Often referred to as the “Harvard of the South,” Vanderbilt University attracts students from all over the world to live and study in beautiful Nashville. Many alumni, including myself, choose to make Nashville their permanent residence after they complete their study. Both the University and the Regional Medical Center contribute to a vibrant, bustling neighborhood full of young people, trendy shops, and cheap eats. (read more about Hillsboro
Hillsboro-West End Homes for Sale
In 2015, Welch College, a private Christian institution in Nashville, sold its campus plot on busy West End Avenue to the Forestar Group in Austin, Texas. The 7 acre parcel near Elmington Park and Interstate 440 is under development, slated for 21 luxury homes and 69 condominium units. This emerging project is the perfect opportunity for buyers to own a special place centrally located within the city. I currently live in this neighborhood with my family on Barton Avenue; my knowledge and expertise when it comes to this area is second to none.
Available Hillsboro-West End Homes - MLS Listings
Healthcare companies and related businesses
Thanks to the Hospital Corporation of America, founded and headquartered in Nashville, this area is home to a strong slew of healthcare companies and related businesses. HCA’s headquarters, corresponding hospital, and St. Thomas Hospital round out the Vanderbilt-West End corridor, guaranteeing a thriving atmosphere of cafes, shops, and places to relax. The communities of Richland/Central, Whitland, and Hillsboro Village all feature intellectually strong demographics, high diversity, and historical real estate – creating a unique community flavor and vibe. These neighborhoods are popular with physicians and executives looking for a convenient place in the corridor that allows a straight shot into downtown Nashville and Music Row.
Parks in Hillsboro, West End
This area also features an impressive array of public parks and recreational opportunities, including Dragon Park, Elmington Park, McCabe’s Public Golf Course, The Greenway, Richland Park, and Centennial Park, home of the Parthenon. Centennial Park houses a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens, built in 1897 as a part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. This local attraction hosts a wide variety of community events and is incredibly popular with both tourists and locals alike – it’s no secret why people want to live here.