Top Retirement Communities in the Nashville Area

Nashville is growing in popularity when it comes to top places in the U.S. to retire. If you're thinking about retiring in Nashville, check out these top active adult communities.

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Top Retirement Communities in the Nashville Area

Posted by Gary Ashton: Blog on Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 8:21pm.

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Nashville's population is certainly on the rise and among those moving here in droves are retirees. A mild climate, excellent health care facilities, and more than enough culture and entertainment to keep people of all ages busy, it’s easy to see why anyone would want to call Nashville home, retirees included. But along with all Nashville has to offer, many seniors are also choosing Nashville for retirement to be closer to their children and grandchildren as more and more people migrate to Middle Tennessee for its expanding job market.

If you’re thinking about retiring in the Nashville area, you shouldn’t have much trouble finding a great community that fits all your individual needs and wants. But among some of best are a few of our recommendations, which include the following:

The Heritage at Brentwood - Brentwood, TN

Offering active adults a sprawling 48-acre campus with everything you could want in an active adult community, The Heritage at Brentwood is arguably the most desirable retirement community you’ll find here in the Nashville area. Along with great homes, there’s also a clubhouse, day spa, and a dining and lounge area for residents to enjoy as well.

in an inviting neighborhood setting and represents “the new beat of senior living.”  This Active Adult Community is a neighborhood with lovely villas and apartment residences, winding streets, walking paths and picturesque views of the wooded hills. The Heritage at Brentwood features a Clubhouse that houses the Grand Hall and the Market. You can also get a manicure in the day spa, pursue a favorite hobby in the woodworking shop and savor a flavorful meal. There is also the Steeplechase Lounge that is ideal for meeting friends for a pre-dinner cocktail, a well-stocked library and an activities parlor.

Water’s Edge - Franklin, TN

Although the Water’s Edge subdivision in Franklin isn’t age restricted, about one-third of its 377 homes are specifically designed for 55 and over home buyers. A quiet community that provide ample living space, a convenient location, and homes that are sure to retain their value, you can’t go wrong with a home here in Water’s Edge.

Lake Providence - Mt. Juliet, TN

Developed by national home builder Del Webb, Lake Providence features a resort-like atmosphere that’s about much more than just attractive living spaces. Successfully putting the word “active” in active adult, amenities here include a 24,000 square foot clubhouse, a fully stocked 15-acre fishing lake, an aquatic center and exercise facility, an outdoor swimming pool, and a sports complex with tennis courts, bocce ball courts, and pickle ball. And believe it or not, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Stephens Valley

Although construction hasn’t even begun on Stephens Valley, it won’t be long before this is one of the top destination for retirees moving to Nashville. In all Stephens Valley will include up to 1,400 custom built homes, as well as a commercial section to the neighborhood that will include restaurants, shopping, office space, and even a boutique hotel with between 85 and 100 rooms. For now, developers are planning to build around 50 to 75 homes a year, with the entire build-out last around 20 years. Construction for the community infrastructure and utilities is expected to begin later this summer and homes will likely start somewhere in the low $400s. 

Looking for a retirement home in the Nashville area? Take a closer look at the active MLS listings featured below!

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73 Properties Found.
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  • Price: $2,800,000
  • 1139 Battery Ln
  • MLS #: 1825149
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: GREEN HILLS/OAK HILL
  • County: Davidson County
  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 5
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Percy Priest Elementary
  • Middle School: John T. Moore Middle School
  • High School: Hillsboro Comp High School

CUSTOM GAITED ESTATE W/FINEST SELECTIONS & CRAFTSMANSHIP AVAILABLE * ENTERTAINER'S HOME W/OPEN PLAN* CHEF'S KITCHEN *2 MASTERS ON MAIN LEVEL * HANDSOME STUDY * GORGEOUS POO...

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  • Price: $849,900
  • 3000 Poston Ave #305
  • MLS #: 1822082
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Poston at the Park
  • County: Davidson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Condominium
  • Elementary School: Eakin Elementary
  • Middle School: West End Middle School
  • High School: Hillsboro Comp High School

Over 40% sold out. Modern amenities, stylish interiors, small 5 story, 27 unit luxury condos. Steps to Centennial Park, restaurants. Minimum 2 bedrooms. Lush pool deck,...

