I grew up right outside Raleigh, NC in Cary as a kid. I lived in several places as a child (computer business kid), but right outside Raliegh was definitely my favorite. Who would want to trade being so close to both the ocean and the mountains?? I've always thought that if I had the chance to move back to Raleigh or one of its suburbs, I would.
But to purchase one of the homes on this list, I'd also have to have a chunk of change free to spend, which is part of the delight in these beautiful homes.
These homes highlight the beauty of this area. This homes are estates, architectural feats. Keep reading to learn more!
1. 3319 White Oak Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609-$5,500,00
This home is a true estate. The exterior has beautifully manicured landscaping, and the interior is just as stunning. At 20,282 square feet with 6 bedrooms and seven and a half baths, this home is perfect for entertaining and hosting. On top of that, it has a chef's kitchen and marvelous views of the backyard from every window. The two story stone balcony is also a true winner.
2. 6036 Over Hadden Ct, Raleigh, NC 27614-$3,750,000
This custom estate is reached through private iron gates and over a stone bridge. On over 2 acres, this 10,226 square foot home has five bedrooms and five and a half baths. The appeal of the outside of the home is well-matched by the equisitie design. The foyer is opulent and lavish, and the rooms are just as appealing. It even includes its own movie room, a bar area, an office, and an amazing second story stone balcony.
3. 1400 Barony Lake Way, Raleigh, NC 27614-$3,195,000
This brand new home showcases the design plans, but it's an amazing minimalist home. The design is considered "California Contemporary," which is a perfect fit for the look and feel of Raleigh. The large windows make it look as if the outside is also part of the square footage. This home is 7,435 square feet at five bedrooms and five bathrooms in a private gated community. The listing details even say there's a batcave beneath the house!
4. 705 Lakestone Dr, Raleigh, NC 27609-$3,150,000
Overlooking a lake, this home is cozy and comfortable, a home you'd want to live in year-round and invite your family to stay with you in. The perfect place to host holiday parties and summer get-togethers. This 8,245 square foot home has six bedrooms and six and a half baths, along with six fireplaces, a basement, bar, and rec room. If you or a member of your family also loves projects, it even has a huge workshop on the property!