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Lakefront with Floating Dock, Hot Tub, Home Theater, Kayaks & Pedal Boat

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

Perched 50 feet above Tims Ford lake, this retreat has Wide Open Views across the lake. A Large Floating Dock is perfect for Swimming, Boating, Water Skiing, Tubing, Fishing or Relaxing. The Master Bedroom has an incredible Lake View through 9 foot wide sliding glass doors with a Hot Tub just outside on the 400 square foot covered patio. In the evening, the living room can become a Home Theater with a 10' pull down screen and Surround Sound. There is a small universal gym in the second bedroom. The living room has a sofa and two Rocker Recliners. A community Boat Ramp is 500 yards from the house. Kayaks are available year round to explore the lake or nearby Goose Island. Originally designed as a 'mother-in-law' apartment, this 800 square foot property is the lower half of a lake home with a private entrance and sound-proofing.

This property is best for a romantic retreat for a couple, or a couple with one or two children old enough to swim and safely navigate the stairs to the lake. It can be used for two couples, but there is only one bathroom and the second bedroom doesn't have any windows. There is only parking room for two cars.

The owners travel frequently and are often not present. If the owners are present, they're usually 'invisible' and the backyard and dock are for exclusive use by the guests during their stay. We do have neighbors on both sides. One of them has small children, and we would prefer they not learn 'new words' :). So, this property is NOT a good choice for loud or late night partying. However, we can often provide special requests such as having a chilled bottle of champagne, cake or flowers waiting upon arrival for special occasions.

We also now have very high speed wireless Comcast Internet (50mbps +).

More Details

Owner
Lilli or Dave Stevens
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2017

About Lilli or Dave Stevens

Dave is a former Navy F18 pilot and Lilli was in the medical field. They have an e-commerce business and Dave is an author. His Fuzed Trilogy is ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year & won the Eric Hoffer and eBook Epic Award (complimentary copy provided :).

Why Lilli or Dave Stevens chose Tims Ford Lake

We moved here for work reasons and fell in love with the area and people. It's a slower paced life in a beautiful surrounding but with plenty of opportunities to play. We travel frequently and thought it would be a waste not to share this little slice of paradise.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment on Winchester on Franklin County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We have neighbors with children. Please keep the noise down after 9 pm. We'd also rather they don't learn "new" words ;).
  • Please don’t use our neighbor’s docks, diving boards, etc. without their permission.
  • We're on the main channel. Boats & storms create large waves that can damage boats and dock. Please don't leave your boat tied to the dock overnight.
Location Type:
  • lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The fully equipped bathroom has a dual vanity, full tub, heat lamp and separate toilet room.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The master bedroom has a queen size bed and a lake view through 9 foot wide sliding glass doors. It opens up to the 400 square foot covered patio with the hot tub right outside. The bedroom also has a small walk in closet and 32 inch TV with a BlueRay DVD player. The second room has a small universal gym and a little HD Display and DVD player but no cable. It also has a queen bed, a closet, and the washer and dryer are off of this room. This room DOES NOT have a lake view or windows.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
There is a short gentle set of large open stairs with no handrail down the hill from the parking area (absolute maximum of 2 cars) to the property entrance. The property is also about 50 feet above the lake on a fairly steep slope. The staircase, down to the lake and floating dock, has 60 steps. This property is not recommended for individuals with heart, back or other physical or medical conditions. Due to the steep slope and stairs, small children are not recommended. If present, they MUST be supervised at all times for their safety.

Reviews

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Lakefront with Floating Dock, Hot Tub, Home Theater, Kayaks & Pedal Boat
average rating of 4.970588 based on 68 reviews
Dixon Iowa
5

Highly Recommended!!

