to clamor about,but there are things that will get to you. These are mine. 1. Poop is everywhere, I mean everywhere! You can't even… Full Review ▶

10/28/10
Resident

After over four years as a naive and inexperienced resident at Horizons, my first place after college, that was plenty long enough for the dazzle and sparkle of being in a brand new place to fade away. Yet I was as… Full Review ▶

09/29/10
Resident

I am approaching the end of my lease, and as I look back on it, I have good feelings. The staff has been nothing but helpful, and I have never had an issue with maintenance (Tony came to my apartment at… Full Review ▶

08/11/10
Resident

My family and I just recently moved in and love it. It feels like we are living in a resort 24/7. The neighbors are so nice and polite. The maintenance are nice and efficient. The staff always greet us if we… Full Review ▶

06/10/10
Resident

I think this place is nice. They keep the outside pretty and the layout inside is great. I don't have to go to the office much, but they always greet me when I do. They also wave to me when I… Full Review ▶

05/01/10
Resident

The Horizons at Fossil Creek is a very nice complex. Staff is always willing to help, grounds are beautiful, very safe and secure, and the apartments are a steal for the price I was paying for the layout and square footage.… Full Review ▶

08/20/09
Prospective Resident

A friend I visited this apartment complex after a house buying experience had gone wrong. I was not looking forward to moving into ANOTHER apartment, but after a chat with Maggie and one of her co-workers, and a tour of the… Full Review ▶

04/19/09
Prospective Resident

Recently, my boyfiend I made a decision to relocate from SW Fort Worth to the Western Center Blvd. area (due to his long commute to work. We looked into numerous apartment complexes and by far, the people at Horizons Fossil Creek… Full Review ▶

01/16/09
Resident

I had a negative review up earlier, but decided to remove it, because of my experience with them today. I went into the Horizon's office to discuss an issue face to face and learned that they are now under new management.… Full Review ▶

01/03/09
Prospective Resident

I'm looking for an apt and was in the area and dropped by. The girl that help me was not friendly at all, and didn't even introduce herself. She acted as though she was being put out by showing me an… Full Review ▶

12/30/08
Resident

The good: nice floor plans w/ the option of an attached garage. Good location because it sets on a golf course and there is a movie theater w/in walking distance. There are plenty of good returants w/in a square mile, along… Full Review ▶

11/30/08
Resident

My boyfriend and I just moved into the barrington floorplan. It is a one bedroom and is so cute and spacious. We had moved from a poorly ran property and are so impressed so far with the way we have been… Full Review ▶

09/05/08
Resident

I'm glad to see some good reviews on here! I have lived at the Horizons for almost three years now, and like it better than any other apartment I've ever had. My floorplan is WONDERFUL! You can't go anywhere else and… Full Review ▶

09/01/08
Prospective Resident

I don't actually live here, but really had my heart set on being able to move into this beautiful property after seeing it the for first time. I overlooked the rude staffing agent Renee' and her disposition and sly comments because… Full Review ▶

08/18/08
Resident

We just moved out of the Cordova (2 bedroom) that we lived in for 15 months & could not have been more pleased with our stay there. The apartment had such a nice interior...great curves, window seats, nice windows, big bedrooms… Full Review ▶

07/16/08
Resident

I lived in Michigan and our first apartment was a townhouse but it was kind of old and I had thought The Horizons apartments looked better, but ended-up liking the old townhouse in Michigan. When we first moved-in at the Horizons… Full Review ▶

07/16/08
Resident

NO PARKING, ROLLY POLLIES INVASION, DIRTY POOLS, OUTSIDERS SWIM IN THEM ANYWAY, KIDS ROAM FREE, WHEN ITS NOT GANGSTERS AROUND. GATES NEVER WORK, NEVER HAD ANYONE WITH ANY COUTH OR BRAINS IN THE OFFICE, MISTAKES, MISTAKES, MISTAKES ON YOUR ACCOUNT. RENT… Full Review ▶

