20 apartments for rent in Bedford Heights, Raleigh, NC
Bedford Heights is a small residential community located near North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. The neighborhood is bounded by Van Dyke Avenue on the north, Brooks Avenue on the east, Bedford Avenue on the south, and Dixie Trail on the west. Approximately 50 people call this .013-square-mile community home. The zip code for this Wake County neighborhood is 27607.
The Bedford Heights neighborhood is located within easy walking distance of bot NC State and Meredith College. Meredith, a private women’s college, is one of many private institutions near downtown Raleigh. Others include Peace College, Shaw University, and St. Augustine’s College, all of which are situated within a few miles to the east.
Several small neighborhood parks lie within a short distance of Bedford Heights. Fred Fletcher Park, situated within walking distance to the east on Clay Street, offers soccer fields, tennis courts, a softball field, and a basketball court. The park also features open green space and a recently installed water garden. Free concerts are frequently held here.
Other parks close to the NC State campus include Pullen Park, Kentwood Park, and Lake Johnson Nature Park.
Amenities within a mile or so north of the Bedford Heights neighborhood include the Carolina Country Club, Rex Healthcare, and The North Carolina Museum of Art.
Further northwest sits the Raleigh-Durham Interntional Airport, which borders the William B. Umstead State Park on the west. This state park covers nearly 5,500 acres and offers amenities like hiking, camping, horseback writing, education programs, boating, and fishing.