Ranch Home with Cathedral Ceilings and a Spacious Yard!

100 Fair Glen Rd, Holly Springs, NC

Welcome to this move-in ready ranch home located in the Holly Springs neighborhood of Fair Hill.  Plush landscaping leads to the rocking chair front porch.  The living room boasts a cathedral ceiling, a fireplace, and a double window to let in lots of natural light.  Cooking is a delight in the kitchen that offers plenty of cabinet and counter space, a pantry, and a breakfast area with a bay window.  Sleep well in the master suite that also hosts a cathedral ceiling, a walk-in closet, and a large window with a ½ moon transom.   The master bath has a double vanity and a tub/shower. The two secondary bedrooms are a nice size with double door closets.  The secondary full bath has a single marble vanity, a tub/shower, and tile surround details on the walls. Relax after a long day on the back deck while enjoying the peaceful wooded views.  There is an attached storage closet and a detached shed, both perfect for storing all your outdoor equipment.  The spacious back yard is perfect for playing your favorite sport and for entertaining family and friends.  Just across the street is Parrish Womble Park – a 42 acre park with baseball fields, soccer fields, a volleyball court, and a playground.  Combined with a neutral color scheme and its central location to Holly Springs, this home is ready for its new owners!

Be sure to check out the VIRTUAL TOUR!

Priced at $139,900

MLS#1849447

Ranch Home with Open Floor Plan & Wooded Views!

113 Braxton Village Way, Cary, NC

Welcome to this lovely ranch home located in the Holly Springs neighborhood of Braxton Village.  Brick steps lead to the covered front porch.  The foyer greets you with warm hardwood floors and is wrapped with crown and a chair rail.  The open living space boasts a cathedral ceiling, a gas fireplace with entertainment niche, and windows with Plantation Shutters.  Cooking is a delight in the large kitchen that offers 42-inch cabinets, plenty of counter space, and a breakfast area.  The dining room features crown, a chair rail, and a French door leading to the back deck.  Sleep well in the master suite that offers a double window, a walk-in closet, a ceiling fan with light, and attached bath with a double marble vanity.  The two secondary bedrooms are a nice size and each offers a double door closet and a ceiling fan with light.  Relax after a long day on the back deck while enjoying the peaceful wooded views.  Community amenities include a swimming pool and playground.  Combined with a neutral color scheme and cul-de-sac location, this home is move-in ready!

Be sure to check out the VIRTUAL TOUR!

Priced at $172,000

MLS#1804429

Halloween Events & More!

Here are some not-to-miss Halloween events, contests and more!

Marbles Kids Museum Presents Not-So-Spooky Stories With Tarheel Tale Tellers, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Great Pumpkin Contest at the State Farmers Market, Oct. 7 (no time listed)

Darkside Haunted Estates Low Scare Night: Oct. 8-31 (select nights): 7 to 9 p.m. (Link takes a while to load.)

Marbles Kids Museum Family Fun Night Spooktacular: Oct. 14, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Town of Cary’s Spookywoods Haunted Adventure (for ages 12-17): Oct. 16, 4:30 to 11 p.m.

Haunted Twilight Tour of Downtown Cary (ages 13 and up): Oct. 22, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Durham Jaycees 38th Annual Haunted House Children’s Night: Oct. 24, 1 to 6 p.m.

Museum of Life and Science’s Spooky Saturday: Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Children’s Pumpkin Carving at The Umstead Spa & Hotel: Oct. 24, 3 to 5 p.m.

New Hope Valley Railway Halloween Express Trains: Oct. 23 and 30, 4 to 8 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo: Oct. 23-24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Reel-y Scary Movie at Koka Booth Amphitheater: Oct. 26-30, 7:30 p.m.

Scar-olina Skies at Morehead Planetarium: Oct. 29-30 at various times

Happy Halloween at Marbles Kids Museum: Oct. 29-31, all day

Town of Cary’s Tricks and Treats Halloween Bash: Oct. 30, 5 to 9 p.m.

Trick or Treat at Crabtree Valley Mall: Oct. 29, 6 to 8 p.m.

