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A Little Slice of Heaven

Located just 10 miles north of Raleigh, the quaint, historic, and scenic town of Wake Forest offers a serene escape with easy access to all the major amenities of the Triangle area, including top universities and hospitals, Research Triangle Park, pro and college sporting events, top-tier golf, and the major cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Whether you’re looking for beautiful outdoor relaxation, a quaint and bustling downtown, fun and festive community events, or merely a quiet place to unwind after a long workday, Wake Forest has a little slice of heaven to offer.

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A Vibrant Community With Spirit

Connected Community Life

Get out, meet your neighbors, learn a new skill, connect to people with similar interests or talents… it’s easy in Wake Forest! The town offers a wide variety of cultural and athletic programs designed to promote education, health, and wellness. This includes classes, clubs, game nights, celebrations and festivities, sports leagues, even fitness and wellness classes. So don’t be shy… get involved and explore what your new area has to offer!

Downtown Wake Forest

Modern building mingle with 100-year-old architecture in the quaint and bustling downtown area of Wake Forest. Here, you’ll find a vibrant and charming collection of specialty shops and boutiques, unique restaurants, cafes, and eateries, galleries, and even professional services. It’s also home to a host of events throughout the year, including a Christmas Parade, a Mardi Gras Festival, and regular Farmers Markets.

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Events & Entertainment

Enjoy a day or evening out! Wake Forest has plenty to offer, from educational opportunities to shows and performances. Head to the Wake Forest Historical Museum, browse the shops of The Cotton Company or Old Magnolia Trading Company, or sample handcrafted brews at White Street Brewing Company. Catch a show by Bright Star Theatre or the Carolina Puppet Theatre, or head to the Polar Ice House for a winter skate or hockey game.


Wake Forest maintains 561 acres of park and natural land for recreational enjoyment. These parks include such amenities as sports courts and athletic fields, picnic areas, playgrounds, dog parks, community centers, and collectively over 50 miles of maintained trails. Also located nearby is the Falls Lake State Recreation Area, which offers boating, camping, hiking, and biking along the shores of a serene lake.

Wake County Public Schools

Wake Forest is served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest and most notable school district in North Carolina. Wake Forest offers five public elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. Some of the top-rated schools in Wake Forest include Endeavor Charter School, Heritage Elementary School, Jones Dairy Elementary School, and Franklin Academy School.

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Wake Forest Real Estate

Homes in Wake Forest vary greatly in style, amenities, size, and price. Most homes are moderately priced between $300,000 and $400,000.

Ready to find your dream home in Wake Forest? Contact Team Ruby Henderson today for more information or to schedule a showing.

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