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Watauga Lake Homes For Sale
Tennessee

Watauga Lake Homes For Sale
Tennessee

Total Listings
131
Total Value
$45,852,477
Updated as of
12-10-2016

About Watauga Lake

East of Elizabethtown, Tennessee, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest lies Watauga Lake. Created in 1948, Watauga Lake is the TVA's highest elevated reservoir in Tennessee.

 

Located in the scenic Smokey Mountains, Watauga Lake covers Johnson and Carter counties. The lake has 105 miles of shoreline, covering 6,430 acres and a max depth of 265 feet.

 

One of the biggest annual events on the lake is the 4th of July Boat parade. Started in 2001, every year participants decorate their boats, meet at the dam, and make their way up the lake. Prizes are awarded to boats with the best decoration.

 

Watauga Lake has several fee-based public and private boat launches available. With several golf courses conveniently located around the lake and an abundance of freshwater fish from walleye to small mouth bass, there is always something interesting to do.

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About Watauga Lake

East of Elizabethtown, Tennessee, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest lies Watauga Lake. Created in 1948, Watauga Lake is the TVA's highest elevated reservoir in Tennessee.

 

Located in the scenic Smokey Mountains, Watauga Lake covers Johnson and Carter counties. The lake has 105 miles of shoreline, covering 6,430 acres and a max depth of 265 feet.

 

One of the biggest annual events on the lake is the 4th of July Boat parade. Started in 2001, every year participants decorate their boats, meet at the dam, and make their way up the lake. Prizes are awarded to boats with the best decoration.

 

Watauga Lake has several fee-based public and private boat launches available. With several golf courses conveniently located around the lake and an abundance of freshwater fish from walleye to small mouth bass, there is always something interesting to do.

Watauga Lake Amenities

Marinas

Pioneer Landing at Cherokee Overlook

(423) 768-3164

Website

 

105 Cowan Town Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Mallard Cove Marina

(423) 768-3440

Website

 

200 Mallard Cove Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Cove Ridge Marina and Yacht Club

(423) 768-3760

Website

 

947 Piercetown Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Fish Springs Marina

(423) 768-2336

Website

 

191 Fish Springs Rd

Hampton, TN 37658

 

Golf Courses

Redtail Mountain Golf Club

(423) 727-7931

Website

 

300 Clubhouse Ln

Mountain City, TN 37683

 

Elizabethtown Golf Course

(423) 542-8051

Website

 

185 Buck Van Huss Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

 

Pine Oak Golf Course

(423) 434-6250

Website

 

1709 Buffalo Rd

Johnson City, TN 37604

 

Campgrounds

Bay View Family Campground and Marina

(423) 768-0434

Website

 

167 Bayview Lane

Butler, TN 37640

TVA Watauga Dam tailwater Campground

(423) 542-3533

Website

 

744 Wilbur Dam Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

Cardens Bluff Campground
Website

 

Hampton, TN 37658

Misty Waters Bait and Camping

246 Wilbur Dam Rd

37643, TN (423) 543-1702

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TBD Norris & Buntontown Roads, Butlet, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Norris & Buntontown Roads

$3,400,000

Acreage: 125.1

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381 Big Oak Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: I dreamed of a home that was

381 Big Oak Drive

$3,250,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 9406

Acreage: 8.98

KW JOHNSON CITY

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197 Elk Ridge, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

197 Elk Ridge

$2,500,000

Bedrooms: 26 |  Bathrooms: 25|  SF: 17000

Acreage: 303

ALLIANCE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

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0 Dry Hill, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

0 Dry Hill

$1,658,000

Acreage: 124.05

ALLIANCE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

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111 Springer Dr Lot 4, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

111 Springer Dr Lot 4

$1,300,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4308

Acreage: 3

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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282 Campbell Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: House View

282 Campbell Road

$1,299,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3264

Acreage: 6.06

MOUNTAIN AIRE REALTY, LLC

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596 Harbour Pointe, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

596 Harbour Pointe

$1,200,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 3213

Acreage: 0.43

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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512 N. Dugger Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 512 N Dugger Road

512 N. Dugger Road

$1,000,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 1|  SF: 1161

Acreage: 95

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1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd

$995,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 6|  SF: 4558

Acreage: 0.75

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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469 Harbor View Rd. Lot 42, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

469 Harbor View Rd. Lot 42

$925,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 2816

Acreage: 0.63

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115 Harbor View Dr Lot 26, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

115 Harbor View Dr Lot 26

$859,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3332

Acreage: 1.11

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TBD Buntontown & Norris Roads, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Buntontown & Norris Roads

$795,000

Acreage: 111.5

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2558 Sink Valley Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