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  • Price: $519,000
  • 564 Calibre Ln
  • MLS #: 1826703
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

RARE FIND, Morningside w/ Sunroom &4ft. Garage Extension on highest hill,Private premium wooded view overlooking clubhouse, pool,lake,&stone bridge.All wood floors,Plantati...

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Photo for MLS 1827857 in 320 Carter Trail Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $506,575
  • 320 Carter Trail
  • MLS #: 1827857
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Brand new active adult community in Spring Hill!Southern Springs by Del Webb offers one-level living for residents 55+.Community will have a 20,000 square foot clubhouse & ...

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Photo for MLS 1830173 in 221 Antebellum Ln Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $505,000
  • 221 Antebellum Ln
  • MLS #: 1830173
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Web Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Cumberland Hall plan-LOADED w/ upgrades, all 1 level, central vac, elec Sunsetter awning, private backyard w/ Magnolia Tree line, all hardwood floors, Dream Kitchen , Flori...

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Photo for MLS 1827815 in 711 Clay Trail Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $497,199
  • 711 Clay Trail
  • MLS #: 1827815
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1815861 in 255 Antebellum Ln Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $495,000
  • 255 Antebellum Ln
  • MLS #: 1815861
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: West Wilson Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Pristine Morningside Lane LOADED with upgrades, Sunroom, Extended Patio w/ retractable awning, Private backyard/premium oversized homesite, Extensive hardwood, 18" tile, gr...

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Photo for MLS 1815577 in 900 20th Ave S Apt 1509 Nashville, TN - 37212
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  • Price: $489,900
  • 900 20th Ave S Apt 1509
  • MLS #: 1815577
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Adelicia
  • County: Davidson County
  • Beds: 1
  • Baths: 1
  • Type: Condominium
  • Elementary School: Eakin Elementary
  • Middle School: West End Middle School
  • High School: Hillsboro Comp High School

Beautifully designed and spacious one bedroom custom decorated by Nashville's Beth Haley Design. Gorgeous hand laid backsplash, upgraded fixtures, custom lighting, mudroom ...

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  • Price: $489,000
  • 125 Navy Cir
  • MLS #: 1811460
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Lake Providence Phn Sec2
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: West Wilson Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Rare Finished Walk-Out Basement in Del Webb Lake Providence. 4 bedroom 3 bath open floor concept with great outdoor views and spaces. Limited views of neighboring houses. E...

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Photo for MLS 1786511 in 421 Battle Flag Ln Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $474,900
  • 421 Battle Flag Ln
  • MLS #: 1786511
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb, Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 3
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Rare Chestnut Garden Plan with Finished Basement. Crystal clean 5 bed room, 3 full bath w/office and Florida room. All of the upgrades imaginable. See pictures with detail...

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Photo for MLS 1829517 in 413 Schooner Ln Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $469,900
  • 413 Schooner Ln
  • MLS #: 1829517
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Private Back View Overlooks Community from Highest Hill, Exquisite Bluffton Cottage Model.3rd BR or Office. Has unbelievable upgrades+ Sun-room, $50k (24x16) 3 Season Room....

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Photo for MLS 1826091 in 203 Citadel Dr Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $469,000
  • 203 Citadel Dr
  • MLS #: 1826091
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Lake Providence Del Webb
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Private "Cumberland Hall" near Walking Trail & Green Space!Oversize Garage&Walk Up Attic,Huge Custom Lanai & Hardscaping,ALL App's/Treatments stay!1Year Warranty,55+,Gated,...

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Photo for MLS 1812692 in 408 Battle Flag Ln Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $464,900
  • 408 Battle Flag Ln
  • MLS #: 1812692
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Lake Providence Pho Sec4
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Beautiful "Morning Side Lane" model with finished sun room. Upscale finishes throughout. Active Adult 55+ Community offers Luxury living in a conveniently located secure en...

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Photo for MLS 1814084 in 507 Calibre Ln Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $459,900
  • 507 Calibre Ln
  • MLS #: 1814084
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Private "Cumberland Hall" with Oversized Garage,Huge Screen Porch,Premium Cul d Sac site,55+,Gated,24K sq.ft.Clubh,Pools,PickleBall,Tennis,Fitness Center,5miles of trails,1...

