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Nicely Updated Split Level Home For Sale in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller


Spacious Home With Desirable Location

Lovely 4 bedroom home for sale on Dogwood Terrace located nearby shopping, restaurants, the Knox Community Hospital, and other various Mount Vernon, Ohio amenities. This home offers an attractive floorplan including a stylish living room, and large eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Enjoy a cozy and super sized lower level family room with 4th bedroom / home office space as well as a beautiful back yard with a patio space that's lined with trees, perfect for entertaining guests. This property includes a modern furnace, heat pump air conditioning, a yard barn for added storage space, an attached garage, and concrete driveway. Located within the Mount Vernon City School District (Pleasant Street Elementary), this home is filled with updates and surely will impress. Priced to sell at $142,900.

Click here for more information on this 19 Dogwood Terrace home for sale in Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050.

 

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Twin Oak Elementary School in Mount Vernon Ohio

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Strive For Excellence

In 2005, West Elementary School and Elmwood Elementary School combined to form Twin Oak Elementary towards the South end of Mount Vernon, Ohio. The mission of Twin Oak Elementary is to withhold high standards for the performance of teachers and students and prepare each individual for life-long learning and success. Twin Oak Elementary School is a 400-student facility, offering 50 staff members to best tend to each pupil. Serving grades K-5, this school provides classes such as art, music, physical education, and book clubs!

Home of The Red Tailed Hawks

We've shared with you our custom drone footage that provides elevated views of the building and a unique perspective of the playground and surrounding area. The playground offers various jungle gyms, basketball hoops, 4 square, hop scotch, a painted United States map, plenty of grass area to play soccer, and more. Find a quick view of the Mount Vernon County Club and the lush greenery circling the school.


Twin Oak Elementary School is located at:

8888 Martinsburg Road

Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050


If you love the Twin Oak Elementary School, make sure to check out all of the homes for sale in the Twin Oak Elementary School District HERE.

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Newly Priced Ranch Home For Sale in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

1 Decatur Drive is located on the North end of Mount Vernon and this home is twice as large as it looks from the street.  It features 1,552 square feet of living space with convenient main level laundry, a nice sized living room, eat in kitchen, big room addition including the 4th bedroom and a huge family room with access to the patio and back yard.  This home would be the perfect opportunity for someone who is handy and doesn't mind modernizing and redecorating.  This home won't last long at only $62,000.

Click here for more information on this 1 Decatur Drive home for sale in Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio - One of Ohio's Best Hometowns

by Sam Miller

Ohio's Best Hometown

Founded back in 1805, Mount Vernon, Ohio is home to over 16,000 people and is a sizeable community with a small town feel. Lined with 7 miles of brick streets, this thriving city continues to grow with modern cultural experiences, industry, and agriculture.

Industrial Growth

The city of Mount Vernon, Ohio offers many industries that provide continued expansion to the community. Businesses such as AMG, Ariel, Burrows Paper Corporation, Dayton Supply and Tool Company, Jeld-Wen, Mauser, Owens Corning, and Sanoh decorate the streets of our beloved hometown and display the hardwork of Mount Vernon's inhabitors.


 

Education

The opportunity for higher level education flows in Mount Vernon's town. Colleges such as The Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Central Ohio Technical College, and nearby Kenyon College supply the best educations for students and give so much opportunity to each individual as well as giving back to the community. The Mount Vernon City Schools, Knox County Career Center and Adult Education programs are consistently raising the bar and developing ways to better improve the educational system as well as providing the best educational experience.

Valuble Assets To The Community

Ariel-Foundation park is the home to many of the city's events and provides pathways, structures, and ruins to climb and walk among, promoting health, wellness, and social freedom. This cherished community treasure holds so many footsteps from visitors year round and is the initiator of celebrated memories, loved ones, and provokes the exploration of the Rastin Tower that harbors quite possibly the best view physically possible of the entire Mount Vernon, Ohio city.

People can take a walk through the history of the railroad on what is now the Kokosing Gap Trail connecting the towns of Danville, Gambier, Howard, and Mount Vernon. Find the Restored Steam Locomotive next to the Kenyon Athletic Center in Gambier, Ohio that was constructed back in 1940 and was once used for transferring cargo in Alabama, or make a rest stop at Rotary Park in Howard, Ohio where there are water fountains, picnic tables, restrooms, freshly planted trees, and a playset for kids to enjoy the outdoors. 

Hiawatha Water Park and Pool continues to draw in sizable crowds each summer with its many platforms to climb, tunnels to explore, fountains to stand under, and pools to swim in.

Live performances held at the Memorial Theater attract visitors near and far to see plays like Beauty and The Beast, Annie, Grease, 12 Angry Men, The Diary of Anne Frank, and many many more.

Pay respect to Mount Vernon, Ohio's veterans by visiting the Public Square's Walk of Honor that's lined with bricks dedicated to each hero. Taking a moment to walk the square, you'll find several monuments capturing moments in history that are proudly acknowledged by the society.


Ohio's Best Hometown Continues To Thrive

Just as any city, Mount Vernon faces challenges, however, the community faces them head on with determination to continually improve and make the city the best possible place to call home. We've shared with you a captivating video that discusses the successes to Ohio's Best Hometown and captured stunning drone views of the community. Residents of Mount Vernon, Ohio and Mayor Richard Mavis take you on a tour of our beloved city and give a personal view of what it's like to have Mount Vernon as their home. Mount Vernon Ohio is a place constantly evolving and progressing, all while consistenly maintaining a small town feel with neighbors coming together hand in hand, to make the community a better place.

