Bay Leaf Farm

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Dive into Bay Leaf Farm, an exclusive Raleigh community, with real estate veteran Tim Clarke. Uncover its rich history, housing market, and lifestyle.

Bay Leaf Farm is an exclusive gated community located off Leesville Road in north Raleigh. The heavily wooded, rolling hills provide a scenic backdrop for the luxury estates within.

The neighborhood consists of just 23 home sites on 2-4 acre wooded lots, developed starting in the early 2000s. An emphasis was placed on privacy, with homes accessed via a single gated entrance and properties buffered by mature forests.

Homes in Bay Leaf Farm showcase premier architecture and custom luxury finishes. Styles include Georgian, Colonial, Contemporary, and Mediterranean, ranging from 4,000 to over 8,000 square feet. Values typically start at $1 million+.

Notable Features

Some of Bay Leaf Farm's most notable features include:

  • Luxury custom estates on 2-4 acre wooded home sites
  • Private gated access with just 23 home sites
  • Homes showcase high-end details like wine cellars, elevators, and designer kitchens
  • Scenic views of protected meadows and woodlands
  • Community amenities like a playground and gathering lawn
  • Walking trails wind through common areas and buffers

Location and Accessibility

Despite its secluded ambiance, Bay Leaf Farm provides convenient access to Raleigh destinations via Leesville and Strickland Roads. The community is approximately:

  • 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • 15 minutes from Research Triangle Park
  • 20 minutes from North Hills shopping and dining
  • 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh

Real Estate Agent’s Perspective

With its perfectly private setting and opulent homes, Bay Leaf Farm caters to Raleigh's most discerning buyers. Homeowners enjoy a luxury retreat immersed in nature, yet minutes from urban amenities.

For those seeking an exclusive lifestyle on an estate property, it is truly exceptional. Contact me today to tour the available homes!

Tim M. Clarke

About the author

17 years as a Realtor in the Research Triangle, Tim seeks to transform the Raleigh-Durham real estate scene through a progressive, people-centered approach prioritizing trust & transparency.

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