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A Charming Community With A Rich Heritage
Wake Forest is a town located almost entirely in Wake County but partially sits in Franklin and Granville counties. Wake Forest lies north of the state capital, Raleigh. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population to be 47,601 as of April 2020. Before the recession, Forbes magazine dubbed Wake Forest as the 20th fastest growing suburb in America, with a 73% population increase from 2000 to 2006. Wake Forest was the original home of Wake Forest University for 122 years before it’s move to Winston-Salem in 1956. The northern Raleigh suburb has easy access to the outer beltline (I-540) that allows easy access around the Triangle, specifically to RTP and RDU. Many families are moving to Wake Forest because of the town's accessibility, affordability and quality of life. The town’s current residents know how great of a place it is and very few move from the town. Downtown Wake Forest has a beautiful small town feel that makes it a great place for residents to frequent. Wake Forest is about 28 minutes (with no traffic) from Research Triangle Park and Raleigh-Durham International Airport, respectively. Wake Forest is almost two and a half hours to Charlotte if you want to catch an NBA (Charlotte Hornets) or NFL (Carolina Panthers) game. Wake Forest is four hours from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and three hours from several of North Carolina’s beautiful beaches.
Neighborhoods Under $200k
The Mews at Legacy Greene, Margate, Forest Pointe at Cimarron, New Forest, Flaherty Farms, Cimarron, Brookview, Staffordshire
Neighborhoods Between $200-250k
Willow Creek, 10 Arros, Royal Cotton Mill, Glen Royal Mill, Staffordshire, Glen Royall, Robertson Place, Horse Creek, Windermere
Neighborhoods Between $250-300k
Green Acres, Springwood Acres, Avondale, Smith Creek, Wallridge, Jubilee Village, Forest Pointe at Cimarron, The Falls
Neighborhoods Between $300-400k
The Townes at Gateway Commons, Neuse Trail, Carraway Gardens at Tryon, Jones Dairy Farm, Traditions, The Bluffs at Joyner Park
Neighborhoods Between $400-500k
Willow Deer, Stonegate, Pemberley, Heritage, Austin Creek, Cardinal Hills, Bowling Green, Stonemill Falls, Northampton
Neighborhoods Between $500-600k
Kings Glen, The Preserve at Kitchin Farms, The Preserve at Smith Creek, Stonemill Falls, Perry Farms, Hasentree, Carriage Run, Jackson Manor
Neighborhoods Between $600-800k
Hope Valley (Granville), Old Farm Crossing, Sterling Crest, The Homestead at Heritage, Barham Place, Drayton Reserve, Great Falls Estates
Neighborhoods by Builders
Waterfall Plantation, Stonewalls, The Homestead at Heritage, St Ives, Hasentree, Stonewater, Camberley, Waterstone Reserve
Neighborhoods for Investors
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