Priest Lake Forest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
When the fast pace of living in Nashville gets to be too much, a neighborhood like Priest Lake Forest could be the perfect spot to live. With a location less than 15 miles southeast of the action of Nashville, the Priest Lake Forest neighborhood provides a haven from the fast pace of the city in a scenic wooded setting within walking distance of the shores of Priest Lake.
Priest Lake Forest boasts water activities galore. Within a short walk, locals partake in boating, swimming, skiing, fishing, and canoeing. It all takes place in the backyards of local residents. With over 265 miles of shoreline, the man-made reservoir was built on the Stone River by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Whether it is renting or owning, the different types of housing in Priest Lake Forest offer listings from a basic place to sleep to a more upscale property. Featuring a diverse population base, many families and singles call Priest Lake Forest home.
Priest Lake Forest sits on the landside of a peninsula on the lake’s west side. Priest Lake and Priest Lake Park are further out on the peninsula while Priest Lake Meadows is further inland. Several neighborhoods around Nashville’s biggest body of water are named for the lake.
Easy access to Smith Springs Road allows connections to major arterials for commuting to work or play in Nashville. Drivers take the same road and head south to Anderson Road to end up on the Priest Lake shoreline at the tip of the peninsula.
Smith Springs Road south also links to Smith Springs Public Use Area. Educational programs about nature take place for different age groups. Day camp and overnight camp is another option. Shelters and picnic tables are available. The public use area provides boat ramps on Priest Lake.