U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary
 [Register]
Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary The Triangle Area
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 06-24-2019, 01:40 PM
 
3 posts, read 721 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

Can you tell me if Bedford, NC. would be a good place to retire?
I can see it is great for families. We are very active and not
really interested in a retirement village. On the other hand,
would it be hard to meet seniors like ourselves there?
Thank you.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-24-2019, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ > Raleigh, NC
15,459 posts, read 19,672,068 times
Reputation: 25200
I think you're referring to the planned community called "Bedford at Falls River which is in WAKE FOREST?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-24-2019, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
34,306 posts, read 59,623,818 times
Reputation: 33388
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jkgourmet View Post
I think you're referring to the planned community called "Bedford at Falls River which is in WAKE FOREST?

Not Wake Forest. N Raleigh, off Falls of Neuse, north of the Durant Road area.




https://bedfordfallsriver.nabrnetwork.com/
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-24-2019, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Raleigh NC
10,684 posts, read 7,774,416 times
Reputation: 9091
that's an interesting link, Mike

I don't think Bedford would generally be attractive to retirees, because most retirees want single-story (or maybe a small part of living space upstairs). Bedford has some main floor masters, but not "one-story living".


Heritage Wake Forest has some "one story living" homes, and would be about 10 minutes further north.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-24-2019, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
34,306 posts, read 59,623,818 times
Reputation: 33388
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoBromhal View Post
that's an interesting link, Mike

I don't think Bedford would generally be attractive to retirees, because most retirees want single-story (or maybe a small part of living space upstairs). Bedford has some main floor masters, but not "one-story living".


Heritage Wake Forest has some "one story living" homes, and would be about 10 minutes further north.
LOL
You were quick, Bo!
I saw it going up and edited immediately.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-24-2019, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Raleigh NC
10,684 posts, read 7,774,416 times
Reputation: 9091
the new part of this community (Winston Ridge) . Winston Ridge . might also work. It's aimed at 55+ without the 55+ requirements, and is about 5 minutes further than Heritage from Bedford.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-24-2019, 05:39 PM
 
Location: Somewhere
1,442 posts, read 1,938,650 times
Reputation: 2819
Bedford has people of all ages and stages in life and definitely has a lot of retirees. They also have lots of activities for older adults and homes that suit an older empty nest lifestyle. It really is a nice community where you will see people out walking (there are sidewalks on both sides throughout the entire neighborhood along with numerous entrances to the greenway) at all times of the day and night.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-24-2019, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Southport, NC
3,826 posts, read 9,842,002 times
Reputation: 4420
One of my best friends and her husband (both retired) lived in Bedford and moved to Carolina Arbors, an over 55 Del Webb Community. We were neighbors there. Neither of us loved living there. She and her husband returned to Bedford, buying a home on the same street she used to live on. My husband and I moved to the beach!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-24-2019, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Lake Gaston, NC
1,628 posts, read 2,222,037 times
Reputation: 3007
I moved to N Raleigh in 1984. Many years later when Bedford was developed I was really impressed. By that time my children were in college so missed the opportunity to enjoy such a great family neighborhood. I have since left the Raleigh area for my personal paradise at Lake Gaston.
I think if I was still in Raleigh and could pick a neighborhood it would be Bedford and/or those ares adjacent to the North.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 10-21-2019, 03:45 PM
 
3 posts, read 721 times
Reputation: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by NRaleigh Mom View Post
Bedford has people of all ages and stages in life and definitely has a lot of retirees. They also have lots of activities for older adults and homes that suit an older empty nest lifestyle. It really is a nice community where you will see people out walking (there are sidewalks on both sides throughout the entire neighborhood along with numerous entrances to the greenway) at all times of the day and night.
Thank you so much. That is what I was hoping to hear.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply

Quick Reply
Message:



Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top