During the summer, RB and I decided it was time to do some window shopping for our new houses. I set up a few appointments with vendors, the first one being with Atrium Windows. Atrium Windows started over 60 years ago in North Carolina and their regional office is in Welcome, NC. We were impressed with the quality (still tilt- wash and low e) and with the emphasis on customer service. Each individual window has its own identification code label on the window. If someone calls in with a... Full Post >
It is bittersweet to see the last house come to completion in South Camden. Since the first house went up in the 1990s, Camden is one of our most popular neighborhoods and it is so convenient to the Village Center and Camden Park. While it is sad to complete the Camden neighborhood, 4016 Macon is a wonderful house to end with! The house combines an open floorplan and a formal dining room and a third bedroom that would make a nice study. We also put some of our favorite cabinets in both the... Full Post >
Many of our custom home clients do not live locally, making it hard for them to schedule visits. I usually send photos each week so they can see the progress of their Fearrington home under construction. It is a great way for them to be informed and for me to answer any questions that might come up during construction. After working with clients on the house selections in the beginning, where there are so many details, it is also nice for me to see how things come together, like a puzzle... Full Post >
Yesterday, on one of the most perfect days of the year, we had the pleasure of attending a reading in the Barn. The “Fearrington Friends of the Arts” group (one of over 100 interest groups for Fearrington residents) hosted Sarah Susanka, author and architect best known for her “Not So Big" message. It was a great turn out of both residents and local community. During her reading, she spoke about designing a house so it is a home, making it a space personal to you and designing it so it... Full Post >
We are really pleased with our newly arrived cabinet door samples! These new styles range from super contemporary to traditional. They hail from Ultracraft, our cabinet manufacturing partner based in nearby Liberty, NC who has been building cabinets for over 25 years. In their Destiny series, they offer 50 different door styles, in ten different materials (from cherry to bamboo to sleek acrylics) and over fifteen stain options (from natural to nutmeg to smoke grey). With so many choices,... Full Post >
Why get away when everyone else does? Enjoy the Inn’s award-winning service and cuisine and stunning gardens, Mon-Thurs. Includes overnight stay, afternoon tea and full breakfast, and a $50 credit per person for dinner at The Fearrington Granary. Starts at $375.