Enveloped by a natural wooded landscape, Village West is a quiet townhome community resting near the heart of Chapel Hill. 451 Fairoaks Circle is a pristine end unit within this community featuring beautiful updates, fresh paint & remarkable privacy. From the moment you walk through its front door a sense of belonging will stir, affirming you have arrived on your home's doorstep. Located on a corner lot that backs to a wooded buffer, this townhome with covered porch immediately captures the eye as new hardwood flooring gleams brilliantly throughout the main level & on the staircase. A hall from the foyer leads to a full bath with new tile floors & comes to an end with a main level bedroom that could easily be transformed into an office or den. From this flexible space is access to the breakfast nook with above skylight & galley-style kitchen featuring new laminate countertops, butler's pantry with look-through to the dining area, new garbage disposal & newer appliances including built-in stainless steel microwave over a smooth-top electric stove. A new light fixture illuminates the dining area that includes built-in book-casing; this space flows seamlessly with the open living room highlighting a wood-burning fireplace with raised stone hearth & sliding glass doors to a private deck with storage room that overlooks the wooded buffer beyond. Light from skylights overhead fills the stairwell to the second level with light. The upstairs hall provides access to the newly floored attic with new pulldown ladder, laundry closet, master & gently lit second bedroom. A wall of closets can be found in the master bedroom, in addition to a Jack n Jill style bath with tile flooring, separate vanities with new plumbing fixtures & a low-flow commode. Village West offers residents a private clubhouse with grilling deck, adult & infant pools, & a tennis & basketball court. It is within biking distance to UNC's campus & beautiful downtown Chapel Hill, situated on the Chapel Hill Transit line & a short walk from Umstead Park, Wilson Park & Foster's Market. Enjoy the close proximity to Weaver Street Market, Chapel Hill schools, I-40, Durham, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, International Airport & so much more!