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Holly Springs, NC Homes For SaleHolly Springs, North Carolina has a lot to offer for anyone looking to live in the Triangle area.

Many people here work in the Research Triangle, enjoying the benefits of a small community with excellent career opportunities nearby.

Residents love to get outside, and the town has made great strides in making the community more connected for walking and biking.


Start Searching Holly Springs Homes & Real Estate September 25, 2022
142
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$239.01
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$629,950
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142 Properties
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$514,900
Neighborhood: Oakhaven
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,653
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
2
Days on Site
2475918
MLS
"The Newport" w/ 3 Car garage! 4 bdrms/3 full baths. Generational living/guest suite w/1st floor bdrm & full bath. Lrg owner's suite features sep tile shower & tub, dual vanity. & w-in closet...
$350,000
Neighborhood: Somerset Farm
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,292
Sq.Ft.
1997
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2475702
MLS
Rocking chair front porch welcomes you to this 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths home with fiber cement siding , pre-wired for security system. Open floor plan with nice fireplace. Gorgeous , big screened in...
$544,000
Neighborhood: Sunset Ridge
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,002
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2475842
MLS
Charming 2 story BASEMENT home located in the Overlake at Sunset Ridge community, backing up to Sunset Lake, & just seconds from Bass Lake Park, Devils Ridge GOLF Club! This 2 story BASEMENT, 4 bed/3....
Open 9/25
201 Falling Stone Drive Holly Springs, NC 27540
$925,000
Neighborhood: Lochridge
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,413
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
2475876
MLS
Welcome Home! A gorgeous practically brand new craftsman style home with curb appeal and attention to detail in the highly desirable Lochridge Estates! This beauty offers a 1st floor primary bedroom...
$680,000
Neighborhood: Morgan Park
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,541
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2475420
MLS
Absolute stunner on almost 1/3 acre lot in Holly Springs! Beautifully decorated with custom wood work & style. Open & bright floor plan. Huge owner's suite with sitting room & gorgeous owner's bath...
$789,900
Neighborhood: Alexander Woods
5
Beds
3
Baths
3,507
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2475456
MLS
WOW! 5-bedroom, 3 full bath, 3500+ square foot home on OVER AN ACRE, minutes from shopping in Holly Springs! 5 bedrooms PLUS an office, PLUS a bonus room, PLUS a dining room! Plenty of room for...
Open 9/25
229 Raleigh Street Holly Springs, NC 27540
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,539
Sq.Ft.
1948
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2475497
MLS
A SHOWSTOPPER of a home & rare find in thriving Holly Springs downtown village district! 1.2 acre LOT w/ endless possibilities!! Renovated down to the studs and brought back to life, this stunning 3...
$393,500
Neighborhood: Fair Hill
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,431
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2475571
MLS
First time homebuyers!!! This charming 3BR home w/fenced back yard home is in the heart of Holly Springs and minutes from downtown Holly Springs's dining, entertainment, and shopping. The lower level...
$420,000
Neighborhood: Windcrest
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,054
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2475595
MLS
Stylish Energy Saving home with Spacious rooms throughout the house. Engineered hardwood floors on the 1st and 2nd floors. Wood stairs and wrought iron spindles. Eat-in-kitchen affords plenty of room...
$440,000
Neighborhood: Braxton Village
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,990
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2475599
MLS
Immaculate, spacious, and inviting 4 bedroom home in popular pool community! Stunning 2 story foyer. Hardwoods & crown molding on main. Tastefully appointed kitchen w/ granite c'tops, 42 in soft...
Open 9/25
100 Avent Pines Lane Holly Springs, NC 27540
$525,000
Neighborhood: Holly Glen
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,251
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
4
Days on Site
2475636
MLS
