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In the northern section of Raleigh, North Carolina is the neighborhood of Steeplechase. Part of Wake County’s 27615 zip code area, Steeplechase can be found next to the Baileywick Road Park, just north of Strickland Road.
The Steeplechase subdivision includes the streets of Ascot Lane, Kempton Road and Sandown Place. It is primarily a community of single-family contemporary residences, situated on larger lots, many about an acre in size. The area is wooded, offering privacy but with easy access to main Raleigh arteries including The Northern Wake Expressway / I540.
The second largest city in North Carolina, Raleigh has a large public transit system, the CAT or Capital Area Transit. The routes available throughout the city and its neighborhoods are convenient and many. The No.4 Red line runs down Creedmoor Road near Steeplechase, transporting riders efficiently into the heart of downtown Raleigh.
Steeplechase is near several shopping areas including Greystone Village and the Towne North Shopping Center. Downtown Raleigh is about fifteen miles south of the Steeplechase neighborhood. Residents and visitors alike can explore diverse downtown shops, galleries and dining options. Also downtown are cultural and historical sites like the North Carolina Museum of History and the State Capitol Building.
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Science is also downtown, just fifteen miles south of Steeplechase. It is the largest natural history museum in the southeast, with four floors of exhibits and interactive activities for all ages.
For outdoor enjoyment, the Falls Lake State Recreation Area is about nine miles north of Steeplechase on Creedmoor Road. The state park has about 26,000-acres of woods and a large lake for swimming, boating and fishing. There are several trails for hiking including both easy and challenging courses for any level of hiking enthusiast.