Living in North Raleigh
North Raleigh is a hugely popular area. It offers an attractive suburban lifestyle and a solid investment opportunity. Most of the larger residential parcels have been developed, and the house options cover a nice range of price points and sizes. Also, the area benefits from consistent and cooperative planning regulations. If you’re looking for a place with family-centered amenities and a lot of bang for your buck, North Raleigh might be the answer.
There are dozens of distinctly recognizable neighborhoods in the North Raleigh area. If golf is your thing, North Ridge, Wildwood, and Brier Creek are great choices. Stonehenge and Greystone are larger communities that have several types of homes, from townhomes to estates, and fantastic amenities. For the rest of the area, the flavor of each neighborhood is generally based on its age. Quail Meadows and Cedar Hills were started in the 1960’s and are chock full of ranches, split level and split foyer brick homes. Newer developments such as Bent Tree and Summerfield North have larger homes with open floorplans and up to three floors.
This area includes the many neighborhoods between Wake Forest and Raleigh along Falls of the Neuse Road, and then generally bounded by the Wake Expressway (I540) to the North, Millbrook Rd to the South, Capital Blvd to the East and Umstead Park to the West.