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What Makes The Grove Remarkable
REMARKABLE FAMILY-FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE With events and activities for every member of the family, The Grove’s lifestyle program is truly unmatched. Featuring the most comprehensive amenity and recreation offering in the Nashville area, The Grove remains the number one selling private club community in the Nashville area. Relax in the Rosemary spa, enjoy fine dining at the Manor House, go horseback riding at The Jaeckle Centre, enjoy racquet sports on our Plexicushion courts, and round out the day with a delicious scoop of ice cream at The General Store. Did we mention we have a dedicated kid’s program? Discovery Club serves as a base camp for kids to discover and interact with everything The Grove has to offer; including arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, golf, tennis, swimming, and more! The Grove is the best family-friendly community in Williamson County. See how The Grove stacks up! REMARKABLE HOMES When it comes to dream homes, The Grove has got you covered! Whether you are looking for a Tennessee Farmhouse, Craftsman-style bungalow, or a grand estate custom home, we have a home-style perfectly suited for you and your family. Our team of Signature Builders showcases their distinctive styles through elevated designs and superior craftsmanship in each and every home. REMARKABLE GOLF Are you an avid golfer? How does an 18-hole, par 72 course in your backyard sound? As the home of the Korn Ferry Tour Simmons Bank Open, The Grove’s golf course is always kept in peak tournament condition for a golf experience, unlike any other community. As just one of the many attributes that make our community so remarkable, our golf course is perfect for golfers of every level. Improve your swing through private lessons, participate in our annual Member-Member Tournament, and get your kids involved in our Junior Golf program --- we’ve got something for everyone! REMARKABLE LOCATION Just a short drive away from The Grove - you will find numerous retail and commercial centers. And located just mere minutes from our gates is the award-winning historic town of Franklin. This charming, bustling area offers Southern hospitality, shopping, restaurants, and historic architecture. Venture out a little further, and you’ll wind up in the heart of Music City USA; with a dynamic schedule of special events, festivals, concerts, and professional sporting events for every member of the family. Grove members live with the comfort of knowing they are surrounded by world-renowned medical centers. With a thriving economy and high-performing school system, Williamson County offers the perfect opportunity for everyone, young or old, to excel. See for yourself why The Grove remains the most #Remarkable family community in the greater Nashville area. Plan your tour today! Call (615) 492-3235 to speak with a member of The Grove realty team. [ngg src="galleries" ids="65" display="basic_slideshow"]
Williamson County, TN: Top 10 in Stability
Williamson County, TN: Top 10 county more likely to maintain value than elsewhere in the country. According to a recent report, Nashville MLS used 2022 third-quarter ATTOM real estate data to evaluate county-level housing markets around the United States that are vulnerable or at risk of declines. Comparing several factors such as affordability indexes, underwater mortgages ( mortgage balances exceeding estimated property values), unemployment, and foreclosure rates, the most at-risk markets are throughout the Eastern Seaboard and central California areas, comprising 28 of the 52 counties that made the list of most at-risk markets for a decline. Tennessee had three of the Top 10 counties that are least at-risk, and four of the 52 least-risky counties are located in the Nashville metropolitan area. Williamson County is included in the least-vulnerable counties. "Least-vulnerable counties continue to have more-affordable homes along with lower levels of underwater mortgages, foreclosure activity and unemployment." In the third quarter of 2022, Williamson County showed only 1.9% of residential mortgages being underwater, meaning owners owed more than their estimated property value. Williamson County led the state with the lowest unemployment rate at 2.1%. Furthermore, future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.6%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%. Middle Tennessee remains one of the hottest real estate growth markets in the country for 2023. Due to Williamson County's healthy economy, low unemployment and predicted job growth, quality education, and exceptional quality of life offerings, experts are predicting home prices will not fall any time in the near future, even with rising interest rates. Sources: ATTOM Data Nashvilles MLS Read More About Williamson County, TN --
Relocating to Nashville TN? Discover Williamson County
While the bright lights of Nashville, Music City USA, might be considered the main attraction in Middle Tennessee, the real shining star is Williamson County. Living in Williamson County offers an unparalleled combination of advantages: a robust, business-friendly environment, the eighth wealthiest county in the US*, zero personal income tax at local and state levels, proximity to Nashville’s cultural and entertainment attractions, Nashville International Airport, top-rated school district, and state-of-the-art health care system, just to name a few! In addition to attracting new residents and growing families from all over the country, over the last 20 years, Williamson County has achieved more business growth than any city. According to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list, a third of the fastest-growing companies in Tennessee are in Williamson County. Notable big-named companies include Nissan North America, Mars, Tractor Supply Company, Mitsubishi Motors of North America, Educational Media Foundation (EMF), Andra Partners and Wesley Financial Group, Upperline Health, Bluwave LP, FreightWise, and Groove Life listed as one of Middle Tennessee’s top ten fastest growing companies, along with Brentwood’s FreightWise which ranked second-fastest growth nationally in 2019. Recent accolades: Williamson County was named one of the healthiest counties in the United States 2022 U.S. News & World Report Williamson County is the wealthiest county in Tennessee Census 2020 2022 Best Places to Raise a Family in Williamson County 2022 Niche Williamson County, #1 Healthiest County in Tennessee 2022 Niche Williamson County, #1 Best County to Live in Tennessee 2022 Niche Williamson County, #1 County with the Best Public School in Tennessee 2022 Niche Williamson County, #1 Best County to Buy a House in Tennessee 2022 Niche Williamson County Medical Center holds a five-star rating, one of only 455 nationwide Livability Williamson County is consistently ranked as one of the best districts in the state, and the county offers a wealth of highly regarded private schools Livability There are so many reasons to love living in Williamson County. If you are thinking about relocating to the Nashville area, plan to visit neighboring Williamson County; just one visit is all it takes. And, if you are thinking about relocating to Middle Tennessee, be sure to check out The Grove, the number 1 selling private club community in the Nashville area. The Grove offers activities, programming, sports, and sports clinics for all ages and interests, and is located in the top-rated school district in Williamson County. In addition, community features such as parks, trails, fishing, and open space, as well as The Discovery Kids Club and Summer Camp have made this popular, gated community the perfect choice for parents and grandparents alike. Call Grove Realty to plan your private tour. (615) 368-3044 Download your Free Relocation Guide *Credit: Forbes, 2021
