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Watson’s Cocktails for Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is a special, one-of-a-kind holiday, and nothing says “I love you” better than wine and dinner by candlelight with just you and your one and only. It is also loaded with important decisions to make – what to eat, what to drink, what to do, where to go, what to get, the list goes on. Luckily, at the Fearrington House Restaurant, we have you covered on every front; romantic...



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a view of our sale room

Sale Room

Here at Dovecote, we love a good sale and ours is going strong! When you walk in the door, there's a room directly in front of you which, at least for now, houses our sale items. It is organized by size and includes sweaters, coats, pants, boots, jewelry, and scarves (and more!) There are so many treasures to be found in this fun room; you can make a whole outfit and purchase it 50% off....



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mini train in fearrington

Meet Jim & Judy

We featured Jim and Judy Copland last year in, but we couldn't resist re-posting with a bit of additional information. Since they moved to Fearrington in 2016, Jim has been hard at work creating a Fearrington light rail system...in miniature. It's so much fun we had to share. And here's a bit more about the Coplands from last year's post: Jim & Judy Coplan have been Fearrington...



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Caraway Garlic Dills

The Real Dill

Who doesn't love a Bloody Mary to kick off the weekend? We have found our favorite mix from The Real Dill, based out of Denver, Colorado. Cucumber infused water is the star ingredient in their mix. Paired with generous amounts of horseradish, dill, garlic, and habaneros, this mix is fresh, even from a jar! The flavors are bright and vivacious, and simple, the way they should be. As...



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Bagutta Pink Blouse

A Taste of Spring

Despite the early winter deluge of snow and rain, we’re feeling pretty lucky now with the weather. And to make it even sweeter, we’re starting to receive new spring inventory and it’s totally giving us a spring in our steps! Bagutta is a luxe Italian brand specializing in shirts and we just got in some delightful striped blouses, skirts, and dresses, all in the summery hues we...



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beltie prize

The Second Annual Beltie Mystery Prize and An Intro to Pete Mock

The second annual Beltie Mystery Prize is down to the final three! What is the Beltie Mystery Prize you might ask? It's an award given to the best mystery book of the year as chosen by Pete Mock, our Mystery Guru. We thought that given his prestigious status as Guru you might like to know a bit more about him. Read on for an introduction. But first, Pete's top finalists are: The Witch...



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New Year Style Resolutions

January has almost come and gone. How are those resolutions going? Here at Dovecote, we hope your 2019 has started with a fashionable bang! Whether you've resolved to be more adventurous in your style choices, to stock up on classic pieces, to invest in only the things you really love or to let yourself be a little frivolous, we have got you covered. Button-down white shirts with a twist,...



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Fatty Sundays

Fatty Sundays

What on earth is a Fatty Sunday, you must be asking yourself! Well, according to one Brooklyn based chocolate-dipped pretzel family, it was a day to sit back and relax and indulge. Mom, Dad, and daughters (Karen, Jeff, Risa, Ali, and Lauren) all decided to take their love for sweet and salty snacks to the next level in 2010, creating up to 15 different flavors of dipped pretzel sticks! From...



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Sarah & Corbin

This is a fun one folks. All of the Real Weddings stories are near and dear to our hearts, but this one was especially fun to read. Sarah and Corbin married on the Garden Terrace on a crisp fall afternoon and then celebrated with their friends and family in the barn. The story of their engagement and how they approached wedding planning and their special day is just a pleasure to read. How did...



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Seasonal Treatments are Back!

Our quarterly seasonal treatments are back in The Spa at Fearrington! Each treatment will help to enrich your skin with each season. To start off with the winter season, we will offer our Cranberry, Pomegranate and Green Tea Body Exfoliation for either 60 or 90 minutes. This will include a relaxing massage as well. We will also offer our seasonal product to a manicure and/or pedicure to help...



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