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6838 Edwards Grove Rd
College Grove, Tennessee TN 37046

Cannongate Farms is a storied farm, possessing beauty that is both restorative and soul-healing. This is a historic, Revolutionary War Land Grant Farm. Architect Van Pond and Bending Chestnut Construction have made Cannongate into a luxurious, agrarian retreat from worldly intrusion. The farm is a dream brought to life through the extraordinary dedication and hard work of its talented creators and their hand-picked team of collaborators. A separate Cottage of nearly 1,200 square feet serve as a gate house, an in-law’s cottage, caretaker cottage, or other use. This structure has an additional 2 bedrooms. Cannongate Farm is abundantly planted with useful and appealing plants. In addition, the diversity of the wildlife adds to the rich life outdoors. Cannongate features a double, center-hall foyer. Custom-made, white oak pocket doors Entry Hall with new, hand-picked, tongue and groove ash floors. Grand staircase with first floor parlor and second floor landing. Living Room with mantle and fireplace surround based on a historic South Carolina home. The generously proportioned living room is symmetrically pleasing. The living room with built-in bookcases and bench seats with storage. Dining Room, complete with pocket doors and a fireplace with fire rock and gas starter. The charming Sunroom features a classically patterned South African marble floor. The sunroom has beautiful views from each wall of windows and its own, separately controlled HVAC zone to enable open window enjoyment when desired. There are two kitchens, one newly constructed, and the other part of the original log home Custom-made lighting highlights the full spectrum of amenities. “New Kitchen” with Rohl faucet, locally made, custom cabinets, with unlacquered brass hardware, and marble countertops sourced in Vermont. Main Kitchen The main kitchen with special-order Bluestar Range (with four ovens) Sub Zero refrigerator, and Bosch dishwasher The main kitchen opens into the “Old Kitchen” within the original home. The Wine Cellar incorporates the back of a fireplace built by a worker during the early years of the farm. The Library, with hand-carved, fireplace mantle, gas logs and custom-built shelving. Features original windows and lighting. The Office with original, green poplar floors, original fireplace and mantle made of indigenous lumber. The office maintains the original windows and glass and its front door has Ball and Ball hardware. The beams were recovered from a former cabin on the property. Gentleman’s Bar, with concrete countertops, and shelving hewn from Cannongate barn wood. The Keeping Room, which also has its original floors. The “Old Kitchen” reimagined with new accoutrements Original kitchen with 1800’s ash flooring and kitchen window. The cabinetry is wood from the original barn and countertops are wood, milled from indigenous trees Soapstone sink, Asco dishwasher, Waterstone faucet, and a handmade, tin light fixture. The space which once comprised the “dog trot” is now a Walk-In Pantry, replete with a tarnish-resistant silver closet, housekeeping closet, and custom-designed linen storage. The Office has its own entrance via a covered porch, providing direct entry if used for business and a pleasant place for gathering. Illumination is provided by the beautifully proportioned, symmetrical windows, and the early 1900s chandelier suspended beneath a custom-made plaster medallion. The Morning Bar for guests, complete with artisanal stonework, black leathered granite countertops, refrigerator, and brass sink. The Primary Suite, truly palatial in scale, with luxurious details including hand-cut architectural molding and period hardware. The Primary Suite fireplace and mantle are Italian marble. Each window placement in the home was carefully selected for pleasing views. The Primary Suite, truly palatial in scale, and created to coddle and envelop its occupants. Another view of the primary suite and its main entrance The primary bath is a sumptuous space. The huge marble shower is ADA compliant, but stealthily so. A peaceful corner for reflection. There are two different dressing areas and closets for the Primary Suite. One of the dressing areas also provides a separate exit that opens onto an upstairs vestibule, providing the ability to take one’s leave without awakening a sleeping bedmate. A 3rd Floor room is being used as a work-out room and has wonderful views. This flex room could be used for many purposes. There is a huge partially finished room connected to this room complete with drywall, heated, cooled, and finished wood floors. The Upstairs Bedroom and Sitting Room are part of the original structure. The upstairs bedroom has been artfully altered by raising the ceiling to better meet today’s needs. The green poplar wood floors remain, and the logs are believed to be 400 years old. The Upstairs Covered Porch, which features handsome copper lighting fixtures, and copper gutters and roof. Most of the wood on the porch is from the property. The sun-filled, brick paved, hallway ramp leading to the Breakfast Room, Main Laundry Room, and a large Entertainment Wing. The main laundry room with vintage-look custom cabinetry and sink. This spacious and welcoming reception area leading into the Entertainment Wing. The Family/Guest Entertainment Wing is highlighted by the charming brick floors, cabinets and backsplash made from original barn wood. The Media Room features a stone fireplace and antique mantle rebuilt from materials repurposed from a former cabin on the property. The Media Room features a separate sound system, coordinated with the main area, if desired. Also on the second floor, and part of the original house, is the Au Pair/Nurse/Guest Suite. This second floor Guest Suite features a loft, original sliding shutters, and an attached bath with vintage tub. Fully fenced stone patio, firepit, and retaining wall of stones hand-selected on the property. In the style of affluent Tennessee homeowners circa 1850, the newly constructed, period-correct, Georgian main house connects with the property’s original log house. The three-car, detached garage has nearly 700 square feet upstairs, with finished wooden flooring and HVAC Cannongate’s heritage outbuildings which are thought to date from the early to mid-1800s, are partially restored and some are termite protected. This is the Mule Barn. A custom Chicken House, the “Taj MaHEN” is currently occupied by chickens that provide 2-3 dozen organic eggs daily. The Tobacco Barn There are four springs and two spring-fed and fully stocked ponds. The owners’ travels to legendary house museums across the globe, along with their years of study and focused acquisition, has resulted in this unique place. Entry to the nearly 11,000 square foot main house is through a handmade mahogany front door fitted with antique and custom-made, imported fittings and period hardware. The property is well-suited for equestrian pursuits, with great horse trails. There are five pastures, with 45 acres fenced and cross fenced. Aerial view showing ingenious integration of original log house with new house and entertainment wing. The 56x91 Multi-Use Barn, with second floor storage with fan and functioning doors, Tack Room, Tool Room, Horse Wash Bay, space ready for three large, or four small, Equine Stalls. There is also a Barn Kitchen. The ridge behind the main house is nearly 1,400 above sea level and is the highest peak between the farm and the Alabama state line.
Bedrooms 3
Total Baths 5
SqFt 10,802
Acres 106.700