Franklin Named to Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live
Our favorite small town, Franklin has yet another award to add to its mantle. Money Magazine recently named Franklin in the "10 Best Places to Retire in the US in 2022," for the second year in a row, citing "Franklin regularly makes our top 10 Best Places to Live list for all ages, but with 37% of its residents 50 or older, it’s a fine place to retire too." Franklin took the eighth spot in 2020 for the "Best Places to Live," and as one of the top 5 “Best Places to Live of 2017." Money Magazine searched far and wide to compile the top 100 places to live and Franklin, Tennessee surpassed 92 other U.S cities to claim the 8th spot among cities with a population of 10,000 to 100,000. With a list based on the following criteria: cost of living, the economy, education, housing, crime, convenience, cultural and recreational amenities and overall sense of pleasantness. Franklin’s top-rated schools, thriving economy and unique combination of history and culture elevated it to the upper echelon of this year’s list of Best Places to Live. Jobs Franklin is located within Williamson County, Tennessee, home of one of the fastest growing economies in the U.S. Major corporations like Nissan North America, Verizon and Mars Petcare have footholds in the area to take advantage of this hotbed of growth, and there are more on the way. After a national search that spanned six years, LG Electronics makers of popular appliances, electronics, and mobile devices have broken ground on a 1 million square foot facility outside of Nashville. This new facility marks LG’s first washing machine plant in the U.S and is projected to bring 600 new jobs to a region with an already low unemployment rate—2.6% to be exact. Hankook Tires is also getting in on the action. The company announced the relocation of its North American Headquarters from New Jersey to Nashville last year. Once completed and at full operation, the plant is projected to employ upwards of 1,800 people in the Nashville region. Schools Franklin is within the coveted Williamson County School District—the top-rated district in Tennessee—and home to 21 public schools, 15 of which have received a 10 out of 10 from greatschools.org. Williamson County Schools has also received national acclaim with several schools ranked among the best in America by the U.S News & World Report. “The schools are incredible,” says one Franklin parent. “If there’s something a kid wants to do, they will find a way to provide it.” Culture Within the past decade, Franklin’s cultural scene has expanded rapidly, people aren’t traveling to Nashville to hear music any longer. Taking a page straight from the music city’s playbook, you can hear some of the best live music right here in Franklin any night of the week. Along with an eclectic mix of local shops and restaurants, Franklin is home to several festivals and celebrations like Pumpkinfest, A Dickens of a Christmas, and the newest addition to Franklin’s annual lineup—The Pilgrimage Music Festival whose most recent lineup consisted of artists like Justin Timberlake, The Avett Brothers, and Eddie Vedder just to name a few. Discover Franklin Franklin, Tennessee offers a unique combination of history and culture best experienced in person. We invite you to come visit one of “The Best Places to Live” and be sure to stop by The Grove while you’re around!
History in Our Backyard
Franklin may be a small city but there is LOTS of history here…and it’s just in our backyard at The Grove! Here are a few of our favorite Franklin historical must-sees: Carnton Plantation Built in 1826, the Carnton Plantation is known for shaping Tennessee and American history. During the civil war era, the plantation was witness to one of the most violent battles and served as the largest field hospital in the area for hundreds of wounded soldiers. The Carter House Just south of downtown, you will find the Carter House. The one-and-a-half story brick landmark is one of Franklin’s most historical gems. Fountain Branch Carter, a local business and farm owner built the home during the historical Civil War era. During the Battle of Franklin, the home was taken over by Federals to use as their headquarters during the violent combat. The home is now dedicated to the remembrance of the Carter family and the soldiers who fought in the battle. Leiper’s Fork A quaint village that embodies simple living, Leiper’s Fork is a Registered National Historical District that showcases a few standing remains of 19th century Williamson County architecture. Travel back in time and enjoy authentic country cooking, friendly merchants, and family fun entertainment! The Lotz House Built in 1855, the Lotz House stands today as another survivor of the repercussions the Civil War left on the small town of Franklin. When touring the home, visitors will have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Lotz family past while viewing every room and learning about the heritage of historic furnishings, fine arts, and antiques. Franklin is a historical gem…and that’s why we love it so much! What’s your favorite historical site in Franklin? #GroveLiving #HistoryInOurBackyard
The Best Place to Live in TN: The Grove
What makes The Grove–Nashville's premier private club community—a remarkable place to live and create lifelong memories with your family? There are so many reasons why The Grove is the best place to live in Tennessee, here are just a few. Top-Rated School District The Grove is part of the nationally recognized Williamson County School district, known for its high-performing schools that routinely achieve some of the top test scores in the state. Grove kids begin their educational journey at the top-ranked College Grove Elementary before advancing to Fred Page Middle School and Fred Page High School. Some of the best private schools in Williamson County, such as Battle Ground Academy, Brentwood Academy, Franklin Classical, and Franklin Christian Academy, are all an easy drive from The Grove. As parents, we can all agree that we all want the best for our children—the best schools, the best after-school programs, and the best neighborhoods. As Nashville’s premier private club community, The Grove offers all that and more. [caption id="attachment_61274" align="alignright" width="300"] A sophisticated Southern Living showcase home by Hatcliff Construction.[/caption] The Best Custom Home Builders If you’re in the market for a luxury home in a private club community, The Grove, located in middle Tennessee, offers more custom home and homesite options than anywhere in the Nashville area. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious Tennessee craftsman-style bungalow, a grand, custom estate-styled home, or a Tennessee farmhouse—it’s all here in Nashville's premier private club community. Our award-winning, signature builders showcase their distinctive styles with every home through elegant designs and superior craftsmanship. The attention to detail and ornate architectural details are unmatched. You can view some of the custom estate homes that were recently showcased during the record-breaking 2019 James Hardie Parade of Homes event hosted at The Grove. A Selection of Distinguished Amenities and Lifestyle There are various ways to savor life at The Grove: entertaining, relaxing, and creating new friendships, just to name a few. Build the lifestyle you desire. Enjoy all the events and activities that are at your fingertips. Here, at The Grove, our lifestyle and superb amenities are unmatched. Immerse yourself in all of the social events and activities we have to offer. We are committed to excellence in service and life. We are masters of creating moments that you and your family will never forget. [caption id="attachment_61275" align="alignright" width="300"] A delectable entreé prepared by our Chef.