Brentwood Downs Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Nashville, Tennessee, is a city rich in culture and the area surrounding Brentwood Downs is a contributor to the display of Tennessee’s history and culture. Just north of Brentwood Downs is the State of Tennessee Ellington Agricultural Center. The center is the headquarters of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and the Tennessee Agricultural Museum resides there. The museum has an extensive collection of home and farm life from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Included in the collection are log cabins, buggies, wagons, a small farm house, the McCormick reaper, and a jumbo steam engine.
Brentwood Downs is a well-maintained neighborhood surrounded by condominiums, townhouses, and apartment complexes. Edmondson Pike Branch Library is a part of the Brentwood Downs community. Ten minutes southwest of Brentwood Downs is the Brentwood Country Club. The club house was built in 1829 and is an historic antebellum mansion. The country club also offers an eighteen-hole golf course, a Jr. Olympic size swimming pool, and fitness facilities.
Approximately seven minutes west of Brentwood Downs is Radnor Lake and Natural Area and Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is one of the largest pockets of wildlife in the United States that is close to a city. The lake is eighty-five acres and was impounded by the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company in 1914 to provide water for steam engines and livestock. Today, the area provides natural beauty and natural habitats from the lake and placid sloughs. An abundance of wildlife and plants dwell in the lake and park. Visitors can enjoy canoe floats, wildflower walks, cave ecology, and nature hikes.
The Grand Ole Opry which has been called the “home of American music” and “country’s most famous stage” is located in Nashville, Tennessee. The live radio program which started in 1925 is still a favorite of Nashville residents and visitors.