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226 Oceana

226 Birch Lake Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(1312 Reviews & Surveys)
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"It was great. Very professional. All questions answered. Love the look and the cleanliness" ...
$1,346 - $2,070/mo

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Floor Plans & Pricing

1 Bedroom

Pelican

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 795 sq. ft.

$1,454

3 Available Units

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2 Bedrooms

Mallard

2 Beds, 1 Bath | 795 sq. ft.

$1,346

5 Available Units

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3 Bedrooms

Herring II

3 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,089 sq. ft.

$2,070

3 Available Units

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Herring I

3 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,100 sq. ft.

$1,928

2 Available Units

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Disclaimer: Special, prices and availabilities subject to change.

epIQ Ratings

What is epIQ?

The epIQ Index gives you an accurate and authentic understanding of what life at a community is like prior to signing a lease, using a familiar letter grade & report card format.

epIQ Report Card

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Community epIQ Grade

A
A

Renter Ratings

A-

Review Ratings

Noise

3.7

Grounds

3.9

Safety

3.5

Office Staff

4.0

Maintenance

3.8

Neighborhood

4.5

Survey Ratings

SatisFacts™ Tour Survey

SatisFacts™ Move-In Survey

SatisFacts™ Maintenance Survey

SatisFacts™ Renewal Survey

Review Count

A-

Number of reviews in the past 365 days

16

Manager’s Review Engagement

A+

Percentage of reviews responded to

100.00%

Manager’s Review Reply Time

A-

Average time to respond to reviews

3.69 days

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226 Oceana Reviews

(332)
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Resident 1242044

Verified Resident 2023 - 2024

4/7/2024

The price is good for the current economy but the apartments aren't up to date. I would suggest visiting after hours to get a better view and understanding of the environment. Towing can be an issue at times for visitors.

    Manager

    4/12/2024

    226 Oceana
    We value your candid feedback. While we are glad to feel you find value in our pricing, we are disheartened to hear of any concerns with our environment. Our team is here to help, and we encourage you to come by the office or email us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com if you would like to share and discuss your thoughts with us. Thank you.

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    anonymous

    Resident 2023 - 2024

    3/20/2024

    NIGHTMARE!

    Nothing .. I have nothing good to say! My children and I have been sick for months, now we know why. The mold is everywhere. My concerns fell on deaf ears for a month. The mold is worse than I ever expected and no one… See More>
    Manager

    3/25/2024

    226 Oceana
    Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. The comfort and well-being of you and your family are of the utmost importance to us, so we are concerned by what you have shared. We are eager to speak with you directly about your specific situation so we can involve our maintenance team and take effective action. At your earliest convenience, please contact us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com.
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    Resident 1229476

    Verified ProspectVisited 2024

    2/25/2024

    It was great. Very professional. All questions answered. Love the look and the cleanliness of the apartment complex. Definitely want to rent an apartment here. The atmosphere was very inviting. Loved the layout

      Manager

      2/29/2024

      226 Oceana
      Thank you for considering our community in your home search and for the 5-star praise regarding your recent tour. We are proud of all we have to offer and are so pleased to hear your appreciation for our professional team, clean grounds, and inviting atmosphere. If you have any follow-up questions, please contact us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com for assistance.

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      Resident 227655

      Verified Resident 2016 - 2024

      1/4/2024

      It was really nice when I first moved in. During the past 2 years, vandalism & crime caused mainly by kids, some who live here, some that don't, has made living here hell. The security officer never responds to calls after hours.

        Manager

        1/8/2024

        226 Oceana
        Thank you for being a long-term resident. As a team, we do our best to maintain a peaceful living environment in our community, and we are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your early times here. We urge you to contact local authorities regarding any serious matters, but our team can be reached at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com if there is more you would like to discuss with us.
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        Resident 1206111

        Verified Resident 2023

        12/7/2023

        I wouldn't recommend renting from here unless you really look at the place first I was told the apartment would be ready when I moved in September and till this day my apartment is still not fixed the right way

          Manager

          12/13/2023

          226 Oceana
          We appreciate you sharing this with us. This does not represent the high standards of service we hold ourselves to and apologize for any inconvenience regarding the condition of your home. When you have a moment, please visit the office or email us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com for further assistance. Thank you.

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          Resident 1152836

          Verified Resident 2022 - 2023

          11/1/2023

          I've lived her e since November 1 2022. I enjoy the community and I am concerned about the activity that goes on in the neighborhood. I live at the end of Post Canyon Road and the apartment next door is Atlantis and there residents have… See More>
            Manager

            11/4/2023

            226 Oceana
            Thank you for sharing your concern about our fence and visitors to our community. Our team has noted your comments and will be working on ways to address this. If you would like to follow up with us regarding this matter, please visit the office or email us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com.
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            Resident 1189113

            Verified Resident 2023

            10/16/2023

            Not having a good experience right now the community is charging us an amount for the time we were living in the unit. There charging up an extra $65 from sept 30th-oct 6 2023 and we didn't move in until oct 5th.

