CENTRAL TO CHAROHALA SKYWAY AND THE DRAGON (HWY 129)! OFF SCENIC HWY 360

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Speaks english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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CENTRAL TO CHAROHALA SKYWAY AND THE DRAGON (HWY 129)! OFF SCENIC HWY 360

Tellico Plains Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Serene rural location with 2 car garage, deck & views. Perfect for Motorcyclist

Come back to your country retreat after a day filled with outdoor activities! 'Lakewood' is a perfect Lake and Mountain Getaway! The private, 1 acre country setting overlooking the valley of the northern tip of Tellico Lake in the Cherokee National Forest is remote enough for peace and serenity but only one mile from the boat ramps at Tellico and Chilhowee Lake. Lakewood isn't fancy but it is clean and comfortable! Read what others have said about us!

If you love scenic drives you will love the 100% paved road access and the central location to Hwy 360, 129 ('Tail of the Dragon') and the Cherohala Skyway in Tellico Plains. Both are considered world class scenic byways especially for motorcyclists!

Situated near the Chillhowee Dam, there are two bedrooms with queen sized beds. The youth room has a twin sized trundle bed that sleeps two and a bunk with a twin bed on top and a double sized futon sleeper on the bottom. Lakewood sleeps six adults or four adults and four kids very comfortably. There is also a large livingroom with two couches and a huge country kitchen! Perfect for Family/Friends Reunions. Half way between FLA and Mid-West! SEE MORE DETAILS AND PICTURES BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW TO OUR WEBSITE!

Just 7 miles further up Mount Pleasant Road in a quiet, remote mountain hollow is, '5 bedroom - The Cottage at Hemlock Grove.' (VRBO listing 44444) For families or groups looking for a mountain hide-a-way, this is it! Located on 300 acres deep within the Cherokee National Forest. This larger cottage offers access to hiking, trout fishing or wonderful day trips to the Citico Creek Wilderness Area, Cherohala Skyway, Fort Loudon State Park, Sequoia Museum, Tellico Plains or even Pigeon Forge. Sleeps up to 20 with the additional bunkhouse. See all the details on our Website link below!

Keywords: Country Cottage, Farm House, Country House, HWY 360, HWY 165, Bikes Welcome, Scenic Drives, Boat Ramps, Chillhowee Lake, Tellico Lake, large groups, 2 car Garage

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Lee (Owner)
Advertiser since 2004
Speaks english

About Lee

We live in Atlanta but have two vacation rentals in Monroe County Tennessee catering to adventurous folks, like us, are looking for seclusion and solitude in the Cherokee National Forest and the cool mountain air. hemlockgrovedotcom.

Lee purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Lee chose Tellico Plains

We own a cabin nearby. We purchased the vacation rentals because of their location and to help promote the scenery of Monroe Country Tennessee.

What makes this cottage unique

Gorgeous views. Light, spacious house. Restful setting. Clean and comfortable! Great motorcycling, hiking, mountain biking, boating, fishing or just plain old relaxing. Bountiful birds and wildlife. Free wifi and long distance telephone through Magic Jack. Garage to store kayaks, bikes, motorcycles,canoes, boats etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

THANK YOU FOR A WONDERFUL STAY!!!

We are so extremely happy that we found this house! With it being big enoughf for all of us (3 grown ups and 4 children), clean like my own home (and I'm a little of a neat-freak), very welcoming and with a very well kept yard for the children to play in, this vacation rental is the best we have stayed at! The area was really good too and though it takes a little drive to get to a store, the calmness is so worth it. We will definitly come back next time we go to TN, absolutly positivly no doubt about that!

!!!!!HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!!
May 2010
  • 1 of 1
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Central to Charohala Skyway and The Dragon (hwy 129)! off Scenic Hwy 360
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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Central to Charohala Skyway and The Dragon (hwy 129)! off Scenic Hwy 360
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100270vb
Tellico Plains Tennessee
5

A Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5
The home is well taken care of, clean and complete with everything (except food). 3 bedrooms, living room, complete kitchen, laundry room, garage, phone, internet, DirecTV means you'll have all the luxuries and conveniences of home. There is even a nice, large deck outback with grill for those late night hangouts. The garage is a bonus if you have bikes.

