Athena Woods Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Retro-eclectic, the Athena Woods neighborhood is shaded and mysterious. Well-established, two-story homes sit back on large lots that are bordered with thick groves of large hardwood trees. Having a more rural, natural ambience, the area offers up greenways, wildlife and nature, lakes and fishing.
One of the outstanding features of the Athena Woods community is the close proximity to Interstate 440 or the Cliff Benson Raleigh Beltline. Travel destinations, local and long distance, are an easy commute from this subdivision.
Lake Johnson is adjacent to the southwest corner of this unique community. Lake Johnson enthralls locals with paved greenways, natural trails, boating, fishing, picnic areas, and a huge lake. Recreation, outdoor exercise, and family activities are the specialty of the excellent city park.
Parents with toddlers and preschoolers take their children to Monkey Joe’s Amusement Center.
An excellent family activity for teens and parents is Silver Lake Water Park. This water recreation area has an awesome water slide, bumper boats, and simple water courses.
Baseball fans can hit the batting cages at Gland Slam USA. Young sports hopefuls can get a good workout at this sports facility. Soccer fans might consider XL Soccer World, providing clubs for the soccer players.
Athens Drive High School and Athens Drive Baptist Church are in the immediate district. Just across the beltline is the West Raleigh Exchange Club. The Carolina Hurricanes Hockey Club and the Wolfpack Club are in the vicinity.
Shoppers are satisfied with Crossroads Plaza. South Hills Shopping Center is in this area along with K-Mart and Burlington Coat Factory.