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Reserve On Third


500 S. Park Ridge Rd. Bloomington, IN

Updated 5 months ago
$499  -  $629 per
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2 - 3 Bed
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Floor plans
Rent Unit Bath Sq. Ft. Date Available
$629 2 831 ft2 Unavailable
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$499 2 1051 ft2 Unavailable
$499+ 3 1018 ft2 Unavailable
Amenities
Pets
Dogs Ok
Cats Ok
Pet Friendly Community
Amenities
Dishwasher
Furnished
Fitness Center
Refrigerator
Garbage Disposal
Trash Removal Included
Pool
Cable Included
Internet Included
Controlled Access
Hardwood Floors
Water Included
Range / Oven
Ceiling Fans
Package Receiving
Court Yard
Volleyball Court
Virtual Walkthrough
Central A / C
24-hour Maintenance
Barbecue
Basketball Court
Coffee
Student
Heat: Forced Air
Hot Tub / Spa
Lobby
Tennis Court
Bike Parking
Near Campus
Microwave
High / Vaulted Ceiling
Clubhouse
Business Center
Media Room
Parking
Off-street Parking
Laundry
On-site Laundry
Property Details
Description
Reserve on Third is a full-featured apartment community designed around Indiana University – Bloomington students, in a convenient location just minutes from campus. Enjoy newly renovated, 2 and 3 bedroom furnished apartments in a park-like setting, offering a complete lifestyle including a fitness center and heated pool, athletic courts, student social events and a private shuttle bus to the IU campus.
Lease & Fees
Lease Length: 12 Months
Office Hours
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Additional Details
Year Built: 2000
Total Unit Count: 188
Last Updated: 5 months ago
Contact Number: (812) 558-3600
Rent Report

If you upsized to an average priced Bloomington 4 bedroom apartment, you would pay 38% more per month.

If you downsized to an average priced Bloomington 2 bedroom apartment, you would pay 33% less per month.

Monthly Rent Rent per Sq. Ft. Suggested
Monthly Income
Bloomington Average
Studio $952 $1.80 $2,857
1BR $990 $1.40 $2,969
2BR $1,294 $1.30 $3,882
3BR $1,721 $1.20 $5,162
4BR $2,775 $1.70 $8,326

Availability in Bloomington

Knowing what units are available is important when finding the best deal. Property managers may be willing to give concessions if they have many vacant units.

Currently in Bloomington there are 365 2BR units available. If you're looking to negotiate, this may be your best option.

Available Units in Bloomington
Studio 98
1BR 343
2BR 365
3BR 231
4BR 167
Where You'll Live
Reviews
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Overall, I would not recommend renting an apartment at Reserve on Third. It is easy to be lured in by the relatively inexpensive rent and seemingly nice amenities, but you get what you pay for. The troubles began on move in day. My apartment was filthy, and management showed little to no concern. I want to be clear that I was not expecting it to be pristine, however, I was expecting the floor to at least have been swept. My roommates and I spent the entire day scrubbing floors, cleaning stoves, and wiping months of grime out of our clean apartment. Later in the year, I noticed mold growing in my closet. Admittedly, management was extremely responsive to this. My closet was cleaned almost immediately. Good job Reserve. As the months went on, it became clear that Reserve was simply not meeting expectations. The pool was ultimately not as good as advertised. Compared to other apartment facilities in Bloomington, it was slow to open for the summer. Even after the weather was consistently warm the pool remained closed. Additionally, the hot tub was not hot for the first three months of the lease and closed for the entire summer. The advertised shuttle also did not meet expectations. In the beginning of the year, Reserve had two smaller shuttles running throughout the day. This was great! The shuttle occasionally got full, but that was to be expected. However, in the middle of the second semester Reserve made the decision to switch from two small shuttles to one large one. Ultimately, this cut the number of shuttles per day from 37 to only 15. After resident outrage, management eventually shortened the amount of time between shuttles while tacking on a couple shuttles at the end of the day to get the total number up to 20. Regardless, the change in the shuttle system was a bad decision by management that created a large inconvenience for residents. This inconvenience only gets worse after realizing that residents were only given one day to adjust to this new schedule. Inconveniences did not stop there. On several occasions, my roommates and I noticed that our apartment had been entered without any notice given by Reserve on Third management. On one occasion, our locks were changed without any of us asking for (or being notified of) a lock change. That was especially odd. What did get truly annoying was how far away Reserve is from campus. This was something that I should have looked into more before signing, but it really made a difference in how satisfied I was with the apartment. If you are considering Reserve, please factor in more expensive Ubers or longer bus rides. Reserve was simply too far away. Overall, Reserve was not awful, but there are much better options for student housing in Bloomington. I would search around before signing.

