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Listed below are all Cary homes for sale in Cary, NC. Because of its larger size, housing options in Cary, NC vary. Homebuyers searching through Cary NC real estate listings will find single-family detached homes, townhomes, and condos to choose from.

The estimated median household income is slightly higher in Cary and recent stats have this figure set at $91,481 in 2017. With that, it’s expected that the estimated median home or condo value in Cary is also above the statewide average and in 2017, that number was recorded as $334,400. 

If you’re a luxury home buyer and are looking for an impressive or historic estate home, the Cary real estate market has a great selection of homes for sale that should interest you. Subdivisions like Regence, Renaissance at Regency, MacGregor Downs, and Preston feature spectacular million dollar homes with all the bells and whistles.

Homes with a more affordable price tag can be found in popular neighborhoods such as Cary ParkLochmere, Harrison Place, and Edinborough Pointe.

For buyers looking for an attractive condominium or townhome options, Cary also features a nice variety of attached homes for sale that may be exactly what you’re after.

What's It Like In Cary, NC?

Cary, NC Homes For Sale

Although not typically known for its size, Cary, North Carolina is the seventh largest municipality in the state and the third largest municipality in the Triangle Region, behind Raleigh and Durham of course. Cary is the largest town in NC and the 2nd most populous town in the US.

However, Cary is still a town. You’ll find the best of both worlds here - all the amenities, shopping, and restaurants of a city with a small town feel.

There’s a lot to do here, and people in Cary are very active. Residents love to spend time in the beautiful outdoor spaces around town, and enjoy coffee at one of the great coffee shops.


Search Cary Homes & Real Estate January 24, 2022
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$239.43
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Coming Soon on 01/27
6817 Branton Drive Cary, NC 27519
$715,000
Subdivision: White Oak Estate
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,952
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2428159
MLS
Over 2 acres w/ pond access in the heart CARY! Minutes to 540 & shopping! The possibilities for this property are ENDLESS! No city taxes, HOA or water & sewer bill! Great floor plan w/ two story...
Coming Soon on 01/28
1312 Queensferry Drive Cary, NC 27511
$949,900
Subdivision: Macgregor Downs
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,477
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2428221
MLS
Welcome Home to 1312 Queensferry Rd! Top of the Line Quality and Thoughtful Design in MacGregor Downs of Cary. This Luxury Balmoral All-Brick Townhome will Check Many Boxes. Noteworthy...
Under Contract
114 Bruce Drive Cary, NC 27511
$675,900
Subdivision: Macgregor Downs
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,711
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2428112
MLS
Wonderful MacGregor Downs transitional with all formals - large open rooms - kitchen open to the family room with real masonry fireplace. Spacious master suite with large master bath and walk in...
Coming Soon on 01/27
106 Choptank Court #B4 Cary, NC 27513
$170,000
Subdivision: Chesapeake Condos
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,150
Sq.Ft.
1984
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2428075
MLS
Priced to SELL FAST - Affordable Living, GREAT CARY Location! Public Transportation AND Quick to SAS, RTP, RDU, I40, I540. NO Stairs Inside or Out, Street Level: Split Bedrooms/2 Each w/Full Bath....
Pending
300 Joliesse Lane Cary, NC 27519
$963,000
Subdivision: The Reserve
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,963
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2427866
MLS
Custom-Built, STUNNING home in The Reserve. 1st floor hardwds. 2nd floor hardwds on stairs, hall & bonus rm. Upgraded Kitchen w/Granite Counters, Jenn-Air Appliances. Back stairs to Bonus Rm. Formal...
Coming Soon on 01/28
112 Brush Stream Drive Cary, NC 27511
$339,500
Subdivision: Landings At Pine Creek
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,150
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2427878
MLS
Spacious 4 bedrm townhome in desirable Cary location! Bright, open floor plan boasts: 2 story great room with corner FP, large dining area, first floor master suite, abundant hardwoods, sunny eat-in...
Under Contract
949 Vandalia Drive Cary, NC 27519
$549,000
Subdivision: Cary Park
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,685
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2427883
MLS
Wonderful home in desirable Cary Park subdivision! Kitchen has custom cabinets, open to breakfast area and living room. First floor master suite has tray ceilings and will impress. Enjoy screened-in...
$360,000
Subdivision: Highland Village
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,590
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2427905
MLS
Meticulous townhome close to downtown Cary. Beautiful hardoowd floors throughout the 1st floor. Large kitchen w/SS appliances and gas range. The dining room has coffered ceilings. Large family room...
Coming Soon on 01/28
1052 Monmouth Loop Cary, NC 27513
$439,900
Subdivision: Laurel Crossing
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,771
Sq.Ft.
2015
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2427992
MLS
This END UNIT has it all! The entryway leads to an open living/dining room floorplan w/ a beautiful, stacked stone fireplace. Upgraded gourmet kitchen offers granite counter tops, SS appliances, gas...
Pending
115 Frehold Court Cary, NC 27519
$1,200,000
Subdivision: Preston
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,055
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2428000
MLS
Amazing PRESTON VILLAGE 5BR, 3.5 BA , 2 bonus/play rooms, 3 car garage home on 0.46 acre lot at end large cul-de-sac! 1st and 2nd floor Owner/guest suites, walk in shower, FLAT, FENCED back yard &...
Pending
2039 Weston Green Loop Cary, NC 27513
$425,000
Subdivision: Weston Place
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,394
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
5
Days on Site
2427664
MLS
Fantastic end unit, three level townhome located in desirable Weston Place. Each of the 3 bedrooms (2 up and 1 in basement) has it's own full bath! Plus the main level study with closet can be used...
Pending
106 Fox Horn Run Cary, NC 27511
$385,000
Subdivision: Fox Chase
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,501
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
5
Days on Site
2427686
MLS
Adorable Cape Cod home convenient to downtown Cary, restaurants, & shopping and in a cul-de-sac! Featuring a downstairs owners suite w/ updated bathroom, 2016 roof, 2018 HVAC, fenced in yard in an...

