Find Your Niche in Wendell, NC

Spend a little time exploring the small yet growing community of Wendell, and you'll quickly understand how it earned the motto "Small Town. Big Charm." Wendell is a place with country roads and historic downtowns, as well as a host of popular retailers and conveniences all within town limits. But if you're ever in the mood for some metropolitan excitement, it's just a quick drive away from Raleigh. 

Thinking about building or buying a new home in the Sandhills and Eastern North Carolina? If so, Wendell should be at the top of your list. Contact Weaver Homes Inc. today to learn more about our custom and spec home building.

Spotlights of Wendell

Lake Myra

Known for its dazzling holiday lights show, Lake Myra serves as both a community gathering place and a quiet destination where anyone can get in touch with nature. Here, you can take your boat onto the water, go fishing on the pier, go for a serene stroll, or enjoy a picnic on the shores—it's all up to you.

Downtown Wendell

Wendell's picturesque Main Street is packed with unmistakable Southern charm—in fact, the entire district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places! Locals love exploring the collection of towering homes and vintage buildings, many of which house Wendell's most popular businesses. The town even provides free Wi-Fi and hosts a variety of downtown events all year long.

Oaklee Distilling Co.

Located in a meticulously restored building from 1929, Oaklee Distilling Co. is a modern distillery that specializes in the production of classic yet modern spirits. Visitors can tour their facilities every Friday to see how they mill, distill, and bottle-fill their beverages. And yes, cocktails are available!

Wendell Attractions

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Shopping & dining

Don't be fooled by Wendell's seemingly remote location—it's actually home to dozens of amazing retail and culinary destinations. Downtown Wendell is where you'll find most of the community's local businesses, including Everest Kitchen and the Wendell General Store. Looking for some larger establishments? Wendell offers everything from grocery and discount stores to a nearby Walmart.

Outdoor recreation

There's never a shortage of outdoor fun when you live in Wendell! Play a round of disc golf, take your furry friend to the dog park, enjoy a game of tennis, or just unwind at Wendell Park. For those wanting someplace a bit more remote, try exploring Robertson Millpond Reserve. And if you love to hit the links, be sure to stop by the Wendell Country Club, an 18-hole public course with a pro shop and grill.

Public schools

Students in Wendell can choose between five institutions operated by Wake County Public Schools, the largest and one of the top-rated districts in the Carolinas. As of the 2019 – 2020 school year, nearly 162,000 children attended the district's 187 total schools. WCPSS is known for its rigorous curriculum, early college programs, and diversity.

Build a New Home in Wendell

Whether you’re planning to build a custom home from the ground up or want to buy a home that's already been built, you can trust Weaver Homes Inc. to guide you through every step of the process. Take a look at some of our communities in Wendell, and let us know how we can help you start your next chapter in a brand-new home!