Mountainside Apartments

1800 Penthouse Drive, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Resident 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/20/2019
I signed the lease to move in December. I was still in another the lease so when I moved here, it was February. Since February I have only stayed here for about 10-12 weeks sporadically because it's unlivable. 1. The balcony and windows leaked and soaked… See More
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Resident 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/10/2018
Horrible place, Horrible Parking, I really don't know the new staff but they don't seem friendly at all .. I know when Xavier was in the leasing office he made sure everything was fixed for me & he was always so nice.. nothing pertaining to Maintenance… See More
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Katie_B183 • Resident 2017 - 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/07/2018
This is by far the worst place I have ever lived. My neighbor was held at gun point and my boy friend's motor cycle was stolen at different points in time and the complex still will not get surveillance. The maintenance workers do a half butt… See More
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Shantel_C • Resident 2017 - 2018 Recommended
Reviewed 02/15/2018
I absolutely love it here. I think people only get on here and post when they are upset which is why you don’t see many comments. Sarah,Xavier,Rob and maintenance are absolutely great. I rarely have maintenance issues but when i do,they are ALWAYS out same day… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/04/2017
I started to regret moving here about 3 months into my lease when my apartment flooded for the second time. It's an old building, so leaks and floods aren't entirely shocking. But for the problem to be "fixed", and then happen again worse the second time,… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/09/2017
I've lived here for 3 months and it's ok. The scenery is nice and the renovated apartments are nice. Maintenance and management are terrible. We had a snow forecast for a week. They did not salt any of the parking lot. The hills to get in… See More
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Lasherelle • Resident 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 06/07/2016
I recently moved into this community at the beginning of April. I must say so far so good. The grounds are really clean and it's very quiet. The best part about living here is the location to UAB. The staff is very friendly and the upgrades… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 06/02/2016
I would most definitely recommended these apartments to my friends or anyone who's looking for an apartment with a great view and a great staff.
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sarahshepherd11 • Resident 1996 - 2016 Recommended
Reviewed 06/02/2016
I lived a Mountainside for the last 20 years (Yes 20 years)everything in my apartment is still the same down to the carpet, Management company after management company and not one of them have done a thing for me and my apartment. Until now.. A new… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/28/2016
RENTERS BEWARE THIS PLACE IS A SLUM. DON'T GET TRICKED LIKE ME BY BUZZWORDS LIKE "RENOVATED" THEY MAY LOOK NICE AT FIRST BUT THE RENOVATIONS ARE SHODDY AND DON'T HOLD UP PAST SIX MONTHS I've lived in four different apartments in this general area, and this… See More
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Resident 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 12/10/2015
Not a bad place if money is tight. They've done some renovations that have improved the apartments overall. Slowly but surely the sketchy renters have been moving out. I think they've raised the rent in an effort to attract a better clientele which seems to be… See More
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qprince02 • Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/21/2015
I lived in these roach and bug infested atrocities in 2007. I call maintenance on several occasions to fix things broken throughout the apartment to no avail. I requested that they send someone in for pest control on numerous occasions. They finally sent someone out from… See More
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Resident 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/25/2015
I would not recommend this place to anyone. The staff is nice but they are not helpful. They are never available when you need them to be. Maintenance is nonexistent. I have had multiple problems that have yet to be fixed. I have called and left… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/17/2014
As a current resident I would honestly never recommend that anyone moves here. The maintenance is TERRIBLE. I've been here for as long as I have due to convenience ONLY. My job is close and rent is lower than some of the other apartments in the… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 10/29/2014
Lived here for three years. The apartment is roomie and I never get tired of my view. Office staff is really helpful and responsive. Work orders seem to be completed in a timely manner. The laundry area has plenty of machines and the pool area is… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 09/24/2014
I have been here a little over a year now and have experienced some ups and downs. Unfortunately the property is old but when management switched a year ago there had been a significant improvement and things are still improving. I guess thats what happens when… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/11/2014
The Hill to HELL!!! I live at the top of the hill in the 1600 building. The original apartment that was suppose the be ready for me...wasn't because of water damage. I was shown an apartment downstairs...but, couldn't enter...the door lock wouldn't unlock. I had to… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/17/2014
First, this was my first apartment being completely on my own. For the price, the apartment isn't bad and the view is really nice. The neighbors have been pretty quiet and are generally friendly. Unfortunately there is always something going wrong here, and management is never… See More
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Resident 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/28/2013
I have lived at Red Mountain Villas for 10 months and have had nothing but problems since I have moved in. To begin with, the apartment I was supposed to get wasn't ready so I was given another unit, problem being I had already called the… See More
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Resident 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/26/2013
This is the worst place to live LMS Real Estate is a joke. They don't pay their bills, the water has been off for days at a time and the garbage is cut of every other month. They are horrible and unprofessional about everything. I was… See More
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Resident 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/28/2013
I moved in on May 2013 and moved out of Red Mountain Villas on May 2013. I initially was suppose to move in on April 2013 but the apartment was not the apartment I wanted. The apartment that was shown when I first looked at the… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/01/2013
DO NOT MOVE IN THIS SHYT THESE MFERS DO NOT CARE ABOUT SHYT. WATER SEWER STAY FUKIN UP ROACHES EVERY FUKIN WHERE BATHROOM TILES START PILING CLOSET DOORS BREAK DOWN DISH WASHER DOESN'T WORK BAD --- MAINTENECE SERVICE THEY DON'T FIX SHYT AIR WAS OFF FOR… See More
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bhamgrad • Prospective Resident Visited 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/21/2013
I have a close firend that lives in this dump. She is at her wits end. Her kitchen sink doesn't work, your dishwasher doesn't work, her floors are warped, and her bathroon sink is starting to go. It has been this way for months and the… See More
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jlschmidt25 • Prospective Resident Visited 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/08/2012
I have never lived here, I went to check them out because they were one of few apts that fit my price range. I got there about 45min to closing and waited 20min before being helped. When I finally got help the only lady in there… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/06/2012
Driving up the Hill to Hell: We have been residents of Red mountain villas since July of 2007 until now. The first 3 years we were here were not that bad but our last 2 years here have made us dang near want to break our… See More
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  • Laundry On-Site

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    Comments: non-refundable pet fee

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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $812

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $826

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $860

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,071

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    2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,195

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    3 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,165

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    3 Bedrooms

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Mountainside Apartments is an apartment in Birmingham in zip code 35205. This community has a Studio - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $812 - $1,195. Nearby cities include Moutain Brook, Irondale, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, and Fultondale. 35233, 35223, 35203, 35222, and 35223 are nearby zip codes.

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