Oaks at Lakeshore

506 Commons Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209
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Resident 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/09/2014
The oaks at Lakeshore are clean and we'll maintained. The staff is professional and friendly. We have lived in Birmingham-Hoover area for 2 years now and looked at our fair share of apartments. The Oaks at Lakeshore is a great place to live and we recommend… See More
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Resident 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/06/2014
The Oaks at Lakeshore is ideal for a young professional or graduate student. It is quiet and I've never had issues with loud music or any disturbances. The maintenance staff responds promptly and all staff is very nice. They even have resident appreciation events such as… See More
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Barnesm04 • Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/05/2014
I have had a great experience here at the Oaks at Lakeshore. The management staff has been more than helpful. With this being my first time living in Alabama, they helped make my transition to my apartment as smooth as possible. More than the help/support they… See More
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unhappywithoaks • Resident 2011 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/05/2014
i would not recommend Oaks. Even if the management staff is nice, the apartment complex is not nice. The location is not good. It's not conveniently located. The nearby businesses are Hooters, Walmart, and Outback. It takes a really long time actually to get to downtown… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/05/2014
The Oaks at Lakeshore have great floor plans. Bedrooms, bathrooms, and living room are all very spacious. The grounds are well kept and the pool is great during the summertime! The workout room generally is open and the perfect way to end a day! Staff is… See More
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knights31 • Resident 2012 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/05/2014
My wife and I have been living here for about a year and a half. This is a great place to live. It is very quiet and secluded. It is also close to the interstate and only 15 minutes from the downtown as well as the… See More
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oaksrenterkb • Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/04/2014
The Oaks has been great! This is the first time I have ever lived in an apartment, and I haven't had any issues. Maintenance has come quickly the few times I've needed help, and the staff is always super friendly! I always feel safe, and its… See More
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Kjpeoples1 • Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/04/2014
The Oaks at lakeshore is a nice apartment complex with a well laid out floor plan and lots of space. It is very convenient to both Samford and UAB. The staff is friendly, and the maintenance is quick and efficient.
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ashwad15 • Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 02/04/2014
These people are are so incredibly friendly! They helped me settle into my apartment even after switching rooming situations a hundred times. I have loved living here. Wouldn't live anywhere else!
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Wonder_woman • Resident 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 09/06/2013
I recently moved in here and so far I like the apartments. There are a few things that should be addressed. Parking is a major issue here. If I get home around 6pm then I am typically okay, but if I get home after 9pm I… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/31/2013
The Oaks at Lakeshore has many reasons why you should reconsider living here. I have lived in the complex along with my boyfriend and friends of ours. My boyfriend started living here years ago and they were nice and helpful. However with change of management it… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/25/2013
Terrible- cant get them to fix anything in the apartment. Takes several trips to fix and they are lazy. Rent is so expensive. Mold in washer/dryer closet. Entire complex stinks like a garbage dump. The gate to the complex is always busted so people almost crash… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/25/2013
Parking sucks. Not enough places to park. Terrible maintenance service. They walk in when they please and don't knock. Management is completely unfair and selfish. Rent is way too expensive for this dump of an apartment. Leaving as soon as the lease is up and couldn't… See More
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KF20 • Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 02/12/2013
Honestly this is the best appartment complex in the birmingham and homewood area by a long shot. The setting is beautiful and rather tranquil and the staff does a tremendous job with keeping the grounds clean and the exterior freshly painted and looking new. The amenities… See More
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Resident 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/15/2012
just don't like it one bit.
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 05/17/2012
Great safe place to live, but noisy neighbors. The smell is not that great either. You are paying for location and safety. See More
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Resident 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 03/16/2011
Loved my time living at the oaks! Nice, large, clean apartments, always felt safe. Maintence was pretty fast and you're so close to downtown homewood.
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/16/2010
The "state-of-the art" fitness center at the Oaks is a small room with one treadmill. The second treadmill has been broken for almost a year. The A/C in the fitness room is perpetually broken.
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/15/2010
Everyone here complains constantly about noise. They threaten to kick me out once a month for blaring loud music and I don't even have a stereo system. I live here with my wife and daughter and we hardly make a peep. It's an okay place to… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 03/26/2010
I left the Oaks a few months ago after graduating and I was so sad to go. These were the best apartments I ever lived in. The location was great because of the shopping, restaraunts and the interstate being so close by. There used to be… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 12/23/2009
My time at the Oaks was good. The office staff were very nice and friendly towards me, my roommates and anyone I saw them come across. My neighbors were college students but so were we so it was alright, b/c with as much noise as they… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 08/20/2009
I lived there for 3 years while finishing up school. It was a really nice place to live at. The parking wasn't bad. The area is nice. And yeah your neighbors can vary. Had only one complaint against the ones above me... but I won't get… See More
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lawdawg_SU • Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 08/06/2009
Spent three years here as a grad student and, all in all, I've been impressed. The community does have some undergrads, but for the most part, residents seem to be grad students at UAB or Samford. As a result it is a mostly quiet complex as… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/22/2009
This place was a horrible experience. I love the scenery but that scenery attracted BUGS!! Not your occasional fly here and there... there were spiders, roaches, centipedes, and etc. Don't even attempt to have a social gathering because neighbors are not friendly and won't let you… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 04/21/2009
I just moved here from out of state and had to look at places to live online which was frustrating. I liked the look of the Oaks and also saw that it had gotten some pretty good reviews *The below reviews are for a 1 bed/1… See More
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required
    Restrictions: Breed restrictions apply.
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    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required

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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,702

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,605

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,549

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,256

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    2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,673

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    3 Bedrooms

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Oaks at Lakeshore is an apartment in Birmingham in zip code 35209. This community has a Studio - 3 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,256 - $1,702. Nearby cities include Moutain Brook, Irondale, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, and Fultondale. 35205, 35223, 35223, 35233, and 35211 are nearby zip codes.

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