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Find the newest 12 South homes for sale & real estate listings in Nashville, TN below! 12 South is one of those hot spots that everyone is talking about when they want to live in one of the cool areas in Nashville. Being located very close to Belmont in the 37204 zip code also helps keep the neighborhood hip and vibrant. As a result, the demand for single-family homes, apartments, lofts and condos continues to blossom. For additional information about recently built 12 South properties for sale in Nashville, Tennessee or to schedule a private home showing, contact your 12 South real estate experts today.

Homes For Sale 12 South Nashville

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78 Properties Found.
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  • Price: $2,630,000
  • 909 Montrose Ave
  • MLS #: 2624354
  • Status: For Sale
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: 12 South
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 5.50
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Updated interior w new hardwoods! The ultimate Nashville experience. Modern luxury in the thick of 12South charm and amenities at 909 Montrose Ave. Walk to everything! Big ...

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Coming Soon Home for sale in 832b Inverness Ave Nashville, TN
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  • Price: $899,900
  • 832b Inverness Ave
  • MLS #: 2642022
  • Status: Coming Soon
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Inverness Commons
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3.50
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Luxury Auction! Bid to start from $899,900. Come enjoy quiet convenience in Nashville's most walkable neighborhood, seconds away from all of your 12 South & 8th Ave favorit...

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  • Price: $799,000
  • 1828 Wildwood Ave
  • MLS #: 2642042
  • Status: Coming Soon
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Belmont Terrace Annex
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.00
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Nestled within the heart of Nashville's beloved Belmont-Hillsboro area, this enchanting 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom cottage exudes timeless charm and modern comfort. Situated on ...

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NEW Residential Real Estate for sale in Nashville, TN
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  • Price: $700,000
  • 2209 Lindell Ave
  • MLS #: 2642133
  • Status: For Sale
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Yarbrough/Woodland
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2.00
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Welcome to your dream location in a quiet residential neighborhood in the heart of South Nashville. Single family home converted to duplex by previous owner. Home sits on ...

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  • Price: $995,000
  • 860b Kirkwood Ave
  • MLS #: 2642190
  • Status: For Sale
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: 12th South
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.50
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Open House Sunday 2-4pm! Exceptional 12th South location with 3 bedroom and 2.5 baths built by Aspen Construction * You'll love the spacious kitchen with an oversized islan...

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NEW Nashville Real Estate - Residential for sale
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  • Price: $425,000
  • 2407 8th Ave S 514
  • MLS #: 2642434
  • Status: For Sale
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Eighth South Mixed-Use
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1.00
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Slide into the vibe at Eight South, unit 514, your personal oasis with all the modern touches. This condo beams with an airy open concept, sunlit spaces, and a sleek all-st...

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NEW Photo for MLS 2641582 in 753b Lynwood Ave Nashville, TN - 37203
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  • Price: $835,000
  • 753b Lynwood Ave
  • MLS #: 2641582
  • Status: For Sale
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Wedgewood Houston
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3.50
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Stunning home in Wedgewood Houston with all the upgrades! Entertain on your screened-in porch and rooftop deck with gas fireplace. JennAir Appliances! So much walkability i...

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Coming Soon Photo for MLS 2641350 in 1501 Linden Ave Nashville, TN - 37212
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  • Price: $2,000,000
  • 1501 Linden Ave
  • MLS #: 2641350
  • Status: Coming Soon
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Belmont Land
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 6.50
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Rare opportunity to take over this home in the heart of 12th South! After the home is actively listed we will review all offers after 14 days and accept the highest and bes...

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NEW Photo for MLS 2640645 in 2215 White Ave Nashville, TN - 37204
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  • Price: $1,990,000
  • 2215 White Ave
  • MLS #: 2640645
  • Status: For Sale
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Yarbrough/Woodland
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 5.50
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Waverly-Belmont Elementary School
  • Middle: John Trotwood Moore Middle
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Timeless architecture and an impeccable build in charming walkable Woodland/Waverly! Gorgeous stately 4 Square. Luxury finishes & attention to details. Like stepping back ...

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NEW Photo for MLS 2641001 in 1024b Argyle Ave Nashville, TN - 37203
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  • Price: $1,050,000
  • 1024b Argyle Ave
  • MLS #: 2641001
  • Status: For Sale
  • City: Nashville
  • Subdivision: Homes At 1024 Argyle Avenue
  • County: Davidson County, TN
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3.50
  • Type: Residential
  • Elementary: Eakin Elementary
  • Middle: West End Middle School
  • High: Hillsboro Comp High School

Perfect location tucked between 12 South and the Gulch. This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath , 2 car garage home has something for everyone! Huge open floor plan, Belmont University vi...

