Spotlight on Brier Creek
Anyone searching for homes for sale in Raleigh-Durham should consider the neighborhood of Brier Creek. This is an especially great area for home buyers planning to work in Durham's Research Triangle Park, as the commute is around 15 minutes. Brier Creek makes it easy to go anywhere in Raleigh because I-40, I-540 and Highway 70 are conveniently located nearby. Furthermore, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport is within about five minutes by car.
The neighborhood of Brier Creek is located near the Brier Creek Country Club, a place where old-fashioned Southern sophistication is combined with a challenging and well-maintained golf course, as well as a luxurious clubhouse and tennis pavillion. Brier Creek houses typically feature respectably-sized yards, which are sometimes speckled with small trees. Cul-de-sacs like the one at the end of Empire Lakes Drive could be a great setting for children looking to ride their bikes and play outside, making this an ideal community for families.
Houses range from classic, brick single-family homes to expansive, single-level ranches. The median price for a home in this neighborhood - specifically in the 27617 zip code - is approximately $326,000. Brier Creek combines convenience, neighbor camaraderie and class into one wonderfully livable area.