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River's Way Lodge on the South Holston River

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The Lodge in November


Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bluff City lodge description

The River’s Way lodge overlooks a wooded channel of the South Fork of the Holston River and is open to rental for the general public. The expansive porch of the lodge is about 30 feet from the river. The lodge is constructed from logs taken from an 18th century farmhouse in Bluff City and from wood purchased from local lumber mills. The floors are built with Southern Pine and the walls and ceilings are built with hemlock, pine, chestnut and tulip poplar. There is a large stone fireplace flanked by comfortable furniture in the living room.

Down stairs we have two large bunk-rooms with 4 comfortable full sized beds in each. The loft room has a queen sized bed. We provide sheets, pillows/pillow cases and blankets for each bed. Bunk beds and cots are available for larger parties. Total lodge capacity is 16. Each of the two large bathrooms has; 2 toilets, 1 shower and 2 sinks.

The lodge kitchen has a stove (courtesy of the Hunter Banks Co.), two refrigerators, a large freezer and serving/cooking utensils for up to 30 people.

Guests have the use of a Weber Grill, and an outdoor fire pit.

The lodge has satellite TV and there is a DSL connection for laptop use.

Keywords: Fly Fishing on private water, Lodge, Large group, Family friendly, Outdoor Recreation,
Application trail, Lodge overlooks the South Holston River, near South Holston Lake, near Watauga River, onsite manager and fishing guide.


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Property Type

      • Lodge

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable


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


              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 16 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided:

                For double and queen beds only....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace


              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove


              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill


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              Prime Season: (March-October)
              Weekend Rental:   1-6 guests $600,  7-9 guests $720, 10-16 guests $780
              Week Night Rental (2 night min):1-6 guests $216,7-9 guests $246, 10-16 guests $288
              Week Rental: 1-6 guests $1,110 7-9 guests $1,230, 10-16 guests $1,350
              Off Season: (November- February)
              Weekend Rental: 1-6 guests $510  7-9 guests $630 10-16 guests $690
              Week Night Rental (2 night min):1-6 guests $192, 7-9 guests $216, 10-16 guest $246
              Week Rental; 1-6 guests $990,  7-9 guests $1,110, 10-16 guests $1,230

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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              Last updated: 12/17/2014
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              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              10 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Down Town
              10 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Country Club of Bristol
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              TN 421
              4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Little Italy
              50 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Beech Mountian, NC

              Car: Necessary

              Located on the the South Holston River we are just minutes away from Bristol Motor Speed Way and down town Bristol TN/VA. Come enjoy the piece and quite our lodge has to offer, as well as some of the best trout fishing on the east coast.


              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1993

              About: The mission of River's Way is: Growth through Experiential and Adventure Based Programming for people of all Abilities River’s Way served over 2,200 participants in 2009 in Project LEAP (formerly Adventure Incentive Programs), Respite Programs, Summer Camps and Adventure Programs. Primary populations at River's Way are youth from disadvantaged backgrounds and youth with disabilities. River’s Way uses outdoor adventure programming and experiential team building activities to teach soft skills and build self efficacy. Programs focus on team work, problem solving, perseverance in the face of challenges, practicing listening skills and being flexible. “Relevant”, “fun”, “engaging”, “thought provoking ”, “challenging”, “encouraging” -- these words have been used to describe River's Way!

              Why Bluff City:
              This location is the base for our non-profit organization.

              The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
              Proceeds from the lodge go to support our programs and mission.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • The Lodge in November

                The Lodge in November

              • The Font Porch

                The Font Porch

              • 1 of 2 Identical Bunk Rooms

                1 of 2 Identical Bunk Rooms

              • View from the Porch

                View from the Porch

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              VRBO #387791

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014


              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 16

              View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
              Member since: 2011
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 24 hours
              • Response rate: 90%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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              3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 16

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