'Tranquility Point', Lakefront Home, Amazing Views, No Steps, Private Boat Ramp(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath On Private Penisula With 574 Feet Of Shoreline
You’ll love the peace and tranquility this 4 bedroom, with additional kids bonus room, 2.5 bath lakefront home has to offer. The home is nestled on a 1.1 acre private wooded peninsula with 574 feet of shoreline in the beautiful Big Creek area of Norris lake. The main entrance driveway, boat ramp and walk to the water has a very gentle slope making this home a family vacation paradise…great for both young and old.
There is plenty of room to park your cars and keep your boat trailers right on the property.
A new 2 slip boat dock (2017)is the latest upgrade to Tranquility Point. This boat dock will be as large as allowed by the TVA on Norris Lake and will feature a covered patio, swim ladder, diving board and water slide for the young and young at heart. Two kayaks are available for your sight seeing enjoyment. The dock area has a shaded concrete patio furnished with a Lux Craft Polyethylene bar table and chairs for your dockside picnic or favorite beverage.
A new stone fire pit was built in 2014 for those evening camp fires to roast hot dogs, smores' and to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the lake after the sunsets. The fire pit is surrounded by 6 new Lux Craft Adirondack folding chairs for your comfort.
The home is tastefully decorated in bright and cheery colors to brighten your every moment while on vacation. The home offers some fabulous views of the lake from the living and dining room along with all 4 bedrooms. You even have a view of the lake from the master bathroom shower…amazing!!!
The main level living area has hardwood floors with exception of the master bedroom. Carpet will remain throughout the remainder of the house. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to showcase your culinary skills or for mixing your favorite refreshment. The laundry room is located off the kitchen and has a wash basin along with plenty of cabinet storage space.
The main level living and dining area features a wood burning fireplace and large screen tv. The large deck can be accessed from the dining room and the master bedroom. The deck features two sets of patio furniture with seating for up to 12.
The main level master bedroom has a king bed, his and her closets, a very large bathroom with a jacuzzi tub and glass enclosed shower.
The upstairs loft functions as an evening tv/game area with two sleeper sofas.
The three upstairs bedrooms feature 2 king beds and one full bed. Each bedroom has a large closet to hang and store your belongings. Two of these bedrooms have private walkout balconies with great views of the lake.
The second floor bathroom is huge. You could have a party in there. A large glass enclosed shower and a jacuzzi tub highlight this bathroom. The sitting area is a big hit with the ladies to put their make-up on. The large two sink vanity offers ample space for many.
The second level also has a separate bonus room furnished with two twin beds and two full size beds. Each of these beds has a weathered wood pallet as a headboard. The kids will love this room designed and decorated just for them.
The basement rec room is a great place to relax and watch tv/movies or play games. This room also offers some great views of the water with a walkout to the lake.
Professional architectural and landscape lighting by Nitelites Inc. adds to the ambiance of the property at sundown. The professionally installed deck lighting creates a soft romantic atmosphere for your late night entertainment.
A two car garage on the main entrance level has a second refrigerator for your use. This garage floor has been professionally coated by Garage Floor Coating of Southwest Ohio and is so beautiful you may want to eat dinner in the garage. There are two single car garages on the lake side. The deck above the entrance to the two single car garages serves as a car port to park your cars.
By water, “Tranquility Point” is equal distance from Sequoyah marina and Whitman Hollow marina for quick and easy access to gas, boating supplies, ice cream, snacks, drinks, pizza and wings.
Want to take a late night boat cruise? Let the stars and stripes of Old Glory being guarded by America's Inspiration, the Bald Eagle, guide you safely back to 'Tranquility Point'.
“Tranquility Point” is located 16 miles off i-75, exit 134. You will pass Wal-Mart, grocery stores, fast food restaurants, Lowe’s and many other retail establishments prior to turning onto Hunters Branch road. Once you exit i-75 you have approximately 20 to 25 minutes until you arrive at the house.
“Tranquility Point”- your vacation starts here!
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Member since: 2013
- 3100 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
May 26 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay
Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 6 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 14.25%
$500.00 Damage and Security payment is required to confirm your reservation. Fifty percent of total is due on or before 90 days from reservation date. Balance of total is due on or before 30 days before reservation date.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: My wife and I have lived in the Dayton, Ohio area for the past 30+ years. We grew up in the St. Mary's and Wapakoneta, Ohio area. I grew up on a dairy farm milking cows and working the farm everyday before and after school while juggling many sports activities as well. My wife worked at the Marina on Grand Lake St. Mary's for many years while in high school and college. We are both graduates of Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio. We spent the first three years post college as teachers and coaches in eastern Ohio. We have three grown children and seven grandchildren.
Why the Owner Chose Big Creek, La Follette, TN, USA:
The home and property is situated on a private peninsula with a gentle slope to the water and a very easy to navigate driveway. Also, the Big Creek area of the lake is free of all the congestion and boat traffic associated with other areas of the lake.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When we started our search for a home on Norris Lake we looked at many properties on various areas of the lake. We looked at new homes, under construction homes and existing homes with an open mind regarding what we wanted in a lake house. Most of the homes we viewed had more bedrooms and baths and were priced lower than Tranquility Point but had steep driveways and/or many steps to the water. Every time we viewed this property and this house it just felt like home. Finally after viewing this property and home for the third time my wife and I looked at each other and said 'why are we continuing to look at other properties. This one feels like home'. The most redeeming feature of this property is the convenience that it offers families of all ages. The gentle slope to the water with no steps is hard to find on the lake. The private boat ramp and convenience of launching and retrieving your boat from the property is another hard to find feature on the lake. The ample parking for cars and boat trailers on the property is another plus compared to many homes we viewed. Many of the homes we have rented in the past have had many steps to the water and steep driveways that made navigating the property a challenge. Not here at Tranquility Point. The gentle slope of the driveway and the private wooded peninsula is a homeowners dream. And then there is the amazing views from virtually every room in the home. The Big Creek area of Norris Lake is peaceful without all the congestion and boat traffic of other areas on the lake. When we factored all these unique features into our decision, this was the perfect place.
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Lakeside view of Tranquility Point with 2 car ports and concrete parking area
Large deck with great views of the lake prior to painting in spring of 2015
Kitchen with garage entry door and laundry room to the right
Family room from the front entrance
Front entrance from the family room. Master bedroom and 1/2 bath on right
Master Bedroom King on main level with walkout to deck
Upstairs Bedroom 1 with King Bed
Upstairs Bedroom 3 with King Bed and walkout balcony
Loft area with 2 sleeper sofas, TV, DVD and VCR player
Basement entertainment area with 50" TV on wall to right
Fire Pit and Dock patio area with table and chairs
Front entrance with plenty of room to park cars
View from dining room looking out to deck and lake prior to painting in 2015
Dining area and kitchen from family room
Family Room view from Kitchen
Half Bath on main level
Master Bathroom Jacuzzi tub with glass enclosed shower to the right.
Upstairs Bedroom 2 with Queen Bed and walkout balcony
Bonus/kids room with 2 twin beds and 2 full size beds
Second level Bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and glass enclosed shower
Laundry room off kitchen with wash basin and folding counter
Dock patio with view to house
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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