I love the History behind the building! Great price for the location. Sandwich City and The Hive are right next door. I can't wait to move in this New Year! We are excited that we can walk downtown for all of the festivals. Parking- A+ I will feel better parking inside the gate.
I really like the feel inside as well- you can tell they spent a lot of money on upgrades.
I like it very very very very very very much--
The Cobb House 2 bedroom apartment is a beautiful home located in downtown Augusta. The updated apartment is wonderful with a perfect view of downtown. An added feature is that they make it easy to cycle to work with a place to store your bicycles on the first level. Michael, the sales agent that showed me the apartment was very professional and respectful of my time. He accommondated my work schedule and patiently answered all of my questions about the location, apartment billing, utilities, etc.
I'm so disappointed in the management, location, and the professionalism of this company. Besides being in a questionable area, the staff are like children. A repairman did the worlds worst repair in my ceiling and when I complained they made it seem like I was some sort of menace. I'm moving as soon as my lease is up.
Do not move to the Cobb House if you are a young professional like myself or a parent of a student looking for housing. There is a reason why apartments here are so affordable-- the building is in complete disrepair and is located in an extremely unsafe part of town. Management has failed to implement adequate security and repairs to make this property safe and comfortable for residents. Even upon entering the building, you'll notice that the hallways are dingy and unkempt which is an exact indication of how Intermark manages the property.
In the two years that I have lived at the Cobb House, my car broken into twice and my apartment was entered into by maintenance staff without my permission/notice countless of times. My belongings were rummaged through and pictures in my apartment were moved around. When I asked to see the surveillance footage from the camera in the hallways, staff reported that it was no longer available due to recent system upgrades. Secondly, the gate to the parking lot is constantly broken. Staff attributed the broken gate to residents using the emergency open button so they placed a lock on it. Unsurprisingly, the gate continues to be faulty (in fact, I could not get it to open this morning and was late to work), and now there is no way for emergency responders to enter the building should there be a fire or medical emergency.
In addition, my faulty HVAC caused my utility bills to be unusually elevated (averaged $121/month over two years). I lived by myself in an 800 square foot apartment with one television and no other additional electronics or appliances and kept the thermostat at 75-76 degrees all year long. My unit constantly leaked into the apartment below mine and caused significant water damage, however was still in perfect, working condition according to staff. Despite multiple maintenance requests, my safety and security issues did not get addressed until I notified staff that I was moving out.
Welcome to The Cobb House! Our building has controlled access and features off-street parking in a gated lot as well as a picnic area with grill. Our renovations include granite countertops and stainless steel appliances! Enjoy living in this historic 1920's building (formerly The Shirley Hotel, owned by Ty Cobb's daughter Shirely) that is within walking distance to downtown's best restaurants, bars and shops. Super convenient to the medical district and offering 21 unique apartment homes. Call today to reserve your new home!
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