Safe ‘N Sane Halloween Celebration at Cary Towne Center Mall: Oct. 31, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Carowind’s Presents Howl-O-Fest’s Boo Blast Oct. 2-31 and Scarowind’s Halloween Haunt X now through Oct. 31

Independence Day Celebrations Across the Triangle!

Here are Independence Day Events for the Greater Raleigh Area!

Enjoy parades, music festivals, great food and fireworks all weekend long.

Apex: FREE Downtown Party & Parade 

Sat., July 3rd, Salem St., 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cary: FREE Fireworks, Concert & Celebration

Sun., July 4th, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Gates open at 3:00 p.m. Fireworks after dark

Sat., July 3rd, Olde Time Celebration, Bond Metro Park Waterfront, 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Carrboro: FREE Games, Food & Entertainment

Sun., July 4th, Weaver St. Market, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Chapel Hill: FREE Fireworks, Music & Food

Sun., July 4th, UNC Kenan Stadium Concert, Gates open at 7:00 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Clayton: FREE Fireworks, Music & Games

Sat., July 3rd, Municipal Park on Stallings St., Activities start at 4:00 p.m.

Durham: Fireworks & Music (Tickets required)

Sat., July3rd, Durham Bulls Ball Park, Gates open at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks after game

Fuquay-Varina: FREE Fireworks, Music & Carnival

Sat., July 3rd, South Park, Gates open at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks after dark

Garner: FREE Fireworks & Music

Sat., July 3rd, Lake Benson, Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Holly Springs: FREE Fireworks, Music & Activities for Kids

Mon., July 5th, Womble Park, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Morrisville: Pancake Breakfast (tickets required)

Sat., July 3rd, Morrisville Community Park, Pancake Breakfast 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Raleigh: FREE Fireworks, Music & Food

Sun., July 4th, NC Fairgrounds, Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Wake Forest: Fireworks, Music & Food ($5.00 fee)

Sat., July 3rd, Heritage High School, Gates open at 5:30p.m. Fireworks after dark

Mon., July 5th, Free Children’s Parade at 10:30 a.m. on North Main Street

2009 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 5 at 5:00 PM)

Cary (Saturday, December 5 at 2:00 PM)

Chapel Hill (Saturday, December 12 at 10:00 AM)

Durham (Saturday, December 5 at 4:00 PM)

Fuquay-Varina (Sunday, December 6 at 3:00 PM)

Garner (Saturday, December 5 at 10:00 AM)

Holly Springs (Saturday, December 12 at 11:00 AM)

Knightdale (Saturday, December 5 at 2:00 PM)

Rolesville (Sunday, December 6 at 2:00 PM)

Wake Forest (Saturday, December 12 at 1:00 PM)

Zebulon (Sunday, December 6 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: The Lighting of the Town Christmas Tree

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 this Holiday season.

Western Wake Crisis Ministry
Christmas Toy Program

Thank you cards for our Troops in Iraq
If you go to LetsSayThanks.com you can pick out a thank you card and Xerox will print it and it will be sent to a soldier that is currently serving in Iraq.

Toys for Tots 2009
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!!

2009 Triangle Christmas & Holiday Events

The holiday season kicks off this Saturday, November 21 with the Raleigh Christmas Parade!!  And it doesn’t end there – in the next following weeks, there will be all kinds of fun holiday events happening around the Triangle.

Be sure to check out these helpful links:

City of Raleigh

North Hills Holiday Events

Cary Jaycees Christmas Parade

Wake Forest Christmas Parade

Apex Christmas Parade & Holiday Events

Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade

City of Durham Holiday Parade

President Obama Signs Extended Tax Credit into Law

If you thought your time was running out to use the homebuyer tax credit, your luck just changed!  Today, President Obama signed the bill into law extending the $8000 first-time homebuyer tax credit.  In addition, this new law now includes a $6500 tax credit for buyers who are current home owners and have lived in their home for five of the past eight years.

The National Association of REALTORS® has created a simple and helpful CHART that showcases the modifications – for more information, click here