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August 8, 2014 3:21 PM

Farm life for the modern family

Liz Priestly and Peter Metzner created Avalon Farm in 2004 for themselves and two girls – then 11 and 13. They wanted a place to have horses and access to trails as well as proximity to all that Chapel Hill has to offer. Located at 3908 Fern Creek Lane on just under 10 acres of gently rolling land off Orange Grove Road, the farm is less than 15 minutes from the UNC-Chapel Hill when taking NC54 to Orange Grove Road. Orange Grove Road also connects to Dairyland Road, which is used by many recreational bicyclists and joggers. Metzner, a psychologist by training, teaches at Vance-Granville Community College and provides leadership training to exe

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