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I chose Reserve because of all of their extra amenities, such as the pool, hot tub, 24 hour gym, tanning bed, volleyball court, and especially the frequent shuttle. However, just within this school year, there have been several issues with the shuttles breaking down. Then with a one day notice, they told us that there will only be ONE shuttle running every HOUR. We started with a shuttle coming every 15 minutes to half an hour. They have improved the new schedule some but it is still horrible. Often times you either have an option of being 30 minutes early to class or being late by several minutes. There is also a lack of reliable drivers causing there to be delays in the schedule very often. Luckily, there is the 6 bus stop that is close and will take you to campus, as well. I have not had any other issues except for their shuttle system and it alone makes me regret signing a lease here for next year.

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I chose Reserve on Third for the affordability with all the amenities and an apartment that is furnished. This is something truly hard to find in Blooomington, especially geared toward students. The management team is incredibly friendly and the minimal maintenance issues in my apartment were taken care of promptly. The shuttles, pool, and workout facility are all great amenities to have.

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This is one of the best apartment complexes in Bloomington. I looked at various different places while considering where to live, but I settled on Reserve on Third as soon as I took a tour. The location is in a very quiet and safe area. They provide various amenities such as a pool, jacuzzi, outdoor play areas (volleyball and basketball), picnic areas with grills, and much more. I was hooked once they mentioned the apartment is furnished and shuttles to the IU campus are provided. I live far from Bloomington, so buying furniture and having to bring it down to an apartment to later take it back home after I move out seemed pointless. The shuttles run so often you always have at least two time options to take the shuttle and arrive to class on time. So if your an early bird or late riser, dont worry there are options for both! The R3 staff is also great. They are extremely helpful and will find an answer to your questions. Since living here I have had no issues! 100% recommend it!

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I chose this apartment having high hopes and am still remaining faithful but as of lately I have felt very disappointed. They recently started construction near my building which has inconvenienced all of the residents here. It is noisy outside and I can hear everything in my apartment, which is really frustrating considering this complex is geared toward students and I can't focus on my homework at all. I feel as though some communication should have been involved, even if it was just a simple "Hey construction will take place by your building, we have provided *insert incentive here* for the inconvenience." My building is also currently without internet, which adds to the struggles we have had in doing schoolwork (there is a computer lab but this still shouldn't be an issue). As far as amenities, they are great, but the swimming pool isn't heated like they said and the hot tub isn't hot whatsoever. The buses break down frequently, but it hasn't completely hindered my experience and they are very considerate in notifying the residents when this happens. The apartments are nice and staff is very helpful, I just wish there was more communication. I feel like the residents in my building should receive some sort of compensation or apology because recent events have severely hindered my opinion on what I thought to be an excellent apartment complex. With all this being said, I'm not sure if I would recommend this place to a friend but am willing to update my review following their response.

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Reserve on Third is a great affordable place to live. I lived there with 2 friends and we really enjoyed being close to campus via 3rd street but far enough away that we could relax. I enjoyed being able to workout whenever I wanted with the flexible 24 hr amenities. The staff is great and hosted events weekly which got you out of your apartment and meeting other people you may not have. I highly recommend living here!

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I have lived here at Reserve for about two months now and have loved the experience so far. It's located only about five minutes from campus which is so convenient for a full time student like myself. I love living on the East side of Bloomington where all the action is as well. The shuttles run all over campus and the Bloomington Transit runs by, making it easy to live here without a car. The amentities have been something I have really enjoyed. I love having the opportunity to go swimming after class or work out at the gym in the mornings. The clubhouse is always stocked with candy and the computer lab is always stocked with coupons for businesses around town, always giving me a reason to stop by! The apartment itself is a HUGE improvement from living on campus in a dorm. I love having space to cook a meal and my own private bathroom. I have never had any maintenance or noise issues while living here. Aside from this, the rent is affordable and something I can handle while working just part time. I would absolutely recommend living at Reserve on Third!

