Look at River Apartments for apartment living in Battle Creek. There are several apartments to choose from with high-end interiors, private balconies, and air conditioning. If you have kids, they'll love coming down to play at the playground.
You'll probably need a car to get around, but not for everything"you're close enough to public transit to help get to some places. Keep your vehicle out of the rain in a covered parking spot.
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