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What's It Like In Garner, NC?

Garner, NC Homes For Sale Garner, North Carolina is a small but growing southern Wake County community that has a rich railroad history. It offers small town charm, but also offers convenience and plenty of things to do thanks to its location at Highway 70 and I-40.



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Start Searching Garner MLS® Listings & Real Estate August 24, 2019
179
Listed
95
Avg. DOM
$136.02
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$323,890
Med. List Price
179 Properties
Page 1 of 15
$295,000
Subdivision: Landings At Lakemoor
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,777
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274692
MLS
Beautiful 2748SQ home with BDR/3.5BA, an added huge bonus room and sunroom. Home sits on a near .25 acre with a backyard of gardens and beautiful wooded views. The home features a Formal Dining Room,...
$210,000
Subdivision: Forest Landing
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,404
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274751
MLS
Corner Lot dream home! Proffesionally painted and restored this house is a must have! Beautiful covered back porch with a cathedral ceiling, ready to entertain. Fenced in back yard with beautiful...
Open 9/1
2015 Gottwald Court Garner, NC 27529
$381,900
Subdivision: Lakemoor
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,408
Sq.Ft.
1994
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274774
MLS
Adorable 2-story home within walking distance to Lake Benson Park where you can enjoy walking trails, boating, fishing and picnic facilities. Inside this home you'll love the hardwood floors,...
Open 8/24
205 Tiffany Circle Garner, NC 27529
$289,999
Subdivision: Tiffany Woods
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,659
Sq.Ft.
1975
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274415
MLS
Gorgeous Primarily Brick Home w/ Fully FINISHED Basement & Tons of UPGRADES! Decked out w/ Custom Hardwood & Tile Flooring, NEW Carpet, FRESH Paint, UPGRADED Fixtures throughout, Stone Surround Wood...
$404,900
Subdivision: River Oaks
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,891
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
1
Days on Site
2274846
MLS
You Will LOVE This Floor Plan*Amazing Custom Home with 1st Floor Master*Gorgeous Inside & Out w/ Tons of Detail & Extras that are Standard Features*Gourmet Kitchen w/ HUGE Island,Gas Cooktop,builtin...
$239,500
Subdivision: South Woods
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,800
Sq.Ft.
1988
Year Built
1
Days on Site
2274851
MLS
Don't miss this private retreat with large wooded lot. Beautifully kept cape cod sits on just under an acre of land! Brand new 30yr roof with architectural shingles. Hardwoods downstairs, formal...
$324,900
Subdivision: Lauren Chase
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,770
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2274349
MLS
Beautiful two story home located on over an acre lot. Private backyard with huge deck. Beautiful two story family room. Located in a small private neighborhood cul de sac. This house is a must see.
$282,000
Subdivision: White Oak Landing
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,910
Sq.Ft.
2015
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2271929
MLS
This PERFECT 4 yr old Home on a HUGE 2 acre wooded lot lives like new and has had immaculate home care. Very sought after ranch plan with a jumbo finished bonus/recreation room up. Impressive front...
Open 8/24
110 St Marys Street Garner, NC 27529
$155,000
Subdivision: Homeplace
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,028
Sq.Ft.
1945
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2272105
MLS
A charming renovated Bungalow minutes to downtown Raleigh! Filled with original 1940's charm - gorgeous mill work, refinished hardwoods, & large windows! Updated throughout with recessed lighting, a...
Open 8/24
103 Tyser Place Garner, NC 27529
$194,900
Subdivision: Heather Ridge
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,563
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2272982
MLS
Adorable MOVE-IN READY 3bd/2ba Cape Cod-style home in popular Garner area, SUPER convenient to HWY 70, I-40, multiple shopping centers and just MINS to downtown Raleigh! Boasts desired 1st floor...
$210,000
Subdivision: Heather Hills
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,485
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2274603
MLS
Welcome Home! This MOVE-IN ready RANCH home on a spacious CORNER lot will be gone before you know it! The inviting floor plan is a charming space for its new owners. Enjoy your evenings on your...
$205,000
Subdivision: Cleveland Springs
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,666
Sq.Ft.
2012
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2274279
MLS
Great 40/42 location! Open concept living space. Kitchen has plenty of counter space & cabinets for extra storage. Living room w electric fireplace and built in shelving. Wood floors t/o 1st floor....