This masterfully remodeled 5BR stunner is a must see! Luxurious craftsman-style interior finishes set this home apart. Hardwood floors throughout, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances,...
$775,000
Neighborhood: Holly Pointe
5
Beds
4
Baths
4,102
Sq.Ft.
2020
Year Built
5
Days on Site
2475230
MLS
Beautiful 5Bedrm, 4Fullbath Home In Great Looking Community! Great Location & This Home Has A Private Backyard & Sideyard, Unlike Most! Home Backs To Trees In Back & Left Side! Community Pool &...
$439,000
Neighborhood: Windcrest
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,800
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
5
Days on Site
2475263
MLS
Beautifully maintained and updated home in the highly desirable Windcrest neighborhood. Bright and open main floor features a stylish and spacious kitchen, breakfast area, half bath and family room....
5
Beds
3
Baths
2,729
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
5
Days on Site
2475265
MLS
Home in framing!! Our popular Maisie plan is positioned beautifully on a cul-de-sac. This home screams privacy and relaxation with the trees that surround you! Your jaw will drop when you see the...
$689,462
Neighborhood: Buckhorn Creek
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,147
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2474971
MLS
The spacious and stunning Parker floorplan is a must see! Perfectly situated on a 1.09 acre lot, this home offers everything from an open concept living area on the main floor, a dedicated in-law...
$728,518
Neighborhood: Buckhorn Creek
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,256
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2474986
MLS
The Winston floorplan is epitome of function and style with space for everyone! Perfectly situated on a .81 acre homesite and beautifully appointed with luxurious finishes, this home features a...
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,121
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2475003
MLS
Ranch home on .46 acres. There is an easement towards the front of the property of approx. .083 that the town has access to. Leaving .377 acres. Home is on a septic system and well water with...
$849,683
Neighborhood: Buckhorn Creek
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,211
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2475013
MLS
Welcome home to Buckhorn Creek! This breathtaking Yosemite floorplan is the definition of luxury. Perfectly situated on a 1.02 acre homesite, this well appointed home features a first floor study...
$756,321
Neighborhood: Buckhorn Creek
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,419
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
7
Days on Site
2475016
MLS
Welcome to the Lassen floorplan! Here you will find everything you need including a first floor study with a private full bath, first floor flex room, spacious gourmet kitchen with luxurious...
$650,019
Neighborhood: Buckhorn Creek
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,969
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
8
Days on Site
2474882
MLS
The Kendall floorplan offers space for everyone! The main floor features a large study, an open concept kitchen with a walk-in pantry overlooking the dining room and great room, and a first floor...
$630,000
Neighborhood: Brook Manor
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,952
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
10
Days on Site
2474509
MLS
Make this one yours! 4 BR, loft, work station off kitchen, 1st fl study with French doors - you will have all the space you need. Gleaming hardwoods, open floorplan, a fireside family room open to...
$475,000
Neighborhood: Trotter Bluffs
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,140
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
10
Days on Site
2474534
MLS
Incredible home nestled on the corner of a cul-de-sac street on nearly a half an acre lot. No HOA! New 2022 Roof! Water heater replaced in 2020! Covered front porch invites you into the 2-story foyer...
$740,000
Neighborhood: Sunset Ridge
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,936
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2474290
MLS
Gorgeous Turnkey 4 BR Home in highly sought-after Sunset Ridge. This home has it all! Fresh int/ext paint, beautiful main level LVP flooring, 1st Fl. Office, Dining/Bonus Rm w/ built-ins, stunning...
Open 9/25
5225 Lake Edge Drive Holly Springs, NC 27540
$850,000
Neighborhood: Sunset Ridge
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,625
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2474324
MLS
