Five miles north of Downtown Greensboro, North Carolina is Brookwood Gardens. A residential community in the 27408 zip code, Brookwood Gardens sits adjacent to the Greensboro neighborhoods of Kirkwood and New Irving Park.
West Cone Boulevard bisects Brookwood Gardens. This Guilford County neighborhood includes the streets of Efland Drive, Wilton Drive, Elkhart Drive, Asbury Terrace, Holly Drive, Leslie Road and Dublin Drive. The homes average a list price of $130,000 and are primarily single-family structures.
Greensboro, founded in 1808, is home to a variety of historical sites and homesteads. Five miles south of Brookwood Gardens, points of interest like the Greensboro Historical Museum and Blandwood House are open to the public. The Historical Museum on Summit Avenue includes displays on famous Greensboro natives like Dolley Madison and writer William Sydney Porter. Blandwood on West Washington Street was the home of Governor John Motley Morehead. Blandwood’s original construction dates back to 1790.
The neighborhood of Brookwood Gardens is also a quick five miles from the Weatherspoon Art Museum, located on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. The Art Museum houses collections of 20th and 21st Century American art as well as displaying work from various visiting artists.
For outdoor fun, residents of Brookwood Gardens may enjoy activities at local city parks. Latham Park at 905 Cridland Drive offers 126 acres of parkland including tennis courts, sports fields, and a walking path. The Lake Daniel Reservoir Park features a small pond, picnic area and walking paths.
The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital is three miles from Brookwood Gardens on Elm Street. Established in 1953, it boasts a Level 2 Trauma Center plus centers for heart/vascular care, rehabilitation and neuroscience. The hospital also offers a pediatric emergency center and an urgent care center.