311 Helmsdale Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

1/2 Bath
3,414 Sq. Ft.
$205 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Walk to the CHCC from this Exquisite mostly 1 Story Brick Home in The Oaks. Enjoy a Park Like Setting on the Private Cul De Sac. Dramatic Entry, Living, Dining, Sunroom with Grand Columns and 12 Ft Ceilings. Spacious Owners Retreat opens to a 3 Season Porch. Bright, Refreshed, Move In Ready. Abundant refinished Hardwood Floors. NEW Paint, Master Shower, Tile Floors, Carpet, Deck Stain, Roof. Private 4th BR/Bonus with Full BA and WI Closet. Large Deck and Gazebo overlooks Stunning Yard. Exc Storage...


  • Air Conditioning
  • Attic
  • Columns
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Gazebo
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Laundry in Building


Listing Courtesy of Carolina Preferred Realty

Property Details for 311 Helmsdale Drive

MLS #2388217
Days on Market42
Taxes$8,000 / year
HOA Fees$60 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Detached
Year Built1997
Lot Size0.42 AC / 18,295 SF
CountyDurham County

Listing Agent

Andrea  Owens

Andrea Owens

Carolina Preferred Realty

P: 919.260.8163

M: 919.869.1563

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Building Information for 311 Helmsdale Drive

Stories1Year Built1997Building Size-Lot Size0.42 AC / 18,295 SF

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$3,017 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

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Property Information for 311 Helmsdale Drive

    Location and General Information
  • Directions: Hwy 54/Raleigh Rd: Enter The Oaks on Burning Tree. At circle, R on Lancaster. Pass CH Country Club. R on Helmsdale. Home is on the L in the Cul De Sac. Or Ephesus Church Rd: Enter The Oaks on Pinehurst. At circle, L on Lancaster. R on Helmsdale.
  • Unparsed Address: 311 Helmsdale Drive, Chapel Hill NC 27517
  • Cross Street: 18x15
  • Country: US
  • County Or Parish: Durham
  • City: Chapel Hill
  • Postal City: Chapel Hill
  • State Or Province: NC
  • Postal Code: 27517
  • Subdivision Name: The Oaks
  • Latitude: 35.915612
  • Longitude: -79.000095
    Taxes and HOA Information
  • Association Fee: $60.00
  • Association Fee2: $.00
  • Association Fee Frequency: Annually
  • Association Fee Includes: HO Association
  • Association: Yes
  • HOA 1 Fees Required: Yes
  • Tax Lot: 23
  • Tax Annual Amount: 8000
  • Ownership: Other (SFH incl)
    School Information
  • Elementary School: Durham - Creekside
  • Middle Or Junior School: Durham - Githens
  • High School: Durham - Jordan
  • Open Parking: Yes
  • Parking Features: Attached, DW/Concrete, Entry/Front, Entry/Side, Parking Pad, On Street, Garage, Garage Door Opener
  • Carport Spaces: 0.0
  • Attached Garage: Yes
  • Covered Spaces: 2.0
  • Garage Spaces: 2.0
  • Garage: Yes
    Lot Information
  • Building Area Units: Square Feet
  • Living Area: 3414.0
  • Living Area Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Features: Cul-De-Sac, Landscaped
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.42
  • Lot Size Area: 18295.2
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 36 x 225 x 195 x 151
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 18295.2
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Architectural Style: Traditional, Transitional
  • Other Area Above Grade: 0.0
  • Other Area Below Grade: 0.0
  • Total Other Area Sq Ft: 0.0
  • Farm Land Area Units: Square Feet
  • Parcel Number: 9798-01-98-9197
  • Structure Type: House, Site Built
  • Acres: .26-.5 Acres
    Property and Assessments
  • Photos Count: 30
  • Above Grade Finished Area: 3414.0
  • Above Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Below Grade Finished Area: 0.0
  • Below Grade Finished Area Units: Square Feet
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Sewer: City Sewer
  • Water Source: City Water
  • Gas: Natural Gas
Interior and Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Construction Materials: Brick Veneer
  • Exterior Features: Rain Gutters
  • Fencing: Fenced Yard
  • Patio And Porch Features: Covered Porch, Deck, Porch
  • Roof: Roof Age 0-5 Years, Shingle
    Interior Features
  • Levels: One and One Half
  • Stories: 2
  • Bathrooms Full: 3
  • Bathrooms Half: 1
  • Bathrooms Total Decimal: 3.5
  • Bathrooms Total Integer: 4
  • Bedrooms Total: 4
  • Basement: Crawl Space
  • Fireplace Features: Gas Log, Living Room, Gas
  • Fireplace Y N: Yes
  • Fireplaces Total: 1
  • Flooring: Carpet, Hardwood, Tile
  • Window Features: Skylight(s)
  • Cooling: 3 Zone, A/C Age 3-6 Years, Central Air, A/C Age 6+ Years
  • Cooling?: Yes
  • Heating: 3 Zone, Forced Air, Heat Age 0-3 Yrs, Heat Age 3-6 Yrs, Heat Age 6+ Yrs, Electric, Natural Gas
  • Heating?: Yes
  • Appliances: Electric Water Heater, Water Htr Age 6+ Yrs, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wall Oven, Induction Cooktop
  • Laundry Features: 1st Floor, Laundry Room
  • Interior Features: 3 Season Room, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Master Bedroom, Entrance Foyer, Office, Separate Living room, Sun Room, Utility Room, 10Ft+ Ceiling, 9 Ft Ceiling, Bookcases, Ceiling Fan(s), Pantry, Solid Surface Counter Top, Tray Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar, Smooth Ceilings, Kitchen Island
Room Information
    Room Information
  • Rooms Total: 11.0
  • Room Bathroom Features: Bath/Shower, Garden Tub, Tub/Shower, Walk in Shower, Water Closet
    Master Bedroom
  • Room Master Bedroom Area: 255.0
  • Room Master Bedroom Length: 17.0
  • Room Master Bedroom Level: First
  • Room Master Bedroom Width: 15.0
  • Room Bedroom2 Area: 138.0
  • Room Bedroom2 Length: 12.0
  • Room Bedroom2 Level: Main
  • Room Bedroom2 Width: 11.5
  • Room Bedroom3 Area: 138.0
  • Room Bedroom3 Length: 12.0
  • Room Bedroom3 Level: Main
  • Room Bedroom3 Width: 11.5
  • Room Bedroom4 Area: 483.75
  • Room Bedroom4 Length: 22.5
  • Room Bedroom4 Level: Second
  • Room Bedroom4 Width: 21.5
    Living Room
  • Room Living Room Area: 270.0
  • Room Living Room Length: 18.0
  • Room Living Room Level: Main
  • Room Living Room Width: 15.0
    Dining Room
  • Room Dining Room Area: 198.0
  • Room Dining Room Features: Breakfast Room, Separate Dining Room
  • Room Dining Room Length: 16.5
  • Room Dining Room Level: Main
  • Room Dining Room Width: 12.0
  • Room Kitchen Area: 165.0
  • Room Kitchen Length: 15.0
  • Room Kitchen Level: Main
  • Room Kitchen Width: 11.0

