Whether you’re looking to buy a turn-of-the-century rambler or want to buy a lot and build custom, Lillington, NC, has a range of housing options for every buyer. Recently-constructed models are built side by side, while relatively new homes may sit on a few acres of land. Residents can choose to live in Southern homes with sprawling lawns and matures trees or opt for golf course-front villas with all the amenities.
With a small 4 square mile radius and around just 3,000 residents, the town of Lillington, NC, is the perfect setting for the relaxed country lifestyle that North Carolina is known for. Located in almost the exact center of the state, residents enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Cape Fear River as well as the small-town lifestyle. Nearby Raleigh and Fayetteville offer plenty to see, but you don’t need to leave the city limits to find entertainment and enjoyment. The gorgeous woods and lovely hills of Raven Rock State Park give plenty of options, from hiking to rock climbing. The river also keeps residents busy with rafting, fishing and simply enjoying the beauty.
With an average home price of around $150,000 and a generally low cost of living, residents of Lillington have low stress when it comes to housing and quality of life. The crime is also not much of a worry here, with rates being a full 21% lower than the rest of the state. Weather is another draw for new move-ins, with average yearly temps ranging from 50-80 degrees and most days offering plenty of sunshine. Young families find the small-town aspects appealing, while singles and retirees enjoy the peace and tranquility of Lillington. Aging residents will also be happy to know that assisted living communities are available and are a major draw for those looking to move to the area. Commuters also make up a large portion of the population, since Raleigh, Fayetteville and Fort Bragg are all reachable in under an hour. Those who work in big cities are often drawn to the relaxing vibe of this lazy, Southern town.