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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 August 2, 2021
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Listed
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$175.43
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$403,411
Med. List Price
29 Properties
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$399,500
Subdivision: The Tapestry
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,200
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2399078
MLS
Highly Desirable 55+ Active Adult Community - The Upgraded & Popular Harrisville Model - Custom Built & Quality, Granite Tops, Engineered Hardwood Flooring, Gourmet Kitchen w/ Lg Island, Pantry, Wall...
$299,900
Subdivision: Woodridge
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,407
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2398846
MLS
GORGEOUS One level living in the Heart of Garner! Features a bright open floor plan and upgrades galore including a custom designer kitchen with new shaker cabinets, granite counter tops, SS...
$264,462
Subdivision: Meadowbrook
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,620
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2399046
MLS
Welcome home to this 4 bedroom, 2 bath mid century ranch gem in the heart of a great neighborhood in Garner. Shopping, schools, and restaurants located nearby. Enter this freshly painted move-in...
$490,000
Subdivision: The Woodlands
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,247
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2396707
MLS
This Garner two-story home offers granite countertops, and a two-car garage. This home has been virtually staged to illustrate its potential.
$430,000
Subdivision: Island Creek
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,985
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
5
Days on Site
2398527
MLS
Beautiful home in the desirable Island Creek subdivision!! Located minutes from I-40 and major shops. Huge mud room with additional pantry. Gorgeous wood trim throughout, open concept & master suite...
$425,000
Subdivision: Cleveland Bluffs
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,928
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
5
Days on Site
2398772
MLS
This stunning 5 bdrm and 3.5 bath home sits on a .68 acre cul-de-sac lot! Main floor primary suite, huge fenced yard, walking distance to the pool and Cleveland Elementary. Engineered hardwoods,...
$348,900
Subdivision: School Acres
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,739
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
6
Days on Site
2398371
MLS
Be prepared to Fall in Love! This house is a Cinderella story. Stunning renovation throughout and professionally designed. Beautiful granite kitchen with SS appliances, center island. New...
$410,000
Subdivision: Southern Trace
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,208
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2398058
MLS
COMING SOON - Must see! Beautifully maintained home on private, wooded, 1 acre cul-de-sac lot. Located in desirable Southern Trace pool community! Versatile floor plan w tons of space. Boasts...
$329,900
Subdivision: Arbor Greene
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,377
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2398208
MLS
IMMACULATELY MAINTAINED & BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED home with updates & surprises throughout. CUL-DE-SAC lot! GLISTENING BRAZILIAN CHERRY hardwoods & tile in full baths (no carpet). Newly UPDATED KITCHEN...
$279,900
Subdivision: Heather Ridge
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,350
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2398246
MLS
Want a home with character and sass? This lovely ranch has been well-loved and impeccably maintained. Details include bamboo flooring, built-ins, wood-burning fireplace, exposed beams in living room,...
$425,000
Subdivision: Adams Point
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,653
Sq.Ft.
2015
Year Built
8
Days on Site
2397916
MLS
Great Cul de Sac home located in popular Adams Point, Engineered Hardwoods on First Level; Office plus Flex/4th Bedroom on first level; Open Kitchen/Family Room w/Granite Counters, SS Appliances -...
$449,900
Subdivision: Dunhaven
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,453
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
9
Days on Site
2397818
MLS
2864 total sq ft.Beautiful lot in Dunhaven. Many rooms for your needs including office,bonus,sunrm, 4 bdrms including 1st flr bedrm & 1st flr full bath. 24x28 garage. New fiber cement siding 2020....

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