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Best Gated Communities in Nashville, TN

Nashville offers luxurious residences set against a backdrop of musical vibrancy and southern charm. Homebuyers searching the Nashville real estate market will find condos, new construction properties, and gated community homes that stand out for their unique combination of upscale living, privacy and security. Whether you're moving to the Nashville area or an outsider looking to nestle into the heart of Music City, this list of Nashville's premier gated neighborhoods will guide you to your ideal gated home.


Bancroft is a private gated community located off Hillsboro Pike in Nashville's densely wooded Forest Hills area, one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Nashville. This subdivision contains some of Nashville's most luxurious homes and is known for its well-groomed grounds, lush landscaping, and mature trees. In addition to enhanced privacy, the community provides easy access to several Nashville schools, country clubs, and golf courses. Residents also benefit from large lots, custom homes, high-end features, and livable square footage in the 5,000 to 12,000 range. Some homes feature in-ground pools, four-car garages, wine cellars, and other luxurious appointments. Homes for sale in Bancroft typically range in price from $1.5 million to $4.5 million.

West of the community, residents can explore Warner Park's 3,000 acres of equestrian trails, picnic pavilions, and athletic fields. The park is home to Percy Warner and Harpeth Hills golf courses, offering nine and 18 holes, respectively. East of Bancroft, Percy Priest Elementary is just a five-minute drive away, with homes in the subdivision zoned for this school. Other area amenities include the 1,300-acre Radnor Lake State Park, which offers wildlife and outdoor activities, including the golfing and recreational facilities at Richland Country Club.

Bancroft Amenities

  • Otter Creek Park
  • Creative Care Center
  • Belle Meade Country Club
  • Sequoia Swim & Tennis Club
  • Percy Priest Elementary School
  • Micah Children's Academy


Castlewood is an upscale gated subdivision also in Nashville's Forest Hills area. It offers an impressive collection of custom-built homes that back onto wooded areas for extra privacy. These include stately brick and stucco manors with five or more bedrooms, soaring ceilings, elegant colonnades, and large lots. The community offers a walking trail, private drives, and well-maintained sidewalks, great for morning strolls or simply enjoying the scenery. Homes measure 5,000 to 10,000 square feet on average, and prices generally fall between $1 million and $4 million.

This community in the Nashville area includes the golf courses at the Warner Parks and recreational facilities at Seven Hills Swim & Tennis Club. Club amenities include seven lighted tennis courts, six pickleball courts, a 25-meter pool, and a clubhouse. Also nearby is Belle Meade Country Club. Founded in 1916, the private golf club is one of the oldest in the state. It features an 18-hole championship layout, a fitness center, a lap pool, and a clubhouse that's increasingly popular as a wedding location. Additionally, Castlewood is close to attractions like Deepwell Trail at the Warner Parks and the Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory at Radnor Lake State Park.

Castlewood Amenities

  • Bison Meadow Park
  • Radnor Lake State Park
  • Richland Country Club
  • Creative Care Center
  • Percy Priest Elementary School
  • Brentwood Swim & Tennis Club

Hill Place

Living in the Hill Place Community

Hill Place's gated entrance is off Post Road and Hill Place Drive, west of Harding Pike in Southwest Nashville. This luxury subdivision is adjacent to Hillwood County Club, perfect for those who want to be near the championship golf course. Along with the 18-hole course, members can access the club's tennis courts, fitness center, pool, and dining hall.

Developed in 1998, most homes in Hill Place were built in the 2000s and feature various architectural home styles, from French Country and Tudor-inspired estates to Colonial and Contemporary homes. These offer up to 10,000 square feet of living space and are usually priced between $1.5 million and $5 million.

Hill Place is known for its secure living, but it's also a top choice among gated communities in Nashville because of its convenient location near shopping, dining, and entertainment. Residents can find various stores and restaurants at Lion's Head Village just north of the community, including Trader Joe's, Sushi Train, Dalt's American Grill, and Panera Bread. Other shops and services nearby include a Publix Superstore, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital, Parkers' Paws Animal Hospital, and Lighthouse ArtSpace, a virtual performance multi-plex. The community is also within walking distance of H.G. Hill Middle School and Hillwood High School.

