The Horse Farm is a gorgeous 221± acre equestrian farm located just minutes from Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee, near the charming community of Leiper’s Fork. The property offers the best of both worlds – the serenity of a peaceful country setting and the ease of access to the amenities of metropolitan areas. The farm is characterized by an array of rolling hills, mature hardwood forests, lush green pastures and a babbling creek. The Horse Farm is more than adequately equipped to handle the most dedicated equestrian enthusiast. The property currently includes a modest equestrian facility with three barns, but could easily be expanded to become a world-class facility. There are 50± acres of pastures that are well fenced and ready to accommodate your four-legged friends. The recreation abounds on this landscape and includes everything from horseback riding to hunting to hiking to camping and just plain relaxing. There are lots of exciting things happening in Williamson County these days and the chance to own this farm is a unique opportunity.
Just the Facts
- Only 30 minutes from Nashville, 15 minutes from Franklin, and 15 minutes from Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee
- 221± acres of green pastures, rolling hills, mature hardwood forests, and a babbling creek
- Includes 50± acres of fenced pasture, three barns to support equestrian needs, and a one-story brick single-family residence
- Additional acreage that is contiguous can be added on if a larger property is of interest
The property is on the west side of Big East Fork Road and has one-mile of road frontage with a nice three-board fence spanning this distance. Upon entering, you immediately cross a wooden bridge taking you over East Fork Creek. The property has six-tenths of a mile of the blue-ribbon creek meandering along its eastern boundary. Up front, there are 50 acres of rather flat pastures that offer great opportunities for equestrian interests. Currently, cattle and horses are both utilizing these areas. The driveway is one-tenth of a mile and leads you to a stable and barn area situated next to a one-story brick single-family residence. The property has a significant hardwood ridge on its western side, offering the solitude of an expansive wilderness.
- 27 miles from downtown Nashville
- 14 miles from Belle Meade
- 12 miles from Franklin
- 12 miles from Leiper’s Fork
Nashville: Downtown Nashville is only 30 minutes from the property. Known as the Music City, Nashville is home to some of the country’s most legendary musicians and music venues, but this is only a small part of what this dynamic and cosmopolitan city has to offers. Nashville is teeming with excitement stemming from an incredibly rich downtown area and a vibrant business community. With countless number of concert halls and world-class restaurants, it is the perfect city to spend an exciting night on the town enjoying good food and better entertainment. The more affluent neighborhoods of Nashville are in the direction of the Horse Farm, offering even more convenient access to some of the more desirable parts of town. Belle Meade is 14 miles away and Brentwood is only 20 miles away.
Franklin: Founded in 1799 and named after Benjamin Franklin, this quaint town is located only 20 minutes from the Horse Farm. Franklin is in a period of new growth and has a lively 15-block downtown area bolstered by its attractive historic architecture. The town square is vibrant and in many ways reminiscent of a small, bustling southern town from many years ago. Franklin has a devoted citizenship that is committed to maintaining the integrity of the town. The restaurant scene is strong and festivals that engage the community are frequent.
Leiper’s Fork: Located only 15 minutes from the Horse Farm, the charming village of Leiper’s Fork is a fantastic place to enjoy a great meal set to the sounds of authentic country music acts that frequent the area. With a population of only 650 people, the unique Leiper’s Fork community is comprised of farmers, artists, and musicians dedicated to the preservation of their peaceful way of life and the lush rolling hills surrounding the village. Sprawling and well-maintained farms engulf this community, and there are a number of charming shops and restaurants to keep the visitors of Leiper’s Fork thoroughly entertained.
Acreage (Deeded & Leased)
Horse Farm (221± acres) $17,195 per acre - $3,800,000
Additional contiguous land that could be purchased: Wildflower Woods (950± acres) $12,421 per acre - $11,800,000
Horse facilities: Just a stone’s throw from the rental house, there are three modest, but functional barns, which serve as horse stables. Two of the buildings measure 20’ x 86’ and include 13 stalls. One of these includes a 20’ x 28’ tack room and small kitchen. The third barn measures 55’ x 75’ and includes six additional horse stalls and an enclosed tack and feed room.
The Horse Farm is more than adequately equipped to handle the most dedicated equestrian enthusiast. The property currently includes a modest equestrian facility with three barns, but could easily be expanded to become a world-class facility. Existing pastures and well-fenced areas are in place allowing for a move in ready home for your four-legged friends. With 221± acres, the owner has the ability to saddle up a horse and take a nice trail ride through the forested areas of the property.
For the sportsman, the Horse Farm offers a host of hunting opportunities as well. The property is home to healthy populations of wild turkey and whitetail deer.
A number of other outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, jogging and ATV-use can be enjoyed on this landscape as well.
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