The first Rutherford Close homes have been framed and sheathed! This morning was the perfect time to walk through the homes to do collective troubleshooting and tweaking for the next Rutherford homes. Walking through a space is always a different experience from seeing it on paper, and the walk through always yields improvements, whether its a better place to put the air return or a way to configure a closet for more hanging space. Full Post >
Who doesn't love the smell of new construction! Exciting too for us after years of planning is seeing this inaugural home in our newest neighborhood, Rutherford Close, come to life. Here you're looking from the front living room through the framing and - hard to see - past large windows to an amazing pasture view. Full Post >
Our showcase home 4124 Knolls Close with afternoon light steaming through clerestory windows in kitchen. Beautiful lighting and views! Full Post >
The road is done, the heavy grading machinery are gone, the banks are seeded, and we are starting our first home at Rutherford Close! The footings went in last week. In the picture, you'll see the walking path abutting Rutherford Close that weaves through pastures, trees and park to the shops, restaurants, cafe and beer garden of Fearrington's Village Center. All just a quarter mile away! Full Post >
Our grading contractors have been hard at work the past few weeks creating the road and homesites for Fearrington's newest neighborhood, Rutherford Close. Road curb and gutter is in, as is the base layer of asphalt. Next week the final course of asphalt is laid. And with the road in, the central community park is now defined - and contains some wonderful mature trees. Only twelve homes will be built, and so incredibly close to the Village Center. Until the heavy machinery is gone, Rutherford... Full Post >
Jon Condoret our longtime architect passed away in 2010 but his legacy endures in this beautiful article in Chapel Hill Magazine. Jon designed almost every house at Fearrington and also the ‘new’ structures in the Village Center like the Inn Building and McIntyre’s. French by birth, Jon brought a fresh sensibility to his craft including an embrace of Carolina sunlight. Current architect Brian Cather had the opportunity to work briefly with Jon and when we met Brian we marveled that he... Full Post >
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