Alexandria Square Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The neighborhood of Alexandria Square is situated roughly nine miles north of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, within Wake County. This townhome community is located on .030 square miles east of Lead Mine Road and north of Lynn Road. The townhomes are situated along Middelboro Drive, Basinger Court, and Gaylord Drive. Alexandria Square is in the 27612 zip code area. Approximately 82 people call this neighborhood home.
The surrounding area consists mostly of more townhome communities and single-family housing developments, with some commercial offerings scattered throughout. Roughly a mile south of the community, on West Millbrook Road, is Shelley Lake and its surrounding parkland. One of the area’s most prominent options for outdoor recreation, this 53-acre lake offers boating and fishing. Some of the species that you might catch here are catfish, carp, bass, and sunfish. Feeding the ducks is another popular activity near the lake. The park offers plenty of wide-open spaces for games and picnics, as well as three miles of paved trails that surround the water. The trails are enjoyed by walkers, joggers, and bicyclists alike. The park and trails are also dog friendly. Finally, the Sertoma Arts Center is also situated on the park grounds; this facility offers art classes for various levels of ability.
Other popular parks located within five miles of Alexandria Square are Durant Nature Park to the east and William B. Umpstead State Park to the west; the latter is adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Two country clubs are situated within a few miles of the neighborhood as well – North Ridge Country Club to the east and Carolina Country Club to the south. Both country clubs are private and membership may be outside of Alexandria Square residents’ means, but for those who can afford it, these clubs offers some of the finest courses in the city. Other amenities include tennis courts, fitness centers, clubhouses, and Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Schools near Alexandria Square include Lynn Road Elementary School, The Montessori School of Raleigh on Lead Mine Road, and Sanderson High School on Dixon Drive.