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June 2014 Apartment Specials at 1st Lake Properties

It’s the first month of summer, which means weather is getting hotter and so are our specials this month at 1st Lake Properties! Don’t miss out on these deals and specials including reduced rental rates, deposits and move-in fees. Call today to set up a viewing on your next apartment in Metairie, River Ridge, Covington, Baton Rouge or Mississippi!

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Metro New Orleans Apartment Deals

Windmill Creek North – These Metairie apartments offer beautiful landscaping with walking pathways, creeks, fountains and more, all just a short drive from downtown New Orleans. Call today to see how you can save money on a long term lease!

Hickory Creek – This River Ridge community has special June rates on two bedrooms, plus two weeks of free rent for a limited time. Can’t beat these summer deals! Speaking of summer, Hickory Creek also has a beautiful pool for lounging and cooling off.

Sawmill Creek – These spacious River Ridge apartments come with washer & dryers, patios or balconies, large closets, wood burning fireplaces and more, and this month are offering reduced rental rates on select floor plans and a discounted $99 move-in special!

Arbor Gate – This peaceful Picayune, Mississippi location are offering $99 deposits this month as well as reduced rental rates and move-in fees on select lease terms. Take advantage of these specials, plus their spacious, comfortable floor plans.

Brewster Commons – Brewster Commons offers modern, luxury apartments in a great location in Covington. Check out their variety of floor plans including one, two and three bedroom apartments with plenty of square footage, interior and exterior amenities.

Lake Towers – Enjoy living in downtown Baton Rouge in these chic loft-style apartments, now offering $99 total in move-in fees and a reduced deposit. Their accommodating one, two and three bedroom floor plans meet whatever your needs may be.

Grilling Stations at 1st Lake Properties Apartments

Summertime means fun in the sun, Fourth of July and outdoor cookouts. Luckily at many 1st Lake Properties apartments in Metairie, Kenner, River Ridge and Baton Rouge, grilling out is easier and more economical than ever. If you’re a fan of grilling, you’ll want to take advantage of these grilling areas at select 1st Lake apartments that provide the grill for you – all you have to bring is your friends, family and favorite foods to grill! Enjoy these grilling areas this summer for casual cookouts that you can have right outside your door!

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Grill and swim this summer!

Summer Grilling at 1st Lake Apartments

Metairie Apartments – The 1st Lake apartments in Metairie with community grilling areas include Breakers, Canterbury Square, Crossings, Fox Run, Turtle Creek, Windmill Creek North and Windmill Creek South for flipping burgers on the weekends.

River Ridge apartments – River Ridge has a great selection of apartments with grilling areas including Chestnut Creek, Citrus Creek East, Citrus Creek West, Clearwater Creek, Cypress Creek, Hickory Creek, Magnolia Creek, Oak Creek, Riverwood, Sawmill Creek, Shadows North and South, Walnut Creek and Willow Creek.

Kenner apartments – Falling Water, Harper’s Ferry, Lakes of Chateau Estates North, Lakes of Chateau Estates South are among the Kenner apartments with grilling areas. Come grill by the pool this summer!

Mandeville apartments – Grand Palms in Mandeville offer luxury living at an affordable price point and include two pools with a cabana and picnic area complete with a grilling station to spend your summer days at.

Baton Rouge apartments – The Regency Club apartments in Baton Rouge have an unbeatable outdoor lounge area with two swimming pools, sanded volleyball court, and multiple grilling areas for summer pool parties.

1st Lake Properties’ Neighborhood Guides: Northshore

The Northshore is a fantastic community located on the northern shore of Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana. The Northshore provides plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation, dining and apartment living.

1st lake properties has apartment communities all over the Northshore in Mandeville, Covington and Slidell.

If you’re moving to the Northshore, here is a guide to all of the hot spots you should know about.

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Covington, LA

Established in 1813, Covington has a rich history and a charming historic downtown. Columbia Street in Downtown Covington is a great place to spend your Saturday, whether you’re shopping, dining or just grabbing a quick drink. Here are some of our favorite spots:



All of these stores and restaurants are easily accessible from 1st lake’s Brewster Commons.

Brewster Commons First Lake Covington


Brewster Commons at River Chase is a tranquil apartment community in Covington, LA. You have the option of one, two and three bedroom luxury apartments with carports and detached garages. You can enjoy indoor appliances such as full size washers and dryers and refrigerators with ice makers. Outside, you can relax in the hot tub or take a dip in the pool. You will also have full access to the fitness and yoga centers. With all of the activities to do in and around Brewster Commons, spots are filling up quickly. Reserve your apartment home today.

