School Bell Apartments

2000 Varsity Lane, Bear, DE 19701

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School Bell Apartments

2000 Varsity Lane

Bear, DE 19701

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Verified Resident 579949 2017 - 2018 Recommended
Reviewed 12/05/2018
The office staff and maintenance staff are very friendly. They make you feel like you are not just a tenant but part of a community. I feel safe walking my dog. The community is clean and bright. Plus plenty of closet space. 
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Verified Resident 716970 2012 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 11/12/2019
It is a fantastic location and community. The staff and maintenance crew are nice and accommodating and the exterior of the lands are always maintained impeccably. The only real complaint I have is that there are people who like to race or drive really fast on… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager11/18/2019

Thank you so much for the positive review! We love to hear that after 6 years you are still enjoying your residency here at School Bell. We hope to see you at our upcoming Holiday Mix and Mingle on December 12th!

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Verified Resident 710990 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 10/28/2019
Staff are professional and friendly. They take care of problems quickly and make sure everything is working. The community is nice, quiet, and in a great location. It is convenient to so many stores and shopping centers, as well as hospitals and schools as well.
School Bell Apartments Manager11/01/2019

Thank you for the amazing 5 star review. We strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you having a positive experience! Don't forget to mark you calendar for our upcoming Veteran's Appreciation Game Night! We hope you have a fantastic week!

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Verified Resident 703962 2014 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 10/07/2019
We have resided part time at this complex for more than 5 years and have always found the staff to be courteous, professional, and willing to assist with whatever issue arises. They are available 24.7 if the situation warrants the extra attention. See More
School Bell Apartments Manager10/11/2019

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Verified Resident 700578 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 09/28/2019
The entire move in process was super easy, the staff is so nice & welcoming! I did have one small problem with my ice maker but the maintenance guy came out the same day to fix it, which was greatly appreciated. I've been here for about… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager10/02/2019

Hey there! Thank you for the 5 star review! We are happy to have provided you with a positive experience here at School Bell! If you ever need anything else, please feel free to give us a call or stop in the Management Office. Have an awesome day!

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Verified Resident 698555 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 09/23/2019
I lived at school bell in the past before I moved to Pa. in 2013. When I moved back to Delaware in July of this year. I didn't hesitate ... I knew my home at school bell was where I wanted to be. I love school… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager09/25/2019

Thank you for the high star rating! We too are so happy to have you back as part of the School Bell community. If our team can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out.

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Verified Resident 698630 2018 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 09/23/2019
My experience here at school Bell Apartments has been wonderful. I love the way they keep up with everything here and how quick they are respond to my any of my request. Maintenance is awesome and I really do enjoy living here. See More
School Bell Apartments Manager09/25/2019

Good afternoon and THANK YOU so much for your positive comments about our maintenance team here at School Bell Apartments! We strive for 100% satisfaction, and are happy you have found our team to be so supportive during your residency. As always, if there is anything we can do for you, please give us a call. We look forward to seeing you at our next resident event!

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Verified Resident 695649 2017 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 09/16/2019
My wife and I love it here! The apartment is the nicest we've lived in, the maintenance and office staff are always helpful and efficient, and the amenities (gym and pool) are my go-to for exercise and relaxation. I'd definitely recommend School Bell Apartments to anyone… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager09/25/2019

Hey there! Thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at School Bell Apartments! Our team strives for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you and your wife are having a positive experience. If there is anything our team can do to assist you, please don't hesitate to reach out. We hope to see you at our next resident event!

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Verified Resident 692873 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 09/10/2019
It's a great community peaceful and quiet convenient to stores and schools... the upkeep of the community is spectacular and office staff are very friendly and helpful this is one of the best places I have live See More
School Bell Apartments Manager09/11/2019

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to provide this amazing review. We are happy to provide you with a positive experience and will be sure to pass along your comments to the entire School Bell Team! It's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! We hope you can join us for our upcoming resident event in October.

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Verified Resident 591422 2017 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 08/01/2019
This is a excellent place to live. I'm absolutely satisfied. It is clean. The staff is spontaneous and professional at all times. Many facilities to utilize. You don't have to go anywhere else for anything. I can definitely recommend.
School Bell Apartments Manager08/08/2019

Thank you so much for your positive comments about School Bell Apartments staff and modern clean apartment home! I can't wait to share your feedback with the team. We value all residents and welcome the feedback. We hope to see you at our next resident event!

