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Sterling Nottingham

The Catamount Peaks newest community manager enjoys the outdoors and all the area has to offer including hiking and traveling through the Smoky Mountain National Park. When Sterling is not working, he enjoys reading, watching tv, playing video games as well as relaxing with friends and family. Sterling is excited to improve the Catamount Peak Apartments and continue to add to it’s “Livin Easy” reputation it has earned over the past 10 years.

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36 Peak Dr.
Cullowhee, NC 28723

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it mean to have an individual lease?

Individual leasing means that each person is only responsible for their portion of the common areas and their bedroom. If your roommate ends up not coming back for the spring semester, you’re not responsible for their payment.

What is included in the rent?

Catamount Peak rent includes: Internet, water, sewer, trash & recycling, washer & dryer, and access to all of Catamount Peak’s amenities, and a wonderful staff that is there to help you anytime you need them.

Do you have a roommate matching system?

Yes, we offer a roommate matching system. If you don’t have anyone in mind that you would like to live with, let us match you up with someone! There is a Roommate Matching Sheet that you will fill out to let us know more about what you’re looking for in a roommate. Then, we spend weeks in the summer figuring out the best match for you based on that information.

When is my installment due?

You have three installment payment options to pay the entire amount due under the lease – one installment, two installments, or twelve installments.  If you choose to pay a single installment for the entire amount, that single installment is due August 1.  If you choose to pay in two semester installments, those installments are due August 1 and January 1.  If you choose to pay in twelve installments, the first installment is due on August 1 and the remaining eleven installments are due on the 1st of the next eleven months.  Please note that these are all installment payment options and not monthly rent.

How do I pay my installment?

We accept payment via check, money order, or through the online system.

Do you allow pets?

Yes! Catamount Peak is Pet friendly. Our one time non-refundable $400 deposit and $15 monthly pet rent is due before your furry friend can join you. Fees are waived for ESA and Service animals.

Is there insurance coverage in the event of a fire, theft or natural causes? Does my lease provide coverage for my belongings?

Catamount Peak’s insurance will not cover your personal belongings. We suggest getting renter’s insurance for this reason. It is generally inexpensive and will cover your personal belongings if something were to happen.

What if I need to break my lease or don't return for the spring semester?

Catamount Peak’s lease is binding and cannot be broken. If you cannot live at Catamount Peak after signing your lease, you will need to re-let. Please call the leasing office for information on re-letting.

What if I need maintenance in my bedroom or apartment?

If you need maintenance, simply go to your resident portal on our website and fill out a maintenance request. You can also call or stop by the front desk. If it is an emergency, please notify the front office immediately.

How do I receive mail and packages?

Your mail will be delivered to your apartment’s mailbox located on Catamount Peak’s property.

What furniture is provided?

Catamount Peak comes fully equipped with energy efficient appliances, a refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, and washer & dryer. The living room is furnished with a couch, chair, coffee table, entertainment center, end table and cable box. Each bedroom comes with a bed frame, double XL mattress, desk, desk chair, bedside table, and a 4 stack dresser. Each bedroom also comes with its own private bathroom and closet as well.

What do I need to bring to my new apartment?

We suggest that you bring:

  • Bedding for a Full XL size bed
  • Toiletries
  • Dishes/Cookware
  • Decorations to make your new room feel like home!
  • Lamps/other lighting

What kinds of events do you have Catamount Peak?

Catamount Peak has resident events that range from pizza parties to Taco Tuesdays. Not only is there free food at events, but it’s also a great way to meet people!

Are leases for families with children available?

Yes.  The property’s policy is included here for family occupants with a child(ren) under the age of eighteen (18) who is domiciled with (i) at least one parent, legal guardian, or another person having legal custody of the child under the age of eighteen, or (ii) the designee of such parent or other person having such custody, with written permission of such parent or other person.  For family households with children, all household members age eighteen (18) or older must: (A) complete an application, and (B) sign the lease as a Resident.  For family households with children under the age of eighteen (18), at least two (2) people will be permitted to occupy a single bedroom. If a family household with children under the age of eighteen (18) requires additional occupancy per bedroom, additional occupants may be allowed on a case-by-case basis based on factors including, but not limited to, the size of the bedroom(s) and unit, age of the children, configuration of the unit, any physical limitations of the property, and local occupancy codes.  If the child occupant reaches eighteen (18) years of age during the term of the lease, the lease will be allowed to complete its term, but renewal will only be offered in compliance with the occupancy policy as stated. Child occupants who are under twenty-four (24) months at the time the lease is signed will not be counted under the occupancy policy for purposes of maximum occupancy but will be counted for subsequent leases if they reach the age of twenty-four (24) months during the term of the lease.  The Landlord has the right to lease any empty bedroom(s).  Families should contact the office directly regarding the application for family households, as this process varies from individual leasing and the required forms are not all available electronically.

What if I don't have a guarantor?

No Guarantor? No Problem, Catamount Peak offers Leap as an option! Leap is a quick and easy process that fills in for a guarantor or parent co-signer. Leap's application is free online and takes around 5 minutes to complete. You will get a conditional decision within 30 minutes during normal business hours. Click here to apply or contact the office for more information.

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