06/18/08
Resident

I have always lived in a house my whole life. This is my first apartment and I waited forever to get just the right one. It feels like a home more then an apartment! Mait. has been wonderful, and everyone in… Full Review ▶

06/17/08
Resident

I lived there for just over a year and couldn't be happier! I found my apartment online and blindly ended up there. I was skeptical by doing that but found out that it ended up being a great place. I miss… Full Review ▶

04/25/08
Resident

First off, the model of the floor plan that I was shown was a totally different lay out as to what I was leased. I didn't have a linen closet for my bathroom towels or misc bathroom items and the kitchen… Full Review ▶

04/09/08
Resident

I have lived at the Horizons since 2004. I has gone down hill since then. Youa re always hearing about auto break in and apt. break ins. I feel like I live in the ghetto..... I cant sleep at night due… Full Review ▶

03/28/08
Resident

lived at these apts for 1 year and enjoyed it. No problems, staff was great. Full Review ▶

03/28/08
Resident

go somewhere else - spend a little more and be able to sleep at night Full Review ▶

01/03/08
Resident

I have lived all over DFW and would not recommend Horizons at Fossil Creek...It is very quite and seems safe, but even though there are two or three cops that patrol the area, they cant seem to crack the auto burglaries… Full Review ▶

12/19/07
Resident

I moved out of the Horizons a few months ago and can say very definitely - now that I am residing in a different complex - living at the Horizons is a love/hate relationship. First, the apartments are beautiful for the… Full Review ▶

08/30/07
Resident

Let me start out by saying that upon first impression, you might be able to get a "good deal" on leasing an apartment at this complex-- beware it might not be worth saving a few hundred or even less dollars. Also,… Full Review ▶

07/21/07
Resident

My husband & I lived at Horizons for 9 months. I don't remember having any maintenance requests after we moved in, so I can't speak for that aspect. I do know when we moved in there were a few things that… Full Review ▶

06/01/07
Resident

** Maintenance I am not sure if maintenance actually exists. Everytime I ask for maintenance it takes forever to get someone out to my apartment and the workmanship is poor. ** Noise The typical noise can be heard here, but there… Full Review ▶

01/12/07
Resident

I have lived here for about two years and I have never been happier. The girls and guy in the office are so sweet and really try to help whenever they can. My kid's really like it and they come over… Full Review ▶

12/05/06
Resident

DO NOT RENT HERE UNLESS YOU HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE! Management is the worst I have ever dealt with. Extremely unprofessional. Horrible communication. It's really too bad, because I like the apartment itself...but it's just not worth it. Full Review ▶

09/14/06
Resident

I moved in back in February and I haven't had any of the problems I had read in these reviews. Yeah the gates don't work sometimes but it's usually because some one that lives here has hit it. Yeah we have… Full Review ▶

08/13/06
Resident

I guess I could stand the yurine stained carpet or the cigerate smelling walls and airducks. Or maybe even the cocaraoches, but what I can NOT stand is an office staff that is completley incompetant. When calling for anything that needed… Full Review ▶

07/02/06
Resident

I have lived here for four wounderful years. I wouldn't be leaving except that my job has relocated me to Dallas. Everyone has been so nice and helpful. My apartment was very bright and open. I am really sad to be… Full Review ▶

06/21/06
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06/13/06
Resident

I just wanted to tell everyone that I love living here. I moved in here in April an I could never get my grandkids to come over to my old home but they love it here. They really enjoy swimming. I… Full Review ▶

05/23/06
Resident

I am moving into these apartments soon. This array of complaints is not good news, but not excessively bad either. Try living where I live now. Every two weeks, the management shuts off the water because there has been a pipe… Full Review ▶

05/21/06
Resident

We have lived here for three years. When we first moved here there was a different office staff, and they seemed to be pretty friendly and helpful. Since then, a new office staff has come along, and they are definitely not… Full Review ▶

