Amenities & Features

Our apartment homes feature clean lines finished in a neutral color to offer the perfect foundation for you to customize your space. Around our community, enjoy a host of amenities including our fitness center, clubhouse, and outdoor BBQ area.
Essex Apartments Features

Apartment Features

  • Central heating
  • Crown molding
  • Dishwasher
  • Double-pane windows
  • Great views
  • Hardwood-style flooring
  • Keyless Entry

    Keyless entry

    Digitally grant access to your guests with keyless smart locks. 


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    Keyless entry
  • Kitchen island
  • Large closets
  • Modern bathroom
  • Open layout
  • Oversized windows
  • Patio/balcony
  • Quartz countertops
  • Smart Technology

    Smart home technology

    Enjoy the convenience of a smart device-enabled apartment home. You can easily control your apartment with a convenient mobile app.


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    Smart home technology
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Storage closet
  • Ultrafast Internet

    Ultrafast Internet connectivity

    Our portfolio of Ultrafast internet providers offer speeds from 200 MBPS to up to 1 GB. Take advantage of lower introductory prices when you sign up for a new service.


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    Ultrafast Internet connectivity
  • Walk-in closet
  • Washer and dryer

Some features available in select apartments. To learn more about our application process, pet policies, and more, please visit our Leasing Info page. Additional monthly fees apply for Internet.

  • In-home washer and dryer in closet near staged bedroom.
Essex Apartments Community Amenities

Community Amenities

  • 24/7 emergency maintenance
  • BBQ area
  • Bike maintenance station
  • Bike storage
  • Clubhouse
  • Controlled access
  • Courtesy patrol
  • Community courtyard
  • Eco-friendly community
  • Elevator
  • Extra storage space available
  • Fitness center
  • Gardens and walking paths
  • Lounge area
  • Online resident portal
  • On-site retail
  • Parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Smoke-free community
  • WiFi in common areas
  • Elevated view of courtyard and exterior of apartment homes with lush landscaping.
Community Parking Amenity

Fourth and U Parking

Fourth & U offers garage and lift-style parking. Covered automated lift parking, if available, is $75 monthly per space. Unreserved covered parking spaces in the garage are $150 monthly per space. The community also includes guest parking. Parking availability and pricing are subject to change without notice. Have additional questions? Our leasing team can work with you directly to find the best parking option to fit your needs.
Essex On-Site Retail Locations

On-Site Retail Locations*

  • 4th Street Studio
  • Keter Salon
  • Catahoula Coffee Company
  • Rims & Goggles
  • Neyborly
  • ROBERT'S HOT TUBS
  • Empowerhouse Acting Studio

*On-site retail locations are independent third-party businesses and services located within the community. Additional fees and services may apply. Essex and its subsidiaries do not endorse any on-site retail locations.

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