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The Oak Winds neighborhood of Raleigh, N.C., is located off Pinecrest Road in Wake County. The main road in the subdivision is Live Oaks Trail. Oak Winds is characterized by two-story and tri-level homes on large, heavily wooded lots. This well-maintained neighborhood has a pleasant country atmosphere. Oak Winds is in the 27613 ZIP code area.
Oak Winds is located near the Northern Wake Expressway/I-540 and US 70, giving easy access to all areas of Raleigh and its attractions and amenities. Moreover, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport is just a short drive on I-540. Leesville Towne Centre is a convenient neighborhood shopping center located on Leesville Road and I-540.
Neighborhood schools include Leesville Road schools and Hillburn Drive Elementary School. Hillburn Elementary boasts a Great Schools rating of 9 out of 10 and a 5-star community approval rating. Leesville Road High School and Leesville Road Elementary School both have a Great Schools rating of 9. The middle school has a rating of 8. All of the schools have a higher-than-average community approval rating.
Several recreational facilities are near the Oak Winds neighborhood. The William B. Umstead State Park is easily accessed from Highway 70. The park covers 5,579 acres and contains three man-made lakes. The park offers fishing and boating along with trails for hiking and cycling. Bridle trails for horseback riding are also available. Moreover, the park offers camping and educational programs. Leesville Community Park is a 55-acre park that was formerly a family farm with a cemetery. The park has trails, a dog park, a library, and a community center. Another landmark is Dunaway Pond, which offers fishing and picnic areas.