May 13, 2022 - Real Estate

See inside Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M

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Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich

This sprawling Chickering Road estate is the most expensive home to ever hit the market in Nashville.

Background: 1304 Chickering Rd. belongs to HCA Healthcare co-founder Tommy Frist.

  • The Frist family purchased the property for $2.2 million in 1993 and built the house in 2001, Axios' Nate Rau reported earlier this week.

The basics: At a cool 19,811 square feet, the estate has five bedrooms and six full and four half baths.

Price: The house is made with some of the finest craftsmanship you'll ever see, but you're paying for the grounds, says listing agent Steve Fridrich, president of Fridrich & Clark Realty.

  • Most lots in the area average an acre, though many on this stretch of Chickering are over 9 acres, he says.
  • This 59-acre property includes tennis courts, a pool and pristine landscaping.
  • Plus, an additional consecutive 9-acre lot is included in the $50 million price tag.

Design: Bunny Williams, one of the most well-respected interior designers of all time, designed the place. It's hard to believe no major changes have been made in the 21 years since it was built; the interior is truly timeless.

  • There's warm wood throughout the house, which makes it feel cozy, despite being palatial. You'll also see lots of playful upholstery and gorgeous wall coverings.
  • It has the charm of something built 100 years ago with all the modern finishes and features, Fridrich says.

The exterior is the epitome of Southern grandeur, with Georgian-style columns, numerous chimneys peering out of the roof and a double-decker porch.

Here's a look around.

 Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M views
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M pool
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
Nashville's most expensive home, listed at $50M
Photo: courtesy of Steve Fridrich
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