Best Student Apartments Near VCU

by Megan Johnson on September 12th, 2017 in Apartments, Guide To College Living

Are you a Virginia Commonwealth University student trying to find the best off-campus housing? Here are some great student communities around Richmond, Virginia.

West Broad Street Apartments -- Walk to Virginia Commonwealth University and live in the heart of the Arts District near entertainment and shopping at West Broad Street Apartments in Richmond, VA. Choose from studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Enjoy historic touches like exposed brick, high ceilings, and large windows. Community amenities include a Wi-Fi cafe, a coffee bar, paid and off-street parking, monthly resident functions, and more. Apartment amenities include rooftop decks, original hardwood floors, high ceilings, tall windows, walk-in closets, fully equipped kitchens, central air conditioning and heating, wooden blinds, washer/dryer, vintage pressed tin ceilings, skylights, and upgraded interiors.

The Spectrum -- Make The Spectrum Apartments your next home and live in a community of blended class and sophistication. One, two, and three bedroom apartment homes offer spacious layouts and great amenities, providing a convenient off-campus environment. Amenities include sleek finishes and fixtures, high-speed internet, free cable, stainless steel appliances, generous countertops, in-home washer and dryer, 24-hour fitness center, game room, clubhouse, study and lounge areas, on-site parking, dog park, resident events, outdoor kitchen, package lockers, and car sharing. Check out the giant Jenga game and cornhole boards available for checkout.

St. John's Wood -- Experience unique Richmond apartment living in St. John's Wood, complete with 15 different one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes in townhouse or garden styles. Live south of the James River with easy access to downtown and within walking distance to Chippenham Hospital and minutes from the West End and Stony Point Fashion Park. Student residents live in this professionally managed community with unlimited water and gas, resort amenities, two swimming pools, pool-side entertainment area with cabana, gas grills, cornhole, clubhouse with complete fitness center, tennis courts, playground, great staff, and resident referral bonuses. Renovated apartment homes feature kitchens with new stainless steel appliances, cabinets, countertops, and flooring; lofts, open staircases, cathedral and beamed ceilings; sunken living rooms, ceiling fans, wet bars, breakfast bars, attic storage, washer and dryer, and more.

First National Apartments -- Built in 1913 as the city's first skyscraper, First National Apartments offer an extraordinary blend of architecture, history, and vibrant downtown living. Bring along your fluffy friends to your new off-campus home; cats and dogs are both allowed here. Residents can enjoy extra storage, online resident services, dishwasher, parking garages, a business center onsite, a clubhouse, public transportation, freeway access, gated entry, air conditioning, a fitness center, planned social events, walk-in closets, bicycle racks, soundproofing between floors, gated and attached garage parking, on-site storage, a trendy game room, resident lounge with full kitchen, guest suite and free bike storage, oversized living room windows, built-in USB speed hubs, study lounges, and more.

Staples Mill Townhomes -- How does peace and tranquility sound? Country living with the convenience of city life describes Staples Mill Townhomes in Richmond, Virginia. One, two, and three bedroom townhomes allow you to live near fine dining, shopping, and entertainment and 10 minutes from VCU. Community amenities include high-speed internet, illuminated tennis court, picnic area, tot lot, private community entrance, resort-style pool with sundeck, updated clothes care centers, and on-site management teams. Apartment amenities include private terraces, colossal closets, upgraded kitchens and baths, washer/dryer, and cable TV-ready.
[Image via St. John's Wood]
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