It was a month for stars — of the music and business varieties — in this month’s Headline Homes. George Jones and Tammy Wynette’s former Oak Hill home changed hands again. Reba McEntire’s Wilson County retreat, which she sold this summer, has sold again, this time to a businessman with plans for a luxury events facility. And another businessman traded his Leipers Fork mega-farm for a Forest Hills home formerly owned by a Nissan and Tennessee Valley Authority executive.
Below are October’s top 10 home sales in Nashville and the surrounding counties, ranked by sale price.
1. 5205 Still House Hollow Road, Leipers Fork 37064
Buyers: Rodgar and Reba McCalmon
Sale price: $7.73 million
Seller: Carl T. Haley Jr.
Seller’s agent: Richard B. French, French King Fine Properties
Buyers’ agent: Bill E. Henson, SilverPointe Properties
This mega-mansion spans more than 15,000 square feet and sits on hundreds of acres of “outdoorsman’s paradise.” The transaction at hand was for the home and a 42-acre spread, but the purchaser plans to add another 60-some acres upon completion of a survey. The home features a “sumptuous” master suite, a wine cellar, a theater, a pool and a pool house, as well as numerous detached and attached guest suites.
2. 4403 Honeywood Drive, Belle Meade 37205
Buyer: Bless Her Heart LLC
Sale price: $4.6 million
Seller: Melinda Owen Bass Revocable Living Trust
Seller’s agent: Courtney Cooper Jenrath, Fridrich & Clark Realty
Buyer’s agent: Steve G. Fridrich, Fridrich & Clark Realty
This “rare private estate” will celebrate its 100th birthday next year with a new owner. The home features marble floors and a floating circular staircase in the foyer, with vaulted and beamed ceilings in living areas. The “exquisite grounds” include a large pool area and two lots, which combined total more than 4 acres.
3. 175 Cherokee Dock Road, Lebanon 37087
Buyer: Deron S. Lichte
Sale price: $3.1 million
Seller: Paul H. Burch
Seller’s agent: Fiona Parish King, Worth Properties
Buyer’s agent: Robert Drimmer, Village Real Estate Services
Portland, Tenn., business owner Deron Lichte bought country star Reba McEntire’s former Wilson County home with plans of turning it into a luxury event venue. Lichte has named the home Starstruck Estate and will use the vast property — which includes a lakeside dock, a movie theater, a pool, a pool house and other amenities — to host weddings, charity galas and other events.
4. 4121 Franklin Pike, Oak Hill 37204
Buyer: Roger Baskin
Sale price: $3 million
Seller: Epstein & Underwood
Seller’s agent: Paula Hinegardner and Krista Jameson, Keller Williams Realty
Buyer’s agent: Unknown
This 8-acre, 9,638-square-foot home “perfectly blends California design with Nashville living,” according to its listing. George Jones and Tammy Wynette first occupied the home, eventually dubbed First Lady Acres, in 1974. It was later home to Earl Scruggs and most recently Train drummer Scott Underwood. The country music landmark features nine bedrooms, a theater room, a gym and yoga room, a pool and cabana, a helicopter pad and two outdoor fireplaces.
5. 5370 Old Highway 96, Leipers Fork 37064
Buyer: LF Farm LLC
Sale price: $2.45 million
Seller: Michael Emons
Seller’s agent: Heidi Green, Synergy Realty Network
Buyer’s agent: Lana Pargh, Synergy Realty Network
At 1,240 square feet and two bedrooms, this renovated farmhouse is on the smaller side for Headline Homes. But what it lacks in square footage it makes up for in acreage: The home sits on 55 acres of wide open space, complete with both a barn and a pond.
6. 5 Saint James Place, Forest Hills 37215
Buyer: Sanctuary Trust Agreement
Sale price: $2.4 million
Seller: Marvin T. Runyon Jr. Marital Trust
Seller’s agent: Steve G. Fridrich, Fridrich & Clark Realty, and Sue Chilton, Zeitlin & Co., Realtors
Buyer’s agent: Richard B. French, French King Fine Properties
Previously owned by Marvin T. Runyon, the deceased former chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority and CEO of Nissan North America, this glass-walled home on a wooded lot in Forest Hills was purchased by a trust that The Tennessean reports is tied to Carl Haley, the businessman who sold the massive Leipers Fork estate at the top of this month’s Headline Homes.
7. 1402 Rozella Way, Gallatin 37066
Buyer: Dean Solon
Sale price: $2.25 million
Sellers: Jeffrey L. and Charlotte F. Brauer
Sellers’ agent: Mark Scott Flick, Reliant Realty ERA Powered, and Bret Looney, RE/MAX Elite
Buyer’s agent: Irene Maros, Coldwell Banker Lakeside
This 5,670-square-foot home is located on a 1-acre lake lot in The Peninsula, a gated portion of the Fairvue subdivision in Sumner County. It features a large wine cellar, a screened patio and a pool.
8. 2 Buckland Abbey, Northumberland 37215
Buyers: Peter W. Park and Melanie A. Kim-Park
Sale price: $2.04 million
Sellers: Richmond Dougall and Leanne Dougall
Sellers and buyers’ agent: Neal Clayton, Neal Clayton Realtors
Spanning almost 12,000 square feet, this six-bedroom home is in the private community of Northumberland. Like several of the other homes on this month’s list, it features a covered porch and a pool.
9. 5520 Iron Gate Drive, Franklin 37069
Sale price: $1.96 million
Seller: Jose Orozco-Castellano
Seller’s agent: Wallace Cartwright, Keller Williams Realty
Buyer’s agent: Brenda Treon Hines, Keller Williams Realty
The Spanish-Mediterranean-style home does not strictly adhere to its regional style: The listing also touts its Italian appliances and Brazilian marble countertops. Located within a gated community with the typical amenities, this home’s private pool includes a waterfall and in-water bar stools.
10. 1429 Boardwalk Place, Gallatin 37066
Buyers: Robert H. and Paula A. Jones
Sale price: $1.9 million
Sellers: Brian M. and Rhonda C. Harris
Sellers’ agent: Rhonda Harris, RE/MAX Choice Properties
Buyers’ agent: Darla N. Hunley, Coldwell Banker Lakeside
The lake house was completed last year and includes a new dock, two full kitchens, a movie theater and a pool with spa. Both of the kitchens feature custom cabinets and quartz countertops.