Just outside of Chapel Hill is a new community designed to inhabit the land without inhibiting its true nature, revealing its wonder gradually, intentionally. With a landscape of approximately 900 acres of open space, oak hammocks, creeks, wetlands, and ridgelines of native rock offering views in every direction.
Diverse neighborhoods of authentic architecture, new schools, community parks, the Briar Club with its pools, waterslide and fitness facility, and a future village center are all woven among the expanse of trees and boulder fields, connected deliberately by an intuitive 24-mile trail network.
Briar Chapel is one of the largest new-home “green” communities in the Triangle with homebuilders that comply with the new home construction requirements and third party testing contributing to a healthy living environment for current residents and for future generations.
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Acreage 1,600 acres (640 hectares)
Clubhouse LEED Certified Briar Club includes numerous gathering rooms, a fitness facility, catering kitchen, two swimming pools with cabanas, water slide, outdoor entertainment areas, barbecue areas, children's playground, picnic glade and planned basketball and tennis courts.
Walking & Biking Trails The community will include 24 miles of trails, a competitive mountain bike trail, boardwalks and paved paths along Bennett Mountain, ideal for hiking, biking, and nature watching.
Recreation Roam through 900 acres of preserved open space with 10 distinct neighborhood parks. Visit the newly opened Great Meadow Park—a five-acre linear park with a sensory garden, pathways, outdoor exercise equipment, amphitheater and more. Plus nine other parks including a 66-acre community-park offers soccer, football and baseball fields. Plus, there are 21 planned neighborhood parks to feature scenic picnic areas, fire pits and wildlife observation posts.
Schools Home to one of the top schools in the nation, Woods Charter School (K-12) and Margaret B. Pollard Middle School (grades 6-8).
Future Commercial Planned amenity will feature restaurants, shops and office space.
Area Attractions Only eight miles from downtown Chapel Hill and 19 miles from the highly popular area of Raleigh-Durham known as the research Triangle – a center for medical and scientific research. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill is popular for restaurants, bars, shopping and retail businesses. Historic Hillsborough is just 12 miles away.
Location Located on Highway 15/501 with easy access to I-40 and Highway 64, just outside Chapel Hill, North Carolina in Chatham County.
Green Building All builders must comply with the new green home construction requirements and third party testing of the North Carolina Green Build Initiative. Practices can include solar installation, superior indoor air quality control, water conservation, and high efficiency appliances.
Community Builders Certified green builders at Briar Chapel include Saussy Burbank, Fresh Paint by Garman Homes, M/I Homes, Lennar, Garman Homes, Homes By Dickerson, Drees Homes, Terramor Homes, David Weekley Homes, and MorningStar Homes.
Homes For Sale Priced from the $190,000s to $900,000s