Clarksville, Tennessee, is the fifth-largest city in the state, trailing Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville, and Chattanooga. Home to approximately 177,000 people, this Tennessee-Kentucky border city strikes an appealing balance between a charming small-town feel and a vibrant local scene.
With the number of people moving to Clarksville, it's no surprise that the city has much to offer regarding economic growth, affordability, and things to do. The city is also near Fort Campbell, one of the nation's largest military bases on the Kentucky side of the border. Here's a closer look at several of Clarksville's best neighborhoods.
Liberty Park is approximately 7.5 miles west of downtown Clarksville and a short drive to Gate 10 of Fort Campbell. The subdivision features well-established and new construction homes, and homes for sale in Liberty Park list from $250,000 to $350,000. This is on par with the average in Clarksville, making Liberty Park a popular choice with first-time home buyers.
Many of the residences in this community are single-family homes featuring at least three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Liberty Park is an ideal neighborhood for anyone who works at or around Fort Campbell or near the Kentucky-Tennessee border.
Although Liberty Park is predominantly residential, there are several nearby hotspots. Woody's Pizza is a neighborhood eatery offering pizza, salads, sandwiches, and pasta in a laid-back environment. The restaurant offers dine-in, carryout, and delivery for those in the mood for Italian-American comfort food.
With its proximity to the Kentucky border and Fort Campbell, not to mention endless outdoor recreation, Clarksville is a popular travel and camping destination. Eagles Rest RV Park is located on Fort Campbell and is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Each site at Eagles Rest includes a picnic table and access to water, electrical, and sewer hookups, plus there's a bathhouse and laundry facility.
Liberty Park Amenities
- Atlas Coffee and Company
- Woodlawn Park
- R&P Haunted Farm, a popular Halloween attraction
Located about 5.5 miles north of downtown Clarksville, West Creek is one of the city's newest neighborhoods. The community features some of the most affordable new homes in the area, with homes for sale in West Creek listing from the $100s to the mid-$200s. Also called West Creek Farms, this area features properties from several builders, so numerous floor plans and home styles exist.
Homes in West Creek are within walking distance of the local zoned public schools, including West Creek Elementary, West Creek Middle, and West Creek High Schools. Prospective buyers drawn to newer neighborhoods will find West Creek especially appealing, and its affordability helps lower the cost of living in Clarksville.
West Creek homes are close to several places of interest, including DEFY Clarksville. This amusement and play center specializes in aerial activities such as basketball, extreme dodgeball, zip lines, open trampolines, parkour, trapezes, aerial silks, and more. Tickets and membership passes are available, as well as private party rentals. Heritage Park Sports Complex is a recreation center operated by the city that includes facilities for baseball/softball, basketball, biking, picnics, playgrounds, skating, and soccer. It also has a pavilion, splash pad, and dog park.
West Creek Amenities
- Clarksville Greenway Park
- Cumberland Riverwalk
- Fort Defiance Civil War Park
- Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center
Farmington is a planned development approximately 10 miles northeast of downtown Clarksville. This neighborhood is technically outside of Clarksville city limits, so residents are only subject to Montgomery County taxes, not Clarksville property taxes. This is an important consideration when comparing the cost of owning a home in Farmington.
The neighborhood offers various home styles, including two-story homes, houses with basements, split-level foyers, and contemporary. Farmington's homes for sale range from $250,000 to $450,000, and they vary significantly in size, ranging between 2,000–3,000 square feet. Large floor plans and fenced-in backyards are great for pets or spending time outside.
Local hotspots include Beachaven Vineyards & Winery, less than three miles from Farmington. This local winery holds tastings and wine tours and offers classic wines such as Chardonnay and Merlot to go along with regional favorites. McCraw's Strawberry Ranch, directly south of Farmington, is also popular with locals. This 10-acre ranch sells strawberries and other local produce, and customers can also pick their own berries in the spring and summer.
- Boyd's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
- Red River
- River House at Southern Light Wedding Venue
- Ruby Cora Wedding & Event Venue
The Hickory Wild subdivision is located just north of the intersection of Interstate 24 and US Highway 79, right near the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Homes for sale in Hickory Wild feature 2,000–3,000 square feet of living space. Listing prices are typically from the low $200s to the mid-$400s, which is on par with the rest of Clarksville.
Hickory Wild is outside Clarksville's limits, so residents don't pay city taxes. The neighborhood has a community clubhouse and pool for residents' use, and yards tend to be smaller and easier to maintain, thanks in no small part to the lawn care services covered by the homeowners' association. Hickory Wild is about 10 miles northwest of downtown, so jobs in Clarksville are all nearby for commuters.
