East Tennessee

For those considering retirement in East Tennessee, the communities surrounding Tellico Village just may be paradise.

Experts say that finding happiness in retirement depends on having a diversity of interests, hobbies and passions. Welcome to the land of diversity – East Tennessee!

Tellico Lake offers all kinds of activities, from fishing to leisurely cruises at sunset. Fortunately, you can access the lake via private individual boat docks on lakefront property, with several community boat docks for property owners and via the community and public marinas and boat ramps.

Maybe you’ve been meaning to lower your golf handicap and now finally have the time. Tellico Village has three championship courses including the Links at Kahite that have stunning views of Tellico Lake and the Smoky Mountains, each with full-service clubhouse facilities. And both Rarity Bay and WindRiver have 18 hole championship courses, each with panoramic lake and mountain views.

Beyond boating and golf, staying active in retirement and getting plenty of exercises is easy in our communities. Tellico Village boasts four Har-Tru® unlighted courts at the Wellness Center, four lighted hard-surface courts at the Chota Recreation Center, and two unlighted hard-surface courts at the Kahite Activity Center.

If you prefer to get your aerobic exercise with more focused activities, you’re in luck! Tellico Village has three recreation centers, including a $2.7 million wellness center, with a large climate-controlled indoor pool, wide array of cardio and weight training equipment and dozens of classes and activities to choose from.

Ensuring peace of mind in retirement extends beyond exercise and hobbies. And that’s why East Tennessee is an ideal place for retirement. Consider all the reasons you’ll love retiring in the vicinity of Tellico Lake:

  • Close-by award-winning medical facilities
  • Affordable housing
  • No state income tax
  • Comparatively low Loudon County tax rates (only 0.0192 x 25% of a home’s assessed value)
  • Access to nearby Knoxville, with its theater, opera, symphony, ballet and zoo and home campus for      the University of Tennessee and the UT Medical Center
  • Four distinct but typically mild seasons

Looking for more ideas to make retirement the best stage of your life? There are abundant resources online — such as the US News Retirement Blog.

In any case, if you’re looking for a richly rewarding retirement, you owe it to yourself to explore the beautiful communities of East Tennessee. Drop by our office in Loudon and we’ll be happy to give you an overview of all your wonderful options, from patio homes and townhouses to luxurious homes, along with information on price ranges and a local perspective on the area.