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The Falls Ridge West neighborhood of Raleigh, North Carolina is bordered on the south by I-540, sometimes called the Northern Wake Expressway. Stonegate Drive marks the northern boundary, and Falls of Neuse Road is the eastern border. Falls Ridge West is found in the 27615 zip code area.
Homes in Falls Ridge West come in a wide variety of styles. The Greenway Street section features single-family homes with large, heavily wooded lots.
A few businesses are also located around Greenway Street. However, the small homes are not far from large upscale estate homes that ring the neighborhood. Some of these estates feature barns and outbuildings for horses. Falls Ridge West is characterized by its dense woods, its privacy and its country charm in the middle of the city.
The easy access to I-540 makes all areas of Raleigh convenient to the Falls Ridge West neighborhood. Falls Pointe Shopping Center is a popular neighborhood shopping center as well.
Several public schools serve the Falls Ridge West neighborhood. Lead Mine Elementary School has a Great Schools rating of seven out of ten and a five-star community approval rating. Magellan Charter School has a K-8 program and a Great Schools rating of ten, with a five-star community rating, as well. Durant Road Middle School is a magnet school and features a Great Schools rating of eight and a four-star community approval rating.
Several recreational facilities are near Falls Ridge West. Durant Nature Park is a 237-acre city park surrounding two lakes and several streams. The park features nature trails with scenic overlooks, wildflower meadows and several lodges for groups and special events. The North Raleigh Country Club is also nearby with two 18-hole golf courses, tennis courts, an Olympic-size swimming pool and a fitness center. This club is also known for its fine dining.