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Raleigh’s popular inside the beltline community is bordered by the 440 Beltline with downtown Raleigh at its center. Residents inside the beltline are conveniently located just minutes to I-40 and just a short drive to Raleigh-Durham International airport (RDU) or Research Triangle Park (RTP). The world class Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Walnut Creek Amphitheater, and regional shopping malls are only a stone’s throw away.

Living near downtown Raleigh means you have a front row seat to all of the 150 hot restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Almost every weekend there are public arts and cultural events, farmers’ markets, outstanding theater, special museum exhibits, festivals and musical entertainment.

Old trees shade historic homes in charming neighborhoods where many houses date back to the 1920's. Some of the most popular neighborhoods in downtown Raleigh include Boylan Heights, Cameron Park, Glenwood-Brooklyn, Mordecai, Five Points, East Raleigh-South Park, and Oakwood, whose houses were built between the Civil War and 1914. Thanks to accessible roads, it’s easy to bike, run and walk to the Harris Teeter in Cameron Village, one of the oldest outdoor malls in the country, to pick up dinner and visit the bank. Looking for green spaces and parks? Have a picnic in Fletcher Park off of Glenwood Avenue or ride the newly opened 100-year-old carousels in Pullen and Chavis Parks.

You can also hop on the R-Line , Raleigh’s free bus service that serves all of the downtown from the increasingly popular Warehouse District to Glenwood South to the Convention Center. The R-Line is especially convenient to save your feet during First Friday, a monthly event on the first Friday of every month when local art galleries, museums and shops host the public throughout the evening.

Living in downtown means you’re part of a vibrant community that cares about culture, history, and livability.  Now with many new tech companies moving into downtown such Citrix and Red Hat, more and more professionals will be choosing downtown as their new home. Raising a family? Downtown Raleigh boasts fantastic neighborhood schools and magnet programs. There are also many old churches in downtown Raleigh , sometimes several on the same block. 

Newest Real Estate Listings in Downtown Raleigh

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3300 Darien Drive, Raleigh

Stunningly renovated French inspired custom home situated on a lushly landscaped lot. Chef's kitchen with Wolf range, build in refrigerator, Miele espresso station and co...

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  • MLS2399421

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2804 Anderson Drive, Raleigh

Classic Ranch in Anderson Heights! New Roof, fresh paint and sealed crawl space completed July 2021. 4 bedrooms with 3 full baths. Floorplan has a lot of flex space all o...

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  • MLS2399417

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3122 Wilder Street, Raleigh

You Can’t Beat This Location Right Inside the Beltline!! Within 1-1/2 miles to NC State – you can easily walk or ride your bike! Great Price for a One Story, 4 Bedroom ...

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  • MLS2399023

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612 S West Street, Raleigh

Luxe lifestyle & endless urban access define 612 S West. Steps from the heart of Downtown, your access is unequaled & your view unparalleled. From your rooftop terrace, s...

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  • MLS2398905

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100 Brandywine Drive, Raleigh

Opportunity Only Knocks Once! Adorable 3 Bedroom Home Nestled on Corner Lot w/ Fenced Yard. Hardwoods on 1st Floor. Updated Kitchen w/Granite CT's, White Cabinets & Break...

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  • MLS2398807

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