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Avena Apartments in Thornton, CO

Meander up the long drive to the stylish entrance of Avena and instantly you know you've arrived. Located between Boulder and Denver, our community of apartments for rent in Thornton, CO combines a flair for architectural distinctiveness with a highly developed ability to interpret your wishes. A Craftsman exterior blends with the surrounding natural greenery. But that's just the start of what Avena offers.

Avena Apartments features smart apartment mobile controls in select homes. It's like having your apartment in your phone. You can let a friend in when you’re on vacation with digital locks. Or turn off all your lights from bed. Or save money by automating your climate. To learn more about which units are Dwelo smart apartments, please consult the leasing staff.

Avena Apartments feature sophisticated details in a contemporary environment. Plank floors, kitchen islands, walk-in closets and double vanities are a few of the many amenities you will discover inside of our one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments for rent in Thornton. Special features such as garden-style tubs and a two-tone interior color scheme add personality and style to your home, while perks like air conditioning, ceiling fans and dishwashers add comfort and convenience. Plus, a private patio or balcony welcomes the outdoors to your living space.

Your Avena community is also filled with premium amenities, from a sparkling pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center to a theatre room and a dog park. Spend the afternoon preparing and enjoying a meal outdoors at our grilling and picnic area. Cool off at the splash park. Take your little ones to the children’s playroom. If you’re searching for apartments for rent, Thornton, CO is a place to call home, especially when you live the good life at Avena.

With a prime location off I-25, Avena makes getting anywhere easy. Downtown Denver and DIA are mere minutes away, and you're just a stone's throw from all the great outdoor activities offered by the Rocky Mountains.

Avena Is Your Home.

Urban Luxury Apartments in Thornton

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Modern Architecture and Spacious Living

Avena Apartments in Thornton are available in one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts so you can find your ideal home at our stunning residential community. Our floorplans are thoughtfully designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind.

Avena Apartments features smart apartment mobile controls in select homes. It's like having your apartment in your phone. You can let a friend in when you’re on vacation with digital locks. Or turn off all your lights from bed. Or save money by automating your climate. To learn more about which units are Dwelo smart apartments, please consult the leasing staff.

Spacious layouts feature premium features such as plank floors, plush carpeting, garden-style tubs and two-tone espresso interior color schemes. A private patio or balcony extends your living space to the fresh outdoors, offering a soothing space for relaxing and enjoying the open air. Plus, select units offer amenities such as a kitchen island, a fireplace and double vanities. Choose Avena Apartments in Thornton, Colorado as your new home, and enjoy the perks of upscale amenities, a convenient location and superior service.



1 bed + 1 bath

719 Sq. Ft.

*Starting At $1105



1 bed + 1 bath

742 Sq. Ft.

*Starting At $1148



2 bed + 1 bath

952 Sq. Ft.

*Starting At $1342



2 bed + 2 bath

1073 Sq. Ft.

*Starting At $1455



2 bed + 2 bath

1162 Sq. Ft.

*Starting At $1524



3 bed + 2 bath

1324 Sq. Ft.

*Starting At $1905

*Square Footage is an approximate value, and Price and Availability are subject to change. Please ask for details.

Enjoy The Best of Modern Living

Exquisite Thornton, Co Apartments

Avena Apartments feature sophisticated details that set this resort-style community apart from all others. A contemporary environment with modern materials and finishes awaits you. These Thornton, Colorado apartments feature plank floors, plush carpeting and walk-in closets.

Avena Apartments features smart apartment mobile controls in select homes. It's like having your apartment in your phone. You can let a friend in when you’re on vacation with digital locks. Or turn off all your lights from bed. Or save money by automating your climate. To learn more about which units are Dwelo smart apartments, please consult the leasing staff.

Not to mention, many apartment homes offer kitchen islands, gas fireplaces and double vanities in the bathrooms. The two-tone espresso interior color scheme throughout your home introduces a sense of drama and design impact that is truly unique. Plus, just steps from your door, you will discover an array of onsite amenities, from a gorgeous sparkling pool to a state-of-the-art fitness center. With features such as a dog park and a children’s playroom, we ensure that every member of our community lives life to the fullest. Come home to Avena.