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

  • More Home For Your Money: Garner homes for sale tend to be more affordable than other parts of the Triangle area, and many offer the popular features and finishes home buyers are looking for.
  • Convenience to Raleigh: For those making frequent trips to Raleigh, Garner is a near-perfect location, as it’s only about 8 miles away and makes for a quick round-trip. 
  • Outdoor Activities: Outdoor enthusiasts love calling Garner home as Lake Benson provides some of the best boating and fishing in the area, while the local golf scene is thriving because of the Garner Country Club and Eagle Ridge Golf Club being situated just outside of town.
  • Big Name Shopping & Restaurants: From Target to Cabellas to Cold Stone Creamery, Garner has a variety of stores and restaurants to visit.
  • Well-liked Schools: Many Garner parents praise Garner schools, and appreciate the continued work to improve schools in Garner.
  • Local Theater: Garner’s dedication to the arts is apparent at the Garner Performing Arts Center. The GPAC offers local theater, a free art gallery, and youth theater camps.

Where is Garner, North Carolina?

Garner is located in Wake County, North Carolina. Its neighbor just to the north is Raleigh. Garner is also convenient to Cary, NC, making Garner a great place to live if you work in Raleigh or Cary. Other nearby communities include: Fuquay Varina, Holly Springs, Willow Springs, and Clayton.

Garner is in North Carolina's Piedmont, and residents enjoy easy access to the state's relaxing beaches and awe-inspiring mountains.


Top Tips For Garner NC Real Estate

Garner homes tend to be more affordable than in communities like Apex, Cary, or Wake Forest, giving Garner home buyers more property for the money.

Recent stats from 2017 show the estimated median home value in Garner to be just over $177,000, which just above the North Carolina median value of $160,300.

Buyers won’t typically find too many million dollar homes for sale in Garner, but of course there’s usually a few on the market at any given time.

Instead, most single-family homes in the area price between $100,000 and $300,000, but don’t let the price fool you. Homes in the $200,000 to $300,000 price range offer plenty of space and the kind of curb appeal you’d expect from a much more expensive home.

Many Garner, NC homes for sale are built in the area’s many desirable subdivisions. If you’re looking for a part of town that offers a true sense of community, we recommend starting your search with properties in Adams Point, Chadbourne, Dunhaven, Jamestowne, or Turner Farms.

For more information about Garner, NC homes for sale, or to schedule a private showing for an active MLS listing, give Brandon Duncan with Duncan Prime Realty a call today at (919) 808.2001!


Your Garner School Guide

Families with school age children in Garner are served by the Wake County Public School System. They manage 10 public schools in Garner, NC. Online, parents rate Garner schools well, and Garner schools have received recognition for continued improvement.

There are also 2 private schools in Garner and a number of public charter schools in neighboring communities.

Like other Triangle towns, Garner residents benefit from its proximity to well known colleges and universities including North Carolina State University, which is less than 10 miles away.

Wake Tech Community College and Strayer University are also nearby in Raleigh, NC.

Garner residents also love their local library, Southeast Regional Library, which is highly rated for its helpful staff and wonderful programs.


Getting Around Garner NC

As mentioned above, Garner is located along Highway 70, between Highway 401 and I-40. This location along major highways makes getting around Garner a breeze.

Garner is considered car dependent. However, GoRaleigh operates Route 102 from Garner to Raleigh. There is also a park-and-ride bus service available through GoTriangle.

Additionally, parks, neighborhoods, and schools in Garner are connected by an extensive network of trails, greenways, and sidewalk. This allows residents to safely walk or bike around town.

