NEIGHBORHOOD INFORMATION

TELLICO VILLAGE : KAHITE : RARITY BAY : LENOIR CITY/LOUDEN : WEST KNOXVILLE : MARYVILLE

TELLICO VILLAGE

2014 Bliss Award winner voted The Happiest Community of the Year!

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Tellico Village comprises over 5,500 acres along Tellico Lake and over 7000 residents from all over the United States. Established in 1986, it has become one of the premier golf and waterfront communities in the southeast. Its three private championship golf courses offer outstanding play, and Tellico Lake provides a pristine resource for boating, fishing and swimming. An unparalleled number of other high quality amenities help residents enjoy a truly special and fulfilling lifestyle.

In 2012, Boating magazine voted the Knoxville area as one of their “10 Best Places to Live and Boat”, stating that “Tellico Lake…became the place to live ever since nationally known Tellico Village opened”. Tellico Lake is also a nationally recognized destination for year-round fishing.  Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappy, walleye and sauger are all plentiful in this lake. From early May to late September, residents enjoy Tellico Lake for swimming, water skiing, tubing, and just having fun.  The clean water of Tellico Lake makes it a water wonderland for multi-generational family activities.

Just 31 miles from Knoxville, Tellico Village is conveniently located with easy access to nationally recognized healthcare providers and major shopping venues. Its ideal location provides residents with a wide range of cultural, educational, and entertainment resources.

Tellico Village is located minutes away from two major interstate highways – I-75 and I-40. This gives residents ready access to major cities in the southeast, including Atlanta and Nashville, and puts them within a day’s drive of 60 percent of the U.S. population. The McGhee Tyson Airport, serving Knoxville and the surrounding area, provides services from eight major airlines. Allow me to introduce you to one of East Tennessee’s Premier Communities!

KAHITE

Kahite is a Tellico Village neighborhood located approximately ten miles from the Village on Tellico Lake.  Kahite is an active lake and golfing community with its own course located within the neighborhood.  Residents of this neighborhood also enjoy all the Tellico Amenities as well as golfing at the Toqua and Tanasi golf courses. This neighborhood has its own gatehouse with security cameras 24/7.  Kahite offers owners a clubhouse, pro shop, grill, tennis courts, swimming pool and boat slips for lease to residents.  Approximately 850 home sites make up the Kahite neighborhood and most of the homes are less than five year old.  Allow me to introduce to the wonderful lifestyle of Kahite.

RARITY BAY

2014 Bliss Award winner Best Tennessee Community of the Year!

This peaceful waterfront living private golf and equestrian community is located at the Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Rarity Bay offers 960 acres and over 10 miles of shoreline along Tellico Lake and is perfect for retirees, a second home and/or a vacation home. Rarity Bay is home to over 400 families and theamenities include 18 holes of championship golf, world-class equestrian facilities with 10 miles of riding trails, an expansive Clubhouse with casual and fine dining, a Swim & Tennis Club, a bustling Activity Center and private boat docks.

Luxury homes in this private, East Tennessee lakefront community include custom estate homes, villas and condos; waterfront, water view and golf course lots are also available, with no time frame to build.

East Tennessee is known for its mild four-season climate, low cost of living, no state income tax and top ranking medical facilities. Rarity Bay is just a short drive to local restaurants, shopping and area attractions and only a 30-45 minute drive into Knoxville.

LENOIR CITY/LOUDEN

Lenoir City and Loudon are situated in one of the fastest growing communities in the state of Tennessee. Referred to nationally as “The Lake Capital of the South”, Lenoir City has direct access to Fort Loudon and Tellico Lakes and is within a 15 to 60 minute drive of Watts Bar, Melton Hill, Norris, and Douglas Lakes! Lenoir City and Loudon are located within a day’s drive of 75 percent of the nation’s population. Hundreds of neighborhoods and communities are located both on and off the lake in the Lenoir City/Loudon area.

Lenoir City has experienced rapid commercial growth along Highway 321 and has created a viable business corridor that has energized the area and provided a shopping resource for the upscale residential neighborhoods and golf courses nearby. Lenoir City offers a wide range of recreational opportunities and facilities including a municipal swimming pool, walking and biking trails, a 7 acre park w/soccer fields and an outdoor basketball court as well a special events every season.

Waterfront living and golf abounds in the Lenoir City area:

Avalon – This 430 acre community offers upscale traditional homes and condo’s woven around the Landmark Golf club, an 18-hole course with gently rolling terrain. Avalon also has a large pool, clubhouse and tennis courts.

WindRiver sits on Tellico Lake and features an 18-hole Bob Cupp golf course as well as a private harbor and marina.

Tellico Village is situated between highway 321 and highway 72 and is a well-established master-planned Cooper Community also located on Tellico Lake.

Farther down the road in Loudon, the private gated residential golf and waterfront community of Tennessee National offers over 1,000 acres on Watts Bar Lake. The 18-hole, Greg Norman designed signature golf course is magnificent as it meanders along the banks of the lake.

WEST KNOXVILLE

West Knoxville has experienced one of the most aggressive housing and commercial booms seen in Knox County in many, many years! It is home to a large number of upscale neighborhoods located both on and off the waterfront and some include golf. Upscale shopping and dining of Turkey Creek is nestled between interstate I-75 and Kingston Pike. West Knoxville communities are located within minutes of the University of Tennessee, downtown Knoxville Market Square, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. West Knoxville’s central location makes it one of the premier areas in Knox County. Homes and neighborhoods for every taste and budget area easily located in West Knoxville.Many waterfront neighborhoods are located along Northshore drive. Farragut, Hardin Valley, and Cedar Bluff are just a few of the many communities located in the West Knoxville area.

