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May
31

HPW Open Houses | June 1 - 2

HPW Open Houses June 1-2What's better than finding the home of your dreams? Finding the home of your dreams and winning a trip to the Caribbean

Now through the end of the year, visit any HPW Open House and you will be entered to win a trip to the Caribbean. Just sign in when you come to the open house and you'll automatically be entered. There's nothing to purchase, no hard sales pitch - just check out some amazing homes listed by our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents and you'll be entered to win a relaxing vacation in paradise!

See you this weekend!

 

Featured Open Houses

 

1433 Raybon Drive, Wendell, NC 27591

$237,000

Sq Ft: 1,744 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 1 from 12 to 2 p.m.

1433 Raybon Drive, Wendell, NC 27591


3112 Ginger Lake Court, Zebulon, NC 27597

$400,000

Sq Ft: 3,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 1 from 2 to 5 p.m.

3112 Ginger Lake Court, Zebulon, NC 27597


520 Myrna Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$625,000

Sq Ft: 3,455 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 1 from 1 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, June 2 from 1 to 5 p.m.

520 Myrna Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587


8409 Society Place, Raleigh, NC 27615

$760,000

Sq Ft: 4,024 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, June 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.

8409 Society Place, Raleigh, NC 27615


3308 Darien Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607

$1,185,000

Sq Ft: 5,528 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, June 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.

3308 Darien Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607


1112 Trentini Avenue, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$299,900

Sq Ft: 2,000 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, June 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.

1112 Trentini Avenue, Wake Forest, NC 27587


2430 Belvinwood Drive, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

$475,000

Sq Ft: 3,930 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Sunday, June 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.

2430 Belvinwood Drive, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526


 

May
29

10 Summer Camps for Kids in the Triangle

Triangle Summer Camps for KidsIf your family is moving to one of our Triangle cities this summer, it might help make the move easier by registering your child in one of our area's summer camp programs.  Our REALTORS® are here with a quick look at just a few of the Triangle's summer camps for your children.

  1. IMACS – 105 Market St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    The Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science hosts summer camps near Chapel Hill homes for sale that focus on math, computer programming and university-level courses for children of any age and ability.

  2. TCC Kids – 4020 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604
    Let TCC Kids take your children around the Triangle on fun-filled field trips. They'll spend time playing at local parks, bowling alleys, swimming pools and so much more, all with breakfast and snacks included in this affordable camp!

  3. Walltown Children's Theatre – 1225 Berkeley St., Durham, NC 27705
    Let your child be a star this summer at the Walltown Children's Theatre. 11 weeks of summer camp await kids where they can take the stage and let their imaginations run wild. Snacks and lunches are included in this affordable camp for children ages 4-14.

    Triangle Camps for Kids
  4. YMCA Camp Kanata - 13524 Camp Kanata Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    YMCA Camp Kanata in Wake Forest offers traditional camp programs like archery, hiking, and arts as well as swimming and other water activities.  Camp Kanata has a 15-acre lake with a 75-foot double waterslide and a pool so all campers can beat the North Carolina heat in the water.  In addition, instructional swimming classes for all ages and levels of experience are available to ensure attendees have a fun and safe summer.  Camp Kanata is near many of our area's Wake Forest homes for sale on 150 acres just north of Raleigh.

  5. Fun Works – 800 Elmira Ave, Durham, NC 27703
    Explore the educational sites around Durham homes for sale and the Triangle with Fun Works summer camps. This summer program gives children a safe space to learn about the arts and S.T.E.M. through physical fitness and enrichment activities.

  6. New Hope Camp – 4805 NC-86, South Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    Bring your 1-9 graders to New Hope Camp for weeks of fun in the sun. Hiking, fishing, woodworking, swimming, hockey, canoeing and more are on the schedule. Middle schoolers are exposed to a "free choice" format, allowing them to spend the week engaged with their friends in whichever activities they choose.

    Triangle Summer Camps for Kids
  7. Piedmont Wildlife Center – 364 Leigh Farm Rd., Durham, NC 27707
    Take a walk on the wild side this summer at the Piedmont Wildlife Center. Children have an opportunity to get in touch with nature during over a dozen different camps. They'll learn about local wildlife, science in nature and play exciting games while making new friends.

