Poplar Creek Village

November 5, 2023

Poplar Creek Village neighborhood features single-family homes and townhomes. Community pool and clubhouse located in a quiet wooded area. Dive in!
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Nestled just outside Raleigh in eastern Wake County lies the friendly town of Knightdale, North Carolina.

Known for its small-town charm yet close proximity to big city opportunities, Knightdale offers residents the best of both worlds.

One neighborhood that exemplifies this blend of suburban comfort and urban access is Poplar Creek Village.

Overview of Poplar Creek Village

While Knightdale itself traces back to colonial times, Poplar Creek Village is a more recent addition, established in 2004.

Developed by Mungo Homes, the community was designed to promote connectivity through walkable streets and amenities centered around a scenic pond.

Poplar Creek Village consists of around 300 homes nestled on wooded land near the Poplar Creek wetlands


One of Poplar Creek Village’s standout features is its walkable design focused around the neighborhood pond and gazebo. Sidewalks wind through the community, connecting residents to amenities and neighbors.

Walking trails encircle the pond, wetlands, and wooded areas, providing natural scenery.

The neighborhood clubhouse includes a pool, playground, and green space for community gatherings. This connectivity fosters a friendly, engaged community.

Things to Do Nearby

Despite its neighborhood feel, Poplar Creek Village provides easy access to big city attractions. Museums, concerts, pro sports, and abundant dining and nightlife are just minutes away in downtown Raleigh.

For outdoor fun, the Neuse River Trail offers 30 miles of scenic walking and biking. Anderson Point Park provides hiking, boating, and picnicking opportunities.

Poplar Creek Village's location allows residents to enjoy the best of all worlds.

Highly Ranked Schools

Poplar Creek Village families are within the acclaimed Wake County Public Schools district. Nearby schools include Lockhart Elementary, East Wake Middle, and Knightdale High.

The area also provides access to several charter academies.

Higher education opportunities like Meredith College, NC State, and Shaw University in Raleigh are just a quick drive away. Duke, UNC, and other renowned institutions are within an hour's reach.

Location and Accessibility

Poplar Creek Village enjoys a peaceful setting near wetlands and nature preserves while remaining highly accessible.

The neighborhood is less than 10 minutes from downtown Knightdale's shops, restaurants, and grocery stores.

Highways 540 and 64 are also just minutes away, allowing for an easy 20-minute commute to downtown Raleigh.

For air travel, Raleigh-Durham International Airport is about a 25-minute drive from Poplar Creek Village. The neighborhood's location provides suburban comfort with quick urban access.

Final Thoughts

With its walkable design, prime location, diverse housing, top-ranked schools, and friendly small town vibe, it’s easy to see Poplar Creek Village’s appeal.

For homebuyers seeking convenience, nature, and community, Poplar Creek Village delivers. From the scenic trails to the quick commute to Raleigh, this neighborhood has it all.

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Tim M. Clarke

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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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