SLEEPS 14. GREAT REVIEWS. PERFECT FOR FAMILIES. ON A WIDE AND DEEPWATER COVE

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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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SLEEPS 14. GREAT REVIEWS. PERFECT FOR FAMILIES. ON A WIDE AND DEEPWATER COVE

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House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

At close to 3000 sq. ft., the house sleeps 14 in 3 bedrooms plus an 8 bed bunkroom

3 bathrooms

Fully equipped open floor plan kitchen/dining area will seat 14 at large table and barstools at bar

Gather in the living room with cathedral ceiling wood burning fireplace, TV, VCR, DVD player and video game.

Enjoy the sights from the home's 3 over-sized decks for those

quiet summer evening meals over-looking the lake. Large upper deck

has two tables for beautiful views of the lake while relaxing and dining and offers a gas grill for picturesque evening bar-b-ques. Lower deck has a relaxing hammock and a wood swing. The master bedroom has a deck for times you need to be away from the crowd.

Have fun with family and friends in the game room with ping pong, foosball, air hockey, darts, assorted board games and game table, video games and a music system.

Take the concrete path to the lake to enjoy the large 2 story dock, perfect for lounging on a sunny afternoon looking out to the main water while watching the kids swim in the quiet cove. The upper deck of the dock is a great place to see the stars at night!

Build a campfire in the fire ring in the yard by the lake for roasted marshmallows, camp fire songs and late night scary stories or tall tales.

A number of nearby boat ramp options to put in your boat.

Large dock has room to tie-up at least 2 boats (boat slips under cover not included in rental).

The home is handicap accessible and is completely equipped with everything you need for your vacation, including linens, towels, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Master bedroom with king bed and private bath complete with Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower. Enjoy the deck over-looking the lake.

Upper level 2nd bedroom with view of the lake and a queen bed (share the full hall bath).

Upper level 3rd bedroom with view of the lake and queen bed and an amusing Elvis motif (share the full hall bath).

Lower level 8 bed bunk room and a full bath

Complete laundry room

Set on a quiet cove in the Big Creek area of Norris Lake. Roughly an hour north of Knoxville off if I-75 at the Cove Lake, Caryville, Jacksboro, LaFollette exit (Exit 134). Located on the lake between Sequoyah Marina and Whitman Hollow Marina. Just around the corner from channel marker #6.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
It is the first place we have rented that I would love to rent again. We truly enjoyed our stay. The dock is fantastic....even with the rain, I was able to sit outside under the gazebo while my family fished from the bottom level. The cove and lake are beautiful! The house was very comfortable and the game room very fun.
Jun 2010
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Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 39 traveler reviews

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Sleeps 14. Great reviews. Perfect for families. On a wide and deepwater cove
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 39 reviews
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Sleeps 14. Great reviews. Perfect for families. On a wide and deepwater cove
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La Follette Norris Lake
Columbus, Ohio
5

Awesome Place

  • 5 of 5
This is our 2nd time staying here and once again we were NOT disappointed! Kids love the double decker dock to jump off and we love the location, very little boat traffic in a nice deep cove. We will definitely be back again next year !
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Sleeps 14. Great reviews. Perfect for families. On a wide and deepwater cove
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La Follette Norris Lake
Ohio
5

family review

  • 5 of 5
This house was a great location. it was set in a cove and close to the lake where you could tube and ski. It was also close to the marina. The house looked just like the picture and was described very well. There is a lot of sleeping space as they state and great recreational/entertaining items (games, ping pong). It is a long, steep trip down to the dock, but all of the houses looked that way. Definitely a workout. We had 3 families with 6 adults and 8 children. All of us said we would return and that we enjoyed the trip. We LOVED the dock. Our kids jumped off the top deck for hours! The owners were available or the neighbor was available for the time we were there.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Sleeps 14. Great reviews. Perfect for families. On a wide and deepwater cove
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La Follette Norris Lake
Omaha, NE
5

Phillips Family

  • 5 of 5
Very pleased with the house and the house. Will be back for sure. The only problem we had was the refrigerator would not keep the food cold. Highly recommend it either be fixed or replaced. Also if possible get a better connection to the internet. WIFI signal was very weak.
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks for sharing your thoughts. The refrigerator repairman is scheduled for tomorrow. Regarding the WiFi, given our geography we are limited to satellite internet service. It is much slower than what we all are used to in the city. (Note: this review is being posted from the lake and via the internet service available).
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Sleeps 14. Great reviews. Perfect for families. On a wide and deepwater cove
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La Follette Norris Lake
Mason OH
5