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12 South real estate market statistics: As of April 13, 2024 there are 78 active properties for sale in 12 South with an average listing price of $1,271,705. The highest-priced property listing is $3,499,999, while the lowest priced property can be purchased for $249,900. Properties in 12 South have an average price of $500 per square foot, based on listings with an average of 3.3 bedrooms, 3.1 bathrooms, and 2,651 square feet of living space.

Explore the 12 South Community

What it's Like to Live in 12 South

Living in Nashville's 12 South neighborhood offers a vibrant, eclectic lifestyle. Nestled in the heart of Music City, this area boasts a blend of historic charm, modern amenities, and some of the most sought-after luxury homes in Nashville. From unique boutiques to popular eateries, 12 South provides a rich tapestry of experiences. Explore what makes 12 South—one of Nashville’s most walkable neighborhoods—an attractive area for those seeking a dynamic living space.

7 Reasons to Love Living in 12 South

  • A walkable neighborhood in Nashville
  • Great shopping and dining destination
  • Public murals for selfies
  • Two miles from Music Row
  • Next door to Belmont University
  • Beautiful neighborhood parks and gardens
  • Historic Civil War sites

The 12 South Lifestyle

Lifestyle in 12 South

12 South is an active neighborhood that stretches along 12th Avenue in Nashville, featuring charming shops, well-known boutiques, and renowned restaurants. 

Most of the shopping destinations and restaurants in 12 South are along 12th Avenue between Kirkwood and Linden Avenue. This is considered one of the most walkable neighborhoods in all of Nashville. Visitors like to take walking tours in 12 South to see all the murals painted on the sides of buildings and to take selfies with them. 12 South boasts the best of the arts, cuisine, culture, and Southern flair in Nashville.

City services are easily accessible in 12 South. The neighborhood sits directly east of Belmont University, and though slightly further away at just over a mile, it’s considered one of the best neighborhoods near Vanderbilt University. The neighborhood is a great place to walk around for a sightseeing tour during the day or an enjoyable meal at night.

Types of Homes in 12 South

The demand for housing in 12 South has caused real estate prices to climb in recent years. Homes for sale in 12 South are a blend of condos, townhomes, and detached homes. The neighborhood’s share of the condos in Nashville list from the high $300s to around $800,000. Detached homes in the area list from just under $1 million to $4 million. Housing styles are mainly charming Craftsman and Bungalows, with a handful of modern construction homes. 

12 South Amenities

Most amenities for residents reside directly in the 12 South neighborhood. There is easy access to Nashville’s public transportation system, and hospitals are close by. 12 South has many options available when it comes to locally owned shops and boutiques, with groceries available within two or three blocks of the neighborhood. 

Neighborhood Services

WeGo Public Transit is the city bus service in Nashville. Bus Route 17 travels back and forth between The Mall at Green Hills and Downtown Nashville, with stops along 12th Avenue. The buses run between 5:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. This great access earns 12 South regular mentions as one of the best Nashville neighborhoods for public transportation. 

The 12 South Neighborhood Association represents homeowners in this part of the city. While it is not a homeowner's association, it does work to maintain standards for zoning and neighborhood beautification. The association meets on the first Monday of every month at the Sevier Park Community Center.

Healthcare is accessible from 12 South. The entire Vanderbilt Medical Center at the university is just northeast of the neighborhood. It has a VA clinic, a pediatric hospital, and all the services and specialties that one would expect at a major research hospital. 

Neighborhood Shopping

Between Linden Avenue and Kirkwood Avenue, 12th Avenue is one of the go-to shopping destinations in all of Nashville.

  • White's Mercantile is a world-famous local shop modeled after an Old West general store.
  • Alice and Olivia is a modern women's clothing boutique with the latest designer fashions and accessories.
  • Gabby & Summer Classics is an indoor and outdoor furniture store. 

There are many additional locally-owned shops along 12 South—each one bringing unique charm to Nashville.

There are no "big box" stores in the neighborhood. That means for groceries and major shopping, residents have to travel just a few blocks away.

Franklin Pike, about three blocks east of the 12 South neighborhood, has grocery stores, service stores, pet stores, and branches from most major banks. These can be reached by crossing through the Melrose neighborhood. There are also shops and stores between the neighborhood and Vanderbilt. 

