Brighton Knoll Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located on Raleigh’s northeast side, the Brighton Knoll neighborhood extends over .101 square miles and consists of single-family homes along Brilliant Drive, Cherrybark Lane, Endwell Drive, Annsbury Court, and Catkins Court. The subdivision – which is less than 15 miles from downtown Raleigh – is bordered by Buffaloe Road to the north, Old Milburnie Road to the west, Old Crews Road to the east, and the Lewis Farm subdivision to the south.
The majority of homes in Brighton Knoll were built between 1980 and 1989, although a significant amount of development occurred in the 1990s and continued beyond the year 2000. The residences are primarily large, two-story dwellings along quiet courts that jut off from the subdivision’s main road, Brilliant Drive. The neighborhood settles into a wooded area and is comprised of spacious lots, providing residents with plenty of privacy in this safe and secluded subdivision.
Despite its safe and secure country feel away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Brighton Knoll’s proximity to a variety of business, educational, cultural, and entertainment attractions make it a desirable subdivision for families with children of all ages. The North Carolina Museum of Art and the North Carolina Museum of History are within 30 minutes of the neighborhood, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is less than 40 minutes to the west of Brighton Knoll. Outdoor enthusiasts can take a 20-mile trip to Falls Lake State Recreation Area, which offers a 12,000-acre lake and 26,000 acres of woodlands perfect for hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and boating.
Commuters will enjoy easy access to Interstate 540, which is approximately two miles from the subdivision, as well as other major thoroughfares such as Interstate 40, Interstate 440, and Highway 64. These roadways provide a convenient commute from Brighton Knoll to the neighboring cities of Durham, Cary, and Chapel Hill.