WAKE FOREST CITY PROFILE
Wake Forest, North Carolina is a charming, historic town just north of Raleigh! Like Holly Springs, Wake Forest experienced big growth due to its new, development opportunities and having the available land needed to host beautiful, planned communities like Heritage at Wake Forest!
Wake Forest is just five minutes outside of Raleigh and about 30 minutes from Research Triangle Park via 540, and about 25 minutes to RDU Airport. Many people think that Wake Forest University is actually located in Wake Forest, NC, when in actuality it moved in 1957 to the town of Winston-Salem North Carolina. Southeastern Baptist Seminary now occupies the beautiful campus where the college used to sit, and is host to about 2000 students.
Wake Forest offers home buyers the unique opportunity of choosing from a variety of settings that include: an older home with lots of character in the historic district, a newer home in a golf course community with top amenities, or a home in more of a rural setting on acreage….you choose!
Go to our Wake Forest Neighborhoods page to discover the variety of new & resale housing options! We have created helpful profiles for some of the more popular, planned communities like Heritage & Wakefield Plantation! Each neighborhood profile page also lets you search for homes currently available in that community! The well preserved historic downtown features a generous variety of independent retailers, restaurants and businesses.
The 200 acres that surround the downtown are being revitalized and developed using a well designed master plan called the renaissance Plan!
The Purpose of the Renaissance Plan is to build a more vibrant community that continues to encourage reinvestment and create even more excitement for the downtown Wake Forest! The Renaissance Plan identifies three districts that include: the Arts & Entertainment District, the Town Center South District and the Campus. The R.P. boundary extends beyond downtown to encompass other areas and structures that will no doubt compliment the plan!
Wake Forest also features three, golf courses to choose from, The Heritage Club, Brevofield Links & Paschal Golf Club. The current population of Wake Forest, NC is around 27,200.
Here are the primary reasons people continue to move to Wake Forest, North Carolina!
- A unique array if home choices, and just north of Raleigh
- A town on the move with an exciting, revitalization plan!
- Wake County Schools
- A great place to raise a family
Go to our Wake Forest Neighborhoods page to discover the variety of new & resale housing options! We have created helpful profiles for some of the more popular, planned communities like Heritage & Wakefield Plantation! Each neighborhood profile page also lets you search for homes currently available in that community!