Located in Rutherford County in Middle Tennessee, Murfreesboro is fast becoming on of Middle Tennessee’s “it” places to live. Located just 35 miles from Downtown Nashville, Murfreesboro offers affordable housing, great schools and many is home to Middle Tennessee State University.
The housing market in Murfreesboro is booming with the average cost of a 2400 square foot home at $264,900 which is below the national average. Murfreesboro offers single family homes, town homes and farm houses. New construction homes have booked in the area due to the growth of the city.
Rutherford County Schools consistently ranges among the best school districts in Tennessee. The schools are known for both academics and athletics. Murfreesboro is also home to MTSU which offers 240+ academic programs and over 21,000 undergraduates. For more information on the school district in Rutherford County, visit www.greatschools.org
Parks and Recreation
The award winning Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation department offers services targeting athletics, aquatics, cultural arts, fitness and outdoor recreation. Sports*Com park offers aerobics area, exercise studio, 25 yard indoor pool, 50 meter outdoor pool with zero-depth entry, three slides and toddler play area. There are also sand volleyball courts and walking trails. Patterson Park Community Center offers a 305 seat theater showing movies and special events, indoor pool with interactive play area, game room, arts/crafts room and two racquetball courts. For more information on Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation you can visit www.murfreesborotn.gov/parks
There is no shortage of attractions and entertainment in Murfreesboro. Visit Main Street Downtown and shop at the local stores, grab a quick bite to eat, or just enjoy some of the nightlife downtown has to offer. Visit Stones River National Battlefield and learn the history of The Battle of Stones River. Explore the grounds of Oaklands Mansion or visit Batey’s Farms where you can pick fresh strawberries, visit the Sunflower fields or join them in one of their many weekend festivals.