Faith Hill & Tim McGraw
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw own multiple houses, but their favorite is their vacation getaway on their private island in the Bahamas.
Kenny Chesney is a good old country boy, and deserves to have a luxurious estate after so many years spent hitting the road on tour. Like many other country music superstars on this list, Kenny decided to buy a property in the wealthy Nashville suburb of Franklin, Tennessee. Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom as well as a private porch or balcony. His mansion is named Bella Luce and boasts many other luxurious details, like 25 foot high limestone fireplaces.
Miranda Lambert’s property, which lies about an hour’s drive south of Nashville in the heart of the Tennessee countryside, is an Estate with a capital E. After paying $3.4 million, Miranda is now the owner of more than 400 acres of land, complete with fenced in walking trails, 3 separate residences, a pond and an amphitheater which can seat 60 people. After her divorce from fellow country star Blake Shelton, Miranda wanted a fresh start and this magical place is it!
Just call it “The House That Jolene Built!” The sprawling country estate boasts several luxurious features, including a tennis court, and both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. As she doesn’t have children, she shares the property with her husband Carl Thomas Dean, who she’s been married to for over 50 years! She also recently filed a request with the local city council to erect a barn on her property. It was granted. Dolly’s still clearly a true country girl!
After his divorce from fellow country music superstar Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton bought this massive 1,200 acre property near Tishomingo, Oklahoma in order to be closer to his kids. Miranda moved them from Nashville to her hometown. The house has just had a recent addition – a Hawaiian tiki style pool house, which can serve as a family getaway perfect for Blake and his bride to be, Gwen Stefani, along with her three children from her previous marriage to rocker Gavin Rossdale.
Willie Nelson is everyone’s favorite bad boy of country music, so much so that he’s credited with originating the genre “outlaw country.” So it might surprise you to learn that this country boy, born in Texas and raised in Arkansas, actually spends most of the year far away from the Mississippi River – he spends almost all his time on his estate in Maui, Hawaii. The house has a swimming pool and 5 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms and a gourmet kitchen.
Canadian country crooner Shania Twain is best known for her smash hits “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much.” Having escaped a hardscrabble childhood spent in rural poverty, she hit the big time in a major way and has sold over 100 million records worldwide. In 2011, Shania married Swiss executive Frédéric Thiébaud, and bought a chateau fit for a princess in the French countryside. The estate was originally built way back in 1882!
Reba McEntire has been a staple of the country music scene for decades now, and is one of the industry’s most well known leading ladies. But her house will definitely impress you as much as her music does. She owns an 83 acre lakefront estate called Starstruck Farm near Lebanon, Tennessee. The luxurious property boasts stables that can fit up to 16 horses, 2 pools, a tennis court, and a main residence with 7 bathrooms and 6 bedrooms.
This unassuming house might not look like much, but it’s a personal piece of paradise for country songbirds and power couple Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. The dynamic duo spend about half their time in this Malibu house, which at 4,326 square feet is modest by celebrity standards. The 4 bedroom, 4 bath house boasts a basketball court and most importantly, its own personal private staircase which leads to the beach and the Pacific Ocean. The house is worth $7 million!
Carrie Underwood won a recording contract worth more than one million dollars, a classic convertible Ford Mustang, and use of a private jet for a year after being crowned the winner of the 4th season of American Idol. But Carrie didn’t let that fame go to her head – she actually bought a modest property in Franklin, Tennessee. Nowadays, she owns multiple properties with her husband Mike Fisher, who is a professional hockey player in Canada. They currently live in Ottawa.
Keith Urban was born far away from the smoky mountains of Tennessee – he started his life all the way in Whangarei, New Zealand. After making a name for himself in the Australian country music scene, he made his way to Nashville and the rest is history. The estate she shares with his wife, Hollywood super star Nicole Kidman, has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, and totals over 5,000 square feet. It’s located near Carrie Underwood’s house in Franklin, Tennessee.
Alan Jackson has had a massively succesful career, selling over 80 million records worldwide and smashing the charts with over 66 singles in the Billboard Hot 100 Country Chart. The fruits of success are sweet, and Alan’s house definitely reflects that. His estate, named Sweetbriar, is located in affluent Franlin, Tennessee and rumored to be modeled after the Tara plantation in Gone With The Wind. The property is worth an estimate $38 million and sits on a 135 acre lot.
It seems like it’s a rule: Make it big in country music, and then buy a ranch in Franklin. Country music super star Luke Bryan has done just that, moving his family from Nashville to Franklin in 2012. Luke’s estate sits on a comfortable 150 acre lot, and comes complete with a barn and separate guest house, away from the main residence. On a more tender note, Luke decided to name his estate “Redbird” after his late sister, Kelly.
George Strait is a legend in the country music world, having earned the title “The King of Country” and George still holds onto his crown, nearly 4 decades into his career. They say a man’s home is his castle, and George’s San Antonio estate is definitely fit for royalty! Named “Santa Fe in the Dominion,” the property has many luxurious elements, including a grand total of 14 fireplaces! The home holds a bowling alley and has a tennis and basketball court.
Toby Keith likes to keep his private life private, and refuses to let reporters in to show off his Oklahoma home. This aerial shot shows a sprawling property, named Dream Walkin’ Farms and sits on 160 acres just outside of Toby’s hometown, Norman. The estate boasts a swimming pool, basketball and racquetball courts, and a 2,500 square foot cabana, replete with a special grilling area. There’s also a two story, massive 6,000 square foot garage for his Harley Davidson collection!
