Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill
Galloway Ridge is close to the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area and Research Triangle Park, the largest research park in the world. With that distinction comes a bright and lively cultural scene. Live entertainment and concert venues abound. There are world class art museums, and a bevy of restaurants that have given this area a deserving reputation as an exceptional food haven.
Within a short driving distance of Galloway Ridge, you have access to:
- Duke University
- Durham Bulls
- NC Museum of Art
- NC Symphony
- Carolina Ballet
It’s also easy to reach:
- Research Triangle Park
- Playmakers Repertory Theater Company
- Durham Performing Arts Center
- Ackland Art Museum
- Nasher Art Museum
- Memorial Hall Chapel Hill
- Meymandi Hall Raleigh
Galloway Ridge is within two hours of the coast to the east, three hours to the mountains in the west, and less than ten miles away from the Jordan Lake State Recreational Area.
14,000 acres of water and 9 recreational areas make Jordan Lake an excellent place for boating, swimming, fishing and hiking. Its bird refuge has become one of the largest summer homes of the Bald Eagle and draws bird watchers from far and wide.
There are also monthly sky watching sessions offered by the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center in Chapel Hill.
Historic Pittsboro, in the heart of Chatham County, is a charming town with many galleries, quaint antique shops, neighborhood eateries and even an old fashioned soda shop. It has its own co-operative food market and a historic courthouse, and attracts a diverse group of residents from artists to farmers.
There is a strong sense of community in Pittsboro, fostered by the preservation of its unique small town character.
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