Lake Benson Walking Trail


Working In Garner NC

Garner is a great choice for anyone who wants to live and work in the same town, or anyone who works in Raleigh, Cary, or RTP, but wants more bang for their housing bucks.

The top ten employers in Garner are:

  • Wake County Public School System 
  • Food Lion
  • Walmart
  • Pergo
  • Cabela's
  • Golden State Foods
  • F&D Huebner, LLC
  • Target
  • Strategic Behavioral Health
  • Kroger

Garner NC Parks

The Garner Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department manages over four miles of paved trails, 12 playgrounds, 12 picnic shelters, 14 athletic fields, a dog park, six tennis courts, programs for all ages, the Garner Performing Arts Center, and a boathouse on Lake Benson.

Plus, they put on several special events throughout the year including:

  • Groundhog Day
  • Eggstravaganza
  • Independence Day
  • Carnaval Latino
  • Trick-or-Treat the Trails
  • Light Up Main
  • Christmas Parade

Don't Miss These Garner NC Attractions

Conundrum Escapes

Gather your friends and race against the clock to complete your objective and escape!
Location: 41-A Technology Drive Garner NC 27529
Visit Website: http://conundrumescapes.com/

Lake Benson ParkLake Benson

This 64-acre park at Lake Benson offers large open spaces, 1.8 miles of trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and seasonal fishing and boating. This park is also where some community events are held such as outdoor movies and the Spring Eggstravaganza.
Location: 921 Buffaloe Rd. Garner NC
Visit Website: Lake Benson Park

Rush Hour Karting

No matter the weather, this indoor, high speed karting facility offers European designed karts that go nearly 40 MPH on a 1/3 mile track. After racing, grab a beer and some bar food at the sports bar overlooking the track.
Location: 5335 Raynor Rd, Garner, NC 27529
Visit Website: http://www.rushhourkarting.com/


Best Restaurants In Garner

Moon Runners Saloon

This local favorite for food and drinks specializes in moonshine inspired cocktails. Online reviewers rave about the burgers, ribs, and, of course, moonshine!
Location: 1506 US Hwy 70 W Garner NC
Visit Website: Moon Runners Saloon

Alexander’s Mediterranean Cuisine

"PHENOMENAL" "Fantastic" and "Best food in Garner" are what you'll read when you look this place up online. This Mediterranean restaurant is a local favorite serving up great food, excellent service, and live music.
Location: 263 Timber Dr Garner NC
Visit Website: Alexander’s Mediterranean Cuisine

Angie’s Restaurant

Opened by a waitress with her own customer following, Angie’s Restaurant is a great place to get delicious food and great service without paying a fortune.
Location: 1340 W Garner Rd Garner NC
Visit Website: Angie’s Restaurant


Garner NC: Then & Now

Back in 1847, Garner was chosen as the location for a station on the North Carolina Railroad between Goldsboro and Charlotte, which of course is what initially jump started growth in the area.

Since then, Garner, NC has developed into a popular Raleigh suburb for home buyers looking for small-town charm in a picturesque setting.

According to population estimates from 2014, Garner has a population of 27,814, but it’s pretty evident that number continues to grow year-in and year-out.

Since 2000, Garner’s population has risen over 50% and there’s no sign of this trend slowing down. Home values in Garner, NC aren’t quite as high as other surrounding communities, and the local school system here has a wonderful reputation, making it the ideal place for home buyers looking for room to grow.

In fact, according to the 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Garner’s top employer was the Wake County Public School System, so it truly is one of those communities that revolves around the local schools and school-related functions.

Garner NC Stats:

  • Population: 28,053 as of 2015
  • Median Age: 38.2
  • Avg Commute Time: 23.7 mins
  • Median Family Income: $68,118

Accolades For Garner, NC

  • January 2017: Named #10 Best Suburb to Live in NC by Niche
  • 2014: Playful City USA Designee
  • 2013: Winner of National Civic League All American City Award

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