Carriage Hills Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Carriage Hills is a residential neighborhood situated approximately four miles south-southeast of downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The neighborhood is encompassed by South 17th Street to the north, Independence Boulevard to the west, Carolina Beach Road on the south, and South College Road on the east.
Residents of Carriage Hills enjoy a variety of recreational amenities like a community pool, tennis courts, and a playground for children. There are sidewalks throughout the neighborhood for residents to use during an evening stroll.
Less than a half-mile to the northeast of the community, Halyburton Park offers nature programs, a playground, and a community building for events. Community classes such as yoga and pilates are available.
Carriage Hills is located in the 28412 zip code, in New Hanover County. Nearby public schools include Mary C. Williams Elementary, Heyward C. Bellamy Elementary, Dr. John Codington Elementary, and Pine Valley Elementary, Myrtle Grove Middle School, and Eugene Ashley High School.
Residents of Carriage Hill are surrounded by many dining and shopping choices. There are pockets of dining venues along Carolina Beach Boulevard. Approximately 2.5 miles to the north on Oleander Drive is Independence Mall. This area surrounding the mall also has large chain stores like Men’s Wearhouse and Stein Mart. About two miles south of Carriage Hills is a Wal-Mart Supercenter.
For the seafood connoisseur, the Cape Fear Seafood Company on South College Road is popular. This restaurant has been voted by Wilmington Magazine as having one of Wilmington’s Top 10 Chefs in both 2009 and 2010.
A popular outdoor activity for Carriage Hills residents is visiting beaches along the Carolina Coast. The beach area is less than 20 minutes to the east of Carriage Hills. Residents can also make the 10- to 15-minute drive to the downtown section and take advantage of its specialty shopping, fine dining, museums, and nightlife.