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What's It Like In Fuquay-Varina, NC?

Fuquay-Varina, NC Homes For Sale A relatively new community, Fuquay-Varina is quickly becoming a popular choice among Triangle area home buyers.

In fact, it is the fastest growing town in North Carolina. Despite its growth, Fuquay-Varina still boasts small town charm and a rich quality of life.


Start Searching Fuquay-Varina, NC MLS® Listings & Real Estate

Start Searching Fuquay-Varina MLS® Listings & Real Estate Below: August 24, 2019
315
Listed
102
Avg. DOM
$139.90
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$323,716
Med. List Price
315 Properties
Page 1 of 27
$260,000
Subdivision: Johnsons Landing
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,084
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
1
Days on Site
2274877
MLS
Don't miss this lovely like-NEW Ranch! WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS! This barely lived in home is waiting for you to move right in. Fantastic open floor plan & gorgeous kitchen w GRANITE countertops, upgraded...
$255,000
Subdivision: Southern Oaks
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,941
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274621
MLS
Well maintained home in a great community and only minutes from downtown Fuquay and Varina.3 bedrooms and 2 full baths downstairs.Bonus room upstairs can be used as a bedroom and has a full bathroom....
$320,000
Subdivision: Alston Ridge
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,241
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274696
MLS
1.5 stories. First floor master suites with huge bathrooms and WIC. Beautiful kitchen with SS appliances and gas range, granite counter tops, tile back splash, and large island. Lots of custom trim....
$286,000
Subdivision: Spring Fields
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,394
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274728
MLS
This home features hardwoods downstairs and carpet upstairs, a 1st floor master, a 2-story family room, HUGE bonus room, updated bathrooms with tile, and an oversized 2-car garage. Relax in the...
$240,000
Subdivision: Ballentine
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,608
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2266617
MLS
Back on the Market after some repairs were completed. Great home in the desirable Ballentine Community. This 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home has been well kept. You will enjoy the gazebo on the concrete...
$219,900
Subdivision: Cokesbury Park
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,522
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274761
MLS
Immaculate & move in ready home in popular Cokesbury Park. New hardwoods throughout 1st floor. New carpet upstairs. Fresh paint. Family room features gas log fireplace. Separate dining area. Kitchen...
Open 8/31
256 N Honey Springs Avenue Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
$258,900
Subdivision: Willow Creek
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,352
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274762
MLS
Great home conveniently located near major roads for commuting to Raleigh. Spacious kitchen with plenty of cabinets and open to the family room, perfect for entertaining. Nice back deck overlooking a...
$273,000
Subdivision: Parkers Pointe
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,155
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274779
MLS
This is first floor living at its finest. Enjoy the wooded views from not only your master bedroom but from your living room, dining room & screened porch as well. An entertainers dream with open...
$329,900
Subdivision: The Spring Townhomes
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,956
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2162019
MLS
Embrace the energy. Realize the convenience. Live Downtown. The Spring Townhomes deliver true urban living without compromise, in one of the area's most charming small towns. Historic downtown...
$429,900
Subdivision: The Spring Townhomes
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,574
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2162018
MLS
Embrace the energy. Realize the convenience. Live Downtown. The Spring Townhomes deliver true urban living without compromise, in one of the area's most charming small towns. Historic downtown...
$429,900
Subdivision: The Spring Townhomes
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,574
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274807
MLS
Embrace the energy. Realize the convenience. Live Downtown. The Spring Townhomes deliver true urban living without compromise, in one of the area's most charming small towns. Historic downtown...
$329,900
Subdivision: The Spring Townhomes
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,956
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274811
MLS
Embrace the energy. Realize the convenience. Live Downtown. The Spring Townhomes deliver true urban living without compromise, in one of the area's most charming small towns. Historic downtown...

You'll Probably Love Fuquay-Varina If You're Looking For...

  • Newer Homes & Neighborhoods: As you browse homes for sale in Fuquay-Varina, you will find a nice selection of newer homes, which offer the floor plans and amenities that appeal to modern home buyers.
  • Convenience to Raleigh: Fuquay-Varina is conveniently located on US 401 and is about 25 minutes outside of Raleigh.
  • Breweries: Fuquay-Varina is home to a number of breweries including Draft Line Brewing, Fainting Goat Brewing Company, Lincoln Brewing Company, and Aviator Brewing Company. 
  • Parks: With 21 parks to choose from, most Fuquay-Varina residents are close to a great community park.
  • Rich History: While the town in its current form is relatively new, the two towns that merged to become Fuquay-Varina both have an interesting story to tell. That means there are two historic downtown areas to enjoy.