Mandeville, LA

Mandeville is a historic fishing community with beautiful views of the water, plentiful outdoor activities, and great dining options. Here are some highlights:

Indoor & Outdoor Activities


All of these activities are right near the Grand Palms apartments in Mandeville.

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1st lake’s Grand Palms in Mandeville, LA is a beautiful gated apartment community. Grand Palms has spacious floor plans, floor to ceiling windows and brand new cabinetry. This apartment building is for people looking for a modern living space- either loft style or single story villas. You are just thirty minutes from Metairie and Downtown New Orleans, so the commute is minimal. If you are looking for quiet living outside of the city, Grand Palms is for you. Apply for a lease today.


Slidell, LA

Slidell is a unique Cajun town surrounded by rivers and bayous. The town is full of cultural attractions you won’t want to miss.

Cultural Attractions


1st lake’s Audubon Gates apartments are close to all of these wonderful establishments.



1st lake’s Audubon Gates in Slidell boasts a swimming pool, tennis court and playground area. Indoors, you will find bright kitchens, washers and dryers, dishwashers and refrigerators with ice makers. This apartment community is conveniently located near I-10 and I-12 making New Orleans, Covington, Mandeville, and the Mississippi gulf coast extremely accessible. Audubon Gates is pet friendly. Apply today to secure an apartment!


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May 2014 Apartment Specials From 1st Lake Properties

The May flowers are in full bloom after the April showers, and so are the specials on 1st Lake apartments! Check out these great deals, special offers and reduced rental rates on select metro New Orleans apartments this month, and start making your moving plans!

May Featured Properties

Metro New Orleans Apartment Deals

Hickory Creek – The savings are big at this great River Ridge location in May. Specials include two weeks of free rent, a $99 deposit on two bedroom rentals, and reduced rents on select apartments.

Fox Run – The Fox Run apartments in Metairie offer excellent amenities and a unique 1,200 square foot loft available for immediate move-in. Make an appointment to visit this community and check out the beautiful interior upgrades including large kitchens with modern features and appliances, plus a private entrance!

Premises – The Premises apartments in Metairie are located in a great, convenient location just blocks away from Lakeside Shopping Center. Check out the fully furnished, corporate apartments available now that make business travel a pleasure.

Sawmill Creek – Sawmill Creek offers spacious and comfortable apartment homes in River Ridge with $175 in savings on move-in costs for select floor plans and special rental rates on one and two bedroom apartments!

Park Oaks – These pristine Metairie apartments on Lake Avenue have great studio and one bedroom floor plans available with unbeatable values. Check out the rates today!

Sugarmill West – These resort-style Kenner apartments are offering up to $175 in savings on move-in costs, plus special rental rates on select apartments for May!

Top 10 Pools at 1st Lake Properties Apartments

At 1st Lake Properties, you don’t have to join a club, pay a membership fee or book a flight to the beach to have access to luxurious swimming pools. There are many apartments with great pools that are perfect for laying out and swimming during the warm spring and summer! Though there are many excellent pools to choose from, these are the top 10 at 1st Lake Properties’ apartments in metro New Orleans and Mississippi!

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Grand Palms – The Grand Palms apartments in Mandeville on the Northshore have a nice sized swimming pool with a built-in hot tub, the perfect way to relax right at home.

Registry – The Registry apartments in Metairie has a stylish and modern shaped swimming pool in the middle of a floral oasis.

Windmill Creek North – Enjoy an evening dip at the lighted swimming pool at the Windmill Creek North apartments in Metairie or weekend barbecues by the pool in the grilling area.

Canterbury Square – The Canterbury Square apartments in Metairie has not one, but two glistening swimming pools, in addition to a playground, gazebos and a grilling area.

Lakes of Chateau Estates South – This luxury apartment community in Kenner not only offers residents a private lake and putting green but a large swimming pool for lounging in the summer.

Park Oaks – Park Oaks apartments in Metairie has beautifully landscaped grounds and outdoor amenities including a swimming pool surrounded by lush plants and greenery.

Walnut Creek – One of the great amenities that make this River Ridge apartment community unique is two swimming pools with their own grilling areas that are located along the large community courtyard.

Palmetto Creek – Nestled in the center of this resort-like apartment community in River Ridge is a swimming pool surrounded by bubbling creeks and fountains, bridges, gazebos and more lovely outdoor features.

Brewster Commons – Brewster Commons apartments in Covington offer the best in luxury style living in Covington, including a large swimming pool with a sheltered lounge area.

Arbor Gate – Enjoy a large swimming area with plenty of lawn chairs and umbrellas for the ultimate comfort right in your backyard at these apartments in Picayune, Mississippi.