February 17, 2024
Tucked away just south of NC-42 in Clayton is the well-established North Fort neighborhood. This charming community offers residents a friendly atmosphere with natural surroundings.
History and Development
North Fort was first developed in 1999 by Mungo Homes. The neighborhood was designed to have an intimate feel, with just over 90 brick homes constructed on a mix of cleared and wooded home sites.
Home building continued through the early 2000s. North Fort reached completion around 2005, making it one of the more mature neighborhoods in Clayton.
The community draws a mix of young families, professionals, and retirees.
Notable Builders and Home Styles
All homes in North Fort feature traditional brick exteriors. Builders include Mungo Homes, Kirkland Homes, and Crescent Communities.
Home styles vary from 2-3 bedroom ranch homes to larger two-story designs. Many homes back up to woods or ponds, giving a private, secluded feel throughout the neighborhood.
Amenities and Neighborhood Life
At the heart of North Fort is a beautiful natural pond. While there is no recreation center, residents enjoy the community's tranquility and abundance of greenspace.
An active neighborhood association maintains common areas and hosts community events. Neighbors also connect through the community's Nextdoor online forum.
Location and Schools
Conveniently situated just off Buffalo Road, North Fort provides easy access to Clayton shopping and dining as well as Raleigh which is just 20 minutes away.
Families are drawn to North Fort for the nearby schools in the Johnston County School District.
Elementary students attend River Dell, with middle and high schools located just over 2 miles away.
For homebuyers interested in an established Clayton community, North Fort offers charm and natural surroundings without being remote.
Contact our team to learn more and tour available homes!
A Local Realtor's Perspective on North Fort
As a long-time Clayton area real estate professional, I’ve come to appreciate North Fort’s mature neighborhood vibe and abundant natural features.
Its central location provides convenience without sacrificing a private, secluded feel.
For buyers, be prepared to act quickly when homes hit the market. As an older community, resale opportunities in North Fort are limited.
Homes here attract young families and move-up buyers ready to upgrade to more space.
On the seller side, make sure to highlight outdoor features like patios, decks, and wooded views.
With our team’s relationships with local buyers, we can generate interest quickly by showcasing your home’s best attributes.
Our knowledge of North Fort and the Clayton real estate market combined with effective marketing strategies make the Tim M. Clarke Team the perfect partner for buying or selling in this wonderful established community.
Let us guide you through the process from start to finish.
Listings in North Fort
**NOTE: If you're not seeing any listings, then currently there are no available homes in this community.**
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