Maybe you’re relocating to Nashville for your job, or maybe you just want a change of scenery. Whatever your lifestyle preferences and budget may be, Music City probably has a home that’s perfect for you!
As with any big decision, it’s smart to do some research to find out which area of Nashville would be best for you. We’ve broken down our selections of the best neighborhoods in Nashville. Put your thinking cap on and see if any of these places sound like your perfect new ZIP code.
Hot Neighborhoods for Active People
If you love being outdoors, you’ll adore Nashville’s mild climate. These two neighborhoods offer up numerous ways to get off the couch and on the move.
Bellevue is made up of just over 46,000 residents and located southwest of Nashville proper. Water babies will have plenty of fun kayaking and paddle boarding on the Harpeth River. Land lovers can picnic in the 2000-acre Percy Warner Park or hike through the miles of trails that run along the river. The median home price is around $314,000, and the average commute is 27 minutes.
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Franklin is another fantastic option if outdoor living is what you crave. This community is set a bit away from the hustle and bustle of Nashville, but it’s still close enough for commuting to work in the city and enjoying the many benefits Nashville has to offer. Franklin’s charming downtown provides great options for shopping, music, delicious food, and enjoying art. Patios, parks, and farmers markets give the town’s residents a ton of reasons to get outside. Even though the median home price clocks in at a steep half million, the advantages of good schools, low crime, a great location, and a beautiful town make the investment seem like a bargain.
A wonderful place to call your own is this well-kept condo.
Best Areas for Kids
With the pitter-patter of little feet comes a change in what many people look for in a neighborhood. These communities are nice for raising children.
Brentwood is situated a scant 12 miles south of Nashville, making the commute to work in the city barely noticeable. The Brentwood Public Library was ranked in the top 10 children’s libraries in the country. Families can enjoy a picnic or a concert at the town’s amphitheater, play in one of its parks, or shop in the affluent stores. The public school system is ranked as one of the highest in the state. The median home price in Brentwood is $500,000, and most residents would attest that it is well worth it.
Here’s a Brentwood home you’re sure to find stunning.
Hermitage was home to the seventh United States president, Andrew Jackson, and now it’s where many families love to call home, too. It’s quiet and safe, and you’re bound to make good friends with the other families in the neighborhood. Working in Nashville doesn’t pose a problem because it’s an easy commute of 30 minutes or less, depending on traffic. Schools are great and real estate prices are reasonable, with the median home price being $349,000. Spend relaxing weekends with the kids close to home, or drive into Nashville for tons of exciting things to see, places to eat, and areas to shop.
A home that offers your family lots of space is this roomy two-story.
Where to Choose if You’re Single
If nobody’s put a ring on it, or you’ve just become single again, there are some awesome opportunities to live and thrive in Nashville. The downtown area should top your list.
Downtown Nashville can’t be beat. Of course, the epicenter of such a vibrant city would be the perfect place to be happily unmarried. The median home price comes in at just over $300,000, which isn’t a big budget-breaker. There are limitless things to do in this exciting part of the city. Museums, restaurants, football and hockey games, and bars are all available in copious quantities. Downtown is also especially attractive if you work there, as it cuts any type of commute out of your daily plans.
This compact place in the middle of everything ensures you won’t miss a minute of fun!
No matter where you decide to live, you’re sure to find what you seek in Nashville. The next step is sifting through the many mortgage lenders to find one who meets your needs. If you need financing for a home, we offer 25 years’ worth of experience in the Nashville area and provide a wide variety of loan options to work with your budget. Contact us today to get more information.
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