Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions, we hope these answers help you discover why “It’s better at Tellico Village.”

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.” Don’t see your question below? Please contact us or call 888.287.0676.

Tellico Village is conveniently located on Tellico Lake, 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
  • Lenoir City, TN – 15 minutes
  • West Knoxville – 25 minutes
  • Downtown Knoxville, TN – 45 minutes
  • Chattanooga, TN – 1.5 hours
  • Nashville, TN – 2.5 hours
  • Atlanta, GA – 3.5 hours
  • Charlotte, NC – 4.5 hours
  • Cincinnati, OH – 4.5 hours

Tellico Village is 4,800 acres. This includes 1,600 acres of 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 4,500 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 home builders are ready to handle even the pickiest of designers.

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.

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°

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.

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.

Yes, we offer a variety of sizes and types of homes including townhomes, villas and single-family homes. There are no condominiums in the community.

There are a wide variety of options, including existing homes, lots of land, and new construction. There are many professional home builders in the area to help decide on what type of home to build. Here are just a few:

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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:

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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.

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

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.

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.

Yes! The two closest hotels that we recommend are the Hampton Inn Lenoir City and La Quinta Inn & Suites in Loudon. These locations are a short 15 to 20-minute drive from Tellico Village.

Hampton Inn Lenoir City
585 Fort Loudon Medical Center Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772
Phone: (865) 988-2000

La Quinta Inn & Suites
12400 Highway 72 North, Loudon, TN, 37774
Phone: (865) 657-0050

Sequoyah Landing
110 Sequoyah Resort Way
Vonore, TN 37885
Phone: (423) 884-2770

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.

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