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Bunkhouse at Cherokee Lake Sleeps 4 & Lake Front Fishing Dock!

Bedrooms 1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome


About the property

Bunkhouse, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This bunkhouse is a converted garage with a large concrete pad that is great to park a camper on.

In the winter our place makes a great executive furnished apartment. Ask about monthly rates for winter!

At the bottom of our lot is 50 foot frontage on the lake. There is a dock there to swim and boat off of.

Interior – Yes we now have WIFI! You will love the interior of our Bunkhouse. It is well finished space with all you need in a little bit of room.

We also have 3 fishing rods and reels (and tackle box) in the closet. All you need is some worms to catch some great big catfish! There are 3 picnic tables around the property to enjoy a snack as well as a portable fireplace and a charcoal grill!

We some classic family fun games to play in the closet as well (Clue, playing cards, and Rook). We built a small “laptop” desk in the main living area with a super view of the lake as you work. I use AT&T for my laptop internet and get 4G service at the cabin or just use our WIFI service at the bunkhouse.

We have two flat screen TVs that get Charter TV cable channels. We also have two air conditioners at the bunkhouse. One in the bedroom and one in the main room.

Inside the closet you will find two outdoor folding chairs to relax with and there is a 4 person picnic table for your use as well.

Parking is not an issue as you have 1.5 acres of land to use. Not a problem if you have several cars or even your boat and trailer etc.

The morning and evening views are just amazing to put it mildly.

You are just a short distance about 1 mile from the German Creek Boat Marina and 10 minutes from Morristown. Here you will find College Square Mall, Walmart and many other shops. You can rent a pontoon there and park it at our small dock. Feel free to call (423) 248-4714 for more information on the boat rental.

Canoe (3 man), Kayaks (2), Paddle Board – For an extra 50.00 (each item) on your stay we will bring you a some water equipment and life jackets to enjoy the lake with. Just let us know in advance.

If you like to get away and enjoy the lake but really come back into an incredible decorated and quality built bunkhouse, this is the place for you.

More Details

Shawn Wilmoth
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

About Shawn Wilmoth

I enjoy the challenge of real estate projects, running our Salvage Unlimited, and traveling across Europe.

We live near the bunkhouse and take great pride in keeping it in tip top shape for your rental experience.

If you like Cherokee lake you'll love the Bunkhouse at Cherokee and the privacy we have on our 1.5 acres!

Shawn Wilmoth purchased this bungalow in 2006

Why Shawn Wilmoth chose Cherokee Lake

We bought this great place as a real estate investment and wanted to remodel the cute little rock covered garage into living area to enjoy the lake.

I designed this bunkhouse similar to efficiency apartments I have seen in Europe. Small but adequate spaces with simple design and style. I hope you enjoy.

What makes this bungalow unique

It is hard to find a finished space for rental in our area with, lake frontage, camper parking and hookups and top rated living space. Our bookings of repeat visitors seems to go up every year. You can make our place yours anytime you want to come down to Cherokee Lake.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Bean Station in Grainger County

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Our bathroom is finished in all in tile and has a great spacious shower for you. You will really like the styling of the tile!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Double Bed (1) This is a serta sleeper pillow top bed. It will let you sleep like a log! We have an alarm clock next to the bed but I suggest you sleep in!, Sleep we have a leather Sofa or one of our two fold out leather ottomans.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We keep two fishing poles in the closet. Just stop and pickup some worms! We hope you enjoy a little family time at our little bunkhouse on Cherokee Lake any time that you can stay!


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Bunkhouse at Cherokee Lake Sleeps 4 & Lake Front Fishing Dock!
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 27 reviews
Gray, TN


  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the bunkhouse. We took our fishing boat, kayaks and food and had a very relaxing time. The place is exactly as described and is clean. Cherokee lake was down several feet so the dock was no longer floating. However, there are multiple boat ramps within a very short drive.

If you are looking for a peaceful, quiet get away, the bunkhouse is a great option! We will return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice. Clean, very comfortable. Beauttiful.......

  • 5 of 5

Very nice. Clean, very comfortable. Beauttiful.......

