Frequently Asked Questions

SouthBrooke is being developed by Ford Classic Homes. Ford Classic Homes has been building homes of architectural distinction and quality in such distinguished Middle Tennessee communities as Annandale, Berry Farms, Laurel Brooke, The Grove, Richland Hall, Westhaven, Windstone, Witherspoon, and Rosebrooke.

Additional information is available at www.fordclassichomes.com.

The members of the SouthBrooke Builders Guild were selected because of their craftsmanship, quality standards, attention to detail, and extraordinary designs. The members of the SouthBrooke Builders Guild are:

SouthBrooke will offer a variety of homes including townhomes, alley load single-family homes, and front-load single-family homes.

The Villages of SouthBrooke started construction in early 2022. The Meadows of SouthBrooke, north of Villages, will start construction in 2023. A future expansion to SouthVale, on the west side of Lewisburg Pike, will begin in 2023.

No, all homesites will be designed with one of the available neighborhood floor plans. Homes will be released for sale after drywall is complete.

All selections are selected prior to the start of construction by a designer with Bella Vita Interiors. The following selections will be available to a buyer to re-select: Interior Paint, Counter Tops, Hardwood Stain Color, and Carpet. Please reach out to a sales agent for a copy of selections.

No, the sections will have separate entrances and will not connect

      Yes, there will be three model homes in the neighborhood:

  • Lily townhome by Ford Classic Homes located at 1007 Southbrooke Blvd. – Lot 102.
  • The Hazel by Ford Classic Homes located at 1043 Southbrooke Blvd. – Lot 108.
  • The Iris by Insignia Homes located at 1037 Southbrooke Blvd.- Lot 107.
  • A gathering space that features a swimming pool and cabana with restrooms.
  • A 12′ wide paved walkway along Lewisburg Pike.
  • Beautiful landscaping.
  • Street trees, neighborhood pocket parks, streetlights, and sidewalks throughout the community.
  • An enhanced architectural program that strives to make sure that each home and lawn conforms to the highest standards.

The pool and cabana will be located in Villages at SouthBrooke. Homeowners from Villages and Meadows at SouthBrooke will share access to all the same amenities. The future expansion to SouthVale will also feature another shared amenity center for both communities.

The Villages at SouthBrooke will include 123 homes and the Meadows at SouthBrooke will include 82 homes. An expansion into SouthVale will include over 500 units when complete.

No, SouthBrooke is not a gated community.

As of 3/24/22 the HOA quarterly fee, working capital fund, and set-up fees are TBD.

The HOA maintenance includes:

  • Lawn care and seasonal planting throughout the community open spaces including entrances, parks, and common space.
  • Townhome exterior yard and home maintenance.
  • Neighborhood amenities, pool, and sidewalks.

The Design Review Committee (DRC) is a board of design and building professionals established by the developer to review all homes to be constructed in SouthBrooke with respect to the community covenants and restrictions. This review is also based on architectural style, materials and colors, exterior detailing and site and landscape criteria. The activities of the DRC have been established to  protect the integrity of the community streetscape.

Homes sites in the first phase of SouthBrooke range in size from approx. 0.07 acres to approx. 0.15 acres. Lot sizes will vary in phases 2 and 3.

The square footage for townhomes constructed in SouthBrooke will average 2,500  square feet. Single-family homes will range from 2,400 – 4,500+ square feet excluding garages, porches, and open areas.

Only the members of the SouthBrooke Builders Guild are permitted to build homes in SouthBrooke. All homesites will feature a floor plan from the SouthBrooke neighborhood approved floor plans and cannot accommodate any custom builds.

Construction of the above are considered on a case-by-case basis. Home buyers interested in constructing a pool must include them on the Architectural Plan, Site Plan, and the Landscaping Plans prior to submission to the Design Review Committee (DRC). Home buyers that wish to construct the above at a later time must submit a formal request to the DRC along with detailed plans.

None of the above can be constructed without written approval from the DRC.

Children are an important part of the SouthBrooke community and providing a pleasant place for children to grow and play is a community goal. The type, structure, and design of any semi-permanent or permanent play equipment must be  submitted to the Design Review Committee (DRC) for approval before installation. Wood construction is required, except as otherwise may be approved by the DRC. Play equipment composed primarily of metal is prohibited. Play equipment located  in the front or a side yard is generally prohibited.

The State of Tennessee is requiring Central Mailbox Units for all new construction going forward. The location of these mailboxes is determined by the United States Postal Service.

Yes, SouthBrooke is a beautifully lit and pedestrian friendly community.

Yes, there are sidewalks throughout the community. SouthBrooke is a pedestrian-oriented community that was designed for people interested in walking and running.

The Street Tree Program was developed to provide the framework for planting and maintaining street trees between curbs and sidewalks per a City of Franklin approved design. These trees provide an important separation between the pedestrian areas and the street and help to frame the houses. The developer plants the street trees at the appropriate time and the builder is responsible for the care, maintenance, and replacement, if necessary, of street trees on a lot during construction. After the home closes, the homeowner assumes responsibility for the care, maintenance, and replacement, if necessary, of  street trees on their lot.

SouthBrooke is zoned for:

  • Oak View Elementary School

  • Legacy Middle School

  • Independence High School

Yes, there will be HOA dues in the amount of $100 per month for single-family homes and $175 per month for townhomes. All townhome exterior maintenance is managed by the HOA. There will also be a one-time working capital fee of $1,000 due at closing for single-family homes and $1,025 at closing for townhomes. The HOA is being managed by Ghertner.

Yes, leasing is permitted in SouthBrooke per the CC&R’s as long as no more than thirty percent (30%) of the total number of lots and condominiums has been exceeded.

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