 

This blog is brought to you by Mount Vernon, Ohio REALTOR Sam Miller of REMAX Stars Realty 740-397-7800.

View all Mount Vernon, Ohio homes for sale by clicking HERE.

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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.

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Stunning Custom Home For Sale in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Desirable South End Home

Stunning 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom home for sale in a convenient and desirable location of Mount Vernon, Ohio. This gorgeous custom built home was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and has a fantastic open floorplan that's perfect for entertaining. Enjoy 2,500 square feet of living space including a great room with a family room and billiard room as well as a stunning cabinet filled kitchen with stainless steel appliances and an adjoining breakfast room. Get work done in the home office space, kick back in the formal living room, and enjoy home cooked meals in the formal dining room with built in china cabinets. This home is highlighted with tons of natural light and gorgeous hardwood flooring as well as impeccable woodwork and built ins. Relax on the back patio space and take in the views of 1.48 acres with privacy. This property is wired for a generator and includes an attached garage and paved driveway. Located in the Mount Vernon City School District (Twin Oak Elementary), this is an absolute must see home and is priced to sell at $265,000.

Click here for more information on this 1301 Westwood Drive home for sale in Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Village of Colonial Woods Condominiums in Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

A Community With Privacy and Convenient Lifestyle

An EPCON community on the East side of Mount Vernon, Ohio, the Village of Colonial Woods Condominiums offers a beautiful neighborhood with a convenient location and mature trees for added privacy. The community of Colonial Woods is located on Abigail Lane off of Colonial Woods Drive and is a drive down the street from State Route 36, perfect for those who commute and want to be close to Mount Vernon, Ohio's popular amenities such as the Knox Community Hospital, doctors offices, shopping, restaurants, the movie theater, and more. Condos in this community range from $170,000 and $230,000 and provide a fantastic living experience.

A Unique View

Our custom drone footage below captures the beauty of the Colonial Woods Community and highlights the pond and fully equipped Clubhouse with a health and wellness center, heated pool, and social room. Look beyond this condo community and find the lush Mount Vernon, Ohio greenery that surrounds the local neighborhoods and nearby stores.


If you'd like to make the Village of Colonial Woods Condominiums in Mount Vernon, Ohio your new home, click HERE to find the Colonial Woods Condominiums for sale.

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The Landings Subdivision of Mount Vernon Ohio

by Sam Miller

Birds Eye Perspective

Fly above the Landings Subdivision of Mount Vernon, Ohio on the East end of town. This gorgeous neighborhood includes Woodlake Trail, Mallard Pointe, Deer Trace, Longvue Court, Wildwood Lane, and Autumn Run. Located off of Yauger Road, this subdivision is conveniently settled close to Mount Vernon, Ohio's amenities like the Premier Theater, Wolf Run Regional Park, The Knox Community Hosptial, and local restaurants. Below, we've shared with you our custom drone footage capturing the Landings Development, its gorgeous homes, and surrounding lush greenery.

If you love the Landings Subdivision, consider making it your new home! Click HERE to view the Landings Subdivision homes for sale!

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The Rastin Tower at Ariel-Foundation Park in Mount Vernon Ohio

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The Tallest Structure in Mount Vernon Ohio

Towering 280 feet high, the Rastin Tower at Ariel-Foundation Park allows visitors to view the city of Mount Vernon, Ohio from a very unique perspecitve. Climb 224 steps high to reach its observation deck to take in the gorgeous views of Ariel-Foundation Park, Columbia Elementary School, and the neighborhood surroundings. The Rastin Tower was once the PPG smokestack until 1979 and is the tallest structure in town.

Light Up The Night Sky

Ariel-Foundation Park offers opportunity to those who would love to celebrate a certain loved one or special occasion by allowing people to be a Rastin Tower Lighting Partner. By application, you can choose from the following below, and have the tower radiate your choice of color(s) for either one night or an entire week.

  • $50 for a single color, one night
  • $75 for two colors, one night
  • $200 for a single color, one week
  • $250 for multiple colors, one week.
**The park needs a minimum of a week notice in order to prepare.

Renting the Rastin Tower and becoming a Rastin Tower Lighting Partner comes with an announcement on the Ariel-Foundation Facebook Page, a certificate with a picture of the tower and your color choice(s) mailed to the honoree, as well as a live web cam feed on the Rastin Tower Page of the Ariel-Foundation website with mention of the honoree.


Elevated Views

Below, we've shared with you a short custom drone video that provides a very unique perspective highlighting the Rastin Tower, gorgeous features of the Ariel-Foundation park, and the surrounding neighborhoods.

 

The Rastin Tower is located by the Urton Clock House on Pittsburg Avenue in Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050.

If you love visiting Ariel-Foundation Park and climbing the Rastin Tower, check out the homes for sale in Mount Vernon, Ohio by clicking HERE!

This feature aritcle 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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The Kokosing Gap Trail Bridge in Mount Vernon Ohio

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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.

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Sam Miller
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710 South Main Street
Mount Vernon OH 43050
740-397-7800
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