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Dominion Yorkshire Downs Apartments

101 Little Bay Avenue, Yorktown, VA 23693
13%
72
Reviews
13%
Apartment Rating
73%
City Average
11/01/13
Resident

Where I came from rent was controlled by the state and so was the availability of living quarters. The ceilings there were 1.9 meters, heat in the winter was always questionable, water froze in the pipes and burst, and no air… Full Review ▶

10/17/13
Resident

STAY AWAY at all costs. The front office is a pain to deal with. They charge you for things you would expect to be free. I kill a dozen spiders per week and several cockroaches as well. Parking is a nightmare… Full Review ▶

01/05/13
Resident

This place sucks! The con you into moving in and acting all nice to your face but they are really nothing more than adult drama queens that run the office. The one in the back acts like a total snob and… Full Review ▶

07/28/12
Prospective Resident

This place DISCRIMINATES against minority apartment seekers!!!!After speaking to someone from the office inquiring about a 2bdr apartment over the phone, we were told that there were indeed apartments available during the time period we were looking to move and were… Full Review ▶

04/17/12
Resident

I'll fashion some junk I find off of 64 into a living quarters in the woods before I live in this ****hole again. Renting staff appears nice... total nightmares. They don't care about tenants and they have no oversight from corporate.… Full Review ▶

04/11/12
Resident

Awesome staff...been here over 2 years. Have no plans to leave . The office has alway helped Asap to anything I have needed. It is nice to deal with such a friendly and efficient staff. The ladies in the office are… Full Review ▶

04/01/12
Resident

Staff is nice until your in and renting. One of the girls is very nice the other is very rude. They always have a come back for any question asked in any situation and it is normally not the truth. They… Full Review ▶

08/02/11
Resident

We moved in the summer of 09. Was pretty excited to start anew after living in Yorktown a few miles away. Then the troubles began. The staff was ok to start until you started complaining about anything. Then you became a… Full Review ▶

07/16/11
Resident

I've lived here since February 2010 and have not had any issues out of the ordinary. Of course, there are the occasional bugs that get in (silverfish have been more common in my apt than anything else), but I have not… Full Review ▶

07/16/11
Resident

I lived here 2003-2004; there were huge roaches that looked like waterbugs and they even fly, water worms, some wiggling lookn insects came up in drains of tub and sink. I was told because of all the rain and the recent… Full Review ▶

06/28/11
Resident

I'm in the military and my wife and i moved here july 2010. We had issues with other housing so we had to find something very quickly, this place was running specials where we had to pay no fees at all.… Full Review ▶

06/14/11
Resident

My husband and I moved there in October 2008. They waived the deposit, application fee, pet fee, everything, so i was super excited! After we moved in we realized they did cosmetic work to make things look nice when in reality… Full Review ▶

03/30/11
Resident

I moved into this place thinking it would be wonderful, but i was really wrong about that. While I was in the process of moving in when we did the walk around of the apartment i told the staff that the… Full Review ▶

01/17/11
Resident

We moved into VA spur of the moment because of my wife's job and tried to balance the cost of living with the safety of the area and Yorkshire Downs was running a "special" (yeah, right... a special that never goes… Full Review ▶

12/29/10
Resident

This place rubbed me the wrong way. I recently moved and they sent my final bill to me in the mail. The letter attached to the bill stated that i had 15 days to pay the final amount or it will… Full Review ▶

12/24/10
Resident

We lived here 6 months until our house was ready to move in. I know it is an older property with a "personality" but we enjoyed it. The office staff and maintenance people bent over backwards to resolve small issues we… Full Review ▶

12/21/10
Resident

PLEASE HEED ALL WARNINGS IN THE REVIEWS FOR THIS APARTMENT COMPLEX, this place will kill you with move-out fees. The office staff is very friendly but they are really poor with following up with things. After moving out I did not… Full Review ▶

10/22/10
Resident

The property manager is very rude and unprofessional...I just can't believe the way she is allowed to speak to the residents. The apartments are not worth the rent. They get you in on a special and the next year your rent… Full Review ▶