Immaculate Spacious Home situated on Beautiful Lake Edge Drive in popular Sunset Ridge! This home is move-in ready and has a great floorplan. Front entrance greets you with a 2 story foyer and lovely...
$730,000
Neighborhood: Ballentine Place
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,071
Sq.Ft.
2018
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2474340
MLS
Look no further! This home has it all! The moment you walk in you will be amazed by the views throughout this open concept plan and the attention to detail. This kitchen is a chef's dream with an...
Open 9/25
133 Eden Glen Drive Holly Springs, NC 27540
$725,000
Neighborhood: Wescott
5
Beds
4
Baths
3,380
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2474370
MLS
Gorgeous Custom Home w/exquisite details! Beautiful "Charleston Style" Double Front Porches. 1st Floor offers Oversized Dining Room w/coffered ceiling & extensive Trim work+ Butler's Pantry with wine...
$453,000
Neighborhood: Braxton Village
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,055
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2474414
MLS
Welcome to this charming cul-de-sac! You don t want to miss this home now on the market. Enjoy cooking in this stylish kitchen with ample cabinetry for storage and generous updated counter space,...
$332,000
Neighborhood: Cross Pointe Village
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,114
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
11
Days on Site
2474489
MLS
Welcome to this gorgeous neighborhood! You don t want to miss this home. This kitchen is ready for cooking with ample counter space and cabinets for storage. Easily flow from room to room with this...
$566,000
Neighborhood: Sunset Oaks
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,171
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
12
Days on Site
2474001
MLS
Beautiful custom-built DJF home on quiet, treelined street offering First Floor Living at it's best, convenient to Triangle Expressway. An inviting roofline, subtle paint color, & stone floored,...
Open 9/25
6904 Rex Road Holly Springs, NC 27540
$499,900
Neighborhood: Avocet
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,831
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
12
Days on Site
2474030
MLS
Beautiful home in the popular Avocet neighborhood! A four bedroom and 2 1/2 bath house with a HUGE finished third floor. The first floor has a dining room/flex space, butlers nook, large pantry and a...
$460,000
Neighborhood: Braxton Village
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,543
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
13
Days on Site
2473900
MLS
Sought after Holly Springs cul-de-sac home located in a pool community with a rare flat .80 acre lot. Home offers 4 bedrooms, bonus room, 2.5 baths, granite counter tops, ss appliances, separate...
$915,000
Neighborhood: Stonemont
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
4,637
Sq.Ft.
2019
Year Built
14
Days on Site
2473800
MLS
Like new 5 BR 5.1 bath home with amazing Wow in a great area! Kitchen with tons of cabinets and a Huge Granite island! Bedroom and bath on first for long term guests and family. Screen porch, paver...
$650,000
Neighborhood: Sunset Oaks
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,426
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
17
Days on Site
2473180
MLS
Stunning, meticulously maintained and fully updated home in sought after Sunset Oaks with large, welcoming front porch. Loaded with upgrades. No carpet in this home - site finished hardwoods (April...
Open 9/25
294 Oakhaven Drive Holly Springs, NC 27540
$484,700
Neighborhood: Oakhaven
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,413
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
2473193
MLS
Gorgeous two story new construction home by Watermark Homes in the Oakhaven Subdivision in Holly Springs. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, bonus room & loft. Open concept with beautiful flooring in main living...
$375,000
Neighborhood: Sunset Ridge
1
Beds
1
Baths
768
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
17
Days on Site
2473322
MLS
Beautiful lot downtown Holly Springs NC. Used to be zoned TV, SFR but is rezoned to DMX (Downtown Mixed Use), Downtown Village District. New DMX - Downtown Mixed-Use District Intent: Serves as the...
$829,717
Neighborhood: Honeycutt Farm
6
Beds
5
Baths
3,535
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
17
Days on Site
2473349
MLS
Beech with FINISHED Basement. This amazing home has a formal dining, guest bedroom, gourmet kitchen, screen in porch overlooking wooded tree line!! The second floor has four bedrooms , 3 full baths...
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You'll Probably Love Holly Springs If You're Looking For...

