20 apartments for rent in North Topeka 2, Topeka, KS
Homes in the North Topeka 2 neighborhood range from comfortable ranch residences to those in an attractive mobile home park, complete with a swimming pool. This community has gentle hills and heavy shade and is a great location for those who appreciate city convenience with a rural atmosphere.
North Topeka 2 falls along the north side of Highway 24 and is bisected by Northwest Topeka Boulevard. Part of the neighborhood extends to the banks of the Kansas River. It is quite close to Philip Billard Municipal Airport.
Residents enjoy proximity to recreation, dining, and shopping. Bordering the neighborhood is the North Topeka Golf Center, a nine-hole course and driving range. The center also has a party room.
Within a five-minute drive are many fast-food and regional restaurants, but one in particular is a long-time favorite. The North Star Steak House has been serving Topeka residents since the 1920s and retains its speakeasy atmosphere. It is a restaurant as well as a local landmark. A new Wal-Mart Supercenter is close, as well as a Dillon’s Supermarket.
The neighborhood lies just north of landscape nurseries and small farms selling produce at stands along Lower Silver Lake Road. Sunflower Soccer, also on Lower Silver Lake Road, hosts numerous tournaments.
Just across the Kansas River, about five miles away, is Gage Park, home of the zoo and a new children’s museum. Gage Park also has a dog park, an antique carousel, and a small theater. The Reinisch Rose Garden is a favorite photography spot.
The Governor’s Mansion is also close to North Topeka 2. The walking trails on the grounds are always busy. A small fishing pond is another popular spot on the governor’s front lawn. Near the mansion is the state historical museum. A new theater complex is also nearby.