04/10/10
Resident

I've lived here at DYD for close to 2 years now and can't believe some of the things that are being said. The office staff has always been friendly and the maintenance guys have always been very quick to respond. As… Full Review ▶

01/04/10
Resident

Some of you will probably read this and think, "just another complainer". Well if you don't want to beleive the other postings here then you deserve what you get. Our lease is set to expire in a couple of weeks and… Full Review ▶

09/11/09
Resident

I just moved in this summer and so far i like it here. There are big gross bugs outside but i have never seen one in my house. They are outside on my back deck though I assume they come from… Full Review ▶

08/21/09
Resident

I'm in the Air Force and came here on Tuesday to find an apartment and was told that there was a special on a 2 bedroom 2 bath where I wouldn't have to pay fees if I moved in right away… Full Review ▶

07/16/09
Resident

There are so many other nice complexes in the area, don't waste your time by looking at this 1. The office staff is horrible and beyond rude, The apartments are old and infested. They need to tear down and rebuild. Alot… Full Review ▶

06/24/09
Resident

We moved in to the apartment in May. Even got the keys a lil' early to start moving stuff in. Yes waterbugs do exist. I saw one when we moved in and told management that day. I have not seen another… Full Review ▶

03/18/09
Resident

Let's see, most recent burglary was Nov 2008. The walls are so thin you can hear all of your neighbor's conversations and tv's....stereos....etc. You pay way too much for the so called trash/water/sewer fee. Maintenance is a joke! Put your money… Full Review ▶

03/11/09
Resident

The biggest mistake of my life was moving here to these apartments and locking in such a long term lease. I have to call maintenance all the time for problems. The bugs issue is horrendous. And they kicked out Cox so… Full Review ▶

03/09/09
Resident

It took me 10 minutes just to load this page. The complex just shifted to Mosaic Broadband from Cox Cable with 1 day warning. I moved in 2 weeks ago and this Sunday I get a note on my door saying… Full Review ▶

02/01/09
Resident

When my husband and I moved in we were so happy to move here. It is really beautiful, seems to be a safe area, and the place was VERY clean. The first night however we found a bug in our house.… Full Review ▶

12/21/08
Resident

I wish I had read this website before moving here. You better heed all the warnings about the cockroaches and spiders along with the paper thin walls and patched up work in these apartments before thinking about moving here. I have… Full Review ▶

12/20/08
Resident

I moved into this complex the end of november and I have been very happy to date. when I was first moving in I noticed a couple of things in the apartment that needed repair. (here is a strange idea most… Full Review ▶

11/23/08
Resident

I have been here for 2 weeks now and wish that I would have found this website sooner! This place is horrible! EVERY person that wrote about the bugs and the dirty carpets is telling the truth...DO NOT let the new… Full Review ▶

11/23/08
Resident

I have lived in my apartment for just over 2 years and don't plan on moving any time soon. Dominion Yorkshire Downs is a great place to live with a very friendly staff who do what they say they are going… Full Review ▶

11/18/08
Resident

Dont move here unless you want a crappy apartment. When i moved in the carpet was stained beyond repair and coming up around the walls. The sinks back up. Maintenece takes months to get done unless you threaten the two young… Full Review ▶

11/14/08
Resident

I've been here for a number of years and find the place to be good. It has it's quirks and need improvements, but it's been a comfortable living spot. For the most part it's quiet and the location (close to Hampton… Full Review ▶

11/08/08
Resident

We have had no major problems with maintaince or bugs. The problems we have had were taken care of in a timely manner with satisfactory results. The maintance staff is kind and helpful. The walls are thin so you can hear… Full Review ▶

11/05/08
Resident

I Just left out of Dominion Yorkshire downs last week after I lived there 5 months. ( I was let outa my lease due to bugs) In case anyone is wondering and the leasing office is reading this :) This is… Full Review ▶

