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Colonnade At Willow Bend

1100 Meredith Lane, Plano, TX 75093
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08/25/14
Resident

I've lived here for 10 yrs and I love it here. Need to downsize, so am transferring to a smaller unit instead of moving to a new complex, and Angela made it so easy! I'm glad I decided to stay! Full Review ▶

01/21/14
Resident

Spoke with Liliana Extremely rude and unhelpful. Planning on staying here for few months while liking for a house, not looking forward after talking with staff. Full Review ▶

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11/26/13
Resident

I lived here for a year before I had to move because of work. At the end of my lease they had just switched management companies. I had never had an issue with the first company and the second one gave… Full Review ▶

09/18/13
Resident

I thought I was the only one who experienced what happened after I moved out. They billed me $150 for no reason. It is how they are making money. I am not one of those annoyed tenants who review and bash… Full Review ▶

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09/09/13
Prospective Resident

My girlfriend lived here for just over a year, after management offered her a month extension on her lease to keep her there a little longer. The place was nothing special but the only real problem before move out was the… Full Review ▶

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07/16/13
Resident

I recently moved out since I purchased a home, but would definitely recommend this apartment. The grounds were well kept and the office staff was highly responsive and professional. The apartment was quiet and maintenance requests were handled in a timely… Full Review ▶

07/07/13
Resident

I've lived here for 3 years and will be moving out shortly simply because the rent has gotten too high and I can't afford to live here anymore. That's really my only major gripe with the place is that rent jumped… Full Review ▶

07/02/13
Resident

Lived here for a few months. The staff is great, I have no issues with them. This places overpriced; the residents are a mix of older professionals and families with elementary school children. The kids roam unsupervised and are a complete… Full Review ▶

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06/16/13
Resident

I would just like to say that I absolutely love living here! I don't plan to move out until I buy a house! I'm single with 2 small children and I feel totally safe. I love the location and all of… Full Review ▶

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04/03/13
Resident

I'm new, been here a few months, and have absolutely no complaints. The most noise I hear are kids outside on weekends, but kids are kids. I love the layout of my apartment, and the price is great. The only thing… Full Review ▶

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11/08/12
Resident

Management has change 3 times in two years ... each with a new set of lies. They nickle and Dime you every chance the get. maintenance is very slow, rules chance depending on which way the wind is blowing. Stay Away… Full Review ▶

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09/30/12
Resident

You pay for location. Otherwise it's overpriced for what it is. A VERY good location at the corner of George Bush and the Tollway (Literally). In the Willow Bend area, so the neighbors, other than the "apartment" neighbors, are good. Easy… Full Review ▶

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08/19/12
Resident

I've lived here for about six months and my biggest issue is noise. There's a little old lady who lives above me and I can hear EVERY SINGLE FOOTSTEP. It's crazy! I shouldn't hear her simply walking around her apartment. Every… Full Review ▶

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08/06/12
Resident

I think I did not live in the same apartment complex with the owner of the reviews below. My family and I refused to live with enormous cockroaches ever. I decided to move out after seeing the biggest cockroach crawling on… Full Review ▶

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07/03/12
Resident

Since my move in on march 1st.. I have been very pleased with the maintenance, staff and my apartment. I have lived in several upscale apartments in the DFW area and I can honestly say that I have not been treated… Full Review ▶

06/26/12
Resident

I have only lived here one month but I have found the office staff and maintenance folks to be very pleasant and helpful. It seems like some of the negative comments come from individuals who would find fault with everyone everywhere,… Full Review ▶

06/16/12
Resident

I moved out recently. I lived there for almost 3 years. Lets start with this. If you live on the 1st floor be prepared for horrible misbehaved kids running around and their parents has no idea of where there at half… Full Review ▶

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06/10/12
Resident

Overpriced for beatup apartments.I really do not care if the management is awesome as indicated on one of the posted comments.I care about the cost of living in this apartment complex.I renewed my lease and had to accept over $150 increase.… Full Review ▶

05/18/12
Resident

I have lived at the Colonnade for 3 years and love it! I haven't had any problems with bugs or the staff. The office staff has always been super nice and the maintenance guys are always smiling even though they have… Full Review ▶

04/11/12
Resident

This place is a joke. I asked the management to spray the entire apartment complex but nothing was done. You can see any kind of cockroaches possible. The entire apartment complex is rife with cockroaches. I am sick and tired of… Full Review ▶

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03/30/12
Resident

I wonder who that person is with that positive review about this apartment complex. I bet the management added that review:) I moved out after my 19 year old daughter had been asked for a date by one of those people… Full Review ▶