Sparkling Swimming Pool
Gourmet Kitchens
Pet Friendly
  • One, Two, and Three Bedroom Floorplans
  • Smart Apartments Features Available*
  • Spacious Garage Available
  • Reserved Covered Parking Available
  • Easy Online Rent Payments
  • Submit Service Requests Conveniently Online
  • Enjoy Your Own Private Patio or Balcony
  • Tasteful Wood grained Flooring in Kitchen and Hallways
  • Air Conditioning and Central Heating
  • Convenient Washer/Dryer Units in Each Unit
  • Build Your Credit Using RentPlus®
  • Spacious Walk-In Closet
  • Short Term Lease Available (2-13 Months)
  • High 9ft. Ceilings
  • Dishwasher, Fridge, and Microwave in All Units
  • Courtesy Night Patrol
  • 3 Hour Service Response Time
  • Take a Dip in Our Refreshing Pool and Spa Area
  • Cool Off at Our Splash Park
  • We Love Pets!
  • Community Business Center
  • Get Some Fresh Air at Our Dog Park
  • Easy Access to I-25 and Highway 76
  • Walking Distance to Thorton and Northglenn
  • Within Close Proximity to Lambertson Lakes Trail
  • Within Close Proximity to Northglenn Marketplace
  • Access for Disabled
  • BBQ Grilling Stations
  • Have Some Fun at our Two Playground Areas

Explore Your Neighborhood

Ideally Located Apartments for Rent in Thornton

You’ll love the convenient location of Avena Apartments in Thornton, Colorado. Choose from a host of shopping and dining destinations around the Thornton Place and Towne Shopping Centers. Here you'll find Walmart, Home Depot and Safeway, as well as Texas Roadhouse, Golden Corral and Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants.

Schools for these Thornton apartments for rent are in the Mapleton School District and include LeRoy Elementary, Thornton Middle School, Northglenn Middle School, and Thornton High School. Not to mention, Avena Apartments are within easy access to I-25, I-76 and Highway 36. Avena is just minutes from downtown Denver, and a short drive to Boulder parks and mountain resorts. Discover comfort, convenience and resort-style living in Thornton.


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Welcome to Avena Apartments, where Craftsman-style architecture and contemporary amenities meet first-rate service and an ideal location. Our community of apartments in Thornton, CO is a place to relax and recharge.

Don’t hesitate to call on our professional 24-hour maintenance staff if you need assistance. Your comfort is our top priority. To learn more about life at Avena Apartments in Thornton, Colorado, fill out the contact form above. Check availability by including your move-in date and the number of bedrooms you prefer. Our residents are important to us—ask about our 3-hour service response program. Are you searching for Thornton, Colorado apartments? We look forward to hearing from you.

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Avena Apartments

Office Hours

Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Frequently Asked

Welcome home to Avena! We believe in open communication and are here to help with questions you may have! Find answers and general information about move ins, payments, services offered, and more.

Welcome Home

  • Application Processing

    We strive to process all applications in a timely manner. To help us be as efficient as possible, please submit all required documents at the time of your application. If it’s been longer than 7 days since you submitted your application, please call the office and we'd be happy to check on the status of your application for you! Our Processing Administration and Document Fee is $50 per applicant and a Lease Initiation Fee $200; both are due at the time you submit your application. 

  • Rental Criteria

    To uphold fair policies, we use the same rental criteria for all applicants which includes a credit and criminal background check, residential verification, and employment verification. Combined income for the apartment must also reach at least 2.5x total rent.

No Smoke and Mirrors Here

  • Communication

    We communicate important resident information and community updates by text, email, or phone. Set up your preferred communication method at the time of your lease signing! 

  • Move-In Estimates

    We are excited for you to call Avena home! We accept electronic payments from the convenience of your own home, at least 5 days before your scheduled move in date. Or pay on your move in date with a money order, your choice! Our move-in expenses include a Security Deposit and First Month's Rent (prorated rent will depend on move-in date). 

  • Pets

    We are proud to call Avena pet friendly! Check out the link to learn more about our pet policies and see our accepted breeds of dogs. 

  • Rent Payments

    Your rent payment strictly includes your monthly rent plus any additional bundle services you signed up for at the time of your lease. We do not include utilities services such as water or electricity in your rental rate. Rent is due on the 1st of every month. Never stress about making a payment by setting up automatic electronic payments through our resident portal! 

We Are At Your Service

  • 3 Hour Service

    Our resident's are our #1 priority. We strive to respond to all service requests within 3 hours to ensure your home is maintained to your satisfaction. Non emergency service requests are handled during regular business hours.  

  • Requesting Service

    You can request a maintenance service request from the convenience of your own home, via our resident portal! You may chose to be present when maintenance arrives and give a preferred time, or you may give permission for us to enter with your absence. *Tip: download the Resident Portal App for even more convenience.

Bundle What Is Right For You

  • Garages

    Prefer to park your car inside a garage? Reserve a covered garage ranging from $100 to $115 a month. 

  • Pets

    We are proud to call Avena pet friendly! Our pet fee is $350 and our monthly pet rent is $35 per pet.

  • RentPlus®

    Build your credit by paying your monthly rent on time! $8.95 for a single member, or bundle and save with two or more members for $14.95. Learn more at 

  • Reserved Parking

    Never worry about finding a parking space, reserve a covered parking spot for only $25 a month. 

  • Smart Apartments

    Control your lights, thermostat and locks with your mobile phone! Upgrade for only $30 a month. 

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