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Carlton Park is a newly developed subdivision located about 9 miles northeast of Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. The neighborhood contains large, single-family, ranch-style homes with perfectly manicured landscapes. Some of the newer 2010/2011 homes are still under construction, leaving other areas undeveloped for future growth.
The Carlton Park neighborhood is encompassed by Louisburg Road to the west and north, Forestville Road to the east and the Northern Wake Expressway to the south. Several other popular neighborhoods surround Carlton Park, including North College Park, Landing At Neuse Crossing, and Enclave At Forestville Farms.
Carlton Park is located in the 27616 zip code area of Wake County. Nearby public schools include River Bend Elementary, Harris Creek Elementary, East Millbrook Middle, and Knightdale High School. The Green Road Public Library is less than 5 miles to the southwest of Carlton Park.
A popular recreational venue for Carlton Park residents is Durant Nature Park. Situated approximately 3 miles to the northwest of the neighborhood, Durant provides over 200 acres of natural Carolina beauty. Visitors to the park can take advantage of the 5 miles of walking trails, or have an afternoon picnic near the children’s playground. The popular skate park at Marsh Creek Park is less than 4 miles to the southwest of Carlton Park.
Residents of Carlton Park have easy access to nearby shopping at Triangle Town Center. Located about 2 miles to the west of Carlton Park, Triangle Town Center and the surrounding area provides many large chain stores and dining venues.
For entertainment, museums, and nightlife, residents can make the short trip to Downtown Raleigh. Downtown hosts both the Kennedy Theatre and the Lincoln Theatre. Downtown is also rich in museums, like the Marbles Kids Museum and IMAX Theatre, North Carolina Museum of History, and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.