wake county public schools: Cary, NC Real Estate, Bishop's Gate: Wonderful move-up community - 03/23/12 10:58 PM
View current Active Listings in Bishop's Gate.
Bishop's Gate is a nearly complete new neighborhood off Southwest Cary Parkway in Cary, NC.  Bishop's Gate is located between Giverny and Olde Salem. Access to the neighborhood is via West High Street from the Cary Parkway.
 
Raleigh and North Carolina State University are a 25 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about the same.  Both commutes can vary during heavy drive-time traffic.
The neighborhood was developed in 2003 by Centex Homes.  Approximately 175 modern Euro-inspired manor homes comprise Bishop's Gate, with home sizes ranging from 3300 to 5000 square feet. 
 
Typical amenities … (1 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary, NC: Searching for a Home by Wake County Public School System School Assignments - 02/26/11 03:53 PM
First the disclaimer:With the growth in Wake County, North Carolina, and the burden of additional students on the Wake County Public School System, no real estate agent will guarantee a specific school assignment.  The assignments noted in the MLS listings are merely what are listed on WCPSS.net for that address when the listing is posted.You may find that the school assignment has changed, and you should doublecheck it yourself to confirm if a specific school is very important to you.
 
.Weatherstone Elementary, Cary, NC  
Searching for homes with specific school assignments in Cary, NC.
Every listing agent must enter school assignments for Elementary, Middle, … (4 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary, NC: Brookstone Homes offer Location, Amenities, Value - 10/22/10 03:14 PM
 
 
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Brookstone in Cary, NC, is just east of NC Highway 55, and south of the Westpark neighborhood.
 
 
The location is excellent, as it offers an easy commute to Cary, Durham, Apex, or the Research Triangle Park, nearby schools, proximity to various shopping and service options for daily needs, yet Brookstone is tucked off the main highways so residents experience low traffic and quietude.
 
 
Brookstone was developed in the mid-1990's by Centex Homes.  Home sizes tend to range from about 2100 square feet to about 4,000 square feet.  Transitional features like two story foyers, nine foot ceilings, … (0 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary, NC: Arlington Ridge is affordable and superbly located - 01/05/10 11:24 PM
Arlington Ridge is another mature community of 100+ homes in Cary, NC. Arlington Ridge is situated southwest of the intersection of the Cary Parkway and High House Road. Entrances to the neighborhood are from both Cary Parkway and High House Road, allowing easy entrance and egress.

View Active Home listings for Arlington Ridge.
North Carolina State University or the North Carolina State Capitol, Raleigh, is a 20 minute drive. The trip to the Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about the same. Drive-time traffic may extend typical commutes.
The neighborhood was developed in the mid 1980's by Parkway … (2 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, Picardy Village: Wooded Lots and Custom Homes - 11/19/07 02:02 PM
  Picardy Village entrance sign
Picardy Village is a cozy neighborhood of custom-built homes in Cary, NC.  Picardy Village is off the west side of Lake Pine Road, between the Cary Parkway and US 64.    Picardy Village is adjacent to Picardy Pointe.
Click here to view currently available Active Listings in Picardy Village.
See the Picardy Village photo set on Flickr.
Downtown Raleigh and NC State University are about a 15-20 minute commute from Picardy Village.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  Heavy drive-time traffic can increase those commute times.

Picardy Village was developed in the mid-1990's by MacGregor Development Company.  Mostly 1.5 and two-story homes comprise … (9 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, Picardy Pointe: Custom homes on wooded lots in a tremendous Cary location - 11/10/07 01:25 PM
 Picardy Pointe entrance sign
Picardy Pointe is a neighborhood of custom-built homes on the edge of Cary, NC.  Many of the homes have a view of the Apex Community Park Lake.
Click here to view currently available Active Home Listings in Picardy Pointe.
Picardy Pointe is off the west side of Lake Pine Road, between the Cary Parkway and US 64. 
See the 47 photo set slideshow on Flickr.

Downtown Raleigh and NC State University are about a 15-20 minute commute from Picardy Pointe.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  Heavy drive-time traffic can lengthen those times.

Picardy … (4 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, A Visit to Royal Ridge - 11/07/07 03:41 AM
We cruised through Royal Ridge in Cary, NC, last Saturday night to view the beautiful custom homes and the heavily wooded lots.
 Royal Ridge is a mature  residential  neighborhood  in the center of Cary, NC.  Royal Ridge is located off the Southwest Cary Parkway, between Kildaire Farm Road and Lake Pine Drive.  See the Royal Ridge slideshow on Flickr.

Raleigh and NC State University are about a 15-20 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  Heavy drive-time traffic can lengthen those times.

Royal Ridge was developed in the mid-1980's.  Many pleasant classic 1.5 and two-story homes, and several contemporary styles comprise Royal Ridge, with … (4 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary, NC Real Estate: Trees! The Woods of Kildaire is the antidote for barren landscapes! - 11/05/07 01:39 PM
My wife accompanied me for a Saturday evening drive through the Woods of Kildaire, Cary, NC.  Many of the photos show the development of dusk, and the quietude of life in a wooded preserve.

