Are you interested in Apex, Holly Springs and Fuquay Varina. What is it like to live there? See what we have to say below about these areas or just begin you search and see the homes that these area have to offer.
Considering Homes for sale in Apex?
Apex, or the Peak City, is a thriving small town southwest of Raleigh, easily accessible to I-40, the Raleigh-Durham International (RDU) airport, Research Triangle Park (RTP), and all of the universities and colleges in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill. In 2013, Apex was named the 9th Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine for its great schools, pretty houses, low crime rate, quality health care, and strong job opportunities. A former depot town, Apex’s downtown is home to many small businesses and restaurants and is on the list for the National Register for Historic Places as one of the best examples of a railroad town from the early 20th century.
Apex residents look forward to the Apex Farmer’s Market every Saturday morning from 9am to 2pm from April to October, enjoy first class barbecue at the Peak City Pig Fest and at Christmas time there’s the Historic Home tour and the Christmas parade. Looking for culture and a local festival? You can find it in the center of town in the Halle Cultural Arts Center that hosts art programs, exhibitions and special events.
Families moving to Apex can find so many tree-lined neighborhoods close to high achieving K-12 schools and recreational amenities such as dog parks, swimming pools, tennis courts, and parks. Sidewalks connect neighbors and community centers. Since Apex is such a family-friendly town, new families will soon find playmates for their children. Need home improvement supplies or a special gift? Beaver Creek Commons shopping mall and even Crabtree Valley Mall in North Raleigh are a short drive away. You can choose new construction or homes in charming and quiet neighborhoods that are only a decade old.
Considering Homes for sale in Holly Springs?
Holly Springs was a small desolate farm town with a 1,000 people just two decades ago and now it’s grown to a population of over 25,000 boasting a median income of $88,000+. Thanks to its accessible location to the new 540 Triangle Expressway, the commute to Research Triangle Park (RTP) is a quick 18 miles. Nestled amongst Cary, Apex and Fuquay-Varina, this town is poised for tremendous growth in the coming years. About 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh, you can get the best of both city and suburban living in Holly Springs.
Holly Springs is preparing for this growth by beefing up its infrastructure and increasing commercial development. Drug manufacturer Novartis produces new flu vaccines and employs 350 people at its facility off of NC 55. Town leaders are encouraging more economic engines such as small businesses, retail ventures, as well as restaurants and pubs.
Along with business growth, comes education and the arts to strengthen a town’s livability and heart. The Town of Holly Springs has three elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school, as well as a Montessori school. In 2006, the town opened the Holly Springs Cultural Arts Center and library complex. The Center hosts art exhibits, concerts and other special events. And if you want to stay fit and meet new friends, consider taking an art class or craft workshop through Holly Springs Parks and Recreation. This program also provides after school and Track Out programs, as well as a variety of youth sports. Holly Springs’ residents love their community and wouldn't think of missing the town’s annual festivals such as the HollyFest in October and the Happy Holly Days in December.
Holly Springs boasts great neighborhoods close to great schools. Because of the high median salary, demand for quality housing has elevated prices in the area in recent years. The median home price for a 3 or 4 bedroom home in Holly Springs is around $350,000. Many of the more popular neighborhoods are newly constructed and feature custom-built homes. Some notable neighborhoods include Sunset Ridge Racquet and Swim with its lazy river, WoodCreek, and Holly Pointe.
Considering Homes for sale in Fuquay Varina?
Fuquay-Varina is at the southern end of Wake County approximately 35- 40 minutes from downtown Raleigh. The airport is about 40 minutes away, depending on traffic. Some residents actually commute about 50 minutes to Fort Bragg in Fayetteville. John Deere has a large plant here and so does TE Connectivity (Tyco Electronics.) This small town of about 20,000 people is a quiet place to live but there is no shortage of available shopping and things for families to do. Check out the Facebook page for Shops on Main to show off their wares.
The median price of a 3 bedroom home in Fuquay is in the $240k range. There are a variety homes including a large selection of new construction homes to choose from.
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