Bellevue is a suburban neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee located in Davidson County. It is a lively, vibrant and trendy neighborhood 13 miles south of downtown Nashville. Bellevue is governed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The average household size in the neighborhood is 2.5 people and it has an overall home vacancy rate of just over 5%. It is part of the Davidson County School District which has approximately 164 schools and a student body of around 82,000. Schools in Bellevue, public and private, include Bellevue Middle School, Hillwood High, Westmeade Elementary, Ensworth High School, Nashville Christian School and many others.
Up through the late 1950s, Bellevue was its own entity and was primarily an agricultural community with just a smattering of businesses. But by the 1970s, sub-urbanization had begun and it was assimilated into the city of Nashville. Since 2000, the neighborhood has undergone a period of growth both in population and development. In May 2010, the neighborhood was struck by a major flood which left much destruction in its wake. In the years since the neighborhood has rebounded nicely.
The neighborhood spans 72.3 square miles and in 2000 the approximate population was 37,062. By 2013, the population had risen to 79,157, the median household income was $83,671 and the median rent was $860. The current median real estate price is $174,431 and the current average rental price is $ 1,287. The most concentrated commercial development in the district is near the intersection of Highway 70 South and Old Hickory Boulevard and the most affluent housing developments are located along Tennessee State Highway 100.
Bellevue has countless amenities like the Bellevue Public Library, this beautiful facility offers thousands of books, as well as computer spaces, children and teen areas, meeting rooms, café style coffee and snack machines. The neighborhood also has beautiful parks like Bellevue or Red Caboose Park. This park features its namesake red caboose, a log cabin, playground, paths for walking and jogging and so much more. It is also home to Warner Park that features miles of paths both paved and unpaved. These trails are popular with hikers, cyclists and nature lovers alike. The community holds the Bellevue Community Picnic in the park annually.
In this neighborhood historic four-square homes are common. Homes available are primarily 1-4 bedroom homes, units in apartment complexes, units in high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the housing was built between 1970 and 2000. There are also a number of homes and units constructed since 2000. There is also continuing development on a unique retail and lifestyle center at One Bellevue Place. The development will have retail spaces, offices, apartments and a 120 room Hilton Hotel. Homes for sale in this neighborhood come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of potential buyers. Other real estate options include apartments and houses for rent as well as townhomes and condominiums for sale or lease. To find the home of your dreams in Bellevue call local real estate agent Pauline Charlton at 615 482 2257 today.
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