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Why Living Alone in an Apartment is Awesome

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Living alone is a great experience for some individuals. Source: marin via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Living in a one-bedroom apartment in Raleigh, NC at The Trestles can be a wonderful experience. After all, there are a lot of reasons why living alone is so great.

  • Decorate exactly how you want to decorate. Who cares if it is a little out of the ordinary as long as you love it.
  • Clean as you would like, or be as messy as you would like (within reason).
  • The entire bed is yours, so you can sleep smack dab in the middle of it.
  • Use your space for hobbies and passions without feeling guilty. After all, there’s no need to apologize for your hobby taking over the living room when you’re the only one who calls the space home.
  • Living alone can be a great way to embrace an active social life. For instance, if you have a roommate, you might be tempted to stay home and hang out with him or her rather than hitting the town.

Searching for a one-bedroom apartment in Raleigh, NC? If so, make sure to contact us to us for detailed information about our luxury apartment community and our wonderful amenities.

Turn Vintage Scarves into Curtains for Your Trestles Home

DIY curtains
Make your own curtains at the Trestles with this DIY tutorial! Source: Pixabay

Why spend the money on new curtains for the bay windows of your apartments in Raleigh, when you can make DIY curtains? Your vintage scarves are perfect for creating stylish curtains for your apartment.


  • Eight to ten vintage scarves of the same width.
  • Dressmaker pins.
  • Sewing machine, with needs at a size of eight, nine and ten.
  • Clip rings to hang scarves.


  • Lay one scarf right side up on the table, with the second scarf face down on top of it.
  • Pin the scarves together along one edge and sew that edge together, leaving about 1/8 seam allowance.
  • Remove the dressmaker pins and make sure you did not miss a spot when sewing. You can always go back and add the stitches.
  • Lay the last sewn scarf right side up, placing your third scarf on top of it. Pin them together along one edge and sew that edge. Repeat this process for all additional scarves.
  • Use clip rings to hang up your new curtain of scarves.

Once you create your own curtains from vintage scarves, share your snapshots on Trestles Apartments’ Facebook page. And to learn more about our apartments in Raleigh, be sure to contact us to schedule a tour of the Trestles.

Greetings from Raleigh! Welcome to The Trestles’ New Online Home

Are you looking to learn more about living in Raleigh? Have you been seeking a new home in The Triangle? If you’re thinking of settling in Raleigh, you’ve come to the right place.

155344208The Trestles’ blog is a great place to learn about living in Raleigh, and detailed below are a few highlights of Raleigh that you’ll learn about.

Living in Raleigh has got plenty of perks. Known as the “City of Oaks,” Raleigh is a welcoming combination of friendly and fun. The city embodies a small-town Southern vibe while still offering its residents everything that a big city has to offer. There is no shortage of good food, shops, attractions, arts, culture, music and other events.

In addition to all of the things that make up the culture of the city, you can find world-class healthcare as well. Business is thriving, so it’s also a place to secure a job with some upward mobility. If education is your thing, choose from several excellent schools.

The list continues on with sports and recreation. Raleigh is home to a bevy of nationally recognized collegiate sports teams, from Duke to Shaw to NC State. If you are more about the action, there are incredible options for hiking, biking, boating, kayaking, fishing, swimming and more.

If you’re looking for apartments in Northeast Raleigh, you’ll want to check out The Trestles. It’s a beautiful community featuring one- and two-bedroom apartments that boast many features and amenities. You’ll find things like:

  • Walk-in closets
  • Kitchens with dishwashers and self-cleaning ovens
  • Washer/dryer connections in-unit
  • Playground
  • Two swimming pools

Be sure to check out our blog on a regular basis to stay in the know about living in Raleigh. And if you’re ready to settle into the Triangle, don’t hesitate to contact us at The Trestles today.

Discovering Downtown Raleigh’s Districts near The Trestles

Living in apartments near downtown Raleigh at The Trestles affords you excellent opportunities to explore the various districts that makeup the city. Each district has its own distinct features, flavor and vibe.

downtown Raleigh
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Here are a few unique districts you’ll find near The Trestles:

  • Capital District – Government buildings are a dime a dozen in this politic-centric district. You’ll find the Governor’s Mansion, the original North Carolina Capitol building and other government buildings. Think of it as the power center of the city. It also has some great museums.
  • Fayetteville Street District – This area has skyscrapers abound. It is the heart and soul of Raleigh’s business, and is home of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and the well-known Fayetteville Street.
  • Glenwood South District – Glenwood South is en vogue. You’ll find hipsters, condos, the hottest restaurants and excellent and eclectic shopping.
  • Moore Square District – This is the hot spot for the city’s arts and cultural scene. Enjoy art galleries, museums, historic gardens and the charming City Market.
  • Warehouse District – Recognized as an up-and-coming neighborhood, the Warehouse District forms a fascinating mix of retail establishments and a vibrant nightlife. It’s a neighborhood to watch as it continues to develop.

If you’re looking for an apartment near downtown Raleigh, contact us at The Trestles today for a tour.