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Holston River Retreat near Downtown Knoxville!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Knoxville, Tennesee

*Buy 4 Nights - Get the 5th Night Free!*

*New Monthly Rate Special for January-March of $2500/month!*

*Book 3 weeks, you'll get the 4th one free!*

Find your very own hideaway at 'Holston River Retreat,' a 3-bed, 1-bath vacation rental home that sleeps 7 in Knoxville! Nestled outside of the city, this house provides a quiet sanctuary, as well as the perks of downtown just 10 minutes away. Whether you're here to watch the big UT game or admire the Great Smoky Mountains, you're sure to love your stay!


Master Bedroom: King Bed | Bedroom 2: Queen Bed | Bedroom 3: 2 XL Twin Beds | Dining Room: Twin Daybed with Tempur-Pedic Memory Foam Mattress

You'll be welcomed back to 'Holston River Retreat' by large, mature trees and the soft sound of a rolling river closeby. Outdoor living spaces such as the private hot tub, pagoda, and fire pit allow you to enjoy the natural landscape without ever leaving this picture-perfect house.

Perhaps the most unique feature of this riverfront property is the private boat launch that offers convenient access to countless water sports. Spend the day enjoying the easy-going atmosphere found on the beautiful Holston River via kayak or canoe.

Venture inside to find 1,200 square feet of upscale living space, framed by large windows that pull natural light in and bring the space to life. Spend some time relaxing inside, whether it's in front of the flat-screen TV, or with a good book by the fireplace.

End each evening on a sweet note with s'mores by the outdoor fire pit. With sticky fingers and tired eyes, retreat inside for peaceful slumbers in the master or second bedroom, while the kiddos fall fast asleep on the twin beds in the third bedroom.


Downtown Knoxville offers all of the urban amenities including live music, farmers markets, shopping, restaurants, museums, and more! Spend the day in downtown just 10 minutes away, being sure to make stops the Wold's Fair Park for a bit of fun, the University of Tennessee for a football game, and Sunsphere to see the city from high above!

Ijam's Nature Center will let you experience wildlife and nature like never before - rated as one of the top 3 attractions in Knoxville! Explore 315 acres of natural landscape, where you can hike, bike, paddle, climb or join in on one of the many environmental education programs!

The Great Smoky Mountains and Pigeon Forge are also just a short hour-drive away and offer endless opportunity for the outdoor enthusiast in you! Spend the summers mountain biking, climbing, or zip lining, and the winters skiing the slopes of Ober Gatlinburg.


Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.


Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a private canoe/kayak launch, hot tub, fireplace, cable TV, free WiFi, gas grill, washer/dryer, Keurig maker and supplies, and much more!

- Wonderful location - just minutes from downtown Knoxville, with the Great Smoky Mountain less than an hour away!

- Nearest Commercial Airport: McGhee Tyson Airport, 2055 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701, (~ 21.3 miles away)


- No smoking

- No pets allowed

- No events, parties or large gatherings

- Must be at least 30 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

- Photo ID may be required upon check-in

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018


Knoxville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Holston River Retreat near Downtown Knoxville!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews

Fall Break 2017

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay greatly. We were looking for a place where we could have family sit around and relax and enjoy each other, which we were able to do at this place. The outside fire pit and Jacuzzi were icing on the cake and we had a great time. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great hideaway on the river

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our weekend at Holston River Retreat. The house had everything we needed in a serene setting.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful stay at Holsten River.

  • 5 of 5

This place is an absolute treasure. It is in a lovely location and is very peaceful. The wildlife is very abundant with great birdwatching.

It was good to catch my first ever bass on the river and the big one got away.

The house is very well equipped and has lots of room. The only thing that would improve it would be an electric kettle for tea drinkers who don't drink coffee.

The weather was perfect in April.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holston River Retreat

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. Owners were extremely friendly and helpful. House was just as advertised and very clean.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed Thanksgiving with our family at Holsten River Retreat . Very clean home with a well stocked kitchen provided all we needed for a fun family Thanksgivings. Marti and Archie are great hosts . We look forward to returning on our next trip to the Knoxville area. Thanks again for everything.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and beautiful outdoor area

  • 5 of 5

We had two couples stay at the house for UT/FL weekend and the house was great. The outdoor area with the fire pit and hot tub were amazing. The owners even had the wood in the pit ready to go when we arrived. The owners were perfect and exceeded our expectations. The house is only a few minutes from town, so it was very convenient. Great weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Additional fees and taxes may apply

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