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Welcome To The Edge On Hovey

Are you ready to live life on the edge? The Edge on Hovey has just what you need in off-campus living. Located just minutes from campus, these apartment homes have the amenities you want so you can study, work, play, and enjoy your time in Normal, IL.

The Edge has 2 bed/2 bath, 3 bed/3 bath, and 4 bed/4 bath options available. If you’re tired of living in a cramped dorm room and battling it out with roomies in communal bathrooms, it’s time to take a tour of these apartments near Illinois State University. Every apartment home has large private bedrooms and bathrooms, modern furnishings, and 24-hr access to amazing amenities.

To schedule a tour, call, text or email The Edge today! You’ll see what it’s like to live at The Edge On Hovey and why it’s a great option for housing near Illinois State.

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If you’re looking for something more than a bland dorm room, come to The Edge on Hovey. This exciting student apartment community features an unbeatable amenity package that will sweep you right off your feet.​

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Floor Plans

Compare These Features To Other Apartments Near Illinois State

Check Out The Complementary Furniture

The Edge On Hovey has several different floor plans for you to choose from. You can choose from 2 bed/2 bath, 3 bed/3 bath, and 4 bed/4 bath options. This gives you the flexibility to live with your old dorm roomie or alone. And if you’re nervous about joining up with roommates, The Edge on Hovey offers individual leasing and roommate matching.

These apartments near Illinois State University are located just steps away from campus and come with many features. You have a private bedroom, bathroom, and incredibly spacious walk-in closet . Each of the bedrooms are furnished with a dresser, a full-sized bed, nightstand, and a desk with a chair, so you don’t have to worry about hauling everything from home. And, you’ll be able to wash clothes any time with a washer and dryer right in your home.

You can create your newest culinary masterpiece in the large eat-in kitchen! Each is equipped with a sleek appliance package including a fridge that comes with a built-in icemaker, stove, and a dishwasher, too! Lounge in the living room on the leather sofas and chairs, at the coffee table, or in front of the LG flat-screen TV. Depending on your location, your home will also have a sunroom or a balcony.

Come see for yourself why these apartment homes are the perfect fit for your off-campus needs. Take a tour. Contact The Edge On Hovey to schedule one today.

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With These Amenities, Campus May Be Just For Classes

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Besides the amenities in each apartment home, which can be found on the floor plans page, there are also several apartment-wide features that you’re sure to love. Ready to move into housing just off-campus from Illinois State? You will be once you learn what else The Edge On Hovey can offer you.

In the large clubhouse, you can find our newly renovated 24 hour fitness center, and a tanning salon on-site if you want to stay bronze during the winter months. If you want to relax, a lounge and game room are available for you to enjoy with your friends and fellow residents. Need to study? Visit the computer lab. It comes with free printing! There is also a study area that can double as a conference room. Is it summer time? That’s the time to enjoy the outdoor grilling area and fire pit. These amenities are available 24 hours a day.

Plus, you’ll gain access to a free covered parking garage with guest parking, a coffee and tea bar, weekly resident events, free bum-a-bike rentals, and more! And if you need assistance with a problem, on-site staff and maintenance crews can be called when you need them.

Why settle for less? Schedule a tour to see why this choice in housing near Illinois State University is the one for you.


the apartments

  • 43" Mounted TV
  • 9 Ft Ceiling with Fan
  • Balcony or Sunroom Available
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Included with Conservation Cap
  • Expanded Cable with HBO Included
  • Full-Size Washer and Dryer
  • Fully Furnished
  • High-Speed Internet Included
  • Individual Leases
  • Keyed Bedroom Entry
  • Large, Open Floorplans
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Bedroom
  • Refrigerator with Ice Maker
  • Sleek Black GE Appliances
  • Walk-In Closet
  • Wood-Style Plank Flooring

the community

  • Outdoor Grilling Area
  • Fire Pit
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • 24-Hour Computer Lab with Free Printing
  • 24-Hour Game Room with Pool Table and HDTV
  • 24-Hour Conference and Study Area
  • Free Parking Garage with Guest Parking
  • Clubhouse with Free WiFi
  • On-Site Tanning Salon
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Limited Access Entries
  • Co-Ed Leasing
  • Coffee & Tea Bar
  • On-Call maintenance
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See What’s Steps Away From These Near To Campus Apartments

Experience What Normal, IL Can Offer You

The Edge On Hovey may be close to campus, but that doesn’t mean that it’s far away from what Normal, IL has to offer! There’s more to the neighborhood of these apartments near Illinois State than meets the eye.

The Town of Normal is fairly rural. If you like to explore and pick up some cheap food, you can visit Downtown Bloomington Farmers Market and Rader Family Farms. For an excellent wine selection, Stave Wine Bar and Market are less than a mile from your front door.

Want to go shopping? The place to go is the Shoppes at College Hills. There are over 30 shops in this plaza, including clothes stores like Francesca’s and Target. Need to eat? Head to DESTHIL Restaurant and Brew Works or Joe’s Station House Pizza Pub. Shoppes at College Hills is located less than 10 minutes away from The Edge on Hovey.

And if you want to catch up on local culture, you can visit The Corn Crib stadium to watch the local baseball team or catch a show at the Normal Theater.

This is just the tip of the iceberg for places to explore in Normal, IL. Feel free to ask on your tour about what else is nearby. To schedule one, contact The Edge on Hovey on the contact page.

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Our residents will be required to have liability insurance coverage. Residents can choose to enroll in our Peak Protection Plan or choose liability coverage from a self-purchased policy with the company of their choice.


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We Want the Best for Your Kids.

They love it. They want it. You need peace of mind.

Parents are very important to us too! We know you want to be connected with your son or daughter but want to give them their space. Throughout the year, we host events and opportunities to stay in touch without imposing on them. We will even check on them if they haven’t been in touch lately…your peace of mind is important to us!


Are You Ready To Live On The Edge?

Make A Change To Your Near Campus Housing Experience

Are you ready to take a tour? Come experience everything that The Edge on Hovey has before you sign a lease. Grab your soon-to-be roomies and send a call or text to (309) 319-9108 to schedule a tour.

Ready to live on the edge? You can also call that number to pick up leasing documents. These can be faxed back to the office at (309) 454-5655, or you can visit the office to fill out the forms in person or sign online.

The Edge on Hovey is looking forward to your visit. Come see why these apartment homes should be your choice near Illinois State University.


Business Hours

Monday-Friday:: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday:: 1 pm - 5 pm

Call or Text

(309) 705-0625