Sentinel Real Estate Corp
- Management and staff are friendly and professional
What could be better
- Can be unresponsive at times
Recent Sentinel Real Estate Corp reviews
Complex is gated, which I think is worth it. Haven't had security issues in the 2 years I've been here. Management is nice and responsive. There are renovated and unrenovated units, so prices vary. Pool area is great, there are also tennis courts, a rec room, and gym. Business center is a nice study spot sometimes but it's small. Lots of med students (M1s mainly) and other UTHSC students. FYI, if you get a 3rd floor unit you will probably have a gas fireplace which cuts out some square footage (didn't know this until I moved in). But the fireplace is great if the power goes out in the winter! Also if you tour, ask how the heating/ac works between the units. We didn't find out until we moved in that the guest bedroom in our floorplan basically gets no heat/ac. Maintenance guy said it's a problem in all of the units and wasn't really able to fix it, which drives up our utility bill.
Expensive but Solid Choice
Very quiet with apartments that face the river. Management has been quick to respond to issues. Plenty of parking. Small kitchen. Kind of a longer drive to a lot of places across town.
The Lofts - Very Modern and Nice Building
Proximity to Fuqua is great. About 12mins walk. Facility is also very modern. Quiet atmosphere in the building. And very responsive support staff attending to timely to every maintenance request.
Nice space, management is not very responsive
So far my experience at the Lofts has been nice and safe. I do believe the management is a bit slow to respond to requests and can sometimes be a bit unhelpful. They are pretty responsive to urgent issues, though.
Cityplace Heights Review
Lofts at Lakeview
Overall a good experience and stay.
Generally a clean environment but I had a small garden bug infestation in my apartment near the terrace sliding door due to the summer weather.
Maintenance personnel respond relatively quick and all requests are done through an app. My oven wasn’t working and they came and replaced it with a new one within 3 days.
Amenities are great, outdoor pool, gym, good lounge.
Very expensive relative to other apartments as I am paying $100 per month on top of rent for internet and energy utilities.
I love living at Lofts. It's super close to the med school and lots of food options, my apartment is great, and I use the gym consistently. Also, lots of other med students live in Lofts/Flats/Trinity, so it's nice to be so close to a lot of people. The one downside (besides being expensive) is that maintenance doesn't respond to work requests very quickly, but I think that happens at basically every apartment complex, and all of my requests have been resolved within ~10 days.
Decent value for the size of our apartment, which is enormous (1,528 sq. ft). Lots of natural light and a big, spacious common area with a nice little kitchen. More closet space than you know what to do with. Quick response to maintenance requests, including any pest issues that come up. Very close to Duke's medical campus (~16 min walk to medical school or hospital), 3 min drive to closest supermarket, and multiple casual restaurants within a 5 min walk. Gym is on the small side but not usually crowded and easy to use. Not as fancy as Trinity Commons but better value in my opinion - the only reason I'd pick Trinity over Lofts is improved security, security system at Lofts feels a little older and many interior doors (other than personal door to your apartment) do not require a key.
Great but too expensive
I’ve lived here for 3 months and haven’t had any issues. The area is very safe and there is a food court right across the street. I’m an MS1 so I love that the med school is only about a 15-20 minute walk depending on how fast you walk. The main lobby has a lounge where you can hang out with friends, a study area with a coffee/tea bar, and a decent gym.
The only reason I wouldn’t give the lofts a 9 or 10 rating is because of the pricing. I’m paying over $1800 a month for a 1 bedroom, and no utilities are included (that’s an extra $160-$180 a month).
If you don’t mind the price, it is a great place to live!
Lofts is great if you want to be close to the hospital. It is a little cheaper than the other apartments near the hospital for more space. The apartments are slightly less nice than other apartments (like trinity) but you get more out of your money. The gym is very nice and there is always parking. There is no noise from next door neighbors but you can hear the footsteps of upstairs neighbors.
Good but maybe look elsewhere
I'm generally happy with the Lofts. The apartment is spacious and gets a lot of sun; the building is a fairly short walk from campus, which is great since I don't own a car; and there are plenty of good dining options nearby. But I've learned that you can enjoy the same amenities (and then some) in other parts of the city for a fraction of the rent. Unless distance from campus is a key concern of yours, I recommend saving your money.
Living here is safe, close to law school. However, try renting an apartment on the upper level as bugs come in very easily.
Great place to live
I really like living here! I think it's great value for money. Best apartment I've ever lived in - I have great neighbors, parking is free and convenient, and my apartment is very spacious.
Great space for price
Lofts at Lakeview Review
Not worth it