Forest Ridge Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Forest Ridge neighborhood is situated in northern Raleigh, North Carolina, roughly one mile north of Interstate 440. This small residential community consists of just nine home sites on .007 square miles of land. Trently Court is the neighborhood’s only street, which creates a cul-de-sac to the east of Bland Road. New Hope Church Road runs past the neighborhood on the north. Little more than 15 residents call this neighborhood home. The zip code for Forest Ridge is 27609; it is within Wake County.
In addition to easy access to the nearby interstate, Forest Ridge residents enjoy easy access to many area amenities. A prominent area medical center – the Duke Raleigh Hospital – is situated less than half-mile south of the neighborhood, providing residents with a convenient healthcare option.
Approximately a half-mile west of Forest Ridge is a small community park – Eastgate Park. Although not the most scenic or best-kept park in the city, Eastgate offers a variety of amenities. There is a large open field for games, sports, and picnicking, as well as a small playground, and tennis and basketball courts. There is also a walking trail and a small museum. For those who can afford the membership dues, the Carolina Country Club is within five miles to the southwest of Forest Ridge.
For local shopping, Forest Ridge residents head southeast to Capital Square. This area shopping center offers a supermarket and several specialty stores and services, as well as a handful of dining options.
Downtown Raleigh is less than 15 minutes to the south of Forest Ridge. Here, you’ll find the State Capitol, Marbles Kids Museum, and Museum of Natural Sciences. There are also several colleges and universities in the downtown area. The most prominent of these is North Carolina State University, one of the state’s largest public institutions.