2558 Sink Valley Road

$775,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1|  SF: 943

Acreage: 26.62

GENERAL REALTY OF TENNESSEE

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621 Harbor Point, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

621 Harbor Point

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2920

Acreage: 0.45

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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709 COVES EDGE DRIVE, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: FRONT ELEVATION

709 COVES EDGE DRIVE

$695,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3248

Acreage: 0.21

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107 Peek-Over-Knoll, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 107 Peekover front center 2

107 Peek-Over-Knoll

$690,700

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3349

Acreage: 2.13

REALTY EXECUTIVES JOHNSON CITY

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TBD Harbour Pointe, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Harbour Pointe

$689,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 1756

Acreage: 0.82

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155 Cable Hollow Rd., Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

155 Cable Hollow Rd.

$675,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3650

Acreage: 4.3

CENTURY 21 HOME TEAM

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631 HARBOR POINTE ROAD Lot 48, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: ON LAKE WITH PRIVATE DOCK

631 HARBOR POINTE ROAD Lot 48

$649,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3464

Acreage: 2.36

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1869 DRY HILL ROAD, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: ELEVATION OF HOME

1869 DRY HILL ROAD

$629,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4164

Acreage: 1.82

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Watauga Lake Information

State: Tennessee

Counties: Carter County, Johnson County

Alternate lake name: Watauga Reservoir

Dam name: Watauga Dam

Operated/Managed by: Tennessee Valley Authority

Year built/completed: 1942

Is the lake in the mountains: Yes

Privately owned: No

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: May - Jun

Water drops: 10 ft

Acreage covered: 6,340

Miles of shoreline: 104

Average lake depth: 16 ft

Deepest lake depth: 265 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: Most

Shoreline part of state park: Most

Watauga Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Those less than 12 years old must have a supervisor on board who is at least 18 years old and able to take immediate control of the vessel. The supervisor, if born after January 1, 1989, also must have a Boating Safety Education Certificate issued by the TWRA.

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance

Houseboats allowed: Yes with restrictions

Hospital nearest Watauga Lake

Sycamore Shoals Hospital

150 W Elk Ave

Elizabethton, TN 37643

(423) 542-1300

Website

Other Watauga Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Channel Catfish, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Walleye

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: 4th of July Boat Parade

Sailing clubs: Yes

Interesting facts: Original town of Butler, TN now sits at the bottom of the lake

Known for: "Third cleanest lake in the country"

Number of public boat ramps: 4

Nearest Airports to Watauga Lake

Major

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28208

122 miles away

Minor

Elizabethtown Municipal

415 TN-91, Elizabethton, TN 37643

33 miles away

TBD Norris & Buntontown Roads, Butlet, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Norris & Buntontown Roads

$3,400,000

Acreage: 125.1

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381 Big Oak Drive, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: I dreamed of a home that was

381 Big Oak Drive

$3,250,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 9406

Acreage: 8.98

KW JOHNSON CITY

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197 Elk Ridge, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

197 Elk Ridge

$2,500,000

Bedrooms: 26 |  Bathrooms: 25|  SF: 17000

Acreage: 303

ALLIANCE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

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0 Dry Hill, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

0 Dry Hill

$1,658,000

Acreage: 124.05

ALLIANCE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

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111 Springer Dr Lot 4, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

111 Springer Dr Lot 4

$1,300,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4308

Acreage: 3

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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282 Campbell Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: House View

282 Campbell Road

$1,299,900

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3264

Acreage: 6.06

MOUNTAIN AIRE REALTY, LLC

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596 Harbour Pointe, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

596 Harbour Pointe

$1,200,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 3213

Acreage: 0.43

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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512 N. Dugger Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 512 N Dugger Road

512 N. Dugger Road

$1,000,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 1|  SF: 1161

Acreage: 95

ACE REALTY

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1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

1293 Sugar Grove Church Rd

$995,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 6|  SF: 4558

Acreage: 0.75

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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469 Harbor View Rd. Lot 42, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

469 Harbor View Rd. Lot 42

$925,000

Bedrooms: 5 |  Bathrooms: 5|  SF: 2816

Acreage: 0.63

WAKEMAN REALTY

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115 Harbor View Dr Lot 26, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

115 Harbor View Dr Lot 26

$859,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3332

Acreage: 1.11

WATAUGA LAKE REAL ESTATE DEV

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TBD Buntontown & Norris Roads, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Buntontown & Norris Roads

$795,000

Acreage: 111.5

WAKEMAN REALTY

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2558 Sink Valley Road, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

