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Hope Valley

Hope Valley is made up of more than 900 homes extending from Chapel Hill Road south between Hope Valley and Garrett roads to Swarthmore Road. It was laid out, by the Mebane & Sharpe Co. of Greensboro, along winding lanes and among rolling hills with a centerpiece golf course designed by Donald Ross.

National Historic Recognition

The historic core of Hope Valley, made up of more than 125 homes, has earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. The entire neighborhood features:

  • secluded, tree covered streets
  • manicured entry-areas to neighborhood
  • optional neighborhood association
  • 15 minutes drive to Duke/ UNC Chapel Hill main campuses
  • 10 minutes drive to fashionable Southpoint Mall
  • proximity to Hope Valley Country Club

A Taste of Old England

The streets feature names like Chelsea and Surrey, giving the hint of old England.Hope Valley is a mature neighborhood, with housing stock dating from the 1920’s to the 1960’s. An active neighborhood association features many events such as home walks, open house at the Country Club and a Halloween party. Residents have quick access to the 15-501 shopping corridor, historic Downtown Durham, the American Tobacco Trail, Southpoint mall, I-40 and I-85.

Hope Valley Country Club

Golf, Tennis, Fitness, Swim A membership club is available in the heart of Hope Valley. Read more here:

Durham Community of Hope Valley

Hope Valley features a broad range of architecture from 1500 square foot ranches to 8000+ square feet estate-style homes. Visit the Hope Valley Neighborhood Association website for more historical information and background on this wondeful community.

About the Developer of Hope Valley

As a mature neighborhood, many different developers had a hand in shaping the look of housing in Hope Valley. According to Preservation Durham:
Hope Valley was Durham\’s first full-fledged country club suburb developed around an 18-hole golf course in the late 1920s. Traces of the farms that occupied the land in the 19th Century remain around the suburban landscape created by renowned landscape architect Robert Cridland. Hope Valley was developed by Mebane & Sharpe, Inc. to attract the newly successful young professionals that were thriving in Durham\’s tobacco, textile, and health care industries, as well as faculty from the then new Duke University and rapidly expanding UNC. Read More…


I-40 to 751 Exit, North. Neighborhood is west of Hope Valley Road, before Martin Luther King, Junior Boulevard. 15-501 to Martin Luther King Boulevard, south on Old Chapel Hill Road. Neigborhood is to the east of Old Chapel Hill Road.

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