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GROUP RETREAT HOUSE--25 MINUTES FROM U.T. STADIUM

Judy Valentine

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps30
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Judy Valentine

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2014
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GROUP RETREAT HOUSE--25 MINUTES FROM U.T. STADIUM

Sleeps30
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Andersonville Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

5 bedroom; 3 bath home on 6 acres. Feel at home while away from home.

Rabbit Run Retreat is nestled in a beautiful, tranquil country setting, located in Norris, TN. A large yard with a patio provides space for outdoor dining or just relaxing.

There are two large great rooms, 5 bedrooms, 2 family rooms, 2 kitchens and 3 baths. One great room overlooks a peaceful valley and pond where deer often wander. It is set up with large tables for crafters, meetings or dining with a view!

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Judy Valentine (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Judy Valentine

Jim and Judy operated a sign shop, Val-U-Signs, in Oak Ridge, TN from the mid 80's until 2006. When we retired, our son purchased, and now operates, the business.

I guess we couldn't stay retired because here we are starting another business. In 2005 we purchased a Crestline modular home and erected it on our property in Norris (8.6 acres). We lived in the home until early 2012. It's a lovely home, but more space than we need. We subdivided the property, moved another house next door and now live there.

Over the years we have done quite a bit of entertaining in the Rabbit Run house. Plus there was one wedding and one memorial service. It really is a perfect place to have a gathering.

We chose the name because we have had a rabbit rescue here for several years.

Judy Valentine purchased this chateau / country house in 2005

Why Judy Valentine chose Andersonville

It's a lovely and peaceful place. When we purchased the property in 1997, we wanted to be in the country without being too far from civilization. It's just a few minutes to drive to walking trails, streams, Norris Dam and Norris State Park.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Only an hour away from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, the retreat is 16 miles north of Knoxville, TN--just minutes away from Norris Lake, Norris Dam, the Clinch River, Appalachian Museum, U.T. Stadium, hiking, biking, and horseback trails.

Shopping, restaurants, and easy interstate access are all close by.

We currently have 5 rescued rabbits at Rabbit Run. They live together in a pen adjacent to the house. We will make it possible to visit or to take photos with the rabbits by appointment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Judy,

Just wanted to say Thanks, the house is perfect for our golf trip. Hope to see you next year! Blair
Oct 2014
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Sleeps30
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Group Retreat House--25 minutes from U.T. Stadium
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 15 reviews
business
Group Retreat House--25 minutes from U.T. Stadium
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429353vb
-865-8981137
Andersonville Norris Lake
Lambertville, MI
5

Great Place for Everyone to Get Together!

  • 5 of 5
We had several people needing to come to town for a family wedding. The extended accommodations allowed for Cousins/Parents/Aunts/Uncles/Grandparents to all be together under one roof. The house is well maintained and has all ample space and facilities. The house sits in beautiful country surroundings and we were greeted with a beautiful bouquet when we arrived. Judy and Jim live on the same property and were ready to assist if needed, otherwise non-intrusive. We heartily recommend this property to one and all.
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Group Retreat House--25 minutes from U.T. Stadium
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429353vb
-865-8981137
Andersonville Norris Lake
Knoxville, TN
5

Wonderful Retreat House, --Management---5 Stars!

  • 5 of 5
I recently held a sewing retreat at Rabbit Run. There were 8 people in attendance and we had a TON of room for sleeping and a TON of room for sewing. Rabbit Run has a long, and wide sunroom that we used as our sewing room. The house comes with many folding tables and a lot of different chairs that we could use. Everyone actually had their own table to work on, a large table that we turned into a cutting table, and plenty of space for two ironing boards. Then,...let's not forget about the view. Spectacular. We had so much fun sewing and watching the deer, and gazing at the trees and rolling landscape. Last but not least, I would give the management 10 stars if I could. They are so kind and helpful. We felt as if we were a part of their family the moment we stepped inside the house. Now that we have gone there for our retreat, we voted to make this our permanent retreat house.
  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Group Retreat House--25 minutes from U.T. Stadium
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429353vb
-865-8981137
Andersonville Norris Lake
New Castle VA
5

