Welcome to Portofino!. Located along the Neuse River in Clayton Portofino truly is a community like no other. With over seven miles of nature trails, a fishing pond, a sparkling pool and access to onsite equestrian facilities, it is truly a unique destination. Residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to shopping, entertainment, dining, and much more. We are within an hours drive to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Research Triangle Park, and many local universities. Portofino earned the NC Homebuilders Association 2010 Community of the Year Award, and is an Audubon International Signature Program member. Unique features include the Portofino Equestrian Center and the Piazza at Portofino, an elegant venue for celebrations of all kinds.