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July
26

HPW Luxury | 1533 Mcconnell Oliver Drive

1533 Mcconnell Oliver Drive - FrontWhen land and a spacious home come together as one you get 1533 Mcconnell Oliver Drive.

Practically impossible to find, this 6,000+ square foot estate sits on nine acres and is located inside I-540 in Raleigh. The 1.5 story cape cod home comes with a first-floor master suite, a finished basement complete with a second kitchen as well as a five-car garage.

Mcconnell Oliver Drive - Sunroom

Elegant hardwoods cover the entire first floor and the sunroom boasts a beautiful cathedral ceiling. Four guest rooms, a bonus room, and office round out the second floor.

Enjoy this tree-lined, private lot from the comfort of the rocking chair front porch or from one of the two decks flanking the sunroom in the back. Venture out onto the property where you will find a pond and a fenced pasture which is well suited for horses and other outdoor activities such as hunting, croquette and more.

Mcconnell Oliver Drive - Aerial

For information on all HPW Luxury listings, check out the latest addition of our HPW Luxury magazine.

July
25

Five Wake Forest Neighborhoods to Buy a Home

Wake Forest Neighborhoods
Searching for the perfect community to call your own, with plenty to do close to home and easy access to Raleigh? Wake Forest, NC might be just the place to find what you seek. Wake Forest was rated as one of Raleigh's best suburbs, thanks to its natural beauty, outdoor attractions, ample amenities, and fantastic food. There are plenty of great neighborhoods to choose from within the community, and our real estate agents have the details on five of the best Wake Forest neighborhoods to call home.

Welcome to Wake Forest and Our Outstanding Neighborhoods

Whether you love spending time outdoors, enjoy the arts, or simply want to live in a community with a bright future, Wake Forest homes for sale have something to offer. These five neighborhoods are examples of why Wake Forest is such a great place to live:

  1. Bishop's Grant
    Looking for a neighborhood with easy access to all that Wake Forest has to offer? Located near the NC Highway 98 Bypass, the Bishop's Grant neighborhood offers a convenient, central location. Nearby, you'll find the Wake Forest Reservoir, which is a great place to hike, fish, kayak, or enjoy a picnic with beautiful, natural scenery as your backdrop. There are plenty of great single-family homes available in this neighborhood, with prices often ranging from $300,000 to $500,000.

  2. Dansforth
    The Dansforth neighborhood in Wake Forest is a great choice for families, and anyone looking for a home in the community with a convenient location. It's easy to reach downtown Wake Forest from your home in Dansforth, and Raleigh is also just a short drive away. Residents of Dansforth and those living throughout Wake Forest have access to the excellent Wake County Public School System, which provides a quality education close to home.

  3. Heritage
    If you want a neighborhood where everything is close to home, the Heritage neighborhood may be the perfect match. Heritage is a large collection of subdivisions, with a ton of amenities located throughout the neighborhood. Residents of Heritage enjoy the local playgrounds, trails, greenways, natural spaces, and golf course, all within minutes of home. Spend a day fishing at Forgotten Pond, or travel to the Factory entertainment complex for all sorts of active family fun.

  4. Holding Village South Lake
    Holding Village is one of the newest neighborhoods on our list and a great example of what Wake Forest has to offer. This well-planned neighborhood delivers everything you need close to home, providing big city convenience without ever having to leave Wake Forest. Amenities in Holding Village will include extensive trails, a community pool, fun on the water at Holding Lake, a golf course, shopping, services, and even local schools.

  5. Olde Mill Stream
    Looking for a neighborhood close to all of the most popular spots in Wake Forest? The Olde Mill Stream neighborhood offers easy access to Historic Main Street, downtown Wake Forest, and some of the best outdoor destinations in the community. E. Carroll Joyner Park, which regularly ranks as one of the most popular in the city, is just a short walk from Olde Mill Stream. There, you'll find a ton of outdoor activities, including three miles of walking trails, an amphitheater, a community center, and a busy schedule of special events throughout the year.

Are you ready to shop for your next home in one of the many dynamic neighborhoods that Wake Forest has to offer? Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes throughout the Wake Forest, NC area.

July
20

HPW Open Houses | July 21 - 22

HPW Open Houses July 21-22Where do you want to live? What type of home do you like? Stepping up or moving down?

Whether you're a renter ready to take the homeownership plunge, a seasoned homeowner searching for new digs, or simply want to expand your investment property portfolio, our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agents have the homes you seek.

From townhomes to beautiful ranches to executive estates, our agents will be hosting open houses this Saturday and Sunday all over Central North Carolina. So, while you're making your weekend to-do list today, be sure to add in your house hunt then check out the list of open houses our agents will be hosting so you can plan accordingly. Happy house hunting, everyone!

