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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:

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MLS # 410515
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.
Beds/Baths: 2/2
MLS # 551149
Beautiful updated acreage. All new kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances. If you are looking for something with over 4 acres this is the place for you. Lot included with the sale to the right of the house (.43 acres) supports LIVE STOCK!!!! Very nice refinished hardwood floors in upstairs living room. Make sure to see the big shed/shop of 980 SQFT below the house to the left. Also view assessor page to show outline of entire property. The house is a must see. Broker/Listing agent has vested interest in property.
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: 2/1
MLS # 550860
Cozy bungalow style home with 2 bedroom and 3/4 bath. Home has farmers field around 2 side quite living in small rural community.
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MLS # 550602
Fantastic Get-A-Way property. This would be the perfect place to PLAY ~ STORE ~ RELAX ~ OR LIVE. Building has electric & water!!

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