Triangle Neighborhood Profiles

Cary and Raleigh Area Neighborhoods: Affordable Homes to Luxury Estates

The Highlands: Affordable Homes in Cary, NC, on large wooded lots

Highlands, Cary, NC 001

The Highlands, nicely-located along the Southwest Cary Parkway is representative of affordable homes in Cary NC.
Developed in the late 1970’s by the Westminster Company, The Highlands consists of .25 acre and larger heavily wooded lots in a convenient central Cary, NC, location. Many of the streets are cul-de-sacs and therefore the traffic is quieter in those areas.

Bing Map of The Highlands:

Varous home styles comprise The Highlands, with single level homes predominating. There are also 1.5 story homes and 2 story homes.
But the trees dominate the view. A mixture of pines and hardwood trees has reached maturity, as the homes were constructed at a time when the land was not scraped of vegetation prior to construction.

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The Highlands was developed before Homeowners Associations became the rule in North Carolina. No HOA means no HOA dues in The Highlands.

Recent Home sales prices in The Highlands have ranged from $145,000 to $190,000. That is considered an affordable neighborhood in Cary, North Carolina! And when you factor in a typical .3 acre lot, it is clear that The Highlands has a lot to offer first time buyers, or the buyer on a budget.

View currently available listings in The Highlands

Recreational opportunities near The Highlands include Apex Community Park, Annie Jones Park across Cary Parkway, the Scottish Hills Swim and Recreation Club with pool and volleyball, proximity to Cary Greenways.

The neighborhood is within 2 miles of Cary’s Shoppes at Kildaire, which offers Trader Joe’s, Staples, various casual dining venues, and other personal services at the corner of the Cary Parkway and Kildaire Farm Road.

With these options, affordable homes, and a great location, it is no wonder that The Highlands is a desirable location in Cary, North Carolina.

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