Neighborhood Spotlight: Holding Village

Amenities at Holding VillageImagine a nostalgic village–where neighbors live in true community with nature and each other–that includes natural walking trails, plenty of green space, and safe, open areas for kids to explore and play outside. The 259-acre neighborhood, Holding Village in Wake Forest, NC offers all of this and more to its residents.

Rich in history, Holding Village is built on the site of a former dairy farm owned by the Holding family, who were instrumental in the establishment of the town of Wake Forest between 1880-1920. The Holding family also owned a drugstore and bank, and co-founded the Royal Cotton Mill.

Holding Village Lake and Pool

Holding Village features a 13-acre, spring-fed lake as its centerpiece.  With an emphasis on simple, healthy living, Holding Village features a wide range of amenities that promote quality family time in nature, like a swimming pool and play area overlooking the lake, a multipurpose ball field, miles of walking trails, relaxing pocket parks, and over 35 acres of open green space. In addition, a planned Village Center will allow for unique shopping and dining opportunities right inside the community.

Holding Village Neighborhood Details

Holding Village Builder Team

Homes in Holding Village are built by Ashton Woods, John Wieland, and Drees Homes, and range from 1,800 square feet to 3,500 square feet, with a multitude of floor plans and architectural designs.

Holding Village Builder Team

Although it feels as if you have stepped back in time in this nostalgic village, residents enjoy all the benefits of staying connected. Holding Village is proud to be a 1G community and offers state-of-the-art “Fiber to the Forest” technology to all homes. The Village provides in-home 1G internet connections by CenturyLink. With over 222,000 miles of fiber-optic cable, CenturyLink’s national network is built to deliver fast, consistent speed.

Wake Forest enjoys a reputation as one of the best places in the Triangle region to enjoy a small-town community environment and raise a family, while enjoying close proximity to Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill via 540. Wake Forest hosts small-town community events and festivals such as a farmers’ market, Meet in the Street, Art After Hours, HerbFest, and a Christmas Parade. Holding Village enjoys a prime location just south of downtown Wake Forest and accessible to Smith Creek Soccer Center by greenway trail. Holding Village residents are in the Wake Forest school district, which features excellent neighborhood schools. Heritage Elementary School will be accessible by greenway in 2017.

You will have an Holding Village Fall Openingopportunity to check out Holding Village for yourself on Saturday, October 15, the final weekend of the Parade of Homes! Holding Village will hold a free Fall Festival from 1:00-4:00 pm, featuring music from a live DJ, and crafts for the kids with Durham’s Scrap Exchange. Enjoy cupcakes from Sweet Stacey Cakes food truck, Smiles, and fresh apple cider from Bella Bean Organics. Families will have the opportunity to tour the community’s four model homes. With welcoming front porches, open floor plans, and large windows to let in natural light, the homes at Holding Village must been seen to be appreciated.

For more information about Holding Village and available homes, give us a call today at 919-813-6449 or send us an email to  [email protected]. Visit us online at