Belle Meade, TN

Belle Meade Real Estate and Homes For Sale


Learn about Belle Meade

Who is Belle Meade a good fit for?

Receiving its name from the famous Belle Meade Plantation, the city of Belle Meade showcases a wealth of history and luxury estates. The exclusive area is home to only 3,000 residents. Those living within its quarters benefit from its affluent charm and neighborhood privacy. Families with children account for the majority of the Belle Meade community.

Where to eat, hang out and have a good time

The area is famously known for the Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery. However, you’ll also find some spectacular dining options nearby the Plantation site. Standout restaurants include Belle Meade Meat and Three and Sperry’s Restaurant. If you’re searching for the best area breakfast, you’ll be sure to find it at Le Peep.

There is not much of a nightlife scene in Belle Meade. For any late-night options, it’ll be best to check out the surrounding areas near Green Hills or Hillsboro.

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Belle Meade Meat & Three



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Sperry's Belle Meade



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Sam's Place Belle Meade



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Bruegger's Bagels



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Juice Bar - Belle Meade



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Pros & Cons of living in Belle Meade


  • The area showcases stunning, luxury properties.
  • It has a very low crime rate.
  • The location offers a wealth of history.


  • The cost of housing is extremely high and limited.
  • Since it operates independently, you’re required to pay taxes to both Nashville’s metropolitan city and the city of Belle Meade.
  • With a population of only 3,000, it’s safe to say you’ll know everyone.

How to get around in Belle Meade

The standard commute time for those living in Belle Meade is nearly 25 minutes. Since the city operates independently of Nashville’s metropolitan center, public transportation is not readily available within the area. The majority of the Belle Meade residents have a car as their primary form of transport. Highway 70 and 100 merge together alongside the area of Belle Meade, making travel relatively easy.

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Things to do around Belle Meade

Belle Meade Historic Site and Winery

Historic tours and winery

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205

The Jenerator

Fitness center, personal trainer

5409 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN

Parks and Recreation in Belle Meade

The main entrance to Percy Warner Park is at the end of Belle Meade Boulevard. Percy Warner Park and Edwin Warner Park collectively meet together to form The Warner Parks. The land stretches across 3,100 acres of forest and fields. The area features golf courses, sports fields, biking & hiking trails, scenic viewpoints, sheltered picnic tables, and even an equestrian center.

Parmer Park

578 Leake Ave, Nashville, TN 37205

Parmer Park is the location of the late Parmer school. Now, there are basketball courts, playground, a baseball diamond, walking paths, and lots of grassy area.

Kever Park

170 Harding Pl, Nashville, TN 37205

Nice little golf course for locals and novices.

Belle Meade Country Club

815 Belle Meade Blvd, Nashville, TN 37205

Golf course, tennis, fitness center, pool


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Belle Meade School Info

Although you won’t find any public or private schools located within Belle Meade’s city limits, the area is home to several neighboring schools. Julia Green Elementary and Hillsboro Comprehensive High School both sit within close proximity to Belle Meade. Additionally, Harding Academy is a private institution just north of Belle Meade’s border.

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Crime in Belle Meade

In the past year in Belle Meade there were 34% more assaults, 12% more burglaries, 10% more robberies, 29% more vehicle thefts compared to the national median.

Belle Meade is widely recognized as the safest neighborhood in Nashville. However, Nashville’s metro police department is not the one patrolling this area. Since the city functions independently, Belle Meade acquires its own police force, which proves to be favorable. The city crime rates for violent and property crimes are significantly below the nation’s average.

Cost of Living in Belle Meade

Belle Meade showcases a prominent affluent lifestyle. Encompassing primarily large, luxury estates, the median home cost is $2,357,500. Renting is almost nonexistent in this exclusive neighborhood, and almost 95% of the local residents are homeowners. The area’s housing prices are the driving reason behind its high cost of living. The other expense categories, such as groceries and healthcare, are relative to the nation’s average.

  • Education costs 65.6% more than the national average.
  • Entertainment costs 38.30% more than the national average.
  • Food costs 23.30% more than the national average.
  • In Belle Meade utilities costs 10.10% more than the national average.
  • Healthcare costs 14.30% more than the national average.

Overall, Belle Meade’s cost of living is 31.40% more expensive than the national average.

Job Market of Belle Meade

3,501 Total Popultation

The median household income in Belle Meade is $207,882 and the average household income in Belle Meade is $291,895. 21.18% of the population people works in Healthcare, 14.96% works in Professional, and 11.95% works in Finance.

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“Belle Meade has a few major advantages, but you will definitely pay for these”

Belle Meade has a few major advantages, but you will definitely pay for these. First off, you have Percy Warner in your backyard. The end of Belle Meade Boulevard has the famous steps that people love to job. But I love getting lost on hiking trails in this park. Cheekwood is Nashville’s answer to a botanical garden. If you have kids the membership is completely worth it because you can go each month and see how the displays have changed. My young children love the children’s garden. The houses are very expensive in this area, and the neighborhood can feel very uptight. But I do love a lot of the places you can visit in this area.

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What is life in Belle Meade like?

In Belle Meade, you can expect beautiful, luxury estates that sit on acres of land. Living in Belle Meade is highly exclusive and the neighborhood even operates as its own incorporated city. Although the elite community is small, the residents of Belle Meade are also very close-knit.

Why are homes in Belle Meade a good investment?

Purchasing a home in Belle Meade is a good investment due to its level of exclusivity. Development projects are extremely rare making the desire for homes in the area even higher. The neighborhood also functions as its own incorporated city, with a private police patrol, which keeps crime incredibly low.

How long does it take to commute to Downtown Nashville from Belle Meade?

Commuting from Belle Meade to Downtown Nashville by car will take approximately 20 minutes.

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