GlenLake is easily accessible to the 440-Beltline, downtown Raleigh, and RDU International Airport. The architecture of GlenLake South epitomizes old world elegance, with stone or brick accents, along with encouraging outdoor living with quaint porches and many fenced-in yards. The community is surrounded by more than ten acres of open space, which includes lakes, numerous sidewalks, and even a rose garden pergola.
Residents of Glenlake South can also visit the nearby Lake Crabtree, William B. Umstead State Park, or the Lake Johnson Regency Park. There are also nearby golf, fitness, or tennis clubs that residents can join.