MARYVILLE

Maryville is located 20 miles (32 km) south of Knoxville. It is included in the Knoxville Metropolitan Area. Maryville has received a number of accolades for its quality of life. The cable channel A&E named the city to its list of “Top Ten Cities to Have It All”. Maryville, which is sometimes referred to as the Foothills to the Smokies, is a short distance from popular tourist destinations such as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Pigeon Forge. Maryville offers many fine communities and I would love to show you around this beautiful area and help you find your perfect home.

FORT LOUDEN LAKE

Fort Loudon Lake has 379 miles of shoreline and 14,600 acres of water surface. Ft. Loudon is located on the Tennessee River and is the uppermost in the chain of nine TVA reservoirs that form a continuous navigable channel to Paducah, KY, 652 miles away. Ft. Loudon Lake is formed by the Holston, French Broad and Little Tennessee rivers and is named for the close by historic Fort Loudon. Loudon, Blount and Knox counties surround the lake which offers year-round recreation including: boating, fishing, waterskiing, jetskiing, swimming, camping, public parks, public lake access areas and much more. Fort Loudon Lake feeds into Tellico Lake and a quick boat ride through Fort Loudon dam puts you on beautiful Watts Bar Lake.No matter what type of property you’re looking for, Fort Loudon lake will most likely have it! All along the banks you will find an array of many different styles of waterfront neighborhoods. Yacht clubs, marinas and restaurantsare also dotted all along the shores of Fort Loudon Lake.

Fort Loudon Lake is home to the “University of Tennessee’s Volunteer Navy” which navigates it way up to Volunteer Landing located nearby to Neyland Stadium home of the Univeristy of Tennessee Volunteers during football season. Fort Loudon Lake and Knoxville are also home to the largest fireworks show in the nation – Boombs Day. Many waterfront events take place all along Fort Loudon lake during the warmer months. This lake is a wonderful place to locate to as it is convenient to most Knoxville areas.

TELLICO LAKE

Tellico Lake stretches 33 miles along the Little Tennessee River into the mountains of east Tennessee and is home to several large upscale lakefront communities, neighborhoods and marinas. The lake has 357 miles of shoreline and 15,560 acres of water surface. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has banned all development for residential use on the properties surrounding Tellico Lake that have not already been sold. The ban makes properties being developed along Tellico now prime real estate in East Tennessee. Also unique is the lake’s location along a chain of lakes connecting to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway that travels all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. Tellico Lake offers year-round recreation including: boating, fishing, waterskiing, jetskiing, swimming, camping, public parks, public lake access areas and much more.

Tennessee’s mild four-season climate makes it possible to boat throughout the year. More and more people area choosing to purchase in the area. Tellico Lake is an excellent choice! The area offers several large waterfront communities as well as smaller waterfront neighborhoods. These lake properties are being developed to feature the most incredible waterfront and golf homes you will find anywhere. Do you play golf? Like to walk and hike? Or just visit with new friends and neighbors? Choose to visit one of the communities on Tellico Lake and you can do all that plus more!

WATTS BAR LAKE

Watts Bar Lake is situated in the heart of the Tennessee River Valley midway between Knoxville and Chattanooga. Watts Bar is one of the south’s largest lakes at 39,000+acres, it extends just over 72 miles between Watts Bar Dam and Ft. Loudon Dam with the maximum depth being approximately 70 feet near the dams.  The lake was created in 1942 and is regulated by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).  The principal tributaries are the Tennessee River and Clinch River with the Emory River also flowing directly into the Clinch River. It is is surrounded by Loudon, Roane, Rhea, and Meigs Counties. All along the banks of Watts bar one can find cabin and house boat rentals as well as other lake lodging. Many of the Watts Bar Lake marinas offer fishing boat, pontoon boat, jet ski and houseboat rentals and for those who just can’t get enough of the water, several new high-end, residential developments allow residents to live right on its edge. There are countless coves to anchor a boat and islands with natural sand beaches perfect for a lazy day of sunning or tent camping overnight. There are a variety of marinas and resteraunts all along Watts Bar lake.

Fishermen especially enjoy the solitude of Watts Bar Lake and the abundance of natural life.  Enjoy world class fishing that includes fishingmany species of fish including black bass (both small and large mouth), white bass, spotted bass, white and black-nose crappie, striper, rock fish, sunfish, catfish, and even sauger.  In fact, the world-record skipjack herring weighing four pounds was caught here in 2004. Fishing season is year round on Watts Bar Lake with the best fishing time usually beginning in early March and lasting through October. Fishing tournaments can be found about any weekend during this time.

MELTON HILL LAKE

Melton Hill Lake is surrounded by Anderson, Knox, Roane and Loudon counties in East Tennessee. It covers 5,690 acres, 173 miles of shoreline and runs 57 miles in length from Melton Hill Dam to Norris Lake Dam. Melton Hill was TVA’s 21st river control project. It serves the purpose of producing electric power, navigation, recreation and maintaining an adequate supply of water. Because it is not used for flood control the level fluctuates only about five feet throughout the year

The area around Melton Hill offers year-round camping plus sheltered picnic tables and pavilions. Two boat ramps, one below the dam and one above, give boaters’ access to Watts Bar Reservoir as well as Melton Hill Reservoir. Roads on both sides of the river are popular for walking, jogging, or bike riding. Game fish in the reservoir include sauger, crappie, and bass.