Great family vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5
The house and two story dock was a great spot for family fun. The house has all you need for a Great Lake get away.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
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Sleeps 14. Great reviews. Perfect for families. On a wide and deepwater cove
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La Follette Norris Lake
Tampa, FL
5

Enjoyable family gathering

  • 5 of 5
This home was the perfect solution for our 3 families that met in TN over the summer. We were traveling with our Mom who has Parkinson's and wheelchair bound. We were skeptical but took a leap that this home would accommodate our needs. It exceeded our expectations. My Mom was able to see every part if the house without limits... From her 6 grandchildren who lived down in the bunk room playing air hockey and video games to joining us on the dock for swimming and fun. The house was clean and had EVERYTHING we needed. We contacted the owner prior to our rental to see if we could rent a shower bench for my Mom so we wouldn't have to travel with one....instead he found one and purchased it. It was there the day we showed up. Thanks Bill for your hospitality. We made great memories that week and hope to be back next year.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
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Sleeps 14. Great reviews. Perfect for families. On a wide and deepwater cove
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La Follette Norris Lake
Columbus, Ohio
5

Everything we hope for !

  • 5 of 5
We have been coming to Norris Lake now for over 13 years, we have done the Houseboats ,camping and Vacation Homes. This house was everything we had hoped for, it is very spacious inside, plenty of room for the family, the Double Decker Dock was a HUGE hit with the kids. The location of the house is very close (about 8-10 mins. by Jet Skis) to Marina for Gas and beverages and is in a nice quiet cove. I highly recommend this house (just not on our days please) and Mr. Vogel was responsive to my emails and texts, we WILL definitely be back next year. Thank you again for the wonderful time !
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

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Nearest Point of Interest
2 story dock
Nearest Point of Interest
Concrete path all the way to the lake

• Build a campfire in the fire pit for roasted marshmallows, camp fire songs and late night scary stories

or tall tales.

• A number of nearby boat ramp options to put in your boat.

• Large dock has room to tie-up at least 2 boats (boat slips under cover not included in rental).

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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La Follette House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September 3-December 31,
Sep 3 2014 - Dec 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$333
 
 
January 1 - May 22, 2015
Jan 1 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
$333
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$375
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125
Tax Rate 5.0%
Notes 1. A full week (Friday PM - Friday AM or Monday PM to Monday AM) which includes one full weekend. Our rate for this time is $3000 (plus 5% Campbell County tax and a $150 cleaning fee). July 2013 rates are $3500 per week.
2. A rental with no weekend days (in Monday PM - out Friday AM). Our rate for this time is $1500 (plus 5% Campbell County tax and a $150 cleaning fee.)
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Amenities

Amenities

La Follette House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Look at this Great Bunk Room and Additional Living Area - 8 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Really cool room done in an Elvis motif
    Master bedroom with private deck - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) • Master bedroom with king bed and private bath complete with Jacuzzi bathtub and separate shower. Enjoy the deck over-looking the lake., Queen size Beds (1) • Upper level 2nd bedroom with view of the lake and a queen bed (share the full hall bath). • Upper level 3rd bedroom with view of the lake and queen bed and an amusing Elvis motif (share the full hall bath)., Bunk Beds (1) • Lower level 8 bed bunk room and a full bath
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Games
  • Books
  • Game Room
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • water skiing
  • spelunking
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
• Shanghai, Whitman Hollow, Norris Dam and Sequoyah marinas are close by with houseboat, ski and pontoon boat and Jet Ski rentals. • Take an hour drive and explore the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, Dollywood theme park, Pigeon Forge, TN and Gatlinburg, TN. Located in a ridge and valley region, Norris Lake abounds in secluded coves. Recreational use of the reservoir exceeds that of any other tributary lake. Lake Norris is a great place for fishing, boating, swimming, and other water sports. Nestled between East Tennessee ridges, Norris Lake points the way to Cumberland Gap and the historic wilderness trail marked by Daniel Boone. With its clear deep water, it produces excellent catches of rock fish, walleye, and bass, as well as the usual species found in other area lakes. June through September night fishing for small mouth bass, croppie, white bass and walleye is a popular activity. Two small wild areas on Norris Lake provide visitors with
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