Recreational facilities in Stonebridge include two pools,
a children's playground, two sets of tennis courts, a ballfield
and a lake.
There are two community pools located in the neighborhood.
The larger is located on Carrington Drive and includes a dive well,
a lap lane, a shallow area and a separate fenced baby pool.
The Carrington pool also has a large playground
area outside the pool area that's open year-round. The smaller pool, with
a large shallow area perfect for small children, is located on Emerywood Drive
behind the clubhouse. Use of the pool facilities requires a current
recreation tag which are distributed to property owners each spring.
The neighborhood has six tennis courts. There are four lighted courts
located in front of the Carrington pool. Another two unlighted tennis
courts are located just to the east and across Emerywood Drive from the
The Emerywood clubhouse is used to host annual events and neighborhood
sponsored parties that are open to all residents. It is also available to
rent by Stonebridge property owners for private parties, for a fee.
The lake and its parking lot are located on Brookfield Road near the
intersection with Emerywood Drive. It is available for everyone's
enjoyment and fishing. Please note that except for the path, the lake
is surrounded by the private property of other Stonebridge residents.
The Homeowners Association publishes a directory of homeowners
once each year. The directory is compiled from information collected
by the Hospitality Committee. New residents should contact a Hospitality
Committee member to have their family data collected. This information
will be published in the Stonebridge Newsletter and it is then forwarded to
the Directory Editor for inclusion in the annual directory. The directory
is divided into sections. At the end of the alphabetical listings, you will
find a list of families in street order, a list of children by birth year,
as well as lists of children in the neighborhood who are willing to provide
baby sitting, pet sitting and yard work services. There is also a list
of the neighborhood block captains.
A monthly newsletter is mailed to all property owners. The newsletter contains
information on new residents, organization information and current events as well
as the minutes from the most recent Board of Directors meeting.
The Stonebridge neighborhood is covered by a set of
These covenants were put in place by the developers in 1978 and then
amended in 1993 by the Board of Directors to protect the character and value of the
neighborhood. One of the many committees is the Architecture
Committee, which is responsible for the review of building requests to
ensure they comply with the covenants. Any resident considering exterior
improvements or modifications to their property is required to complete
the Request for Architecture
Committee Approval form.
Key Covenant Features:
Additions and Improvements: Article III of the Protective Covenants provides that
"No building, fence, swimming pool, or any other structure shall be erected, placed,
or altered on any premises in said development until the building plans, specifications,
and plot showing the location of such improvements, have been approved in writing...by an
Appearance of Property: Article XII of the Protective Covenants provides that
"Each owner shall keep his building site free of tall grass, undergrowth, dead trees,
trash and rubbish and property maintained so as to present a pleasing appearance."
Vehicle Parking: Article XIV of the Protective Covenants provides that
"Adequate off-street parking shall be provided by the owner of each lot for the
parking of motor vehicles owned by such owner, and owners of lots shall not be permitted
to park their automobiles on the streets in the development."
Furthermore, Article IV of the Protective Covenants provides that
All driveways shall be paved (concrete or asphalt) from street to each house including parking areas.
Boats and Utility Trailers: Article XIV of the Protective Covenants also provides that
"Owners of lots shall not be permitted to park boats, trailers, campers and all
other similar property on the streets in the development, and such property shall be
parked in a garage or screened area."
Accessory Buildings: Article XI of the Protective Covenants also provides that
"No accessory building of any nature whatsoever (including but not limited to
detached garage, storage buildings, dog houses, greenhouses) shall be placed on
any lot without the prior written approval of the Architectural Committee"
All homeowners automatically belong to the Stonebridge Homeowners' Association.
The Association holds its annual meeting at 7:30pm at the Emerywood Clubhouse
on the third Thursday of September. At this meeting, residents elect three
members to the Board of Directors and the Board then elects it own officers
for the coming year. The Board of Directors consists of nine members serving
staggered 3-year terms. The Board meets once a month at the Emerywood
Clubhouse at 7:30pm on the second Thursday of each month. These are open
meetings and all residents are welcome. The Homeowners' Association utilizes
the services of an association management company.
They can be reached at:
Stonebridge Homeowners' Association, Inc.
c/o Talis Management, LLC
8305 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27615
TEL: (919) 878-8787
FAX: (919) 376-8800
This is a list of utility and service providers for Stonebridge. This is intended
as a reference for new residents and in no way implies endorsement for any of these
companies by the Stonebridge Homowners' Association, Inc.
Electric service is available from Progress Energy.
Stonebridge is served by a network of community wells. The water system is owned by and service is available from
Aqua North Carolina.
The vast majority of Stonebridge homes are served by private individual septic systems.
However, there are a handful of homes that have sewer service provided by the
the City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department.
In general, natural gas service is not available in Stonebridge. Some of the peripheral homesites do
have gas service available from
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