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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.



Start Searching Garner Homes & Real Estate For Sale October 29, 2020
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$147.47
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$319,800
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84 Properties
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Open 11/1
305 Winding Brook Drive Garner, NC 27529
$185,000
Subdivision: Forest Landing
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,168
Sq.Ft.
1982
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2350399
MLS
Adorable updated beauty in Forest Landing! 3 BRs and 2 Full (updated!) BRs on 1/3 acre in the Town of Garner! Easy access to shopping, schools, and parks -- 7 miles from Downtown Raleigh! Walk into...
6
Beds
5
Baths
4,033
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2351090
MLS
Three story single family home with 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, formal dining room, family room, living room, 2 car garage and game room situated on the community fishing pond. Home is ideal for large...
$255,000
Subdivision: Southerby Bluffs
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,840
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2351094
MLS
Beautiful end unit with engineered hardwoods main level common area's tiled floors baths and utility room awesome kitchen with granite c/tops shaker styler cabinets with crown molding tile backsplash...
$298,500
Subdivision: The Landing At Heather Park
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,263
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2351106
MLS
One of a kind absolutely stunning 3BR, 3 1/2 bath 2263 sq ft Townhome with loads of upgrades! Features include 9 ft ceilings, chefs kitchen with lg center island, custom cabinets,quartz counter...
$329,900
Subdivision: Heritage Farms
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,696
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2350311
MLS
Gorgeous remodeled custom home on cul-de-sac lot w 2sty foyer, 1st flr mstr, 3 BR's and bonus up. Screened porch w/new door and screen with grilling patio, new roof, refin hardwoods in fam rm,...
Open 10/31
602 Buckingham Road Garner, NC 27529
$275,000
Subdivision: Heather Hills
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,602
Sq.Ft.
1976
Year Built
6
Days on Site
2349474
MLS
Sprawling 4 BR UPDATED RANCH in the Heart of Garner! Family Room w/Soaring Vaulted Ceilings w/Beams & Cozy Fireplace. Remodeled Kitchen includes NEW CABINETS, Quartz Counters, Center Island w/Bar...
$319,900
Subdivision: Eagle Ridge
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,277
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2343250
MLS
Showings start 10/25! Stunning open floor plan, tons of upgrades! Beautifully redone kitchen w/granite, custom subway backsplash, modern tile flooring, ss appliances & fridge stays! 1st floor master!...
Open 11/7
35 Pine Creek Court Garner, NC 27529
$289,000
Subdivision: Cleveland Springs
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,447
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2348335
MLS
Gorgeous home on beautifully landscaped lot in a cul-de-sac!Open floor plan makes for cozy family nights or entertaining. Kitchen/Dining Room which flows into the Family Room.Home features a first...
$329,500
Subdivision: Jordan Ridge
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,481
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
8
Days on Site
2349231
MLS
Open 3 bedroom, master down with flowing floorplan perfect for entertaining and lots of natural sunlight. Enormous bonus room up for office space/flex space. Complete privacy with fence and wooded...
$284,900
Subdivision: Sheldon Place
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,628
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
8
Days on Site
2349837
MLS
Great location w/in 10 mins.to White Oak,I-40,restaurants - All the room you need to live largely - 4 big bedrooms, especially the MBR - plus a bonus room- Living room could be office,study - Dining...
$279,900
Subdivision: Summerwind Plantation
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,452
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
10
Days on Site
2349460
MLS
NEARLY COMPLETE!!! EVER POPULAR JORDAN Plan- New Construction. FRONT PORCH. HUGE Vaulted Family Room, ,Open Floorplan, Kitchen features GRANITE Cntops, , SS APPLs, & Lrg ISLAND. First Flr Owners...
$367,500
Subdivision: Adams Point
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,416
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
13
Days on Site
2349087
MLS
Popular Adams Point Community! Birch Design located on corner homesite w/ side load garage, screened porch, gourmet kitchen & deluxe owner's bath! This home will be ready to move into Spring of 2021....

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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