  • Housing Variety: Holly Springs has something for everyone. Whether you’re searching for a new home, an established neighborhood, a walkable townhome, or a luxury estate home, you’ll likely find it in Holly Springs.
  • Up-and-coming Community: Holly Springs has seen considerable growth, and thanks to its excellent Triangle location, there’s no sign of that growth stopping anytime soon. If you’re looking for a new, forward looking town, consider Holly Springs, NC.
  • Great Schools: Holly Springs has highly-ranked schools with excellent ratings from parents. There are also a number of school options in the area.
  • Connectivity To The Triangle: Thanks to its location near the intersection of NC-540 and Highway 1, Holly Springs is a great option for anyone who needs to live close to RTP and RDU.
  • Town Transparency & Communication: The Town of Holly Springs has won multiple awards over the years for communication and financial reporting. The town’s website has a wealth of helpful information about everything from community programs to current and future development.

Where is Holly Springs, North Carolina?

Holly Springs is located toward the southwest corner of Wake County, North Carolina.

It is bordered by Apex to the north and Fuquay-Varina to the south. The Shearon Harris Reservoir and Harris Lake County Park are to the west, and a portion of southern Raleigh lies to the east of Holly Springs.

The town’s location is a bit further from Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill than other neighboring communities like Garner, Apex, and Cary.

Raleigh is just over 18 miles from Holly Springs, while Durham and Chapel Hill are both nearly 30 miles away.

Many residents in the area like this distance between their home and the core three communities of the Research Triangle however, as there seems to be quite a bit less congestion and hustle-and-bustle on a daily basis.

Holly Springs NC Water Tower by Donald Lee Pardue


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Information About Holly Springs, NC Homes For Sale

In a town with as much development and growth as Holly Springs, you can bet the residential real estate market here is thriving.

The estimated median home value for Holly Springs in 2017 was around $270,100, which has significantly increased since 2000.

A number of attractive subdivisions and housing developments offer plenty of desirable housing options and opportunities for home buyers considering the area.

If it’s a plush, newer single-family home you’re after, taking a closer look at what’s available in 12 Oaks, Cassidy, Holly Glen, Sunset Oaks, and Sunset Ridge is definitely in your best interest.

Looking for townhome living? Check out Twisted Creek or Arbor Creek. They may have exactly what you’re looking for given the affordable price points and ample living space featured at properties here.

There’s plenty to fall in love with when it comes to Holly Springs, NC homes for sale and if you’d like more information about the area, or would like to schedule a private showing for an available MLS listing, give Brandon Duncan with Duncan Prime Realty a call today at (919) 808-2001!


Your Holly Springs School Guide

Families in Holly Springs are served by the Wake County School System. Public schools in Holly Springs are highly rated online.

Parents may also choose from the public charter and private schools in and around Holly Springs.

As part of the Triangle area, Holly Springs residents are close to a number of excellent, well-known colleges and universities such as Duke University, UNC, and NCSU.

Additionally, Holly Springs is less than 20 minutes drive from two Wake Tech campuses.

In 2006, the Holly Springs Community Library and a cultural arts facility opened, giving residents access to learning, programs, and cultural resources.


Getting Around Holly Springs NC

Thanks to its location near NC-540 and US Highway 1, and along NC Highway 55, Holly Springs is well connected for car travel within the community and to neighboring towns.

Holly Springs is considered “Somewhat Walkable” with downtown having the most walkable communities. Holly Springs has made a concerted effort to improve connectivity with sidewalks and greenways.


Working In Holly Springs NC

Being part of the Research Triangle area has helped Holly Springs attract both large manufacturing facilities as well as promising start ups. The top employers in Holly Springs include:

  • Sequirus
  • GMA Supply
  • OFM, Inc.
  • Rovisys
  • Pierce Group Benefits
  • Ideal Landscaping
  • Rex Healthcare

Holly Springs welcomes small businesses, and it offers a number of resources to help facilitate local businesses.


Holly Springs NC Parks

Holly Springs NC Statue

The Holly Springs Parks & Recreation department manages several parks, miles of greenway, a recreation center, a cultural arts center, and a lake and retreat center.

The Parks & Rec Dept. offers a myriad of programs including athletics, classes, camps, and lots more.

