North Hills is a residential subdivision of detached, single family homes built primarily during the 1960s. Lot sizes range from approximately 1/4 to 1/2 acres. Interior living space ranges from approximately 1,800 to 3,000 sq. ft. Typical homes have 3 to 5 bedrooms with 2 to 4 baths. Approximately 1/3rd of the homes have 1 or 2 car garages.
The North Hills neighborhood is roughly bounded by Millbrook Road West, Six Forks Road, I-440 (U.S. Route 1) and North Hills Drive.