Dallas Downs FAQs

  • Our point of contact at Westwood is Amanda Wehby
  • Amanda can be reached at 615-794-1411 or by email at amanda@wmco.net
  • Please use the following e-mail addresses to handle specific requests:
    • HOA@dallasdowns.org for general questions or tennis court keys 
    • design@dallasdowns.org to reach the Design Committee for approval of exterior renovations or landscaping
    • pavilion@dallasdowns.org for Pavilion Reservation requests

 

  • The Dallas Downs HOA is an independent entity whose board may contract with any suitable management company for support services. In the early years of the subdivision, the HOA managed itself. The late Nancy Tudor was the board president and essentially ran the subdivision for many years. Later, the HOA had a contract with Ghertner & Company, but the board became dissatisfied with the level of service and changed to Westwood Management several years ago
  • Westwood Management is located at 109 International Drive, Suite 200, Franklin, TN 37067
  • Annual HOA payments and pool fees can be conveniently paid online through the Westwood Property Management site at www.wmco.net
  • From the site, residents can create, or log into an existing online account by going to the top right of the page and selecting “Resident Login”
  • Annual dues are currently $350.00 per household
  • Dues are billed in the month of February and mailed to each homeowner
  • Payment may be mailed, dropped off, or paid online
  • Failure to pay dues by March 15 may result in the imposition of a late fee 
  • HOA dues must be paid in full in order to purchase a pool key 
  • HOA dues cover all landscaping and maintenance of common areas including entrance to Dallas Downs, common green spaces, playground, pool, tennis courts, and pavilion
  • HOA dues also contribute to community events 
  • In addition, HOA dues allow us to keep a reserve fund for unforeseen expenses

 

  • The pool is one of the perks of living in Dallas Downs and is supported by a membership fee of $150 per year for each address wishing to use the pool
  • Each household that desires pool access will receive a key upon membership payment
  • Pool keys are sold at the pool, typically 1-2 in the latter part of May and at the Westwood Management office - all households will receive communication about obtaining a key prior to the pool season
  • Our pool is maintained by a saltwater chlorination and filtration system as is the adjacent shallow pool which is suitable for children under five
  • The pool is normally open during daylight hours from the weekend prior to Memorial Day through the third week in September
  • The pool house has men’s and women’s restrooms
  • The pool does not have a lifeguard on duty
  • There is a phone and free internet access near the pool
  • A key to the tennis court behind the pool is available free of charge by emailing HOA@dallasdowns.org and reservations are not required
  • Reserved use of the pavilion - which includes several picnic tables, power, and lights, is available only to homeowners and their guests who have fully paid dues and reservations are free of charge - to assure the reservation of a time period for an event at the pavilion, please e-mail pavilion@dallasdowns.org at least one week in advance
  • Pavilion users are requested to clean up the area prior to leaving, remove the trash bag if used, and place a new bag in the container
  • We encourage regular use of the following amenities for Dallas Downs families, their families, and guests free of charge:
    • the basketball court behind the pavilion
    • the playground next to the pavilion
    • the dog waste stations are available on the south side of Dallas Boulevard in front of the pavilion and on the north side of Dallas Boulevard between the upper and lower intersections with Cavalry Drive
    • the Little Free Library near the playground and the pavilion

 

  • Each year we host several community-wide events that may include: 
    • Movies at the pavilion
    • An Easter Egg Hunt and celebration
    • Weekly food trucks in the summer
    • A 4th of July celebration
    • A Fall Festival
    • A visit from Santa
  • In addition, there are unlimited opportunities to join or create, new community clubs and experiences such as:
    • Book Clubs 
    • Walking groups
    • BUNCO and other Game Nights
    • Musical groups
    • Playgroups with young children
    • Neighborhood beautification projects

We have an active Facebook for our community. Residents may request access by suppling their address for validation.

The link is https://www.facebook.com/groups/247483135351836

Dallas Downs is serviced by the Award-Winning Williamson County School District. Williamson County students continue to earn achievement scores that rank among the highest in the State of Tennessee. Williamson County Schools’ information can be found on Comcast Channel 3 and Charter 96 and at the William County Schools website. Schools are listed below:

Winstead Elementary School
4080 Columbia Pike
Franklin, TN, 37064
615-472-4910
http://www.wcs.edu/wses/

Legacy Middle School
2380 Henpeck Ln.
Franklin, TN, 37064
615-472.5310
https://www.wcs.edu/LMS

Centennial High School
5050 Mallory Lane
Franklin, TN, 37067
615-472-4270
http://www.wcs.edu/chs/

  • One of the best things about Dallas Downs is its accessibility. 
  • Historic Downtown Franklin is less than a 10-minute drive and offers wonderful restaurants, antique shops, boutiques, historical sites, and many events put on by the preservation society all year round. The Visitor’s Center is a wonderful resource for residents and tourists alike. 
  • The town not only has a quaint historic district and excellent proximity to Hwy 65, but it also has convenient businesses like Target, Michaels, Best Buy, Home Depot, Trader Joe's, the Cool Springs Mall, and a Publix or Kroger every few miles. Convenient access to everything you need is an embedded part of Dallas Downs.
  • And, Nashville and the airport are all within 30 minutes!
  • Design standards and review process by the Design Committee are explained in Article XI of the Dallas Downs Covenants 
  • Most exterior changes, including but not limited to fences, tree removal, construction of decks/screened porches/sunrooms, and exterior home painting require submission of a design form that describes the proposed work to the HOA Design Committee. Approval is required prior to beginning the work
  • A  link to the Design form homeowners need to submit can be found under HOA Docs on the home page or at this direct link
  • Construction of yard structures such as storage buildings, hot tubs/Jacuzzis, permanent play structures, etc. requires Design Committee approval to make sure there is not impact on adjacent neighbors or the integrity of the neighborhood
  • No fences may be constructed in front of the front line of the home in order to maintain plenty of front-of-house green space
  • Purchasing homes for rental/investment income is prohibited. Homeowners may rent their properties after having lived in the home for one year; the total rental time may not exceed 3 years total over the homeowner’s time of occupancy
  • Trash and recycle receptacles must be stored in a location not visible from the street or by neighbors except when put out for collection
  • The City of Franklin is responsible for collection of trash, some recyclable materials, yard waste, and bulky items upon special request
  • Detailed information on trash disposal is available online at this website or by calling 615-794-1516
  • Wednesday is the normal trash/recycle collection day; the holiday schedule is published on the www.franklintn.gov Website and a sign is also posted at the subdivision entrance to alert homeowners of changes in pickup day
  • Homeowners are requested to put out trash/recycle bins on the evening of the day prior to collection day and remove the bins prior to 8 p.m. of collection day
  • Glass and green waste are not collected in city-provided receptacles in Franklin. At certain times of year, leaves left in piles be the curbside will be collected.
  • Glass, metal, and several other types of recycle or refuse may be disposed of at the nearest Convenience Center, 1140 Mile End Road (off of Carters Creek Pike)
  • Bulky items such as furniture and appliances are picked up on Tuesdays and require advance notification by calling the above phone number
  • Batteries, oil, paint, antifreeze and electronic waste may be dropped off at 417 Century Court (off of Columbia Avenue); more details on the above Website
  • Williamson County offers free paper shredding at the Material Recovery Facility, 420 Century Court (off of Columbia Avenue)
  • We are so fortunate to live in an established community with beautiful, mature trees therefore removal of trees of greater than 4” in diameter requires Design Committee approval; this approval is also required by city ordinance. 
  • This link provides helpful information.