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'Wood Duck Inn' Lakefront-Private Dock, Huge Deck-Norris Lake

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Lakehouse from Back; Sunroom, Deck, and Covered Porch with swing and fan.

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Last updated: 02/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Andersonville house description

Enjoy your stay at this peaceful, gently sloping lakefront property on quiet Mill Creek Cove just around the point from the remodeled Waterside (formerly Andersonville) Marina which is located just 7.5 miles northeast on Highway #61 from exit #122 on I-75. Norris Lake, with its 34,000 acres of blue-green pristine waters, spans more than 800 miles of shoreline.

The single-level 35+ year-old rustic house has a cozy den w/ceiling fan, a stone wood-burning fireplace (wood not provided), and a day bed with a trundle. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and antique furniture with a full bath beside it. One room with an antique double bed is on the lakeside and has a view of the lake; the third bedroom also has an antique double bed and a small windowseat with a cot sized mattress. There is a full bath between these two bedrooms. A large paved driveway in front of the house has room for several cars and boat trailers. The single car garage is not available.

In addition to a full-service kitchen and a separate laundry room, there is a bright, large sunroom facing the lake with a huge table for those fantastic family meals. Both the den and the sunroom open onto a large deck one-third of which is covered and has a porch swing, a second swing, hooks for a baby swing, and a ceiling fan. A stone-lined dirt path leads through the wooded back yard to a private dock with a ladder, a large umbrella for shade, and boat or wave-runner tie-off cletes. By September, the water has usually gone down enough that the dock is not floating. The water is usually high enough to float the dock again by April 1st. Please call or email to find out the dock situation if your vacation plans are for the late summer or early spring.

Waterside Marina, a very short walk though not visible from the house or dock, has a restaurant and small store. Although the Marina does not accommodate public boat launching, they do allow our renters to launch and drive your boat around to our dock. However, you must park your vehicle and trailer back in our driveway. There is enough paved driveway space to park 3 trucks with trailers. There is a Super Walmart near the interstate exit only seven miles away. Although many of the conveniences are within a few miles, the area is peaceful, wooded, and within a quiet, friendly neighborhood that has been established for over 30 years.

The house is 5 miles from Big Ridge State Park, 7 miles from Norris Dam State Park, and 6 miles from The Museum of Appalachia. Both parks offer wonderful activities including covered picnic areas, volleyball, softball, tennis courts, hiking trails, and a variety of playgrounds. The Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area, a short boat ride from the house, is an undisturbed 25,000 acre wildlife preserve offering seasonal licensed hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain bike riding, wildlife observation and photography. There are private Horseback Riding businesses and ATV rentals and trails nearby also.

The 'Wood Duck Inn' is extremely accommodating to family gatherings or small groups and is a short drive from Knoxville.


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 years old or older to rent. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    The house is on one story and you can get in the front door and through the house in a wheelchair, and onto the deck. You could not get a wheelchair down to the dock easily and getting a wheelchair into the bathrooms would require ability to transfer. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outside of the house. There is plenty of room on the deck....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We will consider 1 Small Dog (less than 25 pounds). ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 child bed

    Child bed is a window seat that is cot sized. ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2) Antique double beds with extra quilts and pillows....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Stone Wood-Burning Fireplace, Central Heat and Air Conditioning, Cooking Utensils and Dishes Provided, 5 Ceiling Fans, Large Sunroom with Dining table that seats up to 10, Large Deck and Covered Porch with Porch Swing...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have an Eclectic selection of books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player is part of the TV in the Den. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games and playing cards are in cabinet under TV in Den. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    TV has connector cables on front to accommodate video game players that are not provided....moreless

  • Television:

    (2) One TV is in Den, the other is in the sunroom. There are no TVs in bedrooms. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    We have a doll house in the sunroom and a few other toys in the cabinet under the dollhouse...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    It is about 200 yds to the dock, although the distance changes with the water level. The sunset is beautiful there. It is a sloping, rather than steep, hill....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Small dining area between kitchen and den, or big table seating up to 10 in sunroom off of kitchen and deck. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    There is room in the driveway for 2 trucks with boat trailers, plus 2 or 3 cars in front. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Large paved driveway with space for two trucks with boat trailers, plus more vehicles in driveway in front of house. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood is not provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Completely furnished with utensils, pots and pans, microwave, dishwasher, etc. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge deck with one third of it covered with a fan and a porch swing looking out toward the lake. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill available for use, may need to bring own propane or refill the one there. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 1 - May 19
2 night min stay
$175
$1,155
Summer
May 21 - Sep 6
7 night min stay

$1,225
Fall/Winter
Sep 8 - Feb 27
2 night min stay
$150
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$1,050

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Refundable Damage Deposit=$150.00

Non-Refundable Cleaning Fee=$125.00

Approved Pet only; +$25/ea.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 02/10/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 75 at Exit #122

Car: Necessary

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: We live in Knoxville and have two dogs. Our grown children also live in Knoxville. We have celebrated many birthdays, holidays, and gatherings at our lakehouse.

Why the Owner Chose Andersonville:
We love Norris Lake and have always taken our family there when we have had the chance. We searched for several years for a place on the lake that was fairly level and a short drive from Knoxville, and we found it.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We mainly enjoy the peacefulness of being on the cove, so close to the Marina but not impacted by it. When people go out of the Marina, they usually go the opposite direction from where we are, so our cove is peaceful. Also, the sunset there is beautiful and most of our excellent neighbors are there year round making it a very safe place.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Lakehouse from Back; Sunroom, Deck, and Covered Porch with swing and fan.

    Lakehouse from Back; Sunroom, Deck, and Covered Porch with swing and fan.

  • From Dock into Mill Creek Cove

    From Dock into Mill Creek Cove

  • Wood Duck Inn-Den

    Wood Duck Inn-Den

  • Sunroom overlooking lake

    Sunroom overlooking lake

  • Kitchen into Dining Room and Den

    Kitchen into Dining Room and Den

  • Bedroom #2; Fish bedroom with Deck and Lake View; Antique double bed

    Bedroom #2; Fish bedroom with Deck and Lake View; Antique double bed

  • Another view of Bedroom #3 with cot sized window seat.

    Another view of Bedroom #3 with cot sized window seat.

  • Laundry Room

    Laundry Room

  • Norris Lake view from deck-early summer-our dock on left.

    Norris Lake view from deck-early summer-our dock on left.

  • Dock toward shore

    Dock toward shore

  • Den with Daybed and window facing lake (door leads to 2 more BRs & 1BA)

    Den with Daybed and window facing lake (door leads to 2 more BRs & 1BA)

  • Master Bedroom (Qu. bed) with bay window (main bath beside this room)

    Master Bedroom (Qu. bed) with bay window (main bath beside this room)

  • Bedroom #2 w/ lakeview-Antique Double Bed

    Bedroom #2 w/ lakeview-Antique Double Bed

  • Bedroom #3; Antique Cannonball Double Bed

    Bedroom #3; Antique Cannonball Double Bed

  • Full Bathroom #2; Between Bedrooms 2 and 3.

    Full Bathroom #2; Between Bedrooms 2 and 3.

  • Front Porch on Street side of Wood Duck Inn

    Front Porch on Street side of Wood Duck Inn

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated: 02/10/2015
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