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Penn Mar Apartments

3747 Donnell Drive, Forestville, MD 20747
3747 Donnell Drive, Forestville, MD 20747

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Resident 2008 - 2020
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07/18/2020
When I first moved to penn mar it was a very nice community. But after few years is when the downfall came. New managers, new maintenance and new tenants. They are so hooked on fixing the outside that they do NOTHING with the inside. My roof… See More
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Friendly Neighbor • Resident 2000 - 2018
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03/30/2018
I watched this property go from good to not so good to "lord help me find a better job so I can move". It appears every property manager is worst than the last, when it comes to the respect given to the tenants. This last property… See More
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 Verified Resident 357072vrp 1999 - 2017
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06/14/2017
This community has gone through a lot of changes in the past 2 years. It's been getting better. The staff is doing the best that they can with all of the improvements that's on and up grades that they have done since the new management has… See More
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 Verified Resident 357047vrp 2016 - 2017
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06/14/2017
Its been great, the program for rent pay is wonderful. The property manager is always on her business, Ms.Tony is lovable, Ladonna, and Ariel is always a breath of fresh air when walking into the office. I love it here. See More
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 Verified Resident 357048vrp 2014 - 2017
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06/14/2017
I like to live here,management Sirvice is very good,they are respond for helping me,when I am kids have play ground,nice appartment Is near of mall and shopping centers so I don't have any problems"thanks for all See More
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 Verified Resident 357001vrp 2012 - 2017
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06/14/2017
I'm not sure if I would recommend this community to anyone. It's not very safe. This community doesn't have any amenities. They have very unsafe laundry facilities. This is not the best place to live. See More
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 Verified Resident 356999vrp 2016 - 2017
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06/14/2017
My experience here at Penn Mar Apartments are great. I like that I can come in go sit out on the balcony watch the cars go by I'm close to the shopping center I like it that the staff is great with the families See More
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 Verified Resident 356986vrp 2016 - 2017
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06/14/2017
Reasonably priced, little to no crime, convenient to stores, near schools, near highway, metro accesible, we'll maintained, community events, no pests, low utilities I'm assuming because of the solar panels. See More
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rsyree • Resident 2016 - 2017
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04/03/2017
I've lived here for 7 months and I must, I am glad I leased this apartment. It's so convenient to shopping centers, bus and metro routes, entertainments and highway. Everything you need is right around you. The price is reasonable for a huge 1b with a… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

04/03/2017

We are glad to hear that you are pleased with your decision to live at Penn Mar Apartments. Welcome Home and we hope you choose to live here for a long time!

Channy304 • Prospective Resident Visited 2016
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07/20/2016
I'm looking into relocating for work. Penn Mar was 1 of 3 properties that I looked at. Here are my findings. 1) there is little to no handicap accessibility 2) the resident manager (Shenetta) is very rude and unprofessional (she's going to cost the property greatly!… See More
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Cbone23 • Resident 2015 - 2016
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05/23/2016
Bedbugs, spiders, loitering, litering and very rude staff specifically the -------- from corporate that work there at Penn Mar and who speak to residents as if they are her children. The complex went from going downhill to welcome to hell thanks to her. Parking lot look… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

05/23/2016

Thank you for your feedback. At Penn Mar Apartments, we want all of our residents to feel welcome and comfortable. We are sorry to hear that you have been inconvenienced and frustrated. Please contact the office at your earliest convenience to discuss your concerns.

Resident 2012 - 2016
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03/16/2016
I have lived here for 5 years and the property has drastically declined. The interior of the buildings need to be thoroughly cleaned, the grounds are disgusting, shrubs so high you can't see who's on the other side, trash cans are always overflowing, the playgrounds are… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2016
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02/25/2016
The worst property management company and community I have ever delta with. I actually had a interest in moving into this community so I called the office to ask some application and qualification questions. The manager answered the phone and from the word hello was very… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

03/04/2016

We are sorry you had a less than desirable experience when inquiring about residency at the Penn Mar property. We would like to discuss your experience with you. Please contact or corporate office, 301-953-2366 and ask to speak with the Regional Director at your earliest convenience.

shevym • Resident 2013 - 2015
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01/21/2016
I lived here with my family but we moved out last year. Our hole experience here was horrible. We still haven't received our security deposit even after we cleaned the whole apartment out. In about a month in we discovered that our neighbor next to us… See More
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 Verified Resident 203936vrp 2014 - 2015
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12/09/2015
How the office care about the the community my experience was great I like living at Penn Mar Apartments the staff is wonderful I would like to thank the staff for doing a great job and keeping me and my family safe thank again me have… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

12/29/2015

Thank you for the review. We are glad that you are satisfied with your home and our service!

 Verified Resident 201928vrp 2011 - 2015
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12/01/2015
To much noise during the late nights, kids destroying property at this community. Neighbors in consider playing loud music, their kids running through the apartment. Not enough security at night to keep other people that other neighbors late nights from playing loud music and argument's from… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

12/14/2015

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We would like to discuss your concerns with you. Please contact the office at your earliest convenience.

