What to Expect
Life in Green Hills is characterized by affluent professionals who value luxury, natural surroundings, unique experiences, and family.
Green Hills is an elegant suburban neighborhood a short drive south of Downtown Nashville.
Bordered by prestigious Belle Meade to the west and Lipscomb University to the east, this affluent neighborhood is full of large homes on leafy streets. Green Hills also offers an abundance of upscale shopping and dining.
Green Hills’ development began in the 1930s, and most of its homes are 1950s and ‘60s ranch-style properties on half-acre lots. Recent years have seen the development of Green Hills’ first residential high-rise, Vertis, which offers luxurious amenities and stylish contemporary apartments. The largest and most expensive homes are generally located in the western portion of the neighborhood, where grand multi-million dollar mansions can extend beyond 10,000 square feet in size.
This small-town atmosphere offers high-end shopping, stunning luxury homes, and a convenient location for commuting.
The majority of Green Hill’s residents are well-educated, married professionals working in business, management, and Vanderbilt. Green Hills offers a signature feel to its residents leaving little to wonder why it attracts such residents. For those with children, there are many top schools in this area: Montgomery Bell Academy, Harpeth Hall, award-winning Julia Green Elementary, Ensworth, and Acton Academy.
For those who value a quick commute, access to the 440 loops is a straight shot from Hillsboro Pike and an easy drive to medical centers, Belmont, Lipscomb, and Vanderbilt. It is also a quick 20-minute drive to downtown for an alternative variety of nightlife options and urban shops and restaurants.
Whether you enjoy the outdoors, strolling the art gallery, or the salon, this neighborhood has something for everyone.
Green Hills has easy access to nearby parks. Residents have an easy time finding a quiet moment nestled near the heart of busy Nashville. Cheekwood Estate and Gardens is not to be missed with botanical gardens of 55 acres featuring cultivated gardens, walking trails featuring a variety of sculptures, and designated habitat areas. The art museum dates back to 1930 and is beloved by all the locals of Nashville. It has presented world-class art on a historic estate that is a unique experience for people of all ages.
Green Hills also offers distinct Nashville experiences you might want to expect: Bluebird Cafe hosts nightly open mic performances, sharing the same stage that once showcased artists such as Kathy Mattea, Garth Brooks, LeAnn Rimes, and Maren Morris. Enjoy a movie at Regal Green Hills, designed to be an elevated movie experience with luxury reclining seating and the latest movies available. The Nashville Film Festival used to be held here.
You’ll Fall in Love With
Green Hills has an abundance of restaurants, shops, and activities that are distinct to Nashville.
What makes Green Hills special is the variety of living: enjoy a perfectly brewed cup of espresso with your favorite pastry at my personal favorite Restoration Hardware Cafe while strolling its four floors of immaculately designed collections to inspire and furnish your home with upscale class. Don’t forget to grab lunch here. The thoughtfully curated menu will surely please any discerning palette for an easy and well-serviced experience. You will want to linger through the afternoon with friends or by yourself with a book in the steel and glass atrium with soaring ceilings and carefully manicured surroundings.
On the same grounds, you will find other favored retailers that anchor the Mall at Green Hills such as Dillard’s, Macy’s, and Nordstrom, while high-end retailers include Burberry, Crate & Barrel, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, and Tiffany & Co. The Hill Center nearby is an outdoor mall experience with a variety of boutique shops and well-known retailers such as Pottery Barn and Anthropologie. Oak Hall carries a variety of premium brands such as Barbour, Eton, Peter Millar, and Rag & Bone. Enjoy a burger at Shake Shack before picking up groceries at Whole Foods.
Nearby is a development called the Vertis featuring luxury rentals with notable amenities. Its first floor features a variety of restaurants to choose from such as True Foods for creative, healthy dishes with fast service in a trendy atmosphere. For a more upscale, distinct experience Char is a classic steak house with all the usual suspects in a jazzy and romantic setting.