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Fitch Creations, Inc., Fearrington’s exclusive builder and developer, continues to create custom homes that fit the homesite, neighborhood and terrain. Our experienced construction and design teams ensure a pleasant home building experience unlike any other.

The Harper Plan – A Winning Design!

Since 1974, Fearrington has been helping families create their dream homes. Our own custom home construction team has decades of experience in providing advice and top-quality features specific to each homebuyer.  Residents choose The Harper plan for a multitude of reasons, from its spacious design to copious entertaining space. Here are a few reasons why The Harper plan is a homebuyer favorite: It has a very open entertaining area, where the kitchen, dining, and living rooms are... Full Post >

Sprucing Up The Goat

We are making some exciting changes to our coffee and wine shop The Goat! To make the renovations quick and safe, The Goat will be closed now through Friday, February 12th. During this time, Roost will be open and serving coffee, morning pastries and newspapers from 8-11am daily. Looking forward to seeing you at The Goat's new and improved space in mid-February! Full Post >

Fearrington is Feather Friendly

Fitch Creations, Inc. is proud to share that Fearrington Village is now a certified Bird Friendly Habitat at the highest level by the New Hope Audubon Society. In September, New Hope Audubon visited with Ryan Caldwalader, Fearrington's arborist and gardener, and Laura Morgan, General Manager for Real Estate and New Construction at Fearrington, to showcase the village's features to attract bird-friendly habitats. The New Hope Audubon Society noted that Fearrington has installed numerous... Full Post >

Spicebushes on Creekwood

While this picture may look like two people relaxing on a bench on our Creekwood Trail, if you could see an enlarged version, you would note that both Mark and I are hold planting trowels in our right hands!  We planted 50 spice bushes, a native plant know to attract birds and specifically, the Wood Thrush, along the trail. The Wood Thrush is one of five birds the NC Audubon Society is currently focusing on increasing their population. Once established, the spice bush will have small red... Full Post >

Helping in Haiti

For the second year in a row I had the good fortune to travel and spend a week in Haiti in a little village named Cite Soleil. Cite Soleil is known for its dense population and extreme poverty. I travel with a group of fellow nurses, doctors, and construction crews as well as missionary workers. We provided the community with much needed health care ranging from basic medicines, such as aspirin and vitamins, to more pressing needs such as antibiotics and first aid care for severe wounds and... Full Post >

Best of 2015!

A big thanks to Chapel Hill Magazine readers and Fearrington supporters for voting for us in the annual Best of Awards -- and a congrats to Fearrington staff. We are proud to announce that Fearrington businesses placed in 13 categories! Best Upscale Restaurant Platinum Award The Fearrington House Restaurant Best Overall Service Platinum The Fearrington House Restaurant Best Spa Platinum Spa at Fearrington Best Place to Get a Massage Platinum Spa at... Full Post >

Blue Birds, Wobblers & Owls, Oh My!

Blue skies and 68 degrees – we could have not asked for better weather on our 7:30am bird walk this past Saturday. Around 20 folks joined and while most of us were novice bird watchers, we looked like the real thing with binoculars and sun hats – perhaps my large cup of coffee from The Goat gave us away!  Not sure what was the best part, seeing a migrating Red Start Wobbler (cute little orange guy) or walking around the beautiful gardens or Fearrington with a bunch of other folks who... Full Post >

Almost Earth Day

What better way to celebrate Earth Day (officially tomorrow, Wednesday, April 22, 2015) than by supporting a local farmer's market? The Fearrington Farmer's Market is excited to be in its 25th year and even more excited that Earth Day is celebrating it 45th anniversary! Our local farmers show up every week, rain or shine, beside the Fitch Creation Sales Office to provide fresh produce, meat and treats for residents and neighbors. See you this afternoon! What's at Market this... Full Post >

California Dreaming

A few weeks ago, when the low here in North Carolina was 6° and the high was 21°, Paige, Brian, Greg and I were all fortunate enough to be visiting sunny California. Now in California, the low was 60° and the daily high 75° -- not too shabby! Luckily, now we are in the 70s or else you would have stopped reading this immediately. So why were we across the country? We were on a fact finding mission of sorts, seeing homes and gathering information about some of the latest building trends.... Full Post >

International Home Builders Show

The International home builder’s show was HUGE this year – a good sign for the economic rebound!  The most common theme revolved around 3 words – kitchens and baths.  Quartz is in, stainless steel appliances are still in and faucets/fixtures come in at least 8 different finishes.  Grey is the color of choice and lighting options are incredible.  Energy efficiency still remains a big player and overall low maintenance “green” products are a must.  After 20+ miles of walking, Paige... Full Post >