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Snively Road Land For Sale in Danville, Ohio

by Sam Miller

Rolling Hillside With Stunning Country Views

Future building site for sale on Snively Road in Danville, Ohio that's perfect for your dream home. This property offers 39.848 country acres that provide picturesque horizons that will make you want to take a photo! Make sure to take a moment out of your day to catch our custom drone footage above that really captures the true essence of the property. Located in the Danville School District, this impressive property is situated within Brown Township and is impressive in value. Priced to sell at $179,316.

Click here for more information on these 39.848 acres for sale on Snively Road in Danville, Ohio, 43014.

To find more land for sale in Knox County, Ohio, click HERE.






Downtown Drone Flyover of Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Lace Up Your Walking Shoes

Have you ever been stuck on trying to find something to do with your free time on a sunny afternoon when you want to enjoy the beautiful weather? If you're looking for something to do, take a walk through downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio. In the drone footage above, we begin hovering above the historic Public Square, providing you with a fantastic birds eye view of downtown Mount Vernon and its extraordinary charm. This lovely town is decorated with many shops, places to eat, and plenty of park benches to take a moment of rest and watch people take a stroll down the sidewalks. As simplistic as it may seem, walking the sidewalks of downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio not only gives you a breath of fresh air, but it displays the charisma of local, small businesses and certain personality of the beloved small town.

Window Shopping, Good Food, and Happy Faces

Walking South from the Public Square, you'll find the Mount Vernon Grand Hotel (renovated in 2016) where guests from all over come to stay and admire it's classic beauty. Off to the right are First Knox National Bank and PNC that are housed in beautiful architecture. The Mount Vernon Nazarene University expanded to Main Street with its Buchwald Center and Hunter Hall are where you'll find students communting to their classes, enjoying coffee at the Happy Bean Coffee Shop, or studying in the pretty landscaped Buchwald Plaza. Central Ohio Technical College also is located on Main Street and is easily identifiable with large insignia of "COTC" on the side windows of the building. Grab a quick bite to eat at La Paloma or The Alcove Restaurant and Lounge where you'll be treated with kindness and utmost care. Paragraphs Book Store is a local treasure that has all kinds of fantastic reads to thumb through, endless reccommendations from their staff, places to sit down and read, and they carry unique gifts for loved ones!

Things To Do and Places To Visit

Recently, the Woodward Opera House has been under renovation and will soon provide the community with a new opera house theater as well as two venues that will be of great use for performing arts as well as many other benefits to the community. You can schedule a tour to discover the history that lies beneath the walls of the exceptional 4 story building and have a look for yourself! If you walk down further South, The Kenyon College Wright Building is home to SPI spot that welcomes people of all ages. Entice your inner child by visiting SPI to find interactive experiments, scientific explanations, and explore their spacious building that's packed full of excitement and fun things to learn. Their goal is to bring the community together, by peaking curiousity of others and providing substantial opportunity.

Aerial Views

 From East Chestnut Street to East High Street, find stunning panoramic views that capture the Mount Vernon Memorial Building and Saint Vincent De Paul's signature green roof across from Mount Vernon's Police Department. Find The Knox County Courthouse Clocktower and the Memorial Theater building standing proud on the streets of East High Street surrounded by luscious greenery and historic buildings. No matter how far you walk, you're sure to find facinating history in your surrounding environment which makes Mount Vernon, Ohio a great place to be!

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty, 740-397-7800.

If you love downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio, make sure you check out Mount Vernon, Ohio's homes for sale by clicking HERE.






The Knox County Ohio Fairgrounds

by Sam Miller

The 19th Century Hiawatha Park and Resort

Each year, thousands of vistors stop by from all over the state to take part in the Knox County Fair located in Mount Vernon, Ohio. However, many may not know that the fairgrounds land located North of Mount Vernon, has been a popular attraction since 1895 when it was previously known as The Lake Hiawatha Park and Resort. Many guests would come to vacation at the retreat to enjoy activies like bowling, croquet, riding ponies, gambling at the casino, or enjoying the view of the pond, while renting rooms / suites varying between $10 - $16 a month. 

The History of The Knox County Fair

Beginning in 1847, the first Knox County Fair was held at a local resident's home, with the successful turnout it was then was moved to the county courthouse, and after that, the next 40 Knox County Fairs were hosted on property North of Coshocton Avenue. It wasn't until the late 1920's that the fair was then moved to its current location on Fairgrounds Road when it was purchased by the Knox County Commissioners after The Lake Hiawatha Park and Resort closed its doors in 1918.

