The late John Prine sang the phrases, “make me an angel” –– now his widow is saying, “make me a suggestion.”
Two years after her husband’s dying, Fiona Whelan listed the 2-acre Nashville estate for $5 million, Mansion International reported. Simon Kerr and Deirdre Kerr of Zeitlin Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty have the itemizing.
Prine, a four-time Grammy winner, is broadly thought-about one of many greats of American folks music and songwriting. Recognized for his songs, “Angel from Montgomery,” “Hiya In There,” and “Similar Stone,” he was inducted into the Songwriters Corridor of Fame in 2019.
He married Whelan in 1996, and the couple had two youngsters collectively. He died at 73, after contracting COVID-19 within the early weeks of the pandemic.
The couple purchased the house in 2018 for $2.6 million, in line with the outlet. The itemizing exhibits the mansion, inbuilt 2000, spans 7,300 sq. toes, 4 bedrooms, 5 bogs, and three half-bathrooms. Prine and Whelan renovated the kitchen in 2019, and made updates to the bedrooms, the outlet reported. The property additionally features a heated pool, out of doors hearth pit, four-car storage, and a basement the itemizing advertises as a chance to construct a music studio.
The property is seated in Oak Hill, a high-end neighborhood in Nashville.
“Oak Hill is a outstanding space in Nashville,” Simon Kerr advised the outlet, “The homes have massive property tons and it’s very personal. It’s the place lots of nation music stars stay.”
It’s not unusual for Nashville actual property to return with a legacy of music historical past. Willie Nelson’s former “Hideaway” listed for $2.5 million in November. An notorious shootout together with his former son-in-law on the property earned Nelson the nickname “Shotgun Willie” and impressed a tune of the identical identify.
— Kate Hinsche