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Meet Fred & Karen

Fred and Karen Schectman moved to the Bush Creek neighborhood in Fearrington Village in 2006. They built a home that is inspired by the nature that surrounds them. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? Once we retired we knew we wanted to live close to one of our sons and his family who were in Carrboro. We began to look in the Triangle area. Our son took us to Fearrington and we...



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Meet Gary and Paulette

Gary and Paulette Carlson, along with their adorable dogs Pippin and Paisley, currently live in the Camden Park neighborhood here in Fearrington. This is their second time around! Read more about this couple that lived here and then moved back. We love that they returned! What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? We escaped New England because of difficult winters, the high cost of living...



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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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Meet the Munsons

Eric and Annette Munson just moved into the Millcreek neighborhood of Fearrington. They were kind enough to take a break from moving into their brand new custom home to share about what brought them to our neighborhood. Enjoy! After 38 years in Chapel Hill, we were ready for less overhead, fewer stairs and a slower pace. Fearrington Village had been on our radar screen for over a decade. When...



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Meet Ramesh and Priya

Ramesh Jhurani and Priya Jain have lived in Fearrington since 2016. They enjoy many things about the village, but especially the way nature integrates into the community. Enjoy! What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? After living several decades in Southern California, we decided to move to a quieter suburb. During our process of moving from SoCal to NC, we were shown several...



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Supporting Reindeer Readers

Last holiday season, McIntyre's Books shared holiday cheer with Chatham County students through their Reindeer Reader program, gifting more than 1,200 kindergarten and first grade students in Chatham County with a book to take home over the holidays. Generous sponsors of the program gifted $40 donations to purchase books for a classroom of kindergarten and first-grade students. This year, the...



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Meet The Ponds

Mary Donna and Wayne Pond have lived in Fearrington since nearly the beginning of the neighborhood. As residents who have been part of our community for many years, we thought it would be fun to hear a bit more from them about their time here. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? After a disappointing attempt to build a new home, we started looking around. Wayne found the listing for...



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Meet Fred & Liz

Fred and Liz Welfel have been Fearrington residents since June of 2016. We asked them what they loved most about living at Fearrington - here's what they shared about their experience. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? When we decided to escape the cold and cloudy weather in Cleveland we generated a list of criteria for our warm weather home: a friendly and lively community of...



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Route de Bonheur: Go North

Relais & Châteaux’s The Fearrington House Inn is located less than 30 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, with easy drives to Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and beyond. Fearrington is the perfect location to begin a luxurious road trip, with exquisite cuisine from Five-Star, Five-Diamond Fearrington House Restaurant, indulgent spa treatments at The Spa at Fearrington and...



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Route de Bonheur: Go West

Relais & Châteaux’s The Fearrington House Inn is located less than 30 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, with easy drives to nearby Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Fearrington is the perfect place to begin a luxurious road trip, with exquisite cuisine from Five-Star, Five-Diamond Fearrington House Restaurant, indulgent spa treatments at The Spa at Fearrington and...



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