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Chapel Hill real estate is highly desirable, and many home buyers struggle due to the lack of inventory and price point. Downing Creek enjoys the Chapel Hill address, without the high price tag. Downing Creek is a 47 acre planned urban development consisting of townhomes, single-family homes, and condominiums governed by an elected HOA that maintains grounds and keeps this neighborhood looking attractive and extremely desirable. Please note: if the Chapel Hill school district is your top priority, Downing Creek is within the Durham school district. 

Community Amenities at Downing Creek include front and back entrances, decorative street corners, two ponds, 4-6 social events per year, jogging trails, tennis courts, playgrounds, parking lots, wide sidewalks, and pool. Pool and Downing Creek Pool tennis courts are membership-based and HOA fees include maintenance of pond, trails, playgrounds, parking lots, landscaping, irrigation, holiday decorations, social events, holiday decor, tree removal, and affiliated taxes. Homeowners are required to abide by architectural guidelines available here and this style of neighborhood and governance is not for everyone, however these regulations are extremely effective in terms of homes retaining their value and in general homeowners do not find them overly onerous. 

Downing Creek Townhomes and Condominiums

There are a number of options for condos and townhomes within Downing Creek. They are Bradford Place Condominiums, Bradford Place Townhomes, and Cranebridge Place Townhomes. Condominiums and Townhomes come in a variety of configurations and floorplans and are 1-3 bedrooms with 1-3 baths. Prices currently range from roughly $175,000 - $275,000 They are highly sought after for the privacy and amenities that Downing Creek offers. Each is governed by both and elected association of its' respective complex and by the Downing Creek Homeowners Association.

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Single-family homes in Downing Creek

Single Family Residences in Downing Creek range from 2,000 sq ft to 3,000 sq ft with 3-5 bedrooms. Developed between 1988 and 1998. Current prices are between mid $300,000s and mid $400,000s. 

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Average Price $432,450
Lowest Price $379,900
Highest Price $485,000
Total Listings 2
Avg. Days On Market 2
Avg. Price/SQFT $189

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Many families choose Downing Creek since it is an easy commute to both Durham and Chapel Hill and is zoned for excellent schools. Homeowners are zoned for Creekside Elementary, Githens Middle, and Jordan High School. 

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Whether you are looking for a single-family home or an attached complex in a maintenance-free but quiet neighborhood, Downing Creek is an excellent choice in Chapel Hill. My NC Homes is a local boutique Chapel Hill real estate firm, with over 50 years of experience, contact us for more information about Downing Creek homes for sale.