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Garry Steven…, Home Buyer in Palm Coast, FL

What are the best areas in Knoxville Tenn. for relocationfor retired and non retired?

Asked by Garry Stevenson, Palm Coast, FL Wed Sep 12, 2007

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Loudon County (Lenoir City) is very good. Check it out.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sun May 25, 2008
Norris is just north of Knoxville and has some amazing amenity-filled area. If you are a water lover, it could be the perfect fit. I grew up just outside of there.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri May 23, 2008
Before you settle on an area, be sure to check out the Lakeway Area, just northeast of Knoxville. This area includes Hamblen, Jefferson and Grainger Counties. We have two beautiful lakes (Cherokee Lake and Douglas Lake). Industry is flourishing in these communites, as well as recreational opportunities. We have numerous golf courses, marinas, local sports venues and many other opportunities. The housing market is healthy, and pricing is much cheaper than in the metro areas. Educational opportunities abound with Walter State Community College, Carson Newman College and sattelite campuses for East TN State University, Lincoln Memorial University and Tuscelum College. The medical community is strong here, with three major hospitals and a very strong and growing group of medical professionals. Transportation is easy. We sit at the junction of Interstate 40 and 81 for easy access to every direction. You can find links to our city web sites, Chamber of Commerce, lake information and many other local sites from my web site, listed below. Also, I'm available to help you in your search. I have many clients from Florida and always have room for one more!!!
Web Reference: http://www.PeggySmelcer.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 26, 2008
Mr. Steven, We are very popular as a retirement area & our secret is getting out! As for the best areas, it depends on what your interests are. We have a lot of lakes, golf courses, the mountains & beautiful country. Let me know what you're wanting & I can help you. Or visit my site below. Thank you.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun May 25, 2008
OOps! Forgot to mention-there are condos, cottages, homes, and townhouses plus lots to build your own at Arcadian. You can get to Norris Lake and three different state parks within minutes. Some of the best fishing in TN is enjoyed 10 min. away at the Clinch River that flows from Norris Dam.
ALSO, can you recommend a GOOD realtor in your part of the country???
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 23, 2008
I have the perfect answer for a perfect place to retire (or non-retired). Please email me if you wish at cjjenkins05@comcast.net. See Arcadian Village on my website at http://www.sellingknoxvillenow.com. Arcadian is only about 20 minutes from Knoxville but is so peaceful, serene, and BEAUTIFUL. It's out of they way of the hustle and bustle but still close enough to still be very convenient.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 23, 2008
I would check out Maryville, TN. This town was rated one of the top retirement towns in the country not too long ago. It is only about 20 minutes south of Knoxville right at the base of the foothills and close to the Smokey Mountain National Park.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 14, 2008
I don't believe the greater Knoxville area has a "one size fits all" 'best area' to retire or do anything else.

Buying a new home at any price is a huge financial step and you should look at several areas to find the best one for your needs and wants.

As a general rule the west and north areas of Knoxville are the higher growth areas but some prefer the more laid back and casual atmosphere offered in a more rural setting like east Knox County of South Knoxville.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Mar 16, 2008
There are many communities that I believe you would enjoy depending our your life style. Tellico Village for one is located in Loudon County on Tellico Lake. This community offers a bounty of amenities to home owners. 3 Championship Golf Courses, Wellness Center, Rec Center, Marinas, Yacht Club, Family Park with a small beach just to name a few. You would be approximately 17 miles to Turkey Creek and about 25 miles to the West Town Mall area. Tellico Village offers something for everyone. You might want to check out views and visits on the web. I would be happy to answer any of your other questions regarding Knox, Loudon or Blount County. Good Luck.
Web Reference: http://www.viewhomes.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Mar 15, 2008
I think the best place to retire in knoxville, tn is in roane county...just 20 minutes west of knoxville...where you can be near watts bar lake!!

Call me if you have questions about roane co or the surrounding knoxville areas.
Web Reference: http://www.kaarmls.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Sep 19, 2007
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