The Research Triangle is recognized nationally for a high quality of life for residents. It has a number of the top universities including UNC Chapel Hill, NC State University, NCCU and Duke University within its bounds and as a result, there are incredible museums, hospitals, and culture. Another byproduct of such wonderful educational resources is corporate and tech investment in the area and a great job market. For these reasons, real estate is highly sought after, increasing in value, and a great investment. One of the most desirable types of real estate is developments that are exclusive and offer amenities within the development or nearby. Golf club communities abound in The Triangle and here are some of our top club picks.

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Golf Course Homes

Golf Course Communities

Croasdaile Farm, Durham

Croasdaile Farm is an incredible location, close to Downtown Durham, and is built on a farm community with exquisite golf club, pro shop, multiple practice areas, and country club. Homes include resale custom homes as well as new construction homes in Croasdaileand start at around 3,000 sq ft. It is a challenging course and is one of the few courses that is a new development with custom home opportunities. These homes are luxury and will run in the million and up range.

Chapel Ridge, Pittsboro

Chapel Ridge is a newer community located just outside Pittsboro,  set on 1,000 acres. It is 30 minutes or less Chapel Hill and Raleigh, in the highly sought after small town of Pittsboro. Amenities include a clubhouse, golf pro shop, picnic areas, nature trails, pool, tennis court, soccer fields, and the crown jewel, the 18-hole golf course designed by JMP Golf Design and Fred Couples. New homes are on generous lots of .3-2 acres. Homes are available for resale and new construction and have a choice of builders. Prices state in the $500,000s.

Lochmere Golf Club, Cary

Lochmere Golf Club in Cary is also a large neighborhood with incredible amenities. Cary is one of the most desirable areas in The Triangle with amazing boutiques and dining opportunities as well as an extensive Greenway system. Lochmere neighborhood offers over 1900 homes in a range of styles. Some are lakefront and others are golf front lots, each with wonderful views. The community also boasts walking trails, community pool. Tennis and volleyball courts, bike lane, and of course, the Lochmere Golf Club. It offers easy access to a Whole Foods, Western Wake Hospital, and all the amenities of East Cary.

Governors Club, Chapel Hill

Governors Clublocated just outside of Chapel Hill is a private club and community built around a 27 golf and country club. It is arguably the most exclusive in The Triangle. The course itself was designed by Jack Nicklaus and offers 27-holes of award-winning golf the country club offers a wellness center, indoor and outdoor aquatics, day camps for kids, tennis courts and programs, and exclusive fine dining. The real estate includes some of the most prestigious homes in North Carolina, however, new lots are available for custom builds that are more affordable. Homes range from $500,000 to $3,000,000. Another advantage of the Governors Club is that it is located in one of the highest parts of the county and the views are unbeatable.

The Legacy at Jordan Lake, Chapel Hill

Jordan Lake is known for its incredible parks and recreation, but it is also home to amazing golf. The Legacy at Jordan Lake is also a new single-family home community in Chapel Hill. There are 100 home sites that are selling quickly and also the clubhouse will offer fitness, playground, tennis, walking trails,  and a swimming pool. One of the most distinctive features of this development is the commitment to honoring classic architecture with sustainable principles. Buyers can choose from three developers whose focus is on Colonial, Federal, Revival, Georgian or Craftsmen design, development and home-building practices that adhere to green principles, and outdoor porch features that are meant to add a sense of community.

There are many smaller golf communities to choose from in The Triangle, and when new developments are announced, we are sure to highlight them. If you are considering investing in a custom home, some of the best sites with the best amenities are in these communities. They offer state-of-the-art construction, sustainable and green practices, and lots that will likely increase in value. Please contact My NC Homes today for more information on Golf Club living in The Triangle.

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