When you exit the driveway...turn left and about a mile down is a place to swim. It's a private area with a place to park. There is plenty of sightseeing, boating, swimming, fishing areas as well as The Dragon for motorcyclists.
If there is one minor inconvenience..it's the fact that the closest store is 16 miles. Suggestion.....load up.

Lee is exceptional to work with and his attention to detail is unsurpassed.

Highly Recommend!

Chuck, Carolyn & Clay
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Chuck, Carolyn & Clay
Thanks so much for the great review! We are pleased you searched out and discovered some of the great swimming and natural attractions in the area. Thanks for leaving the place in pristine condition! We look forward to welcoming you back any time! Be sure to check out our Fall colors! Stunning!
Lee
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Central to Charohala Skyway and The Dragon (hwy 129)! off Scenic Hwy 360
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100270vb
Tellico Plains Tennessee
Indianapolis, IN
5

Excellent home away from home

  • 5 of 5
Our group of three motorcyclists take a trip out to this area every year. Normally, we stay in hotels for the 3-4 nights we are in town. This time however, we decided to stay a longer time and felt like this property was the best bang for the buck.

Lee was a pleasure to deal with as we discussed our trip with him. We explained we would be coming in with a truck and a trailer and this property was an excellent fit for our needs. We had a slight hiccup upon arrival with the water, but a quick phone call over to Lee and we were up and running no problem.

The house is supplied with ample amenities such as towels, sheets, silverware, etc. We enjoyed the ability to cook a home cooked meal instead of the usual fast food or dine in every night.

The area is very remote and that is just what we were looking for. The house does have Internet, landline telephones, and a TV with a satellite package. Verizon cell coverage was spotty at best, but that's not a negative when you are on a vacation! The nearest town was about 20-30 minutes away and had full cell coverage, gas station, supermarket, etc.

Overall this was a great place to stay and a pleasure dealing with the property owners. I would recommend staying at this property to a friend as well as dealing with the property owners.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review Connor! Please plan to stay with us any time you want to ride the scenic roads of East Tennessee!
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Central to Charohala Skyway and The Dragon (hwy 129)! off Scenic Hwy 360
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Tellico Plains Tennessee
TN
5

GREAT!!

  • 5 of 5
Just a perfect place for out of the way stay. House is very well stocked and Lee makes sure you have all you need. The garage is a plus for the bikes. Plan to stay again. Thanks Lee!!
  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! As riders, we are glad you found our proximity to beautiful Hwy 360 suitable to access the Cherohala & Hwy 129 easy. We look forward to having you back. Check out our Fall colors!
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Central to Charohala Skyway and The Dragon (hwy 129)! off Scenic Hwy 360
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Tellico Plains Tennessee
Jesup GA USA
5

Great country living home.

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed out stay. The home was very welcoming, even had a nice gift basket left for us to enjoy. It was totally as described on the site; a large roomy kitchen, nice comfy living area, nice large yard, very clean. Had everything we needed. It would have been nice to have had another TV in the bedroom for when my husband wanted to watch "his" likes- while I like watching movies- lol. Other than that- it was very nice & comfortable. We did not actually "STAY" at the home very much- we were on the road doing day trip, but this was a nice place to come 'home' to in the evenings. We did not cook much at all,or use the grill or anything- but had very nice breakfasts there in the nice large kitchen. Did enjoy our coffee on the deck. We did not see any wild life- I was hoping to see a bear- one previous guest had said he had seen one= but we did not see any deer or anything. BOO! We would suggest this as a great place for a family to come stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Cindy, Thank you for the great review! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and regret that you didn't see any wildlife. As you mentioned, some of our guests have seen black bear! Please come back to stay with us again!
Lee
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Central to Charohala Skyway and The Dragon (hwy 129)! off Scenic Hwy 360
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100270vb
Tellico Plains Tennessee
5