 

Featured Open Houses

 

4017 Country Village Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606

$400,000

Sq Ft: 2,683 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 21 from 12 to 2 p.m.

4017 Country Village Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606


308 Karpen Lane, Cary, NC 27519

$774,900

Sq Ft: 2,683 | Beds: 6 | Baths: 5 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 21 from 1 to 4 p.m.

308 Karpen Lane, Cary, NC 27519


2829 Banks Knoll Drive, Cary, NC 27519

$668,500

Sq Ft: 3,838 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 5 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, July 22 from 1 to 3 p.m.

2829 Banks Knoll Drive, Cary, NC 27519


300 Paddy Lane, Youngsville, NC 27596

$291,000

Sq Ft: 2,101 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, July 22 from 1 to 3 p.m.

300 Paddy Lane, Youngsville, NC 27596


8713 Kimalden Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$500,000

Sq Ft: 3,050 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 21 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, July 22 from 2 to 5 p.m.

8713 Kimalden Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587


7617 Eagle Chase Drive, Willow Springs, NC 27592

$245,900

Sq Ft: 2,122 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Sunday, July 22 from 1 to 3 p.m.

7617 Eagle Chase Drive, Willow Springs, NC 27592


1311 Canterbury Road, Raleigh, NC 27608

$595,500

Sq Ft: 2,477 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Sunday, July 22 from 2 to 4 p.m.

1311 Canterbury Road, Raleigh, NC 27608


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July
18

Morrisville - Rated as Best Place to Live in North Carolina

Morrisville Best Place in NC to Live
Are you searching for a North Carolina town with the perfect mix of amenities, location, and attractions? The town of Morrisville, NC is located just a short drive from Raleigh in Wake County and regularly ranks as one of the best towns in North Carolina to call home. In fact, Morrisville was rated the number one place to live in North Carolina by Niche.com. Morrisville locals enjoy the town's vibrant culture, delicious dining destinations, outdoor attractions, and easy access to other exciting nearby communities. Our real estate agents have all the details on why Morrisville is one of the best places in North Carolina to call home.

The Best of North Carolina: Morrisville

Exciting Entertainment and Delicious Dining Close to Home

Morrisville NC
Morrisville is a town known for its diversity and multicultural feel, which extends to the many great dining destinations that you'll find within the community. Try an amazing Indian meal at Hyderabad House, or enjoy a unique combination of Lebanese and Mediterranean flavors at Neomonde Mediterranean. For shopping and entertainment, simply head to Park West Village, where you'll find a mix of big-name chains, local shops, and popular dining spots. Park West Village is also home to Stone Theaters, where Morrisville residents go to enjoy the latest movies.

Enjoy Recreation and Outdoor Fun in Morrisville

Searching for outdoor fun and recreation close to Morrisville? You'll certainly have no shortage of options. Learn everything you've ever wanted to know about orchids at Orchid Trail Greenhouses, where you can shop for orchids and take classes on growing your own. Morrisville also boasts a variety of great recreation facilities, including the Morrisville Aquatics and Fitness Center, Cedar Fork Community Center, and a wide range of athletic fields. Residents also love making the trip to the Triangle Rock Club, which is home to some of the largest indoor climbing facilities in the entire region.

Easy Access to Raleigh and Beyond

You'll have plenty to do for fun close to home in Morrisville, but that shouldn't stop you from exploring all of the other great communities in the area. The town is located just 20 minutes west of Raleigh via I-40, while both Durham and Chapel Hill are just a short drive northwest from your home in Morrisville. Looking to take a trip a bit farther from home? Morrisville is also located very close to Raleigh-Durham International Airport, with flights that can take you across the world.

The short trip to Raleigh also means that you'll have an easy commute if you choose to work in the city while living in Morrisville.

A Home for Every Buyer and Budget

Interested in finding out why Morrisville is such a popular place to call home? Then you'll have plenty of great homes in the community to choose from, with options for every budget. Morrisville homes for sale include a diverse mix of real estate options, including affordable single-family homes in a wide range of architectural styles. Homes here offer the best of suburban living, with ample yard space, family-friendly floorplans, and easy access to all of the popular amenities within the community.

Are you ready to start shopping for a home of your own in one of North Carolina's most highly rated communities? Contact Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes throughout the Morrisville, NC area.

July
13

HPW Open Houses | July 14 - 15

HPW Open Houses July 14-15Have you decided to call the Triangle home? You've made a good choice. Now, let's find you a house.

With well-lauded local cities and towns, there are plenty of communities and neighborhoods to consider as you narrow down your list of wants and needs.

 

Urban Living

Raleigh and Durham offer burgeoning downtowns with developing cityscapes and urban convenience. 

Acclaimed restaurants and bars and cultural and sports venues are located only sidewalks apart offering goings-on before and after dark.

