Blending New & Old: Historic Homes in Nashville with Modern Updates

It's not terribly uncommon for historic homes in Nashville to surprise home buyers with just how tastefully updated they are on the inside. Instead of settling for new construction, why not consider a home with some history?

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Blending New & Old: Historic Homes in Nashville with Modern Updates

Posted by Gary Ashton: Blog on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 10:50am.

Historic Homes For Sale in Nashville

It seems that because many of today’s home buyers put such a strong emphasis on new construction that most of the Nashville area’s stunning historic homes are often overlooked during an on-going home search, at least for those particular buyers who really don't consider all their options. 

As a city that has just about as rich of a history as any other in the southern U.S., historic homes in Nashville occupy a significant portion of the local real estate market, providing all kinds of unique opportunities that might just surprise some potential buyers who may prefer new to old.

What a home looks like on the outside isn’t always the best indicator of what may be found on the inside, as most of Nashville’s higher-end historic homes have been fully outfitted and customized to include many of the same features a newer home usually offers. Gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite counters, spa-quality bathrooms with top-of-the-line fixtures and surrounds, and even numerous smaller elements like updated lighting or paint can be just some of the things a re-vamped historic home in Nashville may feature, but you'll never know unless you take a closer look at what's currently on the market.

It’s easy to expect such renovations in historic homes over $1 million, but even some of Nashville’s original bungalows and cottage style homes have since been updated with brand new kitchens, bathroom surrounds, and various other finishes that make it suitable for today’s modern home buyers.

As the old saying goes, never judge a book by it’s cover, and that couldn’t be more relative to some of Nashville’s oldest and most historic homes for sale.

If you're looking for a new home in Nashville, contact one of our buyer's specialists today for help navigating Nashville's exciting and dynamic real estate market!

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