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Welcome To Durham & Chapel Hill

Whether you enjoy an energetic downtown or a quiet nature preserve, Durham and Chapel Hill have something you will enjoy. Discover these two popular communities in the Triangle area!

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Enjoy Life in Durham and Chapel Hill, NC

Durham and Chapel Hill are two established communities filled with arts, culture, entertainment, and outdoor recreation. Both offer quick commutes to Research Triangle Park, plenty of historic neighborhoods, and two of the Triangle area's prestigious universities. Discover the lifestyle that Durham and Chapel Hill offer below.

Spotlights of Durham and Chapel Hill



The campus of Research Triangle Park, the region's largest tech and research center, is located in Durham near the interchange of I-40 and the Durham Freeway. Major employers located at Research Triangle Park include BASF, Cisco, Credit Suisse, IBM, Cree, and RTI International.

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Local Attractions

There's something for everyone in Durham and Chapel Hill. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy fast-paced football and basketball games at Duke University and UNC, or cheer for the Durham Bulls minor league baseball team. Residents who love history can explore Downtown Chapel Hill, Downtown Durham, and the Museum of Life + Science. And those who love arts and culture can enjoy the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). 

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Parks & Recreation

You don't have to leave the city to escape to the great outdoors. Durham and Chapel Hill are full of natural resources. Residents of all ages can explore Duke Forest, the American Tobacco Trail, the Eno River, and the dozens of parks sprinkled throughout the area. Both communities also feature plenty of playgrounds, picnic shelters, and athletic programs.


Public Schools

Education is a priority in this area. Durham residents attend schools within the Durham Public Schools district, while Chapel Hill residents attend schools within the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district. For higher education, residents can attend Duke University, North Carolina Central University (NCCU), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), or Durham Technical Community College. 

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Shopping & Dining

Between the local businesses downtown and name brands at shopping malls, Durham and Chapel Hill offer plenty of places to shop and dine. Popular destinations include The Streets at Southpoint, University Place, Brightleaf Square, Franklin Street, and the American Tobacco Campus.

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Connected Community

Despite their size, Durham and Chapel Hill offer a community-centered lifestyle. Neighbors can meet each other at Festival for the Eno, July 4th festivities, farmers' markets, holiday celebrations, Festifall Arts Festival, Moogfest, and much more. These events are sure to fill your calendar all year long.

Find Your Home in Durham and Chapel Hill, NC

Whether you prefer a home in a downtown location or a spacious estate away from the hustle and bustle, you can find just what you're looking for in Durham and Chapel Hill. If you're interested in buying a home in this diverse and exciting area, contact us today and we can get you moving.

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