  8. New Life Camp – 9927 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27614
    No matter if your kids are getting ready for kindergarten or getting ready to graduate high school, there's a place for them at New Life Camp. Day and overnight camps are available but if it's your child's first time in this experience, let them get a small taste of the fun at Saturday night summer camp! Voted Best Camp of 2018, New Life Camp will fill your kid's summer with special memories!

    Triangle Camps for Kids
  9. Ballet School of Chapel Hill – 1603 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Dance the summer away at the Ballet School of Chapel Hill. Their long list of camps and workshops for girls and boys are age and ability appropriate. Beginner, experienced, and even special needs dancers are all welcome to get moving and grooving!

  10. YMCA of the Triangle – 801 Corporate Center Dr., Raleigh, NC 27607
    Surrounded by Raleigh homes for sale, Camp Clearwater at the YMCA of the Triangle wants to help your kids make lifelong friendships while learning about respect, responsibility and the importance of teamwork. Staffed by many former campers, summer at the Y is open for children in grades 1-8!

For more information about buying and selling homes throughout Raleigh and the Greater Triangle area, contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston today.

May
24

HPW Open Houses | Memorial Day Weekend

HPW Open Houses May 25-26Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have planned open houses in the beautiful homes they've listed and are ready to show you around. 

Check out the homes that will be open to tour and plan accordingly. You can fit in some Memorial Day weekend fun, pay tribute to our nation's brave heroes and then head out to find your next home.

With houses in all shapes and sizes in highly demanded locations and neighborhoods, our agents' open houses are worth a visit!

 

Featured Open Houses

 

2043 Ernesto Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603

$339,000

Sq Ft: 2,522 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 25 from 12 to 2 p.m.

2043 Ernesto Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603


1302 San Antonio Boulevard, Durham, NC 27703

$379,000

Sq Ft: 2,776 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 3 p.m.

1302 San Antonio Boulevard, Durham, NC 27703


813 Jerome Road, Durham, NC 27713

$299,900

Sq Ft: 2,365 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 3 p.m.

813 Jerome Road, Durham, NC 27713


4208 White Kestrel Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616

$270,000

Sq Ft: 2,930 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 25 from 1 to 4 p.m.

4208 White Kestrel Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616


102 Truehart Way, Morrisville, NC 27560

$823,500

Sq Ft: 4,002 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 25 from 2 to 4 p.m.

102 Truehart Way, Morrisville, NC 27560


1213 Touchstone Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$750,000

Sq Ft: 3,675 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, May 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, May 26 from 2 to 5 p.m.

1213 Touchstone Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587


5516 Neuse Wood Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616

$214,900

Sq Ft: 1,547 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Sunday, May 26 from 2 to 4 p.m.

5516 Neuse Wood Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616


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May
22

Memorial Day Weekend Events in The Triangle

Triangle NC Memorial Day Events
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and here in the Triangle, we have plenty of ways to celebrate! We asked our REALTORS® about the Memorial Day events they're most excited about this year, and we got some great answers. If you're looking for ideas on how to spend your holiday weekend in the Triangle, here is our short list of activities to get you started.

  1. 2019 Memorial Day 1 Mile, 5K & 10K Raleigh, NC
    Raleigh's first annual Memorial Day 1 Mile, 5K & 10K is a different kind of race than you might be accustomed to. It's what's become known as a virtual race. No matter which Raleigh real estate property you choose, you sign up to run, walk or jog at your own pace in any location—pick your favorite street, running trail or treadmill—and report your time. The race benefits Operation Gratitude, an organization that seeks to meet the needs of the U.S. Military and First Responder communities, and registration is still open!

  2. Freedom Balloon Fest - 301 Fleming Loop Rd, Fuquay-Varina, NC
    Every Memorial Day Weekend, the annual Freedom Balloon Fest takes over Fleming Loop Park in Fuquay-Varna, just 30 minutes from many Fuquay-Varina homes for sale. Enjoy live music, a beer, wine, and cider garden, lots of great food, games and a family-friendly atmosphere as dozens of colorful hot air balloons take to the skies above North Carolina.

