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The Oaks Apartment Homes

160 Peaceful Lane
Sanford, NC 27330

Rent (last advertised): $650.00 - $850.00

1 - 3 bedroom units available

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The Oaks Apartment Homes

5 reasons to rent at The Oaks Apartments in Sanford

1. If you work for Pfizer on Oak Park Road, the commute will be brief. 2. Anyone making a trek into the Triangle area will be able to hop right on US 1 (see below for typical commute times). 3. Active renters can use their free time playing basketball and tennis, or heading to the golf course next door. 4. If you are serious about golf, Southern Pines is only one half hour away. 5. The Oaks Apartments has a short term lease option that is uncommon in this area.


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Floor Plan Beds Baths Sq.Feet
1 bed 1 bath 1 1 732
2 bed 2 bath 2 2 1026
3 bed 2 bath 3 2 1186

Price, availability and features subject to change.


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Fitness & Recreation
XGym XTennis XPlay area
XMicrowave XIce maker XDishwasher



The Oaks Apartments

What is the neighborhood like?

The Oaks Apartments can be found on the north side of Sanford, NC just past Hawkins Avenue. It is pretty much isolated except for a car dealership next door and lots of trees on two sides. The neighborhood includes a grocery store, a few restaurants, and a gas station.

US Highway 1 is 985 feet away at its closest point so you will get some highway noise, but not too much.

What is my travel time from The Oaks Apartments?

  • Food Lion grocery store – long walk
  • Downtown Sanford, NC – 6 minute drive
  • Pfizer – 7 minute drive
  • Sanford Shopping Center – 7 minute drive
  • Central Carolina Community College – 8 minute drive
  • General Shale Corporation – 9 minute drive
  • NCSU (Raleigh) – 35 minute drive
  • Fort Bragg – 43 minute drive

Data approximations from Google Maps

Is this a good spot for commuters?

Access to US Highway 1 and US 15/501 are just around the corner making it a snap to get out of Sanford in a hurry.

The Triangle Area – The Oaks Apartments is one of the only apartment communities on this side of town and the closet to the Raleigh metro area. You can get to the Wake Med Hospital and Cary Town Center in about one half hour.

Fort Bragg – if you head south down NC-87 it is a clear shot to the base but it will take about 45 minutes.

How does rent compare to other properties nearby?

Rent alone in on the higher end of apartments in the vicinity, however when you factor in free cable, basic Internet and local phone costs, your cost of living at The Oaks will be about the same.

Shopping & Dining

It won’t take long to get to a Food Lion grocery store on Charleston Drive where you can pick up all your food necessities and more. It is less than .5 miles so you can walk (although sidewalks are limited). There is also a Dollar General store in this neighborhood.

This area includes a Chinese food and Italian restaurants. Take a short drive down Hawkins Ave to find some local favorite eateries such as The Steele Pig (classic southern fare) and La Dolce Vita Pizzeria.

What are some fun things to do in this area?

While living at The Oaks Apartments you can enjoy regular rounds of golf at the Sanford Golf Course. Families may enjoy frequent trips to the Jordan Lake State Recreation Area several miles north of here for boating, fishing, and the nature center.

The Bottom Line

The Oaks Apartments is a fair-priced ideal location for commuters working in Cary-Raleigh with an easy highway drive. You get excellent amenities, a quiet location, plus the small town charm of Sanford.

What's Nearby

Lee County Library (2.8 miles)

Jonesboro Branch Library (4.9 miles)

Broadway Branch Library (8.6 miles)

Goldston Public Library (9.8 miles)

Some Nearby Colleges
Nearest Post Office
Post Office - Sanford
1200 South Horner Boulevard
Sanford, NC 27330
(2.1 miles)

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