Woods of Westlake Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Woods of Westlake is located in the northwest sector of Raleigh. Many of Raleigh’s affluent families call this area home. The neighborhood is characterized by large, two-story brick homes and manicured lawns, which give it a stately appeal. Most of the homes in Woods of Westlake average around $300,000 or more.
Families are drawn to the Woods of Westlake for quiet living set away from city life. The neighborhood is also conveniently located near three major Raleigh thoroughfares: State Route 50, Highway 70 and I-540. I-540 circles the perimeter of the city of Raleigh, and both of the other thoroughfares are located east and west of Woods of Westlake. All three provide a direct route into the heart of downtown Raleigh, an approximate 10-mile commute. The neighborhood is part of the 27613 zip code.
Those who like to travel enjoy the convenience of the nearby Raleigh Durham International Airport. The drive from Woods of Westlake to the airport is about 15 minutes.
The Woods of Westlake neighborhood is served by the Wake County School System. The schools that are attended by Woods of Westlake residents include Leesville Road Elementary School, Leesville Road Middle School, and Leesville Road High School.
The city of Raleigh offers residents an extensive park and recreation system. Two parks are within walking distance of Woods of Westlake: Lake Lynn Park and Baileywick Road Park. One of North Carolina’s most beautiful state parks, the William Umstead State Park, is just minutes west of the community. The 6,000-acre park surrounds a lake where visitors can rent canoes and enjoy miles of hiking trails that wind through natural forest.