Must-Have Apartment Essentials

With Phase 2 of Arcadia Run in the works, it’ll only be a matter of time before we start welcoming our newest residents.  And whether this is the first apartment you’ve ever lived in or the fifth, there is a set of ‘apartment essentials’ that all renters should have in their arsenal:

A Vacuum

You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on a fancy vacuum – you just need to find one that suits you and your new apartment best.  Opt out of this essential and you could be faced with a dingy apartment and no way to clean it!

Spices & Herbs

Appropriately stocking your pantry is the fastest way to feel comfortable in your new kitchen.  If you love to cook, you’ll need all the everyday seasonings like garlic, salt, pepper, cinnamon and so on. This might take some time to build the perfect collection, but you’ll love having every spice right when you need it.

Cooking Supplies

Speaking of spending time in the kitchen, it might be important to bring utensils and tools you can actually use to cook with when you move!  If you cook regularly, it’s not a bad idea to invest in sturdier, more expensive items that will last.

Tool Box/First Aid

Despite them being necessities, items like these are easy to overlook when planning a move.  Aside from it just being a good idea to have both a small tool kit and a stocked first aid kit nearby, you’ll be thankful to have them handy if when you need them.

Storage Bins & Hangers

Space is a precious commodity no matter where you live.  Luckily for residents at Arcadia Run, space is plentiful – many apartment units even feature walk-in closets!  Regardless of the amount of space you have in your new place, it’s important to have an efficient way to store off-season clothing and other items.

Your Favorite Things

Like we mentioned in our last article, Making a New Apartment Your Home, having a few sentimental pieces in your new apartment will make you feel right at home in no time. Having your favorite blanket to curl up with on your perfectly broken-in couch are essentials in our book!

The tall ceilings, granite countertops, designer cabinetry and bright and spacious floor plans in our new luxury apartment homes at Arcadia Run make any transition easier.  Manassas, home to our apartment complex, is teeming with community events and things to do, so making new friends with your neighbors isn’t hard to do!  Take a look at the units available – make sure to check out the apartments we’re pre-leasing for Phase 2!

New iPhone App Just for Manassas!

You hear it time and time again when talking about real estate – location, location, location! Luckily for our Arcadia Run residents, the location of our new luxury apartments in Manassas is perfect for those who want to be in the D.C metro. Our residents enjoy not only proximity to the nation’s capital, but also the charming and historic city of Manassas!

And now it’s even easier for local residents to enjoy all the best that our city has to offer, with the release of an iPhone app just for Manassas! The app, developed by city council member Ian Lovejoy, is called “Your Manassas”, and it’s a comprehensive resource for residents and visitors alike. You can do the following on the “Your Manassas” app:

·      Find information about city events, dining and shopping.

·      Report concerns, such as potholes, about the city. The issues reported through the “report a concern” feature go directly to city staff.

·       Access the Manassas city news feed

·      Find a directory of city contacts and commonly used phone numbers

·      Access the city Facebook page

·      Sign up to receive push notifications to stay updated on city events

According to Lovejoy, the app is the first of its kind in Virginia, and operates at zero taxpayer expense. It’s an exciting new resource to experience the best that Manassas has to offer, and Arcadia Run residents know that there’s certainly a lot to love about Manassas! Whether you’re strolling the quaint streets downtown, grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many excellent local restaurants, or learning more about our nation’s history through various historic sites in the area, there’s never a shortage of excitement and fun for all ages in Manassas!

In addition to being ideally located in the county seat of Prince William County, Arcadia Run offers so many more benefits to residents. Our newly built luxury apartments make living in Manassas even more enjoyable! Oversized kitchens, granite kitchen counters, nine foot ceilings, 42” designer kitchen cabinets, balconies or patios and extended windows are just a few of the apartment features Arcadia Run residents have to look forward to. Arcadia Run, the most exciting new apartment complex in the area, allows residents to enjoy all Manassas has to offer in luxury and style!