Less than a year ago, country star Alan Jackson and wife Denise sold their 18,622 square foot estate in Franklin (Williamson County) for $28,000,0000. That sale price was believed to be more than double the highest figure any single family residential parcel sold in Middle Tennessee in recent memory.
The buyer is a trust in the names of Willis and Reba Johnson. Willis Johnson is the founder and chairman of publicly traded Copart Inc, a Fairfield California company that auctions off wrecked cars for insurance companies and other institutions.
The property at 1301 Moron, Franklin Tennessee (photo) is surrounded by equestrian estates and is bordered by the scenic Harpeth River. Amenities include a 20 car garage, stocked and aerated lake with boat house, three ponds, 2 bed log cabin overlooking the river, barn with 2 bed apartment above, guest house and stable and much more.
Taxes on record for tax year 2010 are $30,922.82.
Dot.com billionaire Todd Wagner bought a large tract in Northern Williamson County for $11.5 million in 2007. Weeks later, singer Tanya Tucker sold her 22,600 square foot luxury home on 500 acres in Arrington (between Franklin and Murfreesbor0 Tennessee) for the same amount.
Country singer and actress, Leann Rimes, has been in the news within the last couple of years after building a 13,380 square foot mansion on a 5.21 acre tract in the Avalon gated community in Franklin. Homes are currently for sale in Avalon for as low as $300K (and as high as $6,249,000). Contact Lucky (615-519-404 mob) for information on properties listed for sale in Avalon , Franklin or any where in Middle Tennessee!
The Rimes English Country look home has four bedrooms but includes public areas on a grand scale including: expansive kitchen, home theater and a second kitchen with a stone brick wall. The master suite is done in gray and white tones with dark hardwood flooring. The master bathroom features marble floors and a glass shower that overlooks the property and is also said to have a yoga room.