Westerly Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Westerly neighborhood, located in ZIP code 27612, is a residential community in a quiet area of established older ranch-style homes on large lots. It has a forest-like atmosphere, with an abundance of native trees and shrubs.
This Raleigh community is bordered by Ebenezer Church Road, a major connector around the city, to the east. Access to the neighborhood is along Silverthorne Drive via Ebenezer Church Road.
Located very close to the neighborhood is the William B. Umstead State Park. Residents can access the park and Big Lake for outdoor recreational activities. Boating, fishing, hiking, backpacking, camping, picnicking, and wildlife observation provide a day of entertainment for visitors. Adjacent to the park is the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
The Brookhaven Nature Park, approximately a 15-minute drive from Westerly, provides a quiet respite for hiking. The paved trails crisscross the landscape and streams nestled in the lush North Carolina greenery to provide a peaceful interlude away from the bustle of the city. The park has picnic tables and a small pond.
In the surrounding area, residents can plan a day at the Carl Alwan Schenck Memorial Forest and enjoy a stroll through the park or visit the Carolina Country Club, an elegant course and clubhouse for members only, founded in 1910.
The North Carolina Museum of Art’s 164-acre park provides art in a park setting. Visitors can hike through the park or bring their dogs to walk along the wooded trails and observe art along the way. Paved trails available for bicycles and leashed dogs. Many bring a lunch and enjoy it in the park’s picnic area.