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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#: 1946987
MLS#: 1946987
106 Windy Rush Lane
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1987, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$400,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,875 SqFt
0.41 Acres
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MLS#: 1956037
MLS#: 1956037
105 Warson Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1996, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$400,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,883 SqFt
0.37 Acres
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MLS#: 1961862
MLS#: 1961862
301 Promontory Point Drive
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 1993, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$400,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,752 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1962634
MLS#: 1962634
226 Darbytown Place
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 2005, 2 Car Garage
Coldwell Banker Advantage Coldwell Banker Advantage
$400,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,508 SqFt
0.12 Acres
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MLS#: 1951478
MLS#: 1951478
3912 Overcup Oak Lane
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC
$408,645
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,075 SqFt
0.12 Acres
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MLS#: 1948058
MLS#: 1948058
3916 Overcup Oak Lane
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC
$409,825
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,075 SqFt
0.12 Acres
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MLS#: 1931157
MLS#: 1931157
246 Candia Lane
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2005, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Highway 54 Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Highway 54 Sales Office
$409,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,100 SqFt
0.15 Acres
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MLS#: 1959825
MLS#: 1959825
1004 Cozy Oak Avenue
Cary, NC  27615
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Pulte Home Corporation Pulte Home Corporation
$414,478
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,121 SqFt
0.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1940791
MLS#: 1940791
106 W Camden Forest Drive
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1994, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$414,526
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,031 SqFt
0.35 Acres
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MLS#: 1934171
MLS#: 1934171
117 Joseph Pond Lane
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$415,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,765 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1953376
MLS#: 1953376
104 Prince Albert Lane
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1986, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$415,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,088 SqFt
0.44 Acres
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MLS#: 1961472
MLS#: 1961472
102 Queensferry Road
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1973, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Barton Estate Realty Barton Estate Realty
$415,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,422 SqFt
0.51 Acres
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MLS#: 1962272
MLS#: 1962272
113 Juliet Circle
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 2005, 2 Car Garage
Paramount Realty Solutions Paramount Realty Solutions
$419,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,004 SqFt
0.20 Acres
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MLS#: 1955855
MLS#: 1955855
101 Fifemoor Court
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1992, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$425,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,327 SqFt
0.35 Acres
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MLS#: 1955702
MLS#: 1955702
2601 Cameron Pond Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2006, 2 Car Garage
Allen Tate  Co./Cary-Searstone Allen Tate Co./Cary-Searstone
$426,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,732 SqFt
0.17 Acres
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MLS#: 1951584
MLS#: 1951584
3924 Overcup Oak Lane
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC
$427,270
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,421 SqFt
0.11 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#: 1948041
MLS#: 1948041
3914 Overcup Oak Lane
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC Standard Pacific Carolinas LLC
$435,180
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,421 SqFt
0.12 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#: 1947072
MLS#: 1947072
231 Candia Lane
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2005, 2 Car Garage
Foreman Real Estate Foreman Real Estate
$439,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
2,845 SqFt
0.19 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
$443,809
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
$444,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,687 SqFt
0.10 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
$445,832
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,687 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
$445,900
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2,355 SqFt
0.09 Acres
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MLS#: 1962076
MLS#: 1962076
105 Renoir Court
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1994, 2 Car Garage
Redfin Corporation Redfin Corporation
$447,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,848 SqFt
0.35 Acres
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MLS#: 1944831
MLS#: 1944831
506 Hickorywood Boulevard
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2001, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office
$447,500
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,068 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1956190
MLS#: 1956190
952 Vandalia Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2008, Pool, 2 Car Garage
Premier Properties Premier Properties
$448,700
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,498 SqFt
0.15 Acres
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MLS#: 1957833
MLS#: 1957833
308 Birdwood Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1999, 2 Car Garage
NewStone Realty, LLC NewStone Realty, LLC
$449,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,123 SqFt
0.26 Acres
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MLS#: 1960936
MLS#: 1960936
100 Lochberry Lane
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1986, 2 Car Garage
Southeastern Atlantic Realty Southeastern Atlantic Realty
$449,500
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,120 SqFt
0.40 Acres
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MLS#: 1958906
MLS#: 1958906
102 Dometh Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Metro Properties Raleigh Metro Properties
$449,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,416 SqFt
0.32 Acres
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MLS#: 1947649
MLS#: 1947649
306 Powers Ferry Road
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2007, 2 Car Garage
NC Realty Group NC Realty Group
$449,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,584 SqFt
0.31 Acres
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MLS#: 1950802
MLS#: 1950802
103 St Lenville Drive
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1999, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$450,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,232 SqFt
0.34 Acres
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MLS#: 1959187
MLS#: 1959187
711 Water Hickory Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2008, 2 Car Garage
DEBTEAM DEBTEAM
$450,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,306 SqFt
0.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1948070
MLS#: 1948070
553 Angelica Circle
Cary, NC  27518
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$451,900
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2,345 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
$452,006
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,987 SqFt
0.10 Acres
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MLS#: 1958914
MLS#: 1958914
113 Partheni Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
1 Red Shoe Realty 1 Red Shoe Realty
$460,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,384 SqFt
0.48 Acres
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MLS#: 1962792
MLS#: 1962792
217 Turquoise Creek Circle
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 1990
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$465,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,067 SqFt
0.39 Acres
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MLS#: 1951607
MLS#: 1951607
104 Bayliss Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$469,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,345 SqFt
0.70 Acres
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MLS#: 1936557
MLS#: 1936557
212 Greensview Drive
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1995, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max One Realty Re/Max One Realty
$469,500
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,415 SqFt
0.24 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
$470,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,543 SqFt
0.37 Acres
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MLS#: 1947420
MLS#: 1947420
300 Edgemore Avenue
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1995, 2 Car Garage
DEBTEAM DEBTEAM
$474,800
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,691 SqFt
0.38 Acres
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MLS#: 1945840
MLS#: 1945840
6005 Retford Grant Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2007, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office
$474,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,314 SqFt
0.12 Acres
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MLS#: 1959411
MLS#: 1959411
315 Millsfield Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2005, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$474,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,488 SqFt
0.15 Acres
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MLS#: 1957967
MLS#: 1957967
117 Kelekent Lane
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$475,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,340 SqFt
0.37 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.
$480,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,329 SqFt
0.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1959420
MLS#: 1959420
235 Rosenberry Hills Drive
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 2002, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Real Estate By Design Real Estate By Design
$484,500
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,568 SqFt
0.32 Acres
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MLS#: 1943795
MLS#: 1943795
505 Buxton Grant Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2006, 2 Car Garage
Flat Fee Realty LLC Flat Fee Realty LLC
$485,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,400 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1956995
MLS#: 1956995
102 Canberra Court
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 1990, 2 Car Garage
Gianni Property Group Gianni Property Group
$489,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,971 SqFt
0.50 Acres
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MLS#: 1945762
MLS#: 1945762
318 Belrose Drive
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 2005, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Cary Keller Williams Realty Cary
$489,990
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,365 SqFt
0.23 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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