Shawnee is a peaceful residential area that sits just north of Lenexa between the Kansas River and Mission. A community considered to have a small town charm with a progressive economy, safe neighborhoods and healthy lifestyle. Residents here embrace the casual, laid-back feel of the neighborhood. Buyers looking for their dream home in Shawnee have plenty of excellent options to choose from. The city boasts a fantastic selection of condos, townhomes, and single-family homes available in a wide variety of styles.
Living in Shawnee gives you access to a range of activities. The most spectacular park in the area is Shawnee Mission Park. 1600-acres with an amazing 120-acre lake located at 79th and Renner Road in Shawnee. It offers an amphitheater with terraced seating, disc golf course, hillside prairie, shelters, marina, multi-use trails system, off-leash dog area, playgrounds, softball fields, and the list goes on. The Theater in the Park is the largest outdoor community theater in the country and provides audiences with quality and affordable entertainment all year round.
Consider attending the annual Old Shawnee Days festival with a parade, carnival rides, vendor booths, free concerts, and a variety of food and beverages at your fingertips.
Convenient access to amenities both within Shawnee and beyond due to 3 major thoroughfares including K-7, I-435 and I-35 connected via Shawnee Mission Parkway.
Shawnee Mission Park. The largest park in Johnson County.
Peaceful but growing suburb where you can get away from the hustle and bustle but still have easy access to many amenities and activities.
Many resale and new homes available as Shawnee is a growing area. Competitive among those looking to live in a suburb beyond the busier areas of Overland Park and Olathe.
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Shawnee has the education needs you are looking for, whether it’s public or private schooling.
Shawnee Mission Park is the largest park in the county and the most visited park in the state of Kansas. It offers a dog park, boating, fishing & swimming, plus nature trails and an outdoor theater. This scenic park allows for calming strolls that transports you to a more relaxed mindset. Shawnee has a bicycle transportation plan that encompasses over 18 miles of on-street bike lanes, 40+ miles of share-the-road lanes, and 27+ miles of off-street recreational trails which helps enable safe and enjoyable bicycling experiences for all cyclists.
Here are just a few of shopping destinations located in Shawnee.
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Shawnee has several well established companies within the community.
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