- Quick Facts
- Year Built: 1970s-2000s
- Housing Options: Family Homes
- Square Feet: 2000-3000
- Lot Size: 0.1-1.0 acres
- Tax Rate: 1.500
- Chatham County Schools
As vibrant as its inhabitants, Fearrington Village is the place to go for homes on the rolling hills of the North Carolina Piedmont. With 2,000 inhabitants already, the neighborhood is perfect for those looking to start their careers as young professionals, looking to raise a family, or even planning an active retirement.
Fitch Creations Inc. has exclusively built every home in Fearrington for the past 30 years, crafting each individual home to the owner’s style preferences and the site’s terrain. Between the big windows of each house — allowing the most natural, interior light possible — all of the exterior walls are optimized for to be low-maintenance and hassle-free. Every lot boasts relatively low property taxes, homeowner dues, and insurance and utility rates, making it not only an attractive place for a home, but also an attractive place for your budget.
While the costs of living in Fearrington remains low, the neighborhood itself offers all the amenities expected of luxury homes. You can take a walk on its many miles of trails, or perhaps take a swim at the Olympic-sized outdoor pool. For those interested in something more formal, Fearrington has a number of neighborhood clubs such as the Tennis Club and the Post Card Club. The famous Fearrington Inn, an award-winning small hotel, is located on the premises of the village, and the esteemed restaurant and spa provide ample reason for a night out or a weekend getaway.
The educational possibilities are as diverse as the village itself. Children can attend the various schools in the Chatham County Public School System, or a number of top private schools in the area such as Durham Academy, St. Thomas Moore School, and the Carolina Friends School. They’ll also find plenty of nourishment from the recreation activities in the area, such as athletic events of the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or the top-billed shows at the Durham Performing Arts Center.
The homes at Fearrington Village range from $300,000 to $600,000. Mostly two-stories with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the houses have about 2,000-3,000 square feet apiece. Each is nicely landscaped and well decorated, and each provides a cozy-yet-spacious setting for people of any age and walk of life.
If you are looking for an affordable, classy suburban neighborhood, then Fearrington Village is the place for you. It’s right off the beaten path from downtown Chapel Hill, far enough away from the hustle bustle that you’ll find the peace and quiet of North Carolina’s natural beauty yet it’s still close enough to enjoy the nightlife of the best college towns in America. If you are interested in living in an area with one of the lowest crime rates in the state and one of the best locations in the Triangle area, then contact your nearest Realtor and get started on finding your dream home here!