Holly Springs, North Carolina

1. The Community Center & Library - there you'll find events at a reasonable price and often times, free, for kids 18 months to 100+. The Wake County Library system is easy to use and navigate, and the community center features live music and drama to crafts and other great activities. The people are WONDERFUL, too!

2. The Saturday morning Farmers Market near City Hall very often they has local entertainment in addition to the regulars who sell local produce, fresh caught seafood, farm fresh eggs, home made candles, honey & more. The people are so friendly & very, very local. Many of the vendors live in Holly Springs & Fuquay-Varina themselves. This farmer's market run from May to October - every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

My Way Tavern has outdoor seating in downtown Holly Springs.3. My Way Tavern in Holly Springs has some of the best food around! It's pub food with a gourmet twist. It often has live music, local sports on TV, a great outdoor seating area most of the year & a nice selection of local beers (if that's your thing).

4. Bass Lake Park - first of all there are short walking trails, nature everywhere, it's peaceful, boats are available for rent as well as the clubhouse is offered for receptions and parties with an absolutely fantastic view. You can even fish there! The first Friday of the month they hold a kids night with music and crafts & they do a great job making it friendly for most aged kids.

http://www.chuckandcindy.com/Portals/ChuckAndCindy/Womble%20Park%20Fields%20Resized.jpg5. The Parks & Recreation department in Holly Springs is WONDERFUL. They offer so much for kids at a reasonable price compared to the local private activities offered.

6. HONORABLE MENTION -- COMING SOON! This is a rapidly growing area, so Holly Springs is constantly getting new amenities and stores. Coming soon is a bowling alley, movie theater and a Coastal Plain Baseball League team - The Holly Springs Salamanders - and a brand new baseball park.

According to the Town of Holly Springs website:


** Holly Springs Second Safest City in N.C.

April 2014

Holly Springs ranked second on the 50 Safest Cities in N.C. list compiled by SafeWise. The home security business's report used 2012 violent and property crimes reported to the FBI and based chance of occurrence per 1,000 population.


Holly Springs Ranks Seventh Most Affordable Town in N.C.

April 2014

The real estate research blog Movoto ranked Holly Springs seventh in affordability among 83 towns in N.C. with a population of at least 10,000.


Holly Springs Ranked #1 Among Best Places in N.C. for Home Ownership

March 2014

Holly Springs ranked first in NerdWallet's Best Places for Homeownership in North Carolina list. Factors considered in forming the list included home availability and affordability, as well as area growth.

Popular Holly Springs Neighborhoods

12 Oaks is a new construction community that has been building single family homes since 2007. In 2015, homes in 12 Oaks sold between 270k and 885k, ranging from 3-6 bedroom homes with around 1900-4900 square feet so you have a lot of options! 12 Oaks is a golf course neighborhood with a pool, clubhouse, parks and trails, a community garden, and lots of community activities from which you can choose – including cooking classes, story time for the kids and social dance classes. They are still building with a variety of builders, but there are many resale homes to choose from, too. The golf course and tennis courts are part of the 12 Oaks Country Club and have additional fees (over and above the 12 Oaks home owners' association dues).... more
Arbor Creek is located in Holly Springs and features single family and town homes ranging from the 100,000s to the upper 200s with a pool, clubhouse and playground. ... more
Single family and town homes in Holly Springs off of Avent Ferry Road adjacent to the Holly Grove Elementary, Middle and Holly Springs High Schools in the upper 100,000s to the mid 200,000s including a gazebo and playground. ... more
Avocet is a single family home neighborhood in Holly Springs, NC that features 2,600-4,600 square foot homes starting in the $300,000s. ... more
Braxton Village is a single family home neighborhood with a variety of sizes and styles of home built between 1994 and 2011. Most of the homes range in the 150-250k range with some of the larger homes with more than 3,000 square feet topping out at around 285k in 2015. The homes range from 1,100-to about 3,400 square feet. Braxton Village has a newly refurbished playground, basketball hoop and private community swimming pool (all included in the HOA dues). ... more
From the $170's to $310's... more
This single family home neighborhood has homes from 2,700 to 5,700 square feet, including new construction and resale, loaded with standard features and upgrades. ... more
Located off of Sunset Lake in Holly Springs, Carrington Estates is a small community that features single family homes in in the 200-400,000s.... more
$295,000 - $450,000... more
Holly Glen subdivision, located off of Avent Ferry Road in Holly Springs, is a primarily single family home neighborhood with a small cluster of townhomes.... more
Single-family homes from the $290s.... more
Single-family homes from the $460s... more
Main Street Square is a townhome and single family home community in Holly Springs so close to so much and has its own pool, fitness center and more! ... more
Morgan Park in Holly Springs is a new community in Holly Springs, NC that offers single family housing and a pool and recreation center starting in the mid 300,000s. ... more
Single-family homes from the $180s.... more
Sunset Oaks is a beautiful 635 single family home neighborhood on 350 acres (including 100 open acres) in the town of Holly Springs off of Optimist Farm Road. ... more
Sunset Ridge in Holly Springs is a wide spanning neighborhood that has condos, townhomes and single family homes to choose from.... more
From the mid $200's... more
The Parks at Bass Lake feature single family homes with 8 different floorplan options ranging from the upper $200,000s into the mid $300,000s. ... more
Single-family homes from the $390s.... more
Single family homes from $400,000... more
Woodcreek straddles Holly Springs and Apex, specializing in townhouses and single family homes built by a variety of builders, including John Wieland Homes, LLC., Orleans, M/I Homes and Taylor Morisonn.... more