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Southern Acres is a small, exclusive neighborhood in a densely wooded and secluded section of Raleigh. It contains trails and open spots, making the North Carolina neighborhood a great place for walking dogs, jogging, and exploring.
About one mile from Southern Acres on Fayetteville Road are a Wal-Mart, Staples, K-Mart, and Lowe’s Home Improvement. There are also several restaurants located on Fayetteville Road. Southern Acres has a rural feel but is still close to shopping and business.
The neighborhood lies between two recreational areas. Lake Benson and Lake Wheeler both offer boating, fishing, and scenic views. Visitors can rent kayaks and paddle boats at each lake. The parks at the lakes have picnic facilities, playgrounds, and miles of hiking trails. Lake Benson is about 18 minutes to the east, while Lake Wheeler is approximately 15 minutes to the west.
Southern Acres is 15 minutes from downtown Raleigh and attractions such as the North Carolina Museums of Art, History and Natural Sciences. North Carolina State University is about the same distance by car or 36 minutes by bike or mass transit via Fayetteville Road.
The double-level Crabtree Mall is anchored by Belk, Macy’s, and Sears. It contains upscale boutiques and specialty shops, as well as restaurants and a food court. Visitors can join the mall walkers for fun and exercise or attend events, such as the Neuse River District Pinewood Derby.
Southern Acres is a great place for residents wanting to live in a neighborhood with a slow place but one with ease of access to Raleigh’s amenities and business.