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Fully Furnished Condo - Walking Distance to UNC Chapel Hill

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights


Chapel Hill Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4-6)

Why stay in a cramped motel room when you can live in a fully furnished condominium at a price less than most area motels? This location is ideal for visitors to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, home of the Tar Heels, as well as the unique characteristics of this quaint college town. History buffs will enjoy nearby historic Hillsborough and Durham.

The beautiful North Carolina beaches and Blue Ridge Parkway are only two and a half hours away, and the Outer Banks are within easy reach. For full details, pictures, and rates, go to our website. High speed wireless internet is also available.

I have owned and managed this property since 2001 and have hosted hundreds of happy clients, many of whom return each year. We average 4.5 stars out of 5 on our Google reviews. References are available upon request.

Please note that we are not a motel. For certain major sporting event weekends and graduation, we have a minimum stay requirement which may be reduced as the weekend approaches (assuming availability). Contact us for more details.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2016

About Owner

I have owned and managed this property since 2001 and have hosted hundreds of happy clients, many of whom return each year. We average 4.5 stars out of 5 on our Google reviews. References are available upon request.

Owner purchased this condo in 2001

Why Owner chose North Carolina Piedmont

Chapel Hill is a great University town, with numerous cultural activities available.


based on 13 traveler reviews

Fully Furnished Condo - Walking Distance to UNC Chapel Hill
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 13 reviews

Great location and good value.

  • 4 of 5

The unit was clean and orderly. Everything worked (a/c,etc.). Such a bonus to have a kitchen and full size washer and dryer for a 7 day vacation college hunting. Parking was good, even for my full size pickup. While there could be some updating done, it's tough to beat the price and location. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We do try very hard to offer excellent value for the price, and our location within walking distance of UNC eliminates the parking problems that everyone experiences when visiting the university. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and feel free to contact us again if you ever return to Chapel Hill.
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Upstate SC

Location, Location, Location!!! Comfortable though dated

  • 3 of 5

Convenient to UNC and the UNC Hospitals; a short walk on a private path brings you to several wonderful (The Kitchen, acclaimed) restaurants; easy access to the Bolin Creek Trail (paved) was a perfect spot for walking our two small dogs....

The owner-host is very accommodating and easily reached. The unit was clean and the paint fresh, however, it has dark woodwork making the interior unit's 1st floor seem dark.

The internet service was good. We never turned the TV on, so cannot comment on that.

We would return except for one party's bad knee, which was aggregated by the stairs. Then again, maybe it will be replaced!

For most travelers this is a good spot to stay at a very reasonable price.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review, and our housekeeper mentioned how wonderfully clean you left the apartment. For that she thanks you! If you ever come back, we have a 2 bedroom unit with both bedrooms on the first floor if that would help.
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Knoxville, TN

Great price, great owner, fantastic location

  • 4 of 5

I spent a week in May of 2016 at this property. I found it to be a great value for anyone looking to visit Chapel Hill, NC for a night or even an extended stay.

Here are the really great things about the condo:

I studied at UNC for a year so I am relatively familiar with the area. In my opinion this condo is very well situated to campus and all that Chapel Hill has to offer. Though the climb up Hillsborough is somewhat steep, walking to Franklin Street and the UNC Campus from the condo is not difficult. The condo is also somewhat secluded and the two bedroom unit that I stayed in had a generous patio on the ground level and deck just off the second floor main bedroom. Parking was also not an issue and I did not hear any noise from neighbors - even though most units appeared to be occupied when I stayed.

The interior is actually nicer than it appears on VRBO. I was pleasantly surprised. In my unit at least, the ground level had colored concrete floors. The upstairs is carpeted, but the carpet was very clean. It is also well laid out and quite spacious with 1.5 bathrooms. There is also ample closet space. I was alone, but I can't see why a family of four would not be very comfortable in the condo.

The WiFi internet was reliable and quick, at least when I needed to use it. The A/C was also very reliable and could cool the condo down relatively quickly. I was also very impressed with the level of detail the owner provided prior to check-in. He was also very responsive to emails.

