Duke Forest homes for saleFind all of the Duke Forest homes for sale below! Duke Forest was developed in 1929 as a community for faculty and staff working at Duke University. Since then, it's become a quiet residential community that's densely inhabited by towering, mature trees and homes with varying degrees of styles. From timeless, updated character homes to trendy, move-up redevelopments, homes in Duke Forest are a great option for students, growing families, and retirees alike.

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The Duke Forest real estate market is mostly made up of single-family homes varying in age from the 1930s to the 1980s, with a few recently redeveloped lots throughout. Nearly every home here is surrounded by a cushion of thick woodlands. With such a great selection of prices and styles, from simple starter homes to luxurious modernistic abodes, it's easy to find your perfect nest that's nicely tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Homes in Duke Forest are typically situated on generous lots with an average of half-an-acre per property to play with. Shapes and styles of the homes greatly vary, but it's the interiors that just might surprise you. Many of these homes have been beautifully upgraded to include stylish contemporary features like stone countertops, crown molding, modern bathroom pieces, and stainless steel finishes. Like their appearances, homes will often include a number of energy-efficient upgraded utilities as well, like new insulated roofs, heat pumps, double-pane windows, and reinforced foundations.

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Residents living in Duke Forest are surrounded by 7000 acres of land that's owned by Duke University that they use for carrying out their research. Unlike most privately owned land, the university welcomes the public to use and enjoy the forest for outdoor activities like hiking, biking and equestrian activities. Aside from its great proximity to the university, Duke Forest is also just minutes away from downtown Durham and the Research Triangle Park.

Children can attend the nearby Lakeland Elementary School for kindergarten through grade five, and then transfer to another one of the area's schools for middle and high school, like Githens Middle and Jordan High schools.

Some of Durham's best places to eat can be found along the Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard. From authentic global cuisine to trendy diners and popular chains. Looking for more choices? Head downtown to explore the nearly endless variety of mouthwatering menues.

Here are a few more notable nearby amenities that residents can enjoy from their home in Duke Forest.

  • Duke University Golf Club
  • Lakeland Shopping Center, South Square, and Westgate Shopping Center
  • Lakewood YMCA
  • Nasher Museum of Art
  • Sarah P. Duke Gardens

To learn more about Duke Forest real estate and to request a showing, contact the team at My NC Homes today! Send them a message online or give them a call at 919-451-7868.

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