1440 Beacon Apartments

1440 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446

Floor Plans

Resident of this community?
Tell us what you think!

Check Availability

1440 Beacon Apartments

 
 
 
 
 
 

ApartmentRatings Property Breakdown

RENTER RATING
Based on 74 
Reviews
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Neighborhood
Grounds
Office Staff
28%RECOMMENDED
THIS PROPERTY
VS
84%CITY AVERAGE

Ratings & Reviews

Filter
  • 5 out of 5
  • 4 out of 5
  • 3 out of 5
  • 2 out of 5
  • 1 out of 5
No reviews match your search.
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Grounds
Office Staff
1440 Beacon Apartments Manager

How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Neighborhood
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2014 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/03/2016
I've lived in worse places, but never paid so much for one. The management changed recently (its now called 1440 Beacon, instead of Sovereign Apartment), and promised lots of changes with a corresponding hike in rent. 6-8 months of paying higher rent and the "central air"… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Neighborhood
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/02/2015
I very much regret moving into this building. On the positive side, the location is fantastic and the renovated units are pretty decent. The larger one bedroom units have a lot of storage. With that, the management of this property is a disaster. I was told… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Neighborhood
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/10/2014
Now called 1440 Beacon, the place is a mess. They have tried to update things and you will go in there thinking they are really fixing up the place, but don't let it fool you. We had issues from the very start. First, the heat doesn't… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/16/2013
After so many years I left the nightmare in Sovereign Apartment, I decided to write down things happened to me. Be fair enough, the management there is not bad. I got every package, I got response very quickly once I requested. BUT once, I put my… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2011 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/14/2012
I hate this place. It is under new management and they are just as bad as the old management, just in different ways. I canNOT wait to move out. They wake me up before 9am with drilling/sawing/hammering because the place is such a pit and falling… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 0 Recommended
Reviewed 04/07/2012
I have lived at 1440 Beacon St. for almost 5 years and never had one problem. Sure, I heard lots of horror stories about Lee. He would do crazy things like fire the entire maintenance staff the day before Christmas. And you were not allowed to… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2010 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/03/2012
Horrible nightmare is what I would describe the experience here - a sheer waste of the otherwise nice building and apartments. All because of the management, don't believe the other guy that lee Torrey has been removed - he is very much there, maybe given other… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 02/02/2012
I am writing this review to let everyone know that Lee Torrey is gone and the property managment has been taken over by a new team including the realtor, Bryce. They are well aware of the previous issues and have done a great job being more… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/11/2011
all the reviews here are true. i wish i had done more research before settling down here. never saw Lee Torrey. But read enough to agree with all the reviewers. he took away our gym card that we legally paid for because he lost our checks… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/23/2011
Rent this place and pay good money to lose your peace of mind - from the noise on Beacon street, and from the *HORRIBLE* management and Lee Torrey, the a passive aggressive manager who *WILL* make your life hell. Thank god I am out of here!… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/12/2011
Everything bad that has been said about this place is true. Don't even consider renting here. Granted the apartments are sort of nice and that is how I fell for it, but the management is horrible and it makes the entire living experience a nightmare. Please… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
hateTheSovereign • Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/24/2011
I've lived in the sovereign for slightly less than a year now and could not possible recommend against it strongly enough. The apartments are fine, it's not too overpriced, but it is managed incredibly poorly. The only way to contact the building manager is by placing… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2009 - 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 03/27/2010
My boyfriend and I have been living here for over half a year now and have nothing but good things to say. Sure, the building is on the older side so there might be the occasional burst of water out of your faucet and the central… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2008 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/17/2010
I completely agree with the previous review. The place is nice. But the manager, Lee Torrey, is a very unpleasant person, and a horrible landlord/manager. A few of the practices he is widely known for by people in the area (employees, tenants, managers in nearby buildings,… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Prospective Resident Visited 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/22/2010
this place really to me is like a massive ball of illegalities. I strongly believe that the superintendent of the building shows signs of serious bi-polar tendencies and has a very explosive explosive attitude. If you are willing to be degraded and treated less than, this… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended
Reviewed 11/01/2009
I recently moved out of the Sovereign after a three year stay and have nothing but good things to say about the building. Maintenance and concierge staff was friendly and responsive, common areas clean and well kept, garage parking was great, and the location and on… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/28/2009
I lived in this dump briefly in 2007. I really wish I had read the reviews before signing the lease. I won't repeat what's been said, but it's all true and this place is a certifiable nightmare. The main problem is the psycho manager Lee Torrey.… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/17/2009
After only about two weeks in this building, I couldn't WAIT to get out. I have a laundry list of complaints about this building, including paper thin walls (expect to know what TV shows your neighbors are watching at all times), an absentee "concierge" (I use… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/10/2009
I moved out due to too much stress in dealing with the building manager. The apartment complex is poorly maintained, apartment looks like it was build in 1700s and never remodeled. When I moved in the trash was in the kitchen, I asked them to remove… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2005 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/19/2009
True story - I was getting a ride home from a friend of a friend who asked where I live: "in the brookline building with the crazy super" were the directions given, and the driver laughed and drove straight there. That perfectly describes the infamy of… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/19/2009
The rooms are bright white and spacious, the location is wonderful. The manager, however, negates all of this. Other people have posted to this effect, and it is most definitely all true. I don't know if he's an Asperger's patient, a bully, or is angry that… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/08/2008
This apartment complex would be great, except of for the manager. Apartments are clean, spacious. Maintenance is good and responsive. However, manager does not like complaints, so when you complain, he will try to bully and intidmidate you (i.e. nasty phone calls, locking you out of… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2008 Recommended
Reviewed 09/04/2008
I would recommend this place to a friend for sure. The building is in MUCH better quality compared to any other place I saw in the brookline area for the same price. They were upfront about the upcoming construction in the parking garage. I didn't feel… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/16/2008
DO NOT MAKE THE MISTAKE OF MOVING INTO THIS BUILDING.....THERE ARE CONSTANT LEAKS AND PEST PROBLEMS, AN ABSENTEE FRONT CONCIERGE AND MAINTENANCE STAFF, AND A BUILDING MANAGER THAT BELONGS IN A MENTAL HOSPITAL. MAINTENANCE REQUEST ARE DEALT WITH WEEKS AFTER SUBMISSION AND SEVERAL TIMES TIS PAST… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report
OVERALL SCORE
See Score Breakdown
Noise
Maintenance
Safety
Construction
Grounds
Office Staff
Prospective Resident Visited 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/19/2008
My experience with this landlord suggests that he is afraid of being called out for violating landlord-tenant law or is guilty of more vile discriminatory practices. I am a lawyer of Indian descent, and I work for a large firm in Boston. I applied to live… See More
How was this review?
Useful
Thanks for voting!
Report

