Wakefield: A Dream Location in North Raleigh, NC
Known also as Wakefield Plantation, Wakefield is nestled against Forest Ridge Park and lake, and its boundaries are set by US-1 and Durham Road. Tree-lined streets, winding golf course fairways, and wooded areas are well-known sights.
As a whole, Wakefield Plantation is a large neighborhood comprised of smaller subdivisions like Wakefield Estates, Magnolia Hill, Calloway on the Green, and Savannah Village. Living in Wakefield offers a unique way of life for each resident.
Residential Life in Wakefield
Grocery stores, shops, movie theaters, and restaurants are just across the street from the neighborhood at The Shoppes at Caveness Farms, Wakefield Commons, and Wakefield Crossing.
Things to do within the neighborhood include golfing at Wakefield Plantation's golf club, exploring Forest Ridge Park, strolling along the Upper Neuse Greenway along the Neuse River, and enjoying the amenities available within the subdivisions.
Schools in the Neighborhood
Wake County Public School System operates several public elementary, middle, and high schools in the Wakefield neighborhood, not to mention in the nearby area.
The public and private schools located within Wakefield Plantation's borders include:
- Raleigh Knowledge Beginnings
- Wakefield Creative School
- Forest Pines Elementary School
- North Forest Pines Elementary School
- Wakefield Elementary School
- Wakefield Middle School
- Wakefield High School
- Living Arts College
Proximity to Raleigh and Wake Forest
Capital Boulevard runs straight into Downtown Raleigh and north past Wake Forest. Living in the community, Wakefield residents can access Wake Forest's charming downtown and local gems in about 10 minutes, or the best of Raleigh's downtown dining and entertainment in less than 30 minutes.
Beautiful Home Features and Amenities
Each subdivision offers its own distinct amenities and home styles, ranging from luxury houses with a home theater to 3-story townhomes with community fountains and greenbelts. Some common home features include:
- spacious back decks
- hardwood floors
- granite countertops
- golf course location