At a glance

Property Type Residential
3 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10,802 finished sqft
Built in 1795

Primary Features

County Williamson County, TN
Half Baths 2
Price Before Reduction 14500000
Price Reduction Date December 2nd at 4:04am
Property Sub Type Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Subdivision N/A
Year Built 1795


Above Grade Finished Area 10802
Above Grade Finished Area Source Professional Measurement
Above Grade Finished Area Units Square Feet
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Ice Maker, Microwave, Refrigerator
Basement Crawl Space
Below Grade Finished Area Source Professional Measurement
Below Grade Finished Area Units Square Feet
Building Area Units Square Feet
Cooling yes
Cooling Type Central Air, Electric
Fireplace yes
Fireplaces Total 7
Flooring Finished Wood, Marble, Tile
Heating yes
Heating Type Central, Natural Gas
Interior Features Extra Closets, Storage, Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar
Levels Three Or More
Living Area Source Professional Measurement
Living Area Units Square Feet
Stories 3


Architectural Style Colonial
Attached Garage no
Carport no
Construction Materials Fiber Cement, Log
Covered Spaces 3
Exterior Features Barn(s), Garage Door Opener, Carriage/Guest House, Smart Camera(s)/Recording
Garage yes
Garage Spaces 3
Lot Size Area 107
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Units Acres
New Construction no
Parking Features Detached, Aggregate, Circular Driveway, Gravel
Parking Total 3
Patio And Porch Features Covered Porch, Patio, Porch
Pool Private no
Property Attached no
Roof Metal
Sewer Septic Tank
Water Source Public


Building Area Source Professional Measurement
Building Area Total 10802
Country US
Elementary School Bethesda Elementary
High School Summit High School
Middle Or Junior School Thompsons Station Middle
Senior Community no
View no
Waterfront no


Documents Count 5
Green Energy Efficient Windows, Spray Foam Insulation
Year Built Details HIST
Year Built Effective 1795


Possession Close Of Escrow
Special Listing Conditions Standard
Tax Annual Amount $2,922.00

Zoning Info

Area Info

Historic Cannongate Farm is an estate w/ interior & agricultural spaces magnificently redefined for living a bountiful life in 21st century. Stunning 109-acre gated property has new main house w/ integrated wing comprised of the original log homestead built in 1779. 2 kitchens, palatial owners’ suite, entertainment wing w/ large bar & media room, office, library & sunroom, totaling more than 10,000 sq ft. Also, has 2-brm guest house, 3 barns, orchard, horse trls, 2 stocked ponds + too many details to list. Secluded /private paradise min from Historic Franklin. Historic details + high tech amenities, fiber optic internet, sec system, natural gas & city water. Ready for elevator install. See attachments for items that don’t convey. Perked for 3 beds but more rooms available See LLF #2373404

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