You'll Probably Love Cary If You're Looking For...

  • A Great Place to Raise A Family: Cary residents enjoy great schools and excellent resources for families.
  • Fantastic Schools: Cary schools rank highly and are known for their excellence. Plus, Cary is convenient to well-known universities and colleges.
  • Active Community: With many people very active within the community, you will never be without some wholesome and often inexpensive activity to spend your evenings and weekends.
  • Progressive Growth: Cary has become a forward-looking town with attention paid to sustainability.
  • Community Gardens: There are a number of community gardens available to Cary NC residents. You could even rent a garden plot to grow your own veggies!
  • A Great Place To Live, Work, & Play: Cary strikes the work/life balance so many are searching for. Here you’ll find great neighborhoods within proximity to job opportunities, so your commute can be relatively easy. Plus, there’s plenty of things to do from parks to shopping.
  • A Safe City: Cary regularly ranks well on “Safest Cities” lists, sometimes dominating top spots for years.

Cary NC Residents at Event


Where is Cary, North Carolina?

Cary, North Carolina is located primarily on the western side of Wake County, though a small portion of Cary is in Chatham County.

Cary is west of Raleigh, north of Apex and Holly Springs, south of Morrisville and Durham, and east of Jordan Lake.

Just like the rest of the communities of NC's Piedmont, Cary is only a few hours drive from beautiful beaches and majestic mountains.

Cary, NC Homes For Sale


Your Cary School Guide

Cary families are served by the Wake County School System, which is based in Cary.

Public schools in Cary rank highly, and parents rave about the fantastic teachers and services.

In addition to the great public schools, parents may also choose from a number of public charter and private schools located in and around Cary.

For those looking for higher education or continued learning, Cary offers a number of options. Since it lies to the west of Raleigh, Cary is convenient to North Carolina State University. It is also not far from other excellent area universities including Duke and UNC. Additionally, the Western Wake campus of WakeTech is located in Cary.

Cary offers two libraries, the Cary Community Library, which is in the heart of Cary, and the West Regional Library, which is closer to Morrisville and I-540.


Easily Travel Anywhere

As with the majority of the Triangle, Cary is considered car-dependent.

It is well connected for car travel to the rest of the Triangle area by a number of highways including:

  • Highway 64
  • I-40
  • I-540
  • Highway 54
  • Highway 1

Maynard Road makes a loop around the heart of Cary, and Cary Parkway makes a partial outer loop easing travel within Cary.

Public transportation is available in Cary through the GoCary bus service. GoTriangle's buses connect Cary to other Triangle communities.

Since it is close to RDU, it's easy to travel to anywhere in the world by plane from Cary, NC.

Though considered "car dependent" Cary has recently been given Silver Level Status as a National Walk-Friendly Community thanks to its focus on improving walkability.

The most walkable Cary NC neighborhoods are Northwoods, Briarcliff, and Cary Park.

Cary offers miles of trails and greenways for walking, biking, and hiking.


Working In Cary NC

As a progressive, fast-growing town, Cary is a great place to find a job. Cary’s top employers are:

  • SAS Institute
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Verizon
  • American Airlines Reservation Center
  • Town of Cary

For those who want to live in Cary but work in other parts of the Triangle, Raleigh is only about 9.2 miles away. Durham and Chapel Hill are 20-30 minutes away.


Cary NC Parks

Cary NC has a fantastic Parks and Rec department which offers over 30 parks, miles and miles of greenways, special use facilities, sports venues, and programs and services for all.

