Cary is home to a picturesque downtown area within close proximity to nature.

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Cary, NC

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Charming Town in the Heart of the Triangle

Cary, NC is a thriving town with wonderful people, businesses and sense of community. Located between Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park, Cary is a perfect place to call home. The town has consistently ranked as one of the top places to live in North Carolina because of its focus on community and safety.

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One of the fastest growing municipalities in North Carolina




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One of Carys Great Music Venues! Check it out for any outdoor concert.

Downtown Cary

Cary is home to the USA Baseball National Training Complex, North Carolina Football Club and North Carolina Courage professional soccer teams. Additionally, the Koka Booth Amphitheater has weekly concerts in the summer.

One of the coolest spots in the town is the Cary Theatre, built-in 1949. It is the first indoor cinema in the area. After decades of various uses, the theatre was recently restored to its former glory and now shows classic indie and foreign films.

Cary is full of many amazing restaurants and bars

Cary Food Scene

Locally owned La Farm Bakery serves up fresh baked goods across three locations in town. Pizzeria Faulisi is a husband-and-wife chef team serving up amazing Neapolitan-style pizza. Ashworth Drugs, a notable Cary staple, lets you indulge in fantastic coke floats and hot dogs that are sure to bring you back to childhood. 

Cary is also an excellent place for beer enthusiasts. The award-winning Bond Brothers Beer Company and Fortnight Brewing Company are just a few of the many local places to try out some craft beer. Cary is also home to Chatham Hill Winery, the first winery in the Triangle area. Enjoy a glass on the patio or an informative wine tasting adventure.

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Cary is a diverse place and home to dozens of cuisines for any palette.






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Enjoy a relaxing bike ride or walk in one of Cary's many outdoor spaces.

Outdoor & Recreation

Cary has tons of accessible outdoor space. Fred G. Bond Metro Park is located in the heart of town, surrounding Bond Lake. Here you can enjoy a picturesque walk along the four miles of trails or enjoy some water activities at the boathouse.

Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is another local escape from everyday life. The thick woodland, clear trails and wildlife preservation makes you forget that you are still in a bustling urban area. Also with five golf courses total, Lochmere Golf Club is still a favorite due to its challenging course and excellent restaurant at the end of the course.

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To make shared living easy, we outfit every home with co-living essentials like common space furniture, included utilities and bi-weekly cleaning.

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Moving is stressful and time-consuming. With Alcove, the entire process is completed online, meaning that you can apply for a room and sign a lease within days.

Our all-inclusive room rentals are 50% cheaper than average studio apartments. Additionally, our homes are in great locations and accessible to everyone.

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