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Fearrington Cares’ director Karen Metzguer and coordinator Pat Skiver

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With nearly 2,000 residents, Fearrington Village near Chapel Hill, NC is large enough to offer a diverse range of neighborhoods yet small enough to retain a strong sense of community. Fearrington has steadily grown over nearly 40 years, giving it an established and friendly feel. What is it that makes living here so enjoyable?

  • Healthy Living Options. With miles of walking paths, the state of the art Duke Center for Living wellness facility, the new Duke Primary Care Clinic, the residents-only Swim & Croquet Club, a weekly farmers market, tennis courts and a playground, there’s plenty of ways to stay fit and healthy.
  • Vibrant Resident Groups. Dozens of resident clubs operate here, offering a wealth of opportunities for newcomers to make  friendships and share common interests and hobbies.
  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The not-for-profit, Fearrington Cares, provides a range of short-term health care services to residents under the direction of a caring staff and volunteers. Read more about this innovative and beloved organization.
  • Exquisite Shops, Restaurants, Gardens. McIntyre’s Books, one of the best known independent bookstores in the Southeast, offers over a hundred author events annually, free and open to the public (see what’s upcoming). Our casual restaurant, The Fearrington Granary, provides delicious lunch, brunch and dinner options. Pick up a New York Times, a coffee, a sandwich or a glass of wine at The Goat and linger indoors or out. Enjoy a craft beer and live music with friends at our seasonal beer garden, Roost. Our ever-changing gardens offer reasons to explore the Village Center.
  • Annual Fearrington Events. We host fun events year round, from the Folk Art Show to PumpkinFest to Holiday Storytelling with Donald Davis – all perfect activities for the whole family!

So there’s plenty of reasons to stay engaged, healthy and connected at Fearrington.

A Bit About Our Neighborhoods

Fearrington, 40 years in the making, offers a variety of neighborhoods, from townhomes to single family homes on wooded lots. Many have  maintenance packages, offering virtually maintenance free living.

Our first homes, dating from the mid-70s to the mid-80s, are nestled on wooded lots along streets named Creekwood, Windstone and Beechmast. In the 1980s, we added two townhouse communities, Villageway and Weathersfield, featuring one and two level homes clustered in intimate closes.

In the 1990s, we added The Woods, an expansive neighborhood of single family homes on generously sized homesites flanking a ring road named Spindlewood. Development now moves to the southern half of Fearrington, starting with Camden Park,adjacent to the Village Center. This pedestrian friendly neighborhood of nearly 300 single family homes features several parks, straight roads flanked by sidewalks and shade trees, alleys with back entrance garages, and density afforded by narrow homesites.We also built Langdon Place Townhomes, a community of large duplex units with attached garages, and adjacent to it, Bush Creek, a large neighborhood of winding roads and midsized homes.

In the 2000’s we opened Whitaker Ridge, featuring large homesites on a stunning wooded hilltop setting. Millcroft Close, smaller single family homes on dense lots arranged by close knit closes, opened. Bradford Place, a neighorhood of midsized homesites and lush landscaping in the southeast corner of Fearrington, started. A Camden Park extension neighborhood called Camden South launched.

In 2013, we launched Rutherford Close, a 12-unit duplex neighborhood next to Camden Park. In 2014, we opened Burke Place, a road of 12 half acre homesites across from Millcroft Close.

Plans are underway for several more neighborhoods, as always responding to our customer needs and wants.