Guilford Hills Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
While excellent shopping, schools, and restaurants are within blocks of Guilford Hills, this North Carolina neighborhood still provides a peaceful, quiet atmosphere. The neighborhood was developed in the late 1950s and early 1960s with ranch and split-level houses.
The Guilford Hills Unification Group, the neighborhood association, brings the community together with everything from neighborhood festivals to regular garage sales. During the holidays, it gives out awards for the best house decorations and lines the neighborhood with luminaries.
Popular amenities are part of the neighborhood, including the Benjamin Branch Library, which was recently renovated and which offers children’s activities and public computers. Some of the homes in the neighborhood back up to Guilford Hills Park, which has a large natural area and a playground.
Guilford Hills encompasses ZIP code 27408 and is bordered by Battleground Avenue on the east, Benjamin Parkway on the west, and Green Valley Road on the south.
Downtown Greensboro is three miles from Guildford Hills, down Battleground Avenue, a street packed with shops, businesses and restaurants. Wesley Long Hospital and the Women’s Hospital-Greensboro are a short drive away. Recreational opportunities abound near Guilford Hills, including the Starmount Forest Country Club and the Greensboro Country Club. Residents also enjoy the nearby Bog Garden, an unusual nature preserve in an urban setting that includes a waterfall, a lake, and a boardwalk through marshes and wooded areas.