  3. Memorial Day Splash Into Summer - Chapel Hill/Carrboro YMCA, 301 Old Barn Lane, Chapel Hill, NC
    The Chapel Hill/Carrboro YMCA at Meadowmont is kicking off the summer season on Memorial Day beginning at 11:00 am with its Splash into Summer party.  There will be fun games on land (and in the water), a cookout with food hot off the grill, and poolside dancing. Take time from your search for Chapel Hills homes for sale to attend this celebration and find out why buying a home in Chapel Hill will be the best move you've ever made!

  4. Carolina Mudcats Baseball -  1501 NC-39, Zebulon, NC
    Local Minor League Baseball heroes the Carolina Mudcats will be playing four home games against the Down East Wood Ducks on Memorial Day Weekend, giving sports fans a chance to catch the action on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The teams face off at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, just minutes from many Zebulon homes for sale.

  5. Annual Memorial Day Remembrance -  Bennett Place State Historic Site, 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC 
    Come to Bennett Place State Historic State on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 to join military living historians representing the American soldier from the Revolutionary War to the present day.  Find out how Senator John Logan, a former Union officer on staff with Major General William T. Sherman, was instrumental in making this a formal national day honoring our fallen soldiers.  Bennett Place Historic Site is just a short drive from Durham homes for sale.

  6. Paul McCartney - PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC
    One of the biggest musical events of the year arrives in Raleigh this Memorial Day Weekend, as Paul McCartney's Freshen Up Tour is scheduled to hit the PNC Arena on May 27. The former Beatle and music legend is known for serving up marathon concerts that pack decades of classic songs into a three-hour show. It's just about everything a music lover could want from a rock concert, and we couldn't be more excited to see the show when it touches down in Raleigh!

No matter the season, there's always something new to discover in Raleigh, and our REALTORS®  are dedicated to helping you find your dream home. Contact us today to learn more about living in one of our nearby communities.

May
17

HPW Open Houses | May 18 - 19

HPW Open Houses May 18-19What's better than finding the home of your dreams? Finding the home of your dreams and winning a trip to the Caribbean

Now through the end of the year, visit any HPW Open House and you will be entered to win a trip to the Caribbean. Just sign in when you come to the open house and you'll automatically be entered. There's nothing to purchase, no hard sales pitch - just check out some amazing homes listed by our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents and you'll be entered to win a relaxing vacation in paradise!

See you this weekend!

 

Featured Open Houses

 

107 Brentfield Loop, Morrisville, NC 27560

$285,000

Sq Ft: 1,701 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.

107 Brentfield Loop, Morrisville, NC 27560


4940 Bivens Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616

$269,000

Sq Ft: 1,953 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m.

4940 Bivens Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616


2017 Kirkhaven Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560

$399,000

Sq Ft: 2,479 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, May 19 from 3 to 5 p.m.

2017 Kirkhaven Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560


917 Welland Court, Raleigh, NC 27614

$474,900

Sq Ft: 3,353 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m.

917 Welland Court, Raleigh, NC 27614


1313 Pecora Lane, Raleigh, NC 27607

$750,000

Sq Ft: 3,060 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, May 18 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m.

1313 Pecora Lane, Raleigh, NC 27607


3972 Springfield Trail, Youngsville, NC 27596

$484,900

Sq Ft: 3,000 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 4 p.m.

3972 Springfield Trail, Youngsville, NC 27596


1924 Bright Kannon Way, Wendell, NC 27591

$369,900

Sq Ft: 2,982 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m.

1924 Bright Kannon Way, Wendell, NC 27591


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May
15

10 Must-Do Day Trips in the Triangle

Triangle Family Day TripsSchool will be out before you know it. It's time to start planning for another exciting summer in the Triangle. Whether you're looking to keep your kids busy exploring the outdoors or enjoying educational attractions, you'll find no shortage of great options in Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill. Our real estate agents are here to help you prepare for the season, with a guide to must-do day trips in the Triangle for your family.

Art, Outdoor Fun, Museums, and Gorgeous Gardens 

  1. Marbles Kids Museum – 201 East Hargett St., Raleigh 27601
    Raleigh homes for sale offer access to a host of great museums for all ages, perfect for a summer getaway. Marbles Kids Museum has hands-on learning opportunities, kid-friendly exhibits, and play areas that fuel the imagination.

