Umstead Village Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Raleigh, North Carolina is home to more than 350 thousand people. Among the city’s several northwest neighborhoods lies the town home community of Umstead Village. Nestled next to the William B. Umstead State Park, this neighborhood sits near Highway 70 and Interstates 540 and 40.
Umstead Village is just east of Ebenezer Church Road. The community was built in the late 1990s and has about 75 town homes. Each town home has a one-car garage, 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Umstead Village also offes community pool facilities to its residents.
With the William B. Umstead State Park in its backyard, Umstead Village residents can take advantage of the park’s many amenities. The park is divided into two areas: Reedy Creek and Crabtree Creek. Here outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy picnicking, boating, fishing, hunting, camping, and hiking on the park’s 20 miles of trails.
Just south of the William B. Umstead State Park is the Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest, located about fifteen minutes from Umstead Village. The more than 200-acre forest is managed by North Carolina State University, and is used as a teaching area for by the university’s ecology, forestry and botany departments. Visitors can hike the Forest’s trails and use its picnic facilities.
Local city parks near the community of Umstead Village are Leesville Community, Lake Lynn, and Laurel Hills. Both Lake Lynn and Laurel Hills parks have lighted baseball fields, community centers, playgrounds, and tennis courts.
Within about ten miles of Umstead Village are Wildwood Green Golf Course and Falls Village Golf Course.
The Raleigh-Durham International Airport sits just minutes from Umstead Village. The airport is home to Observation Park, which overlooks its longest runway and is open daily to visitors.