Cottonport Plantation subdivision is located east of downtown Brentwood TN off Cloverland Drive on Cottonport Drive. Brentwood home buyers should be diligent in their research in choosing homes in Cottonport. The subdivision is located in both Davidson County (Nashville TN) and Williamson County. Property taxes, license plates, and schools are determined by county.
Cottonport Plantation's Early History
Cottonport’s history began in 1810 when John Frost from Newberry, South Carolina, purchased the old Mayfield Station property. This property is the site of an earlier fort built to protect the settlers from Indian attacks. In 1788 the Indians did attack the fort.
Located on Old Smyrna Road, Frost built a temporary log home to house him until about 1815 when he constructed the two-story brick home at the crossroads settlement of Cottonport. By 1829 a general store, gristmill, and a post office are built near the Cottonport home and served as the business center for the area.
Brentwood is Born
In 1852 the Tennessee and Alabama Railroad was established to build a railroad from Nashville to Columbia. By 1860 it was in full operation and the rail ran just west of Cottonport at Atkinson’s Gap (now Brentwood at Old Hickory Blvd. and Franklin Rd). Because people and businesses tend to follow progress, all the Cottonport businesses moved to the new railroad in the new town of Brentwood. However, the original 1815 brick home of Frost and perhaps his original log home now the smokehouse still stands.
Moving forward to 1988, Radnor Homes, now Pulte Homes, begins the new subdivision of Cottonport Plantation named after the original early 1800s Cottonport settlement. The community is completed in 1994 with 162 homes, 151 homes are in Davidson County and 11 homes in Williamson County.
The Architecture of Cottonport Plantation
The brick and stucco homes are very stately in appearance. Features of the Classical architecture include projecting gabled entrances or pedimented entries, Palladian windows, dormers, quoins, and keystones. Many of the homes have formal central hall plans with open concepts in the kitchen and family room.
Cottonport Plantation Homes
The 1- and 2-story homes are larger for the time period and have 2,033 to 5,916 square feet. Other features include 3 to 6 bedrooms and 2 to 5.5 baths. Most of the homes have 2-car garages with only a few having 3- or 4-car capacity. Lawn sizes are one-third to one-acre lawns with the larger home sites found in Williamson County.
Many home buyers are looking for Brentwood homes with swimming pools and several of these homes private pools. Brentwood homes with basements and master bedrooms on the main floor are other popular features sought by today's home buyers. This beautiful neighborhood is surrounded by mature trees and is perfect for first time home buyer, families and empty nesters. The community has a playground and swimming pool.
Cottonport Plantation Home Sales
2017: 10 homes sold, $363,000 to $479,900, 2,138 to 4,777 square feet, Median price/sqft $133, Median days on market 10, Sales Price to List Price ratio 100.46%
2016: 7 homes sold, $351,000 to $587,500, 2,745 to 4,679 square feet, Median price/sqft $126, Median days on market 32, Sales Price to List Price ratio 98.20%
HOA Fee: $55 monthly
Davidson County: Granbery Elementary School, William Henry Oliver Middle School, John Overton Comp High School
Williamson County: Lipscomb Elementary, Brentwood Middle School, Brentwood High School
If you would like more information about Cottonport Plantation homes or other homes in the area, please contact David Wright, Realtor®, Real Estate Refined
Benchmark Realty LLC, 318 Seaboard Lane, Suite 115, Franklin, TN 37067 615-371-1544 o.
615-500-4466 c. theWrightDreamHome.com email: DavidWrightTN@gmail.com