  2. Frankie's Fun Park – 11190 Fun Park Dr., Raleigh 27617
    Set out on a classic summer getaway to Frankie's Fun Park, where go-karts, rides, and tons of arcade games deliver entertainment for all ages.

    Triangle Day Trip - Natural Science Museum
  3. North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences – 11 West Jones St., Raleigh 27601
    Enjoy educational exhibits, 3D films, research opportunities, and the unique Natural Exploration Center at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

  4. North Carolina Museum of Art – 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh 27607
    North Carolina Museum of Art is a fantastic place to visit if you love the arts, with extensive exhibits, live performances, and free opportunities to explore NC art history.

    Triangle Day Trip Eno River
  5. Eno River State Park – 6101 Cole Mill Rd., Durham 27705
    Durham homes for sale make it easy to reach Eno River State Park, one of the most amazing outdoor destinations in the Triangle. With more than 30 miles of trails, streams, fishing spots, and more, this park is perfect for exploring Durham's natural side.

    Triangle Day Trips Duke Gardens
  6. Sarah P. Duke Gardens – 420 Anderson St., Durham 27708
    Catch the best summer blooms at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Named by TripAdvisor as one of the top ten public gardens in the United States, Duke Gardens is 55 acres of landscaped and wooded public gardens located on the campus of Duke University.


    Triangle Day Trips - Bennett
  7. Bennett Place State Historic Site - 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd., Durham 27705
    Durham is home to a number of noteworthy historic sites significant in our country's history.  Bennett Place State Historic Site is the site where the largest Civil War Confederate troop surrender occurred.

  8. Carolina Basketball Museum – 450 Skipper Bowles Dr., Chapel Hill 27514
    There's no doubt that Chapel Hill homes for sale put you in the heart of Carolina's basketball country, and the Carolina Basketball Museum is a great place to learn about local hoops traditions. Discover the history of one of NC's most storied basketball programs.

  9. Coker Arboretum at UNC-Chapel Hill – 399 E Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill 27514
    Visit the UNC Campus to explore the Coker Arboretum, one of the country's most beautiful gardens. The arboretum features more than 100 species of trees, along with thousands of flowers in a beautiful, natural setting.

    Triangle Day Trip
  10. 1870 Farm - 1224 Old Lystra Rd, Chapel Hill 27517
    The 1870 Farm in Chapel Hill
    is located not far from UNC and the heart of downtown Chapel Hill. The 1870 Farm is a 17- acre educational farm with gardens and nearly 70 animals ranging from chickens and bunnies to alpacas.  Give them a call to schedule a farm tour, birthday party, kids class or field trip.

Still searching for the perfect home close to all of the great summer attractions and getaways in the Triangle? Contact us to buy and sell homes in Durham, and throughout the Triangle.

May
10

HPW Open Houses | May 11 - 12

HPW Open Houses May 11-12It's getting to be that time of year where many folks will be heading to the beach on the weekends. While having the beach only two hours away is great, staying in town here in the Triangle is pretty great, too. For example, we have THE best chef in the country, Ashley Christensen, who was just named America's best chef by the James Beard Foundation. Every day is a good day to go grab some of her famous mac n cheese at Poole's Diner.

Here's another fun activity to do around town: Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have listed some of the most stunning homes across the Triangle and will be hosting numerous open houses this weekend. You've already fallen in love with the area, why not fall in love with your next home?

Check out a complete listing of our open houses to figure out which homes you want to go tour on Saturday and Sunday.

Happy Mother's Day to all of the wonderful moms out there!

 

Featured Open Houses

 

917 Welland Court, Raleigh, NC 27614

$499,900

Sq Ft: 3,353 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

917 Welland Court, Raleigh, NC 27614


3524 Daisy Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$349,900

Sq Ft: 2,816 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 11 from 12 to 2 p.m.

3524 Daisy Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587


12220 The Gates Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614

$750,000

Sq Ft: 4,304 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 11 from 2 to 4 p.m.

12220 The Gates Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614


708 Meadowmont Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

$949,900

Sq Ft: 4,884 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 11 from 2 to 4 p.m.

