Bolin Forest Real Estate

The residential community of Bolin Forest is located within walking distance to Carrboro and backs onto one of the area's last urban forests. This area is well known for its 400 acres of scenic woods, home to many diverse ecosystems and rare species. Bolin Creek provides residents of Bolin Forest with 10 miles of beautiful hiking and biking trails. If you appreciate being close to nature, then you'll love the thickly wooded lots offering a tranquil and private setting. Bolin Forest real estate features traditional single-family homes on half acre lots. Living here is all about being close to nature yet still having feasible access to everyday necessities.

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The Bolin Forest neighborhood is home to people of all ages and backgrounds and is considered a close-knit community. It's a lovely place to raise a family who'd like to be removed from the busier parts of town.

Bolin Forest real estate was developed between the 80s and the 90s, built of traditional North Carolinian home styles. The homes sit on 0.30-0.5 acre lots filled with Carolina hemlocks and oaks, offering plenty of room for gardens and space for children's play. Even with all of the trees on the lots, the homes in this neighborhood still have plenty of access to the sunshine. Many of the homes here feature beautiful outdoor spaces of patios, large sun catching decks, private botanical gardens, and pathways leading to Bolin Creek.

House sizes in Bolin Forest start at 1,300 square feet and reach up to 4,000 square feet. Some Bolin Forest homes for sale come with finished basements which can be an excellent income generator. Homes in this community typically have open floor plans offering 2 to 4 bedrooms and 2-3.5 bathrooms. Many of the homes have original hardwood flooring, and quality wooden cabinetry built into home-office spaces and basements.

Prevalent features to look forward to in Bolin Forest real estate:

  • Fire places
  • Formal dining rooms
  • Unfinished attics
  • 2 car garages
  • Separate living and family rooms
  • Wine cellars
  • Finished basements with apartment amenities
  • Paths to creek trails
  • Vaulted ceilings

The homes in this subdivision lean towards being on the bigger side, so if you want to invest in an income generating property, you can easily rent your basement out.

Life in Bolin Forest

One of the special highlights of living in Bolin Forest is having access to the very beautiful stretch of the Bolin canopy. Bolin Forest and Bolin Creek is a natural resource in the middle of it all, serving as a significant water resource for the community. The beech wood forest is home to owls, hawks, box turtles, beavers, and a variety of rare birds. The real claim to fame though is that the creek allows for the very rare four-toed salamander to thrive and live in the nature preserve. This is all found close to your backyard with many trails to be enjoyed by the family.

With such close proximity to Carrboro, residents have quick access to the popular Weaver Street Market, the year-round Farmer's Market, and Harris Teeter. Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA is a 6-minute drive from home where the entire family can partake in top-notch recreation and amenities. The Chapel Hill Tennis Club is one of the biggest tennis, swim, fitness and recreational facilities, offering the best tennis courts available in the area. They have both indoor and outdoor tennis courts and a massive outdoor swimming pool.

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport is 27 minutes away from home but there is also a smaller scale airport just 5 minutes away at Horace Williams Airport.

For entertainment, The ArtsCenter is a great place for everyone to enjoy. Whether you're looking for live local music, art classes and camps or just a nice afternoon at a local gallery, it's a great way to discover hometown talent in Carrboro.

You'll find over 20 schools in Carrboro operated by Chapel Hill Carrboro School System (CHCCS)

Schools nearby Bolin Forest real estate:

  • McDougle Middle School
  • Phillips Middle School
  • Seawell Elementary School
  • Chapel Hill High School
  • Northside Elementary School
  • Carrboro Elementary School
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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