Sunset Lake

Holly Springs
  • Holly Springs, NC 27526

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Discover the Lifestyle of Sunset Lake

On the secluded shores of Sunset Lake, you’ll find tranquil living in impeccable homes. Once a grand private club for the elite of Raleigh, today’s homeowners enjoy the same quiet retreat the lake offers from the hustle and bustle of the city. Gorgeous homes dot the 125-acre lake, which is only accessible for residents. The town of Fuquay-Varina provides all the amenities of modern living, from shopping districts to dining and a brilliant art center.

Key Features of Sunset Lake

Luxurious, lakefront homes

Sunset Lake Lodge

Resident-only lake access

Key Amenities of Sunset Lake


These exquisite homes are set against the backdrop of Sunset Lake. Stately, refined architecture combined with generously sized tree-lined lots and Tennessee fieldstone swales creates a quintessentially North Carolina aesthetic. Ample porches, vaulted ceilings, and mullion windows are common features in these lakefront properties. Homes range from $500,000 to more than $1 million, with floor plans providing a minimum of 3,000 square feet and upwards of 5,000 square feet on select properties.

On-site amenities

You’ll find yourself living the good life here at Sunset Lake. Take a canoe, kayak, or paddleboat out for a leisurely afternoon. Drop a line and relax as you go fishing. Trails weave around the lake. The granite dam, a natural feature of the area, is a picturesque spot to listen to the soothing sounds of falling water or capture memories with family. Or, kick up your feet and lean back in an adirondack as you watch the sunset. There’s no wrong way to spend your days here!

Clubs and events

Ideal for intimate gatherings of 75 people or less, the Sunset Lake Lodge is an unforgettable event space. The facilities offer a catering kitchen, a 15-foot bar, two wood-burning fireplaces, a coat check area, flight tables, and comfortable sofas. Offer your guests an expansive view of the lake on the wraparound porch. Residents can host weddings, anniversaries, graduations, birthday parties, or even a “just because.”

Public schools

Residents of Sunset Lake are part of the Wake County Public School System. Fuquay-Varina offers multiple options for students in elementary, middle, and high school. Fun fact: Wake County teachers continually work to achieve the “gold standard” in teaching from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Currently, 2,455 teachers are certified gold—the largest amount for any school district nationwide!

Shopping & dining

Fuquay-Varina has tons of tiny boutiques brimming with treasures. Inside the Shoppes on Main alone, you’ll find more than 30 unique stores. Nearby, the Southern Attic offers farmhouse chic finds. Enjoy a midday pick-me-up at Cultivate Coffee, or relax with a pint at  Pints, Ice Cream and Beer! Discover a new favorite Italian dish at eternally popular Garibaldi Trattoria.

Nearby entertainment

A longtime dream was realized when the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center opened its doors. This downtown destination offers a gallery, visual and performing arts classes, live theatre, concerts, recitals, and films. Downtown Fuquay-Varina also hosts a variety of annual events throughout the year, including the highly anticipated fundraisers Dinner on Depot Street and BBQ, Blues, & Brews.

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Sunset Lake at a Glance

Fuquay Varina Demographics

Population: 32,968
County: Wake
Median household income: $79,000
Median home value: $372,720

Getting Around

Downtown Fuquay Varina: 13 mins
Cary: 24 mins
Raleigh: 28 mins
RDU Airport: 30 mins

Find Home in Sunset Lake

Sunset Lake is truly a one-of-a-kind community, and we'd love to help you buy or sell a home here! No matter where you are in your real estate journey, you can trust the Helbert Team's decades of experience to help you make the right decisions. As Sunset Lake experts, we're always on-hand to help you learn more about the neighborhood. Give us a call today to get started!