Boylan Heights

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$535,000
  • Closed Prices:$330,000 to $706,300
  • Median Sale Price:$506,250
  • Average $ per sq ft:$260
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Single Family Home
  • Age:1920 to 1935
  • Sq. Ft.:1,305 to 2,065Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2 to 3Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 3Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

This neighborhood is perfect for those seeking single-family homes. This is a varied community, with homes representing a wide range of time periods and styles. In general, homes in Boylan Heights are about $335,000 – $700,000 and sit on quarter-acre lots with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The most common types of parking are street and driveway.

Where to Live

Many of the homes in Boylan Heights are bungalows of the American Craftsman style. Queen Anne Revival, Dutch Colonial, and Italianate homes are also in the neighborhood as well as modern condominiums in sleek new buildings. Homes in Boylan Heights sit on irregular lots, affording homeowners plenty of green space. An Amtrak station on the eastern border of Boylan Heights is easily accessed from anywhere in the neighborhood.

Where to Eat

While there are few eateries in Boylan Heights proper, some of Downtown Raleigh's best restaurants are only a short walk away. The Pit is a Raleigh institution thanks to its fantastic BBQ, while The Fiction Kitchen is popular among vegetarian diners. With options like Jose and Sons, which serves Mexican fare influenced by Southern cuisine, and Buku Global Street Food, offering internationally inspired creations, this dining scene is unlike any other.

What You'll See

Developed in the early 20th century, Boylan Heights employs curved streets that wind through the neighborhood's hills. Large city blocks are bisected by service alleys that provide access to garages. Homeowners relax on front porches kept cool by mature shade trees. A neighborhood association regularly organizes community events and promotes local businesses. With downtown right across the train tracks, business professionals and art enthusiasts alike call Boylan Heights home.

Friday Night Fun

Downtown Raleigh holds plenty of pubs and bars to rock a Friday night. Just a short walk from Boylan Heights, Boxcar Bar + Arcade houses a huge collection of classic and modern arcade games and offers an extensive selection of craft beer. Whiskey Kitchen is another popular choice for its large menu of whiskey, wine, cocktails, and beer. Boylan Heights is also located right next to Raleigh's most prominent event spaces. Check out the schedules at Red Hat Amphitheater, Lincoln Theatre, and Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts to plan a special night out enjoying the finest live entertainment that Raleigh has to offer.

The Perfect Sunday

Start the day off with coffee and a pastry from the neighborhood bakery. After that, visit the Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh to explore new concepts in art and design. Dorothea Dix Park is one of the area's largest green spaces, providing a large expanse to walk the dog or have a picnic with family. You might also spend the day in the neighborhood participating in community events that celebrate the area's history and culture.

Locals Love

Tree-lined streets • Historic architecture • Walkability • Proximity to Downtown.

Locals Don't Love

Quiet nightlife • Lack of new construction • Few parks.


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