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Lincoln at Fair Oaks

12167 Lincoln Lake Way, Fairfax, VA 22030
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92
Reviews
41%
% Recommended
68%
City Average
06/04/14
Resident

Lincoln is a quiet, out-of-the-way complex with great features such as a 24-hour fitness center, carwash area with a vacuum and new valet trash service which is nice since I don't live near the compactor (little pricey though). I love that… Full Review ▶

06/02/14
Resident

If you do happen to lease an apartment at this place for whatever reason DO NOT GO TO ------------. I never thought that a person in the leasing office would be my reason for finding another place to leave. She may… Full Review ▶

04/09/14
Prospective Resident

I would not ever try to rent there. The application process was full of glitches and the staff were not very helpful. They try to unload apartments that they can't get rented out by offering them with very cheap rent and… Full Review ▶

04/07/14
Resident

Do NOT live here. The leasing staff simply does not care about your issues once you sign up. ----- was friendly, but certain individuals (e.g. ------------, aka the --------------- who lives---------------------------------) have absolutely ZERO customer service skills. ----- is the epitome… Full Review ▶

12/20/13
Resident

Lived in 3 different apartments in the same community over the period of 4 years, and we would have stayed even longer but we recently purchased a townhouse. I would highly recommend Lincoln at Fair Oaks! It is reasonably priced for… Full Review ▶

10/07/13
Resident

It stinks! Literally! And a lack of ethics I was there for a few months, tried desperately to eliminate extreme "apartment" smell with no success. I didn't realize how bad it was until I moved to a clean home and unpacked… Full Review ▶

06/25/13
Resident

Great location and at first, I really liked the staff. But after living there, I began to think the staff and Lincoln Properties were crooks. The staff must make bonuses for certain things because they don't look out for their customers.… Full Review ▶

06/08/13
Resident

This was the first apartment complex I had ever lived in, so I was very careful when evaluating where I wanted to live (there are so many apartment complexes in Fairfax to chose from!). I'm very glad that Lincoln at Fair… Full Review ▶

05/29/13
Resident

I moved in about a month ago and with it being my first time renting an apartment, I don't have much to complain about. I remember when I was apartment hunting, the reviews I read on here played a significant role… Full Review ▶

05/12/13
Prospective Resident

Did not even move in. Background ------------- We moved out of our current apartment and moved everything in a uhaul to the Lincoln apartments and when we get there we are prompted by the leasing agent, , to sign… Full Review ▶

09/07/12
Resident

Great place, great location, great management, great maintenance reponse. A little bit of noise from overhead air traffic and the local fire station, but you get used to it. Never had a problem parking. Full Review ▶

08/14/12
Resident

I'll start with a general overview of the community, and then expand on the issues I've personally experienced with my unit. I'll try to keep opinions to a minimum. Issues are to be expected in most communities to a point, but… Full Review ▶

03/19/12
Resident

Neighbors dogs barking all the time.... Full Review ▶

03/07/12
Resident

This place is just fine, and more importantly, the management is JUST FINE. I see a lot of reviews with complaints about rude management and I can only conclude that the people writing them were equally rude and disrespectful to the… Full Review ▶

03/24/11
Resident

The apartments are nice at Lincoln and there are a lot of good stores around. Any problems that we reported were addressed promptly. Visitor parking is extremely limited. If your guests are not lucky enough to get one of the visitor… Full Review ▶

03/02/11
Resident

My boyfriend and I have lived here for almost 2 years. We really like the apartment itself and the area is great. We have had very minimal issues overall while living here and they were solved quickly. Also the leasing office… Full Review ▶

12/01/10
Resident

I loved my stay at Lincoln. Never had a problem. Loved the leasing agents and the maintanence staff. The couple problems I did have were fixed right away. Loved the properties landscaping. If they had condos I would still be there!… Full Review ▶

08/29/10
Resident

Although incurring a huge rent increase after a year, I renewed simply because it was cheaper to stay and pay the $840 over a year increase than pay movers, new deposits, etc. I'm sure they know that people are like that,… Full Review ▶