Hill Place Amenities

  • Parmer Park
  • Ninki Japanese
  • Sperry's Restaurant
  • Le Peep Breakfast & Lunch
  • Shed Group Fitness
  • Belle Meade Mansion & Winery
  • Nashville State Community College


Completed in 2002, Northumberland is situated in Nashville's Green Hills neighborhood. The subdivision is notable for its use of Old-World architecture, with many homes combining classic European designs like French Chateaux and English Tudors with modern accents and amenities. The community's tree-lined streets provide a peaceful backdrop for leisure walks, bike rides, and long shadow-filled drives. Homeowners association fees include access to tennis courts and a pool. Most properties measure between 5,000 and 8,000 square feet, and some include gyms, Jacuzzis, and movie theaters. Homes for sale in Northumberland generally range in price from $2 million to $6 million.

As one of the best gated communities in Nashville, Northumberland is in a prime location, with residents living within the city's best shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. The Mall at Green Hills, Whole Foods Market, Regal Cinemas, and dozens of top-notch restaurants like Green Hills Grille and Char are just an eight-minute drive. The subdivision is also 1.5 miles south of the iconic Bluebird Cafe.

Students living in the community typically attend two schools in the Metro Nashville district: Julia Green Elementary and John T. Moore Middle School.

Northumberland Amenities

  • Noshville Delicatessen
  • etc. restaurant
  • Greenhouse Bar
  • CareNow Urgent Care
  • Green Hills Family YMCA
  • Francis Bond Davis Theatre
  • St. Paul Christian Academy


The Sugartree community is in the Belle Meade-Green Hills area, south of Woodmont Boulevard and north of Abbott Martin Road. Established in 1974, homeowners are drawn to the community's numerous amenities, including five tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a clubhouse.

Sugartree offers residents 15 acres in size of landscaped green space and a rear-gated entry. Monthly HOA fees hover around $435 and include full-service professional landscaping to offer residents a low-maintenance lifestyle. Homes range from traditional Colonials to classic Southern-style manors, typically measuring between 2,500 and 5,000 square feet. Homes are priced from the $900s to $3 million.

Sugartree offers an ideal mix of suburban living and easy access to Nashville's top attractions. Popular stores and restaurants at Hill Center Green Hills, The Mall at Green Hills, and Belle Meade Plaza are all within a short drive. These include Nordstrom and Madewell for shopping, CAVA for Mediterranean eats, and Le Gourmand for baked goods.

Sugartree is close to beloved indie spots Parnassus Books and The Bluebird Cafe. West of the community, residents can access Harding Pike's commercial corridor in under five minutes by car, with hotspots like The Picnic Cafe and Zelda Boutique.

Sugartree Amenities

  • Woodmont Park
  • Julia Green Elementary
  • Harpeth Hall School
  • Whole Foods Market
  • True Food Kitchen
  • Crow's Nest Bar
  • White's Mercantile Green Hills


Living in the Middleton Community

Middleton is an upscale gated community that was established in 1995. It's just south of Old Hickory Boulevard, steps away from the Warner parks. Middleton offers homes that are stately and elegant, featuring designs that include brick and stucco exteriors, multi-gable roofing, and lush landscaping.

The community's central spine along Middleton Park Lane features a walking path, a European-style fountain, and a gazebo. There are about 50 homes, most of which sit on one-third acre lots, ensuring maximum privacy. Some properties feature in-ground pools, and most offer between 4,500 and 6,000 square feet of living space. Home prices generally fall between $1.3 million and $2 million.

