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Small town living, with city amenities.
First on the list is the feeling of living in a small town. Neighbors see each other regularly when out at the local co-op market, restaurants on Churton Street, or checking a book out of the library. The town has annual gatherings, such as reading of the U.S. Constitution at the courthouse on the 4th of July and the ever-popular holiday parade that shuts down a major thoroughfare for local groups on floats. The town has charm, but is close enough to Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh to still enjoy the benefits of a wonderful art and unique foodie scene.
There is a strong sense of community in Churton Grove. Neighbors establish close relationships and pitch in when needed for emergencies. We have heard stories of neighbors helping out during emergency room runs or housing extra relatives for those that needed just a few more rooms during the holidays.
The homeowners association regularly plans neighborhood events that include a very kid-friendly egg hunt, local music at the gazebo, movie nights under the stars, costume contests, and summer ice cream and popsicles for the pool opening. These are just a few HOA sponsored activities that keep neighbors involved and create opportunities to get to know one another.
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Churton Grove amenities.
It really is hard to find all of these great amenities in one spot. There are sidewalks that line the streets for safe passage to visit friends. You will also find paved trails that cut through backyards, along Strouds Creek, and meander through the woodside. There are two playgrounds in park-like settings with picnic tables and the ability to cook out during the warm months. The park is suited well for toddler and elementary-school aged children. A soccer field can be found on the outskirts of the neighborhood where groups play soccer, ultimate frisbee, or baseball. The pool is a great attraction in the warm months and a great way to wear the kids out when school is not in session. Close to the pool you will find recently refinished tennis and basketball courts.
Picturesque farms with outdoor activities.
Farms surround the neighborhood of Churton Grove. Strouds Creek Farm, which offers summer camps and birthday parties also boards horses. Anne Marie La Lumia, the owner, offers farm-fresh eggs for pick up if you inquire. Over the Top Farm is an equestrian training facility with over 40 acres of beautiful riding country. Smith’s Family Fun Farm started as a Christmas Tree Farm and has expanded to include pumpkin picking in the fall months.
Big lot sizes.
Each home in Churton Grove sits on a minimum of a half acre. These lot sizes allow for great lawns to play tag or have children run through sprinklers in the summer months. The wooded lots, which retained a nice buffer of old-growth trees line the back and side yards.
Walkable to the grocery store and local restaurants.
There are paths and sidewalks that take you to the grocery store on the edge of the neighborhood. The grocery is located in a small plaza with local restaurants, a fitness center, and child care drop off.
Less than 5 minutes to downtown Hillsborough.
Churton Grove is less than 5 minutes away from downtown Hillsborough. Downtown Hillsborough has a great selection of restaurants, boutiques, a grocery co-op, and a very popular coffee shop. You’ll enjoy the charm and easy to access to the River Walk, which is apart of the Mountain-to-Sea trail. The Riverwalk also connects the main street of Hillsborough to Hillsborough BBQ and Mystery Brewing.
Proximity to Chapel Hill, Durham, Mebane, and Raleigh.
You have quick access to nearby universities, galleries, music, and parks. The Durham Bull Ballpark, located off Highway 147 is quickly accessed via the 70 and 147 interchange. Baseball games with Friday evening fireworks are a mere 15 minutes away. These great cities and towns are quick trips from Churton Grove down Route 70 or Old 86. The neighborhood is in a prime spot to quickly access each destination.
Quiet and calm.
Having clients that lived on busy streets or near the highway, the neighborhood of Churton Grove is well situated for quiet and calm. Some mornings you can hear a rooster in the distance or cows mooing, but there is little in the way between you and a good night's sleep. With Orange County street light ordinances, you’ll still get a beautiful view of the evening sky and see a multitude of constellations from your front porch.
We encourage you to visit the quaint town of Hillsborough and reach out to us if you are interested in this well-sought after neighborhood.