West Nashville may sound like a large area, but this is actually just the re-branded name for the State Streets area. Found just across from Charlotte Pike, this neighborhood is on its way back. Many of the older cottages are in the process of renovations, while others have been torn down to make room for new homes. First time homebuyers will find something affordable in this area.
As one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, it comes as no surprise, West Nashville is a historic community. Parts of the area are full of beautiful homes with extravagant features, but there's something here for the middle and low incomes brackets, as well.
The community is home to the Belle Meade Mansion, which is also known as the Queen of Tennessee Plantations. Throughout the area, residents enjoy plenty of thoroughbred horses, history and so much more. West Nashville is served by the Hillwood and Pearl-Cohn school systems, along with the Nashville State Technical Community College.
Why This Neighborhood Has Grown in Popularity
Over the past few years, West Nashville or The Nations, has becomes a very popular place for new residents for many reasons, including:
- The abundance of Victorian, Cottage and Craftsman homes
- Many new construction homes popping up throughout
- Served by the Metro Transit Authority
- The location is close to downtown and provides easy access to Charlotte Pike
- Overall living conditions of the area have improved dramatically
These are just a few of the reasons the area has become popular. The vibrant commercial district provides the anchor for the neighborhoods and the West Shopping District has created a buzz. With such a desirable location and the booming shopping district, West Nashville has grown in popularity.
If you're considering relocating to Nashville for any reason, this neighborhood is certainly worth a look. With homes to fit nearly any budget, it's easy to see why people flock to this historical area.
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