Fairfield Glade

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Perhaps one of the most affordable resort retirement communities in the south, Fairfield Glade folds nicely into fixed income budgets delivering comprehensive amenities without compromising quality of life. The 12,500 acre master planned community began development in the 1970's and approximately 4,700 homes are built of the 7,000 planned.

FAIRFIELD GLADE AMENITIES

  • Four 18 Hole Championship Mountain Golf Courses
    • Stonehenge designed by Joe Lee
    • Brae Course (9 holes) and Crag Course (9 holes) at Heatherhurst
    • Druid Hills 
    • Dorchester
  • Three Golf Clubhouses with dining
  • Wellness Complex with large Fitness Center and Indoor Swimming Pool
  • 30,000 Square Foot Cumberland Medical Center Medical Arts Building
  • Good Samaratan Society Campus with Assisted Living and Senior Apartments
  • Three Swimming Pools in addition to the Wellness Complex
  • Twelve Tennis Courts
  • Recreational Center
  • 11 Private Lakes
  • Two Marinas
  • Walking Trails

Officially 'The Golf Capital of Tennessee', Baby Boomers relocating to Tennessee are drawn to the area for three main reasons: mild weather, central location and for a lower cost of living. Middle Tennessee has four distinct seasons. The winters are mild and summers reasonably cool thanks to the higher elevation of the Cumberland Plateau.

What makes Fairfield Glade popular with retirees? The amenity list is quite lengthy: 4 championship golf courses, a comprehensive wellness center, new recreation center, 12 tennis courts; 4 indoor 8 outdoor, 4 swimming pools; 2 indoor 2 outdoor, fine and casual dining options at 2 country clubs, 11 spring fed lakes, 2 marina's, equestrian stables and miles of walking trails. Stonehenge Golf Club is ranked a Top 100 Golf Course by Golf Magazine. Fairfield Glade has several mountain golf courses. 

The Village Green Mall within the community offers restaurants, a salon and daily conveniences. The newest neighborhoods at Fairfield Glade North have modern street lighting, decorative mailboxes and the power is buried underground. The earlier built neighborhoods have older homes yet have the advantage of being situated closer to the community's amenities.

Residents here at one of the top Tennessee golf communities have the flexible opportunity to pay for amenities 'a la carte' verses expensive annual memberships. For example, a la carte usage fees at the comprehensive CMC Wellness Center, are approximately $44.50 a month; golf at famous Stonehenge is $41 for 18 holes; tennis $7 per court hour; the use of the swimming pools $200 annually and marina boat rentals are as low as $16 per hour. Folks only pay for the amenities they use which makes it attractive to those comparing resort retirement communities.

Convenient medical care is within the neighborhood at the CMC Wellness Center operated by Cumberland Medical Center. The new 30,000 square medical center opened in early 2014. Mammography, physical therapy, aquatic therapy are just a few of the medical services on property. 'Very friendly people' is the most common accolade we hear from property owner reviews about Fairfield Glade. Almost 100 social clubs are active keeping the small town friendly lifestyle alive and well at one of the most well known Tennessee golf communities.

In addition to constructed amenities, natural amenities surround the neigborhoods. The Cumberland Plateau is the largest timbered plateau on the East Coast. Catoosa Wildlife Management area is adjacent to the golf community with 84,000 acres of protected forest. Fall Creek Falls State Park is Tennessee's most visited state park and is only 45 minutes from Fairfield Glade. Crossville and Cookeville TN are the nearest cities rich in history, culture, deliciousness with plenty of educational opportunities. Crossville is called 'The Golf Capital of Tennessee' because half of the golf courses in Tennessee are located in a small circumference. Golfers searching for mountain golf courses will find Fairfield Glade a great option when relocating to Tennessee.

Real estate taxes are low compared to the rest of the Southeast. If you're searching for affordable resort retirement communities, you'll find plenty of options here. Buyers can purchase a new home, find a resale, select a maintenance free townhome or buy a lot to build on later at Fairfield Glade. Panoramic views of the mountains, golf course homes, lakefront homes or private wooded homes are available. Golf course lots for sale at start in the $20k's, lakefront lots $100k's and mountain views lots from $150k. Fairfield Glade approved builders include Cumberland Construction Plus, Lakeland Construction and Fairfield Homes. Re-sale townhomes start in the low $150k's or new townhomes are priced in the mid $230k's; re-sale single family homes for sale begin in the $150k's.

Our real estate score for Fairfield Glade in Crossville Tennessee is 73.

