West Lake

Blue Thorn Drive
Apex, NC 27539

Price Range

Square Footage

1,900 – 4,000 sqft

Active Listings in West Lake


West Lake: A Popular Choice Among Apex Neighborhoods

Located in the Southern end of Wake County, West Lake is known as one of Apex’s Favorite Communities.


Homes in West Lake consist of both Single Family and Townhomes from 1900 to over 4,000 SF. The community was developed by DR Horton Builders in 2006 and the newest homes were finished in 2012. Other builders in the community included Lennar and Standard Pacific Homes.

Home prices in 2016:

  • Townhomes: $270,000-$300,000 2240-2396 SF
  • Single Family Homes: $340,000-$3504,000 2429-3144 SF

Community Amenities and Nearby

West Lake Community amenities include a recreational center, swimming pool, meditation garden and playground. The neighborhood also features two small lakes on site. Nearby you will find the Middle Creek Tennis Center, Jordan Lake State Park, Lake Wheeler and Lake Benson for boating and fishing. Golfers will find dozens of golf courses and clubs within easy driving distance from West Lake as well.

Home Owners Association

West Lake has a very active Home Owners Association with board run committees and community involvement including an activities committee that plans community events such as game nights and pool parties. The community recreation center is also available for rent to homeowners for private events.

Nearby Shopping

West Lake is located in the southern part of Wake County, and has quick access to downtown shopping in Apex, Cary, Holly Springs and Garner, as well as large shopping centers like the Beaver Creek area via NC Highway 55. Cary Towne Center and Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh are also within the vicinity.


West Lake is located southwest of Raleigh, 10 miles from North Carolina State University, 20 miles from RDU International Airport, 23 miles from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and 31 miles from Duke University.