Belle Meade homes are some of the most expense in the state of Tennessee with the average price of sold homes in 2011 being $1,053,795 and the average size being 4354 square feet. With easy access to downtown Nashville via state hwy 100, and interstate 40. Belle Meade real estate is very popular with professionals who work at Vanderbilt, HCA, and other companies based out of downtown Nashville.
Belle Meade is a city in Nashville. In 1963, it was absorbed into the metropolitan government of Nashville-Davidson County, however, it retains its independent city status, and its residents pay taxes both to the Metro government and to the City of Belle Meade. Belle Meade streets have distinct signage, the city has its own police force, its own mayor and its own city hall.
The city of Belle Meade is located on what used to be the Belle Meade Plantation, founded by John Harding in 1807. Harding purchased 250 acres of land near Richland Creek, and later expanded until it was 5400 acres. Belle Meade was known for the finest thoroughbred horses in the world, and most of the Kentucky Derby winners can trace bloodlines back to Belle Meade. 1820, John commissioned a brick home in the Federal style on his farm, naming the estate “Belle Meade.” For more of the history of Belle Meade, I would highly recommend a visit to the home and a tour by the historians on site.
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Buyers who consider purchasing a Belle Meade home should also consider
- Green Hills – adjoining Belle Meade with great shopping and dining
- Oak Hills – east of Green Hills with rolling hills and large lots and and mature trees
- Forest Hills – north of Brentwood and east of Green Hills
- Brentwood – in north Williamson county with lower taxes and better schools
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information on this page is based on information on Belle Meade homes in Nashville per the Nashville Multiple Listing Services, Inc. and is deemed reliable but, not guaranteed.