And the ‘Best Of’ Winners are…

Fearrington is honored to be recognized in Chapel Hill Magazine’s 2014 Best of Chapel Hill and Indy Week’s 2014 Best of the Triangle  nominations! Check out which Fearrington businesses shined this year and make sure to pick up your copy of Chapel Hill Magazine and Chapel Hill Weekly this week!

Chapel Hill Magazine’s Best of Chapel Hill 2014

Best Upscale Restaurant (bronze): The Fearrington House Restaurant
Best Chef (tied for gold): Executive Chef Colin Bedford
Best Home Furnishings & Accessories Store (silver): Dovecote Style
Best Bookstore (gold): McIntyre’s Books
Best Spa (platinum): The Spa at Fearrington
Best Place to Get a Massage (tied for platinum): The Spa at Fearrington
Best Event Space (silver): Fearrington Village
Best Builder (gold): Fitch Creations, Inc.
Best Hotel (gold): The Fearrington House Inn

Indy Week’s Best of the Triangle 2014

Local Bookstore (finalist): McIntyre’s Books
Bed & Breakfast (finalist): The Fearrington House Inn

July: The Summer of Riesling!

Greetings fellow wine enthusiasts!  Each month here at Fearrington we will be featuring wines of a specific place or type throughout all three of the restaurants here in The Village.  At The Goat, all of the wine that we have by the glass will be from that particular month's focus. For the month of July, everything by the glass is Riesling! LOOSEN BROS. - "Dr. L" l $6/gls This is an entry level, off-dry (sweeter), Riesling with loads of juicy apricot, tangerine, and mouthwatering... Full Post >

The Accidental Pallbearer & The Dog Killer of Utica

My last recommendations (for now) are two books by Frank Lentricchia, The Accidental Pallbearer and The Dog Killer of Utica. Both feature Eliot Conte, a large, very strong, opera loving Melville scholar with impulse control problems. His father is local political fixer while his best friend Antonio, who is more like a brother and favored by his father, is Uttica's Chief of Police. Around this triangle revolve the two books. We first meet Eliot and Antonio as they sit in a... Full Post >

Add a Little Sparkle to your Summer

To help you look and feel your best for the summer, come visit us in The Spa at Fearrington. We have some exciting new treatments to help you beat the heat of summer. Introducing Coconut Lime Manicure and Pedicure Nail treatments. We also have a 60 and 90 minute Coconut Lime Exfoliation as a body treatment. Coconut benefits to the skin are rich in vitamins and minerals. Coconut oil and coconut milk exhibit excellent compatibility to the skin. The coconut fragrance helps to bring to your... Full Post >

Kennedy & Mark

Kennedy and Mark tied the knot on February 15, 2014. They held their ceremony at Fearrington's Garden Terrace and celebrated their "I dos" in The Fearrington Barn! How did y'all meet? Mark and I met in college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Though we hung out in the same large group of friends, it wasn’t until late our second year that we could both put names to faces. Mark left to study abroad in Hong Kong the following summer and then I left for Chile, South... Full Post >

From the Inside Looking Out

When planning a meeting or retreat, there are many components to take into account.  In the past few years, having natural light and plenty of windows within the meeting space has become one of the key factors companies look for when selecting a venue.  Fearrington is quite fortunate that there is no bad view in sight.  Whether it is looking out onto the gardens, our Belted Galloway cows in the pasture or Village Center, the landscape immediately gives you a sense of calm and... Full Post >