Tanya Knutson

131 Ferndale Drive Garner, NC 27529



3 full
Square Feet
Single Family
Legend Hills
Primary BR on Main
Golf Course

Rare opportunity to own this ONE OF A KIND home. Three bedrm/Three bath RANCH with a wrao around front porch you will NEVER want to leave! It has an Open Floorplan, a Finished Basement and is situated on 5.56 wooded ac at the end of a quiet street. Original Owners and immaculately maintained. Updated(2022)-Move in ready! Kitchen Updated with white cabs, granite, pantry, SS appl and and subway tile bksplsh. Bedrms are spacious w great closet space. Owners Suite is Oversized-Owners Ba is updated with custom built cabinets, soaking tub, and a WIC with built in shelving. One of the two Secondary Bedrms has an en suite Bathrm! Hardwood/Tile Flrs throughout. Laundry Rm. Basement has a Bonus Rm space currently being used as office and a Flex Rm! TONS of possibilities for this basement space! NEW Outdoor Patio is the perfect place to relax! AMAZING 1300 sqft Detached Garage with workshop space (wired) and doors on both sides! Zoning is R40, so NO RESTRICTIONS! Private Lot with almost 6 acres of wooded retreat! New Roof/gutters 2022! New Patio/Ext/Int paint 2022! Tons of parking-extended drive and side gravel road!

Listing Brokerage Name

Sold By Summer Real Estate



  • Single Family


  • Ranch
  • One Story


  • DW/Concrete
  • Entry/Side
  • Garage

Year Built

  • 1987


  • 5.56

Square Feet

  • 2,444

List Date

  • Aug 5, 2022


  • Legend Hills


Elementary School

  • Wake - Creech Rd

Middle School

  • Wake - East Garner

High School

  • Wake - South Garner



  • Hardwood
  • Laminate
  • Tile Floor


  • Central Air


  • Forced Air

Room Floor

  • Master Bedroom
  • Main


Exterior Construction

  • Brick Front
  • HrdBoard/Masonite
  • Concrete Walls

Lot Dimensions

  • see survey


  • 30 Year Warranty
  • Shingle
  • Roof Age 0-5 Years


  • Basement
  • Crawl Space

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Garner is a large, rapidly growing town located just six miles south of downtown Raleigh. This suburb of the capital city serves as a popular residential area for those working in Raleigh or neighboring communities.


Real Estate

Homes in Garner include a variety of options for buyers, including mature traditional and Colonial properties and more modern new construction homes. This is an affordable area with a median selling price under the state average, which means Garner has a high homeownership rate. The friendliness of neighbors, affordability of homes, and pleasant surroundings make Garner a desirable area to call home.


Lifestyle and Attractions

Garner is often called a “community of neighbors” as it maintains a tight-knit and friendly feel amongst its well-connected residents. It has received plenty of accolades over the years, including “One of the Best Cities in North Carolina”, “Sixth Most Affordable City in North Carolina” and more. With a population of about 25,000, Garner has seen significant growth over the years, as the population nearly doubled between 1980 and 2013. Garner has a high median household income, and its workforce is primarily involved in professional, scientific and technical services arenas. Many work in the Garner Technology Center, the Greenfield North Business Park, Garner WakeMed Healthplex and the Raleigh-based Rex Hospital.


The Downtown Garner Historic District, also known as Garner’s Station, features a number of locally owned boutiques, eateries and businesses along charming tree-lined streets with historic buildings. Residents and visitors frequent downtown for shopping, dining or entertainment, or may access the myriad of options located in downtown Raleigh. Garner hosts a number of parks, including Lake Benson Park, Garner Recreational Park, and the notable White Deer Park with a 2,500-square-foot nature center, arboretum and wildflower meadow. The Triangle Beach Music Festival is a fun music event in Garner featuring some of the best beach music bands every spring. The Garner Performing Arts Center is home to an award-winning theater group, and attracts top Broadway talent and other nationally known performances.


Nearby Schools and Higher Education

Garner hosts eight elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school under the Wake County Public School System — the largest public school district in the state and the 16th-largest in the country. The district’s zoning plans change regularly, so Garner students may attend schools located outside of town. There are no private schools located in Garner, but there are 79 in Wake County, several of which are situated nearby. Garner has no institutions of higher learning located within its boundaries, but is perfectly situated near a variety of options. Nearby colleges and universities include Duke University in Durham, North Carolina State University in Raleigh, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



Like many other towns in the state, Garner received its real start with the introduction of the railroad in 1847. However, it is believed that there were settlers in the area as early as the mid-1700s. Farming was the chief source of income for settlers, with cotton and tobacco as the principal crops. Before the turn of the century, small businesses began to open their doors. The first official business is said to have been a wood shop owned by Henry Fort, who was a fine cabinetmaker; in fact, some Garner residents still use his well-made furniture to this day.


There are a variety of legends surrounding the inception of Garner’s name, but many believe a general store owner used the word “granary”, or a storehouse. The town was established as “Garner’s Station” in 1883, but the charter was repealed in 1891. It was later reincorporated as Garner in 1905, and its growth increased over the years due to its direct connection by highway to the capital city.


Approximate Distance to:


Raleigh: 5.5 Miles

Durham: 31.5 Miles


Raleigh-Durham International Airport: 20 Miles



  • WakeMed Raleigh Hospital: 7.5 Miles

  • Duke Raleigh Hospital: 12 Miles

  • Rex Hospital: 12 Miles


Major Highways:

  • US-70: 0.5 Miles

  • I-40: 3 Miles

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