2558 Sink Valley Road

$775,000

Bedrooms: 2 |  Bathrooms: 1|  SF: 943

Acreage: 26.62

GENERAL REALTY OF TENNESSEE

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621 Harbor Point, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

621 Harbor Point

$750,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 2920

Acreage: 0.45

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GREG COX REAL ESTATE

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709 COVES EDGE DRIVE, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: FRONT ELEVATION

709 COVES EDGE DRIVE

$695,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3248

Acreage: 0.21

REDDEN REALTY

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107 Peek-Over-Knoll, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1: 107 Peekover front center 2

107 Peek-Over-Knoll

$690,700

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3349

Acreage: 2.13

REALTY EXECUTIVES JOHNSON CITY

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TBD Harbour Pointe, Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

TBD Harbour Pointe

$689,000

Bedrooms: 4 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 1756

Acreage: 0.82

HEARTH AND HOME REALTY

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155 Cable Hollow Rd., Butler, TN 37640 - Image 1

155 Cable Hollow Rd.

$675,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 3650

Acreage: 4.3

CENTURY 21 HOME TEAM

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631 HARBOR POINTE ROAD Lot 48, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: ON LAKE WITH PRIVATE DOCK

631 HARBOR POINTE ROAD Lot 48

$649,900

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 3|  SF: 3464

Acreage: 2.36

REDDEN REALTY

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1869 DRY HILL ROAD, BUTLER, TN 37640 - Image 1: ELEVATION OF HOME

1869 DRY HILL ROAD

$629,000

Bedrooms: 3 |  Bathrooms: 4|  SF: 4164

Acreage: 1.82

REDDEN REALTY

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Watauga Lake Information

State: Tennessee

Counties: Carter County, Johnson County

Alternate lake name: Watauga Reservoir

Dam name: Watauga Dam

Operated/Managed by: Tennessee Valley Authority

Year built/completed: 1942

Is the lake in the mountains: Yes

Privately owned: No

Scheduled water level: Seasonal Full Pool

Full pool is: May - Jun

Water drops: 10 ft

Acreage covered: 6,340

Miles of shoreline: 104

Average lake depth: 16 ft

Deepest lake depth: 265 ft

Shoreline part of national forest or park: Most

Shoreline part of state park: Most

Watauga Lake Restrictions

Permit required to use lake: No

Jet Skis allowed: Yes

Motorized boats allowed: Yes

Boating restrictions: Yes-- Those less than 12 years old must have a supervisor on board who is at least 18 years old and able to take immediate control of the vessel. The supervisor, if born after January 1, 1989, also must have a Boating Safety Education Certificate issued by the TWRA.

Dock restrictions: Yes-- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance

Houseboats allowed: Yes with restrictions

Hospital nearest Watauga Lake

Sycamore Shoals Hospital

150 W Elk Ave

Elizabethton, TN 37643

(423) 542-1300

Website

Other Watauga Lake Information

Popular fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Channel Catfish, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Walleye

Condos available: Yes

Notable period of annual events: 4th of July Boat Parade

Sailing clubs: Yes

Interesting facts: Original town of Butler, TN now sits at the bottom of the lake

Known for: "Third cleanest lake in the country"

Number of public boat ramps: 4

Nearest Airports to Watauga Lake

Major

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28208

122 miles away

Minor

Elizabethtown Municipal

415 TN-91, Elizabethton, TN 37643

33 miles away

Watauga Lake Amenities

Marinas

Pioneer Landing at Cherokee Overlook

(423) 768-3164

Website

 

105 Cowan Town Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Mallard Cove Marina

(423) 768-3440

Website

 

200 Mallard Cove Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Cove Ridge Marina and Yacht Club

(423) 768-3760

Website

 

947 Piercetown Rd

Butler, TN 37640

 

Fish Springs Marina

(423) 768-2336

Website

 

191 Fish Springs Rd

Hampton, TN 37658

 

Golf Courses

Redtail Mountain Golf Club

(423) 727-7931

Website

 

300 Clubhouse Ln

Mountain City, TN 37683

 

Elizabethtown Golf Course

(423) 542-8051

Website

 

185 Buck Van Huss Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

 

Pine Oak Golf Course

(423) 434-6250

Website

 

1709 Buffalo Rd

Johnson City, TN 37604

 

Campgrounds

Bay View Family Campground and Marina

(423) 768-0434

Website

 

167 Bayview Lane

Butler, TN 37640

TVA Watauga Dam tailwater Campground

(423) 542-3533

Website

 

744 Wilbur Dam Rd

Elizabethton, TN 37643

Cardens Bluff Campground
Website

 

Hampton, TN 37658

Misty Waters Bait and Camping

246 Wilbur Dam Rd

37643, TN (423) 543-1702

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