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Your Private Sanctuary at Whitman Hollow

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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2 - 3 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-13)

The Treehouse of Norris Lake is a beautiful home situated in the rolling hills of the Whitman Hollow area of Big Creek. If you are looking for a great vacation on the lake at an affordable price then the Treehouse is just what you are looking for! Save some money by staying off the water in our beautiful home. Why overpay for a lake view when you can stay at the Treehouse for less than most other comparable homes in the area? (Book an entire week and save even more!)

Whitman Hollow is a quiet, secluded area of beautiful Norris Lake near marker 7. Come to the Treehouse, put your boat in at the ramp a quarter mile away: No long drives to ramps two miles away, it's all right here!

That is why the Treehouse is such a GREAT VALUE! Come experience the serenity of the Treehouse. Its convenience and tranquility will keep you coming back again and again!


Oh yeah, if you happen to have forgotten something, don't worry. You will pass fast food and grocery stores, including Food City and Wal-Mart, on your way in. We are much closer than Deerfield off of I-75, so what are you waiting for?! Start enjoying your summer now!!

**This beautiful home is also for sale**


Keywords: norris lake, la follette, whitman hollow, vacation rental

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About The Owner

We purchased the Treehouse in May 2008, and it is everything we could ask for! We wanted a place on the lake that was quiet, secluded and yet still very convenient. We found all of those things here. The covered slip and ramp at the bottom of the hill make it so nice when we visit...we just put our boat in the water and it stays there until we leave. No long drives or putting in and out every day.

After a full day of boating we love to come back and crawl in the hot tub and relax while we listen to the outdoor speakers play our favorite Sonic Radio station.

This is our dream home and we hope you love it as much as we do!!

Thanks for looking!

The Owner purchased this house in 2008

Why The Owner chose LaFollette

We love the beauty of Norris Lake.

What makes this house unique

Peace and quiet and a beautiful mountain view.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Your Private Sanctuary at Whitman Hollow
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews

Great time!

  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing time! Accommodations were exactly what we needed and Whitman hollow was super close! The outside deck could use some work but that was our only complaint. Will definitely come again. Thanks for sharing your awesome lake house with our family:)

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful clean well maintained home nestled in the trees!

  • 5 of 5

The treehouse is a very well maintained, clean and quiet home. It is easy to get to and only a few minutes drive time to the marina. The decks are literally in the trees and it makes it feel just like you are in a treehouse while you're out enjoying the hot tub, grilling or just sitting outside enjoying the serenity. All the bedrooms, bathrooms and amenities are top notch, well maintained and very clean. The foosball table in the lower level is really cool-the kids really enjoyed playing it! There is also plenty of cookware, flatware and food storage for those that want to make dinner at the house. The only thing that would have made it better is if there was the ability to have WiFi.

I would highly recommend the Treehouse to anyone that wants to get away and unplug from the world for a while. It's a clean and peaceful place to get away and escape reality and enjoy the most beautiful water in the world on Norris Lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Franklin, oh

Norris Lake Review

  • 3 of 5

The house was a diamond in the rough. Very Nice. Although, we found a ton of spiders in the basement, I wonder if the basement had been sprayed? Peaceful at night. There wasn't any wifi at the house and I didn't have service on the lake. (Which would of been a plus to have) Also, by the pictures we thought the owners may of had a boat slip for us to dock a boat. Wasn't under the impression that we had to reserve one. Luckily Whitman Hollow had one available that weekend. The house did give a home like feeling. Very well kept. Would of been nice to have TV's in every room and a bigger one in the living room. Driveway was a bit rough pulling in and out of. Also, be careful of the appliances. We used the toaster and the cord was burnt. :/ If we would of used it, more then likely would of started a fire. The appliances could def be updated. Overall a good stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kristen, I am sorry your stay was less than perfect. We want everyone to be completely happy. The basement, and entire home, for that matter, is on a regular schedule for pest control. Unfortunately, when your home is in the woods, sometimes spiders get in. The boat slip policy has been clearly stated to all renters this season. Insurance policies have prohibited us from providing a slip to our guests. Therefore, all guests must lease one from the marina. For that, we reimburse the cost of the rental. This has been made clear to all guests. My apologies if there was some confusion. The toaster issue must have just occurred. We will get a new one. Obviously, we do not want our home to burn down and would not knowingly place a fire hazard out for use by anyone. WiFi and cell service are beyond our control. We call AT&T every 4 months to see if service has arrived and it has not. There are a few areas of the lake where cell service is available; we just enjoy a boat ride to find them. The TVs, or lack of them, are equally liked and missed by guests. Some people enjoy the solace and tranquility of being "unplugged" for few days of relaxation in nature. Thank you for sharing your thoughts, we hope you enjoyed your stay.
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Frankfort, KY

Peaceful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We do a cousins/sisters weekend quarterly and stayed at the Treehouse this trip. It was a great choice for several reasons. It was very, very clean; it had absolutely anything you would need in the kitchen; it was away from other cabins/houses; and the beds were comfortable! What more could you want? It is a great location and the owners obviously take great care of it. Lack of cellular coverage only added to the "getaway from it all" nature of our trip! Thanks for sharing this great place with others!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Thanksgiving at the Treehouse

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful visit at the Tree house. It was a very nice and comfortable home. We especially enjoyed the hot tub and the open floor plan on the main floor and lots of sleeping spaces. Overall a beautiful home and enjoyable experience. A few items to note, the neighbors dog was not too friendly, so walking up the hill along the road was a problem. The lack of cellular coverage was missed and the tv's in the house are very small, but overall a wonderful, clean home and we would stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great holiday at the Treehouse! I will contact the neighbor about the dog. I apologize for any inconvenience it caused you and your family. Thank you so much for the feedback!
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cincinnati ohio


  • 5 of 5

Great house near lake norris! Very clean and we'll kept home. Boat slip was ideal. Cable box on main level TV would not power up. No problem as the other 2 TV'S had a cable boxs so it was easy enough to put one that worked on that TV. No cell or wifi was actually kind of refreshing! Charlie ' s pizza in town was delicious.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Jill. I am glad you had a great time. Your kind words are much appreciated. And, yes, sometimes it is nice to "unplug" for a couple of days! I will take care of the cable box with Directv. Sorry about that.
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Rates & Availability

Big Creek House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 6 2016 - May 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Preseason warm-up
May 19 2017 - May 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Fourth of July weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.25%

Check out is 10:00 AM...Check-in is 4:00 PM

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Owner reserves all rights to refuse rentals. Must be 25 years of age to rent this property. Monthly rates are for details.

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Big Creek House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , loft
    Bedroom 4 - 4 bunk bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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