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Newly renovated 7 bedrooms 5 1/2 baths - lakefront/mtn, marina and dock views/

Dandridge, TN, USA
  • House4000 sqft
  • Bedrooms7
  • Sleeps17
  • Bathrooms5
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay3 - 6 nights

Large enough to host family reunions, church retreats, and small weddings.

Mariner's View is located next to Stone's View(VRBO# 572667); owning both properties enables us to offer our guests the option of a 14 bdrm stay experience to comfortably accommodate up to 34 for family gatherings or corporate events.

The location is convenient yet private. Located 125 yards from main street downtown, 1/2 mile to the area's grocery store, and a 1/4 mile from the marina and public boat ramp.

The house offers a panoramic view of Douglas Lake with the three highest peaks of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in the background, and a back yard that extends down to the lake. The back deck and patio are great areas to entertain a large group or just relax with a book and take in the view.

Dandridge is a mix of old and new, we have tried to accomplish the same at Mariner's View. Our goal was to keep the charm of this 1930's home with all the modern amenities to create a truly special place. There are three large gathering areas for entertaining, two kitchens, a 1,200 sq ft patio area (520 sq ft of the patio is covered), and a 550 sq ft deck off the living room area.

The home offers seven bedrooms that can comfortably sleep 17 and 5 full bathrooms and 1 half bath. The home has two master suite bedrooms with en-suite baths. The entire home has been professionally decorated with many luxury upgrades.

For the chef, the kitchen is well equipped with new and convenient appliances and cookware. There is plenty of capacity with two ranges and two refrigerators.

The best Mariner's View has to offer is the inner peace and joy you'll experience seating on the deck or patio watching the birds catch their lunch, the occasional deer and turkey grazing, or maybe a glimpse of bald eagles that nest in the area. We hope you visit us and experience the unique qualities of the Great Smokey Mountains, Douglas Lake, and historic Dandridge at Mariner's View.


Kent Maples

Member Since 2014
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 14, 2018
About Kent Maples

Our family is from East Tennessee. We live just 20 minutes from Mariner's View. We stay there often, and continually look for ways to upgrade and enhance our guest's stay. We cordially invite you to share our home.

Kent Maples purchased this House in 2015

Why Kent Maples chose Dandridge

Dandridge exemplifies small town USA; it has a proud, unique historic past and is protective of its heritage. My wife and I love to take walks; we're entertained by the cities nuances and in awe of the lakes natural beauty. We find it very convenient to have two marinas within 1.5 miles to rent various kinds of boats and accessories. The public dock and boat ramp is less than a mile away for those who have their own water craft.

What makes this House unique

Mariner's View has been totally renovated to offer spacious gathering areas for large groups and special events; as well as, the property offers private places to experience special views and share intimate moments. We have hosted many lovely weddings, family reunions, special wedding anniversaries, church and corporate retreats, and memorable family vacations. Dandridge is a quaint and historic lakefront town. Mariner's View has one of the best views on the lake which creates a serene environment to enjoy and create memories.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Main floor - King bed with shared bathroom
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Main floor - Queen bed with private bath
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, Main floor - Queen bed with shared bathroom
      • Bedroom 4
        1 king, Main floor - King bed with private bath and covered deck
      • Bedroom 5
        2 double, Lower level - 2 double beds with shared bathroom
      • Bedroom 6
        2 twin/ single, Lower level - two twin beds with shared bathroom
      • Bedroom 7
        1 queen, Lower level - Queen bed, covered patio, large walkin shower
      • All bedrooms have new matresses and linens. The bedrooms have either there own private bathroom or a bedroom door to access a shared bathroom without exiting the bedroom.


      • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom2
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Bathroom for bdrm #2, granite top with dbl sink vanity
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, private bath for bdrm #1 and #3
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, combination tub/shower, bdrm #5-Lg soaking tub, custom tile, granite dbl sink vanity
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, combination tub/shower, private to bdrm #5, #6 - dbl sink vanity with custom tile
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, shower, Private-bdrm#7, stone/granite/tile walkin shower, dbl vanity
      • Bathroom 6
        toilet, Half bath with marble top vanity off of living room
      • All bathrooms have new fixtures and appointments; as well as, custom tile with well thought out design to offer a unique look and experience

      Location Type

        • Downtown
          The front porch views include historic buildings, several towering steeples (listen to the church bells), and the historic Jefferson City Courthouse (the oldest operating courthouse in the U.S
        • Lake View
          The house is perched on a hill that allows you to look down at the birds on the water with the Smokey Mountains in the background.
        • Lakefront
          Walk down to the lake to watch the sun set or catch your dinner from the 'Fishing hole'.
        • Mountain View
          From your deck, gaze at the highest peaks of the Appalachians from Ga. to Maine: Clingman's Dome, Mt. LaConte, and Mt. Guyot. Beautiful colors and views change with the seasons.


