Nashville's Most Walkable Neighborhoods in 2015

More of today's Nashville home buyers are putting a higher value on walkability, which begs the question: What are Nashville's most walkable neighborhoods? Find out here.

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Nashville's Most Walkable Neighborhoods in 2015

Posted by Gary Ashton: Blog on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 10:18am.

Nashville Walkable Neighborhoods

Now more than ever, home buyers are taking walkability into consideration when looking for a new place to live, and if you happen to be looking around the Nashville area, there are plenty of great walkable communities that are sure to meet and exceed all your expectations.

From easily being able to catch public transportation to enjoying a close proximity to all sorts of different lifestyle amenities like public parks, shopping, dining, and entertainment venues, the advantages to living in a walkable Nashville neighborhood are not only clear to many of today’s modern home buyers, but also a determining factor when deciding on a potential new home.

So with that in mind, if you’re in the market for a new Nashville home and might be someone who values walkability, here’s a look at several Nashville neighborhoods that may be a good place to begin your home or condo search:

1. The Gulch

A former industrial district, The Gulch offers potential home buyers with an authentic urban atmosphere that continues to become more and more trendy with each passing year. Some of Nashville’s hottest restaurants now call The Gulch home, not to mention many of its most expensive condo towers and developments. Although pricey, many will tell you its well worth the premium to call The Gultch home.

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2. East Nashville

A thriving music scene, a low key vibe, a diverse population, and relatively affordable housing all make East Nashville a great place to consider calling home, especially when you factor in its vibrant and energetic nightlife that continues to expand. Offering more of an artsy ambiance than anything else, East Nashville is a fun Nashville neighborhood to live in for so many different reasons.

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3. 12 South

Arguably one of Nashville’s hottest neighborhoods right now, many consider 12 South to be the ultimate live, work, and play community. But along with that, its collection of beautifully restored homes, quaint coffee shops and cafes, and wide range of unique boutiques also helps make it one of the more walkable neighborhoods you’ll find in the city.

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4. Germantown

One of Nashville’s more historic neighborhoods, Germantown not only has a rich history that dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, but also one of the best food scenes in the city. There’s also a year-round Farmer’s Market that also takes place here, so fresh produce and various other goodies are never far away once calling Nashville’s Germantown neighborhood home.

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5. Midtown

Anytime a major university is part of a neighborhood’s landscape, you can be sure there won’t be a lack of things to do or places to go—and Nashville’s Midtown is certainly no exception. Home to both Vanderbilt University and Nashville’s Centennial Park, those considering a home in Midtown will be close to some of the city’s best outdoor amenities, as well as an eclectic mix of restaurants, cafes, bars, boutiques, and more.

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