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Historic year-round cabin along lakeshore w/dock

SuperhostAndersonville, Tennessee, United States
Entire cabin hosted by Tom
5 guests3 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
Entire home
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The lake home was built in the early 1930's to house the engineers constructing the entire TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) system that created dams and hydro-electric power throughout the region. It also provided jobs that helped with employment during the Great Depression, and today the lake systems provide for many different forms of recreation.

The space
The lake home itself remains mainly as it was back then, complete with wormy-chestnut walls and ceilings. But now there are beds for FIVE people, not the 12 engineers that lived here back then - ha ha!

One thing that has just been upgraded is the water. Until recently we were on (very good) well water, but now we've hooked onto the County water system - which is of excellent quality. However, we continue to operate on a septic field, so we ask all our guests to be especially gentle with the plumbing - and not put anything down the drains that doesn't belong.

And we've also just added a few new amenities: a propane-gas grill on the front porch, a dog enclosure in the front yard (so we're happy to say that we're now welcoming dogs to our property - but, sorry, no cats) and a dock in the shared area across from our sister property.

Guest access
You'll have full access to the entire place during your stay, with driveway parking that can accommodate several cars.

Other things to note
The TVA controls the height of the lake (to provide electric power year-round and recreational activities in the summer), but sometimes heavy rains cause it to rise somewhat. While it will never impact the lake home, there's a portion of the lower-lake road that sometimes goes under water, making the "loop" for walking or jogging more of a "turnaround."
The lake home was built in the early 1930's to house the engineers constructing the entire TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) system that created dams and hydro-electric power throughout the region. It also provided jobs that helped with employment during the Great Depression, and today the lake systems provide for many different forms of recreation.

The space
The lake home itself remains mainly…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wifi
Kitchen
Hangers
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Heating
Hair dryer
Dryer
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Andersonville, Tennessee, United States

This area used to be mainly summer cottages, but over the past few decades has become much more year-round homes. But the peaceful and bucolic nature of the area hasn't changed much, and everyone really enjoys how peaceful and quiet it remains. And we would ask that all our guests respect that.
This area used to be mainly summer cottages, but over the past few decades has become much more year-round homes. But the peaceful and bucolic nature of the area hasn't changed much, and everyone really enjoys…
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Hosted by Tom

Joined in October 2014
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I've had the pleasure of working-for or volunteering-with Habitat for Humanity since Hurricane Katrina. Since then, I've led teams to a dozen countries, and have even lived internationally for a couple years. For some time now it's been a dream of mine to run a small inn, and to greet people from many countries and different backgrounds on a regular basis. And with my travel experience (and attention to detail), I hope to help make your stay memorable.
I've had the pleasure of working-for or volunteering-with Habitat for Humanity since Hurricane Katrina. Since then, I've led teams to a dozen countries, and have even lived interna…
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  • Haleigh
  • Tandy
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A key will be made available for you to check in yourselves, I generally like to give guests their space unless otherwise requested!
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm