To begin with Carpenter Fletcher is in SW Durham. This is a somewhat busy stretch of road between Hwy 55 and Fayetteville Rd (Southpointm Mall/ Woodcroft area) and if your on this road the traffic noise is very noticable when you're outside. and many of my buyers don't feel comfortable if they have small children or pets that their concerned about. In addition there aren't any sidewalks.
The school district for this area isn't considered one of the better ones in Durham and this may be another reason for the lower than average prices.
I live in Durham and don't think it's a bad area at all, but these are probably the two main reasons that the prices here are lower than the surrounding area.... more