[/caption] Relax at the Rosemary Spa, enjoy fine dining at the Manor House, or casual dining at The Gathering Place Bridge Bar, get lost in the great outdoors in our numerous parks, trails and open space, go horseback riding , play a round of tennis or Pickleball on our Plexicushion® courts, and round out the day with a delicious scoop of ice cream from our very own General Store. Let’s not forget about the kid’s program. The Discovery Club serves as a base camp for kids to discover and interact with everything The Grove has to offer, such as arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, golf, tennis, swimming, and the list goes on. See how The Grove’s lifestyle stacks up compared to other communities. An Unparalleled Golf Experience [caption id="attachment_61277" align="alignright" width="300"] The home of the Korn Ferry Tour Simmons Bank Open at The Grove.[/caption] As home of the Korn Ferry Tour Simmons Bank Open, The Grove’s 18-hole, par-72 course is kept in tournament condition for a golf experience unlike any other—with views to match. The course is perfect for golfers at every level. You can improve your swing through private lessons with one of our PGA professionals. Participate in our well-anticipated annual Member vs. Member Shamble Tournament, and challenge your neighbors with some friendly competition. If you’re interested in family golfing opportunities, you can sign up your children for our Junior Golf program, where they can work their way up to join the PGA Junior League Team and play alongside the big shots. If you can swing it, The Grove’s got it. Within A Stone’s Throw of Nashville and Franklin, TN A short 30-minute drive to the north and you’ll wind up in the heart of Music City, USA, where the music is as unbeatable as the weather. Who doesn’t love four distinct and mild seasons paired with the nation’s best country music? There are plenty of things to do in Nashville—with a diverse schedule of events, festivals, concerts, dining, shopping, and parties—there’s a little bit for everyone to experience. Close to conveniences, Spot-on Remarkable Just minutes from The Grove are find shopping, conveniences such as banks, grocery, and award-winning medical facilities. We are located minutes from the award-winning historic town of Franklin, Tennessee, offering authentic Southern hospitality, exceptional shopping, impeccable restaurants, and historical architecture. The Grove remains the most #remarkable community in the greater Nashville area. It's clear that The Grove is the best place to live in Tennessee. It’s time to plan your tour today!
The Grove Hits Record-Breaking Sales For 2021
The Grove hits record-breaking sales in 2021. This year has been a record-breaking year for real estate sales—custom homes, re-sale homes, and homesites. As of October 1st, 43 homes and 76 homesites have been sold. Earlier this month, 56 new estate homesites were released, and to date, all are under reservation. Interest in The Grove comes from local, regional, and out-of-state relocation buyers. The top-rated Williamson County school district, kid's club, junior sports clinics, playgrounds, parks, nature trails, and an outdoor-centric lifestyle are leading factors for families searching for the perfect place to raise a family.
Why is Everyone Moving to Franklin, Tennessee?
Franklin, Tennessee is attracting an impressive mix of people from all walks of life, all across the country. Just outside of Nashville, this growing town is alluring to families, celebrities, and tech geniuses alike thanks to the plethora of attractive offerings. The Grove, in particular, is a preferred point of relocation, offering a perfect blend of southern charm and innovation. The pandemic has inspired people to depart from their home-states in search of a new place to call home. Franklin has become the go-to destination for so many, growing the population by about 9% from 2019-2020, and for a reason. Nearby Locations For starters, Franklin offers its residents a quick and convenient 30 minute drive from its quaint town into the lively city of Nashville. Nashville is best known for its live music and talented musicians, mouth-watering Nashville hot chicken, and entertainment on almost every corner. There is something for everyone here - foodies, country music fans, and lovers of the outdoors - and all are welcomed with open arms. Kentucky Lake, another area nearby, is the perfect destination for a fishing trip with the family. Looking for views of the famous mountain ranges? Take a trip just hours away to Gatlinburg and hike, ski, and explore the Blue Ridge Mountains. Back at home, Franklin will offer its residents and guests a unique downtown area, rich with history and local shops and restaurants, as well as a multitude of local events. Low Tax Rates Housed in the second lowest tax burden state in the United States, residents of Tennessee aren’t expected to pay income or estate taxes in this charming state. In 2020, Franklin’s home prices were 13.1% below the national average, catching the eye of homeowners around the country. Many families living in northern states, such as New York or New Jersey, were inspired to relocate to Franklin to take advantage of the historically low mortgage rates. Another added bonus is that families with recently retired family members or those who are close to retirement do not pay state taxes on their Social Security, pension, IRA, or 401k income. Job Outlook Several Fortune 500 companies call Tennessee home such as Nissan, Ford, Verizon Wireless and FedEx. This opens up opportunities for Franklin residents to obtain a variety of job offerings, all from headquartered locations. Another attractive offering comes in the form of opportunity. Franklin has seen a 30% growth in job rates, accompanied by a desirable pay that reaches well above the national average. While Franklin can be described as a smaller city, the opportunity to commute to Nashville or other neighboring areas in under an hour opens up even more job opportunities to start a life and continue a career. Educational Opportunities In the Franklin area alone, there are 81 schools offering private and public education beginning in preschool to high school. In the location of The Grove, students will attend the top-rated schools in Williamson County including College Grove Elementary, Fred Page Middle School, and Brentwood Academy. According to an article written by The Ascent, three of the local high schools are College Success Award winners - an award giving recognition to schools that excel in preparing their students for college in the long term. After years of hard work, students planning to stay in Tennessee have their pick of 19 colleges. Those include University of Tennessee, Belmont University, and the well-renowned Vanderbilt University. Why The Grove? To live at the Grove is to experience history, culture, great music, unbeatable southern food, and a thriving economy. With Nashville just a short drive up I-65, and historic downtown Franklin nearby as well, this sought after place feels like coming home. The Grove remains the most remarkable community in the greater Nashville area. It's clear that The Grove is the best place to live in Tennessee. It’s time to plan your tour today!
