What is the best place to live when considering garner/clayton/willow spring?

Asked by Troy, Mercer County, NJ Thu Jul 5, 2007

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None, , 27615
Thu Jul 5, 2007
It would depend on what you are looking for. All three of this towns are in different locations and offer a different feel to them. If you want, go to http://www.YourDreamsYourHome.com and click on Search MLS, then click on Click Here to See Community Films. The films are of residents that live in different area of the Triangle and tell you about their community. If that's not what your looking for and want more info go to
http://www.ci.garner.nc.us for Garner
http://www.townofclaytonnc.org for Clayton
http://www.willowspringsnc.us/index.html for Willow Springs

I hope that's helped you some.
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Gina Hesse, Agent, Garner, NC
Wed Apr 20, 2011
I agree with everyone else, all 3 are great areas for different reasons. Just depends on what you are looking for. When my husband and I moved to the area 6 years ago we initally looked in Clayton but quickly found we were drawn to a little area known as the Cleveland Community. It has a rural feel, lower Johnston County taxes (vs. Garner/Wake Co.) but has very close access to I-40 (Raleigh, Smithfield, I-95) and has excellent schools. Cleveland is not incorporated so you can't search info specifically for the "town". If you have any questions about the area I'd be more than happy to assist you. Visit my website http://www.GinaHesse.com
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Jennifer Bra…, , Garner, NC
Thu Feb 18, 2010
Wow that is tough-- I ended up in Willow Springs -- But my husband and I looked in Garner & Clayton as well. We dine out & go to the movies in Garner/Clayton because there isn't much in Willow Springs. We work and go to the lake in Garner. All 3 areas are definately close enough that you can enjoy them all. If you need an agent let me know.
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Chris Roark, , Raleigh, NC
Tue Aug 21, 2007
It depends...what do you like to do? What is your life style? There are great places to live in all three locations. If you are looking for help for a client, call the Chamber for additional info. If you still need some help give me a call!
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Christina D.…, , 27520
Tue Jul 10, 2007
Well, of course this is a personal preference & something to prayerfully consider, however here are a few things to ponder. There is usually an increase in prices of home moving out of clayton, and into Garner. However, Garner is a very established city right in the middle of Clayton & Raleigh. There are lots of things to do & convenience is wonderful. Clayton is projected to be another "Cary, NC" in a few years. It's rapid growth & affordable cost of living/homes has brought many people to this wonderful city. Located in b/w Smithfield & Garner, it's definitely an ideal place to live. When the Clayton ByPass is complete, it'll be even more desirable, taking some traffic off of by Hwy 70 hopefully. Willow Springs, not too familiar w/ that city, have shown a few homes around there & have friends who live there. It's upcoming, just not as fast as Clayton. It's a snug little town for sure! I pray this helps :) God Bless You
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