Twenty-seven holes of Jack Nicklaus signature golf lead the list of first-class amenities available at this award-winning residential community located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina— a part of the prosperous Research Triangle area consistently named as one of the nation's best places to live and best places to retire.
Established in 1988, Governors Club is a private gated country club development set on 1,600 wooded acres crowning the highest elevation in the region, with 360-degree views of the surrounding countryside. At Governors Club, residents enjoy a family-friendly neighborhood atmosphere with the social and recreational benefits of an exclusive country club. In addition to the top-notch golf course, club members have access to tennis, fitness, swimming and clubhouse facilities.
Research Triangle Park is a short commute, offering a wide variety of cultural and arts activities, renowned universities, sporting events, top medical services, an international airport, and a booming high-tech business sector. Residents also enjoy boating and fishing on nearby Jordan Lake.
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Acreage 1,600 acres (400 hectares)
Gatehouse Privacy is assured by 24-hour gated entry to the development.
Club Structure Governors Club is a private club with a choice of golf, tennis or social membership categories.
Golf Buyers gain privileged access to 27 holes of Jack Nicklaus signature golf on the property, with a superb layout that follows the natural contours of Edwards Mountain, skirting serene lakes and quiet woodlands. Extensive practice facilities are available, plus a robust program of lessons, clinics and tournaments for all ages and skill levels.
Clubhouse The 42,000-square-foot clubhouse provides a multifaceted venue for community social and recreational activities, with indoor and outdoor dining, full-service bar, members’ lounge and card room, golf pro shop, and ladies’ and men’s locker rooms.
Tennis Governors Club offers one of the highest quality tennis clubs and programs in the Chapel Hill, NC area. Six lighted hydro tennis courts as well as two hard courts anchor a full service pro shop. A full calendar of tennis events include Men’s Night, an Annual Pro-Am Tournament, the USTA Governors Club Junior Futures Tournament, the Adult and Junior Club Championships and a Demo Day. Six USTA adult teams and three Interclub adult teams participate outside of the Club along with a Junior Program consisting of four groups ranging from age 4 to 16.
Fitness The Governors Club fitness center offers the latest in cardio and weight training equipment, personal training and a range of classes from water aerobics to yoga and Pilates.
Boating Access on Jordan Lake (46,000 acre nature preserve)
Swimming Indoor and outdoor pools include a splash pool for toddlers. Children can opt to participate in group or private swim lessons, or even join the community swim team.
Boating & Fishing Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is a 46,000-acre nature preserve located just five minutes from the development, with public boat ramps, campgrounds, hiking trails and healthy populations of bass, crappie and catfish.
Dining & Shopping Governors Club offers a choice of indoor and outdoor dining at the clubhouse, and seasonal poolside dining at the adjacent swim center. Residents also have easy access to a complete range of retailers and dining options in nearby Chapel Hill and throughout the vibrant Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area.
Area Attractions A prime Chapel Hill location gives Governors Club residents easy access to one of the South's the most prosperous and cosmopolitan metropolitan areas. Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are home to numerous arts and cultural organizations, three major universities, sports venues and the North Carolina State Capitol. Beautiful Atlantic beaches are only two to three hours away, and the development is only 90 minutes from the world-famous golf courses in the village of Pinehurst.
Health Care With two of the country's finest medical schools close by, Governors Club residents have access to a broad range of advanced medical services. Around-the-clock emergency care is available just minutes from the development at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Lots For Sale Priced from about $40,000 to over $500,000
Homes For Sale Priced from about $400,000 to over $3 million
Governors Club offers state of the art facilities and the most friendly, welcoming members and residents that you can imagine. A widely diversified community with young families, working professionals and retirees participate in a wide variety of activities appealing to every interest imaginable from Art classes to the Wine Society. 70% of the residents belong to the Club, the center of social life. And enjoy the updated amenities and beautiful golf course on spectacular terrain with 20 mile views. Like being in the mountains only minutes from Capel Hiil, UNC, Duke, Durham and a half hour from the state capital in Raleigh.
Governors Club offers state of the art facilities and the most friendly, welcoming members and residents that you can imagine. A widely diversified community with young families, working professionals and retirees participate in a wide variety of activities appealing to every interest imaginable from Art classes to the Wine Society. 70% of the re ...
A Brief History of Governors Club Chapel Hill, NC (January 4, 2017) - In 1987, an experienced and seasoned development team made up of real estate and country club executives embraced the vision of Governors Club. Acquiring 1,600 acres of pristine rolling hills around eastern North Carolina’s highest point, the 667 foot Edwards Mountain, they transformed this inspiring location into a unique 24-hour gated residential community.
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