Porto Fino

Wake Forest
  • Sicily Drive
    Wake Forest, NC 27527

Porto Fino: Italian Living in Wake Forest

Transport yourself to a luxurious Mediterranean village right here in Wake Forest. Porto Fino is an Italian-themed community that features 121 custom-crafted homes conveniently located on Ligon Mill Road. Though you'll be just seconds from Downtown Wake Forest and I-540, Porto Fino is like a world of its own. Relish in the handcrafted stone entrance, perfectly manicured center islands, or the old-world stamped concrete road. When you call Porto Fino home, every day feels like a vacation.

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Porto Fino Highlights

Italian-style homes

There's no other neighborhood in the Triangle quite like Porto Fino. Boasting custom-designed Italian villas with spacious lots and countless upgrades, these residences are the pinnacle of perfection. Every home features a complete masonry exterior equipped with brick, stone, or real stucco. And for an old-world touch, the builders included gas lanterns on every property.

Premier location

Though it may feel like the Italian countryside, Porto Fino is close to everything Wake Forest and the Triangle have to offer. Take a quick drive down Route 1 to reach the historic charm of Downtown Wake Forest, or travel south on Capital Boulevard to reach Raleigh in a matter of minutes. Porto Fino is also close to Falls Lake Recreation Area.

Porto Fino at a Glance

Getting Around

Wake Forest: 10 mins
Raleigh: 26 mins
Raleigh-Durham Int'l Airport: 30 mins


Zip Code: 27527
School District: Wake
Median Home Value: $550,000

A Snapshot of Porto Fino

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Parks and recreation

The outdoors await here in Porto Fino! When you aren't meandering through the neighborhood's towering Italian cypress trees, pay a visit to Falls Lake to boat, fish, or just hike the day away. E. Carroll Joyner Park in Wake Forest hosts countless events all year-round, while Heritage Golf Course is the perfect destination to hone your swing on the fairways.

Year-round events

Wake Forest offers a unique blend of bigger city amenities and small-town charm. If you want to live like a Wake Forest local, start by attending HerbFest, a gardener-focused celebration of edible plants. The town even hosts a farmers market, a Mardi Gras extravaganza on White Street, and the Lighting of Wake Forest during the holiday season.

Local schools

Children living in Porto Fino are served by Wake County Public Schools, one of the largest school districts in the Carolinas. WCPSS has gained a reputation for its impressive course offerings, specialty and magnet schools, as well as its 16:1 student-teacher ratio. Many graduates go on to attend nearby North Carolina State University or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  

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