Gardens On Glenwood

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Experience urban living at its best at The Gardens on Glenwood, off Glenwood Ave in Raleigh, NC. Explore modern condos and city life.

Nestled in the heart of Raleigh just off Glenwood Avenue, Gardens on Glenwood is an upscale condominium community situated on seven acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.

Construction first began in 2001, led by developer Grubb Ventures, who recognized the area's walkability and proximity to dining and entertainment along Glenwood Avenue.

The initial homes built were spacious two and three bedroom condominium residences with high-end interior finishes and amenities.

Over 20 years later, Gardens on Glenwood contains around 100 luxury condo units across multiple mid-rise buildings but retains its peaceful, private environment.

Though the community is fully built out, units do become available for resale from time to time.

An active homeowner's association maintains the common areas and ensures architectural standards are upheld.

The grounds offer walking paths, streams, and gardens available to all residents.

Notable Buildings and Layout

Gardens on Glenwood comprises several distinct residential buildings:

100 Gardens - This building offers two and three bedroom floor plans ranging from around 1,600 to over 2,300 square feet. Penthouse units on the top floor feature cathedral ceilings.

200 Gardens - With two bedroom layouts starting at 1,600 square feet, 200 Gardens provides spacious condos overlooking the community gardens and grounds.

300 Gardens - The largest floor plans are found in 300 Gardens, with units offering over 2,500 square feet. Three bedroom penthouses have private rooftop terraces.

The community landscape consists of winding paths, streams, cutting gardens, and vegetable gardens, creating a peaceful oasis in the heart of the city. Amenities include a pool, fitness center, and clubhouse.

Nearby Dining and Entertainment

Situated just off Glenwood Avenue, Gardens on Glenwood offers walkable access to some of Raleigh's best dining and nightlife, including:

Raleigh Beer Garden - This spot offers hundreds of craft beers and unique German food in a relaxed beer garden setting.

Seasons 52 - For upscale dining, Seasons 52 provides a seasonally inspired menu in a sleek contemporary space.

Cameron Village - This shopping center contains a mix of boutiques, salons, cafes, and restaurants perfect for strolling.

Glenwood South - The bars, clubs, and lounges along this stretch create a vibrant nightlife scene.

Moore Square - This downtown park hosts food truck rodeos, concerts, and events within walking distance.

Location and Accessibility

Despite its secluded ambiance, Gardens on Glenwood lies close to major Raleigh destinations. It sits just over a mile north of downtown Raleigh, allowing quick access to urban amenities.

Driving downtown takes 5-10 minutes.

For commuting, the neighborhood provides fast access to Route 1, Route 70, and I-40. Research Triangle Park can be reached in 10-15 minutes by car.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport is only a 15 minute drive away.

Tim's Perspective

As a top area agent and Raleigh native, I frequently recommend Gardens on Glenwood to homebuyers seeking an upscale condo community.

Its location in the heart of Glenwood Avenue's dining and nightlife is unbeatable. The community's tranquil grounds and first-class amenities also create a resort-like feel just minutes from downtown.

For buyers wanting a low maintenance luxury residence near everything Raleigh offers, Gardens on Glenwood is hard to top. Contact me today to begin your condo search!

Tim M. Clarke

About the author

17 years as a Realtor in the Research Triangle, Tim seeks to transform the Raleigh-Durham real estate scene through a progressive, people-centered approach prioritizing trust & transparency.

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