Things to Do in 12 South

Activities & Entertainment in 12 South

You’ll never run out of things to do in Nashville, and this same sentiment applies to 12 South. There are beautiful neighborhood parks and gardens to explore in 12 South or just a short walk away. The world-famous Music Row neighborhood is to the northwest of 12 South. Along 12th Avenue, residents can find dozens of locally owned restaurants, breweries, and bars for anyone who wants to enjoy the Nashville nightlife. Here's a snapshot of the many things to do in 12 South.

Outdoor Activities

Sevier Park is a favorite outdoor destination for people living in 12 South. It has two different playground areas and a spot with picnic tables to enjoy. The 12 South Farmer's Market is held in the southwest corner of the park every Tuesday afternoon between May and October. 

The Edmondson Homesite Park & Gardens is on 13th Avenue, just a block north of the 12 South neighborhood. It has an arboretum and sculpture garden. The site is dedicated to African-American sculptor William Edmondson, who used to live and work in the neighborhood. Finally, the rest of Nashville’s best parks are easily accessible thanks to the neighborhood’s outstanding location.

Restaurants, Breweries & Bars

Residents have dozens of options for dining and drinks in 12 South. Every venue is unique and locally owned.

White Bison Coffee is the perfect spot to pick up some caffeine on the way to work. They have a limited breakfast and lunch menu as well. 

  • Five Daughters Bakery has amazing cheesecakes, pastries, and donuts for takeout
  • Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is the perfect place to enjoy a frozen treat 
  • 12 South Taproom is a local favorite for craft brews and eclectic pub foods
  • Filling Station is a small shop at the southern end of 12 South where visitors can enjoy a beer. 

Finally, Locust is a one-of-a-kind gourmet restaurant at the north end of 12 South. Reservations are required, and every meal is a surprise since they don't present a menu ahead of time.

Nearby Attractions

Music Row is the iconic neighborhood directly to the northwest of 12 South. This part of "Music City" is home to Nashville’s best country music attractions, where legends like Elvis Presley and Chet Atkins recorded their albums; it is still the heart of great music in Nashville. An Old Town Trolley Tour is the best way to see the whole neighborhood before walking around to explore everything.

The Peace Monument located at Battle of Nashville Monument Park is just a few blocks south of 12 South. It has a monument dedicated to Union and Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War, as well as Tennessee's soldiers who fought in World War I.

Employers Near 12 South

The 12 South neighborhood is significant to the economy in Nashville. The education sector is one of the largest in the 12 South economies, with Belmont University, Lipscomb University, and Vanderbilt University all within a few blocks of the neighborhood. 

The Vanderbilt Medical Center is the largest non-government employer in middle Tennessee, with about 40,000 workers in the healthcare sector. Many additional people work in the service and retail industries in 12 South.

Schools Near 12 South

Schools & Education in 12 South

Most students living in 12 South have easy access to the public schools in Nashville. The easiest way to find the assigned public school for a student is by using the district's Find My School app. Most K–6 students in the neighborhood attend Waverly-Belmont Elementary School, just a block east of 12th Avenue. 

There are also several private schools in the area. The Primrose School of 12 South is a private nursery, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten in the neighborhood. Any additional public or private schools reside outside the neighborhood.

Higher ed students have three options just a short walk or bike ride away from 12 South. These colleges include Belmont University, Lipscomb University, and Vanderbilt University. 

Living in Nashville’s 12 South Neighborhood

While journeying through Nashville's 12 South, one uncovers the neighborhood's unique allure. This district, a canvas of creativity and community, extends an invitation to indulge in its local flavor. It’s easy to see why many consider it among Nashville’s best neighborhoods. Embrace the opportunity to become part of a neighborhood known for its lively streets and friendly faces, solidifying its reputation as a cherished Nashville gem.

12 South Real Estate Agents

Looking to buy or sell a home in 12 South soon? Our team of Nashville real estate specialists will help you navigate the purchase of your next newly constructed 12 South home or condo and expertly navigate the sale and closing of your current residence. As local RE/MAX agents, we know the unique dynamics of the 12 South real estate market. Let's negotiate towards your next home together today!

Call The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage today to learn more about buyer or seller representation. Plan to sell your 12 South home, condo, or loft soon? Check out our free home evaluation tool, where you can immediately view your 12 South property's estimated market value!

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The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange Program of RealTracs Solutions. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage are marked with the Internet Data Exchange Program logo or thumbnail logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.

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Listing information last updated on April 13th, 2024 at 6:09pm CDT.