Briar Chapel

Can you imagine living in a home surrounded by 900 acres of open space? Briar Chapel in Chapel Hill, NC offers just that.

The location

Situated in a convenient location in Chapel Hill, Briar Chapel is only 5 miles from downtown Chapel Hill, but is kept away from the busier parts of the city in order to embrace the natural landscape surrounding it. Briar Chapel entranceDeveloped by Newland Communities, the community is described to “inhabit the land, without inhibiting nature,” and that truly embodies the look and feel of Briar Chapel. Homeowners are close to the heart of the city, but far enough away that they can wake up every morning in their own, lush paradise and take a walk down nearly 24 miles of trails, or stroll over to a nearby park within the community. Homeowners who choose Briar Chapel share an appreciation of preserved nature and wildlife, and enjoy homes that are Energy Star Certified and don’t infringe on the surrounding landscape.

The homes

With many prestigious home builders to choose from it can be hard to make a choice, as they each offer distinctive home designs and have their own flair. One thing that each carefully built home in Briar Chapel does offer is plenty of room for comfort and relaxation. Open spaces inspire communication between family and friends, and provide more room for entertaining! A walk down any street in Briar Chapel shows clear craftsman quality and charm in the home designs, and you’re sure to be satisfied no matter who you choose to build your new home.

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The amenities

Whether you’re athletic, social, or just looking to have fun, there’s something for everyone at Briar Chapel. Briar Chapel poolThe Briar Club hosts tons of exciting activities and events with a full time activities director on site, and is also available for wedding parties, private events, or holiday parties. The building itself received a LEED Silver Certification, making it an environmentally friendly addition to the community. Connected to the Briar Club is the resort-style pool, with a cabana building and snack bar, 2 water slides, and a splash pool for the little ones. For the homeowners looking to stay active, the fitness center is equipped with treadmills, ellipticals, free weights, space to do aerobics or stretching, and much more. Group classes are offered as well, including yoga, tai chi, or high-impact cardio kick boxing. In addition, Briar Chapel has 24 miles of trails, connecting Pokeberry Creek, community parks, onsite schools, and Bennett Mountain. The trail system is a way to connect with nature and gain a true feel of the atmosphere at Briar Chapel.

The schools

Chatham County Schools - New Homes & IdeasBriar Chapel is located in Chatham County, so students living within Briar Chapel will attend Chatham County Schools. This school system is one of the best in the state, and students will have access to the best universities in the state nearby, including University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and North Carolina State University. Two schools are hosted within the community – Woods Charter School and Margaret B. Pollard Middle School, offering a close to home education.

The location

Information Center Address: 1342 Briar Chapel Pkwy, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.

Phone: 888-249-9429

Information Center Hours: Monday through Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 – 5:00

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