Whispering Pines

5820 Southwest Candletree Drive, Topeka, KS 66614
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tinkzie • Resident 2017 Recommended
Reviewed 10/22/2017
These apartments have been through beautiful renovations recently! The staff is always helping in any way possible and hosting fun resident events for the community. The floorplans are spacious and the rent prices are incredible! I highly recommend them!
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Resident 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/18/2017
------ Apartment Complex even for Topeka Standards. Constant issues with roaches and leaks. Dog poop all over grass hard to even walk around without my kid or I stepping on one. I can smell weed coming through my vents from neighbors. Office staff is a joke.… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/27/2017
I really wanted to love this place because of how beautiful it is but we went to pay for our apartment it was our first they were having someone else on the same apartment then it took them almost four months to give us back our… See More
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ClairLindbloom • Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/18/2017
***SERIOUS HEALTH WARNING*** IF YOU VALUE YOUR HEALTH AND THE HEALTH OF YOUR FAMILY AND PETS, PLEASE DO NOT EVEN CONSIDER THIS HAZARDOUS PLACE!!! This apartment complex is by far the WORST place I've ever lived, and my last apartment was constantly broken into by homeless… See More
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Pops1692 • Resident 2015 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/04/2017
Maintenance walked in on my husband sleeping! My windows leaked even though maintenance looked at. We told them day one about all our problems and were told they weren't necessary. Roach city! New management, prism, doesn't care about safety of tenets. The cops are constantly getting… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/12/2017
Awful!!!! I have never seen a pest issue like I have in the place. Roaches everywhere! Apartments, hallways, vents, I even managed to unplug my coffee pot and three roaches crawled out of the socket. The pool is dirty, dog crap everywhere, and the hallways smelled… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/28/2016
STAY AWAY FROM THIS PLACE. Had a bad mouse and cockroach problem. they screwed me out of $550 for my last month's rent which I paid in 2013. In November 2016 the $550 shows up on my credit report as a debt to them. I called… See More
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Resident 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/14/2016
I would not recommend to a single person to live here. I have lived here for almost a year and have had the worst experience. I got better experience when I lived in the dorms in college. The maintenance men have not fixed a single thing… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/12/2015
We lived here about a year. We had our rent go up. We had neighbors that moved in next door and were so loud that we couldn't even hear our movies while we sat in our living room. We complained multiple times with no resolution. We… See More
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Resident 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/15/2015
I would not recommend this apartment complex. My family and I have had nothing but problems since we moved in. The hallways flood with water. Water leaks into the house. The complex is old and is falling apart and when you mention you need something fixed… See More
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blalfunt • Resident 2011 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/18/2014
Whispering pine has some of the most careless management staff I have had to deal with in any level of business. Dave Hibbert who is supposed to be the property manager will lie and avoid his resident about everything. For example our bathroom ceiling is molding… See More
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J-Jarvis • Resident 2010 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/04/2012
The buildings are in need of major renovations. Mold inside and out. Various insects that YOU alone have to prove exist and then wait weeks or more for an exterminator that sprays water. You may ask "how do you know it is water?" Well, I say… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 08/14/2012
We have had a wonderful experience renting at Whispering Pines. Children do like to run through the halls - but management always takes care of this!! The maintenance people have always helped out and are very friendly. Overall, I would reccommend this place. The office staff… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/20/2011
Me and my wife signed a years lease and so far have only had issues. Our vehicle got broke into twice. Our electric went out from someone stripping the copper off of the wires while company was over and there were homeless people camping in the… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/26/2011
We have had so many problems it would take pages and pages to list them all, but I will list a few of my personal favorites. The FIRST apartment we were living in was infested with bugs, the ceiling in the bathroom literally completely collapsed (and… See More
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Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/05/2010
Walls have mold on them and when you report it,they bring a spray to clean it not trying to fix the problem. Even if they do try to fix a problem they are unable to because maintenance is a joke. It took three of them to… See More
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Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/19/2010
This place is really gross. We moved into a different apartment than the one we were shown, a ground level with patio. First of all, there was mold, they tryed to cover up, not get rid of properly. The carpets had been cleaned, still stunk terrible… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/24/2010
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that it was Andrea from the office who responded to that last negative review! Hello! I'm sure they get notifications when someone types a review on here, and she does live here! She'll be the first to… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 01/27/2010
I have lived here twice and have not had any of the problems in some of these posts that people have described. My apartment is not perfect nor did I expect it to be when I moved in after all they are over 30 years old.… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/26/2010
I have lived at Whispering Pines for a year now. So far maintenance hasn't fixed anything! The ceiling leaks when it rains, as does the bedroom window. There are 10 coats of paint on the walls which flakes off, and the walls absorb any color, and… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/28/2009
You do not want to live in Whispering Pines because it is apartment beurocracy at best. When they lost one of our month's rent checks, they automatically place an eviction notice on the apartment door. It is NOT a good experience to not have any kind… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/07/2008
The first year I lived here my roomie and I had major problems with our a/c and loud, potsmoking neighbors (our hallway constantly reeked of marijuana). At that time, "courtesy patrol" was still doing their job, and would come speak to the loud neighbors, who eventually… See More
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swede700 • Resident 2006 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/06/2008
I recently moved out of this apartment. While there were many flaws with the apartment, overall, it was an okay experience. The office staff was always friendly and helpful, but maintenance was mediocre at best. The hallways were never cleaned and always had a damp, musty… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 09/05/2008
lived here over 2 years! love it! office staff is always so polite and understanding. maintenance issues are normally solved quickly. i love love love my apartment.
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/17/2008
I've lived in whispering pines for a year now, and it is a hell hole. We have a bleached stained carpet they said they would cover up, but never have. Our kitchen cabinets are falling down, but they will not fix them. And when they did… See More
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    Deposit: Required
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    Restrictions: Breed restrictions apply.
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    $696

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    $898

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2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms

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    $764

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Yes. The walls are paper thin. My son and I have been awakened since 12:30am with rowdy neighbors below us screaming, cussing, slamming doors and then moving the noise out to the parking lot. We've heard everything. Not a family friendly environment with the warmer weather approaching. We are leaving as soon as possible.
Anonymous · May, 30 2019

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