Lafayette Meadows Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Surrounded by large lots and mature trees, the comfortable houses of Lafayette Meadows are set in a serene location in east Tallahassee. The neighborhood was developed in the mid-1980s, and residents enjoy a great location near Interstate 10 and some of the city’s excellent parks. Lafayette Meadows was built around a circular road, which eliminates through traffic and provides peaceful, quiet streets.
Lafayette Meadows is in zip code 32317, and the neighborhood entrance is on Redfield Road off Buck Lake Road. Walden Road is just to the east of the neighborhood.
Neighborhood residents enjoy convenience shopping at nearby Vineyard Shopping Center, which has a large grocery store and restaurants. An on-ramp to Interstate 10, a major highway that crosses the Florida panhandle, is less than two miles away and provides quick access to larger shopping areas such as Tallahassee Mall. Capital Regional Medical Center and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare are 10 minutes away.
The J.R. Alford Greenway is just south of Lafayette Meadows, and the popular public park has miles of trails that crisscross 800 acres of open space and forests. The park provides plenty of parking space for horse trailers, as equestrians, hikers, and cyclists are welcome on the trails. Nearby Tom Brown Park offers a renowned BMX bicycle course, a Frisbee golf course, tennis courts, and a playground. Many residents just enjoy picnicking by the park’s lake and enjoying the north Florida weather.
Highway 90, which is north of Lafayete Meadows, connects to Tallahassee’s biggest universities. Florida State University, Florida A&M University, and Tallahassee Community College are less than 10 minutes away. Regardless of whether residents attend a local university, all of Tallahassee enjoys rallying around the FSU Seminoles’ popular football and basketball teams.