Wall Street Journal:Families Flock to the Nashville Suburbs for Good Schools, Low Taxes and Some Southern Charm
PHOTO: ABIGAIL BOBO FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL This article was originally posted on December 17th 2020 by the Wall Street Journal In downtown Franklin, Tenn., a giant Christmas tree and Victorian-era storefronts draw flocks of shoppers in search of very merry merchandise. This chic charm is wooing scores of new home buyers, too.“We love the downtown,” says Daniel Piraino. “We love being outside, walking early and late and feeling secure.” He and his wife, Laura Piraino, moved from Wilmington, Del., to Franklin last year and recently paid $2.1 million for a roughly 6,000-square-foot brownstone that is located just off Main Street. The Pirainos—he owns an aviation business and she is a pastor—bought a weekend home in 2018 after attending a fundraiser in Franklin. Mr. Piraino, 50, says he felt that God called them to move there full time, which they did last year. They sold their vacation home for $1.8 million. “We have met a lot of people since we’ve been here. We remark on how welcoming people are. Every time we turn around somebody’s trying to introduce us to someone new.” In November, the median price for a single-family home in Franklin was $628,000, up 14.6% compared with November 2019, according to the Williamson County Association of Realtors. In nearby Brentwood, which, like Franklin, is in Williamson County, the median was $1.025 million, up about 28% from the year before. Demand has reduced inventory in both cities, which is driving up prices. The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated sales throughout the county, real-estate agents say. But the relocation and expansion of corporate headquarters in recent years also attracted professionals. Nissan North America and Mitsubishi North America are both based in Williamson County, as are Mars Petcare and Tractor Supply Co. Two of the county’s largest employers are Community Health Systems, which operates acute-care hospitals in 16 states, and Randstad USA, an employment and recruitment agency. “With low taxes and relatively low home prices, when compared on a national level, people from New York, Chicago and L.A. see a lot of value,” says Cindy Stanton, principal broker of Parks Real Estate in Brentwood. Young families relocate to Williamson County because it has some of the highest-ranked schools in the state, Ms. Stanton adds. According to the Tennessee Department of Education, in 2018-19, 77.9% of high-school students in Williamson County demonstrated readiness for college and careers. Statewide, 40.7% of high-school students demonstrated such readiness. Amy and Brian Maas moved from Orange, Calif., to Brentwood in August because of the public-school system. The couple have a ninth-grader and twins in the 11th grade. “We were not happy with the high-school options in Southern California,” says Ms. Maas. “We sent our kids to Lutheran schools, which was a long drive to Irvine. Sometimes I spent three hours a day in the car.” Mr. Maas took a job as general counsel at a commercial real-estate company in Nashville. Ms. Stanton’s firm helped the family find a 7,550-square-foot house on 1 acre. The couple paid $1.77 million for the home, which is located down the street from Brentwood High School. “It changed the rhythm of our entire family, being so much closer,” says Ms. Maas. Having more free time has made it easier for the family to explore the area. Ms. Maas and her daughter frequently go to the farmers market in Nashville, where they also took a Segway tour on the grounds of a historic home. “And downtown Franklin is just darling,” she adds. “There is usually something going on downtown every month—a Pumpkinfest, Dickens festival, wine tastings,” says Sean Simons of Fridrich & Clark Realty. “The shops are boutiques, not all chain stores. Grays on Main, a former drugstore, has burgers and craft cocktails. The Red Pony and Cork & Cow restaurants are also popular.” A lot of celebrities, musicians and pro athletes have bought or built homes in posh gated communities within Franklin and Brentwood, real-estate agents say. In October, country singer Alan Jackson listed his home for $23 million in Franklin’s Laurelbrooke subdivision, according to news reports. The community is notable for its grand estate homes set among mature trees and lush landscaping. Earlier this year, singer Carrie Underwood and her husband, former Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher, sold their home in a Brentwood development called The Governors Club for $1.41 million, according to news reports. Two new master-planned communities in College Grove are also generating buzz. The Grove is home to the Korn Ferry Tour Simmons Bank Open and has an equestrian center among its amenities. The Troubadour Golf and Field Club offers a Tom Fazio-designed course along with an outdoor music amphitheater and lake activities. For even more privacy, some celebrities buy large properties in the countryside. In 2017, Miley Cyrus paid about $5.8 million for a home on 33 acres, according to news reports. Last year, Justin Timberlake reportedly paid $4 million for 126.63 acres near Leiper’s Fork, a little village centered on Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant, which opened in 1953 and is now a local icon. Fridrich & Clark recently listed a 349-acre property in Leiper’s Fork that includes a main house, guesthouse, entertainment barn and farm manager’s home. The property, currently owned by a corporate executive, is asking $16.7 million. Despite the area’s small-town vibe, just about every imaginable national chain restaurant and retail store can be found in Cool Springs, a sprawling commercial district that includes a Galleria mall. But with that convenience comes traffic jams, compounded by a continuing construction project on the Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway. Downtown Franklin has some congestion as well and finding a parking space can be difficult. Ms. Maas, the Brentwood buyer, laughingly points out a couple of things out-of-staters should know when moving to the South. “I really had to adjust to the bugs,” she says. Coming from Southern California, she is also unaccustomed to the humidity.“This summer I was sitting outside at 8 p.m. and I still couldn’t breathe.” Still, she says, the family has no regrets.
Record Breaking Sales 2020
This year we have seen our residents and club staff come together when they were needed most, to find new ways to keep us all connected and enjoying the amenity rich lifestyle that The Grove is known for. Our ability to continue to deliver a world-class lifestyle experience has allowed us to once again have another year of record-breaking sales at The Grove. Interest and sales at The Grove continue to be pacing at record numbers. We have had over 180 sales of custom homes and estate homesites in 2020. This surge in custom home purchasing activity has opened up the opportunity for our Signature Builders to release more inventory. Early this year our next phase of homesites in The Grove, The Overlook was unveiled. This collection of homesites is perched at the highest elevation in the community with spectacular long-range views of the beautiful rolling hillsides, the 16th green of the golf course, and creek and wooded settings. The Overlook includes 54 homesites and approximately half have sold since the release in February. We have also expanded our mix of our exceptional offerings! The Gathering Place & Bridge Bar at Magnolia Park is our newest amenity center. The Bridge Bar is the centerpiece of the Gathering Place as a family-friendly sports bar with indoor/outdoor dining, games and TV’s. In addition, a 25-meter competition swimming pool, tennis/pickleball courts and kids’ playground round out the experience. We also unveiled our new state-of-the-art golf facility that will be home to the Middle Tennessee State University Men's Golf Team. The $1 million, 3,851 square-foot project is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The new facility features three indoor hitting bays as well as an indoor putting green with multiple slope changes. Two of the indoor hitting bays will include TrackMan simulator studios featuring more than 90 different courses that can be played virtually. Other features include a players lounge, locker rooms, coaches offices, storage facilities, training facilities and a study area. We invite you to explore these new offerings in person, or from the comfort of your home through our new personal video home tours. We look forward to welcoming you to Nashville's premier private club community. Hope to see you soon!
