Sunset Glen

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Discover the inviting community of Sunset Glen in Fuquay Varina, NC. Find your perfect suburban haven. Join us today!

Sunset Glen is a popular neighborhood located in the town of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina.

Known for its beautiful new construction homes and family-friendly amenities, Sunset Glen has become one of the most desirable communities in the area.

Location and History

Tucked away just off NC-42 Highway, Sunset Glen is conveniently located near major highways and just minutes from downtown Fuquay Varina.

The neighborhood is part of a larger master-planned community by national homebuilder D.R. Horton.

Construction in Sunset Glen began in 2018 on what was previously undeveloped land. Since then, it has quickly grown into a lively neighborhood with over 150 homes.

Prominent Builders

The Sunset Glen community was thoughtfully designed and built out by D.R. Horton, one of the nation's largest home construction companies.

They are known for building high-quality homes with great attention to detail and desirable amenities.

Within Sunset Glen, D.R. Horton has constructed several of their popular floor plans featuring craftsman-style exteriors and open concept interiors.

Homes range from 2,900 to over 3,400 square feet.

Neighborhoods and Home Types

Sunset Glen offers several neighborhoods within the larger community, each with its own appeal:

  • The Commons - Featuring townhomes and paired homes ranging from 1,500 to 2,200 square feet. These low-maintenance homes are ideal for first-time buyers.
  • The Enclave - Spacious two-story single family homes offering up to 5 bedrooms and 3-car garages. Homes range from 2,900 to 3,400 square feet.
  • The Estates - Larger luxury homes up to 3,800 square feet situated on half-acre homesites. These custom estate homes offer the most upgrades and amenities.

The variety of home types and sizes in Sunset Glen attracts all types of buyers from young professionals to growing families.

Amenities and Lifestyle

One of the biggest draws to Sunset Glen is the abundance of community amenities available to residents:

  • Clubhouse with fitness center, pool and outdoor lounge areas. The clubhouse can also be rented out for events.
  • Children's playground and splash pad.
  • Miles of walking trails that wind through the community.
  • Easy access to the scenic Neuse River Trail which connects to Raleigh's greenway system.
  • Sidewalks throughout for walkability, jogging and biking.

The amenities, combined with Fuquay Varina's highly-rated schools, make Sunset Glen an ideal neighborhood for families.

The community is served by Ballentine Elementary, Fuquay-Varina Middle and Fuquay-Varina High School.

Engaging With the Community

For Sunset Glen residents looking to get more involved, here are a few suggestions:

  • Join the Sunset Glen HOA board - Help shape decisions for the community by joining the homeowner's association board.
  • Volunteer at local schools - With three schools nearby, there are lots of opportunities to volunteer as a classroom helper, PTA member or coach.
  • Attend town events - Fuquay Varina hosts many family-friendly events like movie nights, festivals and parades. It's a great way to meet neighbors.
  • Explore parks and trails - Take advantage of the area's beautiful parks and trails by hiking, biking or having a picnic.
  • Support local businesses - Help the local economy thrive by shopping and dining at Fuquay Varina's many small businesses.
  • Join community groups - Find a group aligned with your interests whether it's a book club, cycling group or gardening club.

Advice for Selling in Sunset Glen

For homeowners looking to sell in Sunset Glen, the Tim M. Clarke Team offers this advice:

  • Highlight upgrades and amenities that set your home apart. Buyers are looking for custom features.
  • Stage your home to look light and spacious. Declutter, clean and make minor repairs.
  • Price competitively based on recent sales of comparable homes. Overpricing will limit showings.
  • Be flexible during the negotiation process. Buyers expect wiggle room on price.
  • Hire a real estate professional who knows the Fuquay Varina market intimately, like the Tim M. Clarke Team. We have the experience and marketing resources to get your home sold quickly and for top dollar.

A Local Realtor's Perspective on Sunset Glen

As a long-time resident of the area, I've watched Sunset Glen grow into one of Fuquay Varina's premier communities.

Its family-friendly amenities, quality new construction, and proximity to schools and parks make it an ideal place to call home.

As a real estate agent, I appreciate its range of home styles and price points that appeal to a variety of buyers.

For young professionals, it offers affordable paired homes. Growing families are drawn to the spacious single family homes and amenities.And custom estate homes appeal to move-up buyers. With Fuquay Varina poised for continued growth, Sunset Glen is sure to remain one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in town.I highly recommend Sunset Glen to any clients looking for a great place to live and thrive.

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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