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Oakwood Heights: Affordable homes. Central location

 Cary, NC Oakwood Heights

Oakwood Heights is a mature affordable neighborhood in the center of Cary, NC.  Oakwood Heights is situated off Old Apex Road.  Access to the neighborhood is from Old Apex Road, or, through Carousel Park, or, from West Chatham Street through Sunset Hills, or through Dutchess Village.  Access and egress to and from the neighborhood are easy. 

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 Cary, NC Oakwood Heights

Raleigh  and NC State University is an easy 20 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, “RTP,” is about 25 minutes.   Heavy drive-time traffic can lengthen those times.

 Cary, NC Oakwood Heights
The neighborhood was developed in the late 1950’s-early 1960’s, with another wave of development from the mid-1970’s to mid-1980’s.  194 pleasant classic ranch, split-level, and split-entry homes, and a few two-story homes comprise Oakwood Heights, with home sizes ranging from 1000 to 2400 square feet. 

Typical amenities include 3 to 5 bedrooms, 1.5 to 3 baths, beautiful .25 to .44 acre heavily wooded lots, carports and some garages, natural gas heat, and a suburban cul-de-sac street development. 

 Cary, NC Oakwood Heights

School assignments are great Cary schools: Kingswood Elementary, West Cary Middle, and Cary High schools. Assignments are subject to change by Wake County Public SchoolsMore information on Wake County Public Schools.

Oakwood Heights does not have a Homeowners Association.  There are no HOA dues.

Home sales currently fall in the $120,000-$200,000 range.  Property taxes are approximately 0.86% of the property’s assessed Tax Value.  More information on Wake County property taxes.

 Cary, NC Oakwood Heights street scene

View currently available homes in Oakwood Heights.

This great location has easy access to main thoroughfares, beautiful wooded lots, and buyer affordability.  These facts combine to make Oakwood Heights a terrific choice for first-time buyers and others working on a budget in Cary, North Carolina.

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