The Southpoint area of Durham, North Carolina features everything you need for a modern, convenient and comfortable lifestyle. Multiple housing developments in this area offer a range of property styles, designs and types.

In this vibrant community, you can choose from the very reasonably priced single-family properties of Southpoint Terrace that date to 2004 and 2005. Or you can select your new residence from Southpoint Trails, an area currently under development with midsize floorplans at reasonable prices. Located closer to downtown and the great shopping of The Streets at Southpoint and Southpoint Crossing are neighborhoods of condos, townhouses and single-family houses, such as at Southpoint Station.

Thousands of properties exist within a five to six-mile radius, all convenient to I-40, downtown Durham, Chapel Hill and all the Triangle has to offer. Smiley Real Estate offers multiple properties in this great market. We can help you find your perfect fit. These residences sell quickly. Most stay on the market for just a short period of time.

Why Everyone Wants to Live at Southpoint

Southpoint is so sought-after, as the location is a commuter’s dream. Whether you work downtown, in Research Triangle Park or Chapel Hill, you cannot beat this area’s proximity to I-40. When you live here, you hop on the interstate quickly and are in any of those areas within mere minutes. The same is true if you Cary or Raleigh, too.

Other benefits of a the lifestyle here include beautifully wooded lands bordering many of the area’s developments, providing a leafy, country-like setting. Despite convenience of the location, you can escape to your residence. There, you enjoy the many amenities of each neighborhood and surrounding communities. The American Tobacco Trail cuts right through the middle of the region. The popular walking and biking trail gives everyone in the area ample opportunity to get out and enjoy nature.


If anyone is looking for a place to live in the southwest side of the city, shopping is regularly on their mind. Some of the best retail therapy in the region takes place right here, along I-40. There is likely not a store you frequent that is not within a walkable or easily accessed distance. In fact, The Streets at Southpoint are one stop of the American Tobacco Trail, if you want to mix outdoor adventure with retail adventure.

Multiple locations of Food Lion stores surround the community. Also convenient are Harris Teeter, Target, Aldi and Sprouts Farmer’s Market. More options include BJ’s Wholesale Club, Around the World Market and The Fresh Market.

Beyond groceries, multiple local shopping centers provide large retailers and local boutiques space for selling their wares. These include personal goods, home goods, salon services, fitness centers, tanning and spa treatments. You can also find sporting goods, office supplies, apparel, technologies and devices, hobbies and crafts, hardware and so much more.


If you can think of a national restaurant chain common to North Carolina, you can likely find that option in or near this part of the community. Within only one to five miles of your front door, you enjoy access to everything from your favorite coffee shop to fine dining. Italian, Indian, Jamaican, Japanese, Chinese, Tex-Mex, American, Global, Thai and other cuisines grace diners’ tables here.

Fast food options also provide lifestyle convenience. These include McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and Taco Bell. More options are Jimmy John’s, Chic-fil-A, Hardee’s, Arby’s, Cook Out and Five Guys.


Children of these neighborhoods also have excellent educational opportunities, from preschool through high school. They typically attend Durham public schools, such as Creekside Elementary, Parkwood Elementary and Sherwood Githens Middle. High schoolers go to Charles E. Jordan Sr. High School and Hillside High. Or, students attend private schools like Southpoint Academy, The Studio School, Primrose School or The Goddard School.

College students are only 7 miles from UNC Chapel Hill, America’s oldest public university. Duke, the University of North Carolina and other collegiate schools are also easily accessible.

Your New Home in Southpoint

This area of the city is one of the hottest, when it comes to real estate. Call Smiley Group and talk to us about your desired property type, amenities and lifestyle, so we can help you find and buy the perfect fit. We look forward to working with you and providing you with the service all real estate clients deserve. Call Smiley Group at 919-636-8369 or email us at today.

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