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7 Bdrm Amazing Lakeside Family Fun Home by Pigeon Forge with Dock!

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 4,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bdrm, 4 Bath w/King beds & Bunk Room nestled in the Mtns on the Lake w/Dock!

We're Right On Douglas Lake next to the Main Channel with a Dock on premises. Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, & Knoxville are all nearby. To start with there are 5 KING Bedrooms with luxurious comforters and Bamboo sheets enveloping you at night. The Master Bedroom leads out onto the upstairs Balcony. Our Patriotic Room has a Bunk bed (Full bottom and Twin top) and there's a Horse themed Bunk room with 3 Trundles and 2 additional twins totaling 8 Twin beds in that room so the kids can have their own camp like experience. The basement adds 1500 sq ft. with the Sky Blue master bedroom (with Crystal Beauty bathroom) and a 2nd huge bedroom, Lakeside Blue, each leading out onto our 2nd porch. There is a gaming area and great room with a dartboard, shuffleboard, pachinko machine and jukebox. The 7 bedrooms sleep Everyone Comfortably!

Our beautiful dining room table seats 10, the island another 5 and there are two 6 foot folding tables and 10 folding chairs to make sure everyone has plenty of space. There are lots of game options available for kids and adults alike as well. There are 4 separate TV areas, all with Direct TV. 53" TV for the adults in the Large Family Room (featuring 4 reclining chairs in the leather sofas), a 61" TV in the Bunk Room for the kids, a 53" TV in the basement Great Room for the teens with XBOX as well as a TV in the master.

Not only do you get a beautiful home to enjoy but it is nestled in an animal sanctuary so you will see DEER throughout your stay.

You get the best of all worlds here from the seclusion of a private home in the serene woods to a relaxing or action packed lake experience to all kinds of fun outdoor activities. Lake life activities like tubing, wake-boarding & cruising on a pontoon boat are all out your backdoor. (Important: Douglas Lake area has nearby White water rafting, gem mining, alpine coasters, zip lining, golfing & horseback riding all just a short ride away as well. You also get the pleasures of great adventures with the kids or adults in Pigeon Forge (about 30 minutes away) and Gatlinburg where there is the unique country theme park Dollywood, Nascar Speedway (go carts and carnival rides), Wonderworks (incredible fun for all ages), Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum and Aquarium and an amazing line up of shows and restaurants available 7 days a week. There are also incredible sights to be seen like the Forbidden Caverns and Cades Cove (a car trip taking you back in time). Don't forget to check out the Bush's Baked Beans factory or golfing at two courses ranked the best in East TN just 15 minutes from the house.

IMPORTANT: Lake Levels are NOT guaranteed. You can check lake levels at 865-632-2264 or online at http://www.douglaslake.info/Level.asp. Due to the nature of Douglas Lake being a reservoir lake, the water levels fluctuate regularly. The water is typically low between the months of September through the beginning of May and although you will have a water view year round the water will not reach the property during the low months.

More Details

Property Manager
Dawn Williams
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Dawn Williams

My husband and I grew up in South Florida but we have vacationed in the mountains in NC and TN ever since we were kids forming a love for outdoor fun and the beauty the mountains provide. I grew up in a close family. We lived near our cousins who were more like siblings and we even vacationed with them. Creating a fun extended family environment where our kids have friends for life has been a primary goal in our lives. We are so excited that this house is big enough to get us all together a few times a year and will be a part of other families' memories also.

Dawn Williams purchased this house in 2016

Why Dawn Williams chose Dandridge

Buying this house has been a dream come true. We wanted a home where we could give our kids the fun and beauty of the mountains and lake with lots of outdoor activities and the action packed fun Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg offer. We also wanted to wake up and sit out on the porch in the early morning watching deer in our yard but also be able to go shopping and sightseeing. We actually found this home when we impulsively decided to spend a day of our vacation house hunting. My parents bought a small cabin in NC on their honeymoon all of a sudden and this is us following in their footsteps. We visit the mountains in TN a few times a year and have had such a hard time finding a home to fit our very large family so we thought to solve this we'd see about buying a place for us to use and pass down to our children one day too.

What makes this house unique

The glass doors all along the back of the home and the gorgeous hardwood floors immediately drew us in. The long back porches overlooking the lake and the deer in our yard almost every day have made us fall in love with the house more and more all the time. I love having all of this space for everyone to have a seat and for the different age groups to each have areas to hang out and watch what they want to on TV or play games they want to play. Having king beds for all the adults and a fun bunk room for the kids was exactly what everyone in our family rooted for and we hope lots of family enjoy and appreciate.

