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“The Heart of the Triangle”
Live in small-town peace and quiet — in the middle of it all! Located just off the beaten path outside of Raleigh, Morrisville offers residents a tranquil hometown in which to relax, unwind, and enjoy parks, greenways, and the great outdoors. With plenty of posh shopping and dining areas, such as Park West Village, Morrisville offers a plethora of its own amenities, as well as easy city access for even more options.
The Gateway to Raleigh, RTP & Durham
Located just 15 minutes outside of Research Triangle Park, 25 minutes outside of downtown Raleigh, and 30 minutes outside of downtown Durham, Morrisville is perfectly positioned for work or play in any direction. It’s the perfect spot for anyone who needs access to both Raleigh and Durham, who isn’t sure where they’ll be working, or just wants to be able to explore a variety of different areas.
Research Triangle Park
The Research Triangle Park, one of the largest research parks in the world, is a major draw of the Triangle area, and Morrisville residents are perfectly positioned just outside. Home to over 200 major companies, many of which are biotech and life science research companies, and employing almost 40,000 high-tech workers, the area’s appeal to career-minded individuals isn’t hard to explain. Whether you’re looking to start a new career or advance an existing career, there’s no better place to start than RTP.
Parks & Recreation Bring the Community Together
Though it has big-city access and amenities, Morrisville still maintains the closeness and community of a small town. Its Parks and Recreation department works to bring the community together to enrich the life of its citizens. It offers classes and programs, such as aerobics, swimming, and summer camp; sports leagues and fitness programs for youth and adult; and town events such as the annual Easter Egg Hunt, July 3rd Fireworks, July 4 Pancake Breakfast, Trick-or-Treat the Trail, an Annual Tree Lighting, Morrisville Movies, and a Spring Fest.
The Town of Morrisville also maintains many parks and greenways, giving residents access to natural open spaces and miles of paved and secluded trails. These include Crabtree Nature Park, Morrisville Community Park, Indian Creek Greenway and Trailhead, and Shiloh Greenway.
Wake County Public Schools
Morrisville is served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest and one of the most acclaimed school districts in North Carolina. The top-rated schools in Morrisville include:
- Cedar Fork Elementary
- Sterling Montessori Academy
- Morrisville Elementary
- Legacy Academy
The Beautiful Homes of Morrisville
Homes in Morrisville are mostly modern in architectural style and range greatly in price and size, from condos and townhomes starting around $150,000 to spacious estates well over $2 million. However, homes here then to be very affordable, with most pricing between $200,000 and $300,000.
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