Present Day Entertainment

Attendees who visit the fair now, look forward to the daily scheduled events that include the Demolition Derby, Rough Truck, a musical performance, tractor pulls and various types of entertainment. While enjoying your stay, you'll notice the heavy focus on the importance of agriculture and celebration of adolecent accomplishments, especially when you take a walk over to the 4-H booths to see competitions that end with prize winners and happy faces. Head over to the draft horse barn and see the gentle and giant creatures with their magnificent beauty, or visit the other numerous barns to see friendly goats, furry rabbits, and talkative poultry. Take a moment to shop with local merchants to discover locally crafted products, trinkets, and micellaneous goodies and make sure you don't forget to stop at a food vendor or two to purchase some of the tastiest food and mouthwatering lemonade.

A Birds Eye View

Below, we've shared with you our custom drone footage that highlights the signature red roofed barns as well as beautiful panormaic views of the horse track, riding arena, and glimmering pond. You'll find rolling hills off in the near distance that surround the neighborhood of the Knox County Fairgrounds and captivating birds eye views of this Knox County, Ohio treasure. 

The Knox County Ohio Fairgrounds is located at 601 Fairgrounds Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050.

If you love attending the annual Knox County Fair, consider moving to the area! Click HERE to find all homes for sale in the Dan Emmett School District, or click HERE to find all homes for sale in Knox County, Ohio.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

6100 Sharp Road in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Peaceful Country Living

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 full bath ranch home for sale situated on 4 country acres. Located on the South end of Mount Vernon, Ohio, this property has a lot to offer with its 40 x 32 pole barn and additional barn thats currently used for horses and chickens. The home on this property provides an open great room floorplan with vaulted ceilings, a large living room and dining area, as well as a pretty oak cabinet filled kitchen and adjoining main level laundry / mud room. This home also includes an owner's suite with its own private bath, a full basement that offers tons of storage space, and a relaxing rear deck that's perfect for sitting back and soaking up the country life. Located in the Mount Vernon City School District (Twin Oak Elementary), this home also includes an attached 2 car garage, forced propane heat, central air conditioning, and is within close proximity to State Route 13 and O.H. 661, perfect for those who commute. With a fantastic edge of town location and country living at its finest, this ranch home won't last long and is priced to sell at $239,900.

Click here for more information on this 6100 Sharp Road home for sale in Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050.

To find more homes for sale in the Twin Oak Elementary school district, click HERE.









The Heart of Ohio Bike Trail

by Sam Miller



16 Miles Of Outdoor Exploration

Whether it's walking, biking, running, or inline skating, The Heart of Ohio Trail (HOOT) could be your new favorite pathway leading you to better health and more awareness of the gorgeous nature surrounding it. This trail is maintained by the Heart of Ohio group and includes several bridges including the newest being a 182 - foot overpass that was once a railroad bridge on Lytle Road in Centerburg, Ohio. The trail holds a calm soundtrack from Dry Creek Stream and tends to be the background music for visitors through many locations of the 16 mile trail.

Connecting Communities

Find the start point of the Heart of Ohio Trail in either Mount Vernon, Ohio at the C. A. & C. Depot located at 1 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050 or in Centerburg, Ohio on Huffman Road, Centerburg, Ohio, 43011 with parking located at 2750 Huffman Road, Centerburg, Ohio, 43011. The majority of the trail is paved, making for a smooth treck on your adventure towards strength and fitness. New improvements have been made to the path including the paved section of the trail from Huffman Road and North Clayton Street that was completed back in October of 2016 and now there is a connection between the Heart of Ohio Trail and The Kokosing Gap Trail in Mount Vernon, Ohio after crossing Main Street! Below, we've shared with you a video displaying the new connection, captured by our custom drone footage, providing a very unique perspective.

If you love exploring the Heart of Ohio Trail, check out the homes for sale in Centerburg, Ohio by clicking HERE, or find Mount Vernon, Ohio's homes for sale HERE.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty, 740-397-7800.








Country Living With Over 5 Acres

Gorgeous 4 bedroom, 3 full bathroom home for sale with 5.3 country acres situated in Mount Vernon, Ohio. This beautiful property offers a first floor guest bedroom that could also be made into a home office / den, as well as a formal dining room and pretty oak cabinet filled kitchen with a breakfast bar and lots of counter space. Entertain in the adjoining main level family / living room and lead guests to the lovely deck and above ground pool to relax in the sun and enjoy refreshments. This home also includes convenient main level laundry, a 2nd floor loft area, a vaulted ceiling owners suite with a deluxe private bath, and a finished lower level with a rec room / bonus room.

Perfect For Commuters

This home provides over 2,800 square feet of living space, a yard barn providing added storage, an attached 2.5 car garage, carport, and 24 x 24 pole barn with access to State Route 661, great for those who commute to work. This property boasts stunning rural views and is a must see to appreciate, priced to sell at $310,000.

Click here for more information on this 2821 Berger Road home for sale in Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050.

To find additional homes for sale in Knox County Ohio with acreage, click HERE.

