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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: 2/1
MLS # 549817
Check out this updated move n ready Bungalow home with original woodwork, a pocket door & great corner lot! This is a a perfect starter / retirement home with everything on one level. A large yard that has the back fully fenced with privacy fencing so you can enjoy the above ground 28 ft swimming pool and the fire pit in the evenings from the back patio. This 2 bedroom home has a partially finished attic that has previously been used as a play area, storage & non conforming bedroom. The master bedroom is very large as well as a nice sized 2nd bedroom. The laundry room / mudroom has a lot of extra storage and space as well! There is also an unfinished basement / cellar for storage and a safe place in case of bad weather. Extra bonus is that all of the appliances stay! Updates in the last 6 years include new windows, siding, furnace, fencing, flooring, insulation, wiring, water lines, hot water heater and half the roof, per the previous owner. Listing agent owns this home.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 537297
Hunters paradise on this large acreage, or a great place to put a cabin and enjoy mother nature.
Beds/Baths: 3/4
MLS # 545563
Over 3200 SF, 3 (possible 4) bedroom, 3 bath home on approximately 3 M/L acres ~ Located near Knoxville off Hwy 5/92 with hard surfaced road to lane of property ~ Spacious, Open, Great Natural Light and Nice View of adjoining land ~ Main floor master with walk-in closet and en-suite bath with jetted tub, separate shower & dual vanity with granite top ~ Lower level family room, rec/game area and wet bar/kitchenette plus bedroom and full bath ~ Outdoor wood furnace heats water, home, garage & shop building ~ 40 x 50 shop building has two 10 x 10 doors, insulated/heated & 220 electric ~ Too many features to list! Survey will be completed prior to closing with final legal description and taxes to be determined by survey.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 546782
Check out the endless opportunities this Lake Red Rock lake front property has to offer. You simply will not find a potential build site this close to Lake Red Rock anywhere else. Hard road surfaces lead directly to this property. This property consists of large lot and a 3 stall garage. The garage is insulated, wired, floor drains and in-floor heat. Rural water on the property, buyer expense for remainder of utilities and septic. Come see this beautiful property and make all of your dreams come true.
Beds/Baths: 0/0
MLS # 447225
Main building has had several interior updates in the recent years plus a 2 bedroom apartment above for additional income. 621 West Pleasant, concrete area, included with purchase of this highly visible commercial building!

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