Priest Lake Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Set near the shoreline of Nashville’s largest lake, the Priest Lake neighborhood offers the amenities of a prime vacation spot. Residents enjoy fishing, boating, swimming, and activities on the water, yet they live there year-round.
Percy Priest Lake is the center of the southeast section of greater Nashville. Built by the Army Corp of Engineers, the reservoir construction on the Stone River started in 1963. The dam was completed in 1970. Since that time several residential neighborhoods have settled in around the lake including its namesake, Priest Lake.
The diversity of the Priest Lake neighborhood is reflected in the population and property. Young professionals, married couples with children and retirees call Priest Lake home. Many blocks feature single-family homes while multi-family rentals and owner-occupied condos are sprinkled throughout the community. Prices are reasonable as compared to other Nashville neighborhoods.
With Nashville International Airport less than 10 miles away, Priest Lake residents enjoy the convenience of air travel without the hassle of long drives to the airport. Drivers also have easy access to major routes. Smith Springs Road links to routes leading to the Interstate system, weaving in and around Nashville. Those who live in the rolling hills of Priest Lake and commute to the hub of Music City have less than 15 miles to travel.
Priest Lake is located close to Anderson Road Recreation Area and Smith Springs Public Use Area. Day camps and overnight camping, hiking trails and picnicking are just a few of the activities available in the lake access recreation areas.
Other neighborhoods near Priest Lake sharing the 37217 zip code include Priest Lake Park, Priest Lake Forest, and Percy Priest Watch.