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Fairfield GladeYour score:91 / 100Reviews:546

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: Anonymous
Great golf courses, tennis, swimming, hiking and very socialable residents.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
60/100
Membership Fees:
80/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:86/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
People move here from all over the U.S. and become like family members to each other.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: David
The most kind and friendly neighbors you could ever hope to live among.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Ray
Many things to do within a short trip, including five very good golf courses. Lakes and other recreational activities also keep people busy with their hobbies.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
60/100
Developer Creditability:
60/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
40/100
Average:74/100
Property Owner: Paul
Very affordable, beautiful property with great views, lots of amenities at very low cost.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:94/100
Property Owner: James
There are people just like us - people who care for one another, like to get out and do things, and appreciate all the wonderful amenities Fairfield Glade has to offer.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Larry
A very welcoming community, comprised primarily of recent retirees from all over the nation.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Donald
The people here are the friendliest and most helpful, compared to anyplace I have ever been.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Nanette
So much to do! Five fabulous golf courses; two of which close down in the winter so walkers can use the golf cart paths. Lots of hiking trails and paved walking paths. Pools, fitness center, many clubs and opportunities to volunteer. "If you are bored here, it's your own fault!"
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Besides the 5 stars the cost of living in TN is very good. Living on one of the lakes or golf courses does not cost a million.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100

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Our Score:
Silver
73/100
Your Score:
Gold
91 / 100

Property Owner Reviews

Property Owner: William
Great amenities and neighbors in a great location. Safe and secure place to live.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Fairfield Glade TN is a community of welcoming people, active social clubs, many outdoor activities and volunteer opportunities. The climate, setting, and scenery are invigorating. The location lends itself to a variety of destinations in all directions. All at a most affordable cost of living.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:94/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
There is an activity of interest to most residents.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
80/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:91/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
People want to live here as they moved from many other areas of the United States, they came for what Fairfield Glade has to offer: golf, boating, fishing and nature trails plus more.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
The residents here are extremely friendly & the amenities are everything we could want. The cost of living here is very friendly to retirees, too.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Creditability:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:89/100
Property Owner: Theresa
Fairfield Glade has something for everyone. With 5 golf courses, some with pools, 11 lakes, outdoor tennis and pickle ball courts there are plenty of outdoor options. Our Community Center and dining facilities have wonderful indoor activities. There is an exercise facility, medical facility and a wonderful assisted living facility in Good Samaritan. We also have Plateau Creative Art Center with displays of local artists’ talent featured regularly with many classes offered monthly. This area accommodates those of any age. Many residents come here to retire, from various parts of the country. Visiting families have an opportunity to share in any of the facilities. We have a Wyndham development attached which offers the ability to participate in all Fairfield Glade has to offer.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
80/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:97/100
Property Owner: Anonymous
Great weather, plenty of work, things to do and no state taxes. The community is friendly and genuine. Close to lakes, golf, hiking trails, and more.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Bruce
We are surrounded by beautiful lakes, forests and mountains with abundant wildlife and many amenities to keep us busy. Residents are extremely friendly and happy.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
100/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
100/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:100/100
Property Owner: Bruce
peacefull setting far removed from the hustle of city life. Wonderful golf courses, walking and hiking trails, we are geared to the outdoor recreation for seniors with a laid back atmosphere.
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
Developer Creditability:
100/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Membership Fees:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
80/100
Social Clubs:
80/100
Average:86/100
Property Owner: 385582
Curb Appeal and Maintenance:
80/100
HOA/POA Dues:
100/100
Proximity to Places of Interest:
60/100
Quality of Community Amenities:
100/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Average:88/100

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Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
10miles
100/100
Nearest State Park:
13 miles
80/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
9 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
12 miles
40/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
72 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
10 miles
100/100
Nearest Landfill:
21 miles
80/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
53 miles
60/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
60/100
Community Parks:
60/100
Dining:
60/100
Equestrian:
60/100
Fitness Center:
100/100
Golf Course:
80/100
Lake:
80/100
Marina:
60/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Swimming Pool:
100/100
Tennis:
100/100
Walking Trails:
60/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
No
60/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Power lines
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Architecture Style:
Traditional American
Water:
City
Sewer:
City
Natural Gas:
Yes

Developer Credibility

In 1998, twenty years after the project started, Fairfield Glade had a deadline to complete the sewer, power and provide streets to the neighborhoods. Property owners complained they were not able to build their homes without this basic infrastructure. In 2007, Fairfield Glade settled with the Department of Housing and Urban Development for $2.5 million plus $500k in fines as damages for not completing the infrastructure on time. Buyers who purchased land at Fairfield Glade between May 1973 and November 1975 may have been eligible for reimbursement from these damages.

