Ridge Creek Farms
Ashland City, TN


226.91 Acres


Ridge Creek Farms encompasses 226.91 acres with 2700 ft of frontage on Sycamore Creek and an architectural masterpiece barndominium. Sycamore Creek is one of the most productive smallmouth waterways in Middle Tennessee. Ultimate privacy includes a gated 1.6-mile-long driveway. Home sits atop the bluff with views for miles and almost seen by no one due to elevation and mature timber throughout the property. Second bluff is named Sunset Bluff on historic maps and provides rock outcroppings surrounded by mountain laurels to enjoy sunset. Additional homesite on the bluff as well as cabin site feet from the creek and out of the harm of flooding. 2400 sq ft attached shop with seven glass bay doors and a skyscraper glass front workout room overlooking your toys. Shop has propane heaters and working cupola. Situated at 333 degrees to North the house is ready for solar. Water is captured from roof in a 13k gallon tank and setup for propane generator to make it completely off grid. Tastefully designed by Nashville firm Smith Gee Architects along with the owners, nothing was spared in design, the luxury fixtures and the finishes. Master bedroom on main floor includes soaking tub with bluetooth speakers built-in, steam shower and automatic drapes to expose the views in the morning. Kitchen and living room are setup for entertaining with direct access to a covered porch with fireplace and an uncovered porch. Secondary master on second floor with fireplace and additional guest room. Reading nook or song writers room overlooks the bluff. 1600 sq ft basement is almost complete with fireplace and additional half bath. Retractable screens on porches convert both large porches to screen porches at the touch of a button. Land a helicopter feet from the home and be at John C. Tune airport in 10 minutes. Just minutes from boat launch on the Cumberland River as well providing boating, skiing or leisurely boat trip to downtown Nashville. Established trail system throughout the property with opportunity to add miles more. For the outdoor enthusiast this property has a historically productive dove field, has been extensively managed through QDM program for quality whitetail deer hunting, turkey hunting, excellent fishing along with two long range shooting ranges and pistol range. Property National Historical Registry, Country Music and Structural details below.


Civil War gun powder mill was erected at spillway from the tooling saved in the fire when General Sherman burned down the original supplying mill in Georgia

Fort Donelson and Fort Henry fell and moved their army into the field on property until end of the war

On the National Historic Place Registry

Johnny Cash music video was filmed at spillway


House/roof is situated at 333 degrees from N, facing South making it ready for solar.

Backup generator- $4-5k hook up already pre wired, ready for install

2 Propane tanks, one 500 gallon and one 1,000 gallon

Rain water tank- 13,300 gallon tank with overflow for irrigation. Pump already there and installed

50 amp hookup for RV

Wood siding is from Delta Mill Works out of Austin, TX

Western red cedar with a burned finish that is fire, bug and water resistant

2 on demand water heaters that are set to kick in if one runs out

16″ city water line with stub outs

Fiber Optic ready

Cellular interior booster is installed currently

Shooting range is 500 from lower field to target and 1 mile from platform across field



Insulated with rockwool (no chemicals, cheaper to heat and cool)

5 controlled AC units. One for master, kitchen/living room, laundry/mudroom, basement and upstairs. All with humidity control.

Propane start fireplace with wood burn

Central vac and floor vac

Walnut flooring

Quartzite countertops

Marble in bathrooms

Heated island

Skyscraper glass in master and workout room

basement full rebar walls

vertical wood boards are there ready to install on walls, with concrete to be exposed where it is

black walnut wood

Propane heaters installed in shop, two more could be added on the other end

vapor barrier in shop

Attic could be built out

MLS #2493866

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Laura Frances has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate management. She joined Covey Rise Properties after serving as the Transaction Manager at Maynard Cooper & Gale Law Firm, and then assisted Attorney Talbott Ottinger with the transition into his own firm. Prior to her work in Real Estate Law, she was the Operations Manager for a top producing real estate team for 5 years and assisted buyers and sellers of her own as an Affiliate Broker. Her responsibilities included supervising business-critical processes, leading workflow on multi-unit developments, creating marketing content, developing and streamlining operations to supporting a seven agent team. In addition to providing the right tools, creative marketing, and streamlining transaction workflow, Laura Frances’ passion is to provide the best customer service to make sure the needs of her buyers and sellers are met.

