Wake Forest NC

Wake Forest is a charming, family-friendly Raleigh suburb located just 30 minutes north of downtown Raleigh, NC.

A charming, family-friendly Raleigh suburb, Wake Forest NC is located just 30 minutes north of downtown Raleigh, NC and offers all the charm of a Raleigh suburb without the hustle and bustle of the big city. Centrally located between the Blue Ridge Mountains in the west and the beaches in the east, Wake Forest offers the best of both worlds. 

Wake Forest's unique character, history, and desirable location, has brought exponential growth and affluence over the past several years, but not at the expense of losing its small-town charm. Wake Forest is one of those special communities in an area that is cited as one of the best places in the country to raise a family, get an education, seek health care, do business, or retire. 

This charming, family-friendly community offers a lifestyle for everyone. With a variety of homes to fit the needs of young couples, families, and retirees, Wake Forest features a thriving historic downtown and cultural art, nearby shopping, and an incredible social experience.

Homes range from historic neighborhoods, modern family choices and golf course communities. Wake Forest is a great place to look for luxury homes, new constructions and also budget-friendly homes on acreage.

Abbreviated History of Wake Forest

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About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Lots of wildlife
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Walking / Hiking trails
Data last updated May 28, 2024 9:19:am.
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