A Farmhouse Cool Franklin Cottage Is Our Featured Listing Of The Week

Dated: 09/21/2015

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by TJ Anderson

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We don’t do a Featured Listing of the Week every week, but we should — one of the many reasons we love living in Middle Tennessee is that there’s an almost unending array of unique and interesting homes. So with that said, here’s a cool and fantastically Middle Tennesseean one for this week, in the Leiper’s Fork area.

Just minutes from the village, this cozy cottage might trick you — it’s not a renovated historic farmhouse, but a newer build. It just has the cute charm of the former.

A few of the most attractive attributes in this 2-bed, 1 1/2-bath home:

Your view when you walk out the front door

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Lamps lighting up the walkway to/from the welcoming bright-red door, and then that view — maximum privacy, maximum green, leafy beauty. 

The property

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A great location to start with, minutes from friendly Historic Leiper's Fork Village. And lots of property to boot — more than 3 acres of beautiful hideaway.

Reclaimed wainscoting?

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The farmhouse-cool look is amplified with the reclaimed trim in this vaulted space — informal and impressive at the same time.

Cozy stove, barn doors and loft

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A time-worn and rustic aesthetic infused into a 1991 home, done right — this living space is cool and cozy, and totally unforgettable. 

Not your average backsplash

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With the rustic design aesthetic elsewhere in this home, your standard tile backsplash might not have carried things through. This choice, though: bold without being overwhelming, creative without being kitschy.

More photos and details here.

So what do you think of this featured Franklin listing? Are you a fan of rustic design touches, or drawn toward more modern looks?

If you’re on the hunt for a new home, we’d love to talk with you about what you need. Give us a call.

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TJ Anderson

TJ Anderson is a Nashville Realtor with Benchmark Realty who's helped countless clients both buy a home and sell a home in Nashville, Tennessee. He blogs about Nashville regularly, from Nashville-area....

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