Real Estate in Johnston County and Clayton NC

Real Estate in Johnston County and Clayton NC

Clayton is a rapidly growing town, the largest in Johnston County, North Carolina. It is located about twenty minutes east of Raleigh and has gone from a bedroom community to a vibrant town with diverse industries and large employers such as Caterpillar, maker of heavy equipment, Grifols, a global manufacturer of plasma and Novo Nordisk a world leader in diabetes treatment.

Clayton has been proactive in allocated land for parks, trails and sports to improve the lives of it’s residents and they have embarked on a fantastic trail system that starts in downtown, runs along the Neuse river and ties into the Wake County trail system eventually you will be able to walk or bike into Raleigh. Schools in the Clayton area are recognized for their achievements and ranking in the state.

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There are many wonderful neighborhoods in Clayton and Johnston County, in the 27527 zip code for example Flowers Plantation a planned development of homes ranging from townhomes priced from the $150’s to large home site executive homes priced up to $800,000. Portofino an equestrian community of custom built homes from the $300’s, Glen Laurel a golf community with sidewalks, community pool on the Neuse Golf Club and Riverwood Athletic Club a development with both an elementary and middle school in the community.

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Heading out of Clayton on Hwy 42 West is the area commonly known as 4042 this is an unincorporated part of Johnston County meaning it is not in a town which means lower taxes. The area sprung up around the intersections of Hwy 40 and Hwy 42 thus the name. It has seen tremendous growth as folks moved into neighborhoods that provided access to Hwy 40 to get to Research Triangle Park. This in turn lead to growth down to McGees Crossroad at the intersection of Hwy 50 and Hwy 210.

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There are lots of neighborhoods catering to the first time home buyer in this area and folks looking for homes that are not in a subdivision. There are some neighborhoods like Broadmoor and Chadbourne where prices range from the mid $200’s up to the mid $500’s and above. Other popular neighborhoods include Adams Point with homes from the mid $200’s and Waverly Point where homes start in the high low $200’s This area of Johnston County has various mailing address for example Garner, Clayton, Benson, Angier all fall in this growing area of Johnston County.

If you are considering a move to the Greater Raleigh NC area, you should consider the charm of Clayton, NC – a town with some of the best amenities in the area!  Any of the Real Estate Agents at Raleigh Cary Realty would be glad to give you more information! Call us at 919 439 0965

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