Kensington Meadows Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Kensington Meadows is a small neighborhood of single-family homes in southern Raleigh, North Carolina. This community is located south of Banks Road and west of Alderman Court, within a 20-minute drive from the heart of the downtown area. It consists of roughly 50 home sites along Chelsea Drive, High Gate Road and Dolphin Place. The zip code for this Wake County community is 27603. Other area communities include Old Banks to the west and Creekside to the east.
The homes in Kensington Meadows represent a mix of different sizes, styles, and ages, with some dating back to 1945 and others built as recently as the mid-1990s. The hme sites here vary in size, as well, but most are fairly spacious and partially wooded. A few small ponds can be found within neighborhood bounds. There are no sidewalks in this community, but the streets here are fairly quiet, and it’s not uncommon to see residents out jogging, playing or walking their dogs.
Students living in Kensington Meadows are just minutes from several area schools. Vance Elementary and Middle Creek High are both within four miles of home, while North Garner Middle is about twice that distance.
Residents of this community don’t have to drive far for the essentials, with several small shopping centers and a supermarket situated within a few miles of home. The nearby highways also offer some shopping, dining, and entertainment options, and larger shopping malls and entertainment venues are close in nearby Raleigh and Garner.
For outdoor recreation, the closest attractions are situated several miles to the north, including Lake Benson, the Garner Golf Course, Lake Wheeler and the Meadowbrook Country Club.