It seems that new construction means smaller and smaller lots. Many Buyers are looking at older neighborhoods like Scottish Hills in Cary, NC. They like the older subdivisions with mature trees. Scottish Hills is the antidote to the naked postage stamp building lot.
See the Scottish Hills slide show, all 68 photos, on Flickr. It includes some contemporary starter homes from neighboring Woodwinds.
Homes in Scottish Hills were built from the 1960’s into the 1980’s. There are stylized splitlevels, split entries, ranches, colonials, and a sprinkling of contemporary homes. The common element is the mature forest that makes it such a beautiful neighborhood in Cary.
Home sizes vary from 1400 to 2900 Square Feet, with sales falling in a range from $140,000 to $290,000. At$140,000, it is going to be a “fixer-upper.” If you want it, grab it quickly! They don’t linger on the market.
Property taxes are approximately 0.86% of the property’s assessed Tax Value. More information on Wake County Property Taxes.
Schools are managed at the County level. Assignments are made by Wake County Public Schools. More information on Wake County Public Schools.
All in all, for folks who are looking for convenient location, and affordable housing, Scottish Hills offers many alternatives in central Cary, NC.