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Cary, NC Real Estate

In the last 30 years, Cary, NC real estate has increased from small town plots with one main street to a thriving community that has grown exponentially since the development of Research Triangle Park began in the late 1960's.  There are some historic areas, but the vast majority of the Cary, NC real estate is new and sparkling.  The population doubled  in the 1970's to over 21,000; doubled again in the 1980's and again in the 1990's.   The town has gone from being a bedroom community for Research Triangle Park and Raleigh, to a vibrant community itself. Cary's current population is just above 100,000 citizens.

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In the last 30 years, Cary, NC real estate has increased from small town plots with one main street to a thriving community that has grown exponentially since the development of Research Triangle Park began in the late 1960's.  There are some historic areas, but the vast majority of the Cary, NC real estate is new and sparkling.  The population doubled  in the 1970's to over 21,000; doubled again in the 1980's and again in the 1990's.   The town has gone from being a bedroom community for Research Triangle Park and Raleigh, to a vibrant community itself. Cary's current population is just above 100,000 citizens.

Cary was rated the 5th Best Place to Live by Money Magazine.

The History of Cary, NC Real Estate

The town was actually founded in 1854 by Catherine "Kate" Raboteau Page and her husband, who bought approximately 300 acres of land. Cary was named after Samuel Fenton Cary, a leader of the prohibition movement from Ohio. Cary was incorporated in 1871, several years after the Seaboard and North Carolina railroads formed a junction in Cary.  The historic train station is now a museum and art center in central Cary.

In recent years Cary, NC real estate owners instituted measures to more closely manage growth and has initiated an open-space conservation program.  Cary has also become a leader in water conservation, starting a first-in-the-state program to conserve drinking water by reclaiming highly treated waste water for irrigation of Cary, NC real estate lawns.

Cary is now a sprawling town, which is 10 minutes from Research Triangle Park and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.  It is 25 minutes from downtown Durham and 15 minutes to downtown Raleigh.  Cary is approximately 3 hours from North Carolina beaches and 4 hours to the mountains, meaning that Cary, NC real estate is just as easily accessible as neighboring cities.

Cary Arts and Entertainment

Cary is home to four performing arts venues including:

  • The Jordan Hall Arts Center
  • The Page-Walker Arts and History Center
  • The Koka Booth Amphitheatre, and
  • The Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park

Cary, NC real estate owners can also take advantage of the new Durham Performing Arts Center or the Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh.  Both of these theatres have major Broadway and concert activities.

The Durham Bulls baseball stadium is only 20 minutes from Cary, plus Duke, The University of North Carolina and N.C. State University all offer Cary, NC real estate owners top NCAA Division I sports programs.

Biking and jogging trails are abundant among active Cary, NC real estate owners.

Major Employers in the Cary Area

  • AT&T
  • Capital Broadcasting Companies
  • Cree Research, Inc.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals
  • National Institutes of Environmental Sciences
  • Nortel
  • Research Triangle Institute
  • SAS Institute (home-grown in Cary, recognized as a top national employer)

Owners of Cary, NC real estate typically work for these companies.


