Homes for Sale in West Lake, Apex NC


west lake sign West Lake located in Apex, NC, is a mixed use community developed by D.R. Horton Builders featuring both  single family homes and town homes .  There is something for residents of all ages to enjoy at West Lake including lakes, walking trails, pool, residents clubhouse, meditation garden, and a playground.  West Lake was developed with a recreational center including a swimming pool. The Middle Creek Tennis Center is nearby, as is access to Jordan Lake State Park, Lake Wheeler and Lake Benson for boating and fishing. The neighborhood also features two small lakes on site.
Golfers will find dozens of golf courses and clubs within easy driving distance from West Lake as well.

West Lake is located in the southwestern part of Wake County and is  10 miles from North Carolina State University, 20 miles from RDU International Airport, 23 miles from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and 31 miles from Duke University. There is quick access to downtown shopping in Apex, Holly Springs and Garner, as well as shopping centers like the Beaver Creek area via NC Highway 55, Cary Towne Center and Crabtree Valley Mall.  In addition to shopping,  the  nightlife, dining opportunities and cultural opportunities found  in downtown Cary and Raleigh are also in close proximity.

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With more than 60 commercial buildings and homes dating from 1870 to 1940 and a district on the National Register of Historic Places, Apex is restoring its turn-of-the-century railroad heritage. Downtown Apex features antique and specialty gift shops, as well as restaurants. Tour historic Hughes and Salem Streets. Visit the circa-1914 Apex Union Depot. Dine at Daniel’s and experience First Fridays downtown or the Peak Fest in early May. Apex was named the number one Best Place to Live in America by Money magazine (2015).

Homes in West Lake range in size from 2000 – 4500 square feet with a price range of $250K- $600K

For additional information, feel free to contact area real estate professional Ernie Behrle with BuySmart Realty


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North Carolina has a system of county public school systems. School assignments in this area are done by specific address. To view actual school assignments for the current or upcoming school year for any home you are interested in, please use the following links.
WAKE COUNTY ( includes the majority of Raleigh, Cary, Knightdale, Wake Forest, Wendell & Zebulon )
JOHNSTON COUNTY ( includes Clayton, parts of Raleigh, Wendell, & Zebulon)