708 Meadowmont Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517


1614 Eagle Lodge Lane, Durham, NC 27703

$319,900

Sq Ft: 2,569 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, May 11 from 3 to 5 p.m.

1614 Eagle Lodge Lane, Durham, NC 27703


2613 Peachleaf Street, Raleigh, NC 27614

$615,000

Sq Ft: 4,740 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 11 from 3 to 5 p.m.

2613 Peachleaf Street, Raleigh, NC 27614


1509 Rock Dove Way, Raleigh, NC 27614

$800,000

Sq Ft: 3,800 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, May 12 from 1 to 5 p.m.

1509 Rock Dove Way, Raleigh, NC 27614


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May
8

8 Best Bike Trails in the Triangle

Triangle Living Bike Trails
May is National Bike Month and the perfect time to enjoy the Triangle on two wheels. There are bike trails connecting many Triangle communities, and winding through the beautiful outdoor spaces that make North Carolina such a lovely place to call home. Our real estate agents have the inside scoop on eight bike trails where you can celebrate National Bike Month.

Bike Trails in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, and Apex

  1. Neuse River Trail – Raleigh
    Raleigh homes for sale make it easy to reach a variety of the trails on our list, including the 27.5 mile Neuse River Trail. This scenic, paved trail offers beautiful views of the river, while passing local historic sites and wetlands. The trail connects to other trails in Raleigh, and in nearby communities like Wake Forest.
  2. Duke Forest Trail – Durham
    Looking for a trail close to Durham homes for sale? The Duke Forest Trail offers 3.4 miles of trails around the Duke University Golf Course, along with extensive roads for longer rides. Experience the natural side of Duke University on this popular Triangle trail.
  3. Black Creek Greenway – Cary
    If you're shopping for Cary homes for sale, you won't have to travel far to find a great trail. The Black Creek Greenway runs just over 7 miles and takes you through some of the most beautiful natural scenery that Cary has to offer. It's an easy trail to travel, perfect for families with kids.
  4. Art to Heart Trail – Raleigh
    Set out from the North Carolina Museum of Art to explore the unique Art to Heart Trail, which travels from the museum to downtown Raleigh. The trail runs for just under 6 miles, passing the NC State University and Meredith College campuses.
  5. William B. Umstead State Park – Raleigh, Cary
    With more than 5,000 acres of natural beauty, William B. Umstead State Park has long been one of the Triangle's favorite places for outdoor adventures. Grab your bike, and set out to explore 13 miles of unpaved, multi-use trails, perfect for a brisk workout.
  6. Shelley Lake Park – North Raleigh
    Searching for a trail with waterfront views? Shelley Lake Park, located in North Raleigh, features a 2-mile loop around the lake, with ample waterfront scenery and plenty of wildlife to watch. This is a great spot for families, with beautiful views in every direction.
  7. American Tobacco Trail – Durham
    Experience the history of the Durham area as you explore the American Tobacco Trail, which runs for 22.5 miles and connects with Wake County. This trail will take you through forests, rural areas, and local wildlife hotspots, providing an opportunity to see first-hand some of the many species that call the Triangle home.
  8. Beaver Creek Greenway – Apex
    ​​​​​​​Apex homes for sale are located just a quick trip from the scenic Beaver Creek Greenway, a leisurely trail which connects with local parks and features extensive natural scenery. The trail is also located just a couple miles from the American Tobacco Trail, so you can keep the ride going.

Are you searching for the right home close to all of the outdoor activities in your favorite Triangle community? Our team is here to help. Contact us to buy and sell homes in Raleigh, Durham, and communities throughout the Triangle.

May
3

HPW Open Houses | May 4-5

It's the first weekend in May and you know what that means? It's off to the races! And we're not just talking about the Kentucky Derby. Rather than running for the roses, run for the houses – specifically, open houses. 

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents will be happy to assist you in your race to find your dream home. 

Check out a complete listing of our open houses to figure out which homes you want to go tour on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

110 Charlemagne Court, Cary, NC 27511

$549,000

Sq Ft: 3,287 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 4 from 12 to 2 p.m.


