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Cozy Lakefront Log Cabin

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 7 Sleeps

We have no doubt that you will love our special cabin as much as we have. Nestled among huge hardwood trees with a calming backdrop of the lake provides a setting that is beyond perfect & peaceful. Enjoy the hammock swaying in the breeze or put your feet up and relax on one of our three decks overlooking Norris Lake. If it is chilly build a bon-fire and snuggle up! We cherish the quality family time we share with our three children. You make the choice of- playing on the Lake (Our kids especially enjoy tubing!) – dining at one of the close by marinas for lunch or pack a picnic – take a nap - read a book – play games - go sight-seeing, hiking, biking , rafting or take a 45 minute drive into Knoxville (There you can find just about anything!). You are surrounded by breath-taking views. We are always awestruck by the sunsets. As the sun sinks between the mountains it reflects off of the water while at the same time the sky is painted with countless shades of pink & orange. We love it!

The cabin’s interior is comfortable and cozy. The family room has two leather couches and a fantastic stone, wood burning fireplace. There are two bathrooms (one up & one down) with step-in showers and two bedrooms (one up & one down) that have king size beds. Climb a ladder to the loft that over-looks the family room. It has three twin beds (a trundle and another twin). The kitchen is fully equipped with everything to make cooking simple. There is a full size, front load washer & dryer in the downstairs closet. Vaulted, cedar ceilings give an open & airy feeling to the cabin. Also there is a screened porch that has a dining and sitting area that overlooks the lake. We have done our best to give our cabin all the conveniences & special touches of home.

Outside there are three decks all with views of the lake. We have added natural stone paths that lead from the driveway to the cabin, front porch, to the decks, and the dock. The trees are tremendous and keep things fairly cool in the summer with all of the shade. There is usually a breeze coming from the lake. The trees also provide unimaginable colorful leaves through the fall season. Comparatively speaking, we have a gradual slope to the lake to reach our large private dock that also has two wave-runner platforms. We have just short of 400 feet of lake frontage. Our property juts out and curves around adding to the surrounding water view. Norris Lake has 800 miles of shore line that wind through the foothills and much of the shoreline is a protected forestry and wildlife area keeping the lake very natural. The lake is very deep and unbelievably clear. There is ongoing adventure on the lake – We spend the entire day and relish every second!

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More Details

Amy Hessler
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017


Big Creek Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
* Air Conditioning * Washer * Dryer * Off Street Parking * Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer * Wood FireplaceLarge * Private Boat Dock with 2 wave-runner platforms * Patio Deck with tables and chairs * Flat Screen TV & DVD Player


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Cozy Lakefront Log Cabin
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Awesome Cabin & Best Location on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 7 stayed here for a week at the end of July. I have 3 teenagers and 2 pre-teens. The loft area worked great for 3 kids and the 2nd bedroom upstairs was perfect for the older kids. The cabin was cozy for us. It's lakefront property with your own dock. We have a 25' boat that the dock accommodated. The kids loved the trampoline when they weren't swimming off the dock or skiing. We used the screened in porch at night and early mornings for intense games of uno! The cabin itself had updated appliances and was extremely clean and very well maintained. It was great to use the hammock for afternoon naps and the 2nd patio to watch the boats. I agree with the other reviews; park at the top of the lot unless you have 4wd. This was by far one of the best family vacations! Thank you Amy for such a lovely place and for all of your detailed directions! We can't wait to rent from you again!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our special get away! We love hearing that others have enjoyed our place as much as we do! To us.... It's the very best place to disconnect from the daily craziness and to reconnect with your loved ones. We are so happy to be able to share our little slice of paradise! :)
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  • 5 of 5

We spent the week of July 4th thru 11th at this location. The cabin is very inviting and the image you have in mind when looking for a cabin up in the mountains. Lakefront property with a floating dock, landing, deck overlooking the lake, views from hammock, screened front porch and another side deck give you plenty of places to spend time reading, playing cribbage, enjoying a cold drink or just watching the boats on the lake. The cabin was very clean and was equipped with the right appliances to have a great cup of coffee in the morning to creating a lovely dinner at night. There are plenty of options to eat out at marinas close by or picking up supplies in La Follette. The owners responded to us in a timely manner and provided detail instructions on directions and other information about the property.. All in all the best week of vacation I have had in a very long time...

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great Place On The Water

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I didn't have plans a week prior to the 4th of July holiday and decided at the last minute that we would like to get away. I was pleasantly surprised to find this home home lake Norris on such short notice. The cabin is clean and modern with a well stocked kitchen. All appliances are in good shape and work well. We spent time relaxing on the screened in porch having coffee and playing cards. We also rented a nice pontoon boat from a nearby marina and enjoyed a day with friends on the water. The walk from the dock to the home is a nice easy grade unlike many of the homes on norris. It is located in a nice open cove, with no crowd making it easy to dock. I would recommend to new guests that unless you have 4wheel drive, do not pull all the way down the driveway, but there is plenty of room to park at the top. Amy was a pleasure to work with and we look forward to another visit.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Paris, Ky, USA

family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay at this cabin. It is very peaceful and relaxing. The screened in front porch was one of my favorite places to sit and just enjoy the view. The cabin is very nicely decorated and comfortable. I would definatly recommend staying here. It is in a nice area on the lake, with a wide open area to play in as well as some coves to hang out in to wake board or water ski. We stayed for a week and can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Boating.

* Skiing, Tubing - All Water Sports.

* Hiking.

* Watch the Sun Set.

* Kick back & relax!.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hike.

* Swim.

* Picnic.

* Fishing.

* Take a nap read a book while swinging in the beeze on a hammock!.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Relax!.

* Boating.

* Tubing.

* Enjoy great family time!.

* & did I mention Relax!!.

* Golf

* Shopping

* Sightseeing

* Restaurants

* Rafting

* Kayaking

* Boating

* Waterskiing

* Parasailing

* Jet Skiing

* Swimming

* Mountain Biking

* Wildlife Viewing

* Hiking

* Fishing

* Hunting

* Rock Climbing

* Antiquing

* Cinemas/Movie Theaters

* Museums

* Horseback Riding


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly Rate: $100 - $300

Weekly Rate: $500 - $1850

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

3 night minimum stay September - April
Weekly stay May -August

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.