Want to take a tour of the property yourself? You don't have to leave your chair! Click the play button on the 3D Matterport tour below to take a personal walkthrough of this gorgeous home!





Drone Flight Above The Memorial Ball Field of Howard Ohio

by Sam Miller

Batter Up!

Just a drive down the road from East Knox Schools, located on Pipesville Road is the Memorial Ball Field in Howard, Ohio. This ball field hosts ball games to girls ages 5-16 with all skill sets and began construction in 2014. Future plans for this amenity include an additional softball field, a pavilion with a concession stand, and a playground for kids to play and stay occupied while their older siblings take a swing at their skills on the dirt.

Elevated Views

We have shared custom drone footage below that captures the Memorial Ball Field in a unique perspective including a very cool lift off taken from the pitcher's mound as well as 360 degree views around the field that captures the surrounding landscaping.

A Round Of Applause

Many thanks are due to those who've contributed donations and hard work to what has become the Memorial Ball Field of Howard, Ohio!

Thank you to:

The Knox County Commisoners Office

Private Individual Donors

The Community Foundation

Smalls Sand and Gravel

Productive Excavating

Carson's Fence

Knox Concrete

Mow and Go Lawn Services

DK Hathaway Construction

Danville Feed and Supply

United Aggregates

and Sherwin Williams

Thanks to the generous community donations and hard work, this dream has been turned into a reality. Anyone interested in contributing to the future plans for the Memorial Ball Field in Howard, Ohio, please feel free to contact Kevin Patrick at 740-627-6773.

If you love visiting the Memorial Ball Field in Howard, Ohio, considering making Howard, Ohio your new home. Click HERE to find homes for sale in Howard, Ohio. Click HERE to find homes for sale in the East Knox School District.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.




Panoramic Drone View Of Danville Ohio

by Sam Miller

Small Town Atmosphere

The Village of Danville, Ohio is home to just over 1,100 people and provides a small town atmosphere for visitors and inhabitors to enjoy day by day. Danville, Ohio is just 15 miles Northeast of Mount Vernon, Ohio and provides plenty of small businesses to shop from and delicious restaurants to dine in and make memories. Each year, events such as the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival draw in visitors from surrounding towns during its 3 day event for those to enjoy delectable fair foods, tractor pulls, laser tag, a 5k run and walk, car show, live entertainment, and so much more. Danville, Ohio has plenty of things to do and miles of trail to walk, run, and bike on while exploring nature all around.

A Different Perspective

Located in Eastern Knox County, Ohio, we've captured a unique 360 degree panoramic view of downtown Danville, Ohio that showcases the small town atmosphere with its local businesses and surrounding neighborhoods in a different perspective not likely seen like this before.

If you love the Village of Danville, Ohio, consider making it your new home! Click HERE to find homes for sale in Danville, Ohio and check out homes for sale in the Danville Ohio School District HERE.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.




Drone Flight Over Columbia Elementary School in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Time To Tiger Up!

Columbia Elementary School in Mount Vernon, Ohio has a mission to cater to each students' specific needs, grades K-5, and want to provide them with hands on experiences to better prepare them for the global marketplace. Their dedicated staff helps with leading each child down the path of excellence by pushing them to their very best potential. Columbia Elementary School strives to be the very best elementary school around and motivates students to "Tiger Up". To tiger up, one must focus on life dreams and goals, put in hard work, strengthen their inner character and leadership skills, pay it forward, and make sure to have fun while doing so. Big or small, Columbia Elementary loves to celebrate their students' successes.

Alternative View

We have shared with you our custom drone footage that captures Columbia Elementary School in a very unique way. Start off viewing a quick glance of the school with Ariel-Foundation Park and its Rastin Tower in the background. Find surrounding homes and neighborhoods and up close, elevated views of the building and different perspectives of the playground.

If you love Columbia Elementary School, consider moving to the school district! Click HERE to find homes for sale in the Columbia Elementary School District and find Knox County, Ohio homes for sale HERE.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.




The Kokosing Gap Trail Bridge in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Soar Above the Kokosing Gap Trail

Traveling East towards Gambier, Ohio is a 1.5 mile marker, the Kokosing Gap Trail bridge. Our custom drone footage below captures the gorgeous point of view above the bridge and highlights the gentle rippling river and bright green forestry. Hover just above the river and fly below, above, and beside the bridge for a perspective you've likely never had before. The Kokosing Gap Trail is open to the public 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and has park benches for resting and taking in the beautiful environment every half mile down the path.

If you love visting the Kokosing Gap Trail, consider making Mount Vernon, Ohio your new home. Click HERE to view Mount Vernon, Ohio homes for sale.

This feature article is part of our ongoing series titled 365 Things To Do in Knox County Ohio by Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.




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