Designated by zip codes 37205 and 37215, Belle Meade has an independent city status. The city has its own police force, its own mayor and its own city hall. (City of Belle Meade)
Know as the Nashville city for “old money”, Belle Meade has one of the highest per capita incomes in the state. In 2000 the per capita income for the city was $104,908, which is by far the highest in the state and among the highest in the nation. Belle Meade is home to famous and wealthy residents including former Vice President and 2000 Presidential Candidate Al Gore, entertainers Vince Gill and Amy Grant, former Republican United States Senator Bill Frist, his brother, Thomas F. Frist, Jr., the co-founder and former CEO of the Hospital Corporation of America, and John R. Ingram, the Chairman and CEO of the Ingram Content Group.
The first thing you are likely to notice when driving through Belle Meade is the distinct signage on the streets and its plantation-style Southern homes. Majestic, historic and picturesque describe Belle Meade real estate perfectly. From the large finely coiffed lawns and perfectly manicured landscaping that announce its residents’ high standards to the classic architecture with hefty columns, old stone & iron fencing, and massive archways. But do not be mistaken, historic in Belle Meade certainly does not mean in disrepair or not updated for modern living. Homes in Belle Meade have been preserved and restored beautifully and new homes are built to suit the style of the area.
Stepping into Belle Meade takes you back to a time when homes where built with fine craftsmanship and attention was paid to every detail. Homes for sale in Belle Meade earn their hefty price tag by having first rate everything, from interior design to tennis courts to massive pools—no detail is left untended. Each fine piece of Belle Meade real estate has a unique character and the city is everything you would expect from an upscale neighborhood. Belle Meade boulevard ends at the entrance of Percy Warner Park, the city’s largest park. The city is also home to one of the most exclusive country clubs in the state, the Belle Meade Country Club, where the who’s who of Nashville go to rub elbows.
The City of Belle Meade occupies a prime location in Davidson County. It is far enough from the hustle and bustle of downtown Nashville (just 15 minutes west) but close enough to the great amenities of West Nashville. You can take a few short back roads to Green Hills and its luxury shopping and fine dining. And you don’t have to travel far to find fantastic attractions. Belle Meade Plantation, for which the city was named after, and the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art are within walking distance. Or if you’re headed elsewhere in Nashville, its proximity to Interstate 440 can get you there in just a quick drive.
Are you interested in scheduling a viewing of a Belle Meade home listed for sale or to learn more about real estate in the luxury home community of Belle Meade? If so, contact Gabriela Lira at 615-440-6327 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Gabriela is a professional REALTOR® and a RE/MAX Elite agent who specializes in Belle Meade real estate.
Belle Meade Homes for Sale
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