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Lakeside Luxury @ 'The Lakeside Lounge'

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms and 4 Baths, (Sleeps 20)

* This is a newer home located in prestigious Lakeside Estates. It has a triple level deck----plus a sun deck that sits on the water's edge.

* 6 Bedrooms ~ 5 large plus a small loft bedroom. 4 baths. (sleeps 20 + people.)

* Great Room features fantastic views of the water and opens up to fabulous deck. Floor to ceiling windows. Hardwood floors. LCD Flat screen TV and Bose surround system. DIRECT TV and High Speed Internet. FREE PHONE!

* Kitchen has been upgraded with stainless appliances including double dishwashers and double ovens and a huge 10ft granite island. The kitchen opens up to the great room. Kitchen features a full pantry, pots and pans, dishes and silverware with service for 30, blenders, coffee pot, serving trays, everything you need.

* Dining room is open to kitchen and great room.

* Game Room features another large flat TV with video games. Extra fridge and laundry are located on lower level.

* Dock features one covered slip and one uncovered slip. Boat Ramp on site.

Longitude = -84.03860807418823

Latitude = 36.374087630957376

More Details

Ellen Kooser
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Ellen Kooser

Welcome to the Lakeside Lounge! We hope you love and enjoy this home as much as we do! We built this home for our family as a place to build many happy memories. We hope you do the same! - Ellen & JB

Ellen Kooser purchased this house in 2008

Why Ellen Kooser chose Lakeside Estates

This home is much more than your average 'rental'. When you stay here, you will feel as if you are staying at a friend's retreat. Just read our reviews from happy repeat guests.

What makes this house unique

When we built this home, we had just come home from a trip to St Martin in the Caribbean. The house we stayed at was phenomenal and I wanted to copy all the things we enjoyed in that unique property. So we added things most rentals don't offer. Personal items...high end appliances....beautiful dishes and full bar...big comfy beds with lots of pillows and high thread count sheets and Pottery Barn quilts. We furnished the home with our personal items and custom leather furniture from Arhaus Furniture. I want our friends and family and guests to feel like they are staying in a first class resort. I hope they do! Finally, we want the home to be excuses. And we work hard to give every guest a feeling of being welcome.


Lakeside Estates House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Half Bathroom -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 4 double
    Bedroom 5 - 4 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single
  • * 6 Bedrooms plus a small loft bedroom. 4 baths. (sleeps 20 + people.)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Private Gated Community, with swimming pool and private boat ramp.


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(22 traveler reviews)

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Lakeside Luxury @ 'The Lakeside Lounge'
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Lovely home & attentive owners!

  • 5 of 5

The Lakeside Lounge is stunning from the moment you walk in the door. The owners have paid attention to detail, making the home so comfortable! Big leather furniture in the living room which is so much nicer than fabric (since you never know what's been there before you). There is a massive dining table which allowed our party of 10 to eat together and play many games. The kitchen was lacking in nothing & there is even a Keurig. We brought lots of food and the extra fridge in the basement was used for water and drinks. The king beds were incredibly comfortable and even the sheets were soft!! We had adult kids with us who slept in the bunk rooms. They said the beds were very uncomfortable. But they were sleeping 2 to a bed, and they were in their 20's. I imagine that most of the time, those beds are used by children. No box spring, so to be expected. We LOVED the fans over the king beds, as we use them at home.

The dock was perfect for us with tons of toys! We brought our pontoon boat with us, and having the covered dock was a luxury; not having to cover our boat at night. There are lots of chairs on the dock for sunbathing - which our young adults did. A trampoline, floating mat and a huge party float. Unfortunately, no one had taken the time to pull the float up on the dock when they left and it was full of scum. We wanted to use it so 5 of us scrubbed from top to bottom. We left it pulled on the edge of the dock so that it would stay clean.

The stairs are a killer, but in this part of the lake, all the houses are like this. You see the pictures going in, so it's def rent at your own risk. It was a good work out for us all.

