Application Process and other FAQs
Thank you for your interest in our community. Please take the time to review the following information before submitting your application.
Park West is located at 250 South Heath Road in Bakersfield, CA. We are still under construction, but Phase I is fully opened. Phase II is pre-leasing for an August 1, 2021 occupancy.
Park West at Stockdale River Ranch will be delivered in 3 phases starting June 1, 2021. Construction will most likely run through late fall/winter 2021. Please take into consideration that there will be active construction on other parts of the property if you apply and move in before construction is completed.
Phase I opened June 1, 2021 and is fully occupied. Phase I includes the Community Building, the Clubhouse, the pool area, the fitness center, and buildings A, B, C, D and X. Residents will have access to the community building and fitness starting June 1, 2021. The pool wil be open July 1, 2021.
PHASE II AND III:
Phase II will open August 1, 2021 and and III will open later that fall/winter. We are now accepting applications for Phase II. Construction of the entire property is scheduled to be completed by late fall/winter 2021. We will be marking units and buildings available on the website as they are completed. Please check the website frequently for unit availability.
PROPERTY TOURS AND UNIT SHOWINGS (HARD HAT TOURS):
We are offering hard tours of the units and property. The property is still an active construction site, so we will be asking all interested parties to keep that in mind, wear closed toed shoes, and refrain from bringing children. Please reach out via the contact us
form on our website to schedule a hard hat tour.
RENTAL RATES and LEASE TERMS:
All rental rates are found on our website under the Floor Plans/Pricing/Availablity tab found here
. We offer various lease terms which can be found under the same tab by clicking into Pricing when an apartment is available. We offer 6 month to 12 month intial leases only and do not offer month to month initial tenancies.
If you would like to move forward in renting an available apartment, please submit an online application by navigating to Floor Plans/Pricing/Availablity tab
, selecting the desired floor plan and choosing "View Details", and then selecting "Pricing" for the desired apartment. This brings up the pricing for the various lease terms. From here, select "Apply Now" under the desired lease term. Please select a move in date that is within 2 weeks of the estimated availability date. There is a $30 application fee for each applicant. There is a 24-48 hour time period for applications to be screened once all the required information is provided and the screening fee is paid. Please revew the Applicant Screening Policy found here
HOLDING DEPOSITS AND AGREEMENTS:
Once an application has been approved, you will be charged a holding deposit equal to the security deposit and sign a Holding Deposit Agreement. Please note, whichever payment method you provided to pay the application fee will be charged with the holding deposit amount. The Holding Deposit Agreement will hold the unit for you until the agreed upon date. Once occupancy commences, the Holding Deposit converts to the Security Deposit. The Holding Deposit is refundable only if the apartment will not be ready for occupancy by the agreed upon date. Sample of the Holding Deposit Agreement found here
. In order to commence occupancy, you will be required to sign Landlord's Rental Agreement, and a sample of the Rental Agreement found here
Application Fee, Deposit and Move-In Fee payments
must be paid by certified funds which include credit card, debit card, or cashier’s check. We do not accept personal checks or money orders for move-in charges.
Monthly Rent payments
are made through the secure Resident Portal via electronic bank (ACH), debit card or credit card. There is no fee for an electronic bank (ACH). A monthly recurring Auto-Payment may be set up.
Utility information can be found under the Utilities tab found here
FIBER OPTIC INTERNET:
The entire complex is wired with 1Gig fiber optic internet and is delivered to each apartment by Mereo Networks
. The monthly flat fee for this service is only $35.00 and is paid in addition to the monthly rent. A router has been installed in each apartment and no extra equipment is needed for internet access. There is no option to opt out of this service.
Park West is a pet friendly community. Our pet policy can be found here
. A copy of our Pet Addendum can also be found here
Parking is provided under our assigned, covered carports and our unassigned, uncovered surface stalls surrounding the property. One assigned covered parking space is provided for all units.
Two bedroom units have two stalls, however the second stall is unassigned and uncovered.
The property will have 3 ChargePoint Smart CT4000 charging stations
. Each station has two standard SAE J1772 Level 2 charging ports. Each port supplies up to 7.2kW of power. With this standard port, any EV can be charged.
The public Jr. in the district is Rio Bravo Middle School and the public high school is Liberty High School. Private schools in the area include Garces Memorial High School, Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield Christian High School, Saint Francis Parish School, and St. John's Lutheran School.