 Verified Resident 201681vrp 2008 - 2015
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11/30/2015
I've lived on the property for a few years now and out of all the years I can say that this year I have ran into a few problems. The manager in the rental office is very rude and nasty, she doesn't know how to talk… See More
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 Verified Resident 200200vrp 2007 - 2015
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11/23/2015
When first moving in community I love it, the neighbors was nice, and friendly also office staff and then it got worse but it's back to the way it was when I first moved In community/complex is starting to look more better etc. I really see… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

11/23/2015

Thank you for your kind words! We have been working hard at Penn Mar and hope you will continue to see improvement!

 Verified Resident 199540vrp 2009 - 2015
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11/19/2015
Penn-Mar Apartments have progressed over the number of years I've been a privilege to experience. Upgrades to the balconies are done annually, asphalt is distribute in parking lots regularly to keep it upgraded and landscaping is remarkable. Routine inspections are done of each apartment numerous times… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

11/24/2015

Thank you for your review. We glad that you are satisfied with both your home and our service!

 Verified Resident 199242vrp 2002 - 2015
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11/18/2015
I been living in the community since 2002 and have enjoy most of my moments in my apartment and the staff of performing greatly. It would be greatly appreciated if we had security on site for nights and weekends especially when coming home late. See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

11/20/2015

Thank you for your review and for choosing to make Penn Mar your home for 12 years! We are sorry that you were not aware we have patrols on site. if you would like further information, please contact the property manager.

Prospective Resident Visited 2015
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11/13/2015
I was going move hear but after seeing reviews and going through tedious application process, I declined. Since October 16 just house hunting came across Penn Mar and looked at showroom and office convince me it was nice place to live but I still felt a… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

11/18/2015

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We are sorry that you were frustrated and inconvenienced.

 Verified Resident 196990vrp 2000 - 2015
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11/09/2015
Overall this used to be a great community but with the constant management changes and the lack of upgrades and amenities the property has declined. The property is convenient to metro and shopping but the other issues make it an unattractive and uninviting place to live.… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

11/09/2015

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you are unhappy with our service. Please contact our office as soon as it is convenient so we may discuss your concerns.

 Verified Resident 196871vrp 2012 - 2015
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11/09/2015
I have little complaints about Penn Mar apartments, they have worked with me when I could not pay my rent in full or pay it on time on a consistent basis due to financial hardship. There are times when I may put in a maintenance request… See More
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Penn Mar Apartments Manager

11/10/2015

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We appreciate your feedback!

Kim Ford • Resident 2000 - 2015
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10/26/2015
You don't want to move here take it from me I've lived here for 15 years good paying tenant that's not on the system. That chic Sharnetta in the Rental office only take care of you if she can control you, other then that you won't… See More
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chosen_09 • Resident 2014 - 2015
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10/21/2015
I would recommend Penn Mar to everyone! I've lived in Penn Mar for about 1 year and 4 months now and I can say what a change since the new Property Operations Manager, Ms. Shenetta Malkia came on board. My maintenance issues have been fixed within… See More
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Features & Amenities

Laundry

  • Laundry On-Site

Parking

  • Uncovered Parking

General

  • Pool

Pets

  • Dogs Allowed
    Weight Limit: 25lbs
    Comments: see leasing office for details
  • Cats Allowed
    Comments: see leasing office for details

Floor Plans & Pricing

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,220

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,146

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    2 Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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    $1,578

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    2 Bedrooms

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

Leasing:

Nestled away in a park-like setting in Forestville, MD is a community with charm & style. These beautiful apartment homes are truly house sized and have unique touches like a formal dining room, spacious porch or balcony with large windows and generous walk in closets. The community is located minutes from public transportation, Washington, DC and the Capitol Beltway. Metrobus service is available at your doorstep with all of our Forestville MD apartments. Management hosts resident activities throughout the year. There is an outdoor pool and plenty of free parking. Small dogs and cats are welcome. Office is closed on Sunday.

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Do they go according to ur income

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How easy is it to find guest parking?

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Frequently Asked

What are noise levels like at Penn Mar Apartments?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, which is considered having loud noise levels on average.

How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at Penn Mar Apartments?
The community is rated 2/5 stars, signifying slight satisfaction on average.

How safe is Penn Mar Apartments?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered being not safe on average.

How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood
The community is rated 4/5 stars, signifying much satisfaction on average.

How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
The community is rated 1/5 stars, which is considered being not very effective on average.

What is the pet policy at Penn Mar Apartments?
see leasing office for details

What types of floor plans are available?
1 Bed, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 1 Bath and 2 Beds, 2 Baths


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Penn Mar Apartments is an apartment in Forestville in zip code 20747. This community has a 1 - 2 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,146 - $1,578. Nearby cities include District Heights, Camp Springs, Suitland, Capitol Heights, and Suitland-Silver Hill.

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