Communities

BELLE MEADE

Belle Meade real estate personifies elegance with its stunning homes and estates that line its
picturesque streets. A healthy “teardown” market exists in the area with smaller or perceived to
be less attractive properties being replaced with well-appointed new construction.

Truly a city within a city, Belle Meade, located inside Davidson County has its own police
department and elected city government. It is and an enchanting area in which to live. One
neighborhood attraction is Belle Meade Plantation which encompasses 30-acres just miles and minutes from downtown Nashville. Many a modern Thoroughbred champion can trace their bloodlines back to horses born and raised here. Charity events often utilize this historically rich location including the plantation house for their fundraising efforts.

Another beautiful neighborhood attraction is the privately funded and not to be missed
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens. This nationally known garden boasts permanent as well as
visiting exhibits together with year round blooming gardens that enthrall visitors on their way
into the renowned on-site museum which was formerly the Cheek family’s magnificent
residence.

Harding Road and Harding Place provide quick access to and from Belle Meade and to other
parts of Greater Nashville.
Prices range from $800,000 to multi-millions.
www.cityofbellemeade.org

 

BELLEVUE

The Bellevue real estate market offers a delightful mix of older, established subdivisions and
some newer construction that calls for the next generation of buyers. A sleepy little rural
community anchored by the famous Loveless Motel has been transformed by home construction
from the 1980’s to present into one of Nashville’s first suburban neighborhoods. Buyers seeking
condominiums and temporary apartment locations find ample housing choices here as well.

Edwin Warner and Percy Warner Park are located next door with more than 2,680 acres to be
enjoyed by all outdoor enthusiasts. The park also provides the setting for the Iroquois
Steeplechase in May of each year.

Access to I-40 and U.S. 70S (Harding Road) makes this a desirable area for short commutes.
Today new and older Bellevue communities include homes and townhomes priced from the mid
$200,000 to $500,000s.

 

EAST NASHVILLE

East Nashville includes the neighborhoods of Lockeland Springs, Historic Edgefield, and The
East End. Charming cottages and Victorian homes exist with new construction on tree-lined
streets located very close to Downtown Nashville. This area has experienced revitalization over
the past decade and has its own creative vibe and personality. Trendy and hip restaurants and
shops are scattered throughout the neighborhood.

Access from Downtown Nashville and I-240 provides for easy access in all directions to other
Nashville communities.

Price ranges for this neighborhood are $120,000 to $700,000+.
www.visitmusiccity.com

 

FOREST HILLS

Forest Hills real estate includes a variety of housing opportunities from 60’s ranches ready for
updating or already updated to magnificent multi-acre estates of incredible grandeur. Percy
Priest Elementary, a highly lauded Davidson County public school is found centered in the
community on Otter Creek Road. Access to other schools both public and private is a breeze.
This area of Nashville offers easy access to Green Hills shopping and easy access to either
Brentwood or Cool Springs via Hillsboro Road or nearby I-65 and I-440/
The price range for Forest Hills is generally from the low $700,000’s to million plus.
www.cityofforesthills.com

 

GREEN HILLS

The Green Hills real estate market features a variety of residences including 1930’s Tudors,
1950’s ranches, and new construction built on the site of teardowns. This real estate mixture
makes Green Hills a treasure trove of homes. The housing includes Regency Park, Nashville’s first
condominium complex, along with Sugartree and Redbud, both some of the first cluster
communities built in Nashville, Additionally, Golf Club Lane and Hampton Avenue include
movie set homes nestled on heavily treed lots.

Fine shopping at stores such as Nordstroms, Tiffanys, and Tory Burch await visitors to the Green
Hills Galleria at the geographic center of Green Hills. Anthropologie and Vineyard Vines are
but two of many retailers in the trendy Hill Center of Green Hills on Hillsboro Road. The area is
bounded by Lynwood Boulevard on the West, Harding Place on the South, and I-440 to the
North. These boundaries are of course are subject to personal interpretation because unlike the
neighboring communities of Belle Meade, Forest Hills, and Oak Hill; Green Hills exists without
defined boundaries.

Prices vary from the high $300,000 to the millions.

 

THE GULCH

The Gulch is located immediately adjacent to downtown Nashville. This upscale trendy area
features Nashville’s most spectacular high-rise condominium living affords walkability to great
restaurants and event centers of downtown Nashville.

