The Hamptons At Umstead

November 5, 2023

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

Overview of The Hamptons at Umstead

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.

The community began development in the early 2000s, with a vision to create an upscale neighborhood that seamlessly blends natural beauty with luxurious amenities.

Home Sizes and Lot Sizes

One of the most striking features of The Hamptons at Umstead is the spacious homes and generous lot sizes.

The community offers a variety of home styles, ranging from traditional to contemporary, with square footage typically falling between 3,500 and 6,000 square feet.

Lot sizes are equally impressive, with many properties spanning half an acre or more.

This abundance of space allows homeowners to enjoy privacy and room to grow, whether they desire expansive outdoor living areas, lush landscaping, or simply a sense of seclusion.

Builders in the Community

The Hamptons at Umstead is proud to showcase the craftsmanship of several renowned builders.

Over the years, the neighborhood has grown to include a diverse array of stunning homes built by some of the most respected builders in the area, including:

  • Speight Built
  • Mangrum Building
  • Ashton Woods
  • Arthur Rutenberg
  • Cambridge Classic Homes
  • Anchor Homes
  • Shenandoah Homes
  • Imperial Custom Homes

These builders are known for their attention to detail, innovative designs, and commitment to using premium materials, ensuring that each home in The Hamptons at Umstead is a true masterpiece.

The Hamptons At Umstead Amenities

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 near The Hamptons at Umstead

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.

Shopping near The Hamptons at Umstead

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.

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.

The Hamptons at Umstead's Location Overview

Highway Access

One of the major advantages of living in The Hamptons at Umstead is its prime location and easy access to major highways.

The community is just minutes from I-540, which connects residents to other key thoroughfares like I-40, I-440, and US-70 (Glenwood Ave).

This strategic location makes commuting to work, running errands, or exploring the greater Raleigh area a breeze.

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.

Commute Times and Suggested Routes

The Hamptons at Umstead's proximity to major employment centers and attractions is another significant benefit.

RDU International Airport is just 9 miles away, with an average commute time of 15-20 minutes via I-540 E.

Downtown Durham can be reached in approximately 25-30 minutes by taking I-540 E to I-40 W, while Downtown Raleigh is a mere 20-minute drive via I-540 S to I-440 E.

For those working in the Research Triangle Park, the commute typically takes 20-25 minutes using I-540 E to NC-54 W.

The neighborhood is conveniently situated between Downtown Raleigh and Downtown Durham, allowing residents to easily access the dining, entertainment, and businesses of both cities.

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 us today! We 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.

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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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