Even though Kid Rock was born and raised in Detroit and frequently works in Nashville, he owns a property in the star-studded area of Jupiter Island, Florida. It’s a secluded area, safe from the paparazzi and surrounded by three sides by water, giving homeowners the feeling of being on their own private island. Even though his house is behind some tall hedges, once you see his personal touch on the garage door, it’s clear that Kid Rock is in the house!
Darius Rucker was born and raised in Southern Carolina, and he hasn’t strayed far from his roots, choosing Southern life over the glitz and glam of Hollywood. He decided to settle his family in Charleston, and his two story home has enough space for all three of his children to have separate bedrooms. The property also features a swimming pool with a cabana that can double as a guest house, and a large living room for hosting many guests at once.
Despite her young age, Miley Cyrus was able to pony up the cash to shell out $5.8 million for her Franklin, Tennessee property. She already owns a beachfront house in Malibu and a rural horse ranch in Hidden Hills, California, but Miley is a born and bred country girl and decided to invest in a place in her home state. The 6 bathroom, 5 bedroom home sits on a comfortable 33 acres and has a pool and mini golf course.
Taylor Swift, country music’s reigning princess, has several homes. But her favorite palace is her Beverly Hills mansion. The secluded property, located on a winding private street and behind several secure gates, of course, has 7 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. It also has a pool with a huge deck, perfect for sunbathing and entertaining. One of our favorite things about the property are its circular drive, which can fit dozens of vehicles, and the ornate fountain which greets arriving guests.
Martina McBride’s home is a classic Southern mansion, built all the way in 1917 and featuring 6 bedrooms and over 13,000 square feet in the main residence alone! But our favorite part of the property is the amazing backyard entertaining area, replete with pool and huge deck, grilling station, and of course, landscaping that includes rocks and water falls, which feed into the pool. In an interview, she said her inspiration came from growing up in Kansas, with no running water around.
Hillary Scott’s claim to fame is as the lead singer of country music powerhouse Lady Antebellum, but you may not have known that Hillary is actually the daughter of country legend Linda Davis! Her house has 8 bathrooms and 6 bedrooms and was recently built, constructed back in 2006. It lies about 10 miles south of Nashville and has a screened porch, huge sundeck and swimming pool, and a painstakingly maintained backyard with flowerbeds and various fruit trees.
Trisha Yearwood rose to fame as a country music power house, with unforgettable songs like “How Do I Live?” and “She’s In Love With The Boy.” But her career has taken on a second life, as she’s now well known as a chef and the host of popular Food Network show Trisha’s Southern Kitchen. She actually films the episodes in her real life kitchen in her home in Brentwood, Tennessee. The traditional home has 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.
Country singer-songwriter Cam (born Camaron Marvels Ochs) rose to fame after writing a smash hit song for Miley Cyrus. After that, she moved to Nashville to try her luck. Cam and her husband are both originally from California, so they decided they would incorporate little details into their Nashville home to pay homage to the Golden State. “Being on the road so much, it just feels great to go home and unwind,” she said in an interview with Architectural Digest.
Jason Aldean definitely appreciates his privacy, so he packed up and headed out to the country, leaving the hustle and bustle of Nashville behind for the peace and quiet of Columbia, Tennessee. Jason must have really liked the property, as he paid $5.35 million for the 120 acre estate. The Flat Creek runs through the property, which is perfect for fishing or chilling out on a hot day. There’s also an infinity pool and a barn with horse stables.
You probably heard the frightening story of what happened to Trace Adkin’s Nashville home. Due to faulty electrical wiring, the house caught on fire one day. The story has a happy ending – nobody was hurt, with the exception of one neighbor who got scratched by one of Trace’s dog’s while rescuing the dog from the burning building. The dog survived, and the neighbor was fine. The house was a total loss, but luckily the family owned another home close by.
Brad Paisley was raised in the West Virginia foothills. You might be surprised to learn that because of his actress wife Kimberly’s work, Brad actually spends the majority of his off time in Los Angeles. However, his heart is never far from Nashville, and this log cabin retreat is Brad’s favorite place on the planet. In an interview, he said, “I’ve always loved log cabins, ever since I was a kid.” Good for Brad for making his childhood dream come true!
Thomas Rhett was born into the spotlight; his father is country music legend Rhett Atkins. However, Thomas intentionally chooses not to use his father’s last name professionally, so that he doesn’t ride on his dad’s coattails. Thomas had his family double in size recently – his wife gave birth to their firstborn, and they adopted a baby at the same time, so they basically went from 2 to 4 overnight! Rhett said they are planning on expanding their modest house soon.
Dierks Bentley’s modest Nashville home is definitely nice, but not as indulgent as one would expect for a super star of his stature. The property includes a .6 acre lot near Lipscomb University, and has a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom main residence as its primary attraction. There’s also a perfectly landscaped pool area with a small bungalow, two car garage and outdoor children’s play area. Overall, the house is nice but not excessive, and perfectly fits with Dierks’ personality.
Country super star Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band never strayed far from his hometown roots. He was born and raised in the Atlanta, Georgia area, and instead of moving to Nashville’s most affluent suburb, Franklin, like most of his contemporaries, he bought a ranch in Fayetteville, Georgia instead. His huge 150 acre sprawling property, complete with a tennis court, barn, and pool is super impressive, but personally, our favorite feature of the farm is this insane treehouse!