Prices range from $300,000 to $1,000,000+

www.explorethegulch.com

 

HILLSBORO/BELMONT/12 SOUTH

The Hillsboro/Belmont real estate community boasts charming brick cottages and stone Tudors
lining the tree filled streets of this in-town university area. Additionally, new construction exists
on almost every street. Much of the neighborhood is within walking distance of Nashville’s
delightful Hillsboro Village and 12th South shopping districts. An array of retail shops and some
of Nashville’s most fun hangouts and well-known restaurants are there including The Pancake
Pantry, Josephine’s. The 12 South area has enjoyed a very successful rejuvenation of the best
kind. The local shopping of this in-town area, complimented with institutes of higher learning
makes this a busy, thriving place to take in the scene. Tourists, visitors and fellow residents of
Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, and Music Row blend their cultures with all who live
and play here.

Homes in this area range from $400,000 to $1,000,000+

www.visitmusiccity.com

 

HISTORIC RICHLAND/CHEROKEE PARK/WEST END

The West End real estate market with Historic Richland and the Cherokee area features an urban
neighborhood with charming homes built from the 1900’s. Some of the first of Nashville’s
luxury condominium market was built in this area in the 1970’s. Recent new construction exists
in harmony with the tree lined streets of Craighead Avenue and Whitland Avenue. The location
is accessed from downtown Nashville by West End Avenue which ultimately becomes Harding
Road as it moves southwest from the city. This thoroughfare functions as a major artery
providing easy access to downtown Nashville, Vanderbilt University, St. Thomas Hospital, and
outstanding private elementary and secondary Nashville schools for students from kindergarten
through high school.

Price points range from $500,000 for a condominium to much higher prices for a renovated elegant home of grand style or new construction.

THE NATIONS/HISTORIC WEST NASHVILLE
The Nations community and neighborhood is an area located in West Nashville that until
recently has been overlooked by developers. New homes, townhomes and apartments are under
construction and the redevelopment is on almost every corner. Conveniently located near I-40,
Charlotte Pike and the downtown, the Nations is on the map providing some great new
construction properties in the city.

Price range $100,000 to $400,000.

www.NationsofNashville.com

 

OAK HILL

Including such a stately neighbor as the Tennessee Governor’s Mansion the Oak Hill real estate
marketplace offers lovely homes with expansive lawns and generously sized lots. Estates circa
1930 continue to thrive side by side with 1950 ranch homes, all stunning well maintained and
picture perfect decades later. This community also includes impressive new construction
scattered throughout.

Minnie Pearl as well as other country music legends including Hank Williams and Tammy
Wynette first put down roots here. Radnor Lake, a 1000 acre preserve featuring hiking trails,
biking paths, and a beautiful lake is an asset to the well-established community. Oak Hill School,
Franklin Road Academy and Overton High School are located within minutes of each other in
this community. Easy access to I-65 exists for travel to Downtown, Green Hills, Cool Springs
and the airport.

Price points range from the $550,000’s for 1950’s ranches to million plus prices for some of the
newly constructed dazzling residences.

www.oakhilltn.us

 

BROOKEMEADE/HILLWOOD

Brooke Meade includes existing and renovated homes as well as a rare few opportunities for new
construction. Homes range from $300,000-$600,000.

Hillwood includes the impressive Hill Place development as well as many magnificent
renovations and recent construction on the property where sprawling 1950 ranches once existed.

Hillwood Country Club centers this neighborhood. Price points in Hillwood range from
$500,000 to over $1,000,000+. West Meade provides buyers with a vast array of options from
cozy ranches to renovated solid brick masterpieces to newly built homes with the same
neighborhood charm. Look for prices varying from $500,000 to $1,000,000+.

www.city-data.com/neighborhood/westmeade-nashville.com

 

WILLIAMSON COUNTY
Brentwood/ Franklin/ Nolensville/ Spring Hill/Thompson Station

 

BRENTWOOD

Successful attainment of life’s career path is reflected with a drive past Brentwood’s impressive
neighborhood. Once a rural community of planters and farms, Brentwood has emerged into one
of the nation’s most beautiful and prosperous suburban communities.

This area offers a variety in size of residences nestled in quiet neighborhoods. The city itself is
conveniently located within minutes of downtown Nashville and the Cool Springs
shopping/office/and commercial center. Neighborhood after neighborhood bearing names such
as Princeton Hills, McGavock Farms, The Governors Club, Taramore, and others feature homes
of beautiful design. Truly Brentwood is an established affluent suburban mecca.
Families thrive in Brentwood with its’ award winning Williamson County School District; city
parks such as Smith Park, Crockett Park, and others as well as 2 premier YMCA facilities and a
wonderful public library.

