LOCHMERE NC HOMES FOR SALE
Lochmere Cary NC Homes for Sale are definitely one of our top picks for neighborhoods! Living in the community is more like a lifestyle than just owning a home. Lochmere has a park-like, feel with lots of trees, trails, greenways, a lake and common areas throughout the community! The area was started back in the mid 1980’s, and has had time to mature into a beautiful setting in south Cary! This beautiful setting combined with a very convenient location close to great shopping and restaurants continues to make Lochmere very attractive!
Buyers usually end up in Lochmere at some point due to the variety of homes and price points that are there. Lochmere is a large, planned community made up of numerous subdivisions, each having their own personality. You can find a townhome in Glen Echo in the low $200's, to a golf course or lakefront lot up at the top of the neighborhood price range. On average, most homes prices run into $300's and $400's for homes built from the mid 1980's up to 2000. The one challenge you may find with some of the homes in Lochmere is that many of them are dated and do not have the open floor plan of more modern homes. “White Kitchens” are very common! On the other hand, Lochmere is one of the few places you can find a home with a basement.
On the community front, you really cannot beat Lochmere! The neighborhood has two pool & tennis facilities that are included with the homeowner’s dues, a semi-private golf course, walking trails & greenways and small lake. This makes for a very active community where residents love to walk, golf, swim, bike, or take a walk down to Jave Jive or the wine shop! As a resident of Lochmere, there are also a variety of ways to stay informed about the latest information & local events that directly affect the community, such as a quarterly newsletter, on-line calendar and email updates from the management company.
Lochmere Highlands is the southern extension of the Lochmere neighborhood, and the topography tends to have more hills and the homes were built later, primarily in the early to mid 1990's. This section of Lochmere is located closer to Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, which is a beautiful park with hiking trails, picnic areas and nature center that blend right in! Lochmere's prime location in south Cary gets you in close vicinity of three premium grocery stores, including a Whole Foods, lots of restaurant choices, Walmart, Crossroads Shopping Area and even Western Wake Hospital! The renovation of Waverly Place has made a big impact and added an upscale atmosphere and array of shopping and restaurants, plus a newly renovated Whole Foods!