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Happy Acres is located on the east side of Nashville, Tennessee, roughly 10 miles from the downtown area. This community is east of Donelson Pike/State Highway 255 and north of Elm Hill Pike. It is bounded by Colfax Drive on the east and Allen Road on the south. It is traversed by Lyncrest Drive from west to east. Happy Acres is part of Davidson County, in the 37214 zip code area. Among the neighboring communities are Malvin Heights, Perry Heights, Emery Place Condos, and Cloverhill.
Primarily residential, this community consists of several dozen modest single-family homes situated on spacious lots with plenty of tree cover for optimal shade and privacy. Immediately west of the community is Remington College, and several commercial offerings can be found to the south, including popular restaurants, nightlife, and lodging options. The multitude of hotels and restaurants in the area is partially due to the community’s close proximity to the Nashville International Airport, which is situated roughly a half mile south, on the other side of I-40.
Happy Acres is an ideal community for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The Cumberland River runs past the neighborhood a few miles to the west, offering a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation, including several parks and the Riverview Golf Course. A few miles east of this community is the J. Percy Priest Reservoir, a large body of water that is surrounded by natural areas, parks, and recreation areas. Among the options here is the Long Hunter State Park, which is popular for fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, and picnicking. Residents also come here to observe wildlife, take part in educational programs, or participate in some nature photography.
For more to see and do, residents of Happy Acres are just 15 minutes from downtown Nashville, which hosts the State Capitol, Vanderbilt University, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, among other attractions.