07/26/10
Resident

If it weren't for the fire engines driving by loudly sometimes several times a day, and the (asking permission) to have visitors, and the incredible $200 rent increase after a year, I WOULD ACTUALLY GO BACK! I really liked the leasing… Full Review ▶

07/22/10
Resident

I have stayed here for the last 8-9 months. This place is decent place to stay temporarily. The management is nice except for one lady who one day randomly comes to my apt and starts to fuss about clearing the breaze… Full Review ▶

07/16/10
Resident

Someone should teach them what customer service means! Full Review ▶

04/17/10
Resident

The staff is friendly, the apartments are nice, it's definitely the best place in Fairfax to live. My roommate and I spend about 8 months looking at places to live and this is the best value for the money. If there's… Full Review ▶

03/13/10
Prospective Resident

I was lied to by a member of the staff regarding the application and deposit process. I was told that I had 48 hours to cancel my application and my $400.00 deposit check would not be cashed. I turned all of… Full Review ▶

03/12/10
Resident

My biggest complaint is the parking situation - after 8 pm it's hard to find a spot near my building, and it's annoying that you can only have one overnight guest per night. Otherwise, it's a great complex. Large apartments and… Full Review ▶

03/12/10
Resident

I must say, reading through the other reviews has been rather shocking. I've had a much different experience in the six months or so I've lived here. In the time I moved in to now, Lincoln at Fair Oaks has dropped… Full Review ▶

12/28/09
Resident

I have been leaving here for 2 yrs and will not renew lease. Staff and maintenance staff are real rude. They do not appreciate there tenants. Full Review ▶

11/05/09
Resident

As far as I'm concerned, the property management/staff here are not the most helpful people on earth. To be more exact, they are very ignorant and quite disrespectful. Who do I need to go speak with to talk about this because… Full Review ▶

11/05/09
Resident

I've lived here for a year now and the staff is soooo rude especially ------- the maintance manager who makes faces and ------- about doing his job, I hessitate to call him because I don't feel like deaing with his attitude!… Full Review ▶

10/28/09
Resident

I think the complex is getting a bad rap on here. I have been living here for almost 6 months now and my only real complaint is my neighbors above me because their children are loud sometimes. The staff has been… Full Review ▶

07/24/09
Resident

I have been living here for a couple of months, and I have yet to recieved good customer service. You pay a administrative fee (300- 350)for the service from the office staff. I placed my complaints with the manager concerning the… Full Review ▶

07/14/09
Resident

I lived in this apartment for 2 Years. The management people are the very rude and totally senseless. Not enough parking space and very poor maintenance. There are lots ants and roaches in the apartment. They have a very poorly maintained… Full Review ▶

07/02/09
Resident

I agree with the author re: rude office staff but would also like to add a few more negatives to the complex. Read the lengthy and ridiculous lease very closely! It basically states that even if you die you have to… Full Review ▶

07/01/09
Resident

I lived at the Lincoln for 2 years. I did feel that much of the office staff was rude and unpersonable, including one of the managers. I once went in the hot tub for 10 minutes in a new bathing suit… Full Review ▶

06/04/09
Resident

I've lived here for almost 2 years. My biggest complaint is the lack of parking for visitors and the early curfew. If your visitor doesn t leave by 9:00 PM they will be towed. Plus the cost is incredible. Also, the… Full Review ▶

02/10/09
Resident

I have lived in apartments for most of my adult life because I have moved around a lot and I can honestly say this is far and away my best experience ever. The entire staff (leasing office and maintenance team) are… Full Review ▶

12/30/08
Resident

I've lived here for about 2 years now. Never had a problem, reasonable rent for the area, no huge hikes in the renewal either. Havent needed to call maintenance for anything other than replacing a light bulb in my kitchen (which… Full Review ▶

12/09/08
Resident

I've lived here for over 2 years and compared to other places in this area, this is a fabulous place to live. Leasing office staff is pretty nice--the ones who weren't so friendly are now gone---Takeisha is really friendly and helpful;… Full Review ▶

12/01/08
Prospective Resident

I visited the Lincoln at Fair Oaks over two years ago and liked the look of it so I placed a $150 deposit, $100 of which was refundable, just to be on a waiting list. Months went by and they supposedly… Full Review ▶

