meet the

oakstone team

Retreat Properties Team

Our sales team at The Retreat is unparalleled in their knowledge of tiny homes and our communities. They are licensed real estate agents in Tennessee and are well-equipped to assist you with any land or home purchase you may be considering. Whether you need help with raw land or selecting the perfect home to build on your property, our team of experts at Retreat Properties is here for you. If you're looking to resell, invest in additional property, or finally start building your dream tiny home, give them a call at (615) 219-9756 or email

John Houston
Sales Agent

John is a licensed Affiliate Broker and has been a member of the Greater Nashville REALTORS® in TN since 2012. A TN native he received a B.S. from MTSU and holds a Part 107 sUAS Remote Pilot, Certified Financial, and Leading Relocation Specialist certifications. His experience in residential real estate has led to adoration of luxury tiny homes and development.

Chris Harper
Sales Agent

Chris is an avid outdoor lover who enjoys fishing, kayaking and watching his son play baseball. With over 20 years experience in sales and construction, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to real estate investing. An expert in tiny homes, Chris skillfully guides clients in their tiny home and land investments.


We are excited for you to get to know our in-house construction team here at The Retreat. We are committed to providing the highest quality product for you as we continue to build some long favorite floor plans and release new ones in the future. Our team works hard to deliver an outstanding product and is continuously refining our process with every new build we execute. For more information on our internal home builds, please contact your Retreat Sales Agent to assist you in starting your new build. (615) 219-9756 or
Bradford Watson
President of Retreat Constructions

Bradford has been a licensed structural engineer for nearly 2 decades. As a graduate of TN Tech, he worked in civil and structural engineering before joining Oakstone. He is a qualified agent overseeing residential construction.

Nathan Long
Senior Superintendent

Nathan received his Master's of Science from WGU and is a licensed contractor in residential construction. He has worked in construction since 2015 and brings his background as a licensed home inspector with him to The Retreat.

Senior Superintendent

David is a licensed Tennessee home inspector with decades of experience in commercial and residential mechanical systems. He has become a versatile asset to the Retreat Construction team. David also enjoys commercial drone photography and auto mechanics.

Michael Nauta
Project Engineer

Mike has a degree in Civil Engineering from the McMaster University in Ontario. He relocated from Canada over a year ago to pursue his career in residential development. He is currently a project and costing engineer with Retreat Construction

Amy Ruecker
Purchasing & Selections Manager

Amy moved to Tennessee from Colorado where she worked as a construction superintendent and lighting designer with her previous company. She now manages all materials and selections purchasing and planning for Retreat Construction.

Sheena Layne
Warranty Manager & Office Admin.

Sheena has been managing the warranty and office administration duties with Retreat Construction since February 2022. She is the smiling face you see when you walk in our office and always happy to assist our customers.