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What is a surety bond?

A surety bond is defined as an alternative to a traditional cash deposit, offering applicants lower move-in costs. It is different from a security deposit as it is non-refundable. Requirements may vary based on creditworthiness.

What is your pet policy?

The Retreat of Shawnee loves our furry residents - cats and dogs are welcome! Two pets are allowed per apartment home. There are no weight restrictions, however, we do have some breed restrictions. The following breeds or variations of these breeds are not accepted: Akita, American Staffordshire Terrier, Pit Bull Terrier, Terrier Stafford, Chow, Doberman, Rottweiler, Presa Canario, Cane Corso, Wolf-Hybrids or any other breed restricted by local or state ordinances and/or laws.

What school district are you located in?

We are located in the Shawnee Mission School District; Shawanoe Elementary, Trail Ridge Middle School, and Shawnee Mission North West High School.

Do you have covered or reserved parking?

Yes, we offer covered carport parking for $30 per month.

Do the apartment homes include a washer and dryer?

In select apartment homes, there is a stackable washer and dryer. We also have three community laundry rooms. When viewing available apartments on our website you will see a washer and dryer listed as an amenity on the Floor Plans page if it's included.