Offering everything anyone could hope to find in a charming suburb, Wake Forest, North Carolina is a great place to buy a home, just 30 minutes north of Raleigh. Found in the 27587 and 27588 zip codes, Wake Forest is home to numerous remarkable neighborhoods, any of which would delight a prospective homebuyer. Wake Forest neighborhoods include: Austin Creek, Bowling Green, Cedar Falls, Deer Chase, Edgeford Park, Fairlake, Grayson Creek, Holly Forest, Jones Dairy Farm, Kensington Manor, Lakefall, Mangum Estates, New Light Hills, Olde Mill Stream, Portofino, Rosswood, Sutherland, The Falls, Vernon Park, and Waterfall Plantation, among many others.
Located in Wake and Franklin counties, Wake Forest is home to a thriving downtown with a rich history. The community is over 100 years old but boasts many modern amenities. Homes for sale in the Wake Forest area are diverse and include Federal designs in historic neighborhoods and newer homes in luxurious gated subdivisions. Comprised of approximately 15.2 square miles, Wake Forest is a great place to house-hunt in the Raleigh metro area.
In addition to great neighborhoods with great homes for sale, Wake Forest also has an excellent parks and recreation system comprised of 10 parks and community centers that provide residents with opportunities to swim, play tennis and baseball, among other things. There are more recreational opportunities for Wake Forest residents to enjoy, at the Falls Lake State Park and the Mountains-to-Sea State Trail. Additionally, Wake Forest is only a 3 hour drive from Atlantic Beach, North Carolina and 4 hours from the Great Smoky Mountains. Home to around 35,000 residents, Wake Forest has been a relatively popular and fast-growing community. In fact, in 2007 it was ranked 20 on Forbes Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Suburbs in America” list. Despite its growth this charming community has maintained a historic, small-town ambiance.
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