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03/20/12
Resident

Horrible communication with management. Could not get lease terms straightened out, could not get move out date correct. No one knew what was going on with our lease or with what needed to be done. Entire complex needs to be sprayed.… Full Review ▶

03/14/12
Resident

I lived in three apartment complexes and Colonnade is the worst. I lived in the building 7. Thin walls, falling apart floor plans, leak from upstairs. I called the leasing office once to have them send the maintenance and the girl… Full Review ▶

01/16/12
Resident

I really don't have any complaints. I really appreciate the management staff, they are friendly, attentative, and professional. I'm all in favor of the the new parking and pet policies. I just can't say enough about the newly installed Dog Park.… Full Review ▶

01/02/12
Prospective Resident

I lived here for almost three years with a few maintenance problems and a lot of parking issues. Ever since we got the new property manager the apartments are going down the drain.... During the summer the pool is always dirty… Full Review ▶

12/30/11
Resident

Can wait to move out! Apartments are old and expensive. Full Review ▶

12/12/10
Resident

I had to live at this apartment complex after having signed a contract for a year. I never knew how bad it would be.I am so glad i am out . The staff is the friendliest ever but this only lasts… Full Review ▶

07/05/10
Resident

Let's start with the good: Their maintence staff is really nice and likeable. Cons: Exercize room looks great BUT, TV's have been broken 2 of the 3 months I've been here. 3 pieces of equipment are new, the rest date back… Full Review ▶

06/01/10
Resident

I lived at the Colonnade for at least 5 years. I loved the location and any problems (and there wasn't many) were handled promptly. I was there under 2 management companies and Lincoln was the 2nd group. They made some changes,… Full Review ▶

12/15/09
Resident

These apartments are great. The floor plans are good and they are very affordable for being apartments in the Willow Bend area. The prior management comapny was great. However around Mar-Apr 09, Lincoln Properties took over. The office staff is not… Full Review ▶

11/08/09
Resident

vehicle break-ins are the #1 problem at this complex. My personal vehicle has been broken into TWICE. My neighbor had a BMW and they broke in through the passenger window. (They immediately moved.)I've made repeated visits to the new leasing company… Full Review ▶

06/30/09
Resident

4/30/2010 We moved in a year ago. The staff does their job, they manage. They don't work as fee collectors and aren't "the bad guys" as I've had in the past. They are friendly and just great. I really hope they… Full Review ▶

05/29/09
Resident

My husband and I just moved here after selling our house and it is so awesome! Besides the fact that we don't have to fight over lawn work anymore, we don't have to pay for maintenance either. Apartment life is the… Full Review ▶

10/16/08
Resident

There is a wide range of ages and nationalities, some retired, some families, some single or newlywed - but almost all friendly. More like an old-fashioned, melting pot neighborhood. There are activities planned. Facilities are kept nice. It is bordered by… Full Review ▶

08/19/08
Resident

The most horrible place I have EVER lived! The office management is ignorant and incompetent. You will regret moving in here! I do! The location is great, but it is not worth the trouble you will go through. I have had… Full Review ▶

03/13/08
Resident

We have lived here for several months and are so unhappy we are considering breaking our lease just to get away from these jerks. Like other reviews on this site I can testify parking is awful, the staff is unresponsive and… Full Review ▶

02/19/08
Resident

Current residents. Moved in this year seeking a peaceful, friendly apartment community. The Good: 1. 24 hr quiet ordinance and older long-term resident demographic. 2. The only apt community this side of the Tollway (and in a business district). 3. Ideal… Full Review ▶

01/04/08
Resident

I wanted a nice apartment in a good locatin to begain to raise a family in. Paid the over-priced rent. I expected I would be paying for supperior maintence and professional service but found out this complex was far from it.… Full Review ▶

12/12/07
Resident

I lived at The Colonnade for a year and a half and loved it! I started out in a 1 bedroom, and then moved in with a friend into the 2 bedroom with the breakfast nook. Great price for the size!… Full Review ▶

11/20/07
Resident

Have been here a few years and have loved every minute of it how quite and great all us long term residents lived at The Colonnade from July 2005 - October 2007 and I absolutely loved it there. The only reason… Full Review ▶

08/05/07
Prospective Resident

The Leasing agent was VERY loud and unprofessional, I'm surprised shes been there 3 years... Full Review ▶

04/15/07
Resident

You will encounter all kinds of problems,water,management,old appliances,no maintenance.run away as far as possible from these apartments. Full Review ▶

03/08/07
Resident

I would reccommend cwb, its a nice property. Full Review ▶

02/11/07
Resident

would not recommend this to anyone. Full Review ▶

02/01/07
Resident

This place is really nice...you should visit and see for yourself. The apartments are new and clean and the management is great. Everyone should know that almost ALL the NEGATIVE reviews on Apartmentratings.com are written by RIVAL PROPERTIES. They try to… Full Review ▶

01/10/07
Resident

worst management ever Full Review ▶

12/05/06
Resident

I'm writing this review, because I know I read all the reviews for the apartments I was looking at before making a decision.