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MLS#: 1975050
MLS#: 1975050
104 Picardy Village Place
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1996, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office
$400,000
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2,831 SqFt
0.35 Acres
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MLS#: 1964446
MLS#: 1964446
407 King George Loop
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1987, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Broker/ REALTOR Group, Inc. Broker/ REALTOR Group, Inc.
$409,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,240 SqFt
0.75 Acres
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MLS#: 1982092
MLS#: 1982092
105 Glenbrae Court
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1992, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office
$424,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,197 SqFt
0.34 Acres
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MLS#: 1975140
MLS#: 1975140
208 Marvista Court
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$425,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,340 SqFt
0.55 Acres
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MLS#: 1968496
MLS#: 1968496
100 Lochberry Lane
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1986, 2 Car Garage
Southeastern Atlantic Realty Southeastern Atlantic Realty
$429,500
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,120 SqFt
0.40 Acres
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MLS#: 1944734
MLS#: 1944734
209 RONALDSBY Drive
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1979, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$430,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,960 SqFt
1.00 Acres
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MLS#: 1981558
MLS#: 1981558
1313 English Cottage Lane
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 2011, 2 Car Garage
Housepad LLP Housepad LLP
$430,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,770 SqFt
0.12 Acres
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MLS#: 1981756
MLS#: 1981756
110 Elkton Green Court
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2015, 2 Car Garage
Sunshine Real Estate, LLC Sunshine Real Estate, LLC
$432,100
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,850 SqFt
0.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1980886
MLS#: 1980886
104 Robbins Reef Way
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$434,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,329 SqFt
0.24 Acres
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MLS#: 1918892
MLS#: 1918892
104 Magnolia Woods Drive
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1994, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office
$439,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,784 SqFt
0.48 Acres
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MLS#: 1954935
MLS#: 1954935
559 Angelica Circle
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$439,900
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,388 SqFt
0.09 Acres
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MLS#: 1956631
MLS#: 1956631
613 Angelica Circle
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$439,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,687 SqFt
0.10 Acres
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MLS#: 1956741
MLS#: 1956741
705 Angelica Circle
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$439,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,987 SqFt
0.10 Acres
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MLS#: 1962486
MLS#: 1962486
1345 English Cottage Lane
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$439,900
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2,355 SqFt
0.09 Acres
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MLS#: 1962437
MLS#: 1962437
1349 English Cottage Lane
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$444,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,687 SqFt
0.10 Acres
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MLS#: 1964494
MLS#: 1964494
510 Sherwood Forest Place
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2001, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Selling Directly Selling Directly
$445,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,305 SqFt
0.36 Acres
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MLS#: 1977947
MLS#: 1977947
2110 Bluff Oak Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC
$447,430
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,421 SqFt
0.15 Acres
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MLS#: 1965142
MLS#: 1965142
1326 English Cottage Lane
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$448,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,692 SqFt
0.10 Acres
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MLS#: 1974560
MLS#: 1974560
6005 Retford Grant Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2007, 2 Car Garage
Premier Estates Realty Premier Estates Realty
$449,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,314 SqFt
0.12 Acres
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MLS#: 1970163
MLS#: 1970163
872 River Song Place
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2010, 2 Car Garage
Selling Directly Selling Directly
$450,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,466 SqFt
0.20 Acres
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MLS#: 1955792
MLS#: 1955792
104 Morganford Place
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 2002, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office
$450,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,572 SqFt
0.37 Acres
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MLS#: 1977691
MLS#: 1977691
2703 Cameron Pond Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter
$455,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,797 SqFt
0.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1981667
MLS#: 1981667
108 Sir Walker Lane
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1996, 2 Car Garage
McHugh & Associates Realty McHugh & Associates Realty
$459,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,021 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1972691
MLS#: 1972691
933 Blackmar Street
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1978
Northside Realty Inc. Northside Realty Inc.
$464,900
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,593 SqFt
1.63 Acres
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MLS#: 1972876
MLS#: 1972876
312 Morganford Place
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 2003, 3 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$469,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,431 SqFt
0.34 Acres
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MLS#: 1952769
MLS#: 1952769
7549 McCrimmon Parkway
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2007, 2 Car Garage
