9 out of the 10 most expensive homes sold in 2012 featured spectacular swimming pools. With 2012 being the second-warmest year in Nashville history, it’s no wonder that these buyers are looking for a refreshing spot to beat the heat!
2. Media Rooms
Half of the most expensive homes sold in 2012 featured media rooms complete with comfortable seating, high definition TVs, and extensive digital surround sound systems. These rooms are perfect for entertaining a crowd on movie night or hosting the sports fanatics in the family. Most even featured additional perks such as wet bars, small kitchens, and complex lighting systems that provide the perfect ambiance for your film.
Often defined as the heart of the home, the kitchens in the most expensive homes sold in 2012 could host a gourmet connoisseur. These expansive spaces featured top of the line appliances, beautiful details and finishes, and many featured islands of a contrasting color.
For the most part, garages are afterthoughts for homebuyers. Utilitarian and uniform, they’re not much to fuss over. In the luxury market, garages have evolved from functional spaces to architectural showplaces that reflect the exotic automobiles they house. Two of the most expensive homes sold in Nashville featured show-stopping garages.
Tell us: which amenity would be at the top of your list of luxury?
Nashville is home to many of the South’s most beautiful estates and mansions. In 2012 year to date, there have been some incredible homes transferred to new owners, but the top two homes on the list feature five digit-square footage amounts and list prices over $6 million!
With one located in Davidson County and the other in Williamson County, they represent the best of Nashville’s luxury real estate market. Both homes are located in luxury communities known for their exquisite amenities, including golf and country clubs.
Check out the pictures of the two most expensive homes sold in the Nashville area in 2012 year to date.
4410 Gerald Place (Davidson County: Belle Meade) – List price: $6,000,000
55 Governors Way (Williamson County: Brentwood) – List price: $6,950,000
Belle Meade – Fantastic 10,000 Square Foot Home on 2.34 Acres of landscaped and manicured grounds.
Belle Meade is home to the most expensive home sold in Nashville year to date in 2012. 4410 Gerald Place was listed at $6,000,000 and features five bedrooms, five full and two half baths.
4410 Gerald Place, the most expensive home sold in Nashville year to date in 2012, sits on 2.34 acres with a magnificent pool, luxurious pool house, and landscaped and manicured grounds.
Brentwood – Magnificent 19,935 Square Foot Estate in the guard gated community of Governors Club with golf course and lake views
With an original list price of $6,950,000, 55 Governors Way in Brentwood is the second most expensive home sold in Nashville year to date. This magnificent estate is located in the guard gated community of Governors Club with golf course and lake views and features 19,935 square feet with seven bedrooms, seven full and four half baths.
Amenities abound at 55 Governors Way and include a state-of-the-art gym, a pool with waterfall, an indoor basketball court, theater, billiards room and golf simulator, full bowling alley, and a full private two-bedroom guest quarters with its own kitchen.
We pulled the average listing price and sales prices for homes sold in Nashville and surrounding areas year to date in 2011. The chart below shows the area of Nashville, including the zip code and county, and the associated average list price, sales price and percent of list price. (There are some areas that have a list price lower than sales price. In situations like these, we usually find out that there was new construction involved, and homeowners upgraded or built more than what was originally planned.)
The most expensive zip code in Nashville in 2011 is 37027, in Brentwood with an average sales price just over $1.2 million. Not far behind is Franklin, zip code 37067 with an average sales price of $1.05 million. The third most expensive area to buy a home in Nashville in 2011 is also in Franklin, zip code 37064, with an average sales price of $998,252.
The most expensive mansion listed for sale in 37027 currently is located at 55 Governor’s Way in Brentwood. In Franklin’s zip code of 37067, the most expensive home listed for sale is George Jones’ estate at 4025 Nestledown. In Franklin’s exclusive zip code of 37064, you’ll find the most expensive estate for sale to be Eagle’s Rest at 1350 King Lane.
Most Expensive Zip Codes in Nashville – 2011 YTD
Percent of List Price
The most expensive home currently for sale in Brentwood: 55 Governor’s Way. It has just about every amenity including a bowling alley and a garage for your tour bus.
The most expensive home for sale in the Franklin zip code of 37067 is the estate of George Jones. Listed at $10,000,000, the home is over 9,700 square feet and is situated on 78 acres.
Nashville’s grand estate, Eagle’s Rest, is for sale for $27,500,000.