Rural Bliss Awaits in Barbecue

Don't be fooled by this town's quirky name—the unincorporated community of Barbecue offers peaceful rural living in the heart of Harnett County. Boasting an ideal location between Sanford and Fayetteville, Barbecue is ideal for anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city without sacrificing any everyday conveniences.

Has Barbecue piqued your interest? Let's take a closer look at this one-of-a-kind area. 

Spotlights of Barbecue

Carolina Lakes Golf Course

Though technically located in Sanford, the iconic Carolina Lakes Golf Course is just a quick drive away from Barbecue. Here, you can hit the links on their championship-caliber course, take advantage of their on-site amenities, or just enjoy the fabulous lakefront views.

Anderson Creek Park

Trails, a beautiful lake, a disc golf course, and year-round educational programming make Anderson Creek Park a must-visit destination for all ages. This 1,000+ acre green space is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring Fido along for an outdoor adventure.

Aloha Safari Zoo

Looking for something fun to do that also supports a noble cause? The Aloha Safari Zoo largely features rescue animals that have been neglected or injured. Come learn more about the rehabilitation process while meeting giraffes, lemurs, and many more unique creatures!

Barbecue Attractions

More Details on the Area

Top-notch shopping & dining

Although Barbecue doesn't have many large shopping or dining destinations of its own, you can still take care of all your everyday needs at the nearby discount store and gas station. Larger communities—such as Sanford and Lillington—offer larger chains, as well as a diverse selection of local businesses.

Verdant green spaces

It's easy to get outside when you live in a rural community like Barbecue! Located on Highway 27, Barbecue Creek Park features sports courts, a track, and a playground. Other favorites include Anderson Creek Park, Raven Rock State Park, and Carolina Trace Country Club.

A+ public schools

Public school students in Barbecue are served by Harnett County Schools, which educates over 20,000 children across the area. Students have the option to attend Benhaven Elementary, Western Harnett Middle, or Western Harnett High. Independence Academy—a private Montessori school—is the only institution located within Barbecue itself.

Build a New Home in Barbecue

Dreaming of a new construction dream home in the Triangle or one of its surrounding communities? We would love to build it for you! Contact Weaver Homes Inc. today to discuss about your home-buying goals.