Northside Realty Inc. Northside Realty Inc.
$470,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,329 SqFt
0.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1981128
MLS#: 1981128
210 Oxcroft Street
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1999, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$475,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,214 SqFt
0.27 Acres
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MLS#: 1979823
MLS#: 1979823
102 Canberra Court
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 1990, 2 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$475,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,941 SqFt
0.50 Acres
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MLS#: 1962392
MLS#: 1962392
403 Riggsbee Farm Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Carolina Hope Realty, LLC Carolina Hope Realty, LLC
$492,000
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,588 SqFt
0.31 Acres
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MLS#: 1946796
MLS#: 1946796
538 Bosworth Place
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Sunshine Real Estate, LLC Sunshine Real Estate, LLC
$492,700
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,555 SqFt
0.24 Acres
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MLS#: 1976340
MLS#: 1976340
622 Mountain Pine Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2013, 2 Car Garage
Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC
$499,810
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,821 SqFt
0.15 Acres
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MLS#: 1977554
MLS#: 1977554
412 Livingstone Drive
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 1990, 2 Car Garage
Gianni Property Group Gianni Property Group
$500,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,562 SqFt
0.80 Acres
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MLS#: 1955566
MLS#: 1955566
310 Allenhurst Place
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 2006, 3 Car Garage
Total Source Realty/Just Call Brenda RE Total Source Realty/Just Call Brenda RE
$500,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,040 SqFt
0.31 Acres
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MLS#: 1948078
MLS#: 1948078
644 Angelica Circle
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$509,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,662 SqFt
0.11 Acres
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MLS#: 1977636
MLS#: 1977636
2707 Cameron Pond Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter
$509,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,145 SqFt
0.16 Acres
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MLS#: 1964114
MLS#: 1964114
106 S Devimy Court
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1993, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$517,500
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,178 SqFt
0.42 Acres
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MLS#: 1980881
MLS#: 1980881
323 Belrose Drive
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 2006, 2 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$517,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
3,830 SqFt
0.27 Acres
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MLS#: 1978167
MLS#: 1978167
510 Gallberry Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2011, 2 Car Garage
Seller's Resource Group Seller's Resource Group
$525,000
6 Bed, 5 Bath
3,966 SqFt
0.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1957736
MLS#: 1957736
410 Glasgow Road
Cary, NC  27511-6522
Year Built: 1971, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office
$525,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,530 SqFt
0.62 Acres
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MLS#: 1947587
MLS#: 1947587
913 Queensdale Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2015, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Sunshine Real Estate, LLC Sunshine Real Estate, LLC
$529,700
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,880 SqFt
0.32 Acres
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MLS#: 1961960
MLS#: 1961960
108 Lochview Drive
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1986, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$529,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,131 SqFt
0.55 Acres
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MLS#: 1977685
MLS#: 1977685
2705 Cameron Pond Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter
$529,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,368 SqFt
0.14 Acres
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MLS#: 1981624
MLS#: 1981624
103 Magnolia Woods Drive
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1996, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office
$529,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,400 SqFt
0.53 Acres
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MLS#: 1952590
MLS#: 1952590
210 Whisperwood Drive
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1992, 2 Car Garage
Parrish Realty Company of Knightdale, Inc. Parrish Realty Company of Knightdale, Inc.
$535,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,370 SqFt
0.42 Acres
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MLS#: 1958358
MLS#: 1958358
310 Belles Landing Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2001, 2 Car Garage
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Go Realty Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Go Realty
$539,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,321 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1979987
MLS#: 1979987
8440 Broderick Place
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2015, 2 Car Garage
NVR, Inc. NVR, Inc.
$539,990
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,141 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1946599
MLS#: 1946599
715 Royal Tower Way
Cary, NC  27513
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Level Homes Realty Inc. Level Homes Realty Inc.
$544,500
5 Bed, 5 Bath
3,584 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1947326
MLS#: 1947326
711 Royal Tower Way
Cary, NC  27513
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Level Homes Realty Inc. Level Homes Realty Inc.
$546,500
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,202 SqFt
0.18 Acres
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MLS#: 1978517
MLS#: 1978517
708 Greyhorne Way
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
M/I Homes of Raleigh LLC M/I Homes of Raleigh LLC
$549,990
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,606 SqFt
0.23 Acres
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MLS#: 1977117
MLS#: 1977117
912 Queensferry Road
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1974, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$550,000
6 Bed, 4 Bath
3,638 SqFt
0.74 Acres
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