  • 5 of 5

This property has every essential need any person could want. The beds and linens are so comfortable that I found myself having the best sleep that I've had in months, the beautiful view of the lake helped! We took the kayaks out to the nearby island and had a wonderful time exploring. The dock had plenty of chairs and we spent every morning on it, having our coffee, casting some lines, and waving at passing boaters. We daytripped to Lynchburg, Huntsville and also Chattanooga and made so many memories. This rental had all the comforts of home that it made it very hard to leave, I was even able to do all my laundry so it made for an easy unpacking when we got home. Loved every minute of our stay, especially the unwind time every night with the home theatre and the fully stocked DVD collection. Don't pass up the opportunity to stay here, it's bliss! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay! Beautiful scenery, great hosts, and awesome accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We had absolutely no problems with our stay! Dave and Lilli were very accommodating and very respectful of our privacy. The location was awesome with great views of the lake as well as easy access to the lake. The house was very comfortable and had plenty of room for our family of three. It was very clean and it was very obvious that Dave and Lilli cared about their guests' experience. The hot tub, dock, and lake were left exclusively for us to use our whole stay. This is fantastic spot if you like to fish or if you just like to be on a peaceful lake. The night before we left I had some issues with my boat trailer and both Dave and Lilli offered their assistance without hesitation. Very nice place, very nice location, and very nice people. We would absolutely take a vacation there again and hope to have the opportunity to do so.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We SO enjoyed meeting you guys and were glad we were home to help. Look forward to hosting you again! Thanks for the great review!
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Columbia, Tn
5

We had a fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was a really nice place to stay! The owners were great to work with, the views were beautiful, the accommodations very comfortable and had everything we needed. The big screen was an added bonus w plenty of great movies to choose from for all ages. Also, we really enjoyed the kayaks and gas grill. Great place and great memories ~ hope we will get to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely the best experience, we loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Lilli and Dave were very warm and thoughtful. We had privacy and didn't even notice that anyone was upstairs. My son loved the cookies Lilli left for us. We had the private dock to ourselves. We swam and fished off the dock. We took advantage of the available kayaks and paddle boat. We also brought our boat and the put in was super close and easy. The location is perfect a little off the main channel for privacy but close enough to get to the marina or restaurant. The kitchen had lots of little extras and we enjoyed watching movies and playing the wii on the giant projection screen. Our accommodations were very clean and comfortable. We will totally come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So delighted you enjoyed your stay! We loved having you and hope you will join us again!
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5

Scenic views and great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The property has everything for a wonderful stay. This is the second visit for my family. We all love it so much, the floating dock, kayaks, hot tub, watching movies on the projection screen! We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lakefront heaven

  • 5 of 5

So peaceful and tranquil, so much natural beauty all around. Great to unwind and interact with nature.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Winchester Municipal AIrport (Nashville 87 miles)
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Bear Trace (Jack Nicholas design) 4 miles by BOAT
Nearest Motorway
6.5 Miles
Winchester Speedway Dirt Track Stock Car
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
John T's BBQ
Car: necessary

Tims Ford is a 10,700 acre lake with 246 miles of beautiful shoreline and less than 20% of shoreline development. Located in a secluded community, but just 12 minutes from local restaurants, a historic cinema and a Wal-Mart. The Jack Nicholas designed Bear Trace Golf Course was named one of the 'Top Ten Places You Can Play', and it's a 20 minute drive or 7 minutes by boat! For history buffs, less than 30 minutes away in Lynchburg is the Jack Daniels Distillery (the oldest in the US) and Wine Tasting, both open for tours and tasting. Sewanee and the University of the South, along with exceptional dining, are a 35 minute scenic drive up the mountain. The Bonnaroo Music Festival is also 35 minutes away. Less than 45 minutes to the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville, and some of the best hiking trails in the Southeast, such as Fiery Gizzard and Stone Door. We are also an hour from Huntsville and the US Space Center (rides, museum & Space Camp), and 75 minutes to Chattanooga and 90 minutes to Nashville.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment on Winchester, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
20 Jun 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£330
for 2 nights
From
£136
£874
£3,127
 
 
Labor Day 4 Nights
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£680
 
 
Thanksgiving 4 Nights
23 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£680
 
 
Christmas 4 Nights
22 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£680
 
 
New Years 3 Nights
29 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£524
 
 
Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£330
for 2 nights
From
£136
£874
£3,127
 
 
Memorial Day 4 Nights
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£757
 
 
4th of July 3 Nights
3 Jul 2018 - 5 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£524
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£291
for 2 nights
From
£117
£757
£2,350
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £58.26
Damage Deposit £116.52

Check-in is 3:00 pm Central Time and check-out is 11:00 am Central Time.
HomeAway now provides optional cancellation insurance if in doubt about reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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