Virtual Tour of Superstar Randy Travis’ Home Highlights Thousands Of Tennessee Homes for Sale on

REDMOND, Wash., July 21, 2000 — The™
online real estate service, the Internet’s most complete guide to everything about the home, this week unveiled a virtual tour of Randy Travis’ $1.87 million estate for sale in Ashland City, Tenn., giving consumers a taste of country living on the superstar’s 200-acre property outside Nashville. Travis’ home is the latest in a series of celebrity virtual tours featured on and adds to an exhaustive database of Tennessee homes for sale at .

Travis will leave behind his
“Dogwood Farms”
estate, which includes a more than 9,000 -square-foot log home that he and wife Elizabeth moved into in 1986. The couple continually remodeled and expanded this home for more than 10 years until it reached its current size in 1996. Named for the dogwood trees that cover the property and surrounded by Marrowbone Creek, Travis’ estate reflects its natural setting inside as well.

The tour showcases 360-degree images of Travis’ master suite, complete with hand-carved doors, Mexican tile flooring and an Adobe Kiva fireplace. Framed by full-length windows, the living room includes beamed ceilings and a stone fireplace, while the spa area is built around a spacious whirlpool, surrounded by tropical plants, a stained-glass wall and windows overlooking Marrowbone Creek.

While Travis’ estate may be one of the most expensive Tennessee homes featured for sale on, it’s certainly not the only one. Listing agreements with Tennessee’s largest real estate organizations offer local home buyers access to more than 24,000 home listings throughout Nashville and other key Tennessee markets.

Thanks to a recent site relaunch, now includes the most comprehensive information available to help consumers with every home-related decision, including all aspects of renting, buying, financing, moving, maintaining, improving, selling and shopping for their home. As a result, last week was named the Best Home-Buying Site on the Web according to the Gomez Summer 2000 Internet Home-Buying Scorecard.

The view of Travis’ estate is the latest in a series of virtual tours of celebrity homes featured on The country superstar is currently on a five-month national tour in support of his latest LP, Man Ain’t Made of Stone, and its new single,
“I’ll Be Right Here Loving You.”
More details can be found at .

Other virtual tours will continually be added to the site, showcasing high-quality listings to prospective home buyers. In the coming weeks, the HomeAdvisor™
online real estate service is scheduled to feature additional virtual tours of the homes of some of the world’s most provocative newsmakers, entertainers, comedians and sports celebrities, letting visitors to sneak a peek into their worlds at .

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