Emerald Pointe is a few miles away from the heart of Knightdale. Shopping and Restaurants are a few miles away (probably about 10 minutes).
Knightdale has grown a ton in the last few years. Here are a few shops in Knightdale.
Best Buy, Target, Kohles, WalMart, Lowes, Home Depot, Office Max, Michaels, Dick's Sporting Goods, and lots more.
Restaurants include Chili's LoneStar, Applebees, Moe's and much more.
There are a few other neighborhoods similar to Emerald Pointe's price point that is closer to shopping and food if that's important to you