Saxapahaw Rivermill Apartments and Townhomes
include expansive 1, 2, and 3 bedroom rental spaces in Saxapahaw’s Historic Cotton Mill. Each Apartment or Townhome ranging from approximately 600 square feet to over 1600 square feet has its own unique architectural details and custom features. All units have individual washers and dryers and membership to The Bridge in-house Fitness Center is free to all residents. Set against the hillside, the Main Mill has ground level access for each floor plus an elevator that runs from the first floor covered garage to the third floor. The Boiler Shed and Cotton Shed buildings have been converted into townhouse units that offer private or semi-private courtyards, covered porches, private parking garages and/or large basement/storage areas.  Remnants of the Main Mill have been used to create outdoor courtyards and terraces open to all residents for grilling, picnics and community events. The Rivermill Grounds include access to riverside running trails, picnic area with stone fire pit and a canoe/kayak park and put-in.

Located right on the bank of the Haw River with breathtaking views from every angle , Saxapahaw Rivermill Apartments feature soaring ceilings, historic detail, huge windows, beautiful views, original hardwood floors, and split level living spaces that provide a modern architectural feel in a beautifully historic space. Exposed brick, wooden beams, steel beams and unique architectural details can be found throughout the spaces.

Convenient to both the Triad and Triangle, Saxapahaw is located minutes from Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Pittsboro, Hillsborough, Burlington, Greensboro & the I85/I40 Corridor. Take a Virtual Tour or set up an appointment to see the Saxapahaw Rivermill for yourself. More >

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For more information or to schedule an appointment for a tour, please call (336) 376-3122 or email



Saxapahaw Village Cottages

Set along the tranquil hills overlooking the historic Saxapahaw Mill and scenic Haw River, Saxapahaw Village Cottages offer residents a chance to experience a more simple way of life. Built between the late 1800’s to around 1940 for families working in the mill, these lovingly restored mill houses nestled on four streets have been fully updated complete with original hardwood floors, front porches, decks, fireplaces with optional wood stoves, community garden spots and more. Fully insulated with natural gas hot water heaters, cook stoves, and central air and heat, the Saxapahaw Village Cottages which range in price from $735 to $1575 per month are exceptionally energy efficient and affordable. With a mix of styles and floor plans from cozy 800 sf one bedroom cottages to spacious 2000+ sf five bedroom bungalows, Saxapahaw retains the character and ambience of its past while offering folks a variety of choices all with modern conveniences such as high speed internet. Pet friendly with maintenance, lawn care, trash and recycling included, the Saxapahaw Village Cottages give residents less worry and more time to enjoy—strolling gentle streets, walking wooded paths, sitting on porches, digging in a garden, listening to music, watching sunsets over the river,….life.


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Saxapahaw Village is located minutes from Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Pittsboro, Hillsborough, Burlington, Greensboro & the I85/I40 Corridor. To set up an appointment to see the Saxapahaw Village Cottages for yourself call 336-376-3122 or email More >


Sissipahaw Lofts
are beautiful geothermal and solar powered spaces set in Saxapahaw’s Historic Cotton Mill overlooking the Haw River.  Gorgeous, unique and very limited in number, the 29 riverfront Sissipahaw Lofts just opened and are available for purchase. Loft owners can select from several floor plans ranging from 1200 sf to 2300 sf and custom up fit interiors. Starting at $295,000, these amazing, one-of-a-kind spaces have beautiful original architectural details, soaring ceilings, and huge windows. Courtyards, balconies, terraces and gardens for individual lofts and access to miles of beautiful riverside running trails, the 300+ acre Saxapahaw Lake, picnic and grill areas, and the Haw River Trail canoe/kayak park and put-ins connect residents to an incredible array of scenic natural areas.  For more information please call (336) 376-3122. More >