Bedford at Falls River

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Discover Bedford at Falls River, a premier Raleigh neighborhood with abundant amenities, diverse housing, top schools a convenient to Wake Forest
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Tucked away in the northern part of Raleigh, North Carolina lies the award-winning community of Bedford at Falls River.

Encompassing over 600 acres, this neighborhood is a shining example of new urbanist design and luxurious suburban living.

With its strategic location between Raleigh and Wake Forest, residents enjoy the perks of both city life and small-town charm.

Bedford at Falls River: A Neighborhood Rich in Amenities

Bedford at Falls River stands out for its abundance of amenities catered towards an active, social lifestyle.

The community centerpiece is the expansive town commons, featuring a grand clock tower and plenty of green space for gatherings.

Surrounding the commons are The Shoppes at Bedford, home to restaurants, a fitness center, and more.

Outdoor enthusiasts will love the 27-mile Neuse River Trail, which has two access points within the neighborhood.

The community also boasts a 3,500 square foot recreation center with swimming, tennis, basketball, and other facilities.

Over 30% of the total land area is set aside for parks and nature preserves.

Notable Builders in Bedford at Falls River

Bedford at Falls River is the result of thoughtful planning and collaboration between esteemed developers and builders.

Wakefield Development Company spearheaded the project in the early 2000s, which included approximately 600 acres in northern Raleigh.

The developer managed to together a diverse team of local and national homebuilders.

The neighborhood has since earned multiple awards for its design and amenities .

With its prime location, residents enjoy convenient access to downtown Raleigh, a short 20-minute drive away, as well as Raleigh-Durham International Airport, which is approximately 30 minutes away.

Housing Options Abound

This neighborhood offers a wide selection of housing types to suit different lifestyles and budgets.

From cozy townhomes to spacious single-family residences, homebuyers can find their perfect fit.

Home styles range from traditional to modern, with custom options available from certain builders.

Lots are thoughtfully arranged around community greens and pocket parks.

Top-Notch Schools Nearby

Families with school-age children will appreciate Bedford at Falls River's proximity to several Wake County public schools.

Assigned schools include the newly constructed Abbotts Creek Elementary, East Wake Middle, and Wake Forest High.

Many parents also opt to enroll their kids at the highly rated Wake Forest Charter Academy.

Convenient Location Near Key Destinations

Tucked away from city hustle and bustle, yet still convenient to area attractions - that's the beauty of Bedford at Falls River.

Residents can easily access both downtown Raleigh and downtown Wake Forest in 25-30 minutes.

The neighborhood is also just a short drive from major employers like Cisco and Lenovo.

A Truly One-of-a-Kind Community

With its idyllic setting, abundance of amenities, diverse housing options, top-rated schools, and convenience, it's easy to see why Bedford at Falls River is one of Raleigh's most coveted neighborhoods.

This master-planned community offers the perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city living.

Fine Dining and Entertainment Offerings

Bedford at Falls River's location ensures that dining and entertainment options are boundless.

Area favorites, such as Nantucket Grill and Casa Cubana, are excellent choices for a family dinner out.

Residents craving savory Thai and Vietnamese dishes need not journey beyond nearby Bangkok Thai.

For a fun and social experience, Wakefield Tavern and The Pickled Pub are excellent choices.

The community's bustling nightlife impresses with a diverse array of bars and pubs.

The Hop Yard is a popular spot for beer enthusiasts looking to enjoy live entertainment, while the Abbots Cellar boasts an inviting ambiance for unwinding with exceptional brews and pub fare.

Convenient Shopping Destinations

Shopping enthusiasts appreciate the wealth of nearby destinations.

Lafayette Village, an outdoor shopping center, presents a unique blend of upscale boutiques, international fare, and local events.

For a more traditional shopping experience, residents head to North Hills or Crabtree Valley Mall, both within easy driving distance.

Top-Quality Healthcare and Education Facilities

Accessibility to first-rate healthcare facilities is a cornerstone of Bedford at Falls River's family-oriented vision.

The community is close to esteemed institutions like WakeMed North Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Educational facilities meet the highest of expectations, with Falls River's proximity to acclaimed schools like Abbotts Creek Elementary, Wakefield Middle, and Wakefield High School.

Additionally, renowned universities like North Carolina State University and Duke University are easily accessible.

Attracting a Diverse Population

As a flourishing community, Bedford at Falls River has garnered interest from individuals and families relocating from various cities across the United States.

Driven by a thriving job market, top-tier education, and outstanding amenities, the residents of Bedford at Falls River enjoy a promising blend of leisure and suburban living.

Bedford at Falls River has emerged as a vibrant, charming community that perfectly captures the spirit of Raleigh, North Carolina.

With its stellar location, inviting amenities, diverse dining and entertainment options, and emphasis on healthcare and education, this community provides residents an unparalleled quality of suburban living.

Why Bedford at Falls River Stands Out

As a real estate professional with 17 years of experience in the Raleigh-Durham area, I highly recommend Bedford at Falls River to homebuyers and sellers alike.

This award-winning community offers the ideal blend of small-town charm and modern convenience.

For buyers, I suggest taking advantage of the diverse housing options and top-rated schools.

Schedule a tour to get a feel for day-to-day life in the neighborhood.

Chat with residents about their experiences. And lean on an expert Realtor to negotiate the home buying process smoothly.

For sellers, it’s crucial to partner with an agent intimately familiar with the Bedford market.

My team and I have successfully listed and sold many homes in this community.

We leverage targeted marketing and networking to connect with qualified buyers.

And we have the skills to maximize your home’s value and get it sold quickly.

At the end of the day, choosing the right real estate agent makes all the difference.

My depth of experience in Raleigh real estate, specifically in Bedford, allows me to offer insider tips and expertise.

I know how to help clients make the most of buying or selling in this wonderful community.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch today to learn more about maximizing your real estate experience. Frequently Asked Questions about Bedford at Falls River

Frequently Asked Questions About Bedford at Falls River

The Shoppes at Bedford retail space in the heart of the community includes restaurants, shops, a fitness center, and more.

What types of homes are available in Bedford?

Home styles range from townhomes to large single-family homes. Builders offer traditional, modern, and custom designs.

What amenities does the neighborhood offer?

Amenities include a large pool in the 3,500 square foot recreation center, trails, parks, and nature preserves.The community is also a short drive from Falls Lake amenities.

What is the price range of homes in Bedford?

Home prices currently range from the mid 200,000s to over 1 million. There are options for various budgets.

Are the schools near Bedford highly rated?

Yes, top-rated Wake County schools like Abbotts Creek Elementary are assigned to the neighborhood.

Is the neighborhood convenient to local employers?

Yes, major employers like Cisco and Lenovo are a short drive from Bedford.

How far is downtown Raleigh from Bedford?

Downtown Raleigh is about a 25-30 minute drive from the neighborhood.

Is the neighborhood walkable?

Yes, Bedford was designed with walkability in mind, with sidewalks and community greens.

Is the Neuse River Trail accessible from Bedford?

Yes, the trail has two access points within the community.

Who are the builders in Bedford at Falls River?

Builders include Wakefield Development Company and various local/national homebuilders.

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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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