Resident Profiles

Since 1974, Fearrington has crafted custom homes and developed the natural landscape into diverse neighborhoods within minutes of the amenities of the Village Center. Hear from Fearrington residents on what makes the community special, plus updates from our team on neighborhood projects and more!

Meet Jim Brooking

Mr. Brooking has been a Fearrington resident since 2005. We asked why he chose Fearrington and what he loves about his neighborhood. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? I had been living in southwest Durham near RTP. It was a small house convenient to my wife's office at Quintiles. After she died in 2003 I decided I wanted a more serene locale for my home and finally moved here in...



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Galloway Ridge Hosts “Growing Together” Summer Camp

Our friends and neighbors at Galloway Ridge are hosting groups of children from Siler City's Boys & Girls Club for mini camps this summer. Fearrington Village is proud to partner for these special sessions. Thanks to Galloway Ridge resident Bob Holton and all the other volunteers who are making these fun summer camps possible!  Bob Holton shared more with us about the summer fun and...



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Meet Mark and Jan

Mark Kolber and Jan Doolin have been residents of the Woods neighborhood here in Fearrington since 2012. We asked them what they love most about living at Fearrington - here's what they shared about their experience. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? My parents lived in Fearrington for 18 years and my husband and I visited all the time and fell in love with the area. My parents lived...



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Jennifer McNeill’s Mission Trip to Haiti

You might know Jennifer McNeill as one of our real estate sales broker here at Fearrington, but she is also a Fearrington resident. Jennifer is also trained as a nurse and worked in the healthcare world before joining the Fearrington team. Five years ago, she began taking mission trips to Haiti and using her nurse's training to help families there. She just came back from this year's trip, and...



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Woodham Collects over 13,000 Pounds of Food Donations

We are thrilled to share this letter from Bill Wilson, a Fearrington Resident and volunteer for CORA food pantry here in Chatham County. Bill heads up the monthly food drives in the Woodham neighborhood here in Fearrington. We are so proud of our residents and all the good works they do for our greater community. Thank you Bill for sharing! Hi neighbors, I’ll bet that most of you will be...



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Living in Richmond Close

As the first to build in our newest neighborhood, Richmond, Bo, Harriett, Mike and Ann also have something else in common – they are all moving from within North Carolina! They recently got together for pizza at Roost with Laura Morgan, General Manager of real estate sales and construction, to talk about why they are staying in North Carolina and why they chose Fearrington Village for their new...



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Meet Barry Reece

Dr. Barry Reece is a Camden resident since 1996, he moved in with his late wife Dr. Vera Reece. We asked what he loves most about living at Fearrington - here's what he shared about their experience. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? We were impressed by the quality of the home construction and the wonderful village center. We can purchase many products and services without driving...



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Women of Fearrington Celebrate 30 Years of Service

The Women of Fearrington celebrated 30 years of camaraderie and community service with a festive garden party at the end of April. Members enjoyed meeting friends, old and new, on the Garden Terrace of the lovely Fearrington House where they indulged in an array of delicious savories and sweets and made a toast to many more successful decades of learning, laughing, and leading in this unique...



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Meet Fred & Liz

Fred and Liz Welfel have been Fearrington residents since June of 2016. We asked them what they loved most about living at Fearrington - here's what they shared about their experience. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? When we decided to escape the cold and cloudy weather in Cleveland we generated a list of criteria for our warm weather home: a friendly and lively community of...



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Meet Jim & Judy

Jim & Judy Coplan have been Fearrington residents since 2016. We asked them what they loved most about living at Fearrington - here's what they shared about their experience. What persuaded you to move to Fearrington? After researching and visiting potential retirement locations from Maine to Florida, we were drawn to Fearrington Village because of its sense of community. The residents...



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