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The Fearrington House Inn in North Carolina

The Fearrington House Inn in North Carolina

The Fearrington House Inn is nestled in the outskirts of the college town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina at the midway point between Washington, D.C. and Charleston, South Carolina. As a member of Relais and Chateaux, the inn has been consistently recognized as one of the top small hotels in America. The Fearrington House Inn provides the ideal retreat destination for those who are seeking exceptional food, fine wine, comfortable accommodations, and exceptional service within a charming Southern atmosphere.


At the Fearrington House Inn, each of the 32 rooms has a unique layout, design, and character to suit the needs of every guest. Guests can choose from four main room distinctions, including the standard room, deluxe room, superior suite, and grand suite. As the most prized room choice, the Grand Suites offer guests large indoor seating areas, private gardens, cozy king beds, and separate jetted tubs for the ultimate in relaxation.

Regardless of room category, all guest accommodations come with complimentary free Wi-Fi connection, full gourmet breakfast, English afternoon tea delights, port and truffle turndown at sunset, and Molton Brown Bath amenities. Guests are also given the privilege to access the Fearrington House Inn gardens, park and trail access, and fitness center at their leisure.


Within the intimate dining rooms of the Fearrington House restaurant, guests will be catered to all of their luxurious tastes by famed Executive Chef Colin Bedford. From chicken fried pork cheeks and mushroom ravioli to steamed halibut and seared lamb loin, the menu is constantly evolving to appeal the taste buds of all guests.

The Fearrington House is the only AAA Five Diamond restaurant that has been Green Certified, as well as ranked within the top 50 restaurants in America.


While staying at the lavish Fearrington House Inn, guests have unlimited access to roam through the romantic landscapes of the award-winning gardens. Guests can also drop by the Fearrington Granary to sip some wine or coffee, or the Roost to listen to live music. The inn also houses a lifestyle boutique in Dovecote, which provides gifts, chic apparel, accessories, and home furnishings to satisfy all shopping needs.

At McIntyre’s Books, guests can stroll through numerous shelves in the most celebrated independent bookstore in the South. With the beautiful, quaint shop at the Haven, guests can find a handpicked selection of the most elegant items from Frette linens to loungewear and down pillows.

Guests seeking some rejuvenation and relaxation are welcome to make an appointment at the Spa at Fearrington, situated on the eastern side of the inn’s Village Center. The skilled and experienced professional staff members are in-house experts to deliver guests with the most stimulating facials, massages, manicures, and pedicures. All of the skin products used in the spa are provided by Elemis, a British luxury skincare business that is renowned for utilizing only the finest of natural ingredients.

Local Area Attractions

Within just 10 minutes from Chapel Hill and 30 minutes from Raleigh, the local area around the Fearrington House Inn is packed with activities to bring guests entertainment. Guests can drive the short distance to explore exciting museums, watch a Broadway show at one of the many performing arts venues, engage in some fierce sports competitions, and stroll through the local Farmers’ Market. Or, simply stay on the grounds of the Fearrington House Inn for the epitome of a relaxing vacation.

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  1. Wow that is absolutely gorgeous. I would love to visit some day.

  2. That certainly sounds like a place I’d love to visit in the New Year. We typically stay at ‘chain’ hotels when we travel, but I really want to try and branch out next year and try some unique places to stay.

  3. Daisy

    This looks like a gorgeous place to visit with many luxuries that I would enjoy!

  4. mel

    What a gorgeous house!! I would love to visit!

  5. How beautiful! When I first saw the picture’s I immediately thought “can I stay there forever?” lol! I would love to visit one day!

  6. What a gorgeous place! Breathtaking photos and so much to do!!!

  7. I’d not heard of The Fearrington before. It looks so peaceful, and the rooms absolutely breathtaking!

  8. So beautiful! I love places like this – it has a lot of character!

  9. It looks amazing. I travel through that area often. I have to check it out.

  10. Debbie Welchert

    Wow this place sounds amazing and some place where I would love to stay just to relax. If only I could afford it….

  11. I only live about 3 hours from there but have never heard of this Inn before. Maybe me and the hubs can check it out soon. 🙂

  12. This house looks amazing and a great retreat to go to. I wish I lived closer!

  13. Wow, that looks beautiful…and so relaxing. I love all the different amenities they offer for their guests. That would be a gorgeous place to travel to some day when my husband and I can get away alone.

  14. that looks gorgeous. I’d love to get away just me and my husband somewhere we didn’t have to dodge out of kids way

  15. That place is gorgeous!! I live in NC and I would totally love to spend the weekend there sometime. I’ll have to send this to my husband. 🙂

  16. Eileen Richter

    holy WOW. I’m so grounded and sheltered…I ‘ve never seen a place like this. I would not know how to act with being so pampered. The rooms are spectacular! My daughter wants to go to school near Chapel Hill some day…but she is a mere teen now. Someday perhaps we’d visit here?

  17. Mary Happymommy

    I’m in North Carolina and I wasn’t aware of this place. It looks beautiful!

  18. Šimon Slávik

    Mmm that garden looks great, whold love to sit there for some time.

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