The Hamptons At Umstead

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

The Hamptons At Umstead is a premier Raleigh neighborhood. Enjoy amenities like a fitness center, pool, trails, and easy access to RDU airport.

The Hamptons At Umstead is a stunning luxury home wooded community situated in a surprisingly hidden rural area in Northwest Raleigh, North Carolina.

This premier neighborhood offers custom homes and home sites for sale that are just 5 minutes from Raleigh-Durham's International Airport, Research Triangle Park and the greater Triangle area.

History Location

Located adjacent to the beautiful William B. Umstead State Park in northwest Raleigh, The Hamptons at Umstead boasts an idyllic setting for nature enthusiasts and those seeking a tranquil respite from the city's hustle and bustle.

Known as an international center for major computer, pharmaceutical, health and nationally renowned research driven medical facilities, the Triangle area offers an outstanding place to live, work and play.

The Hamptons At Umstead, ideally located near major highways like I-40 and the new I-540 provides easy access to work, shopping and nearby recreational activities.

This community is conveniently situated between Downtown Raleigh and Downtown Durham, with a short 15 minute drive to RDU International Airport.

The neighborhood is also a quick 20 minute drive to both downtown areas, allowing residents to easily access the dining, entertainment, and businesses of both cities.


Residents of The Hamptons At Umstead enjoy access to a number of amenities within the community. The clubhouse features a fitness center, resort-style pool, and play areas for children.

Miles of greenway trails wind through the community, perfect for walking, running, and biking.

With over 6,000 acres of pristine wilderness at its doorstep, The Hamptons at Umstead offers a variety of outdoor activities for its residents.

From hiking and mountain biking to fishing and horseback riding, the neighboring Umstead State Park is a treasure trove for nature lovers.

The community also features multiple greenways, seamlessly integrating its homes with the park's breathtaking scenery.

Dining Options Just a Short Drive Away

The surrounding area offers a diverse array of dining experiences to satisfy the most refined palates.

Local culinary gem Angus Barn, renowned for its exceptional steaks and award-winning wine cellar, is just a short drive from The Hamptons.

Additionally, several delightful eateries can be found in nearby shopping centers like Crabtree Valley Mall and North Hills, featuring everything from casual fare to upscale dining.

Retail Therapy

The Hamptons at Umstead residents have no shortage of shopping opportunities to indulge in retail therapy.

Crabtree Valley Mall, North Hills, and Brier Creek Commons are all within easy reach, presenting an enticing collection of designer stores, boutiques, and specialty shops to suit all tastes and lifestyles.

Convenient Access to RDU

Staying connected with the rest of the world is a breeze for The Hamptons at Umstead residents.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport is just a 10-mile drive away, offering numerous domestic and international flights for seamless travel experiences.

Nearby Healthcare Facilities

The Hamptons at Umstead enjoys proximity to some of the region's most respected medical institutions, such as UNC Rex Healthcare, Duke Raleigh Hospital, and WakeMed Raleigh Campus.

These facilities provide exceptional healthcare services to residents and contribute to the unparalleled quality of life in the community.

Education Options for Residents

Families residing in The Hamptons at Umstead have access to the acclaimed Wake County Public School System featuring top-notch schools like Pleasant Union Elementary, Durant Road Middle School, and Leesville Road High School.

Several private institutions, including Ravenscroft School and The Franciscan School, present alternative educational opportunities for families seeking a more tailored academic experience.

Proximity to Renowned Colleges and Universities

Raleigh is a premier education hub, and The Hamptons at Umstead residents have the fortune of being close to internationally recognized universities such as North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

These renowned institutions enrich the area with robust academic, research, and cultural scenes, contributing to a stimulating atmosphere.

Real Estate Recommendations from Tim M. Clarke

As a Durham native and real estate professional in the Raleigh-Durham Triangle market for over 16 years, I highly recommend The Hamptons At Umstead for homebuyers seeking luxury living balanced with convenience.

This community truly provides the best of both worlds.

Residents can immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Raleigh while still enjoying easy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment.

The neighborhood is ideal for commuters working in Research Triangle Park or downtown.

Families will appreciate the community's proximity to top-ranked schools in the Wake County district.

Healthcare workers will value the quick access to facilities like Rex Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Homebuyers should act fast, as home sites in The Hamptons At Umstead are selling quickly.

I'm happy to set up a tour so you can experience the neighborhood firsthand.

As a trusted real estate advisor, I can provide insider tips to help you submit a competitive offer.

My goal is to ensure all my clients find their perfect home.

To learn more about The Hamptons At Umstead and explore available homes, contact me today!I look forward to helping you take the first steps towards buying your dream home in this one-of-a-kind Raleigh community.

Frequently Asked Questions on The Hamptons at Umstead

How many home sites are available in The Hamptons At Umstead?

There are 215 home sites available, ranging in size from .29 to .89 acres.

What amenities does the community offer residents?

Amenities include a clubhouse with fitness center, resort-style pool, play areas for kids, miles of greenway trails, and access to Umstead State Park.

What is the price range for homes in The Hamptons At Umstead?

Home prices start in the mid 600,000s and go up to 2 million plus for larger custom homes.

Are there options for custom-built homes?

Yes, The Hamptons At Umstead offers home sites for fully custom-built homes starting at 2,500 square feet.

How close is the community to major highways?

It is conveniently located near I-40 and the new I-540 for easy access around Raleigh.

What dining options are close by?

Upscale options like Second Empire and Bloomsbury Bistro are a quick drive away, along with family-friendly spots like Apex Pizza Company.

What shopping is available nearby?

Major shopping like Crabtree Valley Mall is just a short drive away.

Are top-ranked schools located close to the neighborhood?

Yes, Wake County schools like Leesville Road High School and Lufkin Road Middle School are just minutes away.

Is the community close to parks?

Yes, Umstead State Park borders the community.

How far is RDU International Airport?

RDU is conveniently located just a 15 minute drive from The Hamptons At Umstead.

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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