Weekend Open Houses Mixing Old And New

Weekend Open Houses Mixing Old And New

by TJ Anderson


Image title



When it comes to homes, we all have different design preferences, but one of the things I personally love: a mix of old and new. Maybe new construction with a reclaimed shiplap statement wall; maybe an older home with sleek new light fixtures. I like how the aesthetics play together.


So with that in mind, this week’s Open Houses roundup is going to focus on homes that embody that mix — a marriage of old and new, all around Nashville and the surrounding area.


First, the broader Open House picture for the weekend:


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


And then, my old-new/new-old picks.



{mls: 1704964}

1621 Woodland St.

Nashville, TN 37206

$650,000

It’s a tricky endeavor, updating a historic East Nashville home in a way that complements its timeless style. In this 1910 home in Lockeland Springs, most of the updates are tightly period-appropriate, which looks great. But I like how they gave the master an upscale spa appeal — gorgeous freestanding tub, frameless shower doors and sleek tile. It gives the home an up-to-date, luxurious feel, but the classic shapes and colors play nice with the rest of the home. Open Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.



{mls: 1695475}

1121 Kirkland Ave.

Nashville, TN 37216

$439,900

Over in Inglewood, this 1930 Craftsman got a total overhaul — the interior is fresh, new, modern and clean. But the aesthetic appeal remains — from the big beams on the front porch to the stone fireplace, the home keeps to its Craftsman roots. Open Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.



{mls: 1703254}

520 Rochelle Dr.

Nashville, TN 37220

$364,900

Fans of mid-century ranch homes tend to also be fans of Crieve Hall, which has one of Nashville’s best collections of them. I love how they brought some tasteful updates to this 1956 rancher — nice stone countertops in the kitchen, stainless appliances — but kept some of the ranch touchstones, leaving the wood paneling in the dining area and giving it a fresh, light coat of paint. Open Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.



{mls: 1696444}

311 Mosley Drive

Brentwood, TN 37027

$579,900

The updated, open kitchen and upscale master bath in this mid-century Brentwood home look great, but I’m so glad to see the front porch — from the front doors to the light fixtures to the ornate block, it’s time capsule-y in such a great way. Open Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.


Charmed by any of these? Or looking for something that marks off some different must-haves? Let me know if I can help!


TJ Anderson Headshot
Author:
Phone: 615-364-1530
Dated: February 19th 2016
Views: 759
About TJ: TJ Anderson is a Nashville Realtor with Benchmark Realty who's helped countless clients both buy a h...

Property Search








RSS Feed

View our latest blog posts in your RSS reader. Click here to access. RSS

Search Blog

Our Bloggers

Saved Properties

This is a list of your favorite properties. We will email you if a property is reduced or leaves the market.

Click 'Save' to add a property to this list.

Register / Login

New & returning visitors please enter your information to login.

By clicking 'register' you are agreeing to our terms of use & giving us expressed written consent to contact you.

Questions? Comments? Complaints?

This message will go directly to the head of our team.

Location & Address

TJ Anderson Homes
2500 21st Ave. South
Nashville, TN
615-866-4670