Belle Meade Links Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Heading into Belle Meade Links is a chance to go back into Nashville’s history. One of the oldest and most historic divisions of the city, Belle Meade Links has evolved into a highly desirable neighborhood for upscale Nashville residents. People who live in Belle Meade Links live in a neighborhood which feels much further away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Nashville than it really is. For many, Belle Meade Links is an oasis from urban living.
The Belle Meade Links neighborhood was established in 1915 and stretches across 70 acres, about half of which is the Historic District, a part of the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in southwestern Nashville, about eight miles from downtown and adjacent to the Belle Meade neighborhood. Its boundaries are Leake Avenue to the north, Harding Place to the south, the Memphis-Bristol Highway to the west and Westover Drive to the east.
Belle Meade Links is one of the few remaining examples of subdivision housing in Nashville, and visitors and residents of the area can see a wide array of architectural styles. There are many Craftsman bungalows dating back to the neighborhood’s founding, but revival-style architecture including Tudor, Mediterranean, and Colonial along with post-war Colonial Revival and Minimal Traditional designs are also prevalent.
Residents of Belle Meade Links can stroll the wide streets or take advantage of one of the three small parks exclusively for members of the community. Many residents are members of the Belle Meade Country Club, one of the most prestigious golf courses and members clubs in Nashville. The 18-hole course has challenging greens and rolling, well-maintained fairways and was designed by noted golf course architect Donald Ross.