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Dolly Parton's longtime home is sold after 12 years on the market

The Tennessee home where Dolly Parton lived for many years with her husband, Carl Dean, quietly sold for $849,000 after years on the market.

The pair bought a four-bedroom, two-bathroom Nashville property in 1980 for her $50,000 (about $190,400 in today's dollars).

They sold this house for her $140,000 in 1996, 16 years after her.

Since 2010, this home has been on and off the market from the same owners who purchased the home from Parton and Dean. It was first listed for $359,000.

There were several price cuts over the next few years. After a competitive housing market and inflation, this home was finally sold on her December 22nd, 2021.

The outdated nature of the house may have contributed to the time spent in the market.

This is her second owner since the singer, actress and philanthropist moved out.

The home spans 4,795 square feet.
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The living area.
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While at home, Parton was already known for her singing. Elvis Presley expressed interest in recording "Jolene" and "I Will Always Love You", and Parton himself was interested in working with Presley. But when his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, told her that it was standard procedure for Presley to sign over half the publishing rights to the songs he recorded, Parton refused.

When Parton first moved into the house in 1980, she starred in the feature film " 9 to 5" theme song not only reached number one on the country charts, but also hit the pop and adult contemporary charts. Spanning

4,795 square feet, the property sits on 2.4 acres of land.

According to previous listings, her upstairs in a house called "Unique Her Two-Story Home" is an owner-occupied bed and breakfast named 'Dolly's Getaway'. ” was a success.

There is also a separate guest house and a separate studio used for online business.

One of four bedrooms.
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Another bedroom.
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The guest house.
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The stairs leading down to the backyard.
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The property is situated on 2.4 acres.
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"Photos taken before the online business and after the bed and breakfast closed" is added to the list.

Donna Brewer of Action Homes handled the listing.

Meanwhile, Parton and her husband of 56 lived in a fairly modest home, only she had built a "dream house" in Brentwood, twenty minutes away. — not yet funded.

"Her husband Carl and I dreamed of a house," she said in an interview for her book "Dolly On Dolly." "Every year I took this old camera and drove to Mississippi for our anniversary and took pictures of some of my favorite Southern mansions. Porches here, pillars there. Then we took them home. and took them seriously and put it all together in my head."

Dolly Parton first met her husband when she was 18 and he was 21, as the singer said the two still make time for date nights.
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Before we could afford it, I knew we could someday,' she said. I searched all over Tennessee for land," she said.

"There is a tiny bridge, but I made sure it was narrow enough that a tour bus couldn't cross it. Karl and I could walk around it naked and no one would see it. I have chickens and cows, and I have a vegetable garden.It's a quiet, homely place for me and the special people in my life."

Her current home/farm is 8,100 square feet. and sits on over 62 acres of land.

Over the years they installed bathhouses, gazebos, swimming pools and tennis courts, according to development records obtained by The Post.