Chapel Hill Homes & Real Estate

Find up-to-date Chapel Hill homes for sale below! Chapel Hill, North Carolina has 60,000 residents and spans more than 21 square miles. It’s located about 30 miles from downtown Raleigh and less than 15 from central Durham. The Chapel Hill community is home to the country’s first state university, a revitalized historic district, and neighborhoods that offer real estate options for buyers seeking single-family homes as well as rental property. Chapel Hill sits in Orange, Chatham, and Durham counties and is one of the three points that comprise the Research Triangle. The community is also a great place to shop, featuring several boutiques and the nearby Streets at Southpoint. Searching for further information on Chapel Hill properties for sale? Arrange for a private tour by contacting your local real estate experts today. Read more about Chapel Hill real estate.

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Chapel Hill Real Estate Statistics November 29, 2022
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Chapel Hill Real Estate Market

When looking to buy a home in Chapel Hill, there are many options and price points to consider. The median home value is in the upper $300’s, but single-family homes can be found in the low $100’s to mid $200’s. Real estate in an established neighborhood may include large, wooded lots with traditional two-story homes. The Lake Forest subdivision at Eastwood Lake is one of those neighborhoods with homes that list from the $300’s to more than $1 million.

For a home located in one of the historic districts, look to Franklin Street and the area around the University of North Carolina. It’s a mix of rental options and single-family homes, mostly walkable, and with easy access to shops, restaurants, and things to do. Home buyers interested in a more resort-style community may find the Briar Chapel subdivision a good fit. Briar Chapel is a Newland Community with single- and two-story constructions, 3+ bedrooms, and 2.5+ bathrooms. Home prices run from the mid $300’s to upper $400’s. Briar Chapel’s amenities include a water park, clubhouse, walking trails, plus on-site businesses and stores. The subdivision sits in the southern region of Chapel Hill.

The Legacy at Jordan Lake is an expansive community, also located on the south side just north of U.S. Highway 64. Home buyers can find new constructions with scenic views of the lake and golf course. Homes in this subdivision typically list in the upper $600’s for 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. On-site amenities include the clubhouse, community pool, and golf course access.

Home builders in the Chapel Hill area offer custom constructions and include Toll Brothers, Broyhill Wiles Custom Builders, Easterling Fine Homes and Lennar at Chandler Woods. The Chandler Woods subdivision has new homes with 5 bedrooms, 3 to 4 bathrooms, and approximately 2,800 to 3,400 square feet of living space. Home prices in Chandler Woods run from the upper $400’s to upper $500’s.

Chapel Hill Community Amenities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is on the west side of the city, located south of the Carolina North Forest and within easy access of Interstate 40 and U.S. Highway 501. The university is home to Carolina Tar Heels basketball, the North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Davis Library, the outdoor Forest Theater, and the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. Nearby Franklin Street has diverse shopping and dining experiences as well as entertainment and nightlife.

Downtown Chapel Hill incorporates University Square and the West End Courtyard. Visitors and residents can find upscale restaurants and unique shops. The walkable area is ideal for viewing historic architecture and the work of local artists. Other points of interest in Chapel Hill are the Kidzu Children’s Museum, the North Carolina Botanical Garden, and the Ackland Museum of Art. Discover artisanal items at the local Farmers Markets held at the Carrboro Town Commons, Southern Village, and the University Mall at A Southern Season.

Chapel Hill Local Highlights

  • As the 15th largest city in the state of North Carolina, Chapel Hill retains a small-town feel.
  • As a principal city of the local metro area, Chapel Hill forms one corner of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill statistical area.
  • Home to several nationally-ranked schools, including Chapel Hill High School and Carrboro High
  • The Morehead Planetarium was the first planetarium built on a college campus, and remains a landmark within the city.
  • Ranked as one of "America's Foodiest Small Towns" by Bon Appetit, Chapel Hill is full of nationally-recognized restaurants.

Chapel Hill School Information

Residents with children can choose from private or public schools located throughout Chapel Hill. The Chapel Hill/Carrboro City Schools have nine elementary facilities, four middle schools, and two high schools.

If looking to buy a home in a historic North Carolina city, Chapel Hill has many options. Choose from homes in historic districts, downtown neighborhoods, or new subdivisions with resort-style amenities.

Chapel Hill Real Estate Agents

Considering the purchase of a home in Chapel Hill? Allow our team of real estate professionals to guide you through the purchase of your new Chapel Hill house or the sale of your current residence. As local real estate agents, we have insider knowledge of the dynamics unique to the Chapel Hill housing market.

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