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Discover Affordable, Expandable Apartments at The Avalon in Mishawaka, Indiana

Andrew Littlefield
An affordable Ori apartment in Mishawaka

Mishawaka, Indiana, is now home to The Avalon, a brand-new mixed-use development that brings innovative living solutions to this growing Midwest city. Located near downtown Mishawaka, The Avalon features 76 Ori Expandable Studios, designed to transform small spaces into multifunctional areas. These studios combine bedroom, living room, closet, and dining functionalities, offering residents a versatile and modern living experience.

The apartments at The Avalon are not only stylish but also affordable, with rents starting at just $1,030 per month. This is notably below the average rent of $1,100 per month in the area. Each unit comes semi-furnished with essential amenities such as a washer/dryer, large windows that let in ample natural light, and impressive 12-foot ceilings on the first floor, creating an open and airy loft feeling.

A Tour of The Avalon’s Model Unit

Upon entering the model unit, visitors are greeted with a spacious layout. To the right, there's a coat closet with internet hookups, and to the left, a well-appointed bathroom featuring ample countertop space, cabinets, and a sizable shower with glass doors. A linen closet and a brand-new stackable washer/dryer are conveniently located nearby, eliminating the need for trips to the laundromat.

The kitchen boasts dark cabinetry, a dishwasher, electric stove, oven, microwave, fridge and freezer, a large sink with garbage disposal, and plenty of cabinet space. One of the standout features of these units is the Ori Pocket Studio, a custom-finished space that transforms at the touch of a button. This unique setup includes a pullout table, a walk-in closet, and a queen-sized bed that can be easily stowed away to maximize floor space.

Amenities That Enhance the Living Experience

The Avalon offers a variety of amenities spread across each floor of the building. On the first floor, residents will find secure locking mailboxes and a bike storage room, providing safe and convenient parking for bicycles. The building also includes a parking lot for residents with cars.

A roof deck provides a sunny outdoor space, perfect for enjoying the weather. The fourth floor features a resident lounge with big-screen TVs, ideal for a change of scenery when working from home. The third floor houses the fitness room, equipped with a free weight set, weight bench, exercise balls, yoga mats, stationary bikes, an elliptical, and treadmills.

Prime Location in a Thriving Community

The Avalon's prime location near downtown Mishawaka offers easy access to a variety of bars, restaurants, and outdoor activities. With a walk score of 78 and a bike score of 74, residents can enjoy the convenience of nearby parks and the scenic St. Joseph River trail, which runs all the way to South Bend. This proximity to nature and urban amenities makes The Avalon an attractive option for those looking to move to Mishawaka.

For those interested in making The Avalon their home, apartments are currently leasing. Prospective residents can learn more about the building HERE.