Welcome to Preston
Surrounding the prestigious Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, the neighborhood of Preston is centrally located in the heart of the Triangle. This sprawling community was originally founded by tech giant SAS Institute in 1992—and today, it has expanded to include a number of smaller enclaves, such as Preston Glenn and Preston Pines. From the moment you explore the 1,950 acres and 1,625 homes that make up Preston, you'll fall in love with everything this area has to offer.
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Since 1992, Preston has grown to include 1,625 homes at just about every price point, though the median home value for the neighborhood hovers around $825K. Some of Preston's most luxurious properties showcase golf course frontage, as well as countless high-end amenities. Believe it or not, the community even has a few new construction properties, so you can build your perfect place from the ground up.
Perhaps the most stunning amenity of Preston is the Prestonwood Country Club, home of the SAS Tournament. The club also features a 54-hole course, tennis courts, pool and fitness facilities, as well as a number of members-only perks. Be sure to stop by the on-site restaurant and the pro shop to pick up gear for your next game! Within Preston, residents can cool off at the neighborhood pool or explore the nearby lakes.
Preston at a Glance
Cary: 13 mins
Raleigh: 27 mins
Raleigh-Durham Int'l Airport: 17 mins
Population: 170,282 (Cary)
Median Home Value: $825,000
Median Household Income: $104,669
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Parks and recreation
In addition to Prestonwood Country Club, Preston boasts an ideal location just a few minutes away from some of Cary's top green spaces. Hone your swing at the Cary Tennis Park, enjoy a stroll near Bond Metro Park's sparkling lake, or take a day trip to Lake Crabtree County Park in nearby Morrisville.
As one of the Triangle's fastest growing cities, Cary has a lot going for it—including an overflowing calendar of year-round events. Head to Downtown Cary for the Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival each August, or learn about a new culture at Diwali in October. Don't forget to stop by Koka Booth Amphitheater to explore the Chinese Lantern Festival every winter, too!
The original founder of Preston—SAS Institute—has grown into the largest privately owned software company in the world. Its headquarters in Cary employs over 5,500 specialists, making it a huge draw to the area and Preston as a whole. Many residents also work in nearby Raleigh for companies like IBM, Amazon, WakeMed, and Duke Progress Energy.
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