              Manager

              10/19/2023

              226 Oceana
              Hello, thank you for reaching out. Clear communication and transparent policies are very important to our team. We are sorry to learn of any confusion regarding the dates and fees associated with your move-in, and we want to resolve this matter with you directly. Would you please contact us at communications@pegasusresidential.com so we can answer any questions you have? We look forward to hearing from you.

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              Resident 1181968

              Verified Resident 2023

              9/20/2023

              I moved in a few weeks ago. The office staff was amazing with walking me through the whole process. The apartment is very cute. There were a few issues that needed fixed and they were very quickly to repair them. I notified them on Thursday… See More>
                Manager

                9/22/2023

                226 Oceana
                First, welcome to the community! We take pride in the quality of service we offer our residents, and it is lovely to hear that we reached that goal with you. We look forward to hearing more about your amazing experiences with us in the future.
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                Resident 1168875

                Verified Resident 2023

                8/10/2023

                I love the convenience of the location. Food Lion is literally within walking distance. I'm a 5 minute drive from the beach. Access to I-264 is super simple for my daily commute or trips to other city locations.

                  Manager

                  8/15/2023

                  226 Oceana
                  We are so happy our location works so well for you and makes life just a bit easier! Thank you for sharing this with us, and please let us know if we can be of any assistance.
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                  Resident 1157928

                  Verified ProspectVisited 2023

                  7/9/2023

                  I loved it and everybody was nice and respectful! Clean and of course I love the pool and the way the apartments looked and how the main room got an outside view! NOT TO HIGHT AND I CAN MANAGE IT GOOD

                    Manager

                    7/13/2023

                    226 Oceana
                    Thank you for your interest in our community and for sharing your excellent tour experience! We are so glad you love it here and all that we offer with our amenities and homes. If you need additional information, please email us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com.
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                    Resident 1153657

                    Verified Resident 2023

                    6/25/2023

                    The move in process was quick and easy. Jewell was very friendly and informative from beginning to the end of the application, appointments and move in process. The apartment is clean, spacious and beautiful. I completely love my new apartment and is closer to the… See More>
                      Manager

                      6/28/2023

                      226 Oceana
                      It is so great to hear that Jewell helped to make your move-in process smooth and easy, from touring our community to moving into your home! We are excited that you are pleased with our proximity to the beach and we hope you continue to enjoy your home life.
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                      Resident 1153604

                      Verified Resident 2023

                      6/25/2023

                      Five stars so far, everything is clean and working properly, it's only been a few days but I feel right at home, the leasing staff made it simple and easy. The rent is also not overpriced for the location

                        Manager

                        6/28/2023

                        226 Oceana
                        We understand how inconvenient moving can be, so it is fantastic to hear that our team contributed to making the process go as smoothly as possible! It is also valuable feedback for us to know that you feel the value of our homes matches our pricing. Thank you for sharing your appreciation!
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                        anonymous

                        Resident 2021 - 2023

                        6/18/2023

                        I Love my apartment! Great place to live, office staff is very helpful!

                        I absolutely love my apartment! The office staff is amazing to work with. The manager Geina is very attentive to people applying, residents the community, and coordinating with maintenance. Any issues that come up are always handled quickly and professionally. They have no breed or… See More>
                          Manager

                          6/21/2023

                          226 Oceana
                          We are delighted to receive your enthusiastic review and recommendation. It is fantastic that Geina and our team have provided excellent service and made you and your pup feel at home. Thank you for complimenting our amenities and apartment homes. We appreciate you!

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                          Resident 715966

                          Verified Resident 2019 - 2023

                          6/7/2023

                          Overall it's a good apartment, been having issues with bugs since the last tenants moved into my building. The complex has an exterminator contract but it's not the best. The dog park and kid park are very nice. The distance from the oceanfront is walkable… See More>
                            Manager

                            6/9/2023

                            226 Oceana
                            Thank you for letting us know that your home, our parks, and our walkable location have been a good fit for you! We would be happy to assist you with any lingering concerns about pests, so please do not hesitate to reach out.

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                            Resident 821044

                            Verified Resident 2020 - 2023

                            6/6/2023

                            It's been great ever since I moved in. I've never had any issues and everyone is nice and really willing to help you out if you need something fixed or any questions answered. They respond instantly and make sure you are taken care of.

