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Welcome to Apex, North Carolina
The Peak of Good Living

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Surround yourself in the true spirit of Southern living in the charming community of Apex. Money Magazine just awarded Apex top honors in its "50 Best Places in America to Live" list - and we certainly understand why. Begin your adventure on the historic downtown streets lined with century-old buildings. While checking out the unique locally-owned businesses, make sure to peek into Moon and Lola, well-known for its monogrammed jewelry. Peak City Grill & Bar is a local favorite of many to eat while exploring the downtown area. Save room for a pastry, cupcake or dessert from Buttercream’s Bakery & Cakes. And if Italian is your choice of food fare, head up Williams Street for a meal at Daniel’s Restaurant.

 

Small-town living in Apex has its advantages. There is a farmer's market full of local fruits, vegetables and meat, jams, sauce, crafts and more. The Halle Cultural Arts Center - in the heart of town - has galleries, a theatre and studio space. The railroad played an important part in its history, and make sure that the North Carolina Railroad Museum and New Hope Valley Railway are on your list of things-to-do one weekend. It's only a quick 10-minute drive from downtown Apex.

Need to go outside for some heart-pumping activity… the Apex Community Park has walking and fitness trails, a 50-acre lake that highlights fishing, canoeing, kayaking and accessibility to ball courts and sports fields. The 160-acre Apex Nature Park features  various sporting facilities and family-friendly concerts and movies in the amphitheatre during late summer and early fall. Knights Play Golf Center is a par-three course, that is fully-illuminated, allowing it to remain open for play until midnight.

 

Apex offers a relaxing suburban lifestyle within close proximity of big-city life. Just 20 minutes from downtown Raleigh, the town is easily accessible by interstate and highways.

 

History

First chartered in 1854, the railroad station community didn't have its first train pass through until 1869. Tobacco farming was essential to the community in the early 1900s. Fires in the early 1900s consumed numerous downtown buildings. Today, the well-preserved downtown easily takes residents and visitors back to an era from long ago.

 

Fun Facts

Downtown Apex, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features 60 structures that were built between 1870 and 1940.

Things to Do
Peak Fest takes to the streets for family fun on the first Saturday in May with over 200 vendors on site.

Peak City Pig Fest, a sanctioned BBQ event, welcomes folks from all over the country to compete for braggin' rights and prize money.

Apex Jazz Music Festival takes place in September.

The Turkey Trot 5K Run happens in November. Sign up first before it fills up!

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7829/7901/0 Penny Road #7829 Penny Rd and 7901 Penny Road and 0 Property Photo
7829/7901/0 Penny Road #7829 Penny Rd And 7901 Penny Road And 0
Raleigh, NC 27606
R-40W Zoning | 19.45 Acre(s)$3,800,000
7112 Cove Lake Drive Property Photo
7112 Cove Lake Drive
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Beds: 5
Baths: 8 Total
SqFt: 7,582
$1,499,000
6005 Farmpond Road Property Photo
6005 Farmpond Road
Apex, NC 27523
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 Total
SqFt: 4,570
$1,300,000
308 Long Bottom Trail Property Photo
308 Long Bottom Trail
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Beds: 7
Baths: 5 Total
SqFt: 5,159
$1,000,000
609 Hillcrest Road Property Photo
609 Hillcrest Road
Apex, NC 27502
Beds: 5
Baths: 5 Total
SqFt: 5,830
$775,000
546 E Martin Street Property Photo
546 E Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Beds: 3
Baths: 2 Total
SqFt: 1,342
$577,700
214 Sunset Bluffs Drive Property Photo
214 Sunset Bluffs Drive
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 Total
SqFt: 3,132
$565,000
514 Windstream Way Property Photo
514 Windstream Way
Cary, NC 27518
Beds: 5
Baths: 4 Total
SqFt: 3,338
$545,000
2806 Lemnos Drive Property Photo
2806 Lemnos Drive
Apex, NC 27502
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 Total
SqFt: 3,051
$499,000
3449 US 15 501 Highway Property Photo
3449 Us 15 501 Highway
Pittsboro, NC 27312
1 Story(s) | 0 SqFt | 0 Office SqFt$425,000
1125 Cedar Farm Trail Property Photo
1125 Cedar Farm Trail
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Beds: 3
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 2,649
$425,000
7612 Green Level Church Road Property Photo
7612 Green Level Church Road
Apex, NC 27523
Beds: 3
Baths: 2 Total
SqFt: 1,608
$425,000
256 Warm Wind Drive Property Photo
256 Warm Wind Drive
Clayton, NC 27527
Beds: 2
Baths: 2 Total
SqFt: 2,020
$395,000
1712 Maizefield Lane Property Photo
1712 Maizefield Lane
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Beds: 4
Baths: 4 Total
SqFt: 2,985
$385,000
602 N Coalport Drive Property Photo
602 N Coalport Drive
Apex, NC 27502
Beds: 4
Baths: 2 Total
SqFt: 2,067
$375,000
812 Alligator Lake Court Property Photo
812 Alligator Lake Court
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Beds: 3
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 2,303
$375,000
704 Van Thomas Drive Property Photo
704 Van Thomas Drive
Raleigh, NC 27615
Beds: 4
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 1,900
$340,000
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2217 Long And Winding Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Beds: 3
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 1,520
$310,000
1203 Indian Trail Property Photo
1203 Indian Trail
Apex, NC 27502
Beds: 3
Baths: 2 Total
SqFt: 1,362
$310,000
113 Goodsell Court Property Photo
113 Goodsell Court
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Beds: 4
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 2,281
$287,000
601 Quest Ridge Drive Property Photo
601 Quest Ridge Drive
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Beds: 3
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 1,298
$270,000
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4302 Shadowmoss Court
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Beds: 3
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 2,191
$250,000
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8329 Amador Way
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Beds: 3
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 1,698
$230,000
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5203 Patuxent Drive
Raleigh, NC 27616
Beds: 2
Baths: 3 Total
SqFt: 1,474
$199,000
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Beds: 3
Baths: 3 Total
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