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    Incentives needed for more loca affordable housing

    Just in case there is any question as to why I think affordable housing is important, please allow me to explain. I believe we need regular working folks, like teachers, bus drivers and legions of people who work at the hospital to be able to live within our community, send their children to our...

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    Senior housing options explored at expo

    With names like Elderberry, Justamere, Generosity Farm and Hart’s Mill Eco-Village, there are several types of housing options for seniors coming to Orange, Person and Chatham counties. These models are varied: intergenerational, over-55 and intentional neighborhoods. Other future models ...

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    Edward Kidder Graham House meets the Lindseys

    UNC alumni Marty and AraLu Lindsey (Class of ’84 and ’83) enjoyed life on Chapel Hill’s campus so much that when they got a chance to live adjacent to it again, they took it – termites, Bulrushes and all. In December 2013, the couple purchased the historic Edward Kidder...

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    Charles House-Winmore opens to new residents

    Charles House-Winmore has opened its eldercare doors to six residents who participate in person-centered living facilitated by round-the-clock staff and volunteers in a 2,450-square-foot house in the Winmore neighborhood off Homestead Road in Chapel Hill. This house of six bedrooms and 3.5 baths...

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    Infill house fits in

    Visitability is hard to say but easy to use and describes houses built with barrier-free, inclusive or universally accessible areas. What if there isn’t space or money to build an entire house to be universally accessible? Build it so everyone can be comfortable in main floor rooms and a ...

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    FieldStone growing in North Chatham

    FieldStone, a new-home neighborhood off Mann’s Chapel Road south of Chapel Hill, has been growing over the past two years and is now filled with young families, retirees and professionals working in Chapel Hill, Research Triangle Park and as far away as Winston-Salem.

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    Three classics for sale on Gimghoul Road

    “If that house ever comes up for sale, I’m going to buy it.” That’s what Michael Jacobs told his wife, Donna, when they passed by the house at 719 Gimghoul Road in Chapel Hill during a trip to his alma mater in 2005. At the time, the couple was enjoying a football weekend...

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    Farm life for the modern family

    Liz Priestly and Peter Metzner created Avalon Farm in 2004 for themselves and two girls – then 11 and 13. They wanted a place to have horses and access to trails as well as proximity to all that Chapel Hill has to offer. Located at 3908 Fern Creek Lane on just under 10 acres of gently rolling...

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    At one with nature

    In Cascade Forest, northwest of Chapel Hill near the old farming community of Orange Grove, there is a light-filled, passive-solar house that was designed and built in 2005 to be at one with nature. Cascade Forest is beautiful and wooded and Cane Creek runs along some of the properties. Originally...

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    This porch says, 
“Come set a spell . . .”

    Set back from the street under towering hardwoods, the wooden porch with its squared columns, ornate balusters and beadboard ceiling calls

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