Dream Finders Homes loves making people happy by building beautiful homes in exceptional locations across the nation. We have dedicated team members within each market that make it their mission to provide an exceptional home-building experience. Combined with the unsurpassed quality and unmatched personalization of our homes, we deliver our customers the highest standards in a new home. The communities we build boast amazing amenities and cater to a range of lifestyles.
If you’re thinking of making the move to Sanford, NC, Dream Finders has a great community there called Watson Ridge. You’re guaranteed to live a wonderful life with a great mix of laid-back country living and fun city adventures. Read on to learn more about our homes for sale in Sanford, NC, and what makes this community and location special.
Single Family Homes & Floor Plans in Our Gorgeous Watson Ridge Community!
You can’t help but enjoy a sense of community and a down-home feeling here at Watson Ridge. Lined with single family homes and set in a convenient location, this beautiful community offers the best of both worlds. You’ll enjoy the beauty of country living with easy access and convenience to city amenities. Welcome to Watson Ridge!
Watson Ridge is located in both Lee and Harnett counties in Sanford, NC. Everything you need is either a short walk or a quick drive away. You’ll have a wide selection of grocery stores, local shopping, and restaurants nearby. Plus, its proximity to other towns and cities like Cameron, Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Ft. Bragg, and Fayetteville gives you even more options for dining, shopping, and entertainment.
This community is great for growing families looking to raise their children in a safe area with many family-friendly amenities and well-priced homes. It features some of our most popular single family floor plans that offer open-concept living spaces, functional layouts, and ample storage. There’s a great balance of privacy and connectivity when it comes to the layouts so you can enjoy quality family time while finding pockets of space for alone time.
Currently at Watson Ridge, you have the choice between five unique floor plans ranging from 1,725 to 2,433 square feet and 1- to 2-car garages. You’ll find many great features throughout these light-filled plans such as large owner’s walk-in closets, spacious corner pantries in the kitchens, and wide open family rooms. Easily set up game night with snacks and treats prepared on the large kitchen island. You can also create a multi-use space for the kids in the upstairs loft or simply relax on the optional back patio. There are endless ways to personalize your home however you need to maximize the comfort and functionality of your family.
What’s It Like to Live in Sanford, NC?
Undoubtedly when you’re searching for a new home, you’re searching for the best and most affordable location for you. Dream Finders understands that and knows that may be different for every buyer, so we always take into consideration the locale of where we build our communities.
Sanford, NC is a delightful small town with a population of about 30,000 people. Its location offers a great diversity of people and activities. From young families to retired veterans, all types of people live here and love it. One of the main attractive qualities is the low cost of living. It’s lower than the national average and when compared to most cities in the state it’s less expensive in terms of housing, healthcare, utilities, and miscellaneous goods and services. The affordable housing along with North Carolina’s low property taxes make it a great fit for first-time home buyers too. In addition, there’s a booming job market due to its large brick and pottery industry, however, you can also find jobs in the textile and biotech industries, plus easy commuting to more opportunities in outer cities.
Other pros of living in Sanford, NC include the rich history, outdoor recreation, and family-friendly atmosphere. The town, named after railroad civil engineer C.O. Sanford, played a big role in both the American Revolution and Civil War. It’s known as the Brick Capital of the United States and in earlier decades became an important source of coal, brownstone, and brick. With the beautiful surrounding landscape and fresh air, it’s not hard to see why Sanford residents love getting outdoors here. There are tons of fun parks and playgrounds as well as multiple trails for hiking, biking, and walking. No matter what type of activity you enjoy, Sanford has something for everyone like golf courses, rivers and lakes, museums, annual events, local theater, and more.
The family-friendly atmosphere is evident in the peaceful suburban neighborhoods, great school system, and activities and after-school programs available. Education is a top priority in Sanford with many top-rated public schools and opportunities for higher education. There are many great daycare options such as Ginger’s Day Care and Even Start Program for the smaller ones in the family plus the Lee County YMCA camps and other programs for them to join. Some notable family-friendly activities in Sanford include the All Aboard Train Scavenger Hunt, San-Lee Park Nature Center, and Rod, Reel & Tackle Fishing Program.
Connect with Dream Finders to Hear About Our Homes for Sale in Sanford, NC!
While we could go on and on about what makes Sanford a great place to live, we’d love for you to visit our Watson Ridge community and let us show you. The new homes in Sanford, NC will be the icing on top of an already great decision to move here. Dream Finders Homes has spacious single family homes set in a town with all you need for a high-quality life. Between its rich history, diverse population, convenient location, and so much more, there’s no doubt you’ll love your new life in Sanford, NC.