Knoxville Communities

Incorporated in 1980, the Town of Farragut has top schools, safe neighborhoods and high development standards, making it one of the best places to live in the Southeast.

Farragut offers a comfortable lifestyle and convenience to Knoxville, Oak Ridge and Maryville.  Incorporated in 1980, the Town of Farragut offers premier recreational, residential and retail choices. Farragut embodies Tennessee’s “volunteer” spirit, celebrating achievements from top-performing Knox County schools to a beautiful community design resulting from high development standards. The Town of Farragut goes further to help residents and visitors enjoy a real sense of community.

Located just west of Downtown Knoxville, the low costs of living and plentiful housing opportunities are an attraction, and excellent housing values. Farragut offers bike paths, parks, a museum, water recreation and is known for its golf courses.  

Farragut offers award-winning schools, close proximity to the lake, parks and all kinds of shopping and restaurants. From Farragut you can easily access the Pellissippi Parkway to be at the Knoxville Airport in just a few short minutes or to Oak Ridge. 

It is home to just over 22,500 people who love our small town atmosphere. With an abundance of retail and dining options, indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities, and easy proximity to I-40/I-75, Farragut is the perfect place to visit…or put down roots.

Visitors are drawn by community events that celebrate the seasons and beauty of East Tennessee, as well as numerous sports, shopping and dining options. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy more than 15 miles of greenway trails and other amenities offered in the Town’s four parks. Turkey Creek Shopping Center offers a large and diverse collection of shopping and dining experiences, and numerous smaller shopping centers focus on independent retailers and locally-owned restaurants, pubs and bakeries.

Regional attractions include Tennessee’s waterways (seven lakes), the Smoky Mountains, the nationally acclaimed Zoo Knoxville and numerous cultural outlets and tourist areas like the Museum of Appalachia, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park and Gatlinburg. 

One of the first developed suburbs in Knoxville, Sequoyah Hills has grown to be the home of some of the area’s most affluent community members. Brandishing unique homes designed by well known architects, such as Benjamin McMurry, Francis Keally, and Charles I. Barber, a resident in this area does not just own the home, but also the history that comes with it. If you are looking for luxury homes in Knoxville for sale, then this is the perfect place to start.

Nestled outside of the busy downtown scene, Karns has developed into a tight-knit community with friendly neighbors, parades, great schools, beautiful parks, and a collection of both new and established homes. This community has become home to a plethora of surrounding businesses and employers including the University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge National Lab, and is the perfect location for the person or family who wants to be close to all of the amenities Knoxville has to offer, but still have the small town feel. Here you’ll find homes with a large yard and open spaces.

If you want to be in the middle of the action, look no further! With over 80 restaurants for every palette and wallet, over 50 boutique shops, parades, festivals, theaters, museums, parks, and enough events to completely book your calendar, Downtown Knoxville is every city-lover’s dream. Between the newly renovated historical buildings, and brand new high rise apartments and commercial buildings, you may as well be living in a mini NYC. From studio apartments to luxury penthouses, Knoxville has a little something for everyone, and fantastic river views. Plus, if you are ever wanting to sell your home in Knoxville, you will find that downtown does great at holding its value.

One of the newest developments in West Knoxville, surrounded by lush forests, rolling hills, and beautiful lakes, Hardin Valley is home to some of the most diverse range of homes. Between quaint cottages and large farmhouse estates, the residents of Hardin Valley enjoy some of the most beautiful views that East Tennessee has to offer. You’re even likely to find a horse farm for sale, or two. This community offers the best of both worlds, as you enjoy the country living air all within driving distance to popular destinations, such as Turkey Creek Shopping Plaza and Oak Ridge.

One of the most popular areas for families and retirees, Cedar Bluff offers a host of some of the best schools in Knoxville, including the private schools such as Webb School of Knoxville, Knoxville Catholic High School, and Tate’s School, an elite private school for preschool through eighth grade. This established area features a mix of older and newer homes located in a cozy neighborhood setting or larger lots with mature trees and well-fed squirrels. Combine these features with a smorgasbord of popular food and entertainment venues, and you have the perfect community to raise your family.

There’s a reason this community boasts the motto “Halls Has it!” Between the friendly neighborhood feel, and growing food and entertainment venues, this community continues to impress residents and visitors alike. Being one of the more affordable options in Knoxville, this is an area where you can truly get more “bang for your buck” if you’re looking for homes for sale in Knoxville. With the larger home designs and common larger lots, this is a great place to raise a family, spend your retirement, or even grow your investment portfolio. Established communities at the heart of Halls combined with larger estates available in the more rural areas, you are sure to find your perfect home in Halls!

What better name can you give a community with a heart-shaped lake at its very center? Established in 1890, Fountain City is the perfect home if you’re after suburban living just outside of downtown Knoxville. Lush with mature trees and established neighborhoods, the main highway is lined with restaurants, event centers and shopping. For those with the love of the outdoors, the community connects to the City of Knoxville’s Greenway for walking, running, or biking, and the Fountain City Lake is regularly stocked with Rainbow Trout, or you can just sit and enjoy the array of visiting ducks and geese. If good ole American cuisine and cheesecake are your love languages, be sure to check out Litton’s Restaurant in the heart of Fountain City!

Home to some of the more indulgent families of Knoxville, if you’re looking for more than just a base model home with space and tons of nearby amenities, then you’re in the right place. Powell has been the choice of many families who move here for the perks, but stay here for the community, and is a great place for first time home buyers.. One of the more prominent communities in Knoxville, Powell has loads to offer on many fronts, namely, schools, restaurants, large lots, variety of home types, all surrounded by great views. If you walk out to your porch and want to see farms, lush foliage, rolling hills, and not-too-close neighbors, then Powell is where you want to plant your roots.

If Downtown Knoxville was a little too close to downtown, then Bearden would be your next best choice. It has all of the popular venues for eating, entertainment, outdoor activities and shopping, but offers more choices in terms of housing. Fret not, though, for if Downtown Knoxville is where you prefer to spend your evenings, you are only a stone’s throw away!

The area of West Hills offers a little bit of everything. From quaint, cozy homes to sprawling estates, to everything in between. From efficient living to opulence, you can own a piece of the heart of Knoxville. Home of Knoxville’s huge West Town Mall and over a hundred stores that surround it, your most difficult decision will be where to start. West Hills offers all of this and more, with great schools, Knoxville’s Greenway access for outdoor activities, parks, and proximity to downtown, you’ll be sure to find something you love.

Home of famous country music star Kenny Chesney, you can truly see the southern charm that he sang about. Gibbs is the perfect mesh of country living and small town feel. From pastures and fields, to rolling hills and mountains, Gibbs offers some of the very best in East Tennessee. Featuring both established handcrafted homes and newer, modern builds, Gibbs has something for everyone. If you are trying to buy more house for your dollar, this is the perfect place to start your search, as there is plenty of room for growth. 

Meet Mason Bercaw


Mason Bercaw of Realty Executive Associates brings 20 years of financial, professional, and public service to the Real Estate Market in Knoxville, TN. Spending his time in both the banking industry and still currently serving our community on the Bomb Squad with Knox County Sheriff’s Office. During his time studying financing at the University of Tennessee and as a Financial Service Officer, Mason developed a vast-knowledge of home financing and business/commercial.

When not assisting clients, Mason enjoys spending time with his wife, Talyr, and their two senior puppies, Rebellious and Athena.

Together, they frequently seek out delicious food, sights and experiences around the world. When at home, they can often be found at the movie theater, any number of Knoxville’s awesome eateries, or at home working on whichever project they cook up.