Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Tellico Village comprises over 5,000 acres along Tellico Lake. Established in 1986, it has become one of the premier golf and water communities in the southeast. Its three private championship golf courses offer outstanding play, and Tellico Lake provides a pristine resource for boating, fishing and swimming. An unparalleled number of other high quality amenities help residents enjoy a truly special and fulfilling lifestyle. All are reasons why “it’s better at Tellico Village.”
Just 31 miles from Knoxville – home to the University of Tennessee – Tellico Village is conveniently located with easy access to nationally recognized healthcare providers and major shopping venues. Its ideal location provides residents with a wide range of cultural, educational, and entertainment resources.
Tellico Village is located just minutes away from two major interstate highways – I-75 and I-40. These interstates give residents ready access to major cities in the southeast, including Atlanta and Nashville, and put them within a day’s drive of 60 percent of the U.S. population. The McGhee Tyson Airport, serving Knoxville and the surrounding area, provides services from eight major airlines and offers non-stop service to 19 destinations.
A large number of nationally recognized healthcare providers are located within minutes of Tellico Village. The University of Tennessee’s leading research hospital offers highly specialized care, and Parkwest is one of the country’s top heart care hospitals. Other notable healthcare systems, such as Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Ft. Sanders, Tennova and Covenant, have hospitals and doctors very close by.
Fort Loudon Medical Center is located just 15 minutes north of the Village in Lenoir City. The 87,000 square-foot facility has a team of more than 200 doctors, advanced medical technologies and a dedicated staff committed to providing excellent care.
For Villagers who are caregivers for their elderly relatives, The Neighborhood at Tellico Village provides a charming senior living facility in the southern section of the community. The Neighborhood offers 24-hour nursing, assisted living and memory/Alzheimer’s care.
Tellico Village residents are a short drive from a host of retailers ranging from warehouse-style Costco to high-end boutiques, and from major department stores to local specialty shops. Many Villagers shop at Turkey Creek in suburban Farragut which is about twenty minutes from Tellico Village and is Knoxville’s leading shopping destination.
Tellico Village residents enjoy a high standard of living at an exceptionally low cost. The primary factors that support this superior value include:
- No Tennessee state income tax
- Low property taxes
- Low monthly assessments
- No state inheritance tax beginning 2016
The monthly assessments include membership in all three of the private championship golf courses, the Yacht Club and the community’s other amenities. Assessments are the same for all residents and are currently about $100 per month. Tellico Village offers new buyers a wide range of choices from existing homes to buildable lots at all pricing levels. Knoxville is perennially chosen as one of the country’s most affordable cities and recently, TopRetirement.com identified Tennessee as one of the lowest cost of living areas in the nation.
Voted by Frommer’s as one of the top 20 vacation destinations in the U.S., Knoxville is home to a rich arts community, extensive entertainment entities – including the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and the Knoxville Opera Company – and the University of Tennessee. The University’s Vols football team draws over 100,000 people to most of its home games. The city hosts numerous festivals throughout the year and is an integral part of Villagers’ lives. Greater Knoxville enjoys an expanding economy with unemployment lower than the national average. Some interested Villagers find part-time work while others exploit second career opportunities.
Proximity to numerous healthcare facilities, the University of Tennessee, Tyson-McGhee Airport, shopping , dining and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park are a few of many reasons why Tellico Village has been named the 2014 Bliss Award Winner for the Happiest Community of Year.
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