Welcome to Lake Tellico!
Lake Tellico, located in East Tennessee, is a pristine waterway with 15,560 acres of water surface and a spectacular 357 miles of shoreline. Lake Tellico, also known as the Tellico Reservoir, was created by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in 1979 after the completion of the Tellico Dam. The Tellico Dam impounds the Little Tennessee River and the lower Tellico River. Lake Tellico, for many years, has provided East Tennessee visitors and the residents with scenic beauty and tons of water recreation.
With the Great Smoky Mountains as a backdrop, Lake Tellico provides fun for all with activities such as boating, fishing, and swimming. Lake Tellico, with its natural beauty, offers a relaxing place for busy people to unwind and enjoy the soaring mountains, blue skies, and smooth waters. One can find four mild seasons in East Tennessee making it possible to boat all year long.
With Lake Tellico’s location within a chain of lakes that connect to the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, traveling down to the Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean is a venture one wants to explore. Lake Tellico enables one to go anywhere in the world!
With TVA banning all future residential development along Lake Tellico for properties that have not already been sold, this makes the properties that have already been sold prime real estate in East Tennessee.
Looking for a retirement home with great waterfront? East Tennessee’s Lake Tellico provides a mild climate to enjoy, a low cost of living, and the culture of the area is dynamic! The available residential properties along Lake Tellico are being developed to feature homes with incredible waterfront locations. Love to boat, fish, hike, ride horses or golf? Choosing a community like Rarity Bay with stunning views and lake side lots on Lake Tellico and one can enjoy all this plus more!
Both Rarity Bay is a gated communities with waterfront lots along the shore of Lake Tellico. One can find beautiful home sites and custom built estate homes with some lots directly on the golf course and some lots with boat slips for storing your boats. Rarity Bay even offers condominiums for those condo lovers. Love sunset cruises? Lake Tellico provides one a stunning sunset cruise while enjoying a glass of wine.
Lake living is a way of life on Lake Tellico in East Tennessee. The water is just waiting for you! Contact us today to what fine waterfront living is all about!