Great place, really fun events and the rooms are really big!
Ive lived here 2 years. Never again. Our fire alarms go off constantly to the point that we have to rip them out of the walls. And we have called for a replacement x6 times at this point & still dont have proper working fire alarms...
Furthermore, weve had no running water x7-8 in my less than 2 years of living here, ranging from half a day to over 96 hours without any running water. $600+ for 5 people to share one tiny fridge??? THIS PLACE IS SO NOT WORTH THE $$$ AVOID AT ALL COSTS. Busses run late, management doesnt care for its residents. The staff itself consists of students, & theyre all kind people, but the management needs work. Old management used to do resident appreciation week, & provide free meals every once in a while. Nowadays, every other month its something lame like pretzels & puzzles. Poor roommate matching. Last year, the 4 roommates including myself went to court to file a restraining order against the 5th roommate we were matched with... if that says something. Just live somewhere else. The only perk is the parking. Disappointed in my experience here to say the least.
The Cottages is poorly ran. As a house you will pay atleast 2,000 dollars to have everything fall apart around you. There are gaps under and around doors, constant leaks, broken outlets, and just thrown up houses. The "amenities" you pay for are often broken such as hot tub, washer dryer, most of the treadmills in the gym, drink machines, and many more (those are just a few I've experienced first hand). Not only are they broken but they stay broken for months and the staff in the office will claim things will be fixed soon. If your parents are paying your rent you may not care about this stuff but as someone who is personally working for 600 a month and handing it to the cottages It is frustrating. My unit hasn't had a working washer and dryer for over a month and during the process management has lied to my face and still failed to fix the problem. The broken washer and dryer was addressed, just by me, four times before it was even looked at. Old management I believe would have handled the problem much quicker and with more compassion. All and all new management seems to be a joke. While the views are beautiful and the community is nice there are better places to live for the money.
The Cottages of Boone is an awesome community! This place is complete with many friends I have made during my college experience here, and the amenities available make it a really cool place to hang out and study, or to relax party on the weekends. I always recommend this community to anyone looking for a new place to live!
Peaceful. It is isolating and a good escape from campus. Much needed at times!
Conveniently located close to the Appalachian State University campus, The Cottages of Boone sets the standard in upscale student living. Uniquely designed to enhance its surroundings from the architectural detailing to its beautifully landscaped grounds, The Cottages invokes a sense of resort-style living unique to the Boone area.Where you live during your college career should be more than just a place to store your belongings. The Cottages is where you'll cultivate a lifestyle and enjoy first rate amenities.If you can imagine living in a neighborhood with your closest friends, then you can imagine having the ultimate college experience at The Cottages of Boone!
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