Lake Hogan Farms

November 5, 2023

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Lake Hogan Farms is a 300-acre community of single family homes and townhouses located in Carrboro, just west of Chapel Hill.

This neighborhood is situated 10 minutes from both the Chapel Hill and Carrboro town centers, providing easy access to the area's vibrant arts, entertainment, and dining scene.

History of Lake Hogan Farms

Lake Hogan Farms was originally a dairy farm before being converted into a residential community.

The first homes were built in the late 1990s, with new sections and home styles added over the years.

Today, Lake Hogan Farms contains a diverse mix of housing options to suit different needs and budgets.

Notable Builders

Several builders have contributed to the growth and popularity of Lake Hogan Farms:

  • David Weekly Homes - This Texas builder is known for its upscale executive homes.
  • Tribute Homes - Specializing in patio homes and townhouses.
  • Local custom builders - Have constructed unique executive homes throughout the neighborhood.

Neighborhood Amenities

Residents of Lake Hogan Farms enjoy access to outstanding community amenities:

  • 12-Acre Lake - Provides scenic views and a walking trail loop.
  • Swimming Pool - An outdoor pool for residents to enjoy.
  • Clubhouse - Offers space for community events and gatherings.
  • Tennis Courts - Includes lighted, covered courts for day or night play.
  • Playground - Gives kids a fun, safe place to play outdoors.
  • Basketball Court - Allows for pickup games right in the neighborhood.
    These amenities help build a sense of community and provide activities close to home.

Top Local Restaurants

The Chapel Hill area offers no shortage of delicious dining options. Here are some top picks for Lake Hogan Farms residents:

Casual Fare

  • Mama Dip's - Soul food institution serving up fried chicken, collards, and mac & cheese. Get the sweet potato biscuits!
  • Allen & Son Barbeque - Old school eastern NC-style BBQ served in a no-frills setting.
  • Elmo's Diner - Retro diner dishing out hearty breakfasts all day long.

Upscale Dining

  • Lantern - Elegant Asian fusion cuisine in a modern, chic space. Creative sushi rolls and noodle dishes.
  • Glasshalfull - Wine bar with a seasonally-driven menu and outdoor patio seating.
  • Crook's Corner - Sophisticated southern food and impressive wine list. A local favorite.
    With options from BBQ to high-end cuisine, Lake Hogan Farms residents have an array of restaurants to suit any craving or special occasion.


Lake Hogan Farms is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, making travel easy for residents.

The neighborhood is also close to major highways like I-40, providing quick access to Raleigh, Durham, and beyond.

Advice for Residents

Lake Hogan Farms offers a wonderful community for Chapel Hill residents. Here are some tips to make the most of living in this neighborhood:

  • Attend community events at the clubhouse to meet neighbors. The Lake Hogan Farms Community Association plans family activities throughout the year.
  • Explore the local trail system. The trails around the lake provide a perfect place for walking, jogging, biking, and enjoying nature.
  • Try out the neighborhood amenities. Shoot hoops at the basketball court, take tennis lessons, or relax by the pool on hot summer days. These facilities foster recreation and socialization.
  • Support local businesses. With Carrboro and Chapel Hill so close, it's easy to shop and dine at locally-owned establishments. This keeps money in the community.
  • Volunteer at nearby organizations. Get involved with groups like the Chapel Hill Public Library, Habitat for Humanity, or the Carolina Tiger Rescue to give back.

Advice For Selling in Lake Hogan Farms

Lake Hogan Farms remains a highly desirable neighborhood for homebuyers interested in the Chapel Hill area. For residents looking to sell their home, here are some tips:

  • Highlight amenities like the lake, trails, pool, and clubhouse. These attractive features are a major selling point.
  • Emphasize proximity to major highways, UNC, and area job centers. Many buyers prioritize easy commutes.
  • Provide recent upgrade details like a remodeled kitchen or new roof. These updates can boost home value.
  • Consider staging your home to showcase its best features and create a welcoming, spacious feel.
  • Hire a real estate agent familiar with the Chapel Hill market. They can provide accurate pricing guidance and maximize exposure.
    With its family-friendly amenities, convenient location, and access to Chapel Hill/Carrboro perks, selling a home in Lake Hogan Farms should be a smooth, profitable process.
    Lake Hogan Farms offers the ideal blend of community, convenience, and Chapel Hill lifestyle. For residents old and new, this neighborhood provides a great place to call home.

Recommendations for Lake Hogan Farms

As your real estate agent, I recommend Lake Hogan Farms for its amenities, natural setting, and location. Premier shopping is minutes away at Streets at Southpoint.

Please reach out to explore Lake Hogan Farms listings or if you need trusted guidance in buying or selling here! I'm happy to share my local expertise.

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Tim M. Clarke

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17 years as a Realtor in the Research Triangle, Tim seeks to transform the Raleigh-Durham real estate scene through a progressive, people-centered approach prioritizing trust & transparency.

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