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Seaside Living at Montoya Condominium Rentals

Posted On: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Apartment living by the beach? Say no more! City life isn’t for everyone and for many, nothing quite beats the quiet escape of seaside living. If this sounds like you, our Montoya Condominiums may just be the place to call home. Located in the quaint town of Branford just minutes away from Connecticut’s famed shoreline, Montoya Condominiums offers apartment-style living within a calm and peaceful seaside setting. It may not be your typical apartment rental, but its surely one you will enjoy.

Featuring one- and two-bedroom villas, as well as loft and townhome-style apartments, Montoya Condominiums offer spacious living spaces for a variety of different living situations. Unlike most city apartments, Montoya Condominiums welcomes residents with sprawling, landscaped grounds and private entrances within a quaint courtyard setting. (more…)

Learn More: 2 Bed, 2 Bath Apartments at 77 Prospect Street

Posted On: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

If you and your family or roommate are looking for a new place to call home, look no further than the two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments at 77 Prospect Street. Located in Downtown Stamford, the elegant 12-story 77 Prospect Street apartments offers an assortment of unique floor plan options designed to support a “live, work, play” lifestyle in the city.

The two-bedroom, two-bathroom units at 77 Prospect Street feature 1,184 to 1,255 square feet of comfortable living space that allows residents to live happily and privately with spacious bedrooms boasting a private on-suite bath and a roomy walk-in closet. (more…)

Get Out of the Summertime Slump

Posted On: Friday, September 6th, 2019

After a long, relaxing summer of warm temps, leisurely days and weekend getaways, it can be hard to get back into routine of work or school. If you fell into the notorious “summertime slump” this year, don’t worry! Here are a few tips to help you increase your productivity and get you back on track just in time for the start of the school year:

Tidy Up

A cluttered home often leads to a cluttered mind. If you’re looking to add some productivity back into your life, start by tidying up your surroundings. Instead of trying to clean your entire apartment, focus on the most important room or the place you plan to spend the most time. Eliminate distractions around you and organize your space in a way that will benefit you and your new routine. (more…)

Easy Entryway Ideas for Your Connecticut Apartment

Posted On: Monday, August 26th, 2019

A small entryway doesn’t mean that you can’t create a welcoming space that invites you and guests into your apartment. Whether you have a tiny hallway or an empty wall by your front door, there are plenty of ways to liven up your entryway that are both functional and flattering to your CTBest apartment.

 Start from the Ground Up

Define your entryway with rug for a stylish first impression. Not only does a rug help define a space, but it also adds color and visual appeal to your apartment. Choose a rug that is proportional to the size of the entryway and make sure to place a rug pad underneath to prevent the rug from sliding. (more…)

Hey Stamford! Food Festival Back in Downtown Stamford

Posted On: Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Foodies are in for a treat this weekend! For its third consecutive year, Hey Stamford! Food Festival is back at Mill River Park serving up delectable dishes from Stamford’s favorite restaurants. On Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25 from 1 to 9 p.m., join over 40 food trucks and local chefs and artisans in celebrating the city’s expansive food scene. Here’s what you can expect from this year’s festival:

Food Lineup (more…)

Thrift Store to Apartment Decor

Posted On: Friday, August 16th, 2019

No need to spend a fortune on pricey furniture and décor when you can score both for a fraction of the price at the local thrift store! Thrifting isn’t just limited to funky vintage fashion finds. With the latest upcycling trend, many people are choosing to purchase unwanted thrift store finds and transform them into beautiful pieces for their homes. It may take a bit of searching, but with some creativity and a bit of luck, you can discover some hidden thrift store gems for your CTBest apartment.

Mirrors

Add light and create the illusion of space in your apartment with a vintage mirror. Thrift stores are the perfect place to find eclectic mirrors that are full of personality. Buy several smaller mirrors to create a gallery wall or purchase a large one to serve as a stunning statement piece. If the mirror doesn’t match your style, don’t be afraid to paint or gild it to fit into your apartment’s style. (more…)

Outdoor Exercise Classes at Harbor Point

Posted On: Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Being active outdoors can be hard when you live in the city, but not when you live in Stamford! Skip the gym this summer and exercise outside at Harbor Point. Outdoor exercise classes allow you to experience the beautiful weather and sites of the city, while also getting a good workout in. Whether you’re a fitness junkie or a newbie to the fitness world, Harbor Point offers a variety of fitness options that all Stamford residents can enjoy. Here’s a sample of the many outdoor classes that are currently offered:

  • Yoga on the Boardwalk – If you’re looking to relax your mind and improve your alignment with a fun, upbeat yoga class, come down to the Harbor Point Board Walk! Exhale hosts weekly yoga classes every Sunday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.  (more…)

Add Color to Your CTBest Apartment

Posted On: Monday, July 29th, 2019

Nobody wants a bland, stark white apartment. While painting the walls might seem like the go-to option, this can be difficult or potentially not even allowed when you’re renting an apartment. Luckily, you don’t need paint to add color to your space. Put down the paintbrush and think outside the box! For some inspiration, here’s a few ideas to help you add color to your CTBest Apartment:

Hang a Tapestry

Why paint walls when you can easily create your own eye-catching wall décor with a colorful tapestry! The bright colors and patterns of tapestries are a quick way to add pops of color to an otherwise plain apartment wall. Hang a tapestry above your bed or behind a couch for a funky boho feel. (more…)

Montoya Apartments: Two-Bedroom Villas

Posted On: Thursday, July 25th, 2019

When most people think of apartment living, they picture tall buildings and fast-paced city life. However, what if we told you apartment living can also include quiet serenity and beaches in your backyard? Our Montoya Apartments offer just that! This beautiful community located in the quaint seaside town of Branford offers residents rolling hills and access to local beaches and recreational destinations.

The Montoya Apartments’ two-bedroom villas come in two floor plans: The Brentwood and The Sonoma. These villas boast numerous features and amenities to provide residents with cool and comfortable coastal living. (more…)

Money-Saving Moving Tips

Posted On: Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Whether you’re moving across the country or just down the road, moving costs can add up quickly and steeply. After paying your security deposit, first month’s rent and furnishings for your apartment, the last thing you want to do is spend a ton of money on moving costs. When moving on a tight budget, the key is to plan and be resourceful. While some expenses may be unavoidable, there are still plenty of smart and easy ways to move into your new apartment in Branford or Stamford without breaking the bank.

Toss, Donate or Sell

The less there is to move, typically the less expensive (and the easier!) it is to move. Before packing up your stuff, set it out and evaluate what you use regularly and what you will need in your apartment. If you don’t need it or donating. Depending on the condition of the items, you may even be able to sell them to second-hand stores or online through social media. Not only could you be saving money, but you could also be pocketing some extra cash to decorate or furnish your apartment with! (more…)