Wakefield Meadows

February 16, 2024

Tim Clarke

Idyllic community offering farmhouse homes, trails, amenities and accessibility to airport & city attractions for a peaceful lifestyle.
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Nestled in eastern Zebulon, Wakefield Meadows provides a peaceful neighborhood with beautiful homes and amenities. This established community combines small-town charm with convenience to area attractions.

A Brief History of Wakefield Meadows

Development in Wakefield Meadows began in the late 1990s as Zebulon expanded eastward. Most homes were built between 1999-2006 by local builders like Mungo Homes and Trinity Homes.

Home styles include traditional two-story designs as well as one-story ranches. Home sizes range from 2,200 to over 4,000 square feet on quarter-acre to half-acre lots. Recent sales show median list prices around $300,000 to $400,000.

Location and Accessibility

Wakefield Meadows stretches along the eastern side of Zebulon near the Wake/Nash county line. It spans the area east of Shepard School Rd between Packhouse Rd and Narron Farm Rd.

The neighborhood provides easy access to US-264 just 2 miles north. Downtown Zebulon is only about 5 minutes west, while downtown Raleigh is 30 minutes away.

Neighborhood Amenities

In addition to beautiful homes, Wakefield Meadows offers amenities like sidewalks, street lights, and easy access to nearby parks. Large shade trees line the streets.

Homes often have porches and decks for relaxing outdoors. Large backyards provide room for gardens, play areas, and gatherings. The peaceful community provides a perfect place for families.

Schools and Education

Students in Wakefield Meadows attend Zebulon schools in the Wake County district. Nearby schools include Wakelon Elementary, Zebulon Middle, and East Wake High School. Privately, Raleigh Christian Academy is 25 minutes away.

For higher education, Meredith College, Wake Tech, and NC State are all within a 30-minute drive of Wakefield Meadows.

Parks and Recreation

Nearby Little River Reservoir provides recreation like boating, fishing, trails, and picnicking.

Other Zebulon parks including Whitley Park, Community Park, and Gill Street Park offer playgrounds, sports fields, and walking trails just minutes away.

Additional neighborhood parks like Neuse River Park and Legend Park are also easily accessible. Golfers enjoy playing nearby River Ridge Golf Club.

Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment

Residents of Wakefield Meadows can enjoy Zebulon’s small-town shops and eateries just minutes away. Favorites include Proper Taco, Five Points Drug Store, and Buchanan’s BBQ.

Nearby Wendell offers additional options like Boulevard Pizza and Farmhouse Cafe.

For major shopping and entertainment, Wakefield Meadows provides easy access to Raleigh just 30 minutes away. Destinations like Crabtree Valley Mall and North Hills offer extensive amenities.

Why Locals Love Wakefield Meadows

Wakefield Meadows offers an ideal family-friendly lifestyle with its charming homes, mature trees, and quiet streets. The peaceful community provides a perfect escape while still being convenient to local schools, parks, and shopping.

The small-town location gives residents the perfect blend of a neighborly feel alongside easy access to big-city Raleigh nearby. Wakefield Meadows allows for comfortable, laidback living.

Conclusion and Recommendations

With its beautiful homes, abundant amenities, and convenient location, Wakefield Meadows is a top choice for homebuyers seeking a peaceful community near Raleigh.

The neighborhood offers access to excellent schools, parks, trails, and local shops in downtown Zebulon.

For those seeking an affordable, family-friendly neighborhood, Wakefield Meadows checks all the boxes. Contact a knowledgeable real estate agent to learn more about this charming community.

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Tim M. Clarke

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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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