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6 Bedroom Lakefront Home in Bigcreek Features Private Dock and Large Decks

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Best Location on Norris Lake for Water Sports and Fishing

This spacious home located at the top of Big Creek features 5 decks totaling over 1600 square feet of outdoor living overlooking Norris Lake. Decks include comfortable furniture, a fire pit, Weber grill and outdoor shower.

The home has an open floor plan with large kitchen/family room with gas fireplace. The kitchen is well equipped for large groups. The garage has been converted to a rec room with comfortable recliners, a large screen TV, ping pong table and sliding glass doors to a deck overlooking the lake.

There are six bedrooms, including two masters, all with comfortable bedding. The home sleeps 18 in real beds (no bunk beds, trundle beds or sleeper sofas).

There are stairs from the deck down to a private dock with large swim platform and year round deep water. Note because of the boat lift, the slip is not available for renters, but there are cleats and bumpers to tie your boat to the side of the dock. There are also two jet ski ports, a row boat and two kayaks available for your use.

Big creek is a quieter part of the lake and offers the some of the smoothest waters for skiing, wake-boarding, kayaking or taking a leisurely cruise. The area is also known for excellent fishing.

This area of the lake is less populated, offering smoother water and it is also only three miles from town for grocery shopping and restaurants. It is also an easy easy boat ride to Indian River, Whitman Hollow and Sequoyah marinas.

For larger groups there is the option to also rent the home next door which has includes two additional bedrooms. There are also additional properties available through other owners. If you may need extra space, please contact me to discuss.

Bedrooms:

Master Suite

- King Bed

- Private Deck

- Fireplace

- Sofa

- TV

- 2nd Floor Main House

Master Bedroom

- King Bed

- Full Bath

- 1st Floor Main House

Bedroom # 3

- Queen Bed

- 1st Floor Main House

Bedroom # 4

- Queen Bed

- This is a cozy room with no windows. Shares upstairs master bathroom

- 2nd Floor of Main house

Bedroom # 5 - The Barracks

- 3 Queen Beds

- 2 Twin Beds

- Full Bath

- Private deck

- Above the garage/rec room

Bedroom # 6 - Captains Quarters

- Queen Bed

- Private bedroom off of the barracks.

The Hangar is connected to the main house, so you do not have to go outside. To get from the bedrooms on the second floor of the main house to the barracks above the hangar, you have to go downstairs and back up through the stairs in the hangar.

Three hot water heaters - Never run out of hot water

Over-sized washer & dryer

2nd Refrigerator in the Hangar

More Details

Owner
Chris & Carol Oberholzer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Chris & Carol Oberholzer

We have been visiting Norris Lake for 15 years looking for the right property for our large family. We finally found it in Flyers Landing

Chris & Carol Oberholzer purchased this house in 2014

Why Chris & Carol Oberholzer chose Norris Lake

Big creek is our favorite area on Norris Lake. Less homes and lots of smooth water for skiing, wake-boarding and tubing.

We immediately fell in love with the open floor plan, large decks for indoor, outdoor living and plenty of sleeping room.

What makes this house unique

Two King Beds

Six Queen Beds

Two Twin Beds

Large Outdoor Living Area

Outdoor Shower

Amenities

Jacksboro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Max. adults: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Events/Parties for more than 18 Guests requires prior approval by property owner.
  • Primary renter must provide copy of drivers license or other valid ID to confirm age and identity.
  • Home my not be used for any commercial activity by the renter or guests.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - 1st Floor Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - The Baracks - toilet , shower , Separate Hot Water Heater
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Half bath on first floor of main house
    Bathroom 1 - 2nd Floor - toilet , shower , Shared by master & 2nd floor queen bedroom.
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , Enclosed outdoor shower & changing room with hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Captains Quarters - 1 queen , Private Bedroom off of the Barracks with one queen bed.
    1st Floor Queen - 1 queen , Bright and airy bedroom on the main level.
    2nd Floor Queen - 1 queen , Small bedroom next to the master. Does not have a window.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1st Floor Master with King bed and private bath.
    Master Suite - 1 king , 2nd floor master with fireplace. TV and private deck.
    Bedroom 5 - The Barracks - 3 queen , 2 twin/ single , 5 Beds, Private Bath, Private Deck
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Pontoon, ski boat and jet ski rentals are available at several marinas including: Indian River Marina www.indianrivermarina.net 423-562-5290 Whitman Hollow Marina www.whitmanhollow.com 423-562-9941

Reviews

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6 Bedroom Lakefront Home in Bigcreek Features Private Dock and Large Decks
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5

Best Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was one of THE BEST vacations our family has EVER had! The house was clean, beautiful, spacious, and had wonderful views. The pictures are pretty but the actual place is even better! We spent most of our time on the plentiful decks all over the house. The beds are so comfortable (I have back problems and tend to long for my bed before the vacation is over but not this time). The kids AND ADULTS thoroughly enjoyed the ping pong table and corn hole set up. But one of the best features that we LOVED about this house is the Jet Ski Slip. We brought our 2 jet skis from Florida and kept them on the jet ski slip the entire week (made it so easy and fun to hop on any time of the day)! Location is great! Can be at a restaurant, grocery store or Walmart within 10-15 minutes! Also, right around the corner from the marina so we could easily fill our gas tanks on the jet skis.