You'll find an array of newly debuted luxury townhomes, light-filled condos, and historical and new construction homes to consider as your own.

 

Suburban Setting

From Hillsborough and Mebane in the West to Zebulon and even Goldsboro in the East, you can pick from a number of Triangle area suburbs perfectly situated near main thoroughfares offering small-town living and demanded commuter convenience.

Main Street towns like Apex, Cary, Morrisville and Wake Forest make for ideal places to plant roots and grow your family just beyond the hustle and bustle of bigger city life.

You can select from golf-course communities, mature neighborhoods, new master-planned developments, contemporary townhomes and much more.

 

Start Your House Hunt

All of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents are ready to help you find the home you seek. In fact, you can meet a few in person this weekend at our area open houses.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

2404 Boswell Road, Raleigh, NC 27610

$450,000

Sq Ft: 1,675 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 14 from 12 to 2 p.m.

2404 Boswell Road, Raleigh, NC 27610


10830 Greater Hills Street, Raleigh, NC 27614

$470,000

Sq Ft: 4,230 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 14 from 1 to 4 p.m.

10830 Greater Hills Street, Raleigh, NC 27614


3105 Mountain Hill Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$649,900

Sq Ft: 5,108 | Beds: 6 | Baths: 5 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. 

3105 Mountain Hill Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587


130 Princeton Manor Drive, Youngsville, NC 27596

$465,000

Sq Ft: 2,850 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 14 from 2 to 5 p.m.  and

Sunday, July 15 from 2 to 5 p.m.

130 Princeton Manor Drive, Youngsville, NC 27596


635 Lavenham Lane, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

$249,900

Sq Ft: 2,220 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 15 from 1 to 3 p.m.

635 Lavenham Lane, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526


102 Brittany Place, Cary, NC 27511

$800,000

Sq Ft: 4,966 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 15 from 1 to 4 p.m.

102 Brittany Place, Cary, NC 27511


3621 Sweeten Creek Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

$824,900

Sq Ft: 5,237 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 15 from 2 to 4 p.m.

3621 Sweeten Creek Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514


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July
11

Living in Rolesville North Carolina's Fastest-Growing Town

Rolesville North Carolina's Fast-Growing Town

Located just a short drive from Raleigh in northeastern Wake County, the community of Rolesville, NC has quickly become one of the hottest towns in North Carolina to call home. New residents are flocking to Rolesville thanks to its convenient location, excellent economy, ample amenities, and exciting potential for growth in the future. With a unique history and a bright future, it's no surprise that so many new residents love calling the community home. Our real estate agents have all the details on why Rolesville, NC has become the fastest-growing town in North Carolina.

Rolesville Named a Boom Town by REALTOR.com

The folks at realtor.com provide tons of great real estate content, and recently ranked the top 10 boom towns in the country. Rolesville, NC checked in at number seven on the list, sandwiched between large metro areas like downtown Miami and downtown Dallas. Here's what they had to say:

"Rolesville is known for its strong regional economy and prime positioning, with North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina less than an hour away. The Raleigh metropolitan area was rated as the fastest-growing in the country."

The realtor.com team also made sure to single out nearby neighborhoods like Willoughby subdivision and Granite Falls neighborhood, which both have great potential for growth in the near future.

A Family-Friendly Town with Easy Access to the Big City

Rolesville's close proximity to the city of Raleigh is one of the big reasons for its fast growth, and a 30-minute commute means that you can live in Rolesville while still working in the city. There's also plenty of good work to find within the community, with great potential for job growth in the future. The strong schools and low crime rates of Rolesville make the community a popular choice for families.

A Unique History and Bright Future

While Rolesville is getting a lot of press these days, the community is far from new. In fact, it's been around for nearly 200 years! Rolesville celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2012, and the community has come so far since its early days as a small farming town. Today, many of those old farms have been developed into residential areas, but the community has never lost touch with its long, interesting history. Rolesville has ranked as one of North Carolina's fastest-growing towns every year since 2005, so the future is looking bright, too.

Outdoor Attractions and Family Fun

Location is key, the economy is important, but Rolesville wouldn't be such a popular place to call home without plenty for residents to do for fun. If you love spending time outdoors, you'll fit right in with the people of Rolesville. The community is home to a variety of great playgrounds, as well as Main Street Park, with more than a mile of trails, Mill Bridge Nature Park, which features a 200-seat amphitheater, and a trail system that connects many popular outdoor destinations in Rolesville.

You can even experience the excitement of scuba diving in Rolesville at Fantasy Lake Scuba Park, which ranks as one of the largest in the country. With downtown Raleigh located just 30 minutes away, you'll also have an easy commute to the city anytime you're in the mood for something different.

Are you ready to start shopping for Rolesville homes for sale, and join the many new residents who love calling the community home? Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes in the Rolesville, NC area.

