Lake Real Estate Agent

Lake Real Estate Agent

Douglas Lake Real Estate Agent

Terri Gates

Lake Homes Realty

(931) 488-7525

Years of working, buying/selling and exploring the lakes of East Tennessee have well seasoned my knowledge of Norris, Cherokee, and Douglas lakes, not to mention several others.


As a well traveled navy dependent, college trained cartographer and Realtor, an avid boater and equestrian, I have motored, paddled the waters, ridden horseback, and hiked miles of shoreline. The nuances and geography for each lake are unique and important to grasp when looking for your lake home location.


Finding the match for your lifestyle as a buyer and that match for your home or land, as a seller, is what I do best. Loving what I do, doing it with professional ease while keeping your criteria as priority, will make your real estate experience informed and successful.


Lakefront or simply beautiful Tennessee property? Tell me about it and I will find it or sell it for you.


The Right Realtor for You?


Are you just discovering East Tennessee lake communities or a local resident who knows right where you want to be? I will plug you into available inventory and supply you with details when you need them. I can give you organized directions to explore the area as it fits your time frame and interests. Small or large properties, restricted or unrestricted... it is out there!


A constant communication thread, listening and professional skills are key to a successful selling or buying transaction.


Creative and traditional marketing ramp up your success as a seller. Creative and traditional and well informed negotiating skills bring my buyers a fair to awesome purchase value.


Can I lay claim to being a top producer in a real estate company? Yes. But more importantly, I work diligently to find that property, or that buyer that fits, and makes that sale you are looking for!


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Terri  Gates

Contact Terri:

(931) 488-7525


Featured Douglas Lake Lake Homes

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About Douglas Lake

Scenic Douglas Lake is set against the backdrop of the Smoky Mountain foothills. This area is known for its abundant water activities, as well as picnicking, hiking, and camping. Birdwatchers can especially enjoy the fall migration of shore birds, wading birds, and other waterfowl that begin flocking to Douglas in the late summer.


Since its construction in 1943, Douglas dam remains an integral unit in overall water control and hydroelectric power generation through the region. Douglas Lake was created by damming the French Broad River, and collects water from a 4,541 square mile watershed.


The Lake is fed by both the French Broad River and Nolichucky River which originate in the tall mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. The reservoir stretches over 550 miles of shoreline with a surface area greater than 30,000 acres. Douglas Reservoir reaches depths of 140 feet and is 43.1 miles long.


Douglas Lake is renowned for its Large Mouth Bass and Crappie fishing, however, the lake also boasts a host of other species of fish, including Sauger, Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, White Bass, Striped Bass, Walleye, Spotted Bass, Blue Cat, Flat Head Catfish, Red Breast Sunfish and Bluegill. Even with all these other species, Douglas Lake remains in the top five locations in the nation for Crappie, and top ten in the nation for Large Mouth Bass.


Douglas Lake is surrounded by four counties, Jefferson, Sevier, Hamblen and Cocke, and three major towns, Sevierville, Dandridge, and White Pine. Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg are all located within miles of the lake. In addition to the facilities provided by the Tennessee Valley Authority at Douglas Dam, you'll never run out of things to do in this area!