Welcome to Briar Chapel
An upscale, planned community with luxury amenities
Located in the charming city of Chapel Hill and extending into Pittsboro, Briar Chapel is a thriving, planned community. This neighborhood was designed in a sustainable fashion, built with green practices, and full of energy-efficient homes. Briar Chapel has lots of green spaces and offers its residents all sorts of amenities, including a clubhouse with a fitness center and swimming pool.
Whatever home you are looking for, you can find it in Briar Chapel. Briar Chapel has upscale single-family residences and townhomes. These homes embody mostly Craftsman or Transitional, or Contemporary architectural styles. All in all, the homes in Briar Chapel are simply stunning and recently built.
What to Love
- Social activities and community amenities
- The scenic beauty of nearby parks
- Access to downtown Chapel Hill and Fearrington Village
- High walkability to amenities, chapels, and schools
The lifestyle in Briar Chapel is typically very relaxed and peaceful. Chapel Hill is a city with many charming restaurants and shops. The town is relatively small, perfect for those who enjoy the amenities of city life while still maintaining a quaint, suburban lifestyle.
Briar Chapel residents often commute to Durham or Raleigh for work, the other two cities near Chapel Hill. They also appreciate the strong education system that Briar Chapel offers, which is why so many families are attracted to this neighborhood. Briar Chapel fosters a strong sense of community among its neighbors. Residents often host various exciting events like block parties and charity galas for the whole community.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Briar Chapel hosts a variety of exceptional restaurants. Breakaway Cafe
is a cozy eatery that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Its specialty omelets, breakfast burritos, and delicious sandwiches make Breakaway Cafe a staple among Briar Chapel residents. Another reliable option for a scrumptious meal is O’YA Cantina
. O’YA Cantina serves a fusion of authentic Latin American cuisine. It has options for vegetarian and vegan diets and thus is perfect for all residents of Briar Chapel. Also, Allen & Son Bar-B-Que
is a classic Southern barbecue joint. Its delectable meat options paired with toast and tater tots are sure to satisfy guests’ tastebuds.
If you prefer to cook your own meals, Briar Chapel is conveniently located near Lowe’s Foods of Chapel Hill
. This well-stocked grocery store is known for its fresh poultry and wonderful rewards program. Lowe’s Foods also has a to-go program where personal shoppers can bring out their grocery orders in a pick-up fashion.
Things to Do
Many places within Briar Chapel keep locals busy with fun activities. Briar Commons
is a 1.5-acre park that features a wide lawn for fun events and a mini-amphitheater that hosts summer concerts and performances. This is the ideal spot for a leisurely picnic or game of catch. Another great park in Briar Chapel is The Park at Briar Chapel
. This outdoor area features softball, football, and soccer fields, as well as a 55-seat picnic shelter and paved walkway.
To entertain furry friends, residents of Briar Chapel often frequent Briar Chapel Dog Park
. This is a fabulous place to play fetch with and socialize your dog with other animals. There are also pet stations for cleanup and replenishment purposes. Briar Chapel is also home to the Sports Complex at Briar Chapel, where the youth community can practice a variety of sports.
Briar Chapel also has access to tennis and basketball courts available to all residents as well as a community pool.
Briar Chapel has some impressive, reputable schools for people of all ages. Some include: