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    Historic house in Saxapahaw ready for new owners

    The Freeman-Boggs-Woody House, circa 1860, sits on a hilltop overlooking the historic mill village of Saxapahaw in Alamance County, just over the Orange County line. Today farm trucks make way for bicycles and commuters to Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Durham and Research Triangle Park.

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    Aging in community: planning for our future

    Tim Carpenter kicked off the “Aging in Community: Planning for Our Future” series with an overview of his experience turning independent retirement communities into creative arts conclaves where senior citizens engage with each other and showcase their efforts in plays, concerts, art...

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    Prairie-style contemporary is home for the Cohen family

    Whether relaxing in the family room with views of the back woods through large expanses of glass or homeschooling in the second-floor library, the Cohen family say they really have been enjoying their home at Colvard Farms since moving in last fall. Colvard Farms is a new-home community between ...

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    Big house plans for Small Street

    The oldest house in Pittsboro has a new site – South Small Street – and new owners – Ray and Janet Carney – who intend to give the grand old dame a new lease on life. Considering the Patrick Saint Lawrence house has been moved three times over the past 225 years, she deserves...

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    Historic Cedar Grove home ready for facelift

    Cars whiz by much faster now than wagons did in the 1880s on the old stagecoach road between Hillsborough and Greensboro. Horses knew then that the well at Cedar Grove meant a water stop while riders rested at the old Patton Store at the crossroads of this historic farming community in Orange County...

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    Beloved home grows
to best suit its family

    Tabitha and Sandy Alexander moved into their 1958 ranch-style home near the UNC-Chapel Hill in 1999. Only the second family to live in the house built for Dr. William and Jane Joyner, the Alexanders love the house and location, but with four growing children — the eldest a sophomore in high...

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    Scandinavian contemporary 
style hidden in the Oaks

    The Scandinavian influence on contemporary design can be seen throughout a beautiful modernist house in the Oaks of Chapel Hill. The words — “simplicity, light, airy and dramatic” — are top-of-mind when walking up to and through this lovely home. The Van Dyke house at 204...

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    River Bend great location for Triangle and Triad

    River Bend is the newest Drees Homes neighborhood community being built in Hillsborough. The location off I-85 and I-40 between the Triangle and the Triad make it a great place to live and split the commute. It will also be a great place to live if you enjoy walking along rivers and hiking up mountains...

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    Family takes the ‘road less traveled’ in home search

    Jim Arleth and Jennifer Aspell have always loved the poetry of Robert Frost. His 1916 poem “The Road Not Taken” has been their inspiration many times when encountering challenges in their lives and careers. Most recently, it spoke to them as they developed their first neighborhood ...

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    Green features highlight Parade of Homes

    If you are looking to build a home using green building techniques or find a community that puts sustainable building practices in the forefront, this year’s Parade of Homes in Durham, Orange and Chatham counties is for you. Twelve homes meeting the National Green Building Standards (NGBS...

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