For those looking for a nice community on the outskirts of town, NC then the Hawthorne subdivision in N. Raleigh is worth considering. The Hawthorne neighborhood consists of custom built, single family homes. With a large proportion of common wooded spaces, Hawthorne one of the most desired location in the Raleigh suburbs. About 70% of Hawthorne consists of common space including walking trails, a covered bridge, pool, tennis courts and charming gazebos.
All this space gives Hawthorne a unique expansive character. Hawthorne has its own sewer and water system. This friendly neighborhood contains houses that range in price from $350,000 to $550,000. Construction in Hawthorne started in the mid-1980s and continued until the late 1990s. There are close to 150 houses in Hawthorne. Most homes are large and have 4+ bedrooms and 2+ car garages. With amenities like fireplaces in the master suite, first-floor laundry rooms, interesting exterior facades and shingled roofs, Hawthorne is a premier suburban community.
Hawthorne offers a variety of home styles and sizes to buyers. There are the luxurious 4 bedroom houses with 2-car garages along with smaller two bedroom houses with 1-car garages All the homes in Hawthorne are close to the community swimming pool and the tennis courts. Located in the watershed of Falls Lake, the maximum housing density allowed in this area is 1 house per acre. Although most of the houses Hawthorne are on lots that average about 1/3 acre, the regulation is satisfied by preserving huge open areas and wooded spaces, making a home in Hawthorne the perfect choice for nature lovers in the Raleigh, NC region.