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Tims Ford Lake-Private Cove with Boat Dock on 2 Secluded acres

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2500sf with easy walk to your private boat dock!

4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, original 1911 log cabin offers comfort and room to sleep 11 with all linens provided. The fully supplied kitchen overlooks the great room w/ big comfy chairs by the fireplace, dining table that seats 8 and 4 counter stools for a total of 12. Large family room has cable TV, lots of seating, fireplace & opens onto the screened porch w/ great views. A great place for coffee in the morning. The covered porch is the perfect place for grilling out at the end of a fun day on the lake. Awesome shower house is a new addition this year. We have converted the original smoke house into a shower room to get out of those wet swim suits and get ready for the evenings festivities! Enjoy the gas fire pit with a drink and make s'mores with the kids! The boat dock is an easy walk from the house and sits in a private cove perfect for swimming or relaxing on the floating island. There is a washer and dryer for those wet towels and swimsuits in the large laundry room. The Winchester Park boat launch ramp is less than 2 miles away making it so convenient to put your boat in the water and there is plenty of parking at the house for your trailer, no need to leave it in the parking lot! When the lake gets busy and the water gets rough, this is where you want to be! This part of the lake is less traveled and playing on the lake is a lot more fun when you don't have all the boats to watch out for! We have a private cove in another cove!!

Bedroom 1 has a Queen bed, walk-in closet and attached bathroom.

Bedroom 2 has two twin beds on the main floor.

Bedroom 3 has a Twin over Queen bunk bed, attached half bath on the 2nd floor.

Bedroom 4 has twin bunk beds on the 2nd floor.

There is a Queen futon in the large family room.

We also have a small child's cot that will come in handy for kids under 5 years old. (Up to 50 lbs)

If there is something we have overlooked, please let us know and we will try and make it right for you.

More Details

Debbie Ragsdale
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 January, 2017

About Debbie Ragsdale

I grew up going to the lake in the summer. My dream has always been to have a house on a lake. It has taken 38 years of marriage, raising 2 boys, adding 5 grandchildren and lots of moves, but we finally did it. Now we want to share it with family, friends and soon to be friends!

Debbie Ragsdale purchased this house in 2015

Why Debbie Ragsdale chose Tims Ford Lake

Tims Ford Lake is a beautiful place to play on the water, whether you are fishing, boating or swimming! This home is comfy and secluded, not one in a subdivision. So this 1911 cabin on 2+ acres really caught our eye. There are so many places to go and see in a short drive. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

What makes this house unique

Our place is eclectic and unique with original hardwood floors that are over 100 years old and have a little slope to them! The house has been added onto many times which has added to the charm and size giving everyone room to spread out. We have board games for some family time or enjoy a book for some alone time, the choice is yours! And of course there is Wi-fi, because we know you have to stay connected.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , this bath adjoins bedroom 1
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Upstairs adjoining bedroom 3
  • Main bath is a tub/shower combination with corrugated metal surround and has such a great cabin feel. Off of bedroom 1 is a spacious bath with shower, sink and toilet. Hand painted floors with unique stencil detail. There is a half bath (toilet and sink) upstairs adjoining bedroom 3. This bath also has a hand painted floor and stencil detail.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , twin bed with trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Twin over Queen bunk bed w/ 1/2 bath & walk-in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Bunk Bed , twin over twin bunkbed
    Den - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen inner spring futon in den sleeps two comfortably.
  • Bedroom 1 has queen bed, walk in closet and attached full bath. Bedroom 2 is the Owl bedroom and has two twin beds, closet, dressing table, bedside lamp and clock. Bedroom 3 is the Western Saloon room with walk-in closet and half bath. Bedroom 4 is the kids bunk room with twin bunk beds. The den has a queen futon and sleeps two comfortably on an inner spring mattress.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Bring your boat and water toys! Please, absolutely no smoking in the house or screened in porch. Owners have severe allergies and renters will be charged for cleaning and deodorizing.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Tims Ford Lake-Private Cove with Boat Dock on 2 Secluded acres
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Lovely Home & Lovely Stay 💘

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing & cozy home. Enjoyed our stay, everything was so clean and very well stocked. Only advice would be, if you have someone who is not able to walk very well, this would be difficult due to the dock being down and away from the house. Just a little FYI. Thankfully for us this was not a problem. Again lovely home and we had a lovely stay! Thanks so much!😍򓐠Tommy & Pam

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best on the lake...Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Dragonfly cove is an absolutely perfect rental. A couple of things that do not come through with the descriptions or pictures. 1 - The house is very large. This was great for a large family gathering. The children really enjoyed the 'secret' room under the stairs! 2 - The cabin is absolutely spotless, we could not believe how clean everything was. 3 - The cabin is the most well appointed rental I have ever had, everything needed was provided. 4 - The old smokehouse shower is amazing! I do not think anyone even took showers in the house. 5 - The grill and outdoor fire pit are top notch.

My entire family agreed that this rental was amazing. We had a great time. The owner was absolutely fantastic to deal with as well, communication was great. Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed the Lake House! We try very hard to make it the best stay possible! I think the shower house is awesome also! Our grand kids love it, they feel like they are camping in style!! You are welcome to come back and stay anytime, you were great guests!! Debbie
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Very Nice Private Property

  • 4 of 5

Dock for the boat was perfect. We had 8 people and it was the perfect size home. The shower outside was amazing. Overall everything was great!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dragonfly Cove- July 4th weekend 2016

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect for our families. It was clean and had everything we needed. The privacy of the lake cove was a pleasant surprise. It made swimming and relaxing much easier than previous lake houses on the main channel where boats zoom by all day. The yard was spacious and allowed our kids to play kickball and baseball. The shower house was perfect for the kids to shower after a day at the lake. The grill and the patio was great for entertaining. The location made quick trips to the store very easy. Overall, we would recommend this to anyone. So far, this has been our favorite place to rent on Tims Ford. My only complaint, is the part of the lake where we stayed could use a marina to sell gas for boats. We had everything we needed and more and loved the dragonfly theme throughout the house. The privacy of the dock, house and cove made it really nice to just enjoy our family!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you all enjoyed your stay at our lake house. I am happy to tell you that there will be a new marina on our side of the lake soon!! TVA has given their approval and construction on the marina is supposed to get underway this fall. By this time next year it is supposed to be up and operating! Thank you for being such a great guest!
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Dragonfly cove was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The house is big enough for a big group to enjoy! The property is very private. We had a great time and plan to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. You all were great guests and are welcomed back anytime!
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

We would recommend this place to anyone. We have small children and they loved the outdoors. There's also a great park just down the road, and easy access to the lake. The house is very well stocked and we were wishing we could stay for a week instead of just the week-end.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great time. You all are welcome back anytime!
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Car: necessary

Tims Ford Lake is rated one of the Top 5 fishing lakes in the South Eastern United States. Close to Jack Daniel Distillery for a great day trip, offering free tours daily. Secluded location on over 2 acres is within 2 miles of shopping and restaurants for your convenience.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on Winchester, Tennessee

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51
Cleaning £77.3
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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