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Charming Small-Town Fun with Big-City Amenities

There's something for everyone in the charming town of Wake Forest, NC! Located in the heart of the Triangle just north of Raleigh and east of Durham, Wake Forest is easily accessible from both major cities—and yet it is a world of its own wonders. A charming historic downtown, hundreds of acres of parkland, beautiful homes and neighborhoods, and top-rated public schools are just part of what makes Wake Forest so truly exceptional. Come explore and find out why ranks Wake Forest the #11 Best Place to Live in North Carolina!

Wake Forest at a Glance

Getting Around

Downtown Wake Forest to Downtown Raleigh: 30 min
Downtown Wake Forest to Downtown Durham: 40 min
Downtown Wake Forest to RTP: 35 min
Downtown Wake Forest to RDU Airport: 30 min


Population: 36,472
County: Wake, Franklin
Zip Codes: 27587–27588
Median Home Value: $270,300

Wake Forest Homes for Sale

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Falls Lake

Escape to the endless adventures of the vast Falls Lake, from hiking and biking to boating and fishing to camping and relaxing beachside.

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Check out local shops, businesses, galleries, and restaurants, like NC Specialty Shops, Sugar Magnolia Cafe, or White Street Brewing.

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The Factory

It's all the fun and adventure you need, rolled into one—ice rink, skate park, soccer club, mini golf, go-karts, even an inflatable playground!

Wake Forest Attractions

What You'll Love in Wake Forest

With so many great local cities, towns, and communities from which to choose, it's hard to know which one will be best for you! So here's what local residents (and visitors) truly love about Wake Forest.

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Amazing Parks & Recreation

If you love to get outdoors and enjoy beautiful weather, then you’ll love Wake Forest. Hundreds of acres of parkland and miles of greenway and trails provide so many ways to get outside. Parks in Wake Forest include everything from sports courts and fields to lakes and fishing piers to pecan groves and historic buildings. And the local Heritage Golf Club provides scenic and challenging play for all skill levels.

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All-Ages Community Events

There’s always something fun happening in Wake Forest! Head to Art After Hours in Downtown Wake Forest every second Friday. Enjoy the fresh produce and local goods of regular Wake Forest Farmers Markets. Catch Six Sundays in Spring concerts in the park. And don’t miss out on seasonal celebrations like Wake Forest Mardi Gras, Meet in the Street downtown festival, Fourth of July Celebration, Beach Night on White, or the Wake Forest Christmas Parade.

Plus, Wake Forest residents can find additional art, music, and theatre performances at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre—in addition to crafts and activities, classes, movies, and even special events like Food Truck Rodeos and Art Walks.

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Top-Rated Wake County Schools

Wake Forest residents are served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest and one of the most acclaimed districts in North Carolina. Students are zoned to top-rated schools, such as Heritgage High School (ranked the #27 Best Public High School in North Carolina), Jones Dairy Elementary (ranked #92), Wake Forest Middle, Wakefield High, and several more.

Additionally, students have several options for public charter and private schools, including Franklin Academy High School, Wake Forest Charter Academy Elementary School, Thales Academy, and St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School.

For Your Wake Forest Real Estate Needs

Searching for a home for sale in Wake Forest or want to learn more about what it’s like to live in The Triangle? We’ve got the resources to help you out! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our Buyer’s Resources below!

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Wake Forest Real Estate Resources

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the IDX© Program of the Triangle Multiple Listing Services, Inc. of Cary. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Fonville Morisey Realty are marked with the IDX© logo or the IDX© thumbnail logo and the detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.
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