I started looking at luxury apartments in Nashville when my husband told me he was ready to retire. We were living in Rhode Island at the time, and we were both anxious to move south. We chose Nashville because we both love country music and had been to the area many times over the years, and we just knew that we were going to end up there when we were no longer working. We had talked about whether we should get a house or an apartment, and it was a pretty easy choice to make.
We had been homeowners for nearly 40 years, and we knew that we did not want to invest that kind of time or energy in putting together a new house for the two of us. We figured if we were able to find a nice luxury apartment, then we would be content in allowing others to take care of the landscaping and maintenance. We figured we had a good 20 or 30 years left in us, and we wanted to spend those years doing what we wanted to do rather than doing what we had to do.
It was really easy to find a nice apartment complex that we both enjoyed. The Melrose Apartments is exactly what we both had in mind without really knowing it. We looked at the floor plans and knew that we would be really happy with one of the one bedroom apartments. We don’t have children, and we knew that no one from up north would come visit so we did not need to have a second bedroom for a guest room. We were able to get one of the one bedroom units for a price that is a lot lower than what we had planned. That means we just get to do even more of what we want to do since our expendable income just increased!Continue reading »