The dock had plenty of fun things for water play..........kayaks, noodles, water squirting toys! Plus sitting area for fishing. The water is so clear and absolutely beautiful.

Don (the caretaker) was friendly and helpful. Chris and Carol (the home owners) were more than accommodating and very prompt in responding to any questions we had (from 6 months ago when the plans were being made to the day of our departure back home). It was a real pleasure corresponding with them.

We try to do something different every year, but I can DEFINITELY see our family returning to this home for another future vacation!

Thank you, Chris and Carol for making this one of the most memorable vacations! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location with plenty of indoor and outdoor room for gatherings and playing games

  • 4 of 5

Flyer's Landing (FL) has large areas for gathering both indoors and out. The converted garage is a great play space with a ping pong table, TV, comfortable chairs and a top of the line washer and dryer. FL is probably the best stocked house we have ever rented from the perspective of kitchen utensils/pots and pans.

FL is also the only property we found that would sleep 16 people in actual beds. Other properties reviewed and available used sleeper sofas, futons, etc. to address sleeping accommodations.

The dock provided ample space for our group to swim and float on the lake.

On the down side inside, with one exception, the bed rooms do not have closets and have very poor storage available for clothes. The other significant issue inside the house is that one of the bed rooms on the second floor has no air supply (through the HVAC system) and no windows. This resulted in the need to run a mobile AC unit to run all night.

On the outside, if you have small children or individuals that require the use of handrails to steady themselves on stairs, be careful. The distance between the balusters is either too great or in some cases missing altogether creating a hazard for children. In addition, if the building codes in Tennessee are close to those in Ohio, the height of the railings leading to/from the lake are not close to code (or of a consistent height for that matter). This creates a problem for individuals who need the extra assistance in balancing while making the climb down to the dock or back up to the house.

Overall the house met our needs and provided a space to have fun; we would rent it again!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the thorough review. Each year we make some upgrades to the home and will certainly take your suggestions into consideration as we continue to make improvements. I am glad you enjoyed your vacation and would bring your family back again.
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5

It was fantastic!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the 3rd year we have stayed in this home and they continue to make improvements. It is always very clean and suits our extended family wonderfully. This year the lake itself was perfect. The people at Indian River Marina are great too! Couldn't ask for a better marina to be that close too.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Family Vacation !

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Flyers Landing. Our group of 5 families had plenty of room and plenty of fun. The property was very nice, with everything we needed including a game room for the kids, a very nice dock with 3 kayaks and a skip to park our jet ski's. It's also on a part of the lake that is quiet without a lot of boat traffic, but close enough larger parts of the lake for boating. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of 18 people on this trip and the house couldn't have been better! The house was well-stocked and was huge- there was plenty of room for our whole group to be together and for everyone to split off when they wanted some alone time. The barracks is a perfect room for everyone to get together. The location of the house is great being very, very close to Indian River Marina and Whitman Hollow Marina (both have really nice workers). The decks are HUGE and were a hit the entire trip. Chris and Carol were very responsive throughout the entire process and our group is already itching to rent this house again!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House for a Family Gathering!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for our Christmas get together in 2016. Our experience went great from the very beginning. The owners provided a renters information booklet which is the best that I have seen and was very helpful when you are new to the area. We had a total of six adults and 5 children and we had more than enough beds, bathrooms and room for everyone to relax and enjoy the time together. The house is very comfortable for large groups and the game room was definitely a hit. Our family spent a lot of time there playing ping-pong, games with the kids and watching TV. My wife and I especially enjoyed the large upstairs master bedroom and bath. The bunkhouse was also definitely a hit with our grandchildren. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed and the kitchen was large enough for multiple people to help out with the cooking. Stores are within a 5 to 10 minute drive which made picking up supplies easy. We are looking forward to coming back in the summer when we can enjoy the lake. The owners do an excellent job of maintaining this property and I would recommend this home to anyone looking for a clean, inviting and comfortable place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Knoxville
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Indian River Marina
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Deerfield
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
75
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Indian River Marina
Car: necessary

Located at the top of Big Creek on beautiful Norris Lake. Only fifteen minutes from Interstate 75 and five minutes from grocery stores and other shopping in town.

The home is located on a peninsula at the end of a dead end road. Walking distance to the marina and boat launch. Marina features live music every Friday night.

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Rates & Availability

Jacksboro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,300
 
 
August 2017 Special
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
From
$600
Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$2,100
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
Late Fall 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
 
Christmas/New Years 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$550
$2,500
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$400
Fri,Sat
$2,000
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 10 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$475
Fri,Sat
$2,300
 
 
Memorial Day 2018
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
Early Summer 2018
May 28 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$700
Fri,Sat
$3,200
 
 
4th of July 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,100
 
 
Mid Summer 2018
Jul 7 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,600
 
 
Late Summer 2018
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$700
Fri,Sat
$3,200
 
 
Labor Day 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
Fall 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Nov 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$475
Fri,Sat
$2,250
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Late Fall 2018
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
 
Christmas/New Years 2018
Dec 22 2018 - Jan 5 2019
3 night minimum stay
$600
$2,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$500
From
$750
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $250
Tax Rate 14.25%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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