Lakeside Villas
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Lakeside Villas

7950 Shoals Drive, Orlando, FL 32817
(213 Reviews)
$1,128 - $1,645/mo
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Floor Plans & Pricing

1 Bedroom

The Riviera

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 700 sq. ft.

$1,375

3 Available Units

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The Catalina

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 700 sq. ft.

$1,128

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2 Bedrooms

The Cayman

2 Beds, 1 Bath | 925 sq. ft.

$1,275

3 Available Units

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The Caribbean

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,040 sq. ft.

$1,645

3 Available Units

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Community epIQ Grade

B+
B+

Renter Ratings

B

Review Ratings

Noise

3.7

Grounds

3.8

Safety

3.3

Office Staff

3.2

Maintenance

3.6

Neighborhood

3.8

Survey Ratings

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Review Count

B

Number of reviews in the past 365 days

15

Manager’s Review Engagement

A+

Percentage of reviews responded to

100.00%

Manager’s Review Reply Time

A-

Average time to respond to reviews

3.27 days

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Lakeside Villas Reviews

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Resident 1223846

Verified Resident 2023 - 2024

2/6/2024

The maintenance team is great here! However the leasing office staff can be extremely difficult to work with and at times more conniving than helpful at all. They had several meetings and even “private conversations” with a third party quality health inspector, who we… See More>
    Manager

    2/10/2024

    Lakeside Villas
    Verified Resident 1223846 - I'm so sorry to hear your experience didn't meet your expectations (or our standards), and one of us will get in touch directly to see what we can do to make it right. We'd like very much to work with you to resolve this, so if you're willing to discuss, please reach out to us at lakesidevillasmgr@greystar.com and we'll figure it out together.
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    Resident 1211688

    Verified Resident 2021 - 2023

    12/26/2023

    This place is getting worse and worse. It sucks because it used to be so nice. Multiple appliances breaking at the same time the maintenance staff being overworked and understaffed so they can’t see to your issues. The men in the office are absolutely rude… See More>
      Manager

      12/26/2023

      Lakeside Villas
      Verified Resident 1211688, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We would like to work towards a resolution, so if you are willing, please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 to discuss this further.
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      wowmrgomez08@gmail.com

      Resident 2021 - 2023

      12/23/2023

      Stay away

      This place is getting worse and worse. It sucks because it used to be so nice. Multiple appliances breaking at the same time the maintenance staff being overworked and understaffed so they can’t see to your issues. The men in the office are absolutely rude… See More>
      Manager

      12/26/2023

      Lakeside Villas
      Wowmrgomez08@gmail.com, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We would like to work towards a resolution, so if you are willing, please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 to discuss this further.

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      Resident 1170763

      Verified Resident 2023

      11/18/2023

      3/5 average apartment, best thing is the amenities, price, and location, worst thing is management response time and location getting out of apartment complex. Grounds and pool are kept maintained regularly while gym is getting better but still sandy from people walking in from beach… See More>
        Manager

        11/22/2023

        Lakeside Villas
        Hello Verified Resident 1170763, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're always happy to help!
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        Resident 1199824

        Verified Resident 2023

        11/16/2023

        So far living here has been great. The gym is really nice and have some nice equipment, both pools are amazing and I absolutely love the lakeside view. The apartment is very spacious and is very close to alot shopping areas

          Manager

          11/18/2023

          Lakeside Villas
          We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're always happy to help!

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          Resident 1175264

          Verified Resident 2023

          11/3/2023

          It’s a rough place to live. I don’t suggest it for anyone. It’s by far the worst apartment I’ve ever lived in. Every day I wish I’d chosen to live literally anywhere else… The unit is run down, the floors sag, the walls are paper, holes… See More>
            Manager

            11/5/2023

            Lakeside Villas
            Verified Resident 1175264, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We would like to work towards a resolution, so if you are willing, please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 to discuss this further.
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            Resident 1193778

            Verified Resident 2019 - 2023

            10/28/2023

            Just great service overall ..love the property the employees and the maintenance staff. I love this community it’s extremely safe neighbors are friendly and very low crime rate if at all. I have recommended the apartment to a friend that lives in the community now… See More>
              Manager