10/27/08
Resident

I have lived in these apartments very happily for 10 months. If there has been a problem of any kind the staff very quickly and efficently dealt with it.Both office and maintence staff are polite, friendly and helpful. I have not… Full Review ▶

10/25/08
Resident

Do not move here. There are massive amounts of roaches and spiders. The maintinence team wont do anything on your apartment untill you threaten to move out. When they do decide to do repairs they come right in your apartment without… Full Review ▶

10/25/08
Resident

I've lived here for 10 months and thank goodness my lease is up in 2 more months. There are bugs EVERYWHERE, and lots of roaches in particular. The office staff is horrable and ignorant. They are 2 young girls that have… Full Review ▶

10/25/08
Resident

These are very nice apartments. I have been here for quite a while and have not had any complaints about the facilities or the staff. There is the occasional maintenance issue, but they are fixed promptly. There is a lot of… Full Review ▶

10/24/08
Resident

I love our apartment. Its beautiful, and the staff are fabulous. The grounds are really well kept and the parking is not a problem at all. I love the area, its so quiet. And the people here are really nice. I… Full Review ▶

10/23/08
Resident

Disgusting sums these apartments up in 1 word. I have NEVER lived anywhere this horrible in my entire life. The apartments will be super cheap to rent as people are dropping like flys out here. The carpet is these apartments are… Full Review ▶

10/23/08
Resident

I have been a resident here for about 2 years and must say that I have enjoyed my apartment very much. I feel safe in the neighboorhood, the grounds are well kept up and enjoy the extras that come with the… Full Review ▶

10/22/08
Resident

The community is nice great neighbor hood but lots of roaches and spiders. The office staff is nice and the maintenece guys are nice too but it does take more time than most people are willing to wait to get any… Full Review ▶

10/16/08
Resident

This place is horrible! Flying Huge roaches, Spiders everywhere. Carpet is dirty! Holes in the floors, Leasing office ladys won't help you. they don't even live out here...I do not blame them. Parking is horrible. Trash everywhere. My building is empty… Full Review ▶

10/13/08
Resident

Well, these sites are always interesting to look at. I have found the two office ladies to be very nice, professional and very responsive to all of our requested needs. An example was to have the staff come and change a… Full Review ▶

10/07/08
Resident

Roaches, roaches, roaches, spiders, spiders and more spiders! The spray guy they send out won't help it either! we even went to home depot and bought home defense and it dosen't help! The office staff is horrible! --------will not fix anything!… Full Review ▶

10/05/08
Resident

Stay as far away from this place as possable. The office staff are very rude and inexperienced. Bugs are a big problem especially roaches and waterbugs. This place is also old, and things are falling apart. My lease is almost up… Full Review ▶

10/05/08
Resident

I had NEVER seen so many bugs unitl my husband and I moved here. It is awful, we tell the property manager over and over and they don't do anything. And they have an excuse for everything. We were pressured into… Full Review ▶

09/09/08
Resident

I've lived here for a year and thats enough. They give you a good rate to gedt you in but when you renew it skyrockets, my rent for a 1 bedroom went from 725 to 884. The office staff is young… Full Review ▶

06/21/08
Resident

I enjoy living here. The community director and her staff does an outstanding job. In the past, things were bad but this group of individuals have worked very hard to straighten out the mess that others left behind. Since taking over… Full Review ▶

05/27/08
Resident

i have lived here for a year and have had nothing but satisfaction. The staff are extremely friendly and the maintenance is very quick to act. I have no clue what the people that are complaining about on here are talking… Full Review ▶

05/24/08
Resident

This place is ridiculous!! The bugs are horrible, the maintenance is worse, and the staff in the office are the rudest people I have ever met. We have lived here for four years and have decided against renewing our lease thanks… Full Review ▶

05/19/08
Resident

Ever since we moved in there is always something wrong. There was a HUGE crack in the foundation in our living room(that we could see because our carpet was not installed correctly in any of the rooms). Bugs(lots of slugs) were… Full Review ▶

