HISTORIC MEETS MODERN
Introducing the first phase in the historic redevelopment of Chatham Mills. Located in the Historic Chatham District, Mill 800 Apartments offers unique one, two and three bedroom apartment homes. The former mill, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, will be a 170-unit multi-building apartment community with 60,000 square feet of commercial retail and office space.
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My time at Mill 800 was a mixed bag. Overall, it was fine for the 2 years I spent in Winston-Salem, but I always felt envious of friends who lived in other buildings downtown because their homes were more secure and well-maintained.
1) Every apartment is uniquely designed
2) Finishes were above average for this price range
3) Gym and lounge were nice features to have on site
4) Close to all that downtown has to offer
5) Most of the staff were professional and helpful in my interactions with them. Staff turnover here was frequent.
1.) Parking is free, but it suffers from either poor planning, lack of funds, or both. The empty warehouse at the center of the property was supposedly going to be extra parking, but just sat there like an eyesore for the 2 yrs I live there.
2.) Communication is inconsistent and should include both printed papers on doors (which get stolen/lost/fall off) and email notifications. I once came home after being out of town to a boot on my car and a $140 fine because management had failed to notify of parking policy changes via email and the printed notice was no longer on my door. I had to pay the fine for Mill 800's poor communication strategy.
3.) General upkeep of the place is lacking in a lot of ways: dog poop everywhere, a broken door stays broken for months on end, landscaping looks awful, giant potholes in the "overflow" lot.
4.) The dog park is not maintained at all and often contains debris. My dog sustained a serious injury requiring surgery after being injured by a piece of glass there.
Overall, if you can't afford to live in a nicer building, a Mill 800 apartment itself will be nice, but the community is not. If you can afford a place at one of the many other downtown options, I suggest going to one of those.
The apartments are lovely and the price is very reasonable but there are some definite issues with this complex. There is not enough parking spaces for all residents. The walls arent adequately insulated so the noise from neighboring apartments is quite loud. The hallways and common areas are always at least 80 degrees. There is an abundance of dog waste around. The lower level stairwell floods frequently. Finally the management office is very poorly run and it seems like the property manager changes every month.
Parking is very limited. Very pet friendly! Apartments are great, cool features, nice appliances, and lots of space.
Came here on 8/5/17 and got a tour of apartment with the APM. Great floor plans, new everything inside! Rent is reasonable for this area and really liked the place. We were a little put off by the lady touring us and discussing our options, having to call the housekeeping guy to make lunch plans, and her family while we were sitting with her weighing our terms of lease. A little unprofessional to be honest.