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Allrriiigghhht! So if you want the truth on this apartment complex and with comparison to the village keep reading. I stayed at the village a year before moving to reserve on third. One thing i loved about Reserve was how close it was to IU in comparison to The Village. That is about the only great thing i can say about Reserve. Since 2013 (freshen year) I have been told not to do business with reserve but when it was time to do the walk through and once they open the refrigerator I. Was. SOLD lol! As time went by i saw what everyone was talking about. There management changes every 6 months LITERALLY, people in the office are ALL trying to managers so there is A LOT of miscommunication. The pool didn't open until the beginning of June, and the shuttle at least break down twice a week. IF you have a complaint management is NOT compliant and no where near understanding of a college student who is paying everything out of pocket without rich parents! They have a new manager I cant think of her name and because she just got promoted a lot of it has went to her head so good luck! I REALLY took the village for granted. Although it may be priced a little higher it's SOOOO worth it ! The pool, grill, hang out area, and clubhouse is AWESOME! They have COMPLETELY upgraded the ENTIRE property! Their rooms have the exact same feature as Reserve but BETTER!! The management is SOOOOOO nice ! And their SHUTTLLLEEESSS phenomenal! As far as minority do not let both the village and reserve fool you. I'm not sure if they have more minority people in office/ management because Bloomington is becoming more diverse but PLEASE follow your heart. And get an apartment where you can afford it withouttt scholarship! And if you are on scholarship pay ALL your rent off the BEGINNING of the year so you don't even have to worry about anything else ! Hope this helps !

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I lived here in 2015-16 and I loved it. The location is great because it's quiet enough to relax and my neighbors were always really nice. It's super close to IU's campus which is great as a student and an IU employee. The staff is super professional and welcoming - I never had a problem discussing maintenance requests or other subjects with them. I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a chill off-campus complex!

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I've been staying at reserve on third for almost a year now, I'm moving out in a few weeks and thought this would be a good time to write a review. Probably not the worst apartments in Bloomington, but I would advise living somewhere else, considering the fact that other apartments are about the same price and much better quality, it wouldn't be the best idea to live here, but first I'll list some positives of living at reserve on third. -The shuttle busses are convenient (if they work, they broke down somewhat frequently and randomly stopped running the busses during summer time) and I've had good experiences with most of the bus drivers -The pool and hot tub area is very nice, there are also hammocks you can relax in! -I've never used the tanning bed and volleyball/basketball courts but they're a nice touch -The apartments are fully furnished, which is a positive and negative. The couch, chair, coffee table, washer/dryer and the desk and drawers in the bedrooms are nice to have. However, pretty much all of the kitchen appliances and mattress they provide for you are basically worthless -They offer free breakfast on Wednesday mornings and will have free cookouts and other festivities during the first week of moving in -The computer room was very helpful for me, I didn't have my laptop for a couple weeks and I was able to get my homework done without going on campus -I also really liked that they had an ATM machine inside the office building, it was very convenient if you need quick cash Now for the negatives... -The quality of the appliances (microwave, oven, and dish washer especially) are pretty old and terrible. I would advise not even bothering using the dish washer because it barely works -I had tons of issues in my bathroom (toilet not working, shower rod falling off, pipes freezing even though it wasn't that cold outside ? ) again, I feel like the apartments are very low quality and cheaply put together, so expect many issues with your amenities if you decide to stay here -My roommate had issues with bugs in her room and we still have no idea why she's the only one who had this problem. A maintenance worker claimed the bugs came from our kitchen, but her room is furthest away from the kitchen and it was clean at the time -Our thermostat also stopped working during the winter months and made our apartment freezing cold, which was extremely annoying to deal with -I personally don't have a problem with the location and being farther away from campus (I'd rather not live on campus and I have a car) but if you mostly rely on busses and are not thrilled about being away from campus, this isn't the apartment for you. The shuttle bus can be unreliable due to how often they shut down, the 6 and 3 transit busses stop here as well but they are not very frequent and are sometimes frustrating to deal with -I really don't like how the doors to our apartment buildings are either wide open or unlocked, I would prefer to have a key to get into my building but maybe that's me just being paranoid -I'm able to hear literally everything outside of my room (people/cars in the parking lot, people walking up and down the stairs and my roommates throughout the whole apartment) -Our refrigerator and freezer had a very weird smell inside for a while, even though we cleaned it throughly and removed expired food items -As far as the staff goes, I personally have had good experiences but my mom has called the office to ask questions before and was treated very poorly. I've heard numerous other complaints of the staff being disrespectful to residents as well -Overall the size of the apartments are very small, it's better than living in a dorm but that's about it. Not worth the price in my opinion, I guarantee there are houses/apartments closer to campus that are much better than reserve on third

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I absolutely loved living here. Perfect place to stay for my last year of undergrad. The furnished apartments and individual leases allow a seamless transition from dorm to apartment. The amenities include a pool area with tables and chairs, hammock garden, pool, and hot tub, as well as a gym, computer lab, and grassy areas with basketball and volleyball courts. It's sad to leave this place, but I'm ready to get some of my own furniture and decorate my own apartment. I'll definitely be taking some decoration tips from the tour of the R3 model!

