Chapel Hill

Chapelwood, a smaller community developed by Hagood Homes from 2009 – 2013, is located near UNC in Chapel Hill.  Chapelwood is in the community of Downing Creek.  Residences were built with green building techniques and utilized the EPA’s Energy Star program.

The neighborhood consists of 69 one-level homes, from 1700 to 2700 square feet, priced from the mid $300s to low $500s.  All homes have an oversized two-car garage and include sodded lawns, irrigation systems, and lawn maintenance, covered by the HOA.  HOA fees are $155 monthly.  Amenities include tennis courts, a pool, walking trails, and a clubhouse.

Encore at Briar Chapel, located in the Briar Chapel neighborhood in Chatham County, is a new 55+ community by David Weekley Homes.  The 185 homes offer ten distinct floor plans ranging in size from 1500 to 3100 square feet and priced from the $300,000s.  HOA dues are $298.50 per month.

The neighborhood has 10 parks and gardens, a dog park, 24 miles of trails, and a sports complex where residents can play basketball, tennis, and pickleball. The Lifestyle Director plans tons of fun activities for residents.

The Courtyards at Homestead Road is one of the newest Epcon Communities located in Chapel Hill.  The quiet, private neighborhood will have just 63 ranch-style homes, in 3 styles that range in size from 1500 to 2700 square feet and have 2 – 3 bedrooms.  New and resale homes are available and priced in the $300-400s.  HOA dues are $225 per month.

The Courtyards will have lots of amenities for residents to enjoy, including a swimming pool and clubhouse.  Residents can take advantage of the miles of walking trails and nature at the adjacent Carolina North Forest nature conservancy area covering 750 acres.

Villas at Culp Arbor, another Epcon Community, is an active adult neighborhood located near Durham in Chapel Hill.  The neighborhood has both attached homes and single-family homes. The detached, 2 and 3-bedroom homes come in a variety of styles and range in size from 1500 to 2700 square feet.  These homes have oversized two-and-half-car garages.  Prices are in the high $300s to high $400s.   Condos are priced in the $300s.  HOA dues are around $250 per month.  Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, pool, and walking trails.