Neighborhood Spotlight: Governors Village

This month’s Chatham County neighborhood spotlight is a unique one. As a master-planned community, Governors Village is really a collection of six different neighborhoods. They include the eponymous Governors Village as well as:

  • Governors Lake
  • Governors Park
  • Governors Forest
  • The Townes of Governors Village
  • Camden Governors Village Apartments

With options that range from upscale apartments for working singles to single-family homes, townhomes, cottages, and multi-level homes, there is something for everyone at Governors Village.


The community has been planned with activities and amenities in mind for residents at all stages of life and with varying abilities. For the young residents, there are multiple children’s parks complete with playgrounds and plenty of running space.

There are also tennis courts, a swimming pool, and walking paths for those who like to take in the sights and sounds of North Carolina wildlife. Additional recreation facilities are available in the various neighborhoods of Governors Village.


Neighborhoods in Governors Village also enjoy vibrant POA-sponsored events and activities. Organized by an elected Social Committee, these change according to season. One non-committee activity that has become a beloved tradition is a weekly volleyball league schedule.


As a master-planned community, it should come as no surprise that Governors Village is known for its quality of life. It has been awarded recognition as one of the best places to live in Chatham County. In fact, the community was named “Community of the Year” in 2009 by the North Carolina Chapter of the Community Association Institute (Mid-sized Mixed-Use division).

Price Point

Depending on the neighborhood you want to check out, the price points of homes in Governors Village can vary. Aside from the upscale apartments, homes start in the $300,000 range and increase to the $600,000-$700,000 range.

Explore Homes In Governors Village

Governors Village is a beautiful, diverse community designed to bring joy to the lives of all its residents. With six different neighborhoods, the choices can be overwhelming. Don’t fret! The team at Absolute Realty can help ease the process and reduce the stress of picking your forever home.

Get in touch with us today to start home shopping in Governors Village!

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