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'Rockwater' Huge Great Room, Covered Dock, Hot Tub, Billiards, More...

Bedrooms 8
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 8 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 32)

You will know you're on vacation with your first step inside. Luxury 8 bedroom 5 bath lake house newly built in 2012. Designed especially with large groups in mind. Right on the waters edge with an easy walk to the private covered boat slip. Huge main level two story great room with hardwood floors and seated dining for 27. Gourmet kitchen with double convection ovens, 36-inch cooktop, granite countertops, 2 dishwashers and a large stainless steel refrigerator. This house is wide and spacious with 4,500 square feet of space on just 2 and a half floors. You will enjoy this peaceful lakefront setting 100 yards from the road in the middle of 50 wooded acres.

The lower level great room inlcudes a second refrigerator, microwave and undercounter ice maker. Games include a full sized pool table, foosball table and two flat screen tv's. The hot tub is located just outside on the large covered deck overlooking the lake. Be sure to bring your wii or xbox with you.

Large groups will appreciate the double bowl vanities and separate toilet and showers in the spacious bathrooms. The expansive 50 x 10 covered decks are equipped with paddle fans, so everyone can enjoy the mountain setting into the evening, rain or shine. The dock has electric service and lighting, a large swim deck and pwc lift. The gangway rests on solid concrete steps at the waters edge, so it's accessible for everyone. No climbing over rocks or walking through mud. The steps reach to the winter low water level, so you can get to your boat anytime of the year. Ample parking is available on the deep private lane.

Walk the gentle slope to the water, or the more adventurous may want to take a walk through the woods on the walking trails.

Located in a no wake zone just off of the main lake in a deepwater cove. Enjoy swimming, fishing, flatwater kayaking, or just hanging out on the private dock. Flat Hollow Marina is conveniently located between the dock and main lake. Pick up those miscellaneous supplies or get a bite to eat without making a special trip. See Norris how it used to be.

This is an exceptional home in a great private setting. Get away from the crowds. You will not be disappointed.

Bedroom and bath plans are listed below.

Main floor BR's (2): Master 1 king; Second BR 1 queen; master bath plus hall bath, both have 36-inch high double bowl vanities

Upstairs BR's (2): South BR 1 king; North BR 2 full bunks and 1 twin bunk; 1 common bath with separate double bowl vanity area

Lower Level BR's (4): 1 lakefront king; 1 lakefront queen plus full bunk; 2 lakeview with 1 queen and 1 twin bunk each; 2 baths with separate double bowl vanity areas

Keywords: Lake House, Cabin, Vacation Rental, Cottage, Lodge, Flat water

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Blake

I've visited Norris Lake since I was a child. I enjoy fishing and water sports and like to share these hobbies with friends and family. I designed and built this home based on our family vacation experiences to various destinations over the years. We look forward to our time here and I think your family will enjoy it too.

Blake purchased this house in 2012

Why Blake chose Speedwell

Norris is a big lake with deep clean water. We have the best flat water on the lake. It's really easy to get to by interstate highway, and yet is peaceful and removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. Overlook Bay features large wooded lots and is removed from the crowds. It's also less than an hour from Knoxville and less than 2 hours from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.

What makes this house unique

The large open indoor and outdoor spaces of this house will create lasting shared memories. You'll enjoy both the beauty of the lake and the mountains. The no wake zone lets you enjoy the lake anytime. We also have the best flat water on the lake for kayaking and canoeing.


Speedwell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 32
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 27 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath twin vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main floor walk-in shower twin vanity
    Bathroom 3 - Lower level, twin vanity, separate toilet & tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - Lower level, twin vanity, separate toilet & tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - Upstairs, twin vanity, separate toilet & tub/shower
  • All baths have double vanities, upstairs and lower level baths have separate toilet and shower rooms.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 32
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Lower level, sleeps 4
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 double , Lower level Queen plus double bunk, sleeps 6
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Lower level lakefront with private bathroom access, Sleeps 4
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Lower Level lakefront with private bath access, ceiling fan
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Walk-in main level, ceiling fan, next to main bath
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king , Upstairs, largest BR with desk & ceiling fan
    Bedroom 8 - 4 double , 1 bunk bed , Upstairs, 2 double bunks 1 twin bunk, sleeps 10
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master with deck access & ceiling fan
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (4), Bunk Beds (6) 3 twin bunks, 3 full bunks
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Private covered boatslip, no-wake zone, walking trails, private paved drive with plenty of parking, private boat ramp at Overlook Bay


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'Rockwater' Huge Great Room, Covered Dock, Hot Tub, Billiards, More...
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Family Vacation /Seventeenth Year

  • 5 of 5

Our family group of 23 thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Rockwater. The house was immaculate

with sleeping and eating accommodations more than adequate for our family. The pool table, game table, and TVs encouraged activity on rainy days. The steps to the dock are safe and the dock is new and has easy access to the boat.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family spends multiple weeks each summer on Norris Lake. Rockwater ranks among the best homes we have stayed at over the years! The home is large enough to easily accommodate large family gatherings, and Blake's thoughtful attention to detail ensures that vacation time is spent relaxing instead of trying to "get settled into the house". The covered and lighted dock is very easy to access, which is something that many homes on Norris lack. Rockwater's location also provides easy access to some of the flattest water on the lake. You will not be disappointed if you decide to stay at Rockwater!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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goshen, indiana

Thanksgiving fun!!

  • 5 of 5

We came from Indiana and met family from Florida. We were very pleased with the layout of the home , it was open and spacious enough that when our 22 guests were all in the kitchen dining area we were not on top of each other.. we enjoyed the Chanel behind the house and the Beautiful nature that surrounds the house.. there was plenty of bathrooms, bedrooms and seating.. we loved our time at this home.. the only downfall is it takes 40 min to get to any store, so stop before you begin your journey up! Thanks Blake!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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kokomo indiana

5 Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

As a large group, we have met for a lake vacation for 14years. Always a different home. Next year will be the exception, as we have already made arrangements to book this home again next year. This home is PERFECT for large groups with kids of all ages . Some of our " children" are getting married and having children of their own, but in a home like this, we never felt crowded. We spent some of the evenings singing and laughing on the deck, and while the cove neighbors are close, that just added to the fun. The location is remote, and the WiFi is unreliable, but you are there to enjoy each other and the beautiful surroundings. We were lucky enough to see bald eagles in flight and a few deer on our morning hikes. And while it rained nearly every day, we had plenty do entertain ourselves with indoors. Rent this home, you won't regret a second of your time spent there!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corbin, KY

Zik Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation this year. The house was perfect for our large active family of 10 adults and 3 children. We especially enjoyed the kitchen. It was big enough for the whole family to get together and cook dinner each night.

The dock was great for our swimming and boating activities.

We had a blast! I would rent this house again and gladly recommend it to our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lebanon, Tn

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

I could tell by the pictures that this house would be very nice but it's really more beautiful in person. Very large kitchen, dining, living area that make it very easy and comfortable for many to gather. Perfect for large families who want to spend time together. The kitchen is a joy to cook in. My family has been renting a "Thanksgiving House" in this area for several years now and this is the best one yet.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Flat Hollow Marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Overlook Bay Boat ramp and marina
Nearest Point of Interest
Trailer Parking
Nearest Point of Interest
Walking trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Walking Trail end
Nearest Point of Interest
Pro Angler Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Anchor Marine


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $300 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 14.2%

The initial $1000 down payment is required to hold the reservation. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is accepted. Rates do not include holidays. Please inquire by email regarding holiday rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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