Falls Reserve

December 10, 2023

Raleigh's premier golf community, Falls Reserve features custom homes, top schools, dining, amenities, and easy access to RDU and Research Triangle Park.
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Resting peacefully alongside the shores of Falls Lake lies Falls Reserve - Raleigh's premier golf and lake community.

With over 700 acres of forests, wetlands, and meticulously manicured fairways, Falls Reserve immerses residents in the tranquil beauty of North Carolina's nature.

Custom Homes in a Peaceful Setting

Falls Reserve features custom-built homes and estates nestled harmoniously within the community's lush surroundings. Homesites span from one to two acres, allowing the residences to embrace the community's abundant green spaces and lakeside views. Award-winning builders craft each home, incorporating luxury details and amenities tailored to owners' preferences.

Master Builders of Falls Reserve

Falls Reserve isn't just a community—it's a testament to the art of fine homebuilding. Let's take a closer look at the master artisans turning visions of architectural grace into reality in this remarkable neighborhood.

AR Homes - Monterey Bay Raleigh

  • Specialist in luxury custom homes.
  • Known for design, craftsmanship, service, and responsibility.
  • Part of a nationally respected network with a longstanding history since 1953.

Bluestone Builders

  • Renowned for their attention to detail and high-end finishes.
  • Offers personalized customer experiences and design-driven projects.

Deep South Building Company

  • Celebrated for southern charm and contemporary designs.
  • Prides themselves on creating homes that are as beautiful as they are functional.

HJ Morris Construction

  • A boutique builder focusing on meticulous detail and timeless craftsmanship.
  • Delivers a personalized home building process with a high-touch approach.

Dougher Construction Company

  • Revered for innovative designs and sustainable building practices.
  • Construct homes that reflect the homeowner's lifestyle and aspirations.

Cambridge Classic Homes

  • Exceptional builder offering bespoke designs and modern luxury.
  • Homes are characterized by impeccable style and state-of-the-art features.

Cityscape Builders

  • Known for creating distinctive homes with unique architectural elements.
  • Provides a collaborative home-building experience for clients.

ICG Homes

  • Delivers a blend of style, quality, and unmatched personalization.
  • Focuses on smart design and energy efficiency for sustainable living.

Speight Built

  • A synthesis of modern aesthetics and traditional craftsmanship.
  • Builder who ensures each home is a reflection of the owner's personality.

Wilks Builders

  • Offers a hands-on approach to building homes with enduring value.
  • Combines traditional methods with new technologies and materials.

L and L of Raleigh

  • Recognized for award-winning custom home designs.
  • Aims to create homes that embody luxury and innovation.

Herring Homes

  • A builder that integrates classic design with modern living.
  • Ensures meticulous execution from concept to completion.

Homestead Building Company

  • Specializes in creating homes with traditional comfort and modern flair.
  • Balances functional living spaces with customized luxury.

Arthur Rutenberg Homes

  • A legacy of building sophisticated and luxurious homes.
  • Tailors homes to fit the homeowner's unique style and preference.

Grande Manor Homes

  • Exquisite builder crafting grand homes with premium materials.
  • Specializes in opulent homes that are both expansive and intimate.

Shannon Home Design Build

  • Combines architecture and craftsmanship to create timeless homes.
  • Attention to architectural integrity and thoughtful design.

Goldmark Construction Group

  • Focused on innovative construction methods and impeccable finishes.
  • Committed to delivering high-quality homes with attention to detail.

Homescapes Builders

  • Dedicated to building homes that are as functional as they are beautiful.
  • Provides a seamless building process and exceptional client service.

Dining Near Falls Reserve

Tantalize your taste buds with the delightful dining options surrounding the peaceful countryside nestled just north of bustling Raleigh.

From family-friendly cafes to upscale eateries, let me guide you through some of the top-rated epicurean destinations guaranteed to impress the most discerning foodie.

Down-Home Classics

Sally's Southern Kitchen

  • Atmosphere: Charming and cozy restaurant serving comfort foods like mom used to make.
  • Specialty: Their chicken and dumplings transport you straight to Southern bliss.

Raleigh Tavern Bakery & Cafe

  • Vibe: Quaint cafe perfect for freshly baked goods, sandwiches, soups and salads.
  • Popular Pick: The turkey pesto panini is a long-time customer favorite.