Williamson County housing market is HOT, HOT, HOT!
According to realtor.com, current housing inventory is expected to hit an all-time low. “If the trend we're seeing continues, overall inventory could near record lows by early next year," said Danielle Hale, chief economist for realtor.com. Fewer homeowners are listing their homes due to having lower interest rates compared to those being offered now, decreased consumer confidence, older generations choosing to age in place, and accelerated home price growth over the past year. Lower interest rates are bringing buyers back into a housing market where there isn’t enough supply to meet the demand. According to Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather, “we expect to see more bidding wars, which will push prices up this summer.” Demand for homes in the Nashville area is increasing due to the abundance of high-networth companies relocating and expanding in the market. A widely shared statistic states that 100 people move to Nashville every day. In fact, MSN reports 1 million more people are expected to move to Middle TN by 2040. Wonolo, an online staffing solutions company, KeepTruckin logistics firm, and pet food company NomNomNow will be expanding their companies within Nashville while companies such as Amazon, LifePoint, Alliance Bernstein, Jackson National Insurance, Oracle and Icee will be relocating to the greater Middle Tennessee area. With all of this new business comes new job opportunities and an increased demand for housing. What does this mean for The Grove? NOW is the time to buy your dream home in our premier private club community! Positioned perfectly in the heart of Williamson County, The Grove provides convenient access to the lively business scene in downtown Nashville as well as the quaint charm of historic Franklin. With the area’s elite custom home builders, exceptional member services and the most comprehensive amenity offerings in the region, The Grove has become the number one selling private club community in the Nashville area. Explore our available homes and plan your private tour today.
The Grove Continues Record-Breaking Home Sales
2019 is off to a great start for The Grove! Only 4 months into the year, we are excited to announce that we have achieved record-breaking sales making our community one of the most chosen communities in the area! To date in 2019, we’ve sold 12 homes, closed 6 homesites and have 35 homesites pending! Located in the center of our newest neighborhood, the ongoing construction of the Gathering Place & Bridge Bar has continued to draw lots of attention to Magnolia Park. With convenient access to a casual bar and grill, game room, exercise lawn, children's playground, Jr. Olympic swimming pool, and tennis courts, the homesites in Magnolia Park have become some of the most sought after properties in our community. The combination of our newest amenity, The Gathering Place, a secluded park-like setting, and the popularity of Magnolia Park’s unique, handcrafted Arts and Craft-style bungalows and Tennessee Farmhouse designs, has led to historic homesite sales. Due to high demand, 53 new custom homesites were released in February. Currently, only 16 remain. Home to the 2019 James Hardie Parade of Homes, the Grand Estates neighborhood has also achieved record-breaking sales since the start of 2019. With rolling landscapes in a private natural setting, homesites in the Grand Estates are among the largest in our community. To date, 29 of the 46 homesites have already been sold! As the Parade of Homes approaches (October 12-27), the interest and excitement in the Grand Estates neighborhood is growing. We invite you to come tour these two remarkable neighborhoods and experience Nashville’s most incredible private club lifestyle for yourself. Plan your tour today: HERE
Franklin Tennessee Named 6th Best Place to Live in U.S.
Minutes away from The Grove is Franklin, Tennessee—known for it’s idyllic Main Street and authentic culture, rooted in Americana—and most recently as the #6 Best Place to Live in the U.S. according to the 2018 list from MONEY. When it comes time to raise a family you would do well to relocate in the proximity of all that Franklin, Tennessee has to offer! A booming job market and low unemployment combined with highly ranked school districts and year-long calendar of family friendly events make the Franklin area the perfect place for your whole family to flourish! Home to annual events like Pilgrimage Festival, Dicken’s of a Christmas, and the upcoming Pumpkinfest are the perfect way to welcome in the seasons. An array of breweries, delicious restaurants and tons of live music keep the opportunities for entertainment flowing on a nightly basis. Plus, Franklin’s historical ties offer a fun opportunity to explore the town’s past at Civil War sites throughout town. With a prospective job growth of 10.44% and an average commute of 22 minutes, Franklin is an attractive destination for anyone searching for a respite from the stress of big city life without sacrificing those big city dreams. If you’re in love with Franklin as much as we are, then it is not a matter of where you want to live, but how you want to live. At The Grove, we offer the finest in private resort-style living including world-class amenities and an incomparable selection of dreamworthy homes, that put you just minutes away from all that Franklin, Tennessee has to offer. Imagine, the luxury of a private resort community, just minutes away from one of the best places to live in the entire country! Contact us today to schedule your private tour.
