Straddling the counties of Knox and Loudon, the town of Farragut is a suburb of Knoxville with a rich history and varied modern and historical architecture.
Farragut is named after Civil War Admiral David Farragut, born just East of the town at Campbell’s Station in 1801. The historic Station Inn is one of many buildings that exist today as residential properties. Farragut also contains exquisite examples of modern architecture in keeping with the town’s refined heritage.
Farragut is one of the region’s most affluent communities. Incorporated in 1980, the town’s residents enjoy excellent local services including outstanding public schools.
FARRAGUT REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS
Wealthy businessmen and powerful Tennessee political and cultural figures have long been attracted to Farragut. Its picturesque rolling hills provide commanding views across a beautiful winding stretch of the Tennessee River. Many of Farragut’s most desirable and historic homes are located along the riverbanks. Elegant antebellum homes stand along the waterfront as beautiful examples of the town’s strong heritage.
The grand historic properties lining Farragut’s riverfront have been joined in more recent times by stunning contemporary custom builds. These newer properties often adopt classic design features so successfully that it’s impossible to distinguish them from Farragut’s traditional homes. These gorgeous buildings can extend beyond 10,000 square feet in size. The most breathtaking of the community’s homes feature incredibly landscaped exteriors, with enchanting gardens incorporating fountains and waterfalls.
PEOPLE & LIFESTYLE
Farragut’s residents enjoy access to well-regarded local public schools and an eclectic mix of restaurants offering a refined selection of international cuisine. Delightful local restaurants such as Lakeside Tavern take advantage of Farragut’s gorgeous waterfront features to offer delicious dishes in a space with breathtaking views across the Tennessee River.
There are many parks and open spaces in and around the Farragut community. These expansive green spaces offer trails, sports fields, and children’s play areas, and the beautiful waterfront Concord Park is Farragut’s most popular recreation spot, with a par-3 golf course, sand volleyball courts, an asphalt skate park, and a marina.
Farragut is small enough to feel homey but large enough for amenities such as spas and modern wellness facilities to operate within the area.