Sunset Lake

Holly Springs
  • Holly Springs, NC 27526

Sunset Lake: Waterfront Living in Holly Springs

Located near the serene outskirts of Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina, Sunset Lake refers to a number of neighborhoods that surround the area's namesake waterfront. Here, you'll discover a diverse mix of custom-built lake homes, suburban estates, as well as a number of more affordable new construction properties. Because Sunset Lake is for residents only, every day will feel like a private vacation—but you'll still be just minutes from shopping, dining, and the Triangle's best attractions. 

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Sunset Lake Highlights

Luxurious amenities

As its name suggests, this neighborhood's crown jewel has to be Sunset Lake, a 125-acre body of water that showcases its own boathouse, lodge, and bridge. This natural lake dates back to an ancient stream that flowed over a granite dam—but today, it's the perfect place for residents to fish or boat all year-round.

Unique homes

Sunset Lake was originally developed into a subdivision in 1985. Today, the area consists of three separate neighborhoods: Sunset Lake, Sunset Lake Estates, and Sunset Lake Village. Each community has its own one-of-a-kind locale, but every home is sure to come packed with a vast variety of luxury features, as well as plenty of land.

Sunset Lake at a Glance

Getting Around

Holly Springs: 14 mins
Fuquay-Varina: 23 mins
Raleigh: 23 mins


Zip Codes: 27540 & 27526
School District: Wake
HOA: Yes

A Snapshot of Sunset Lake

Wondering What's Around?

Parks & recreation

It's no secret that Sunset Lake is the perfect place for anyone seeking an outdoor adventure, but this stunning neighborhood is also close to Holly Springs' and Fuquay-Varina's best parks, trails, and green spaces. If you love to hit the links, try playing a game at Devil's Ridge's 18-hole course. Other favorites include Bass Lake Park, Sugg Farm, and Parrish Womble Park.

Nearby shopping & dining

Sunset Lake is just a stone's throw away from everything Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina have to offer. If you really want to live like a local, we recommend shopping the day away at Sunset Lake Commons or Holly Springs Towne Center. Both towns also feature an eclectic selection of restaurants and breweries—Aviator Taproom, Town Hall Burger & Beer, and Mi Cancun are just a few favorites.

A+ schools

Even if you don't have children of your own, Sunset Lakes' amazing schools will help boost property values over time. The area's younger residents are served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest district in the Carolinas. Depending on where you live in Sunset Lake, you could be zoned for either Holly Springs or Fuquay-Varina area schools. 

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