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Raleigh’s Nowell Pointe neighborhood borders North Carolina State (N.C. State) University. In fact, Nowell Pointe is within only a mile of the sprawling Wolfpack campus, located to the southeast of the community.
The Nowell Pointe neighborhood is flanked by its namesake, Nowell Pointe Drive, as well as Cedar Down Drive, Nowell Ridge Road, Nowell Road, and Cedar Waters Drive. Located in the 27607 ZIP code, the community is conveniently close to Chapel Hill Road and the busy Hillsborough Street. Nearby are two major commuting highways, I-40 and I-440.
The community is filled with mainly two-story colonial homes with two to three baths and approximately 2,500 square feet of space. Most residences were built in the late 1990s. Nowell Pointe is bordered by the neighboring communities of Ashbury and Westover. Fortunately, there are plenty of trees and woods lining the neighborhood to preserve green and open spaces.
Commuting to work and traveling are both convenient for Nowell Pointe residents. The community is just miles from Raleigh-Durham International Airport; ECPI Technical College; and the RBC Center, which is home to the Carolina Hurricanes ice hockey team. Carter Finley Stadium is also readily accessible to Nowell Pointe.
Raleigh enjoys rapid population growth and high residential turnover, largely due to the area’s plentiful high-tech employment opportunities in Research Triangle Park and surrounding commercial centers. As a result, the median household age of many local communities, including Nowell Pointe, is only 32. Many residents are singles or young married couples.
Nearby schools include a diverse mix of public, private, and parochial institutions. Within a few miles of the neighborhood are the Al Iman private school, Bridges Alternative public school, Cardinal Gibbons High School, Follow the Child Montessori private school, and Fred Olds Magnet School.