Old Stone Crossing

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Old Stone Crossing is a charming master-planned community in Raleigh, NC with quick access to RDU Airport, Downtown Raleigh and Durham.

Nestled just north of Raleigh in Wake County lies the master-planned community of Old Stone Crossing.

Though a relatively new neighborhood, having been established in the early 2000s, Old Stone Crossing exudes charm and character reminiscent of historic small towns.

Mature trees, rolling hills, and stone accents pay homage to the area's natural beauty and agrarian roots. Keep reading to learn more about this delightful Raleigh suburb.

Location and History

Old Stone Crossing is conveniently located just off Leesville Road in northern Raleigh. The neighborhood spans both sides of Old Stone Crossing Drive and encompasses over 300 acres.

Though now part of Raleigh's city limits, the area was originally rural farmland.

Developer Roger Perry purchased the property in the 1990s with the vision of creating a traditional neighborhood development.

The first homes were built in 2001. Perry honored the land's pastoral legacy by incorporating nature throughout the community's design.

Neighborhoods and Housing

Old Stone Crossing contains several distinct villages, each with its own architectural style.

The Bluestone Village features arts and crafts inspired homes clad in blue granite and shake siding.

Fieldstone Village has a more European flair with brick and stone facades. Crabtree Village boasts Charleston-style cottages and townhomes.

Home sizes range from 1,600 to over 4,000 square feet on lots up to half an acre.

Luxury single family homes line the fairways of the 18-hole golf course that winds through the community.

With diverse housing options at various price points, Old Stone Crossing appeals to a wide range of buyers.

Amenities and Lifestyle

Residents of Old Stone Crossing enjoy access to a wealth of amenities and conveniences.

The main clubhouse includes a fitness center, gathering rooms, and an outdoor pool and hot tub overlooking the golf course.

Walking trails weave through common areas and along tree-lined streets.

Two playgrounds and several pocket parks provide opportunities for play and relaxation.

An on-site elementary school means kids can walk to class. Families flock to the community's popular summer concert series and holiday events.

With a location just minutes to major employers, entertainment, and shopping, Old Stone Crossing offers suburban comfort with urban proximity.

Casual Dining

  • Lynnwood Grill (4.5 stars, 1,200+ reviews) - This local favorite serves up delicious burgers, wings, and salads in a lively sports bar setting. Expect delicious bar food at reasonable prices.
  • Bella Monica (4.4 stars, 1,100+ reviews) - For delicious Neapolitan-style pizza and pasta, check out this cozy Italian restaurant. They offer family-sized portions at budget-friendly prices.

When it comes to everyday conveniences, the Target and Harris Teeter located in Brier Creek Commons are less than 2 miles away.

For home improvement shopping, Lowes and Home Depot are both under 3 miles from Old Stone Crossing.

Location and Accessibility

Old Stone Crossing enjoys a prime location just north of Raleigh's city center. The community is an approximately 15 minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Residents can access both I-40 and I-540 within minutes, making an easy commute downtown or to nearby tech hubs like RTP and Durham.

The neighborhood is also within a 20 minute drive of major shopping and entertainment destinations like North Hills and Crabtree Valley Mall.

With quick airport access and proximity to Raleigh's top attractions, Old Stone Crossing offers suburban living close to urban amenities.

Nearby Healthcare and Education

Families moving to Old Stone Crossing will find top-rated schools and healthcare facilities nearby.

Public schools in the area are part of the Wake County Public School system, consistently ranked among the best in North Carolina.

For healthcare, UNC REX Hospital is less than 6 miles away. Additional medical facilities including urgent care clinics and specialists' offices are located around Brier Creek.

Why Choose Old Stone Crossing?

Old Stone Crossing offers the perfect blend of suburban convenience with a charming, community feel.

Families and professionals alike appreciate the community's amenities, easy access to Raleigh and Durham job centers, and proximity to RDU International Airport.

It's no wonder Old Stone Crossing is one of Raleigh's most popular master-planned communities. Here are my top reasons to consider Old Stone Crossing for your next home:

  • Excellent access to both Raleigh and Durham job centers - ideal for commuters
  • Quiet, family-friendly neighborhoods with sidewalks and community amenities
  • Top-rated schools nearby, including Wake County public schools
  • Quick access to RDU International Airport and major highways
  • Walkable access to shopping and dining at Brier Creek Commons
  • Small town charm with a variety of home styles and amenities

For those looking for the perfect blend of convenience, charm, and community, Old Stone Crossing delivers.

Its ideal location, amenities, and family-friendly vibe make it a top choice for homebuyers.

As a Raleigh native and real estate professional, I highly recommend Old Stone Crossing as a wonderful place to call home.

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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