July
6

HPW Open Houses | July 7 - 8

HPW Open Houses July 7-8It's been a fun week celebrating America's birthday and enjoying all of the fireworks on display. This weekend can be just as exciting for you, too! You could find the home you've been dreaming of and make an offer. All you have to do is start your house hunt.

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agents will be hosting open houses this Saturday and Sunday in the communities, neighborhoods and school districts you desire. Consider visiting them to see the homes they've listed and speaking with them about their local market expertise.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

621 Commander Drive, Wendell, NC 27591

$211,000

Sq Ft: 1,915 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 7 from 12 to 4 p.m.

621 Commander Drive, Wendell, NC 27591


101 Links End Drive, Cary, NC 27513

$665,000

Sq Ft: 3,326 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 7 from 1 to 3 p.m.

101 Links End Drive, Cary, NC 27513


64 River Knoll Drive, Clayton, NC 27527

$242,000

Sq Ft: 2,159 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.

64 River Knoll Drive, Clayton, NC 27527


6201 Lakerun Court, Raleigh, NC 27612

$395,000

Sq Ft: 2,906 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and

Sunday, July 8 from 2 to 5 p.m.

6201 Lakerun Court, Raleigh, NC 27612


1208 Park Glen Place, Durham, NC 27713

$350,000

Sq Ft: 2,765 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, July 8 from 1 to 4 p.m.

1208 Park Glen Place, Durham, NC 27713


2108 Colin Hill Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$875,000

Sq Ft: 4,470 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 7 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, July 8 from 2 to 5 p.m.

2108 Colin Hill Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587


100 Monarda Way, Hillsborough, NC 27278

$319,900

Sq Ft: 2,230 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 8 from 1 to 3 p.m.

 

100 Monarda Way, Hillsborough, NC 27278


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July
3

Have You Visited Fearrington Village in Pittsboro

Pittsboro - Fearrington Village
Tucked away a short drive south from the city of Chapel Hill near Pittsboro, you will find Fearrington Village, a unique community that transports you to a different place and time. Fearrington Village is patterned after the quintessential English village and has been built up around a historic dairy farm. Whether you're enjoying a meal at one of the multiple elegant restaurants, spending an evening in the inn, or simply exploring the charms of this historic destination, Fearrington Village is the type of attraction that always keeps you coming back for more. Our real estate agents have the inside scoop on why so many love visiting Fearrington Village.

Fearrington Village: A Historic, English-Inspired Village in Pittsboro 


Delicious Dining at Unique Destinations

Pittsboro - Fearrington House

No matter what time of day or year you visit Fearrington Village, you'll find a unique dining destination suited to your needs. The Fearrington House restaurant is the crown jewel of the property, whether you're looking for an elegant dinner or the perfect place for a spot of afternoon tea. At the Belted Goat, you can enjoy Fearrington's famous coffee, sample other local beverages, and start your day with an excellent English breakfast. You'll find even more great food throughout the premises, including wood-fired pizza that you simply have to taste to believe.

The Fearrington House Inn

Pittsboro - Fearrington

While you won't find it on the list of Pittsboro homes for sale , there's no doubt that the Fearrington House Inn will definitely make you feel right at home. Choose from one of 32 uniquely designed rooms, each with their own feel and story. Rooms are decorated antiques, fresh flowers, and beautiful artwork, while your every need is attended to by a friendly, welcoming staff. The Fearrington House Inn provides easy access to all of the other attractions on the premises, and the perfect place to unwind after a fun day of exploring the village.

The Spa at Fearrington

Pamper yourself or your special someone with a trip to the elegant Spa at Fearrington, which features a friendly staff, excellent amenities, and the latest in English luxury skincare products. Enjoy a facial, manicure, pedicure, or massage, all overseen by an expert staff that will always make you feel welcome. If you want to visit a spa that leaves no stone unturned in its quest to provide maximum relaxation, then this is the place to be. Reservations are a good idea for trips to the spa, and you can also pick up gift certificates that are sure to be a hit around the holidays.

Shop 'Til You Drop at Fearrington Village

No matter what brings you to Fearrington Village, you'll certainly want to explore the property's many boutique shops while you're here. Dovecote Style is a boutique with an ever-changing selection and the latest in luxury styles from designers across the world. Nest, on the other hand, is all about the latest in luxury for your home, including artwork and accessories. The Spa Boutique is the perfect place to shop for a gift or your own favorite treats for unwinding after a long day. McIntyre's Books is one of the most popular independent bookstores in North Carolina, drawing visitors from near and far to shop the store's excellent selection. You'll also find ample opportunities to meet some of our favorite authors at McIntyre's Books, at both book signings and unique special events.

Are you ready to find the perfect home close to Fearrington Village and all of the other great attractions in the Pittsboro area? Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes throughout Pittsboro, NC.

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