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Welcome to Wake Forest, NC!

Located mostly in Wake County, Wake Forest is a growing town northeast of Raleigh. This once small community has grown considerably over the last decade. However, it has maintained a charming small-town feel, especially downtown. Wake Forest's historic downtown offers great shopping and excellent restaurants.

A Glimpse Into Wake Forest NC History

First known as the Forest of Wake, Wake Forest started out as 615 acres purchased by Dr. Calvin Jones in 1832. Dr. Jones sold his farm to the North Carolina Baptist Convention. They opened the school that would eventually become Wake Forest University now in Winston-Salem. A railroad depot came to the area in 1840, and in 1880 the community was incorporated as the "Town of Wake Forest College." The word "College" was removed in 1909.

Wake Forest NC Real Estate

Today the Town of Wake Forest is a busting community with plenty of shopping, restaurants, and activities. Whatever type of real estate you're looking for, Wake Forest seems to have everything: new construction, horse properties, townhomes, and even golf course homes! Wake Forest real estate is in your budget no matter what it is, $1,000,000 or $100,000.

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Living Well In Wake Forest

Wake Forest residents love living here for a number of reasons. From beautiful scenery to friendly neighbors, Wake Forest has a lot to offer.

Notably, the Town of Wake Forest has an excellent Parks & Rec department, which maintains a beautiful park and trail system. Plus, locals enjoy fantastic classes, programs, and events made available by The Town Of Wake Forest.

If you're new to the area or thinking about relocating to Wake Forest, the town has a number of resources to help newcomers.

Stellar Schools

Part of the highly-rated Wake County School System, Wake Forest is well known for its excellent schools. In addition to public schools, families may choose from equally excellent charter and private schools.
These are the top rated schools in Wake Forest, NC:

  • Jones Dairy Elementary-1100 Jones Dairy Rd
  • Endeavor Charter School-4879 One World Way
  • Franklin Academy-1127 Chalks Rd
  • Heritage Elementary-3500 Rogers Rd
  • Heritage Middle-3400 Rogers Rd

Best Restaurants In Wake Forest!

Wake Forest, NC has a lot to offer in terms of eateries as well. Ranging from burgers to bistros, Wake Forest has it all. These are the just some of the places to find good eats in Wake Forest:

  • The Burger Shop - 203 Wait Ave
  • Main Street Grille - 1318 S Main St
  • Asian Bistro - 1318 S Main St
  • Charlie's Kabob Grill - 12235 Capital Blvd
  • Over the Falls - 419 S Brooks St
  • Pizza Amore - 238 S White St
  • Wake Forest Coffee - 156 S White St
  • Stewart's Bistro - 3652 Rogers Rd
  • Backfins Crab House - 110 S White St

Wake Forest Parks to Enjoy

As we mentioned above, Wake Forest has an amazing Parks and Rec department. They offer beautiful parks including:

  • Plummer Park - 965 Jones Wynd
  • Taylor Street Park - 416 N Taylor St
  • Smith Creek Soccer Center - 690 Heritage Lake Rd
  • Ailey Young Park - 800 E Juniper Ave
  • E Carroll Joyner Park - 701 Harris Rd
  • Holding Park - 133 W Owen Ave

Buying A Home in Wake Forest

If this sounds like a town you would like to join, check out homes for sale. When a listing grabs your attention, contact us, your Five County Specialists, for details. We're dedicated to making the process as easy as possible for Triangle home buyers with real estate resources and guidance.

Need To Sell A Home In Wake Forest?

If you need to sell a home in Wake Forest, NC, the first step is to get in touch with a local real estate expert who can help you price it correctly and market it well. At Five County Specialists, we do that everyday for Wake Forest home sellers, and we are glad to help you throughout the entire transaction and beyond.

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