Carriage Woods Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Carriage Woods is situated in the town of Cary, roughly 15 minutes northwest of downtown Raleigh. This neighborhood consists of just a few streets north of Chapel Hill Road/State Highway 54. These include Carriage Woods Circle, Tecumseh Court, Ackley Court, Zoa Court, and Minden Lane. Interstate 40 runs past the neighborhood about a half mile to the east. This .080-square-mile neighborhood has nearly 200 residents. Carriage Woods is part of Wake County. The neighborhood ZIP code is 27607.
The Carriage Woods community is conveniently located in relation to a variety of area amenities. For local shopping, residents head a few miles south to the Cary Towne Center. This popular area shopping center is an indoor, multi-level complex with a movie theater, food court, and a variety of specialty shops. It is one of the largest shopping centers in the city. Anchor stores here include Macy’s, JCPenney, Dillard’s, Belk, and Sears. Another shopping center, the Crossroad Plaza, is also located within a few miles to the south.
There are also several lakes and parks within a few miles of Carriage Woods. They provide residents with ample options for outdoor recreation and physical activity. To the north, adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, is the William B. Umstead State Park. To the south, on the other side of I-440, are Lake Johnson and Lake Johnson Nature Park. This 150-acre lake is popular for boating and offers boat rentals. The park offers picnic shelters, trails, and concessions. Classes and various community events are also held there.
Another attraction within five miles of Carriage Woods is North Carolina State University, one of the largest public universities in the state. A handful of private colleges and universities surround NC State. They include Meredith College, Peace College, Shaw University, and St. Augustine’s College.