Holston Hills is located right off of Asheville Highway and just 5 miles east of Downtown and the University of Tennessee campus. Holston Hills is easily accessible by both Asheville Highway and I-40.
Named after the Holston river, which borders the neighborhood to the south and east, Holston Hills was originally developed in the 1920s conjunction with the Holston Hills Country Club. It is home to a Donald Ross designed golf course, which many golf aficionados consider to be the finest golf course in the state of Tennessee. The Holston Hills Country Club is still alive and well today, and in addition to golf, features tennis and swimming.
Holston Hills is a great place to live if you like greenery and architectural diversity. Built from the 1920s to the 1960s, Holston Hills has an eclectic mix of pre-stock crash estate homes, post-crash stone cottages, and post-war ranchers. Lots tend to be on the large side, and there is no shortage of old, large trees and rolling hills.
If Holston Hills residents get tired of golf and scenery, they can head a few miles west to the Knoxville Zoo, where more red pandas have been born than any other zoo in the Western Hemisphere. The Knoxville Zoo is also home to a wide variety of other animals, from African Elephants to East Tennessee Black Bears.