About the property
- Cabin4500 sqft
- Half Baths2
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
9 Bed/9 Bath, waterfront, double decker dock with slide and jumping gate
Pirates Cove is our second cabin which is next door to Captain's Cove our first cabin.. Captain's Cove can be seen on VRBO, Search # 582327. Both have a simular lay out Pirates has one more bathroom so each bedroom have their own private bathroom plus their is a powder room upstairs and downstairs. Pirates also has an extra outside patio. Check out the reviews of Captains Cove.
There are 9 spacious bedrooms with attached bathrooms. Walk out the patio door to the waterfront, enjoy the double decker dock with slide and a view of the cove of Norris Lake. The cove is quiet, there are no waves from lake traffic, great swimming for all ages.
The top floor has a large open kitchen equipped with 2 refrigerators with water and ice in door, 2 dishwashers, gas range, large double door pantry, large bar that seats 8, granite counter tops, dining room and living room. Kitchen is well equipped with dinnerware, pots N pans, and too many small appliances to mention. The living room has an awesome view of the cove with a half bath for everyone to use. There are 2 bedrooms with attached bathrooms on top floor.
The middle floor has a centralized washer/dryer and living area. The four bedrooms on this floor have attached bathrooms. All four bedrooms have a queen bed and day bed with trundle. Patio on this floor has 2 tables and chairs with a relaxing view of the cove.
The bottom level has 3 bedrooms, with attached bathrooms. There is a half bath on this level for everyone to use. This floor has a commercial ice maker with easy access to the lake. The shuffleboard table and gathering area will be entertainment for all ages. The bar has a commercial ice maker, sink, dishwasher, refrigerator and bar stools.
On the bottom deck is an 7 person hot tub. The steps lead to a private patio with a fire pit. The double decker dock has a slide, jumping gate and a covered boat slip.
Pirates Cove has plenty of parking located in Lakeside Estates. Easy access, 20 minutes off I-75.
Ronald & Jane Lammers
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 26, 2018
About Ronald & Jane Lammers
We live in Ohio and find Tennessee picture perfect all year round. One of our favorite things we do is have morning coffee on the upstairs patio and admire the view. It never seems to get old looking at the mountainous landscape.
Ronald & Jane Lammers purchased this Cabin in 2015
Why Ronald & Jane Lammers chose La Follette
This property is right next door to our other cabin, Captains Cove. The cove is quiet, no boat traffic, and the view is outstanding.
What makes this Cabin unique
We are now renting a new 20' pontoon or a 24' pontoon which is there when you get there, no pick up or return hassle. Paddle surf boards, kayaks, 6 X 16 ft. Lily pad, and tube for rent also at reasonable rates to our renters.
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Great home with great management
From booking to stay, this was a great experience. The response rate was always quick with any inquiries or questions. We stayed over a holiday, and even on the holiday when we had a need in the home, the management was responsive and even sent someone over that day. The home had plenty of sleeping space for lots of people. Trundle beds were really helpful. The view from the home is amazing. The fire pit provides another gathering area. Overall, this was a fabulous place to stay!
Second stay in this home. Recommend highly.
Nice large house in a great location. Plenty of room for large groups. All rooms have own bathroom which is great. Dock is in private cove without much boat traffic. Our group had a great time here and would recommend to anyone. Owner Jane was super easy to work with. Thanks again!!
Glad you enjoyed all the space and amenities in cur cabin.
Ron and Jane
Room for everyone!
This was an awesome home that was well appointed for larger groups. Works well having 2 refrigerators in the kitchen and an extra one on the lower level. Also nice that everyone gets their own private bathroom. Nice place situated in a perfect quite cove. We will definitely come back to this place if we get a large group!
So glad you enjoyed the amenities in our cabin and hope to have you back again.
Ron & Jane
Fantastic Summer Vacation Week
Similar to other reviews, our family from NJ and S Florida decided to change our tradition of renting a house on Garden City Beach in SC every year to vacationing at Pirate's Cove on Norris Lake.
Pirate's Cove was the perfect house for our family of 11 Adults and 6 children from 1 yo to 7 yo. There was plenty of space on all floors. The bedrooms have plenty of space. The kitchen was well stocked and had everything we needed to make dinner every night. The house was clean and welcoming.
The kids and adults enjoyed spending several days anchored by the jumping bridge on the pontoon boat. The location was perfect for this since the bridge was close-by, but we did not have to worry about boat traffic when we were floating and swimming in the lake. Near the dock all the kids aged 3-7 (and the adults) enjoyed jumping off the top floor of the dock and going down the slide. The only suggestions I would make would be to run electric to the dock to make it easier to inflate large rafts and plug a speaker into. Also, the slide could use running water, as it seemed the other houses around us had. We improvised and used a water squirter to soak the slide. There was also a tarzan rope a short swim across the cove that was fun for the adults (acting like kids). The water in the cove was clear and clean for the first 5 days of our stay, however the last two days it seemed as though vegetation debris
and some trash lingered in the cove perhaps from inconsiderate neighbors or boaters. Could also have been from a storm the night before?
Communication with Jane prior to our arrival was great and Janice answered all of our questions and quickly sent people out to fix one of the steps that came loose on the walk to the dock and to clean the hot tub after it got cloudy from so much use.
Gatlinburg was just less than two hour drive and was a nice change of pace for a day for the family. The Shanghai marina and the Sugar Hollow? marina and restaurant were both nice to stop and have a drink and food on the water. Walmart was only a 15-20 minute drive, and I highly recommend Hollingsworth Meat Market which was 10 minutes away (Butcher was helpful and friendly and had everything we needed).
Overall we loved our stay here and would recommend Pirate's Cove to anyone looking for a great place to have a family vacation.
Wow! Thank you for your review. We are looking into electric to the dock for next year. We encourage comments on how our cabin is upon arrival and our amenities. Janice has been with us for a year now. We have been very happy with her performance but it is good to hear comments about her from our guest perspective. We do pass these well deserved compliments on to her and her crew.
Thank You. Ron and Jane
Great house, great lake, great time
We stayed from July 22 thru July 29, 2017. When we arrived we found the hot water heater for half the house and the hot tub not working however the owners had it fixed the next morning. The house is huge, beautifully furnished, and the views from the porches were gorgeous. We rented the 70HP pontoon, used it every day, not very fast but it could pull 1 kid on a tube, otherwise very enjoyable. Water toys, kayaks, slide, jumping off the deck, added to the enjoyment. Cell phone reception on the lake was bad but the house phone and Wi-Fi were good. The gravel road the house was on was a little difficult to find the first time, weeds could be cut back and signage improved, but after the first time there was no problem finding the house. I probably lost a few pounds going up the stairs from the dock to the top level of the house but this was probably a good thing., The owners Ron and Jane were great to work with. Would we do this again ... in a heart beat.
Sounds like a wonderful vacation for all and hope to have you back again.
Ron and Jane
Cabin sits on Norris Lake waterfront. Walk out your cabin to double decker dock with upper deck slide and jumping gate. Situated in a cove so there is no boat traffic and no wake. About 3 minutes from the jumping bridge and 10 minutes from Sugar Hollow Marina.