Apex Real Estate & Community Information in North Carolina
This charming and historic community located alongside Cary was named for its lofty position as the highest point between Jacksonville and Richmond along the old Chatham Railroad line. Located in southwest Wake County, Apex embodies small town charm and big city convenience. Apex bills itself as “The Peak of Good Living” and was named the best small town in North Carolina by Business North Carolina magazine. The community has good schools, plenty of parks and a revitalized downtown area that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Apex’s real estate market consists of townhouses, single-family homes on large lots, and land for custom development.
Apex is located in the bustling Research Triangle Area but has retained the wonderful qualities of small town living. Community activities and events include Peak Week Festival, Today and Yesteryear Festival, Concerts at the Depot, the Turkey Trot Road Race, fishing derbies, historic home tours, and a Christmas Parade.
Apex is situated on rolling farmland and is surrounded by pine forests. The town’s lovely scenery can be viewed from the New Hope Valley Railway on a trip from the historic Apex train depot to Bonsal, along U.S. 1. Apex is just 25 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and has excellent access to major highways.