Homes for Sale in Franklin
Franklin TN with a rich history dating from 1796 is an Olde South town of immeasurable charm. The city’s vast community honors include “Great American Main Street Community”; “Best Small Town in Tennessee”; “America’s Most Romantic Main Street”; and on and on………. It is continually a top choice for places to live as reported by Money magazine and other national publications.
The residential real estate character varies from Brownstones and other homes listed on the Historical Register to both new and established communities. The new urban TND community, Westhaven is located on Franklin’s western boundary and is an exceptional complement to Franklin’s residential neighborhoods.
Both the award-winning Williamson County School System and the Franklin Special School District serve the students of the Franklin area. Remember though that the boundary line for the city of Franklin is not to be used when determining whether your child is zoned for FSSD or the Williamson County School System. Franklin is also home to Battle Ground Academy (BGA), a private school founded in 1889.
Residents and visitors truly experience peace and easiness of life here. Historic Downtown Franklin is filled with great retail shopping, and a host of wonderful restaurants including Culaccino’s, 1799 Kitchen & Cocktails, and The Red Pony. Harpeth Square in downtown is home to the Harpeth Hotel, a recently opened Curio Collection by Hilton hotel. Historical landmarks such as Carnton Plantation and the Carter House are popular attractions not to be missed by visitors to the area. This charming downtown with superb shopping and 15 blocks listed on the National Historic Register successfully co-exists within a few miles of the mega Cool Springs shopping area, Tennessee’s largest.
The quaint town has experienced rapid growth as evidenced by its population of in excess of 80,000 residents. Corporate headquarters moves by industry giants such as Nissan of North America, and others within the past 16 years have contributed to this growth. Access to I-65; Franklin Road (U.S. 31); Hillsboro Road (U.S. 431); and I-840 links this community in all directions.