'Wood Duck Inn' Lakefront-Private Dock, Huge Deck-Norris Lake(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
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 a 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 or trucks and boat trailers. The single car garage is not available.
In addition to a full-service, remodeled 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, a ceiling fan, deck chairs, and rocking chairs. 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 50 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.
Keywords: Lakefront House
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Member since: 2006
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 9 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 16 - May 20, 2017
2 night min stay
May 21 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $150
- Pet Fee $25
Refundable Damage Deposit=$150.00
Non-Refundable Cleaning Fee=$125.00
Approved Pet only; +$25/ea.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1989
About the owner: We live in Knoxville and have a dog. Our grown children also live in Knoxville. We have celebrated many birthdays, holidays, and gatherings at our lakehouse.
Why the Owner Chose Andersonville, TN, USA:
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.
- Primary: (865) 207-4918 (Tennessee, USA)
Links to more information:
Lakehouse from Back; Sunroom, Deck, and Covered Porch with swing and fan.
From Dock into Mill Creek Cove
Wood Duck Inn-Den
Sunroom overlooking lake
Kitchen into Dining Room and Den
Bedroom #2; Fish bedroom with Deck and Lake View; Antique double bed
Another view of Bedroom #3 with cot sized window seat.
Norris Lake view from deck-early summer-our dock on left.
Dock toward shore
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)
Bedroom #2 w/ lakeview-Antique Double Bed
Bedroom #3; Antique Cannonball Double Bed
Full Bathroom #2; Between Bedrooms 2 and 3.
Front Porch on Street side of Wood Duck Inn
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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