Welcome to Sequoyah Hills
Named for a Cherokee scholar who invented the Cherokee alphabet, the neighborhood of Sequoyah Hills is in a great location with a waterfront park, great schools, and a strong community. It boasts many historic homes, some being built in the 1920s, and a higher price point. It also provides residents with a library, church, boulevard, and many baseball fields and parks. The properties mix classical, period mansions, American colonial, English Tudor, English cottage, Victorian, and Italian and Spanish styles.
The neighborhood is best known for its beautiful gardens and trees lining the streets and boulevard. Residents can enjoy paddling in the Tennessee River and riding their bikes through the neighborhood and down the road over miles of connected space. Talahi Park, Sequoyah Hills Park, and Whitlow Logan Park are three of the many nearby parks.
What We Love
Walkable area with a great location
Strong community with many events
Peaceful, comfortable atmosphere
A well-established neighborhood, the eclectic Sequoyah Hills is a walkable area ideal for running, biking, playing, or strolling. The tall trees, cheerful water fountains, and green landscapes create a comfortable atmosphere. The neighbors are friendly, leading to a tight-knit community. Local events, such as Labor Day activities, trick-or-treating, and Christmas caroling are often enjoyed.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
A great place for breakfast, brunch, and lunch, The Plaid Apron opened in 2011 as a minimalist, modern cafe. Providing excellent meals every day and a full-service bakery, the restaurant boasts top-quality service. Hard Knox Pizzeria boasts a relaxed atmosphere. Combining traditional methods and contemporary ideas, the pizzeria is best known for its delicious thin-crust pizzas, while its calzones and salads are also fantastic.
The Fresh Market sells food, wine, produce, coffee, flowers, and more. The high-end grocery store has an old-world atmosphere and a European-style charm. The best locally-grown ingredients and produce are found here.
Long’s Drug Store is a family-owned establishment that opened in 1956. With a deep love for its home in Knoxville, it is dedicated to excellent service and filling its customers’ needs. Its diner acts as a gathering place for the community through the generations.
Things to Do
From its first showing in 1977, the annual Greek Fest Knoxville has been one of the most popular events in the city, with more than 20,000 visitors each year coming to enjoy the weekend festival. It celebrates Greek dance, culture, and food with a vast selection of traditional dishes and music.
The annual Knoxville foot race, Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, began in 2005 and travels through the finest neighborhoods of Knoxville. A full marathon and a half marathon are available. Cherokee Blvd is a popular off-road path, passing through a scenic residential area and several parks. Ideal for running and walking, it is a 2.7-mile road, wide and lovely, passing under a leafy canopy.
Whitlow-Logan Park covers two acres, boasting basketball courts, shady trees, a playground, a tennis court, and a grassy, open area. It is a great place to walk or bike and can be found near the Sequoyah Branch Library and the elementary school. A unique park, Talahi Park and Fountain, can be found within a lovely iron fence. It boasts a beautiful, decorative fountain with seating, in addition to a stone shelter, a walking path, and benches. The park has an architectural design that continues through Sequoyah Hills.