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Escape Klaus-Quiet Cove-Covered 2 Slip Dock !2015 Specials-4nts@$799 See Rates!

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Lake-Side View - 2 Story Wrap Around Deck/Screened Porch

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

LaFollette house description

Hello and welcome to the Escape Klaus. We are the Klaus', and this is our custom lakefront escape. The Escape Klaus was built to provide a “base” with which to build up lasting family memories. We plan to leave the house in our family for future generations. We hope you find an “atypical” rental that feels more like your own home. We would love for you to come back over the years and share our house right on the lake - in the woods - in the mountains - a perfect way to disconnect from the world and re-connect with your family and friends.


What is Unique about the Escape Klaus?
• Location, Location, Location! Powder Mill is a quiet cove just north of Springs Dock
• Close to town yet just north of the busy action on the water. Best of both!
• Only 10 Minutes to Springs Dock by boat or car
• Custom Design – 18 ft 'wall of windows' faces east to catch 24/7 lake views!
• Year round water lets you enjoy your beautiful private 2 slip covered dock.
• SMOOTH Concrete Path all the way to the lake - only a few steps down to the dock
• East exposure means sun drenched mornings, moon lit nights, and smooth protected water!
• Our house is located in a deep water cove – like living on a dead end road -low boat traffic!
• Huge 2 Story Trex Deck/Railings lets you enjoy a splinter free vacation
• 2-Slip Covered Dock means no more running down to cover your boats if it rains!

• Smooth Water + Low Boat Traffic are perfect for …
- Sun Bathing on the Dock – dock is quiet and relaxing.
- Floating in the lake (you too can be a human buoy wearing your life jacket like a diaper!).
- Teaching little ones to enjoy water sports – less waves/ boat traffic to cause anxiety.
- Ski out of the cove – no wasted time/gas boating 5 miles away!
- Great Fishing – Powder Mill Hollow is well known among the locals.

• Upper/Lower Great Rooms open directly to the screened porches w/large glass doors - go ahead and open up the house to lake breezes!
• Upper Great Room has a huge vaulted ceiling w/ a unique European 'kiva' Fireplace
• Lower Level TV Room has a 106' HDTV(That's 4x8ft big!) - Awesome for games and movies!
• Lower Level Great Room has a Kitchenette w/wet bar, m/wave, fridge, ice maker, and Combo Game Table(pool/ping-pong/air hockey)
• 'Identical' Upper/Lower Master Bedrooms directly access the Upper/Lower Screened porches
• Bedroom #3(Queen) has a door directly into upper master bedroom – perfect for small children.
• Lower Bedroom #4(Queen + Full Bunk + Twin) sleeps up to 7 – perfect for all the kids.
• Every Room has its own private attached full bath
• Outside shower to rinse off before coming inside + inside “wet room” to let stuff dry out.
• Unique Cork Flooring upstairs and stained concrete downstairs

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 21 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Lower Level Bunk Room is great for kids. All decking/railings are composite - splinter free! Dock @ Lake has swim platform with Ladder - swim at your own risk! ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please No Smoking in the house. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please inquire if you have a well behaved pet....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Only the Main Level is accessible - need to manage a single step at the front entrance....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 13-15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

    Master Suite#1, Bath & WIC, opens to screened porch...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Master Suite#2, Bath & WIC, opens to screened porch...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 double

    Sleeper Sofa in Lower Level TV Room...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 double, 1 twin/ single

    Bunk Room-Queen+Single Bunk+Full Size Bunk(sleeps 7)...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Doors to access Hallway & Bdrm#1 - great for kids...moreless

  • Upper and Lower Level Master Suites are identical. Every Bedroom has direct access to its own full bathroom. There is a Graco Crib and a Toddler Bed located in the Walk in Closet of the upper Master Suite. Bunk Room Sleeps up to 7 with a full/full bunk + single bunk + Queen...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Private bath for Master Suite #1....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bath with direct access to Bdrm#2 and Hallway...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Private bath for Master Suite #2...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bath with direct access to Bdrm#4 and Hallway...moreless

  • 4 Full bathrooms - each bedroom has its own full bath directly attached....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Bring all your 'toys' to play on the Lake!! Boats, Jet Skii's, Fishing!! Norris has it all. Perfect for fishing, tubing, skiing, bare footing, wake boarding, wake skiing, air chairs, kayaking, paddle boarding and our favorite - putting your life jacket on like a diaper and floating in the lake with a tasty beverage!! There are literally 8 different Marinas within one hour of us - all with cool food, cool gifts, and great drinks - you can literally survive by eating out all the time!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books:

    Small selection provided...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD Player for both TV's Surround system in the lower level....moreless

  • Games:

