Whether you’re moving to Nashville or just relocating within the city, it’s hard to find the perfect place to live, so here’s a list of the best Nashville apartments. Some of them have insanely nice amenities while others keep it simple, allowing them to be more affordable. We’re glad Nashville has a lot of apartments to choose from, but that also means we can’t list them all. So here are our picks for the Best Apartments in Nashville.
Apartment Discounts & Specials
Many of Nashville’s top apartment communities are offering enticing discounts to new residents. Here’s a list of current deals.
Please note, these specials are for a limited time and subject to change without notice.
- The Cleo – 1 month FREE + $1,000 gift card on 1 bedrooms/studios | $2,018 in FREE rent + $2,018 gift card on 2 bedrooms
- 505 Nashville – 1 month FREE rent on select units with a 13-month lease
- Pine Street Flats – Up to $3,500 in free rent
- River House – 2 months FREE rent + $1,000 check
- Aertson Midtown – Get one month FREE rent if you move in by January 31, 2018
- Village 21 – 1 month FREE
- SkyHouse – 1 month FREE rent on a 12-15 month lease
- Element Music Row – Rent starting at $1350
- The Cadence – 3 months FREE on 2 bedrooms & 2 months FREE on all other units
- The Dallas – Up to 2 months FREE rent – will price match competitors
- Edge Midtown – 2 months FREE rent – will price match competitors
- 1818 Church – 2 months FREE on 14-month lease
- Terra House – 2 months FREE on vacant units and 1 Month FREE on pre-leases
- Park Central – Up to 2 months FREE on select units
- 2700 Charlotte Ave – Up to 2 months FREE on select floor plans
- Peyton Stakes – 1 month FREE rent + $1,000 off second month’s rent for move-ins by February 28th
- Velocity in the Gulch – 1 month FREE rent
- 909 Flats – 2 months FREE rent
- Hayes House – 2 months FREE rent on 13+ month leases with move-ins by January 31, 2018
Best Apartments in Nashville
*Current Special: 1 month FREE + $1,000 gift card on 1 bedrooms/studios | $2,018 in FREE rent + $2,018 gift card on 2 bedrooms*
Neighborhood: East Nashville
Finally, East Nashville is getting brand new, top-notch apartment communities like The Cleo. The Cleo is located on West Eastland Avenue right off Gallatin Avenue, East Nashville’s main drag, making commutes convenient (even on foot). Residents can easily walk to nearby restaurants, shops, and grocery stores. Five Points, East Nashville’s best area for nightlife, is only a half-mile away. Apartment features include granite countertops, designer penny tile backsplashes, wood-style or concrete flooring, white shaker-style cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Pet owners will love the on-site pet spa, and musicians will enjoy having the soundproof “picking studio” to rehearse and write. Get outside and enjoy the bocce ball court, ping pong, resort-style pool, and city views.
*Current Special: 1 month FREE on select units with a 13-month lease*
505 Nashville is a 45-story residential skyscraper, making it the largest residential building in Nashville. It’s centrally located in Downtown, giving residents easy access to Music City’s booming restaurant scene and live music experiences. 505 offers luxury penthouses and residence units, over an acre of indoor and outdoor amenities, floor-to-ceiling views, and open floor plans.
*Current Special: 1 month FREE rent with 12-15 month lease*
SkyHouse Nashville is a brand new luxury high-rise apartment community offering contemporary studio, one, two and three bedroom options. It’s located at the end of Music Row in Midtown, one of Nashville’s most convenient and energetic neighborhoods. Units have private balconies, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, washer and dryer, hardwood flooring, and floor-to-ceiling windows with solar shades. SkyHouse amenities include a rooftop pool, SkyDeck, SkyLounge, fitness center, 24-hour concierge, executive conference room, bike storage and maintenance, and controlled-access parking. The pet-friendly community also includes a dog walk and pet wash.
Novel Music Row
Novel Music Row is nestled between some of Nashville’s hottest areas, including The Gulch and Midtown, making it very walkable to various bars, restaurants and shops. Floor plans include studio, one, two, three and four bedroom options, including unique two-story penthouses. Each apartment has granite countertops, 9-foot or higher ceilings, walk-in closets, custom 2-inch blinds, Nest thermostats, and Energy Star washer and dryers. The community features Google Fiber Internet, an expansive rooftop terrace, a resort-style pool with a sun shelf, outdoor kitchen with grilling stations, a dog park and spa, a fitness center, and an exclusive rhythm room and songwriter spaces.
