Great Oaks Apartments

4801 Linden Road RockfordIllinois 61109

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Great Oaks Apartments, located in Rockford, Illinois, is perfectly situated minutes away from, I-90, I-39, Bypass 20, Winnebago School District, and CherryVale Mall.  Our community offers affordable one and two bedroom apartment homes with adequate space and privacy, plus we pay for your water! In select styles heat is also included with your rent! Enjoy our beautiful grounds, outdoor pool, sand volleyball court, and a short drive to wherever it is you need to go.  Proudly affiliated with School District #205.  Call us to set up your personal tour today!

Don't forget to take a look at Beacon Hill as well.

Highlights Include:

  • Pay Rent Online
  • Water included in rent
  • Paid heat optional
  • Chrysler Employee Discount *Restrictions apply. Call for details.*
Great Oaks Apartments

Floor Plans

*All square footages and dimensions are approximate


  • Pay Rent Online
  • Water included in rent
  • Paid heat optional
  • Chrysler Employee Discount *Restrictions apply. Call for details.*
  • Pets conditional- cats/dogs under 25lbs
  • High-speed Internet available
  • Dish Network available
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Laundry facilities in each building
  • Submit online service requests
  • Bi-lingual staff
  • Convenient to CherryVale Mall and Bypass 20
  • Discount available for all active duty Law Enforcement and Firefighters-
    Restrictions apply, please call for details.

Optional Apartment Amenities Include:

  • Short-term leases
  • Paid heat in select styles
  • Central air conditioning 
  • Private patio or balcony


Be sure to visit our sister community, Beacon Hill Apartments!


Leasing Information


Monday - Friday: 9:00 to 6:00
Saturday: 10:00 to 5:00
Sunday: If you are interested in visiting Great Oaks on Sunday, please visit our sister community, Beacon Hill, located next door at 5203 Linden Road, Apt. # 2115.


General Information

Processing Fee
Payment of a processing fee, along with a completed application, will reserve an apartment or establish your position on the priority list.

Security Deposit
You must submit a holding deposit, in the amount of the security deposit (up to 1-1/2 month's rent), within 48 hours of notification of your acceptance.

Our residents are welcome to have two pets, cats or dogs, not to exceed 25 pounds when fully grown. A non-refundable pet fee and a monthly fee will apply.

This property is an equal opportunity housing provider
We fully comply with federal fair housing laws. We do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, or handicap. We also comply with state and local fair housing laws. We provide reasonable accommodations and permit reasonable modifications for individuals with disabilities.

Viewing an apartment 
A vacant apartment may be shown to a prospective resident after it has been cleaned and prepared. Prospective residents do not have to complete a visitor information card as a prerequisite to being shown an apartment. Prospective residents may be shown a model particularly if the desired style of the apartment is unavailable. Valid picture ID is required to view an apartment.

Occupancy guidelines
An unborn child is not evaluated as a member of the household when determining unit size. When the child reaches the age of 12 months, the household must meet the established occupancy standards. Due to limited parking, building capacity and other factors, the following occupancy guidelines have been established.

Studio: 1 person
One Bedroom: 2 people
Two Bedroom: 4 people

Applicant’s Income and/or Assets 
An applicant's income and/or assets must be verified prior to move-in. Acceptable documentation may include but is not limited to: Payroll receipts dated within thirty days. Bank statements dated within thirty days. Investment statements dated within ninety days. Tax records dated within one year. Court records.

Rental criteria 
All occupants at least 18 years of age are required to complete an application and submit a processing fee for a credit and criminal background check.  This property uses automated credit scoring to approve or decline applications. Credit scoring evaluates all applicants objectively because it is based on real data and statistics. An application may be denied for poor or insufficient credit, insufficient income or assets, negative rental history, or criminal history. Income must be consistent and verifiable. This may include, but is not limited to, salary, interest or dividend income, business income, social security, and court-ordered child support. An applicant cannot pose a threat to the safety of others. Modifications to our business practices required by third-party payers may not be acceptable.