Hendersonville Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $725K
Lowest Price $110K
Highest Price $5.8M
Total Listings 283
Avg. Days On Market 55
Avg. Price/SQFT $255

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Where is Hendersonville, Tennessee?

Hendersonville, TN is located 18 miles northeast of downtown Nashville . The city has approximately 38 square miles of land and 26 miles of shoreline on Old Hickory Lake.

  • Approximately 18 miles from Nashville
  • Convenient commute to Nashville with great access to I-65 and the Vietnam Veterans Parkway
  • Also near intersection of I-65, I-40 & I-24 for convenient travel throughout middle Tennessee.
  • In the southern part of Sumner County

Hendersonville, Tennessee Real Estate

As the city has grown, real estate in Hendersonville has become more and more desirable. Its great location on the waterfront, just minutes from Nashville, means that many are choosing to make this beautiful city home. Real estate is primarily single-family homes, with some townhomes and condos for sale.

From an architectural standpoint, many of the homes for sale in Hendersonville are quaint bungalows, and this applies to both older and newer properties. Brick is a popular choice for home exteriors, and you’ll find that many homeowners have renovated to give the interior a contemporary look. Homes in Hendersonville also usually have shuttered windows and generously-sized yards. 

As Hendersonville’s population has been steadily increasing over the past two decades, there are a number of newer properties on the market, and new projects currently in development. Often, prospective homebuyers can choose their preferred home layout and features in some new, exceptional communities.

For those searching for the perfect farm or horse property, Hendersonville also has a selection of gorgeous ranches and estates.

Luxury homes for sale in Hendersonville are typically located away from the center of the city, and instead offer residents privacy on large lots. This includes some of the most desirable properties on the waterfront, which provide residents with private lake access. Spacious interiors, open concept floor plans, modern kitchens and appliances, and outdoor pools are features that are commonly found in Hendersonville’s luxury estates.

Hendersonville Highlights & Amenities

Much of Hendersonville’s commercial areas are located off of West Main Street and East Main Street, which runs right through the city. Residents are able to easily access everything that they need, from grocery stores to gyms, fast food restaurants and local businesses.

Hendersonville residents also enjoy the numerous parks around the city, Drakes Creek Park is very central, and has ample parking for visitors. It has basketball courts, baseball diamonds, football and soccer fields, and a playground. Veterans Park, located next to George A Whitten Elementary School, has an inline hockey rink, a skatepark, and more. Waterfront parks include Rockland Recreation Area, Sanders Ferry Park, and Memorial Park. 

Other Hendersonville highlights include the Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center, Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club, Country Hills Golf Club, and Johnny Cash’s former mansion.

Much of Hendersonville is residential, and many families choose to make the move to this city. Education, as a result, is very important, and students can attend one of Hendersonville’s eleven elementary schools, five middle schools, or four high schools (one of which is K-12). There are also three excellent private schools in the city.

History of Hendersonville, Tennessee

Hendersonville, Tennessee began after World War II, when three separate factors, came in to play. The town's proximity to Nashville, the improvements to Gallatin Road, the main road between Hendersonville and Nashville, and the impoundment of Old Hickory Lake, kicked off a second great land grab. A delightful life in the suburbs along the lake was just minutes away by automobile from Nashville, where the jobs were. It is almost impossible to imagine what Hendersonville would be like today if Old Hickory Lake had not been created.

Today, many people call it home and love the close community atmosphere along with all the amenities you can imagine: Shopping, restaurants, greenways, parks, boating, fishing, private docks outside your backdoor, and much more add to the relaxing lifestyle. Cost of living is reasonable and keep the Hendersonville, TN real estate market booming. A Hendersonville home has always been considered a great investment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Hendersonville, TN known for?

A. It is considered the City by the Lake. Hendersonville has 26 miles of shoreline on Old Hickory Lake and has numerous marinas and public boat ramps. This city is popular for boating, fishing, kayaking and other water sports. Hendersonville is a highly sought-after community by people moving to the area, and those that have lived here for a long time. Its abundance of parks, recreation, and peaceful neighborhoods makes it a great place to live.

Q. Where is Hendersonville, TN located?

A. Hendersonville, Tennessee is located 18 miles to the northeast of downtown Nashville, TN. Surrounding cities and towns include Goodlettsville, Cottontown, Gallatin, and White House Tennessee. Hendersonville is primarily nestled on two peninsulas of Old Hickory Lake.

Q. How big is Hendersonville, TN?

A. Hendersonville has approximately 62,000 residents as of 2021. It is also the largest city in Sumner County, the 4th largest suburb of Nashville and the 10th largest city in the entire state of Tennessee.

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