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Lakefront with Home Theater, Hot Tub & Floating Dock

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Hot tub on the patio outside the master bedroom

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Last updated: 05/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Perched 50 feet above Tims Ford lake, this retreat has great Wide Open Views across the lake. A Large Floating Dock is perfect for Swimming, Boating, Water Skiing, Tubing, Fishing or Relaxing. The Master Bedroom has an incredible Lake View through 9 foot wide sliding glass doors with a Hot Tub just outside on the 400 square foot covered patio. In the evening, the living room can become a Home Theater with a 10' Screen and Surround Sound. A nearby Licensed Massage Therapist is available for on-site (even on dock) massages! There is a small universal gym in the second bedroom. The living room has a sofa and two Rocker Recliners. A community Boat Ramp is 500 yds from the house. A Pedal Boat is available year round to explore the lake or nearby Goose Island. Originally designed as a 'mother-in-law' apartment, this 900 square foot property is the lower half of a lake home with a private entrance and sound-proofing.

This property is best for a romantic retreat for a couple, or a couple with one or two children who are old enough to swim and safely navigate outside stairs to the lake. It can be used for two couples, but there is only one bathroom and the second bedroom doesn't have any windows.

The owners travel frequently and are often not present. If the owners are present, they're usually 'invisible' and the backyard and dock are for exclusive use by the guests during their stay. We do have neighbors on both sides. One of them has small children, and we would prefer they not learn 'new words' :). So, this property is not a good choice for loud or late night partying.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Twenty-one....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Toys, books, DVDs and video games for kids. Due to steep slope and lake, small children are not recommended or must be supervised outside at all times....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We love dogs and cats but we maintain a pet allergen free environment for our guests and therefore cannot have any pets period ... no matter how wonderful and well behaved they may be. I'm sorry. No exceptions....moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Multiple steps....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a lake view through 9 foot wide sliding glass doors. It opens up to the 400 square foot covered patio with the hot tub right outside. The bedroom also has a small walk in closet and TV/DVD player. The second room has a smalll universal gym and a little HD Display and DVD player. It also has a queen bed, a closet, and the washer and dryer are off of this room. This room DOES NOT have a lake view or windows....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The fully equipped bathroom has a dual vanity, full tub, heat lamp and a separate toilet room....moreless

Other Amenities

  • There is a short gentle set of large open stairs with no handrail down the hill from the parking area to the property entrance. The property is also about 50 feet above the lake on a fairly steep slope. The staircase down to the lake and floating dock has 60 steps. This property is not recommended for individuals with heart, back or other physical or medical conditions. Due to the steep slope and stairs, small children are not recommended. If present, they MUST be supervised at all times for their safety....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DISH satellite...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42 inch HDTV and HD Home Theater with 10' pull down screen in living room....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Game Console:

    Wii with Wii FitPlus, Steering Wheel and Light Sabers....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Six titles....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Over 60 titles for family, children and adults....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lakefront:

    Exceptional wide open view across one of the widest points of the lake. This property is on the main channel with year-around water....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free local and long distance in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    parking pad on side of the house is for guests...moreless

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

    Locked boat ramp and parking on our street, for neighborhood guests ...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed 'N' wireless system....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Small but fully equipped kitchen with all the basic spices, condiments, cooking implements, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    available on request...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Boat:

    Pedal boat on dock for guests; (Please don't leave it in the water after use.) ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo:

    On the floating dock....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Large 400 square foot covered patio with hot tub....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$165
$990 $3,950
Bonaroo 3 Nights
Jun 11 - Jun 13, 2015
3 night min stay

$550
flat fee
July 4th 3 Nights
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
3 night min stay

$600
flat fee
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay

$525
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$145
$870 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Normal check-in is 2:00 pm Central Time and check-out is 11:00 am Central Time.


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Last updated: 05/27/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

Tims Ford is a 10,700 acre lake with 246 miles of beautiful shoreline. Located in a secluded community, but just 10 minutes from local restaurants, a historic cinema and a Wal-Mart. The Jack Nicholas designed Bear Trace Golf Course was named one of the 'Top Ten Places You Can Play', and it's a 20 minute drive or 5 minutes by boat! For history buffs, less than 30 minutes away is Jack Daniels, the oldest distillery in the US. Sewanee and the University of the South, along with exceptional dining, are a 35 minute scenic drive up the mountain. The Bonnaroo Music Festival is also 35 minutes away. Less than forty-five minutes to the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville, and some of the best hicking trails in the Southeast, such as Fiery Gizzard and Stone Door. We are also an hour from Huntsville and the US Space Center, and 90 minutes from Nashville and Chattanooga.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: Dave is a former Navy F18 pilot and Lilli was in the medical field. Dave is an author. The Fuzed series (formerly Resurrect), ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year & the 2014 Epic Award for best action adventure is being developed into a movie. They also have an e-commerce business.

Why the Owner Chose Winchester:
We moved here for work reasons and fell in love with the area and people. It's a slower paced life in a beautiful surrounding but with plenty of opportunities to play. You can either relax and soak up rays or fish ... or you can spike your adrenaline with water sports. We're very proud of our home. We travel frequently and thought it would be a waste not to share this little slice of paradise.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Hot tub on the patio outside the master bedroom

    Hot tub on the patio outside the master bedroom

  • 10 foot pull down screen with digital projector & surround sound

    10 foot pull down screen with digital projector & surround sound

  • Master bedroom with hot tub right outside on covered patio

    Master bedroom with hot tub right outside on covered patio

  • Master bath with marble floors 2 vanities & separate toilet room

    Master bath with marble floors 2 vanities & separate toilet room

  • 400 square foot covered patio with grill & hot tub

    400 square foot covered patio with grill & hot tub

  • Steps to the landing and floating dock

    Steps to the landing and floating dock

  • View of the home and dock from the lake

    View of the home and dock from the lake

  • Your backyard - a large private floating dock

    Your backyard - a large private floating dock

  • Great room with 2 rocker recliners, fireplace and sleeper sofa

    Great room with 2 rocker recliners, fireplace and sleeper sofa

  • The property is the lower half of a lake home

    The property is the lower half of a lake home

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/27/2015
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