Carries Meadow Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
With groves of trees providing shade and seclusion, Carries Meadow in north Raleigh is a peaceful neighborhood.
Carries Meadow is in zip code 27614, and most of the neighborhood is on Doc Arnold Drive, off Mt. Vernon Church Road. The community is just east of Highway 50, which connects directly to downtown Raleigh. Carries Meadow children attend Pleasant Union Elementary School, West Millbrook Middle School, and Millbrook High School. Other nearby schools include Magellan Charter School and Maass Jewish Community Day School.
Downtown Raleigh is a 30-minute commute south, where some residents work or attend school at North Carolina State University or the downtown area’s private colleges. Research Triangle Park, often called the Silicon Valley of the East because of its many research and technology firms, is a 25-minute drive from Carries Meadow. Residents will pass the Raleigh-Durham International Airport and William B. Umstead State Park on their way.
The neighborhood is minutes from the Falls Lake State Recreation Area on the south side of Falls Lake. Sandling Beach, Rolling View, and Beaverdam along the lake have sandy beaches, restrooms, and changing facilities for swimmers, while hikers can traverse the section of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail in the park. Residents looking for a playground and picnic area can head to Blue Jay Point County Park, which also has an environmental education center.