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Big-City Life, Small-Town Comforts

It’s not hard to see why residents love the quaint, cozy, and bustling town of Fuquay-Varina; it’s within an easy commute of the big-city business and attractions of Raleigh, yet far enough off the beaten path to provide a small-town warmth and welcoming that set it apart. You don’t have to live the fast-paced city lifestyle to reap its benefits!

Not Just a Small Town

Many choose Fuquay-Varina for its proximity to the big city, but that doesn’t mean this small town is lacking in its own amenities! In fact, for such a small town, it’s got a lot to offer in the way of shopping, dining, events, entertainment, and recreation.

Events + Attractions

Downtown Fuquay-Varina offers a plethora of local boutiques, shops, unique eateries, and even microbreweries. Whether you’re looking for a day spent browsing or a laid-back evening with friends sampling new beers and wines, Downtown Fuquay-Varina is the place to be.

And with events such as live music, trivia nights, cooking and art classes, and even music bingo, there’s something for just about every interest.

Outdoor Recreation

Need to get outside? It’s not hard in Fuquay-Varina, home to acres of open natural spaces, miles of walking and biking paths, and many athletic fields and courts. Popular parks include the Carrol Howard Johnson Environmental Park, Fuquay-Varina Community Center, Mineral Spring Park, and Action Park Tennis Courts. The town also offers athletic programming and classes for all ages, including dance, exercise, sports, and camps.

Access, Education & Amenities

Fuquay-Varina has a lot to offer for residents of all ages and interests.


Whether you work in Raleigh or you’re just looking for a change of pace with a day in a bigger city, Fuquay-Varina offers big-city access to Raleigh in under an hour, RTP in just 30 minutes, and even Durham and Chapel Hill.

So enjoy small town quiet — the big city is just a short drive away when you need it!

Shopping & Dining

Whether you’re looking for a chain restaurant, a national retailer, or a one-of-a-kind establishment, you’ll find what you seek in Fuquay-Varina. With many national restaurants and retail centers located along the 401, there are plenty of options within a convenient distance. And downtown provides plenty of options for unique and local shopping and dining.


Fuquay-Varina is served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest and most acclaimed school district in North Carolina.

Schools include: Fuquay-Varina Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina Middle School, and Fuquay-Varina High School.

Fuquay-Varina Real Estate

Ready to find your dream home in Fuquay-Varina? Contact me today at 919-274-7272 or email me at glennsellingnc@gmail.com to schedule a tour.

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