Neighborhood Profile: Green Hills

Green Hills, the 37215 zip code, is a sought after neighborhood to live in Nashville. Follow Hillsboro Pike south of downtown about eight miles, and you will land in the heart of a bustling neighborhood (and my office at The Wilson Group!).


History and What It Has to Offer


Green Hills is an affluent neighborhood within Nashville that was developed in the 1950’s for those who wanted more space, but an easy commute to downtown or three of Nashville’s universities: Vanderbilt, Belmont, and Lipscomb Universities.

Green Hills offers some of the best high-end shopping in the city with both The Mall at Green Hills and the revitalized Hill Center hosting stores like Apple, Nordstrom, and West Elm. The shopping centers are alongside some excellent food shopping options like Whole Foods, Trader Joes, and a large Kroger. Green Hills boasts a bevy of restaurants, from casual eateries to famous sit-down restaurants. You can always find something to do or eat in the area.


Home to the world-famous Bluebird Café, makes Green Hills a destination not just for locals but tourists as well. The Bluebird Café is a live music venue that’s hosted the likes of Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, and Keith Urban.


What to Expect if You Buy in Green Hills

Developed in the mid-twentieth century, it is a neighborhood centered around the automobile versus the pedestrian. Although efforts have been made to create more walkability around the activity and shopping hubs. Many of the original homes were the ranch style preferred in the 50’s and 60’s with large, family-friendly lots.


With Nashville’s growth and Green Hills enduring popularity, some of the larger lots have been divided with more than one newer home built, including some of the tall skinny homes that have popped up around Nashville.


If you plan to buy in Green Hills, the median home price is $636,200 with a .5% predicted growth this years. Green Hills remains a solid investment because it is a neighborhood Nashvillians continue to want to live in.

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