Wake Forest is Filled with Southern Charm
Wake Forest may just become your favorite town. Nestled amid the Raleigh area's scenic beauty and home to Falls Lake, as well as a number of desirable residential communities, Wake Forest is a thriving town that is steeped in historic Southern charm. Towering oak trees and beautiful homes line Main Street, and it is not uncommon to see your neighbors exploring quaint Downtown Wake Forest or attending one of the area's many events. In one work, Wake Forest is delightful.
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Why Residents Adore Wake Forest
Downtown Wake Forest
The heart and soul of Wake Forest lies in its historic downtown. Its postcard-worthy brick storefronts and old-fashioned streetlights boast of the town's rich history, and the locally owned restaurants, boutiques, coffee shops, and services connect the past with the present. Downtown Wake Forest is the perfect picture of the area's quality way of life.
Wake Forest residents have excellent educational opportunities in this small town. K-12 students attend schools in the Wake County Public School System, which boasts the highest number of National Board Certified teachers in the nation. The College at Southeastern and Southeastern Seminary are higher education options located in Wake Forest.
An Insider’s Guide to Wake Forest
This vibrant community has so much to offer year-round, from community-centered festivals to smaller local events. Be sure to participate in:
- Wake Forest Farmers' Market
- Meet in the Street
- Mardi Gras Street Festival
- Fall Harvest & Pumpkin Festival
- Festival of Lights at Hill Ridge Farms
- Wake Forest Christmas Parade
Population (2014): 36,693
Population Change Since 2010: 21.9%
Average Home Value (2014): $259,000
Commute to RTP: 40 min.
Commute to Raleigh: 35 min.
Wake Forest Real Estate
Since this area feels like a small town, and since residents can directly access Downtown Raleigh via Capital Boulevard, Wake Forest remains a desirable place to live. As a result, home buyers will find that there are a variety of communities and homes that let them live close to everything they desire. If you are interested in exploring available homes in Wake Forest, call me at 919-868-8935 and we can schedule a showing.
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