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A good place to live in Bloomington with lower prices for rent compared to others. Rooms are comfortable and spacious for what the average student (assuming that the only people living here are students). The place is dead during the summer and come fall and spring, it is busy. Staff is friendly but I would recommend keeping everything you have from them regarding documents, they might try and snag some extra money from you when leaving. They have a shuttle that will take you to campus every 30 min. The local bus will also travel out that far and comes ever 20 30 min as well. Overall, good place to stay only complaint is that it is too far away from the campus so there really is no college life/ atmosphere there if that is something you are looking for.

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Love the shuttles! Quick and connivence, takes about 10 min to school and the bus tracker is a huge plus. I especially enjoy R3 during summer time with the awesome pool area and bbq stations. The staffs at the office are nice and friendly, they helped me to find a lost package before and always there to help. And they are fast at fixing up anything! Maintenance team completes work orders within 48 hours.

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I lived here for two years, and have mixed feelings on the place. I will start with the good. Pro: 1. Neighbors were great. A lot of graduate students live...

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Definitely not worth the money. Like other's have mentioned, they come in to your apartment whenever they feel, unannounced. They also don't clean the apartments before you move in. My tub was stained black, stains all over the kitchen cabinets not to mention that the stove wasn't cleaned out. The dryer takes three hours to dry a single load. There's also bugs, don't leave a drink by the window or you'll be in an ant swarm. Flies are also a big issue. For some reason the electricity kicks off randomly, quite often. The carpet is ridiculously stained. There's also no insulation so in the winter you have to constantly blast the heat. There's a good size crack between the bottom of the door and the ground. When my roommate moved in, her room was broken. it took weeks to fix. They also evicted her because they refused to make a payment plan with her. So instead they evict and still get the money. Also the two bedrooms are unfairly priced because one bedroom and bath is half the size of the other, yet pay the same amount. They also like to blindside you with fees, they'll say one thing but then deny and charge you extra. I had to fight with them several times. And when I first moved in, they up'd my rent by a hundred without telling me, and then charged me late fees because I didn't pay the correct amount. I never did sign the paper approving the higher amount. The financial manager, Laurien, for a lack of a better word, is a complete and utter witch. I also had issues with them having my packages, but then saying they weren't there for days, until i made them keep looking and then they finally found them. They're honestly unprofessional and not worth the money. The only good thing about Bradford Place is that it looks nice on the outside. The yard space is the best part. Everything else, is just sad. I get to move out this month, and I didn't think I'd ever see the day. They went around trying to get people to renew, and they stop and knock and ask why you haven't renewed. They don't seem to understand how hellish the place really is.

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Bradford Place Apartments is pretty legit. They are working on the pool, it has taken a while but they are installing heaters and new filters so that its clean. I like my room and my furniture- the desk is big enough for all of my gaming needs. And they just upgraded the internet speed so that's good because it was really slow before. They have free food all the time and fun activities regularly. I have been here for a year and I have decided to stay for another year.

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I have lived here for a couple of years now and I so impressed with the improvements that have been going on throughout the last 6 months. The new management team has all their ducks in a row and are making things happen. They have replaced the old blue van with a roomy and safe shuttle, the fitness center was just updated last week and its fantastic, and the maintence staff responded to my service request within 24 hours as promised. The community is very pet friendly and the ammenties (high speed internet, furnished apartments, tanning dome, cable with HBO, basketball courts, tennis courts, grills, and pool) that are included in my monthly rent makes it the best deal in town!

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I have had the opportunity to live at five different housing complexes in my time as a student at Indiana University, and none of them compare to my experience at Bradford Place. I moved into Bradford Place Apartments in July 2012, and have really enjoyed the comfortable environment that my apartment complex provides. This has included the friends I've made while living here, the daily shuttle service, the workout facilities, the welcoming and giving management, and the comfortability of my apartment, among others. Living in Bradford Place has not only been a great experience, but it has helped me to succeed as a student. Coming home from campus everyday to my quiet and peaceful apartment has helped me to separate the busy campus life I experience everyday as a student, with my private life here at Bradford place. This provides me much needed time to relax and regroup. I highly recommend Bradford Place to anyone looking for an apartment to lease. Comfortable and cheap apartments serving Indiana University!

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A lot has improved since new management has taken over: a great new shuttle bus, super fast internet, and soon, a heated pool! They seem very proactive in continuing to improve these apartments. Plus, for all the amenities provided here, you can't find a better price in town. I like my apartment, but when something goes wrong the expanded maintenance team is always quick to fix it.

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