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Knoxville, Iowa is a fun, family-friendly community located just 25 miles southeast of Des Moines in south-central Iowa. Knoxville’s close proximity to Des Moines makes it a community with the perfect blend of rural charm and big city access. 

Maybe you’ve heard about the Knoxville Raceway? It's known as the Sprint Car Capital of the World! The Knoxville Raceway boasts 25,000 seats, fifty-six VIP sky boxes, and a racing surface which is always conducive to fast, side-by-side competition.  You and your family can enjoy the races along with other fans from all over the world!

Living in Knoxville gives you quick access year-round to Iowa’s largest lake. Lake Red Rock is a major recreation destination for Iowans – you can spend the day or weekend enjoying walking and biking trails, hiking, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and hunting. You’ll also have access to surrounding state parks which include campsites and a paved 13-mile hiking/biking trail. During the winter months you can even spot eagles flying around the lake!

For more information about events in Knoxville, as well as business and community information, check out the Knoxville's official website and the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce website.

While Knoxville has many events to offer, it is also just a short drive to Des Moines where you have access to events and attractions like the Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market. For additional information, check out the Catch Des Moines website, which includes events and entertainment around Des Moines Metro area.

Looking to move soon?  Then check out the current list of available Knoxville homes for sale and come see for yourself why Knoxville has everything you're looking for in a community.

Knoxville Homes for Sale:

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MLS # 542110
If you have always dreamed of owning land out in the country setting, then this 20 M/L acres is just for you! Located just minutes from Knoxville, Southeast off Highway 5, 20 M/L acres (to be surveyed) can be continued in CRP program or taken out for a new home building site. Plenty of room for a berm home or conventional home with lots of room for out buildings! See it today before somebody else does and make it your own! All cost of utilities are responsibility of buyers. Acres, legal description and taxes to be determined after survey.
Beds/Baths: 2/1
MLS # 536276
Charming two bedroom home with lots of character~ Original oak woodwork ~ Original Oak hard wood flooring ~ Oak built-in cabinets ~ tall ceilings ~ enclosed front porch ~ claw foot tub in main bathroom ~ back porch/mud room ~ fenced back yard ~ New roof and gutters in 2016 ~ Newer vinyl windows ~ lovely landscaping ~ conveniently located near town square ~ low utilities ( monthly gas~$55) (monthly electric~$65)
Beds/Baths: 3/4
MLS # 537470
Looking for that one-of-a-kind acreage? Close proximity to town and Hwy 5/92 by-pass on hard surface road ~ Spacious home with lots of storage and great natural light through large windows and skylights ~ Living Room with beautiful gas fireplace ~ Gorgeous kitchen with center island, wine rack and adjoining dining ~ Large master with en-suite, huge walk-in closet and access to deck ~ Welcoming front porch, main level laundry, access to rear deck, handicap ramp in garage ~ Lower level is currently set up as 2 apartments/in-law suites; one has non-conforming bedroom; both have walk-out to patio area; each has laundry hook-ups and full bath. Explore the possibilities this beautiful home can offer to your family.
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MLS # 505845
Westridge Acres offers "fields of distinction" for home owners looking for the ideal location to build their dream home. Look no further than Deer Run Drive's quiet street winding through 19 mostly wooded lots to a cul-de-sac. Deer Run Drive is the latest extension into the Westridge Acres development which boasts the reputation as "one of the most desired locations in Knoxville, Ia to build your premier home". Restrictive Covenants apply. Tax abatement applies.
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MLS # 454348
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