Artful Lodger on the Park: Trendy East Nashville-Overlooks Park-Next to Downtown
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Be part of the local experience in this conveniently located historic Lockeland Springs neighborhood in East Nashville . Historic East Nashville has been coined by Budget Travel Magazine as Nashville’s version of New York’s East Village.Your guest home sits at the entrance of Shelby Park.
Your comfortable, artful and cozy accommodations consist of 3 bedrooms with pillow top mattresses and 1.5 bathrooms. There’s a full bathroom upstairs, a living room with a flat screen tv, 2 bedrooms, several tables to sit and enjoy your meal overlooking the park.
A visual feast awaits you downstairs. In addition to having another living room with a flat screen tv, a bedroom, ½ bath, and a washer/dryer for your convenience, the living space is turned into a gallery. Beautiful paintings, collages, and photographs adorn the walls. We are proud to promote regional artists. What makes it special is that you may purchase their work and take a little bit of Nashville back home with you.
Well behaved and friendly dogs are welcome. They can even snuggle up with you with the provided pet blankets. Shelby Park is a large 336 acres urban multi-use park along the Cumberland River featuring river views; migratory bird and other wildlife viewing opportunities; playgrounds; a fenced off-leash dog park approximately 1 block away; baseball fields; Vinny Links a 9 hole golf course is approximately ½ mile away and the 18 hole golf course is only a few blocks from your lodging ; Sevier Lake, popular for casual fishing; a Cumberland River boat launch ramp; picnic shelters; and the Shelby Park Community Center across the street which offers tennis. There’s the Shelby Bottoms Nature Center which is a great starting point for exploring more than 950 acres of Shelby Bottoms Greenway. There’s a Nashville GreenBikes station where you can “check-out” a free bike to ride on the Shelby Bottoms and other connected Greenways.
Many of Nashville’s most popular restaurants, tourist destinations, and shops are in this neighborhood. Five points is a popular destination and is only 1.25 miles away which has restaurants, café’s, galleries, pubs, shops, a grocery store, a bank, a post office and more. You can easily take a taxi or there’s a bus stop one block away. You are 1 ½ miles from Interstate 24, 2.12 miles from the LP Field Football Stadium, 2.71 miles from the Country Musical Hall of Fame, 3.29 from the Frist Center for Visual Arts and 5.42 miles from Vanderbilt University. There are many other famous venues to visit such as the Centennial Park and the Parthenon, Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, Ryman Auditorium, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, a walk from the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge to Broadway. There will be a book filled with information about places to visit and a list of restaurants.
Here's just a few places in this neighborhood that gives you an idea why East Nashville is so popular and top musicians living in East Nashville /
....just to name a few close by restaurants
Five Points Pizza
The Wild Cow
Sweet 16 Bakery
Art & Invention,Metropolis Antiques & Gift, Thrive,
1907, High Garden Tea, Moxie, Wax Nashville, Pistils & Petals, Baxter & Bailey...
Boone & Sons, Kroger, Aldi's, Porter Road Butcher,
Turnip Truck Natural Market,Woodland Wine Merchant
Rite Aid Drugstore,Cumberland Hardware
Post Office - Woodland Street
Banks - Suntrust and Regions, Nicholson Cleaners
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- 2 story
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Considered
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (2) Upstairs, Double Beds (1) Downstairs
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Small Cooler
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $100 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- City Tax ($2.50/night) $5
- Tax Rate 15.25%
State and local taxes of 9.25%, hotel tax of 6% apply and city tax of $2.50 per night apply.
A $250 refundable Security Deposit is required.
Dogs considered: $40 first night and $10 subsequent nights per dog.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Our home sits at the entrance of Shelby Park. There is a great frisbee course in the park
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: In 2010 we lost our home and most of our personal belongings to the devastating Nashville flood. It wasn’t an easy process but there’s a spark of sunshine in every situation. We lived in the backyard of our flooded inhabitable home in a 33’ trailer for over a year. It took that much time for the government to go through with their promises. Humor, among other qualities, kept us afloat. How can you not find humor with 2 people living in a backyard in a teenie weenie trailer with 1 giant Doberman named Nookie Pookie and a bad tempered cat named Monster. It was business as usual for my husband David who is a computer programmer. I began a blog called Sardines In The Hood. It kept me sane. One of my stories was published in The Tennessean newspaper and an online magazine Dancing Noodle picked up some of my stories. It was my first time at being professionally paid for writing. I’m a visual artist who likes to work with paper. I have done sculptures and other types of artwork that have been featured in galleries, boutiques and shows. We both love nature. We are passionate about the environment and animals. Our flooded home overlooked the Cumberland River. We sat on our dock many nights looking at sunsets, observing migrating birds, and other creatures that made us appreciative of what we had in our life. When we found this home it needed a lot of work. It wasn’t pretty but we had a vision. The government finally bought our flooded property so that we were able to move on and finally live in a home after 1 ½ years. We cleaned, painted, renovated and made this new home joyful. Part of the landscape was designed by people who do foodscaping. All the flowers, bushes, trees have a purpose that feeds the animals as well as humans. We hope this becomes a popular trend with everyone on this earth. We also have started a vegetable garden. We hope to have plenty of vegies to share with our guests. We are happy. May this home bring you happiness too. Diane & David
Why the Owner Chose Nashville:
Peaceful ...overlooking park but close to many restaurants, galleries, shops, bakeries, pubs, and of course downtown. Our beautiful art gallery/meditation room is loved by everyone. East Nashville is home to many musicians, artists, a fantasic web of eclectic and artistic community .
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Certified Wildlife Habitat. We provide a designed landscape which organically feeds both humans and animals. Some plants, trees & bushes were here when we purchased the property. We have tried since then to implement many new indigenous species. A perfect blend with the picturesque park which borders the property. It is the best of both world ...staying in a green property but close to downtown
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Next to Shelby Park - Trails, Golfing, Frisbee Course-Only 2 Miles from Downtown
Well Equipped Kitchen Upstairs - Very Clean & Fresh
Sitting Area Upstairs Overlooking Shelby Park. The view is amazing!
Second 1/2 bathroom downstairs
Lockeland Table Restaurant (James Beard Award) Less than a mile away.
Play 18 Holes Shelby Park Golf 3 blocks away or 9 holes at Vinny Links
Certified Wildlife Landscaping
Kitchen with personality
Enjoy the View. Great porch to sit & have your coffee in the morning
Another Angle of the Cheerful Living Room that Opens Onto Deck
Bathroom Upstairs - Full Bath with Shower
Den Downstairs Has Flat Screen tv. Large window to the right overlooks park
Downstairs ....Bedroom To The Left & Bathroom to the Right & laundry room
Open Front Door & Exit Right Into Shelby Park. VRBO Porch Overlooks Park. Bliss.
Shelby Park Disc Golf Course @ the corner of 17th Street & Sevier. Fun!
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, November 28, 2015
- Property typeTownhome
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