Briar Chapel

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Voted “Best Neighborhood in Chapel Hill” for four years running, Briar Chapel is a well-established community of distinctive new homes, just 10 miles from downtown Chapel Hill. Here, residents find it easy to connect with nature, and each other, thanks to 900 acres of open space, 20+ parks and 24 miles of planned trails—plus pools, planned events and walkable access to restaurants and services.

  • Located in south Chapel Hill, near the Research Triangle
  • A wide range of homes, from 1,500–5,000 square feet
  • Homes are 24% more energy-efficient than the average North Carolina house
  • Two schools onsite: Woods Charter School (K-12) and Margaret B. Pollard Middle School (6-8)  
  • Encore by David Weekley Homes, a 55+ Active Adult community with an exclusive clubhouse, fitness center and saltwater pool
  • 900 acres of open space
  • 24 miles of planned walking, biking and hiking trails
  • 20+ community parks
  • LEED-certified, resort-style complex with fitness center, two pools, waterslides and playground
  • Tennis, pickleball and basketball courts


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The information kiosk is located at 37 Cardinal Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516