Holly Springs Parks and Rec also organizes several special events and festivals including:

  • Bass Lake Day
  • Dog Days in the Park
  • HollyFest
  • July 5th festivities
  • Main Street Christmas
  • Spring Fling
  • Turtlefest

Don't Miss These Holly Springs NC Attractions

If you're looking for things to do in the Holly Springs area, you'll have no shortage of options. These three favorites regularly make the list of "Best Things To Do in Holly Springs."

Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex

Offering memberships, classes, camps, and birthday parties, Daniel Dhers is the place for BMX, MTB, skateboarding, and more.
Location: 171 Tradition Trail #207, Holly Springs, NC
Visit Website: Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex

Bass Lake Park

Get back to nature at Bass Lake Park, which offers trails, boating, fishing, picnic shelters, and Geocaching.
Location: 900 Bass Lake Rd, Holly Springs, NC
Visit Website: Bass Lake Park

Carolina Brewing Company

One of the oldest breweries in the state, the Carolina Brewing Company remains a Triangle favorite that is highly-rated online.
Location: 140 Thomas Mill Rd, Holly Springs, NC
Visit Website: Carolina Brewing Company


Best Restaurants In Holly Springs

If you're looking for great food and a fantastic dining experience in Holly Springs, you won't have far to go. These 3 spots regularly top "Best Restaurants in Holly Springs" lists.

China Uno

This place looks like the standard strip mall Chinese restaurant, but the food is fresh, home-made, and high quality. They get rave reviews online for consistent quality and friendly service.
Location: 308 Village Walk Dr Holly Springs NC
Visit Website: China Uno

My Way Tavern

Choose from the 19 draft beers on tap, 15 of which are NC brewed, and order freshly prepared food from the all-American menu. Online, folks rave about the homemade chips!
Location: 301 W Center St Holly Springs NC
Visit Website: My Way Tavern

Mason Jar Tavern

An area favorite, The Mason Jar Tavern gets high marks for delicious food, great atmosphere, and friendly service. There are two locations, one here in Holly Springs and one in Fuquay-Varina. The Fuquay-Varina location also makes our list for great restaurants.
Holly Springs Location: 114 Grand Hill Pl Holly Springs NC
Visit Website: Mason Jar Tavern


Holly Springs NC: Then & Now

Holly Springs, North Carolina is a town with a history that dates all the way back to before the Civil War. It is believed the town was formed around the fresh water springs of what’s considered the original Holly Springs—which today is near the intersection of Avent Ferry Road and Cass Holt Road.

Despite its historic background however, Holly Springs didn’t actually see substantial growth until the community’s first sewage plant was built in 1987. Since then, population has soared and Holly Springs is now home to 31,377 residents as of 2015—a number that’s grown substantially since the 2000 population of 9,192.

Holly Springs NC Stats:

  • Population as of 2015: 31,377
  • Median Age: 33.5
  • Avg Commute time: 19.95 minutes
  • Median Family Income: $101,087

Holly Springs Accolades

Over the years, Holly Springs has repeatedly been named as a great place to live and a safe place to call home by multiple publications. Here are the most recent accolades for Holly Springs:

  • November 2016: Ranked #7 Best Small City in America by WalletHub
  • February 2016: Named the Safest Town in NC with more than 25,000 people and 51st in the country by NeighborhoodScout
  • February 2016: Ranked as 2nd safest town in NC by CreditDonkey
  • June 2015: Ranked #1 Best Suburb to Buy A House in NC by Niche
  • June 2015: Ranked #7 Best City in NC to Get A Job by Zippia
  • June 2015: Ranked #5 Safest City in NC and Safest town in the Triangle by Safewise
  • February 2015: Ranked #3 Best City for Young Families in NC by NerdWallet
  • January 2015: Ranked 6th Most Affordable place in NC to buy a home by SmartAsset
  • January 2015: Ranked 3rd Safest Place in NC by Movoto