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Sun Prairie Apartments

5901 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266
5901 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266

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Resident 2018 - 2019 Not Recommended

Updated 08/20/2019

Reviewed 08/20/2019

ROACHES ROACHES ROACHES EVERYWHERE! goodness. and the office will try blaming it on you so that they can evict you (and still force you to pay thousands of dollars of the remaining lease eventhough they have forced you out) to make easy dirty money off of… See More
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Resident 2019 Not Recommended

Updated 04/11/2019

Reviewed 04/11/2019

DISHONEST, LIARS AND SCAMMERS. THE APARTMENTS ARE INFESTED WITH ROACHES AND RATS. Once you find out, they pretend that they do not know and also try to blame it on you (they will come up with fairytales such as you leaving a dish out, not taking… See More
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FoxLively • Resident 2019 Not Recommended

Updated 03/17/2019

Reviewed 03/17/2019

Do not even consider this place! It has been one of the worst places to live in my 34 years. I even lived in my own home for 7 years, with two attempted break-ins, I would go back to that before ever choosing here. Terrible staff… See More
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lilywantsmohr • Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended

Updated 10/09/2017

Reviewed 10/09/2017

Nasty place and even nastier people. Pat or Patty whatever her name is (grumpy, rude, old woman who has nothing but bad intentions towards people) told us she will fix the roaches problems we had in our apartments, but months went by and there were no… See More
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Emma_M • Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended

Updated 07/30/2017

Reviewed 07/30/2017

AVOID AT ALL COSTS! My husband and I unfortunately made the grave deadly mistake of living here. All their buildings have been INFESTED WITH ROACHES FOR YEARS AND YEARS. They try to cover them up by not telling you and by having these monthly 'checks' which… See More
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sunprairiesucks • Resident 2014 - 2016 Not Recommended

Updated 02/14/2017

Reviewed 02/14/2017

DO NOT LIVE HERE. CONSTANT GARBAGE AND SPILLED FOOD IN THE HALLWAYS. FRONT DESK IS DISGUSTINGLY RUDE AND UNPROFESSIONAL, THEY WILL BLAME YOU FOR EVERYTHING AND NEVER TAKE FAULT. COCKROACHES IN THE KITCHENS (THEY WON'T TELL YOU AND HOPE YOU DON'T NOTICE). RAISED RENT TWICE IN… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Recommended

Updated 02/02/2017

Reviewed 02/02/2017

I would recommend Sun Prairie Apartments to anyone who is looking for a clean and friendly environment. I lived here for 6 months before relocating for work and I am very happy with the apartment complex. It was well maintained, the people were friendly and I… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended

Updated 09/02/2016

Reviewed 09/02/2016

I stayed here for last 9 months and I would say apartments are OK not great considering the rent.After my initial lease of 9 months rent was increased by $40 ( my base rent was $800).I was not happy about it. Management is awful , they… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2015 Recommended

Updated 07/15/2015

Reviewed 06/03/2015

I have lived at Sun Prairie for about 2 1/2 years and have been very happy with everything compared to other places I have lived. Really like having a lot of the utilities included, tough to find that it seems. The location and the surrounding area… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended

Updated 05/01/2015

Reviewed 05/01/2015

My two roommates and myself moved out over a year ago. When we moved out we left behind a couple random things that we couldn't take with us, knowing there'd be a $25 an hour trash haul out fee as specified. Well we got notice in… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2015 Not Recommended

Updated 03/03/2015

Reviewed 03/03/2015

Went here to rent an apt. They do not match the online pictures not even in the same decade. Still the price was cheap so I went to sign a lease. The young kid who was the leading agent was rude. He talked down to us… See More
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Bcoonradt • Resident 2012 - 2014 Not Recommended

Updated 02/23/2015

Reviewed 02/23/2015

These apartments are awful! In their lease it states pets with approval in certain buidlings. I called letting them know I was getting a pet but didn't live in one of the approved buildings, they said I could just move to one of the approved buildings.… See More
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nesh123 • Resident 2012 - 2014 Not Recommended

