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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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    Significant investment in affordable housing

    The Chapel Hill Town Council recently approved almost $700,000 for affordable housing. Wow. That’s a significant investment of local monies into what I consider to be a public good.

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    Tango in Saxapahaw

    The swirl of life many have discovered along North Carolina’s Haw River is as intricate and alluring as the tango, whose origins trace back to the banks of another river, the Río de la Plata along Argentina’s border with Uruguay.

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    Garman Homes builds green in Briar Chapel

    Garman Homes is using green building techniques and sustainable building products to create efficiently-designed, three- and four-bedroom homes in Briar Chapel with cozy yards and detached, two-car garages with back-alley parking for two more cars. Homes in Briar Chapel have access to approximately...

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    Discover Scarlet Oak

    Large lots, mature hardwoods and 2,700 square feet of living space starting at $440,729 – that’s what you’ll find at Scarlet Oak, a new home neighborhood just 10 minutes south of Chapel Hill in Chatham County.

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    Local need for moderately-priced housing continues

    It’s May 20, 2034 and UNC is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the new Law School building at Carolina North. There are now six academic buildings on the Carolina North campus, which of course, is referred to as North Campus. In addition, there are several multi-family residential buildings...

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    Love where you live

    Architect Steven Clipp loves what he does, creating dream homes. While he delights in crafting visually striking houses, he has also spent 30 years exploring the psychology of how we live. He believes that through design he can increase the joy in our lives, strengthen our families and even deepen...

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    Legacy of green up for grabs

    From a California coastal redwood to spruce trees that normally are found only in the mountainous regions of Taiwan, the Charles R. Keith Arboretum off Dairyland Road in Chapel Hill has more than 4,000 species of trees and shrubs. It is one of the largest arboretums in North America for the number...

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