Downing Creek homes for sale represent one of the most convenient residential areas in Durham/Chapel Hill. The neighborhood sits at the eastern edge of Durham between I-40 and Highway 501. Residents enjoy access to large nature preserves and golf courses. Spacious and long-established subdivisions occupy most of the landscape.
Most residents work nearby at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC hospital, or Duke University and its corresponding medical center. The neighborhood also has a very active homeowner’s association throws annual events and keeps up curb appeal. Restaurants & Nightlife For dining options, residents can head west on Hwy 54 to visit the Meadowmont neighborhood, which represents another planned community complete with its own shopping and restaurant district. Resident have their choice of downtown Chapel Hill or Durham for more entertainment options.
Both cities host major universities, so it can be easy to catch a sports game. Chapel Hill also has an active music scene, with popular bands playing at the Local 506 and the legendary Cat’s Cradle. In Durham, enjoy great barbecue, ribs, burgers and live music at The Blue Note Grill on Washington Street. The venue attracts loyal bluegrass, jazz and blues fans. Options abound in both cities! Parks The Downing Creek neighborhood hosts its own neighborhood park complete with paved, dog friendly walking trails, tennis courts, open spaces and a clubhouse with a pool. Residents can use all the amenities for free.