Carolina Preserve

Carolina Preserve Retirement communities


A five-star active retirement community, Caroline Preserve is located between three large cities; Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. It is a great 55+ community with easy access to rich culture, top-notch medical institutions, great continuing education institutions as well as splendid shopping and dining establishments.

Spread across acres of gentle rolling hills and towering trees, with over 100 clubs and interest groups, it is easy to see why Carolina Preserve in Cary, North Carolina –one of the “Best 5 Small Cities to Live” by Money Magazine –is a favourite destination for active retirees around the country and around the world.

With an on-site community activities director, you can be sure to build a lifestyle tailored around your interests. And regardless of your interests, you will definitely find residents who share your enthusiasm.

Del Webb started construction of Carolina Preserve in 2006, and successfully completed it in 2013. The homes were designed to meet the need of active adults and include upgraded kitchens, spacious rooms and large outdoor living space. These homes with a variety of size and style are just perfect for active adults who want a low-maintenance residence.

The region surrounding Carolina Preserve is home to superb restaurants, shopping malls and boutiques. Residents have special discount packages at four local golf-courses. North Carolina State University, Wake Forest University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill all surround Carolina Preserve and offer continuing education classes to adults as well as great sporting events. Several geat culture and entertainment centers including the North Carolina Museums of art, science and History, Broadway Memorial Theatre and Fletcher Opera Theatre are also nearby.

Activities and Amenities

A landscape company takes care of yards as well as common areas in Carolina Preserve, giving you ample time to relax and enjoy social events.

The over 100 clubs and classes for Photography, Doo Wop singers, Poker, Travel, Veterans, Music Makers, Water Aerobics among others provide activities that make the days skip by.

Community wide social events, open to all residents, are also organised. These include community yard sales, Halloween Masquerades, Thanksgiving dinners, St. Patrick Irish dinners etc.

Type of Community

Active adult community, 55+

Levels of Care

Independent Living


Front desk contact: 919-467-7837

Web address:

State: North Carolina

City: Cary

Address: 115 Allforth Place, Cary, North Carolina 27519, USA

Price Range: $300,000 to $500,000

Community size: Over 1300 homes in a 32,500 sq. ft.

Home Types: Two to four bedroom with two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and attached garages. Many homes feature dens, optional basements and lofts.