Updated 11/15/2014

Reviewed 11/15/2014

I have stayed there for almost 2 years, didn't come across any issue for first 1.5 years. But in last few months, I had very bad experience, a kind of mental torture.I was getting noise from my neighbors apt above me during day n night.There were… See More
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Resident 2014 Not Recommended

Updated 07/07/2014

Reviewed 07/07/2014

I would never recommend this property. When I moved in, the place was very dirty and you could tell the previous tenants did not clean. It is funny since you schedule a final inspection with management which you don't have to be present for but you… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Recommended

Updated 07/07/2014

Reviewed 07/07/2014

Sun Prairie apartments are not super fancy, but you get what you pay for. They're reasonably nice and the pricing is great compared to other places in the Jordan Creek area. The major problem with my apartment were my roommates. They say that your first roommates… See More
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26Delav • Resident 2011 - 2014 Recommended

Updated 05/12/2014

Reviewed 05/12/2014

We have lived in SP for over two years now. As others stated it's not a luxury apt but it gets the job done. It seems that a lot of issues come from neighbors and the building you live in. We are in a good one… See More
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Resident 2014 Not Recommended

Updated 04/22/2014

Reviewed 04/22/2014

NEVER RENT FROM HERE!! The best way I can describe this place is disgusting. The apartment that they have displayed online does not match the rest of the units. I was fooled. My husband is in the marine corps and we were told we had to… See More
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Bulldog1207 • Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 02/16/2014

Reviewed 11/27/2012

I wanted to follow up on my earlier review now that I've moved out, but I have to review again ... anyways ... it was an acceptable place to live for sure, and their electricity promise was spot-on, as was their promise of quiet. I will… See More
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yogurl • Resident 2012 - 2013 Not Recommended

Updated 11/12/2013

Reviewed 11/12/2013

Parking was HORRIBLE!! They allow people to have as many car as they want and never have any garages available! After 6pm your not getting a parking spot anywhere close to your apartment. I usually have to park about a block away. Noise is also horrible… See More
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Resident 2013 Recommended

Updated 10/23/2013

Reviewed 10/23/2013

Had a roach problem, and went to office. They had someone on it immediately. Very happy with the quick response and information they provided me about the problem. See More
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jensteinkuehler • Resident 2013 Recommended

Updated 07/17/2013

Reviewed 07/17/2013

I have only lived at Sun Prarie for a short time, however my experience this far has been great! Megan was my leasing agent and she was so friendly, and helpful! She did a fabulous job of reducing some of my moving stress from the first… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 04/12/2013

Reviewed 04/12/2013

I lived at Sun Prairie for 2 years with no serious complaints. It's not a luxury apt, but for the price, it's hard to complain. But I will say my biggest complaint is every time I have renewed my lease (two 6 months and then a… See More
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BeenJamin • Resident 2013 Not Recommended

Updated 03/05/2013

Reviewed 03/05/2013

Likes: 1) The fake pond. 2) The geese that visit. Dislikes: 1)The maintenance guy is a sloth. I'm guessing he's a cousin or relative of the owner. 2)Rife with bedbugs. The minority folk are too scared to report them, so they're not treated. 3)Buildings stink! Theres… See More
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TechnoPriest • Resident 2011 - 2013 Not Recommended

Updated 02/22/2013

Reviewed 02/22/2013

Horrible customer care service. I dont know why they treat their tenants like that. I hope they learn to treat their tenants better (except for sweet lady on reception and few leasing dept ladies). Cheap but not worth it. See More
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Resident 2012 Not Recommended

Updated 12/16/2012

Reviewed 11/01/2012

Read this article. Enough said. This could explain the cochroaches, noise and smells we would always get the short time we lived at this place. Thank goodness we no longer live here. Renters beware. (you would think management would realize that there is "only a small… See More
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  • Laundry Connections in Some Units
  • Laundry On-Site

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  • Cats Allowed
    Comments: One cat or one small caged animal allowed in some buildings - please call for details and availability.

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,018

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,057

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms

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    $1,142

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $850

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    2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,227

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    3 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms

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    $953

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    3 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,196

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