Headline Homes: May 2017

3901 Estes Road

In May, Gov. Bill Haslam’s niece once again topped the Headline Homes list — only this time it was for a sale rather than a purchase. Meharry Medical College’s CEO bought a $2.2 million home on Woodmont Boulevard, and Bob Doyle — Garth Brooks’ manager — also sold his Nashville home.

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

1. 1103 Belle Meade Blvd., Nashville 37205

Buyer: Alexee Allen Saunders, trustee

Sale price: $3,145,000

Sellers: David F. and Cynthia Arnholt 

Sellers and buyer’s agent: Steve G. Fridrich, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Sold by David F. and Cynthia Arnholt — Gov. Bill Haslam’s niece and her husband — this 7,000-square-foot home in Belle Meade includes five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The Arnholts made it to the top of the April Headline Homes list as well, after purchasing a $3.2 million home less than two miles away from their new one. The couple bought the home before it went to market.

2. 621 Hill Road, Brentwood 37027

Buyer: Turnberry Homes LLC

Sale price: $3.1 million

Seller: Cornelius-Granberry Properties 

Seller’s agent: Jamie Granbery, Pilkerton Realtors

Buyer’s agent: Don Jones, SouthCrest

This home, built in 1800, was purchased by Turnberry Homes, along with nearly 27 acres of property in Brentwood. The surrounding property is slated to become a 30-home subdivision. The plan for the home is for it to remain intact and eventually be sold as a historic home. 

3. 4415 Tyne Blvd., Nashville 37215

Buyer: William T. Chapman IV, trustee

Sale price: $2,910,000

Seller: Julie Boos, trustee

Seller’s agent: Grace Clayton, Neal Clayton Realtors LLC

Buyer’s agent: Brett Sheriff, Pilkerton Realtors

This 6,700-square-foot home includes four bedrooms and six baths. Built in 1942, it sits on a little more than 1.5 acres.

4. 321 Morning Mist Lane, Franklin 37064

Buyer: Leon S. Wieland

Sale price: $2.5 million

Seller: Terry L. Taylor

Seller and buyer’s agent: Kelly Dougherty, Village Real Estate

On less than an acre, this four-story home has more than 9,000 square feet to stretch out in. It has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and a fully finished basement.

5. 3500 Woodmont Blvd., Nashville 37215

Buyers: James and Phyllis D.K. Hildreth 

Sale price: $2.2 million

Seller: 3500 Woodmont LLC

Seller’s agent: Anna Moran, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Buyers’ agent: Fiona Parish King, Worth Properties LLC

Meharry Medical College CEO James Hildreth and his wife, Phyllis, purchased this 8,000-square-foot home in Green Hills. Built in 1928, the home features tall ceilings, six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. It also includes a rooftop patio and two covered porches.

Headline Homes: May 2017

3500 Woodmont Blvd.

6. 3901 Estes Road, Nashville 37215

Buyer: Heldi Adelien 

Sale price: $2.2 million

Seller: B.L. Bennett & Associates Inc. 

Seller’s agent: Hanna Bennett, Keller Williams Realty

Buyer’s agent: Unknown

This 6,000-square-foot-plus home includes red oak hardwood floors throughout, all-marble bathrooms and a large courtyard connecting a master bedroom and library. The listing says it features “unbelievable old European interior and exterior design.” The home includes custom designed millwork throughout and three fireplaces.

7. 6336 Waterford Drive, Brentwood 37027

Buyers: Shannon and Bryan Franklin Josey 

Sale price: $2.1 million

Seller: JP Morgan Mortgage Trust 

Seller’s agent: Cindy Stanton, Parks Realty

Buyers’ agent: Pat Creech, Coldwell Banker Snow & Wall

This nearly 11,000-square-foot home on five acres has “Room to Roam!” according to the marketing. The house includes a large open kitchen and gathering area, a huge master suite and multiple recreation rooms. 

8. 9205 Weston Drive, Brentwood 37027

Buyers: Allison and Brian Reichenbach

Sale price: $2,035,000

Seller: Kimberly H. Brannon Trust

Seller’s agent: Kim Brannon, Zeitlin & Co., Realtors

Buyers’ agent: Erin Birden, Worth Properties LLC

This home was built in 1939 and features updated bathrooms and kitchen, five fireplaces and a slate roof. Two of its six bedrooms were originally small servants quarters and are now serving as an exercise and hobby room. The home sits on 3.5 acres and includes a pool and three-car garage. Allison and Brian Reichenbach purchased the 7,450-square-foot home — Brian is a financial adviser at Southwestern Investment Group in Nashville, and Allison is the vice president of administration for FormFast, a company that helps health care entities streamline their documents.

9. 1025 Vaughn Crest Drive, Franklin 37069

Buyers: Bruce T. and Deborah A. Ranzan, trustees

Sale price: $2 million

Seller: Tom Shapiro 

Seller’s agent: Adrienne Arnett, RE/MAX Fine Homes

Buyers’ agent: Scott C. Hines, Benchmark Realty, LLC

This home was sold by Tom Shapiro, a country music songwriter and producer known for working with Dusty Springfield and Lee Greenwood. Shapiro has won four Country Songwriter of the Year awards from BMI and a Songwriter of the Decade award from Nashville Songwriters Association International. The two-story 8,000-square-foot home includes five fireplaces, a media room, heated bathroom floors, custom sound in a media room and a private backyard.

10. 1300 Graybar Lane, Nashville 37215

Buyers: John and Felicia Bass

Sale price: $2 million

Seller: Robert W. Doyle

Seller’s agent: Barbara Moutenot, Village Real Estate

Buyers’ agent: Newell Anatol Anderson, Village Real Estate

Built in 1910, this home belonged to Robert W. Doyle — better known as Bob Doyle, Garth Brooks’ longtime manager. On the smaller side for a Headline Home, at just more than 5,400 square feet, it also includes a 600-square-foot guest house.

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