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Lakehouse on South Holston Lake, Near Va./Tn.Line

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evening view of South Holston river from top of S Holston dam on a cool night

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Last updated: 07/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bristol house description

Just off the Rt 421 bridge crossing South Holston Lake we are next to but separate from Laurel Marina.This Lake house features a sunroom den .. eight large picture windows overlooking South Holston Lake surrounded by mountainous Cherokee National Forest.
You feel like you are in a large treehouse where wildlife is at eye level.Our Boat dock is connected by steps to the house on the lake permits guest to boat, dock and swim in cove from our dock.

South Holston Lake is a pristine lake with incredible mountain views. Wood decks surround the house, and located next to Laurel Marina Yacht Club. House furnished with foosball, keyboard synthesizer, miniature pool table.

The house overlooks the lake with its own isolated cove with easy access to Abingdon and Bristol Raceway. A Sea Eagle rubber canoe is available for use. The lake has great seasonal fishing and hunting. This is great view. The lodge is well furnished from kitchen to bath. You bring the food only. You can swim and enjoy a new outdoor heated shower (in season)

Activities near this 26 mile long lake include:lake beaches boating, jet skiing, whitewater canoeing/kayaking, white water rafting, skiing, fishing, games, relaxing, hiking on Appalachian Trail, Bristol Motor Speedway (late March and Aug), Fantasy in Lights (track lite show), Barter and Paramount Theaters, Bristol Caverns, mountain climbing, Dollywood, Tinseltown (movies), National Forest, pioneer history sites, lake swimming, boat renting, horse back riding, caving, Bristol, VA is the Original Home of Country Music. In September there is a country music festival called Rhythm and Roots setup for mid September.
Story telling festival in Jonesborough, Tn is nearby.

Historic Bristol is a city split between Virginia and Tennessee. It is known for the original birthplace of country music and the Bristol Motor Speedway. Unknown to most outsiders is the wonderful lakeand Cherokee National Forest which surrounds most of the lake.

The lake is good for fishing,boating and jet skis.The local rivers provide a base for whitewater canoeing and kayacking. Bring your equipment and fishing gear for trout or Lake fish.

Keywords: Beautiful home with an outstanding view of the mountain lake mountain ski jet ski boat dock swim marina

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Senior Adults Only Community:

            We have many steps that need to be considered before renting. Recent modifications put the front door closer to street level to make access easier. However this house is build on a mountainside and is rather verticle in design with 4 levels inside the house....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            We ask there be no smoking in the house, if you wish please take it outside and dispose of the buds properly. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            See limits on pet ,1 only with limitaions....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (2) Master suite (2) next to bathroom. , Double Beds (2) Upstairs in the back room and loft bedroom. , Twin or Single Bed (1) in the upstairs loft w/out closet., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 futon beds one in the living room and another downstairs in the bedroom w/ full bed.1 single floor mattress available in loft. large L shaped couch in sun room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            vehicles oversized will need to make arrangements with Laurel Marina Bristol,Tn. Not available to park on premises....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            no additional linens available for week of stay. There is a washer dryer available on premises with detergents...moreless

          • Parking:

            3 car minimun ,need to keep clear of neighbors easment across lot. Street parking is very limited....moreless

          • Living Room:

            large combined room w dining area connected and open kichen plan connected to dining area....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            we only have parking for 3 vehicles,without blocking neighbors easment....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            no fitness room but all the steps will keep everyone in shape...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Air Conditioning
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Dock on the lake.next to marina. Dock steps are steep and contour to land .Please use safe climbing of any steps to insure a great vacation. The house hangs on the mountain side and is up in the tree level....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                (2) Two TVs with DVD and video hook ups. One in the upstairs bedroom another on the second floor living room. Tvs do not have reception....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                In the newly built sun room as main room on the first floor....moreless

              • Video Library:

                we have many dvd and video tape for guest enjoyment...moreless

              • Game Room:

                foosball and electric keyboard in main living room...moreless

              • Stereo
              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                we do not have wifi or internet need to bring your own connection service....moreless

              • Mobile Phone:

                Att and verizon do well.Sprint may be still be limited...moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                We do not have a pool but the lake cove can be used for swimming in season with the ladder. Use the life jackets as lake is about 50 ft deep....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Beautiful deck in the front and side of the house, connected across with a boardwalk. ...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                rubber inflatable canoe under the sun room off side of house...moreless

