3 Reasons Empty Nesters Love Living in Raleigh

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It’s a little bit quieter at home. The children have flown the coop for college or a new career. This can be an exciting new stage of life for empty nesters! With newfound freedoms and wanting to experience new fun things, empty nesters may be looking for a new home that complements their new lifestyle. There’s no better place to do that than Raleigh, North Carolina!

Amenities at Your Fingertips: For empty nesters that want to live in a tranquil setting, but still take advantage of all the perks of a major city, communities such as Banks Pointe are a perfect fit. Located just minutes from downtown Raleigh, Banks Pointe offers easy access to great entertainment venues, restaurants, shopping destinations, and more. The nearby Lake Wheeler Park boasts over 800 acres of lakes and parks where outdoor enthusiasts can kayak, fish, or bike. Having amenities at your fingertips is the perfect way to experience the best things in life!

First-Floor Owner’s Suites: Designed for ease and relaxation, first floor owner’s suites are an extremely popular feature, especially for homeowners embracing the empty nesters lifestyle. First-floor owner’s suites offer additional privacy and seclusion, which is ideal if overnight guests are visiting. They also offer easier accessibility and closer proximity to the main living spaces of the home. That first cup of morning coffee can be that much closer! Floorplans such as the Crawford and Bradenton at Willoughby near Wake Forest feature spacious first-floor owner’s suites that feel like a luxurious private retreat.

More Space for Guests and Entertaining: Empty nesters still want to have space for their family to come home to and for entertaining friends and neighbors. At Banks Pointe and Willoughby, there is no shortage of room for guests with homes ranging from 2,600-3,900 square feet of living space. At Banks Pointe you can choose 4-5 bedrooms, 3.5-5 bathrooms, and 2-3 car garages from seven different floorplans! The open floorplans at Willoughby offer homeowners spacious gourmet kitchens, dining rooms, and family rooms perfect for entertaining family and friends on any occasion.

We invite you to visit the websites for Willoughby and Banks Pointe to learn more about everything they have to offer!