Farms and Ranches for Sale in Knoxville Metro Area

Farms and Ranches in KnoxvilleFarms and Ranches in Knoxville


The Knoxville area is an ideal location for farming, ranching, and homesteading, with moderately priced acreage, forgiving state regulations, and a rich agricultural heritage. Owning a farm or a ranch in Knoxville or the surrounding area means enjoying the rural lifestyle and benefits of having space for crops and livestock, while living near one of the best mid sized cities in the nation.

With the conveniences and amenities of Knoxville nearby, and the gorgeous backdrop of the Smoky Mountains, owning a farm or ranch in Knoxville means enjoying the best of both worlds. A significant portion of Tennessee is dedicated to agriculture, as a state that benefits from ample rainfall and relatively long growing seasons.

While the features of farms and ranches in Knoxville vary greatly, you can reasonably expect to pay between $10,000 and $15,000 per acre. In some cases, there are existing farmhouses on the property, though many farms and ranches are sold without an existing home on the land.

Why People Love Living in Knoxville

Knoxville has a community of about 200,000 people, who enjoy the perfect blend of a rural, agricultural setting and a vibrant city. It is home to the University of Tennessee, but it is much more than a college town. It is one of the best places to live in Tennessee, with excellent schools, a thriving restaurant scene, beautiful scenery in every direction, and Southern charm and hospitality. Whether you crave an urban lifestyle, a suburban family friendly community, or the self sustainable benefits of a farm or ranch, Knoxville has what you're looking for.

Knoxville Schools

While considering moving to a farm or ranch in Knoxville, keep in mind that the city is known for its excellent schools. Knox County Public Schools are highly rated, as one of the top public school districts in the state. Many of the high schools in Knoxville are ranked among the top in Tennessee.

You will also find many excellent private schools in the Knoxville area, including religious, performing arts, and college prep choices. Another facet of the "best of both worlds" aspect of Knoxville is the opportunity to live a rural, agricultural lifestyle while being supported by excellent schools.

Things to Do in Knoxville

Even those who live a ways outside of downtown Knoxville will benefit from the community events hosted all year long. A convenient drive into town will take you to events featuring live music, holiday events, food tours, and meet ups for all kinds of hobbies and interests. Members of the Knoxville community have no trouble connecting with other members of the community no matter the season.

Outdoor recreation opportunities about in Knoxville. Resident and visitors enjoy over 65 miles of bike trails, over 50 miles of hiking trails, and abundant opportunities for rock climbing, paddle boarding, disc golfing, and bird watching.

For camping, hiking, or just enjoying the fresh air, the Smoky Mountains are just a short drive from Knoxville. Take a hike or go bird watching, or just enjoy the lush, tranquil scenery of the gorgeous landscape. Great Smoky Mountains National Park features over 850 miles of hiking trails, with something to accommodate every skill level.

If you want to drive into downtown Knoxville for dining, shopping, and entertainment, you will find an extensive list of choices. Enjoy the Tennessee River, which runs through the city, with a walk along the banks, a scenic picnic, or a ride on a kayak or paddle boat. Anglers also love fishing in the beautiful river.

Try Chivo Taqueria, a chic Mexican restaurant on Gay Street with a trendy vibe, delicious tacos, and a variety of cocktails. They are known for their attention to detail and excellent service. CommonPlace Knoxville is a locally owned coffee shop designed to foster community and connection, with plenty of seating. Enjoy an espresso drink with perfect latte art while meeting a neighbor or getting lost in a book.

A Dopo Sourdough Pizza is a dinner only, wood-fired pizzeria in downtown Knoxville that specializes in sourdough, Neapolitan style pizzas. They are a family friendly restaurant, but also make for a delicious date night spot.

To begin looking for a farm or ranch in Knoxville, contact our office any time. We would love to help you find your ideal property!


Start your online search here for all farms and ranches in and around the Knoxville TN area. These include farm homes and ranch properties in Knox County, Blount, Loudon, Union, Campbell, Morgan, Grainger and Roane, and Anderson County Tennessee. Trust your next home or real estate purchase to the team at Hometown Realty, LLC. We specialize in all properties around the Knoxville metro area and can help you find the perfect property for your needs. 

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