Boozy Dessert Recipes for St. Patty’s Day

boozy dessert recipes

Why just drink your Guinness, Jameson, and Bailey’s this St. Patrick’s Day when you can eat them too? Try these boozy dessert recipes to incorporate your favorite Irish adult beverages into dessert time this weekend. Chocolate Stout Cupcakes Surely you can spare one bottle of Guinness to whip up these chocolate stout cupcakes. We love how the icing resembles Guinness’s … Read More

Arden Place Wins 2017 ApartmentRatings Top Rated Award

Arden Place Wins 2017 ApartmentRatings Top Rated Award

Before choosing to make our luxury apartments at Arden Place your home, we know you did some research. You asked a friend, took a tour with one of our leasing consultants, or checked our ratings on review sites — maybe all three! ApartmentRatings is one of the most trusted review sites, and we are excited to have made their list … Read More

Ice Skating in Charlottesville, VA

ice skating in charlottesville

If you’re looking for a fun way to stay active even when the weather doesn’t permit outdoor activities, look no further than the Main Street Arena for ice skating in Charlottesville, VA. A short twelve minute drive from Arden Place luxury apartments brings you to the indoor arena conveniently located in the downtown mall. The rink is open to the … Read More

Go Bonkers for Brussels Sprouts!

brussels sprout recipes

Even vegetables come in and out of style. Several years ago, portobello mushrooms were all the rage, and not long ago everyone went crazy for kale. So what’s the newest vegetable en vogue? Brussels sprouts. Baked, sautéed, fried, roasted, and raw. No longer just a side dish, these flavor-packed veggies are even served on the renowned breakfast buffet at the … Read More

Should I Have a Roommate?

should I have a roommate

Roommates can make or break your living experience, and let’s be honest: living with another human in close quarters is tough. We’ve all heard the horror stories of best friends who decide to be roommates their freshman year of college, only to have a serious falling out before midterms. While we’d all like to think we’re more mature than our … Read More

Arden Place Wins 2017 Resident Satisfaction Award

resident satisfaction

Taylor Swift wasn’t the only one with a big reputation in 2017. Arden Place ranked in the Elite 1% of J Turner Research’s ORA™ Power Ranking for apartment communities’ online reputation. We have you to thank for this coveted distinction for exceptional resident satisfaction! What is the J Turner Research ORA™ Power Ranking? In this annual ranking, J Turner Research evaluates … Read More

How to Experience Hygge in Your Apartment

experience hygge

What is hygge? The Danish concept of of hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) grows in popularity each day among Americans. No single word in English captures the meaning of hygge, but this is how we like to describe it at Arden Place: Hygge is an experience and a lifestyle characterized by coziness, simplicity, and familiarity. In a culture where we love to … Read More

Ways to Entertain Your Dog When It’s Cold Outside

Ways to entertain your dog when it's cold outside

With night temperatures dropping into the single digits at times this winter, we must rethink the way we provide entertainment for our furry friends. Some dogs are happy to lounge around inside all day, but others require a great deal of stimulation. For those curious, high-energy pups, here are some ways to keep their mind active even when the weather … Read More

Why Arden Place?

why arden place

Choosing where you want to rent for the next year requires a lot of thought. After residents move in to one of our luxury Charlottesville apartments at Arden Place, we ask them to complete a move in survey to ensure their satisfaction and to better serve our residents in the future. Here are the survey results for the question, “Why … Read More

Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

Sticking to Your New Year's Resolution

Last month, our sister property Adams Crossing published an article about ideas for your 2018 New Year’s Resolution. Making the resolution is the first step to making a life change, so pat yourself on the back for deciding to better yourself in the coming year. But resolutions mean little without a plan. How will you make your 2018 New Year’s … Read More