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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Lakeview cottage - 1 bed/1 bath, sleeps 4
Want to get away from it all without spending a month’s salary? We have just the place for you . . . the new Cottages of Indian River.
These cottages are located just across the street from Indian River Marina and offer everything you need for your lake home away from home . . . fully-stocked kitchens for the cook, satellite TV in the living room and bedroom for the entertainment buff, WiFi if you must check your email, and a slip for your boat. If you don’t want to trailer your boat or don’t own one, rent one from us so you enjoy all 800+ miles of shoreline that the lake has to offer.
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Member since: 2015
- 512 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 6 - May 18, 2017
3 night min stay
May 19 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Sep 5 - May 24, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Housekeeping $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 14.25%
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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As one of the most desirable vacation destinations in the southeast, Norris Lake has a long history beginning as early as 1911. During this year, the location for a future dam development in the upper Tennessee Valley had been discovered. The future development site named "Cove Creek Site" at the time was chosen due to its natural landscape and ability to host a large dam. On October 1, 1933, the relatively new Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) took on their largest project and first dam, the construction of Norris Dam. The initial budget for the project was over $32 million dollars. Flooding had been a problem for the Tennessee valley for some time, and it was the goal for Norris Dam to bring some stability to the uncontrollable and unpredictable flooding as well as provide a substantial power source to the area. The name for the dam was an honor given to a long time supporter of TVA and Nebraska Senator George Norris (1861 - 1944).
On March 4, 1936, Norris Dam was completed with the gates closed. The finished dam itself is 1,860 feet long and 265 feet high. By January of 1937, the Norris Reservoir was filled completely, creating the largest reservoir on a tributary of the Tennessee River. Norris Lake hosts 33,480 acres of water surface and approximately 809 miles of shoreline. TVA's finished project, the Norris Dam, also proudly delivers a maximum energy delivery of 131,400 kilowatts.
The construction process of Norris Dam and the reservoir required massive purchases and acquisitions. Over 152,000 acres of land were purchased; 2,841 families and 5,226 graves were relocated to provide the construction area needed for the huge TVA project. The town of Norris, TN, was initially founded and built to house all of the thousands of workers involved in the construction of Norris Dam.
Year Purchased: 2015
About the owner: Debbie and Chuck Samples have owned Indian River Marina for 20 years.
Why the Owner Chose Jacksboro, TN, USA:
Debbie watches too much HGTV and has had the itch to flip a house. When she happened upon pictures of tiny houses, she thought, "That's really all you need on vacation . . . a nice place to sleep at night because you're out on the lake all day." So, husband Chuck, conveniently a builder, helped fulfill the dream by working with her to design the Cottages of Indian River.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Brand new. Designer decorated. Rental includes boat slip. Two miles from town.
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The Cottages of Indian River - The Firefly
View from Firefly
Indian River Marina is just across the street
Nearby view from harbor
Rent our 2015 Premier Sunsation with 115 hp motor to see the lake
Come catch this fish on Big Creek!
The Cottages of Indian River - the Vista on left, the Firefly on right
Front door view of the Firefly
Living room - sleeper sofa has an upgraded queen mattress
View into kitchen, complete with granite countertops and stainless appliances
Closet with linens
Rent our 2015 MB Tomcat to see the lake
Rent our 2015 Premier Grand Entertainer with 175 hp motor to see the lake
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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