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Fairfax Woods is a neighborhood in northern Raleigh, North Carolina, within Wake County. The community is situated along Alpine Drive. Falls of Neuse Road runs roughly north/south just east of the neighborhood, and East Millbrook Road runs west-to-east to the south. Fairfax Woods is in the 27609 zip code area.
Several amenities are situated within a few miles north of the Fairfax Woods community. A retail area that includes North Ridge Center is situated less than a mile north along Falls of Neuse Road. Here, residents have access to a drug store, supermarket, salon and spa, and several banking options. Dining options abound in this area as well; whether you’re craving BBQ, French cuisine, café fare, Italian, sushi, or grilled seafood, there is something near North Ridge Center to satisfy your appetites.
Just north of this retail area is the North Ridge Country Club. For those who can afford the membership, this prestigious country club is a great place to golf. It offers two challenging, yet playable 18-hole courses. Other amenities here include a 70,000-square-foot clubhouse, swimming complex, tennis courts, and fitness facilities.
For less expensive outdoor recreation close to home, Fairfax Woods residents head to nearby Exchange Park. If you like tennis, this is the park for you. Exchange Park offers a whopping 23 tennis courts, so you never have to wait your turn for an open court. Approximately three miles to the northeast of Fairfax Woods is another area park – Durant Nature Park. Within five miles west of the neighborhood is the William B. Umstead State Park. This large park spans more than 5,000 acres and offers many amenities that you might associate with a state park, such as hiking, camping, bicycling, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and even horseback riding. Classes are also offered here.
Adjacent to the state park on the northwest, easily within 10 miles of Fairfax Woods, is the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Schools near Fairfax Woods include Sanderson High School on Dixon Drive and Millbrook High School on Spring Forest Road.