Carolina Arbors - Durham, NC

Carolina Arbors is a 55+ Del Webb community in Durham, North Carolina. Situated in the center of the Triangle Area of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, the community is nestled near shopping, dining, golf, world-class entertainment, universities, and the finest medical centers. True to Del Webb’s reputation, Carolina Arbors offers a truly carefree, active lifestyle for its homeowners. Arbors homes are low-maintenance designed with spacious living areas and ample storage. The community features world-class amenities in a 34,000 square-foot clubhouse that caters to residents’ needs.

Buyers looking for Carolina Arbors homes for sale will love living in Durham, NC. 

Carolina Arbors Amenities & Lifestyle 

Carolina Arbors is home to an expansive clubhouse equipped with a numerous amount of resort-style amenities. Here, residents will have exclusive access to a state-of-the-art fitness center, library and lounge, ballroom, billiards room, arts and crafts room, indoor and outdoor pools, and a demonstration kitchen. The clubhouse is the central social point, where residents can gather for a multitude of activities.

The amenities will continue outdoors with miles of walking trails and multiple courts to play pickleball, tennis, and bocce ball. The community also has a botanical garden and a community garden for residents with a green thumb.

Members of the community find that Carolina Arbors is the perfect place to enjoy their active lifestyles. The community has  a social activities director that keeps a calendar full of events and activities year round. Some favorite activities include bridge, garden club, bowling, and movie nights. 

Carolina Arbors Homes & Real Estate

Del Webb began construction of Carolina Arbors in 2013 and completed 1,256 low-maintenance residences in 2019. Carolina Arbors resales and new construction homes are available. Homebuyers can select floor plans from three from model collections, giving those looking for Carolina Arbors homes for sale plenty of options. 

The Passport Collection offers four floor plans that range from 1,152 to 1,424 square feet in size with one to two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.

The Expedition Collection offers four floor plans that range from 1,620 to 2,264 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and an attached two- or two-and-a-half car garage.

The largest homes are found in the Pinnacle Collection with four floor plans that offer 2,155 to 2,562 square feet. These homes have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two- to two-and-a-half-car garage.

Durham, NC Area

Carolina Arbors is situated in Durham, just 20 minutes from Downtown Raleigh. This ideal location puts residents close to daily necessities and local attractions. 

Members of the community are never far from what they may need. Grocery stores such as Harris Teeter, Food Lion, and Save A Lot can all be reached within 20 minutes. Pharmacy needs can be met at Walgreens and CVS less than five miles away. 

Carolina Arbors is also close to several health care providers, including the UNC-Rex Healthcare system and Duke Regional Hospital.

When homeowners are looking for dining and entertainment options, they can travel to neighborhoods like Downtown Durham and Parkwood which are home to a variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes. Additional attractions in the area include the Durham Performing Art Center, Red Hat and Boothe Amphitheaters, and the North Carolina Museum of Art.

Nature lovers who want to explore the outdoors have plenty of options to choose from. Parks and greenspaces such as Bethesda Park, Falls Lake State Recreation Area, Jordan Lake, and Eno River State Park can all be reached within half an hour. Golfers can tee off at courses like Falls Village Golf Club, Wildwood Green Golf Club, Prestonwood Golf Club, and Brier Creek Country Club. 

Those want to visit metropolitan areas are in luck as Raleigh is about 15 miles away. When it comes to long-distance travel, Raleigh-Durham International Airport is just 10 minutes away. 

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Carolina Arbors Amenities

The following amenities are available to Carolina Arbors residents:

  • Clubhouse/Amenity Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Ballroom
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Tennis Courts
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Bocce Ball Courts
  • Gardening Plots
  • Parks & Natural Space
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Pet Park
  • Multi-Purpose/Meeting Rooms
  • Bar

Carolina Arbors Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Carolina Arbors. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Bridge
  • Bicyling
  • Billiards
  • Bocce Group
  • Book Discussions
  • Bowling
  • Bunco
  • Chess
  • Computer Group
  • Cooking
  • Cribbage
  • Dancing
  • Democratic Club
  • Game & Trivia Nights
  • Garden Club
  • Genealogy
  • Good Samaritan
  • Hiking
  • Knitting
  • Motorcycle
  • Movie Nights
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Pickleball
  • Poker
  • Quilting/Piecemakers
  • Republican Club
  • Tennis
  • Travel Group
  • Woodworking

Carolina Arbors Reviews (2)

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We also own/live in an older (by 15 years) Del Webb community in central Florida. Pulte listened to every improvement we suggested and built models in Carolina Arbors with more storage, easier access to the attic (optional), larger closets, bigger kitchens, better floor plans, optional basements, and optional second floors.From the gorgeous clubhouse and fitness center to the grass dog park, Carolina Arbors is fabulous and the residents are warm and welcoming. And the location! Unlike many Del Webbs, CA is moments away from Brier Creek! Love it!! ♥️


Carolina Arbors is an amazing place to call home. The residents are the nicest people you will ever meet and are incredibly welcoming. The floor plans are fantastic with great kitchens and oversized closets. The Clubhouse will take your breath away - the pools, fitness center, swimming pools, and clubrooms are phenomenal!

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