New Houses For Eastern Wake County
There’s a lot of new housing activity going on in Eastern Wake County these days. As land availability shrinks in the Raleigh, Cary and Apex housing markets developers are looking east where land is a bit more plentiful and less expensive…for now! The towns that make up the Eastern part of Wake County are Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, Rolesville and there are parts of the county that have Raleigh addresses but are not in the city limits but possibly in the ETJ of Raleigh. So what kind of new houses for Eastern Wake County will you find? There is a pretty wide selection of new homes and more coming with home prices in the last six months ranging from around $150,000 up to over $500,000. The homes run from custom built homes on large lots to a 3 bedroom 2 bath 1200 square foot home. You will find great homes built by local builders in small neighborhoods as well as homes in larger subdivisions with pools and playgrounds built by national builders.
New Neighborhoods & Homes
The largest housing development project in Eastern Wake County currently is Wendell Falls, a Planned Urban Development of housing, retail, recreation and open space. World class amenities like a spectacular pool and clubhouse, miles of walking and biking trails, playgrounds and fishing lake. The homes sell from the mid $200,000’s up to the mid $400,000’s. The next major development in Eastern Wake County would be Knightdale Station which has single family homes and townhouses in a development next to the YMCA Aquatic Center and the 70 acre Knightdale Station Municipal Park. Some smaller subdivisions in the area with new homes are Sumerlyn, Woodlands of Timberlake, Chiswick and The Village at Rolesville. There are many more to choose from, if you’d like a list of all the subdivisions with new homes for sale in Eastern Wake County call or text (919) 601-2268.
What’s The Commute Like?
You want a good deal on a new house and you don’t want to pay more for your home just because of a shortage of houses so you find that houses in Eastern Wake County are way more affordable here than in other parts of the Triangle. How far is it to the airport and Research Triangle Park or Downtown Raleigh? The main commuter highways in this part of Wake County are I540 and Hwy 264. I540 is the new outer loop around the city of Raleigh and runs from Knightdale to North Raleigh past the Raleigh Durham International Airport connecting with Research Triangle Park and Durham via I40, past Cary and west to Apex. Hwy 264 takes you east from Knightdale past Wendell, Zebulon and out to Wilson, Rocky Mount and all the way to the Outer Banks. So traffic like all major cities can be a pain at rush hour, but if you’re moving to North Carolina from Los Angeles, New York or Boston I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Shopping, Dining & Things To Do.
From Supermarkets to Starbucks, shopping malls and home improvement stores, you will find most everything in Eastern Wake County. If not you’ll find what you’re looking for not far away in Raleigh or Cary, Chapel Hill or Durham. Each of the towns that make up the Eastern part of Wake County have their own downtowns with specialty shops and a growing number of local restaurants and bars. You’ll find most of the major retailers and big box stores as well as garden centers etc. Being minutes from downtown Raleigh you’re not far from an every expanding number of restaurants and bars offering all kinds of cuisine. There is entertainment from the Symphony to Broadway from Bluegrass to Rock. Museums and galleries and points of history and culture can be found through the Triangle area. There is an extensive greenway system in Wake County with trails for biking and walking and numerous parks that offer fishing and boating. The William B. Umstead State Park is located in Raleigh and cover over 5000 acres of woodlands, streams lakes and trails. If you like baseball and plan on moving to Eastern Wake County you are a short drive to the Carolina Mudcats Five County Stadium in Zebulon. The best deal in town when it comes to a night out in the summer. $1.00 hot dogs on Wednesdays, $2.00 beers on Thursdays and fireworks on Fridays, located just off Hwy 264 the stadium is minutes from Knightdale, Wendell, Rolesville and of course Zebulon.
Schools In Eastern Wake County
As in all of Wake County the public school system is administered by the Wake County Public School System Students are assigned a base elementary, middle and high school based for their home address. Check out their website to learn about capped schools, magnet schools and the different calendar options. There are number of private schools in Wake County also. If you’re interested in learning more about the new houses for Eastern Wake County we’d be glad to help you in your search, whether its information about the neighborhoods, builders or homes for sale contact us to find out more.