Cary also boasts community gardens, where residents can stroll, volunteer, or even rent a plot to grow vegetables.

Cary also hosts an impressive list of special events including:

  • Art Quilt Show
  • Cary Dog Days
  • Diwali Celebration
  • Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
  • Festival Ritmo Latino
  • Many, many more

Cary NC Parks


Don't Miss These Cary NC Attractions

The Cary Arts Center

The Cary Arts Center is a great place downtown to go and see a local play or try your hand at something new! It offers the community a 437 seat theatre plus a variety of classes and camps.
Location: 101 Dry Ave, Cary, NC
Visit Website: http://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/facilities/cary-arts-center

Fred G. Bond Metro Park

The beautiful Fred G. Bond Metro Park has a lot to offer! It includes rentable shelters, a boathouse, an amphitheatre, and an outdoor learning facility to help build teamwork and reach personal goals.
Location: 801 High House Road, Cary, NC 27513
Visit Website: http://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/parks-greenways-environment/parks/fred-g-bond-metro-park

Booth Amphitheatre

The Booth Amphitheatre is an icon in the Triangle area. This outdoor venue presents a high-quality roster of performances drawing visitors from across the region.
Location: 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary, NC
Visit Website: http://boothamphitheatre.com/


Best Restaurants In Cary

As a large town, Cary boasts a plethora of wonderful restaurants serving food from around the world. These three are often found at the top of “Best Restaurants in Cary” lists:

Bosphorous

Bosphorous offers up authentic and delicious Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine. As one reviewer said “I lived in Turkey for three years and the Bosphorus is by far the most authentic Turkish restaurant I've eaten at in the US.”
Location: 329 N Harrison Ave Cary NC
Visit Website: http://www.bosphorus-nc.com/

Himalayan Range Nepali Restaurant

Himalayan Range offers up Nepali flavors you will not forget. Himalayan Range is a great place to try out something new.
Location: 910 NE Maynard Rd Cary NC
Visit Website: http://himalayanrangenepalirestaurant.com/


Doherty’s Irish Pub and Restaurant

Doherty’s is a classic restaurant/pub that will appeal to the whole family. Doherty’s offers patio seating, a family friendly atmosphere, TVs, and, of course, beer.
Location: 1979 High House Rd, Cary, NC 27519
Visit Website: http://www.dohertysirishpubnc.com/


Cary NC: Then & Now

Cary started out in the mid eighteenth century as a settlement known as Bradford's Ordinary.

A century later, the railroad was built through the settlement, linking it to other transportation routes.

A Wake County farmer and lumberman named Allison Francis "Frank" Page is credited as Cary's founder. He and his wife bought 300 acres surrounding the railroad junction. He named the development Cary after Samuel Fenton Cary, whom he admired.

Page went on to build and develop the community, laying out its first streets and building a sawmill, general store, post office, and hotel.

The town was incorporated in 1871, with Page as its first mayor.

Since 1971 the town has had planned zoning to accommodate growth and be forward looking.

Cary's leaders have focused on creating an aesthetically pleasing community for residents.

Cary, NC Downtown
Most people who live here have settled within the incorporated boundaries of the community and believe it or not, Cary is the second most populous incorporated town in the country, only trailing Gilbert, Arizona.

Another fun fact about this thriving North Carolina community is that according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cary was the 5th fastest growing municipality in the United States between September 2006 and September 2007. To get an idea of just how much Cary has grown in the last decade or so, some statistics show a 54% increase in population since 2000.

Cary NC Stats:

  • 7th largest city in NC
  • Population: 159,769 as of 2015
  • Median age: 36.9
  • Average commute time: 25.49 minutes
  • Median Family income: $113,034

Accolades

Cary, North Carolina has been getting attention with awards and accolades for at least a decade. Often the accolades are for its growth, excellent housing market, and safety.
Here are some of the most recent:

  • February 2017: Ranked #28 in the US on list of "2017 Best Places to Buy a Forever Home" and #14 on the same list for Safest Cities by GoodCall.
  • January 2017: Named #6 Place Where Millennials Are Buying Homes by SmartAsset
  • January 2017: Named #3 Healthiest Housing market in NC by SmartAsset
  • January 2017: #2 Best Suburb to Live in NC by Niche
  • December 2016: Named #1 Boomtown of 2016 by SmartAsset
  • November 2015: Named #6 Best Place to Live by 24/7 Wall St.
  • August 2015: Named #8 Healthiest Housing Market by WalletHub
  • July 2015: Raleigh & Cary Named #2 Up-and-Coming City for Tech Jobs by Zip Recruiter
  • June 2015: Named #1 Best City in NC To Get A Job by Zippia
  • June 2015: Named #8 Safest City in NC by Safewise

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