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56 Mallard Landing Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Sold: $435,000

3 Beds
2 ½ Baths
Single Family
Transitional Cottage
1,424 sq ft
Lot 0.07 acres
Parking Pad in Rear
Storage Room
Year Built: 2015
Parcel: 1017
Property Tax: $2,076/year
HOA Fees: $157/month
56 Mallard Landing Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

A Garden of Delights Awaits You!

Welcome to your new home located within the award-winning Briar Chapel community. Voted the "Best Neighborhood" by Chapel Hill & Chatham magazines!

Nestled in a vibrant neighborhood filled with convenient amenities, this charming house presents a remarkable opportunity for you to embrace a serene and sustainable lifestyle. Offering a perfect blend of comfort and natural beauty, this delightful residence features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and an enchanting fenced backyard adorned with fruit trees and vegetable gardens.

Upon entering this inviting space, you will be greeted by a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The spacious living area boasts natural light, creating a cozy ambiance for relaxation or hosting gatherings with friends and family. The open floor plan seamlessly connects the living room to the adjacent eat-in kitchen, providing a versatile space for entertaining, game nights and creating cherished memories.

Step into the heart of the home, the fully-equipped kitchen, where culinary adventures await. The kitchen showcases modern appliances and ample storage space, allowing you to effortlessly prepare delicious meals while engaging with loved ones. Whether you're a culinary enthusiast or simply enjoy the pleasure of home-cooked meals using freshly picked ingredients from your garden, this kitchen is sure to inspire your inner chef.

As you venture to the backyard, a hidden oasis awaits. Imagine spending sunny afternoons among the bountiful grapevines, apple trees, blueberries bushes, strawberry plants and watermelon vines -- all providing an abundance of seasonal delights. Nearby, a flourishing vegetable garden with a variety of greens, snap peas, carrots, and cucumbers, allows you to indulge in the joys of sustainable living. The canvas to cultivate your favorite herbs, fruits, and vegetables for fresh, organic meals is right at your doorstep and prepared for you!

Embrace the tranquility of nature as you unwind on the patio, perfect for al fresco dining, lounging, or savoring a morning cup of coffee amidst the aromatic scents of your garden.

Want to get out...then take a quick walk to Great Meadow Park to hear live music, grab dinner from a food truck or visit the Briar Chapel Farmer's Market during seasonal hours. Visit the many parks located throughout Briar Chapel, walk the miles of forested trails or visit one of the restaurants located at The Veranda - a commerical community welcoming residents home each night. 

As a homeowner you'll have the opportunity to experience an abundance of activities and events througout the year - whether it's Mahjong, Bridge, Book Club, a variety of fitness programs, or the monthly Happy Hour to name a few, there's more to do than time allows. And don't forget the salt water pools, pickleball, tennis, basketball courts and fitness's all here, waiting for you!



Built-in Appliances
Cement Siding
Covered Patio
Dual Pane Windows
Family Room
Granite Countertops
Home Office Area
Programmable Thermostats
Tennis Courts
Tankless Water Heater
Near Restaurants
Lap Pool
Ceiling Fans
Air Conditioning
Built-in Vanities
Recessed Lighting
Stainless Appliances
Swimming Pool
Walk-in Closets


Briar Chapel

History Timeline of Briar Chapel 

Apr 2004 – Compact Community Ordinance (CCO) approved

Feb 2005 – Briar Chapel development zoning approved

2005 – Phase 1 began – sewer plant, bridge, entrance road from 15-501

Fall 2005 – Newland held a “visioning” retreat for Newland executives, consultants, and Chatham residents met to help design how Briar Chapel might best integrate into the life of the county and meet the needs of new residents.

Nov 2006 – Home building began; 300-400 lots around circle were the first to be built; the trail network also began.

2007 – Recession hit; Newland recalibrated to offer different price points; townhouses replaced single family homes

Jul 2007 – Groundbreaking for Woods Charter School.

Nov 2007 – Newland recorded the first Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions (CCRs) with the county.

May 2008 – Clubhouse completed.

Aug 2008 – Woods Charter School grand opening.

Sept 2008 – Grand opening.

2009 – Construction continued to the west and south

May 2009 – Activity pool with slides, lap pool and splash pad grand opening

Sep 2009 – The Briar Patch community garden grand opening

Jan 2011 – Margaret B. Pollard middle school grand opening

Mar 2011 – Pooch Park grand opening

Apr 2012 – Briar Commons Park grand opening, located in Phase 5 North, 1.5-acre park features an amphitheater and large formal lawn area for festivals, concerts and movies

2013 – Boulder Park grand opening

Sep 2014 – Developer update: 591 homeowners in place, projected 630 occupied homes by year-end; Great Meadow currently being developed; it’s a five-acre linear park with a mix of active and passive recreational amenities: covered pavilion as the focal point. (aerial footage from Merle Braley)

2015 Park at Briar Chapel grand opening

Mar 2015 – Groundbreaking of commercial parcels on 15-501

Apr 2015 – Developer update: 685 occupied homes; construction commenced on Briar Chapel’s first commercial offering: private preschool/childcare and office complex slated for healthcare practitioners.

Aug 2015 – Park at Briar Chapel opens to the public.2016 – Encore addition announced.

Mar 2016 – Developer update: 870 occupied homes at the end of 2015; commercial development well underway; grand opening scheduled for fall 2016: restaurants, education, medical and healthcare, law office

Aug 2017 – Developer update: Constellation Park scheduled to open14 of the 24 miles of planned trails completed; last lots in the western portion of the community will be ready for new homes in the first quarter of 2018; voted one of the 50 best master-planned communities in the US by Where to Retire Magazine; many other awards and accolades. The Veranda has made its mark as an award-winning dining and retail destination.

Nov 2018 – Developer update: Over 1,600 occupied homes; residential lot development in the western part of the community is well underway; 2nd phases of US Steel and Encore are set to begin; 1st phase of Briar Chapel North is nearing completion; extension of Great Ridge Pkwy North to Manns Chapel set to open by the end of 2018. Two lots with a senior living focus closed on the eastern commercial site along 15-501.

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56 Mallard Landing Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
3 Bed | 2 ½ Baths

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