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Ivy Glen is a one-street, densely wooded neighborhood in the 27616 zip code of Raleigh, North Carolina. Located off Old Milburnie Road, Ivy Glen is the area along Lizei Street that is east of Forestville Road. The neighborhood of Ivy Glen is on the eastern side of Raleigh, about twenty-five minutes from the North Carolina State University campus.
The area of Ivy Glen is conveniently located near the Northern Wake Expressway, Interstate 540. Connections from I540 can take Ivy Glen residents into central Raleigh for shopping at the 220 store Crabtree Valley Mall.
About 15 miles from Ivy Glen is downtown Raleigh, its five districts offering a diverse selection of dining, shopping, entertainment, and cultural locations. In the Capital District are the Executive Mansion and the North Carolina Museum of History, which has free admission. The Warehouse District, also known as the Depot Historic District, is noted for its nightlife and eclectic cuisine.
Raleigh is home to more than 100 city parks and a Greenway Trail System. The Marsh Creek Park is near Ivy Glen and has the only free public skate park in the city. In addition, the park features an in-line skating rink, ballfield, playground, and Community Center with fitness room and art room.
The Buffaloe Road Athletic Park is only four miles from Ivy Glen. It has five lighted baseball fields, a football field, and an eight-lane track. Visitors can access the Greenway Trail System at this park. Adjacent to the park is the Jaycee Community Center. The building features a gymnasium, weight room, game room, and more.
South of Ivy Glen is the Wil-Mar Golf Club. An 18-hole public course, it boasts programs for golfers of all ages including a special Juniors program. Ivy Glen is only ten miles from two major Raleigh hospitals, Duke Raleigh and Wakemed.