                              Manager

                              6/9/2023

                              226 Oceana
                              Your 5-star review is very much appreciated! We are glad that our team has always met your needs and provided excellent assistance. Rest assured, we are here for you whenever you may need us.
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                              Resident 1146943

                              Verified ProspectVisited 2023

                              6/4/2023

                              I love the culture! I loved the youthful professionalism of the young lady that helped me. The environment was super chill, transparent, welcoming and clean. The atmosphere was so peaceful and was really giving Jewel-like vibes. Please keep up the energy! It's friendly and contagiously… See More>
                                Manager

                                6/8/2023

                                226 Oceana
                                We are humbled by your praise for our professional team, our well-maintained community and our welcoming and peaceful atmosphere. If we can be of further assistance, please contact us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com. Thank you for the encouraging and positive review!
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                                Resident 1140747

                                Verified Resident 2023

                                5/14/2023

                                Good positive great washer and dryer size. Good parking. Upkeep of grounds is good. . Positive environment smooth moving. Jewell is great. Always helpful I can only say great easy application process

                                  Manager

                                  5/17/2023

                                  226 Oceana
                                  Thank you for sharing all the things you love about our community! We're glad Jewell helped your application and move-in process go smoothly and that you enjoy your home, the parking, and the beautiful grounds. If we can add to your experience in any way, please let us know.
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                                  Resident 1138384

                                  Verified Resident 2019 - 2023

                                  5/7/2023

                                  I have nothing to say. Thank you for asking. Please let Me submit this and move on. There is absolutely nothing else I want to say so far everything is awesome yippie who da day let's get together and end this

                                    Manager

                                    5/10/2023

                                    226 Oceana
                                    We are proud to have earned your 5-star approval! Thank you for letting us know you are happy in our community.
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                                    Resident 1135254

                                    Verified Resident 2022 - 2023

                                    4/27/2023

                                    This is a Great place to live. Quiet community and close to the beach! I've never had any problems here and the office and maintenance staff are great. I would highly recommend to others for anyone who wants to live in a quiet, clean community… See More>
                                      Manager

                                      5/2/2023

                                      226 Oceana
                                      Your 5-star recommendation means so much to us! It is so encouraging to hear how pleased you've been with our service and upkeep. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.
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                                      Resident 1128913

                                      Verified Resident 2022 - 2023

                                      4/6/2023

                                      It's been ok so far, the only thing we don't like is most people don't pick up after their dogs and no one cleans the dog park, but other than that we like it here, it's close enough to walk to the beach and the… See More>
                                        Manager

                                        4/11/2023

                                        226 Oceana
                                        Thank you for the feedback. We do have rules in place for pet clean-up, and we will work to do better in terms of enforcing this policy. If you have any other thoughts to share, please stop by the office or email us at 226oceana-cm@pegasusresidential.com.
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                                        Resident 1128187

                                        Verified Resident 2023

                                        4/5/2023

                                        Nice area, close to the beach and everything on Virginia Beach. Short drive to town center. Quiet neighborhood. ............................................... … See More>
                                          Manager

                                          4/10/2023

                                          226 Oceana
                                          We are happy to hear that you enjoy the convenience of our community's location! Thank you for taking the time to review.
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                                          Resident 1123416

                                          Verified Resident 2023

                                          3/20/2023

                                          The experience we have wonderfully Refresh Because of the professionalism of the office staff they took time to find out our needs and the work in it should remain ahead stop by step from slot to. Moving we have so great let's go and her… See More>
                                            Manager

                                            3/23/2023

                                            226 Oceana
                                            We are truly fortunate to have such a great team serving our community! If we can do anything for you, please let us know.

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                                            Resident 1120062

                                            Verified Resident 2023

                                            3/15/2023

                                            Since I have arrived I have been treated with the utmost respect. The office staff and maintenance crew really listened to me about any questions that I had. The apartment complex is relatively quiet except for a few restaurants.

                                              Manager

                                              3/21/2023

                                              226 Oceana
                                              We are so pleased to hear you have felt heard and cared for by our amazing team! This is exactly the kind of experience we want for our residents. If we can add to your daily comfort, please reach out anytime.

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                                              Resident 1092693

                                              Verified Resident 2022 - 2023

                                              3/13/2023

                                              This is a beautiful community it's quiet and everyone seems pleasant if you have a pet it is pet friendly the grounds are gorgeous except for some selfish dog owners that do not pick up there dogs poop

                                                Manager

                                                3/16/2023

                                                226 Oceana
                                                While we are so happy to hear your praise for our beautiful grounds, we are disappointed to learn not all residents follow our policy in regard to cleaning up after their pets. Your comments have been noted, and we will work harder to enforce rules already in place. If you have additional insight to share, our door is always open and our team willing to help. Thank you.

