Kings Mill Apartments for Rent
Kings Mill is a residential community in northern Raleigh, just over 15 minutes north of the downtown area. This neighborhood spans .050 square miles and consists of a few dozen home sites north of West Millbrook Road and east of Creedmoor Road. The neighborhood’s main drive is Hedgemoor Drive, but other roadways in the community include Basil Drive, Edgedale Drive, Longford Lane, Bayberry Lane, and Cowden Court. Just fewer than 90 residents call this neighborhood home. Kings Mill is within Wake County; the zip code here is 27612.
Kings Mill can be considered a fairly affluent neighborhood. As of 2008, the average household income here was $93,592, significantly higher than the Raleigh median of $53,825. Most of the homes here have been built since the 1970s, with the 1980s seeing the community’s most significant building boom.
There are several amenities within close proximity of Kings Mill. About one mile east of the neighborhood is Shelley Lake Park. This popular area park features a 53-acre lake, which offers fishing and boating, including boat rentals. There are also ducks on the lake that are typically eager to be fed. Three miles of scenic, paved trails surround the lake, offering opportunities for walkers, joggers, bikers, and dog walkers alike. The park also offers wide-open fields for games, sports, and picnicking. Also on site are a playground and the Sertoma Arts Center; the latter offers art classes for aspiring artists of varying abilities. Two miles west of the Kings Mill neighborhood, adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, is a roughly 5,500-acre state park – William B. Umstead State Park.
Several shopping options are within close proximity to Kings Mill. Within a few miles to the west of the community is a retail center that offers a Wal-Mart, Marshall’s, and several specialty shops and dining options. Less than two miles to the south of the neighborhood is the Crabtree Valley Mall.