BELLE MEADE Area
Belle Meade Boulevard is the Entrance to Percy Warner Park, the larger of two parks approximately 2050 acres. The two parks are basically divided by Old Hickory Boulevard with Edwin Warner Park on the western side. There are essentially two trail systems in the park, one for walkers and another for horses. The horse trails are vestigial remnants of the years when stable existed near the current Percy Warner golf course. The Warner Park trails offer beautiful scenery year-around.
Home of the Belle Meade Plantation and is known as the “Queen of Tennessee Plantations” and has quite an interesting history. Originally known as “Dunham’s Station”, purchased by John Harding and comprised of 5,300 acres. Belle Meade was internationally known as a thoroughbred stud farm during the nineteenth century, and it was the home of the 1881 English Derby winner, Iroquois, the only American-born horse to win the famous race until 1954. Today Belle Meade Plantation has been restored and is open to the public. Many original buildings remain, including an impressive two-story stone springhouse, the mansion, the gigantic barn and a smokehouse.
Belle Meade Country Club is one of the most exclusive in the Nation.Cheekwood is located in Belle Meade and houses the Tennessee Botanical Gardens and Museum of Arts. A stone three-story Georgian mansion was formerly owned by the Cheek family of Maxwell House Coffee fame. The historic gardens are a panorama of changing colors.
Belle Meade Houses/Condos Currently for sale
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