Contemporary Fare

Ancram and Auntie Mae's Mac n Cheese

  • Concept: Gourmet mac n' cheese plates made from scratch with unique flavor combos and add-ins.
  • Chef's Creation: The Cheesy Pesto with grilled chicken showcases their culinary artistry.

Pro's Epicurean

  • Type: Farm-to-table focused spot led by Chef Michael Lee who sources North Carolina provisions.
  • Standout: Any item with the NC trout or Joyce Farms chicken.

Al Fresco Dining

Falls River Grill & Brewing Company

  • Ambiance: Relaxed brew pub with a scenic patio overlooking the Falls River.
  • Pairing: Enjoy one of their signature burgers with a pint of their Falls River Irish Red.

Frontier Raleigh

  • Atmosphere: Rustic outdoor space with yard games, live music, and American fare.
  • Crowd Pleaser: The Frontier Burger with pimento cheese and fried green tomatoes.

Wherever your culinary cravings lead, the restaurants surrounding the peaceful countryside north of Raleigh promise delectable dishes, hospitable service, and plenty of Southern hospitality.

Contact me to uncover more dining gems or for assistance with planning the perfect gastronomic getaway.

Commute from Falls Reserve

Falls Reserve offers accessibility to key spots around Raleigh while providing a tranquil, natural environment to call home.

Here's commute times and suggested routes from Falls Reserve:

To RDU Airport

  • Distance: About 18-20 miles from Falls Reserve.
  • Commute Time: Roughly 25-35 minutes by car depending on traffic.
  • Ideal Route: Take I-540 W towards the airport for the most direct drive.

To Downtown Wake Forest

  • Distance: Approximately 6 miles from Falls Reserve.
  • Commute Time: Around 10-15 minutes drive time.
  • Ideal Route: Go via Falls of Neuse Rd and take NC-98 E into Wake Forest.

To Downtown Durham

  • Distance: Roughly 25 miles between Falls Reserve and Downtown Durham.
  • Commute Time: Plan for a 30-45 minute drive time each way based on traffic.
  • Ideal Route: Take I-540 W, merging onto NC-147 S (Durham Freeway).

To Downtown Raleigh

  • Distance: About 16 miles separate Falls Reserve and Downtown Raleigh.
  • Commute Time: Expect a 25-30 minute commute by car.
  • Ideal Route: Falls of Neuse Rd south to Capital Blvd/US-1 S leads straight into downtown.


  • Distance: Around 22 miles from Falls Reserve to the Research Triangle Park area.
  • Commute Time: Approximately 30-40 minutes depending on traffic conditions.
  • Ideal Route: I-540 W provides a direct path to RTP with minimal exits.

Contact me for personalized insights on navigating the area or relocating your family or business to this peaceful community just north of Raleigh proper.

Local Insight on Falls Reserve

With over 17 years of real estate expertise focused exclusively on Raleigh’s premium communities, I’ve guided countless families in finding their perfect home.

As a long-time Triangle resident, I’ve had the privilege of watching areas like Falls Reserve develop into the stunning luxury destinations they are today.

For newcomers moving to the area, I always recommend fully immersing yourself in the community by getting acquainted with neighbors, joining clubs like the golf and tennis associations, and frequently exploring neighborhood amenities.

Attending annual community events like the Independence Day picnic or Falls Reserve Regatta on the lake allows you to mingle with fellow residents and build bonds.

On the culinary front, I suggest an inaugural dinner at The Reserve Steakhouse where the top-notch cuisine and service never fail to impress.

For more casual fare, you can’t go wrong with Backyard Bistro’s lively sports bar atmosphere. When in need of a neighborhood pick-me-up, grab a coffee at the community café or shop for fresh produce at their weekly farmers market.

As your resident expert, I’m here to ensure your end-to-end real estate experience is as smooth as possible.

Whether you’re buying, selling, or simply seeking area guidance, my three decades of insider knowledge combined with a genuine passion for the Triangle aim to earn your trust and confidence.

I invite you to contact the Tim M. Clarke Team to begin your Falls Reserve journey. Let’s chat over a cup of coffee at the clubhouse café!

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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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