Windward Downs Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Some of Raleigh’s really prime territories are located between Interstates 540 and the Raleigh Beltline/Interstate 440. The premier community of Windward Downs offers more than just prime location. Surrounding the neighborhood are Durant Nature Park, Marsh Creek Park, and several country clubs from which residents can choose. Positioned around Windward Downs are the North Ridge Country Club, the Carolina Country Club, and the Raleigh Country Club. This neighborhood is perfect for the walker, the nature lover, or the golfer.
Under wide-open skies, Windward Downs displays two-story contemporary houses in neat, uniform rows. Though the pastel colors change, house shapes and sizes are approximately the same. Lawns and landscaping add the character and distinguishing features that separate one home from another. Each residence has a small front porch with white, painted railings and a light touch of Southern charm. Back decks face sprawling backyards that become a linked community area except for the occasional privacy fence that breaks up the open space.
Situated off the intersection of Louisburg Road and New Hope Road, Windward Downs is in the 27616 ZIP code. Entry to the neighborhood occurs off Valley Stream Drive. Streets that make up the neighborhood all begin with “Wind,” like Windsock, Windbreak, and Windward.
Marsh Creek Park is just a brisk walk away, on New Hope Road. This trendy recreational space has a community center, a hockey rink, and a skate park. As the home to an innovative, exceptional playground, the park is well utilized. The playscape is made of rubber and is designed to enhance sight, sound, texture, and other experiences related to the senses.