About the Area

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Bella Vista sits in the spectacular rolling hills of North Raleigh, just minutes from world class entertainment options, whether your preference is music, the fine arts, collegiate or professional sports. The location of the Bella Vista community, was strategically selected by the developer to give you and your family an optimal location for easy access to all of the amenities and culture of Raleigh, which was recently named as the 4th fastest growing city in the nation and the #2 large city to live in the entire United States. Raleigh is renowned as one of the country’s most innovative areas in both the health care and education fields as well.

Shopping

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Shopping Malls

Crabtree Valley Mall
4235 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27612

Triangle Town Center
5959 Triangle Town Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616

Cary Towne Center
1105 Walnut St., Cary, NC 27511

The Streets at Southpoint
6910 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC 27713

Outdoor Shopping Malls

Brier Creek Commons
8161 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617

North Hills
4321 Main St, Raleigh, NC 27609

Cameron Village
2034 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605

Crossroads Plaza
213 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518

Entertainment & Sports

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Music Venues

Red Hat Amphitheatre
500 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

PNC Arena
1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
3801 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh, NC 27610

Koka Booth Amphitheatre
8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary, NC 27518

Museums

North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd. , Raleigh, NC 27607

North Carolina Museum of History
5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

North Carolina Museum of Natural Science
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Spectator Sports

Carolina Hurricanes (National Hockey League)
PNC Arena- 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Carolina Railhawks (North American Soccer League)
Wake Med Soccer Park-101 Soccer Park Dr., Cary, NC 27511

Durham Bulls (Minor League Baseball)
409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

Carolina Mudcats
1501 NC Highway 39, Zebulon, NC 27597

College Sports

Duke University (Durham)

North Carolina State University (Raleigh)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Performing Arts

Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701

Carolina Ballet
3401 Atlantic Ave., Raleigh, NC 27604

North Carolina Symphony
2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Duke Energy Performing Arts Center
2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Fitness

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A.E. Finley YMCA
9216 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness
8300 Health Park #125, Raleigh, NC 27615

Lifetime Athletics
8515 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

O2 Fitness
8111 Brennan Station, Raleigh, NC 27615

Parks & Recreation

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Parks

Baileywick Road Park
9501 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh, NC 27614

Durant Nature Preserve
8305 Camp Durant Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614

Falls Lake State Recreation Area
13304 Creedmoor Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Lake Lynn Park
7921 Ray Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613

Shelley Lake Park
1400 Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612

William B. Umstead State Park
8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617

Golf

Hasentree
7014 Hasentree Club Dr, Wake Forest, NC 27587

North Ridge Country Club
6612 Falls of Neuse Rd, NC 27615

TPC Wakefield Plantation
2201 Wakefield Plantation, Raleigh, NC 27614

Wildwood Green
3000 Ballybunion Way, Raleigh, NC 27613

Swim & Tennis

Seven Oaks Recreation Center
2500 Howard Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613

Schools - Charter

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Envision Charter School
9400 Forum Dr, Raleigh, NC 27615

Magellan Charter School
9324 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Quest Academy Charter School
10908 Strickland Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Note: These are just a few of the Charter Schools in Raleigh located near Bella Vista.
Note:  This is not the complete list of charter schools in Wake County.

Schools - Private

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Cardinal Gibbons High School
1401 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School
10200 Strickland Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Friendship Christian School
5510 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Montissori School of Raleigh
7505 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Neuse Christian Academy
7600 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

North Raleigh Christian Academy
7300 Perry Creek Rd, Raleigh, NC 27616

Ravenscroft
7409 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

St. David’s School
3400 White Oak Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609

St. Timothy’s
4523 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609

Thales Academy
8151 Town Dr, Raleigh, NC 27616

The Raleigh School
1141 Raleigh School Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607

Trinity Academy of Raleigh
10224 Baileywick Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615

Wake Christian Academy
5500 Wake Academy, Raleigh, NC 27603

Note: This is not the complete list of private schools in Wake County.