Clayton Home Builder

We handpick cities and communities where we build. North Carolina is our backyard and we've taken time to become part of the Clayton community. We want our homeowners to live well, get to work and have fun. Learn more about your Clayton home builder.


We offer new home construction in several communities in the greater Clayton area. Whether your new home search brings you to our neighborhood for work, schools or family, Caviness and Cates home builders has a community to fit your needs. View homes for sale in Clayton.


A charming satellite town of Raleigh, Clayton offers residents the comfort and security of a small community with the perks of a big city nearby. A strong effort to protect and preserve downtown Clayton has helped the area maintain its historic charm. Recently, Business Week magazine rated Clayton's schools in the top 10 of the country's most affordable places for families to live and assure a top education for their children.


Some of Clayton's oldest businesses are still in operation today.Incorporating old and new seems to be a theme of this community, that has a strong entrepreneurial spirit with homegrown and relocated business people. Clayton is also home to a major industrial park housing Grisfold Therapeutics, Novo Nordisk, Hospira and Caterpillar, to name a few of the major employers.


Downtown Clayton has many quaint specialty and coffee shops, a thriving financial services area, furniture stores, restaurants, jewelry stores and more. The centerpiece of downtown is The Clayton Center Performing Arts venue, where national touring acts, local theatre groups and special events are hosted.

Looking to get outside? Clayton is home to three tournament caliber golfing communities, is along the state-wide Mountain to the Sea trail and a new River Walk along the Neuse.


Our address is 35° 39' 2" N / 78° 27' 24" W. Our town is in close proximity to the Research Triangle area and access to major highways such as I-40, U.S. 70, and NC 42. We are approximately 20 miles southeast of Raleigh. Learn more about your Clayton home builder.

Top 3 things to do
in Clayton

1. Visit the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill Triangle area

2. Explore the Downtown Sculpture Trail created by local artists

3. Picnic or hike along the Clemmons Education State Forest

Prices, plans, dimensions, features, specifications, materials, and availability of homes or communities are subject to change without notice or obligation. Illustrations are artist's depictions only and may differ from completed improvements. Photos, videos and virtual tours may not accurately represent specifications, selections or floorplan options available in every community. Please see a New Home Specialist for details.

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