November 5, 2023

Experience the vibrant community of Westfall in Chapel Hill, NC. Discover your suburban retreat. Join us today!
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Westfall is an exciting new home community located just south of Chapel Hill in Chatham County. This neighborhood of 113 homesites offers beautiful rolling hills and amenities like a pool, cabana, and walking trails.

Location and History

Conveniently situated off US 15-501 just minutes from downtown Chapel Hill, Westfall spans 143 acres between Lystra Road and Mt. Carmel Church Road.

Development of Westfall began in 2017 by Montvale Partners LLC. Home construction started in 2018 with several model homes now completed.

Notable Developers and Builders

Westfall is being developed and built out by:

  • Montvale Partners LLC - The developer behind the community
  • John R. McAdams Company - Serving as project manager
  • Several top local builders constructing homes, including ICG Homes

Neighborhoods and Housing

Westfall contains 113 total homesites half an acre in size. Home styles will range from craftsman bungalows to two-story colonials and more.

Home prices start in the 800s and go up above 2 million. Custom builds on these wooded lots will range from 3,000 to 6,000+ square feet.

Amenities and Attractions

Westfall offers outstanding community amenities:

  • Resort-style pool, cabana, and kiddie pool
  • Playground and tot lot
  • Dog park
  • Turf sports field
  • Walking trails throughout
  • Convenient location near Chapel Hill attractions

The natural setting provides a beautiful backdrop for the amenities.

Top Local Restaurants

As a new community, go-to restaurants for Westfall residents are centered in nearby Chapel Hill:


  • Al's Burger Shack - Juicy burgers and thick milkshakes
  • Spicy 9 - Chinese comfort food with lots of flavor
  • Mediterranean Deli - Quick and casual Mediterranean eats

Upscale Casual

  • Crook's Corner - Iconic southern food in historic farmhouse
  • The Crunkleton - Creative cocktails and upscale pub fare
  • Elaine's on Franklin - Seasonal new American cuisine

Fine Dining

  • Panciuto - Authentic handmade pastas and Italian cuisine
  • The Carolina Inn - Elegant southern-inspired fine dining
  • Weathervane - Local farm-to-table restaurant with tasting menus

Chapel Hill offers family-friendly casual along with fine dining for parents' nights out.

Engaging with the Community

As a new community, Westfall residents can engage locally by:

  • Joining the Westfall HOA to help plan events and build community
  • Volunteering through Chapel Hill organizations like Habitat for Humanity
  • Attending concerts, theater, and other cultural events at UNC
  • Exploring nearby parks and trails like Umstead Park and Morgan Creek Trail
  • Supporting local businesses in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough

Getting involved fosters connections with neighbors and the surrounding area.

Advice on Selling in Westfall

Though Westfall is still in its initial construction phase, here are tips for future sellers:

  • Highlight community amenities like the pool and walking trails
  • Accentuate custom or unique features of your home
  • Stage your home to look light and spacious
  • Price competitively based on recent sales of comparable homes
  • Hire a professional photographer to showcase your home
  • Partner with an agent experienced with new construction

The Tim M. Clarke team understands how to market new construction homes to maximize exposure.

Nearby Healthcare and Education

Westfall provides convenient access to highly rated healthcare and schools:

  • UNC Medical Center - Nationally ranked hospital complex
  • Duke University Hospital - Top care at Duke just 15 minutes away
  • Excellent Chapel Hill-Carrboro public schools
  • Numerous private schools including Durham Academy

The location offers families access to exceptional healthcare and education.

A Local Realtor's Perspective on Westfall

A New Community Offering Natural Beauty and Modern Amenities

As a Chapel Hill Realtor, I'm excited to start seeing homes completed in Westfall, the area's newest home community. With its rolling wooded lots and proximity to town, Westfall offers a peaceful setting with modern amenities.

The half-acre homesites allow for beautiful custom home builds that maximize indoor-outdoor living. The resort-style pool, walking trails, and other community amenities provide recreation and ways to connect with neighbors.

Yet Westfall remains just a quick drive to downtown Chapel Hill's shops and restaurants. Residents can easily enjoy UNC events and attractions as well. The location provides a perfect balance of quiet community and convenience.

As model homes are completed, I look forward to showing clients this exciting new neighborhood. Westfall's natural beauty combined with amenities like the pool and cabana make it an ideal community for families and professionals alike.

Listings in Westfall

**NOTE: If you're not seeing any listings, then currently there are no available homes in this community.**

Tim M. Clarke

About the author

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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