Inns of Granny White Apartments for Rent
The Inns of Granny White neighborhood has a back story as interesting as its name. The neighborhood’s namesake, Lucy Wilson, lived on the property in the 1800s, where in her 60s she operated an inn, sold homemade baked goods and liquor, and greased wagon wheels to eek out a living. Known to her customers as “Granny White,” Lucy died in the early 1800s at age 73. More than 150 years later, her property was developed into residences off Granny White Pike.
The neighborhood is in zip code 37220 in south Nashville, and the neighborhood is built on Travelers Ridge Drive and Travelers Court. Lucy Wilson’s grave is in a fenced-off area by the neighborhood entrance.
Two of Nashville’s biggest parks are near the Inns of Granny White. Radnor Lake State Park is just south of the neighborhood, and its 1,200 acres are criss-crossed with hiking trails. The park is designated as a natural area, and it offers ample opportunities for birdwatching, nature study, and scenic observations. Warner Park Nature Center, which is west of the neighborhood, has 12 miles of hiking trails, a nature center, and a natural history museum.
Downtown Nashville is known for its country music scene, and top country stars frequently perform at the Grand Ole Opry and the historic Ryman Auditorium. “The District,” which includes Lower Broadway, 2nd Avenue, and Printer’s Alley, is a great place to experience Nashville nightlife in its many clubs and honky tonk bars. Thousands of people come to Nashville each year for the Country Music Awards and four-day accompanying festival that is filled with concerts and meet-and-greets for fans and music stars.