May | Local’s Supporting Locals

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seat to see what LOLO gifts are coming this month! Juice to baked goods to candles, we are celebrating so many amazing local businesses across Middle Tennessee throughout May!

 

LOLO, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks realtor to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

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The Local’s Guide to Thompson’s Station

ABOUT THOMPSON’S STATION

With a population of a little more than 5,100 and its close proximity to Nashville, Thompsons Station is a wonderful place to call home. With a focus on consistent town improvement and a noticeable sense of community, it’s quickly becoming known as the place to be for residents seeking their own piece of Tennessee’s beautiful countryside.

Thompsons Station residents enjoy living in a pastoral setting in one of America’s most vibrant regions with access to an outstanding school system, entertainment, and outdoor activities, not to mention nationally headquartered companies.

A need in nearly every community, parks and greenways have become an essential part of Thompson’s Station. An ever-expanding greenway has made its way through Thompson’s Station Park alongside pavilions, playground equipment, and green space perfect for a game of frisbee or a picnic. For residents with a green thumb, plots can be reserved at the beautiful community garden, and for those with furry friends, the Nutro Dog Park and Sensory Garden is a must see.

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Several businesses have popped up in Thompson’s Station, each making an impact on the culture of the town in their own unique way. Homestead Manor, a Georgian style home that served as a temporary hospital during the civil war, now serves many purposes including a farm to table restaurant, event venue, and as the home to the weekly farmer’s market. H Clark Distillery is becoming a popular attraction for both its tours and tasting room where visitors can sample Tennessee rye whiskey or bourbon.

Thompsons Station is home to a number of equine centers and has a fabulous horse culture with horse farms dotted along the countryside. You’ll find all levels of experience here: from beginners in need of riding lessons to expert jumpers looking for a professional arena to hobbyist just looking for beautiful trails to ride among charming settings.

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If scenic landscapes, a convenient location, and a sense of community are up your alley, Thompson’s Station should be at the top of your list of towns to consider making your home. It might be Williamson County’s best-kept secret.

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Located in Downtown Thompson’s Station, this wonderful restaurant is housed by a former general store. This unique dining option pays homage to the history of the area by serving “sophisticated Southern cuisine.”

Local’s love visiting Circa for Friday date night if you’re looking for a spot to try!


This restaurant is unique in that it is also a farm and a historic land site. Over 50-acres complete the property and every inch is covered in history! The restaurant on the property is called Harvest and is to-die-for! They serve Southern-inspired food and each meal is crafted carefully to include gourmet additions. Plus, all their vegetables are curated from the farm or from local farmers!

They are also known for their craft cocktails which they serve in what they call the “Glass Bar.” Enjoy incredible views of the garden while enjoying their expertly made drinks!


THINGS TO DO

Enjoy wandering the gorgeous greenway all the way through Thompson’s Station! The trails are long and follow some of the most stunning scenery in the area!


Along the greenway, Thompson’s Station has an amazing dog park! A local pet care center, Mars Petcare and Outdoor Encounter, partnered with the city to create 4 acres of space for your furry friends! With separate spaces for large and small animals, there is something for everyone!


H Clark Distillery is an incredible addition to the community. They create “hand-crafted Tennessee Bourbon, Gin, New Whiskey and Black & Tan Whiskey one small batch at a time.” They pay specific attention to the history of the alcohol they are creating and aim to respect that history.

You can tour the distillery 7 days a week! Make sure to reserve your spot here!


SCHOOL SYSTEM

Williamson County has a wonderful school system and Thompson’s Station residents greatly appreciate that! This city has three elementary schools, and a wonderful middle and high school to send their children to!


  • Private Schools

Thompson’s Station is perfectly centered by both Franklin and Brentwood which are the homes to a number of private education options! Spring Hill Christian Academy, Battleground Academy, Brentwood Academy, The Classical Academy, and Franklin Christian Academy are just some of the local options!


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How’s the Nashville Market?

How is the market? It’s a question our agents get asked a lot, and for good reason. If you’re considering buying a new home or selling one that you already own, the market trends and predictions are important in the decision-making process. Below is our most recent market update information for Davidson, Maury, Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, and Sumner counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

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Listing of the Week

https://www.parksathome.com/homes/700_12Th_Ave_S_Unit_1211_Nashville/TN/37203/AGT-23231899957-935606/index.html

For a bit of a change, the listing of the week is a spectacular property for city living! This 12th-floor corner unit features a full wall of windows giving 270-degree views of Nashville. A wrap-around balcony, Italian cabinets, a soaking tub in the master bath, 2 garage parking spaces, and much more add to the appeal of this property. Located in the  Terrazzo building in the Gulch, which is LEED Certified, you’ll be in the heart of all of Nashville’s happenings. Plus, the building features 24/7 concierge, a pool, dog walk, and fitness center! It’s all ready for you to move in and start living the luxury life.


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Renovations to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

Renovations to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck
It’s no surprise that homeowners continue to see the value in renovating. Putting some money into your home can mean big dollar signs in return. Not all renos are created equal, however, make sure to do your homework before you start your next project! If you’re thinking kitchens or pools are the number one renovation, think again! Remodeling Magazine does an amazing cost-versus-value analysis each year to highlight return-on-investment. Here are the top 10 returns for the Nashville Market.

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Facebook Is Changing | How to Keep Seeing Business Pages

Keep Seeing Parks' Content on Facebook

As you may have read, Facebook is making some major changes to your newsfeed. In an effort to create a more meaningful, community-based space, Facebook is putting a high priority on posts from your friends and families. While we love the concept, this means that business pages, even ones you have liked and chosen to follow, will now be buried. If you’d like to keep seeing more of our posts, make sure to follow the instructions below!

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Discover Home | Summer Camps for Kids

Middle Tennessee | Best Summer Camps for Kids

As summer slowly creeps up, it’s time to start thinking about summer camps for your kids! There are so many wonderful camps to appeal to all children in the Middle Tennessee area. From science to art to the outdoors to animals, every child will find something they absolutely love! Camps fill up early though so make sure to sign your child up as soon as possible! Here are some of our favorites options!

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How’s the Nashville Real Estate Market?

How is the market? It’s a question our agents get asked a lot, and for good reason. If you’re considering buying a new home or selling one that you already own, the market trends and predictions are important in the decision-making process. Below is our most recent market update information for Davidson, Maury, Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, and Sumner counties to help you make the most informed and beneficial choices possible.

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Homebuyers Can Find Great Deals in the Fall

 

Though some potential buyers may be a bit frustrated they didn’t find the perfect home this summer thanks to the intense competition they would have faced for just about any property – they shouldn’t be discouraged. As some shoppers leave the market, the odds that those who remain will find a home for a good value, only increase. Working with a real estate professional in September and beyond may help them find the home of their dreams with greater ease.

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Listing of the Week

This Smyrna residence within the Oaks Subdivision features a beautifully remodeled master bathroom, fresh paint, and an inground salt water pool. The beautiful Listing of the Week sits on a large lot just two miles to the lake.

Named by US News and World Report as one of the “Best Places to Retire,” Smyrna, Tennessee is located in Rutherford County and is one of the most family-friendly places to live in Middle Tennessee. The city provides plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities, as it features an outdoor waterpark, more than 10 parks, and 7 miles of greenery trails. Smyrna is an excellent place in which to work, live, and enjoy nature.

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