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Ratings Don’t Lie—See 10 of the Best-Rated Apartment Communities in the Queen City

If you’re on the hunt for your next apartment for rent in Charlotte, or anywhere else for that matter, there’s a lot you can do to make sure you end up signing a great deal, but unfortunately there’s also a lot that you can’t… There are certain things you have no way to find out about a community unless you’ve actually lived there for a while. And these are often the most annoying things, like lousy property management or the occasional conflicts around the guest parking spaces.

Luckily, we live in the 21st century, which means learning from the experiences of previous tenants and finding out how other renters like the apartment community you set your eyes on has never been easier. This is exactly what reviews and ratings are for, so we at RentCafe took to Yelp and Facebook in order to give you a shortlist with some of the best-rated apartments in Charlotte, and make your choice easier.

Marquis at Carmel Commons, 6818 Northbury Lane

Yelp rating: 3.5*/5 (6 reviews)
Facebook rating: 4.6*/5 (20 reviews)
Property description: Located within a short drive away from most of the shopping, dining and entertainment options Charlotte has to offer, Marquis at Carmel Commons offers luxury apartment living in an elegant setting. The community is pet-friendly, offering a full list of onsite amenities and fully furnished apartments.

Marquis at Carmel Commons, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Marquis at Carmel Commons, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of Marquis at Carmel Commons

 

Avenue Uptown Condominium, 210 N Church Street

Yelp rating: 4*/5 (8 reviews)
Facebook rating: 4.5*/5 (8 reviews)
Property description: Located in downtown Charlotte, the homes at Avenue Uptown include terraces, high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows. Tenants can enjoy amenities like a clubhouse, fitness center, elevated pool deck, staffed lobby, excellent security services, and some units offer access to an elevated parking garage too.

Avenue Uptown Condominium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Avenue Uptown Condominium, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of Avenue Uptown Condominium

 

Post Park at Phillips Place, 4835 Cameron Valley Parkway

Yelp rating: 3.5*/5 (6 reviews)
Facebook rating: 5*/5 (6 reviews)
Property description: Best described by “small town ambiance,” this community is ideally located in the Foxcroft neighborhood of Charlotte, offering the ability to walk to various dining, shopping and entertainment options, while also enjoying the convenience of being nearby Symphony Park and 15 minutes from Uptown. Residents-to-be can chose from a variety of traditional apartments, townhomes, carriage homes, and lofts.

Post Park at Phillips Place, Charlotte, North Carolina
Post Park at Phillips Place, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of RentCafe

 

Silos South End, 131 Poindexter Drive

Yelp rating: 4*/5 (12 reviews)
Facebook rating: 4.5*/5 (52 reviews)
Property description: Located in the Southside Park area of the Queen City, the units at Silos South End are more like a resort than apartments, featuring finishes like wide plank flooring, 10-foot ceilings, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile baths, glass-enclosed showers, etc. It is also only minutes from Uptown by light rail.

Silos South End, Charlotte, North Carolina
Silos South End, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of RentCafe

 

The Vue, 215 N Pine Street

Yelp rating: 4.5*/5 (11 reviews)
Facebook rating: 4.7*/5 (132 reviews)
Property description: This building has all the elements for luxury living from a concierge in the lobby, to the “small” details like the baby grand piano in the 50th floor lounge. The high-rise offers spectacular views of the city, the BB&T ballpark, the Panthers stadium and even the North Carolina mountains.

The Vue, Charlotte, North Carolina
The Vue, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of The Vue

 

Camden Fairview, 8738 Fairview Road

Yelp rating: 5*/5 (5 reviews)
Facebook rating: 4.9*/5 (14 reviews)
Property description: Located in the SouthPark neighborhood of the city, Camden Fairview offers the opportunity to explore all the fine dining, shopping and entertainment that the nearby SouthPark Mall and Uptown Charlotte have to offer. The finishes are of a very high-quality, including stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, designer lighting, crown molding, vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplaces and USB outlets. The community is also pet-friendly, and offers an on-site dog park with agility equipment and benches.

Camden Fairview, Charlotte, North Carolina
Camden Fairview, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of Camden Fairview

 

Junction 1504 Luxury Apartments, 1504 Mainline Boulevard

Yelp rating: 4*/5 (15 reviews)
Facebook rating: 4.2*/5 (22 reviews)
Property description: One of Charlotte’s newest high-end residential communities, Junction 1504 is a home for those who embrace progress alongside tradition. Located near the trendy Uptown and South End neighborhoods, the community is within steps of the city’s abundant green spaces, light rail lines and major employment centers, as well as stylish shops and exquisite dining. Amenities include a fully-equipped wellness center, grilling areas, a multi-level clubhouse as well as an open-air yoga terrace.

Junction 1504 Luxury Apartments, Charlotte, North Carolina
Junction 1504 Luxury Apartments, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of Junction 1504 Luxury

 

Woodfield Northlake Apartments, 8524 Mason Andrew Way

Yelp rating: 4.5*/5 (6 reviews)
Facebook rating: 5*/5 (31 reviews)
Property description: At Woodfield Northlake Apartments you will find a collection of floor plans that includes studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments as well as townhomes. The kitchens come equipped with stainless steel appliances, granite-topped kitchen islands subway-tile backsplashes. Outside the units, VIP amenities and services await tenants.

Woodfield Northlake Apartments, Charlotte, North Carolina
Woodfield Northlake Apartments, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of Woodfield Northlake

 

Camden Gallery, 1750 Camden Road

Yelp rating: 5*/5 (6 reviews)
Facebook rating: 5*/5 (11 reviews)
Property description: Camden Gallery offers amenities like a saltwater pool, on-site fitness center with Yoga zone, as well as a bike workshop. Apartments come with high speed cable- and wireless internet connection and full-size washer and dryer. The community is pet-friendly and features featuring a pet spa and an off-leash dog park. Located in the Wilmore neighborhood, it offers quick and easy access to Uptown Charlotte and Dilworth, while being within walking distance to East/West Light Rail stations.

Camden Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
Camden Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of Camden Gallery

 

Camden Southline Apartments, 2300 South Boulevard

Yelp rating: 5*/5 (9 reviews)
Facebook rating: 5*/5 (15 reviews)
Property description: Camden Southline offers one- and two-bedroom apartment homes with luxury finishes like stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and upgraded cabinets. The wide range of amenities includes a saltwater pool, an on-site fitness center and a bike workshop. Residents receive a tech package included in the total monthly rent, which includes high-speed internet and 300+ digital channels including DVR, all controllable from a single smart device.

Camden Southline Apartments, Charlotte, North Carolina
Camden Southline Apartments, Charlotte, North Carolina. Image courtesy of Camden Southline

 

Do you know of any other Charlotte communities that we didn’t include although it would have been worthy of our list? Think of the comments section as an extension of the list and add your favorite apartment communities in Charlotte!

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Balazs Szekely
Balazs Szekely is a qualified journalist with extensive experience as a real estate writer for several Yardi publications. He has covered a wide range of housing issues and real estate news as a creative writer for RENTCafé. Balazs holds a B.S. in Journalism. You can connect with Balazs via email.

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