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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 January 21, 2021
64
Listed
94
Avg. DOM
$155.30
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$341,350
Med. List Price
64 Properties
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$245,000
Subdivision: South Hills
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,460
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2362679
MLS
One level living! Adorable well maintained ranch plan on nearly 2 acres, very private lot! Partially fenced. Vaulted ceilings w rustic masonry fireplace, exposed wood beams & wood floors in main...
Open 1/23
111 Richard Drive Garner, NC 27529
$275,000
Subdivision: Johnsons Pond
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,406
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
1
Day on Site
2362698
MLS
This stunning country home has everything! The designated office space is perfect for the modern work-from-home lifestyle, and you'll never feel crowded with the beautifully designed open concept...
$301,020
Subdivision: Summerwind Plantation
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,018
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2362489
MLS
*COMING SOON McKee Homes presents The Sullivan Classic open floor plan including kitchen with island, kitchen eating area, and large great room. The Sullivan Classic features 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2...
$308,677
Subdivision: Summerwind Plantation
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,415
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2362493
MLS
*COMING SOON McKee Homes presents the Biltmore II Classic with a charming front entrance opening to a soaring two-story foyer, elegant dining room, inviting family room, and a newly redesigned...
$350,000
Subdivision: Turner Farms
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,107
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2361868
MLS
Beautiful home located on 1.85 acres! Fenced in backyard gives even more privacy. Cathedral ceilings make this home grand. One story living with plenty of storage in unfinished walk up attic. Kitchen...
$392,846
Subdivision: Oak Park
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,500
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2361906
MLS
Picture yourself coming home to this Cameron plan with a gorgeous wooded back yard. Full front porch leads to welcoming foyer. Dining room and study just off the foyer. Great room/kitchen/breakfast...
$405,357
Subdivision: Oak Park
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,788
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2361914
MLS
You will love coming home to the Reese! Full front porch leads to welcoming foyer. Dining room and study just off the foyer. Great room/kitchen/breakfast combo is wide-open and flexible for all types...
$275,000
Subdivision: Southerby Bluffs
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,840
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
9
Days on Site
2361470
MLS
Popular Mariah Towns offers 3 bdrm, 2.5 Bath End Townhome, Hardwoods throughout, Family Rm features Corner FP, Upgrades Galore. Granite, Tumbled Tile Backsplash, SS apps, Enhanced Crown Molding,...
$279,900
Subdivision: Lynnfield Village
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,079
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
10
Days on Site
2361266
MLS
Beautiful Oasis on 1 Acre in Cleveland Area. This One of a Kind Cape Cod features over 2,000 Square Feet, Bright Sun Room overlooking in ground Pool, First Floor Master Suite w/ Walk-in Closet, Large...
$345,000
Subdivision: Hopedale
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,090
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2361130
MLS
New Construction home in established Hopedale. Farmhouse with open floor plan. Master bedroom on 1st floor. Bonus room. House shown is a rendition used for illustrative purposes. House has not...
$357,000
Subdivision: Hopedale
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,260
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2361131
MLS
New Construction home in established Hopedale. Craftsman home with open floor plan. Master bedroom on 1st floor. Bonus room. House shown is a rendition used for illustrative purposes. House has...
$317,000
Subdivision: Hopedale
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,842
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2361132
MLS
New Construction home in established Hopedale. Contemporary with open floor plan. Master bedroom on 1st floor. Bonus room. House shown is a rendition used for illustrative purposes. House has not...

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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