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Henley is a Raleigh, NC neighborhood in a populated area of recreational and historical locations. The Henley neighborhood is bordered by Frasier Street to the north, North Roxboro Street to the east, Newsom Street to the south and North Duke Street to the west.
The semi-private 18-hole Willowhaven Country Club is less than 7 miles from the neighborhood. The 18-hole private Croasdaile Country Club is 4 miles from Henley and provides opportunities for members to play tennis, go swimming, and dine out in luxury. The public 9-hole Hillandale Golf Course is less than 6 miles from the neighborhood.
Eno River State Park, to the northwest, boasts miles of wilderness trails meandering through a quiet forest area bordered by the Eno River.
North Carolina’s rich history provides residents with great tour stops, including the Mordecai Historical Park and the North Carolina State Capitol. Sightseeing tours of the historical district and neighborhoods are available via scheduled trolley tours. Several historic sites are a short drive from Henley. The Bennett Place farmhouse, dating to 1865, was the meeting place for Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston and Union General William T. Sherman where Johnston signed surrender papers for southern soldiers serving in the Civil War.
The Historic Stagville Plantation was one of the largest plantations in the south. Stagville is located on 71-acres and features the remaining pieces of the original Bennehan House, original barn and slave houses.
Duke Homestead is where Washington Duke began planting and processing tobacco. Duke’s sons founded the American Tobacco Company that became the largest tobacco company in the world. Duke University is named after this early tobacco entrepreneur.
Henley is approximately a 40-minute drive from Chapel Hill and 30 minutes from Raleigh. Raleigh, in the center of the state, is approximately four hours either way from the beaches at the Outer Banks or the lush Blue Ridge mountains.