Wendell Falls Community Information.
Where is Wendell Falls?
Just east of Raleigh in the town of Wendell is the Triangle’s newest and most exciting community. Developed by Newland Communities the country’s largest private developer of planned residential and urban mixed use communities, Wendell Falls is destined to become one of the most popular communities near Raleigh. The neighborhood is easy to get to so coming from Raleigh take Hwy 264E/64 E and take exit 427 for Wendell Falls Parkway, take the Parkway for about a mile and you’re there.
Community Amenities & Events Planned
Situated on over 1,000 acres the mixed use planned community will eventually have many neighborhoods with homes for sale ranging in price from the high $100,000’s up to $400,000, schools, retail and commercial space along with first class amenities many of which are already in place. The developer places a strong emphasis on preserving the natural landscape of as much of the land as possible and restoring the land they develop. Preserving wetlands and streams, open areas and woods and incorporating them into the communities thus providing residents spaces and features to enjoy outside.
Meet For Coffee, Wine And Movies Without Leaving Home
Wine tastings, farmers markets, bluegrass concerts, tobacco barn movie nights are some of the activities that are planned in this community where you will have every opportunity to get out and meet the neighbors, socialize and quite possible create life long friendships for you and your children. You won’t find this type of investment and amenity package in many neighborhoods in the Triangle, definitely worth checking out Wendell Falls and seeing if this is the community you could live in. The Farmhouse will house the information center where future home buyers can go to get an overview of the community, a coffee shop will provide a meeting spot for residents and visitors.
Huge Pool, Fishing Pier, Waterfall Overlook
The Farmhouse is way more than a farmhouse as it holds the fitness center the wonderful pool access and a short distance a fishing pier and pond. There is also an extensive event lawn which will have lots of cool events, markets, in the shadow of the recently constructed wooden structure called the tobacco barn. Parks, walking trails, biking paths are the most popular features that home buyers are looking for when they choose where to live, either in the community or nearby.
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Wake County Greenway & Park
Next to Wendell Falls is a planned 125 acre park that Wake County is working on as part of the Marks Creek Greenway and will be alongside the beautiful Lake Myra. The development has reserved 293 acres of open space and miles of trail as well and if the terrain allows there could be some mountain bike trails next to the falls. In keeping with preserving nature and promoting the outdoors for kids, the development has recruited a company called Asheville Playgrounds who will build a freestanding climber built of locust branches and trunks. To be built next to the Falls where there is planned an overlook, picnic area and park next to the stream.
The developer has created a builder team of local and national builders who share the same commitment to quality, sustainability and Energy Star practices that combine to create homes for families starting out, singles getting started and retirees looking to chill. In a first for the area all the builders have built their model homes on one street just down from the community center or the Farmhouse as it’s called. You can start on one side of the street and go house to house and come up the other side. Each builder has their own slant on design, materials, appliances and layout so you will quickly find a model that speaks to you and then you can design it to your taste with the builder design team. These homes have the latest design elements and floor plans using every inch of space, creating living spaces that fit for todays home buyer.
Fresh Paint by Garman Homes is a collection of homes that come in small 1500 sqft, medium 1600 sqft and large 1700 sqft, very hip, open living spaces perfect for a single person or young couple starting out and affordable with prices starting in the $180,000’s.
Garman Homes will also be building homes from their Playlist Collection featuring homes from the low $200,000’s for 1800-2200 square feet and their Southern Collection which has homes from the mid $200,000’s for 2050-2500 square feet.
Homes By Dickerson is another local builder with exciting floor plans and design features building certified high performance custom homes that save you money and are better for the environment. Floor plans with master bedrooms and a second bedroom downstairs, screened in porches upstairs and down. Modern styled open kitchen and living spaces designed for families to settle in and enjoy living in a house that will last. Homes by Dickerson will feature homes from their Village Collection from the high $200,000’s for 200-2400 square. The Park Collection, homes from the low $300,000’s for 2300-2800 square feet and the Carolina Collection with homes from the high $300,000’s for 2600-2900 square feet.
M/I Homes is a national builder with a selection of floor plans in Wendell Falls that will appeal to retiree’s, singles, and families. The have their very popular ranch style homes with single floor living, no stairs, open floor plans with no clutter. Their two story homes with 3, 4 and 5 bedrooms and lots of space to grow. Huge living areas and separate dining rooms or study and luxurious master suites. M/I Homes will have homes from their Villa Collection with homes for sale priced from the mid $200,000’s for 1600-2500 along with single family homes from the high $200,000’s for 2600-3100 square feet.
Dan Ryan Builders builds homes in communities along the East Coast from Pennsylvania to South Carolina. A privately held company in business for almost 25 years. They build homes in several towns around the Triangle and beyond in North Carolina. They will build homes from the mid $200,000’s and up for 2200-2700 soft.
Lennar the national builder with the slogan “Everything’s Included©” when combined with the amenities of Wendell Falls makes for a great sounding proposition will build homes from the mid $200,000’s.
Wynn Homes is a regional builder who builds homes in several counties around the Triangle and in coastal towns in NC. Wynn Homes will build their collection of floor plans priced from the mid $200,000’s for 2100-2300 sqft.
About Wendell & Raleigh
Wendell is a small town in Eastern Wake County just outside Raleigh. The town is home to many residents who commute to Raleigh for work and has long been a satellite town or bedroom community of the State Capital. With a population of around 6000 in the 2010 Census it is about to grow considerably. This area of Wake County has been growing steadily over the years if not quite as fast as other parts of the county. With the availability of land for large scale developments becoming more and more scarce, towns like Wendell, Knightdale and Zebulon can expect to see more subdivisions being developed and more homes being built.
With a short drive to Downtown Raleigh residents of Wendell Falls have access to a world of first class restaurants, entertainment and cultural attractions. There are many outdoor concerts and festivals, parades and sporting events to delight and entice you downtown. Events such as the Wide Open Blue Grass Festival, the St Patricks Day Parade, NC State Baseball, Football and Basketball as well as the Carolina Hurricanes all take place in Raleigh. Farmers Market, museums, parks and miles of walking and biking trails along with boating and fishing are just a few of the many things to do and see in town.
Living in Wendell Falls
Located just east of the central part of the state of North Carolina, Wendell Falls is ideally located for commuting to Research Triangle Park and Raleigh Durham International Airport both about a 35 minute drive along I540 depending on traffic. Downtown Raleigh which has become one of the most happening cities in the South East is 20 minutes away. If the beach is where you like to chill, the hundreds of miles of beautiful Carolina Beaches are as little as two hours away if you head to Emerald Isle or the incredible Outer Banks are an easy 3.5 hour commute. If hiking, fishing or waterfalls is more your style then the Blue Ridge Mountains and the wonderful town of Boone is a little over three hours drive. Asheville a city definitely worth a visit for fantastic scenery, restaurants and the famous Biltmore Estate is about four hours away.
To learn more about the wonderful community and homes for sale in Wendell Falls call David at (919) 601-2268 or email