ELEMENT MUSIC ROW
*Current Special: Rent starting at $1350*
Element Music Row is located on Demonbreun Street, one of the most frequented areas of Nashville. Just steps from local restaurants and bars, Element Music Row is about as close as you can get to some of Nashville’s best nightlife. Floor plans include studio, one, two, and three bedrooms plus penthouses, which feature quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, keyless apartment entry, USB outlets, washer and dryer, and more. Community amenities include a heated saltwater pool, poolside bar, relaxing cabanas, fitness room, yoga studio, and more. This is one of the newest apartment complexes in Nashville with the latest technology and amenities. Move-ins will begin April 2016.
Neighborhood: Music Row / Midtown
The Morris is located in the heart of Nashville’s Music Row, and is slated to open summer 2017. Residents can easily walk to some of the hottest bars and restaurants in Midtown, including The Patterson House, Red Door Saloon, Hattie B’s, and Soulshine Pizza Factory. It’s also conveniently located near Vanderbilt University for students. The Morris combines high-end and heritage with captivating city views and modern touches in studio, one bedroom and two bedroom units. Amenities include a rooftop pool and cabana, soundproof music studio, penthouse clubroom, fitness center, yoga studio, and more. Call (615) 326-1444 or visit the link below for more information.
Photo Credit: The Morris
*Current Special: 2 Months FREE rent + $1,000 check*
Neighborhood: Rolling Mill Hill / SoBro
River House is one of the newest apartment communities in the Rolling Mill Hill area, an elevated section of SoBro providing brilliant views of the city. There are one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes available. Amenities include a pool, fitness center, and club lounge, just to name a few. Pre-leasing is underway. Move-ins are expected to start September 2017.
Pine Street Flats
*Current Special: Up to $3,500 in free rent*
Neighborhood: The Gulch
*Current Special: Get one month FREE if you move in by January 31st*
Aertson Midtown apartments are filling a major void in the Midtown area. The new Aertson community includes apartment homes, restaurants, a hotel, a spa, and a prime location in Nashville. Studio, one, two and three bedroom apartment homes are available. The residences are modern with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, open floor plans, high ceilings, and walk-in closets. One of the best aspects about Aertson Midtown is the full-service rooftop pool. This is one of the only apartments in Nashville with poolside bar service. Other building amenities include a dog park, bike garage, garage parking, and incredible views.
*Current Special: 1 Month FREE*
Neighborhood: Hillsboro Village
Village 21 is a brand new apartment community located in Hillsboro Village, one of the best neighborhoods in Nashville. The building is walking distance from Vanderbilt University and Belmont University. There will be ground level retail with shops and restaurants including Urban Juicer, Taco Mama, Rock n Roll Sushi, Regions, Mountain High Outfitters, and South. See more about the retail. Village 21’s amenities will include a resort-style pool, yoga lawn, fitness room, club room, a fire pit, and gated parking for residents. This community is pet-friendly and even has a dog wash. There are studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom floorplans. They are currently pre-leasing for fall 2017.
Photo Credit: Village 21
The Monroe is located in Germantown, one of Nashville’s fastest growing areas. The five-story high-rise offers studio, one, and two-bedroom floor plan options with stainless steel appliances, farmhouse sinks, and outdoor balconies for every unit. Community amenities include a rooftop lounge, resort-style saltwater pool, pub-themed lounge room, fitness center, pet spa, yoga and training room, bicycle workshop, business center, and much more.
Neighborhood: East Nashville
East Nashville will soon have a new apartment community for the booming area — Eastside Heights. Located just across the river, Eastside Heights will provide residents with easy access to downtown, the Titans’ stadium, and everything East Nashville has to offer. Community amenities include a saltwater pool with expansive sun deck, a 24-hour fitness center, a game room, a courtyard with grills and an outdoor movie theater, a sky lounge, bike storage and repair station, and much more. The studio, one, and two bedroom apartments feature quartz countertops, high ceilings, subway tile back splash, USB outlets, and full-sized washer and dryer.
Photo Credit: Eastside Heights
Octave is a brand new apartment building located in Melrose, a popular area that’s growing quickly. The Octave apartment building features a high-end pool and lounge while the apartment homes have open floor plans with stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops. There are studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom floor plans. Call 1-855-637-1084 for more information.
Photo Credit: Octave
2700 Charlotte AVE
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent + up to $1,000 Amex gift card*
2700 Charlotte Ave offers fresh new studio, one and two bedroom apartments in West Nashville, located on the 28th/31st Connector across from OneC1ty, HCA, and just minutes to Centennial Park and West End. Residents get the luxury of a year-round salt water pool, controlled-access parking, strength and cardio center, city view lounge, garden courtyard, club lounge, executive conference room, and bike storage and maintenance. Units have walk-in closets, washer and dryer, granite countertops, tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, 10′ ceilings, and subway tile showers. Pets are welcome, too, but breed restrictions may apply.
