New Housing Community - Briar Chapel by Newland Communities | New Homes Guide

Voted “Best Neighborhood in Chapel Hill” for four years running, Briar Chapel is a well-established community of distinctive new homes. Here, residents find it easy to connect with nature, and each other, thanks to 900 acres of open space, 20+ parks and 24 miles of planned
trails—plus pools, planned events and walkable access to restaurants and services. Situated just 10 miles from downtown Chapel Hill, Briar Chapel is located near the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Research Triangle, which means exceptional dining and shopping are within easy reach, along with world-class healthcare, major employment centers and higher education opportunities.


Briar Chapel Features: 


  • Located in south Chapel Hill, near the Research Triangle
  • A wide range of homes, from 1,500–5,000 square feet
  •  Homes are 24% more energy-efficient than the average North Carolina house
  • Two schools onsite: Woods Charter School (K-12) and Margaret B. Pollard Middle School (6-8)
  • Encore by David Weekley Homes, a 55+ Active Adult community with an exclusive
  • clubhouse, fitness center and saltwater pool
  • 900 acres of open space
  • 24 miles of planned walking, biking and hiking trails
  • 20+ community parks
  • LEED-certified, resort-style complex with fitness center, two pools, waterslides and playground
  • Tennis, pickleball and basketball courts



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Briar Chapel by Newland Communities
37 Cardinal Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516

Take Highway 64 West from US 1. Head west for 16.8 miles crossing Jordan Lake twice. Take a right at the stop light on Mount Gilead Church Road (by the gas station and Self Storage Center). Follow Mount Gilead Church Road until it ends at US 15-501. Turn right onto US 15-501 North and drive approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Briar Chapel Parkway. Directions from Downtown Pittsboro: Proceed North from the traffic circle on US 15-501/Chapel Hill Road and drive approximately 10 miles. Turn left onto Briar Chapel Parkway. Directions from RDU International Airport: Take I-40 West towards RTP/Durham/Chapel Hill then exit 273A Hwy 54 W towards Chapel Hill. Slight right merge onto US 15-501 S / N Fordham Blvd. Take the US 15-501 S / NC 86 N ramp towards Chapel Hill / Pittsboro. Turn left onto US 15-501 S and drive approximately 6 miles. Turn right onto Briar Chapel Parkway.

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