City living near historic Pittsboro

By living in the heart of Pittsboro, you’ll get to experience the serenity of living close to the lake with all of the convenience of living in the city. A unique blend of architectural styles spread across the streetscape in Powell Place, with townhomes, bungalows, and traditional single-family homes all lining the streets. Powell Place is a vibrant and active community. With the Haw River and Jordan Lake within minutes, the summer seasons are filled with people loading up their boats or kayaks. Sidewalks, walking paths, and a pair of parks are all within the community, so neighbors and community members are always out and about! You’re also just a few minutes from the charming downtown area, which is full of specialty shops, small businesses, hip restaurants, and even a soda shop. Hop on the nearby freeway and you’re a short commute to Durham, Raleigh, or Chapel Hill, too.


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Country Setting – City Convenience

Located at the intersection of Hwy 64 and Hwy 15/501, you can be at the lake or watching a Tarheel Basketball game at the University of North Carolina within minutes. You’ll love all the events and activates surrounding the university.

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Historic downtown Pittsboro

Find your new favorite farmers’ market, restaurant, brewery, wine shop, or boutique shop in downtown Pittsboro – a small town with a big personality!

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Discover Chapel Hill

Home of the oldest university in the country, Chapel Hill is full of rich history and steep traditions. Stroll along Franklin Street or explore its many parks and gardens.

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Energy Cost Comparison

A New M/I Home can result in a yearly energy savings of $YEARLY-SAVINGS$. See what your potential savings could be and read about the M/I Homes Commitment to Energy Efficient Living

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    We had an excellent experience! This was my husband's THIRD M/I Home. He said it was by far the best experience!

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Historic Downtown Pittsboro
2.3 miles away (about a 5 minute drive)
Jordan Lake
11 miles away (about a 14 minute drive)
University of North Carolina
16.1 miles away (about a 24 minute drive)
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