West 46th is a brand new apartment building located near Sylvan Park in West Nashville. This pet-friendly community has two courtyards, a 24-hour fitness center, and two lounges. They offer studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartment homes.
Photo Credit: West 46th
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent – will price match competitors*
Edge Midtown offers micro, loft, one, and two bedroom options. The micro floor plans feature Murphy beds, a rare find in Nashville. The lofts have 20-foot ceilings, another unique feature to this community. Amenities include a salt water pool, club room and billiards, pool lounge, courtyard, and fitness center.
*Current Special: 2 Months FREE on vacant units and 1 Month FREE on pre-leases*
Neighborhood: Rolling Mill Hill / SoBro
Terra House is comprised of studio, one and two bedroom apartments. This LEED-certified community in the Rolling Mill Hill area features a fitness center, pool, clubroom, partially covered pet park, and dog washing station. Apartment units have expansive ceiling heights, oversized windows, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops.
*Current Special: Up to 2 months FREE rent – will price match competitors*
Neighborhood: Elliston Place
The Dallas is located off Elliston Place, an area often referred to as “The Rock Block,” which has music venues, including the notable Exit/In, as well as fun bars like Hurry Back. The apartment community offer one and two bedroom options. Residents can enjoy large open floor plans, two-story lofts, designer kitchens, a fitness center, a salt water pool, and a pet grooming lounge.
Velocity in the Gulch
*Current Special: 1 month FREE rent*
Neighborhood: The Gulch
Located in the heart of The Gulch, Velocity is a go-to apartment community for those who want an urban setting with modern amenities. Velocity offers studio, one and two bedroom floor plans. Amenities include a fully-furnished guest suite for visitors, rooftop sky lounge with cabanas and skyline views, Google Fiber, and a 24/7 fitness studio.
*Current Special: 1 month FREE rent*
Peyton Stakes apartment community is now leasing in Germantown. The first residents moved in during September of 2016, so it’s a very fresh, new option in Nashville. Some amenities include a rooftop sanctuary, garage rehearsal space for musicians, a creative art studio, athletic club, Google Fiber Internet service, salt water pool, hot tub, outdoor theatre, fire pits, clubhouse, dog park, pet spa, and an on-site car wash area with EV charging stations — and this is just a handful of the community’s many rich features. There are studio, one, two, and three bedroom floor plans.
*Current Special: 3 months FREE rent on 2 bedrooms and 2 months FREE rent on all other units*
The Cadence is located in Midtown near a lot of restaurants and bars. The building offers studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartment homes. The amenities include an awesome pool area with loungers and a huge clubroom.
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent on 14-month lease*
1818 Church is located in the West End / Midtown area. The brand new apartment building has a saltwater pool with a pool lounge, outdoor TVs, a fitness center, club room, and more. This building features studios, lofts, and one bedrooms all with modern interiors.
Photo Credit: 1818 Church
*Current Special: Up to 2 months FREE rent on select units*
Neighborhood: West End
Park Central is located on Centennial Park, Nashville’s largest urban park. If you’re the active type, this might be the spot for you! This apartment building is also very new, so you’ll get top-of-the-line interior finishes and amenities. Community amenities include a heated rooftop pool, a fully equipped fitness center, yoga/spin room, conference room and much more. The location, amenities, and really nice units make this a great apartment to check out.
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent*
909 Flats is located in the Germantown / Downtown area right across from the Nashville Farmer’s Market, which is a desirable location. 909 Flats has luxury studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartments. Amenities include a guitar-shaped swimming pool with grills and lounge seating, an on-site music studio and practice area, fitness center, dog run, and more.
CUMBERLAND ON CHURCH
Cumberland on Church is located in downtown Nashville, so if you want to be in the thick of the Music City experience, this might be the place for you. Cumberland on Church is an established apartment community in Nashville that has recently undergone a multi-million dollar renovation. The new units include granite countertops, custom cabinets, subway tile backsplash, and vinyl plank flooring. The new amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a cyber cafe that serves locally-roasted organic coffee, a tech-savvy conference room, a renovated entertainment room with pool and shuffleboard tables, and an outdoor entertainment area with a fire pit, TVs, and a water feature. Whether you work nearby or want easy access to Downtown’s happenings and nightlife, you can’t get much closer. What else do you need?
Gale Lofts is also located in the Melrose area, which is a little bit outside of downtown Nashville, but also less expensive. There is a saltwater pool, fitness center, and they’re pet-friendly! From Gale Lofts, you have easy access to Franklin Pike, 12 South, Melrose, Green Hills and Downtown.
These are our top picks for best apartments in Nashville. More apartment complexes are opening every month, so we’ll update this Nashville apartments guide on an ongoing basis. Let us know your favorite places to live in Nashville in the comments below!