Wonderful Place to Base a Family or business stay

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at RRR during the time that my Niece was having her wedding at the Museum of the Appalachia. This Home was roomy, clean and easy to work out of. This would an excellent "Brides Family" Headquarters. For a business retreat or someone repeatedly working in the area it would serve nicely as well. Not sure if or when we will be back in this area but RRR will be at the top of the list for accommodations.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Kevin, thank you for the great review! We enjoyed having your family stay in our home, and will welcome you back any time.
Warm Regards,
Judy
business
Group Retreat House--25 minutes from U.T. Stadium
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429353vb
-865-8981137
Andersonville Norris Lake
Camden, OH
4

Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5
Thank you so much for allowing our church group to use your rental this week! It met the needs of our large group. We loved the sunroom! It was able to seat us all for meals and we loved to watch the wildlife throughout the day. We loved visiting the rabbits each day as well. The children enjoyed the tree swing often! Thank you for your hospitality for the week! You were great hosts! :)
  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Nicole,
We were delighted to have your group stay at Rabbit Run Retreat. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, and appreciate your review.

Also, enjoyed the meal we shared with your group.

Thank you,

Judy & Jim
business
Group Retreat House--25 minutes from U.T. Stadium
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429353vb
-865-8981137
Andersonville Norris Lake
Kingston, TN
5

Comfortable, Roomy, and Great Location

  • 5 of 5
This home was a winner for our big group. Lots of room with a big kitchen. Close to shopping and restaurants, yet nestled in the woods with a great big inside porch to soak up all of nature. This is a great place for family re-unions, meetings, work-shops, or your own get-away. The place was well kept, clean, and the owners were extremely accommodating. So much so that they have become friends. We would definitely go back.
  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Ailene, thanks so much for the great review! :j
business
Group Retreat House--25 minutes from U.T. Stadium
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429353vb
-865-8981137
Andersonville Norris Lake
5

Christmas Holiday stay

  • 5 of 5
I booked this lovely home for the Christmas holiday as our son, Zach had only 2 days off for Christmas so making a trek home was not going to work. I was very apprehensive because he, my husband and mother have always been home for the holidays. Rabbit Run proved to be a lovely place for Christmas. Judy and Jim were both very accommodating, even providing a live tree and decorations!! The set up was great and Zach invited a college roommate and his family of 4 for 2 of the nights and we had a blast!! The kitchen, eating, bedroom, and bath areas afforded all of us plenty of space. We had everything we needed! I cooked the whole week and found that the kitchen was well stocked with pots,pans,china, utensils, etc...but Judy offered to let us borrow anything of hers if we needed it. Great spot for large gathering, but you could close off the basement area for a smaller, cozier get together. We would love to come here again with more family members for a family reunion.
  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Map

Los Cadalleros
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Knoxville, Mcghee Tyson
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Oak Ridge, Knoxville
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
I-75-- exit 122
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Fast foods and restaurants at the Interstate exit
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Gatlinburg - snow; Norris Lake - water
Car: necessary

Go to info@yallcome.org. To see what's happening in Anderson County, click on 'Area Events' at the top of the page.

U.T. Football fans--we're just 20-30 minutes from the U.T. Stadium.

Some of the best trout fishing in the Southeast just minutes away from RRR.

We are located right behind the Appalachian Museum and 5 minutes from the Lenoir Museum, and Norris Dam.

The historic city of Oak Ridge is 20 miles from Rabbit Run. Be sure to visit the American Museum of Science and Energy and the Children's Museum.

There are antique shops and craft stores just minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Andersonville Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$1,400
$2,490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.75%
Notes Minimum stay Monday - Thursday nights is 3 nights. Minimum stay for weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights) is 2 nights.

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Amenities

Amenities

Andersonville Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 35 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , In master bedroom on main level.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower level.
  • 3 full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Located on lower Level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom-- incl. bath. Main level.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Main Level.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Main level.
    Bunk Area - 1 double , 5 twin/ single , Located on lower level-- sitting/sleeping nook
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk is full under and twin over.
  • Queen size Beds (1) There is one queen bed., 3 double beds., 6 twin beds., Bunk Beds (1) double under, twin above. Additional space for portable beds if traveler provides.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There are two large rooms--one on each floor--perfect for gatherings.

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