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The city of Raleigh, capital of North Carolina, mixes international businesses, cultural venues, universities, historical sites and residential neighborhoods to make one of the richest cultural centers of the South.
The neighborhood of Roundtree, in north Raleigh, is located between Interstate 540 (Northern Wake Expressway) and Strickland Road in the 27613 zip code. Its eastern border is Ray Road and its western border is Leesville Road. Roundtree is a small neighborhood of primarily residential structures secluded along heavily wooded lanes populated with mature trees.
Northern Raleigh has ample shopping opportunities. Three shopping centers are within minutes of the Roundtree area: the Leesville Towne Centre, Six Forks Station and the Stonehenge Market area. The State Farmers Market is fourteen miles south of Roundtree near the campus of North Carolina State University, off Centennial Parkway. The State Farmers Market is open seven days a week and is one of the largest in the state with more than one hundred permanent vendors and five market buildings.
Raleigh boasts 150 city parks and 4,300-acres of parkland. Three city parks are within driving distance of the Roundtree neighborhood: Leesville Community Park, Baileywick Road Park and Lake Lynn Park. Lake Lynn mixes paved and boardwalk trails and is ideal for jogging and biking. It spans 75 acres and is located on Ray Road.
William B. Umstead State Park is less than five miles from Roundtree. Accessible from both Interstate 40 and US 70, the park originally opened in 1937. It was named for the former North Carolina governor, William Bradley Umstead. It covers 75 acres and features thirteen miles of equestrian trails, three manmade lakes for fishing, twenty miles of trails, and canoe/rowboat rental at Big Lake. Its exhibit hall depicts the park’s history and displays photo images created by Carl Mydans, a Depression-era photographer.