The House at Lakeshore 23 Acre Estate 73 Acre Lake 4BR/3BA;Sewanee;Beersheba;(90 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + 1 Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, plus air mattress if needed
The master bedroom has an incredible view of the lake through six foot wide glass doors with a hot tub just outside for your enjoyment. The house is two stories with living rooms and bedrooms on each floor. There are two full baths upstairs with walk in shower and built in benches and one full bath lower level with walk in shower and a jetted tub for relaxing your cares away. The kitchen is fully equipped with an eat in bar and opens to the dining room. No matter where you dine, each area has a front row seat to the amazing lake views. Those romantic candlelit dinners could be topped off by a glorious sunset! In addition, there is a front load washer and dryer just off the kitchen for your convenience.
The House at Lakeshore offers something for each family member, several board games, cornhole, foosball, ping pong, lots of movies with a wide selection of Disney for the youngsters. Free WiFi and cable are also available as well as library/office combination for some quiet reading time. Off the downstairs living room there is a private sitting area outside with a peaceful wicker swing overlooking the lake.
The House at Lakeshore was fully remodeled in 2010 with the completion in January 2011. Updated Jan 2014 with the third bathroom lower level. Fresh new look and decor in 2016. It is beautiful. Included in the remodel are new granite counter tops, red oak hardwood floors and lovely tiled kitchen and bathrooms.
Keywords: Vacation Rental,Country,Jacuzzi,Hot tub,Lake,State Parks.Hiking,Secluded, Fire Pit, paddle boat, Waterfalls, Middle Tennessee, Cumberland Plateau, Stone Door National Park, Salvage Gulf,
Mountain Estate,Lake Front, Dock, Free WiFI
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Member since: 2011
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 10-16
- Enjoy our home best with 10 to 12 people. Over 12 people? You may bring air mattresses along with your own pillows, linens and blankets. Plenty of room to put them out. Our home provides (5) Queen size Beds and (4) bedrooms total 5 queen beds. (1) Sofa/Sleeper double located in game room with it's own VCR/DVD PLAYER. We have a couple of air mattresses if you need an extra bed. Please let us know in advance., Please bring your own sheets and pillows if using the air mattresses. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Game Room:
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Covered Parking:
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
VRBO Bear stayed here:
I needed a vacation to ease me out of a long winter of hibernation. I was looking for a place with lots of access to nature, near a lake full of fish and geese; a place where I could relax and ease into spring. Boy, did I find the perfect place in Southeast Tennessee at the House on Lakeshore. I was impressed by the information I found on line for this VRBO listing.
When I got there, I was even more impressed. I was greeted with a basket full of fresh baked blueberry and poppy seed muffins, a breakfast starter kit, and some bathing essentials. The blueberry muffins were made with blueberries that came from the property and were delicious.
After settling in the very spacious two story lake house, I noticed there were incredible views of the lake from the master bedroom, kitchen, and an expansive back porch. The front porch has a great view of the fenced in goats and donkeys that reside on the property. Every bed was comfortable and relaxing. We enjoyed sleeping in every morning and waking to the calls of geese as they swooped in to land in the lake each morning.
I spent several mornings fishing off the pier on the property and then ventured into the lake on one of two paddle boats. Exploring the lake was a blast and also good exercise. Several days were spent doing nature hikes in the area. There were falls and creeks to explore as well as cliffs to climb, and photos to take of the amazing geography. Every evening I took advantage of the warm hot tub on the back deck as well as grilling up some choice entrees for dinner on the outdoor grill.
When I wanted to play games, I had my choice of ping pong, foosball, corn hole, various board games, and checkers. When I wanted to kick back and relax, I had a hammock, porch swing, a nice selection of movies and several TVs to choose from. I also had access to a fully equipped kitchen and the nearby towns had nice restaurants and grocery stores to make this feel like home.
I was so refreshed after my time here and would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to relax and get away. It is especially good for reunions, family vacations, couples getaway, etc. I would love to come back and visit again one day and finish seeing the rest of the surrounding countryside in this beautiful part of the Cumberland Plateau.
