Williamson County lies just to the south of Nashville, offering small towns, rolling green fields, hills with panoramic views and a slower pace of life as compared to the hustle and bustle of downtown Nashville. Williamson County also offers highly rated schools and one of the best Main Streets in the United States! Within the county, there are a diverse array of neighborhoods and lifestyles that continue to attract Buyers to the area from all over the world.
Arrington is located on the eastern side of Williamson County, a bit removed from the hustle and bustle of big city life. Arrington Vineyards is a favorite destination for those from all over Middle TN. With 95 acres, 16 of them in vineyards, live music on weekends (April through November) and food trucks on Fridays in the Summer, you are sure to enjoy the sights and sounds of this beautiful location, co-owned by country music star Kix Brooks. Newer subdivisions with larger homes on one acre yards are what you expect to find in Arrington, but you can also find your dream of living in a farm house on a bigger plot of land. Arrington is convenient to Nolensville and Franklin, with Murfreesboro in Rutherford County only a short drive away.
Brentwood lies only a 10-15 minute drive south of Nashville. If you are looking at a home in Brentwood, note that Brentwood addresses fall in both Williamson and Davidson Counties. We will be happy to tell you the differences. Brentwood doesn't have a Main Street or a true city center, but there are a lot of shops and restaurants along Franklin Pike, just off I65. Home options here include luxury options in one of Middle Tennessee's premiere gated communities, older homes with sprawling yards and townhomes and smaller single family homes. New condo options are also popping up across this city that is a magnet for corporate home offices, located primarily in the Cool Springs area or Maryland Farms.
College Grove is a choice for those looking for a community that feels like it's totally outside the bright lights of the city. Located in the Southeaster part of Williamson County, College Grove offers one of the most exclusive subdivisions in the area, The Grove. While those homes top a million dollars, there are several new construction neighborhoods around that offer more affordable options. You can also find quaint farm houses dotting the surrounding green pastures. Highway 840 runs through College Grove, connecting you with Murfreesboro to the east and Franklin and Thompson Station to the west.
Fairview is a popular option for those seeking a more rural lifestyle. It's location convenient to parks makes it a popular location for those seeking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. You will find small town charm and restored (or waiting to be restored) single family homes in this fast growing community.
Franklin is home to one of the best Main Streets in America. You will truly feel like you stepped into Disney World's Main Street USA when you stroll down the street lined with restaurants and shops. You will find luxury mansions and estates in the downtown area, sprawling suburban subdivisions, condos and townhomes here. Be sure to explored the community of Westhaven, located just a few miles west of Franklin. Here you will find a planned community designed for walkability, with front porches, sidewalks, swimming pools and a golf course. Westhaven even has its own bank, restaurants, grocery store and elementary school. Berry Farms is another mixed use planned community further south of Franklin, generally offering a bit lower price point than Westhaven.
Leipers Fork is a hidden gem in Williamson County - a place where you decorate your cow to march in the Christmas parade, which is attended by thousands of people! Many celebrities call Leipers their home, appreciating the seclusion and laid-back lifestyle that it offers. You will see the Main Street area relatively untouched by development and you will be able to catch live music while enjoying a fried bologna sandwich before you browse the boutiques for local arts and crafts.
Nolensville is a small community southeast of Nashville. Here you will find antique shops, quaint bed and breakfasts, beautiful rolling fields and a great recreation center in the middle of town. Be sure to check out the annual Buttercup festival, held yearly in April. Martin's BBQ is a Middle TN favorite, but you will also find good restaurants and everything you need in this community that offers a lower price point than some sections of Williamson County. Newer subdivisions with mostly single family houses are interspersed with farm houses sitting in the middle of a pasture.
Spring Hill lies in both Williamson and Marshall Counties. Here you will find sprawling farms with former plantation houses, newer subdivisions and all the conveniences of modern day suburban amenities. Be sure to check out Rippavilla Plantation, now a historic home that gives you insight into days gone by.
Thompson's Station lies just south of Nashville, with easy access off I65. Here you will find that farmhouses on rolling pastures continue to dot the landscape, interspersed with single family homes in newer subdivisions. You will also find shopping, restaurants and all the conveniences of living in a bigger city at your fingertips, with Nashville and Franklin only a short distance away. Parks are a big part of Thompson's Station living, with the newly dedicated 200 acre Preservation Park being situated in the middle of the city.
Maury County lies just south of Williamson County, offering both a more remote location and lower price points. The economy of Maury County is thriving, thanks to agriculture, manufacturing and a renewed interest in the preservation of what makes Maury County and its charming towns each unique. Here you may find the opportunity to purchase a larger piece of land without being a millionaire.
Columbia is known as "Mule Town", having captured the title as the "Mule Capital of the World." Celebrate Mule Day, held annually in April each year or take a guided Mule Tour through one of two historic cemeteries. Stroll through the local Columbia Art District to see the funky and unique work of local artists and makers. Enjoy the great outdoors by paddling the Duck River. Columbia offers newer subdivisions along with older homes just waiting for a fresh update.
Hampshire is located only a few miles from the Natchez Trace parkway and offers miles and miles of undeveloped land. Known as the Napa Valley of Tennessee for its wineries and vineyards, Hampshire offers a chance to experience Middle Tennessee the way it used to be before everyone took notice and wanted to live here. Here you will find small town country living, where locals like to sip wine and listen to live music.
Mt Pleasant's historic downtown dates back to the early 1890s. With recent efforts toward revitalization, the town has named itself as the "Hub of Reinvention." The new title reflects the cultural and economic renaissance taking place in Mt Pleasant, which was once known as the "Phosphate Capital of the World." You will find opportunities to purchase a smaller cottage near the charming downtown or a larger farm in the rolling countryside.
Santa Fe is located in the northwest corner of Maury County. If you pronounce it like the city in New Mexico, you will be quickly corrected. It is Santa Fee, not Santa Fe. Known for its farm friendly culture, you will be able to experience life as it used to be before everyone discovered the secret of Middle TN. Be sure to check out Forest Fully Farms, where you can stay in an underground hut and forage for berries.