Best Student Housing for Duke University Students in Durham, NC

by Megan Johnson on March 16th, 2017 in Apartments, Guide To College Living

Duke University students looking for off-campus living in Durham, NC, should search for off-campus housing in the following apartment communities. 

Bell West End -- Formerly known as 605 West, Bell West End is downtown Durham's premier apartment community located less than a mile from Duke University. Enjoy the convenience of living near the Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham Bulls Athletic Park, and Brightleaf Square. Studio, one, and two-bedroom homes with gourmet kitchens and top-notch amenities await you. Features include granite countertops, spacious walk-in closets, private patios and balconies, kitchen islands with breakfast bars, and energy efficient stainless steel appliances. Residents receive perks such as Zipcar service onsite, a heated saltwater swimming pool, a pet park, bicycle storage, a cinema room with a fireplace, a yoga studio, a fitness center with Fitness on Demand, an outdoor terrace with a fireplace, a resident lounge with coffee bar and free Wi-Fi, and an outdoor grilling and picnic area.

The Flats at the Exchange on Erwin -- Minutes from Duke University and Duke University Medical Center, The Flats at The Exchange on Erwin combines beautiful living with the traditional college experience by offering comfort, luxury, and convenience. Residents enjoy an onsite business center, a clubhouse, a barbecue area with grills, a pool, a 24-hour fitness center and more. One or two-bedroom units include a washer and dryer in unit, a dishwasher, a garbage disposal, large bedrooms, walk-in closets, hardwood floors, and stainless steel appliances. This apartment community is pet-friendly and 100 percent smoke-free.
South Terrace at Auburn -- Looking for a luxurious lifestyle? Don't miss out on South Terrace at Auburn, offering elegant, charming homes nestled in a neatly landscaped acreage. This apartment community is located near local dining and convenient shopping, perfect for the college fashionista that loves nightlife. South Terrace provides the amenities you need to enjoy your college experience to the fullest, including a swimming pool with sundeck and free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour fitness center, a BBQ and picnic area, a beautiful pond with a walking trail, and a playground. Choose from a one, two, or three-bedroom apartment to enjoy the following amenities: washer/dryer in selected units, breakfast bars, a dishwasher, a garbage disposal, wood cabinetry, crown molding, a sunroom, built-in computer desks, private patios and balconies, extra large closets, high ceilings, plush carpeting, and beautiful pond views.

The Lofts at Southside -- One of the newest and most exciting communities in Durham, NC, The Lofts at Southside is a pet-friendly community with one, two, and three-bedroom loft-style apartment homes. These apartments are located near many major interstates and highways, such as the Durham Freeway, I-85, and I-10, as well as the Durham Performing Arts Center, Central Park, and North Carolina Central University. All smoke-free units include a washer and dryer, central heating and air conditioning, energy efficient appliances, a double basin kitchen sink, linen closets, mini blinds, kitchen islands, walk-in closets, 13' ceilings, and views of downtown Durham. Community amenities include live/work spaces, beautiful landscaping with a manmade pond, a swimming pool, a gazebo covered grilling area with seating, off-street parking, a fitness center, a business center with desktop computers and internet, a clubhouse, and more.

Berkshire Ninth Street -- Situated in Durham's Ninth Street District, Berkshire Ninth Street is full of character and rich history as well as modern futuristic trends. Residents enjoy proximity to Duke University, as well as fine dining restaurants, celebrated bars, numerous coffee shops, and a variety of fun retail shops. Apartment features include USB enabled wall outlets in kitchens, stainless steel GE appliances, granite countertops and custom hardwood cabinetry, Moen fixtures, walk-in closets, ceiling fans, full-size washers and dryers in all apartment homes, and designer nickel hardware, lighting, and fixtures. Round out your living experience with a resort-style saltwater pool plaza, a demonstration kitchen, an E-lounge with Mac stations, a 4,000 square foot high-endurance fitness center, an on-site fenced bark park featuring a dog spa, grilling stations surrounded by ample lounging and social areas, and media, gaming, and entertainment lounges.

[Image via The Lofts at Southside]
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