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Check Out Downtown Durham

Around Town, Featured - by admin - September 10, 2012 - 18:43 UTC - Be first to Comment!

There are new Durham apartments that should not be missed in the search for a new residence. The Alexan Garrett Farms Complex is perfectly located for access to work for those that work downtown and enjoy urban life. The complex is located for great access to the amenities of downtown living. It is situated for easy access to public transportation. Located steps away from the Southpoint Mall, a regional shopping complex, you can be in the center of action in minutes.

While there are other new Durham apartments, none compare to Alexan Garrett Farms. A luxurious outdoor pool awaits during the long summer days. There is a fitness center so there is no need to go out to a gym. There are outdoor kitchens with grills for tenants to use as well as an outdoor lounge. Meet friends in the welcome center and help yourself to free snacks. There is even a private cinema with comfortable seating! Children will enjoy the playground while their parents sit in the pleasant gardens and watch them play. . These apartments were built with the latest green technology in mind. The landscaping is made up of native plants that are well suited to the local environment with minimal care. There are even bicycle garages for those that want to avoid driving whenever possible. Full Story

Summer Baseball and the Durham Bulls

Around Town, Featured - by admin - September 10, 2012 - 18:32 UTC - Be first to Comment!

Durham is the fourth largest city in North Carolina with a population of over 233,000 residents according to the 2010 Census. The successes of Bull Durham Tobacco and W. Duke & Sons Tobacco Company resulted in prosperity for the residents of Durham from 1900 to 1970. As the tobacco industry waned in the 1970s medical research and the textile industry blossomed due to the innovative move of the Dukes from tobacco to electrifying Durham. The textile mills of Durham gained their workforce from the single family farmers relinquishing their acres for a city life. Among the many farms was Alexan Garrett Farms. These beautiful pastoral acres now have the Alexan Garrett Farms offering apartments for rent on its scenic and spacious green less than 30 minutes from Bull Durham Athletic Park, home of the Durham Bulls. Full Story

Benefits of Staying Fit

Apartment Living, Featured - by admin - September 10, 2012 - 18:28 UTC - Be first to Comment!

Far too many people do not give their body the attention that it deserves. Alexan Garrett Farms would like to cordially invite you to join millions of healthy Americans in a physical fitness regimen. Physical fitness provides a number of benefits. Just some of them are listed below. Full Story

Searching for Chapel Hill Apartments

Colleges and Universities, Featured - by admin - June 25, 2012 - 17:18 UTC - Be first to Comment!

Living in the Chapel Hill area offers many perks and conveniences. The region is known for its scenic beauty, terrific local dining, wonderful shopping and the University of North Carolina. Finding Chapel Hill apartments can be difficult, however, because there is such high demand. If you are looking for a new apartment in the Chapel Hill area, you might want to expand your search to include the Alexan Garrett Farms apartments in nearby Durham, North Carolina. Although the apartment complex is not located directly in Chapel Hill, it is just a few minutes away, plus it is located in close proximity to a number of wonderful attractions and destinations.

The Alexan Garrett Farms apartments offer residents more than what they could expect if they lived in the heart of Chapel Hill. Most Chapel Hill apartments that are located in the middle of the action can be expensive, small and outdated, but the Alexan Garrett Farms apartments are spacious, modern and affordable. Additionally, there is a terrific swimming pool and outdoor kitchen on site, as well as numerous other outstanding amenities. The location is near Duke University, Interstate 40, the Southpoint Mall and a number of local shopping and dining options. Moreover, the apartments are just a short drive from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Full Story

Green living is available minutes from Duke

Colleges and Universities, Featured - by admin - June 25, 2012 - 17:13 UTC - Be first to Comment!

Returning students looking for apartments near Duke may feel overwhelmed by choices or underwhelmed by the quality of some of the options.

But every student has certain “must haves” in mind. As you start filtering through the Durham, North Carolina apartment communities, here are some “musts” you might want to consider:

* Sunny or dark? There’s nothing worse than waking up on Saturday morning in a dank, dark apartment after spending the whole week in the library or classes. At Alexan Garrett Farms, 75 percent of the interior space in each apartment has direct access to the sun and outdoors.

* How close to campus is it? If you want to live on campus, live on campus. If you want a bit of a breather from all that intensity, pick apartments near Duke that are near but not right on top of the campus boundaries. Full Story

Stay Cool at the AGF Pool

Apartment Living, Featured - by admin - June 25, 2012 - 17:10 UTC - Be first to Comment!

