Retirees looking for a beautiful lakeside setting should check out Tellico Village in Loudon, Tennessee. This established master-planned community is ideally situated on the western shores of Tellico Lake and nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee. Not only does this active lifestyle community provide a scenic lakeside setting, but it also offers retirees a rural charm within a small-town atmosphere.
Neighborhoods & Residences
Tellico Village is sprawled across 5,000 acres and has more than 3,000 homes. The community was opened in 1986 and features single-family homes as well as attached residences. Homes are priced starting in the mid $100s and range in size from small ranch homes to large estate homes. Tellico Village is comprised of eight distinct neighborhoods, which include Chatuga, Chota, Coyatee, Kahite, Mialaquo, Tanasi, Tommotley, and Toqua.
Active adult homebuyers can choose from a wide selection of new or resale homes as well as available lots to build their custom home. The majority of residences within Tellico Village are spacious single-family homes with master suites on the main level that offer picturesque views of the Smoky Mountains, rolling golf course hills, or Tellico Lake.
Although Tellico Village is not age-restricted, many retirees are drawn to this vibrant lakeside community because of its world-class amenities and exciting social environment. Residents can purchase a membership to access all of the amenities and recreational facilities available in Tellico Village, which include three recreation centers. Each recreation center offers lavish amenities that support an active and social lifestyle such as fitness centers, indoor and outdoor pools, saunas, hobby and game rooms, and tennis and pickleball courts. The community also offers three championship 18-hole golf courses each with their own private clubhouses, on-site dining, and golf practice facilities.
Thanks to the community’s location bordering the 15,560-acre Lake Tellico with 40 miles of shoreline, residents have plenty of opportunities to enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, and other water activities. The Tellico Yacht and Country Club is a private 20,400 square-foot clubhouse that features lakeside dining as well as the on-site Blue Heron Bar. The country club is also adjacent to the lake, making it easy for residents to dock their boats in one of the many boat slips at the marina.
The Fun Never Stops Here
Active adults looking for an exciting social scene will find that and much more in Tellico Village. The community hosts more than 200 clubs and organizations as well as numerous events and activities that keep residents’ social calendars full all year long. Residents can play basketball or badminton or join the motorcycle club or cycling club. Staying fit is also easy thanks to the community’s yoga, line dancing, weight watchers, hiking, and Tai Chi groups. Homeowners can also share similar interests with hobby groups like woodworkers, vintage vehicles, and computer users.
Residents also enjoy the community’s prime location in Eastern Tennessee. Tellico Village is in Loudon, which is just 30 miles from Knoxville. The community is located within proximity to two major highways, I-75 and I-50, making it easy for residents to get around. The surrounding area also offers plenty of daily conveniences like shopping at Food Lion or Pigeon Forge outlet malls, restaurants, and outdoor recreation. The Smoky Mountains National Park is nearby and offers endless opportunities for hiking, biking, and picnics. There are also about 40 miles of shoreline along Tellico Lake, which provides plenty of water activities like boating, sailing, swimming, and fishing. When traveling farther is necessary, residents are just 30 minutes from McGee Tyson Airport in Alcoa, TN. Tellico Village is a premier lakeside community that has plenty to offer retirees in the Knoxville area in Tennessee.