Crystal Pines I HOA

Welcome to the community website for the Crystal Pines I HOA located in Durham, NC.  We hope you find this site helpful, informative and user friendly. If you have any suggestions or ideas on features or content that would make this site more helpful for you and your neighbors, please let us know. This website is maintained by the community association management firm, Grandchester Meadows Inc.


Annual Information &

Payment Center

Document Index

Legal, Guidelines,

Financial & Meetings

Work ORders

Request Form

HOA Maintenance Items

Community Info:

28 Townhomes

40 parking spaces

HOA transferred from builder in 1985.

All units have been sold; no additional phases to be built.

What do the HOA assessments pay for?

  •   Area street lighting
  •   Exterior Maintenance (see HOA vs Owner chart)
  •   Exterior Walkways and Patios
  •   Hazard insurance- from the interior wall surface of the unit to the exterior of the unit
  •   Landscaping
  •   Management Firm Contract
  •   Parking lot
  • Trash & Recycle Collection

HOA Policy Insurance Information: 

David Barber | Barber Insurance Agency
Auto, Home, Life, Business and more!
Office 919-629-7426 l Fax 919-590-1920

All owners need to purchase insurance that the interior of the dwelling. This type of policy is commonly  referred to as an HO-6 policy. A copy of the current policy is available on the document index page.

HOA vs. Owner Responsibilities 

Exterior Siding  HOA  
Exterior Trim  HOA  
Gutters & Downspouts  HOA  
Roof / Roof Leaks (exterior)  HOA  
Walkways and Patios HOA  
Ceiling Repairs & Paint (after roof leak)    Owner(s)
Foundation Owner(s)
Glass Doors    Owner(s)
Party Walls Owner(s)
Windows / Trim (interior)    Owner(s)
Window Screens Owner(s)

For all the specifics, start on page 12 with Article VII, Party Walls and Article IX Exterior Maintenance

What is the exterior paint color used on front doors?

Behr Premium Plus Exterior Semi-gloss Enamel, Deep Base 5340

When are Trash & Recyclables picked up?

Curbside garbage pick-up is provided by the City of Durham on Thursday. Recycling materials are also picked up every other Thursday. Do not set out trash bins prior to noon on Wednesday. Remove bins by 8 am Friday morning. All garbage and trash container shall be placed in the back of the unit, to the side of the unit (flush to the wall, neatly placed, not very visible from the parking lot) or an enclosed or landscaped area so as not to be seen from the street or adjacent properties except on days of garbage/trash pick-up. If this poses a difficulty or hardship, contact Grandchester Meadows Management for alternative arrangements. THE HOMEOWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ARRANGING FOR PICKUP AND DISPOSAL OF LARGE ITEMS WHICH DO NOT FIT IN THE BINS. If owners fail to comply, fines may be assessed at the Board’s discretion.

Ref: Crystal Pines Homeowners Association Inc. – Rules and Regulations: 15. TRASH & RECYCLING

Current Board Members

Monica Kobayashi

Erin Kroll 

       Tracy Lynn Combs

Board Access Links

Make Meeting Minutes

HOA Management 

Grandchester Meadows, Inc.

Manager –  David Robbins

Associate Manager – Chris Wing

Office Phone / Text: (919) 757-1718 

Fax: (919) 882- 8739 

General Liability Master Insurance Policy:

David Barber | Barber Insurance Agency
Auto, Home, Life, Business and more!
Office 919-629-7426 l Fax 919-590-1920


Home Repairs
Wally’s Painting & Home Services: Walter Mycroft –; 919-249-8058

Waite Plumbing – Mike Waite – 919-387-0806

Exterior Changes

Review Process

Request Form

update contact info

Contact Information Form

Name, Address, Email & Phone


Links To HOA State Statutes

Chapter 47C / 47F


Contact Duke Energy

Pole Number Helpful

Don't Be Shy

Contact the association manager if you do not find what you need.