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Berkshire is a neighborhood located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is part of Wake County. The neighborhood is very roughly bordered by Riverside Drive, Garden Wall Court, and Village Oaks Lane. Berkshire incorporates Townfield Drive. The area is primarily residential, populated with single family homes.
Located in the vicinity of the Berkshire neighborhood is the Blue Jay Point County Park. The park is 236-acres in size. Blue Jay Point County Park is a peninsula surrounded on three sides by Fall Lakes, Raleigh’s main drinking water supply. The acreage is second growth forest land, with approximately three acres dedicated to open play fields, an environmental educational center, playgrounds, and an overnight lodge. The park includes gardens and ponds, five miles of hiking and walking trails, picnic areas, and fishing. Fall Lake State Recreation is also nearby and offers visitors swimming, boating, and fishing in the 12,000 acre Fall Lake. The surrounding 26,000 acres of woodlands offer mountain biking, walking, and camping.
Berkshire is conveniently located near many shopping locations, including Wakefield Commons. The shopping center is populated with shops like GNC, Starbucks, Jiffy Lube, Family Eye Care, and a Wachovia Bank. Another choice is the North Hills Shopping area, where there is truly something for everyone. Shoppers can chose from hundreds of stores, including Ethan Allen, JCPenney, Lenscrafters, Target, and Verizon Wireless. Services offered include spas, nail salons, and massages. There are dozens of eateries like Ben & Jerry’s, Panera Bread, Bonefish Grill, and Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries.
Schools in the area include Wakefield Elementary School, Raleigh Christian Academy, Wakefield Middle School, Durant Road Middle School, Wakefield High School, and the Living Arts College.