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North Carolina’s capital, Raleigh, is also the state’s second largest city with more than 350,000 residents. The birthplace of Virginia Dare, the first child to be born to English settlers in the New World, Raleigh is steeped in history but a hub of modern industry and technology. Amid the streets lined with crepe myrtle, poplar and the majestic oaks, Raleigh is home to several picturesque areas including the upscale neighborhood of Fallon Oaks.
Fallon Oaks, in the 27608 zip code, is located south of the Raleigh Beltline (I440) and nestled between Six Forks Road and Whitaker Mill Road. Each tree-lined street boasts a variety of home styles including Tudor-inspired, English cottage, brick ranch, bungalows and traditional Colonial-style. There are plenty of sidewalks for strolling plus access to the Capitol Greenway Trail System.
Public transportation is nearby via CAT, the Raleigh bus system. The Falls of Neuse line (Blue#2) runs near the neighborhood, running directly into downtown Raleigh. Once downtown, take advantage of the R-Line, Raleigh’s free hybrid-electric downtown bus service that runs every 10 to 15 minutes.
Fallon Oaks is close to Duke Raleigh hospital. This hospital staffs more than 500 physicians and features a state-of-the-art cancer center. About ten minutes away is the 870-bed WakeMed hospital. Its Children’s Emergency Department serves more than 40,000 kids each year.
At 2500 Glenwood Avenue is the Carolina Country Club, less than two miles from the Fallon Oaks area. Steeped in tradition, the Carolina Country Club was founded in 1910 and was named a Platinum Club of America in 1997. It has 170 lush acres.
The William B. Umstead State Park is also near, featuring hiking, boating, fishing, camping and other nature activities. Neighborhood city parks in the area include Rothgeb, Fred Fletcher, Lions, Oakwood and Pullen Park near the N.C. State University campus.