All Brick Ranch with an Updated Kitchen and Wooded Views!

1809 Grady Dr, Durham, NC

1809 Grady Dr, Durham, NC

Welcome to this all brick ranch located in the Durham neighborhood of Huntington Place!  A long driveway leads to the front porch.  Grand brick steps lead to the front door.  The foyer is wrapped with wainscoting.  To the right of the foyer is the dining room that has a new neutral paint scheme.  Next to the dining area is a room perfect to use as an office.  Cooking is a delight in the updated kitchen that hosts two ovens, granite counters, tall cabinets with crown, and a breakfast area.  Stay warm next to the brick hearth fireplace.  The living room also features new walls, new paint, and new trim/moulding.  Sleep well in the master that offers His and Her closets.  The attached bath has a single vanity and a tub/shower.  The two secondary bedrooms are also a nice size with plenty of closet space.  The secondary full bath has a large vanity and a tub/shower.  Grill your favorite meal on the back deck.  The spacious backyard is fenced and has wooded views for additional privacy.  Located nearby are parks, schools, shopping, and downtown Durham.  Combined with a central location and spacious yard, this home is ready for its next owner!

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Priced at $149,900

MLS#1912587

Move-in Ready Townhome with 1st Floor Office!

5203 Malik Dr, Durham, NC

Welcome to this two-story townhome located in the Durham neighborhood of The Meadows at Pagehurst.  The foyer greets you with warm hardwood floors.  The living room offers a ceiling fan with light and two single windows.  Enjoy your meals in the dining room that features a chandelier and a pass-through window to the kitchen.  Cooking is a delight in the spacious kitchen that includes plenty of cabinet and counter space.  The bright breakfast area features a sliding glass door to the patio.  A glass French door opens to the first floor office.  Journey upstairs and you’ll find the master suite and two secondary bedrooms.  Sleep well in the master bedroom that includes a large walk-in closet.  The master bath has a double vanity, a garden tub, and separate shower.  The two secondary bedrooms are each a nice size with good closet space.  Relax after a long day on the back patio.  There is also a storage closet perfect for holding your sporting or outdoor equipment.  The back yard is fenced for additional privacy with a new all weather, no maintenance fence.  Combined with a neutral color scheme throughout, this townhome is move-in ready!

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Priced at $139,900

MLS#1837650

Home with 3rd Fl Walk-Up Attic & Updated Kitchen!

606 Flagstone Way, Durham, NC

Welcome to this beautiful two-story home located in the Durham neighborhood of Stephens Woods.  Plush landscaping leads to the rocking chair front porch.  As you enter the foyer, you are greeted with warm hardwood floors.  To the left of the foyer is the formal living room wrapped with crown and a chair rail and features double glass doors that lead into the family room.  To the right of the foyer is the formal dining room that offers an updated fixture, crown, chair rail, and double doors leading to the kitchen.  Cooking is a delight in the updated kitchen that showcases stainless steel appliances, a new vented microwave, new counters, a new sink and faucet, and plenty of cabinet space.  Enjoy your morning coffee in the bright breakfast area that is surrounded with windows and includes a built-in buffet.  Stay warm in the two story family room that boasts a brick hearth fireplace, double doors to the back deck, and hardwood floors.  Journey upstairs to the spacious master that offers His and Her closets and an attached bath with a double vanity, huge tub, and separate shower.  The two secondary bedrooms are each a nice size with walk-in closets.  There is also a spacious bonus perfect to use as a game room, play room, or even possibly a fourth bedroom.  Relax after a long day on the back deck while enjoying the view of the surrounding trees.  There is also a lower brick patio which makes entertaining family and friends a breeze.  The large back yard is fenced for additional privacy.  Combined with a new neutral interior paint scheme and cul-de-sac location, this home is move-in ready! 

Be sure to check out the VIRTUAL TOUR!

Priced at $205,600 

MLS#1814995

2011 Triangle Holiday Happenings

Hello Friends, 

The holiday season is now among us and the Triangle area has tons of fun events!  Below is a helpful list of city links to find out what’s happening in your area: 

Christmas Parades:

Apex (Saturday, December 3 at 5:00 PM)

Cary (Saturday, December 10 at 2:00 PM)

Chapel Hill (Saturday, December 10 at 10:00 AM)

Durham (Saturday, December 3 at 2:00 PM)

Fuquay-Varina (Sunday, December 4 at 3:00 PM)

Garner (Saturday, December 3 at 9:00 AM)

Holly Springs (Saturday, December 10 at 11:00 AM)

Knightdale (Saturday, December 3 at 2:00 PM)

Rolesville (Sunday, December 4 at 2:00 PM)

Wake Forest (Saturday, December 10 at 1:00 PM)

Zebulon (Sunday, December 4 at 2:00 PM) 

Holiday Events & Happenings:

Apex Christmas Nativity Christmas Celebration

AT&T Raleigh Winterfest

Cary: Heart of the Holidays Celebration

City of Raleigh – Numerous Holiday Events!!!

Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour

Holiday Festivities on Salem Street in Apex

Knightdale Christmas Tree Lighting

Light Up Main in Garner

Rolesville: Santa in the Park

Zebulon: Children’s Gift Shop at Sycamore Crossing Gifts 

Area Shopping Holiday Events:

Cary Towne Center

Christmas at North Hills

Crabtree Valley Mall

Streets at SouthPoint

Triangle Town Center 

Volunteer Opportunities:
It’s never too late to start a new tradition. Here is a list of organizations looking for help thisHoliday season. 

