Tilden Park Apartments for Rent
Roughly eight miles north of downtown Raleigh, North Carolina sits the neighborhood of Tilden Park. This very small residential neighborhood consists of just eight home sites along the Tilden Park Drive cul-de-sac. Lead Mine Road runs roughly north/south immediately east of the neighborhood. The zip code for this Wake County community is 27612.
This small community is made up of just 15 fairly affluent residents. In 2008, the average household income for Tilden Park was $93,592, well above the city average of $53,825 for the same time. Most homes were built after 1970, with the 1980s seeing the neighborhood’s biggest building boom.
Within a mile southeast of Tilden Park is Shelley Lake and Shelly Lake Park, one of the area’s most popular sites for outdoor recreation. The lake spans 53 acres and offers boating and fishing. Fish in the lake nclude sunfish, carp, catfish, and bass. Many ducks call the lake home as well, and they are usually eager to be fed. Three miles of paved trails surround the lake, attracting walkers, joggers, bikers, and dog walkers. A playground is also nearby. Aspiring artists can take classes at the Sertoma Arts Center, also located on park grounds.
For nearby shopping, a retail area sits roughly two miles west of Tilden Park. Here, residents can choose from a Wal-Mart, Marshall’s, Play It Again Sports, a coffee shop, and several dining options. A nearby bowling alley also provides neighborhood entertainment.
Other attractions within ten miles of Tilden Park include the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, which sit adjacent to the William B. Umstead State Park. To the south, near downtown Raleigh, lie several colleges and universities, the most prominent being North Carolina State University.