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Fully Furnished Condo - Walking Distance to UNC Chapel Hill

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type condo


About the property

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

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

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 Chapel Hill

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


Chapel Hill Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • 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
  • 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


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Fully Furnished Condo - Walking Distance to UNC Chapel Hill
average rating of 4.375 based on 16 reviews

It was just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

This fully furnished condo was perfect for our get-away to Chapel Hill for a birthday celebration. We needed to bring our dog and Eric was very accommodating. The bed was very comfy and the surroundings were so quiet. My husband even spotted a hawk in one of the trees.

Thank you again!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, and we hope you had a nice visit to Chapel Hill. I regret not being able to say "hello" in person during your brief visit, but my housekeeper appreciated the very fine condition that you left the apartment in. You are more than welcome to come back anytime!
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Location is great.

  • 2 of 5

Walking distance to UNC and Franklin Street. A late night disturbance due to the UNC basketball game was quickly remedied. Questions about the rental were addressed. I encourage future renters to immediately contact the office if you have questions. Erik has a southern hospitality which we were so thankful for finding in an area so new to us.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. We are very sorry you were bothered. We run a very quiet lodging facility, and disturbances are extremely rare. I think this was only the second one we've had in the 16 years we have been in business. We quickly evicted the group causing the problem, and thanks for your understanding.
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Location, location, location.

  • 4 of 5

This property is close to all the action. It is an easy block or two to the bus that takes you all around UNC campus. It is also only two blocks to some restaurants including Asian food and a French bistro that served dinner ( no breakfast so may want to pre buy something or their is a gas station walkable that may have supplies). Every morning we cooked eggs as the kitchen was well stocked for our four night stay.

We spent a day at UNC and was amazed by how beautiful it was and how friendly the people were. It was also an easy drive to explore Weaver Street Market in Carrboro. The second day we toured Duke and NC state which were a 20-25 minute drive away. Our last day we did not have a car and checked the "book" in the townhome. It told us how to get on the walking trail ( two blocks away) that ended two blocks from a mall. We took sidewalks for the last two blocks and went to the movies and ate at Village Burger. It was very convenient.

We enjoyed have two bedrooms ( one with a queen the other with a bunk and a single) and a full bath and half bath. Not having to share a room or bath with our two teens is always a plus.

The only thing I would mention ( and this I believe is a new VRBO/ HomeAway thing) when booking there is an added cost to your total. Again this is not an InnTown Rentals thing as other rentals we used through this service also tacked on this fee. It is still a great price but ends up costing a little more because of that.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: July 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: July 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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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

Taxes and fees are additional

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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