Hermitage is a suburban neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, which is also known as Heritage Hills. It is located just east of Donelson and west of Mount Juliet. It features wonderful schools, quiet streets and low crime rates making it perfect for residents of all ages. It is somewhat ethnically diverse though most residents have European ancestry and the most common ancestry is Irish. English is the primary language in the neighborhood followed by Spanish. Most homes are owner-occupied and the neighborhood has a vacancy rate of just over 5%. Houses are primarily 1-4 bedroom single family homes. The second most common type of housing is apartment complexes. The majority of homes/housing in Hermitage was built between 1940-1969. The second largest age category of homes is those built between 1970-1999.
The neighborhood is named after “The Hermitage,” Andrew Jackson’s home that is located in the neighborhood. Despite being part of the city of Nashville, Hermitage clings to its own individuality as a suburban area. It has a short history as the community/neighborhood is only approximately 30 years old before that the area remained rural. Today it is a thriving community/neighborhood of modest tract housing, retail establishments, and executive/luxury residences.
It is a lower-middle income community and has a mixed workforce of white and blue collar workers/positions. The current median real estate price is $172,178 and the current median list price is $239,900. The current average rental price is $1002. Many residents of Hermitage have a daily commute for work or school. Most commuters drive private vehicles and an average commute ranges from 15-30 minutes in length.
The neighborhood is part of the Davidson County School District. Schools that serve the neighborhood include Hermitage Elementary, Dupont Hadley Middle School, McGavock High and others. It is home to “The Hermitage” Andrew Jackson’s Home and historical plantation that now serves as a museum and as a historic landmark. The neighborhood has a station/stop along the Music City Star commuter rail line. Stones Riverbend Park is a popular place for residents to unwind. The park runs along the curve of the Cumberland River and features paths for walking/jogging and biking. Homes come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of potential buyers. Three bedroom homes are the most common, other real estate options include apartments for rent and townhomes and condominiums for sale or lease. To begin your home search in charming Hermitage, call local real estate agent Pauline Charlton today at 615 482 2257.
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