Growth in Middle Tennessee
Middle Tennessee is growing by roughly 100 people per day; by the year 2040, the area is projected to have almost 3 million residents. This is all thanks to the region’s variety of industries, thriving economy, and acclaimed school system. Middle Tennessee has stellar business conditions and classic Southern charm, making it the perfect place to work, live, and play! Industries & Business The spectrum of business and industry in Middle Tennessee is strong and diversified, creating an overall balanced and stable economy. According to Forbes, Nashville, the heart of Middle Tennessee, is ranked as #12 on the list of “Best Places for Business and Careers”. Some of the larger industries in the area include Health Care, 10% of the economy, Tourism & Hospitality, 11% of the economy, and Technology, 22% of the economy, according to the Williamson County Chamber of Commerce. Many large corporations are located in the Middle Tennessee area. The top three largest employers in the region are the Vanderbilt University System, with 26400 employees, HCA Healthcare Inc., with 10380 employees, and Nissan North America, with 10100 employees. Nine of the companies with offices in the regions are on the Fortune 500 list, including Dell, Amazon.com, and Tractor Supply Co. The unemployment rating has consistently followed a downward trend; the Williamson County unemployment rate currently sits at a low 2.1%, below the United States unemployment rate of 4.1% and the Tennessee unemployment rate of 3%. Education The Williamson County School District has been recognized as the premier school district Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Department of Education’s 2016 State Report Card. Children who live at The Grove attend the Page Schools within the district. Of its many impressive statistics, some of the most notable are the graduation rate of 95.5%, a teacher to student ratio of 20:1 and 6 National Blue Ribbon Schools. These accomplishments, and many more resulted in Williamson County School District earning 10 out of 10 rating from Great Schools. Lifestyle & Entertainment Rich in history and bursting with musical talent, Middle Tennessee is the cultural focal point of the state, and Nashville is just a 20-minute drive away from The Grove. The music scene is one of the largest draws of the area, plus there are plenty of local bars and restaurants, which make for the perfect spot to watch the music stars of tomorrow while enjoying some delicious Southern-style cooking. Middle Tennessee truly is the premier location for music lovers! Come to Middle Tennessee The Grove is fortunate to have such prosperous and unique surroundings. It’s no surprise that our area is attracting over 100 people to our area every day. The economy is strong and still growing, the educational system is award-winning, and the culture and lifestyle of the area are second to none. It’s time to join in on the fun in Middle Tennessee before someone else does first. Explore our listings, HERE
Your Next Move Should be to Williamson County
We don’t want to seem like a broken record here, but Williamson County, Tennessee is the place to be—and believe it or not— it’s not only because of The Grove! Of course, having the most robust amenity package of any community in the region doesn’t hurt, but by and large, people are relocating to Williamson County for its tremendously strong and rapidly growing economy. An Economy on the Rise According to The Williamson County Chamber of Commerce, approximately 100 people move to the Nashville region every day, making Williamson the fastest growing County in all of Tennessee. Williamson County also led the U.S. in job growth at 6.7 percent for four consecutive quarters in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This influx of job growth can be attributed to the relocation of corporate juggernauts like Nissan North America as well as being home to 13 of the largest 25 publicly traded companies in the Nashville region. Leading the Way For many who are familiar with Middle Tennessee, Williamson County’s powerhouse of an economy is not new news; Williamson has been topping the State and National growth charts for the past several years. According to the Williamson County 2017 Trends Report, from 2010 to 2015 Williamson County led the region with 29% job growth, and subsequently, currently has the lowest unemployment rate in the state. In fact, one in five of all management jobs in Tennessee are located right here in Williamson County! Looking Toward the Future Things don’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon around Williamson County. The Williamson County Chamber of Commerce projects that Williamson’s population will increase by 153% and will pass Chattanooga-Hamilton County as the most populous county in the state by 2040. “We know we will continue to grow in the next decade and beyond. The questions we have to answer is how do we want to grow,” explained Elizabeth McCreary, Chief Economic Development Officer at Williamson Inc. “Williamson County has firmly established itself as a place people want to be. People come here for a better life for themselves and their family. People don’t move here for a job, people move here for a career.” Make Your Move Now is the time to make your move to one of the fastest growing counties across the country! Williamson’s economy is showing no signs of slowing, our school system is nationally ranked and we have plenty of room for you at The Grove! Imagine living in Middle Tennessee’s finest private resort community, inside Middle Tennessee’s hottest county! Now, that’s a deal that’s too hot to handle! Call us today at (615) 368-3044 to make your move!
The Grove Is Your Choice for Private Resort Living in Tennessee
Private Resort Living in Middle Tennessee Here at The Grove, we enjoy a family centric, resort lifestyle that is unmatched anywhere in Tennessee. Our unique combination of world-class amenities and luxurious homes, set in an ideal location within a top ranked school district backed by one of the strongest local economies, makes The Grove the obvious choice for private resort living in Middle Tennessee. Location The Grove is located minutes from downtown Franklin and perfectly situated near the rapidly growing retail corridors of Berry Farms and Cool Springs. Our residents enjoy direct, uninterrupted access to main thoroughfares that lead you to Franklin, Nashville and Cool Springs, all full of unique dining experiences, eclectic shops and some of the best community events and celebrations this side of the Smokies. Top Ranked School District The Grove is located in the top school district in the state. Parents across the U.S. have made the decision to relocate to Williamson County for its nationally recognized school system. Williamson County Schools boasts a graduation rate of 94.4%, a teacher to student ratio of 20:1 and 6 National Blue Ribbon Schools. WCS has also been awarded a Greatschools.com rating of 10 out of 10. Strong Local Economy Williamson County has the lowest county tax rate in the Nashville area, no state income tax, and one of the lowest costs of living when compared to other major metro areas. Williamson County has seen a 29% job growth over the last 5 years—13% more jobs than the national average. World-Class Amenities The Grove has the most comprehensive amenity and recreation package of any community in Tennessee. Residents enjoy our premier course, the home of the Korn Ferry Tour Simmons Bank Open, resort-style pools, tennis, fitness center, a full-service spa, youth programming, equestrian partnership, fine dining, a general store, fishing, trails, parks, and so much more. Every convenience you can imagine is at your fingertips when you’re in The Grove! Luxurious Homes At The Grove, we pride ourselves on offering artisan-built homes of the highest quality, with no two homes being alike. Potential residents have the option to choose from any of our available listings, or pick a homesite and work with our hand-picked and award-winning lineup of Trusted Builders to build the custom home of your dreams! Discover The Grove If these reasons are not convincing enough, we implore you to come experience life at The Grove for yourself! Explore our resort style amenities and world-class facilities, take a tour of one of our luxurious homes and discover why The Grove should be your choice for Private Resort Living in Middle Tennessee—contact us today!