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your stay and for your comments. We live nearby and really care with our bunkhouse. Glad you saw that care in your stay. We always want folks to have a clean and neat place at the lake with a great view and frontage on the lake. Come back soon!
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The bunk house

  • 3 of 5

The property was very clean but small. The bed was small not much support. The tv in the bedroom did not work. The one in the living was fine. There is some water damage and mold in the living room so if you have allergies this might bother you. The bathroom sink is very slow draining and the air conditioner filter needs to be cleaned as it will cool better. Now with all this being said all of these things are minor and easily fixed. The property owner is easy to work with and very responsive. The view is beautiful . Do not overlook this property we enjoyed our weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments. We really try to keep our place clean! We appreciate you saying how responsive we are. We really stick to our phones in case you need anything. Glad you loved our view. It is great. So glad you enjoyed your weekend at our place. We hope to have you back soon. The TV in the bedroom works but likely the cable box had gotten turned off (sorry if we had known we could have helped over the phone).
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Small but roomy feeling lake getaway

  • 4 of 5

Found the bunkhouse to be a comfortable place to stay. Really enjoyed the large yard and patio table, my grandkids came to visit for the day and we cooked out, fished from the dock and shot basketball. The lake is a good stroll down a hill but we went up and down a couple time and I heard no complaints. Quite neighborhood so it's a great place to recharge and listen to nature!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Smaller than expected but worth it

  • 4 of 5

Overall we had a nice family weekend at the bunkhouse. It was smaller than expected but worked fine for our family of 4. The weather was great, water level was good. We rented a canoe, kayak, and paddle board from the owner. He was easy to get a hold of by text with prompt replies. We made a fire in the portable fire pit on the patio and roasted hotdogs, and marshmallows for s'mores. We brought a hammock, travel guitar, picnic blanket, and frisbee. Our teenager spent most of his time playing a game online on his laptop - internet connection was alright. Our youngest wanted to swim all day, the water temp was perfect and there's a shallow/beach like point in the cove just a short canoe ride over from the private dock. We took a moonlight canoe ride...the moon was bright and reflected on the glass-like water. There wasn't a DVD player and we couldn't get the TV channels to turn on, so our youngest watched a DVD on our laptop, which was just fine. It's quite the uphill hike to get back to the bunkhouse from the dock, but the view is worth it, and the cove is relatively quiet and private. Lots of grassy space to run around, and good shade at certain times of the day. We will probably go again sometime!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not worth the $$

  • 2 of 5

Pics of bunk house are misleading. The pics had a full bed and bunk beds. The bunk beds are gone and there are pullout ottomans. Which make it impossible to keep in the bedroom because the people could not get out of bed to the bathroom. Air conditioner in bedroom barely works room stays warm all the time even with air running at lowest temp. Walk to dock is down a long hill and dock is not even turned in correct position I had to tighten the dock line from dock to shore because you could not get on the dock without stepping in lake.

Neighbor dogs came over every time we were outside grilling.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Holly. First thanks for staying with us and keeping our bunkhouse so neat upon your leaving. Bunkbeds: We sympathise with your comments on the bunkbeds. We updated the photos the day after your arrival. The bunkbeds were getting older and we felt that they were better replaced with the fold out ottoman beds. We did not mean to mislead anyone and did not want to update the photos until our swap was complete. (which was the day of your arrival). As to the air conditioner, I will check on that not working properly. Our dock is in a big cove and the water on Cherokee rises and falls quickly. The dock will get twisted or above / below water level with TVA's management. We try to keep it in line when our mowing is done but this changes often. Neighbors dog: We do have a friendly yellow lab that seems to like any attention. I am sorry that was a nuisance. We hope to have you back some day after we have addressed these issues. Thanks for taking such good care of our little get-a-way on the lake!
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Morristown Airport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Clinchview Golf Club- Public
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy 25e
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
El Paraiso Restaurant
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Car: necessary

Below is some fishing information from TWRA website regarding the type and quantity of fish in our lake. Fisherman come from Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, (and of course Tennessee) to enjoy fishing in Lake Cherokee. Now you can enjoy this from the comfortable base of the Bunkhouseatcherokee.

Cherokee Lake - Electrofishing 2010

Sampling date: April 15 - 16, 2010

Species collected in survey (15 runs, 3.8 hrs total effort):

Largemouth Bass = 297

Smallmouth Bass = 33

Spotted Bass = 35

Black Crappie = 17

Blacknose Black Crappie = 2

Walleye = 6


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Bean Station, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter Rates
3 Jan 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £48

Email or text is the best way to communicate with us but if you would like feel free to call / text my cell number. 865-300-5397 I live fairly close to our bunkhouse if you have any issue please let me know.

We require a 4 night rental on Major Holiday dates - Christmas, Thanksgiving, 4th of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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