A longtime dream came true in August of 2020 when she, her son, and her husband moved out of Nashville’s city center and settled on a farm in Lewis County, TN. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, tending to the blueberries and garden, taking part in projects with her husband, making art, and entertaining guests on the farm.
Tennessee Land & Farm Broker_McKenna Botsford_Covey Rise Properties
With years of experience in investment Real Estate and home renovations, McKenna sees potential within every property she steps into. Her father’s career in residential and developer financing, in conjunction with her mother’s career in architecture design, has played a large part in her passion for real estate, design, and property investment. With a degree in Business Marketing, McKenna has successfully blended all of her education, experience and passion into one goal… helping people find, purchase and develop their property to its greatest potential. After graduating college she partnered up with her mom and founded their home renovation business. Focusing on homes that are nestled on unique plots of land in the surrounding areas of Franklin, has allowed them to venture into the land development side of real estate. Joining Covey Rise Properties as an Affiliate Broker and Customer Relations Concierge allows McKenna to represent both buyers and sellers while providing the highest level of customer experience. She believes in building relationships that last far beyond the buying/selling process. In her free time she is usually outdoors with her Australian Shepherd puppy, finding new trails to run or with her families farm animals in Leipers Fork, TN.
Finn is a three year old English Cocker Spaniel that is the face of Covey Rise Properties. After a troubled start of eating shoes, jackets and furniture Finn went to boarding school at Southern Tradition Kennels in Leesburg, Georgia, where he was taught the ways of upland and waterfowl hunting. He came back a new dog and is one of the most fun-loving well behaved dogs you will meet. Finn is present on most showings riding in the UTV helping entertain clients.

When Finn is not selling farms he can be found in his happy places of chasing quail and ducks or a relaxing swim in one of Tennessee’s beautiful waterways.
Nora grew up in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts before moving to the Adirondack Mountains in New York where she worked in real estate. She has also resided in Vermont. Nora has lived and worked in many beautiful places, but she finally found her home in Middle Tennessee. It was in Leipers Fork where she first fell in love with Tennessee. This community welcomed her many years ago and she has continued to build relationships with the residents and visitors over the years. Aside from her passion for real estate, she also loves horses and has been a horse woman since she was able to form sentences. She enjoys traveling with her Quarter Horse, Steel, who has been with her since he was 6 months old. Nora understands the needs of horse enthusiasts as well as the attributes desired in a horse farm. In addition to working with horse enthusiasts, she also specializes in lifestyle properties, assisting both buyers and sellers. Nora puts 100% effort into everything she does for her clients and customers and is ready to assist you in finding the property of your dreams. Nora’s philosophy is to live where you would vacation!
Tennessee Land & Farm Broker_Tom Sullivan_Covey Rise Properties
Tom has a deep-rooted passion for selling land that exudes from any conversation with him about land and farms. As a Tennessee native, Tom is knowledgeable about every region of the State of Tennessee, with a focus on Middle Tennessee. His ten-year stint in the Plantation Belt of Albany, Georgia further instilled a love for the land and the allure of land ownership. Tom’s experience in the corporate world also taught him that it is important to not only be a good steward of the land, but equally important, to be a good steward of his client’s money. He is very knowledgeable with regards to land acquisition for investment, and a strong believer that land is one of the safest asset classes to place money. He has consistently been in the top 1% in sales volume in Tennessee. As a farm owner himself, Tom has experienced the self-fulfillment that there is “nothing like a farm”. His farm in Williamson County is complete with a guest cottage, party barn, spring creek, pond, UTV’s, four wheelers, tractors and an antique truck, that is always open as a model farm to those wanting to test drive the lifestyle they are seeking. Tom lives in Nolensville, TN with his wife Kate and his two children, Huck and Savannah.