100 Mel Oaks Drive - Chapel Hill, NC 27516

100 Mel Oaks Drive - Chapel Hill, NC
Nice home, gorgeous pool, great location!
4 bedrooms
2½ baths
2195 ± sq. ft.
0.95 ± acres

This home offers a wonderful combination of indoor and outdoor spaces, close to town yet in a quiet large-lot neighborhood away from in-town bustle. The Mel Oaks neighborhood is comprised of approximately 1 acre lots which offer privacy but still a sense of community with your neighbors. The home has been very well maintained by the original owner. The back yard has been beautifully developed into a spa-like setting with a large lovely swimming pool, extensive decking and soothing evening lighting. A lovely Pond view can be enjoyed from this area and from several rooms inside the house.

ENERGY SAVING SPECIAL FEATURES: Three-quarter-inch granite slabs surround fireplace and line wall of family room to absorb heat from woodstove and release heat back into room; doors from kitchen to dining room and to hall enable one to close off the family spaces which can be comfortably and entirely heated by the woodstove; a vent allows heated air to pass upstairs  into master bedroom.

Property Details

Year Built: 
Finished Living Area: 
2195± sq. ft.
Lot Size: 
0.95± acres
Central Air
Heat Pump
Water Heater: 
Private Well/Septic
HOA Dues: 
At the closing
McDougle Elementary, McDougle Middle and Chapel Hill High

FIXTURES & PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CONVEY: Bosch dishwasher, Whirlpool solid surface self-clean electric range, Braun range hood vented to outside, woodstove insert, garage door opener with remotes, monitored security system (saves on home owners insurance costs), workbench in garage, TV antenna so when cable goes out you always get (free) local stations, gutter guards that work, “robot” automatic pool cleaner. Per seller: pool pump new 2017; pool liner 2016; heat pump components 2017, 2016 & 2014; water heater 2011; original roof replaced with 30-year shingles.

ADDITIONAL STORAGE OR WORKSPACE: Large walk-in area beneath house offers versatile additional space with stand-up height, concrete floor, shelves and entrance ramp for mowers and vehicles; dehumidifier keeps area dry; added convenience of easy access for maintenance of water heater, pressure regulating tank for well, and other equipment.

POOL: Not your average backyard pool, this one is a big 36 x 18 size, has a 8’ deep diving end & steps in addition to ladders;  features beautiful special order deep blue liner, has a concrete apron and the entire area is fenced; pool pump is on 220  circuit (not the typical 110) and therefore runs more efficiently to reduce energy costs and the pump also is on a timer to run on schedule even if one is not home;“robot” pool cleaner conveys.

WARRANTY: Seller will provide a 1-year American Home Shield Warranty at closing.

Detailed Info

  • Attractive home has been lovingly maintained by original owner and it shows!
  • Set on nearly an acre in "Mel Oaks", a large-lot neighborhood with no through traffic
  • This home has an excellent floor plan and lovely in-home views of a pretty pond, as well as inviting outdoor areas to enjoy
  • Covered Front Porch greets guests and offers a nice place to relax
  • Numerous windows bring natural daylight inside and create a sunny interior; formal areas display dental crown molding and chair rail; oak flooring enhances entry, kitchen, breakfast area, half bath and hall, tile flooring in laundry and 2 full baths
  • Big Living Room is graced with 4 large windows and is accessed from foyer or dining room, which features 2 sets of double windows
  • Large Family Room has a sunny double window and lovely Arts & Crafts high quality sliding door to deck; Energy efficient woodstove insert can be opened to display a crackling fire or removed for a conventional fireplace, both woodstove and fireplace have blowers
  • Breakfast Area opens to both family room and kitchen and includes an Arts & Crafts French door to match that in family room
  • Nice Kitchen lives large with solid-surface countertops, plenty of cabinet space, nice appliances, walk-in pantry and 2nd pantry
  • A comfortable Half Bath includes a bright window; Laundry Room includes cabinets and also serves as back entrance from garage
  • Upstairs the spacious Master Suite includes a walk-in closet and Full Bath featuring double sinks, attractive tiled shower and linen closet
  • A second Full Bath with a tiled tub/shower combo serves the 3 additional bedrooms each with ample closet space
  • Accommodating 2 car garage with automatic door openers offers a storage loft which does not interfere with parking even large vehicles, plus pull-down stairs to attic storage
  • Huge Deck overlooks a lovely pond beyond the large attractive pool; lot’s natural wooded areas offer privacy; although maintenance and grass are kept to a minimum, there is a side yard suitable for play if desired
  • Additional area below is a sealed walk-in space beneath house with concrete floor, stand  up height, shelves and offers additional space for storage or workshop
  • Children in the quiet Mel Oaks neighborhood attend acclaimed Chapel Hill/Carrboro City schools, while home owners benefit from low "County" taxes (benefit of Chapel Hill/Carrboro schools without high Chapel Hill or Carrboro city taxes)
  • Great location avoids major town intersections, just minutes to downtown Chapel Hill, UNC Hospital & Campus; close to famed Fiesta Grill, and to Willow Creek & Carrboro Plaza Shopping Centers with grocery stores, drug stores, restaurants, veterinarian & much more; about 15 minutes to Hillsborough or Pittsboro; RTP or Raleigh is easily accessible via Interstate 40 or scenic back roads; “The Triad” is also convenient from this location; RDU International Airport usually can be reached in about 30 -- 40 minutes.

Room Sizes

Living Room
17 x 13
Dining Room
11 x 11
Family Room
21 x 13
11 x 10
Breakfast Area
12 x 11
Laundry Room
7 x 6
Master Bedroom
18 x 14
Bedroom 2
13 x 10
Bedroom 3
10 x 10
Bedroom 4 or Study
10 x 9
Front Porch
17 x 4
20 x 12
14 x 8
9 x 8
Attached Garage
22 x 22
Additional Area below
30 x 19