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Making Weekend Plans? Add an Open House!

When was the last time you spent time touring Open Houses? While the “Open House” is typically considered a destination for those actively hunting for a new home, there are many reasons to regularly add these home tours to your calendar. The Cotton Farms community welcomes visitors every weekend as its newest homes are put on display. This Fuquay Varina neighborhood is a must-see, filled with gorgeous, newly built homes that check off endless boxes in that quest for a perfect place to live.

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Jun 04, 2024

The Local Scene: Breweries!

Nestled in the quaint town of Fuquay-Varina, NC, the Cotton Farms community is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and a bustling brewery scene! Microbreweries may have been tapped as a fad when they first gained popularity but, years later, they have turned into a neighborhood staple. For the lucky residents of Cotton Farms, there are ample options to explore before choosing one (or several) as a favorite.

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May 23, 2024

Simple Steps to a Gorgeous Garden

The return of warm weather sends many homeowners to their local stores to collect all the makings for a beautiful garden. For those lucky enough to live in Fuquay-Varina’s new Cotton Farms community, the unique climate provides the perfect place for a variety of plants! Whether a seasoned gardener or struggling to find that green thumb, creating a gorgeous garden is just a few steps away.

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Apr 05, 2024

From Bland to Beautiful: Porch Bliss

Moving into a beautiful, newly built home is such an exciting time, but it can also be a bit overwhelming as homeowners give individual spaces a more personal touch. One such space? Outdoor entertainment areas! As the Cotton Farms neighborhood fills with new residents, patios and porches are seeing lots of action. Entertaining new friends is the perfect way to show off a porch that has gone from boring to beautiful, offering a true expression of one’s personality.

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Mar 05, 2024

Fall in Love with Cotton Farms!

Are you ready to fall in love in February? Residents of Fuquay-Varina’s Cotton Farms neighborhood are enamored with their community and there are still homes available for those looking for love. Even as some of the homes at Cotton Farms are under construction, there is a sense that this neighborhood will be one-of-a-kind, offering gorgeous floorplans that one can’t help but fall in love with.

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Feb 13, 2024

Getting Active: No Gym Required!

It’s no surprise that the most common New Year’s resolution is improving one’s health and that getting back to the gym tops that game plan. Residents of the Cotton Farms neighborhood are among the lucky as there are many alternative options for fitness fun! Fun? Yes! Thinking outside the box allows the discovery of enjoyable activities, which means that chances of remaining active skyrocket!

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Jan 08, 2024

2023: A Huge Year With More to Come!

The Cotton Farms team is celebrating the end of an amazing year that included beginning construction on several gorgeous new homes in our Fuquay-Varina neighborhood. Our expectations for 2023 were sky-high and we have found success at nearly every turn. As we look ahead to 2024, it is with even more excitement as we look forward to even greater achievements.

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Dec 11, 2023

Celebrate the Holidays!

Fuquay Varina is set to come alive this holiday season as twinkling lights and festive decorations return to the town center, creating a quaint retreat for locals and visitors. This inviting atmosphere is a favorite as shop owners enhance their inventory with unique gift options waiting to be unwrapped by lucky recipients. Restaurants are already taking reservations for the holiday season as diners delight in locally sourced, delectable dishes.

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Nov 06, 2023

Beyond the Moving Boxes

When approaching a move, priority is typically focused on the physical relocation of packed boxes, furniture, or vehicles. While organizing those items is an excellent way to guarantee a smooth transition, there are several other checkpoints that can be completed pre-emptively that are often forgotten. Many of these “soft” items can be tackled as a family, even offering a way to generate excitement and positive anticipation for the coming move.

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Oct 09, 2023

Celebrate Fuquay-Varina

Did you know that the town of Fuquay-Varina has a history spanning back to the Fuquay Mineral Spring? It was here that travelers would migrate to as they sought the healing powers of this crystal water. This quaint town has had reason to celebrate for ages but, each fall, the celebration is kicked up a notch with the annual Celebrate Fuquay-Varina festival!

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Sep 11, 2023

New custom homes signal growing demand in Harnett County

A new custom home community with prices starting in the $600,000s is underway in Harnett County as residential growth continues to expand south from Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.

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Aug 27, 2023

The Benefits of Building in Cotton Farms

Just outside the Triangle’s metropolitan area, a beautiful new neighborhood is taking shape in Fuquay-Varina. In partnership with over a dozen custom homebuilders, the Cotton Farms community is now under construction and already has become one of the most desirable locations in picturesque Wake County.

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Aug 15, 2023

Aviator Brewing Company

Microbreweries have long been a favorite of North Carolina as a love for homegrown beer has taken flight across the state. Fuquay-Varina’s Aviator Brewing Company has leaped to the top of the list of must-visit spots with innovative spirit found in both its beer and its locations. 

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Jul 13, 2023

When Fresh Air Calls, Head Outside!

As the temperatures rise in central North Carolina, residents throw open their doors to make their way to sun-filled fun! Living in an area that is stacked with outdoor activities, adventures are never in short supply. For homeowners in the Cotton Farms community, many are located just around the corner. Whether seeking a low-key, relaxing day or preparing for an epic adrenalin booster, this Fuquay-Varina neighborhood is lucky to be local to endless options.

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Jun 13, 2023

Tips for Move-In Day

As construction starts on Cotton Farms homes reach completion, excitement will begin to build for the new homeowners. What was once a drawing on a blueprint will become the home of their dreams, ready for the making of endless memories. As the move-in day nears, making an action plan that touches on potential issues can alleviate much of the stress that arrives with the boxes and bins that carry a lifetime of belongings. 

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May 09, 2023

The Best Of Fuquay-Varina

How do you create a “Best Place to Live” list for a town that offers such a wide range of amazing reasons to relocate? Such is the happy quandary for Fuquay-Varina, a southern town in North Carolina that consistently ranks at the top of a variety of “Best of” lists. Relocation to this area has been trending for years and as Cotton Farms prepares to break ground on a brand-new community, there hasn’t been a better time to make Fuquay-Varina your hometown.

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Apr 14, 2023