Nashville Househunting And Touring In Historic Belmont Hillsboro

Dated: 09/23/2016

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by TJ Anderson


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The historic neighborhoods in Nashville tend to be proud and tight-knit, and I love that — feeling inspired to celebrate the place you call home, its history and its future, that comes out of finding a happy place and buying a piece of it. I think that’s something we all strive for, and definitely what I strive for as a Realtor, househunting with my clients.


A good example: Saturday, Oct. 1 brings the 20th installment of the Historic Belmont-Hillsboro neighborhood’s Home Tour, during which proud homeowners invite neighbors and visitors into their homes, to foster community and offer up some good old-fashioned home ogling.


In southwest Nashville, Belmont-Hillsboro is conveniently located — close to downtown, right down the way from Hillsboro Village, a skip from 12 South — and its historic charm is front and center. Early 20th century foursquares and bungalows sit up and down their streets, mixed in with newer homes that (smartly, I think) often echo that timeless architectural aesthetic.


At the Home Tour, 11 different homes will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for visits — you’ll just need to grab tickets ($10 for adults, free for children under 12). Proceeds will benefit the work the Belmont-Hillsboro Neighbors organization does for the community, which has included community projects, scholarship foundations and more.


Drop by www.belmont-hillsboro.com if you’d like to grab your tickets.


While we look forward to the tour, I’m focusing this week’s Open Houses roundup on Belmont-Hillsboro.


First, your wider area options:


CLICK TO SEE THIS WEEKEND’S OPEN HOUSES IN DAVIDSON AND WILLIAMSON COUNTY


Then, a few picks, open this weekend:


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2600 Hillsboro Pike Apt 324

Nashville, TN 37212

$299,000

Who’s looking to gaze at lush and lovely landscaping without having to take care of it? This unit in The Enclave, just skimming the edge of the Belmont-Hillsboro map, has a courtyard view, plus access to the community’s many other amenities — fitness space, club room, outdoor entertaining space and more. It’s spacious for a 1-bed, 1-bath, at 1115 square feet, and comes with a 1-car garage for parking and storage. The design is elegant and traditional, and you’re already set with a wine fridge, too. Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.


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3014 Brightwood Ave

Nashville, TN 37212

$949,900

You’d be forgiven at first glance for thinking this 4-bed, 3 1/2-bath home was among the Belmont-Hillsboro area’s prized historic properties. It was built in 2006, but exterior to interior, it fits in with the historic treasures in that area just fine — only you have the benefit of huge closets. Coffered ceilings and other cool woodwork, a huge but farmhouse-cozy kitchen, massive master and more all make this home majorly appealing, as does the opportunity to walk right over to Sevier Park. Click through to the stunning screened-in porch and paver patio too. The autumn entertaining possibilities are a pumpkin-spicy thrill. Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.


Are you focusing your Nashville house hunt on the Belmont-Hillsboro area? Please let me know if I can help you track down that dream home, and make it yours.


Properties are listed with their own respective real estate firms, and not under agreement with TJ Anderson and/or Benchmark Realty, LLC.

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TJ Anderson

TJ Anderson is a Nashville Realtor with Benchmark Realty who's helped countless clients both buy a home and sell a home in Nashville, Tennessee. He blogs about Nashville regularly, from Nashville-area....

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