    Small selection provided...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    Combination Pool, Ping Pong, and Air Hockey Table is located in the lower level game room...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    106' (4' x 8') Projection Screen HDTV w/ Direct TV True HD! 42' LCD TV in Kitchen w/ Direct TV Satellite Internet Provided - 5Mbs...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo on upper level - can select speakers in the family room and/or outside porches. i-pod connection provided - just plug and play!...moreless

  • Television:

    106' (4' x 8') Projection Screen HDTV w/ Direct TV HD! 42' LCD TV in Kitchen w/ Direct TV...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Games:

    Bring your games and play stations!! Awesome to play games on the 106' projection TV!!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Small selection provided...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    The house is situated right on Norris Lake with beautiful views of the Cumberland Mountains. Sunrise [and Moonrise] flood the house with natural light!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large Dining Room overlooking the lake: L-shaped built in benches allow up to 10 to eat and play together! 5 additional seats @kitchen island. 6 additional seats @ downstairs bistro tables....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air & Heat to provide year round comfort...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and Dryer are in Lower Level Utility Room w/Sink...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Unique European 'kiva' Fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Air & Heat to provide year round comfort...moreless

  • Internet:

    Hughes Net - 5Mbs Available to surf,e-mail….etc. No Netflix, No Gaming, No Large Video Downloads allowed….thanks!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All Bedding, Pillows, Sheets, and Kitchen towels - Renters please bring Bath/Beach Towels !! ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large Great Room opens to screened porch - total seating for up to 11....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Large Parking Area - enough for 4 - 6 cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Boat Trailer Parking provided at the top of the driveway....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited Calling within the USA included....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and Dryer are in Lower Level Utility Room w/Sink...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Colorful and Plentiful!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    High End Stainless Appliances...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Fridge a large bottom freezer....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Main Level Full Kitchen with island seating, Stainless Appliances, and Huge corner pantry. Lower Level Wet Bar / Kitchenette...moreless

  • Microwave:

    One upstairs in main kitchen + one downstairs in kitchenette....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Lots of gadgets and pots and pans!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full Size Fridge in main Kitchen + Under counter bar fridge in lower level kitchenette...moreless

  • Stove:

    High End Stainless Stovetop & Oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large 2 story deck w/ Trex composite decking/railings - splinter free vacation! Deck has stairs that allow movement between each level of the house without going inside + access to the concrete path to lake/dock....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Upper and Lower Screened Porches with comfy furniture and Bar Tables for relaxing with family and freinds!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The dock has a generous sun/swim platform. Lake Norris is clean - with beautiful green water!! Swimming is at your own risk!! A life ring is provided on the lower level....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2015 Spring Getaways
Mar 1 - May 19, 2015
4 night min stay
$200
$1,200
2015 Memorial Day Week
May 20 - May 29, 2015
4 night min stay
$400
$2,400
Early Bird Special
May 30 - Jun 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,100
2015 Peak Season [Weekly ONLY]
Jun 6 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,975

Changeover Day: Saturday

Endless Summer Special
Aug 29 - Sep 3, 2015
6 night min stay

$1,800
2015 Labor Day Week
Sep 4 - Sep 11, 2015
4 night min stay
$400
$2,400
2015 Fall Getaways
Sep 12 - Nov 18, 2015
4 night min stay
$200
$1,200
2015 Thanksgiving Week
Nov 19 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$400
$2,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $69
  • Tax Rate 14.438%

Notes:

> Spring/Fall Getaways - $799/4 nights, EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 5/30 wk@$2100 & ENDLESS SUMMER SPECIAL 8/29 @$1800 [6 nights] .….WOW!!!

> Peak Season (Memorial thru Labor Day) - Weekly rentals only - changeover day is Saturday

> If for any reason your quote does not meet your expectation - please call us!

Life is too short NOT to escape with family and friends!! Ted and Pam :)


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Location

We are just north of Springs Dock & Deerfield Resort.

If you want to search using 'maps' - look for our BLUE dock

Google Maps - 395 Water Edge Ln, LaFollette, TN

Apple Maps - 345 Water Edge Ln, LaFollette, TN

Also check out the following places for fun and a change of pace - Downtown Knoxville & Oakridge, Museum of Appalachia, Cumberland Gap National Park, Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg/Smokies, and Off Road ATV Adventures .

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Hello - here are all the Klaus' in one photo a rare find!- Pam and Ted( 29),Erik(18),Sara Jane(15), and Emma Jo(11). Pam does all the real work & Ted is a product development engineer for Honda. 'BK'(before kids), we lived and worked for 2 years in Japan, prior to settling down in Marysville, Ohio.

