Inwood Forest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Inwood Forest is a rare neighborhood in the Raleigh area that offers true rural living within miles of the bustling city. Residents lose the feel of the city even as they drive into this small neighborhood, which is fronted by land owned by the North Carolina State University agricultural department.
Building began in Inwood Forest around 2008, with large country estate-style houses constructed on lots ranging from .75 to 2 acres. Developers have protected 60 acres for Inwood Forest. Each lot is heavily wooded with mature trees that provide privacy and seclusion.
The neighborhood is being built around the end of Inwood Road, and some lots are still available for custom luxury houses. Inwood Forest encompasses ZIP code 27603. Access to the neighborhood is off Lake Wheeler Road, southwest of downtown Raleigh.
Residents of Inwood Forest enjoy a quick drive to some of Raleigh’s best shopping and business centers via Interstate 40, which is 3.5 miles from the neighborhood; Tryon Road; and Centennial Parkway. Downtown Raleigh, which is just six miles away, is filled with quaint shopping, nightlife, and local restaurants. Popular nearby shopping areas include the Crossroads Plaza, North Carolina State Farmers Market, Cary Towne Center, and Cameron Village Shopping Center.
Wake County parks provide Inwood Forest residents with excellent outdoor amenities. Lake Wheeler Park, just 10 minutes away, offers a 650-acre lake with rowing, canoeing, fishing, and sailing. Lake Johnson Park features 3.5 miles of paved trails, picnic shelters, and fishing.