New Owners Of Johnny Cash Estate Plan To Turn Home Into Rehab Facility

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August 1, 2014 | 3:25pm EST

The new owners of Johnny Cash’s former Tennessee home are planning to turn the old place into a rehab center.
The sprawling Hendersonville pad the late country icon and his wife June Carter Cash called home for over three decades is to be turned into a retreat for women suffering from eating disorders, according to the Tennesseean newspaper.
The Old Hickory Lake estate was purchased in March from a company owned by musician Barry Gibb and his wife, Linda, and now sources tell the publication the new owners, Lakehouse Holdings, LLC, have launched a bid to revamp the place as a medical center and recovery home.
The future of Cash’s former home will be discussed at a public Hendersonville Regional Planning Commission hearing in early September.
Gibb and his wife bought the seven-bedroom property in 2005. It was gutted by a fire in 2007.