Estates at Smith Crossing

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

The Estates at Smith Crossing is an upscale neighborhood located in Knightdale, NC within walking distance of shops and dining. Featuring luxury homes!

Nestled just outside Raleigh in eastern Wake County lies the friendly town of Knightdale, North Carolina.

Known for its small-town charm yet close proximity to big city opportunities, Knightdale offers residents the best of both worlds.

One neighborhood that exemplifies this blend of suburban comfort and urban access is Estates at Smith Crossing.

A Brief History of Estates at Smith Crossing

While Knightdale itself traces back to colonial times, Estates at Smith Crossing is a more recent addition, established in the early 2000s.Developed by Mungo Homes, the neighborhood consists of around 125 single-family homes nestled on quiet, wooded land near the Neuse River.

Home styles range from traditional two-story plans to one-story layouts.

Based on recent sales, home prices typically range from the mid $300,000s to upper $500,000s, positioning Estates at Smith Crossing as one of Knightdale's most exclusive neighborhoods.

Resort-Style Amenities

One of Estates at Smith Crossing's premier features is its private, resort-style recreational amenities exclusively for residents.

The neighborhood boasts a clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, playground, and walking trails—perfect for an active lifestyle right at home.

The Jr. Olympic-sized pool provides a refreshing oasis during warm summer months. Tennis courts allow residents to enjoy a match steps from home. The clubhouse hosts community gatherings and events.

Location and Accessibility

Estates at Smith Crossing enjoys a peaceful setting near the Neuse River while remaining highly accessible.

The neighborhood is less than 10 minutes from downtown Knightdale's shops, restaurants, and grocery stores.Highways 540 and 64 are also just minutes away, allowing for an easy 15-20 minute commute to downtown Raleigh.

For air travel, Raleigh-Durham International Airport is about a 25-minute drive from Estates at Smith Crossing. The neighborhood's location provides suburban comfort with quick urban access.

Custom Home Features

Estates at Smith Crossing offers completely custom-built homes tailored to each homeowner.

This allows for stunning curb appeal through unique architectural details. Inside, homeowners can customize layouts and finishes to match their lifestyle.

Home sizes range from 2,800 to over 5,000 square feet with 3-6 bedrooms and up to 6 bathrooms.

Luxury features like screened porches, finished basements, and first-floor masters cater to discerning buyers. Homes showcase upscale finishes like hardwood floors and granite countertops.

Highly Ranked Schools

Estates at Smith Crossing families are within the acclaimed Wake County Public Schools district. Nearby schools include Lockhart Elementary, East Wake Middle, and Knightdale High.

The area also provides access to several charter academies.

Higher education opportunities like Meredith College, NC State, and Shaw University in Raleigh are just a quick drive away. Duke, UNC, and other renowned institutions are within an hour's reach.

Estates at Smith Crossing: Exclusive, Private, and Convenient

With its luxury amenities, custom-built homes, exclusive location, top-ranked schools, and upscale vibe, Estates at Smith Crossing offers an exceptional lifestyle.

For discerning homebuyers seeking privacy, luxury, and convenience near Raleigh, Estates at Smith Crossing is a top choice.

From the resort-style amenities to the custom home designs, this neighborhood delivers on all fronts.

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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