Lakewood House Near Tellico Lake

  • 5 of 5
House was well maintained and very clean. Excellent size for a family on vacation. Two bedrooms with nice beds and a third with bunk beds. House is located between Tellico and Chilhowee lake. Directly across the river is US 129 close to the start of the Dragon rout up to the Smoky Mountains. Tellico Plains on the upper Tellico river has a nice beach with very cool water and Bald river falls. It is worth the drive. We had a great time at this house.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Ross, Thanks for the great review! We are glad you noticed the quality of our beds and linens. It is nice to hear that you found great swimming and recreational opportunities nearby that the kids enjoyed! There is so much to do and see in the Cherokee National Forest and the Smoky Mountains! Thanks for leaving the cottage is great shape! We look forward to seeing you back again soon on your next vacation to the Smokies!
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Central to Charohala Skyway and The Dragon (hwy 129)! off Scenic Hwy 360
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p100270vb
Tellico Plains Tennessee
5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at the Lakewood home was great. The listing of the property was accurate, it was very clean, and Lee provided us with great directions to find the house. There was plenty of space throughout the house and garage to hold all of our riding gear and other things we needed during our stay. Our favorite time at the house was the large dinning table and kitchen that accommodated all of our group. It provided that home away from home feel where we made our meals and sat around the table laughing and talking about our bike ride on Foothills Parkway, the Dragon Tail, etc and more.
We would definitely recommend this home to family/friends and are already talking about coming back here next year.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy,
Thanks for the great review! This helps our futures guests understand that we go to great lengths to make our vacation rental feel like a "home away from home." It sounds like you hit all the scenic areas on your rides each day. You also left the place in great condition! We can't wait to have your group back next year!
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Map

Map

Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center
Tail of the Dragon
Cade's Cove Riding Stables
Bald River Falls
sequoyah birthplace museum
"Fantasic for kids to learn about Cherokee Indian History"
Smoky Mountain River Rat
Tellico Lake
"The northern most boat ramp is located 1 mile from Lakewood and offers wonderful swimming (C..."
Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
Bill Sloan Supply
"This is the closest grocery and general store to LakeWood. Good for all supplies and fishin..."
River Rock Bar & Grill
"This is the best and closest restaurant to Lakewood! Dine and drink right on the water. Ac..."
Tellico Marina
"Great place to gas up the boat!"
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
TYS Tyson McGee Airport Knoxville Regional
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Hwy 360 Scenic Loop between Tellico & Vonore
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Ft. Loudon State Park on Tellico lake
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Better bring your own.
Nearest Restaurant
20 Miles
River Rock Cafe and Bar
Car: necessary

We have a central proximity to Highway 129 and the Cherohola Skyway, favorite scenic highway day trips for world class scenic drives. HWY 360 & Tail of the Dragon!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Tellico Plains Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving 2014
Nov 21 2014 - Nov 30 2014
4 night minimum stay
$145
$870
 
 
Holidays 2014
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
4 night minimum stay
$145
$870
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Maximum Occupancy 8. Rates are subject to change at any time until rental agreement is signed and deposit received. Rental agreement will be emailed to you for review and signature. Holidays have higher minimum stay requirements. No additional cleaning fees!

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Tellico Plains Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Broadband Access ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 2 full bathrooms plus an outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 murphy bed , two twins, one is a trundle. Twin Bunk Double futon Lower
  • Queen size Beds (2) Two Queen Sized bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two 'Cargo Kids' Trundle twin beds in the youth room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One twin roll-away hotel style, Bunk Beds (1) One Bunk twin (high) with a fullsized futon bed on the lower level in the youth room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • museums
  • autumn foliage
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
Notes:
There is an old aluminum canoe with paddles and cushions at this property for your use. You will need to load it onto your car and drive one mile to either lake.
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