11/02/08
Resident

Barring the usual and occasional annoying neighbor(s), which comes with ANY rental community, this community is still fantastic. Well kept grounds and buildings. Good workout facitilies. Fabulous staff who respond to maintenance issues, complaints and suggestions. I've had a wonderful experience… Full Review ▶

10/09/08
Resident

My roommate and I have lived here now for 6 months. All of our maintenance requests (nothing major) have been addressed within 24 hours as promised, though most are handled same day. Parking can be a bit of a hassle -… Full Review ▶

09/18/08
Resident

We moved in only in July -- but we have to say that we really don't have any complaints about our experience living here at Lincoln Fair Oaks. When we came to look at what was available the location of the… Full Review ▶

02/14/08
Resident

Let me start by stating the obvious. People are many times more likely to report bad experiences than good. That said, all of the bad experiences that folks have reported about Lincoln could be matched by many times more good experiences.… Full Review ▶

02/11/08
Resident

The office staff are very friendly and helpful.. that is until you move in. This has been the worst living situation I have ever been in by far. Within the first 6 months of my lease my apartment flooded, both the… Full Review ▶

01/20/08
Resident

Everything looks and sounds soooo wonderful when you first move in. Had a horrible stay. The stench of pet urine hits you everytime you open a window or walk out the door. Could hear everytime my neighbor did his business in… Full Review ▶

01/11/08
Resident

My fiance and I are renting a 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath (a large full bath in the bedroom and a half bath in the hallway) with a sunroom and fireplace at the Lincoln at Fair Oaks. The square footage is around… Full Review ▶

01/02/08
Resident

The management here isn't too helpful, once you move in. There are some that are quite helpful in the front office, but the top management doesn't even pretend to try to be nice. They're there to collect your money and enforce… Full Review ▶

08/13/07
Resident

I'm really puzzled at the complaints about the management staff. In fact, they are a HUGE part of why I would recommend living here. I have found the entire staff here to be professional, friendly, helpful and extremely accessible. I needed… Full Review ▶

08/11/07
Resident

There are lots of good things about the Lincoln at Fair oaks: Nice pool and grill area. They also have happy hours. The bad: I wish residents with pets take responsibility and clean up. I will continue to make this my… Full Review ▶

06/05/07
Resident

When I first moved into Lincoln everyone was nice and very helpful. After you have been there for awhile everything changes. I would NOT recommend this place to anyone. It's expensive, the management is full of a bunch of dumb b*****s… Full Review ▶

05/01/07
Resident

Let me first start by discrediting this post

"Lived here for 3 years. Has gone down hill with office staff, rude and unfriendly. Now is highly low rent income adjusted. Recently moved to the two bedroom and can hear my neighbors conversations… Full Review ▶

03/30/07
Resident

WOW...I have lived here for 2 years and this is my favorite apartment that I have ever lived in.I always see the maintetance people cleaning the grounds--some people do just throw their trash anywhere. I really do not use the gym,… Full Review ▶

03/29/07
Resident

Lived here for 3 years. Has gone down hill with office staff, rude and unfriendly. Now is highly low rent income adjusted. Recently moved to the two bedroom and can hear my neighbors conversations word for word. Gates always broken, TV's… Full Review ▶

10/31/06
Resident

I been living here about 4 months. The office staff is super...very courteous and responsive to the needs of their tenants and work to encourage a community atmosphere. Fun activities such as ice cream socials, cookouts and even some happy hours.… Full Review ▶

10/05/06
Resident

I had lived there for 2 years. My apartment was fine,but the staff needs to get off their high horse and treat tenants with dignity and respect. Maintenance guy don't smile, rarely says anything. And don't even think about having guests… Full Review ▶

09/05/06
Resident

I recently moved in and on day 1 (which was a Saturday), I had an issue with one of the toilets. I called the Leasing Office and 20 minutes later I had a knock on the door.. Problem solved. I have… Full Review ▶

08/30/06
Resident

They have apartments that you'd find any where else. The people in the rental office are incompetent. The maintenance people are slow to respond when there is something that needs to be fixed in the apartment. And when they do come,… Full Review ▶

