The Bucolic Fearrington Village {Fearrington House}

Just a 15 minute drive from my home and you will encounter this:

Welcome to Fearrington Village..

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A most bucolic setting for a community of homes that make you feel like you are in the New England countryside…

Where there are elegant shops, a spa, 4 restaurants which includes a 5 star restaurant…

……inside the Fearrington House Bed and Breakfast.

Fearrington Village…. where you are greeted right away by these wonderful creatures:

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A Belted Galloway Cow…What we locals here call, “The Oreo Cow”….

As you know, Chapel Hill is the birthplace of the OREO cookie……

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A very thirsty cow….temps got up to 103 today!

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Today, hubby and I braved the heat and had a nice lunch at the Belted Goat Cafe…

…..located in the bucolic Fearrington Village…home of the famous Fearrington House B&B and 5 star restaurant…

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They also have the Belted Goats there…but they must have been inside…staying out of this awful heat!

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We sit at tables that are hand painted by local artists…

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And even their trash cans are hand painted with adorable scenes of Fearrington….

A portion of the cafe….

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And here is Melina…the first coffee roaster in the Southeast…

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No wonder I love this cafe…

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Adjacent to the cafe is a beautiful shop of fine things…as Juliska, Dash and Albert..

…..and I came across these cuties:

……….Wasp catchers!!…Bought one!!

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Even though the temps have been brutal…they maintain the flowers there beautifully…

……….the front facade of the shop.

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The side facade of the shop….

And now the entrance to the Inn….The Fearrington House

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Gorgeous pathways wind along gardens throughout….

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An area where many weddings are held…

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Adirondack chairs in front of the Inn with the beautiful views….

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More views of the inn….

….and then a path will lead you to the barn….

………Where they hold many functions…and workshops.

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THE BARN……

Then you walk across the street, you will find the wonderful McIntyre’s Book Store

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Where they hold many wonderful events….

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My Granddaughter loves this book store…..

Next door is another restaurant where we love to dine….

…..wonderful food, wonderful ambience.

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Lots of outdoor dining there….

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And here is a very patient hubby…..

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He is sitting in front of the coffee shop….where the outdoor dining is wonderful on a cooler day!!

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Say Hello!….

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You can find birdhouses like this one all throughout the village….

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And pretty houses dotting the streets….

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The bank and ATM blend gently into the landscape….

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Just love all the picket fences!!

Across the street, you will find more shops and the spa…

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You will also see these beautiful local works of art throughout the village square…like this whimsical whirligig..

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Such a beautiful place…just 15 minutes from a bustling city…

…..I guess this is why I love this area so much!

Hope you enjoyed this place as much as I do….

And the hot and thirsty “Oreo Cows” bid you a fond farewell…until the next time….

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