Nashville Homes On The Market That Let The Sunshine In

Dated: 07/07/2017

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by TJ Anderson

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Last week I was accentuating the positives of our run of rainy days in Nashville. But I won’t lie — I’ve had my moments lately where I could really, really use a little more sun.

That got me thinking about something that’s always been on the top of my must-have list as a homebuyer: lots of windows that invite the Southern sunshine in.

I’ve met the occasional Nashville homebuyer who wants something more cave or cocoon-like, but by and large, I’m in the majority here, and just about everywhere else. Natural light always seems to bring out a home’s best side, and the brightness and life that a healthy collection of windows brings… it’s kinda worth more than just about any other home-design attribute.

For this week’s Open House roundup, I picked out a few Nashville-area properties that satisfy the need for sun, with big glass expanses that soak the space in light.

First, the broader options:


Then, my picks:

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500 Madison

Nashville, TN 37208


Germantown is one of my favorite Nashville neighborhoods, and if you’re looking for loft life, it’s one of the best areas to househunt. I really like this Summer Street Lofts unit’s main living area — wall-to-wall views of a fun neighborhood, with sunshine pouring in. Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

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812 Breckston Lane

Nashville, TN 37221


If you’re gonna do a two-story living room, this is the way to do it: a long, tall expanse of glass, making the most of all that drama. That brightness follows over into the kitchen, too, with windows that wrap all around the eating area, right off a huge deck and a golf-course-green backyard on the southwest side of town. Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

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121 A Lincoln Court

Nashville, TN 37205


Head up a floor from the Juliet balcony in this super-stylish Belle Meade Links-area build, and you’re in this gloriously sunny space, with a covered balcony right to the side. Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

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1606 B 7th Ave N

Nashville, TN 37208


I’m pretty smitten with the rec room in this Germantown/Salemtown home. Bonus is, it’s one of many smart, stylish and super sunny spaces over 3000-plus square feet here. Other details you can’t miss: the curved wall-of-windows hallway, brick-lined and sun-drenched eating area in the kitchen, and a stunner of a roof deck. Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

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2253 B Castleman Dr

Nashville, TN 37215


I like the design of this new build in Green Hills for a lot of reasons (really cool encaustic hallway tile is near the top). But my favorite touch has to be the window-wrapped second-story space that really pops on the front facade. I’d probably make it an office, and skip between there and the sun deck on head-down days. Open Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Looking for a sunshine-y new home in the Nashville area? I’d love to help you find it. Call or email TJ Anderson Homes here.

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

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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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