133 Lolliberry Drive, Holly Springs, NC 27540

$745,000

Sq Ft: 3,988 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, May 5 from 2 to 4 p.m.


9709 Corktree Court, Wake Forest NC 27587

$745,000

Sq Ft: 3,988 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, May 5 from 1 to 3 p.m.


101 Uphill Court, Holly Springs, NC 27540

$259,900

Sq Ft: 1,567 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, May 5 from 2 to 4 p.m.


1924 Bright Kannon Way, Wendell, NC 27591

$369,900

Sq Ft: 2,982 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, May 4 from 1 to 5 p.m.


2017 Kirkhaven Road, Morrisville, NC 27560

$399,000

Sq Ft: 2,479 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, May 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, May 5 from 2 to 4 p.m.


204 Stonetree Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$669,900

Sq Ft: 3,507 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, May 4 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, May 5 from 2 to 5 p.m.


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May
1

7 of the Best Hiking Trails Near Raleigh

Raleigh Hiking & Greenway Trails
Raleigh is a great city for anyone with a taste for outdoor adventure, and now that spring has fully sprung, our REALTORS® think now is a great time to get out there and explore! If you're looking for a place to reconnect with nature in the Raleigh area, these are our seven favorite places to head outside and take a hike. 

  1. Walnut Creek Trail
    A little over 15 miles in length, the Walnut Creek Trail is a greenway project that meanders across South Raleigh from Lake Johnson to the Neuse River. Mostly paved and ideal for hiking, biking, and jogging, the trail is easily accessible from numerous trailheads and offers landscapes ranging from natural to urban and residential. It's a great place to explore Raleigh's many environments and is also part of the East Coast Greenway Trail (ECG) system, which connects major cities all along the Eastern Seaboard. 

  2. Company Mill Trail (Umstead State Park)
    Umstead State Park offers no shortage of picturesque hiking trails, but the 7.4-mile Company Mill Trail has long been a favorite among local hikers. Visit on a weekday to avoid the crowds, and enjoy the scenery as this loop trail meanders along Crabtree Creek and through picturesque Piedmont hardwood forests. For anyone looking to explore further, Umstead State Park offers 22 miles of dedicated hiking trails, along with 13 miles of multi-use trails.

  3. Swift Creek Loop Trail (Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve)
    Just a few miles outside Raleigh in Cary, NC, the lovely Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve offers several short, easy hiking trails that traverse beautifully preserved upland forests and ravines. The 0.8-mile provides views of the preserve's bluffs, streams, and namesake hemlock trees. Continue on the 1.2-mile Chestnut Oak Look for an extended hike. 

  4. Art to Heart Trail
    A great option if you're looking for a leisurely hike without leaving the city, this trail stretches 5.9 miles from the North Carolina Museum of Art to downtown Raleigh. The Art to Heart Trail explores some of the most picturesque green spaces in the Raleigh, including the museum's beautiful 164-acre park, the campus of North Carolina State University, and Pullen Park. 

  5. Frances L. Liles Trail (Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest)
    Just 10 minutes from the NC State Campus, Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest spans 245 shady, secluded acres, including several well-maintained trails. The Frances L Liles Trail is the most popular route in the park. Just over a mile in length, it's an excellent trail for bird watching and offers a chance to see some of the area's unique plant life. 

  6. Cole Mill Trail (Eno River State Park)
    This Durham, NC trail offers a mile-long ramble along the banks of the Eno River in Eno River State Park. Keep an eye out for the scenic laurel-covered bluffs along the river (visit in mid to late April to see the laurel in full bloom) and check out the nearby remnants of the old Cabe Mill. Connections are available to several other trails, including the 1.65-mile Bobbitt Hole Loop. 

  7. Falls Lake Trail
    The crown jewel of Raleigh's urban hiking trails, the Falls Lake Trail stretches 60 miles. The path hugs the shore of Falls Lake throughout Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding communities, passing through mature upland forests, wide open meadows and a wide range of other habitats along the way. Dozens of trailheads make it easy to hike a section of any length. 

Contact us to learn more about making Raleigh your home. From hiking and outdoor adventure to great dining, culture, and nightlife, Raleigh is a great place to call home. Be sure to ask about the latest Raleigh homes for sale!

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