Clayton Real Estate
Clayton is one of the fastest growing communities in the state. Located in Johnston County, roughly 20 miles southeast of Raleigh, Clayton was recently ranked by Businessweek as one of the “most affordable places for families to live and assure a top education for their children.”
Clayton offers plenty of entertainment and action for your avid outdoors-folk. You can explore and hike at Clemmons State Forest, which offers nature enthusiasts amazing rock formations, well-marked trails, and an enjoyable rolling terrain. The area is also part of the statewide Mountain to the Sea Trail, which is great for hiking and backpacking. Clayton’s River Walk on the Neuse is part of this long-distance trail, which runs all across North Carolina from the Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks. With close proximity to Neuse Golf Club, Pine Hollow Golf Club, and Riverwood Golf Club, Clayton is also attractive to golfers. These courses offer tournament caliber golf.
The town also has a variety of shops, restaurants, and other entertainment options that has shoppers and visitors coming over from other towns and cities. The centerpiece of downtown is the Clayton Center Performing Arts Venue, where you can enjoy a concert or host special events and meetings.
As a community, Clayton offers strong value with a combination of highly rated schools, prime & convenient location, and beautiful custom homes.