Cedar Bend

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Explore Cedar Bend in Morrisville, NC - a vibrant community with top amenities, excellent dining, and proximity to RTP and RDU Airport.
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Nestled just west of Raleigh in the heart of the Triangle region of North Carolina lies the master-planned community of Cedar Bend in Morrisville.

Though a relatively new neighborhood, having been established in 2014, Cedar Bend has quickly become one of the most coveted suburban communities in the area for families and professionals alike.

A Brief History

Cedar Bend was developed by Homestead Land Holdings, a prominent homebuilder in the Raleigh metro area.

They purchased the 144-acre plot of land in western Morrisville in 2013 and set forth building the community which would come to encompass 292 single-family homes upon completion.

The neighborhood's location near major employment hubs like RTP and RDU Airport, as well as its proximity to Research Triangle Park, made it an ideal spot for Homestead to establish a community catering to the influx of new residents flocking to the thriving Raleigh-Durham region.

Notable Builders and Developers

Homestead Land Holdings served as both the developer and homebuilder for Cedar Bend.

The company worked closely with local planners and officials to thoughtfully design a community emphasizing green spaces and amenities while preserving as much of the natural environment as possible.

Known for its focus on sustainability and energy efficiency, Homestead outfitted each Cedar Bend home with features like tankless water heaters, LED lighting, spray foam insulation, and smart home automation.

Amenities for Living Life Well

The neighborhood's location right off NC-54 provides quick access to essential amenities like grocery stores, pharmacies, retail shops, and restaurants.

For recreation and leisure, Cedar Bend residents can enjoy the community's clubhouse with a fitness center, pool, and outdoor kitchen. Families make use of the neighborhood's playgrounds and shaded green spaces.

Cedar Bend homeowners also gain access to the private Alston Ridge Golf Club located just 2 miles away. Members can play rounds on the 18-hole course designed by renowned golf course architect Bob Moore.

Top Restaurants Nearby

With the culinary delights of the Triangle close by, Cedar Bend residents have their pick of incredible dining options. Here are some of the top restaurants located within a 10-minute drive:

Vinnie's Steakhouse and Tavern

This upscale chophouse and tavern offers expertly prepared steaks and seafood in an elegant setting. Guests rave about the dry-aged rib-eyes and seafood towers. Don't miss their extensive wine list.

Tribeca Tavern

For a more casual vibe, Tribeca Tavern serves up delicious brick oven pizzas along with a globally inspired menu of small plates. Sit on the dog-friendly patio and try the chicken tikka flatbread.


One of the area's best Mediterranean restaurants, Sassool delights with made-from-scratch classics like falafel, shawarma, hummus, and baba ganoush. Everything on the menu bursts with fresh and authentic flavors.

Vinnie's Pizza

Located right next door to Vinnie's Steakhouse, this laidback pizzeria tosses up perfect New York-style pies along with subs, wings, and salads. A great spot for families and casual meals.

Conveniently Close to RDU

Being just a quick 10 to 15-minute drive away, Cedar Bend provides easy access to Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Residents can quickly get to RDU to catch a flight for business or pleasure.

The neighborhood's proximity to the airport also appeals to pilots and aviation professionals.

Geographical Positioning

Cedar Bend enjoys a prime location within the Triangle region of North Carolina. It sits just 10 miles south of booming Downtown Durham and 17 miles northwest of Downtown Raleigh, the state capital.

The neighborhood also rests a short 30-minute drive from the renowned Research Triangle Park, home to tech giants like IBM, Cisco, Biogen, and Lenovo.

This makes Cedar Bend ideal for tech professionals working at one of RTP's many companies.

Nearby Healthcare and Education

Families moving to Cedar Bend will find top-rated educational facilities nearby, including public schools in the Wake County district.

Exceptional healthcare options are also close by, like Duke Health's Raleigh Hospital just 5 miles away, and Rex Hospital 8 miles from Cedar Bend.

Final Thoughts from a Local Expert

As a Morrisville neighbor and Raleigh-Durham Triangle area real estate agent for over 17 years, I highly recommend Cedar Bend for homebuyers seeking a maintenance-free suburban lifestyle near Raleigh.

Families will appreciate Cedar Bend's amenities, activities, and sense of community. For dining, I suggest heading to Tribeca Tavern to enjoy a nice evening on their dog-friendly patio.

And don't miss the nearby Prestonwood Country Club where you can golf on the same course played by the pros during the SAS Championship.

Cedar Bend offers convenience and accessibility perfect for professionals working in RTP or the airport. Contact me today to learn more about this exceptional neighborhood and find your dream home!

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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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