Updated February 25, 2020
Balance is the key to happiness in every facet of life. Whether it’s work versus leisure or healthy salads versus scrumptious North Carolina BBQ from The Pit, we’re always looking to create blissful equilibriums.
Which is why buyers in the Raleigh real estate market are falling head over heels in love with Wake Forest and Tryon.
There’s simply no better place to enjoy tranquil wooded surroundings with fantastic local amenities and easy highway access to downtown Raleigh & Durham and exceptional area recreational facilities.
Delicious Hometown Cooking
The Wake Forest restaurant scene is surprisingly chic and thriving for a small town. Popular local eateries such as Main Street Grille, the Village Deli and historic Over the Falls. And for your caffeine fix, head to Jubala’s Coffee Village. Don’t forget to try their French press!
From red velvet cake to smoked meats hot off the fire, folks around here know what good eatin’ looks like. Nobody goes hungry in Wake Forest.
Several of Wake County’s top schools are located in the heart of this thriving community. Jones Dairy Elementary, Heritage Middle and Heritage High are all renown for educational excellence and fantastic sports and extra-curricular programs.
There’s no question that students graduating from the Wake Forest school system enter their college years with a leg up on their peers.
Plus, the Raleigh/Durham area offers a host of historical sites and museums to help kids get a well-rounded education.
They say good schools are key to North Carolina real estate and we agree 100%.
Shop ’til You Drop
Residents at the popular cul-de-sac structured retreat of Stonemill Falls get the best of both worlds, tranquil semi-private home sites in a community served by a gorgeous natural stream and a short drive to all their favorite shopping destinations.
Big box superstores, unique boutiques and everything in between. Wake Forest is a shopper’s paradise.
Check out The Factory family entertainment center. It’s a one-stop-shop for food, fun, sports and recreation. For big kids, try Lafayette Village.
Grocery shopping is a breeze with fresh organic options available at the Farmer’s Market and popular supermarket chains such as Harris Teeter and Lowe’s.
So Much to Do
Keeping fit is easy with plenty of golf, tennis and swimming clubs nearby. Numerous local parks and trails are available for outdoor fun and you’re never far from the mountains or excellent waterfront destinations like Falls Lake.
To truly get back to your roots and fill your lungs with fresh air, head straight for the incomparable Umstead State Park.
With three large lakes and an extensive network of trails, Umstead offers something for everyone. Hikers, cyclists, trail-runners, horse lovers and anglers – it’s an outdoors person’s utopia and easily accessible from Interstate 40 and US 70.
Like music? It’s a short commute to top concert venues like Walnut Creek, PNC arena, Cary Koka Booth, Redhat Amphitheater and the Double Door in downtown Raleigh.
Boating in the summer and snowshoeing or skiing in the winter. Wake Forest is the kind of place you can build a lifestyle around.