Where to live near Nashville: Franklin, TN

Located in Williamson County, about 20 miles south of downtown Nashville, Franklin, TN, is home to almost 65,000 people that are surrounded by history, architecture, nature, entertainment and commerce.  The area of downtown Franklin is built around a town square located at 3rd Avenue and Main Street (U.S. Route 31), and is located in zip code 37064.

Franklin has become known for shopping and eating as well.  An idyllic main street is vibrant, filled with boutiques, antique shops, and shoppers. The Factory at Franklin is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and includes restaurants, antiques shops, art galleries, one-of-a-kind retail stores, culinary school, theater, working artisans, farmer’s market and much more. For a traditional shopping experience, there’s always CoolSprings Galleria.

Franklin, TN, is home to many equestrian estates...a horse lover's paradise!

Franklin, TN, is home to many equestrian estates…a horse lover’s paradise!

Many people associate the majestic rolling hills in and around Franklin, TN, with horses. There are many horse shows, horse farms, and associated businesses in the area.

The Nashville area is fortunate to have many famous people and celebrities living in its metro area. Franklin is a popular place for large estate homes for celebrities such as:

Steven Curtis Chapman

Ashley Judd

George Jones

Lee Greenwood

Franklin has lovely homes in many price ranges, including these three homes for sale in Franklin:

A traditional, new home for sale in Franklin, TN.  Please click on the image to see more photos and information on 2007 Barclay Lane, Franklin, TN, listed at $350,000.

A traditional, new home for sale in Franklin. Please click on the image to see more photos and information on 2007 Barclay Lane, Franklin, TN, listed at $350,000.

An historic home for sale in downtown Franklin. 302 3rd Ave. South is offered at $799,000 by Chris Mannino of The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty.

An historic home for sale in downtown Franklin. 302 3rd Ave. South is offered at $799,000 by Chris Mannino of The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty.

Misty Meadows is an equestrian estate for sale in Franklin, TN.  Offered at $2,495,000. Click on the image for more photos and information on 3100 Del Rio Pike Franklin,TN, 37064.

Misty Meadows is an equestrian estate for sale in Franklin, TN. Offered at $2,495,000. Click on the image for more photos and information on 3100 Del Rio Pike Franklin,TN, 37064.

Nashville's grand estate, Eagle's Rest, is for sale for $27,500,000. Listed by The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty

Franklin’s grand estate, Eagle’s Rest, is for sale for $27,500,000. Listed by The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty

All-American Farmhouse for Sale in Franklin, TN

“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives.  I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.”  ~ Abraham Lincoln

A lovely, renovated farmhouse near downtown Franklin on 9.2 acres for sale. Please click on the image for more photos and information from The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty.

A lovely, renovated farmhouse near downtown Franklin on 9.2 acres for sale. Please click on the image for more photos and information from The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty.

You cannot get much more all-American than this….a stunning white traditional Georgian style home on an inviting 9.2 acres in middle Tennessee. Absolutely breathtaking! Pastures and rolling hills surround the home nestled in just enough mature trees to provide shade on a sunny afternoon.

Situated on 9.2 acres, 1488  Coleman Road is ideal for horses.

Situated on 9.2 acres, 1488 Coleman Road is ideal for horses.

The interior will delight even more than the exterior. The home has traditional elements such as original wide plank flooring and vaulted plank ceilings. You feel as if you are back in an old farmhouse yet modern conveniences and decorative appointments let you know you are firmly planted in the present day.

The interior of this farmhouse is modern and fresh.

The interior of this farmhouse is modern and fresh.

A crisp apple green reflects the natural light entering the kitchen.  Please click on the image for more photos and information on this Franklin home for sale from The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty.

A crisp apple green color reflects the natural light entering the kitchen. Please click on the image for more photos and information on this Franklin home for sale from The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty.

The kitchen has been painted in a vibrant green apple which is a wonderful contrast to the white cabinets and earth tone granite. The tin-like tile backsplash is one of the elements that is modern and traditional all in one. The kitchen has plenty of work areas and a small eating space, perfect for breakfast. There is also a separate dining room that easily seats eight or more.

The home provides three spacious bedrooms including an owner’s retreat with sitting area. The attached master bath has double vanities, a walk-in shower, and a continuation of the vaulted plank ceilings.

A large master suite with vaulted ceilings and an airy feel is on the second floor in this Franklin home.

A large master suite with vaulted plank ceilings and an airy feel is on the second floor in this Franklin home.

A master bath perfect for two!  Please click on the image for more photos and information from The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty.

A master bath perfect for two! Please click on the image for more photos and information from The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty.

The home has multiple relaxing living areas including a spectacular sunroom with a brick tile floor. The large crystal-clear windows run down one side of the room and French doors along another wall open onto a covered patio. From there you can access the outdoor cooking area, open patio and pool. While you are outside check out the detached three car garage with in-law suite, man cave or home office above.

A swimming pool is the perfect way to relax at this Franklin, TN, home for sale.

A swimming pool is the perfect way to relax at this Franklin, TN, home for sale.

What a beautiful perfect farm and just minutes from downtown Franklin. The property could have a number of uses, of course filling the pastures with horses may rank top on your list.

3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath and 1 Half Bath
Offered at $699,900
1488 Coleman Road
Franklin, TN 37064

For more information, please contact:

Pat Heckman, The Lipman Group Sotheby's International Realty

Pat Heckman, The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty

Patricia Heckman

The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty
pat.heckman@sothebysrealty.com
615.426.0397