Williamson County School District: The Best of the Best
The Grove is a family community. We understand the importance a healthy, supportive community has in the growth and maturation of a child, and as parents looking for your forever home, we know how important school districting and rankings can be when searching for the perfect community to raise your children. Williamson County School District The Grove can proudly say we are located in an amazing district and are fortunate to have our Grove kids attend Page Schools within the nationally recognized Williamson County School District. According to the Tennessee Department of Education’s 2016 State Report Card, Williamson County Schools has been rated as the premier school district in Tennessee with a graduation rate of 95.5%, a teacher-to-student ratio of 20:1, and 6 National Blue Ribbon Schools which is why it has been awarded a Great Schools rating of 10 out of 10. Among the top-performing schools in the Williamson County School District are the locally revered Fred Page Middle and High School, along with one of the area’s top 5 elementary schools; College Grove Elementary. College Grove Elementary College Grove Elementary is where our youngest residents will begin their academic careers, and not to worry mom, they will be in very capable hands! According to schooldigger.com, College Grove Elementary is ranked 43rd of 983 Tennessee elementary schools with a 15:1 student/teacher ratio. College Grove Elementary ranks better than 95.6% of elementary schools in Tennessee and ranks 14th among 27 ranked elementary schools in the Williamson County School District. Fred Page Middle School As a parent, you can’t ask for a better Middle School to send your child to. Ranked 4th among 10 ranked middle schools in the Williamson County School District, Fred Page Middle School currently has a 17:1 Student to Teacher ratio, and according to schooldigger.com ranks 8th out of 576 Tennessee middle schools in Tennessee! Fred Page High School Fred J Page High School ranks 7th among 10 ranked high schools in the Williamson County School District and has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1. According to schooldigger.com, Fred Page High School ranks 25th of 347 Tennessee high schools and ranks better than 92.8% of high schools in Tennessee. Growth in Williamson County With a list of accomplishments and schools this revered, it comes as no surprise that Williamson County is one of the most sought-after areas to raise a family, with more and more families calling the county home each day. Because of this growth, officials are projecting an estimated 10,000 new students in the county which lead Williamson County School officials to implement rezoning initiatives for the 2018-19 school year to alleviate schools that are overcrowded or approaching capacity. Rezoning? Not for The Grove! Currently, the rezoning will impact about 2,953 students, which encompasses about 8 percent of the district's student population affecting areas such as Brentwood, Berry Farms Town Center, Thompson Station, Sullivan Farms, and more. While neighborhoods and communities around us will be subject to rezoning, we are very happy to say residents of The Grove can rest assured that they will remain within the coveted Page School district. With a large population of children in our community, our families are very happy that we will not be rezoned, as they all love the Page schools. Rezoning is a big change, and all of us at The Grove are ecstatic that our children will continue to receive a top-notch education with the teachers, mentors, and friends that have been so impactful in our children’s lives. Considering making the move to The Grove? Curious to learn more about the schools in our district? Give us a call at (615) 368-3044 and we’ll gladly give you the scoop! After all, it takes a village, right?
The Grove Tops Local Neighborhood Comparison
The Grove Neighborhood Comparison At The Grove, potential homeowners are frequently asking us what makes The Grove different from the other communities and neighborhoods in the surrounding area. Well to make it easy we decided to put together a new community comparison chart. Our team researched each community and compared the top amenity categories that home buyers are asking about. We invite you to come see for yourself what makes The Grove the most comprehensive, family-friendly, resort community in Middle Tennessee! Amenity Categories Our Buyers Find Most Important: [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_2" spacing="yes" last="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding="" class="dot-list" id=""] Top-Rated School District Tax Rate Fiber Optics Gated Community Golf Clubhouse Dining Tennis Fitness Center Sports Center Professional Fitness & Sport Staff Full-Service Spa Adult Pools [/fusion_builder_column] [fusion_builder_column type="1_2" spacing="yes" last="yes" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding="" class="dot-list" id=""] Children’s Pools Equestrian General Store Trails Parks Fishing Pond Sidewalks Dog Park New Homes Community Calendar of Events Member Social Clubs Children’s Programming [/fusion_builder_column] After an in-depth comparison of top communities in our local area, The Grove is the only community that offers every amenity that our buyers have identified as most important when selecting a new neighborhood. No other community in the area offers as large of a selection of resort-style amenities, along with luxurious homes in a top-rated school district. Top Communities in the Area that We Compared: [fusion_builder_column type="1_2" spacing="yes" last="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding="" class="dot-list" id=""] The Grove Hideaway at Arrington Governor’s Club Westhaven Laurel Brooke Hurstonbourne Park Preserve at Echo Estates Weatherford Estates [/fusion_builder_column] [fusion_builder_column type="1_2" spacing="yes" last="yes" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding="" class="dot-list" id=""] Berry Farms Stockett Creek Morgan Farms Witherspoon Annadale Voce Kings Chapel Ladd Park [/fusion_builder_column] CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR COMMUNITY COMPARISON CHART If you have any questions on our community or how we compare to other communities in the area, please feel free to reach out to us at any time.[/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]
Nashville Named Zillow’s Hottest Housing Market of 2017
Residents of The Grove enjoy the finer things in life— world class amenities, luxurious homes, the top school district in the country and now, we are in the hottest housing market of 2017! Nashville has claimed the top spot on Zillow’s Hottest Housing Market for 2017, beating out a list of predominately western cities like Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland, and Denver. The Music City can thank its transformation from the mecca of country music to a major healthcare and corporate employment center, attracting big names like Nissan and Kroger, for ushering them to the top of Zillow’s list for 2017. (Image via Zillow.com) “The growth and demand for housing will drive up home prices in 2017, and these hot markets are experiencing change as more people discover them.” Zillow’s Chief Economist explained. According to Zillow, homeowners in the Nashville area can expect their homes to appreciate by 4.4% this year, which is higher than the anticipated national average of 3%. It’s time to take advantage of all that The Grove has to offer—our unique resort club lifestyle, world-class amenities, luxurious homes, top rated school district and ideal location— all peacefully tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the big city but still close enough to experience all of the benefits of Nashville’s tremendous growth. Oh, and we’re not done! During our Winter Wonderland Sales Event, we are offering 10% off of select homesites, plus two years of free club membership if you buy before March 31st. That is a saving of up to $75,000…in the most sought after housing market in the country. Better act fast, things are only getting hotter!
5 Reasons Why The Grove is the Perfect Place to Live
1. The Grove is located minutes from downtown Franklin, Tennessee and perfectly situated near the rapidly growing retail corridors of Berry Farms and Cool Springs. The Grove is located just 15 minutes south of these major growth areas, which means no stop lights, no traffic headaches—just open highway and easy access. 2. The Grove is located in the top school district in the state. Williamson County schools have consistently outperformed their regional and national counterparts for the past five years. 3. Williamson County has the lowest county tax rate in the Nashville area, no state income tax, maintains one of the lowest costs of living compared to other major metro areas, and has seen a 29% job growth over the last 5 years—13% more jobs than the national average. 4. The Grove has the most comprehensive amenity and recreation package of any community in Tennessee. Members enjoy an unparalleled golf experience, resort-style pools, tennis, fitness center, full-service spa, youth programming, equestrian, dining, provision store, fishing, trails, parks, and so much more. There are activities and programs for the whole family to enjoy. 5. Artisan-built homes of superior quality, architectural detailing and finishes. The Grove's Trusted Builder Team is a select group of award-winning builders that are known throughout the area as the best of the best. The custom estate homes you will find at The Grove are second to none. These are just a few of the reasons why The Grove is the number one selling private club community in Williamson County. Stop by for a visit and discover for yourself all the reasons why The Grove is so perfect!
