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Scotts Mill: Neotraditional planning

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Scott’s Mill is a highly desired community built on neotraditional design. 

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Scott’s Mill is located southwest of the center of old Apex, NC, off Apex-Barbecue Road.


Raleigh is a 25 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, “RTP,” is about the same.  Commutes will vary during peak drive-time traffic.

The community was developed in the mid to late 1990’s by Stratford Woods, LLC, and Scott’s Woods, LLC.  Five quality builders provided homes to Scott’s Mill, in various neighborhoods, ranging from cozy craftsman-style townhomes in Bungalow Park, to single family charleston, craftsman, and victorian-style single family homes, with home sizes available ranging from 1300 to 3300 square feet.    

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Alleys allow homeowners access to parking or garages behind homes.  Homes offer double porches, heavy trim packages, quaint designs, and walkable neighborhoods.      

100_2166 Double porches are a popular amenity in Scott’s Mill

The community enjoys natural gas heat, and neotraditional and cul-de-sac street development.  Kids play in the quiet streets.

School assignments are managed at the county level by Wake County Public SchoolsMore information on Wake County Public Schools.

Scott’s Mill has a Homeowners Association.  Dues include the community pool, tennis, clubhouse, common area maintenance and range from $30/month for single homes to just over $100/month for townhomes where exterior maintenance is provided.

Home sales currently fall in the $150,000-$370,000 range. 

Click to view currently available homes for sale in Scott’s Mill. 


Property taxes are approximately 1% of the property’s assessed Tax Value.  More information on Wake County property taxes.

These attributes and a great location tucked off main thoroughfares combine to make Scott’s Mill truly a neotraditional success in Apex, NC.

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