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Falls River Neighborhood

Discover Falls River

Tucked in North Raleigh, Falls River is one of North Raleigh's premier neighborhoods. Several playgrounds and parks, meandering tree-lined streets and sidewalks encourage a strong sense of community. There are five access points to the Raleigh Greenway along the Neuse River great for running, biking and enjoying nature.  Several community wide activities throughout the year including the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Movie nights in the park, Deck the Halls, and Community Picnic bring everyone together.  Click here to see the Falls River Events Facebook Page. The Greenway Club private pool and tennis club sits at the front of the neighborhood as an option for residents in the area to join. Click here to see the Greenway Club Facebook Page.  

Falls River at a Glance


  • Large front porches and craftsman details on mature landscaped lots
  • Active social calendar with events for everyone throughout the year
  • Single family two-story homes with 3-5 bedrooms 1800-3500 sq ft with a few townhome options
  • Community playgrounds, sidewalks on both sides of the street and Greenway access

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Key Features of Falls River

Amazing Location

Thanks to I-540 being minutes away from the neighborhood, Falls River boasts one of the best locations in North Raleigh. Not only can you get anywhere in the Triangle area easily, but the neighborhood is surrounded by parks, shopping centers, five-star restaurants, and tons to do. 

Stunning Scenery

Falls River is uniquely positioned just minutes away from several of the most popular parks and natural areas in the region. For dense forests, sparkling lakes, and miles of trails, check out the Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve, Falls Lake, Forest Ridge Park, and the Neuse River Greenway.

Falls River Attractions

The Details on Falls River


Most of the shops and restaurants of Falls River are located around the Falls Pointe Shopping Center including 13 Taps and Tacos and The River Pub. You can head a little farther north to Wakefield Commons for more Wakefield Tavern, Brunos and several other local eateries.


Falls River offers easy access to tons of parks, but the closest options are within the neighborhood: Cokesbury and Oakboro Park. Durant Road Nature Park and the Greenhills Park are nearby as well as the expansive Falls Lake for boating, fishing and swimming.


Where are you working around the area? Thanks to Falls River's location, odds are you won't have to travel far from home to get there! Just hop on I-540, and you'll find Raleigh to be about 20 minutes away, Wake Forest is just 10 minutes away and Durham at almost exactly 30 minutes. 

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Contact the Falls River Real Estate Experts

Whether you're moving to Falls River or have been a resident for a while, we can help you find the perfect home in the neighborhood. Our real estate professionals are natives of Falls River, so we have a wealth of knowledge about the area, as well as the local housing market—perfect for ensuring a successful and stress-free real estate experience. Give us a call today, and let's get started!

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