The Grasp Planning course of for Brentwood’s latest park is coming to an in depth on the Metropolis Fee’s November 28th common assembly once they contemplate the ultimate draft of the Windy Hill Park Grasp Plan. The Metropolis has been engaged on the plan since July and has performed 5 public engagement conferences with its Brentwood-based marketing consultant, ESP Associates. Enter from these conferences has been integrated into the ultimate structure and facilities to be included within the 52-acre park, set to open in 2023.
This property, situated on the south aspect of Previous Smyrna Highway was bought by the Metropolis in Might 2020 from Wilbur and Lucy Sensing, longtime house owners of a farm generally known as Windy Hill. The land is adjoining to 40 acres of personal land that was additionally a part of the Sensing’s property, a web site that also contains the historic Constantine Sneed Home. That residence dates all the way in which again to 1825, when it was constructed by the son of James Sneed, a Revolutionary Battle veteran who acquired a land grant in Williamson County of 640 acres. The 92 acres that make up the 2 properties are actually protected by a conservation easement that ensures this historic and scenic land will likely be preserved for generations to return.
Windy Hill Park will likely be a passive leisure park, that means open area and multi-purpose trails would be the predominate options, with different makes use of being small picnic amenities, a gazebo, and a playground. Trails will likely be 10 toes large, with perimeter sections incorporating an extra two-foot combination shoulder for individuals who want to not run on pavement. A 400-meter loop path can even be integrated within the north part of the park. Parking will embrace two parking areas, one on the north finish with 58 areas, and one on the south with 43 areas. Restrooms will likely be situated on the north finish. A small airplane hangar nonetheless exists on the property from a time when the positioning served as a non-public airstrip. The Metropolis hopes to include an aviation theme into a few of the facilities.
Residents will be capable of drive, stroll or cycle into the park from Previous Smyrna Highway/Jones Parkway to the north, and Jones Parkway from the south. Pedestrians may also enter from the west through a 10-foot path to be put in alongside the Carondelet Place right-of-way.
• +/-101 parking areas w/ lighting for each north and south parking heaps
• 1 Mile Multi-Use Path (10-foot-wide asphalt path with 2-foot outer Combination Shoulder)
• 6,100 LF linear toes of secondary trails (10-foot-wide asphalt trails, no shoulders)
• 9,100 SF sq. toes of Concrete (Together with the Promenade)
• (1) 400 Meter Loop Path
• 2 Stream crossings
• 1 Proposed Crossing
• 1 Present Culvert Crossing
• 1 Important 30’x20’ Shelter Construction
• 1 Restroom / Storage Facility
• 1 Octagonal gazebo
• 3 Lined Single Picnic Buildings
• 4 Bistro Tables and eight chairs
• 15 Picnic Tables
• 26 Benches
• 12 Trash Receptacles
• 4 consuming fountains (3-station)
• 6 Canine Waste Stations
• Prefabricated playground w/ mulch base and shade construction
• 4-6 exercise stations
• Approach-finding signage
• Historic schooling signage
• Extra shade timber
The Metropolis Fee assembly will happen at Brentwood Metropolis Corridor, situated at 5211 Maryland Approach, at 7:00 p.m. on November 28.