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Fontanel Mansion

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Address: 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37189
Phone Number: +1 615-724-1600
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Description: Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by...
Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame(R) member Barbara Mandrell, and is Nashville's only country music mansion tour giving visitors a sneak peek into the lives of country music greats. The home, situated on the 136 acre property, is nestled in the rolling hills of the Whites Creek Valley. With The Inn at Fontanel, the Woods Amphitheater, Pritchard's Distillery the Pepsi Studio Gallery, Cafe Fontanella, Music City Ziplines by Adventure Works, The Trails and Metro Parks Greenway, it is easy to see why Fontanel is becoming one of Nashville's premier destinations. We offer a family and dog friendly atmosphere located just minutes from downtown Nashville in Whites Creek. Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
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Wasn't sure what to expect but it was worth every minute! The photos in the vast living room were a treat to see and brought back lots of memories of stars that I had forgotten... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Cartersville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Wasn't sure what to expect but it was worth every minute! The photos in the vast living room were a treat to see and brought back lots of memories of stars that I had forgotten about. The house is huge, yet still would be very liveable, very warm feeling to it. We had a great guide, Kyle Stallons, who happened... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My wife and I grew up watching the Barbara Mandrell show and thought it would be neat to see the home where she lived. Little did we know what a spectacular experience it became. It stated with an introduction to our tour guide, Steve Whitson. We were sitting on a bench waiting for our tour shuttle to drive the next... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a real Gem for Nashville that few locals go to for some reason. I took an out of state girlfriend and we had a wonderful time. The home is very unique and has a lot of both old information on the Mandrell family and their life here but also the new owners who are record producers in Nashville.... More 

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Van Wert, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A fun tour. Very knowledgeable, friendly and courteous guide. Worth a visit. I'm not much into "star" worship, but this is a beautiful home with an interested history. Info provided by the guide made the whole tour worthwhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Took a tour today for the first time after living in Nashville for 9 years. It was a very fun day trip. We had 45 minutes to taste wine and sample the libations at Pritchard's. Everyone involved in the tour was professional, courteous and knowledgeable. Dan, our mansion tour guide, even serenaded us with song and music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent tour of the former home of Barbara Mandrell. It was interesting to learn about the history of her music career. She was a very talented lady. All of the pictures in the home provided a timeline of her success. The grounds also include 2 fabulous restaurants, gift shop, concert venue and other buildings.

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Loogootee, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I didn't know what to expect when a friend recommended a tour of the Fontanel mansion. Our group ended up having a great time, and WILL be going back. The best part of the whole experience was our tour guide, Steven. He was extremely friendly, very knowledgeable, and fun to be around... We also found out he's a talented singer... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Amazing home! It was fun to get out and see how the rich and famous live. We went as a family outing over the holidays.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My mother and I visited Fontanel Mansion as it was one of the remaining Nashville tourist attractions that we hadn't seen. We heard great things about how amazing and strange the mansion is, and we had high hopes to be "wowed." While the mansion is attractive, it didn't have the wow factor that I expected. The bedrooms looked like a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My husband and I have been to Nashville many times and have taken almost every tour, except his one! We had a great time in the mansion. If you like country music and the history of it, you will enjoy all the memorabilia in the home. Our tour guide, Steven, was phenomenal and also an artist. He played a couple... More 

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