Tennessee’s largest residence, Villa Collina, gets a new owner

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — What’s billed as the largest home in Tennessee has a new owner.

Records show Villa Collina’s new owner, a limited liability company, is linked to an Afghanistan man who sued the seller, Eric W. Barton, in a business dispute.

A public relations release Wednesday stated the transaction was for $11 million. Knox County records list the amount as $10.5 million, according to Knox County Register of Deeds Nick McBride.

Barton, the previous owner, announced the sale of Villa Collina on Lyons View Pike in the release.
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