Woods of Kildaire is a mature affordable neighborhood in the center of Cary, NC.  Woods of Kildaire is situated off the SW Cary Parkway.  Access to the neighborhood is also available from Kildaire Farm Road, and through MacGregor Downs.  Access and egress to and from the neighborhood are convenient. 

Raleigh and NC State University are about a 15-20 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  Heavy drive-time traffic can lengthen those times.
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wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, Affordable Shade Trees in Farren Forest - 10/31/07 03:56 PM
Hey!  Let's meander through the shade in Farren Forest, Cary, NC: 
 
Farren Forest is a mature affordable neighborhood in the center of Cary, NC.  Farren Forest is situated off the SE Cary Parkway.  Access to the neighborhood is also available through Stonehaven.  Access and egress to and from the neighborhood are easy. 

Raleigh and NC State University are a 15-20 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  Heavy drive-time traffic can lengthen those times.

The neighborhood was developed in the mid-1980's-early 1990's.  51 pleasant classic 1.5 and two-story homes comprise Farren Forest, with home sizes ranging from 1500 to 2400 square feet.  As the photos show, … (5 comments)

wake county public schools: Apex, NC Real Estate, Cameron Park, Affordable Custom-built Homes with style and location! - 10/28/07 03:40 PM
Cameron Park is a mature neighborhood in the center of Apex, NC.  Access to the neighborhood is from Olive Chapel Road or through Dogwood Ridge, or Amherst.  Getting to and from the neighborhood is easy. 

Raleigh  and North Carolina State University are an easy 20 to 25 minute commute.  Cary is an easy 10 minute drive.  Regional employment center, the  Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  All commutes can lengthen during drive-time traffic.
Click here to view currently available Active Listings in Cameron Park.
Cameron Park was developed from 1999 into the early 2000's. A variety of home choices comprises Cameron Park, with low country, transitional, and traditional style homes represented, from 1900 to 3300+ square feet.  See … (0 comments)

wake county public schools: Apex, NC Real Estate, Dogwood Ridge, Affordable homes to executive homes, in one desirable location! - 10/28/07 02:12 AM
Dogwood Ridge  is a mature neighborhood in the center of Apex, NC.  Access to the neighborhood is from Olive Chapel Road or through Pearson Farms, Cameron Park, or Amherst.  Access and egress to and from the neighborhood are very convenient. 

See my slideshow of Dogwood Ridge on Flickr.
Raleigh  and North Carolina State University are an easy 20 to 25 minute commute.  Cary is an easy 10 minute drive.  Regional employment center, the  Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  All commutes can lengthen during drive-time traffic.
Dogwood Ridge  was developed in the mid-1990's into the early 2000's. A variety of home choices comprises Dogwood Ridge, with townhomes, starter homes and move-up homes represented.  Townhomes are in the 1400 … (0 comments)

wake county public schools: Apex, NC Real Estate, Pearson Farms: Affordable Homes and Great Location! - 10/27/07 12:04 PM
Pearson Farms  is a mature neighborhood in the center of Apex, NC.  Access to the neighborhood is from Olive Chapel Road or through Dogwood Ridge.  Access and egress to and from the neighborhood are convenient. 

Raleigh  and North Carolina State University are an easy 20 to 25 minute commute.  Cary is a 10 minute drive.  Major employment center, the  Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  All commutes can lengthen during heavy drive-time traffic.
Pearson Farms was developed in the mid-1990's to 2000's. 2-story transitional and traditional homes comprise most of Pearson Farms, with home sizes ranging from 1800 to 2600 square feet. 
Click here to view currently available Active Home Listings in Pearson Farms.
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wake county public schools: Cary, NC, Real Estate: Ridgepath Heavily Wooded lots and pretty traditional homes - 10/21/07 08:39 AM
Cary, NC:  Ridgepath is our tour today.

Ridgepath is a mature neighborhood in the center of Cary, NC.  Access to the neighborhood is from the SE Cary Parkway, or through Wimbledon.  Access and egress to and from the neighborhood are easily accomplished. 

Raleigh  and North Carolina State University are an easy 15 to 20 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about 25 minutes.  Both commutes can lengthen during heavy drive-time traffic.
Ridgepath was developed in the mid-1980's to mid-1990's. Classic one-and-one-half and two-story homes comprise Ridgepath, with home sizes ranging from 1800 to 2900 square feet. 

