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

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 Homes & Real Estate Below: April 17, 2021
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$204.48
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$381,255
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3
Beds
2
Baths
1,546
Sq.Ft.
2001
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2369721
MLS
Gorgeous 4 acre spread in private yet convenient location! A lovely mix of tree provides the perfect backdrop capturing the essence of this property. Character and charm throughout w/hardwood floors,...
$229,900
Subdivision: Wake Chapel Manor
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,296
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2378169
MLS
Showings Begin 4/17/21! Well Kept and Move in Ready 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with a one car attached garage. New in May 2020: Paint, Carpet, Refrigerator, Microwave and Vinyl Fence. New roof in 2019...
5
Beds
4
Baths
2,935
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2378199
MLS
MLS#2378199~Taylor Morrison Waverly~Ready December! This home has it all! First floor features a gourmet kitchen, large gathering room, dining room and guest suite. Owner's Suite on 2nd floor is a...
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,082
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2378220
MLS
MLS#2373870 Built by Taylor Morrison, Ready December! From the welcoming front entry you will find a convenient home office, then the heart of this home opens into the gathering room, dining and...
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,272
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2378226
MLS
MLS#2378226 Ready December! The Prescott II is an open foyer is surrounded by a formal dining & flex room. In the spacious family room connects the kitchen & casual dining area. 1st floor also...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
993
Sq.Ft.
1960
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2378245
MLS
Investor Opportunity to own nearly 1.5 acres in prime Fuquay Varina location. Three secluded structures (two custom built homes and a storage shed) nestled on an enchanting forested lot with mature...
$575,000
Subdivision: Sunset Lake
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,749
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2378276
MLS
1st Floor Master Bedroom & Luxury Bath + a 2nd Bedroom and Full Bath on 1st Level, One Acre Lot in Sunset Lake Estates on Cul-de-sac Street, 2 Story Foyer w/Custom Wood Trim Arched Doorway, All...
$289,900
Subdivision: Holland Station Townhomes
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,822
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2377789
MLS
Like new townhome with 2 car garage! The Castalia plan is well thought out and uses the space well. Located convenient to everything. Granite chefs kitchen and open concept living. Walk in closets...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,150
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2378013
MLS
Hard to find home under 200K! Single Story 3 Bed 2 Bath Ranch on Large Lot with TONS OF POTENTIAL! Instant equity with similar Sq/Ft Homes in the area selling in the lower to mid 200's. Perfect for...
$364,900
Subdivision: South Lakes
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,387
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2378022
MLS
Come discover this amazing home inside and out! Lg kitch w/island, granite counters, 2pantries, SS appl,. Open plan, natural light, gas FP, hardwds 1stFL. Huge MBR w/trey ceiling, WIC, garden tub and...
$230,000
Subdivision: Sandy Springs
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,316
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2377521
MLS
Cute as a Button in Fuquay-Varina! Living is easy in 405 Wyndham...offering the highly-sought-after ONE-STORY RANCH! Open, inviting living area boasts gas fireplace, w/soaring ceilings making this...
$429,900
Subdivision: Crooked Creek
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,687
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2377523
MLS
Crooked Creek Ranch overlooks Town Park & Preserve w/ miles of greenway & across from Pool/tennis/playground. New neighborhood elementary school in ‘23. HUGE loft on 2nd w/ full bath, XL walk-In...

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