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Hillcrest in Raleigh, North Carolina is a small residential neighborhood with zip code 27610. Covering an area of only 0.122 square miles and with a population under a hundred, this neighborhood promotes an intimate location for residents looking for a quiet neighborhood with easy access to the freeway and nearby commercial establishments from a few minutes away.
Hillcrest is bordered by New Bern Avenue on the north, Polly and Virginia Streets on the south, Plainview Drive on the west and Beacon Lake Drive on the east. It is very near the Raleigh Beltline, which makes it convenient for residents to travel to other parts of Raleigh. The New Bern Avenue hosts a long stretch of dining establishments, shops and accommodation options for both Raleigh locals and visitors.
Aside from community ponds, there are also a great number of small and large lakes surrounding this part of Raleigh. The nearest ones include the Jones Lake right on Hillcrest’s southern side and the Timberlake Lower Lake on its northwestern side. Both are accessible via the Raleigh Beltline. The Worthdale Park is also located in the area. The Lions and Marsh Creek Parks are a few minutes away from the neighborhood as well. These attractions make the Raleigh area an ideal destination for hiking, fishing, biking, camping and boating.
The neighborhood houses the Hillcrest Baptist Church and Christian Library International along Hillcrest Drive and the Pan-Lutheran Ministries and Church in Raleigh along Plainview Drive. It is also near the Wake County Animal Control office, the VCA Triangle Tower Animal Hospital and the Doctor Vision Center.
The WakeMed Health and Hospital along New Bern Avenue and the Holly Hill Hospital along Sunnybrook Road are the two nearest healthcare facilities to Hillside residents. Going further north of Hillcrest also provides another medical facility option from a few miles away with the Duke Raleigh Hospital.