Lochmere Neighborhood in Cary

Lochmere Neighborhood in Cary

Lochmere Neighborhood in Cary is a mix of neighborhoods surrounding the three lakes Lochmere Lake, Lake Lomond and Highlands Lake  in the middle of Cary at the intersection of Tryon Road and Kildaire Farm Road.

There are many home options from townhomes to single family detached houses on large lots in Lochmere. Home prices range from mid $150,000 for townhomes up to over $1,000,000 for estate type homes with lake frontage. The community was begun in the mid Eighties when the town of Cary was a whole lot different and it is a credit to the planners of Lochmere who incorporated the natural beauty of the land and lakes into the neighborhood, preserving what is today almost impossible to find in Cary. There are three community pools a clubhouse and tennis courts.

The average sale price of homes sold in Lochmere Neighborhood from Oct 2011 thru Oct 2012 was $331,000, average square feet of the homes sold was 2800 giving a price per square foot of $116. There are some homes where the seller has done all or some of the upgrades and others where the price might reflect the updates needed. It is a reflection of the location that the average days on market for homes sold in Lochmere is only 65 days. The Wake County Public School System is responsible for the public schools in Lochmere and students are assigned schools based on location of the home and choice, it is important to contact the school system to get school assignments.

Lochmere Neighborhood is perfectly situated to avail of all that this fast growing small city has to offer. There are numerous shopping centers and restaurants within minutes of the neighborhoods, Crossroads Plaza Shopping Center is a short distance as is Cary Towne Center with stores such as Macy’s, JCPenney and Belk. There is a Whole Foods in the Waverly Place Center and a Harris Teeter across Kildaire Farm Rd. in Crescent Commons. For restaurants you are never far from all kinds of ethnic, chain and chef owned places to try. From the luxury of Herons at The Umstead Hotel to the Asian Fusion of ãn you can eat your way around the world in Cary.

Within a short walk or drive from Lochmere Neighborhood in Cary, you will find lots of recreational activities, in fact you don’t even have to leave the neighborhood to enjoy the walking trails around Lake Lomond, or go boating on Lake Lochmere. Across the road is Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve a 140 acre property that the Town of Cary and the State of North Carolina maintains as a unique plant and wildlife preserve that has trails, boardwalks, classrooms and gift shop, a great place to teach kids about nature. For entertainment the Koka Booth Amphitheatre is hard to beat, situated on Symphony Lake it is home to shows as diverse as The Black Eyed Peas and The North Carolina Symphony and  summertime movies where you can picnic on the lawn.

For more information about Lochmere Neighborhood, contact Raleigh Cary Realty and we’ll be glad to help you Search for Homes in Lochmere, Cary. 

 

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George Wilson is owner and Broker in Charge of Raleigh Cary Realty, an independent Real Estate firm headquartered in Cary , North Carolina. "In 2008, I was working for a big national Real Estate company. A client of mine who I'd just helped purchase a home two months before got laid off from his job and wanted to quickly list her home. When I charged the client less to help her out, the firm was very upset with my decision. I opened Raleigh Cary Realty shortly thereafter, with a vision that we'd always have the flexibility to do the right thing for our clients, no matter what." -George Wilson

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