I heard the parking was bad here past a certain hour, but it really hasn't been bad at all.… Full Review ▶

11/06/06
Resident

I have been gone from this property for almost 5 years, I loved the property when i was there. I only moved because I bought a home. maybe I am just in awe of the apartment itself but my service request… Full Review ▶

10/12/06
Resident

I have lived here several months and like it. The grounds are well maintained. I have had no maintanence problems but when we were moving in, the punch list of things that needed to be done were completed within a day… Full Review ▶

10/04/06
Resident

The manager at this apartment is rude and is hardly ever in the office. The grounds are kinda nice, minus the mosquito infested creek and the ants around the hot tub. However, I have never been talked to like that by… Full Review ▶

09/02/06
Resident

I HAVE LIVED HERE FOR A YEAR AND A HALF AND IN ALL MY YEARS OF APARTMENT LIVING I HAVE NEVER EXPERIENCED SUCH RUDE ,AND INSULTING MANAGEMENT OF AN APARTMENT COMMUNITY.THEY CUT OFF MY POWER AND THEN CLAIMED I HAD NOT… Full Review ▶

07/18/06
Resident

I've been in this apartment over a year and I must say that it's been pleasant. The price is awesome, the apartments are neat and kept up pretty well (they just finished painting). The landscape is nice when the City of… Full Review ▶

05/17/06
Resident

Love It Full Review ▶

04/26/06
Resident

First I started by moving in my apartment and found that it was filthy all over, not only I had to make sure that the apt I was moving out from was clean, but I also had to clean the apt… Full Review ▶

02/06/06
Resident

The grounds are well kept, and the apartments are nice. The only real complaint i have are a minor ant problem, and if you come home after 8pm there is not a single place to park! If you don't have covered… Full Review ▶

10/17/05
Resident

I moved in start of September and everything has been as promised and then some. The staff is wonderful! Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

I've never been treated so rudely by anyone as I was by the staff at the Collonade. I hope that they go under, or at least that someone else can come in and take over. Full Review ▶

09/30/05
Resident

If you would like to face the most unprofessional, disorganized, UNFRIENDLY and RUDE people in the office, if you like to be treated BADLY - the Colonnade/CWB is the place. Full Review ▶

07/31/05
Resident

I've been there since Feb. 2003, and I have to say I love my apartment - third-floor creek view, and you can't beat the price. Having said that, every time I've had a maintenance issue it's been such a struggle to… Full Review ▶

07/22/05
Resident

Ya know, I have lived at The Colonnade for several years and the last two were horrible. The new staff has there act together. I will admit I have been frustrated at first because of the change, but I am very… Full Review ▶

07/21/05
Resident

The apartment and the location are great...the staff are awful...I have had one problem after the next with the complex and everytime I have to call the office I leave frustrated and mad. They do not try to work with the… Full Review ▶

07/03/05
Resident

I have lived in this complex for 13 months, first in a one bedroom, now in a two bedroom. Each of the floor plans were executed well, had to do some cleaning when first moved in to each apartment, mainly in… Full Review ▶

06/29/05
Resident

I have lived in this apartment complex since February of 2002. I chose it because it was the lowest rent and had the best discounts of all the apartments in the area. I also fell in love with my floor plan… Full Review ▶

06/24/05
Resident

work is done same day, and then they call you back to make sure you are happy. I also love the new CARES team, the resident parties and events are a lot of fun! Full Review ▶

06/16/05
Resident

From the moment we moved here we have been with tons of problems. We moved in December and there were ants.... there are still ants, centipedes, carpenter ants, shall I continue? Pest control has come 5 times in 7 months. Then,… Full Review ▶

06/02/05
Resident

FIRST FLOOR ON THE CREECK SIDE IS A NO GO AREA....THE CREECK IS NOT TREATED SO ALL WEIRED CREATURES YOU CAN IMAGINE WILL SLOWLY GET TO YOU ,,,, YOU HEARD Full Review ▶

