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Friendly Acres in Greensboro, North Carolina, is north of downtown Greensboro. The boundaries for Friendly Acres are the Joseph M. Bryan Boulevard to the north, Westridge Road to the east, and a rambling line mostly along Wencheslas Road and Bear Hollow Road back to Joseph M. Bryan Boulevard to the south and west.
Compared to the rest of Greensboro, Friendly Acres has more families with young children than usually found in neighborhoods in the area. The houses are large, some with more than five bedrooms, and although they are higher than the median prices for the Triad area, they are a value for the money. The public schools are in the Guilford County School District and are considered some of the best public schools in the area.
Friendly Acres is close to main streets and highways, so commuting for work or getting to events is easy, but traffic patterns in the residential areas are designed so that there is little reason to travel the roads unless you live in the area.
Friendly Acres is a very walkable neighborhood. Well-kept homes with mature trees provide for a pleasant surrounding. Little traffic, with wide streets and sidewalks everywhere, make it a safe place for kids to play. The climate in the southeast leaves more days for walking, jogging, bike riding or just going outside to play.
Sports fans have plenty to do in the Greensboro area. The Greensboro Grasshoppers, a class-A baseball team draws record crowds to the NewBridge Bank Park in downtown Greensboro for a chance to see future hall-of -famers up close. The Carolina Panthers of the National Football League play their home games just a few miles south of Greensboro in Charlotte, North Carolina. The National Hockey League is represented in Raleigh, a 20-minute drive to the east, with the Carolina Hurricane.