Features & Amenities

Laundry

  • Laundry On-Site
  • Laundry in Units

Disclaimer: Features and Amenities data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive features and amenities offered.

Pets

  • Cats Allowed
    Deposit: Required
    Rent: Required

Disclaimer: Pet Policy data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive pet policies offered.

Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio, 1 Bathroom

  • Price

    $1,952

  • SQ. FT.

    N/A

  • Available
    Avail.

    N/A

  • Model

    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

  • Price

    $3,029

  • SQ. FT.

    N/A

  • Available
    Avail.

    N/A

  • Model

    1 Bedroom

Disclaimer: Floor Plans data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive floor plans offered.

Questions & Answers (1)

Your question has been submitted!

Please allow up to 24 hours for your answer to be visible to the public.

·
Type your answer:
Please allow up to 24 hours for your answer to be visible to the public.

Are there surveillance cameras on site?

Anonymous · March, 19 2018
Please allow up to 24 hours for your answer to be visible to the public.
No answers yet. Be the first to answer.

Similar Properties

Image of E3 Apartments  in Allston, MA

E3 Apartments

Allston, MA

Image of Chroma in Cambridge, MA

Chroma

Cambridge, MA

1440 Beacon Apartments is an apartment in Brookline in zip code 02446. This community has a Studio - 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,952 - $3,029. Nearby cities include Allston, Brighton, Roxbury Crossing, Jamaica Plain, and Roxbury. 02445, 02134, 02215, 02120, and 02120 are nearby zip codes.

  • Price

  • Sq. Ft.

  • Availability

  • Model

1440 Beacon Apartments

Provided by Property Management

Management Photos (0)

    Provided by Other Residents

    Resident Photos (0)

        Back To Top