12 South Real Estate
Imagine a life where fine dining, art galleries, a spacious city park and the retail darlings of Hollywood celebrities are a walk down the block from home. 12 South Nashville real estate offers all the perks of city living nestled in a bustling, friendly community. The 1852 Greek Revival Becker Farm and the Victorian foursquare homes on Caruthers avenue evidence the historic roots of the 12 South neighborhood. Around 1900, a streetcar line transformed the sleepy farm community into a buzzing hub of commercial activity. In the 1940s, the self-sufficient district boasted all the amenities that a modern family might need.
Thanks to home and commercial renovations that started over 20 years ago, 12 South Nashville, TN recaptures the spirit of its historic past. Real estate offerings include fine gems of early twentieth-century architecture. Boasting large Victorian beauties with wrap-around verandas, arts and crafts era bungalows and contemporary townhomes, real estate in 12 South is diverse and distinctive. On its south side, 12th avenue gently curls into sloping hills – the perfect setting for the green knolls of Sevier Park. An excellent stop for walking the dog or playground time with the kids, it is a beacon for families across the neighborhood. Down the street, Rumours, an upscale wine and art bar is the perfect place to relax. A more recent addition, Burger Up can be easily identified by the long lines of customers standing outside its door. A 2010 Best of Nashville Winner, it has swiftly become a local favorite. Mafiaozas Pizza offers hot slices of pie to crowds of hungry Nashvillians every night. A stop in neighboring Corrieri’s Formaggeria sends visitors home with home with a stunning international selection of cheeses. Katie K Western Wear is a neighborhood landmark for signature country attire and new kids on the block Imogene + Willie sell handsewn jeans – Gwyneth Paltrow is among the devotees that have raved about their wares. Last but certainly not least, Las Paletas offers frosty Mexican sweets from their popsicle store. Featured on Food Network, these lovely ladies provide the perfect family treat.
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