Discover Grand Highland Estates

Grand Highland Estate is located just 6 miles from Historic Downtown Wake Forest, convenient to Raleigh and the surrounding Triangle Area.

Quaint Downtown Wake Forest

A quaint and vibrant downtown, Wake Forest offers shops, restaurants, a farmer’s market, brewery, festivals, concerts in the park, and attractions and events for the entire family – the perfect place for those who love a small-town feel.

Stroll along the brick-paved sidewalks and you’ll feel like you’ve gone back to a simpler time and place. Stop in a local coffee shop for your favorite beverage and pastry. Have lunch at one of the Downtown restaurants. Visit the local boutiques and stores including North Carolina General Stores and The Cotton Company with over 50 vendors. Meet your friends for dinner and beer at the brewery. Shop at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings year-round for fresh produce, beef, poultry, eggs, & more. Bring your chair and enjoy the monthly Friday evening outdoor concerts from April through September.

A Sampling of What's Nearby -
Life’s Essentials Close to Home

Grocery Stores

Food Lion (6.3 miles)
Harris Teeter (5 miles)
Lidl (8.6 miles)
Lowes Foods (5.6 miles)
Publix (10 miles)
Sam’s Club (7.5 miles)
Sprouts (11.9 miles)
Trader Joe’s (19.5 miles)
Wegmans (7.6 miles)
Whole Foods (13 miles)


CVS (6.7 miles)
Walgreens (6.2 miles)

General Merchandise

Sam’s Club (7.5 miles)
Target (6.3 miles)
Walmart Supercenter (8.2 miles)

Home Improvement

Home Depot (6.1 miles)
Lowes Home Improvement (7.4 miles)


Michaels (5.6 miles)
PetSmart (6.9 miles)
TJ Maxx (5.5 miles)

Nearby Dining Options

Amalia’s Authentic Italian (7.8 miles)
Asian Bistro (8.7 miles)
Backfin’s Crabhouse (5.4 miles)
Bodegas Tapas, Wine & Rum (6.6 miles)
Brigs (5.7 miles)
Bruno Seafood & Steak (8.2 miles)
Carolina Ale House (6.8 miles)
Charlies Kabob Grill (6 miles)
Chipotle (6.8 miles)
Farm Table (8.9 miles)
Los Tres Magueyes (5.8 miles)
Mellow Mushroom (8.4 miles)
Over the Falls (7 miles)
Pizza Amore (6.8 miles)
Sugar Magnolia Café (6.8 miles)
Sushi Slam (8.6 miles)

Fitness Options Close by


02 Fitness (9.1 miles)
Orangetheory Fitness (5.6 miles)
Planet Fitness (5.3 miles)

Fitness & Family Fun

A.E. Finley YMCA (13 miles)
Lifetime Athletics (13.1 miles)

Just Minutes Away

The Greater Triangle Area

For those who are looking for more excitement, entertainment, recreation, dining, shopping, and resources, Grand Highland Estates is only minutes from all that Raleigh and the Triangle Area have to offer.

Downtown Wake Forest (6 miles)
Downtown Raleigh (22 miles)
Downtown Durham (20.9 miles)
Research Triangle Park (22.1 miles)
Downtown Cary (26.2 miles)
Downtown Chapel Hill (33.4 miles)
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) (20.6)

A Sampling of Attractions in the Greater Triangle Area


Whether you prefer boutiques, specialty stores, large retailers, indoor or outdoor malls, the Triangle Area offers plenty of opportunities for shopping.

Shopping Malls—Indoor

Crabtree Valley Mall (17.9 miles)
4235 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27612

Triangle Town Center (15 miles)
5959 Triangle Town Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616

The Streets at Southpoint (26.2 miles)
6910 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC 27713

Shopping Malls—Outdoor

Brier Creek Commons (19.8 miles)
8161 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617

North Hills (17.5 miles)
4321 Main St, Raleigh, NC 27609

Village District (21.5 miles)
2034 Cameron St, Raleigh, NC 27605

Crossroads Plaza (26.9 miles)
213 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518

Arts, Entertainment & Spectator Sports

Culture, Arts, Entertainment, and Spectator Sports abound in the Greater Triangle Area.


North Carolina Museum of Art (22 miles)
2110 Blue Ridge Rd. , Raleigh, NC 27607

North Carolina Museum of History (21.7 miles)
5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (22.1 miles)
11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Marbles Kids Museum (21.8 miles)
201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Music Venues

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts (22.8 miles)
2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

DPAC—Durham Performing Arts Center (20.8 miles)
123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701

PNC Arena (22.4 miles)
1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Red Hat Amphitheatre (22.7 miles)
500 South McDowell Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (25.4 miles)
3801 Rock Quarry Rd., Raleigh, NC 27610

Performing Arts

Duke Energy Performing Arts Center (22.8 miles)
2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

DPAC—Durham Performing Arts Center (20.8 miles)
123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701

North Carolina Symphony (18.8 miles)
2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

College Sports

Duke University (Durham)
North Carolina State University (Raleigh)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Professional Sports

Carolina Hurricanes – National Hockey League (22.4 miles)
PNC Arena- 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607

Durham Bulls – Minor League Baseball (21.1 miles)
409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

Carolina Railhawks – North American Soccer League (26.7 miles)
Wake Med Soccer Park-101 Soccer Park Dr., Cary, NC 27511

Carolina Mudcats – Minor League Baseball (28.1 miles)
1501 NC Highway 39, Zebulon, NC 27597

Outdoor Recreation

For those who love the outdoors, the Triangle Area has an abundance of ourdoor recreation opportunities for all ages and interest levels.

Golf, Swim & Tennis

Hasentree (4.4 miles)
7014 Hasentree Club Dr, Wake Forest, NC 27587

North Ridge Country Club (15.7 miles)
6612 Falls of Neuse Rd, NC 27615

TPC Wakefield Plantation (7.8 miles)
2201 Wakefield Plantation, Raleigh, NC 27614

Boating, Fishing, Hiking

Barton’s Creek Boat Ramp (7.3 miles)
12900 Six Forks Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Beaver Dam Boat Ramp (13 miles)
14600 Creedmoor Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Blue Jay Point County Park (8.3 miles)
3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Falls Lake Recreation Area (9.7 miles)
13300 Creedmoor Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Sandling Beach Recreation Area (11.7 miles)
14601 Creedmoor Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

William B. Umstead Park (19.1 miles)
8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617

Raleigh Greenway System


Education plays an important role in the Triangle Area with 3 major universities (Duke Univeristy, NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill), other well-known well-known colleges and universities (Meredith College, Peace College, Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University), and many Private and Charter schools (including Cardinal Gibbons, Ravenscroft, St. David’s, St. Timothy’s, Trinity Academy).


The Triangle Area offers world-renowned healthcare with 4 major hospitals (Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, UNC Rex Healthcare, and WakeMed), and an abundance of medical practices and facilities.


WakeMed North (14.7 miles)
WakeMed (21.5 miles)
UNC Rex Hospital (21.9 miles)
Duke University Hospital (25.4 miles)
UNC Hospital (33.8 miles)

Learn More About Raleigh/Wake County

Central North Carolina Location

Located in the middle portion of the State, Grand Highland Estates offers easy access to the mountains, beaches, and many nearby lakes (3 hours to Boone, 2 hours 45 minutes to Wrightsville Beach, 45 minutes to Kerr Lake, 1 hour 20 minutes to Lake Gaston).