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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL

Chapelwood, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Chapelwood, Chapel Hill, North Carolina active adultTucked amidst towering trees and mature landscaping in Chapel Hill, North Carolina is the 55+ community of Chapelwood. This small community is planned for just 69 single-family homes and is being built by Hagood Homes. It is set within the larger master-planned Downing Creek community. This exclusive community of finely crafted homes is an outdoor enthusiast’s delight with scenic surroundings and beautiful landscaping adding to the community’s charming curb appeal.

Chapelwood is just minutes away from the University of North Carolina (UNC) and downtown Chapel Hill. The area offers plenty of attractions to discover including boutique shops, local restaurants, the Morehead Planetarium, the North Carolina Botanical Garden, the Ackland Art Museum the Coker Arboretum and many more. UNC, and nearby Duke University, both offer prestigious medical centers. UNC also offers exciting opportunities for classes to continue ones education.  Throughout the region there are numerous golf courses, state parks, trails and outdoor recreational opportunities. The town of Durham is just 20 minutes away while Raleigh is about 40 minutes away.

In this intimate sized North Carolina active adult community residents enjoy finely crafted homes set amidst beautiful surroundings. All of the homes at Chapelwood are ranch style featuring one-story living. They all feature full-brick exteriors, over-sized two-car garages and spacious interiors sized from 1,770 to 2,710 square feet. Carolina sun rooms and covered porches are also included in the four spacious floor plans available at Chapelwood. Some offer an optional bonus space over the garage which adds between 350 and 360 square feet.

Chapelwood, Chapel Hill, North Carolina active adult

Homeowners at this prestigious active adult community appreciate the options to customize their home and all of the included features such as granite kitchen counter tops, maple cabinetry, wood and tile floors, elegant trim and moldings plus gas-burning fireplaces. Exteriors feature all-brick, a sodded lawn with an irrigation system plus lawn maintenance, all included. Prices range from the mid $300’s to the low $500’s.

Chapelwood also offers a lovely clubhouse where residents gather to meet up with friends over coffee, to get-in a quick work-out at the fitness center, maybe a game of tennis or a dip in the outdoor swimming pool. There are also lovely walking trails that wind throughout the community highlighted by towering mature growth trees. Golfers will appreciate the convenient access to the 18-hole Finley Golf Course located just a few minutes away.

The charming atmosphere, elegant homes and ideal location combine to make this community very appealing to the discerning North Carolina retiree. It’s the perfect small-scale community tucked into nature yet still close to everyday conveniences.

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