A unique opportunity to stay in an architectural gem on Center Hill Lake! The Tulip Tree Bay Lodge is a 3200 square foot 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath house situated on 5 acres of mostly wooded land overlooking beautiful Center Hill Lake. The house comfortably sleeps and entertains 14 people. Enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon glass of wine on the gorgeous deck with views of center hill lake with no other homes in view.
Hot tub! Dish TV (two television screens throughout the house), Satellite Internet. Fire pit. Ping pong table, basketball goal, tree swing, and corn hole! Board games, movies, and many books for the entertainment and enjoyment of you and your loved ones.
Do you like to cook? The chef's kitchen at The Tulip Tree Bay Lodge will thrill you! Double ovens, cooktop, type of fridge, ice maker and dishwasher. For coffee lovers, choose from a traditional coffeemaker, Bodum French Press, Hario Pour over, or Keurig coffee for your morning wake up. Weber grill on the wrap-around deck. Leave your cookbooks at home! The house is stocked with over 20 cookbooks, with a focus on Southern cooking, but certainly not limited to it. Titles include many Southern Living annual cookbooks, Ms. Daisy's Teahouse (Nashville, TN), Williams and Sonoma, Prune (famed New York City Restaurant), Braise (Chef Daniel Bolud of NY, NY), Alice Waters (Chez Panisse fame in Berkeley, CA), Smitten Kitchen, Ottolenghi (London, UK), and many more. Plenty of dining seating inside as well as outside on the deck.
Designed by renowned Lake Tahoe architect James Morton in 1978, this house is unlike any other on Center Hill Lake! The house is constructed entirely of California Redwood, Western Cedar, and Mahogany.
Master Bedroom- King size bed, Woods/lake views, desk, loveseat, two full baths en suite (main level)
Bedroom 2- King-size bed and twin-size bunk beds (upper bunk weight limit of 165ibs, intended for kids/teens), fireplace, loveseat- direct access to hot tub patio (downstairs)
Bedroom 3- Twin beds, direct access to hot tub patio (downstairs)
Bedroom 4- Twin bed, bunk beds- full on bottom, twin on top (upper bunk weight limit of 165ibs, intended for kids/teens) with en suite full bathroom (downstairs)
Small sitting room- Full Sofa bed (main level)
FOOD: Griffin's Produce Stand, Smithville Farmer's Market, Food Lion and Walmart are 15 minutes away in Smithville as well as some excellent options for dining out, like Los Lobos (Mexican), Foglight Woodhouse (Walling, TN, cajun food with a view), Smithville Donuts (Breakfast and Lunch), Kilgore's (meat and three), Sundance (cafe on the town square), and the new Webb & Sons Soda Fountain.
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Access Center Hill Lake at Sligo Marina (4 miles) and Ragland Bottom State Park (3 miles). Burgess Falls. Appalachian Center for Craft. Short Mountain Distillery. Canoe the Caney. Riverview Golf Course, Harmony Lane Farm and Dairy (goat farm).
Need more space? Consider also renting The Cottage at The Tulip Tree Bay Lodge. Also available on VRBO, it is on the same 6-acre property and is just down the hill from the The Tulip Tree Bay Lodge. The Cottage is a three bedroom/two bath house that sleep 6-8. It will become available for rent in Summer 2018.