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Mid-Rise Apartment
Franklin Street, 123 W Franklin St | Chapel Hill
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  •  24-Hour Front Desk
  •  Covered Parking
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Minimum Lease Term  
  •  Pet Friendly
  •  Resident Lounge
  •  Short Term Rentals  
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Sun Deck
  •  Swimming Pool
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit

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7.9
Great
25 Reviews

About this Location

Key Food
8 min walk
G/NS (bus) - 4 min
CW/F/J (bus) - 2 min
Battle Park
15 min walk
In a quiet
neighborhood

Pricing 

Studio, 1 Bath
$838+
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath
$1,133+
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$1,804+
3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
$2,523+
4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths
$3,100+
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
    •  Smoke-Free Community
  • Convenience

    •  Business Center
    •  Conference Rooms with A/V Capabilities
  • Entertainment

    •  Resident Lounge
    •  Sun Deck
    •  Theater Room
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Garbage Disposal
    •  Microwave
    •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Laundry

    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit
  • Lease Terms

    •  Minimum Lease Term  
  • Living Room

    •  Ceiling Fans
    •  Central A/C
  • Parking & Transportation

    •  Bike Storage
    •  Covered Parking
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  24-Hour Front Desk
    •  Controlled Access
  • Sports & Fitness

    •  Fitness Center
    •  Swimming Pool
  • Storage

    •  Additional Storage Available
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Overall rating 7.9/10, based on 25 renter reviews

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Location
8.4
Amenities
5.9
Management
6.8
Value
9.2
Social
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Overall Good Experience

I’ve had an overall good experience now that the new management team has taken over. There are a lot of undergrads that live here so it gets loud & obnoxious sometimes, especially on the weekends. Unit is nice and I’ve enjoyed my apartment.

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Great Location and Amenities!

Have loved living in Carolina Square and you can't beat the location. Don't think I'd live here if I was looking for a studio or a 1 bedroom because of price, but if you have a roommate or 2, it's a great apartment to check out.

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Great Value

Overall Carolina Square is a great location for someone that likes walking in town and being near bars/resturants. It is a traditional elevator apartment building with very nice amenities. There are some undergraduate students in the building which can be loud at times.

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The best place to live to explore the center of Chapel Hill and be well connected to Franklin Street.

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Apartments are nice; building is not

The apartment is very nice. Spacious, tall ceilings, lots of windows, quality appliances and finishes (for an apartment). The amenity and common areas are another story, however. Those spaces are hardly ever cleaned or repaired when needed. This building is also being taken over by undergraduate students, whereas it used to be more graduate students and young professionals. Parking is very expensive at $175/month.

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Great location!

Fantastic location.. honestly can’t beat the target underneath or short walk to Franklin st. Parking is expensive and sometimes hallways can be loud due to a large amount of undergrads but wouldn’t trade the location for anything.

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Carolina Square

Pricey, but great location

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Great Location and Amenities

Carolina Square is in an amazing location and has solid amenities. This includes a gym, pool, business center, and roof deck. It's a little pricey and I probably wouldn't live there if I was in a 1 BR apartment, but because I'm able to split the cost between 3 people I've loved it. For business school students, 1 big perk that I hadn't considered is that it's great for company hosted happy hours because you can simply walk home afterwards. An additional perk that I find really convenient is that you don't need to go to any office to pick up your package and worry about when they're going to be open because they have a locker setup that is open any time.

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Good location, not cheap

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Carolina Square

Very convenient for access to Franklin. Several other MBAs also living nearby.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 31 Recs

Sandwhich
Artisan Pizza Kitchen
Mediterranean Deli
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grocery 1 Rec

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convenience 3 Recs

Walgreens
Ken’s Quickie Mart
CVS Pharmacy
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fitness 16 Recs

Franklin St Yoga Center
Red Room Hot Yoga -Southern Villag…
The Flowjo
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parks 2 Recs

Battle Branch Trail
Charles Herman Wilson Park
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coffee 4 Recs

Carolina Coffee Shop
Bread & Butter
Crepe Traditions
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About Franklin Street

Franklin Street is Chapel Hill's hub for UNC students, with plenty of options for nightlife and dining. As such, the area tends to be a bit noisier and a lot more crowded than other neighborhoods around Chapel Hill but you won't find a more happening spot. Popular music venues include The Station, L...
UNC
Walkable
Students
Historic
Can Be Noisy
College Feel
Plenty of Bars
Median rents in Franklin Street
Studio
$
850
1 Bedroom
$
1,050
2 Bedroom
$
1,300

Getting around Franklin Street


Franklin Street Reviews

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Living near Franklin Street is amazing! It allows you to walk to restaurants/bars and making it feel like a college town. If you like walking to things, this is the place to be!
All the bars and restaurants are right here, it's a close walk to campus, and also to Carborro.
Walking distance to all bars and restaurants, living on the west end also walkable to Carrboro

10 minute drive to school and grocery

Borders a rough neighborhood behind Rosemary Street so must always keep doors locked and never walk home alone.

Depending on where you live it can be noisy with undergrads - steer clear of The Warehouse Apartments and Chancellor Square that are next to Bobs on either side.
I've loved that I'm walking distance to everything on Franklin Street and that I've been able to engage with more of the greater UNC campus than my peers in the MBA program.
Walkable to most restaurants and bars. Not on Franklin St, so not as much noise but Rosemary St. can still be pretty busy.
Perfect if you want great access to bar/restaurants and to be around other students
Close to everything! Bus line, downtown restaurants and bars, grocery stores.
Best area of chapel hill with restaurants, bars, lots going on

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