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Quaint Cottage on Cherokee Lake in Beautiful East Tennessee

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom - non smoking only

Relax and unwind in a small cozy cottage just steps away from Cherokee Lake. Enjoy the beautiful lake-mountain view while rocking on the front deck beneath the old Oak trees - no kidding! If you prefer a little activity, take a canoe or kayak trip down the lake or bait a hook and try your luck from the floating dock. Inside you will find a living-dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, sun room, and full bath with shower. A bedroom and half-bath are located upstairs. There is a outdoor fire pit to chase away the evening chill (or roast a hotdog or two) and a flat screen TV if you must. Perfect for individuals or couples celebrating a special occasion or who are looking for a quiet getaway in a serene setting.

This is a no smoking property.

Keywords: lakefront, privacy, near Smoky Mountains

More Details

Pat or Virg Maniago
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2018

About Pat or Virg Maniago

My husband and I are happily retired and enjoy our life on the lake. We've lived here for 25 years and never tire of our beautiful surroundings. We enjoy spending time with our grandchildren and traveling.

Pat or Virg Maniago purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Pat or Virg Maniago chose Jefferson City

Sharing our delightful surroundings is immensely satisfying. There is nothing more peaceful than sitting by the lake bird-watching and enjoying the peaceful surroundings.


What makes this cottage unique

If you are celebrating a special occasion with your special someone, you will love the coziness that envelops you as you enter Piccolo Nido. Let nature's beauty lure you into a state of peace, love, and contentment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We couldn't have chosen a better place to spend our honeymoon. We loved the kayaks and the bass fishing was amazing. We caught some huge bass right at the dock! Thank you for your kindness.
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Jefferson City in Jefferson County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Daybed in sunroom sleeps 1
  • Queen size Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
use of boat dock and canoe and two kayaks


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

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Quaint Cottage on Cherokee Lake in Beautiful East Tennessee
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 46 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Loved my little getaway vacation at Piccolo Nido. Pat & Virg thought of everything, and the cottage was spotless. Especially enjoyed being able to take the kayak out every day. Got lovely pics of blue herons and geese and a deer grazing at the shore line. Grilled ribs on the gas grill on the deck and roasted marshmallows in the fire pit - a perfect stress-free vacation! I asked Virg to adopt me so I could just live there permanently but so far no confirmation on that request! :)

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Sue. So happy that you enjoyed your stay. And Virg says he has submitted adoption forms! 😊
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Great home base for adventuing

  • 5 of 5

Everything was exactly as described and cozier! The setting is beautiful, the couch is comfortable, and we enjoyed the wood stove and satellite TV after staying out seeing sights all day. I can only imagine how great this cabin must be in the summer when the weather allows swimming, fishing, and boating. The cabin is clean, well maintained, and beautifully decorated. Tall adults will struggle with the upstairs bedroom, but the bed slept comfortably. The sun room is beautiful, and our daughter enjoyed sleeping on the day bed there. Pat and Virg are so accommodating and helpful. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent little hideaway with a great view and hosts

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful experience and charming little cottage hidden away, but not to far from town. I stayed here do to the hotel I use on business trips being booked up and what a great little find. I will be returning in the future. The hosts were wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous Getaway!

  • 4 of 5

This cutie little cottage was a real escape from the hustle and bustle. Everything inside is hobbit sized, which was perfect for me and my now husband, 5'5" and 5'3" respectively. The parking at the top is a little tight, and I would recommend packing light, as there is a long, well-lit wooden stairway down to the cottage. We had a glorious time sitting out on the deck in the morning, enjoying our coffee. All the modern comforts are inside; I wish it had been cold enough to light a fire in the woodstove. Ah, well. Next time! The windows give a great view of the lake, and the sitting room would work well for a third guest or child. The stand up shower was roomy and the hot water was excellent. Our bed was very soft and snug, and while the slanted roof meant you needed to crouch down a bit to get into bed, once there it was very homey, with the gorgeous quilts. My only detraction was that we had a very difficult time getting cell phone reception, (Sprint did better than Verizon) and there was no WiFi. There was a list available of local places you could go to get WiFi, which was very kind. We only met the owners the once, but they were very responsive. I would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Anderson, IN

Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place to stay! So clean and overlooking the water. I certainly will return.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unbelievable views of lake

  • 5 of 5

It was absolutely perfect. The cottage itself is beautiful. We found everything we needed. Lake views inside cottage are amazing. Step outside where you find a fire pit huge deck and steps to the lake. The views were absolutely breathtaking!!! There are kayaks and a canoe. We never left! It was the most relaxing trip we have ever had. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Knoxville McGhee Tyson
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Millstone Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Car: necessary

Centrally located in East Tennessee and within 15-60 minutes from the area's most popular destinations, including Tennessee's two oldest towns, Jonesborough and Dandridge; Sevierville; Pigeon Forge; Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains; Knoxville; Bristol Speedway, etc. Carson-Newman College located 10 minutes away.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £28.88
Additional Guest Fee £3.61 per person per night

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Cancelations made less than 5 days prior to arrival will result in a forfeiture of deposit. A full refund will be given with 6+ days cancelation. Guests are responsible for any damage tongue property and must provide credit card information in lieu of a deposit.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.