Brook Crossing Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Brook Crossing neighborhood in Raleigh is located off Yates Mill Pond Road. This North Carolina area is semi-rural, with many fields and stands of trees. Brook Crossing is an estate community. The homes are spacious, almost like mansions, on large lots. Stands of trees separate many of the properties, giving each home plenty of privacy. Brook Crossing is located in Wake County and in the 27606 ZIP code.
Neighborhood landmarks include Franklin Cemetery, Dover Pond, and Dix Hill Conference Center Pond. Yates Mill Elementary School is also in the Brook Crossing area. The neighborhood is characterized by lots of green space. Some development is planned for the Dix Hill Pond area.
Several large lakes with recreational facilities are within a short drive from Brook Crossing. Located off I-40, Lake Johnson and Lake Johnson Nature Park comprise a favorite recreational area. The 150-acre lake features scenic overlooks and challenging hilly trails. Trails are well shaded and are popular with joggers, walkers, and bikers. The shelter has inviting rocking chairs on a wide porch, as well as rental boats and canoes. The conference center has facilities for special events.
Lake Wheeler and Lake Wheeler Park make up another popular recreational area. Located off Highway 401, the 650-acre lake offers all types of water sports. The park hosts many types of classes, including wind surfing, canoeing, kayaking, fly-fishing, and more. The park also has numerous playgrounds, picnic shelters, and volleyball courts on the shore of the lake. A beautiful lakeside conference center wraps around the water, providing scenic views over the water for conference visitors. The wake-free lake policy makes the park a favorite spot for rowers and rowing clubs.