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Photo for MLS 1827814 in 325 Carter Trail Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $459,655
  • 325 Carter Trail
  • MLS #: 1827814
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 3
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1828457 in 522 Bugler Road Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $459,000
  • 522 Bugler Road
  • MLS #: 1828457
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb,Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Mt Juliet High School

Bright & Open Floorplan-PREMIUM LOT-Upgrades Galore-Separate Dining,Office & Living Areas-Granite Counters & Upgrade Cabinetry in Eat-in Kitchen-Separate Breakfast Area-Flo...

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Photo for MLS 1827829 in 807 Clay Ct. Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $450,024
  • 807 Clay Ct.
  • MLS #: 1827829
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1828704 in 157 Privateer Ln Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $449,900
  • 157 Privateer Ln
  • MLS #: 1828704
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb, Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: West Wilson Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Dunwoody Way Plan- Open plan HUG kitchen, cabinets galore, island, large dining area, 2 master suites,office w/french doors, large hobby rm & Laundry, Garage with addition...

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Photo for MLS 1827820 in 700 Clay Ct. Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $446,685
  • 700 Clay Ct.
  • MLS #: 1827820
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1827873 in 315 Carter Trail Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $445,595
  • 315 Carter Trail
  • MLS #: 1827873
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1821354 in 501 Pickett Place #57 Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $442,775
  • 501 Pickett Place #57
  • MLS #: 1821354
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Brand new active adult community in Spring Hill!Southern Springs by Del Webb offers one-level living for residents 55+.Community will have a 20,000 square foot clubhouse & ...

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Photo for MLS 1804089 in 1007 Bastion Cir S Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $439,900
  • 1007 Bastion Cir S
  • MLS #: 1804089
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb, Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Cumberland Hall Floor Plan*Active Adult Community*Gated entrance*Spacious 1 level w/open floor plan*Hardwood floors*Granite counter-tops*Spacious kitchen w/island & pantry*...

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Photo for MLS 1827825 in 702 Clay Ct. Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $435,455
  • 702 Clay Ct.
  • MLS #: 1827825
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1827827 in 809 Clay Place Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $434,775
  • 809 Clay Place
  • MLS #: 1827827
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1806744 in 310 Infantry Run Mount Juliet, TN - 37122
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  • Price: $419,900
  • 310 Infantry Run
  • MLS #: 1806744
  • City: Mount Juliet
  • Subdivision: Del Webb, Lake Providence
  • County: Wilson County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Rutland Elementary
  • Middle School: Mt. Juliet Middle School
  • High School: Wilson Central High School

Spotless home w/large front porch & LOADED w/UPGRADES! Hardwd flrs *Granite in kitchen/ baths *Office/3rd bed rm *Plantation shutters *Dining w/tray ceiling *Liv rm w/fire ...

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Photo for MLS 1827836 in 814 Clay Place Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $415,069
  • 814 Clay Place
  • MLS #: 1827836
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1827833 in 811 Clay Place Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $412,505
  • 811 Clay Place
  • MLS #: 1827833
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1827848 in 511 Pickett Place Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $403,075
  • 511 Pickett Place
  • MLS #: 1827848
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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Photo for MLS 1819728 in 877 Clay Place Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $394,990
  • 877 Clay Place
  • MLS #: 1819728
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths:
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Brand new active adult community in Spring Hill! Southern Springs by Del Webb offers one-level living for residents 55+. Community will have a 20,000 square foot clubhouse ...

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Photo for MLS 1827868 in 804 Clay Place Spring Hill, TN - 37174
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  • Price: $394,419
  • 804 Clay Place
  • MLS #: 1827868
  • City: Spring Hill
  • Subdivision: Southern Springs
  • County: Maury County
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 3
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary School: Marvin Wright Elementary School
  • Middle School: E A Cox Middle School
  • High School: Spring Hill High School

Southern Springs by Del Webb.Brand New 55+ community offering spacious,low maintenance,1 level living.Fitness center,indoor & outdoor pools along with a full time Lifestyle...

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