Why the Owner Chose LaFollette:
We fell in love with Norris Lake after our first visit in 2006. We love the simple beauty of the area, the stillness of 'our' little cove - Powder Mill, and the never ending possibilities that Norris Lake offers to us and to our family. Already we have re-connected with life as a result of building this home away from home! We invite you to build some memories at the Escape Klaus! We built this house from scratch. Ted did all the legwork - with a wonderful custom plan courtesy of Richard Hlava (Ted's cousin) and the help of a local draftsman, we literally designed this house for us and our guests! From January of 2007 to March of 2009 we bought the land, planned the house, found our builder - Danny Russell, and completed all the details that go into a custom home - we hope you enjoy our house that can only hope to rival the natural beauty of the setting. We choose to build in powder mill based on the location on the lake. Our location is just off the main lake channel on a sheltered East-West Cove. The water in this cove is always smooth. Since the cove dead ends - you do not get all the boat traffic and waves - you can really relax down on the dock. Since the house faces east - even though we are nestled in the woods - you awake to glorious bright sunrises flooding the house with natural light. Powder Mill Cove is home to one of the oldest settlements on the Lake - Chapman Village. We think those early folks picked the perfect spot!!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
True relaxation..letting go..re-connecting with family and friends....hearing the kids laugh and giggle..catching up on a great book ...boating...fishing....exploring all the local marinas - each one with a different feel. Meeting folks from all over that stay at or live on Norris. Close by you can enjoy Cumberland Gap National Park, Cumberland Falls, Knoxville, and the Smokies. All of this is best enjoyed by 2 or more families - what a way to enjoy life!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Lake-Side View - 2 Story Wrap Around Deck/Screened Porch

    Lake-Side View - 2 Story Wrap Around Deck/Screened Porch

  • Nestled among mature trees - there are only 6 homes in your private cove!

    Nestled among mature trees - there are only 6 homes in your private cove!

  • Your Private Dock - Smooth Water....Quiet Cove…No splinters! ….Life is Good!

    Your Private Dock - Smooth Water....Quiet Cove…No splinters! ….Life is Good!

  • Full Kitchen w/ Generous Island & Corner Pantry + 42' LCD TV/Stero/DVD

    Full Kitchen w/ Generous Island & Corner Pantry + 42' LCD TV/Stero/DVD

  • Furnished Screened Porch is a second living room.

    Furnished Screened Porch is a second living room.

  • Lower TV Room - Comfy Sectional Couch with pull out

    Lower TV Room - Comfy Sectional Couch with pull out

  • Lower Level Kitchenette w/ Wet Bar and Fridge + Microwave

    Lower Level Kitchenette w/ Wet Bar and Fridge + Microwave

  • Upper and Lower Master Suites are Identical so BOTH Families feel special!

    Upper and Lower Master Suites are Identical so BOTH Families feel special!

  • Master Suites - Go ahead and relax out on the Screened Porch!

    Master Suites - Go ahead and relax out on the Screened Porch!

  • Master Bath rooms with large walk in closets

    Master Bath rooms with large walk in closets

  • Lower 'Bunk' Room - Sleeps 7 - Queen, Twin + Full/Full Bunk

    Lower 'Bunk' Room - Sleeps 7 - Queen, Twin + Full/Full Bunk

  • 2 Slip Covered Dock + Large Side Sun Deck - Smooth Concrete Path!

    2 Slip Covered Dock + Large Side Sun Deck - Smooth Concrete Path!

  • Street-Side View - Generous Off Street Parking

    Street-Side View - Generous Off Street Parking

  • Your Private Cove - All Decking/Railings are Composite - No Splinters!

    Your Private Cove - All Decking/Railings are Composite - No Splinters!

  • Open Great Room - Windows Flood House w/Natural Light

    Open Great Room - Windows Flood House w/Natural Light

  • Living Room w/ 'Kiva' Gas Fireplace - Opens onto Screened Porch

    Living Room w/ 'Kiva' Gas Fireplace - Opens onto Screened Porch

  • Lower TV Room - !WOW! a 106' HDTV - Great for Movies & Games!

    Lower TV Room - !WOW! a 106' HDTV - Great for Movies & Games!

  • Lower Great Room - Combo Game Table

    Lower Great Room - Combo Game Table

  • Lower Level Bistro Tables and Chairs - grab a bite to eat or play some cards!

    Lower Level Bistro Tables and Chairs - grab a bite to eat or play some cards!

  • Upper and Lower Master Suites are Identical so BOTH Families feel special!

    Upper and Lower Master Suites are Identical so BOTH Families feel special!

  • Upstairs Bedroom#2 has direct access to the Master Suite - Great for little ones

    Upstairs Bedroom#2 has direct access to the Master Suite - Great for little ones

  • Lower 'Bunk' Room - Sleeps 7 - Queen, Twin + Full/Full Bunk

    Lower 'Bunk' Room - Sleeps 7 - Queen, Twin + Full/Full Bunk

  • Large 3 burner Weber Grill on side deck-close to kitchen and dining room table

    Large 3 burner Weber Grill on side deck-close to kitchen and dining room table

  • Private,Secluded,Peaceful - Life is too short Not to Escape w/ family & friends!

    Private,Secluded,Peaceful - Life is too short Not to Escape w/ family & friends!

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    15
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/27/2015
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