Evans Pines Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located five miles east of North Carolina Highway 50, between Interstate 540 and North Carolina Highway 98 in north Raleigh, the Evans Pines neighborhood has large wooded lots and a quiet environment. The development is set back from major throughways; however, residents have no trouble accessing all points in the city of the greater Triangle. Evans Pines is approximately twelve miles from downtown Raleigh and less than ten from the Raleigh Durham International Airport.
Entrance to Evan Pines is via Pleasant Union Church Road, named for Pleasant Union United Church, which was formed prior to 1890 on land that was once part of the Allen Plantation. The active congregation is one of several houses of worship in the area including Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Soapstone United Methodist Church, and Sanctuary Church of God.
School-age children living in Evans Pines are within seven miles of all levels of public school. Pleasant Union Elementary is a multi track school that operates on a year-round calendar. Neighborhood kids in grades 6 through 12 attend West Millbrook Middle and Millbrook High, both of which follow a traditional calendar with summers off from classes. Millbrook High has the distinction of being a magnet school and is an International Baccalaureate school.
Parks and recreation areas near to the Evans Pines neighborhood include city parks such as Baileywick Park and Durant Nature Park, county parks such as Blue Jay Point County Park, and state recreation facilities including the 38,000 acre Falls Lake State Park. Residents can enjoy fishing, boating, bike riding, and hiking, or just playing with the kids or the dog at these and other local area recreation facilities throughout the year.