Whether you are preparing to relocate to Knoxville from across the country, just settled into your new apartment or are ready for a décor overhaul in your current one, you can find a plethora of budget-friendly items perfect for your space at discount furniture shops around the city. And as the third largest city in the state of Tennessee, there’s definitely no shortage of great shops in Knoxville. So whether you’re a college student moving into your first apartment or simply on a budget, read on to find our picks for the best shops to find nice, cheap furniture in Knoxville.
Brown Squirrel Furniture
For more than 40 years, family-owned Brown Squirrel Furniture has been providing quality home furnishings to East Tennessee, Western North Carolina and Southeastern Kentucky, serving over 250,000 customers at the Knoxville location. Tour Brown Squirrel’s three-acre warehouse and showroom and look through thousands and thousands of home furnishings ranging from bedroom, living room and dining room to mattresses, home theater accessories and even kids furniture.
Where: 9901 Sherrill Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37932
American Freight Furniture and Mattress Store
This large discount furniture store has around 65 locations nationwide, including one in Knoxville. No matter what your budget is, American Freight Furniture and Mattress Store is sure to have whatever you’re looking for within its extensive selection. As a larger chain store, you’ll also benefit from added extras like free layaway and same day delivery.
Where: 737 Lovell Road, Knoxville, TN 37932
Carl’s Used Furniture & Appliances
The sales associates at Carl’s Used Furniture & Appliances really set this discount furniture store apart from others in the area. Offering fair and reasonable prices on quality items, the staff allows you to wander at our own pace until you need assistance. At Carl’s, you’ll find just about anything from sofas and chairs, dining tables and bedroom suites to major appliances like stoves and refrigerators. This store is great for people on a budget who don’t mind items that might need a little sprucing.
Where: 6925 Maynardville Pike, #C, Knoxville, TN 37918
Consign To Design
If you’re looking for slightly more chic pieces but are still shopping on a budget, head to Consign To Design, a locally-owned and nationally-recognized upscale furniture and home décor consignment store, where you’ll find a great selection of gently used furniture, artwork, home décor and more at prices you can afford. If you’ve got some pieces you love but just have no use for any more, the folks at Consign To Design will take those pieces off your hands in exchange for a set fee.
Where: 10420 Kingston Pike, Suite D, Knoxville, TN 37922
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