Just a 30-minute drive north from Raleigh, North Carolina, in the 27587 and 27588 zip code, is the unique community of Wake Forest. This is a great place to buy a home and has many delightful neighborhoods: Holly Forest, Kensington Manor, Jones Dairy Farm, Lakefall, Grayson Creek, Mangum Estates, New Light Hills, Fairlake, Olde Mill Stream, Edgeford Park, Portofino, Deer Chase, Rosswood, Cedar Falls, Sutherland, The Falls, Bowling Green, Vernon Park, Waterfall Plantation and Austin Creek, to name just a few.
Spread over approximately 15 square miles, located in the Wake and Franklin counties, Wake Forest is a historic community with a vibrant downtown where you can walk just about anywhere to shop or to eat. At around 35,000 residents and growing, this is a very popular place to live in the Raleigh metro area. Despite the growth, Wake Forest retains its small town feel and charm. It is very convenient for travel with a good transit service around the town and a weekday rush-hour express to downtown Raleigh. Three interstates, I-1, I-96, and I-98 are close for access to all the key destinations up and down the East coast. The prominent Research Triangle Park, one of the biggest research parks in the world, is less than 30 minutes away.
There are many different types of homes for sale in Wake Forest from Federal designs in the older neighborhoods to luxury homes in gated subdivisions. Also to take into consideration is Wake Forest’s exceptional parks and recreation system. This comprises 10 parks and community centers that residents can use for swimming, tennis, baseball and other leisure activities. Further afield are the Falls Lake State Park and the Mountains-to-Sea State Trail. Wake Forest offers something for everyone and is a lovely place to live.
If you would like to buy a home in Wake Forest, North Carolina, or you have questions regarding other real estate options in the Raleigh area, please do not hesitate to contact us today for more information.
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