Durham Neighborhoods

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Trinity Park Rich in History

Rich In History

In the late 1800s, Durham had a robust economy based on tobacco and textiles. This thriving town had fashionable homes, a new hospital, and a respected university: Trinity College, which preceded Duke University.

Anchored by Queen Anne-style homes originally built for college professors, the area features homes in a variety of architectural styles including Victorian, Neo-Colonial and Craftsman. After a brief period of decline in the mid-2Trinity Park Playground0th century, Durham residents banded together to form the Trinity Park Neighborhood Association. This association was instrumental in halting hasty development and demolition of historic homes, and a priority was placed on restoring owner-occupancy.

Trinity Park is comprised of approximately

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The Raleigh-Durham area is heaven for Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) fans with three of the most dominant athletic schools in the conference. Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill are also known for other distinguished academic establishments, which have propelled the area to the top 5 most educated cities in America, according to Forbes. Living in university-driven communities provides a superior experience that goes beyond enjoying some of the best historical rivalries in sports.

Endless Educational Opportunities

The ACC powerhouses of Duke, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC), and North Carolina State University (NC State) are well known across the nation for their athletic and academic prowess. Raleigh is also home to several other

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The Hills at Southpoint homes for sale

You will love coming home to The Hills at Southpoint in Durham, NC. Not only does it have an unparalleled location when it comes to shopping and dining, it boasts a quiet, relaxed atmosphere and desirable homes for all price points. If you’re a nature lover, then you’ll enjoy the parks and conservation areas within the area. Even better, it's only one-mile away from 1-40, meaning it’s easy to commute to work, the grocery store, and popular recreation destinations.

About The Neighborhood

The Hills at Southpoint homes for sale have the unbelievable luxury of being close to nature while also residing in a convenient location. This community has the best of both worlds. Surrounded by stunning woodlands, all you have to do is look out your front door

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Croasdaile Farms expansion project in durham, nc

Demand for homes in active adult 55+ communities is on the rise. Behind this are the baby boomers, who account for about a quarter of the U.S. population. Born between 1946 and 1964, baby boomers started hitting retirement age a few years ago, and in the next decade, they'll drive up the number of retiree households by about 10 million.

If you're retiring soon in North Carolina, you may be wondering how to navigate the crazy, retirement home real estate market. According to seniorguidance.org, the U.S. average cost for assisted living is just over $3,600 per month, and Durham Area, NC's assisted living is lower than the national average, at approximately $2,800 monthly.

The History of Croasdaile Farms

Living in Durham offers a little of

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best neighborhoods for students near duke university

Duke UniversityCongratulations on your acceptance to one of the best schools in the nation! Now it's time to figure out where to live for the next year, if not your entire stint at Duke University, and beyond! Here's  our overview of which Duke University neighborhoods to consider as your new home while you attend school. Everything from affordable abodes, to   the convenience of location, and of course which neighborhoods are closest to all the action in the city of Durham, can be found here. We've even looked into the rental market for your investment purposes!

Old West Durham

To make the most out of your time at Duke University, we recommend living as close to the city of Durham as possible. Old West Durham is also one of the closest Duke Universtiy

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Community Amenities Increase Home Values

Luxurious amenities are a lure for homebuyers in new communities. New construction neighborhoods are developing all over the Triangle region, delivering dozens of new communities throughout the Raleigh-Durham area. You can find everything from lush green spaces to fun mini water parks for adults and kids alike. The journey to homeownership will force you to weigh the long-term value of not only the household, but the community amenities as well. It's important to consider that homes with nearby amenities make living there more enjoyable, which is great while you're living there and also a terrific asset when it's time to sell.

As you start narrowing down your list of “must-haves," here are a few neighborhood amenities you may want to consider.

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Chancellor's Ridge has amenities for families

The Triangle area has a lot to offer—places to work, recreational activities, dining and entertainment, amenities—and right in the center of it all is Chancellor's Ridge.

Commuting Is A Breeze From Chancellor's Ridge!

From its south Durham location, Chancellor's Ridge offers convenient access to all three Triangle metro areas—Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill—as well as Research Triangle Park. So commuting to just about anywhere is fast and easy. The I40, for example, is just a few minutes north, but it's far enough away that you can't hear the hum of the highway until you're closer to the Streets at Southpoint.

Chancellor's Ridge Boasts Great Amenities

Chancellor's Ridge pool
Chancellor's Ridge playground

The neighborhood also offers easy access to some of the area's best amenities.

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555 Magnum in Durham, NC

If there’s a new project in Durham to get excited about, it’s 555 Magnum Flats. Located right beside the Durham Bulls Athletic Park at the corner of Jackie Robinson Drive and South Roxboro Street, this up-and-coming development couldn’t be more perfectly located for tech startups or a medium-sized agency or firm. The project, which was announced in June of last year, is slated to begin construction in the early months of this year and the commercial spaces should be available for move-in as soon as fall 2018.

About 555 Magnum

555 Magnum Flats will be one of the most revolutionary mixed-use developments in the Triangle area. So far, just the commercial building has been approved for development while the upscale apartment units are still being

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Croasdaile Farms homes for sale

Just minutes from the busy downtown Durham lies Croasdaile Farms, a residential development that offers quiet, country living with easy access to all the city has to offer.

Croasdaile Farm was built on the site of a sprawling 1,100-acre dairy farm of the same name, established in the early 20th century. Over the decades, while the farm continued to operate, the city of Durham grew up nearby, and the area took on an increasingly urban and suburban feel.

To meet the needs of a growing community, the farmland was subdivided and development began in the 1980s. However, a strict set of architectural and community-wide standards were established to preserve the rural feel and natural beauty of the land.

Today, Croasdaile Farm is a planned

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Village Hearth Cohousing in Durham, NC

As the demand for 55+ communities continues to build in the Triangle area, a group of passionate boomers is looking to bring a new solution to the table. A new cohousing community known as Village Hearth is in the works to offer those entering their retirement years an alternative to conventional CCRC’s and active adult communities, where a strong sense of community and sustainability is the key to health and vitality. Village Hearth will provide a safe and welcoming space for LGBTs, friends, and allies to comfortably age with the perfect balance of private living and social engagement.

Village Hearth will be modeled after a thriving community called Oakcreek in Stillwater, Oklahoma, which features cottage-style homes in sets of four with several

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