              11/1/2023

              Lakeside Villas
              Hi Verified Resident 1193778, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, Lakeside Villas
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              Resident 1191799

              Verified Resident 2023

              10/22/2023

              It’s a relatively nice place to live. Maintenance requests are poorly followed through. I’ve made several requests to repair the screen in my patio. Still have not done anything. It’s been several weeks and no one has responded… See More>
                Manager

                10/24/2023

                Lakeside Villas
                Hello Verified Resident 1191799, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. Please contact the office at 407.678.2223 so we can better understand what happened. Thank you!
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                josh_f689

                Resident 2022 - 2023

                10/8/2023

                Pool just so nice, wonderful community

                Lakeside Villas is a great apartment. highly reccomend. great location close to all you need. my apartment has been updated and peaceful place to call home. Louis the maintenance man, came the same day I needed my stove repaired.

                Manager

                10/10/2023

                Lakeside Villas
                Hi Josh_f689, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're always happy to help!
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                Resident 1178914

                Verified Resident 2021 - 2023

                9/10/2023

                In general, it’s a good community. In my opinion, They need a playground for kiddos. The community is more for pets than children. The carpet in the gym needs more attention. And the pool’s door and restrooms doors closed at 6.00 pm. During summer yo… See More>
                  Manager

                  9/22/2023

                  Lakeside Villas
                  Hello Verified Resident 1178914, we appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. 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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                  Resident 1176641

                  Verified Resident 2021 - 2023

                  9/4/2023

                  I’ve been a resident for two years. Ever since new ownership took over, it’s been a mess. Maintenance is terrible, waited two months for someone to come help and didn’t even finish, office doesn’t offer ac filters anymore, grounds look decent just the ones around… See More>
                    Manager

                    9/7/2023

                    Lakeside Villas
                    Verified Resident 1176641, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We would like to work towards a resolution, so if you are willing, please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 to discuss this further.
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                    Resident 1174249

                    Verified Resident 2023

                    8/27/2023

                    We were shocked to see our apartment and the location And the findings when we did our walk through inspection but overall we were comfortable in the unit and looking forward to our stay and make memories here thanks

                      Manager

                      8/30/2023

                      Lakeside Villas
                      We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're always happy to help!
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                      Resident 1169403

                      Verified Resident 2023

                      8/12/2023

                      They not security here. Robbery inside the community, management don’t do anything. Outside the apartment are old and dirty. A lot of extra payment for things that doesn’t work. Not gate outside people get inside to use amnesties.… See More>
                        Manager

                        8/16/2023

                        Lakeside Villas
                        Verified Resident 1169403, we're disappointed to hear of the negative experience you had at our location. We would like to have a better understanding about your experience. Please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 at your earliest convenience and we will do our best to resolve this with you.
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                        Resident 1167842

                        Verified Resident 2019 - 2023

                        8/8/2023

                        This is a lovely place to live. I've been here almost 4 years now. Staff is always friendly and helpful. The maintenance crew always cone quickly if needed and always say good morning every day. My name is Sue Broski.

                          Manager

                          8/10/2023

                          Lakeside Villas
                          Hi Verified Resident 1167842, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!
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                          Resident 1167819

                          Verified Resident 2023

                          8/8/2023

                          A wonderful place to live with beautiful amenities and gorgeous apartments! Great management who are always prepared to help out with any issues you may have! Great location close to everything you may need and only 15 minutes from downtown Winter Park!

                            Manager

                            8/10/2023

                            Lakeside Villas
                            Verified Resident 1167819, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at Lakeside Villas. We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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                            anonymous

                            Resident 2020 - 2022

                            12/21/2022

                            Can’t wait to leave!

                            Over priced! Rent went from $999.00 a month in 1st year different company, to $1224,00 for 1 bed 1 bath. this year. I chose to re sign lease because it was more convenient. Huge mistake! Broke and entered like 30 cars on my street in… See More>
                              Manager

                              3/17/2023

                              Lakeside Villas
                              Anonymous, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We hope you are willing to give us another chance. Please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 so we can work towards a resolution.
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                              anonymous

                              Resident 2017 - 2022

                              12/16/2022

                              Rconnorst ????

                              RCONNORST, I am reading your review, i have lived here for 5yrs and have no clue what our talking about. 40 tenants definitely have not moved out. Your rent on a lease has not gone up during your lease and every year rent is increased.… See More>
                                Manager

                                3/17/2023

                                Lakeside Villas
                                We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! Thank you so much again for your feedback! We hope you have a great day!
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                                rconnorst

                                Resident 2021 - 2022

                                7/9/2022

                                BEWARE DO NOT RENT HERE!!

                                BEWARE!!! DO NOT RENT HERE!! I am a recent 2022 Renter (7 months) at this property. I will bullet point the reasons you must avoid Lakeside Villas. ( 40 Residents (Units) have left in the past 70 days !!! There’s a reason! read below. )… See More>
                                  Manager

                                  3/17/2023

                                  Lakeside Villas
                                  Hi Rconnorst, we can assure you that we do not find this type of behavior acceptable, and we would like to address the situation you have described. We hope you are willing to give us another chance. Please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 so we can work towards a resolution.
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                                  anonymous

                                  Resident 2020 - 2022

                                  7/8/2022

                                  New management

                                  When I first moved here it was under a different management staff and company. This was during the Covid pandemic and despite everything being harder for them to deal with and take care of things got done a lot easier and a lot faster and… See More>
                                    Manager

                                    3/17/2023

                                    Lakeside Villas
                                    Hi Anonymous, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. We appreciate you bringing this experience to our attention. If you are willing, please contact us at (407) 678-2223 so we can work towards a resolution. We look forward to hearing from you.
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                                    anonymous

                                    Resident 2018 - 2022

                                    5/6/2022

                                    Nothing ever works

                                    2 pools but 1 looks like a lake..gross. a gym but has never been open when I am.availivle to use it despite It being 24 hours (yeah right) and I have had multiple problems with noise and domestic disputes with almost all my neighbors. Overall… See More>
                                      Manager

                                      3/17/2023

                                      Lakeside Villas
                                      Hi Anonymous, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. We appreciate you bringing this experience to our attention. If you are willing, please contact us at (407) 678-2223 so we can work towards a resolution. We look forward to hearing from you.
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                                      FuturewinsCassie

                                      Resident 2022

                                      4/29/2022

                                      Drug dealers live here be careful, I witness a drug bust so scary

                                      They are scammers on my lease and at leasing they mentioned nothing about these fees, then a month later they’ve added all these new fees. If I knew about it at signing I wouldn’t have signed, another place I was thinking about had all the… See More>
                                        Manager

                                        3/17/2023

                                        Lakeside Villas
                                        Futurewinsc---ie, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. If you are willing to give us another chance, please reach out to us at (407) 678-2223 to speak to our manager directly.
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                                        Priscilla112592

                                        Resident 2021 - 2022

                                        2/18/2022

                                        Read this review & I promise you won’t move here. We have been living at Lakeside Villas for the past 2 months. So far they have implemented a towing company to come in and tow all cars (tenant or not they don’t care) & if… See More>
                                          Manager

                                          3/17/2023

                                          Lakeside Villas
                                          Priscilla112592, we're disappointed to hear of the negative experience you had at our location. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts to ensure this issue does not happen again.
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                                          Bfdink

                                          Resident 2020 - 2021

                                          4/5/2021

                                          The way they collect rent is tantamount to CRIMINAL! I went to pay rent on the 2nd (they claim to have a 24 hour grace period), and the office was closed while they redid their floors! No mail drop! My wife sent an email, THAT… See More>
                                            Manager

                                            3/17/2023

                                            Lakeside Villas
                                            Hi Bfdink, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you will consider us again in the future. Take care.
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                                            anonymous

                                            Resident 2020 - 2021

                                            1/27/2021

                                            Corl assisted my apartment building today as I had a service request. He was amazing! Very fast and efficient and customer friendly! I would recommend him for service request in the future . He definitely went above and beyond my expectations!

                                              Manager

                                              3/17/2023

                                              Lakeside Villas
                                              We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us! We can't wait to see you again, have a great day.
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                                              anonymous

                                              Resident 2018 - 2020

                                              10/19/2020

                                              First off, let me begin I was a resident here for two years the first year I stayed in a loft and my experience was great. The staff during that time was friendly and willing to help with any issue I had in regards to… See More>
                                                Manager

                                                3/17/2023

                                                Lakeside Villas
                                                Anonymous, it's upsetting to hear that you did not receive the top-notch service we strive to provide. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts to ensure this issue does not happen again.

