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What Are the Odds?

Amazing things can happen at Fearrington! Ann and Robert Gwin moved to Fearrington Village in February from Floyds Knobs, Indiana, which had been their home for the past 35 years. A month after moving, the Gwins attended a Fearrington Film Club movie at the Gathering Place. Ann, having grown up in Michigan, was wearing a University of Michigan sweatshirt. A friendly blue eyed gentleman, Tom...



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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...



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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...



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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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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...



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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...



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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...



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The Planning of a New Neighborhood

For Fitch Creations, Inc., creating a new neighborhood has never been simply a matter of knocking down trees. Years of thought and careful planning take place before any land is disturbed or tree removed. The main consideration is to preserve the beauty and integrity of the land while at the same time, establishing a place where people can live in and enjoy their natural surroundings. Would it...



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Its Starting To Look Like a Neighborhood

The progress at Rutherford Close has been amazing - the first four homes have been completed and families are moving in within weeks. Here's a fun picture showing homes with landscaping nicely in place. - Greg, VP Fitch Creations, Inc.



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Rutherford Close – Half Sold!

Did you know that since sales began on Rutherford Close homes earlier this year that half are already sold? And we're thrilled to soon welcome new Fearrington residents! - Greg, VP Fitch Creations, Inc.



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