Franklin Commons

8 Gatehouse Lane, Franklin, MA 02038
8 Gatehouse Lane, Franklin, MA 02038

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Verified Resident 754682 2016 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 03/23/2020
Excellent maintenance staff . My only suggestion is parking spaces. Would like 1 assigned per apt There are many people with 2 or more vehicles and some with one vehicle have no spot. More spaces would be good See More
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Verified Resident 742776 2018 - 2020 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/07/2020
The things I like the most living in here are the prompt, professional; & courteous response I get whenever I have work order from the property managers (Cindy Brophy/Cindy James) and maintenance people especially Walter because he is fast, courteous, trustworthy & efficient. What I hate… See More
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Verified Resident 49341 2016 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 02/06/2020
The property is very well maintained. Staff is excellent and always willing to help. The apartments are very nice and again each building is well maintained. Never a problem with snow removal. Other residents I've met are very nice. I am very happy living at Franklin… See More
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Verified Resident 740190 2015 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 01/29/2020
My experience in this community is excellent , friendly Neighbord, wonderful staffs, and I'm enjoy raise my children in this place. It is very excellent environment and great for my children to go school.
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Verified Resident 738184 2018 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 01/22/2020
This community is wonderful and safe for families with children. The staff is wonderful and neighbors are all polite. If you have to live in an apartment complex this one tops the list. Also the town is a hidden treasure with beautiful parks and a wonderful… See More
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Verified Resident 452077 2018 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 01/20/2020
I would to stay couple more that if rent prices are not going up every year make this place more affordable cost of living is very high in MA work for life just to pay rent can't save a penny is not fun
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Verified Resident 636217 2014 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 05/06/2019
I rent a 3rd floor apartment with a cathedral ceiling and multi-window view of the common, and I love this place. The floor plan has an open kitchen so I can look across the living room and look out three sets of windows while doing dishes… See More
Franklin Commons Manager05/08/2019

Thank you for your review! We are so glad you are happy in your apartment and we are happy to have you! Please feel free to call the office if we can be of any further assistance.

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Verified Resident 626534 2017 - 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 04/12/2019
I like living in the Franklin Commons Community. I feel it is a safe, quiet clean place to live with my family. My wife and I along with our son have been living here going on 2.5 years. We really live our apartment and the current… See More
Franklin Commons Manager05/08/2019

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to have you. We are glad you are enjoying living here. Please let us know if there is anything if we could assist with.

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Verified Resident 624659 2018 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 04/08/2019
I absolutely love it here. It is peaceful quiet and my children feel safe. The staff has always been very helpful whenever I need something and I get along well with my neighbors. I love having all the amenities I need right in my apartment. See More
Franklin Commons Manager05/08/2019

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy you are enjoying your apartment. As always, please feel free to reach out if you need anything or we can be of any further assistance.

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Verified Resident 610909 2018 - 2019 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/04/2019
The only good thing about this apartment is Cindy, the office manager. She is amazing, but that cannot be said about the operations manager. Rude does not even begin to describe him. I always believed that the provider of a service that I pay for would… See More
Franklin Commons Manager03/04/2019

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback as we value all of our residents. I would like an opportunity to discuss things further with you. Please contact me directly by phone as I want to ensure that I understand the issues and see what can be done to address anything that is outstanding.

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Verified Resident 602395 2019 - 2020 Recommended
Reviewed 02/08/2019
Welcoming community. Feels very safe and the staff are eager to help with any requests you may have whether it be a maintenance issue or rent related question. Neighbors are nice and friendly, definitely a safe community.
Franklin Commons Manager02/11/2019

Thank you so much for your response and feedback! We appreciate you taking the time. Maintenance will definitely be out to take a look at the community room dryers as soon as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact the office for any other concerns that you have.

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Verified Resident 600388 2019 Recommended
Reviewed 02/04/2019
Although children were outside playing, I couldn't hear a thing. It is surprisingly diverse which is great. The location is amazing. Close to everything. The people in the school department are friendly and helpful. Maintenance and office staff are friendly and have a great work ethic.… See More
Franklin Commons Manager02/07/2019

Hi! Thank you so much for your feedback! We are so happy that you are enjoying your apartment and that you chose Franklin Commons as your home. Please don't hesitate to contact the office if there is anything that we can help you out with.