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Verified Resident 664999 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 07/15/2019
Clean apartment, nice amenities (everything looks new) outstanding staff, beautifully maintained outdoor area. I love that there's a pool. The staff addressed and solved any concern I had in a timely manner.
School Bell Apartments Manager07/16/2019

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to write your review and providing wonderful feedback, it means a lot to us. We strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at School Bell Apartments. If there is anything our team can do to assist you, please don't hesitate to reach out. We hope you are enjoying your summer!

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Verified Resident 662011 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 07/08/2019
These apartments are spacious and clean. Easy access to shopping, restaurants, highways, groceries etc., Staff are courteous. They respond in a timely manner to maintenance requests. Only downside is the slight noise from the ongoing vehicles on the neighbouring highways.
School Bell Apartments Manager07/10/2019

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this excellent 5 star review. We are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! It's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! We hope you can join us for our resident appreciation event in August.

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Verified Resident 650141 2013 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 06/08/2019
The office staff is friendly and professional. The maintenance crew is extremely quick and responsive. Almost always, if you file a request in the morning, it is resolved by the time you get home. The grounds are nice. I love living here, but it is definitely… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager06/14/2019

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. Our staff takes great pride in our community and the residents are our #1 priority. We would love to know how we can earn a 5 in the categories in which we scored lower. Please contact the Management Office at your convenience. Have a great day!

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Verified Resident 649173 2018 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 06/05/2019
School bell apartments are a very quiet and safe community. Staff members are extremely courteous and professional. The amenities offered are great! You can go workout while doing your laundry upstairs! See More
School Bell Apartments Manager06/07/2019

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear that we have provided you with such a positive experience! If we can be of any assistance in the future, please feel free to give us a call or stop by. Have an awesome day!

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Verified Resident 632562 2018 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 04/29/2019
I am so happy I made the decision to Schoolbell Apartments in Bear! I downsized and sold my home but the adjustment to apartment living was easy because 1) The place is meticulously maintained, 2) Both the management and maintenance staff are kind,respectful and competent!,3) Unlike… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager05/02/2019

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this excellent review. We are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience during your transition! It's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! We hope you can join us for our upcoming resident event to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Friday, May 3rd from 4-7pm.

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Verified Resident 625878 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 04/10/2019
Office staff are professional, knowledgeable & respectful. The units have a "homey" feel & ample space. Grounds are clean & attractive. Location is great. Accessibility to schools, shopping, entertainment, libraries, medical facilities and major highways is great.
School Bell Apartments Manager04/17/2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review! We truly strive to provide the best costumer service in the industry and top notch apartment homes. I'm so happy to read you're loving your new apartment home as much as we love having you! Please do not hesitate to contact the management office at (302) 328-9500 or [email protected], so we can coordinate a time that's best for you to have a member of our team pop by and provide you a counter top microwave. We look forward to hearing from you!!

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Verified Resident 612019 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 03/06/2019
The office staff was very pleasant and helpful. Always available and willing to address any answers that I had. The appearance of the community was small, very well kept, and felt like HOME. I would highly recommend this community to my family and friends. See More
School Bell Apartments Manager03/08/2019

Thank you so much for the amazing 5 star review!! We strive to have the best customer service in the industry, if you ever need anything else from us, please feel free to give us a call or stop by. Have an awesome day!

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Verified Resident 611104 2018 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 03/04/2019
Amazing complex and staff! Maintenance takes care of any problems in less than 24 hours. The staff responds to emails almost immediately. The apartments are very nice and comfortable. I would recommend this complex to everyone.
School Bell Apartments Manager03/08/2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate the feedback! I'm happy to hear we exceed the timely reply to emails, and you enjoy the apartment home! We look forward to seeing you at the next resident event!

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Verified Resident 611242 2013 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 03/04/2019
Good apartment with good staff. Very clean and modern. The space could have been a little bigger. They should offer loyalty discounts to long time residents. They should also allow pets beyond 30lbs. The location is also very nice.
School Bell Apartments Manager03/08/2019

Thank you so much for your positive comments about School Bell Apartments staff and modern clean apartment home! I can't wait to share your feedback with the team. We value all residents and welcome the feedback. I hope to see you soon!