Western Wake Crisis Ministry
Christmas Store 

Toys for Tots 2011
Supported by the U.S. Marines, this program collects new un-wrapped toys to distribute to needy children while bringing a message of hope. 

Angel Tree Toy Program
A program developed to bring Christmas gifts to children whose parents are in prison. 

NC Food Bank
No food donation is too small. Click on link above for more information. 

And from all of us at Linda Trevor and Company, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

Cary, Raleigh, & Durham Ranked Smartest Cities

 

According to a new ranking from American City Business Journals, Cary is the smartest city in North Carolina and the seventh smartest community in the country.   The study was conducted by ACBJ using U.S. Census data and a five-part formula to rate the brainpower of 269 communities across America.  In North Carolina, Raleigh came in at number two and Durham followed at number 24. 

Source: Triangle Business Journal

2011 Fall Festivities, Pumpkin Patches, and Hayrides in the Triangle

Autumn is here and with that comes fun festivities! Check out this years’ list of the most popular spots for pumpkin picking, hay rides, and corn mazes through-out the Triangle! 

Ganyard Hill Farms

319 Sherron Rd, Durham (919) 596-8728

Opening for the Fall Season on September 30, 2011

Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm & Sundays 10:00am-6:00pm

Green Level Gourd Farm

3800 Green Level Rd West, Apex (919) 387-7352

Fall Season opens on Saturday, October 1, 2011

October Hours of Operation:

Wednesday thru Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm

Gross Farm

1606 Pickett Rd, Sanford (919) 498-6727

2011 Dates of Operation: Saturday, September 17-Sunday, November 6

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday thru Friday: By Appointment Only

Friday: 7:00pm-10:00pm (October Only)

Saturday: 10:00am-10:00pm

Sunday: 1:00pm-6:00pm

Harvested Farm Nightmares 2011

3175 Benson Highway (Hwy 50), Garner (919) 779-4765

Starts Friday, October 21-Monday, October 31 (each Friday & Saturday, Dark until 11pm)

Hill Ridge Farms

2011 Fall Festival: Saturday, September 17-Sunday, November 13

703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville (919) 556-1771

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Porter Farms & Nursery Farm Market

 3525 NC Highway 42, Willow Spring (919) 567-0504

Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Friday 8:30am-9:00pm

Saturdays 8:00am-9:00pm and Sundays 12:00 noon-9:00pm

Vollmer Farm

677 NC Hwy 98 East, Bunn 919) 496-3076

Farm Market: Opening Friday, September 23-Sunday, October 30

Monday-Saturday 9:00am-7:00pm

Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm

Clayton Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch & Haunted House

Boyette Farm

1620 Loop Road, Clayton (919) 553-0016

HollyFest 2011

Saturday, October 29

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Womble Park

Chapel Hill’s Festifall

Sunday, October 2

12:00pm-6:00pm

Trick or Treat at Crabtree Valley Mall

Monday, October 31

6:00 p.m-8:00 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunts in the Triangle Area!

 

Egg Hunts in the Triangle

Spring is here and Easter egg hunts are right around the corner.  Below is a list of fun Triangle events for children and their families. Many community hunts’ have age restrictions, so please check event details. 

Raleigh: Saturday, April 16th 11 a.m. Check your local community centers plus Brier Creek, Lake Johnson, Laurel Hills and Tarboro Road. For kids10 and younger. Call 831-6640 or click here for locations.

Raleigh: Saturday, April 23rd 10 a.m-1:30 p.m. At Moore Square Park, downtown Raleigh.   Raleigh’s biggest festival and egg hunt for kids of all ages.  For more information click here.

Cary: Saturday, April 16th 10:00 a.m. Kids ages 10 and under are invited to Cary’s Bond Park, 801 High House Road, for the 20th Annual Easter Egg Hunt with morning and afternoon hunts. For more details, including a schedule of egg hunts, click here or call (919) 460-4965.

Apex: Saturday, April 16th 10 a.m. For ages 9 and under at the Apex Town Hall Campus. For more information, click here or call 919-249-3402. 

Fuquay-Varina: Saturday, April 16th 10 a.m. For ages 10 and under at South Park at 820 South Main Street. Over 12,000 candy filled eggs and several special eggs that can be exchanged for special prizes. For more information, click here or call 919-552-1430. 

Morrisville: Friday, April 22nd 10 a.m.at Cedar Fork District Park, off Aviation Parkway. The children will be divided by age, and there will different sections of the Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 3 – 10. For more information, click here.

Durham: Saturday, April 16th 10:00 a.m.- 2 p.m. Bethesda Park. For kids 12 and younger. Call 560-4355 or click here for details.

Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County: Saturday, April 16th 9:30 a.m. to noon.  At Homestead Park, Chapel Hill for kids ages 2 to 10. The spring festival includes an egg hunt at 10:30 a.m., entertainment, games and prizes. For more information, click here or call 968-2784.

Garner: Saturday, April 16th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.. Join us for the annual Egg Hunt & Kite Fly at Lake Benson Park, 921 Buffaloe Road.  The egg hunt is scheduled at 11 a.m. for kids 8 and younger. Click here or call 772-4688 for details.

Wake Forest: Saturday, April 9th Egg hunts start at 10:30 a.m. depending on age.  At E. Carroll Joyner park at 701 Harris Road. The hunts start at 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 and under; 11:30 a.m. for ages 4-6; 1:30 p.m. for ages 7-9; and 2:30 p.m. for ages 10-12. Click here or call 554-6180 for details.