Willow Pond Minor Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
“Convenient” sums up the neighborhood of Willow Pond Minor, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Residents live just seven miles from the Oak Park Shopping Center, a 17-minute drive to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and nearly a mile to William B. Umstead Park.
Imagine living next door to a forest. Willow Pond Minor residents can get off work and go canoeing or rowing on Big Lake at Umstead Park. Anglers in the family can go fishing for bass, bluegill, and crappie. They have three lakes to choose from: Sycamore, Reedy Creek, and the 55-acre Big. Those who prefer horseback riding can enjoy their pastime on 13 miles of bridal paths. Trails for cycling and hiking abound. There’s something for everyone in the family here.
Nobody goes hungry around this neighborhood, which has many nearby restaurants. On Glenwood Road there’s Angus Barn restaurant, which promises an unforgettable fine-dining experience. Others include Azitra (Indian), Braza (Brazilian steakhouse), Champa (Thai and sushi), Bella Monica Flatbread Co. (flatbread pizza), and Waraji (Japanese). For nearby thrills, hop in the car and take the kids over to Frankie’s Fun Park. The fun to be had here includes rides, go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, amusement rides, laser tag, batting cages, and an arcade.
On the first Friday evening of every month, the downtown district welcomes the public to a free, self-guided tour of local art galleries and studios, museums, retail shops, and restaurants. It provides a perfect evening to show off the town to out-of-town visitors.
Willow Pond is known as a safe, family-friendly place where people look out for their neighbors. Life never has to get boring with the bustling, metropolitan city just minutes from home.