November 5, 2023

Discover Robencliff in Holly Springs, NC - a tranquil community with spacious homes, lush greenery, and close proximity to top-rated schools and amenities
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Nestled amongst the rolling hills and pine forests of southwest Wake County lies the established Robencliff neighborhood of Holly Springs, North Carolina.

Located just off Lassiter Road, Robencliff has been a popular community for families and professionals since homes first started being built in the late 1990s.

Location and History

Robencliff resides approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Raleigh and just 5 miles from RDU International Airport.

The neighborhood was initially developed in the late 1990s by Newland Communities, as part of Holly Springs' rapid expansion.

The community was designed to attract growing families seeking spacious homes near the top-rated Wake County public school system.

Notable Builders and Amenities

Today Robencliff contains a mix of those original 2-story Colonials and brick ranch homes along with larger custom-built houses constructed in the 2000s and 2010s.

Builders like Trinity Homes, Holland Homes and Kirkpatrick Homes are responsible for many of the more recent homes.

Lot sizes range from 0.5 to over 1 acre, allowing for privacy between neighbors. At the heart of the community lies a neighborhood pool, clubhouse and playground area for residents to enjoy.

Mature trees and rolling topography give Robencliff a private, secluded feel.

Neighborhoods and Lifestyle

Robencliff offers a peaceful small town atmosphere while providing easy access to area conveniences.

Outdoor recreation like walking the trails, community pool days and visiting Bass Lake Park are popular activities.

Home prices currently range from the mid $300Ks for the original Colonials and ranches up to $700K+ for larger custom estates.

The variety attracts young families, empty nesters and professionals seeking a tranquil neighborhood environment.

Local Dining and Attractions

Some favorite local eateries near Robencliff include:

Casual Dining

  • Backyard Bistro: This neighborhood bistro dishes up American classics in a laidback setting. Don't miss the fried pickles!
  • A&M Café: Stop by this quaint café for freshly baked muffins, soups, salads and sandwiches made from scratch.

Upscale Dining

  • Giorgio's Bistro: For a special night out, enjoy handmade pastas, seafood and signature cocktails at this rustic Tuscan-inspired spot.
  • 55 Steakhouse: Located at the Holly Springs Golf Club, this contemporary steakhouse is known for aged steaks, seafood towers and an extensive wine list.

Nearby attractions include Bass Lake Park just over a mile away, offering hiking, canoeing and fishing. Holly Springs also hosts summer concerts and a weekly Farmer's Market downtown.

For more shopping and dining options, Crabtree Valley Mall, North Hills and Triangle Town Center in Raleigh are approximately 20 minutes away.

Location and Accessibility

Robencliff lies approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Raleigh, providing convenient access to the city. From the neighborhood, the drive is:

  • 12 miles and 20 minutes to downtown Chapel Hill
  • 18 miles and 25 minutes to downtown Durham
  • 15 miles and 25 minutes to Raleigh's Crabtree Valley Mall
  • 5 miles and 10 minutes to RDU International Airport

The proximity to Raleigh, Durham and the airport appeals to families with commuters. The neighborhood is also just 2 miles from Highway 55 and 5 miles from Interstate 40 for quick access to surrounding cities.

Nearby Healthcare and Education

Families moving to Robencliff appreciate its proximity to exceptional medical care and schools. Nearby facilities include:

  • Rex Hospital Holly Springs - 5 miles
  • Duke Health Holly Springs - 4 miles
  • WakeMed Cary Hospital - 8 miles

Top-rated schools in the Holly Springs district include Holly Grove Elementary, Holly Ridge Middle and Holly Springs High School.

Real Estate Agent Perspective

As a local real estate professional, I highly recommend Robencliff for homebuyers seeking privacy and serenity with a country vibe, while still retaining Holly Springs conveniences.

The neighborhood offers the perfect blend of nature and community within established homes on wooded lots.

With its clubhouse, pool, and proximity to top-notch schools, Robencliff combines small town charm and modern luxuries.

I'd be delighted to schedule a tour so you can experience this wonderful neighborhood firsthand!

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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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