Feeney, Inc. Has Part In Southern Living Idea Home In Nashville

Thursday, July 11, 2013
The Southern Living Idea Home in Nashville.
The Southern Living Idea Home in Nashville.

Feeney, Inc., a manufacturer of stainless steel cable and aluminum railing systems, is part of the 2013 Southern Living Idea House. The new Idea House was built on the 136-acre Fontanel estate in Nashville. Donated by Feeney and used for infill on the house’s outdoor railings, environmentally-friendly CableRail by Feeney cable assemblies are virtually invisible and allow homeowners to enjoy an unobstructed view, officials said. 

An alternative to wood or metal picket infill, Feeney’s CableRail steel cable assemblies provide a minimalist and low maintenance design statement. Available in an array of standard and custom fabricated stainless steel cable assemblies, CableRail by Feeney is made of weatherproof, 316-grade stainless steel with an assortment of attachment hardware options. 

“We are excited to be part of this year’s fantastic Idea House program,” said Andrew Penny, vice president of marketing at Feeney. “Every year, a new Southern Living team creates amazing homes that address the most current housing trends.  Feeney was delighted to work with this year’s talented project team which included Fontanel Properties as the developer, Castle Homes as the Builder, Historical Concepts as the architect, Duke Landscape Architects as the landscape architect, and Phoebe Howard Interior Design as the interior designer.  Plus, the location at Fontanel is the perfect place to showcase CableRail infill and its ability to compliment beautiful sightlines.” 

The grand opening of the 2013 Southern Living Idea House was held on June 29. Visitors will be able to tour the location until Dec. 29. The Idea House is a partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and a portion of the proceeds from this year’s house will benefit both research and patient care. Dream house artwork framed and displayed in the Idea House Resource Center is the work of Mae, the 6-year old St. Jude’s patient ambassador to the Idea House and her fellow St. Jude patient friends.  Once the tours end, the Southern Living Idea House will reopen as an event space and Nashville’s only 5-star bed and breakfast. 

For more than 20 years, the Southern Living Idea House program has pulled together teams to build and renovate homes from the ground up – always using products that address current housing trends. More than a beautifully decorated farmhouse, the design of the 2013 Southern Living Idea House at Fontanel Estates in Nashville captures the essence of a Southern family compound, officials aid.  From siding to roofing to a CableRail infill for the outdoor railings, this year’s Idea House addresses homeowner hot buttons, such as energy efficiency, durability and ease of maintenance.  For more information about CableRail by Feeney and the 2013 Southern Living Idea House, visit www.feeneyinc.com/IH2013.



Real Estate Transfers For Feb. 15-21

NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register’s Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register’s Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503. For questions regarding this report, please call Chattanoogan.com at 423 266-2325. GI numbers, listed when street addresses are not available, refer to the location of transactions (book number and page number) ... (click for more)

RE/MAX Opens Office In Hixson

RE/MAX Renaissance announced it has opened a new office in Hixson. The broker of the office will be veteran Realtor Brenda Purcell. RE/MAX Renaissance makes the third RE/MAX office in the Chattanooga area for franchise owners Frances Vantrease and Beth Brock Dodson. "This office will cater to home owners and contractors alike in the Hixson, Middle Valley, and Soddy Daisy areas," ... (click for more)

City Officials Believe Fish Kill In Small Creek In Hixson Is Related To Weather Changes

City officials said they believe a fish kill in a Hixson Creek is related to weather changes. Officials said, "The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is presently investigating the cause of the large numbers of dead fish seen in a wet weather conveyance that runs into the Tennessee River. At this point, officials believe that the cause is related to weather   occurrences earlier ... (click for more)

East Ridge Council Approves Funding For $2.3 Million Camp Jordan Upgrade; Christopher Harris Chosen As Administrative Hearing Officer

The city of East Ridge is continuing to make improvements and upgrades in the city’s appearance and facilities. At the Jan. 11 city council meeting, approval was given for moving forward to make improvements at Camp Jordan Park. This overhaul for the 40-year-old park includes upgrades to restrooms, concessions, fencing, bleachers, grading baseball and softball fields, turfing the ... (click for more)

Reflections On Billy Graham

Sandra and I are saddened this morning after learning of the death of Billy Graham. We rejoice today, because Mr. Graham once said "It will be reported that Billy Graham has died, but that won't be the truth. He said the truth is that he had only moved to a new location".  I remember when we named 15th Street as Billy Graham Avenue, his daughter Gigi came for the dedication ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We’re The Angriest State

WalletHub, a financial-health website that has found it can draw a lot of attention by ranking the states on which is “fattest,” smartest, and so forth, has just announced its “sinful” rating and Tennessee churches should be ashamed of the job they are doing in making the Volunteer State a haven for puritans. Then again, our tourism may soon explode … remember Sodom & Gomorrah. ... (click for more)