05/29/05
Resident

We have been here for several months and this is the best place of all we have lived - 4 Communities. The management is great and try hard to make life great for the residence. The events that they have started… Full Review ▶

05/24/05
Resident

I would not recommend a living soul to move in here especially the creekside ...oh mi gosh this is the worst rental experience I have ever had ....roaches , sankes yes I said snakes lizards just name it all these will… Full Review ▶

05/09/05
Resident

ALMOST EVERYONE WHO LIVES THERE IS A BUNCH OF CHEAP A** PEOPLE WHO ARE LOOKING FOR A LUXURY COMMUNITY FOR NOTHING. pLANO IS NOT THE SAFEST PLACE OUT THERE. NO WHERE IS. PLANO IS KNOWN FOR ITS DRUGS. GET A CLUE.… Full Review ▶

04/13/05
Resident

I had a problem with my hot water and they got it fixed asap. Really nice crew. Two thumbs up. Full Review ▶

03/29/05
Resident

Customer service is terrible and there's always somebody new working in the office who seems to have absolutely no clue whats going on, so nothing gets done. If you have something that needs to be repaired there's no point in calling… Full Review ▶

02/09/05
Resident

Whomever typed the thing about great customer service obviously is someone in the office!! It's kinda funny b/c the only person that is still there from Nov is the manager....hmmmm.... It's too bad because the apts here are decent although a… Full Review ▶

11/12/04
Resident

Over the last year the new team has done an outstanding job in making the colonnade the property it should be. GREAT service, usually same day. Full Review ▶

10/02/04
Resident

Nice place to live. Apartment itself was great floorplan, staff was always helpful to me when I needed something, well kept up with. Full Review ▶

09/08/04
Resident

I just moved from the CWB and it sucked. In the beginning it was nice, then they started to let any and everyone who had a dollar in their pocket move in. The new management is what really made this place… Full Review ▶

08/11/04
Resident

The apartments are beautiful and very affordable for the Plano area. The location is very quiet and seclusive. Maintenance is o.k. I've had better though. The landscaping is well maintained and the amenities are great. The management team is very friendly-for… Full Review ▶

04/21/04
Resident

This place is horrible. Things get stolen, cops are always there taking crime reports, gates are broken, property management doesn't have a license to do business in Texas, leasing agents are worse and only like to argue. Trust me on this,… Full Review ▶

04/05/04
Resident

I´ve experienced some good things, and some not so good things regarding the complex.

I´ll start with the good.
Maintenance is typically fast. When I first moved in, the A/C unit in the ceiling was leaking and dripping water in… Full Review ▶

01/31/04
Resident

There are 3 bad reviews and one good review....the good review pretty much bashes the guy who wrote the bad review....

the good review looks like its written by one of the management guys....lol....

yes there are 2 sides… Full Review ▶

01/27/04
Resident

Since Greystar left this property a mess, Pinnacle took over and has improved ever since. The office had temporary help to cover the busy times, until they could hire a good staff. I still live here now the grounds stay clean,… Full Review ▶

12/31/03
Resident

Been living here for the last 12 months...very very very very (add another million verys) bad maintenance.
1. they advertise a gated community. the gate has been broken for the last 8 months.
2. it takes them atleast 5 days to… Full Review ▶

12/27/02
Resident

Living at The Collonade was the most horrible experience I have ever had living in an aparment! We had nothing but problems getting maintenance to complete a work order, we had very rude neighbors, and the office staff seemed very put… Full Review ▶

07/25/02
Resident

From the day I moved in I have had problems. I have been there 2 months and there has been 3 different managers. The apartment is beautiful but the staff is horrible. The carpet wasn´t clean, maintenance got paint on my… Full Review ▶

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Property Description

Colonnade at Willow Bend is the address for luxury apartments in Plano, Texas. We have spacious rooms that provide the comforts of home with unique amenities are not only functional, but efficient. A home can be more than just a place to live. We offer more at our Platinum Corridor apartments. Our luxurious homes are waiting just for you. Our super sized bedrooms provide ample space to incorporate your personal touch. Our luxury Plano apartment floor plans allow you to create your own person environment. We welcome you to a one-of-a kind stay. We place elegance and hospitality at the top of our amenities list. Colonnade at Willow Bend apartments are located just a few miles from The University Of Texas at Dallas. We will help you feel at home and find the right Plano, TX apartment. We want your search of west Plano apartments to be informative so we have compiled lots of information in our website to assist you. If you are searching for apartments in the Platinum Corridor, then come to Colonnade at Willow Bend and enjoy the best apartments in Plano, TX. Visit Website

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry On-Site

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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