Welcome to Brentwood
Beautiful Nashville suburb with large homes and great schools.
Brentwood is a beautiful Nashville suburb nestled ten miles south of downtown in scenic Williamson County. With a bucolic atmosphere and lots of parks and green space, Brentwood is one of the most sought-after and desirable communities in the Nashville area. The real estate mix mostly consists of large single-family homes with exquisite architecture and manicured yards. Brentwood also has many newer properties and undeveloped lots ready to serve as the canvas for the home of your dreams. There is an array of eclectic housing styles in this gorgeous neighborhood, from grand properties taking inspiration from classic Southern and European styles to striking examples of cutting-edge contemporary design.
What to Love
- Large and attractive homes
- Excellent public schools
- High-profile residents
- Sprawling parks
People & Lifestyle
Brentwood is home to many high-profile residents, including numerous stars from Nashville’s sports teams and the country music scene. With excellent public schools and lots of young families, Brentwood has also been named one of the best communities in the United States to retire in. With convenient access to Nashville and Franklin’s CoolSprings Galleria area, Brentwood is an idyllic and ideally located home for commuters.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Brentwood offers lots of great local restaurants and diverse retailers at several strip malls and commercial areas along I-65 and Highway 31. The largest concentration of business can be found in the area south of Old Hickory Boulevard. Highlights here include Mere Bulles, which offers sophisticated Southern dining in a historic plantation-style farmhouse. Popular local barbecue spots include Texas-themed Judge Bean’s BBQ and Memphis-style Official Corky’s BBQ. For Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes, try creative tacos and fajitas with cocktails at The Local Taco or head to Uncle Julio’s for mesquite-grilled fare served with margarita-sangria swirls. There’s also plenty of options for Asian eats with Korean fusion fare at family-run Soy Bistro, flavorful Sichuan cuisine at Bluefin Sushi & Thai, and Japanese sushi and Thai noodle dishes at Peter’s Sushi & Thai. Brentwood retailers are a mix of big-name brands and independent boutiques. Pick up chic womenswear at Fab’rik or head to Brentwood Place for brands such as Nordstrom Rack and TJ Maxx. CoolSprings Galleria is a large enclosed shopping mall just south of Brentwood with more than 165 businesses anchored by Belk, Dillard’s, JCPenney, and Macy’s department stores.
Things to Do
Brentwood has a beautiful landscape with lots of parks and green space. Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Center covers 27 acres on the banks of the Harpeth River. Bike paths and jogging trails run through Deerwood’s stunning scenery, taking in a wildflower meadow, ponds, and many native tree and plant species. 47-acre Tower Park has trails, sports fields, and a dedicated dog park. The adjacent Williamson County Sports Complex features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, five indoor tennis courts, and fitness and wellness facilities. Crockett Park spans 147 acres and contains eight baseball and softball diamonds, eight multipurpose sports fields, seven tennis courts, and an all-ages playground. The park is also home to the elegant 1830s Cool Springs House and the Eddy Arnold Amphitheater. which hosts events such as free summer concerts and Brentwood’s Fourth of July celebration. Marcella Vivrette Smith Park is the largest park in Brentwood, with an area spanning almost 400 acres. This expansive park’s centerpiece is the 1825 Ravenswood Mansion, which hosts weddings and other private events. Brentwood Country Club has a private 18-hole golf course and a members’ clubhouse within a grand 1840s mansion. There is also a public 18-hole golf course at Nashville Golf & Athletic Club.
Brentwood is served by the Williamson County School District.
- Jordan Elementary School, Public, PK-5
- Lipscomb Elementary School, Public, K-5
- Brentwood Middle School, Public, 6-8
- Woodland Middle School, Public, 6-8
- Ravenwood High School, Public, 9-12