Cranbrook Apartments for Rent
In northern Raleigh, within the 27614 zip code, is the residential community of Cranbrook. Adjacent to the Freman Tract neighborhood, Cranbrook is immediately north of the Honeycutt Road/Deer Forest Trail intersection. The densely wooded neighborhood sits off Deer Forest Trail, in a private residential nook.
Raleigh’s neighborhood communities sprawl throughout the city’s acreage, many within minutes of shopping, schools, and outdoor recreation. Downtown Raleigh is home to free city museums, multiple arts venues, and the Mordecai historic park. Although more than 10 miles north of downtown area, Cranbrook is minutes from shopping at the Falls Pointe Shopping Center or the Six Forks Station.
The city’s Baileywick Road Park is less than five miles south of Cranbrook. In addition to the park’s playground and picnic shelters, it has two lighted ball fields and access to Raleigh’s Greenway Trail system. The trail bisects the park from Baileywick Road on the north end and continues past Strickland Road at the south side. The Greenway Trail system connects Raleigh parks and neighborhoods, spanning more than 60 miles throughout the city.
For horse lovers, Cranbrook is convenient to the Oakwood Stables on Brassfield Road. Only a few blocks north of the neighborhood, the stables offer horseback riding lessons to all ages. Golfers can tee up at the Wildwood Green Golf Club. Located on Bally Bunion Way, the 18-hole course has rolling greens and scenic fairways.
Twelve miles to the west of Cranbrook is the 5,000-acre William B. Umstead State Park. A local favorite for outdoor enthusiasts, the park has two sections and can be reached via Interstate 40 or U.S. 70. The park has 20 miles of trails, including hikes for the novice or experienced hiker. Three man-made lakes offer fishing and boating, the largest aptly named Big Lake. Other park amenities include camping and picnicking.