Property History for 311 Helmsdale Drive

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Jun 6, 2021

Listed (Active)


Jun 6, 2021

Listed (Active)


Mar 13, 2006

Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #212366067

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)



Listed (Active)



Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #212366067


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 311 Helmsdale Drive

Taxable ValueLand$213,300Additions$388,705Total$602,005
Tax Record2020$7,562 ($630 / month)
Home Facts
Beds4Baths2.5Total Finished SqFt2,640 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt2,640 SqFtStories1Lot Size18,382 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1997ZoningCHAP HILLCountyDURHAMAPN140554

Schools near 311 Helmsdale Drive

Creekside ElementaryPublicK-51.0 mi
Charles E Jordan Sr High SchoolPublic9-122.2 mi
Sherwood Githens MiddlePublic6-82.3 mi
Pearsontown ElementaryPublicPK-55.3 mi

Creekside Elementary

K-5, 1.0 mi, Public


Charles E Jordan Sr High School

9-12, 2.2 mi, Public


Sherwood Githens Middle

6-8, 2.3 mi, Public


Pearsontown Elementary

PK-5, 5.3 mi, Public


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311 Helmsdale Drive is a single family home for sale in Chapel Hill, NC 27517. This property was listed for sale on June 7, 2021 by Carolina Preferred Realty at $699,900. It has been on the market for a total of 48 days and was last sold on March 14, 2006. This listing's school district is Durham Public School District. Nearby schools include Creekside Elementary, Charles E Jordan Sr High School and Sherwood Githens Middle. 311 Helmsdale Drive is a 4-bed, 3.5-bath, 3,414 sqft single family home built in 1997.

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