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South Raleigh Estate Lifestyle

Looking for fantastic estate properties, great value, absolute peace and quiet, and low-traffic access to the best of Raleigh and Cary? Don’t overlook South Raleigh.

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There are so many reasons that people are moving to the Raleigh area. This area is growing because of fantastic employment opportunities as well as great lifestyle options. Residential choices abound and there is new development throughout the Triangle. But there is a pocket of the Triangle that has been overlooked by most – wetlands and terrain, land acquisition challenges, and lack of pedigree have made this area unattractive to tract-builder development. For the one looking for fantastic estate properties, great value, absolute peace and quiet, and low-traffic access to the best of Raleigh and Cary, don’t overlook South Raleigh.

The shopping and dining options are attractive and include places like Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Harris Teeter, all of the shopping at Crossroads Center and Waverly Place, Cary Towne Center Mall (future IKEA?), Lucky 32, New York Bagel and Deli, Brigs at the Village, and on and on.

Outdoor recreation enthusiasts will love this location. Greenways and trails connect smaller lakes like Lake Wheeler, Lake Johnsons, and Yates Mill Pond, and of course Lake Jordan is just down Hwy 64. Golf Courses abound on this side of town, and with other recreation amenities like Town of Cary Tennis Center, the Triangle Aquatic Center, and the great YMCA system in the area, you’ll forget how to spell “boredom”. The plain fact that the area has become the central suburban location for the best of the Triangle doesn’t hurt either. South Raleigh is just a phenomenal choice to put down your roots and enjoy your lifestyle.

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One of the nicest homes in this area is also the personal home of one the Triangle’s premier custom home builders. Ron Barbour developed this subdivision and built his personal residence in 2001. At only eight lots, this small infill project is perfect for the person looking for low maintenance costs and privacy. The custom homes are large, but not ostentatious – the best of South Raleigh country living.

2708 Rolling Oaks Lane is currently being offered for sale. You will be proud to welcome your guests into this gorgeous home. The soaring ceilings of the two-story foyer are tempered by the custom millwork every where you look – three-piece crown moldings, true wainscoting, built-ins, window framing, columns, archways, and transoms. The home has a traditional layout, with formal dining and living flanking the grand foyer. The rear of the home showcases a wall of north-facing windows in the two-story great room. The streaming sunlight highlights the gleaming Select Cherry hardwoods as well as a gas fireplace and solid chestnut shelving and casework surround. You can also access the patio, allowing a seamless connection with your outdoor lifestyle.

The kitchen and breakfast nook continue to the left. The kitchen features more custom casework as well as stainless appliances, Sub Zero refrigerator, wine rack, glass cook top, porcelain backsplash, and acres of granite prep space. The breakfast nook is elegant and cozy, and there is a full bath and laundry tucked smartly opposite the garage entry.

The master suite encompasses the entire west side of the home, and is truly an owners retreat. The bedroom is large enough to hold any type of furniture including a lounge area. Huge walk-in closets line the hall to this spa bath. With a vaulted ceiling and a showcased soaking tub, you will come to appreciate the good life you deserve.

Upstairs, the spacious layout continues, with three more large bedrooms as well as bonus and office space. There are two-jack-and-jill bathrooms on this level. The bonus room and office space above the garage are tremendous – almost 1,000 square feet of imagination opportunity! There is also a smaller office space, as well as another 1,200 square feet of unfinished walk-up attic space. So much potential!

This heirloom home was built to last and has been meticulously maintained, but when it comes right down to it, the purchase of a home is more than just bricks and mortar. You are looking for a home that allows you to enjoy the lifestyle you always have dreamed about. With easy access to Raleigh’s fantastic amenities and the natural beauty of the greater Triangle, your dreams can become reality.

It is difficult to fully understand the unique attractive features of this home. And while we have provided many additional pictures, virtual tour, and other details on our website, it’s really best just to experience it in person.

We’d be happy to give you a personal tour!




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