04/24/08
Resident

The staff at DYD are very nice and accommodating! The maintenance staff always came either the same day or a day later to do anything from change a light bulb or replace a fixture. They recently added all new fixtures to… Full Review ▶

03/27/08
Resident

I was living here a whole day before I saw my first roaches. I had no furniture in the apt at the time. Roaches every day since. I have put up traps and sealed all visible cracks. I do see fewer… Full Review ▶

12/26/07
Resident

The staff at Dominion Yorkshire Downs is the worst. We have had nothing but problems since we moved in 7 months ago. So many that we are now able to break our lease w/out penalty. We got sick from the tenants… Full Review ▶

08/06/07
Resident

i completely agree with the review of bad response to maintenance. For the price of the apts, there are other better apts out there. Inconsistence response and maintenance in these old apts are horrible. These are very old apts with old… Full Review ▶

06/26/07
Resident

I was surprised at all the bad reviews. We've been here since 2004, and we are only moving because we purchased a house. While I will agree that at times the office is not responsive, we have never had any maintenance… Full Review ▶

06/19/07
Resident

I appreciate the package delivery acceptance at the office because I often order things online and am not home to sign for them. The units have a great deal of closet space as well. The cabinetry has been recently upgraded and… Full Review ▶

12/04/06
Resident

Yes, there are newer, better complexes just down the road -- in Hampton. BUT, if you want your kids to be in THE BEST school district in the area (York County Schools) there aren't that many apartment choices. YCSD has BOTH:… Full Review ▶

10/21/06
Resident

I can only say one thing...

If you have a huge problem with bugs, say, roaches...

You are looking at the wrong place.
It doesnt matter how many measures they take to help the problem... it still continues, never gets better.

Stay away if you… Full Review ▶

10/15/06
Resident

I've lived at Yorkshire Downs for over 2 years now, and there have been some improvements, but more are needed. The apartments are quite nice, but may not be the best value for the money. Up until recently, the maintenance staff… Full Review ▶

08/25/06
Resident

This apartment place is so bad. You pay to much for what looks like a great place but once you move in... terrible. The people are nice however they mislead you about everything. Walls are thin so you hear anything people… Full Review ▶

05/18/06
Resident

The two previous reviews are dead on.

They did forget one thing though...tripped breakers. I can't dry my hair with a normal hairdryer because it trips the breakers. When we asked management about it, we were told that this is due to… Full Review ▶

05/02/06
Resident

I have lived at Dominion Yorkshire Downs for just over a year. The only reason that I haven't moved out is that I will be stationed here only a few months longer and it would cost too much to move. The… Full Review ▶

04/06/06
Resident

AVOID THIS PLACE AT ALL COSTS!!!!

We moved in late 2005...and HATE it. We turned in a 5 day check list of things that needed to be fixed 3 days after we moved in and they haven't fixed any of them.

The… Full Review ▶

03/28/06
Resident

We moved in 2004. We are totally happy with the apartments. Since moving in our apartment has gotten new cabinets and countertops throughout. The office staff has made our stay here very enjoyable. They always greet us with a smile. Full Review ▶

02/16/06
Resident

We had to leave this place to get sleep. After living there, we still talk to the one decent resident near us and tell jokes about the "management." They will enter your apartment while you are in the shower to respond… Full Review ▶

01/07/06
Resident

I lived there in 2003-2005. I always had bugs. It was gross. Everytime they had the bug man come and spray I had to remove all of my kitchen items in order for him to spray. That didnt even help. The… Full Review ▶

11/15/05
Resident

Yorkshire Downs Appartments:
Water was leaking in the apartment from different places three times in the last year. Every time the it took months for the apartment renters to fix the problem or even to start paying attention. The most recent case… Full Review ▶

08/21/05
Resident

I have lived here for a couple of months now. It is truely a great place to call home. The office staff is so helpful and friendly. Maintenance does a great job too!! It is so quiet and the neighbors are… Full Review ▶

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