Germantown

Nashville’s First Neighborhood.

Home to Nashville’s minor league baseball team (The Sounds) and the Nashville Farmer’s Market, this historic neighborhood also offers unique architecture and diverse dining options all within walking distance making it one of the most popular neighborhoods in Nashville.

Approximate Residents: –
Median Home Price: $570,650
Median Condo Price: $268,000
Median Rent: $2,295
County: Davidson

Your Home in Germantown

Nashville’s first neighborhood is filled with character. This 18-block district is reminiscent of a historic Boston neighborhood. The sidewalks are lined with 100 different tree species, making for a beautiful, cozy atmosphere, especially in the fall. Take a walk around and you’re guaranteed to fall in love. From historical buildings, to modern builds, there’s a style for everyone. Those looking to move to Germantown have a wide variety of real estate to choose from. Homes styles in the area include victorian cottages, roman revival, gothic, and new construction. To view homes for sale in Germantown click here. Developers and business owners have taken advantage of the area’s charm by creatively re-using old buildings and warehouses. Two of the most popular re-uses are Peter Nappi, an Italian leather goods store made out of an old meatpacking plant, and Werthan Lofts, an old factory turned living space. Germantown’s historical significance, thriving renovations and distance from downtown Nashville activities, make it a popular destination for homebuyers.

Residential

Median Price: $570,650

Median Price Per Sqft: $337

Median Size: 1,742 sqft, 3-Bed, 3.5-Bath

Median Days on Market: 15

Condo

Median Price: $268,000

Median Cost Per Sqft: $385

Median Condo Size: 675 sqft, 1-Bed, 1-Bath

Days on Market: 38

Rental

Median Cost: $2,295

Broadway:

UberX: $5-6

The Gulch:

UberX: $5-7

East Nashville:

UberX: $7-10

Midtown:

UberX: $6-8

Demonbreun Hill:

UberX: $5-6

12 South:

UberX: $7-10

Germantown is part of the Metro Nashville Public Schools System. Here is a list of schools that residents typically attend. View a full list of schools, including magnet and charter, at MNPS.org.

Public

  • Buena Vista Elementary
  • Harpeth Valley Elementary
  • Bellevue Middle
  • John Early Middle
  • Hillwood High
  • Pearl-Cohn High

Private

  • St. Vincent School

Originally owned by the McGavock family for agricultural purposes, Germantown became a residential area in the early 1900s. It’s location attracted many craftsmen, tradesmen, and businessmen namely of the German descent, creating the name Germantown. After going through a rough patch created by the war and industrial rezoning, Germantown began to rise again in the early 70s, when a group of local Nashvillians saw value in the historic homes, and wanted to preserve the area’s character. In 1979 Germantown was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Fast forward to present day and you’ll see that the area has regained it’s early 1900s charm, making it one of Nashville’s most popular neighborhoods.

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