Where is Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina?

Fuquay-Varina is primarily situated on the southern edge of Wake County, North Carolina, but some of its rural communities stretch into Harnett County.

Fuquay-Varina is neighbored by the communities of Holly Springs, Raleigh, Willow Spring, Angier, and Lillington.

Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city, sits just 17.7 miles from Fuquay-Varina, while Durham and Chapel Hill — the other 2 core parts of the Research Triangle — are a bit further away and lie roughly 34 miles from the Fuquay-Varina boundaries.


Top Tips For Fuquay-Varina NC Real Estate

Many Fuquay-Varina, NC homes for sale are beautiful and offer tons of curb appeal. This is especially the case downtown, where historic homes are bursting with charm.

Even the newer construction homes in Fuquay-Varina’s many desirable neighborhoods are highly-sought after among today’s home buyers.

If you prefer a bit more living space but still seek a true sense of community, try searching homes for sale in neighborhoods like Brackenridge, High Grove, Sunset Lake, or Stonewall Farms.

If you’re on a tighter budget, don’t worry, as plenty of fabulous single-family homes can be found in communities like Johnson Pond, Morgan Creek, Northwyck, and Avalon Springs.

The median home value in Fuquay-Varina is $226,900 — a figure that’s increased greatly since 2012.

Likewise, the average price per square foot in Fuquay-Varina is around $125, which has risen steadily.

Home values are expected to continue to increase in Fuquay-Varina, thanks to its rising popularity as a great place to live.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Fuquay-Varina real estate market, or perhaps you’d like to schedule a private showing for a home that’s currently listed for sale or rent, give Brandon Duncan with Duncan Prime Realty a call at (919) 808-2001 today.


Your Fuquay-Varina School Guide

Fuquay-Varina families are served by the Wake County Public School System, one of the best performing large school systems in the country.

There are also private school options in Fuquay-Varina. Or, parents may choose from the public charter schools available nearby.

For higher education and continued learning, Fuquay-Varina is convenient to the Triangle area’s fantastic colleges and universities. The main campus of Wake Technical Community College is also located nearby between Raleigh and Fuquay-Varina on US 401.

The community is also served by the Fuquay-Varina Community Library, which offers programs for all ages.


Getting Around Fuquay-Varina

The Town of Fuquay-Varina is located at the intersections of US 401, Highway 55, and NC 42. These roadways connect the different parts of town, and connect the town to its neighbors. Highway 55 travels into Holly Springs and I-540, while US 401 travels into Raleigh.

The town benefits from Judd Parkway, a loop which helps to decrease traffic downtown and make travel around the town easier.

Fuquay-Varina residents looking for public transportation will want to check out Go Triangle's Express Bus Service for Fuquay-Varina. This route travels from Fuquay-Varina to Downtown Raleigh.


Working In Fuquay-Varina NC

Fuquay-Varina has a growing and thriving business community. The top employers in Fuquay-Varina include:

  • John Deere
  • TE Connectivity
  • Bob Barker Company

A number of corporations call Fuquay-Varina home, and the area is poised to continue to see business growth. It is an ideal location for businesses looking to relocate or expand.

Additionally, Fuquay-Varina is convenient to Raleigh and Cary, where many companies are located.


Fuquay-Varina NC Parks

No matter where you live in Fuquay-Varina, you're close to a park.

The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources department manages 21 parks with more than 300 acres around town. These parks include a splash pad, dog park, playgrounds, and more.

Residents also enjoy festivals, events, concerts, athletics, programs, and fitness made available through the Fuquay-Varina Parks, Recreation, and Cultural resources department.