I-65 and U.S. 31, Franklin Road both in the center of Brentwood geographically provide easy
access to both north and south destinations. Hillsboro Road provides the western city boundary
and the community of Nolensville provides the eastern boundary of Brentwood. Maryland
Farms, one of Nashville’s best-known office parks provides a part of the northern city boundary
with Franklin as the southern boundary neighbor. Numerous restaurants dot the landscape with
the Wild Iris located on Brentwood Place considered to be the city’s best spot for cocktails and
dinner.

Online resource Brentwood Home page serves the community as an excellent source of local
news, and excellent general information center.
*Prices vary from $400,000 to $6,000,000+
Brentwood-tn.org
www.explorebrentwood.com

 

FRANKLIN
Franklin with a rich history dating from 1796 is an Olde South town of immeasurable charm.
The city’s vast community honors include “Great American Main Street Community”; “Best
Small Town in Tennessee”; “America’s Most Romantic Main Street”; and on and on………. It is
continually a top choice for places to live as reported by Money magazine and other national
publications.

The residential real estate character varies from Brownstones and other homes listed on the
Historical Register, to both new and established communities. The new urban community of
Westhaven located on Franklin’s western boundary is an exceptional compliment to Franklin’s
residential neighborhoods.

Both the award-winning Williamson County School System and the Franklin Special School
District serve the students of the Franklin area. Remember though that the boundary line for the
city of Franklin is not to be used when determining whether your child is zoned for FSSD or the
Williamson County School System. Franklin is also home to Battle Ground Academy, a private
school founded in 1889 and continuing to thrive now as grades 1-12 facility.

Residents and visitors truly sense a peace and easiness of life here. Historic Downtown Franklin
is filled with energy with new shops and a host of wonderful restaurants including The Red Pony
and Grays on Main. Historical landmarks such as Carnton Plantation and the Carter House are
popular attractions. This charming downtown with superb shopping and 15 blocks listed on the
National Historic Register successfully co-exists within a few miles of the mega Cool Springs
shopping area, Tennessee’s largest.

The quaint town has experienced rapid growth with the move of corporate headquarters by
industry giants such as Nissan of North America, and others within the past 10 years.
Access to I-65; Franklin Road (U.S. 31); Hillsboro Road (U.S. 431); and I-840 links this
community in all directions.
Prices range from the $300,000s to $2,000,000+
www.franklin-gov.com

www.downtownfranklin.com

 

NOLENSVILLE
Nolensville is a quaint community located in the northeast corner of Williamson County. It has
grown over the centuries into a small town where community meetings are still held on a regular
basis and regular events include festivals and Veterans Day celebrations. It’s a historic town that
has managed to hold onto that small town feel and has a lot to offer people who choose to invest
in Nolensville real estate.

Nolensville was founded by William Nolen in 1797. Traveling with his wife and five children,
William Nolen stopped to take in the surroundings. Noting the rich soil and natural resources, he
decided that it was a good place to build their home. The town was incorporated in 1839, and it
was re-incorporated in 1996. Historic buildings that still exist in this area include the Waller
Funeral Home built in 1876, the Nolensville Mill Company built in 1890, and the Home Place
Bed & Breakfast which was built in 1820.
Prices range from: $250,000 to $750,000
www.nolensvilletn.gov

 

LEIPER’S FORK
Leiper’s Fork is an unincorporated rural area in Williamson County that is located on the
Natchez Trace Parkway and listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic
district. Picture gently rolling hills alongside the Harpeth River, rich farmland, and numerous
prize-winning horse farms.

A drive down the main two-lane road will also reveal a quaint village with an eclectic mix of
home cooking, local artwork, handmade jewelry, antiques, and more. Between the famous
musicians and farmers, you just never know who you may run into here.

Prices range from: $400,000 to multi-millions
visitfranklin.com/see-and-do/leipers-fork

 

SPRING HILL
Spring Hill, Tennessee is located about 10 miles south of downtown Franklin and 40 miles south
of downtown Nashville. The northern part of the city is located in Williamson County while the
southern part is located in Maury County. This mostly agricultural community experienced
tremendous growth in the late 1980’s with the opening of the General Motors plant there and it is
still in operation today. The town has over 34,000 residents and offers great schools and more
affordable housing prices.
Single family homes range from $200,000-$600,000.
www.springhilltn.org