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

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


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.


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

Chris & Carol Oberholzer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 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 Jacksboro

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


Jacksboro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • 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 ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 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.
  • 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
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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
Pontoon, ski boat and jet ski rentals are available at several marinas


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6 Bedroom Lakefront Home in Bigcreek Features Private Dock and Large Decks
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Beautiful house.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The house was clean and well stocked. Loved the fire pit and the huge deck. The dock had a place to pull our jet skis up. Nice to have gates at the stairs on the deck to keep little ones off the stairs. My family wants to come again.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful house, perfect for our large family with special area for the teens to hang out. Everything you need is in the kitchen. The place is clean and well kept! We want to rent again next summer!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: July 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: June 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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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: July 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: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Indian River Marina
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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