We had a minor problem with AC while there & Ellen got an electrician there immediately who solved the problem.

The bathrooms are very clean and stocked with towels. The only thing we didn't have was soap. We bought some at the store; no biggie. This location is great bc you are only about 20" from the Food Lion. We made several trips in since we kept running out of food. It was great to be that close to the grocery.

The only "con" I can say is that there is very little lighting in the living room. I saw that many people have written that in their reviews and it is still the same? We played group games and read/worked there & it was too dark :( We ended up bringing lamps from the bedrooms so we could enjoy the space.

I would absolutely recommend this home to anyone. From the bar to the toys, this place accommodates all!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate all the kind words and the suggestion on more lighting for the Great Room. We are having the kitchen completely gutted and remodeled this fall so I will make sure the contractors get more lighting in that space. Come back anytime. We love repeat guests!
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Perfect house to make memories!

  • 5 of 5

This house was picture perfect upon arrival. The owners and cleaning team made sure the first impression was stunning! Clean, well decorated, and well accessorized made this house perfect for our group of 17 guests from 10 -99 years in age. Three large master suites, two big bunk rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, gathering spaces inside and out were all utilized during our week-long stay. The lakeside lounge is also in a perfect location - quiet inlet off the lake for swimming and cocktails on the dock, close enough to several marinas, and the "Dare to do it" Jumping Bridge. Its also close enough to town to pick up the last minute needs for the grill or cooler to make each day a rewarding adventure vacation all on its own. The owners of this great property made sure we were connected with boating options from Oasis Watersports who delivered an almost brand new pontoon boat to the dock at the house before we even arrived. This beauty sat 16 and allowed us to take almost our entire crew for morning, or evening excursions around the TVA's first project in the USA. I can't say enough about this house, the owners, and the experience. We will try to come back again as it was also the perfect centralized gathering point for family from VA, TX, GA and Ohio. We will be repeat "USERS of the KOOSERS!"

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! What a great review! Thank you so much for the kind words & please come back anytime! We love that you brought your 99 year old grandmother. That's awesome! We hope to have you as our guests again soon.
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Wonderful Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The Lakeside Lounge is the perfect place for a family vacation. The home is beautiful and has everything you will need. The location is perfect. We loved feeling like we were in a private neighborhood on the lake - which was simply beautiful. We enjoyed our days fishing, boating, jet skiing, and rafting. Our teenagers all loved it too. We hope to come again!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy to hear you had a great family vacation. Please come back again soon. We love repeat guests!
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Just like home

  • 5 of 5

We felt right at home in this beautifully well kept home away from home. Gorgeous lake view every morning. Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac, fun water sports, close to the "jumping bridge". You couldn't ask for more. The owners pride shows in how nicely decorated and well stocked with everything that you need the house is. Truly does not feel like a rental property. We will definitely be brining our family back!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking time to review the house. We love having you as our guests and the house will always be available for you! Come back next year!
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Gorgeous home with fantastic view of the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Everything our family is looking for is included with this gorgeous lake house. Large kitchen, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. 2 decks and a private hot tub over looking the lake and dock. Plenty of room for boats, paddle boards and jet skis. We love our annual trip to Norris Lake and this special home has helped create many fun memories

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! We appreciate all your kind words. We love having repeat guests, so please come back soon!
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We love Lakeside!!!

  • 5 of 5

Lakeside is truly a home away from home. Surrounded by luxury and beauty both inside and out. Lakeside provides all the amenities anyone could wish for with comfort and ambience of being in your own home until you step out onto the amazing decks and take in the spectacular view of the lake!!!

We look forward to our yearly visits and are now making it out twice a year!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! It's a pleasure having you as guests in our home! We really appreciate the kind words! Please come back again soon! We love repeat guests!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250
Tax Rate 14.25%

We offer discounted rates in the off season. Please call or email owners directly for special pricing.

Payment due in full 90 days before check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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