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Larkwood is a neighborhood of small, neat brick homes on pretty yards. The terrain of open spaces and wooded areas has some commercial and service establishments. The Larkwood neighborhood is bordered by Royal Parkway, Donelson Pike and I-40 near Nashville International Airport. It is in ZIP code 37214. A number of casual dining establishments are nearby, especially along Donelson Pike.
Within walking distance is one of Nashville’s top historic sites, the Buchanan Log House. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. The sites hosts interesting events throughout the year, including an antique fair, music festivals, and a lecture series. The Buchanan Log House is available for weddings and other large gatherings, and the grounds are a great place for an afternoon walk.
Built around 1809, the Buchanan House is older than the city’s other famous historic homes, including President Andrew Jackson’s home, The Hermitage, also nearby. The vicinity surrounding Larkwood is rich in history. Nearby Fort Negley is another favorite place to visit to learn more about the Civil War or to simply enjoy the grounds.
Recreational opportunities near the Larkwood community are as easy to find as the historic sites. Anyone who enjoys disc golf will be delighted with the nearby course at Seven Oaks. There are a number of public golf courses around Nashville. The closest for Larkwood residents is at Two Rivers.
Residents who enjoy water activities have one of the largest recreational areas in middle Tennessee within a five-mile drive. Percy Priest Reservoir has multiple public-use sites and parks, with Elm Hill Marina the closest. Boat rentals are available there, and the site has a restaurant.
Just west of the Larkwood neighborhood are well-known educational and entertainment sites. Vanderbilt University and Peabody College are about five miles away, as are the Ryman Auditorium and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.