08/05/06
Resident

When I was looking for apartments, I found reviews on this site to be helpful, so I'd like to share my opinion. I have only good things to say about the Lincoln. I have been living there for 7 months and… Full Review ▶

08/04/06
Resident

The leasing office is stuck up. They'll hold packages for you but won't deliver them to your door. And oh boy, never be late on your rent! It's takes a while to get a work order done; maintenance guy is scary… Full Review ▶

07/31/06
Resident

I've lived at the Lincoln at Fair Oaks for 10 months now, and I have had nothing but positive experiences here. I'm not sure why there are so many negative comments about the office staff, they have bent over backwards for… Full Review ▶

07/29/06
Resident

This is a great place for the money. Especially if you get the 2BR & 2BA and have a roommate since bedrooms are on opposite sides of apartment. Very spacious with great amenities ( even allows large dogs). Parking can be… Full Review ▶

05/26/06
Resident

I've lived here for 18 months and like it here. We have no problems; the neighborhood is pretty quiet and the apartments are of much nicer quality than other places I've been. Not sure why other reviews have been bad. The… Full Review ▶

02/16/06
Resident

I have been very happy with this complex, the staff is very friendly and they remember your name from the moment you move in. It really is like a small town community which is amazing given the busy area we live… Full Review ▶

12/02/05
Resident

First off - its an apartment. You have neighbors. Neighbors walk around and have pets and children - that's not unique to the community.

The community itself is nice - clean, quiet and convenient. The staff always recognizes me even though I… Full Review ▶

11/07/05
Resident

I moved here back in August and have enjoyed the experience so far. Upon first moving in, all the leasing consultants were helpful and the process was very quick. Maintenance has been very responsive with request (usually within 24 hours). The… Full Review ▶

11/01/05
Resident

I moved into this place in September, and I am loving it so far. The place is well kept and the building I live in is very quiet. I feel very secure there as a single woman, which was one of… Full Review ▶

10/28/04
Resident

After you move in, staff become cold. Always look down on tenant when they speak. Even the manager does that too. This is their culture. After the maintenance guy checked my apartment, my ring disappeared...

When we moved out, we were charged… Full Review ▶

09/12/04
Resident

I just want all the complainers in this community to know that you guys are the ones that make the community. I met so many great people that lived in my neighborhood but I also met a few not so great… Full Review ▶

08/21/04
Resident

Our apt. was awsome - hardly anything ever went wrong and parking was never a problem. The office staff handled our few concerns in a professional and efficient manner and went above and beyond our expectations during our stay at the… Full Review ▶

08/20/04
Resident

Very unfriendly office staff and managment.

Apartment construction is horrible, you can hear your upstairs neighbor do everything i.e. urinate. Full Review ▶

05/04/04
Resident

I've seen so many comments about apartments I've lived in, it seems that anytime you put a large number of people in a small area, a few are not going to like things no matter what. I've lived here about 8… Full Review ▶

04/07/04
Resident

My boyfriend and I have lived here for almost a full year. We have been pleasantly suprised. I have lived in apartments my entire life and let me tell you, they get A LOT worse. There are a few issues that… Full Review ▶

03/02/04
Resident

It´s so easy to complain, but many do not take the time to compliment. I wanted to let all you apartment searchers know that I found a great place to live here. I moved in one year ago, and I happily… Full Review ▶

02/01/04
Resident

Can hear and smell your neighbors.

Inadequate parking. Some buildings worse than others.

Staff is rude except for the backoffice ladies.

Maintenance is good/responsive. Full Review ▶

01/15/04
Resident

I´ve lived here for 8 months and I´m moving as soon as my lease is up.

The noise is a serious problem. Unless you are a person who does not need or enjoy sleep, this is not the place for… Full Review ▶

11/11/03
Resident

The apartment was beautiful, but not worth the hassles. There is no security since the gates stood wide open 9 of the 12 months I lived here. I had a peeping tom one night and the management did absolutely nothing to… Full Review ▶

10/22/03
Resident

I?ve been living at Lincoln for 3 days and I got one major problem: Its cable service.

