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Gentle Slope is a neighborhood in Raleigh and is within in the 27603 zip code. This is a one-street North Carolina subdivision. Gentle Slope Way runs off Old Stage Road. This is a quiet neighborhood with very flat terrain and with trees behind some of the residences. This area of Raleigh has the look of farmland. This neighborhood is closer to the city of Garner than it is to downtown Raleigh.
Vance Elementary School is located within walking distance on Old Stage Road. It offers classes for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The school offers before- and after-school programs for children of working parents. Holland’s United Methodist Church on Ten-Ten Road is close to Gentle Slope.
Lake Benson in Garner is just a short drive from the neighborhood, though access to the lake is limited. The Lake Benson Boathouse provides the only public access. Boats can be rented on a first-come, first-served basis. Private crafts are not allowed on this body of water. It is a great fishing lake, and bass are particularly plentiful.
Lake Benson Park is a large open area with a variety of picnic options. There are public restrooms, making it a great place for all-day excursions. Plenty of open space and a number of trails offer a variety of outdoor experiences for visitors. The local Fourth of July fireworks display takes place in this park each year.
Residents of Gentle Slope will find grocery stores in the area quite convenient. Fayetteville Road is home to both a Harris Teeter and a Food Lion.