Bedford is located off of Fayetteville Rd (Hwy 401) in Hoke County in between Fayetteville and Raeford and just a short commute to Fort Bragg, one of the largest military installations in the world. The area of West Fayetteville and Hoke County has been one of the fastest growing submarket in the region with many new homes under construction. The traffic count was at 25,000 in 2016 (NC-DOT). Two new hospitals have opened nearby with the Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion Hoke one mile to the east and the FirstHealth Hoke Community Hospital two miles to the west.
The commercial outparcels in front of Raeford's newest gated community, Bedford, are now available for sale and development. Bedford is a gated subdivision where the home prices are mostly $225,000-275,000 . The outparcels range in sizes starting at 1.24 acres and up to 2.94 acres. Common stormwater access is available for the outparcels except for lots 6 and 7. A day care recently opened on Lot 9 and a new retail center is under construction on Lot 8. The Bedford outparcels are an ideal location for fast food, retailers, medical office, and many other uses.