Are there any gated apartment communities near UCF?

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Besides being a gated community, Riverwind also has courtesy patrols and controlled access, which further boosts security within the apartment complex.

UCF students looking for a little extra security shouldn't worry. There are plenty of apartment communities near the UCF campus that have security gates to regulate who comes in and out. Gated communities not only help with security, but also offer an extra peace of mind for all the residents that live there. The three apartment complexes below all have security gates.

Arden Villas is located just four blocks away from UCF's campus! This gated community has one, two, or three-bedroom floor plan options which gives you a lot of flexibility when deciding what roommate situation works best for your lifestyle. Arden Villas has the largest floor plans in the UCF area which is perfect for roommates or more space for your furry friend if you decide to live without roommates. An amazing feature offered here are the lease options. Typically, when leasing a student apartment, you are bound to a 12-month contract. However, Arden Villas allows its residents to lease for 6-months! This is great for both transfer students who need a place to live when switching apartments and seniors who will be graduating early do not want to continue spending rent money 6 months after their graduation.

AdvenirAdvenir at Polos East is private luxury. Located just minutes away from premium dinning, shopping, and entertain at Waterford Lakes Town Center, Advenir is a smaller gated community that gives its residents a family feel. This community has an amenity to be enjoyed by any resident including tennis, basketball, or volleyball courts, pool, and café. This apartment community is pet friendly and even has Pet Clean Up stations dispersed around the community. Advenir offers one to three bedroom apartments with both a patio and solarium for you to choose from. Being that it is a smaller community, with only about 30 apartment homes, this is the perfect place for someone who wants a quiet apartment that is farther away from the hectic college life found closer to campus.  


Boardwalk Apartments at Alafaya Trail is a great gated apartment community near UCF. In addition to the security gate, Boardwalk also has courtesy patrols to help strengthen safety and security for its residents. Apartments at Boardwalk at Alafaya Trail come in only a four bedroom, four bathroom floor plan. However, the unit is extremely spacious at around 1,500 square feet. The apartments at Boardwalk come with cool perks like a patio or balcony, ceiling fans in every bedroom, tile floors and private bathrooms. Residents can easily hop onto the UCF Shuttle when heading to class each day.

Riverwind is a great UCF apartment community with a security gate. Riverwind is located just north of the UCF campus on North Alafaya Trail. Besides being a gated community, Riverwind also has courtesy patrols and controlled access, which further boosts security within the apartment complex. UCF students living at Riverwind won't just be secure, but also entertained. Community features include: a fitness center, swimming pool with hot tub, tanning bed, computer lab, movie theater, coffee bar and game room. UCF students will also have convenient transportation option right outside their front door. A private UCF shuttle is available for residents. The official UCF shuttle and LYNX bus stops are also within walking distance of your apartment.

The Verge

The Verge is perfect for the student who wants to be within walking distance from the University of Central Florida and driving distance from The Waterford Lakes Town Center. In addition to being a gated community, there is also a 24-hour-on-site resident life staff that ensures an overarching feeling of security for the apartment community. The Verge has a number of amenities including the largest pool in the area, a 24-hour fitness center, and study areas including a computer lab equipped with Apple computers. At The Verge, you can feel safe going to the computer lab in the middle of the night to print some last-minute material for your class in the morning! The Verge makes security a top priority. 

Heritage Estates is nestled just a few miles away from UCF's campus providing its residents an oasis to relax from all the studying on campus. This apartment complex offers the renter a lot of control throughout the entire process. It has nine spacious floor plans for you to pick from with unique options such as lofts with spiral staircases and built-in-desks for a home office. Additionally, Heritage Estates is not furnished which is perfect if you want more control over the aesthetic of your apartment as it allows you to get away from the standard furniture pieces every resident has.

Victoria Place

Victoria Place is a beautifully modern apartment complex with luxurious living amenities. It is walking distance from the renowned Waterford Lakes Town Center and just 3 miles away from UCF. Choose from one - three bedroom apartment homes. Similar to Heritage Estates, Victoria Place is not furnished which gives you more control of the overall aesthetic of your apartment.

The Quad has the largest townhome style apartment in the UCF area! If you are looking for an apartment complex that solely offers furnished 4 bedroom floor plans, then this is the place for you. The Quad rooms are individually leased which alieves stress as you only have to worry about your rent and the condition of your room upon move-out. The Quad is located on University Boulevard minutes away from UCF and only 4 miles away from Valencia and Full Sail University.

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