Headline Homes: February 2018

4015 Vailwood Drive

New Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel and his wife Jennifer recently bought a $2 million home on Otter Creek Road in Forest Hills. Meanwhile, the top home sale in Middle Tennessee in February came out of Robertson County — we don’t often see high-dollar sales out of Greenbrier, but this month the small town saw the $3.3 million sale of an estate standing on almost 70 acres. Christian recording artist Edward A. DeGarmo also sold his Brentwood abode for $2.3 million. 

Below are February’s top 10 home sales in Nashville and the surrounding counties, ranked by sale price.

1. 7137 Swift Road, Greenbrier, 37073

Buyers: Richard M. Ross Jr. and Elizabeth P. Ross 

Sale price: $3.3 million

Seller: Owen William Ferguson 

Seller’s agents: Betty Finucane and Travis Robeson, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Buyers’ agent: Bruce Jones, RE/MAX Fine Homes

This 9,300-square-foot home sits on almost 70 acres, which include a stocked fishing pond and a livestock pond, hardwood forest with trails and creeks and deer and turkey habitat, “plus room to play outside.” It also features an infinity pool, gourmet kitchen, six fireplaces and a large theater.

2. 1160 Manley Lane, Brentwood, 37027

Buyer: Evan B. Mathis

Sale price: $2.3 million

Seller: Edward A. DeGarmo 

Seller’s agent: Richard B. French, French King Fine Properties

Buyer’s agent: Chris Childs, Keller Williams Realty

This home was sold by Christian recording artist Edward A. DeGarmo, who’s known for songs such as “Casual Christian” and “Boycott Hell.” The 7,500-square-foot house is in the gated Beech Tree subdivision in Brentwood, positioned on almost eight acres. The home offers a “bold Rosemary Seaside” design plan. 

3. 287 Jones Parkway, Brentwood, 37027

Buyers: David and Lanesia Strange

Sale price: $2.3 million

Seller: Joseph Greene

Seller’s agents: Michelle Greene, Christian Realty, and Donna Tisdale, EXP Realty

Buyers’ agent: Donna Tisdale, EXP Realty

This home features almost 11,000 square feet of living space as well as 3,000 square feet in covered balconies. It has a view of a community lake as well as its own pool and cabana. (Imagine looking down on all the lake swimmers while swimming in a private pool. The luxury!) 

4. 1464 Witherspoon Drive, Brentwood, 37027

Buyers: Nicholas Cucci and Theodore L. Cucci, living trust

Sale price: $2,197,000

Seller: Schumacher Homes LLC 

Seller’s agents: Sherry Erickson and Mary A. Kocina, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Buyers’ agent: Kimberly Schumacher, Benchmark Realty LLC

The newly constructed home was custom-built. It has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, three fireplaces and an enormous four-car garage.

5. 2023 Otter Creek Road, Nashville, 37215

Buyers: Michael G. and Jennifer Lynn Vrabel

Sale price: $2,034,780

Seller: Old South Construction LLC

Seller’s agent: McClain Holloway Franks, Battle Ground Realty

Buyers’ agent: Katie Herndon, The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage

This home, purchased by Titans coach Mike Vrabel and his wife Jennifer, stands on almost two acres. At just over 6,000 square feet, it has six bedrooms with six full attached baths, and was just built in 2017.

6. 5709 Natchez Trace Road, Franklin, 37064

Buyer: Christopher Simovich

Sale price: $1,999,000

Seller: Timothy P. Richards 

Seller’s agent: Christopher Close, PARKS Realty

Buyer’s agent: Amber Conrad, Keller Williams Realty

This 72-acre horse farm with three creeks and several miles of trails is right across the street from the Natchez Trace trails. It’s custom-built to accommodate the equestrian lifestyle with 17 acres of pasture and a five-stall barn. The interior is on the small side for a Headline Home — it has just more than 3,300 square feet — and it’s set up like a large log cabin.

7. 5 Oxmoor Court, Brentwood, 37027

Buyer: Michael Lance Lynn 

Sale price: $1.95 million

Seller: PV Burton LLC

Seller’s agent: Martin Warren, Zeitlin & Co., Realtors 

Buyer’s agent: Tim Thompson, Tim Thompson Premier Realtors

This 10,000-square-foot abode in the Governors Club subdivision includes private tennis courts, 10 (!) bathrooms and six bedrooms. The home’s main-level porch and lower-level terrace “provide beautiful views of the Governors Club’s fourth fairway and green.”

8.  422 Ellendale Ave., Nashville, 37205

Headline Homes: February 2018

422 Ellendale Place

Buyer: Unknown 

Sale price: $1.9 million

Seller: Joseph C. Davis LLC 

Seller’s agent: Tommy Patterson, Christianson, Patterson, Courtney & Associates

Buyer’s agent: Shelly Bearden, Worth Properties LLC

This Belle Meade home was built in 1929, with an addition constructed in 2007. It sits on almost an acre on “one of the most desired streets in Belle Meade.” It has an open floor plan and custom millwork and also features a guest house. 

9. 3637 Richland Ave., Nashville, 37205

Buyer: Ann Gildemeister, trustee

Sale price: $1,825,715

Seller: Mike Ford Custom Builders LLC 

Seller’s agents: Mary A. Kocina and Sherry Erickson, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Buyer’s agent: Sue Chilton, Zeitlin & Co., Realtors

In the Richland Hall area, this custom-built home includes five bedrooms, five full baths, one half-bath and a three-car garage.

10. 4015 Vailwood Drive, Nashville, 37215

Buyers: David T. Duong and David L. Matthews

Sale price: $1,825,000

Seller: Hauco LLC

Seller’s agent: Chris F. Harwell, Tarkington & Harwell Co. LLC

Buyers’ agent: Jack S. Miller, PARKS Realty

This all-brick home in Green Hills is 5,700 square feet and features a gas-log fireplace, a large screened-in porch and an outdoor entertainment area. It also has an “exquisite main-level master suite with dreamy dual vanity bathroom and extra-large walk-in closet.” 

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