Top Neighborhoods in Nashville
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Nashville truly has something for everyone. We’ve got industrial loft living in the city, sprawling suburban plantation-style estates in the suburbs, luxury downtown high-rises, country farm & lake living — and everything in between. Feel free to search the hottest and most popular neighborhoods in Nashville (as ranked by sales volume and search interest) or make it easy on yourself and let me find the perfect home for you. I’m a Nashville native and I know the neighborhoods inside and out and I can cut through the noise to find the perfect neighborhood based on your current, and future, wants and needs.
Just minutes from downtown, 12South has emerged as one of Nashville’s hottest neighborhoods and is a great place to live, eat, drink, shop, and play. Large parks, farmer’s markets & great schools round out 12 South’s appeal.
Downtown / SoBro
Downtown is the energetic hub of Nashville’s tourism and country music scene, with crowded honky-tonk bars lining Broadway, big-name concerts and hockey games at Bridgestone Arena and celebrity-owned eateries on just about every block.
Music Row / Vanderbilt / Hillsboro Village / Belmont / Edgehill
Conveniently located near Music Row, Vanderbilt University, and Belmont University, the Hillsboro Village / Edgehill area boasts a plethora of historic homes next to new builds. You will find historic recording studios next to hip boutiques, eateries, and plentiful restaurants & bars. Abundant sidewalks make it perfect for a walk or run.
Suburban, with tree-lined streets and wooded areas, Belle Meade is a gem in the middle of Nashville. The median annual income of Belle Meade residents is $195,208, which is more than 3x the median annual income in the U.S.
One of Nashville’s oldest neighborhoods in the heart of the city is Germantown. Historically known as Nashville’s first suburb, Germantown boasts eclectic dining and shopping, converted factory lofts, townhomes, and great access to Sounds Stadium and the city at large.
Sylvan Park / Sylvan Heights / The Nations / Charlotte Park
Southwest of downtown Nashville lies the quaint and quiet neighborhood of Sylvan Park. A beautiful setting with abundant parks, quaint shops and local hangouts, Sylvan Park is know for it’s ‘come as you are’ attitude. Homes run the gamut from funky to upscale, historic to brand new — and everything inbetween.
Brentwood / Franklin
Brentwood and its sister to the South, Franklin, are only 8-15 miles from Nashville. Both cities boast a vibrant blend of historic preservation and modern sophistication — with one of the best school districts in the nation.
An area that sports some of Nashville’s most luxurious and desirable homes, Green Hills also has fantastic shopping, exquisite dining and hip watering holes. Many private schools and the area’s premiere shopping mall are all in “The 37215.”
Wedgewood / West-End Downtown / The Gulch
A lifeline running between downtown and Belle Meade, you have West End. Housing options rum the gamut and there is an eclectic mix of dining options with literally something for everyone. Add in a full scale replica of the Greek Parthenon, one of Nashville’s finest parks, retail and shopping, and that’s West End.