Tellico Village is one of the premiere active adult communities in the Southeast, with plenty of amenities, and some of the most beautiful views you can find. If you have questions, we hope these answers help you discover why “It’s better at Tellico Village.”
Where is Tellico Village located? +
Tellico Village is conveniently located on the Little Tennessee River, between Loudon, TN, Lenoir City, TN, and Vonore, TN. We’re just a short drive from plenty of fun places. Here are a few of our favorites:
- Vonore, TN – 15 minutes
- Loudon, TN – 10 minutes
- West Knoxville – 25 minutes
- Downtown Knoxville, TN – 45 minutes
- Chattanooga, TN – 1.5 hours
- Nashville, TN – 2 hours
- Atlanta, GA – 3 hours
- Charlotte, NC – 4.5 hours
How big is Tellico Village? +
Tellico Village is 5,000 acres. 1,600 acres of that is common space; some of which houses our various recreational facilities, while the rest is left natural to allow property owners to take in the natural Tennessee beauty of the Smoky Mountains.
Currently we have over 4,200 homes that are already built, and we have plans to expand that to around 6,200 when we’re finished. As you can see, we have plenty of room to grow!
The average lot size at Tellico Village varies to suit your needs, with lots ranging from 0.2 acres to over an acre. We’re built to accommodate nearly any house size, and our featured builders are ready to handle even the pickiest of designers.
Is Tellico Village gated? +
No, Tellico Village is not gated; however, our neighborhood roads are private. One of our Neighborhoods, Kahite, was designed to be gated and has a gate house. They have chosen not to gate it at this time.
What’s the weather like at Tellico Village? +
Surrounded by rolling hills, and nestled along Tellico Lake, Tellico Village boasts a temperate, enjoyable summer with a pleasant shoreline breeze, and mild winters with average temperatures not below 45 degrees. We also enjoy an average of 6 to 10 days of rain per month; perfect for golf and other outdoor activities without ruining your garden. Below are the average hi/low temperatures throughout the year.
- January – 47° / 27°
- February – 52° / 29°
- March – 61° / 37°
- April – 71° / 45°
- May – 78° / 55°
- June – 86° / 64°
- July – 89° / 68°
- August – 88° / 67°
- September – 83° / 60°
- October – 72° / 47°
- November – 61° / 37°
- December – 51° / 31°
How deep is the lake? How long is the shoreline? +
Tellico Lake is 33 miles long with 357 miles of shoreline, at full pool it is 813 feet above sea level and winter pool is 807 feet above sea level.
Are there any age restrictions to living at Tellico Village? +
No, we are not age restricted but we are one of the premiere active adult communities in Tennessee. That means that we focus on activities to help you get out and meet your neighbors, thrive, and have fun. You may call us an active retirement community, or a planned retirement community, but we’re really just here to make you feel at home.
Are there smaller homes or condos? +
Yes, we offer a variety of sizes and types of homes including townhomes, villas and single-family homes.
Can I build a new home at Tellico Village? +
There are a wide variety of options, including existing homes, lots of land, and new construction. We partner with both realty groups and experienced home builders in the area. Here are just a few we’re proud to work with:
- Bishop Construction
- Precision Builders Inc.
- Cook Brothers Construction
- Mashburn Builders Inc.
- BR2 Builders
How do I go about finding the right house for me at Tellico Village? +
Finding the right house is perhaps the most important part of a move to Tellico Village, and because of that fact, we partner with several local realtors and realty groups to help you find your perfect lake area home. Here are several groups we partner with, just to name a few:
How do the community membership and amenities work? +
When you choose to visit Tellico Village, consider booking a Discovery Package. Our Discovery Package is a three-day/two-night experience for two people. With this package, you will have the opportunity to experience Tellico Village’s beautiful location and have access to all of the community’s amenities, including our championship golf courses and top-notch recreation centers. If you decide to purchase a piece of property in Tellico Village, you will be fully eligible to join our recreation department and utilize our golf courses at a special member rate.
How is the golf at Tellico Village? +
Tellico Village is one of the southeast’s premiere active retirement communities, often cited for its picturesque championship golf courses. Nestled in the heart of beautiful boating country, Tellico Village boasts three championship golf courses with layouts that wind around Tellico Lake.
- Tanasi – 6,731 total yardage, with an 18 hole putting green and a wraparound clubhouse portico to relax and relive the round
- Toqua – 6,910 total yardage, with 3 holes that border Tellico Lake for fantastic views
- Kahite – 7,170 total yardage, with 93 bunkers with a strikingly unique, 808 yard par 6 18th hole
How far is the airport? +
McGhee Tyson Airport is only 35 minutes from Tellico Village. They offer a wide variety of direct flights to places like Atlanta, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Charlotte, and Chicago. It is a great regional airport with low check-in and security times, and a hometown feel.
What is there to do around Tellico Village? +
There is much to do around Tellico Village. Within our community, we have over 200 active clubs. If you’re into hiking, we have the Tellico Village Hikers and Muddy Boots Hiking Club. If you’re into the art scene, we have the Tellico Village Art Guild. If you’re into quilting, we have the Village Quilters. Our community members, known as Villagers, enjoy living active lifestyles and undertaking new activities. Because of this, there is something fun occurring on a daily basis! Once you become a property owner, stop by the Welcome Center to get the full rundown on the activities and clubs available.
Are there other places to stay nearby if family and friends come to visit? +
Yes! The two closest hotels that we recommend are the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lenoir City and the Hampton Inn Lenoir City. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lenoir City is located at 1112 US-321, Lenoir City, TN 37771. Their phone number is (865) 635-0070. The Hampton Inn Lenoir City is located at 585 Fort Loudon Medical Center Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772. Their phone number is (865) 988-2000. Both hotels are a short 15 minute drive from Tellico Village.
How is the internet service at Tellico Village? +
There are a variety of options at Tellico Village, leaving the choice up to you, based on your individual needs. High speed internet is available with Spectrum Cable as well as AT&T Uverse, Direct TV, or Dish Network.