Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Briar Chapel

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$230,000 - $900,000

Briar Chapel
Living the good life comes easy at Briar Chapel—a well-established community of distinctive new homes, just 10 miles from downtown Chapel Hill. Thoughtfully developed by Newland Communities, the award-winning neighborhood places a high value on what its residents do …family, friends, and a connection with nature. The community’s five builders—including David Weekley, who also builds in the award-winning Encore 55+ neighborhood—comply with rigorous green construction requirements, while setting the bar for design and architecture. And a wide variety of home sizes and styles means buyers won’t having a hard time finding the right home.

Briar Chapel boasts resort-style amenities, including 900 acres of natural open space, 24 miles of planned trails, 20+ planned community parks, two pools, a fitness center, and more. There’s even a Lifestyle Director, dedicated to making sure there’s always something fun to do—such as the annual “Music in the Meadow.” With hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, and ease of connecting with neighbors, there is no shortage of opportunities. (Kids can even learn at Briar Chapel, with a charter school and middle school right in the community.)

Veranda, the “the front porch” of Briar Chapel, is an easy bike ride away. It’s filled with everything from daycare to dentists, burgers to beers, lively spots to wine and dine, and so much more.

Briar Chapel offers a selection of 10 home models, open daily. Homebuyers also have the opportunity to be a ‘resident-for-the-day’ and experience what it’s truly like to live in Briar Chapel. Request More Information now!
Community Highlights
  • Acreage

    1,589 acres (643 hectares)

  • Briar Chapel Clubhouse and Water Park

    LEED-certified, resort-style complex with fitness center, indoor space for parties, outdoor cabana, playground, sports courts, event lawn and water park featuring two pools, splash pad, and dual water slides

  • Walking & Biking Trails

    24 miles of trails, a competitive mountain bike trail, boardwalks, and paved paths along Bennett Mountain, ideal for hiking, biking, and nature watching

  • Shopping, Dining, and Commercial

    Stores, restaurants, daycare, medical and legal services, and family friendly businesses at Veranda, Briar Chapel’s first commercial section; 500,000 square feet planned for commercial use

  • Things to Do in Briar Chapel

    900 acres of preserved open space with 20 distinct parks, including stargazing Constellation Park and Great Meadow—a five-acre linear park with a sensory garden, playground, outdoor exercise equipment, and amphitheater; other neighborhood hotspots include Fido-friendly dog parks, sports courts, community gardens for green thumbs, picnic glades, fire pits, bocce ball rings, and a hammock park; year-round calendar of social activities, such as running and biking races, movie nights, family meet-ups, outdoor concerts, gardening and book clubs, food festivals, and sport tournaments – a connected, active way of life

  • Schools

    Home to one of the highest-ranked schools in the nation, Woods Charter School (K-12) and Margaret B. Pollard Middle School (grades 6-8), both located on-site at Briar Chapel

  • Location

    Located on Highway 15/501 with easy access to I-40 and Highway 64, in south Chapel Hill, North Carolina in Chatham County

  • Area Attractions

    Eight miles from downtown Chapel Hill and 19 miles from Research Triangle Park – Raleigh-Durham’s center for medical and scientific research; popular restaurants, bars, shopping, and retail businesses on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill; 12 miles from historic Hillsborough; 14,000 acres of aquatic adventures at nearby Jordan Lake; a short drive from Raleigh museums, the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, and nationally acclaimed Durham Performing Arts Center

  • Green Building

    All builders comply with the rigorous green building requirements and third-party testing of the National Association of Home Builder program (“NAHB Green”). Practices include solar installation, superior indoor air quality control, water conservation and high efficiency appliances. Briar Chapel homes are 24 percent more energy efficient than the average house in North Carolina.

  • Builder Team

    With regional awards like Builder of the Year, Briar Chapel’s certified green builders include Saussy Burbank, Fresh Paint by Garman Homes, Garman Homes, Homes By Dickerson, Terramor Homes, David Weekley Homes, and Encore by David Weekley.

  • Home Types

    Flexible floor plans from 1,400 – 5,000+ square feet, including single-family detached homes, custom homes, multi-generational homes, and an age-targeted neighborhood for 55+ adults

  • Awards

    Best Master Planned Community, Best Neighborhood in Chapel Hill, Best Neighborhood in Chatham County, Top Residential Development, Best Sustainable Development, Best Green Land Development, and Developer of the Year

  • Homes For Sale

    Priced from the $230,000s to $900,000s

  • Disclaimer: Prices subject to change. Void where prohibited by law.

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Briar Chapel

1342 Briar Chapel Parkway

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516

35.8293919 -79.1034425

Real Estate Listings at Briar Chapel

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Strowd by Saussy Burbank

Chapel Hill, NC

$246,000 1,740 Sq Ft
3 Bedrooms | 2 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath

Newcastle, Encore By David Weekley Homes

Chapel Hill, NC

$331,900 1,771 Sq Ft
2 Bedrooms | 2 Full Baths

310 Beacon Ridge Blvd

Chapel Hill, NC

$414,999 3,058 Sq Ft
4 Bedrooms | 3 Full Baths

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