This month in the area’s top home sales, the co-founder of private prison giant Corrections Corporation of America (now known as CoreCivic), Thomas Beasley, sold his home in Hurricane Mills. Nashville heir David B. Ingram bought a home in Forest Hills, and February also saw several other sales outside Davidson County with abundant acreage and views of the water.
Below are February’s top 10 home sales in Nashville and surrounding counties, ranked by sale price.
1. 6266 McDaniel Road, College Grove 37046
Buyer: Propst Realty LLC
Sale price: $5 million
Seller: McDaniel Road Farm LLC
Seller’s agent: Tim Thompson, Tim Thompson Premier Realtors
Buyer’s agent: Eric Hatcher, The Hatcher Land Company
This “classic Confederate-style estate” and working farm sit on more than 400 acres. Part of the property is lined by the Harpeth River. The 4,300-square-foot abode features hardwood flooring, six fireplaces and a “lovely back porch or harvest room.” The farm includes barns, a silo, a pond and mature trees for privacy.
2. 939 Tyne Blvd., Nashville 37220
Buyer: Howard Bryan, trustee
Sale price: $3.4 million
Sellers: Roy Winn and Patricia Ann F. Luckett
Sellers’ agent: Richard B. French, French King Fine Properties
Buyer’s agent: Unknown
On a “commanding seven acres” (it’s not 400, but it is on Tyne Boulevard), this landmark stone-and-timber home in Oak Hill is surrounded by wooded areas and includes a private back deck with a pool, terrace and views of downtown Nashville. Inside, the home has massive beamed ceilings and a main-level master bedroom that is “beyond compare!” It was sold by Roy Winn and Patricia Ann F. Luckett, who warded off burglars in 2002, according to a Tennessean clip, by shooting a young man (who happened to be the son of Crook & Chase’s Charlie Chase) with a pellet gun.
3. 1450 Kingston Springs Road, Kingston Springs 37082
Buyer: Karen Billings Kloess
Sale price: $2,590,000
Sellers: Kevin T. & Evie L. Sommers
Sellers’ agent: Lisa Fernandez-Wilson, French King Fine Properties
Buyer’s agent: Janet Denton Gatewood, Pilkerton Realtors
This 97-acre farm in Kingston Springs includes a stocked pond, a four-stall barn, an in-ground heated saltwater pool with limestone coping and bluestone hardscaping and a kitchen that “boasts hand hewn wood beam ceiling crafted from barn beams from Pennsylvania,” as well as a 1,300-square-foot guest house. Kevin T. & Evie L. Sommers, who sold the home, are both attorneys.
4. 650 Cuba Landing Road, Hurricane Mills 37078
Buyer: Mount Castle Family LLC
Sale price: $2.1 million
Seller: Thomas W. Beasley
Seller’s agent: Dan McEwen, McEwen Group
Buyer’s agent: Unknown
This custom home in Humphreys County, about an hour west of town, was “built to the highest standard and is perfectly blended into the natural landscape on a wooded bluff above the pristine Buffalo River.” It also comes with a large outdoor buffalo statue, a guest house, a large sitting room with wooded views and more than 300 acres of gorgeous property. It was sold by Thomas W. Beasley, co-founder of private prison giant Corrections Corporation of America (now called CoreCivic) and former chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party.
5. 4515 Yancey Drive, Nashville 37215
Buyers: Brian and April Manning
Sale price: $1,983,159
Seller: JWMJ Lead LLC
Seller’s agent: Julia Corker Spickard, Worth Properties LLC
Buyers’ agent: Ryan Miller, The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty
This newly constructed home features 5,500 square feet with five bedrooms and five full bathrooms, a bonus room, a custom kitchen, and his-and-hers walk-in closets in a main-level master bedroom.
6. 616 Enquirer Ave., Nashville 37205
Buyer: Karen E. Ahrend, trustee
Sale price: $1,825,000
Sellers: Eric M. Satz and Katherine Staten Davis
Sellers’ agent: Betty Finucane, Fridrich & Clark Realty
Buyer’s agent: Richard G. Courtney, Christianson, Patterson, Courtney & Associates
This 4,000-square-foot “renovated home on sought after street” in Belle Meade with a golf course view includes a “sunny, spacious family room.” It also features an outdoor stone entertaining area and is a short walk from Parmer Park. It was sold by investor (and TVA board member) Eric M. Satz and his wife, Katherine Staten Davis.
7. 1065 Sir Francis Court, Gallatin 37066
Buyer: Michael W. Blosser
Sale price: $1,750,000
Sellers: Richard E. Clemens and Paula Clemens
Sellers’ agent: Peggy St. Peters, Coldwell Banker Lakeside Inc.
Buyer’s agent: Irene Maros, Coldwell Banker Lakeside Inc.
With “sweeping lake views” and great views for stargazing, this 7,000-square-foot-plus home in Gallatin features an easy-access boat dock, a wine cellar, screened-in porches with “all the amenities” and an infinity pool overlooking Old Hickory Lake. It was purchased by Michael W. Blosser, the vice president of procurement at building materials manufacturer LP Corp.
8. 3719 Rockymayne Lane, Franklin 37064
Buyer: Cody Michael Hawkins
Sale price: $1,746,982
Seller: D&T Riverbirch Homes LLC
Seller’s agent: Jennifer Bickerstaff, Bob Parks Realty
Buyer’s agent: Bethany Reiser, Benchmark Realty, LLC
“Bring your horses and enjoy the views of this hilltop” home in Leipers Fork. This custom-built home includes five bedrooms, four baths in almost 5,000 square feet. It sits on 22 acres. It was purchased by Cody Michael Hawkins, the commercial superintendent at Capitol Construction Services Inc.
9. 5023 Granny White Pike, Nashville 37220
Buyer: Jack D. Lowery, trustee
Sale price: $1,739,900
Seller: McKenzie Construction LLC
Seller’s agent: Brent Morris, PARKS
Buyer’s agent: Linda Chancey, Pilkerton Realtors
This 6,000-square-foot home in Oak Hill includes more bathrooms than bedrooms: 6.5 and 5, respectively, as well as a three-car garage and two bonus rooms.
10. 4502 Yancey Drive, Nashville 37215
Buyer: David B. Ingram
Sale price: $1,695,000
Seller: Baird Graham Co. LLC
Seller’s agent: Melissa R. Clough, Keller Williams Realty
Buyer’s agent: Keith Grant, The Wilson Group Real Estate Services
Bought by local heir David B. Ingram, this new Tudor-style home on one acre includes an open floor plan and “high end finishes.” Ingram serves as the chairman and president of Ingram Entertainment and is also the founder of DBI Beverage, a California beverage distribution company.