Shawnee Homes for Sale

A Close Knit Community

Shawnee KS is a wonderful city to live and raise your children.  It is located in the northern part of Johnson County, approximately 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City, making your work commute an easy one.  It is home to Shawnee Mission Park, the second largest park in Johnson County with 1,655 acres which includes a 120-acre lake with swimming beach and marina, 11 shelters, numerous picnic areas, nature trails, play areas, an archery range, a 44-acre dog off-leash area, an 18-hole disc golf course, mountain biking, and hiking trails, equestrian trails, and is home to the Theatre in the Park.

Shawnee has 2 Aquatic Centers for your summer enjoyment, more than 20 parks, and miles of recreational trails for walking, running, or biking. It is one of 5 communities in the state of Kansas that is designated a bicycle friendly community via the League of American Bicyclists.  The city has 1 public and 3 semi-private golf courses available for the golfer in the family.

There is an off-leash dog park  for your furry family members.  It is a 53-acre off-leash area that features a dog swim area along with wood chip and natural surface trails through grassland and wooded areas. The off-leash area also includes paved parking and portable toilets. The area is open year-round.

Visit local farmers at the Farmers Market to stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade goods, and more every Saturday from May through October.

Major employers include FedEx Ground, TriRX, Kraft Tool Co, McLane Food Service, Nazdar, SKC Communications, Koller Products, and Amazon Distribution Center.

Shawnee is approximately 15 minutes from downtown Kansas City, MO home to the Country Club Plaza and Crown Center with shopping, dining, and entertainment.  Crown Center and Union Station have several free attractions:  Hallmark Visitors Center, Kaleidoscope, Kids Play area, Model Trains, and Money Museum.

Both the KC Royals and the KC Chief Stadiums are within 40 minutes of Shawnee for the sports enthusiasts in your family.