East of Middleton, residents can take advantage of Brentwood's eclectic shopping, dining, and entertainment options. These include nearby attractions such as the Deerwood Arboretum, Brentwood Country Club, and Brentwood Place. Here, residents can shop for groceries at The Fresh Market or Kroger and dine in places like Uncle Julio's and Del Frisco's Grille. West of Middleton, residents can access Harpeth Hills Golf Course, Edwin Warner Dog Park, and Sequoia Swim & Tennis Club within minutes. They can also hop on Hillsboro Pike and head north to find Whole Foods Market, the Mall at Green Hills, and The Bluebird Cafe.

Middleton Amenities

  • Priestly Miller Preschool
  • Percy Warner Ridgeline Trail
  • Brentwood Swim & Tennis Club
  • Edwin Warner Baseball Fields
  • Beech Grove Picnic Area

Cambridge Downs

Cambridge Downs is north of Old Hickory Boulevard, near the border between Forest Hills and the town of Brentwood, one of the best places to live in the Nashville area. Developed in 2007, it's one of the newer gated communities in Nashville, with custom estate homes sitting on White Swans Crossing or Saint Edmonds Court. Most properties offer private swimming pools, and some provide views of the neighborhood's water features.

Homes in Cambridge Downs usually contain a minimum lot size of two acres and a spacious indoor area, ranging from 8,000 to 10,000 square feet, with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Architectural styles vary from French Country to the Mediterranean, and home prices often range from $2 million to $5 million.

Residents can find popular outdoor recreation spots within 10 minutes of Cambridge Downs, like Deerwood Arboretum, Percy Warner Park, and Radnor Lake State Park. Shopping, dining, and entertainment are nearby at Brentwood Place, Peartree Village, and Hill Center Brentwood. Mere Bulles Restaurant is a popular fine-dining steakhouse, while The Perch and Just Love Coffee are two well-known brunch spots. Additional nearby amenities include Currey Ingram Academy, Richland Country Club, and Old Natchez Country Club. Residents can also access Hillsboro Pike and Old Hickory Boulevard within five minutes for convenient access to downtown Nashville.

Cambridge Downs Amenities

  • Jefferson's Brentwood
  • Brentwood Swim & Tennis Club
  • Margaret Hayes Powell Park
  • Percy Priest Elementary
  • Edwin Warner Dog Park
  • Harpeth Hills Golf Course


One of the larger Nashville gated communities on this list, Whitworth is in the West End neighborhood just south of the Four-Forty Parkway. Residents can access the community via gates along Bowling Avenue, Elmington Avenue, and Sharondale Drive.

Established in 1991, properties in this luxury subdivision include red-brick ranchers, two-story Colonials, and other custom built homes inspired by the French Country style. Certain houses in the central and southern parts of the development offer views of Whitworth's two lakes and multiple ponds. Some properties have private pools and indoor square footage ranging between 3,000 and 6,500 feet. Homes for sale in Whitworth generally have price ranges between the $800s and $2 million and typically feature four to six bedrooms.

Whitworth homeowners enjoy a prime location in Midtown, within a five-minute drive of Vanderbilt University, Centennial Park, and other West End-Elliston Place district attractions. Popular local amenities include Elmington Park, which offers a playground and a large lawn for summer movie nights, and the Whitworth Racquet Club and Pool. Operated by Hillwood Country Club, the Whitworth branch features several tennis courts and a four-lane pool with diving boards. Hotspots in the area include Pancho and Lefty's Cantina, Dose Coffee, and Fido. Shopping centers like Vanderbilt Square and Lion's Head Village are also within a short drive.

Whitworth Amenities

  • West End Middle School
  • Old Natchez Trail
  • Richland Place Health Center
  • Blakemore Children's Center
  • Woodlands Indian Cuisine
  • Chateau West Restaurant

Find the Perfect Luxury Home in One of Nashville's Best Gated Communities

Nashville's gated communities offer an enticing blend of luxurious living, privacy, and southern charm. Lush green landscapes, waterfront views, and incredible amenities suit diverse lifestyles and interests across these private subdivisions. The strong sense of community, along with high-end facilities and premier homes for sale in Nashville, make these gated communities in Tennessee highly sought after for those seeking the ideal place to live.

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