Carlton Pointe

December 1, 2023

Discover the rich history and suburban charm of The Village at Rolesville, NC. This peaceful community blends modern amenities with small-town living
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Conveniently located just north of Raleigh lies the charming small town of Rolesville, North Carolina. Offering suburban comfort with proximity to big city amenities, Rolesville provides an ideal lifestyle for many.

One neighborhood that exemplifies the appeal of Rolesville is Carlton Pointe.

Brief History of Carlton Pointe

Carlton Pointe is a master-planned community that began development in the mid-2000s by builders like ICG Homes.

Located off Jonesville Road, this neighborhood sits on rolling hills spanning over 200 acres. Carlton Pointe was thoughtfully designed with a focus on architectural details and amenities.

Over 300 single-family homes grace the landscape, ranging from 2,200 to over 3,000 square feet. Home construction is still ongoing today by local builders like ICG Homes, who are known for craftsman details and customization.

Convenience of Location

One of the best aspects of Carlton Pointe is its location in the heart of Rolesville. The community provides quick access to major highways including US-401, NC-96, and I-540.

This allows for an easy 15 minute commute into downtown Raleigh.

For employment, major companies like Cisco, Fidelity Investments, and Credit Suisse have large offices within a 20 minute drive.

The neighborhood is also conveniently located near shopping and dining at Main Street Park just minutes away.

Commute Times and Ideal Commute Routes

RDU Airport

  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Ideal Route: US-1 S and I-540 E
  • Commute Time: ~30 minutes

Downtown Wake Forest

  • Within Wake Forest, commute times are generally short, under 15 minutes to most local destinations.

Downtown Durham

  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Ideal Route: NC-98 W
  • Commute Time: ~35 minutes

Downtown Raleigh

  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Ideal Route: US-1 S
  • Commute Time: ~30 minutes


  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Ideal Route: NC-98 W to I-540 W
  • Commute Time: ~30 minutes

Notable Neighborhoods and Features

Carlton Pointe offers thoughtfully-designed single-family homes with styles like craftsman, traditional, and modern. Homes feature architectural details like acorn embellishments on lamp posts, two-story porches, and luxury finishes.

The neighborhood clubhouse contains gathering spaces and a swimming pool for residents to enjoy. Outside are landscaped green spaces, walking trails circling ponds, and playgrounds.

The community provides easy access to Rolesville's highly-ranked public schools as well.

Some notable sections of Carlton Pointe include The Manors with alley-loaded garages, The Estates with wooded home sites, and Prides Crossing with open floor plans. Each area contributes to the diversity of home designs and settings.

List of Builders in Carlton Pointe

Carlton Pointe stands as a testament to thoughtful development and community planning.

Established with a vision to offer residents an unrivaled suburban experience, Carlton Pointe has been developed by some of North Carolina’s most reputable builders.

These developers have meticulously crafted homes that not only meet but exceed the expectations of modern homebuyers, focusing on quality, sustainability, and community values.

Brandywine Homes

  • Known for building stylish, quality homes since 1990
  • Focuses on attention to detail and exceptional craftsmanship
  • Offers versatile floorplans and customization options

Murdock & Gannon Construction

  • Specializes in building custom homes since 1998
  • Brings ideas to life with quality construction and meticulous attention to detail
  • Focuses on sustainability and energy-efficient home building

ICG Homes

  • Family-owned homebuilder operating since 2002
  • Offers a wide range of floorplans and personalization options
  • Committed to building long-lasting, quality homes

JSJ Builders

  • Premier custom home builder in the Raleigh area
  • Brings customized luxury homes to life
  • Uses high-end finishes and detail-oriented approach

Three Six Builders

  • Boutique building company crafting custom homes
  • Expertise in creating unique, modern home designs
  • Passionate about quality, detail, and customer service

The community also features homes built by several other regional and local builders who have helped shape the landscape of Carlton Pointe over the years through quality construction and thoughtful development.

Highly-Rated Schools

Families living in Carlton Pointe are zoned to the highly-ranked Wake County Public Schools.

Nearby schools include Rolesville Elementary ranked 9/10, Wake Forest Middle ranked 8/10, and Wake Forest-Rolesville High ranked 7/10 by

Charter school options like Wake Forest Charter Academy are also located just a short drive away.

Abundant Area Recreation

In addition to parks and trails within Carlton Pointe, the neighborhood provides easy access to plentiful recreation in Rolesville.

Highlights include the 50-acre Fantasy Lake Scuba Park, Brentwood Neighborhood Park, and Mill Bridge Nature Park for hiking.

Rolesville also has a community center with a gym, indoor track, and exercise classes for residents. The town frequently hosts concerts and movies in its outdoor amphitheater as well.

Real Estate Agent Perspective

As a real estate agent born and raised in Rolesville, I highly recommend Carlton Pointe for homebuyers seeking thoughtfully-designed homes and amenities in a peaceful setting.

The neighborhood has diverse architectural styles with customization options available. From parks and trails to highly-rated schools nearby, Carlton Pointe offers an outstanding lifestyle.

With new construction opportunities, buyers can build their dream home here. Between its small-town feel and convenience to Raleigh, Carlton Pointe is one of Rolesville's most appealing communities.

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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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