Powell Place is located parallel to Highway 64 in Northern Pittsboro, less than ten minutes from the city's center. The neighborhood is also roughly twenty minutes West from Jordan Lake, and twenty-five minutes South of downtown Chapel Hill. Powell Place is forty-five minutes from downtown Raleigh or Durham, along with being thirty minutes from downtown Apex. Residents can also visit the Shearon Harris Reservoir within thirty minutes, or enjoy the pond right within the neighborhood, which has a beautiful fountain feature. There are benches and paved sidewalks throughout Powell Place, as well as a small community gathering area that includes multiple benches overlooking greenery.
Powell Place offers multiple living and architectural styles to suit different needs. There are attached, traditional-styled townhomes, but also detached homes that have a townhome-like look. There are craftsman-styled homes throughout the neighborhood as well, which feature two car garages and larger front porches than the townhomes. While the majority of the homes are two-stories, some also feature three-story lofts or attic spaces. Some townhomes may also feature a garage or parking area.