Amenities & Features

Enjoy elegant interiors complemented by first-class amenities including our cutting-edge fitness studio, an outdoor fireside lounge with BBQ area, and a decked-out clubhouse complete with kitchen and media area.
Essex Apartments Features

Apartment Features

  • Wood-style flooring
  • High ceilings
  • Open concept floor plan
  • Quartz countertops
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Breakfast bar
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen pantry
  • Double-pane windows
  • Oversized windows
  • Modern bathroom
  • In-home laundry
  • 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
  • Keyless Entry

    Keyless entry

    Digitally grant access to your guests with keyless smart locks. 

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    Keyless entry
  • Smart Thermostats

    Smart thermostats

    Control your thermostat setting for maximum comfort and efficiency.

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    Smart thermostats
  • Patio/balcony
  • Heating unit
  • Ceiling fan
  • Solar shades
  • Walk-in closet (select units)
  • Large closets
  • Great views

Some features available in select apartments. To learn more about our application process, pet policies, and more, please visit our Leasing Info page.

Essex Apartments Community Amenities

Community Amenities

  • LEED certified
  • Eco-friendly community
  • Controlled access
  • Resident lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Parking
  • Conference room
  • Shared workspace
  • BBQ area
  • Community courtyard
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Pet friendly
  • Bike maintenance station
  • Bike storage
  • Elevator
  • Smoke-free community
  • On-site retail
  • Additional storage available
  • Wi-Fi throughout amenity areas
  • Online resident portal
  • On-site maintenance
  • ADA features
Community Parking Amenity


Aviara offers garage parking for an additional cost. Parking spaces, if available, are $125-$150 monthly per space. Tandem parking spaces (that fit two vehicles), if available, are $175 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*

  • Orienma
  • Suzanne Zhar
  • Cucina Caruccio

*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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