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A connected, neighborly way of life.

Briar Chapel offers so much more than resort-style amenities and well-designed homes. Here, you’ll discover
your home base, forge relationships, tap into an active lifestyle and find countless opportunities to shop, dine
and play – all just outside your front door.

For everyone.

There's always something going on at Briar Chapel, whether it's fun in the sun at the pool, or community events at the Briar Club.

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For Adults 55+

Encore is a neighborhood exclusively for our residents aged 55 and over, featuring single-story homes and a dedicated clubhouse with a wide range of activities and amenities.

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Nationally ranked.
Locally loved.

From pre-school to pre-med, the area school systems offer bold, bright educational options across Durham and Chapel Hill. Residents have direct access to UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, NC State University, the Chatham County school system and our two on-site schools.

Schools & universities >>

Conveniently located to ...
well, everything.

Shopping, dining & medical >>
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Experience Briar Chapel.

Want to see for yourself what life is like at Briar Chapel? Become a Resident for a Day! Enjoy our community events, dive into our water park, explore our parks and trails, and grab lunch at Veranda - our treat!

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It’s a big blue sky kind of day.

Miles and miles for mountain biking trails. Hammock parks and picnic nooks. Bocce ball followed by basketball. Fishing, boating and kayaking across Durham, Chapel Hill and RTP. It's all a short walk or drive from your front door!

Area recreation >>
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Find your harmony.

It’s an easy, respectful way of life. Our commitment to sustainability touches every detail, from our NAHB-certified green homes, preserved parks and our fresh, re-energizing atmosphere. All 900 acres of it.

Living green >>
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Locking arms for a lasting legacy.

We’re deep-down committed to making our community an enduring and healthy place to live for generations to come. We partner with organizations across the Research Triangle Park (RTP) to bolster education, support the arts and invest in our growing economy. 

Community partnerships >>

Meet buddies. Make memories.

Find your people with a full calendar of events run by our on-site HOA activities director. Think pool parties, wine tastings, movie nights, run clubs, sports tournaments and daddy-daughter dances.

Resident intranet >>

Start your tour.

When you come out to Briar Chapel, your first stop will be at our information kiosk.
It's where you can pick up a model home guide, take a look at our community
map, and get that much closer to finding your new home.