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Governors Club

  • Quick Facts
  • Year Built: 1990s
  • Housing Options: Townhomes, Single-Family
  • Square Feet: 2295 - 7252
  • Lot Size: .16 to 10.5 acres
  • Tax Rate: 0.6900
  • Schools:
    • Elementary School – North Chatham Elementary
    • Middle School – Pollard Middle
    • High School – Northwood High

Established in 1988, Governors Club is a private, gated country club development located just ten minutes from downtown Chapel Hill. It’s set on 1,600 wooded acres crowning the highest elevation in the region with 360-degree views of the surrounding countryside.

The community offers a range of housing options: premium lots, maintenance-free townhomes, and new construction or resale of single-family homes. Lots are priced from about $40,000 to over $500,000, and there’s no time required to build. The development offers a variety of new and resale homes priced from about $400,000 to over $3 million.

The community is made up of six distinct neighborhoods, each with its own architectural style and price points. The Property Owners Association has strict guidelines for all new home construction and improvements, which help retain the overall integrity of the community for all residents. There are two gated entrances to Governors club, each manned 24/7 to ensure residents the privacy and security they desire.

At Governors Club, residents enjoy a family-friendly neighborhood atmosphere with the social and recreational benefits of an exclusive country club. Membership options include a choice of golf, tennis, or social membership categories.

Twenty-seven holes of Jack Nicklaus signature golf lead the list of amenities available at this award-winning residential community. Extensive practice facilities are available, plus a robust program of lessons, clinics, and tournaments for all ages and skill levels. Indoor and outdoor pools promote a sense of community, and children can opt to participate in group or private swim lessons, or even join the club swim team.

Governors Club offers one of the highest quality tennis clubs and programs in the Chapel Hill area. Six hydro-tennis courts with lights as well as two hard courts anchor a full service pro shop. A lengthy calendar of tennis events include Men’s Night, an Annual Pro-Am Tournament, the USTA Governors Club Junior Futures Tournament, the Adult and Junior Club Championships and a Demo Day.

The fitness center offers the latest in cardio and weight training equipment, personal training, and a range of classes from water aerobics to yoga and Pilates. And a 42,000-square-foot clubhouse provides a multifaceted venue for community social and recreational activities. It includes indoor and outdoor dining, full-service bar, members’ lounge and card room, golf pro shop, and ladies’ and men’s locker rooms.

Located just five minutes away is the Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. Its 46,000-acre nature preserve offers public boat ramps, campgrounds, hiking trails, and multiple fishing and recreational opportunities. And Research Triangle Park is a short commute, offering a wide variety of cultural and arts activities, renowned universities, sporting events, and top medical services.

Part of the Chatham County School District, Governors Club provides children with a broad base of educational opportunities, as well as other cultural and athletic programs in the school system. North Chatham Elementary and Margaret Pollard Middle School are located just a few minutes away, and plans are on the drawing board for a new high school that will also be very convenient for Governors Club residents.

If you would like more information on Governors club or living in this fantastic community, contact one a local Realtor today!