Hamstead Crossing Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Hamstead Crossing is a quiet oasis located on the northern outskirts of Raleigh, North Carolina. Residents are able to enjoy the more peaceful lifestyle of a suburban area without being too far away from the main attractions of the state capitol of North Carolina. While a drive into the heart of the city is a bit lengthier the many benefits of Hamstead Crossing make the drive well worth it. There is plenty of shopping and dining a short distance from the neighborhood as well as much to keep the residents of Hamstead Crossing occupied and entertained.
Hamstead Crossing is a wonderful place to reside for growing families. There are many different schools and churches in the area. North Carolina State University and several other smaller institutions are nearby. Raleigh has many fantastic medical facilities and the Raleigh Durham Airport is an added convenience for those who live far away from their family or travel frequently for business or pleasure.
Raleigh has a wonderful variety of parks in the surrounding area of Hamstead Crossing. The magnificent William B Umstead State Park is located just a few minutes away from the neighborhood. This park has it all: biking, hiking, picnicking, fishing, boating, and many other outdoor activities. Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest is another nature hot spot near to Hamstead Crossing. The forest is often a site for ecological research for North Carolina State University as well as a favorite place for the nature buffs of Hamstead Crossing. Shelley Lake is a great place to take the family for an afternoon out on the lake and its park is perfect for kite flying and tossing around the old Frisbee. There are other small parks in northern Raleigh, all with different functions and features to meet the many needs of the community.