The first thing most people notice when entering Timberlyne is its secluded forest feel. Well-sized lots (typically around a half an acre, give or take) are surrounded with old hardwood, flowering trees and green spaces. Its lush, secret garden look belies the fact that Timberlyne is really a central location in Chapel Hill North Carolina.
At the Center of Everything
Located on the north side of Chapel Hill, Timberline is off of Weaver Dairy Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. It is a convenient two minutes from I-40, offering direct access to Raleigh, Durham, and the Research Triangle Park. Timberlyne is also a walkable neighborhood, with a wide variety of shops and restaurants within just a few minutes walk. The Timberlyne and Chapel Hill North shopping centers include a movie theater, grocery stores, banks, doctor’s office, a gym, and more. The Streets at Southpoint Mall is also a short drive away. Indeed, almost any amenity a homeowner would need is close at hand.
Timberlyne: Secluded Forest Feel; Central Location in Chapel Hill North Carolina
Homes in the Timberlyne neighborhood were built during the 1980’s, with some newer construction in the early 2000’s. Sizes range from about 1500-2500 sq. ft. in size. The styles are mostly transitional, traditional and contemporary—with hardboard, wood, or fiberboard siding. There are a few brick homes. About three quarters of the homes are 1.5-2 stories with 3-5 bedrooms. Prices in Timberlyne range from the $300,000-400,000’s.
A Custom-Built Enclave
Timberlyne Estates is a smaller community of custom homes within the larger Timberlyne neighborhood. These are larger and more expensive (within the $600,000’s), ranging from 3300-4300 sq. ft. and sit on slightly smaller lots. Timberlyne Estates homes were designed and built by noted Chapel Hill developer Carol Ann Zinn. Homeowners in Timberlyne are part of the Timberlyne Homeowner’s Association and must pay yearly HOA dues.
If you are looking for a well-established neighborhood with a family feel, Timberlyne might be the right place for you. Residents enjoy being surrounded by nature, with all the conveniences of city living readily available. Looking for something different? Neighborhoods of all styles and price ranges abound in the vibrant Chapel Hill and surrounding areas. Come see what lands Chapel Hill on “best places” lists time and time again.