Hillsborough Homes & Real Estate

Welcome to your local Hillsborough homes for sale resource. In the heart of Orange County in North Carolina sits the town of Hillsborough. Known as a small town with a big history, potential homebuyers who tour the area’s neighborhoods will appreciate the rich, historical aspect of the community as well as the picturesque setting. The downtown historic district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features more than 100 structures from the late 18th and 19th centuries. Located along the Eno River this community has a lot to offer in the form of real estate, nearby amenities, and things to do. Filled with parks and outdoor spaces, many festivities take place to engage residents and tourists alike. For more information on Hillsborough properties for sale or to schedule a home tour, contact your local real estate experts today!

Homes For Sale in Hillsborough NC

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Hillsborough Real Estate Market

The Hillsborough real estate market is made up of a wide variety of housing options that include single-family homes as well as attached properties such as townhouses, duplexes, and even condos. Homes for sale come in a variety of styles spanning across different eras and time periods. Acreage properties are fairly common in this housing market, even homes with lower listing prices can be found sitting on multiple acre lots.

Homes for sale in the Hillsborough market offer 2 to 5 bedrooms, 1 and a half to 5 and a half bathrooms, and anywhere from around 1,000 to over 4,500 square feet of heated living space. With acreage real estate being so abundant, potential homebuyers can find lots available that have anywhere from 0.5 to over 10 acres of property. Those looking to buy a home in a Hillsborough subdivision can expect home prices that start in the low $100s and reach $1.5 million and over.

Commercial and investment properties are available for sale as well. From retail buildings to property in townhome communities, no matter what a buyer is looking for, they’ll be sure to find it in a Hillsborough neighborhood.

Hillsborough Community Amenities

Residents living in Hillsborough have numerous amenities right within the town as well as quick and easy access to the top attractions in neighboring communities. Downtown Hillsborough is a historic district, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this protected area features over 100 different buildings and landmarks that date as far back as the late 18th century. The town has several museums and historical sites for tourists and locals alike. Places such as the Alexander Dickson House, the Old Orange County Courthouse, the Old Town Cemetery, Ruffin-Roulhac House, and many others.

The town of Hillsborough is home of numerous annual events and festivals. Local favorites include Art in the Heart of Hillsborough, Moorefields Bluegrass Festival, River Park Concert, and more. And there isn’t a shortage of outdoor recreation, Hillsborough has several public parks, hike & bike trails, botanical gardens, protected green areas, and even a polo club.

Hillsborough Local Highlights

  • Home to unique, local shops and boutiques in historic downtown
  • Hosts several annual events such as Hog Day, Last Friday, historical reenactments, and more
  • Lots of dining options including fine dining, food trucks, vegan options, and more
  • Maintains 7 public parks and numerous natural areas and greenways
  • Located about 30 miles from Raleigh, NC
  • Nearby higher education Duke University, Shaw University, and North Carolina Central University
  • Top medical institutions include the UNC Hospital, Duke University Hospital, and more

Hillsborough School Information

School-aged children living in Hillsborough will be zoned for the schools in the Orange County School District. These include schools such as Cameron Park Elementary, New Hope Elementary, Stanford Middle School, Gravely Hill Middle School, Cedar Ridge High School, and Orange High School, and more. For higher education, Durham Technical Community College is in Hillsborough, while others such as Duke University and Shaw University are nearby in Durham, North Carolina.

For homebuyers who are looking for a North Carolina home that is near historically significant places, premier amenities, and tons of outdoor recreation the town of Hillsborough is worth a tour. With a wide variety of real estate on the market in a wide variety of styles, there is truly something for every buyer in Hillsborough, regardless of budget or tastes.

Hillsborough Real Estate Agents

Looking to purchase a home in Hillsborough? Allow our real estate specialists to help you navigate the purchase of or expertly negotiate the sale of your Hillsborough house. As local real estate agents, we're well-versed in the unique market dynamics of Hillsborough real estate.

Contact Triangle Real Estate Group at ERA Live Moore to learn more about buyer and seller representation for Hillsborough properties. Visit our comparative market analysis page to receive a free home value estimate within minutes.

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