Breckenridge is conveniently adjacent to the Research Triangle Park making it ideally suited for commuters to that area. The McCrimmon Corners shopping mall is close by boasting a Harris Teeter grocery store and numerous restaurants and shops. Breckenridge has convenient access to Highway, while RDU International Airport is just a short drive away.
Breckenridge initially offered three designs of single-family, two-story homes. The neighborhood was started in the late 1980s, though has since been expanded with homes being built well into the mid 2000s. Breckenridge includes seven distinct subdivisions: the Lakes, Legends, Manors, Park, Preserve, Terrace, and Vistas. The neighborhood also features townhomes and homes that sit on larger, more private lots. Residents can enjoy the neighborhood's amenities, which include a community clubhouse, pool, tennis and basketball courts, and a playground.