20 apartments for rent in Mt Vernon Park, Raleigh, NC
The Mt. Vernon Park neighborhood encompasses a single paved road: Gary Street. Mt. Vernon Park and Gary Street are located off of Dorcas and/or Merritt Streets. This small community is located near the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, NC. Situated on the fairgrounds is the J.S. Dorton Arena.
This community is laden with hardwoods and pines, which surround the one-story, ranch-style, family homes. This is a well-established neighborhood. The west side of this vicinity is vast and undeveloped.
Residents enjoy large lots with sprawling front yards, tree-laden shade, and a dead end road that discourages drive-through traffic. At obvious spots, there are little, open yet wooded glens where children can play. Informal basketball and football games and bike rides on this quiet street would be easy to envision.
Local schools include Mt. Vernon School, the Mt. Vernon Bridges Program, Cardinal Gibbons High, Athens Drive High, and A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School. Colleges in the immediate area are Meredith College and NC State University.
Making walking a pleasurable exercise in the surrounding area are Kentwood Park, Kaplan Drive Park, Wake Med Soccer Park, and Powell Drive Park.
Local attractions help keep life interesting for community residents. The Mt. Vernon area has unique events and activities to choose from. The Wolfpack Club, Grand Slam USA, NC Museum of Art, J.C. Raulston Arboretum, and the Carmike Cinema: Blue Ridge 14 are all nearby. There are also several libraries in the area.
South Hills Shopping Center, Cary Towne Center, and Cameron Village make shopping and errands convenient for Mt. Vernon Park residents.
The RBC Center and Carter-Finley Stadium offer fantastic performances all year long.
Mt. Vernon Park is very near Chapel Hill Road and Hillsborough Street. Highway 54 is quite accessible as well. US 1, the Raleigh Beltline, and Highways 440 and 40 are just an exit away. These interstates and highways make commuting from Mt. Vernon Park to anywhere in Raleigh an easy transition.