12 Oaks

A world-class golf course, many popular restaurants and shops, and a lively.

Welcome to 12 Oaks

Opulent homes in a thriving master-planned community.
As one of the fastest-growing towns in North Carolina, 12 Oaks has a lot going for it in the real estate market. A world-class golf course, many popular restaurants and shops, and a lively, engaging social scene has made the town one of the most sought-after destinations for potential homeowners in the state. Located only 30 minutes from Raleigh and Durham, 12 Oaks has drawn professionals and families alike to its impeccably planned residential neighborhoods and magnificent homes. 
Surrounded by rolling hills and a beautiful natural landscape, this 687-acre master-planned community is home to many modern, luxurious homes in quiet, friendly neighborhoods. The tree-lined streets and many local recreation venues and amenities have turned 12 Oaks into an oasis for homeowners in search of a peaceful retreat away from the buzz of the nearby cities.

What to Love

  • Tranquil streets with expansive green spaces
  • World-class golf course and club
  • Large homes with ample yard or garden space are the norm
  • The friendly, involved community atmosphere
  • Proximity to the major cities of Raleigh and Durham

Local Lifestyle

12 Oaks lifestyle revolves around simple pleasures. From hiking the many nearby trails, spending a day at the golf club, or shopping in the nearby retail districts, the community that calls 12 Oaks home revels in participating in local events and activities. For those who enjoy an active, involved community and socializing with their neighbors, 12 Oaks offers the best possible environment to do so while still allowing residents to retreat to the privacy of their beautiful homes should that be what they prefer.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Located near major cities and towns, 12 Oaks has no shortage of things to do and eat. A popular local haunt, the Holly Springs Towne Center, is home to many well-known brand names, including Old Navy, Ulta Beauty, and Target. The mall’s cinema also draws many residents to enjoy their favorite films on the big screen. Oak Hall Shopping Center is another excellent spot to run errands, as it boasts a hardware store, supermarket, and a popular ice cream stand. 
For a unique shopping experience, a visit to Town Hall Commons should tick all the boxes. The center hosts the sleek and elegant Osha Thai Kitchen and Sushi, offering delicious Asian dishes in a family-friendly setting. For an eclectic combination of gifts and clothing, the center’s Bless Your Heart Boutique is sure to have everything you could possibly need. Should you be in search of a casual spot for a drink and something to eat, My Way Tavern offers guests an extensive list of local beers and delicious bar-style food.

Things to Do

12 Oaks’ recreational activities and venues revolve around the outdoors. Harris Lake County Park is a beloved local hotspot for everything from picnics and fishing to hiking and mountain biking. For families, Jones Park, situated behind Holly Springs Elementary School, is home to a disc golf course, kids’ playgrounds, and a fishing pond. For aspiring athletes and sports lovers, there’s no better place to be than Ting Park, Holly Springs’ premier athletic complex that’s within minutes of the center of 12 Oaks. The complex often hosts concerts and other community events, ensuring there is something to do for everyone. 
Should a round of gold be in order, The Club at 12 Oaks is home to a world-class golf course, tennis courts, a pool, and many excellent onsite dining opportunities sure to keep the whole family satisfied.


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Overview for 12 Oaks, NC

708 people live in 12 Oaks, where the median age is 53 and the average individual income is $73,464. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around 12 Oaks, NC

There's plenty to do around 12 Oaks, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sheetz, To the Moon and Back Frozen Treats, and Mawmaw's Chicken Pies.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.38 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.82 miles 33 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.77 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.85 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.57 miles 28 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Shopping 0.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for 12 Oaks, NC

12 Oaks has 241 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in 12 Oaks do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 708 people call 12 Oaks home. The population density is 1,688.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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