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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...



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Every Glass is an Adventure, A Retreat to a New Place

We can all use a retreat from this busy world we live in. From our busy schedules and endless to-do lists, to our constant desire to stay on top of things, we often forget to sit back, relax, and remember why we work so hard. There is evidence that momentary escapes and adventures can bring a sense of calm and joy, and provide a regular equilibrium to our busy lives. For me, this retreat can...



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Meredith & Ben

Meredith and Ben tied the knot on May 23, 2015. These newlyweds said their "I dos" under the Pecan Trees, and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? Ben and I were friends from high school, but were two years apart in age. We reconnected over Christmas break during my sophomore year at East Carolina University and Ben's senior year at Auburn. As...



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Outdoor Leisure and Explorations!

Fearrington has many sweet secrets we love to share only with our Inn guests, and my personal favorites are the beach bikes! Offered on a first come, first serve basis for Inn guests only, our red and blue bikes are perfect for the easy trails and gradual hills of Fearrington Village. The parks found throughout our residential areas make for a nice area to explore, too. We also offer helmets for...



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A Pint for Home!

Looking for a little something sweet you can enjoy from home? We have the perfect treat! Stop by The Goat and pick up a pint of gelato. We currently have Valrhona Dark Chocolate, Vanilla, Key Lime Pie, Mint Chocolate Chip and Brown Butter Pecan Crunch available in pints! Simply open the freezer beside the gelato case and enjoy a bit of Fearrington as an after-dinner treat from the comfort of your...



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Interning at the Fearrington House Restaurant

We love sharing our staff's stories, since our team is what makes Fearrington so great! Check out a profile of a recent intern at The Fearrington House, Richard Diezi. Mr. Diezi is a student at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, N.C., who will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Service Management, Wellness and Sustainability in 2016. What did you do as an intern at...



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Big News for Fearrington Florals!

We are thrilled to share that Fearrington's exceptionally talented Floral Designer, Mary Stevens, will travel to Virginia to take part in the Chapel Designer's workshop series next week. The workshop is hosted by fellow floral designer, Holly Chapple, founder and president of Holly Heider Chapple Flowers, and event planner and designer Mary Phan, of Very Mary Inspired and The Sketchbook...



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Proud Grandmother’s Reading

With their two brothers standing as Best Men, Xan and Amanda listened as their Grandmother read: "In light of recent events the girls decided to include a passage from Justice Kennedy, 'No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once...



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Lounge the Day Away

Our beautifully arranged lounges are an exclusive amenity offered to our Inn guests. The Garden House is on the north side of the courtyard and opens up to the Dovecote Lawn and Knot Garden. The Sunroom and Sunroom Patio are on the south side of the patio and opens up onto Jenny's Garden with views of the Crab Apple and the Willow Oak lawns. These rooms are open twenty-four hours a day for our...



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Beach Style

Here at Dovecote Style, we love a good beach getaway. Whether it's on the Italian coast, the beaches of California or here in North Carolina, you just can't deny the relaxation that sun, sand and saltwater provide. But relaxation is not excuse to forgo your fashion! You can still be chic at the beach; it's so simple. We love our Matta pareos for cute beach cover-ups. The patterns and colors...



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