Triangle Neighborhood Profiles

Cary and Raleigh Area Neighborhoods: Affordable Homes to Luxury Estates

Thornewood: Tradition and Beauty

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Thornewood is among many neighborhoods in wonderful central Cary, NC locations, with easy access to Cary, downtown Raleigh, and NC State University.  It is well-known for the stunning traditional colonial homes that make up the neighborhood.  Thornewood offers large wooded lots, and tree-lined streets like these.

Cary, NC, Thornewood

Visit my Thornewood Slideshow on Flickr to see 28 images of Thornewood.

Thornewood is one of those neighborhoods where homes don’t sell often.  No one wants to leave.  When Thornewood homes hit the market, they don’t last long.   Most recent sales have been in the $300,000’s, and it is reasonable to expect some of these homes to command prices in the $400,000’s. 

Cary, NC, Thornewood

Most homes are in the 2400 square feet to 3200 square feet range.  3 or 4 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths are common.  Many Thornewood homes also have a detached garage. Lots are from 1/3 acre to a few over 3/4 acre.

Cary, NC, Thornewood

Thornewood property taxes are under reassessment and have historically been just over 1% of assessed Tax Value.  This covers Wake County and Cary property taxes.  Read more on Wake County, North Carolina Property Taxes.

Cary, NC, Thornewood

Wake County Public School System runs the schools, including all administration.  More information on school assignments available here.

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