Typical amenities include 3 to 5 bedrooms, 2.5 or 3.5 baths, beautiful .28 to … (6 comments)

wake county public schools: Apex, NC Real Estate, Kelly Glen, Affordable homes on rural wooded lots - 10/03/07 02:21 PM
 Kelly Glen, on a rural ridge along Kelly Road, in Apex, NC, is a neighborhood of quality starter homes built by local custom builders in the 1990's. 
Homes range from 1200 to 2200 square feet and ranchers and 1.5 story homes are common.  Most typical is the 3/2 home, with a few 3/2.5's and 4/2.5's.  Some homes have garages.  Most lots have a few mature trees, and some homes are in deep hardwood shade.  Recent sales prices have been between $156,000 and $227,000.
Click here to view available Active Home Listings in Kelly Glen.
See all 37 photos of Kelly Glen in … (2 comments)

wake county public schools: Apex, NC Real Estate, Crockett's Ridge, Affordable value and space, in a rural setting - 10/03/07 12:50 PM
Crockett's Ridge in Apex, North Carolina is a newer subdivision in a convenient rural location.  Commuting to Raleigh, or Cary is done with ease.  Built by KHovnanian Homes, Crockett's Ridge features great square footage for the price to folks who need affordable space.  With a new phase, new homes are available.  Homes range between 1800 and 3800 square feet and sell startingin the low $200,000's, with some well above $300,000. 
Click to view available Active Home Listings in Crockett's Ridge.

3 to 5 bedrooms and 2.5 to 3.5 baths are common.  Garages are a standard amenity, so a 2500 SF 4/2.5/2 is the typical home.  … (4 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, Ambience, Exclusive wooded homesites in perfect location. - 09/30/07 01:35 PM

Ambience in Cary, NC is a small subdivision near the intersection of Tryon Road and Kildaire Farm Road.  It was built out in the 1980's and 1990's, with custom homes on gorgeous wooded lots of over 1/2 acre.  This location places all that Cary has to offer within easy reach, and allows a quick commute to Raleigh, NC and North Carolina State University.
See the Ambience Slideshow on Flickr.
Ambience homes tend to be traditional in design, although there are a couple of contemporary-style homes in the neighborhood.  4 or 5  bedrooms with 2.5 to 3.5 baths are common, with homes ranging from … (3 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, Colonial and Traditional Heaven in Thornewood - 09/28/07 11:44 PM

Thornewood is a neighborhood in a wonderful central Cary, NC location, with easy access to Cary, downtown Raleigh, and NC State University.  It is well-known for the stunning traditional colonial homes that make up the neighborhood.  Thornewood offers large wooded lots, and tree-lined streets like these.
Visit my Thornewood Slideshow on Flickr to see 28 images of Thornewood.
Thornewood is one of those neighborhoods where homes don't sell often.  It seems that residents are too content there to want to move.  When Thornewood homes hit the market, they don't last long.   Most recent sales have been in the $300,000's, and it is reasonable to expect … (7 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, Troon Village: One level condominium living in a superb central Cary location! - 09/27/07 03:53 PM

Troon Village couldn't be in a better location in Cary, NC!  From this condominium complex, you can walk across the street to Trader Joes, Staples, and several other retail services and restaurants.  Just down Kildaire Farm Road, all sorts of retail and services exist, as well as Western Wake Medical Center.  The community is bordered by Wimbledon, a beautiful Cary subdivision that ensures a quiet neighbor.  There is no street access into Wimbledon, so the communities do not create undesired through traffic for each other.
See the Troon Village slideshow on Flickr.
Click here to view available Active Listings in Troon.

Convenience … (5 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary NC Real Estate, Affordable location and great wooded lots in Wellington Place - 09/26/07 01:33 PM
Wellington Place and Wellington Park were built in the 1980's off Tryon Road in Cary, North Carolina.
 
Wellington Place residents enjoy two community ponds. See the Flickr slideshow featuring 60 photos of the neighborhood.
 
Pulte Homes was the builder.  Homes in Wellington Place have 3 to 5 bedrooms, and 2.5 to 3.5 baths.  Square footages range from 1600SF to 3400SF.  Recent sales have been in the mid- to upper-$200,000's.  Some homes back to the ponds for pleasant natural vistas.
Click to view available Active Listings in Wellington.

Wellington Place and Wellington Park have a homeowners' association for maintenance of … (4 comments)

wake county public schools: Cary, NC, Real Estate, Wimbledon: Wooded lots and quality custom homes - 09/17/07 03:32 PM
 Entrance from Kildaire Farm Road.
Cary, NC's Wimbledon subdivision enjoys a prime location central to all the conveniences of Cary.  Wimbledon offers a variety of housing choices, Townhomes, starter homes, and, on Flickr, you can see them all, plus a wide variety of custom homes.
Click here to view available Active Listings in Wimbledon.
 Custom Wimbledon beauty!
As you might expect in a community named after the most storied venue in tennis, and with streets named after tennis greats, Connors, Agassi, Lendl, Evert, Martina, McEnroe, etc, Wimbledon Recreation Center includes a tennis complex.  There is also a clubhouse and pool.
 
The wooded areas are … (8 comments)

 
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