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15 Hottest Winston-Salem Neighborhoods From A To Z

Winston-Salem NeighborhoodsWe have listed 15 of the hottest neighborhoods in Winston-Salem to help you zero in on a Winston-Salem neighborhood that best suits your needs and lifestyle. As more Americans move south for warmer weather, lower prices and more living space, Winston-Salem is becoming a hotspot for opportunities and growth. The Innovation Quarter, a downtown-based research park that encompasses 90 companies, over 1,000 residences and 5 academic institutions, is one of the areas that is driving economic development in the Piedmont Triad and attracting entrepreneurial minds from all over the country.

In addition to offering opportunities for career growth, the “Twin City”, as locals dub Winston-Salem, sits within a 3-hour driving radius from the beach out east and the mountains in the western portion of the state. While the city continues to see more entertainment options and retail to support the residential growth, it proudly holds on to its musical heritage that includes bluegrass, jazz, and Moravian music.

If you are sold on Winston-Salem and surrounding areas by now and want to make the move, check out these Winston-Salem neighborhoods for your next home in the Triad:


Arcadia is a suburban neighborhood primarily made up of small to medium-sized apartments and single-family homes.

“I enjoy being away from the busy streets closer to town, but the proximity of Winston-Salem and Lexington are an added bonus. I have never had any problems with other persons in area. Great public school and wonderful BBQ!!” – Niche user


Ardmore is a dog-friendly neighborhood with plenty of parks to walk your best friend or to play with your kids.

“Ardmore is a great community. People are always out and about, walking dogs, getting coffee; grabbing groceries… everything is so accessible and being so close to Miller Park is amazing too. “ – Trulia user

Atwood Acres

This Winston-Salem neighborhood is very quiet and has many older residents.

“Very great location and good for walking your dogs or kids. Peaceful neighborhood. A lot of older people in this neighborhood.” – Trulia user

Mount Tabor

This is a kid-friendly neighborhood with lots of dogs and little traffic. Grocery stores are within walking distance.

“The neighbors in this area are very friendly and willing to help each other in many ways. Great parks, exercise areas, volleyball, walking trails and tennis courts. Kids love it. You are located close to shopping, restaurants, grocery stores. Great place to live. “ – Trulia user

Old Town

As its name gives away, this historic neighborhood boasts many parks and is home to a traditional golf club established in 1939.

Olde Vineyard

Old Vineyard is a diverse neighborhood featuring many midcentury and ranch-style homes.

Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest features many brick-style homes and tons of wooded areas. Its popular neighborhood pool is a meeting point for many families with kids.

South Fork

South Fork is a safe community with large yards and in close proximity to grocery stores, a gym and more.

“We’ve lived here for a year and a half now, it’s centrally located to just about everything important. We aren’t close to our neighbors, but like having a large yard and a relatively safe place to live.” – Trulia user


Stanleyville is a suburban Winston-Salem neighborhood that preserves a rural feel. This is a wonderful community for those looking to get more acreage and privacy.


Waughtown is known for its friendly, tight-knit community, making it an ideal place for families with small children.

“It’s a great place to raise kids and also you have a variety of beautiful parks for the kids and family “ – Trulia user

West Highlands

West Highlands is perfect for retirees, offering a safe and quiet environment. The neighborhood is also near Wake Forest Baptist Health as well as Whole Foods and Publix.

West Oaks

This Winston-Salem neighborhood is growing by the day with newer constructions alongside older homes.

West Salem

West Salem is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Winston-Salem. As such, the area is very close to downtown and is an attractive spot for younger adults.

“I love West Salem! You can walk to the baseball games, downtown, Church and Old Salem. Granville park has family events-live music and the tennis courts are awesome. It is downtown living so if you expect the same experience as rural living it is not for you. I never experienced a problem in 10+ years of living in West Salem.” – Trulia user

West View

West View is a suburban community made up of medium to large single-family homes and townhomes. Many of its residents are retirees and families with school-age children.

Williamsburg Square

This neighborhood is home to an older demographic and is close to an abundance of shops, including Best Buy, Barnes and Noble, Costco, Target, Sam’s Club, Home Depot, and more.

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Are you interested in moving into a Winston-Salem neighborhood or any of the surrounding areas? The Sharpe Mortgage Team would love to help. Call us today to set up a time where we can review your financial goals and determine a loan program that might be right for you.