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We are located inside Johnson City City Limits , 3312 Steam Plant Rd. , Johnson City , Tn , 37694 , Watauga River Bluffs a 80 acre State of Tennessee Natural Area is at the dead -end of Steam Plant Rd . 1/4 mile from us , also a lot of Open Land around us , The St. John Farm (about 500 acres) We have street lights and all the luxurys & security that a modern City has to offer : Police Protection , Fire , EMS , Great Hospitals ,Ect. . We offer a clean non-smoker and no pets two bedroom furnished house with New Central Heat & Air-Condition unit , Basement Storm Shelter , for rent year round , although the house is 100 yards from the river we own about 200 feet of mowed river frontage with a gravel road all the way to the stream(if you do not want to walk the 100 yards from the rental house) and plenty of shade trees.You are welcome to use our river frontage for free and the State of Tennessee has a boat ramp on the other side of the river that is also free to use . Also the State Just opened Watauga River Bluffs 1/4 miles up stream in the best part of the Trophy Trout Stream , Located on the Watauga River, (very cold 42 degrees year round) which is a Trophy Trout Stream in Johnson City,Tennessee and 15 miles from another trophy Trout stream the South Holston. We are in East Tennessee about 90 minutes from Gatlinburg and Pigion Forge.
If you go to Gatlinburg or Pigion Forge every time you try to go anyplace, you will set in a Traffic Jam and look at a lot of cars, so we offer a lot of LOW COST things to do in our area without the heavy traffic jams, but are still close to Dollywood and Gatlinburg if you would like to go(about 90 min.). In winter we have Ski resorts in North Carolina mountains (about 30 minutes away) and in summer we have cold mountain streams(42 degrees)to cool off in, and several of the cleanest Large (TVA) mountain lakes in the world!
State Parks & City Parks , with swimming , fishing , rafting , picnic areas , golf,horse riding, boating ,civil war hotspot (for relic hunters)and many more things to do that cost nothing or very little. We do not have internet service or Cable TV , WE do have TV that picks up about 25 local channels . We have a PayPal account for secure payments firstname.lastname@example.org
We have Great Medical centers, restaurants, anything that you can think of! So instead of sitting in a Traffic Jam come to East Tennessee for a CHEAP FUN VACATION!!
We have lived on this Street sence 1935 ,owned property sence 1948.
Charles Norman purchased this house in 1948
Because my Father once owned this property !
Enjoy the fresh air and Peace !
I totally agree with Dan T's review. This was a great place for the Bristol races in August, as it was less than 20 minutes from the track. Meeting the owner (Charles Norman) was quite a pleasure. The owner reminds me of that beer commercial with the most interesting man in the world, only he's an American gem. I loved seeing him and the life stories he bestowed on myself & my friend. The cabin was comfortable & even though the television only received the local channels, we didn't have much time for "TV watching". We were @ the speedway dodging the rain. We were able to spend some time on another property of his, down by the river. It was very peaceful & serine.
Since this was a "boy's" trip for the races, we both agreed that our wives would have a hard time staying here. With only 1 bathroom, they have become too accustom to @ least 2 in the home. If the girls decide that they want another vacation from us next year, we would gladly rent this cabin again.
As mentioned earlier, great place to bring the guys for a fishing trip. Very clean, scenic and right down the street from the TVA boat ramp we pull our boat from the beautiful Watauga river. Perfect for a group of four guys and beats any campground or hotel room. Thumbs up on this one!
I don't want to say too much positive because someone will steal away our diamond in the rough which possibly could be the guys Bristol hangout for years to come. So everyone please let me have dibs at this place first. We met Charles at the house on Thursday afternoon and maybe saw him another 2 times in 4 days. Although he lives just up the road, he did not mother hen the house while we were there. I really liked that. He walked us around the place including his property, showed us our boundaries for fishing etc, gave us his cell phone number and left us to relaxing. The house was very clean, very organized and everything worked properly. Unlike some of the other reviews I've read, the pictures accurately depict the premises. However, what Charles didn't take a picture of is the beautiful waterfall that is just across field. The huge 2nd bedroom which will support an additional blowup mattress. The front room also has a twin bed. Of course we weren't there to watch TV and we used our Hotspot for internet. The house will sleep 4 guys comfortably (bring 1 blowup mattress there are 3 beds) or 2 couples. Washer and dryer, shower, toilet, beds.......... much better than sleeping on the ground at bristol camp grounds for last 15 years. I think we have found our new camp grounds for future years. Charles I want 1st Bristol dibs!!!! LOL. Thank you so much, this place was awesome and just what we were looking for.
The only reasonable use for this property is for a bunch of guys on a fishing trip that need a cheap place to sleep. It is a very old, very small frame house with linoleum floors, dark faux wood paneling and small windows. The only thing new in the house is the mattresses.the kitchen has the basics but no dishwasher. Also there is no wifi and no cable. The neighborhood consists of small houses and Mobil homes some inhabited others not. Several junk yards are nearby. Leave the wife and kids at home!
My wife and i stayed at this property 3 years ago and are planning to return this next year.
The owners are extremely helpful and the setting is wonderful and peaceful.
We have travelled the world and this has to be our favourite place.
Top marks on everying
Fishing on River , Watauga River Bluffs State Area just opened 1/4 Miles from our House on Steam Plant RD ,Camp ,Picnic on river, Civil War Relic hotspot all around this area
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