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Verified Resident 603219 2017 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 02/11/2019
Nice clean quiet community. Nice play area for children. Nice tennis court and basketball court. Nice pool. Nice exercise room. Nice computer room. Staff kind, professional, knowledgeable. Quick and efficient maintenance team. See More
School Bell Apartments Manager02/18/2019

Thank you for the amazing review and 5 stars!! We are thrilled to read you're enjoying the amenities and newsletter. If you haven't done so already, be sure to follow us on Facebook or Instagram to stay in the loop with monthly resident events. We hope to see you on the 22nd for National Margarita Day! Thank you again for the great review!

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Verified Resident 601856 2018 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 02/07/2019
Great place to live ,everyone are friendly ,delivery packages are safe to put in front of your door until you get home,and staffs are very professional.,beautiful apartment that reminds of the tropics, and landscape are very well kept See More
School Bell Apartments Manager02/18/2019

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we did!!! We are thrilled to read you love the apartment, and do not fret, we have resident package acceptance at the management office so if you're not home - we'd he happy to place it in our business office for you! We hope you have a great day!

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Verified Resident 600504 2016 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 02/04/2019
SCHOOL BELL OFFICE & MAINT. CREW ALWAYS PROFESSIONAL AND THEY DO GREAT JOB. THANK YOU!! I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND :D VERY NICE AND ALWAYS HELPFUL MAKES US FEEL LIKE FAMILY AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO LIVE HERE. See More
School Bell Apartments Manager02/18/2019

Thank you for the kind words. Our team strives for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you have had such a positive experience. We are happy to have you as part of the School Bell family!

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Verified Resident 593690 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 01/16/2019
Very quiet community. Well kept community. With the snow we recently had (Jan. 2019) facilities immediately cleaned sidewalks and the grounds. Apartment was cleaned upon movr-in. Apartment is very spacious and upgraded. Lots of kitchen space and cabinets. I feel as though I am paying a… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager01/18/2019

Thank you for taking your time and writing a review! I'm so happy to read you're loving all the space and storage in your new apartment home and the clean grounds. Our maintenance staff is truly the best in the industry and if you have any requests, big or small, please do not hesitate to reach out - we'd love to take care of it for you! We hope to see you soon at our resident event next month! Have a wonderful day!

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Verified Resident 591154 2018 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 01/09/2019
Been living here for about 8 months. Maintenance is super quick to solve the very few issues we've had. When we moved in we were given all new appliances and new carpeting for no additional cost. Neighbors are very quiet. As a 3rd floor resident, the… See More
School Bell Apartments Manager01/18/2019

We appreciate your positive review and sharing your experience with us! We are happy you love the appliances and carpet, and I couldn't agree more - the pond view is pretty amazing!! I'm so happy to hear we were able to quickly resolve any issues you had, and please do not hesitate to reach out should you have concerns which need to be addressed in the future. Thanks again for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review. Take care!

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Verified Resident 590515 2016 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 01/07/2019
I feel safe and undistubed by others. Maintenance on top of their game. Love it. I have lived here going on 3 years now and any issues or situations that comes up. They get on the job very efficiently. Refrigerator See More
School Bell Apartments Manager01/11/2019

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see we've exceeded your expectations. I've been sure to share your kind words with our maintenance team. If you ever need anything else from us, please feel free to give us a call or stop by. Have an awesome day!

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Verified Resident 584244 2004 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 12/17/2018
I moved here when my daughter was 5. School Bell is a really nice development very quiet and safe especially if you have children. Office and Maintenance staff are really nice and helpful. I would highly recommend this community development. See More
School Bell Apartments Manager01/11/2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We are so happy that you love living at School Bell! We look forward to continuing to make sure you love your home here for years to come. Thanks again!

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Laundry

  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Washer/Dryer Connections

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  • Clubhouse
  • Fitness Center
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • Playground
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
    Restrictions: Breed restrictions apply.
  • Cats Allowed

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,180 - $1,305

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    $1,365 - $1,390

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    $1,475 - $1,500

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    $1,630

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School Bell Apartments defines apartment living at its best! With resort-style amenities, superior customer service, an amazing location and modern, convenient designs, this award winning community will change your concept off apartment living.

Management Company: Switzenbaum & Associates

Office Hours Closed

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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