Wakefield Estates

December 1, 2023

Wakefield Estates is a premier Wake Forest, NC community with luxury homes, amenities & a rich history. I recommend it for its beauty, convenience & charm.
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Nestled in the heart of Wake Forest, North Carolina, Wakefield Estates is a community that boasts a blend of luxury living and Southern charm.

With its rich history dating back to the early development of Wake Forest as a town, this community has grown to become one of the most sought-after areas for discerning homebuyers.

Overview of Wakefield Estates

Wakefield Estates is composed of well-appointed neighborhoods, each with its own character and style.

The area is characterized by spacious lots, typically around two acres, providing ample space for privacy and outdoor activities.

The neighborhoods within this community are designed to cater to a variety of lifestyles, ensuring that there is something for everyone.

Community Amenities

Residents of Wakefield Estates enjoy access to a host of amenities that enhance their quality of life. These include:

  • Lush green spaces and walking trails for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • A community clubhouse that serves as a hub for social gatherings.
  • A swimming pool to cool off during the warm North Carolina summers.
  • Tennis courts for those looking to stay active and socialize with neighbors.

Custom Homes in Wakefield Estates

Wakefield Estates offers luxury custom homes ranging from 4,000 to over 7,000 square feet on 1-3 acre wooded homesites. Home designs include craftsman, traditional, and transitional styles across single-family floorplans.

Homebuyers can fully customize their residence. Interior features include gourmet kitchens, spa-like bathrooms, media rooms, and spacious owner's suites. Smart home technology is common.

Outdoors, homes have charming accents like front porches, coach lights, and upgraded landscaping. Home sites offer picturesque views of the North Carolina countryside.

Wakefield Estates Builders

Wakefield Estates is a testament to quality craftsmanship and thoughtful planning. The community has been developed by a team of custom builders known for their commitment to excellence and attention to detail.

These homes, often priced from the $700,000 range and up, offer residents a sense of exclusivity and prestige.

Here is a list of home builders in Wakefield Estates:

Convenience and Lifestyle

Wakefield Estates offers easy access to major highways and conveniences like shopping and dining in Wake Forest.

Inside the neighborhood, the luxurious homes and natural setting create an upscale lifestyle. The proximity to area amenities provides everything needed for daily life.

Popular nearby destinations include Heritage High School, Thales Academy, Franklin Academy, Heritage Crossing shopping center, and restaurants in downtown Wake Forest.

Falls Lake State Recreation Area is less than 15 minutes away.

Top Restaurants in Wakefield Estates

Fine Dining

The Gourmet Steakhouse - Renowned for its prime cuts and elegant atmosphere, The Gourmet Steakhouse is a must-visit for those seeking a sophisticated dining experience. Reviewers rave about the impeccable service and the extensive wine selection.

Casual Eats

Bobby's Burger Haven - A local favorite, Bobby's offers a relaxed setting with a menu that boasts the juiciest burgers in town. Customers consistently praise the friendly staff and the variety of burger options available.


Papa's Pizzeria - Perfect for family dinners, Papa's serves up authentic Italian pizzas with a side of warm, welcoming service. Reviews highlight the cozy ambiance and the homemade sauce that keeps locals coming back for more.

Proximity to Key Locations

One of the top benefits of living in Wakefield Estates is the convenience and accessibility to key destinations across the Triangle region.

From the community, here are some ideal commute times:

  • RDU Airport - 14 miles, 20 minute drive taking US-1 S
  • Downtown Wake Forest - 4 miles, 10 minute drive taking S White St
  • Downtown Durham - 18 miles, 25 minute drive taking NC-98 E
  • Downtown Raleigh - 23 miles, 30 minute drive taking US-1 N and US-64 E
  • RTP - 10 miles, 15 minute drive taking NC-98 E

Whether you need to catch an early flight or want to explore the city centers of Raleigh and Durham, Wakefield Estates offers easy access with short commute times.

Highly-Rated Schools

Families living in Wakefield Estates are zoned to the highly-ranked Wake County Public Schools. Nearby schools include Heritage Elementary, Middle, and High Schools, all rated 9/10 on GreatSchools.org.

Top private schools like Thales Academy, Heritage Classical Christian Academy, and Franklin Academy are also located minutes away in Wake Forest.

Real Estate Agent Perspective

As Tim Clarke, a 17 year experienced real estate agent and founder of the Tim M. Clarke Team, I've helped countless families find their perfect home in Wakefield Estates.

With over 30 years living in the Triangle area, I have an intimate understanding of what makes this community so special.

My top recommendation for buyers is to act fast if you find a home you love. With limited inventory, the most desirable properties go quickly.

I guide all my clients through a streamlined process to put in a strong offer right away. Once you secure your dream home, take advantage of the amenities like the clubhouse events to meet your welcoming neighbors.

For those lucky residents ready to sell, I utilize customized marketing strategies to maximize exposure and sale price.

My trusted relationships with top agents ensure your home is presented to the most qualified buyers. With the Tim M. Clarke Team guiding you, you can expect a stress-free sale resulting in top dollar.

As your agent, I want to ensure your complete confidence and trust in me. My depth of experience in Wakefield Estates translates to expert advice every step of the way.

I've built my reputation on a foundation of integrity in serving my clients. Please don't hesitate to tap into my knowledge of the local area - I'm always happy to offer insider tips! I look forward to helping you maximize your happiness while living in or selling from this one-of-a-kind community.

Listings in Wakefield Estates

**NOTE: If you're not seeing any listings, then currently there are no available homes in this community.**

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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