Glenmere

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Experience the charm of Glenmere - a community with modern homes, family-friendly amenities, and proximity to top-rated schools and shopping centers.
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Nestled within the charming town of Knightdale lies the award-winning community of Glenmere.

With its ideal location, modern amenities, and small-town vibe, Glenmere offers residents the perfect balance of convenience and charm.

The History and Growth of Glenmere

Developed in the early 2010s, Glenmere is one of Knightdale's newest communities. Situated just off Interstate 540, it spans over 100 acres of scenic North Carolina land.

The community was thoughtfully designed to provide an active, engaging lifestyle for residents.

Glenmere's first phase focused on establishing amenities like the junior Olympic-sized pool, cabana, tot lots, and open play areas.

Home construction soon followed in the popular Davidson and Cates neighborhoods. Over the years, additional sections have been added as Glenmere continues to grow.

Resort-Style Amenities

At the heart of Glenmere lies its impressive recreational amenities, rivaling those of luxury resorts. The junior Olympic pool serves as a refreshing oasis during warm summer days.

Families gather in the poolside cabana, complete with cozy fireplace, for community events. Tot lots and open play areas provide safe places for children to play.

Future plans include walking trails that connect throughout Glenmere and tie into Wake County's greenway system. These amenities foster an active, engaging lifestyle for residents of all ages.

Accessible Location

Glenmere boasts an easily accessible location just off Interstate 540, providing quick access to Raleigh as well as surrounding areas.

The community is conveniently situated near major highways, making for an easy commute.

Downtown Raleigh is only about 15 minutes away, granting residents quick access to arts, dining, entertainment, and more.

For those needing to travel farther, Raleigh-Durham International Airport is a short 20-minute drive from home.

Small Town Charm, Big City Convenience

While Glenmere offers convenient highway access, it still embraces the charm of small town living.

Knightdale provides quaint community celebrations, local shops and eateries, and a friendly atmosphere.

At the same time, Glenmere's proximity to Raleigh allows residents to enjoy all the perks of living near a major city.

Premier healthcare facilities, renowned universities, museums, sports, and abundant jobs are just a quick drive away in Raleigh.

Popular Neighborhoods

Glenmere contains several charming neighborhoods perfect for any lifestyle. Some of the most popular areas include:

Glenmere Forest

Featuring craftsman inspired exteriors and open floor plans, Davidson offers single-family homes perfect for growing families. Homes have 3-6 bedrooms with 2-4 baths, ranging from the low $300s to high $400s.

Glenmere Cove

Situated around the community pool and cabana, Cates has traditional two-story homes ideal for first-time buyers. Floor plans have 3-5 bedrooms and 2-3.5 bathrooms, priced from the high $200s to low $300s.

Glenmere Gardens

Opening soon, Glenmere Gardens will offer carriage and manor homes for those wanting to downsize without sacrificing amenities. Homes will be 2-3 bedrooms with 2-2.5 baths, estimated in the $200s.

Highly Ranked Schools

Glenmere families are within the Wake County Public Schools district, consistently ranked among the top in North Carolina. Nearby schools include Knightdale Elementary, Neuse River Middle, and Knightdale High.Several charter academies also serve the area.

Higher education opportunities abound as well, with quick access to Meredith College, NC State, Shaw University, and more in Raleigh. Duke University, UNC Chapel Hill, and other renowned institutions are within an hour's drive.

Things to Do Nearby

Despite its community feel, Glenmere provides easy access to big city attractions. Museums, music venues, professional sports, and abundant dining and nightlife are just minutes away in downtown Raleigh.

For outdoor fun, Lake Wheeler Park offers boating, fishing, trails, and more. Or catch a Durham Bulls baseball game right up the road.

Glenmere's location allows residents to enjoy cultural, recreational, and entertainment options galore.

Glenmere: The Total Package

With its rich amenities, prime location, charming community, and family-friendly vibe, Glenmere offers residents an enviable lifestyle.

The neighborhood feel coupled with urban access provides the perfect balance. For my clients, Glenmere provides that ideal blend of convenience and comfort.

From the resort-style amenities to the proximity to Raleigh's opportunities, Glenmere truly has it all. It's the total package for anyone seeking an active community with small town charm.

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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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