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North Raleigh, NC

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North Raleigh: Refined Country Elegance with City Convenience

Located just above the city of Raleigh, North Raleigh is a community of lush natural beauty, refined yet affordable homes, and plenty of amenities and attractions. North Raleigh offers a sense of peace and privacy that comes with country living—mature trees, large yards, spacious homes—yet is still close to Downtown Raleigh, RDU Airport, and the Research Triangle Park. For those want to be close to all the amenities, attractions, and opportunities of the Triangle, yet prefer a sense of country elegance to suburban or city living, North Raleigh is an outstanding option.

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Why Do Residents Choose North Raleigh?


Parks & Recreation

North Raleigh is home to acres of beautiful parks and miles of scenic nature trails. Here, you can spend a day enjoying the great outdoors at Shelly Lake or Durant Nature Park. You can play outside at Millbrook Exchange Park, or even practice your swing at North Ridge Country Club. And the vast waters of Falls Lake are just a short trip away.

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Shopping, dining, movies, entertainment, libraries… North Raleigh has it all. This community is home to several premier shopping centers, such as Triangle Town Center. It’s also home to several top grocery stores, like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. There’s also Six Forks Cinema, North Regional Library, and plenty more to love.

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North Raleigh public school students belong to Wake County Public School System, the largest and one of the most touted districts in the state of North Carolina. Some of Raleigh's most notable schools are situated in North Raleigh, including Leesville Road High, Millbrook High, Wakefield High, Heritage High, and Sanderson High. Students also have options of attending acclaimed alternative and private schools, such as Ravenscroft, which is a K–12 school in North Raleigh.

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Stunning Country Refinement

Though it's just 15 minutes from Downtown Raleigh, North Raleigh enjoys a sense of peace and elegance that comes with true country living. Homes here are nestled into mature trees, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of big-city living within the beauty of nature. Plus, the communities of North Raleigh tend to offer more for the money—with more square footage, larger yards, and newer home features.

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Employment Opportunities

Looking to launch or further a career? North Raleigh is the place to do it. Easy access to Downtown Raleigh, the Research Triangle Park, and even Durham places tons of top employers within an easy commute, which is especially great for households with more than one career-minded job hunter.

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North Raleigh at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 15 – 20 min
RDU Airport: 10 – 20 min
RTP: 10 – 20 min
Major Roads: I-540, US-1, NC-50

Quick Facts

Zip Codes: 27604, 27609, 27614 – 27616
County: Wake
Median Home Value: $301,800

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Ashworth Estates Neighborhood in North Raleigh
$314,500 - $349,900
Sq Ft: 2,678 - 3,065
Bartons Creek Bluff Neighborhood Entrance
$344,000 - $47,500
Sq Ft: 2,296 - 3,856
Bedford neighborhood in North Raleigh
$139,900 - $689,900
Sq Ft: 1,472 - 4,918
$114,900 - $1,249,000
Sq Ft: 1,286 - 9,955
Carlyle Neighborhood located in North Raleigh
$589,900 - $1,175,900
Sq Ft: 3,850 - 9,532
Dominion Park Neighborhood Entrance North Raleigh
$210,000 - $309,000
Sq Ft: 1,638 - 3,300
Ethans Glen, a North Raleigh Neighborhood entrance sign.
$385,000 - $1,100,000
Sq Ft: 3,200 - 7,780
Falls River, North Raleigh Neighborhood
$95,000 - $689,900
Sq Ft: 7,500 - 4,360
Harrington Grove neighborhood entrance sign. North Raleigh community
$199,900 - $299,900
Sq Ft: 1,650 - 2,644
Kingsland Ridge North Raleigh Home Buyers
$264,000 - $335,000
Sq Ft: 2,003 - 2,622
River Run neighborhood in North Raleigh, NC
$469,900 - $559,900
Sq Ft: 3,462 - 3,656
Sheffield Manor neighborhood entrance in North Raleigh NC
$1,125,800 - $1,379,000
Sq Ft: 7,166 - 7,891
Stonebridge neighborhood entrance in North Raleigh
$339,900 - $699,900
Sq Ft: 2,836 - 4,969
$320,000 - $464,900
Sq Ft: 2,600 - 3,675
$700,000 - $1,500,000
Wildwood Green Neighborhood Entrance in North Raleigh
$293,000 - $459,900
Sq Ft: 2,340 - 2,880
All residents enjoy access to the community pool in Woodlawn.
$300,000 - $500,000
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