A is for Ardmore: Neighborhood News

The Ardmore community is a close knit neighborhood that values people, prosperity, and preservation. Considered one of the most heavily populated neighborhoods in all of Winston Salem, the Ardmore district encompasses familiar destinations like Miller Park and Recreation Center, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Brenner Children’s Hospital, the Ardmore Gateway Garden, and a myriad of remarkable educational institutions and places of worship. Loosely bordered by Cloverdale Avenue, Sunset Drive, Walker Avenue and Knollwood Street, Ardmore is home to more than 2,200 properties, some dating back to the early 1900’s.




From quaint cottages and charming bungalows to historic masterpieces and multiunit complexes, Ardmore is an eclectic neighborhood that hosts an abundance of timeless enchantment flawlessly paired with contemporary functionality.

Ardmore is situated just northeast of the Hanes Mall shopping complex which is adjacent to Novant Health’s Forsyth Medical Center. Residents on the north side of this community are in walking distance of many shops and eateries situated along the Miller/Cloverdale commercial hub, as well as bustling Stratford Road and the popular Thruway Shopping Center. Well lit sidewalks throughout this community make it a great area for leisurely strolls, dog walking, or a refreshing run.

For more information about Ardmore’s iconic history, check out this detailed article featured by Living Places. If you are considering a move to this thriving community, rest assured that this area is one of the safest neighborhoods in Forsyth County. Schools within this district include:

Reynolds High, East Forsyth High, Wiley Middle, Moore Magnet, Brunson Elementary, Bolton Elementary, St. John’s Lutheran Day School, Redeemer School, and Our Lady of Mercy Catholic school. High school aged students in this county also have prime access to the Career Center on Miller Street which offers advanced courses for specific career paths. Forsyth Technical Community College is located on the southernmost border of this neighborhood, right along Silas Creek Parkway.

The average rental rate for a 3 bedroom/2 bath single family home is $1,200, and in 2015, the average selling price for an Ardmore property was between $150,000 and $200,000.

For more information about community happenings like block parties and ice cream socials, check out the Ardmore Facebook page or the Ardmore Neighborhood Association website. Regardless if you are tossing a baseball across the field at Melrose or taking a dip in the Bolton pool, Ardmore is a flourishing community that welcomes new neighbors and makes each one feel right at home.




For more information about the housing market in this area, take a look at our exclusive Detailed Ardmore Market Report.