The Townsend real estate market, located on the “peaceful side of the Smokies”, referring to the fact that Townsend has fewer venues for eating and entertainment compared with venues in Sevier County, has listings for quiet living, vacation cabins, and investment opportunities. A good selection of Townsend cabins and homes are available for your consideration. Townsend is a superb location to call home and is a great place for investment in a cabin. Your Great Smoky Mountain cabin is waiting for you can discover it as a home, a vacation retreat, or an investment. Century 21 MVP will help with every aspect of finding and purchasing real estate in the Townsend area.
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Townsend (population about 500) is located in a valley of Blount County, Tennessee and is surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and foothills of the Great Smokies on two other sides. As evidenced by archeological finds, the area was occupied for thousands of years by Native Americans of various cultures. The last were the Cherokee, who left around 1800 to avoid white settlers that were moving in. Townsend is one the gateways to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Townsend has several museums and attractions relating to the natural and human history of the Great Smoky Mountains. Townsend is a quiet place, but does have a number of restaurants and motels and venues gears to outdoor sports and interests. It is served by US 321, and is about 17 miles (25 minutes) from Maryville, TN.
Positioned in the valley and foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, and bisected by the Little River, Townsend is near some the best parts of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including Cades Cove, and the waters of the Little River Gorge. Swimming and tubing are a delight for many. Townsend has bike trails, museums, nearby caverns, and sponsors festivals several times during the year. Townsend is about 30 minutes from either Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, so the entertainment venues, restaurants, and shopping are all available. Living in Townsend, you are close to lots of things to do, yet you can have a very quiet and relaxing, slow-paced living. Residents live in an area of wonderful natural beauty and have a great opportunity for outdoor activities.
Blount County School System provides K-12 public schools, K-5 at Townsend Elementary and 6-8 at Heritage Middle, and 9-12 at Heritage High School. Townsend is, of course, located not so far from Maryville College, a branch of Pellissippi State Community College in Maryville, the University of Tennessee, and other colleges and universities in Knoxville. Townsend has access to excellent health and medical facilities in Maryville, including the Blount Memorial Hospital, and to medical facilities in Knoxville. Public services are modern and up-to-date. The cost of living is low, comparatively. The quality of life is one of the best- fun, safe, and secure with healthy living and great outdoor activities.
Inviting studio condo steps from the Little River and walking/biking trails. Recently remodeled with new furnishings including a custom made Murphy bed. Upscale features ...
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