Nashville, TN Real Estate
Seeking out Nashville, TN real estate can be a challenging endeavor as many home buyers want to purchase Nashville, TN homes. If you and your spouse are trying to buy Nashville real estate, familyunpacking.jpgthis article will serve as a primer to the family friendly area that is also known to country music fans as "Music City." But even if Garth Brooks and Miranda Lambert are not on your iPod, you and your family will find plenty to do in this bustling city. 


Nashville, TN was founded by John Donelson, James Robertson and a group of Overmountain Men in 1779. This new settlement was named after an American Revolutionary hero named Francis Nash. In the years after its founding, Nashville became known for its river port, strategic location, and its railroad depot. Nashville became the permanent state capital of Tennessee in 1843. Click here for more information on Nashville's history. 

Parks and Recreation

Home buyers looking at Nashville homes will find a lot to like about the city's parks and green spaces. When you buy one of the Nashville homes for sale, you and your family will never be at a loss for fun activities. From ice skating to tennis to golf to hiking, this city features many recreational complexes for its residents and visitors. Look for more information on Nashville's Parks and Recreation Department here.
Some of the activities that owners of Nashville properties can take part in include: 

  • Playing with the family dog at one of Nashville's many dog parks
  • Setting sail with friends and family at the Sailboat Marina
  • Your kids meeting new friends at the Two Rivers Skate Park
  • Hiking, jogging and relaxing at one of Nashville's many trails
  • Swimming, ice skating or learning a new sport at the Centennial Sportsplex

Attractions and Activities

While Nashville is the capital city of country music, it also has a thriving arts and culture scene. The Frist Center for Visual Arts, the Dyer Observatory, the Nashville Public Library, the Dance Theatre of Tenneesee, and countless other organizations all do their part to contribute to the city's arts scene.

Some activities that home buyers who are looking at real estate in Nashville can experience include the following:

  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Music City Marketplace - A great place to get music-themed gifts for friends and family
  • Catching a show at one of Nashville's storied music venues - If you are not into country, you can also catch jazz, soul, rock and even classical music on any given night
  • Music Row - Go visit RCA Studio 8, where Elvis Presley recorded over 200 songs
  • Centennial Park - Go see a full-scale replica of the Parthenon. This Parthenon features a museum, art gallery and the Athena Parthenos, the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western world

If you want to learn more about Nashville's arts scene, click here and here.


Buying homes for sale in Nashville immediately puts you in the midst of a thriving metropolis. Since you want to go from being a Nashville home buyer to a Nashville home owner, you can look forward to the following annual events:
  • CMA Music Awards - Every November, the Country Music Association recognizes the best in performance, production, songwriting, and all other aspects of this enduring musical genre.
  • Artober - A month long arts celebration that takes place in October
  • Nashville Fashion Week
  • Nashville Shakespeare Festival
  • Nashville Film Festival

Go here and here for more information on Nashville's annual cultural events. 
Kim Shacklock
Kim Shacklock
Realtor, CRS, ABR, ASP
8119 Isabella Lane Ste 105 Brentwood TN 37027