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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. 

Knoxville Raceway

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!

Lake Red Rock

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.

Easy Access to Des Mones Metro Area

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:

Beds/Baths: 4/2
MLS # 551206
Looking for a beautifully maintained affordable family home with over 1,800 sq ft of living space? Look no further! This lovely split foyer home has custom cabinets, new carpet, bonus room downstairs with extra kitchen space, two actual bedrooms with egress windows. The 3 tiered deck is a fun and attractive space to enjoy the fully landscaped back yard with two purple ash trees and wooded creek area to overlook that makes enjoying the yard effortless! Every detail of this home has been immaculately attended to. Don't miss out on this one of a kind opportunity to have a special place for your family to enjoy!
Beds/Baths: 2/1
MLS # 555409
Two bedroom, one bath bungalow with detached 1 car garage. Hardwood floors Roof re-shingled in 2007
Beds/Baths: 3/2
MLS # 547929
This lovely, well-maintained Victorian 2-story stands in the heart of downtown Knoxville, a short walk from the town square. With all the grace of yesteryear and the conveniences and updates of today, this is a wonderful place to call home, inside and out. Inside, you’ll find a bedroom and a bath on the main level, a mud/laundry room, a modern kitchen, a dining room, and living room. Up a gorgeous curving staircase are two more large bedrooms and a bath complete with clawfoot tub! Enjoy the outdoors on the charming old-fashioned front porch or in the private fenced back-yard, and park your car in the 2-car detached garage that is accessed from Main St. or the alley.
Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 542423
Main Level offers Eat In Kitchen, Dining Room opens onto private deck and is overlooking pond & Fountain, Living Room w/Fireplace, 2 BR, Laundry and 1.75 Bath. Lower Level has bath stubbed in and is ready to finish. Attached Double Garage. Located in Fountain View condominium area planned for 55 and older. Nearby is shopping, rec center and shopping.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 410519
English Creek Ridge Development, located on Hwy 5 South of Knoxville, just off of hard surface road. This established area in rural Marion County offers both flat and rolling lots. Giving many options to types of homes to be built.

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