Single Family Homes from the $370s in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
A Sanctuary in Nature – Briar ChapelBriar Chapel is a community intentionally integrated in nature in its holistic definition. Nature encompassing the outdoors, health and well-being, personal interactions, continued learning and appreciation for the arts. Intentional. Everything that exists in Briar Chapel is just that. A prosperous, nurturing and sustainable community that inhabits the land without inhibiting its natural growth. One that will serve as a living example of how life can flourish among the trees and along the creeks while being enhanced by the gift of technology. There are traditions and historic settlement on this land that have inspired every element of the design of Briar Chapel, from the roads and landscape, to the homes and gathering places. The future residents will pay homage to these remainders and reminders of how life was lived by those who came before. There is a spirit of creativity, spontaneity and curiosity embedded in the traditional fabric of this place that draws you in. Community arts and culture. Avenues of lifelong learning. A demonstrated commitment to the environment. And a bond with nature that reaches into each neighborhood, embracing each home, touching each family.
LifestyleThe very design of Briar Chapel encourages interactions with friends and neighbors. Throughout the community, there are many opportunities to reach out and connect — whether at the pool, gardening at Briar Patch, at the Briar Club, or along the trails. A fully-established community, the only thing missing at Briar Chapel is you. Open Space Briar Chapel offers a healthier way of life, and is the perfect backdrop for connections among nature and neighbor. Intentionally integrated into the natural landscape, Briar Chapel allows for both imaginations and wildlife to roam free through 900 acres of preserved space. Walk, hike or bike along 24 miles of trails that run through the community, or wile away the hours in one of 10 distinct neighborhood parks, with more than 10 additional parks planned. The Briar Club A community's heart. The elegant Briar Club is where it all happens. This beautiful building exclusively for Briar Chapel residents sets the standard in sustainable building, receiving a LEED Silver Certification. Neighborhood holiday parties. Special events. Weddings. The festivities take place both inside and out with a large formal lawn and cabana building with snack bar. Warm weekends are a splash at the resort style pool with two water slides and a splash pool. Or break a sweat in the well-equipped fitness center with plenty of group fitness classes. Things never get dull with a full-time activities director who keeps the calendar packed with fun activities for all ages. Pools & Water Park Warm weekends are a splash at the Briar Club’s resort-style pool with two dual water slides, diving well, eight-lane lap pool and toddler splash pad. The cabana building hosts a snackbar for tasty summer treats. Lifeguards staff the pool for safety and our activities director always has something planned on the pool deck during the summer months. You can even book a pool party! Fitness Center Ride your bike to the well-equipped fitness center with plenty of treadmills, elliptical trainers, free weights and more. You can stretch in the aerobics room or take part in any of the planned group fitness classes such as yoga, tai chi or high-impact cardio kick boxing. It’ll be one of your best workouts ever and so close to home. Trails The best way to explore Briar Chapel is along the 24 miles of trails that connect the community through 900 acres of preserved open space. Underfoot, the trail might change from wooded boardwalks to paved paths. But along the way, you can stop to admire community art created especially for Briar Chapel by local artists. Spanning Bennett Mountain and Pokeberry Creek, while connecting the diverse neighborhoods, community parks, the Briar Club, as well as the onsite schools, the trail system is perhaps the defining feature of Briar Chapel. You'll frequently see deer and other wildlife along the trails. Trail markers will help you keep the pace and ecological signage will point out key species you might find along the trail. Explore the beauty and wonder that is Briar Chapel!
Fun Facts about Briar ChapelBriar Chapel is a sustainably-focused, 1,600-acre planned mixed-use community located just 7 miles south of Downtown Chapel Hill in Chatham County, NC. When fully complete the community is planned to include approximately 2,389 +/- single-family and multi-family homes, approximately one million square feet of commercial-retail space, along with open spaces, public parks, and other community amenities to meet the needs of those who will live there. Briar Chapel grand opened in September 2008. NASH-Newland owns the development and Newland’s development business, Newland Communities, is the master developer of this community in Chapel Hill. Briar Chapel offers a healthier way of life through 900 acres of preserved space, 24 miles of hiking and biking trails, two community gardens, and more than 20 parks. Briar Chapel fosters neighbor interactions through its design and amenities, including the LEED Silver certified Briar Club, pools and a waterpark, fitness facilities, outdoor art and two on-site schools.
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- Schools: Planting roots. Home to some of the country's finest universities, the Triangle has a long-standing tradition of academic excellence. Chatham County upholds this tradition with innovative schools, staff, and programs in place to meet the needs of its Kindergarten through 12th grade students. The mission of Chatham County Schools is to graduate globally competitive, well-rounded students by providing a rigorous and relevant curriculum in an effective, safe, and nurturing learning environment. The district holds claim to many ‘Best Teacher of the Year’ awards. Both Woods Charter School, ranked one of the top in the nation, and the Gold LEED-certified Margaret B. Pollard Middle School are in the community, offering students a stimulating challenge close to home. Nearby Northwood High School beats out its competitors with the highest average SAT score and an Advanced Placement rate of 67%. All of the arts are embraced and taught at the Chatham County schools, with Northwood High School having started the first dance program in the state of North Carolina. Passionate about students succeeding, the principal describes the school as tight-knit and rural in atmosphere, with students receiving a lot of individualized attention. K-12 Universities