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Welcome to Cary

Endless entertainment, top-notch job opportunities, and thriving neighborhoods are just a few of the reasons why Cary was ranked as one of the country's "Best Places to Live" by MONEY magazine. Truly a Triangle area community that is treasured by its residents, Cary is a place where your wildest ambitions can come to fruition. Whether you want to discover your niche, fuel your entrepreneurial spirit, or maybe even find your forever home as a retiree, you can do all these things and more in Cary. 

Are you considering making a move to Cary? Come take a closer at your future community with us!

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Selling Your Cary Home?

Selling a home in the Triangle area requires the skill of an expert real estate team. As our name implies, the Sold By Starkey Team excels at getting our sellers top dollar for their homes in no time at all. Get in touch with us to learn more about our unsurpassed marketing strategies and decades of combined experience. We can even give you an estimate of your home's current market value!

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Live, Work, and Play in Cary

Parks & Recreation

Natural beauty abounds in Cary, where you can find 35-plus greenway trails stretching across more than 70 miles of the city. Open from sunrise to sunset, these trails serve as the perfect settings for early-morning workouts or scenic evening strolls. And if you want to get in touch with nature, you can take pleasure in the bird- and wildlife-watching opportunities at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

Cheer for the home team at WakeMed Soccer Park, where the North Carolina Courage and North Carolina FC soccer teams compete. And if baseball is more on-pitch with your favorite pastime, then you can catch a game at the USA Baseball National Training Complex

Shopping & Dining

A Saturday morning staple, the Cary Downtown Farmers Market connects its residents with local farmers and makers of handcrafted goods. Every vendor who serves the market lives within a 100-mile radius of downtown Cary, so shoppers can always look forward to supporting locals here! 

Cary features more than 200 eateries, including everything from breweries and burger joints to cafes and classic American diners. If you want to dine like a Cary local, then you have to stop by Lionel Vatinet's La Farm Bakery—and with three locations across town, this bakery shouldn't be hard to find. And if you're in the mood for dinner and a drink, then you can check out Bond Brothers Beer Company or Fortnight Brewing Company for the best selections of both! 

Arts & Entertainment

One of the Triangle area's larger performance venues, Koka Booth Amphitheatre is nestled against Symphony Lake in Cary. Here, locals can listen to live music against the backdrop of 14 acres of towering pines. Cary hosts a variety of cultural and arts events, including the Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival and the Diwali Indian Festival of Lights. 

The Cary Arts Center is a must-visit for art lovers, especially for those who want to empower future generations. This arts venue showcases performances from the community's youth throughout the year. 

Prime location 

Cary boasts an incredibly convenient location, with proximity to Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park. Whether you crave a shortened commute time or the luxuries that come within minutes of the capital city, you can find countless ways to take advantage of Cary's ideal location.

Have to hop on a flight? Cary is just a 15-minute drive from RDU International Airport, which is optimal for frequent travelers. 

Wondering What's Around?

Our Favorite Local Picks

Cotton House Craft Brewers 

Heart-warming company and ice-cold craft beer come together at this downtown Cary brewery to create amazing memories! 

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La Farm Bakery & Cafe  

Widely known for its centuries-old baking traditions, French aesthetic, and hand-crafted bread, this bakery and cafe duo is a staple of the Cary dining scene. 

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Scratch Kitchen & Taproom    

As its name implies, this eatery serves up made-from-scratch dishes that make you feel like you're sitting in your grandma's Southern kitchen!  

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With two locations across the Triangle area, this boutique has become the go-to spot for trendy clothing and unique gifts. 

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Ready to Call Cary Home?

We'd be willing to bet the beautiful surroundings, unrivaled recreation, and unmatched location of Cary have you ready to call this community home. If you’re interested in moving here, we’d love to help you find your dream home! Reach out to our team for more information—we’d be happy to schedule a tour of your favorite listings. 

Want to sell your Cary home for top dollar? We can certainly help with that, too!

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