The Robert

The Robert Madison

Huntsville, AL - is the second-best place to live in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023-2024 rankings. The city's thriving job market, low cost of living and high quality of life were cited as the primary reasons for its top ranking.

Bordering Huntsville is the family-friendly town of Madison, AL. Madison boasts the charm of a small town with the convenience of a suburban, contemporary lifestyle. Just minutes from Athens, Decaur and Huntsville, this charming town provides the comforts of home with the convenience of living a stone’s throw from entertainment, schools, dining and restaurants. Home to Minor League Baseball’s Rocket City Trash Pandas, multi-use greenways, the Town Madison was designed to incorporate live, work and play all in one amazing community.

Town Madison’s newest apartment destination is The Robert at Madison!


Luxury rental living
4 story elevator buildings with 1,2 and 3 bedroom apartments
20 Unique 2 & 3 bedroom townhomes

The Robert

Rohdie Group

We set out to build communities that are always on the forefront of new and innovative design. The Robert Madison will feature brand new one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in a four-story building with the convenience of elevators. Additionally, we have beautifully designed townhomes that provide extra privacy and space.

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The Robert


  • Clubhouse with coffee bar and co working spaces
  • Resort style pool with sunning ledge
  • 24-7 Fitness Center
  • Pickle ball Courts
  • Three dog runs
  • Green space
  • The best staff in Town Madison
The Robert

Your Community

    • Clubhouse with co-work space
    • Coffee and tea bar
    • Community fire pit
    • Dog park and dog wash
    • Outdoor grill
    • Resort-style pool with sunning ledge
    • 24-HOUR fitness center
    • Pickle Ball Courts (yes... Pickle Ball!) The Robert Madison will be the first community to ever offer pickle ball!
The Robert

Your Residence

  • Frameless glass showers*
  • Granite countertops
  • In home washer & dryer
  • Luxury vinyl plank flooring
  • Nine-foot ceilings
  • Stainless steel appliance package
  • Subway tile kitchen backsplash
  • Stylish Interior

Tips for Making Ceilings Look Higher

Tips for Making Ceilings Look Higher

Tips for Making Ceilings Look Higher


When it comes to real estate, first impressions are everything. Whether you're perusing the market for a new apartment or looking to revamp your existing space, the illusion of higher ceilings can be a game changer. This is especially true for those hunting for a vibrant new abode in the sun-soaked city of Madison, AL. The Robert Apartments, nestled in the heart of Madison, offers an exceptional blend of luxury living and coastal charm. Here's a comprehensive guide on how to leverage your apartment's design to create the effect of lofty skies and a broader sense of space without lifting a hammer.

Madison, AL residents understand the unique allure of this Gulf paradise, where each day is kissed by the sun and the sea breeze whispers through the palm fronds. The Robert Apartments offers the ideal canvas to complement this natural beauty, and these tips will help you maximize it, making your apartment feel even more like home.


Play with Color and Light

One of the most effective tools for creating an illusion of openness is through color and light. Light, soft, and neutral tones for walls and ceilings can reflect light, brightening and expanding the space. Madison's natural light is an asset, and harnessing it through sheer, light-colored curtains not only makes your room more inviting but also visually extends the height of your window treatments, notably adding to the vertical stretch.

For those rare cloudy days, opt for strategic lighting that highlights the ceiling. Pendant or wall-mounted fixtures can draw the eye upward and emphasize the dimensions. Mirrors placed opposite windows or light sources bounce light throughout, infusing your space with an airy, open feel.

Streamline Your Decor

In the pursuit of vertical space, less is often more. On the floor, consider furniture with tall, slender legs. These pieces allow the eye to travel through and under, maintaining an uninterrupted line of sight to the wall. The goal is to open up the floor as much as possible to simulate more distance between the bottom and top of your space.

Vertical stripes on your wallpaper or upholstery are another secret ally in the battle for height. They create the optical illusion of a lengthened wall, guiding the eyes upward.

Invest in the Right Accents

Living in a coastal haven like Madison, AL means you can draw inspiration from nature. Incorporate floor-to-ceiling elements like tall plants, bookshelves, or art pieces. Not only do they monopolize the vertical space, but they also add a sense of grandeur to your room. Grand, floor-length curtains that pool slightly at the floor, despite taking up space, draw the eye to floor-ceiling span, adding to the expansive feel.

When it comes to the decor, consider investing in a few select larger items rather than filling your space with numerous smaller trinkets. This can make the room feel more substantial and, paradoxically, taller.

Utilize Ceiling-Level Storage

Clutter is the arch-enemy of a spacious-looking apartment. Low storage solutions, while they might fit better in the room, can make your ceilings seem lower. By installing higher or ceiling-level shelving, you not only free up precious floor space but again force the eye upward, elongating the space visually.

With ceiling-level storage, you'll also have an opportunity to display items in a less-congested manner, attaining a more airy and open feel without sacrificing the things that make your space uniquely yours. In Madison, AL, it's a perfect chance to showcase coastal collections or local artwork.

Making an Impact with Vertical Accents

Tall, oversized artwork or a striking vertical paint design can bring a new level of dynamism to your space, emphasizing the tilt towards the sky. A bold, vertical focus draws the gaze upwards, helping to emphasize height. It's not just about decorative pieces; architectural details such as wainscoting and picture rails can also contribute to this effect.

In Madison, AL, you might draw inspiration from the area's rich history and beautiful buildings to fashion a distinct aesthetic that makes your apartment feel like a piece of local heritage.

Architectural Enhancements

This is the realm where significant changes can occur, albeit usually with landlord or management approval. If you have the opportunity to paint, painting crown moldings a lighter color than your ceiling can add depth to the room. Even architectural falsehoods like faux ceiling beams or paneling can create the impression of a grand space without the literal height.

Incorporating or accentuating architectural features that lead to the ceiling, such as tall windows or built-in shelving, can significantly enhance the perceived height of your apartment.

Final Touches and Artistic Illusions

Doors and windows are more than just structural parts of your apartment; they're framing devices that guide your line of sight. By keeping doors and windows clear from clutter and using simple, unobtrusive coverings, you maintain unobstructed vertical movement for the eye.

Finally, ensure your furnishings and decor are well-proportioned to your space. Oversized furniture can easily overwhelm smaller rooms and obscure the bulk of your walls; minimalist, appropriately-scaled pieces can enhance height and space perception.



Creating an environment where the ceilings seem to touch the sky is an art form, particularly in a city as vibrant as Madison, AL. Whether you're preparing your home to sell, decorating for yourself, or attracting tenants to an apartment, incorporating these techniques can vastly improve your space without a hammer or nail in sight.

The Madison, AL lifestyle is as much about the indoors as the sunny outdoors. Leverage these strategies to ensure your apartment not only encapsulates the freshness and openness of this Floridian gem but also offers a daily retreat to rejuvenate under the illusion of far-reaching heights. Visit The Robert Apartments for an in-depth experience of these design elements, and contact us for a personal tour to see how these strategies elevate our luxury living paradigms. If you're looking for apartments in Madison, AL, contact The Robert Apartments today to schedule a personal tour.

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