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                                                Resident 1086847

                                                Verified Resident 2022 - 2023

                                                1/12/2023

                                                So far so good! Staff is friendly and maintenance quick and efficient. We like living in this community. They're redoing the green areas surrounding the apartments, can't wait to see what they come up with.

                                                  Manager

                                                  1/17/2023

                                                  226 Oceana
                                                  We are so happy to hear you are enjoying your new Home with us! We hope to only continue the pleasant experiences! Thank you!

                                                  Features & Amenities

                                                  Pets
                                                  • Cats Allowed
                                                    Fee: $300 ~ 500. Rent: $25. Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per home. There is a $350 pet fee for the 1st pet and $150 for the second. Pet rent is $25 per month. Aggressive breeds are restricted. Please call our leasing office for more pet policy information.. Pet Limit: 2
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                                                  • Dogs Allowed
                                                    Fee: $300 ~ 500. Rent: $25. Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per home. There is a $350 pet fee for the 1st pet and $150 for the second. Pet rent is $25 per month. Aggressive breeds are restricted. Please call our leasing office for more pet policy information.. Pet Limit: 2
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                                                  • 24-Hour Management Availability
                                                  • Credit Card Payments Accepted
                                                  • Electronic Payments Accepted
                                                  • On-Site Maintenance
                                                  • On-Site Management
                                                  • On-site Leasing Office
                                                  • Online Payments Accepted
                                                  • Online Payments Accepted and Resident Portal
                                                  • Online Resident Services
                                                  • Pet-Friendly Community
                                                  • Pre-qualified Renter's Insurance Available
                                                  • Resident Social Events
                                                  • e-Payments
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                                                  Leasing

                                                  226 Oceana, a beautiful community located off of Highway 264 and 9 blocks away from the beach. Some of the amenities include a beautiful clubhouse, sparkling pool, and a fitness center. Your on-site management staff will exceed your expectations and offer you great customer service. We are available for virtual tours and online leasing!
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                                                  Office Hours

                                                  • Sunday: Closed
                                                  • Monday - Friday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
                                                  • Saturday: Closed
                                                  This community is managed by

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                                                  Questions & Answers (1)

                                                  Bravo1466
                                                  Asked on: 02/05/2018
                                                  Q: Are pit bulls allowed in these apartments?
                                                  Manager

                                                  02/06/2018

                                                  226 Oceana
                                                  A: We do not have a breed restriction nor do we have a weight limit. Please stop by our leasing center so we can go over what we could offer you here at 226 Oceana as a valued resident. Thank you.

                                                  Frequently Asked

                                                  Based on 1312 number of votes by renters, 226 Oceana is currently rated 4.1 out of 5 stars.
                                                  226 Oceana is rated 3.9/5 stars in our renters grounds survey, which is considered average. The grounds are okay, but could use some improvement.
                                                  226 Oceana is rated 3.8/5 stars in our renters maintenance survey, which is considered average. The maintenance team is sometimes slow to respond or not fully effective in resolving issues.
                                                  226 Oceana is rated 3.7/5 stars in our renters noise survey, which is considered average. The noise level can sometimes be disruptive, but not to a significant extent.
                                                  226 Oceana is rated 3.5/5 stars in our renters safety survey, which is considered average. The complex has some safety concerns that need to be addressed.
                                                  226 Oceana is rated 4.5/5 stars in our renters neighborhood survey, which is considered excellent. The complex is located in a very desirable and safe neighborhood with convenient access to local attractions and services.
                                                  226 Oceana is rated 4/5 stars in our renters staff survey, which is considered good. The staff is generally helpful and responsive, with occasional lapses.
                                                  Managers have responded to 100% of their community reviews in the past year.
                                                  Managers have replied within 3.69 days to their community reviews in the past year.
                                                  Pegasus Residential
                                                  Cats Allowed
                                                  Fee: $300 ~ 500
                                                  Rent: $25
                                                  Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per home. There is a $350 pet fee for the 1st pet and $150 for the second. Pet rent is $25 per month. Aggressive breeds are restricted. Please call our leasing office for more pet policy information.
                                                  Pet Limit: 2
                                                  Dogs Allowed
                                                  Fee: $300 ~ 500
                                                  Rent: $25
                                                  Restrictions: We welcome 2 pets per home. There is a $350 pet fee for the 1st pet and $150 for the second. Pet rent is $25 per month. Aggressive breeds are restricted. Please call our leasing office for more pet policy information.
                                                  Pet Limit: 2
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                                                  Your next home awaits! Visit our Floor Plans page to pick your ideal layout and get in touch today to schedule your tour!

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                                                  226 Oceana is a 795 - 1,100 sq. ft. apartment in Virginia Beach in zip code 23451. This community has a 1 - 3 Beds, 1 - 2 Baths, and is for rent for $1,346. Nearby cities include Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, and Suffolk.

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