The small Southern city of Spring Hill, Tenn. can be found just 30 miles south of Nashville. This charming, close-knit community has experienced a population explosion over the last decade. While it is still considered a small town with a current population of around 29,000 people, 10 years ago the city of Spring Hill had closer to 7,000 residents. Middle Tennessee has earned itself a powerful reputation as one of the best places to live in America, and Spring Hill is no exception. With its affordability and close proximity to historical landmarks, plus the nearby vibrant culture of Music City, people are flocking to Spring Hill.
This area gives families the chance to take advantage of all the amenities that come with big-city living, yet the residents of Spring Hill can come home at night to a tranquil and inviting country atmosphere.
The city of Spring Hill is situated in Maury and Williamson Counties with convenient access to Interstate 65. As you drive around town you’ll notice abundant successful businesses that have been seamlessly woven into the lush farmland and ever-growing number of residential communities. There are also several historical sites around town, such as the Rippavilla Plantation and Sherwood Mansion, which attract visitors each year.
The local people in Spring Hill are what make it such a wonderful place to live. Residents are eager to get involved in the community and stay connected to their neighbors through a vast network of social clubs, including the Rotary and Friends of the Library. If you have a passion, interest or hobby, there is probably a social group suited just for you.
In addition to the organized clubs in town, there are many activities happening in the surrounding region throughout the year. Families, friends and neighbors like to gather and celebrate various events like Mule Day, Main Street Festival, Town & Country Tour of Homes, Brentwood Pearfest, Franklin Rodeo, Tennessee Renaissance Festival, Jazz in June and many more.
There are many proud homeowners who have settled into some fantastic, family-friendly neighborhoods and subdivisions in Spring Hill. Places like Cherry Grove and Autumn Ridge offer luxurious amenities such as a community clubhouse, pool, outdoor living rooms and nature preserves. As is usual among Middle Tennessee residents, an active outdoor lifestyle flourishes in Spring Hill.
With average home prices in the $200,000s, Spring Hill is still one of the most affordable places to live close to Nashville. The housing market in Spring Hill wasn’t immune to the recent housing crisis, but it showed steady signs of improvement throughout 2012 as prices continued to climb.
As the population of Spring Hill continues to expand, local authorities have had the foresight to implement a plan for smart growth. The plan encompasses additional residential communities along with commercial and entertainment venues. Following this growth plan will ensure that Spring Hill will remain an attractive destination for both businesses and residents alike.
Written by Monte Mohr
Having sold over 2,500 homes in the last 25 years, Monte Mohr has a unique perspective on the Nashville, Tenn. real estate market. He is also a regular contributor of real estate advice to Nashville’s NBC affiliate station, WSMV Channel 4. To learn more about Monte Mohr’s experience as a Spring Hill, Tenn. real estate agent, to get free advice about your biggest real estate challenges, or to request an interview, contact him at Info@TennesseeDreamHomes.com.