Situated midway between Durham and Chapel Hill, the Garrett offers residents a tranquil environment to come home to within close proximity to two vibrant downtown settings. Nearby shopping centers provide a host of everyday needs within walking distance of the Garrett while a wide variety of retail delights are abundant at the nearby Streets at Southpoint mall. Recreational opportunities abound within the Garrett community in addition to nearby outdoor destinations such as Duke Forest, Carolina North Forest, William B. Umstead State Park, and Falls Lake State Recreation Area.
The Garrett is convenient to multiple major highways, like U.S. 501/U.S. 15 and I-40, placing the community within a short commute of UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Research Triangle Park. Quick access to Raleigh-Durham International Airport makes traveling from the Garrett easy too