Local Area


Harnett County combines the benefits of living and doing business in a rural county with the economic and cultural opportunities afforded by North Carolina’s capital city and the acclaimed Research Triangle Park. The county is home to Campbell University, Raven Rock State Park, and the Cape Fear River.  We are just hours from the coast and mountains. Harnett County is the 8th fastest growing county in North Carolina.

Fort Bragg is approximately 8 Miles from Carolina Lakes. Fort Bragg is a large United States Army installation, located in Cumberland, Hoke, Harnett and Moore counties, North Carolina.  It was also a census-designated location for the 2010 Census, during which a population of 39,457 was identified. The fort is named for Confederate general Braxton Bragg. It covers over 251 square miles (650 km2). It is the home of the the 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army Special Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command.

The Carolina Lakes Golf Course is located outside of our community and is privately owned. There are many other golf courses in the area as well.


Cross Creek Mall – Fayetteville
Sporting Retail – Fayetteville & Sanford
Target – Fayetteville
Furniture –Sanford &  Fayetteville
Lowes & Home Depot – Sanford & Fayetteville
Walmart – Sanford, Spring Lake, Fayetteville
Bowling Lanes - Sanford
Ice Skating Rink - Fort Bragg
Zipline- Fayetteville
Botanical Gardens- Fayetteville
Transportation Museum- Fayetteville
Movie Theaters
Omni Cinema 8 - Fayetteville
Carmike 12 - Fayetteville
Sunrise Theater - Southern Pines