The residential neighborhood of Cates Farm is a popular neighborhood in Chapel Hill - Carrboro. Within the city limits of Carrboro, Cates Farm is a small neighborhood connected to Wexford with beautiful and mature landscaping. Cates Farm is just a short bike ride into downtown Carrboro and Chapel HIll. 

Walking down the sidewalks on a Friday evening after dinner, you will encounter neighbors walking their dogs and families out on walks. Dog pick up stations are placed in open areas to encourage the clean-up of pups, but also demonstrate the friendliness towards those with pets.  You can begin your search for Cates Farms homes here. If you've questions about Cates Farm or any of our featured Chapel HIll - Carrboro neighborhoods, register with our team today! Our advanced search tools will make your next home search fast and convenient.

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Cates Farm is peacefully quiet, and you can hear the soft chirps of birds. One of the many things that stands out about the neighborhood is the number of gardens you’ll see. Whether a household is into cultivating roses or growing a bounty of vegetables, you can see that being outdoors and tending to their gardens is a hobby for many of the homeowners.

Many homes have fenced-in yards with playsets and tree swings. Homes sit on almost half an acre. With the mature landscaping, each home has abundant privacy from one another. On average the four-to-five bedroom homes are approximately 3,000 square feet.

Cates Farm Road has bike lanes, which makes for a quick 10 to 15-minute bike ride to downtown Carrboro. Carrboro is especially bike and pedestrian friendly and the route into town from Cates Farm is direct. Cates Farm offers a fantastic combination of suburban/urban living experience that can include a short bike ride to the farmers market, shopping at the local co-op, or dinner at one of the many small, independent restaurants.

McDougle Elementary and McDougle Middle School have a school crosswalk that connects to Cates Farm, just across Hillsborough Road. McDougle Elementary and McDougle Middle School are a part of the Chapel Hill Carrboro City School (CHCCS) and are walking distance to the Cates Farm neighborhood.

Cates Farm is in an ideal location. You can quickly access I-40 from Homestead Road and Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard, for those that might work in the Research Triangle Park or Raleigh. Points of interest, such as Fearrington Village, Southern Village, or Saxapahaw are easily accessible from Cates Farm.

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