The Nashville neighborhood of West End, home of Vanderbilt University, is a quick 2 mile trip west of Nashville’s downtown city center where you’ll find a bit of history, parks, drinks/dining and so much more! You don’t have to be involved with Vanderbilt to enjoy what this incredibly vibrant area has to offer. Read on to get the skinny on this amazingly vibrant area! With a 333 acre campus, Vanderbilt University’s beautiful landscapes are a prominent element of West End. Stroll through to reminisce about your own college glory days while shopping at the on-campus Barnes and Noble bookstore or attend a concert or another student led event. Saturday game days always bring such a vivacious energy to the area that is fun for the entire family! Go Commodores!
At the epicenter of West End Ave sits Centennial Park, home to a full scale replica of the Greek Parthenon. The Parthenon also serves as an art museum, featuring a 42-foot statue of Athena along with over 60 paintings from 19th and 20th century American artists. With plenty of landscapes to picnic, throw the frisbee, or hang a hammock near the pond, Centennial Park is fun for locals and tourists alike! You may even choose to propose to your sweetheart as our very own Team Lead Libby’s now husband did under the large picturesque pillars.
A stone’s throw away, you’ll find 2 dog parks situated next to one another, accommodating both small and large dogs. No matter the size of your furry friend, West End has a dog park for you! Such a dog friendly area, meet other dog lovers while strolling the sides streets with your pup or romping in all the amazing parks!
Another Nashville staple in the West End neighborhood is Love Circle! Sitting high above West End, Love Circle is the highest point in Nashville and offers an absolutely stellar view of the skyline. Once you’ve taken in the twinkling lights of the city, turn around and find yourself marveling at the rolling hills of TN. Insider tip: There’s a reason why locals keep coming back to catch sunsets here. If you want an incredible view of Love Circle and the surrounding Tennessee hills from inside your very own luxury residence, call us for a tour of our coming soon listing at The West End. Grab a glass of wine from your very own wine lounger featuring a Draco wine dispenser and enjoy the never ceasing views from the wraparound terrace and the additional 3 private balconies! Check it out HERE.
Now, let’s talk about food and drinks, shall we? If you’re looking for a place to take in more breathtaking views of the skyline over a delicious cocktail, look no further than White Limozeen, the rooftop bar/restaurant seated atop the Graduate Hotel. White Limozeen shares Nashville’s love for our queen, Dolly Parton, and picturesque views! If a low-key, upscale dining experience is more your style, you might try Jimmy Kelly’s. A Nashville staple since 1934 known for their delicious steaks and generous whiskey pours, Jimmy Kelly’s offers a quiet ambiance, tucked inside an old Southern mansion. Looking for a casual yet delicious local spot that sends your taste buds into a frenzy? HATTIE. B’S. HOT. CHICKEN. Need we go on?
West End features some of the most in-demand real estate in the city due to its central proximity, nearness to downtown, shopping, and a plethora of dining options. The median sales price for a single-family home in the West End area is $964,500 with a median of 3,542 Sq Ft. The median price for a condo is $564,950 with a median of 1,303 Sq Ft.