Area Real Estate News

May 17, 2018

The World’s Animals Call Nashville Home

From creepy and crawly to cuddly and cute, animals rule the landscape. At the Nashville Zoo, hundreds of the world’s animals call Nashville home. From anacondas to zebras, everyone’s favorite critter is represented. Reptiles, arthropods, birds, mammals, fish, and amphibians are all ready and waiting for visitors. Energy is high by the clouded leopard but relaxation is key when observing the two-toed sloth. The African-crested porcupine is prickly and the pit viper sinister.

Delve deeper into the workings of the zoo with a backstage tour where groups get to learn insider knowledge from animal trainers and caregivers. Meet and greet animal ambassadors in select areas. Daily events include interactive shows and other events.

Stop into the Kangaroo Kickabout and greet critters from the land down under. Here folks can walk through the red kangaroo enclosure where animals hop up to say hello. Other friendly animals await soft pats and gentle touches in the Critter Encounter. Animals in this part of the Nashville property include goats, Galapagos turtles, alpaca, birds and more. Other feathered friends are searching for a handout in the Lorikeet Landing. Food cups for these colorful little beings are available for purchase. Birds say thanks by ruffling feathers, perching on fingers and accepting the offering. The Jungle Gym is a perfect break for parents. Little ones can run ramped jumping and sliding while parents kick back and watch them play. Fly high over giraffes and rhinos by hopping on board the Soaring Eagle Zip Line.

Members Make the Most of Nashville Property 

Many families living in Nashville homes become members of the Nashville Zoo. The best part about becoming a member is knowingly giving support to the animals through your membership package. Other perks include unlimited admission, parking, special member events, discounted tickets. Renew or purchase a new membership today. Hours to the Nashville Zoo are seasonal and can be found online. Purchase and print your tickets ahead of time here.


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May 17, 2018

Go Round and Round on Brentwood Real Estate

Family time is filled with fun on Brentwood real estate. At the Brentwood Skate Center happy faces are everywhere you look. Roller Skating has been an American pastime for decades with generations rolling around frontwards, backwards and having a great time. Transcending any age gap parents can get in on the action with their offspring creating cherished times and fabulous memories.

Lights. Music. Action. Skating sessions begin when the tunes start. The lights go down and bursts of color brighten up the joint. A state of the art special effects system features black lights, neon lights, strobes and spotlights. Energy is high as mirror balls turn casting sparkles of light round and round mimicking skater’s movements. In the Skate Shop, skating enthusiasts shop for skates and accessories. Expert staff on the Brentwood property are on hand to assist with fittings and installation of bearings and wheels.

Roll into Fun on Brentwood Property

The Brentwood Skate Center gives time to everyone. Families rule the weekend with designated blockouts on the calendar. The littlest of skaters get their own time too, creating a relaxed atmosphere to learn how to roll with the punches. Teens take their time as they gossip, flirt and skate all at once. Teen times provide a safe place for kids to get together without getting into trouble. Adults need playtime too, and the third Sunday of the month is just for them.

You never know who you’ll run into at the Brentwood Skate Center. As a social hub in the Brentwood real estate area frequent visitors vary from regular joes to some very famous faces including Miley Cyrus and Alison Krauss. The building even set the scene for popular American Idol artist, Kellie Pickler’s Don’t You Know Your Beautiful video. Next time your in take a minute to look around, the person you’re skating next to may be more than a familiar face but a famous one as well.


Posted in News
May 17, 2018

Nashville Property Is Picture Perfect

A picture perfect setting greets one and all on Nashville property at the Cheekwood Estate and Gardens. Ideally located at 1200 Forrest Park Drive an enchanted experience awaits those who enter the grounds. Here the history is as rich as the landscape, and a 1930's Georgian mansion sits centerstage surrounded by lush botanical gardens. Visitors approach and appreciate the splendor that greets them.

Historical treasures fill the house. Once the Nashville home of Mabel and Leslie Cheek, the mansion has now transformed into the Museum of Art. Guests walking the halls observe a wide array of pieces representing the American Country Place Era. An impressive permanent collection intermixes with rotating exhibits maintaining a fresh feel. There is always something new on display to marvel at. The Permanent Collection is comprised of a variety of fine art pieces from drawings, paintings, photographs, and sculptures mostly created between 1910 to 1970. World renowned artists featured include Andy Warhol, Alex Katz, Arthur B. Davies, Ernest Lawson and more. Traveling exhibits feature critically acclaimed artists from a local to international level. View past exhibits here.

Follow the Path to Serenity Next to Nashville Homes

Serenity exudes from the garden paths. In the botanical gardens inspiration flows freely. Wanderers often come seeking relaxation, rejuvenation or a bit of both. Poetry readings are often held in the amphitheatre in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden. Folks get lost in the magic of the moment with the beauty of the Tennessee Mountains drawing them in. A reflecting pool is also mesmerizing in the Martin Boxwood Gardens. Nearby, foodies spend time in the Herb Study Garden coming up with new recipes for delicious dishes. And, a bit past that the Japanese Garden beckons filled with traditional beauty. A must see before leaving the premises, The Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail stimulates creativity. Behind the Frist Learning Center, this path is filled with whimsical and unique sculptures that are bigger than life.

Find your way to the Cheekwood Estate and Garden and enjoy the simplistic loveliness of Nashville property. The first visit is sure to become just one of many.


Posted in News
July 31, 2017

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