Located 18 miles from Research Triangle Park, Holly Springs is a friendly small town and an upcoming modern residential suburb in equal measure. Its exciting economic prospects have made it a Raleigh suburb to watch out for. Our real estate agents Triangle report an uptick in buyer interest in Holly Springs.
The Charms of Holly Springs
Between 2000 and 2010, the population of Holly Springs doubled thanks to the scale of the Research Triangle’s life sciences industry. The town is home to Novartis’ flu cell culture manufacturing facility, which employs hundreds of full-time and contract workers. Major employers in Holly Springs include building products supplier GMA Supply, office furniture distributor OFM, Inc, automation and information solutions company Rovisys, employee benefits provider Pierce Group Benefits and UNC Rex Hospital.
As North Carolina holds the distinction of being America’s third largest biotech cluster, Holly Springs and neighboring towns are expected to continue benefitting from the arrival of multinational giants as well as high-growth startups. Holly Springs is located in proximity to Raleigh yet far enough to escape the congestion of the metropolis.
Holly Springs is known for its quiet suburban atmosphere and strong sense of community. It has maintained a family-friendly feel throughout its development as a modern town, that until a few years ago, was reliant mostly on Walgreens and now enjoys its own shopping center with tons of shopping opportunities.
A quality public school system is another draw for families seeking to set up base here. Holly Springs is served by such top public schools as Wake NC State University STEM Early College High School, Wake Early College of Health & Sciences, and Apex High School.
The Jefferson L. Sugg Farm at Bass Lake comes alive during the annual Fling Spring, HollyFest and July 5th celebration. The parkland houses a horse stable and connects to Bass Lake Park, a recreational area with trails, a nature center and picnic pavilions. Park trails are open throughout the year for hikers and cyclists. Locals and visitors enjoy a bit of paddling across beautiful Bass Lake through April-May and September-October when johnboats and canoes are available for rent. Fishing enthusiasts can indulge in their hobby for free, with a bonanza during summer, when the lake is stocked with over 1,000 pounds of catfish each month.
Properties in Holly Springs
Median home price in Holly Springs is currently at $411,200, while the median home value stands at $331,457. Home values have trended upwards over the past year and expected to maintain momentum in the coming year. Holly Spring’s median rent is $1,600, exceeding the Raleigh Metro median of $1,550.
A majority of homes are occupied by residents and fewer houses are available to rent in Holly Springs. As a leading real estate agent NC, we make home purchase convenient and fruitful for buyers and sellers. If you have Holly Springs in your sights, you will find properties for sale across a broad price spectrum, ranging from $200k to up to 1.5M. Home sellers in Holly Springs can connect to a large pool of buyers and speed up the sale of their property.