                                                Features & Amenities

                                                Pets
                                                • Cats Allowed
                                                  Fee: $300 ~ 500. Rent: $40. Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per apartment home. There is a $300 non-refundable pet fee for the first pet, and $200 for the second. Pet rent is $20 per pet, per month. There is a weight limit of 75 pounds, and aggressive breeds are prohibited. Please call our leasing office for complete pet policy information.. Pet Limit: 2
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                                                • Dogs Allowed
                                                  Fee: $300 ~ 500. Rent: $40. Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per apartment home. There is a $300 non-refundable pet fee for the first pet, and $200 for the second. Pet rent is $20 per pet, per month. There is a weight limit of 75 pounds, and aggressive breeds are prohibited. Please call our leasing office for complete pet policy information.. Pet Limit: 2
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                                                Other
                                                • Basketball Court
                                                • Beach Access
                                                • Business Center
                                                • Dog Park
                                                • Fitness Center
                                                • Grilling Area
                                                • On-Site Management
                                                • On-site Lake
                                                • Outdoor Patio with Fire Pit
                                                • Pool
                                                • Sundeck
                                                • Tennis Court
                                                • WiFi in Common Areas
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                                                Leasing

                                                Welcome to Lakeside Villas!Lakeside Villas is the apartment you ve been looking for in Orlando, FL. With comfortable one- and two-bedroom homes featuring premium kitchens complete with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, you re guaranteed to find a place to live with a lifestyle to love. What s more, as a member of the community you ll also have access to our lakeside swimming pool and beach plus a 24-hour fitness center. Find a home at Lakeside Villas, where living more is the new standard.
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                                                Office Hours

                                                • Sunday: Closed
                                                • Monday - Friday: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
                                                • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

                                                Questions & Answers (1)

                                                Anonymous
                                                Asked on: 03/19/2018
                                                Q: Can you hear your neighbors?

                                                Frequently Asked

                                                Based on 213 number of votes by renters, Lakeside Villas is currently rated 2.7 out of 5 stars.
                                                Lakeside Villas is rated 3.8/5 stars in our renters grounds survey, which is considered average. The grounds are okay, but could use some improvement.
                                                Lakeside Villas is rated 3.6/5 stars in our renters maintenance survey, which is considered average. The maintenance team is sometimes slow to respond or not fully effective in resolving issues.
                                                Lakeside Villas is rated 3.7/5 stars in our renters noise survey, which is considered average. The noise level can sometimes be disruptive, but not to a significant extent.
                                                Lakeside Villas is rated 3.3/5 stars in our renters safety survey, which is considered below average. The complex has significant safety concerns that need immediate attention.
                                                Lakeside Villas is rated 3.8/5 stars in our renters neighborhood survey, which is considered average. The complex is located in a neighborhood with some safety or desirability concerns, with limited access to local attractions and services.
                                                Lakeside Villas is rated 3.2/5 stars in our renters staff survey, which is considered below average. The staff is often unresponsive and not fully helpful in addressing resident needs.
                                                Managers have responded to 100% of their community reviews in the past year.
                                                Managers have replied within 3.27 days to their community reviews in the past year.
                                                Cats Allowed
                                                Fee: $300 ~ 500
                                                Rent: $40
                                                Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per apartment home. There is a $300 non-refundable pet fee for the first pet, and $200 for the second. Pet rent is $20 per pet, per month. There is a weight limit of 75 pounds, and aggressive breeds are prohibited. Please call our leasing office for complete pet policy information.
                                                Pet Limit: 2
                                                Dogs Allowed
                                                Fee: $300 ~ 500
                                                Rent: $40
                                                Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per apartment home. There is a $300 non-refundable pet fee for the first pet, and $200 for the second. Pet rent is $20 per pet, per month. There is a weight limit of 75 pounds, and aggressive breeds are prohibited. Please call our leasing office for complete pet policy information.
                                                Pet Limit: 2
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