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West Nashville, TN - Homes for Sale and Community Information
Also: Green Hills, Hillsboro, 12South
The community of West Nashville is one of the oldest and most historical communities in Nashville, and is adjacent to such desirable neighborhoods as Green Hills, Hillsboro Village and 12 South. West Nashville homes are near Vanderbilt University and Hospital, Music City studios and the famous Centennial Park with its replica of the Parthenon. As the visitor or the searcher for Green Hills homes drives on, he will see a neighborhood not far from the hustle and bustle of downtown Nashville, yet with a pulse of its own. Still a part of Music City USA, West Nashville has a vibe all it's own.
is one of Nashville's most upscale neighborhoods, popular for the relatively short commute to Downtown and three universities -- Vanderbilt, Belmont and Lipscomb. Townhouses and single family estates are available.
is sandwiched between downtown and Green Hills. It is a university town, with the collegiate atmosphere that brings. Family oriented, Hillsboro enjoys the festivals, events and sights common to Belmont University and Vanderbilt. Lipscomb University, a training college for the religious, is nearby. Check the deluxe condos and town homes.
Moving southwest is the trendy
neighborhood. Homes in 12 South are the newest “thing” in Nashville. The streets are lined with bars, one-of-a-kind boutiques, magnificent food arts and, of course, plenty of music. Homes available for sale include condos and (very upscale) single family homes.
The west end of Nashville has a rich
. The first settlers were people coming west from North Carolina following the American Revolution. North Carolina ceded the land that would become Tennessee to this valiant band of Revolutionary War veterans. Fort Nashborough, on the Cumberland River, was built as protection from hostile Indians. Settlers later moved west and started plantations in the areas that would later become the neighborhoods of Green Hills and Hillsboro. Much of the real estate in West Nashville stayed with family members through the mid-20th century, but most properties were finally sold and subdivided into residential lots. Some of the old manors can still be seen today. Scenes from the Robert Altman film "Nashville" were filmed in Centennial Park in 1975.
Parks and Recreation
Parks on the west side of Nashville include Centennial Park, which numerous fields and picnic areas, as well as a replica of the Parthenon. There's also Sports Club Field, Sevier Park, Sylvan Park, Green Hills Park, and Elmington Park.
Attractions and Events
The West Nashville home buyer will find plenty of things to do in town. No one can pass on the
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
on 5th Ave. S. Just so, no one checking out real estate in West Nashville can fail to see the Ryman Auditorium, original home of the Grand Ole Opry. Homes for sale in West Nashville are no more than twenty minutes from paddle boat cruises on the Cumberland, some of which are dinner cruises. If you prefer enjoying these sites on land, trolley cars will take you for a tour of the city.
The designated super mall for the Nashville area may be
The Mall at Green Hills
, which has both the sublime (Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Elaine Turner) and the essentials (Express, Apple Store, Macy's), and everything in between. 12 South has a local buzz item - Imogene + Willie, the custom jeans and apparel store that is a hangout for celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow. The Belmont Mansion in HIllsboro Village is the largest house museum in Tennessee.
A rich calendar of events takes place in the myriad communities of West Nashville. One of the most charming is the Belcourt Theatre (Hillsboro Village) Outdoor Cinema series, showing a mixed bag of classic films during the summer. You can see the Nashville Zoo, tour old plantation homes like Belle Meade, and view the Civil War sites around the city. Guided tours of the battlegrounds are available for historians. And don't miss Christmas in Nashville -- it's a beautiful sight to see.
West Nashville: Music City is a Vital and Thriving Community
Anyone looking for a home West Nashville has plenty of choices, and an assist is definitely a good idea. To help weigh all your options, get in touch with the Nashville team of
right away to find out more about this upscale city and its wealth of beautiful homes. Call them at
-- they have all the community information you need and a line on the best deals!