WRAL Balloon Fest 2017 in Fuquay Varina. Flickr image by bumeister/34166784843/


Don't Miss These Fuquay-Varina NC Attractions

Once a popular destination for its mineral spring, Fuquay-Varina now offers a variety of things to do. These are today's top three attractions in Fuquay-Varina:

Aviator Brewing CompanyAviator Brewing Company Fuquay Varina. Flickr Image by moonlightbulb/6917218950/

Boasting the title of Best Brewery In The Triangle, Aviator Brewing Company offers great beer, tours, and even a smokehouse serving slow smoked meats and more!
Tap House Location: 600 E. Broad St. Fuquay Varina NC 27526
Visit Website: http://aviatorbrew.com/ 

Fuquay-Varina Splash Pad

Free for residents (with Resident Splash Pad card) and only $2 for non-residents, the splash pad is a 6,000 square foot pentagon pad featuring over 35 water features.
Location: 900 S. Main St. Fuquay-Varina NC 27526
Visit Website: http://www.fuquay-varina.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Splash-Pad-24

Fuquay Mineral Spring ParkFuquay Mineral Springs Flickr Image by baldeagle89/2347011844/

The mineral spring has been bringing people to Fuquay since 1858, and it’s still a nice place to visit. It is now a park with a lovely walking track, picnic tables, a restored spring house, and serene landscaping.
Location: 105 West Spring St Fuquay-Varina NC 27526
Visit Website: http://www.fuquay-varina.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Fuquay-Mineral-Spring-Park-11


Best Restaurants In Fuquay-Varina

There's a great selection of restaurants and food trucks in Fuquay-Varina. These three are favorites on "Best Restaurants in Fuquay-Varina" lists.

Garibaldi Trattoria

Opened in 2014, Garibaldi boasts authentic Italian cuisine, an extensive wine list, and homemade desserts.
Location: 900 N. Main St Fuquay-Varina NC 27526
Visit Website: http://www.garibalditrattoria.com

Aviator Smokehouse

Opened to complement the Aviator Tap House (see above), the Smokehouse offers a variety of smoked meats, including wings (yum!), delicious burgers, and, of course, beer.
Location: 525 E. Broad St Fuquay-Varina NC 27526
Visit Website: http://aviatorbrew.com/smokehouse

The Mason Jar Tavern

The Mason Jar Tavern (TMJT) opened its first location in nearby Holly Springs and its second in Fuquay Varina. Folks rave about their mac & cheese bites and the chicken and waffles. The Holly Springs location makes our “Best Restaurants” list for Holly Springs as well.
FV Location: 305 South Main St. Fuquay-Varina NC 27526
Visit Website: http://www.themasonjartavern.com


Fuquay-Varina NC: Then & NowFuquay Varina NC Watertower Flickr Image by oldrebel/5955435286/

Initially, what is now the Fuquay-Varina area got its start due to the tobacco trade and heavy agriculture.

After the discovery of a mineral spring the mid-19th century, Fuquay became a tourist destination. People from Raleigh would travel by train to Fuquay to "take the waters." A small tourist industry was built around the the Fuquay Mineral Spring.

Fuquay-Varina’s hyphened names are attributed to the town’s history as two separate communities: Fuquay Springs and Varina. It wasn’t until 1963 that Fuquay Springs and Varina merged into one town, consequently forming today’s modern town of Fuquay-Varina.

Around 1970, Fuquay-Varina’s total population was only around 3,576 residents and it wasn’t until 2000 that this number grew to nearly 8,000.

According to the NC State Data Center, Fuquay-Varina saw a substantial 23% growth from 2000 to 2003, making it the 26th fastest growing community in all of North Carolina and the 11th fastest for communities with a population of over 5,000.

Since 2000 however, population numbers again doubled. About 24,000 people now call Fuquay-Varina home.

In addition to it's great atmosphere and amenities, the Town of Fuquay-Varina is one of few communities that can also boast financial stability. They enjoy an S&P AAA bond rating, a Aa1 rating from Moody's Investor Services, and an award for Certificate for Achievement For Excellence in Financial Reporting.

Fuquay-Varina NC Stats

  • Population:23,907
  • Median Age: 33.3
  • Median Family Income: $72,404
  • Average Commute: 33.99 Minutes

Fuquay-Varina Accolades

  • April 2016: Named among the 50 Safest Cities in North Carolina by The SafeWise Report
  • February 2015: Ranked in the top 20 Best Cities for Young Families in North Carolina by NerdWallet
  • March 2014: Ranked as the 3rd best place in North Carolina for homeownership by NerdWallet

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