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Spa
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Two central H/A units for comfortable temperature control
                    • Fireplace
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Two central H/A units for comfortable temperature control
                    • Internet
                      Charter highspeed internet
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                      Two living rooms to accommodate special gatherings
                    • Parking
                      large parking area to accommodate up to 6 vehicles. There is additional parking across the street if necessary.
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          kitchen is well stocked for the chef in the family. There are place setting for 16
                        • Kitchen
                          Two Kitchens: both kitchens have all granite countertops, SS appliances; main floor has a 9 foot island/bar + coffee bar which provides great areas to serve off of for large gatherings.
                        • Refrigerator
                          Two SS refrigerators for plenty of food capacity
                        • Stove
                          Two new SS stoves with 5 eyes and smooth glass cooktops
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 13 people


                                • Game Room
                                  rec room has shuffle board and bumper pool with curve HD TV to watch the games
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Golf
                                      two golf coarse within 2 miles. Five coarses within a 15 min drive
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • wheelchair accessible
                                          There are no steps from the driveway to the patio, downstairs living area which has living room Kitchen, rec room, 3 bedrooms, and 3 baths (one with walk in shower)


                                            • museums
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • cinemas
                                            • library
                                            • marina
                                            • churches
                                            • playground
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • water parks
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • photography
                                                • antiquing
                                                • boating
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • outlet shopping
                                                • paddle boating
                                                • bird watching
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • mountaineering
                                                        • paragliding
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • water tubing

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                          19 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Beautifully made and decorated and thoughtfully managed!

                                                          andrea t.

                                                          We rented this house and the one next door to host our wedding at and we could not have been more impressed!! The houses are just beautiful and the owners are so accommodating and thoughtful!

                                                          Beautiful home & Beautiful view of the lake & mountains. Maples are great to work with :)

                                                          Trinette D.

                                                          The houses were so beautiful & the kitchens well stocked! Fireplaces make the houses so cozy!

                                                          We will come again with a large group.

                                                          Beautiful, spacious home.

                                                          Gabrielle T.

                                                          My family had an amazing experience. Kent and Cathy's home is an exceptional property. It's a well-maintained home with great amenities. Each room had it's own little touch of beauty. The kitchen had everything we needed to have a great Christmas dinner experience and the view was amazing. We will definitely be back. I will be hosting my first guest in my home in New Orleans in a few days and the experience in this home has shown me how to better prepare my home in a beautiful and thoughtful manner. We had a blessed holiday season in Kent and Cathy's home in Dandrige!

                                                          Beautiful home

                                                          yogesh p.

                                                          Really enjoyed our friends and family retreat at this beautifully appointed home. You can tell the owner has given special attention to detail. The views of the lake were beautiful especially in the morning.

                                                          2017 CNU Homecoming Event

                                                          Homer D.Ocoee, Florida

                                                          We are comprised of a relative size group of college grads who return to the east Tennessee region on an annual bases, to reconnect with ex-classmates, friends, and families from the past.

                                                          This organization is fortunate and very grateful for the superior, professional, and friendly hospitality this owner displays to our organization. This owner is always clear, and concise with his communications, directions, and general guidelines which insures smooth transactions to our organization in planning and execution.

                                                          Furthermore, we are both, pleased and satisfied with the cleanliness and organization, of these beautiful homes, which are both located in breathtaking and beautiful unique settings. We eagerly welcome continued services from this management staff. Our organization has already requested early reservation of all future events in the east Tennessee area.

                                                          We have also requested our members openly recommend this agency and management staff in any future rentals they or their friends may require in this region.

                                                          Thanks, so much, to Kent Maples and his staff for an exceptional and special weekend from our entire organization.

                                                          Dandridge property I.D. #988795

                                                          Excellant!!! Great property!!!

                                                          Larry D.

                                                          This property is great. Newly renovated with wonderful features. View of the sunrise and sunset over the lake is fantastic. I would give this a 11 out of 10 rating If possible. You want be disappointed with this rental. Excellent for big groups. Owner takes pride in his rentals.


                                                          Dandridge, TN, USA

                                                          Our home is located in the historic City of Dandridge overlooking Douglas Lake. Being Tennessee's second oldest city, you will find that Dandridge has its fair share of history. Dandridge was named in honor of our country's first First Lady, Martha Dandridge Washington. It is a National Historic District. The city's most iconic building is the Jefferson County Courthouse. It was completed in 1845 in Greek Revival architecture. This is one of the many historic buildings you can see from our front porch. Four of the original taverns highlight the walking tour of the historic district. Dandridge provides a delightful mixture of old and new. The courthouse contains a free museum displaying historic artifacts from many area of Jefferson County. Maybe one would prefer a carriage ride of the historic district based from a cafe where you can also utilize their high-speed wireless internet connection. Tinsley-Bible Drug Store is celebrating their 104th anniversary. This old fashioned drug store takes you back to “when times were great”. Guests are served breakfast and lunch at their old fashioned soda fountain counter and booths; just across the bridge from down town you'll find a full service marina that allows guests to rent boats, wave runners, skis and more. ESPN hosts two fishing tournaments each year that validates the lake's great reputation for fishing. From your house, walk down town to hear free concerts from local artists as well as buy locally grown produce at the farmers market on Saturdays. The Nation's most visited National Park is just minutes away including Pigeon Forge which offers Dollywood theme park and water park, the second largest outlet center in the US (Tanger Outlets), plus much much more.

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                                                          We have hosted many beautiful and successful weddings as well as corporate events. Guests wanting to book special Events should contact Kent Maples @ (865)964-1750 to discuss details and pricing.

                                                          19 Reviews
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