Residents of Hickory Wild enjoy frequenting Billy Dunlop Park, approximately eight miles west. It offers views of Clarksville, a playground, fishing, and several walking trails. D&D Blacklight Mini Golf in 3D is a popular miniature golf destination offering arcade games, a laser maze, a pool, and glow-in-the-dark activities such as painting. It also offers party bookings and special events.
Hickory Wild Amenities
- Beachaven Vineyards & Winery
- Old Glory Distilling Company
- Port Royal State Park
- Red River
Fields of Northmeade
Located approximately 10 miles north of downtown Clarksville is the Fields of Northmeade subdivision, which has expanded to the Kentucky border over time. Located within Clarksville city limits, homes for sale in Fields of Northmeade come in various sizes set among winding roads. Several smaller floorplans in the $150,000 price range are especially popular with first-time buyers and those interested in starter or fixer-upper homes.
New homes in this community often have sodded lawns and underground utilities, adding to the easy living appeal of the community. Most houses feature contemporary architecture with brick and stone exteriors, while sidewalks and decorative lighting complete the look and feel of this newer suburban area. Residents enjoy proximity to the city center, state border, and Fort Campbell military base.
Local places of interest near Fields of Northmeade include the Don F. Pratt Museum on Fort Campbell. The museum provides a history of the 101st Airborne Division from the 1940s to the present. Visitors who don't have their own military credentials must have a base pass to visit, but admission is always free.
Mochas & Minis Indoor Play Cafe offers a dedicated space for kids under eight years old to enjoy playtime, while adults can enjoy coffee and other light bites.
Fields of Northmeade Amenities
- Billy Dunlop Park
- DEFY Clarksville extreme trampoline park
- Heritage Dog Park
- Magic Wheels Fun Center
Savannah is a subdivision in the southeast part of Clarksville, roughly 10 miles southeast of downtown. The neighborhood is well-known for its large lots and is one of the city's most upscale residential communities. Savannah's homes for sale list from the $300s to just under $900,000, and for that price, prospective owners have their pick of spacious lots and floor plans with five bedrooms and three-car garages.
The area's oldest homes are over 20 years old, but the neighborhood is well-established and meticulously manicured, appealing to new residents. Grand homes with circular driveways and stately curb appeal are characteristic of the area. Savannah is close to Clarksville proper, so it's a short drive to various dining options and shopping centers.
Local hotspots near Savannah include The City Forum, a modern upscale amusement venue that offers miniature golf, laser tag, bowling, an arcade, and high-speed go-karts. Visitors can also enjoy food staples such as pizza, chicken wings, soft drinks, and more. Eastland Green Golf Course is another popular go-to for Savannah residents. Established in 1991, this golf course offers 18 holes of play and serves as a venue for weddings, corporate gatherings, and other special events.
- Covert Escape Games
- King's Run Bark Park
- Publix Supermarket at Sango Square
- Rotary Park
Wellington Fields is another newer community that sits outside Clarksville city limits, located approximately 12 miles northeast of downtown. Most homes in Wellington Fields are surrounded by farmland, so it's not uncommon to see fields of produce and grazing cattle. The semi-rural feel of this community offers rustic charm.
Homes for sale in Wellington Fields have 2,000–3,000 square feet of living space and list from the mid-$200s. Wellington Fields is very close to the Kentucky state line, providing close out-of-state commuter access.
Living in Wellington Fields puts you close to popular destinations like Port Royal State Park. This 26-acre historic park is the site of one of the earliest colonial settlements within the state. It features several original roadways, including a certified Trail of Tears site and roadbeds dating back to prehistoric times. Old Glory Distilling Company is a can't-miss directly east of Wellington Fields. The distillery specializes in several types of liquor, including bourbon whiskey, vodka, gin, and moonshine, and offers tastings and tours.
Wellington Fields Amenities
- Beachaven Vineyards & Winery
- Civitan Park
- D&D Blacklight Miniature Golf/li>
- Red River
Come Home To Clarksville
Clarksville, Tennessee, is much more than a bedroom community providing alternatives to Nashville's homes. The fifth-largest city in the state has a suburban feel with a range of homes, including new developments, starter homes, and spacious luxury homes that all appeal to all. Options abound in Clarksville's schools, and there are several great neighborhoods near the city center, the Kentucky state line, and the Fort Campbell military base.
If Clarksville is your top choice for a new home, contact The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage with Nashville's MLS at (615) 603-3602 to speak to a Clarksville real estate agent and get started finding your Clarksville dream home.
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