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Van Thomas is a neighborhood in northern Raleigh, North Carolina, within the border of Wake County. The neighborhood consists mostly of homes that sit along Van Thomas Drive, which lies south of Newton Road and west of Falls of Neuse Road. Van Thomas’ zip code is 27615.
One of the most significant features of the Van Thomas neighborhood is the North Ridge Country Club, which is situated just a mile to the east along Falls of Neuse Road. More affluent residents of Van Thomas may belong to this prestigious private club. Members come here to play the two 18-hole golf courses, which are designed to challenge players of any skill level. Other amenities include an Olympic-size swimming pool, a 70,000-square-foot clubhouse, a fitness center, and tennis facilities. There is also a state-of-the-art facility for golf maintenance and equipment.
Residents can also head another mile or so northeast to the Durant Nature Park. This relatively small park is a popular family destination and offers several amenities. Many residents come to this suburban park to walk their dogs on its trails. Biking is allowed on certain trails. The park also offers a boathouse, a playground, a picnic area, and a butterfly garden.
Van Thomas residents also enjoy close proximity to several area shopping centers. Just over a mile to the southeast lies the North Ridge Center. Here, residents have access to a supermarket, a drug store, and several banks. Dining options include sushi, Italian, seafood, barbecue, and French cuisine. Several other shopping centers sit a few miles to the north.