Belle Meade homes for sale are a Davidson County city developed on the territory of the sprawling Belle Meade Plantation in the 1900s. This affluent, independent city covers just 3.1 square miles and is less than 10 miles southwest of Nashville.
Belle Meade’s real estate mix ranges from charming mid-century modern single-family homes to extravagant mansions with immaculately manicured grounds. Properties are clustered within leafy, private neighborhoods or located on sprawling multiacre lots. Architecture varies throughout the community, mixing palatial 1920s and 1930s neoclassical residences with elegant contemporary estates. Undeveloped tracts are also available for those wishing to build their own customized estate.
People & Lifestyle
Since its development, Belle Meade has long been a favorite among Nashville’s wealthiest individuals. Residents include former Vice President Al Gore, singer-songwriters Vince Gill and Amy Grant, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jon Meacham, CEOs and other C-level executives, and the late Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank Drowota III, to name just a few.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
As an antiques mecca, Belle Meade real estate has lots of antiques dealers, and shops to prowl, along with a number of notable restaurants. Tavern-style Sperry’s offers surf and turf, and Le Peep’s has a classic American brunch menu. Westgate Shopping Center has Mediterranean cuisine at Zoe’s Kitchen and fresh gastropub fare and happy hour drink deals at Sam’s Place. 360 Bistro at Harpeth Hills Plaza Shopping Center serves a seasonal menu of New American cuisine paired with an extensive wine list. And don’t miss Escape Day Spa and Salon! Other eateries along Harding Pike include mouth-watering family style dining at Finezza Italian Bistro and smoked ribs at Sportsman’s Grille.
Things to Do
The community is named for the historic Belle Meade Plantation. Guided tours of the 19th century Greek Revival mansion attract visitors from across the country. Golfers are catered to in this upscale community, with a public golf course at Percy Warner Park and a challenging 18-hole Donald Ross course at the members-only Belle Meade Country Club. Belle Meade Country Club members also have access to tennis courts and a swimming pool. For fantastic hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, check out Percy Warner Park which also adjoins Edwin Warner Park to create a 3,100-acre green space known to locals as the Warner Parks. The Warner Parks have picnic areas and miles of trails, and they host great community events, such as the Full Moon Pickin’ Party, Iroquois Steeplechase, Cheekwood Estate and Gardens at the Warner Parks’ northern end features a 55-acre botanical garden and an art museum on the gorgeous 1920s American Country Place Era estate. Palmer Park is a verdant neighborhood green space with a children’s playground.
Available Homes in Belle Meade
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