Nestled near Guilford College, Quaker Acres is a quiet, suburban community located near two major Greensboro thoroughfares. The neighborhood is in the 27410 ZIP code. Surrounded by forestland and other small communities, this neighborhood is ideal for those who desire a suburban environment close to urban amenities.
Houses in Quaker Acres feature modest red brick National architecture and sell for between $140,000 and $150,000. The southern border of the neighborhood is West Friendly Avenue, one of Greensboro’s major streets. The western and northeastern boundary is King George Drive, which curves through the neighborhood. Ashmont Drive acts as the southwestern boundary, with Elizabethan Drive continuing the eastern boundary.
Guilford College, a small private liberals arts college, is just to the east of Quaker Acres. Within the college, the Early College at Guilford is a magnet school highly ranked among the nation’s most prestigious high schools. With students from ninth to twelfth grades, this school prepares its students for college by partnering with the liberal arts college. Both campuses have sports fields that can be used by visitors after hours.
For shopping needs, the nearby Quaker Shopping Center, which is located on West Friendly Avenue to the east of Quaker Acres, offers retail shops, grocery stores, bars, and restaurants in a central location. Residents looking for a quick bite stop at Hardee’s, Boston Market, and Pizza Hut in this center. It also includes several health clinics, making medical professionals easy to access.
Among other major attractions, Quaker Acres is set close to the Piedmont Triad International Airport. This small airport serves Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and other nearby communities. It offers flights from major airlines, including American Airlines, US Airways, Delta and Continental Airlines.