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Low-Rise Apartment
North Campus, 1099 Maiden Ln | Ann Arbor
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  •  Air Conditioning
  •  Building Laundry Room
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Dog friendly
  •  Doorman Building
  •  Elevators
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Surface Parking Lot
  •  Swimming Pool

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6.4
Average
46 Reviews

About this Location

Fuller Park
2 min walk
3 (bus) - 4 min
23/63 (bus) - 1 min
In a quiet
neighborhood

Pricing 

Studio, 1 Bath
$895+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$990+
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath
$1,180+
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
  • Included

    •  Gas Included
    •  Heat Included
    •  Water Included
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
    •  Stove & Oven
  • Laundry

    •  Building Laundry Room
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning
    •  Ceiling Fans
    •  Hardwood Floors
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Surface Parking Lot
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat friendly
    •  Dog friendly
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Sports & Fitness

    •  Fitness Center
    •  Swimming Pool
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Overall rating 6.4/10, based on 46 renter reviews

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Island Drive Apartments Review

Cheap, close to the hospital but not the best management service. Classic collegetown

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Great proximity, okay amenities

It’s an old but cozy apartment in white coat area that has everything I need - nice spacious living room, good kitchen and dining area, bedrooms have decently spacious closets. There is a washer and dryer in the basement which works well though a phone app payment. This is as cheap as you can get a place this close to the hospital. Cons: No dishwasher, and sometimes it takes a couple calls to get maintenance requests done. But it’s a nice comfy living space with very few extra costs - gas and water are covered within rent, so we only pay for internet and electricity on the side.

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Great location, but don't expect too much

Pros:

- If you want to be able to roll out of bed and get to the medical school or hospital in 15 minutes, this is the place for you. You can't get much closer than Island Drive.

- Many other medical students live here

- Apartment itself isn't bad, but isn't that great either

- In-building laundry (not free, but convenient)

- Parking included

- Price for a 1-BR is the best you can get in the area

Cons:

- If you need maintenance, they will take a long time to come and you'll have to call them multiple times. It is poorly coordinated.

- Walls are not insulated well so you can hear every footstep upstairs

- I've just come to terms with the fact that I'll live with centipedes and spiders. I would look elsewhere if that's a problem for you.

- No dishwasher

- No dog policy, cats okay with a fee

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Best Location, Comfortable Accommodations

Proximity to the hospital is hard to beat. The neighborhood is nice and there are plenty of places to run and spend time at Island Park. Spacious living room, good bathroom, nice sunlight in kitchen and living room. Maintenance requests are not the quickest, but not the slowest either; usually takes about 1-5 days. Overall, nothing sticks out as particularly wonderful or terrible.

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Island Drive Apartments

Best parts of Island Drive are that it is affordable, extremely close to the medical campus, and sits right along the Huron River with its accompanying trails and parks. Surrounding neighborhood consists of other apartment complexes which house predominantly other health professions students, graduate students, and some young families. Management is hit or miss with regards to responsiveness to maintenance requests or other assistance such as parking passes for visitors. As a customer for going on 4 years, I wish I felt more valued by the management. Amenities include free parking, free access to small gym and pool at the complex, heat, trash, and water included in rent, laundry facilities on site.

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Island Drive apartment

Good location, bus stop very close, quiet but close to downtown activities, close to nice park

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Island Drive

It’s an old complex, with sufficient basic requirements. Helpful staff and maintenance. It’s well located between central and north, except that bus routes to north campus require a 5 min walk to the bus stop.

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Close to the hospital

This apartment complex is fine. I've lived there the entire four years of medical school. My main complaints with this apartment complex is their parking rules (only one parking spot/bedroom), the frequent changes with management, and their inconsistency with enforcing rules. The positive aspects of this apartment complex is that they are within walking distances to the hospital and the maintenance usually responds within 24 hours if you call.

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Convenient, has all necessities

Island drive is as close as it gets to the hospital, a super convenient walk. It’s a little shabby looking on the outside but can be really homey inside! The rent includes gas, water, heat, and it’s the most affordable place for the location. Downsides are the lack of dishwasher and older equipment and amenities.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 27 Recs

Northside Grill
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Kroger
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fitness 5 Recs

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parks 2 Recs

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About North Campus

This part of campus has plenty of places to eat, drink, and socialize without ever needing to stray too far from university life. Some restaurants people enjoy include the Gandy Dancer for seafood lovers, the Northside Grill, which is a casual place serving American fare for breakfast and lunch, The...
Affordable Rent
'White Coat Area'
Easy Access to Buses
Lots of Medical Students
Great for Outdoors/Biking
Feels like an "Escape" from Campus
Median rents in North Campus
Studio
$
960
1 Bedroom
$
1,210
2 Bedroom
$
1,980

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Parking at Island Drive Apartments

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North Campus Reviews

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I have lived in A2 for going on 14 years, it is sort of like having a friend, even when you are alone.

Me and a friend and her dog visit neighborhood parks.

That dog met the caged bald eagle at Leslie Science Center.. and twang!
To the end of his leash! The eagle looked at him like he was the most delicious thing he's seen all Winter. We just trudged thru the snow to view the cages, (both eagle and dog are ok)
Great quieter area very close to the hospital, and close to many other med students. It’s a more peaceful area that’s a tad farther from downtown, but for someone who likes a quieter space to study or nice spaces to walk and hang out with friends, white coat area is right by the river and Island Drive Park, and there are often med student social events held at White Coat Area because so many medical students choose to live here.
Family community with adults who have jobs and careers. Many parks and green spaces, great for barbecues and outdoor exercise. A number of accessible bus routes and quick easy access to the freeway to get out of town.
A great distance from the hospital/Taubman Library. Very close to trails along the river. Relatively quiet, although there has been quite a bit of construction as of late. Besides the hospital though, there are not many places you can go to in close walking distance. For example, central campus and Kerrytown are ~20 minutes walking, and although you could bus to grocery stores on Plymouth Rd, having a car makes things much easier.
Quiet, still engaged with campus life but removed enough to have some peace. Lots of shops and restaurants within walking distance or 5 min drives.
I never feel unsafe. We are on a big piece of property and only residents and visitors are on our property.
As a UMICH student it is not exactly near central campus, but it's still a good apartment complex to be at. It's not difficult to uber or catch a ride from one of my friends. There are some nice food places across the street and it's an easy walk away from Kerrytown! It's definitely easier to be a student here during the pandemic.
There is not much to do in the neighborhood but there is easy access to central campus from Beekman

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