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Resident Profiles

Since 1974, Fearrington has crafted custom homes and developed the natural landscape into diverse neighborhoods within minutes of the amenities of the Village Center. Hear from Fearrington residents on what makes the community special, plus updates from our team on neighborhood projects and more!

Meet Lani

Lani Chavez moved to the neighborhood in 2016. As an artist, she has found a community that she thrives in, and a home surrounded by woods and within walking distance of the village center shops and restaurants. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? I paint watercolors and Fearrington is home to a vibrant artist enclave. They are truly a generous group of warm and creative people. Since...



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Meet Janine and Frank

Janine and Frank have lived in the Camden Park neighborhood in Fearrington Village since just last June. After trying out other places in NC, they found that Fearrington was the perfect fit...and being able to walk to a bookstore is pretty great too! They also expressed something that we hear over and over again from our neighbors. The thing that really makes Fearrington special are the people...



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Meet Roz and Kelly

Roz and Kelly Kerins moved to the Millcreek neighborhood in Fearrington Village last year. Learn more about why they chose to build in Fearrington Village. What brought you to Fearrington Village? We were drawn to Fearrington for many reasons. Geographically it was ideal because it is relatively close to the ocean and the mountains, and more importantly it is a very progressive, artistic,...



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Meet Judy, Steve, & Samantha

Judy and Steve, and their adorable turtle named Samantha, have lived in the Whitaker Ridge neighborhood in Fearrington Village since 2007. Steve is a retired psychiatrist who operates consumer-protection Web sites as a public service. Judy is a retired family physician. They shared a bit about how they came to live in Fearrington and why they love it here: Our daughter who lives in Chapel Hill...



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Cynthia and David Fearrington Residents

Meet Cynthia & David

Cynthia and David Hilliard moved to The Woods neighborhood in Fearrington Village in 2017. Read on for more about how Fearrington is a perfect fit for them... Why did you choose Fearrington Village? We were apprehensive about moving from Colorado to NC, until we stumbled across Fearrington Village. As we looked more closely, we realized it met all our needs:  a beautiful pastoral setting, a...



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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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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 Greg and Pat

Greg and Pat Altman have lived in the Millcroft neighborhood in Fearrington since 2014. Here's a little peek into how they came to live here. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? We would visit Fearrington for brunch and once for a stay at the Inn. We fell in love with the ambiance of the Village and neighborhoods. When it was time for us to downsize we knew that Fearrington would be...



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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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