Cedar Ridge

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Cedar Ridge in Rolesville - Suburban tranquility and access to urban hubs. Top amenities and schools. Find community and charm.
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Just north of Raleigh in Wake County sits the charming small town of Rolesville, North Carolina. Offering a peaceful suburban lifestyle near city conveniences, Rolesville appeals to many homebuyers.

Rolesville, one of the oldest towns in Wake County, has transformed from a quiet farming community into a bustling suburban area.

Notable developers and builders have contributed to Cedar Ridge's appeal, creating a neighborhood that balances modern amenities with a sense of tradition and community.

Brief History of Cedar Ridge

Cedar Ridge is a master-planned community that began development in the early 2000s. Located off Cedar Ridge Drive, this neighborhood sits on over 100 acres in central Rolesville.

The community was designed for convenience and connectivity, with walking trails linking parks and green spaces.

Home construction in Cedar Ridge was handled by builders like Main Street Homes, known for quality craftsmanship and attention to detail.

Notable Home Features

Cedar Ridge offers primarily single-family homes ranging from 2,000 to over 3,000 square feet. Home designs include craftsman, traditional, and transitional styles across one and two-story floorplans.

Inside, homes boast gourmet kitchens with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and large islands. Luxury touches like hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, and custom built-ins are common.

For recreation, Cedar Ridge has a neighborhood clubhouse, pool, playgrounds, and walking trails. A wooded common area provides a serene backdrop for the community.

Community Amenities and Lifestyle

Cedar Ridge boasts a variety of amenities that enhance the quality of life for its residents. From lush parks and playgrounds to walking trails and community centers, there's something for everyone.

The commitment to maintaining a close-knit community is evident in the well-organized events and activities that bring neighbors together throughout the year.

Culinary Delights in Cedar Ridge

Dining out in Cedar Ridge is a delightful experience with a diverse array of restaurants to choose from. Here are some top picks:

Casual Eats

  • The Hometown Diner: A local favorite known for its classic American breakfast and brunch.
  • Pizzeria Locale: Offering authentic Italian pizzas with a modern twist.

Fine Dining

  • The Chef's Table: A sophisticated restaurant where each dish is a work of art.
  • Vine & Branch: Renowned for its exquisite wine selection and gourmet cuisine.

International Flavors

  • Sabor Latino: A gem for those craving authentic Latin American dishes.
  • Golden Dragon: The go-to spot for Chinese cuisine enthusiasts.

Proximity to Major Hubs and RDU Airport

Cedar Ridge in Rolesville is strategically positioned for easy access to the Triangle's major cities.

Downtown Chapel Hill, Downtown Durham, and Downtown Raleigh are all within a comfortable driving distance, providing Cedar Ridge residents with endless urban conveniences.

The community is also conveniently located a mere drive away from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, making travel a breeze.

Highly-Rated Schools

Families living in Cedar Ridge are zoned to the highly-ranked Wake County Public Schools including Rolesville Elementary and Sanford Creek Elementary.

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

In addition to the public schools, charter schools like Wake Forest Charter Academy and private schools like Heritage Classical Christian Academy are located just minutes away in Wake Forest.

Small Town Charm

While conveniently located, Cedar Ridge retains the small town charm that makes Rolesville special. Established in 1837, Rolesville has held onto its roots and friendly atmosphere.

Main Street in downtown Rolesville offers local shops and eateries to explore. Popular restaurants include Main Street Pizza, Granchio's Italian, and Off The Hook seafood. The town also hosts concerts and movies in its outdoor amphitheater.

Tim Clarke's Perspective

As a real estate agent who works in Rolesville, I highly recommend Cedar Ridge for homebuyers seeking community amenities and charm.

The neighborhood offers quality craftsmanship and finishes from reputable builder Main Street Homes.

Cedar Ridge provides the perfect blend of small town living and convenient access to area conveniences.

New home opportunities may still be available in the neighborhood's final construction phases. With its location, amenities, and home quality, Cedar Ridge is a wonderful place to call home in Rolesville.

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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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