Welcome to Apex

The Peak of Good Living

The historic community of Apex gets its name from a railroad station that was constructed at the highest point along a 30-mile stretch of the Chatham Railroad and in 1994 was designated a historic district. The Apex train depot that was built in 1867 was also designated a Wake County landmark.

Downtown Apex is considered one of the most intact turn-of-the-century railroad towns and has a mix of commercial and residential buildings that go back to the late 1800s with a diverse set of architectural styles. Many of these downtown Apex buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

An old caboose was an addition to the once fully functional railroad depot station which now serves as a historical museum.

The old Town Hall is now the award-winning Halle Cultural Arts Center after the completion of its renovations. A major renovation project on Apex’s streetscapes in the downtown area has now recaptured its historic feel.

The real estate market is affordable and has plenty of Apex homes for sale that you could easily fall in love with.

Places to eat in Apex

Restaurants, Dining and more...

One very important thing to check out while you are searching for those perfect Apex homes for sale is where to get good food.

Here are a few of the places we’ve found near the downtown area.

The Peak on Salem

They feature an ever-changing menu that the chef describes as Southern Contemporary with a flair.

They also have an extensive wine list and a new vision for mixology and spirits that is highlighted by their historic cocktails and martinis.

Scratch Kitchen and Taproom Apex

Their scratch made dishes are made with a careful attention to details and their focus on southern hospitality.

They aim to provide a fun place to work for the staff, contributing positively to the community and they can’t wait to prove to you that it’s better made from scratch!

Skippers Seafood & Smokehouse

They are a family-owned business and serve only the freshest seafood and BBQ. They cut no corners with their generous portions and fair prices.

Don’t look for their food in other places because theirs is homemade from their own special recipes.

Things to do near Apex

Parks, Culture, Athletics and more...

Another important thing to consider while you search out the many available Apex homes for sale is what there is to do in the area.

There are many fun and exciting things to do and here are a few you should take a look at.

Apex Community Park

This is a 160 acre park that offers picnic areas, playgrounds, nature and fitness trails. There are also basketball and volleyball courts, athletic fields and tennis. They also have a lake that is 50+ acres for you to enjoy your canoes, paddleboards or kayaks.

Halle Cultural Arts Center

They have theatre and music programs as well as several events throughout the year such as a classical concert series and ballet.

You can also rent out one of their spaces for a wedding, celebrations or your corporate event.

Apex Nature Park & Seymour Athletic Fields

They have over 160 acres for your active and passive play. The park has an amphitheater, disc golf, paved paths and picnic areas.

The athletic fields offer a multi-age playground, lighted tennis courts and sand volleyball courts.

Apex Homes For Sale

If you have any questions or would like to start looking at some of the below Apex homes for sale, just let us know.

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