Kirkwood Park Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Kirkwood Park is a naturally beautiful neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina, within Wake County. This neighborhood feels like a charming and quaint southern community, and yet it is conveniently close to Midtown Raleigh and many amenities. The stately homes here have plenty of southern touches, including white-columned porches and lushly-landscaped yards. The zip code for Kirkwood Park is 27612.
This small residential neighborhood is situated north of West Millbrook Road, primarily comprised of a single street – Kirkwood Park Drive. Just 13 home sites are available here. The neighborhood is roughly equidistant from State Highway 50 (which runs north/south to the west) and Lead Mine Road (which runs roughly parallel to the east).
One of the area’s most popular attractions is Shelley Lake and the surrounding parkland. This 53-acre lake is less than a half-mile east of the Kirkwood Park neighborhood along Millbrook Road – easily within walking distance. Among the many amenities here are the Greenway Trail, which constitutes three miles of paved trails for jogging, biking, dog walking and nature viewing. There is plenty of open space for picnics or games as well. The lake itself offers fishing, boating and ducks that love to be fed along the bridge.
Within two miles to the west of the neighborhood is one of the area’s largest retail centers – The Crabtree Valley Mall. This multi-level indoor shopping complex offers a long list of specialty and department stores; some of the big names include Macy’s, Sears, Old Navy, Williams-Sonoma, Sephora and Victoria’s Secret, just to name a few. A variety of dining options are also offered here. In addition to a food court, there is a P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, The Cheesecake Factory, Panera Bread and Brio Tuscan Grill.
Also situated within a few miles west of Kirkwood Park are the Raleigh-Durham Interntional Airport and the William B. Umstead State Park.