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 (in no particular order).
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.
- Crescent Music Row – 2 months FREE rent if you sign a lease in April 2017
- SkyHouse – 1 month FREE rent on a 12-15 month lease
- Octave – 1 month FREE
- Gossett on Church – Up to 2 Months FREE rent
- Element Music Row – 2 months FREE rent
- Acklen – 2 months FREE rent
- Station 40 – 2 months FREE rent + $1000 move-in credit
- Park Central – 1 month FREE rent on 1 bedrooms & 2 months FREE on 2 bedrooms
- 2700 Charlotte – 2 months FREE rent + up to $1,000 Amex gift card
- Peyton Stakes – 1 month FREE rent
- 500 Fifth – Ask about specials with rates starting at $1099/month
- The Cadence – 2 months FREE rent
- 909 Flats – 2 months FREE rent
- Marquee at Belle Meade – 1 month FREE rent
Coming Soon / Pre-Leasing
Neighborhood: Music Row / Midtown
The Morris is located in the heart of Nashville’s Music Row, and is slated to open spring 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 and more details will be announced soon.
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.
Aertson Midtown is one of the most highly anticipated apartment openings in Nashville. It’s located in the heart of the Midtown neighborhood close to bars and restaurants as well as Vanderbilt University. The Aertson Midtown residential side will be comprised of 350 apartment homes and attached to the 180-room Kimpton Aertson Hotel. There will be retail below the community with amazing businesses such as Caviar and Bananas, Henley Restaurant, Nada Mexican Restaurant, The Woodhouse Day Spa, and more. The apartment amenities include a roof pool terrace, in-room delivery from the Kimpton Aertson Hotel, bike storage, fitness center, dog park, and so much more.
Best Apartments in Nashville
Crescent Music Row
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent if you sign a lease in April 2017*
Crescent 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.
*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.
ELEMENT MUSIC ROW
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent*
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.
GOSSETT ON CHURCH
*Current Special: Up to 2 months FREE rent*
The Gossett on Church is located on the edge of Midtown and Downtown, the ideal spot for work life or nightlife in the city. The Gossett offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom floor plans. Amenities include high-end options like a salt water swimming pool, club room, gated parking, spin/yoga room, electric car charging station and poolside fire pit.
Pine Street Flats
Neighborhood: The Gulch
*Current Special: Ask about specials with rates starting at $1099/month*
500 Fifth apartments are some of the most affordable options in the downtown area. 500 Fifth is located off James Robertson Parkway near the state capitol, close to Bicentennial State Park and the Nashville Farmers Market. Lower Broadway nightlife is about a half-mile away, too. These newly renovated apartments feature washers and dryers, granite countertops, and black/stainless steel appliances. Community amenities include a rooftop pool, wi-fi lounge, and fitness center. Studio, one, and two-bedroom floor plans are available.
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent + up to $1,000 Amex gift card*
2700 Charlotte 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.
Neighborhood: Demonbreun Hill
1505 Demonbreun is located in Demonbreun Hill right across the street from popular bars like Tin Roof, Two Bits, and South. You can walk to the Gulch, Midtown, and Downtown very easily from this location. The building amenities include a salt water pool with cabanas, fitness room, cyber cafe, theatre, jam room, and coffee bar. They have one and two bedroom aparments with cable and internet included, which is a huge bonus. The features within each unit include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, wood blinds, spacious closets, and keyless entry doors.
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.
*Current Special: 2 months FREE rent + $1000 move-in credit*
Neighborhood: West Nashville
Station 40 is located on Charlotte Avenue very conveniently located minutes away from downtown. The building amenities includes a Bocce ball court, saltwater pool, fire pit, grill, dog park, and 24-hour fitness center. Floor plans include everything from micro-lofts to cottages.
*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: 2 months FREE rent*
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: 1 month FREE rent*
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.
*Current Special: 2 Months FREE Rent*
Neighborhood: West End
Acklen is another brand new apartment complex in Nashville. Located near West End and less than a mile from Centennial Park, dog owners will love the pet-friendly community and easy access to Nashville’s best dog park. Units have open floor plans, plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, washer and dryer, and other top-of-the-line features. Amenities include a secure parking garage, a pool with 6″ deep sunning area, outdoor activities (horseshoes, bocce, billiards, ping pong, putting green, etc), fitness studio including a spin room, a clubhouse with more games, and a dog park. You’re also close to all of West End’s hottest restaurants and numerous other neighborhoods.
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.
*Current Special: 1 month FREE rent on 1 bedrooms, 2 months FREE rent on 2 bedrooms*
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.
Marquee at Belle Meade
*Current Special: One Month Free Rent*
Neighborhood: Belle Meade
The Marquee at Belle Meade is a little outside our normal coverage area but it’s worth mentioning in case anyone is looking for a nice apartment community that’s family-friendly. The Marquee at Belle Meade offers three-bedroom apartments, which is rare nowadays. All of the one, two, and three bedroom units have a private balcony or patio.
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!