November 5, 2023

Explore Cassidy, a premier neighborhood in Holly Springs. Discover real estate insights and why Cassidy is the perfect place to call home
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Nestled amongst the rolling hills and pine forests of southwest Wake County lies the established Cassidy neighborhood of Holly Springs, North Carolina.

Located just off Lassiter Road, Cassidy has been a popular community for families and professionals since homes first started being constructed in the late 1970s.

Overview of Cassidy

Conveniently situated within the, Cassidy resides approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Raleigh and just 5 miles from RDU International Airport.

The neighborhood was initially developed in the late 1970s by Homestead Land Company, as Holly Springs began transitioning from a rural town to a bedroom community.

The first homes in Cassidy were more modest brick ranches and Colonials on larger wooded lots.

Cassidy Builder

Today Cassidy contains a mix of those original ranch homes along with larger custom-built houses constructed in the 1990s and 2000s.

A prominent builder, Triple A Homes is responsible for many of the more recent homes.

Lot sizes range from 0.5 to 1 acre, allowing for privacy between neighbors.

Neighborhood Lifestyle

Cassidy offers a peaceful small town atmosphere while providing easy access to area conveniences.

Outdoor recreation like walking the trails, community pool days and visiting Jones Park are popular activities.

Home prices currently range from the mid $200Ks for the original ranch homes up to $1M+ for larger custom estates.

The variety attracts young families, professionals and empty nesters seeking a tranquil neighborhood environment.


Mature trees and rolling topography give Cassidy a private, secluded feel.

Local Dining and Attractions

Some favorite local eateries near Cassidy include:

Casual Dining

  • Backyard Bistro: This neighborhood bistro dishes up American classics in a laidback setting. Don't miss the fried pickles!
  • A&M Café: Stop by this quaint café for freshly baked muffins, soups, salads and sandwiches made from scratch.

Upscale Dining

  • Giorgio's Bistro: For a special night out, enjoy handmade pastas, seafood and signature cocktails at this rustic Tuscan-inspired spot.
  • 55 Steakhouse: Located at the Holly Springs Golf Club, this contemporary steakhouse is known for aged steaks, seafood towers and an extensive wine list.

Nearby attractions include Jones Park with walking trails, sports fields and playgrounds just over a mile away.

The Town of Holly Springs also hosts summer concerts and a weekly Farmer's Market downtown.

For more shopping and dining options, Crabtree Valley Mall, North Hills and Triangle Town Center in Raleigh are approximately 20 minutes away.

Nearby Healthcare and Education

Families moving to Cassidy appreciate its proximity to exceptional medical care and schools. Nearby facilities include:

  • Rex Hospital Holly Springs - 5 miles
  • Duke Health Holly Springs - 4 miles
  • WakeMed Cary Hospital - 8 miles

Top-rated schools in the Holly Springs district include Holly Grove Elementary, Holly Ridge Middle and Holly Springs High School.

Location and Accessibility

Cassidy lies approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Raleigh, providing convenient access to the city. From the neighborhood, the drive is:

  • 12 miles and 20 minutes to downtown Chapel Hill
  • 18 miles and 25 minutes to downtown Durham
  • 15 miles and 25 minutes to Raleigh's Crabtree Valley Mall
  • 5 miles and 10 minutes to RDU International Airport

The proximity to Raleigh, Durham and the airport appeals to families with commuters.

The neighborhood is also just 2 miles from Highway 55 and 5 miles from Interstate 40 for quick access to surrounding cities.

Real Estate Agent Perspective

As a Raleigh-Durham Triangle area Realtor and Holly Springs neighbor, I highly recommend Cassidy for homebuyers seeking privacy and serenity with a country vibe, while still retaining Holly Springs conveniences.

The neighborhood offers the perfect blend of nature and community within established homes on larger lots

.With its clubhouse, pool, and proximity to top-notch schools, Cassidy combines small town charm and modern luxuries.

I'd be delighted to schedule a tour so you can experience this wonderful neighborhood firsthand!

Listings in Cassidy

**NOTE: If you're not seeing any listings, then currently there are no available homes in this community.**

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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