February 19, 2024
Nestled amongst the rolling hills and abundant greenery of southwest Wake County lies the secluded WhiteTail Farm community of Holly Springs, North Carolina.
Tucked away off Stepherly Way, WhiteTail Farm has developed a reputation as a hidden gem within Holly Springs for its peaceful atmosphere and attractive homes.
Location and History
WhiteTail Farm resides approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Raleigh and just 5 miles from RDU International Airport.
Whitetail Farm was established in the early 2000s as part of the larger WhiteTail master-planned community.
It was developed by Newland Communities to appeal to professionals and families seeking privacy and serenity near the growing town of Holly Springs.
Notable Builders and Amenities
WhiteTail Farm contains a mix of spacious 2-story Colonials, brick ranches, and custom homes built by trusted local builders like Trinity Homes, Holland Homes and Kirkpatrick Homes in the 2000s.
Larger wooded homesites ranging from 0.5 to over 1 acre allow for privacy between neighbors.
Residents enjoy amenities like community walking trails winding through preserved green spaces and ponds. The peaceful atmosphere attracts those looking for a hidden retreat.
WhiteTail Farm Lifestyle
Whitetail Farm offers a quiet small town feel while providing easy access to area conveniences.
Outdoor recreation like walking the trails, visiting Bass Lake Park, and community pool days are popular activities.
Home prices currently range from the mid $300Ks for the original Colonials and ranches up to $600K+ for custom homes on larger lots.
The variety attracts growing families, empty nesters and professionals seeking a tranquil neighborhood environment.
Local Dining and Attractions
Some favorite local eateries near WhiteTail Farm include:
- Backyard Bistro: This neighborhood bistro dishes up American classics in a laidback setting. Don't miss the fried pickles!
- A&M Café: Stop by this quaint café for freshly baked muffins, soups, salads and sandwiches made from scratch.
- Giorgio's Bistro: For a special night out, enjoy handmade pastas, seafood and signature cocktails at this rustic Tuscan-inspired spot.
- 55 Steakhouse: Located at the Holly Springs Golf Club, this contemporary steakhouse is known for aged steaks, seafood towers and an extensive wine list.
Nearby attractions include Bass Lake Park just 2 miles away, offering hiking, canoeing and fishing. Holly Springs also hosts summer concerts and a weekly Farmer's Market downtown.
For more extensive shopping and dining options, Crabtree Valley Mall, North Hills and Triangle Town Center in Raleigh are approximately 20 minutes away.
Location and Accessibility
WhiteTail Farm lies approximately 15 miles southwest of downtown Raleigh, providing convenient access to the city. From the neighborhood, the drive is:
- 12 miles and 20 minutes to downtown Chapel Hill
- 18 miles and 25 minutes to downtown Durham
- 15 miles and 25 minutes to Raleigh's Crabtree Valley Mall
- 5 miles and 10 minutes to RDU International Airport
The proximity to Raleigh, Durham and the airport appeals to families with commuters. The neighborhood is also just 2 miles from Highway 55 and 5 miles from Interstate 40 for quick access to surrounding cities.
Nearby Healthcare and Education
Families moving to WhiteTail Farm appreciate its proximity to exceptional medical care and schools. Nearby facilities include:
- Rex Hospital Holly Springs - 5 miles
- Duke Health Holly Springs - 4 miles
- WakeMed Cary Hospital - 8 miles
Top-rated schools in the Holly Springs district include Holly Grove Elementary, Holly Ridge Middle and Holly Springs High School.
Real Estate Agent Perspective
As a Holly Springs area Realtor and Raleigh-Durham Triangle area resident, I highly recommend WhiteTail Farm for homebuyers seeking privacy and serenity with a country vibe, while still retaining Holly Springs conveniences.
The neighborhood offers the perfect blend of nature and community within established homes on larger wooded lots.
With its walking trails and proximity to top-notch schools, WhiteTail Farm combines small town charm and modern luxuries.
I'd be delighted to schedule a tour so you can experience this wonderful hidden gem neighborhood firsthand!
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