20 apartments for rent in Summer Place, Raleigh, NC
Nestled between four small lakes off Rogers Lane on Raleigh’s east side, the Summer Place neighborhood consists of single-family homes along Thunderidge Drive, Penncross Drive, Stormy Lane, Suntan Lake Drive, Cookwood Court, Antside Court, and Seaspray Drive.
Featuring a mixture of ranch-style and two-story homes, the subdivision is both pedestrian- and pet-friendly, offering sidewalks on at least one side of the majority of streets. Many homes throughout the neighborhood back up to woodlands, and the nearby lakes provide plentiful outdoor recreation and activities ranging from fishing to canoeing.
Situated just north of Highway 64, Summer Place is within minutes of major thoroughfares like Interstates 440 and 540, providing residents with quick and convenient access to a variety of cultural, recreational, and entertainment opportunities. Downtown Raleigh is a ten mile drive to the west, and boasts an assortments of shops and eateries, not to mention the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the North Carolina Theater, and the North Carolina Museum of Art. And while single-family homes make up most of the neighborhood, many apartment communities are available, as well, including Auston Grove, located in north Summer Place near Edgewater Place shopping center.
Crabtree Valley Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in the southeastern United States, is a 15-minute commute to the northwest. Both Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill lie within 40 miles of the Summer Place subdivision. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the nearby Falls Lake State Recreational Area, which features an assortment of recreational activities that include hiking, mountain biking, swimming, boating, and fishing.