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Do You Have To Pay For Apartment Amenities In Indianapolis?

May 17, 2023
Swimming pool at Lakeside Apartments in Carmel.

When trying to find the right apartment, probably the first thing you'll consider is location. Secondly, you'll need to figure out what you can afford. Once you have the location and finances figured out, you'll also like to know about the included amenities. Is there a pool and gym? Do you have to pay for apartment amenities in Indianapolis? Let's take a look at what things are designated as amenities and if you'll need to pay an additional cost for them.

What Things Are Typically Viewed As Apartment Amenities?

Fitness center at City's End Apartments in IndianapolisIn general, apartment amenities are extra features offered to Residents to enhance their experience at the property. There's a lot that will fit into this category. You could regard first-rate appliances at a chic downtown apartment to be an amenity or even exterior cameras that enhance security. But when the bulk of people consider amenities, they are thinking of the following:

  • Pools and hot tubs
  • Health centers
  • Clubhouses/conference centers
  • Grilling stations
  • Walking trails
  • Dog parks
  • Carports, one-car garages, or parking garages

Now that we’ve defined what amenities are, let’s see if you’ll have to pay for them.

Are Apartment Amenities Part Of Your Rent In Indianapolis?

Kitchen area of apartment clubhouseWhile it’s true you might potentially find properties that impose an amenity fee, the simple response to the question above is "yes". Apartment amenities are generally part of your rent. Taking that into account, a complex that provides an abundance of luxury amenities will probably require an increased rent payment. This is done to counteract the expense of operating and maintaining those amenities. The good news is that this cost is shared among all occupants, and your rent will likely be similar to other places in the region.

It will typically make more financial sense to live in an apartment with the amenities you want rather than going somewhere else and paying for things like a fitness club membership on your own. From a convenience standpoint, wouldn’t it be better to utilize a swimming pool or exercise room without leaving your apartment community?

Amenities You May Pay Extra To Have

Entrance to apartment parking garageThe amenities used by all tenants, like swimming pools and clubhouses, will be incorporated into your rent, but there may be some exclusive amenities you pay an extra amount to enjoy. For example, you might decide to rent extra, on-location storage capacity near your unit. Or, you might choose to rent a reserved space in a parking garage. When exploring the property, make sure you find out if there are any added charges for the amenities you wish to have.

Come See The Incredible Apartment Amenities At The Edge Apartment Living

Now that you are aware if you have to pay for apartment amenities in Indianapolis, it’s time to figure out the options you want within your new community. Schedule a tour at The Edge Apartment Living and experience the finest in luxury apartment living. Our friendly leasing representatives are ready to answer any questions you have about our various apartment amenities and neighborhood features. If you want more details, just contact us at 463-345-4399.