Homes for Sale in Clayton, North Carolina
Clayton, NC lies to the southeast of Raleigh in Johnston County. While not an official part of the Triangle, it is considered a satellite town of Raleigh. The community was built on a road cut by Governor Tryon’s troops around 1770 as they marched North from New Bern to Hillsborough. Nearly 100 years later, the railroad came through. Following the Civil War, the railroad was extended and businesses began to pop up. Incorporation followed in 1869. By the early 1900’s, the town had become a major market for cotton, watermelons and tobacco.
Clayton is a thriving community. Many people find the southern charm and the surrounding area a big draw. Those who drive every work day to Research Triangle Park will tell you that the ability to live in this area is worth every bit of the commute.
Clayton is quickly becoming known as an arts community. The Clayton Center is the town’s shining jewel. Throughout the year, visitors enjoy national touring acts, local theatre groups and special events.
Nearby Clemmons Education State Forest was the first managed forest in North Carolina. The town’s variety of outdoor venues include Legend Park, the Clayton Community Center, three challenging golf courses plus hiking trails and canoeing along the Neuse River. You will find plenty to do outdoors! Like to ride bikes, jog or walk the dog? The Clayton River Walk is part of the Mountains to the Sea Trail .
Downtown is the center of activity for concerts, festivals, and recreation . You’ll find plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment. All the amenities that Raleigh has to offer are only a 30 minute drive away. The public schools surrounding Clayton are included among the best in the state.
Clayton Real Estate
Clayton offers many homes that are not part of large communities and therefore have no HOA fees. Lot sizes are also larger for the most part than are typically found in Raleigh. Want a community with amenities including pools, tennis or golf? There are plenty of these as well. The Median List price for homes in the area is $245K with price per square foot at $102. Scroll down to view all homes currently available for sale in Clayton.
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545 Mccarthy Drive Clayton, NC 27527
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