Avington Place Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Tranquility is key in Avington Place, where residents enjoy a private neighborhood lake and a quick walk to Buffalo Road Athletic Park, home to five lighted athletic fields, an eight-lane track, and a connection to Raleigh’s popular greenway system. The neighborhood’s 213 houses are built on 54 acres, and the neighborhood prides itself on its well-kept landscaping. The family-friendly atmosphere has been supported by neighborhood efforts to keep the speed limit there low and maintain the neighborhood’s natural areas.
Avington Place is in zip code 27604 in northeast Raleigh and it is bordered by Buffalo Road on the west. Most houses are built around Saybrooke Drive and Crayford Drive, and the neighborhood’s main entrance is on Woodchurch Court off Buffalo Road.
A new interchange for Interstate 540 is less than one mile from Avington Place, providing easy access to Interstate 40 and many of the area’s major business, shopping and recreation centers. The Research Triangle Park, home to corporate centers such as IBM, is about 30 minutes to the west, and downtown Raleigh is an easy trip south on Capital Boulevard.
Several popular shopping centers are nearby, including North Hills Mall, Crabtree Valley Mall and Triangle Town Center. The Raleigh Farmers’ Market offers 30,000 square feet of space where farmers sell fresh produce, plants and specialty items. A large enclosed building there houses specialty shops, as well as producers selling meat, cheese and homemade items.
The hopping nightlife in downtown Raleigh features everything from comedy clubs to bars to landmark restaurants, such as the 42nd St. Oyster Bar and Grille.