05/03/06
Resident

I have experienced immense trouble while renting an apartment at the Horizons at Fossil Creek. My vehicle got broken into; although, it is not guaranteed that your vehicle will be safe in any place, the staff handled my situation in an… Full Review ▶

02/17/06
Resident

I recently moved to this area about 3-4 months ago. I had been looking at all of the apartments in the area. My huband and I were eating lunch when complete strangers recommended for us to check out the Horizons @… Full Review ▶

01/27/06
Resident


When I moved in, the apartment was filthy and had lots of flys and bugs. Not what I expects at such an expensive complex.

A major feature I liked when choosing this complex was the 24 hour fitness room and hot tub.… Full Review ▶

11/15/05
Resident

I believe I may have experienced the worst nightmare one could ever experience in apartment living here at The Hell-hole @ Fossil Creek. I have many issues but would like to mention the fact that "The Assistant Manager" has proven beyond… Full Review ▶

10/10/05
Resident

I have been relocated due to Hurricane Katrina. This office was rude and did not offer a military discount or special. I found a much nicer apartment nearby. Full Review ▶

09/07/05
Resident

I have lived at this complex twice. The first experience was great!! After 9/11 and I lost my job they let me out of my lease with a small $500.00 fee, which made me VERY happy. I decided to return only… Full Review ▶

08/28/05
Resident

this complex charges high rent and increases it everytime you renew! The assistant manager does not know what she's doing.. she has lost my rent check twice! Then tries to blame it on me.. but when I call the bank the… Full Review ▶

08/08/05
Resident

I understand that you can't please everyone all of the time, and it seems that not enough people who are happy here know about this site. I have been here for seven months, and I am extremely happy. I had a… Full Review ▶

08/07/05
Resident

The staff is friendly, helpful and always willing to go out of their way to help the residents. I have lived here 2 years and do not plan on going anywhere. Sure there not perfect but who is. I highly reccomend… Full Review ▶

08/07/05
Resident

I will not be renewing here. The staff is really personable when you are looking, but that seems to end once you sign the lease. There is also a serious bug problem at the complex. Full Review ▶

07/19/05
Resident

Rude staff, unorganzied, and non military friendly. Full Review ▶

07/06/05
Resident

First of all the staff are a bunch of idiots and rude ones that that, I also agree with the other person, they are very very nice when you are aquiring about an apartment but once you sign that lease...it over.… Full Review ▶

06/30/05
Resident

Management is very rude! I hate going into the office for anything. I only go when I have to. They increase the rent every time that you renew the lease. The reason we have stayed this long is because of our… Full Review ▶

06/10/05
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06/07/05
Resident

The only guarantee is that this will be the worst rental expereince you will ever have!
Management and office staff are very unprofessoinal and extremely rude! The matinance staff are useless. Full Review ▶

05/28/05
Resident

We need a manager, not a barbie Full Review ▶

05/01/05
Resident

Probably the least professional, most unreliable, utterly pathetic office staff I have ever encountered. The only thing they are good at is demanding your money in what I can only describe as a threatening manner. It's borderline harrassment! Plus, maintanence requests… Full Review ▶

04/24/05
Resident

I lived in these apts for 6 months. 4days after I moved in I got an eviction notice. This was due to lack of communication in the office. I switched apt and they did not move my deposit with me. The… Full Review ▶

01/16/05
Resident

HORRIBLE MANAGEMENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RUDE Full Review ▶

09/13/04
Resident

I moved out for good reason!!! They were not a luxury community!! During the first 2 months they shut off my gas and electric for no reason! During the 2 years I lived there they has at least 3 different sets… Full Review ▶

09/10/04
Resident

I lived in this apartment complex for six months, and really enjoyed my time there. My gas bill seemed a little high, and the rent was kind of expensive, but it was a great apartment. I never had any maintenance issues… Full Review ▶

09/07/04
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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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