Location: Chapel Hill
Size: 500 acres
# Residences: __ single family homes
Age: 1974 – 2010
Price Range: $200k – $1.9M
Elementary School: Rashkis / Ephesus Rd
Middle School: Phillips / Culbreth
High School: East Chapel Hill
Walk Score*: 6 / 100
Transit Score*: 13 / 100
Bicycle Score*: 50 / 100
Chapel Hill Country Club
The Oaks is a luxury neighborhood located one the border of Chapel Hill and Durham. These premier Triangle-area homes nestle quietly and comfortably in a convenient locale . First constructed in 1970, the neighborhood received a face lift during the 1990s and continues to grow. The neighborhood’s lush history accounts for the variety of architectural styles that line the streets. The variety of acreage in these wooded homes is perfect for any kind of home owner.
Located directly off of Route 54, the community has easy access to UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University and the Research Triangle Park, which is great for educational and professional opportunities. Neighborhood sidewalks and speed-bump streets are safe and inviting, and provide for gorgeous walks throughout the community. Matured landscape and gorgeous views await potential community residents.
Part of the community is located in Orange County, while the other part lies in Durham County. This gives potential homeowners the benefit of choice in deciding which county to reside in.
The community lies around the legendary Chapel Hill Country Club. Founded in 1922, the Country Club is well known for it’s golf course and various amenities. Homes in The Oaks vary in size and price, but golf course lots typically come at a premium and and are the largest and most expensive homes in the neighborhood.
As a top luxury community in the Triangle area, there is a plenty to do in the close-knit, and very friendly community. Perhaps the most popular amenity in The Oaks Community is The Chapel Hill Country Club. Founded in 1922, the prestigious country club is a point of pride in the community. Renovated in 1999, the country club advertises an elegant clubhouse that residents can use for dining or entertainment, an 18 hole golf course, massive tennis facilities, pro shops, and an aquatic center. There are plenty of opportunities for exercise and family fun at the club.
The neighborhood’s location on Route 54 gives residents easy access to nearby activities. The nearby UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University campuses give residents plenty to do. Glenn Lennox and Wood Square shopping centers are just down the road and provide a variety of goods. With only a short commute to downtown Chapel Hill or Durham, residents enjoy a relaxing, wooded suburb with access to a thriving, cultured night life.
The Oaks is supported by the Triangle’s Park and Ride system, where residents can park at a station and ride a bus to wherever they wish. This gives residents convenient access and mobility across the Triangle.