7012 Peavine Road, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee 38558
Retirees Come to Tennessee's Fairfield Glade for the Eleven Lakes, Five Golf Courses, Two Marinas and Wide Selection of Homes Prices and Styles
Situated between Nashville and Knoxville in east central Tennessee, Fairfield Glade is a resort and retirement community that sits atop the Cumberland Plateau, a scenic area that was once home to frontiersman Daniel Boone. This sprawling development covers nearly 12,000 acres and attracts vacation home owners, timeshare owners, empty nesters and retirees. In fact, the median age is 66.
An established, self-contained community with nearly 7,500 residents and a variety of neighborhods, Fairfield Glade has many of the amenities of a town, although it is not incorporated. The development, like many other planned developments, is managed by a homeowners' organization.
Buyers have a wide selection of home styles from which to choose, including single family homes, town homes and condominiums. Prices start below $100,000 and top out in the $800,000s. Check with the community or a Realtor to verify these prices as they may change. Most residences sit on a wooded lot, and higher priced properties are usually close to either a lake or a golf course.
Fairfield Glade has just about every necessity that residents need. Eleven spring fed lakes, twelve tennis courts, two marinas, riding stables, beaches, recreation centers, a library, a full-service grocery store, a wellness center with indoor pools and a walking track, two country clubs, restaurants, a dog park and a shopping mall with a post office, a pharmacy and a hardware store mean that homeowners raretly have to leave the community.
Residents also have six churches from which to choose, as well as the peace of mind knowing that Fairfield Glade provides 24-hour security, ambulance services, fire services and paramedic services. HOA fees cover these protections, as well as a country club membership, weekly trash pickup and sewer costs.
This area is known as the "Golf Capital of Tennessee," Fairfield Glade itself has 5 PGA championship courses, including one that is consistently noted as Tennessee's #1 public course and one, Stonehenge, that was given four stars by Golf Digest. There are a total of 90 holes of golf, and the courses are tucked within a lush landscape. Mild weather makes being on the course a year-round pleasure.
Crossville, is 6 miles down the road and has amenities not found in Fairfield Glade. It also has an accredited hospital, Cumberland Medical Facility, which is a 182-bed regional medical center.
The 2,000 foot elevation of the Cumberland Plateau helps mitigate temperatures and humidity at Fairfield Glade. Summer temperatures generally reach into the low-80s, and winter temperatures are usually in the the 30s, 40s and 50s. On average, the area receives 50 inches of rain and a dusting of snow each year.
The community is 100 miles west of the devastating Sevier County fire that destroyed part of Gatlinburg, Tennessee in November, 2016.
Visit www.fairfieldglade.net for more information.
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