The apartment?s got a contract with a Company called Mediaworks (http://www.aptmediaworks.com) and it is the biggest crap I had to deal with in… Full Review ▶

07/30/03
Resident

If you like living in an overpriced suburban community then this is the place for you. on the surface, everything seems great, good amount of space in the apartments, nice amenities like a fireplace, washer and dryer in its own room,… Full Review ▶

06/20/03
Resident

I have: a 2 bedroom, 2 bath with a gas fireplace, crown moulding, a built-in computer desk, sun room, full size washer and dryer in a seperate area within the apt., and a double entry! Try to find something as spacious… Full Review ▶

05/23/03
Resident

I like living here, it´s close to some basic stuff like stores and restaurants. I´m 25 though and most people in the community are older with families, so it´s not all that fun for me.

The apartment is laid out… Full Review ▶

03/03/03
Resident

I chose the Lincoln for the location (my vet, the mall, great walking near FC Govt. Center, connector bus) and the layout of the apartment. I love my bay window and the fall leaves outside it were spectacular in Oct.-Nov. I… Full Review ▶

02/20/03
Resident

I have lived at the Lincoln at Fair Oaks for two years now and I have had nothing but a wonderful experience. I honestly think the worst thing about the place is the RUDE TENANTS. If you have read the other… Full Review ▶

02/11/03
Resident

The reviews I´ve read seem a bit too extreme.

This place is a pretty typical construction from that time (that is it´s very subpar). I´ve had to use weather seal on a lot of places to stop fairly significant drafts.… Full Review ▶

02/11/03
Resident

The staff was very helpful during my move in process, which was a blessing since I moved from out of state. Now that I am a resident, they still give me the same attention (Greeting me when I come in to… Full Review ▶

01/31/03
Resident

I believe that everyone has the right to voice their opinion but lets be honest. Most of these comments are untrue, I know because I live here.

I have lived in this community for almost 2 years and despite a… Full Review ▶

01/05/03
Resident

Maintenance frequently entered the apartment without notice. I have reasons to believe that a mantenance person stole a watch from inside a dresser but do not have proof. Parking was terrible. It advertises itself as a "gated community" but the gates… Full Review ▶

01/02/03
Resident

Once we signed the lease, forget about it. The staff (the 1 person that is usually in the office) has absolutely no customer service skills and are usually not available or don´t care if you have a problem. All they care… Full Review ▶

12/05/02
Resident

The most poorly managed apartment complex I have ever lived in. Frequent changes of office staff and/or staff with poor English speaking abilities. Unwillingness or inability to enforce their own regulations, such as parking. Took them months to get their parking… Full Review ▶

11/16/02
Resident

This place is the absolute worst I have ever had the displeasure to live in. Between the noise right next to Route 66 Noise is a serious problem.Lousy management and overall darkness and filth...Parking is a total nightmare cars are left… Full Review ▶

08/20/02
Resident

I currently am stuck in a 12 month lease with the Lincoln at Fair Oaks. My husband and I cannot wait to move. First off when we moved here from out of state we had very little time to select an… Full Review ▶

08/17/02
Resident

When I moved to Virginia from Florida, I had no idea the prices of apartments in the midatlantic/D.C area. I found the lincoln at fairoaks on an apt.website. The floorplans looked fabulous, but you can never tell until you have seen… Full Review ▶

08/16/02
Resident

My husband and I have been living at The Lincoln at Fair Oaks for almost a 1 year now and are very happy with our choice. Our apartment is spacious and I personally love the 9 foot ceilings, it really opens… Full Review ▶

08/14/02
Resident

The facility itself is fabulous. The apartment was beautiful. That is where it ended. It was ridiculously expensive. One of the reasons they gave was that it was a gated community... The gate was only shut about 10 % of the… Full Review ▶

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Units

BedsBathsEstimated Rent
Studio1 $ 1642
Studio2 $ 2817
11 $ 1525
11.5 $ 1494
12 $ 2453
21 $ 1659
22 $ 1734
32 $ 2305

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Small Dogs Allowed

  • Large Dogs Allowed

  • Pet Deposit Required

  • Pet Rent Required

  • Some Breeds Restricted

  • Laundry in Units

  • Laundry Connections in Unit

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