Neighborhood Spotlight: Briar Chapel

Chapel Hill is home to some of the most sought-after real estate in Chatham County. Near to UNC-Chapel Hill, a hub for the famed Research Triangle, and featuring the lush, mild weather of the Piedmont, the area is known for its beauty and high quality of life.

Briar Chapel has been named Chapel Hill’s BEST NEIGHBORHOOD for six years running (by both Chapel Hill Magazine and Chatham Magazine, no less). Ask anyone who’s ever been to the area and you’re likely to get the same reaction. In this neighborhood spotlight, we break down all the reasons why Briar Chapel is so highly regarded.

Resort-Style Amenities

The neighborhood features the kinds of amenities that wouldn’t be out of place at a resort on your next family vacation:

  • Pools and Water Park (complete with two water slides, splash pads, lap pool, and more)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Nature (over 20 parks, 20+ miles of trails, 900+ acres of open space)
  • The Veranda (shops, doctors’ offices, and even a Primrose School for tots)

Briar Chapel, in short, is designed to be a homey, comfortable hub for families. It’s a complete package, and you’ll only truly have to leave the ‘hood to go to work!

The Briar Club

One of the central pillars of the community is the Briar Clubhouse. Designed as a social hub for those living in the neighborhood, the clubhouse features a water park, fitness centers, a playground, a lawn for large-scale events, indoor party areas, and even a snack bar.

Members of the community can visit the Briar Club to hang out, grab a bite and a drink, play, work, do Crossfit, and hold parties. There’s an outdoor cabana as well, which you can use when the weather seems to suggest that an indoor party would be wasting sunshine.

LEED Certification

The homes and buildings at Briar Chapel are LEED certified. LEED is a rating system that assesses a project’s impact on the environment. It takes into account the impact of a project on things like climate change, human health, local biodiversity, water and natural resources, and more.

Having LEED certification means that homeowners can feel good about the impact of their homes on the environment.

It’s hard to believe that the Best Neighborhood in Chapel Hill is green-friendly and economical, but the truth of the matter is that homes in Briar Chapel start as low as $300k. Onsite daycare, a host of amenities, and 900 acres of space translates to a deal you simply can’t pass up. Check out our homes for sale in Briar Chapel today.

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