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Straus Park

Straus Park

An Oasis Amidst Natural Splendor

Welcome to Straus Park

Straus Park is a picturesque residential community located in the charming city of Brevard, North Carolina. Nestled amidst the majestic backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this community seamlessly blends the serene beauty of nature with modern amenities. Residents of Straus Park enjoy the luxury of a community lake, trails, and a host of recreational facilities, all while being just a stone's throw away from the vibrant downtown Brevard and the breathtaking Pisgah National Forest. Offering a unique blend of mountain living with city conveniences, Straus Park stands as a testament to Brevard's rich cultural and natural heritage.

What to Love

  • Strategically positioned inside the bustling city limits
  • Pedestrian-friendly to effortless stroll through the scenic community
  • Diverse residences: Homes, townhomes, and modern condos
  • Leisure amenities in a clubhouse, swimming pool, and lake
  • Prime Locale: A sought-after neighborhood in city confines

Local Lifestyle

Living in Straus Park is a vacation into a world where convenience meets elegance, all within the city limits of Brevard. You'll relish the exceptional freedom to explore the vibrant cityscape at your leisure, whether that entails a casual amble to a nearby café or a brisk walk for some upscale shopping. In a neighborhood where every detail is finely calibrated to meet your desires, you’ll discover that the Straus Park lifestyle is an experience and a state of being.

Dining and Entertainment

Dining within Brevard's city limits is akin to embarking on an international culinary journey, each restaurant representing a unique flavor profile. From intimate cafés to high-end restaurants, the offerings are not just meals, but experiences that captivate your senses.
Yet amidst this gastronomic paradise is Food Matters Market and Cafe, an organic grocery store that is a refuge for those pursuing all things fresh and wholesome. Its inviting interiors beckon patrons, displaying a rich array of organic fruits, vegetables, and a plethora of specialty items. With an emphasis on sustainable sourcing, Food Matters is more than just a grocery store—it’s a statement on conscious living.
If your desires lean towards epicurean explorations, this neighborhood conveniently positions you at the heart of Brevard’s culinary scene. From the rustic to the romantic, the casual to the elegant, gastronomic satisfaction is just a short walk or drive away, making each meal an occasion to remember.

Things to Do

Whether you're a water enthusiast or a landlubber, Straus Park offers a plethora of activities designed to satiate your recreational appetite. The lake, set like a sapphire amidst the neighborhood's lush landscapes, offers a tranquil escape. Here, you can indulge in anything from a casual paddle to an invigorating swim, all while taking in the beauty that envelops you.
On days you'd rather avoid making a splash, the community clubhouse and swimming pool provide alternative locales for relaxation and socialization. Whether it's a leisurely swim in the well-maintained pool or an evening soiree in the sophisticated clubhouse, these amenities stand as a testament to Straus Park's commitment to offering a lifestyle replete with diverse leisure options.


  • Pisgah Forest Elementary: Foundation for academic pursuits.
  • Brevard Elementary, Middle, and High School: Comprehensive education in a nurturing environment.
  • Brevard Academy: A creative approach to traditional learning.


Overview for Straus Park, NC

19,777 people live in Straus Park, where the median age is 54.3 and the average individual income is $33,822. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

54.3 years

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Around Straus Park, NC

There's plenty to do around Straus Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Whistlestop Market, Smoke On BBQ, and Cup & Saucer.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.67 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.35 miles 123 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.87 miles 52 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.91 miles 71 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.85 miles 71 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Shopping 4.9 miles 9 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Straus Park, NC

Straus Park has 8,588 households, with an average household size of 2.16. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Straus Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,777 people call Straus Park home. The population density is 170.18 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.66 / 52.34%

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Schools in Straus Park, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Straus Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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