The Boulders

Located in the tranquil setting of South Amherst, The Boulders is a multicultural, pet-friendly residential community. Well-known for its international vibrancy, it's primarily populated by international students. The Boulders offers spacious two-bedroom apartments along with a variety of amenities, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a serene, peaceful living environment.

Despite its somewhat secluded location and the lack of grocery stores within walking distance, The Boulders has remained a preferred choice for many due to its reasonably priced rent, welcoming community, and easy access to the PVTA bus route. Moreover, its prime location places it within comfortable reach of downtown Amherst, UMass Amherst, Amherst College, and Hampshire College.

On the map, it's conveniently represented here:

Key Information

  • Price Range: The monthly rent varies from $1,900 to $2,250.
  • Bus Routes: The property is located on the route of Bus 31.
  • Contact: For further details, please visit their website or call at 413-256-8534.
  • Apartment Types: They offer 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartments.

From an individual tenant's perspective, here's a breakdown

  • Rent Amount: A living room space ranges from $550 - $700 while a separate room varies between $650-$800.
  • Number of Roommates: The number of people in an apartment ranges from 2 - 4.
  • Proximity to Amenities: The Boulders earns a 2.5* rating for its proximity to amenities.
  • Commute Rating: With a rating of 3.5*, commuting from the Boulders is relatively convenient.
  • Likes: The most appreciated aspects include the reasonable rent, peaceful community, diverse resident demographics, and quiet environment. The presence of a large number of international students is also considered a positive feature.
  • Dislikes: Residents have mentioned a few concerns including feelings of isolation, thin walls and ceilings, difficulty in accessing stores, high rent, slow responses from management, package theft, and distance from campus or downtown Amherst.
  • Overall Satisfaction: Considering all factors, The Boulders holds a decent satisfaction rating of 3.5*.

Floor Plans

Image Square Feet Configuration
Floor Plan 1 750 2bd/1ba
Floor Plan 2 850 2bd/1ba

Note: *All ratings mentioned are on a scale of 5.

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