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Luxury Living at Shortbread Lofts

Live the Dream at Shortbread Lofts, Our Chapel Hill, NC Apartments

Off-campus Apartments Near University of North Carolina

Shortbread Lofts is the premium location for off-campus student housing in Chapel Hill, NC! Designed with students of UNC in mind, we’re just minutes away from campus in downtown. We offer designer-inspired amenities and exceptionally chic lofts for rent in downtown Chapel Hill, in addition to a community of privilege for those who want an incredible residential experience.

Students at Shortbread Lofts enjoy unsurpassed access to on-site resources and tools for success, in addition to a host of impressive amenities and features. Here you’ll find views of downtown, oversized closets, concrete floors, full kitchens, granite countertops, full-size in-home washers and dryers, huge picture windows, private bedrooms and bathrooms, and more.

Our community features a fantastic fitness center, a 24-hour computer and printing station, Macs, safety and security features, a quiet study lounge, and assigned parking. We offer fully furnished apartments and rooftop gardens, a barista bar, on-site vending, and a wonderful rooftop lounge. Discover student living the way it was meant to be lived – contact us today to check the availability of our Chapel Hill, NC apartments.

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Find A Floor Plan For You

Whether you’d prefer to cozy up in a two bedroom or spread out with your roommates in a spacious four-bedroom layout, Shortbread Lofts offer a retreat tailored for you near the University of North Carolina. Our versatile floor plans feature amazing views, modern amenities, and sleek finishes.

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Upscale Student Living

We’re reshaping the standard of student living, which is why we’ve equipped our spaces with one-of-a-kind amenities and upscale features.

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Upscale Off-Campus Apartments in Chapel Hill

If you’re like most students, you’re looking forward to college, but not so much the dorms. No one really wants to march all the way down the dorm hall to the bathroom just to brush their teeth in the morning! That’s exactly why all of our two-, three-, and four-bedroom apartments feature a private bathroom connected to each bedroom with a personal wall closet. Our floor plans have exactly what you need at your fingertips.

Our floor plans also include personal keyed entries so you have the added privacy you need. You’ll also enjoy cooking in our gourmet kitchens that are fully equipped with modern appliances, our oversized closet space, and expansive living areas to entertain friends. Browse all of our floor plans available to live in our apartments near UNC-Chapel Hill below, and then contact our staff to schedule a personal tour of our community!

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Stylishly Appointed UNC-Chapel Hill Off-Campus Housing

Extraordinary Interior Features

You won’t find everything we have to offer in any dorm! Shortbread Lofts is the ideal solution for exceptional student housing near the University of North Carolina. With unique luxuries, chic interiors, supportive student resources and more, you will have everything you need here to thrive as a student and excel in life.

Our UNC-Chapel Hill off-campus housing community is filled with premium finishes and features you won’t find anywhere else. Our residents enjoy additions like fully furnished living spaces with utilities included, full-size washers and dryers, European cabinetry, 8’ picture windows, oversized closets, chic loft finishes, granite counters, and more.

Your apartment isn’t the only place where you’ll be surrounded by exquisite additions; our community boasts quite a collection of amenities as well. Some features include a new rooftop lounge, a 24-hour fitness center, on-site tanning booths, rooftop gardens, on-site vending, a community flex room, a fitness center, a barista bar, and many others. Everything you’ve been searching for is right here at Shortbread Lofts – contact our staff and see tour our UNC Chapel Hill off-campus housing community for yourself!

Apartment Amenities

  • Fully Furnished
  • Individually Keyed Suites 
  • Private Bedrooms & Baths
  • Full-Size Washer & Dryer
  • Ceiling Fans & AC
  • 8’ Picture Windows
  • Views of Downtown
  • Oversized Closets
  • Concrete Floors
  • High Ceilings*
  • Full Kitchen
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Ceramic Top Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • European Cabinetry
  • Granite Countertops
  • Private Balcony or Patio*
  • Chic Loft Finishes

*In Select Units

Community Amenities

  • Just Steps from UNC
  • 24-Hour Tech Lounge
  • NEW Rooftop Lounge
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • Assigned Parking
  • Clubhouse
  • Recycling Center
  • Stand-Up & Lay Down Tanning
  • Rooftop Gardens
  • Security Cameras
  • Barista Bar
  • On-Site Vending
  • Laundry Delivery Services
  • Community Flex Room
  • Macs and iPads
  • Quiet Study Lounge
  • Assigned Parking
  • Included Utilities
  • Entire Building Wifi
  • Expanded Digital Cable
  • Secured Entrances
  • Night Watchman
  • Individual Leases
  • On-Site Management
  • Online Payments

A Great Location for Apartments Near University of North Carolina

Convenience in Every Direction

Enjoy easy access to a variety of food, fun, and shopping right here in our neighborhood. Shortbread Lofts in downtown Chapel Hill is a community that offers all the fun and excitement of the city right at your fingertips. Stoked to have a full kitchen but not much of a cook? Grab your dinner at Breadmen’s or Mellow Mushroom just across the street. Need to grab a quick meal on the go? Panera Bread and Chipotle are just around the block.

Our location can’t be beaten; we are also located just steps away from Franklin Street and UNC campus. Some of the other local hot spots within easy distance of our apartments near the University of North Carolina include Spanky’s, Top of the Hill, Moe’s Southwest Grill, TimeOut, Walgreens, and many others. Give yourself the competitive edge you need to be a happy and successful student at UNC; contact our staff to learn more.

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333 W Rosemary St, Chapel Hill NC 27516
  • Campus
    Bookstore
    207 South Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Carolina Union
    3103 South Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Dean Dome
    300 Skipper Bowles Dr
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Fetzer Gym
    101 Student Recreation Center #8610,
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Kenan-Flagler Business School
    300 Kenan Dr
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    Lenior Dining Hall
    36 Lenoir Dr
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Memorial Hall
    114 E Cameron Ave,
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    UNC School of Media and Journalism
    114 E Cameron Ave
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Undergrad Library
    203 South Rd #3942
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Entertainment
    Ackland Art Museum
    101 S Columbia St
    Chapel Hill, NC 27510
    Boshamer Stadium
    100 Ridge Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Carmichael Arena
    310 South Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Carolina Brewery
    460 W Franklin St
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    Cat's Cradle
    300 E Main St
    Carrboro, NC 27510
    Chelsea Theater
    1129 Weaver Dairy Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    Kenan Memorial Stadium - The University of North Carolina
    104 Stadium Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    NC Comedy Arts Festival
    462 W Franklin St,
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    Varsity Theatre
    123 East Franklin Street
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    Zogs Pool
    108 1/2 Henderson St
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Welcome

Current Residents

Welcome residents! Here you will find the convenience of an online payment system and a request portal right at your fingertips. We believe in convenience at Shortbread Lofts, which is why we’re available here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Want to stay in the know? Check out our Facebook where we’ll keep you up to date on life at Shortbread Lofts.

Our resident portal is currently under construction to improve our service to you. If you'd like to pay rent, please contact the leasing office directly! If you want to fill out an application, please click below. Apply Now
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We invite you, as a resident or parent, to dive into our frequently asked questions. We’ve provided these answers for your convenience so you can learn more about how living with us is the best option for your home away from home.

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