Best places to live near Fort Bragg and Fort Liberty

Posted on April 16, 2023 in LIVING IN NC

Fayetteville, NC, is a big city (population: 209,182) and the home ofFort Bragg now named Fort Liberty, one of the largest military installations in the world. If you want to be close to these locations but prefer to be away from the city, New Home Inc. knows some of the best places to live near Fort Bragg and Fort Liberty!

Lillington, NC, is a picturesque small town that’s 24 miles northeast of Fort Bragg. The two locations are connected by NC 210, making it a straight shot to get from one place to the other. Perfect for military personnel and civilians working at or near the base!

More than an easy commute to Fort Bragg

But it’s not just the easy commute that makes Lillington one of the best places to live near Fort Bragg. Living in Lillington is ideal forpeoplewho enjoy the qualities of a small town: friendly, safe, and uncrowded.

Lillington has a population of about 3,200 people. Chances are, you’re going to get to know a lot of neighbors. You’ll meet up with friendly faces in the growingDowntown District’s shops and restaurants, where many businesses are locally owned. 

You’ll find familiar faces when you attend any of the community events, like the Lillington Fall Festival,  the Harnett County Farmers Market, Easter Extravaganza, 4th of July Celebration, Lillington Halloween Festival, or the Lillington Christmas Parade. They’re popular favorites for the locals. Still, you won’t be lost in a crowd while you enjoy all of the activities at these gatherings.

The town’s parks also bring people together for community events, like Movies in the Park and summer day camps for kids. 

It’s just that kind of hometown. Wherever you are in your life—just starting out, raising a family, or ready to retire—living in Lillington is a choice worth considering.

Recreation is a Lillington specialty.

One of the many reasons people chose Lillington when they are looking for the best places to live near Fort Bragg is the recreational opportunities.

A major attraction for water sports, the renownedCape Fear Riverruns through the town. The 191-mile river flows from the north-central part of North Carolina and winds through 9 counties on its way to the Atlantic Ocean off the southern shore of the state. Whether you want to do some lazy river tubing or adventurous whitewater kayaking, the Cape Fear River is the right destination. Or spend a day on the water with your canoe, kayak, paddle board, or boat while you surround yourself with the scenic beauty that follows you along your route.

Anglers find successfishing in the Cape Fear River, where they reel in largemouth bass, trout, redfish, flounder,  and catfish.

Looking to stay on solid ground? Hiking, biking, horseback riding, nature walks, and camping are all available at theRaven Rock State Parkin Lillington. The park is situated on the Cape Fear River, but you’ll want to see other landmarks, including Lanier Falls Rapids, Fish Trap Rapids, and theRaven Rockitself. From the top of the 150-foot Raven Rock, take in one of the most breathtaking views of the area.

Thetown’s parksexpand your choices for recreation, with disc golf, sports fields, tennis courts, yoga, tai chi, martial arts, walking trails, and playgrounds. 

All this in the small town of Lillington, NC!

New homes for sale in Lillington, NC with big yards

Convenient location, quality lifestyle, friendly hometown, and lots of things to do. Do you need more reasons to choose living in Lillington, NC?

New Home adding to your choices to live here. We’re building a community of single-family homes in a scenic location just beyond Downtown Lillington.Duncans Creekwill grow into a neighborhood of 174 homes. And you’ll love the size of the yards here—from a half-acre to 1.3 acres! Picture your kids and pets playing in the yard, the room for gardens, play spaces, and even that she-shed (okay, man cave) that you’ve been dreaming of but didn’t have enough space in your current yard.

We’ve curated a carefully planned portfolio of home designs for Duncan Creek so there’s something for every lifestyle. The floor plans range from 1,471 to over 3,000 square feet, with up to 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. If you want single-level living, how about a ranch home?The Claytongives you choices to have your new home in the size that feels right, from 1,871 to 2,674 square feet of living space. Every home’s exterior can be personalized to your style. Do you like Modern Farmhouse? French Country? Traditional? Craftsman? Low Country? Our designs are flexible—and we love working with our homebuyers to create the exact look you want.

But the reason to choose New Home Inc. to buy a new home isn’tjustthe location, the floor plans, or the really great yard. Those are excellent reasons, of course, but look at how much you get when you buy one of our new homes for sale in Lillington:

  • A completesmart home automation packagewith a whole home network panel, video doorbell, smart door lock, smart garage door opener, smart home light switch/panel, and smart thermostat. We also include an innovative feature that today’s homeowners need: asmart door delivery center, an enclosed, temperature-controlled, secured place to receive home deliveries.

  • Themodern kitchenhas an oversized island with 3 sides for seating, because we know that families like this casual dining area—which sometimes doubles as a work space. We offer something else that homebuyers appreciate: a “messy kitchen”, also known as a “butlers pantry”. It’s a nook off the kitchen for storage, cleaning, serving, a beverage or snack station, or any combination you need. Who doesn’t want more storage in the kitchen?

  • Ouradjustable owner’s suitegives you options to fit your retreat to your lifestyle.

  • Anelectric vehicle charging stationis roughed so when you decide to have an EV, you can easily install a charger.

  • CAT6 cablingensures strong, reliable connectivity, and is a standard feature in our homes because we don’t want your new home to have outdated cable.

  • Flex room and pocket spacesgive you the flexibility to dedicate space for your home office, media room, den,or fitness studio without taking it from needed space elsewhere.

  • Aclutter-free drop zonein the family entry area (the entrance from the garage) includes a hall bench with cubbies to keep the backpacks, coats, boots, and other assorted items organized and out of the way. 

  • Love your backyard even more with theoutdoor living space.

  • We haven’t forgotten the furry family member! New Home Inc. offers apet spacebuilt under the staircase where your four-legged friend can escape to their own private refuge.

Our new homes for sale in Lillington make living in this beautiful town an even better lifestyle! We invite you to plan a visit to Duncans Creek to see thequick move-in homes, available homesites, andfloor plans.Contact New Home see one of the best places to live near Fort Bragg right now.