Briar Chapel

For people seeking to buy a home with a Chapel Hill address in Chatham County, North Carolina, Briar Chapel offers a great option. Located about 15 miles from downtown, this neighborhood opened in September 2008 and features 2400 planned single-family houses or plots for construction through 2022 on 1600 acres. About 900 acres provide open space for your and your family to play and breathe fresh North Carolina air.

About the Briar Chapel Lifestyle

Location is important to you when you buy a house. This neighborhood provides great proximity to quality schools, restaurants and businesses of the city. You can also enjoy an active lifestyle just outside your front door, taking advantage of miles of walking and mountain biking trails. Within a closed property price range of $225,000 to $725,000, you can find a certified 3rd-party green, environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient house that fits your healthy mindset.

Amenities to enjoy as a neighborhood resident include a clubhouse and saltwater pools with a water slide. Parks, trails, events and an activities director keep you busy in enjoyment of your free time, as if every weekend is your own staycation.


Shopping near your new neighborhood includes a Walmart Supercenter, Harris Teeter, Lowe’s Foods of Chapel Hill, Cliff’s Meat Market and Weaver Street Market within a ten minute drive. Shopping centers include Chatham Crossing only 3.1 miles away, with CVS pharmacy, Lowe’s Foods, Domino’s Pizza, Great Clips, a pet care boutique and other retail stores.


For fine dining, The Fearington restaurant is only just over two miles from the neighborhood and most of the city’s best restaurants are accessible in only 15 minutes. McDonald’s and Taco Bell are within two to three miles, for those times when you need dinner on the table quickly.


Children of the neighborhood attend Chatham County Schools, such as Perry W. Harrison Elementary and Northwood High. Primrose School is only three miles away, with The Goddard School and St. Thomas Moore Catholic both within 10 miles.

A House Where You Feel at Home

Living in this part of Chatham County enables you to take advantage of all of the benefits of the city, while also affording you and your family room to grow. With the average property price of Briar Chapel properties being $360,000, the neighborhood offers something for buyers in many price ranges. Thanks to a variety of builders developing properties here, you have immediate access to many lot, structural, design and feature options.

At Smiley Group, we love to help our clients buy or sell with clear expectations and timely results. When you put us to work for you, you gain a team eager to find your perfect fit in cost, design, location and lifestyle. With vast experience spanning many industries and client demographics, we understand your needs and what matters most to you. If you feel ready to purchase or sell, call Smiley Group now at 919-636-8369 . You can also email us at

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