Photography Courtesy of Stamford Urby
Renting is a rite of passage for most 20-year-olds, but this entryway to freedom is often known for lackluster living conditions. This is certainly not the case with the newly opened Stamford Urby
. Here, residents can enjoy the best in modern accommodations with bold architectural designs and lively social and green spaces situated on a four-acre site just a short walk from the Metro-North in Downtown Stamford.Developed by Urby and Brookfield Property Group with architecture and interiors by the Amsterdam-based firm
, Stamford Urby is comprised of 648 rental apartments and 11 buildings of different heights, offering numerous living options for renters, including studios and one or two-bedroom apartments.The units are brimming with sleek style and top functionality. Renters will discover bright and airy floorplans featuring ceiling-high windows, windowsill shelving, built-in bookcases, and modern appliances in the kitchen with a Blomberg stove, cooktop, and concealed dishwashers. The snazzy living accommodations are also very tech-driven and residents can access the building via their smartphone. Sweetening the deal further, there is video intercom entry for guests, Amazon Hub package lockers, access to WiFi in all common areas, filtered water station, web-based portal for maintenance issues, and electric car charging stations.Urby also includes a peaceful outdoor green space designed by Brussels-based architecture and landscape architecture firm,
Bureau Bas Smets
with bamboo-lined winding paths and leafy gardens. Residents will also enjoy the picturesque saltwater pool and patio, complete with BBQ grills and fire pits for the best in communal entertaining.More enticing amenities people of all ages will love to see include a communal kitchen, a fitness facility featuring Life Fitness and Peloton equipment, and a Woofgarden for residents with dogs.Stamford Urby also houses
, a Darien-based cafe that offers a seasonal coffee menu, light fare and cocktails. This tasty spot is open to the public and open everyday.Stamford Urby
is newly open for renters, offering monthly rentals from $1,985 for studios, $2,280 for one-bedroom layouts and $2,900 for two-bedroom floor plans.