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Salem Woods is a small residential community in northern Raleigh, North Carolina. The neighborhood consists of a few dozen homes along Salem Wood Drive and Drayton Court. Fiesta Way runs north/south to the east, Falls of Neuse Road creates a “T” with Salem Wood Drive on the west, and Harps Mill Road meanders by on the south. Interstate 540 runs roughly west-to-east a half-mile to the north, and U.S. Highways 1 and 401 both cross the interstate a few miles east of the neighborhood. Salem Woods’ zip code is 27615, a part of Wake County.
This small neighborhood spans just .021 square miles and has fewer than 40 residents. As of 2008, the neighborhood’s average median income of $98,085 was well above the city average of $53,825.
The Salem Woods neighborhood and surrounding area offer several recreational options. Less than a half-mile southeast of the community is the North Ridge Country Club. This private golf club is considered one of the best in the city. The club offers two 18-hole courses that offer a fun challenge to players of any skill level. Other amenities include an Olympic-size swimming pool, a 70,000-square-foot clubhouse, tennis courts, and fitness center. The club boasts nearly 1,000 members.
Approximately two miles east of Salem Woods sits Durant Nature Park. This 241-acre park boasts a picnic area, a playground, and five miles of trails for biking, jogging, and dog walking.
Several convenient shopping centers sit close to Salem Woods. To the west is Six Forks Station, and to the south is North Ridge Center. Downtown Raleigh, roughly 20 minutes to the south, offers a variety of additional shopping, dining, and entertainment options.