Rarity Bay on Tellico Lake - Among the Finest in Country Club Living

Rarity Bay TN Country Club

Many people will start the New Year by making resolutions and with the real estate market steadily improving, many more are ready to find their new home location. Maybe the motivation is a pending retirement or the time just feels right to step out and buy that second house or vacation home. No matter the reason, relocating or retiring in Tennessee is worth exploring because of the high quality of life and lower cost of living.

Tennessee has always had a stellar reputation as a great tourist destination. The fresh waters of Eastern Tennessee lakes, also known as the Great Lakes of the South, attract fans of water sports. Couple that with the incredible views of the Great Smoky Mountains and it is clear why Tennessee is a great state to visit. But many are learning it is also a great place to live, especially for retirees. One reason why many seniors look to retiring in Tennessee has to do with the variety of waterfront retirement communities spread throughout the state. Did you know Rarity Bay on Tellico Lake is among the top country clubs in Tennessee? 

Waterfront retirement communities such as Rarity Bay on Tellico Lake offer homeowners a bevy of benefits that expend beyond the traditional image of country club living. The mountainous scenery of this award winning gated community compliments the lakefront lifestyle. Located in the shadows of the Great Smoky Mountains on Tellico Lake, which is one of many Tennessee lakes surrounding this area, Rarity Bay is close to Knoxville, Tennessee’s most exciting college town.

If the great outdoors surrounding this pristine residence isn’t enticing enough, an up close look at Rarity Bay on Tellico Lake can easily be more convincing. At a variety of price points, finding the right lakefront home is attainable. Homeowners can choose from lake, mountain, and golf home sites ranging under $100,000 and a collection of approved builders can help create the buyer’s dream home. There are also many existing re-sale homes available. From condo living to sprawling single-family homes can cost anywhere from $125,000 to more than $500,000. 

In addition to beautifully crafted homes, Rarity Bay residents also enjoy top-notch amenities which include:

  • 18 Hole Championship Golf Course designed by D.J.VeVictor and Peter Langham
  • Clubhouse with Fine Dining
  • Tennis Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Full Service Equestrian Center
  • Community Garden
  • Miles of Hiking Trails
  • Marina Facilities and Community Boat Docks on Tellico Lake
  • Dog Park

Don’t let the winter deter visits to Tennessee. Hunting and fishing in Tennessee lakes are still viable activities even when the temperatures drop. The average temperature in Tennessee during the month of January usually ranges in the mid 40s and if it snows, it never lasts long. No wonder many seniors consider retiring in Tennessee. Another big factor in choosing Rarity Bay is the number of active social clubs. Here you'll find more than 50! From the yacht club to golf leagues, garden clubs or volunteerism, there's always something fun to do. 

The mild like temperatures make it a great time to consider visiting Tennessee and checkout its waterfront retirement communities. Come for a stay at Rarity Bay and see how country style living can compliment your active lifestyle. Residents are super friendly. And while you’re here, check out the nearby culture and arts scene and the many lifetime learning opportunities offered at many colleges and universities. 

To give you an idea of some of the beautiful homes for sale at Rarity Bay, check out this one:

211 Wren Court - Gorgeous Golf, Lake and Mountainview Home

This 4 bedroom, 4 bath 5,000 square foot like-brand new all brick and stone home on the golf course has fabulous wide open views of Tellico Lake and the Smoky mountains and 3 different Golf Holes! It was specially designed by world renowned architect Gary Best for this location, capturing the spectacular views of the mountains, lake and golf course. The finest of amenities include granite, onsite finished hardwood floors, Stainless appliances, 2 gas fireplaces and one wood burning. 6 person hot tub and a sauna plus an old world wine cellar with refrigeration.

Enjoy movies at home in the theater room complete w/ elevated theater chairs and a 106'' screen. 3 heat and cooling units and 4 zones! The 3 season room off of kitchen wraps around home. Custom plantation blinds and window treatments. A lower level golf cart entrance or huge workshop provides that "Man Cave" area for the hobbyist! Asking price $824,000

When you decide to book a trip to see homes for sale at Rarity Bay, our trusted colleagues will make your experience a memorable one. 

Contact Karen Millikan and her team at On the Lake Realty by calling 423.519.1015.

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