Developed in the 1970's, we noticed a mixture of new and older club amenities at Fairfield Glade. For example, the golf clubhouses seem dated while the CMC Wellness Center and Recreation Center are brand new and state of the art. A new 30,000 square foot medical center broke ground in late 2012 adding to the medical facilities in the neighborhood.

We questioned if the Homeowners Association has adequately reserved funds for renovating and remodeling the club amenities. Financial information has been provided showing $3.2M in reserves. We were also informed roads have been provided to all buildable lots.

Fairfield Glade Community Club property owners now own Fairfield Glade with the exception of the CMC Wellness Center which is owned by Cumberland Medical Center.

80/100

Sold Pricing

Mean Price (lot):
$6,225
Median Price (lot):
$3,490
Mode Price (lot):
$1,542
Mean Price (home):
$191,556
Median Price (home):
$164,900
Mode Price (home):
$175,000
According to public records, there were 175 closed sales through the first 10 months of 2011. 129 lots and 46 single family homes. One investment group purchased 68 of the lots.
Pricing updated annually for prior 12-24 month period. Mean price is defined as average sold price, Median price as middle sold price and Mode price is defined as most often sold price.

Taxes

County:
Cumberland
Real Estate:
0.0049%
Sales Tax:
9.75%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.3579%
Sales Tax: 7.4%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$1,080

Annual Club Membership Dues

Southeast Average
Golf: $7,612
Sport: $2,280
Social: $4,835

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Southeast Average
Golf: $37,891
Sport: $10,087
Social: $17,469

Community Scorecard

Our Score:
Silver
73/100
Your Score:
Gold
91 / 100

Proximity

Nearest Hospital:
10miles
100/100
Nearest State Park:
13 miles
80/100
Nearest Shopping Mall:
9 miles
100/100
Nearest Good Restaurants:
12 miles
40/100
Nearest Airport - Commercial:
72 miles
20/100
Nearest College:
10 miles
100/100
Nearest Landfill:
21 miles
80/100
Nearest Nuclear Facility:
53 miles
60/100

Amenities

Clubhouse:
60/100
Community Parks:
60/100
Dining:
60/100
Equestrian:
60/100
Fitness Center:
100/100
Golf Course:
80/100
Lake:
80/100
Marina:
60/100
Social Clubs:
100/100
Swimming Pool:
100/100
Tennis:
100/100
Walking Trails:
60/100

Curb Appeal

Gated Entrance:
No
60/100
Streets Paved:
Yes
60/100
Street Lighting:
Power lines
60/100
Landscaping:
Enhanced
60/100
Architecture Style:
Traditional American
Water:
City
Sewer:
City
Natural Gas:
Yes

Developer Credibility

In 1998, twenty years after the project started, Fairfield Glade had a deadline to complete the sewer, power and provide streets to the neighborhoods. Property owners complained they were not able to build their homes without this basic infrastructure. In 2007, Fairfield Glade settled with the Department of Housing and Urban Development for $2.5 million plus $500k in fines as damages for not completing the infrastructure on time. Buyers who purchased land at Fairfield Glade between May 1973 and November 1975 may have been eligible for reimbursement from these damages.

Developed in the 1970's, we noticed a mixture of new and older club amenities at Fairfield Glade. For example, the golf clubhouses seem dated while the CMC Wellness Center and Recreation Center are brand new and state of the art. A new 30,000 square foot medical center broke ground in late 2012 adding to the medical facilities in the neighborhood.

We questioned if the Homeowners Association has adequately reserved funds for renovating and remodeling the club amenities. Financial information has been provided showing $3.2M in reserves. We were also informed roads have been provided to all buildable lots.

Fairfield Glade Community Club property owners now own Fairfield Glade with the exception of the CMC Wellness Center which is owned by Cumberland Medical Center.

80/100

Taxes

County:
Cumberland
Real Estate:
0.0049%
Sales Tax:
9.75%
Southeast Average
Real Estate: 0.3579%
Sales Tax: 7.4%
The real estate tax millage rate has been converted for you to an annual percentage.

HOA/POA Annual Dues

Annual Dues:
$1,080

Annual Club Membership Dues

Southeast Average
Golf: $7,612
Sport: $2,280
Social: $4,835

Initiation Fees/Deposits

Southeast Average
Golf: $37,891
Sport: $10,087
Social: $17,469