Amenities

Dandridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • 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 25 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Massive Shower with 5 Waterheads
    Bear Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Most unique toilet paper holder you'll find
    There Aren't Enough Words Bathroom - toilet
    Crystal Beauty - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Rustic Bedroom - 1 king
    Black & White Bedroom - 1 king
    Horsey Bunk Room - 8 twin/ single
    Patriotic Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Carolina Blue - 1 king
    Lakeside Blue - 1 king
    Majestic Master - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Walk-in Closet w/Attachd Bathroom * Pack n Play-foyer closet
  • All King Beds have Luxurious Bamboo Sheets A Pack n Play is located in the closet in the entrance way.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Dock Located on the property. Lake Levels are NOT guaranteed. You can check lake levels at 865-632-2264 or online at http://www.douglaslake.info/Level.asp. Due to the nature of Douglas Lake being a reservoir lake, the water levels fluctuate regularly. The water is typically low between the months of September through the beginning of May and although you will have a water view year round the water will not reach the property during the low months.

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Very accommodating house for our large family.

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything we needed! We have a large family and didn't feel like we were on top of each other during our stay. The owners provided bed linens, bath towels, beach towels, and laundry/dish detergent. They were also in the process of building a boat dock.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We give it a 4 Star Rating.

  • 5 of 5

Property was in excellent shape. Air was great, One thing that would be nice is if the security lock on the deck door could have stayed unlocked. We kept forgetting the code. Lol. We would have liked a grill with that many guest.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you were happy with the house. Thanks for your helpful feedback. You can keep the security lock on the back door unlocked by pushing a button on the inside side of it. I will be adding that note to our House Book so future renters will know that's an option. We'll be looking into the grill as well. Thanks again :-)
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5

Excellent Home and courteous owner!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The home exceeded our needs for our most recent stay. There was a problem with some water damage that we found on our arrival, but the owner immediately had a crew there working and cleaning to make sure our stay was enjoyable. The home is very clean, with some of the most comfortable beds, and quality linens. The view of the lake is amazing from the home. We highly recommend the home and look forward to staying there again in the warmer months when we can get out and enjoy the water.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome cabin - Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 3-night stay and mainly due to the place being truly prepared for us in every way. Ample bedding and towels, a very clean and fully operational kitchen plus a game room with lots of games like shuffleboard, dart board and poker table. This place is perfect for a large group needing plenty of space. This place is secluded from busy Gatlinburg, pigeon forge downtown but easily accessible to all major attractions.

Owners are very nice and responded promptly to every text message. They even made sure we didn't have problems with directions while arriving.

Overall, I would highly recommend this place and will definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Simply beautiful and amazing

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful Lakeside property located in a wildlife preserve!! We saw deer everyday of our stay. So peaceful and yet convenient to the historic Dowtown Dandridge area. The house was perfect for our church women's retreat. The bedroom with the 5 twins... I can't imagine the fun kids would have in there. Four grown women had so much laughter and giggles. We enjoyed our blessed time at the Lakeside Getaway. We hope to get to comeback. Dawn was SUCH a sweetheart. A wonderful woman to work with. Any problems questions were dealt with prompt concern and great friendliness. She's a real joy.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home with lots of fun for the family!

  • 5 of 5

Large, roomy home so everyone could sit around the table but everyone also found space to spread out. The kids got to play in the bunk room while the adults got to hang out in the family room and we all got together to play games. The beds were super comfy and it felt like we were staying at a fancy hotel with the plush towels and wonderful sheets. My kids loved getting to see deer everyday. The house was far enough away from all the crowds so that we got that cabin feeling but we were close enough to get the kids into the exciting activities in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Cades Cove. I highly recommend the horseback riding at Cades Cove. We will definitely return to this home on our next visit to Tennessee and I am highly recommending it to my family and friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Piezanos
Car: necessary

In addition to all of these activities there is Dollywood, (Country Themed wonderful theme park), Ziplining, the Forbidden Caverns, Gem Mining, and lots of fun indoor activities like WonderWorks, Nascar Speedpark (go carts and rides), Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum, Ripley's Aquarium, and many more as well as many Dinner Shows good for the whole family.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.97%

We rent to families. Fraternities, sororities and parties are not a good match for our property.
In order to be sensitive to our neighbors we strictly enforce no parking outside of our driveway (6 cars max) and no loud gathering after 9pm.
You have full access to our dock but we ask that you use the public boat ramp located within a few minutes of our house.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.