Headline Homes: February 2021 | Development
The name of the game with this month’s Headline Homes set is square footage. Most of the properties on the list have a lot of land – 12, 22, 39, even 43 acres. In one case, the sale includes an entire second house.
Also on the list are homes that once belonged to Lee Beaman, former Dollar General boss David Perdue, and powerful country couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw.
Below are the top 10 February home sellers in Nashville and surrounding counties, ranked by sale price.
1.4406 Chickering Lane
Acquirer: 4406 Chickering Lane Trust
Sale price: $ 10,000,000
Seller: Randy and Davonna Wachtler
Sales agent: Richard B. French, French King Fine Properties
Buyer’s agent: not available
This 8,040 square foot Belle Meade estate is sold for $ 1,244 per square foot. The interior of the house was created by award-winning designer Robin Rains and is adorned with all the latest technology: geothermal heating and cooling, Lutron lighting and the Savant Sonos sound system. There is a theater hall, a games room with a bar, a gym and, outside, an inground swimming pool with a rather spectacular pool house.
The vendors are Randy and Davonna Wachtler. Randy is the founder of music production company 615 Music and the former President and CEO of Warner / Chappell Production Music. The Wachtlers bought the house in 2013 from a couple named Faith Hill and Tim McGraw? Never heard of them.
2.1608 Chickering Road
Acquirer: Zinnia Trust
Sale price: $ 8,350,000
Seller: James Trust
Seller’s agent: Unknown
Buyer’s agent: unknown
Less than a mile from February’s highest sale is February’s second highest sale, land once owned by infamous auto mogul Lee Beaman. He sold the estate in 2018, the same year as his high profile divorce.
The new buyer used a trust to make the purchase, so it could be anyone, in fact, but the address listed points to a CPA’s office in West Los Angeles. (Please be Channing Tatum, please be Channing Tatum, please be Channing Tatum.)
3.3377 Bailey Road, Franklin
Buyer: Georgianne Levangie
Sale price: $ 6,250,000
Seller: Michael and Lindsay Wells
Sales agent: Travis Robeson and Lindsay Wells, Fridrich & Clark
Buying agent: Katherine Cordon, Adaro Realty
Two homes and over 39 acres are included in this Williamson County sale. One house has a Gary Hedden-designed recording studio and a pond, the other has a swimming pool. There is also an ‘entertainment barn’ designed by Eric Stengel which is ‘perfect for guests and awesome parties’.
The buyer is New York Times bestselling author and screenwriter Gigi Levangie; the vendors are businessman Michael Wells and his wife Lindsay.
4. 1206, boulevard Belle Meade.
Buyer: Alexander Pezzeminti, Trustee, Gypsy Holler Trust
Sale price: $ 5,305,000
Vendor: Linda Gail Ewing
Seller’s Agent: Janet Jones, Worth Properties
Buying Agent: Sheri Smith, Pilkerton Realtors
Although it was built in 2004, this Belle Meade mansion has been almost completely renovated. There is a new larger family room, a new main bathroom and a new closet, a new laundry room, a new swimming pool and a patio with a fireplace… so much new! The theater and gyms have also been redesigned, and one end of the pool houses a statue of water-spitting cranes.
The seller of this house is Linda Gail Ewing, wife of business tycoon B. Edward Ewing. The Ewings bought the house in 2008 from David Perdue and his wife Bonnie Dunn, then CEO of Dollar General (and now a former US Senator from Georgia). Edward Ewing resigned his interest in the property to Linda Gail Ewing a year later.
5. 1507 Starlight Lane, Franklin
Buyer: Bigfoot Trust
Sale Price: $ 3,999,900
Vendor: Howard T. Wall III and Kimberly Wall
Seller’s Agent: Laura Baugh, Worth Properties
Buying agent: Richard Bryan, Fridrich & Clark
This Franklin property is a dog’s dream with 12 fencing acres. Do you know how many squirrels can be hunted on 12 acres? The 8,274-square-foot home features three en-suite bedrooms (five bedrooms and six-and-a-half baths in total), a theater, and a pool room with a wet bar and an in-ground pool that exudes a lagoon vibe.
Seller Howard Wall, the former general counsel for Capella Healthcare and RCCH Healthcare Partners, bought this home in 2004 for a “meager” $ 473,000, according to sales history.
6. 1836 Old Natchez Trace, Franklin
Buyer: Marco and Sabrina Hellman
Sale price: $ 3,405,000
Seller: Cooke Holdings LLC
Seller’s Agent: Christy Reed, Fridrich & Clark
Buying agent: David Legg and Camille Chapman Legg, RE / MAX
If the last home on the list was a dog’s dream, this horse-friendly property with over 22 “LEVEL” acres (in all caps) dotted with riding features. The house itself is in need of updating, the list admits, but the property has a Morton building, an equipment building, and six large outdoor horse stalls, each with its own small barns. food. Very cute.
The buyers are Marco “Mick” and Sabrina Hellman from San Francisco. Mick is the founder of HMI Capital. His father was Warren Hellman, a bluegrass enthusiast and co-founder of private equity firm Hellman & Friedman.
7. 4840 Byrd Lane, College Grove
Acquirer: Raiford Brown Jr. and Sareece Brown
Sale price: $ 2,800,000
Vendor: Stephanie Bonita Lynn and Stephen Brent Moore Trusts
Sales agent: Dan McEwen, McEwen Group
Buying Agent: Tim Thompson, Tim Thompson Premier Realtors
Carrying this month’s theme of square footage, square footage, and more square footage, this College Grove estate sits on 43 acres of woodland and fields. The home itself measures 4,350 square feet and features three bedrooms, three and a half baths, Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances in the kitchen, and a two-sided fireplace. The property is fitted with black four-plank fences and a barn.
The buyers are Raiford Brown Jr. and Sareece Brown. Raiford owns the telecommunications infrastructure company Darai Communications.
8. 5014 Hilltop Lane, lot 6
Buyer: Cornerstone Construction Co.
Sale Price: $ 2,665,963
Vendor: Cornerstone Building Investments
Seller’s Agent: Susan Gregory, Parks
Buying Agent: Travis Tuley and Matt Ward, Benchmark Realty
Completed last summer, this 6,595-square-foot five-bedroom home in College Grove features an outdoor kitchen, pool with attached spa, and a seven-car garage. There is also an office with a fireplace if the new owners want to impersonate Charles Dickens when writing the next great novel. Charles Dickens loves a good fireplace.
9. 5229 Williamsburg Road, Brentwood
Purchaser: David F. Bacon Jr. and Jody L. Bacon
Sale Price: $ 2,605,739
Seller: Pantheon Development
Seller’s Agent: Ryan Meadows, Nashville Property Group
Buying Agent: Susan M. James, Viva Properties
Pantheon Development, based in Brentwood, recently completed this 6,723 square foot lot in Meadowlake. Features include high ceilings, a wine cellar, and an outdoor lounge with built-in heaters and a fireplace.
David “Buddy” Bacon is a seasoned healthcare entrepreneur who joined investment firm MSouth Equity Partners as a partner last year.
10. 2049 Lynnwood Drive
Buyer: Daniel and Andrea Lux, Trustees, The Lux Family Trust
Sale price: $ 2,600,000
Seller: Thomas and Kathryn Weiss
Sales agent: Terry Ivey, Bailey & Ivey
Purchasing Agent: Pat Rogers, Parks
It’s not every day that Headline Homes features a home that has appeared on HGTV. This six bedroom gated home is part of a private equestrian community and is packed with features such as an elevator, safe room, and separate living quarters for a dog track and covered porch. The community has 20 acres of pasture as well as horseback riding and walking trails.