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Old 02-23-2011, 09:44 PM
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My wife and I are moving to VB in April, as she took a higher paying job in the area, and we're pretty interested in The Mayflower Seaside Apartments right on the oceanfront. I wanted to see if anyone has lived or currently lives there that could give me an unbiased review???

I've read some reviews from several websites, and I found generally mixed reviews. Apparently, there was a lot of drama involving the staff sometime in 2010, which caused several bad reviews. The biggest complaint that I've seen is a problem with water leaks. I would expect this to occur from time to time for a building that is located right on the ocean. Renter's insurance will definitely be my best friend just in case.

Are there any other things I should know about this place??

My wife and I are hoping that a 1 bedroom will become available before the time comes to move, however, we are considering looking into the studio apartment if one does not become available. If anyone is in a studio apartment, could you provide some more detail as to how spacious the place is? We've lived in a studio apartment before, we'd just have to make a few concessions to downsize.

Any information would be greatly appreciated. If you don't recommend this apartment building, could I get some references as to other places near the oceanfront that are nice?

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Old 02-24-2011, 06:40 PM
Location: Miramar Beach, FL
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The Studio apt is small but if it's just you and your wife, it wouldn't be bad. I would estimate it to be about 800 sq ft. You will be within walking distance to restaurants and the beach. For a temp place, it's decent. You might want to check out the local paper for other rental options available: hamptonroads.com
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