Williamson County’s Booming Economy
To say that Williamson County is growing would be a gross understatement. Williamson County, Tennessee is booming—families from all over are relocating for the beautiful Tennessee landscape, superior school system and one of the fastest growing economies in the country. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, from September 2014 to September 2015 Williamson County experienced a 6.8% increase in job creation in Williamson County, which is three times higher than the national job rate of 1.9%. 3 million new jobs have been created in Williamson County in the past year and the county is not the only one in Tennessee to have experienced above average growth when compared to the national average. Hamilton, Rutherford, Knox, and Shelby Counties join Williamson County in setting the national bar for job growth. On a macro level, the entire state of Tennessee’s employment rate grew 2.6% and the average weekly income for workers in has risen 3.5%, which equates to an average of $865.00 per week—and that's not all, the Volunteer state is on track to add 24,000 new jobs by 2025! If you have been toying with the idea of moving to Williamson County, Tennessee, there really may not be a better time than now! A skyrocketing economy, the best school system in the U.S. and of course, Williamson County’s #1 selling Private Golf Community, The Grove makes for a combination that is often imitated but never duplicated!
Williamson County: The Pride of Tennessee
By now it is no secret that Williamson County is the place to be in Tennessee; the best school district in the state, one of the top small towns in America, and home to the number one selling private golf community, The Grove. The pride of the county is the Williamson County School District, which has been rated as the premier school district in Tennessee with a graduation rate of 94.4%, a teacher to student ratio of 20:1 and 6 National Blue Ribbon Schools. WCS has also been awarded a Great Schools rating of 10 out of 10. What may take you by surprise is that there’s much more to The Grove than being located in one of the most highly sought after counties in the United States. The Grove is a gated, luxury community located in College Grove, TN. Every convenience you can imagine is at your fingertips when you’re in The Grove, from the home of the Korn Ferry Tour Simmons Bank Open, to a world-class experience in relaxation with The Rosemary Spa, and some of the best cuisine in Williamson County prepared from the highest quality local ingredients available. Those seeking to add to their healthy lifestyle will enjoy The Grove’s Sports Center. Here you will find tennis courts with an active tennis program, resort style swimming pools, complete with a water slide, teen center, kids club and an expansive outdoor pavilion with bar and grill. It doesn’t stop there, The Grove also has an exclusive partnership with The Jaeckle Centre which is a world class equestrian center where members can enjoy trail riding on club horses, and even board their own horses with full grooming and training services. With so much to offer, you’ll never want to leave The Grove, but if the need to wander off this magnificent community does arise, you will have direct, uninterrupted access to main thoroughfares that lead you to Franklin, Nashville and Cool Springs, all full of unique dining experiences, eclectic shops and some of the best community events and celebrations this side of the Smokies. Life around The Grove never stops improving, College Grove recently welcomed the addition of a brand new shopping center located just minutes from The Grove complete with a Publix Grocery Store and several other notable shopping and dining experiences. The Grove is widely regarded as the number one Private Golf Community in Middle Tennessee, but it’s not all about what can be found within our gates, it’s what’s around them too! #GroveLiving #WilliamsonCounty #Tennessee
Williamson County Schools; A Tradition of Excellence
Education is often touted as the most important investment that a parent can make in their child's future. A quality education can set the foundations for future success, and no school system in the country is more aware of this than Williamson County Schools. Their creative and innovative approach to education matched by their impeccably high standards have created a school system that is second to none in the state and is consistently recognized as one of the nation's top-performing school systems. We are proud to say that kids at The Grove enjoy the privilege of attending College Grove Elementary, Page Middle, and Page High School, each a top ranked school in Williamson County. Williamson County Schools continue to outperform all other school districts in Tennessee by leaps and bounds. Parents across the U.S. have made the decision to relocate to Williamson County, not only for some of the best small towns in America like Franklin and Cool Springs, but also for their nationally recognized school system. According to an article published in The Tennessean, "Schools are the No. 1 things families consider, and nine out of 10 relocations in the area are driven by the school system." The word is out and Williamson County welcomes more and more families each year, and for good reason; Williamson County Schools have consistently outperformed their regional and national counterparts for the past five years. WCS has led the pack in virtually every area from graduation rate, to scholarship dollars offered, Composite ACT scores and number of award schools per county. What’s the key to success? In Williamson County it is the combination of one of the strongest economies in the country, a highly educated population where 54% of the population has a bachelors degree or higher, a 20:1 teacher to student ratio, plus parents, faculty and staff that are truly invested in their children’s education. WCS sets high standards for students and faculty alike, and it is paying off tenfold, not only does Williamson County lead the state of Tennessee, WCS leads the entire country in ACT scores and was rated as the top performing school district in the United States by schooldigger.com in 2014. Williamson County Schools are no stranger to recognition, and due to the constant achievement of our students, faculty and staff we are well on our way to creating a tradition of excellence that is unrivaled throughout the country.
Culture In Nashville
Nashville is a hub of music, arts and culture, and it’s located minutes from our gates! See world-class performances at Ryman Auditorium, one of the most famous concert halls in the history of country music, even though it does have more than just country artists. Or take a tour of the venue, feel the history come alive as you walk backstage, make your own record, and get your photo on stage! The former home of the Grande Ole Oprey will guarantee a memorable experience. Spend some time outdoors in the Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art. Walk the traills through 55-acres of beautiful gardens, throughout which are beautiful sculptures and art pieces. This stunning display of nature and art also hosts many special events throughout the year. Pack a picnic and spend a beautiful days outdoors surrounded by its stunning natural landscape and breathtaking art installations. Be sure to try out Walk Eat Nashville, a walking culinary tour showcasing tasty stops in Historic Eastern Nashville. The leisurely one and half mile walk will have your mind and taste buds happy, the local flavor of Nashville is beautifully showcased in this tour that is a perfect blend of history and food. #GroveLiving #AroundTown