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David Weekley Homes Breaks Ground On New 55+ Lifestyle Community in Wendell Falls

Raleigh, NC: David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately-held builders, has broken ground on its second active adult community in the Triangle area with Encore at Wendell Falls in the master-planned community of Wendell Falls by Newland. This new section of homes will be designed exclusively for 55+ buyers and is expected to open for sales in spring 2021.

Located 15 miles from Raleigh, Encore at Wendell Falls will consist of 179 one-story homes on 43- and 53-foot homesites. This line of homes offers a lifestyle-driven approach to home design with ample customization options in communities built to encourage neighborly get-togethers. Lawn maintenance is included with homeowner association dues.

Encore residents will have exclusive access to a 3,500-square-foot amenity center with a pool, gym, yoga room, kitchen area, meeting space and more. Other planned activities will be pickleball and tennis courts, as well a private fishing lake and trails. Encore residents will also have a dedicated lifestyle director to develop day-to-day activities and social events. In addition, they will be able to access such Wendell Falls amenities as the dog park, fit pod, Farmhouse Café and 10 miles of trails.

Wendell Falls, which is ranked the second-highest selling community in the Triangle area according to Metrostudy, is slated for up to 4,000 residential units and 2 million square feet of shopping, dining, entertainment and office space upon final build out.

For more information about Encore by David Weekley Homes in Wendell Falls, call 919-636-6806.

About David Weekley Homes

David Weekley Homes, founded in 1976, is headquartered in Houston and operates in 20 cities across the United States. David Weekley Homes was the first builder in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” Weekley has also appeared 14 times on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” list. Since inception, David Weekley Homes has closed more than 100,000 homes. For more information about David Weekley Homes, visit the company’s website at

About Wendell Falls

Wendell Falls, a new-home community in Wendell, North Carolina, combines small town community with big city urbanity. Different by design, Wendell Falls offers the walkability and cultural hotspots of downtown living with its 2 million square feet of current and planned shopping, dining, entertainment and office space. The community beckons families to celebrate play and fresh air across its 237 acres of parks and open space, 10 miles of trails and pathways, and an outdoor pool and pier. Wendell Falls celebrates inclusivity, creativity and a broad, hopeful perspective. The Wendell Falls information center is located at 320 Vintage Point Lane in Wendell. For more information, visit