Here are the not so great things about the condo:

It was generally quite clean when I checked in but there were some cobwebs hanging from the ceiling especially in the stairwell. It would also really help if someone vacuumed under the couch cushions. The kitchen is in dire need of a refresh. The appliances are ancient. The dishwasher handle appeared to require duct tape to keep it shut. I imagine it worked fine, but did not want to experiment. The cabinets are towards the low end of contractor grade. The upstairs deck should probably be replaced or at least refinished and repaired. Lastly, if you like to cook, bring your own knives and non-stick saucepan. The knives in the condo are dull and of low quality.

All that being said, at this very reasonable price point I don't expect most guests (including me) would expect brand new appliances and cutlery throughout. In addition, the washing machine and dryer did appear to be new.

I would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad you had a pleasant stay! Regarding the kitchen, we do realize that some of our condos have older appliances. But they all work well. And this condo is the only one that has a slight problem with the dishwasher handle. It shuts OK, but we have the duct tape there to keep it shut "just in case"! In any event, we always state in our documentation that we are glad to replace any cookware, etc. that does not meet our guests' needs, and we are generally available 24/7 to correct any problems that are brought to our attention. Thanks again, and we hope you have a pleasant summer.
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We are retired and in our seventies. We have been coming down to N.C. to watch spring sports at the local colleges for a few years now. This year we searched for a place to stay short term where we could have a patio, or deck for our wine time every evening. We were soooo happy to find Chapel Hill Inn Town. The location was perfect, and we got a deck, and a patio with wooded view. We could cook out in the provided outdoor grill, or in cooler weather, enjoy a real fireplace in our living room. The kitchen was well stocked, and it was great to have our own washer and dryer in the unit.

We will return next year !

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, Peggy. I was out of town during the first part of your visit, and our manager told me what a delightful couple you were. When I returned, I found that to be totally true. It's hard to believe you are in your 70's because you act like you are in your 20's! I am so glad you had a nice visit, and Lauralee mentioned how clean and tidy you left the apartment. I hope you have a great summer, and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Elizabeth City, NC

Relaxing and full of adventure

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many VRBOs and this was a gem. The condo was exceptionally clean and had everything we needed. The owner contacted us a short time after our arrival to make sure we had everything we needed.

This weekend stay was packed with adventures. We loved Eno State Park that was only a short drive away. The thing we discovered accidentally, though turned out to be one of the best finds of the trip. The Bolin Creek hiking trail was only about one block from the condo. This paved trail is perfect for hikiing or biking. It leads to the Community Park that has other walking trails.

We also enjoyed shopping on Franklin Street and in the various shopping centers. Chapel Hill has one of the best Whole Foods I have found, and Southern Seasons is a unique shopping experience.

Whether you are wishing for a quiet retreat or an adventure-filled trip, I could not ask for a better best to stay, particularly for the value. I will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, NC

Great Chapel Hill Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here and it's really fabulous value! Quiet, with convenient parking, but soo close to everything that walking would be convenient too! Very clean and comfy, well-equipped kitchen, patio and balcony looking out to greenery, nature trail nearby too! Even though it was rainy outside, we were cozy! Will definitely stay here again. Highly recommended, with everything you need for a great visit to Chapel Hill. Our host Eric was helpful and offers many other services to his guests, such as airport transfers.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. I am glad you had a nice stay, and our housekeeper mentioned how tidy you left the unit. You are welcome back anytime!
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This is an ideal location for visitors to UNC or Chapel Hill, or for those considering relocation to the Chapel Hill area.

Other Activities: Shopping, Basketball Court


Rates & Availability

Chapel Hill Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Georgia Tech weekend
Nov 4 2016 - Nov 7 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $25 + Tax
Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

Certain football weekends are a higher rate.
One-bedroom rate is $30/night less.
$5/night extra for each pet (minimum charge $35 per pet)
$5/night extra for wifi access
$45 crib setup fee if requested

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Chapel Hill Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , and sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , can add bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , optional sleeper sofa in living room
  • Queen bed in master bedroom, two twins in 2nd bedroom, some units have an extra bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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