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.
The Horse Farm is located on the southwestern outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee. While touching the Davidson County line, the entire property lies in Williamson County. The Horse Farm is only:
27 miles from downtown Nashville
14 miles from Belle Meade
12 miles from Franklin
12 miles from Leiper’s Fork
For a property of this size, the location is very unique and offers the tranquility of a country setting with the convenience to the surrounding area’s amenities. The property is off Big East Fork Road, which is a very scenic drive. The Horse Farm is in an affluent neighborhood of landowners with similar interests in preservation and solitude. The Natchez Trace Parkway is only a short distance to the east of the property. John Tune Airport is 25 miles from the property and can handle private planes of all sizes. The address for the Horse Farm is Franklin, Tennessee
One of the most riveting features of the Horse Farm is the convenient access it provides to the surrounding locale, which includes an array of atmospheres. If you want a big city, it’s just down the road and if you want a small-town feel, it’s just around the corner. Why choose when you can have both?!
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 offer. Nashville is teeming with excitement stemming from an incredibly rich downtown area and a vibrant business community. With a 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.
Lying within the United States’ humid subtropical zone, the area offers a mild, pleasant climate and four distinct seasons. Spring arrives in March with mild days and cool nights, and by late May, temperatures have warmed up considerably to herald warm summer days. On average, July is the warmest month of the year, and the area has an average annual rainfall of 53 inches. Fall is marked by mild to warm days and cooler nights. Winter is usually mild, with the coldest days featuring lows near or slightly above freezing and highs in the upper 40s to mid-50s. Snow occurs sporadically, with an average annual accumulation of approximately five inches.
The Horse Farm covers an array of landscapes, from hardwood ridges to valleys of grazing pastures. The overall topography is rolling with elevations ranging from 630± to 905± feet. The farm has been maintained very well over the years and is in great shape.
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.
Rental House (5495 Big East Fork Road): This 2,090± sq. ft. one-story single-family residence is accessed by a wooden bridge and private gravel drive and sits a couple of hundred yards off Big East Fork Road. Built-in 1976, the house has been kept in good condition and is situated in a very scenic spot. It includes a living room, a great room with a wood-burning fireplace, a kitchen, three bedrooms, two-and-one-half baths, and a laundry room. Just outside the front and back doors are several large fenced-in pastures perfect for grazing horses.
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 a 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.