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Gaskell Norris Lake Vacation Home

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 14

The property has a private boat dock which is located in a private

cove. Surrounded by woods, this is the perfect getaway. Enjoy water

skiing, fishing and all the magnificent surroundings offered by the

beautiful Lake Norris in Tennessee. Built in 2005, our home is well maintained.

Home is equipped with 5 Bedrooms:(Beds: 1 King, 2 queens and 4 bunk

beds (bunk beds sleep a total of 8). Total sleeping capacity is 14


Non-smoking household.

Activities: Water skiing,



Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are an easy drive away.

More Details

Property Manager
Jim or Marj Gaskell
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Jim or Marj Gaskell

We've been vacationing as a family at Norris Lake for over 15 years. It's our favorite place to be and it will be yours too!

Why Jim or Marj Gaskell chose Norris Lake

Our property is very peaceful and has beautiful wooded surroundings. If you are looking for a great place to relax and enjoy friends, this is the place.

What makes this house unique

Since we are located back in a cove, swimming around the dock or going for longer swims is perfectly fine since there is no boat traffic. There is also great hiking on the TVA trails across the cove you are certain to enjoy.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Gaskell Norris Lake Vacation Home
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Very good I love it

  • 5 of 5

We love the house the view very good experience

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brookville, Ohio

Very pretty location, nice house and accomodations.

  • 5 of 5

We had a last minute booking since our trip to Kiawah Island, SC, got cut short due to Hurricane Matthew. We decided to salvage the remaining few days by looking for a place on Norris Lake, and enjoying some boating. The owner was very accomodating and helpful. The home is beautiful with plently of room and a large double balcony overlooking a cove and owner's dock that was nice. We all enjoyed our "second vacation" of the week and would recommend the place to our friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield Ohio

What an awesome house and great people

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing! From what I've seen of other vacation rentals, this is really a great deal! There are a lot of steps to the dock, but they've just put beautiful stone steps, also a few places down the way, chairs off to the side to sit if health prevents you from climbing. Gorgeous views! A really clean home. Nice comfortable furniture. Games for everyone, T.V. with great selection of movies. This place has it all. Comfortable beds, private bedrooms for families, nice clean bathrooms. Marj and Jim are great people, they want people to really enjoy their stay. You won't regret staying here! We had an awesome time!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice house, fun for kids, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our kids had lots of fun with the foosball and air hockey tables. Nice (safe) paver stone steps down to the dock. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay. Jim was very friendly and very accommodating to us. The house is absolutely gorgeous and has plenty of room. The only thing even slightly negative that I have to say is that getting from the lake to the cabin, there are a LOT of stairs that could make it difficult for elderly visitors or out of shape visitors to make it up and down. Other than that though, our stay was perfect. We couldn't be happier and we will definitely be returning. Thanks again Jim!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us! We'll look forward to having you stay with us again in the future! Jim & Marj
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Fun weekend!

  • 4 of 5

The Gaskell's Lake Norriis house was great. The house is lovely, clean, spacious and well-equipped. Beds are comfy too. Jim was very accommodating and responsive.

Their little cove is gorgeous and private. Decent fishing too. However, the stairs down to the lake are a bear -- my elderly aunt had trouble.

We had a great, relaxing weekend!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sara! We are glad you guys had a nice time. Please consider us again in the future! Thanks, Jim & Marj
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Jacksboro TN
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Mountain Lake Marina
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Deerfield Resort
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles


Rates & Availability

Jacksboro House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Off Season
Jan 1 2017 - May 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 25 2017 - Jun 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Prime Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Off Season
Sep 9 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 14.25%

Cleaning fee included with all weekly rentals
Security deposit is $300.
Prime season- Weekly 7 day rental (Memorial day through
Labor Day weekend) $2,650 for 7 nights or $350 per night with a three night if week is not booked
minimum. (Some partial weeks may be available, please inquire if not shown)
Cleaning fee: $130 (included/no charge with 7 nights or more)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Jacksboro House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Room 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , Bunkbeds
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single , Bunkbeds
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Two large decks span across the entire house, View is spectacular, Dock connected to property, two 42'' color TVs with Direct Satellite TV, VCR and DVD player. High Speed Internet Gas grill, Dishwasher, Washer & Dryer, Game Room: Includes, fooseball, air hockey and electronic dart board and karokee machine. Also many , board games and videos. The property is on a 30 degree slope which is pretty common for the Norris Lake area. There are 79 steps from the lower porch to the boat dock. The steps are made of hardscape blocks and are a huge improvement over the railroad timbers we use to have if you stayed with us before. Most properties around Norris Lake are steep and many can have up to hundreds of steps so its good to verify if this is an area of concern.

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