The heat of summer is finally here, and if you are planning to find a new apartment, you should consider choosing a community where you can keep cool while having fun at the pool. Alexan Garrett Farms is one of the newest apartments in Durham NC, and the community’s Splash area features one of the finest pools of any complex in the region. Summers in North Carolina can become sweltering, and even though most people enjoy the comforts of air-conditioning in their homes and workplaces, there is nothing like a cool dip in the pool to bring refreshment to a steamy day.

In addition to the amazing swimming pool at Alexan Garrett Farms, the complex features a summer kitchen area. During the warmest days of the year, it can become too hot to stay inside to cook. Thankfully, the gas grills located in the summer kitchen are available to all residents of the community. The grills allow you to prepare delicious food like steaks and vegetables without heating up your apartment. Moreover, the summer kitchen is situated near the pool so it is perfect for having friends and family over for a day of great food and watery fun. Full Story

The Benefits of Amenities When Apartment-Hunting

Apartment Living, Featured - by admin - April 12, 2012 - 13:09 UTC - Be first to Comment!

There are always many things to consider when looking for an apartment. The most common things apartment-hunters search for are rent or location. One of the most overlooked aspects however are amenities. An apartment complex with great amenities could make a fairly large difference in the time you enjoy living there, especially if you have children. With the arrival of spring time, choosing the most enjoyable and relaxing amenities is an absolute must for those looking for apartments.

One of the most popular amenities that apartment communities have is a swimming pool. Swimming pools are a fantastic way to relax and have fun, especially with a loved one or with children. Kids love pools and you are always guaranteed to have fun with them, playing around in the water. 

Not only this, but swimming is a fantastic exercise. In fact, it is one of the most effective exercises you could do. Swimming is both a cardiovascular exercise and strength training exercise, meaning it burns a lot of fat and calories while also strengthening and building up your muscles. Full Story

Apartment features – What makes AGF considered Luxury Apartments in Durham

Apartment Living, Featured - by admin - April 11, 2012 - 20:48 UTC - Be first to Comment!

Looking for a trendy luxury trendy apartment in Durham, Alexan Garrett Farms should be your primary choice. Trammel Crow Residential, a nationwide recognized residential building firm, designed these luxury apartments in Durham.

Committed to making your apartment hunting experience with them a pleasure. Numerous features at Alexan Garrett farms, offer a perfect balance of high end options to make your new home a classy one.

What makes Alexan Garrett Farms considered one of the luxury apartments in Durham. Are both the apartment features and community amenities.

Some of the luxury features that complete these apartments are light-filled layouts with nine-foot ceilings, wood-style plank flooring, crown and base molding, and generous walk-in closets. Full Story

Follow Alexan Garrett Farms On Twitter and Facebook!

Apartment Living, Featured - by admin - April 11, 2012 - 20:38 UTC - Be first to Comment!

Social Media has been an integral part of creating brand awareness for local apartments communities in the Durham area. What this offers is prospective and current tenants are the ability to be first informed about what is occurring at the Alexan Garrett Farms apartment community.

By “Liking” us on Facebook and “following” us on Twitter you will be in the know of when rent specials are promoted and when Alexan Garrett Farms holds events for it’s residences. As you already know, that Alexan Garrett Farms is the most in demand apartment community in Durham, North Carolina

When visiting our page at Facebook, the fist thing suggested is to “like” our page. By doing so, you will instantly have access to all of Alexan Garrett Farms status updates, which will then post to your news feed and keep you informed.

Our Facebook page also has an interactive “Community Tour” in which you can see the different amenities available, floor plans, watch an interactive video, and also send a contact request directly to the property manager regarding inquiries for leasing. Full Story

Durham Performing Arts Center

Around Town, Featured - by admin - March 3, 2012 - 19:51 UTC - Be first to Comment!

Durham luxury apartments, such as those found at Alexan Garrett Farms, offer residents easy access to the Durham Performing Arts Center. Located at 123 Vivian Street, the arts center lies at the heart of downtown Durham, North Carolina. Every year, the Durham Performing Arts Center hosts a superb variety of Broadway productions, concerts, comedy shows, and family performances.

Since its opening in 2008, the Durham Performing Arts Center has sold out more than 150 of its shows and hosted incredibly talented performers, including Dolly Parton, Neil Young, Robin Williams and Bill Cosby. The theater has staged many of Broadway’s most popular productions, including “Phantom of the Opera,” “The Lion King” and “Hair.” Full Story

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