The VRBO Bear
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 12 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- kayak or canoe rental $25
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning Fee $200
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 9.25%
You can opt out of kayak rentals just call or email me. Weekend rates are more but 7 days is $300 per day. The $250.00 security deposit is refundable if no damage. If anyone smokes in the home that will automatically void any refund of deposit. We have a strict no pet policy. Damage linens will be deducted from security deposit. Rates are subject to change until booked.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Summer months we have a paddle boat available. Bring life jackets if you can't swim, or maybe your kayak or other water toys (no gas engines). Enjoy the 'Serenity' and fun that our lake has to offer. Swimming in the lake is permitted, however, NO DIVING from the dock. Bring fishing gear. Some great areas to visit locally: Buggy Top Cave Tours, Sewanee Natural Bridge, Fiery Gizzard Trail, Foster Falls, Greeter Falls, Savage Gulf, Great Stone Door National Park, Meadow Trail, Tracy Lake and Coke Ovens, Cumberland Caverns, Wonder Cave, Fall Creek Falls National Park, Ruby Falls...
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: My wife Pam and I, own and manage the property. I am a Doctor of Pharmacy and owner of Wiley’s Pharmacy in Altamont, Tennessee. Pam owns Tin Roof, (a Primitives and Antique Gift Shop.) Located inside the pharmacy in Altamont, TN. I have lived in this area all my life with the exception of College years. My personal residence is on the lake as well, so I am available to answer with knowledge most of your questions about this beautiful area I call home. I am involved with mission work here at home and in other countries including Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Africa, Europe, and Israel and enjoy exploring this great nation America every chance I get. I must add though even with my extensive travels there is no place like the simplistic beauty and peaceful living this area affords. It allows me the opportunity to enjoy my passion for fishing, hiking and golfing. Living in the midst of Tennessee State and National Parks is a blessing. Just Google the Cumberland Plateau to find out about this amazing area. I have three grown children and two grandchildren. I raised exotic animals for years including Zebra’s, black face sheep, Z-donks, Llamas, goats, donkeys and white fallow deer. I am a committed Christian and am very active in my church. My goals are simple in this season of my life: •Work Hard •Play More Often •Enjoy Life Daily.
Why the Owner Chose Coalmont, TN, USA:
I chose this property so I could share my love for this area with others. Our lake house is one of the best kept secrets in the area. Having a private, fenced in, twenty three acre home on Big Creek Lake (73 acre lake) is a jewel. People that come up for a visit want to move here because of all the beauty, wildlife and just a relaxed environment to share with their family. Mountain living but with the option of fine dining, exploring the National Parks or flea market shopping. Going into the city of Chattanooga or Nashville for the day enjoying the local culture and museums is also an option. I believe this retreat is a getaway families will enjoy together through all the activities available, the modern amenities and just the ability to sit and listen to the music of nature whether it is the wind whispering through the trees or the geese letting you know they are about to land on the lake. The House at Lakeshore just keeps it simple in a very hectic world. Simple is good.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I believe one of the unique benefits of the lake house is the quiet. There is a peaceful calm and serenity here that’s priceless! Fresh air, rejuvenation and the enjoyment of nature are a few things that come to mind when I think of lakeside living. This is Mountain Life at its Finest!
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Take the paddle boat and enjoy the beauty of our home from the water too
Lower level wicker swing with curtains for extra privacy
View of lake and dock from the back deck
Pam and I just hiked down to Salvage Gulf Falls April 2013. You gotta go see...
Greeter Falls take your towel you will enjoy the swim
Great view of Greeter's Falls as you head down to swim or just relax...listen...
3rd bedroom upper level with couch and chair
Master Bedroom with en suite bathroom large shower, hot tub outside off master
Bedroom on lower level 2 queen beds with en suite bath with shower / jetted tub
View from the back deck...Cup of Coffee in hand maybe hot tube or rocking chair
Lower level game room..checkers,foosball,TV,game table,sleeper sofa,ping pong
We have a few snow days too in the winter
Our beautiful home offers more than just a place to stay, come visit us and see
Hugh Back Deck Overlooking Lake partially glassed in area for dinning
Upper Level Relaxation Area (no TV no Phone). A place to reconnect in peace
We have many beautiful waterfalls just minutes away in Beersheba Springs
Work on your tan or nap the day away
Front Deck with dining area with side view of lake, barn and upper pasture
2nd bedroom upper level
Our 3rd bath on lower level Completed Jan 2014 jetted tub and tiled shower
Lower level family room with TV...patio doors leading to porch with wicker swing
Lower Level Office / Library
Jesus is why we celebrate as we decorate
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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