Neighborhood Details

The number of homes available for sale: 4
The average price for a home in this neighborhood: $1,199,750

With an enviable East Cary location, mature landscaping, and plenty of outdoor recreation areas, Lochmere is a favorite among Cary homebuyers. Built in the mid 80s and early 90s, the Lochmere neighborhood boasts lots of trees, walking and biking trails, 3 community pools, tennis and volleyball courts, and 3 wonderful lakes.

Townhomes in the Glen Echo portion of Lochmere start in the high $100s while several lakefront properties are $1 million+. In general, most single-family homes range in price from the $300s to the $400s.

Lochmere has three lakes and three holding ponds. Loch Lomond is the first lake you see as you enter Lochmere from Kildaire Farm Road. It is surrounded by a 1.1 mile walking trail available to all Lochmere residents. It is used by many residents at all times of day and is a great place for newcomers to meet the neighbors.  Wildlife, such as geese, great blue herons, and both resident and migrating duck species, visit the lake daily and share the water with a large population of turtles and fish. There is also a pair of swans who provide graceful scenery and are relaxing to view from the gazebo and swing on the east side of the lake.

Lochmere Lake is a little further down Lochmere Drive and is a bigger lake that has a boat ramp and dock, available to residents only. Boats are restricted to electric trolling motors to maintain serenity on the lake. The lake is surrounded by private property and many of the beautiful homes have their own docks. Bird lovers will enjoy the changing patterns as birds migrate through and join the residents at least temporarily.

Highlands Lake is on Loch Highlands Drive, at the main entrance to the Highlands off Kildaire Farm Road, while the Lochside pond is near Lochmere Lake. There are also several playgrounds throughout the community, a park, Frisbee golf course, bluebird trail and many paved walking trails and biking lanes.

Lochmere offers 2 pools to the residents. There is a large main pool with diving board and water slide as well as a 25-yard, 4-lane lap pool near Lake Lochmere. Water aerobics classes in the summer for residents are a favorite activity. The Highlands neighborhood also has a pool and a clubhouse used by many families within Lochmere for social gatherings. The tennis courts are located near the main pool. Certified tennis pros are on staff to help with your tennis game and programs are available for children, teens, and adults. 

While the golf course is not part of Lochmere Association, golfers will love having access to the semi-private Lochmere Golf Club. This friendly club is a favorite with local golf enthusiasts and is located on Kildaire Farm Road just north of the Highlands section of Lochmere.

There is plenty to experience just outside of the Lochmere community as well. Within close proximity are many premium grocery stores and other shopping centers, and a local farmer's market in the summer. A wide variety of restaurants are in the area and just down Kildaire Farm Road is Western Wake Med Hospital. Koka Booth Amphitheatre is close by and hosts outdoor concerts, festivals and family movie nights from spring through fall.

Just across Kildaire Farm Road is Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, one of only a few state nature preserves in North Carolina. It has many features such as hiking trails, boardwalks, and an educational center. On the other side of Lochmere is Swift Creek Bluffs Nature Preserve, famous for its massive beech trees.


120 Braelands Drive, Cary
Lochmere subdivision
Executive Estate Home in Cary NC, 2 ac. Enter A Breathtaking 2 story Great Room, -Natural Light~Beautiful Gleaming Hardwood Floors~Updated Kitchen & 5 Baths.1st Floor Primary BR w/Hardwoods-Gourmet chef's kitchen~6 bedrooms total+office+basement & Sep Guest Suite. Basement~gathering room~exercise room & Full Bath. 2nd Floor offers 2 Bd or 4Bd-see Docs for Plans. Enjoy Inground Jetted Pool w/Hot Tub in Your Private Wooded Backyard. Custom Tree House & Pavilion~Firepit Area~ Swift Creek Nature Preserve, Access to Lochmere path over 10 miles to Easily Reach Lochmere Pools, Tennis, Lakes, Playgrounds, sidewalks to Concerts At Koka Booth Amphitheatre & Lochmere Golf Course * BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED AND UPDATED HOME!
currently priced at $1,799,000

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211 Birkhaven Drive, Cary
Lochmere subdivision
CUSTOM CARY HOME on .73 ACRE PRIVATE LOT in LOCHMERE! *Renovated kitchen, 1st floor primary bedroom, 5 bedrooms (largest room can be bonus) + office + dining room + oversize closets, storage throughout + walkup attic + exterior entrance basement workshop; *All windows replaced with high end custom; kitchen & bath remodeled; whole house humidifier, air filtration system & crawl space encapsulated; basement workshop was built & used by previous owner with hobby building high end furniture (some beautiful furniture pieces still in the home); *HOA paved path next to yard provides easy access to Lochmere pools, tennis, lakes, playgrounds & over 10 miles of neighborhood trails throughout Lochmere. Pathway also backs up to 23 acre Swift Creek Nature Preserve (owned by Triangle Land Conservancy with trails winding through Beech tree groves & along Swift Creek); *Sidewalks & HOA path reach coffee shop, Whole Foods, restaurants, Waverly concerts, even reaching Koka Booth amphitheatre & Lochmere golf course. Walk through neighborhood to reach Town of Cary's Jack Smith dog park & playground.
currently priced at $995,000

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101 Wood Sorrel Way, Cary
Lochmere subdivision
Welcome to opportunity. Tucked deep in the Birkhaven neighborhood of Lochmere, the home of your dreams has become available. This custom property with many recent updates is nestled on just less than an acre of forested serenity - with outdoor living options equally as exquisite as the interior spaces. The formal and informal rooms are perfect for every type of get together, while the private spaces upstairs are well-designed and bright. Thoughtful layout details include a primary suite with a massive walk-through closet, a large upstairs laundry room with utility sink and work area, direct bathroom connections for every bedroom, a wonderfully airy bonus room with banks of windows along the south and east sides, and the massive potential of unfinished walkup attic space for just about anything else. Outside a raised bed garden is lined (to conserve water) and was professionally installed. Oversized 2 car garage with storage and utility sink. HVAC and Roof were replaced in 2017, this home has been well cared for and is ready for its next owners.
currently priced at $819,900

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123 Loch Bend Lane, Cary
Lochmere subdivision
Coveted end unit townhome in LOCHMERE with NEW roof, NEW deck, NEW carpet, and newer hot water heater. Recently updated eat-in kitchen with new granite counters and refreshed cabinets. First floor primary suite with a walk-in closet, dual vanity, and tub/shower. First floor guest suite with full bath. Large open dining, sunken family room with vaulted ceilings, wood burning fireplace and cherry wood floors. Second story has huge loft area, bedroom, full bathroom, and laundry room. Extra storage in the walk-in attic and skuttle space. Lives like a single-family home with all the amenities and little upkeep that a detached home would have. Close to US 1, 440, hospital, Regency Park, walking trails, parks, shopping. Pool, clubhouse, tennis, volleyball, pickleball are included in HOA dues. Golf nearby.
currently priced at $439,900

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301 Glen Echo Lane, Cary
Lochmere subdivision
A tranquil lake view condo in the desirable Lochmere community of Cary rarely available. Enjoy the serenity of green trees and the lake on the covered balcony through a new sliding glass door right from the living room. The natural light pours in large windows in the dining room. Retreat from the open floor plan to the two bedrooms with new carpet, both have access to separate full bathrooms with new toilets, and the primary has ample custom closet space. Fresh neutral paint throughout and thoughtful upgrades. Step outside with easy access to a paved walking trail around the lake, a clubhouse, tennis, the pool, even pickleball. Conveniently located near shopping, dinning, and major highways.
currently priced at $325,000

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