Homes for Sale in Youngsville, North Carolina
The Town of Youngsville, like so many outlying areas of the Triangle region, is becoming more sought after by people moving to the area. Within easy commute of Research Triangle Park and RDU International Airport, this small town located in southwestern Franklin County is desirable for those looking for larger home lots and more of a rural feel. Youngsville has seen its share of growth without losing the country charm that has made it desirable for families and businesses alike.
First incorporated in 1875, like many towns in the Triangle region, Youngsville’s history includes being a train depot. John “Jack” Young gave land for the depot. The town’s name was changed at that time in honor of his gift. History also revolves around farmers who raised tobacco and cotton. Businesses multiplied, cotton gins and warehouses were built. By 1900, the town had become one of the largest tobacco markets in the South.
Youngsville has several attractions that draw people in from all over the state. These include Hill Ridge Farms that promises good old-fashioned family fun with hayrides, train rides and gem panning. Hill Ridge is a favorite family destination prior to Halloween with a large pick your own pumpkin patch. Another favorite spot is Panic Point which features Mud Runs, a Haunted Forest, an outdoor Laser Tag course and their famous Zombie Apocalypse. Several local restaurants in the area will appeal to your appetite.
Youngsville Real Estate
Being more rural, there are still plenty of choices of new construction in Youngsville and the surrounding area. Top national builders, as well as local, are finding an availability of land to produce some really nice neighborhoods with larger lots and all the amenities most residents desire. Resale homes can be found on multiple acre lots and there is still raw land to purchase if looking to build your dream home. Home prices in Youngsville are lower than the Raleigh metro area and have a median average of $188,000. Don’t count out the area if looking for an estate size home as well with some homes going for over $1 mil.
For more information on Youngsville and the surrounding area, please contact real estate professional, Ernie Behrle with BuySmart Realty.
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