Leesville Forest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located north of downtown Raleigh, Leesville Forest is situated in ZIP code 27617. This small subdivision is situated on Leesville Road and is very close to the Northern Wake Expressway/I-540. Other major thoroughfares are Glenwood Avenue/US 70 to the southwest and Norwood Road on the east.
The homes in this North Carolina subdivision are built on large, heavily wooded lots. There is only one street that curves up from Leesville Road and ends in a cul-de-sac. There are no sidewalks, but it would be a pleasant bike ride or walk if a resident watches out for traffic.
Nearby shopping and dining options include Alexander Place shopping center at Glenwood Avenue and Brier Creek Parkway, southwest of Leesville Forest. Merchants include Kohl’s, HH Gregg Appliances and Electronics, and Panera Bread, with the Carolina Ale House and a Walmart Supercenter nearby. Toward the east is the Leesville Towne Centre at Leesville Road and I-540. Merchants include Domino’s Pizza, Leesville Tap Room, Harris Teeter, and Tanas Hair Designs and Day Spa.
Nearby parks include the William B. Umstead State Park to the south, which features hiking; biking; bridle trails; camping; and lakes for canoeing, boating, and fishing. The Leesville Community Park includes playgrounds, a heritage garden, a short trail, and a restroom facility and is located south of Leesville Forest. Wildwood Green Golf Club on Ballybunion Way is a semi-private club located east of the neighborhood. The Triangle Golf Center is at the entrance of Leesville Forest subdivision.
Important sites close to the community include the Raleigh-Durham International Airport to the southwest and North Carolina State University to the south. Also nearby are Leesville Road Elementary School, Leesville Road Middle School, and Leesville Road High School.