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North Raleigh's Suburban Homes and Quiet Location

The area known as North Raleigh sits north of Millbrook Road and is bounded by Creedmoor Road and the railroad line just west of US-1. Still close to Raleigh's vibrant downtown, North Raleigh is made up primarily of sprawling neighborhoods with country clubs and other amenities, and is an ideal location for living in Raleigh.  

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Just north of Downtown Raleigh, there's still so much to access within the thriving area from North Raleigh. You can visit history and science museums, amazing restaurants, quaint shops, and the variety of cultural festivals in Downtown Raleigh. 

But from your home in North Raleigh, you can visit the best of downtown while enjoying your quiet suburban location near shopping centers and recreational activities. 

Shopping Centers in North Raleigh

The largest shopping destinations in North Raleigh are Sutton Square and Market at Colonnade, offering a Fresh Market, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Home Depot, designer resale store, frozen yogurt bar, pet supermarket, and small fast-food and sit-down restaurants to enjoy. 

Other shopping centers have everything you need to complete your daily errands and visit for a night out. Find delicious restaurants, a UPS store, Home Goods, and more at these shopping centers in North Raleigh:

  • Brennan Station
  • Celebration at Six Forks
  • Shops at Falls Village
  • Stonehenge Market

North Raleigh Country Clubs: North Ridge, Wakefield Plantation, and Wildwood Green 

Right across the street from the Shops at Falls Village, North Ridge Country Club offers North Raleigh residents a superb setting for outdoor leisure. 

With its two 18-hole golf courses, expansive clubhouse, modern tennis facilities, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and inviting pool and swim clubhouse, the private country club provides the perfect venue for relaxing and playing outdoors against North Raleigh's rolling hills and quiet atmosphere. 

Other golf courses and recreational facilities in North Raleigh include Wakefield Plantation and Wildwood Green Golf Club. 

Shelley Lake Park

North Raleigh boasts beautiful parks for its residents to enjoy. 

One notable park is Shelley Lake Park. The site of North Raleigh's Sertoma Arts Center, the park provides a serene landscape for strolling along 2 miles of paved greenway trails along Shelley Lake, concrete surface basketball courts, and entertaining playgrounds for children to explore. 

Shelley Lake Park's greenway trail not only loops around the scenic lake, it connects with North Raleigh neighborhood greenways like Bent Creek, Snelling Branch, Lake Park, and Ironwood along the Raleigh area's Capital Area Greenway Trail System. 

Nearby Shopping and Recreation

Looking for a shopping mall or other things to do near North Raleigh? You don't have to look far! North Raleigh's convenient location means that there's so much to do in the area. In addition to Downtown Raleigh, residents living in North Raleigh can access quaint Wake Forest in minutes. 

Popular nearby shopping centers include:

  • Crabtree Valley Mall
  • Plantation Point Shopping Center
  • Poyner Place
  • Triangle Town Center

Be sure to check out Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park, as well as Falls Lake State Recreation Area near North Raleigh. They're two wonderful, expansive parks offering green spaces and an area to relax. 

Finding Homes for Sale in North Raleigh

North Raleigh's area largely falls within the zip code 27615, while its northern tip toward Wake Forest falls under the 27614 zip code. Search by price point above to find a home that fits your lifestyle. 

Featured Neighborhoods in North Raleigh

North Raleigh's Wakefield neighborhood is one of the larger residential areas, offering an array of housing types, from luxurious single-family homes to townhouses. 

If you're interested in touring a home for sale in North Raleigh, contact us at 919-556-6459 or wakeforestexperts@gmail.com to schedule a showing that works best for you.