Are you worried about things that go bump in the night? If you’re a bit of a scaredy cat, we’ve got the perfect list of Birmingham apartments for you. From security guards to controlled-access gates, these apartment communities will give you the peace of mind you so desperately crave.

Crowne on 10th Leasing Office.1. Crowne on 10th

Crowne on 10th offers controlled gate access so no unwanted company can creep up on you and startle you. Only those that are invited by yourself or your neighbors have access to the community, so you can rest soundly knowing that not just anyone can waltz through the front doors.

2. Grand Highlands at Mountain BrookGrand Highlands at Mountain Brook Pond.

For true peace of mind, Grand Highlands at Mountain Brook has an officer that lives on the premises and is on call 24/7. If you have any doubts about your safety, you can simply give him a call, and he can come make sure that there are no monsters hiding under your bed.

3. The Retreat at GreystoneRetreat at Greystone Scenic.

Nervous about the walk from street parking to your front door? You don’t have to be at the Retreat at Greystone. This Birmingham apartment community has private garage parking so you never have to worry that your purse or laptop case makes you a target.

4. Village at Caldwell Mill

Village at Caldwell Mill Front.Some apartments have restrictions on the kind of pets you’re allowed to keep, especially when it comes to dogs. However, if you’re frightened, you may want a bigger dog or a breed more renowned for its protective tendencies. At the Village at Caldwell Mill you won’t have to worry about size/breed restrictions, and you can feel safe knowing that your furry friend will alert you to any unwanted presence.

5. Hawthorne at Lake HeatherHawthorne at Lake Heather Leasing Office.

In case of an emergency, it’s nice knowing that service men are nearby, and with the preferred employer program at Hawthorne at Lake Heather, this kind of resident is encouraged. With the presence of firemen and policemen, you can feel safer, and you might just rest a little easier when the sun goes down.