Chippenham Square Apartments for Rent
Chippenham Square is a Wake County neighborhood in northern Raleigh, North Carolina. This residential neighborhood consists primarily of a few streets, including Bramblewood Drive, Pirate Court, Pastille Lane, and Basil Drive. It spans .021 square miles and has less than 70 residents. The zip code for Chippenham Square is 27612.
Most of the homes in the Chippenham Square neighborhood were built after 1970, with a majority built in the 1980s. This community is quite affluent. In 2008, the median household income was $93,592, significantly higher than the city average of $53,825.
Nearby attractions include Shelley Lake and the surrounding Shelley Lake Park. The lake spans 53 acres and offers fishing and boat rentals. The parks also offers plenty of open spaces for games and picnics, as well as three miles of paved trails for jogging, biking, dog walking, and nature viewing. There are also ducks eager to be fed and the Sertoma Arts Center, which also offers art classes to its visitors.
About a mile west of Chippenham Square is a retail center, which provides convenient local shopping options. At the mall are Marshall’s, Wal-Mart, and several specialty shops and dining options. Crabtree Valley Mall is situated a few miles south of the neighborhood, along State Highway 50. This indoor shopping mall has over 220 shops and dining options, and is a popular destination for area residents.
Other attractions within ten miles of Chippenham Square are the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, William B. Umstead State Park to the west, and North Carolina State University to the south. Downtown Raleigh is located within 20 minutes to the south, offering plenty more shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The state capitol building can also be found downtown.