              • Balcony:

                Crosses as a boardwalk in front of the house. ...moreless

              • Boat:

                boats are available from Painter Creek marina...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                  • Lakefront:

                    This overlooks a lake cove and beyond the lake s. House is on hillside with a great view of Lake and mountains more vivid in fall and winter when leaves are off trees.Across roadway are steps to dock. No yard to house only deck....moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    8 picture windows look over lake and mountains.Watch the boats pass by with skiers in the midday or the fishermen lights reflect off the water at night. Sunrise over mountain in morning fills room with light....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    The house itself is on the side of a small mountain but also includes a view of the mountain behind the lake .It is a sight to see....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    House is across a road to our lake/cove with a dock. Connected by many steep steps.Be very careful!...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Lake backed by South Holston Mountains....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rafting
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cycling
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Hunting
                  • Golf
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 5 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer and Christmas
                  Jun 19 - Sep 20, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $200
                  $1,200
                  Bristol summer race
                  Aug 21 - Aug 24, 2014
                  4 night min stay

                  $2,200
                  flat fee
                  Bristol Spring Race
                  Mar 19 - Mar 22, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  $1,700
                  flat fee

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 9.25%

                  Notes:

                  Weekend seasonal rates are $800 for 3 day weekendweek days are considered Mon to thursday nights. We calculate base on night stayed.

                  By check or cash on entry or by sending to Bernard S Via 210 Johnson St Bristol Va. 24201


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/07/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  TRic cities Tn.
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 81
                  55 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Banner Elk NC
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Little Italy

                  Car: Necessary

                  Biking (Damascus Va, Creeper Trail 15-45mn away), Flea Market, Historic Sites and Towns, Jonesboro Story Festival, Rythym and Roots Festival circa Sept18 , Bristol Race Track,white water nearby,Appalachian trail on S. Holston Mtn.Bristol country Music Museum

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2001

                  About the owner: I am a local lawyer that practices in Virginia and Tennessee. We have three wonderful daughters. We bought our lakehouse to retire back in 2001 . Wonderful vacation home, even to use to get out of town for a weekend. I . There are many things to do,mostly we relax and enjoy a beautiful view that captures us all.

                  Why the Owner Chose Bristol:
                  Our dream home is located on a hillside with much in the way of natural beauty. The Lake is a wonderful forested mountain backdrop with a view from the hillside second to none. We have installed windows troughout to open you to clean fresh air in season(of course ac when needed). Decks exist for outside dining and barbecue on gas grill. Lots of steps will get your exercise during the week. We are near parks and hiking trails. You can enjoy historic trips to Jonesborough,Abingdon,Greenville,Bristol active downtown and country Music heritage.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Bring your own boat or jet ski to use our dock for some lake funand swimming. There are plenty of places around you can rent boats . Enjoy a beautiful clean lake to swim and fish. We are located near a national forest and the Appalachian trail biking on the Va. Creeper trail between Abingdon and Damascus is wonderful. I hope the weather is pleasant, as it usually is, but if not you will have many other activites to enjoy.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • evening view of South Holston river from top of S Holston dam on a cool night

                    evening view of South Holston river from top of S Holston dam on a cool night

                  • boat dock in Aug 2011

                    boat dock in Aug 2011

                  • central floor looking into dining area from living room

                    central floor looking into dining area from living room

                  • South Holston Lake in summer. My photo..real proud.

                    South Holston Lake in summer. My photo..real proud.

                  • lake in winter when water has dropped from front balcony deck

                    lake in winter when water has dropped from front balcony deck

                  • 3rd floor bath

                    3rd floor bath

                  • main floor living/dining

                    main floor living/dining

                  • cliff jumping on S Holston Lake at cliff island

                    cliff jumping on S Holston Lake at cliff island

                  • Springtime looking in direction of Laurel Marina from south deck

                    Springtime looking in direction of Laurel Marina from south deck

                  • going down Laurel creek or Beaver creek at Backbone rock hiking park w Sea Eagle

                    going down Laurel creek or Beaver creek at Backbone rock hiking park w Sea Eagle

                  • sun room w SAT HDTV

                    sun room w SAT HDTV

                  • lake house Aug 2011 w/ new addition

                    lake house Aug 2011 w/ new addition

                  • mater bedroom

                    mater bedroom

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                  $200 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

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                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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