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Resident 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/02/2018
Take my word for it. This is the worst place that you should consider living. The property is nice yes, but management is rude and horrible. I didn't have anyone to warn me. Just moved from out of state and desperately needed a place to live.… See More
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Verified Resident 104231 2011 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/09/2014
improvement light and clean ground from cigarette also clean pond need repace dishwasher and mirocwave replace wooden fence partial damage more restrict free smoking outside from building that nice inside room both good heat and ac running also See More
Franklin Commons Manager10/09/2014

We value your feedback and are sorry that your experience was not satisfactory but our goal is to always improve the resident experience at Franklin Commons. If you are having issues within your apartment that need to be addressed, please contact the office so that we may put in a service order for you. If you ever have concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am always happy to help.

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Verified Resident 91118 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 08/20/2014
The staff at Franklin Commons have been extremely welcoming and friendly. Moving in was simple and very enjoyable. The grounds outside are very well maintained. My unit had a few minor issues when I moved in and they were taken care of quickly. It's been very… See More
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Verified Resident 80409 2009 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 07/08/2014
I've lived at Franklin Commons for almost 5 years now and I am very happy there. The staff is friendly and very accomadating. They keep the grounds immaculate. It is also very quiet there. Rarely do you hear your neighbors. I hope that I can continue… See More
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Verified Resident 67471 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 05/07/2014
Its a great community, maintained well and with a great staff. Its kept cleaned and most of the minor details are taken care. Its perfect for a family as it has wonderful lawn and internal roads for kids. We like it here and recommend others too… See More
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Resident 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/26/2014
Cons: Not a great place to live if you are a non-smoker and have children! We have complained several times about people smoking (including cigars!) in or really close to the entranceways of our building which is where you walk in and out to get to… See More
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Verified Resident 63454 2013 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 04/15/2014
I love the complex, The only thing that bothers me is the new upstairs neighbors, they are always loud, the walls and floors seem paper thin and you can heard everything. We even asked them nicely to be respectful at certain hours (late at night, weekend… See More
Franklin Commons Manager04/15/2014

Hi- I'm glad you love it here! Please feel free to contact me in the office to discuss the issue with your neighbors. Everyone deserves to live in peace and quiet. I will be happy to help! Sincerely, Bethany

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Verified Resident 32579 2012 - 2014 Recommended
Reviewed 01/13/2014
It's been great living here. Bethany and Greg have always been polite, kind and quick to respond to any problems that we have had. The grounds are kept clean, snow plowed and gardens in beautiful shape. This is a wonderful place to live and I recommend… See More
Franklin Commons Manager09/12/2013

Hi- Thank you for your feedback! I'm glad you like living here :-). It is a beautiful community. While we are competitively priced with other apartment communities in the area, we welcome the opportunity to discuss your lease and appliances. As always, feel free to contact me in the office or you may email me at [email protected] Thanks and have a great day!

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Verified Resident 45483 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 12/30/2013
This apartment is quite good. Quite, clean, spacious. The apartment management is very good esp. Bethany is very receptive and helpful. So far so good. The apartment does not have exterior doors for the common area - that is on the down side.
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Agalya • Resident 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 12/19/2013
Very quiet place to live in. It's a Good community with nice parking space. Snow is cleaned regularly. The community director is very professional. So far everything is good. Nice place to live in. But my only concern is the trash disposal is too far from… See More
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Verified Resident 44182 2005 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 12/15/2013
We have lived at Franklin Commons for eight years. It is a nice place to live. The only thing that is negative is the "gypsy mentality" of apartment dwellers. Overall the place is very comfortable. Glad that we are on the second floor and not the… See More
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Verified Resident 44183 2008 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 12/15/2013
I love linvin in this community
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Verified Resident 37646 2013 - 2014 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/21/2013
Don't like the smoking in the entranceways of building. Kids run around complex without supervision and destroy trees and grounds. Can hear too much noise from upstairs neighbors. Grass gets mowed in the middle of a Saturday when everyone is outside - doesn't make any sense.… See More
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  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Laundry On-Site
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Parking

  • Private Garage

General

  • Community Center
  • Fitness Center

Pets

  • Cats Allowed

Floor Plans & Pricing

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

  • Price

    $1,525

  • SQ. FT.

    631

  • Available
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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

  • Price

    $1,725

  • SQ. FT.

    944

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    2 Bedroom

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

  • Price

    $2,125

  • SQ. FT.

    1,100

  • Available
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    3 Bedroom

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Management Company: Gatehouse Management, Inc

Office Hours Closed

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

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