Leonard Place Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Leonard Place offers residents that coveted real estate pinnacle of location, location, location. Situated in zip code 27607 near Wade Avenue, Ridge Road, and Dixie Trail, Leonard Place is bordered by Dogwood Lane, Redbud Lane, its namesake, Leonard Street, and Westfield Avenue. Surrounding Wake County neighborhoods include Runnymeade Road, Oberlin Village, Cameron Park, Gormans-Burt, Five Points East, and Ridgewood.
The Raleigh Beltline, I-440, is within close proximity to create a convenient commuting location. Major thoroughfares, including Highways 1, 54, 50, 70, and 401 are likewise located in the area encircling Leonard Place. Educational landmark and local employer Meredith College can be found to the west of Leonard Place. Another large local employer, the vast Rex Hospital, is conveniently situated near Leonard Place.
The recently posted sales prices for several neighborhood homes boast of exceeding average citywide prices, in statistics published as recently as 2008. Most of the homes are older and established in Leonard Place, having been built in the 1950s and 1960s. A few were built more recently in the 1970s and 1980s. Prospective home buyers or renters can expect to find newly renovated and comfortable brick ranchers built in the 1950s as representative specimens of housing offered in Leonard Place.
The always-bustling Whole Foods Market is conveniently close to the neighborhood. Tripps Restaurant and Bruegger’s Bagels, two favorite stop-offs for area residents, are only a short drive away.
J.C. Raulston Arboretum is located fairly close to the community, too, as are North Carolina State University, Pullen Park, Kentwood Park, and Fred Fletcher Park. The community is surrounded by several of Raleigh’s notable lakes, namely Lake Raleigh on the sprawling North Carolina State University campus.